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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 217 233 310
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +77
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 271 244 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.26% 1.02% 0.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.34% 3.77% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 218 228 122
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,300 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
6240 6473 6488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.95% 26.98% 28.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5250 5407 5480
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +5 71 £27,500 - 11
Surrey +41 55 £30,000 +9.09% 7
Berkshire +10 49 £26,500 +6.00% 4
Kent +31 43 £30,000 -7.69% 7
West Sussex -8 25 £27,250 +3.80% 3
Buckinghamshire +11 13 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Oxfordshire -5 10 £23,354 -36.88% 8
Middlesex +8 1 £30,000 -15.49% 1
East Sussex -17 1 £17,000 -40.35% 1
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 538 (100.00%) Windows
2 388 (72.12%) Microsoft
3 338 (62.83%) Windows 7
4 277 (51.49%) Active Directory
5 231 (42.94%) MS Exchange
6 229 (42.57%) MS Office
7 193 (35.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 180 (33.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 179 (33.27%) Windows XP
10 172 (31.97%) MS Excel
11 147 (27.32%) VMware
12 126 (23.42%) Microsoft Certification
13 125 (23.23%) Windows Server 2003
14 124 (23.05%) Cisco
15 122 (22.68%) Firewall
15 122 (22.68%) VMware Infrastructure
16 121 (22.49%) SQL Server
17 116 (21.56%) ITIL
18 105 (19.52%) TCP/IP
19 104 (19.33%) Citrix
20 98 (18.22%) MCSE
21 89 (16.54%) Hyper-V
22 88 (16.36%) Cisco Certification
23 87 (16.17%) SQL
24 85 (15.80%) CCNA
24 85 (15.80%) Exchange Server 2010
25 83 (15.43%) SLA
26 82 (15.24%) DNS
27 68 (12.64%) HTML
27 68 (12.64%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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
1 231 (42.94%) MS Exchange
2 85 (15.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 52 (9.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 49 (9.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 48 (8.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 47 (8.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 44 (8.18%) SharePoint
8 34 (6.32%) IIS
9 29 (5.39%) Lync
10 28 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2000
11 11 (2.04%) Apache
12 9 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
13 8 (1.49%) Lotus Domino
14 6 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
16 3 (0.56%) Node.js
17 2 (0.37%) CMS
Applications
1 229 (42.57%) MS Office
2 172 (31.97%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.74%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.37%) MFGPRO
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.19%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (0.19%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 62 (11.52%) Office 365
2 25 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.19%) IaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Google Drive
4 1 (0.19%) SaaS
4 1 (0.19%) PaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 122 (22.68%) Firewall
2 105 (19.52%) TCP/IP
3 82 (15.24%) DNS
4 68 (12.64%) DHCP
5 67 (12.45%) VPN
6 60 (11.15%) LAN
7 59 (10.97%) WAN
8 55 (10.22%) SAN
9 36 (6.69%) Wireless
10 33 (6.13%) Internet
11 30 (5.58%) VLAN
12 20 (3.72%) SMTP
13 18 (3.35%) VoIP
14 16 (2.97%) IMAP
15 15 (2.79%) DMZ
16 13 (2.42%) SSL
17 11 (2.04%) HTTP
17 11 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
17 11 (2.04%) NAS
18 10 (1.86%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (22.49%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (2.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (1.86%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.93%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.74%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 30 (5.58%) Visual Studio
