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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 178 171 172
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 55 87 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.06% 1.44% 1.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.09% 4.62% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 51 68 62
Median salary £23,000 £26,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.20% -1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £20,400 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £27,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -1.78%
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
1344 1885 1642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 25.81% 31.18% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1168 1585 1419
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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
Cornwall +11 20 £20,500 +28.12% 1
Gloucestershire +3 10 £20,750 -1.19% 1
Bristol -5 8 £33,750 -20.58% 2
Somerset -4 7 £24,000 -4.00%
Wiltshire -3 6 £24,000 -14.28% 1
Dorset +6 2 £27,500 -38.88% 4
Devon - 2 £28,000 -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 140 (100.00%) Windows
2 96 (68.57%) Windows 7
3 83 (59.29%) Active Directory
4 82 (58.57%) Microsoft
5 65 (46.43%) TCP/IP
6 63 (45.00%) Windows 10
7 59 (42.14%) MS Exchange
8 55 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 54 (38.57%) Windows Server
10 53 (37.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 51 (36.43%) VMware
12 47 (33.57%) Firewall
13 46 (32.86%) Exchange Server 2010
14 45 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
15 43 (30.71%) LAN
16 34 (24.29%) WAN
17 33 (23.57%) Windows Server 2003
17 33 (23.57%) Office 365
18 31 (22.14%) VoIP
19 30 (21.43%) SQL Server
19 30 (21.43%) DNS
20 29 (20.71%) DHCP
21 28 (20.00%) Windows Vista
22 25 (17.86%) WatchGuard
22 25 (17.86%) Windows XP
22 25 (17.86%) Citrix
22 25 (17.86%) A+ Certification
22 25 (17.86%) Network+ Certification
23 24 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
23 24 (17.14%) MS Excel

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 59 (42.14%) MS Exchange
2 46 (32.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (15.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (12.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (9.29%) Skype for Business
6 11 (7.86%) Exchange Server 2000
6 11 (7.86%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (4.29%) IIS
8 1 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 24 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 21 (15.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 33 (23.57%) Office 365
2 12 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.71%) SaaS
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.71%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.71%) IaaS
4 1 (0.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (46.43%) TCP/IP
2 47 (33.57%) Firewall
3 43 (30.71%) LAN
4 34 (24.29%) WAN
5 31 (22.14%) VoIP
6 30 (21.43%) DNS
7 29 (20.71%) DHCP
8 17 (12.14%) PBX
8 17 (12.14%) VPN
9 12 (8.57%) ADSL
10 10 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
11 9 (6.43%) Remote Desktop
12 8 (5.71%) Wireless
13 6 (4.29%) Internet
14 5 (3.57%) SAN
15 1 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
15 1 (0.71%) IP Telephony
15 1 (0.71%) Network Security
15 1 (0.71%) VLAN
15 1 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.71%) MySQL
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.71%) Ant
2 1 (0.71%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.71%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.71%) Maven
2 1 (0.71%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.71%) TestRail
2 1 (0.71%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (8.57%) Finance
2 4 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.14%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.43%) Advertising
5 1 (0.71%) Back Office
5 1 (0.71%) Law
5 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (30.00%) Analyst
2 41 (29.29%) Support Engineer
3 34 (24.29%) IT Analyst
4 31 (22.14%) 1st Line Support
5 26 (18.57%) IT Support
6 24 (17.14%) 2nd Line Support
7 22 (15.71%) Service Analyst
7 22 (15.71%) Service Desk Analyst
8 21 (15.00%) Service Desk Support
9 20 (14.29%) Support Analyst
10 18 (12.86%) IT Engineer
11 17 (12.14%) IT Support Analyst
12 16 (11.43%) IT Support Engineer
13 15 (10.71%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
14 14 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 14 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 14 (10.00%) Desktop Support
15 13 (9.29%) 1st Line Engineer
15 13 (9.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
15 13 (9.29%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.00%) Dalvik
1 7 (5.00%) Entity Framework
1 7 (5.00%) JSON
1 7 (5.00%) REST
2 3 (2.14%) HTML
3 1 (0.71%) .NET
3 1 (0.71%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.86%) Driving Licence
2 10 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (5.71%) Blackberry
4 7 (5.00%) iPhone
5 4 (2.86%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.14%) iPad
7 2 (1.43%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.43%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.43%) Handset
7 2 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.71%) PMI
8 1 (0.71%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 140 (100.00%) Windows
2 96 (68.57%) Windows 7
3 63 (45.00%) Windows 10
4 55 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 54 (38.57%) Windows Server
6 53 (37.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (23.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (20.00%) Windows Vista
9 25 (17.86%) Windows XP
10 20 (14.29%) Apple iOS
11 19 (13.57%) Android
12 17 (12.14%) Linux
13 16 (11.43%) Unix
14 11 (7.86%) Windows 2000
15 5 (3.57%) Mac OS X
15 5 (3.57%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.71%) CentOS
16 1 (0.71%) Debian
16 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.14%) ITIL
2 14 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 13 (9.29%) Project Management
4 12 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (8.57%) PRINCE2
5 11 (7.86%) Data Protection
5 11 (7.86%) Mobile Development
6 10 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (7.14%) Identity Management
7 9 (6.43%) Network Architecture
8 8 (5.71%) Document Management
9 7 (5.00%) Software Deployment
10 6 (4.29%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.29%) Service Management
11 5 (3.57%) Problem Management
12 4 (2.86%) Pair Programming
12 4 (2.86%) Software Engineering
12 4 (2.86%) System Testing
12 4 (2.86%) TDD
12 4 (2.86%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.86%) C#
1 11 (7.86%) Java
2 10 (7.14%) SQL
3 7 (5.00%) Objective-C
4 4 (2.86%) XAML
5 3 (2.14%) C
5 3 (2.14%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.71%) Python
6 1 (0.71%) Ruby
6 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (17.86%) A+ Certification
1 25 (17.86%) Network+ Certification
2 24 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (15.00%) MCSA
4 18 (12.86%) Security Cleared
5 15 (10.71%) SC Cleared
6 8 (5.71%) MCP
7 6 (4.29%) MCSE
8 5 (3.57%) Degree
9 4 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.43%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.71%) CCNA
11 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.71%) CompTIA Security+
11 1 (0.71%) Dell Certification
11 1 (0.71%) MCTS
11 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.71%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.71%) SLA
2 3 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 83 (59.29%) Active Directory
2 45 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (15.00%) XenApp
4 17 (12.14%) vSphere
5 15 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (7.86%) VMware ESX
7 7 (5.00%) Hyper-V
8 4 (2.86%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.43%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 15 (10.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 14 (10.00%) Backup Exec
3 11 (7.86%) McAfee ePO
3 11 (7.86%) NetBackup
4 8 (5.71%) SCCM
5 1 (0.71%) Ansible
5 1 (0.71%) DameWare
5 1 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.71%) Puppet
5 1 (0.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 82 (58.57%) Microsoft
2 51 (36.43%) VMware
3 25 (17.86%) Citrix
3 25 (17.86%) WatchGuard
4 20 (14.29%) Cisco
5 16 (11.43%) Symantec
6 12 (8.57%) Intel Security
7 7 (5.00%) Apple
8 4 (2.86%) MobileIron
8 4 (2.86%) Xamarin
9 3 (2.14%) Dell
9 3 (2.14%) IBM
10 2 (1.43%) AppSense
10 2 (1.43%) HP
10 2 (1.43%) Remedy
10 2 (1.43%) Veeam
11 1 (0.71%) Acronis
11 1 (0.71%) Autodesk
11 1 (0.71%) BT
11 1 (0.71%) Google
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