The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 200 249 377
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +128
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 267 165 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.29% 0.83% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.30% 2.96% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 245 138 58
Average salary £28,000 £28,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,650 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
Windows 8
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Operating Systems Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6210 5565 6498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.94% 27.95% 29.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5131 4596 5739
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,075 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Windows 8
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the South East region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in the South East

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in the South East

Windows 8
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +30 82 £32,500 +19.26% 11
Surrey +26 55 £29,000 +19.58% 5
Berkshire +5 47 £27,500 -31.25% 11
Kent +6 35 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +4 18 £30,500 -18.66% 5
Oxfordshire -7 16 £27,500 +17.02% 2
West Sussex -12 4 £22,500 -18.18% 1
East Sussex -18 2 £24,250 -5.82% 2
M4 Corridor - 1 £29,000 -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8.

1 572 (100.00%) Windows
2 439 (76.75%) Microsoft
3 386 (67.48%) Windows 7
4 295 (51.57%) Active Directory
5 243 (42.48%) MS Exchange
6 238 (41.61%) MS Office
7 227 (39.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 207 (36.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 189 (33.04%) Windows XP
10 165 (28.85%) Firewall
11 160 (27.97%) VMware
12 148 (25.87%) MS Excel
13 143 (25.00%) SQL Server
13 143 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 142 (24.83%) SQL
15 129 (22.55%) Citrix
16 127 (22.20%) Microsoft Certification
17 124 (21.68%) Cisco
18 110 (19.23%) TCP/IP
18 110 (19.23%) DNS
18 110 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
19 108 (18.88%) ITIL
20 105 (18.36%) Hyper-V
21 103 (18.01%) MCSE
22 101 (17.66%) Exchange Server 2010
23 100 (17.48%) XenApp
24 86 (15.03%) HTML
25 83 (14.51%) Cisco Certification
25 83 (14.51%) Symantec
26 82 (14.34%) WAN