2 23 (4.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (3.35%) ReSharper
4 11 (2.04%) MSTest
4 11 (2.04%) NUnit
4 11 (2.04%) WiX
4 11 (2.04%) MSBuild
4 11 (2.04%) NuGet
4 11 (2.04%) Ranorex
5 9 (1.67%) Fiddler
6 6 (1.12%) LINQPad
7 5 (0.93%) JIRA
8 4 (0.74%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.56%) Selenium
10 2 (0.37%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.37%) JMeter
10 2 (0.37%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.37%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.37%) MSI
10 2 (0.37%) Apache Ivy
General
1 34 (6.32%) Finance
2 10 (1.86%) Advertising
3 8 (1.49%) Retail
4 7 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (1.12%) Telecoms
6 5 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.74%) Marketing
8 3 (0.56%) Legal
8 3 (0.56%) Front Office
8 3 (0.56%) Military
8 3 (0.56%) Banking
8 3 (0.56%) Avionics
9 2 (0.37%) Electronics
9 2 (0.37%) Law
9 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.37%) Publishing
9 2 (0.37%) French Language
9 2 (0.37%) German Language
9 2 (0.37%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 178 (33.09%) Support Engineer
2 111 (20.63%) Analyst
3 87 (16.17%) 2nd Line Support
4 65 (12.08%) Support Analyst
5 56 (10.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 52 (9.67%) Service Analyst
6 52 (9.67%) Service Desk Analyst
7 48 (8.92%) Developer
8 45 (8.36%) Technical Support
9 38 (7.06%) IT Support
10 30 (5.58%) 1st Line Support
11 29 (5.39%) Help Desk Support
12 28 (5.20%) Desktop Support
13 27 (5.02%) Technical Engineer
13 27 (5.02%) Technical Support Engineer
14 24 (4.46%) .NET Developer
14 24 (4.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 22 (4.09%) Senior Support Engineer
16 18 (3.35%) IT Support Engineer
16 18 (3.35%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (12.64%) HTML
2 64 (11.90%) .NET
3 61 (11.34%) CSS
4 39 (7.25%) ASP.NET
5 24 (4.46%) jQuery
6 21 (3.90%) AngularJS
7 20 (3.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (3.53%) WPF
9 16 (2.97%) KnockoutJS
10 15 (2.79%) MAPI
10 15 (2.79%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (2.60%) X-Windows
11 14 (2.60%) XML
12 13 (2.42%) .NET Framework
13 11 (2.04%) JSON
14 9 (1.67%) Application Packaging
14 9 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (1.49%) WCF
15 8 (1.49%) HTML5
16 7 (1.30%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 64 (11.90%) Blackberry
2 52 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (7.62%) Thin Client
3 41 (7.62%) Fat Client
4 36 (6.69%) iPhone
5 24 (4.46%) Management Information System
6 18 (3.35%) PDA
7 17 (3.16%) Clustering
8 13 (2.42%) Video Conferencing
8 13 (2.42%) iPad
9 10 (1.86%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.86%) Replication
10 8 (1.49%) PMI
11 7 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
11 7 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.12%) CMDB
13 5 (0.93%) Open Source
13 5 (0.93%) Kindle
13 5 (0.93%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.74%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 538 (100.00%) Windows
2 338 (62.83%) Windows 7
3 193 (35.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 180 (33.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 179 (33.27%) Windows XP
6 125 (23.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 57 (10.59%) Windows Vista
8 54 (10.04%) Android
8 54 (10.04%) Linux
9 51 (9.48%) Windows 2000 Server
10 46 (8.55%) Mac OS X
11 33 (6.13%) Apple iOS
12 16 (2.97%) Mac OS
13 13 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (1.67%) Windows Mobile
15 7 (1.30%) Windows Phone
16 4 (0.74%) CentOS
16 4 (0.74%) Windows 2000
17 3 (0.56%) UNIX
18 2 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (21.56%) ITIL
2 49 (9.11%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (7.62%) Problem Management
4 39 (7.25%) MVC
5 33 (6.13%) Kalman Filter
6 28 (5.20%) CRM
7 23 (4.28%) Project Management
8 22 (4.09%) Mentoring
9 20 (3.72%) Service Delivery
10 19 (3.53%) Scrum
11 17 (3.16%) TOGAF
12 16 (2.97%) Migration
13 15 (2.79%) TDD
13 15 (2.79%) Change Management
