The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 180 182 201
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +19
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 54 62 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.05% 1.08% 0.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.05% 3.62% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 41 54 40
Median salary £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £18,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £47,500 £37,400
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £27,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1332 1711 1693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 25.80% 29.94% 25.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 1555 1422
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £53,400
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Windows 8
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in the South West

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the South West region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in the South West

Windows 8
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the South West region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon +5 15 £27,500 +0.91%
Dorset +18 14 £28,500 +1.78% 2
Wiltshire +22 8 £27,000 -28.00%
Bristol +9 8 £26,000 -38.82% 2
Cornwall - 6 £24,500 - 1
Somerset 0 2 £31,000 +51.21%
Gloucestershire -14 1 £46,000 +155.55% 1
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 102 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (73.53%) Windows Server
3 72 (70.59%) Active Directory
4 64 (62.75%) Windows 7
5 63 (61.76%) Microsoft
6 57 (55.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 56 (54.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 55 (53.92%) MS Exchange
9 44 (43.14%) Windows 10
10 43 (42.16%) MS Office
11 41 (40.20%) LAN
11 41 (40.20%) WAN
12 40 (39.22%) SQL Server
13 38 (37.25%) VMware
14 34 (33.33%) Windows XP
15 33 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
16 31 (30.39%) SQL
17 29 (28.43%) Microsoft Certification
17 29 (28.43%) Windows Server 2003
18 28 (27.45%) Hyper-V
19 27 (26.47%) MS Excel
20 26 (25.49%) Driving Licence
21 22 (21.57%) Firewall
22 21 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2007
23 20 (19.61%) TCP/IP
24 19 (18.63%) SQL Server 2008
25 18 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
25 18 (17.65%) Security Cleared
25 18 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
25 18 (17.65%) ITIL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 55 (53.92%) MS Exchange
2 21 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2007
3 18 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (5.88%) SharePoint
6 6 (5.88%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.98%) Apache
7 1 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 43 (42.16%) MS Office
2 27 (26.47%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.78%) Office 365
2 1 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (40.20%) LAN
1 41 (40.20%) WAN
2 22 (21.57%) Firewall
3 20 (19.61%) TCP/IP
4 16 (15.69%) VLAN
5 15 (14.71%) VPN
6 12 (11.76%) DNS
7 11 (10.78%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (7.84%) ADSL
9 6 (5.88%) Internet
9 6 (5.88%) Skype
10 5 (4.90%) Intranet
11 3 (2.94%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.96%) DHCP
12 2 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (1.96%) SAN
12 2 (1.96%) Wireless
13 1 (0.98%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (0.98%) Network Security
13 1 (0.98%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (39.22%) SQL Server
2 19 (18.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (15.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.92%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.98%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (13.73%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.92%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (5.88%) Advertising
2 1 (0.98%) Finance
2 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (40.20%) IT Support
2 32 (31.37%) Support Engineer
3 26 (25.49%) Analyst
4 23 (22.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 21 (20.59%) Desktop Engineer
6 20 (19.61%) 2nd Line Support
7 19 (18.63%) IT Analyst
8 17 (16.67%) Support Technician
9 16 (15.69%) Support Analyst
10 14 (13.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 13 (12.75%) IT Support Analyst
11 13 (12.75%) IT Support Technician
11 13 (12.75%) IT Technician
12 12 (11.76%) Desktop Support
13 11 (10.78%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 10 (9.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 10 (9.80%) IT Engineer
14 10 (9.80%) IT Support Engineer
15 9 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
15 9 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.92%) HTML
1 4 (3.92%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 26 (25.49%) Driving Licence
2 5 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.92%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (2.94%) CESG
5 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.98%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.98%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.98%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 102 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (73.53%) Windows Server
3 64 (62.75%) Windows 7
4 57 (55.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 56 (54.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (43.14%) Windows 10
7 34 (33.33%) Windows XP
8 29 (28.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (15.69%) Windows Vista
10 15 (14.71%) Linux
11 11 (10.78%) Unix
12 5 (4.90%) Apple iOS
12 5 (4.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.65%) ITIL
2 10 (9.80%) PRINCE2
2 10 (9.80%) Project Management
3 6 (5.88%) ERP
3 6 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 4 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (3.92%) Change Management
4 4 (3.92%) Defect Management
4 4 (3.92%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (3.92%) Line Management
4 4 (3.92%) Patch Management
4 4 (3.92%) SDLC
4 4 (3.92%) Software Testing
4 4 (3.92%) Test Scripting
4 4 (3.92%) Test Strategy
5 2 (1.96%) Incident Management
5 2 (1.96%) Migration
5 2 (1.96%) Time Management
6 1 (0.98%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (30.39%) SQL
2 14 (13.73%) VB
2 14 (13.73%) VBScript
3 5 (4.90%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (28.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 12 (11.76%) MCSA
4 10 (9.80%) SC Cleared
5 9 (8.82%) A+ Certification
5 9 (8.82%) MCP
5 9 (8.82%) Network+ Certification
6 7 (6.86%) MCSE
7 5 (4.90%) DV Cleared
8 4 (3.92%) CCNA
8 4 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (3.92%) Degree
8 4 (3.92%) ISTQB
8 4 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.96%) HNC
9 2 (1.96%) HND
10 1 (0.98%) CCNP
10 1 (0.98%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.98%) MCITP
10 1 (0.98%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 72 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 33 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (27.45%) Hyper-V
4 11 (10.78%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (7.84%) vSphere
6 4 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (3.92%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.94%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.98%) Postfix
9 1 (0.98%) Squid
9 1 (0.98%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.98%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.98%) XenApp
9 1 (0.98%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (10.78%) SCCM
2 6 (5.88%) Backup Exec
3 5 (4.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (3.92%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.98%) SCOM
Vendors
1 63 (61.76%) Microsoft
2 38 (37.25%) VMware
3 12 (11.76%) Cisco
4 10 (9.80%) WatchGuard
4 10 (9.80%) Wyse
5 9 (8.82%) Citrix
6 6 (5.88%) HP
7 5 (4.90%) Apple
7 5 (4.90%) Veeam
7 5 (4.90%) Veritas
8 4 (3.92%) Altiris
9 2 (1.96%) Dell
10 1 (0.98%) Avaya
10 1 (0.98%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (0.98%) EMC
10 1 (0.98%) NetApp
10 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.98%) Sage
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