The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 143 178 214
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +36
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 79 34 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.30% 0.65% 0.018%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.64% 2.38% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 69 31 1
Average salary £27,000 £35,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.85% +55.55%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £32,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-10.76% -25.71%
Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1701 1426 1653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 28.07% 27.27% 29.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1458 1277 1460
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
Bristol +12 25 £37,500 +33.92%
Gloucestershire +6 16 £25,000 -
Dorset -5 12 £21,250 -43.33% 2
Wiltshire -7 9 £22,250 -36.42% 1
Somerset -20 9 £35,000 +25.00% 2
Devon - 5 £18,000 - 1
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 148 (100.00%) Windows
2 118 (79.73%) Microsoft
3 76 (51.35%) Active Directory
4 74 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 67 (45.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 60 (40.54%) MS Exchange
7 56 (37.84%) Windows XP
8 52 (35.14%) DNS
9 51 (34.46%) DHCP
9 51 (34.46%) MS Excel
9 51 (34.46%) ITIL
10 43 (29.05%) Exchange Server 2010
11 42 (28.38%) TCP/IP
12 40 (27.03%) MS Office
13 38 (25.68%) Windows Server 2003
13 38 (25.68%) Windows Server 2012
14 33 (22.30%) VMware
14 33 (22.30%) Microsoft Certification
14 33 (22.30%) Windows Vista
15 32 (21.62%) Firewall
16 26 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
17 25 (16.89%) Degree
18 24 (16.22%) SCCM
19 22 (14.86%) HP
20 21 (14.19%) Cisco
20 21 (14.19%) Exchange Server 2013
21 19 (12.84%) Citrix
21 19 (12.84%) vSphere
22 18 (12.16%) SQL
22 18 (12.16%) Apple iOS

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 60 (40.54%) MS Exchange
2 43 (29.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (14.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (11.49%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (10.81%) IIS
5 16 (10.81%) SharePoint
6 13 (8.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (8.78%) Lync
7 10 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2000
8 5 (3.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.70%) IBM Notes
9 4 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (2.03%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.68%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.68%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.68%) CMS
11 1 (0.68%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 51 (34.46%) MS Excel
2 40 (27.03%) MS Office
3 3 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.35%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.14%) Office 365
2 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (35.14%) DNS
2 51 (34.46%) DHCP
3 42 (28.38%) TCP/IP
4 32 (21.62%) Firewall
5 15 (10.14%) VPN
5 15 (10.14%) LAN
6 13 (8.78%) WAN
7 8 (5.41%) Intranet
8 7 (4.73%) Internet
9 6 (4.05%) SAN
9 6 (4.05%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.03%) 3G
12 2 (1.35%) VoIP
12 2 (1.35%) ADSL
12 2 (1.35%) Bluetooth
13 1 (0.68%) LDAP
13 1 (0.68%) Ethernet
13 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.49%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.68%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (3.38%) MSI
2 1 (0.68%) InstallShield
General
1 12 (8.11%) Finance
2 8 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.38%) Marketing
4 3 (2.03%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.03%) Legal
4 3 (2.03%) Games
5 2 (1.35%) Automotive
5 2 (1.35%) Retail
5 2 (1.35%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.68%) Military
Job Titles
1 31 (20.95%) Analyst
2 19 (12.84%) Support Engineer
3 16 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (9.46%) Developer
4 14 (9.46%) IT Support
5 12 (8.11%) Service Analyst
5 12 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 12 (8.11%) Desktop Engineer
6 11 (7.43%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (6.08%) Desktop Support
7 9 (6.08%) Junior
7 9 (6.08%) Support Analyst
8 8 (5.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (4.73%) C# Developer
9 7 (4.73%) Field Engineer
9 7 (4.73%) Junior Developer
9 7 (4.73%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 6 (4.05%) Administrator
11 5 (3.38%) Help Desk Support
11 5 (3.38%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.05%) Application Packaging
2 5 (3.38%) LINQ
2 5 (3.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 5 (3.38%) Reactive Extensions
2 5 (3.38%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (2.70%) OCX
4 3 (2.03%) HTML5
4 3 (2.03%) HTML
5 2 (1.35%) .NET
5 2 (1.35%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.35%) WPF
5 2 (1.35%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.68%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.46%) Blackberry
2 12 (8.11%) iPad
2 12 (8.11%) iPhone
3 4 (2.70%) Digital Media
3 4 (2.70%) Clustering
4 3 (2.03%) EqualLogic
4 3 (2.03%) Xbox
5 2 (1.35%) Open Source
5 2 (1.35%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.35%) Handset
6 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.68%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 148 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 67 (45.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 56 (37.84%) Windows XP
5 38 (25.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (25.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (22.30%) Windows Vista
7 18 (12.16%) Apple iOS
8 14 (9.46%) Android
9 11 (7.43%) Windows Phone
10 10 (6.76%) Windows 2000
10 10 (6.76%) Mac OS
11 9 (6.08%) Linux
12 6 (4.05%) Mac OS X
13 3 (2.03%) CentOS
13 3 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (1.35%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (34.46%) ITIL
2 16 (10.81%) Asset Management
3 14 (9.46%) Project Management
4 12 (8.11%) Problem Management
5 11 (7.43%) Time Management
5 11 (7.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (6.76%) Supplier Management
6 10 (6.76%) Identity Management
7 9 (6.08%) Change Management
7 9 (6.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (6.08%) CAD
7 9 (6.08%) Unit Testing
7 9 (6.08%) Software Deployment
8 8 (5.41%) Incident Management
9 7 (4.73%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (4.73%) MVC
9 7 (4.73%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (4.05%) Service Management
10 6 (4.05%) ERP
11 5 (3.38%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.16%) SQL
2 14 (9.46%) C#
3 7 (4.73%) VBScript
3 7 (4.73%) VB
4 6 (4.05%) XAML
5 4 (2.70%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.35%) VBA
6 2 (1.35%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.35%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (22.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (16.89%) Degree
3 16 (10.81%) MCP
4 13 (8.78%) MCSA
5 10 (6.76%) MCSE
6 9 (6.08%) Security Cleared
6 9 (6.08%) MCITP
7 6 (4.05%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.03%) MCTS
9 2 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.68%) CCNA
10 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.11%) SLA
2 2 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 76 (51.35%) Active Directory
2 26 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (12.84%) vSphere
4 15 (10.14%) Hyper-V
5 11 (7.43%) VMware ESX
6 9 (6.08%) Terminal Services
7 6 (4.05%) XenApp
8 4 (2.70%) XenServer
8 4 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (2.03%) XenDesktop
9 3 (2.03%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.68%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 24 (16.22%) SCCM
2 13 (8.78%) Backup Exec
3 9 (6.08%) SAP Afaria
4 7 (4.73%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (4.73%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (4.73%) NetBackup
5 4 (2.70%) WSUS
6 3 (2.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 118 (79.73%) Microsoft
2 33 (22.30%) VMware
3 22 (14.86%) HP
4 21 (14.19%) Cisco
5 19 (12.84%) Citrix
6 17 (11.49%) Apple
7 12 (8.11%) Symantec
8 11 (7.43%) Remedy
8 11 (7.43%) ServiceNow
9 9 (6.08%) SAP
10 7 (4.73%) McAfee
11 4 (2.70%) NetApp
11 4 (2.70%) Lotus
11 4 (2.70%) Dell
11 4 (2.70%) AppSense
11 4 (2.70%) WatchGuard
12 3 (2.03%) LANDesk
12 3 (2.03%) EMC
12 3 (2.03%) Juniper
12 3 (2.03%) Red Hat
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0
Posted: 5 days ago