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 243 (42.48%) MS Exchange
2 101 (17.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 80 (13.99%) Exchange Server 2013
4 74 (12.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 73 (12.76%) SharePoint
6 61 (10.66%) IIS
7 51 (8.92%) Exchange Server 2003
8 42 (7.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 29 (5.07%) Oracle Workflow
10 24 (4.20%) Lync
11 18 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2000
12 4 (0.70%) CMS
12 4 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.70%) Apache
12 4 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.35%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.35%) Lotus Domino
13 2 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.35%) Node.js
Applications
1 238 (41.61%) MS Office
2 148 (25.87%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.52%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.52%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.35%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.17%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 46 (8.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (7.34%) Office 365
3 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.35%) SaaS
3 2 (0.35%) IaaS
4 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 165 (28.85%) Firewall
2 110 (19.23%) TCP/IP
2 110 (19.23%) DNS
3 82 (14.34%) WAN
4 74 (12.94%) LAN
5 72 (12.59%) DHCP
6 70 (12.24%) VPN
6 70 (12.24%) SAN
7 58 (10.14%) Internet
8 29 (5.07%) VLAN
9 24 (4.20%) Wireless
10 21 (3.67%) VoIP
11 13 (2.27%) NAS
11 13 (2.27%) SSL
12 12 (2.10%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (1.92%) iSCSI
14 10 (1.75%) ADSL
15 9 (1.57%) SMTP
15 9 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (1.40%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.87%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.52%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.35%) MySQL
9 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.35%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 44 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 40 (6.99%) Visual Studio
3 33 (5.77%) MSBuild
3 33 (5.77%) WiX
4 32 (5.59%) NuGet
4 32 (5.59%) Ranorex
4 32 (5.59%) NUnit
4 32 (5.59%) MSTest
5 8 (1.40%) Ant
6 6 (1.05%) JIRA
7 5 (0.87%) ReSharper
8 4 (0.70%) Selenium
8 4 (0.70%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.52%) Fiddler
9 3 (0.52%) MSI
10 2 (0.35%) JMeter
10 2 (0.35%) Xcode
10 2 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.35%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.35%) WebDriver
General
1 45 (7.87%) Finance
2 9 (1.57%) Telecoms
3 8 (1.40%) Advertising
4 5 (0.87%) Retail
4 5 (0.87%) Marketing
5 4 (0.70%) Banking
5 4 (0.70%) French Language
5 4 (0.70%) German Language
5 4 (0.70%) Spanish Language
6 3 (0.52%) Avionics
6 3 (0.52%) Military
6 3 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.52%) Electronics
7 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.35%) Legal
7 2 (0.35%) Publishing
7 2 (0.35%) Games
8 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.17%) Automotive
8 1 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 205 (35.84%) Support Engineer
2 101 (17.66%) Analyst
3 96 (16.78%) 2nd Line Support
4 71 (12.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 55 (9.62%) Service Analyst
5 55 (9.62%) IT Support
6 54 (9.44%) Service Desk Analyst
7 43 (7.52%) Support Analyst
7 43 (7.52%) Technical Support
8 40 (6.99%) Developer
9 30 (5.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 29 (5.07%) Senior Support Engineer
11 28 (4.90%) Technical Engineer
11 28 (4.90%) Technical Support Engineer
12 27 (4.72%) Automation Engineer
13 24 (4.20%) 1st Line Support
14 23 (4.02%) IT Support Engineer
14 23 (4.02%) .NET Developer
15 21 (3.67%) Help Desk Support
15 21 (3.67%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (15.03%) HTML
2 77 (13.46%) CSS
3 56 (9.79%) .NET
4 37 (6.47%) ASP.NET
5 35 (6.12%) X-Windows
6 25 (4.37%) jQuery
7 19 (3.32%) AngularJS
8 18 (3.15%) WPF
9 12 (2.10%) KnockoutJS
9 12 (2.10%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (1.57%) Ajax
11 9 (1.57%) .NET Framework
12 8 (1.40%) MAPI
12 8 (1.40%) Application Packaging
13 7 (1.22%) WCF
13 7 (1.22%) HTML5
14 6 (1.05%) XML
15 5 (0.87%) CSS3
16 4 (0.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.79%) Blackberry
2 55 (9.62%) Thin Client
2 55 (9.62%) Fat Client
3 52 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 39 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (5.24%) Clustering
6 28 (4.90%) iPhone
7 17 (2.97%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
9 9 (1.57%) iPad
10 8 (1.40%) PDA
10 8 (1.40%) User Experience
11 6 (1.05%) Life Science
11 6 (1.05%) CMDB
11 6 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.87%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.70%) PMI
13 4 (0.70%) CCTV
13 4 (0.70%) Open Source
14 3 (0.52%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 572 (100.00%) Windows
2 386 (67.48%) Windows 7
3 227 (39.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 207 (36.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 189 (33.04%) Windows XP
6 110 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 61 (10.66%) Windows Vista
8 51 (8.92%) Windows 2000 Server
9 40 (6.99%) Mac OS X
10 38 (6.64%) Android
11 37 (6.47%) Apple iOS
12 28 (4.90%) Linux
13 7 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
13 7 (1.22%) UNIX
14 6 (1.05%) Windows Phone
15 5 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.70%) CentOS
16 4 (0.70%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.52%) Windows 2000
18 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (18.88%) ITIL
2 64 (11.19%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (11.01%) Kalman Filter
4 38 (6.64%) Project Management
5 37 (6.47%) Workflow
5 37 (6.47%) MVC
6 35 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (5.94%) Service Delivery
8 33 (5.77%) DevOps
9 32 (5.59%) CRM
10 29 (5.07%) Problem Management
11 26 (4.55%) Mentoring
12 24 (4.20%) Change Management
13 20 (3.50%) TOGAF
14 15 (2.62%) Root Cause Analysis
15 14 (2.45%) Migration
16 11 (1.92%) TDD
17 9 (1.57%) Software Engineering
17 9 (1.57%) ITSM
17 9 (1.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 142 (24.83%) SQL
2 76 (13.29%) JavaScript
3 59 (10.31%) C#
3 59 (10.31%) PowerShell
4 22 (3.85%) VB.NET
5 21 (3.67%) T-SQL
5 21 (3.67%) Objective-C
6 11 (1.92%) Java
7 9 (1.57%) VBScript
8 5 (0.87%) XAML
9 3 (0.52%) TypeScript
9 3 (0.52%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.52%) VB
10 2 (0.35%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.35%) Python
11 1 (0.17%) C
11 1 (0.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 127 (22.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 103 (18.01%) MCSE
3 83 (14.51%) Cisco Certification
4 81 (14.16%) CCNA
5 51 (8.92%) MCITP
6 32 (5.59%) MCTS
7 31 (5.42%) MCSA
8 26 (4.55%) Security Cleared
9 25 (4.37%) Degree
10 24 (4.20%) MCP
11 23 (4.02%) SC Cleared
12 20 (3.50%) DV Cleared
13 15 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (1.40%) CCNP
15 7 (1.22%) HND
16 6 (1.05%) A+ Certification
16 6 (1.05%) CCA
16 6 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
16 6 (1.05%) MCT
16 6 (1.05%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (13.99%) SLA
2 11 (1.92%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 295 (51.57%) Active Directory
2 143 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (18.36%) Hyper-V
4 100 (17.48%) XenApp
5 70 (12.24%) Terminal Services
6 15 (2.62%) vSphere
7 14 (2.45%) XenDesktop
8 9 (1.57%) Terminal Server
9 6 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.70%) Firmware
10 4 (0.70%) XenServer
11 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.35%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.35%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.35%) UAG
12 2 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.35%) pfSense
13 1 (0.17%) BlackBerry Internet Service
13 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 73 (12.76%) Backup Exec
2 65 (11.36%) Norton AntiVirus
3 40 (6.99%) SCVMM
4 31 (5.42%) SCCM
5 20 (3.50%) SCOM
6 9 (1.57%) SCDPM
7 8 (1.40%) WSUS
8 6 (1.05%) DameWare
9 4 (0.70%) XenMobile
10 3 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.35%) Nagios
11 2 (0.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 2 (0.35%) BladeLogic
12 1 (0.17%) EdgeSight
12 1 (0.17%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.17%) HP Data Protector
12 1 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
12 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 439 (76.75%) Microsoft
2 160 (27.97%) VMware
3 129 (22.55%) Citrix
4 124 (21.68%) Cisco
5 83 (14.51%) Symantec
6 58 (10.14%) HP
7 52 (9.09%) Veeam
8 48 (8.39%) Apple
9 44 (7.69%) Oracle
10 42 (7.34%) Avaya
11 17 (2.97%) LANDesk
11 17 (2.97%) Dell
12 16 (2.80%) SonicWALL
12 16 (2.80%) Kaseya
13 14 (2.45%) Remedy
14 11 (1.92%) Draytek
14 11 (1.92%) CheckPoint
15 9 (1.57%) McAfee
15 9 (1.57%) TOWER Software
16 7 (1.22%) Red Hat
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