14 14 (2.60%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (2.23%) Workflow
16 11 (2.04%) Service Management
16 11 (2.04%) PRINCE2
16 11 (2.04%) DevOps
16 11 (2.04%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 87 (16.17%) SQL
2 58 (10.78%) JavaScript
3 52 (9.67%) C#
4 36 (6.69%) PowerShell
5 24 (4.46%) VB.NET
6 21 (3.90%) T-SQL
7 17 (3.16%) Java
8 12 (2.23%) Objective-C
9 9 (1.67%) TypeScript
10 7 (1.30%) XAML
10 7 (1.30%) VB
11 2 (0.37%) C
11 2 (0.37%) VBScript
11 2 (0.37%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.37%) Python
12 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 126 (23.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 98 (18.22%) MCSE
3 88 (16.36%) Cisco Certification
4 85 (15.80%) CCNA
5 64 (11.90%) MCITP
6 33 (6.13%) MCTS
7 32 (5.95%) Security Cleared
8 29 (5.39%) SC Cleared
9 28 (5.20%) MCSA
9 28 (5.20%) MCP
10 17 (3.16%) Degree
11 15 (2.79%) DV Cleared
12 14 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (1.86%) A+ Certification
14 9 (1.67%) CCNP
15 8 (1.49%) PMI Certification
15 8 (1.49%) HND
16 6 (1.12%) MCDST
17 5 (0.93%) ISTQB
17 5 (0.93%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (15.43%) SLA
2 13 (2.42%) ISO 9001
3 11 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.19%) QA
4 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 277 (51.49%) Active Directory
2 122 (22.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (16.54%) Hyper-V
4 63 (11.71%) XenApp
5 31 (5.76%) Terminal Services
6 20 (3.72%) vSphere
7 15 (2.79%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (2.23%) XenDesktop
9 10 (1.86%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (1.30%) VMware ESX
10 7 (1.30%) Firmware
11 6 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (0.93%) XenServer
13 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.74%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.56%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.19%) BlackBerry Internet Service
15 1 (0.19%) MDaemon
15 1 (0.19%) BitLocker
15 1 (0.19%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 58 (10.78%) Backup Exec
2 48 (8.92%) SCCM
3 40 (7.43%) Norton AntiVirus
4 16 (2.97%) SCOM
5 13 (2.42%) WSUS
6 11 (2.04%) SCVMM
7 6 (1.12%) DameWare
8 5 (0.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 5 (0.93%) BladeLogic
9 4 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (0.74%) SCDPM
10 3 (0.56%) EdgeSight
10 3 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.37%) XenMobile
12 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
12 1 (0.19%) HP Data Protector
12 1 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
12 1 (0.19%) Nagios
12 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 388 (72.12%) Microsoft
2 147 (27.32%) VMware
3 124 (23.05%) Cisco
4 104 (19.33%) Citrix
5 63 (11.71%) Apple
5 63 (11.71%) Symantec
6 49 (9.11%) HP
7 44 (8.18%) Avaya
8 39 (7.25%) Veeam
9 22 (4.09%) Dell
10 17 (3.16%) Draytek
11 16 (2.97%) Oracle
11 16 (2.97%) Remedy
12 15 (2.79%) Red Hat
13 14 (2.60%) LANDesk
14 13 (2.42%) McAfee
15 10 (1.86%) CheckPoint
15 10 (1.86%) NetApp
16 8 (1.49%) EMC
17 7 (1.30%) Adobe
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Crawley, West Sussex
OXL Consulting
Salary: From £22,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Unspecified Up to £22,000 + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £15,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £100000 Per Annum 8% Non Contributory Pension + Bon
Posted: 22 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 55k per year + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis IT
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Enorth Staffing
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £47,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + 36 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 19,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Car allowance and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £20000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Pension, Bonus, Gym Membership
Posted: 5 days ago