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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 171 154 184
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +30
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 69 76 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.17% 1.24% 0.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.84% 4.40% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 64 66 29
Average salary £28,000 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £18,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
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
1796 1726 1456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.57% 28.08% 27.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1551 1481 1294
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
Bristol 0 35 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Wiltshire +6 20 £28,000 +25.84%
Dorset +2 7 £23,500 +10.58% 3
Gloucestershire -21 7 £21,000 -16.00%
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 149 (100.00%) Windows
2 80 (53.69%) Windows 7
3 74 (49.66%) Microsoft
4 57 (38.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 53 (35.57%) MS Office
6 47 (31.54%) Active Directory
7 45 (30.20%) MS Exchange
8 44 (29.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 38 (25.50%) Windows XP
10 35 (23.49%) MS Excel
10 35 (23.49%) Android
10 35 (23.49%) Apple iOS
10 35 (23.49%) VMware
11 34 (22.82%) Windows Phone
12 33 (22.15%) ITIL
13 28 (18.79%) Windows Server 2003
13 28 (18.79%) DHCP
13 28 (18.79%) SCCM
14 26 (17.45%) Exchange Server 2010
15 25 (16.78%) C#
16 24 (16.11%) DNS
16 24 (16.11%) Software Engineering
17 23 (15.44%) Games
17 23 (15.44%) Agile Software Development
17 23 (15.44%) MVVM
17 23 (15.44%) Unit Testing
17 23 (15.44%) XAML
17 23 (15.44%) Xamarin
17 23 (15.44%) Xbox
18 22 (14.77%) Android Development

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 45 (30.20%) MS Exchange
2 26 (17.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (6.04%) WorkSite
4 9 (6.04%) Lync
4 9 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (4.70%) SharePoint
5 7 (4.70%) IIS
6 4 (2.68%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2000
6 4 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 53 (35.57%) MS Office
2 35 (23.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.07%) Office 365
2 1 (0.67%) Route 53
2 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (18.79%) DHCP
2 24 (16.11%) DNS
3 22 (14.77%) TCP/IP
4 21 (14.09%) VPN
5 15 (10.07%) Firewall
6 14 (9.40%) SAN
7 10 (6.71%) VoIP
8 6 (4.03%) Wireless
9 5 (3.36%) Internet
10 4 (2.68%) LAN
10 4 (2.68%) Network Security
10 4 (2.68%) Telnet
10 4 (2.68%) ADSL
10 4 (2.68%) FTP
11 3 (2.01%) Intranet
11 3 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.34%) IPsec
12 2 (1.34%) VLAN
12 2 (1.34%) 3G
12 2 (1.34%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.08%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (6.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (4.70%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.70%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.70%) MySQL
5 4 (2.68%) MS Access
5 4 (2.68%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (15.44%) Games
2 10 (6.71%) Law
3 6 (4.03%) Finance
4 4 (2.68%) Back Office
4 4 (2.68%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.01%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.34%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.34%) Advertising
7 1 (0.67%) Legal
7 1 (0.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 41 (27.52%) Analyst
2 32 (21.48%) Developer
3 24 (16.11%) Support Engineer
4 23 (15.44%) IT Support
5 22 (14.77%) Software Developer
6 21 (14.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 18 (12.08%) Support Analyst
8 17 (11.41%) Applications Developer
9 16 (10.74%) Support Technician
9 16 (10.74%) Desktop Support
9 16 (10.74%) Software Engineer
10 15 (10.07%) Service Desk Analyst
10 15 (10.07%) Service Analyst
11 13 (8.72%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 13 (8.72%) Desktop Engineer
12 10 (6.71%) IT Support Technician
13 9 (6.04%) Help Desk Support Analyst
13 9 (6.04%) Help Desk Support
13 9 (6.04%) Help Desk Analyst
14 8 (5.37%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.75%) .NET
2 7 (4.70%) Web Services
2 7 (4.70%) JSON
2 7 (4.70%) RESTful
3 2 (1.34%) Entity Framework
3 2 (1.34%) WPF
3 2 (1.34%) jQuery
3 2 (1.34%) HTML
3 2 (1.34%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.34%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.34%) CSS
4 1 (0.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.44%) Xbox
2 10 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.70%) EqualLogic
4 6 (4.03%) Clustering
5 5 (3.36%) Handset
6 4 (2.68%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.68%) Life Science
6 4 (2.68%) Fat Client
7 3 (2.01%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.34%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.34%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.34%) iPhone
9 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.67%) iPad
9 1 (0.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 149 (100.00%) Windows
2 80 (53.69%) Windows 7
3 57 (38.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (29.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (25.50%) Windows XP
6 35 (23.49%) Apple iOS
6 35 (23.49%) Android
7 34 (22.82%) Windows Phone
8 28 (18.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (4.70%) Windows 2000
9 7 (4.70%) Windows Vista
10 6 (4.03%) Linux
11 1 (0.67%) Solaris
11 1 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (22.15%) ITIL
2 24 (16.11%) Software Engineering
3 23 (15.44%) Unit Testing
3 23 (15.44%) MVVM
3 23 (15.44%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (14.77%) System Testing
4 22 (14.77%) Android Development
4 22 (14.77%) iOS Development
5 15 (10.07%) SDLC
5 15 (10.07%) Test Automation
5 15 (10.07%) TDD
5 15 (10.07%) Pair Programming
5 15 (10.07%) Service Delivery
6 8 (5.37%) Document Management
6 8 (5.37%) Migration
6 8 (5.37%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (4.70%) Incident Management
8 6 (4.03%) Microsoft Office Automation
8 6 (4.03%) Office Automation
9 5 (3.36%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 25 (16.78%) C#
2 23 (15.44%) XAML
3 11 (7.38%) SQL
3 11 (7.38%) Java
4 7 (4.70%) Clojure
5 6 (4.03%) Scala
5 6 (4.03%) Haskell
6 4 (2.68%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.34%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.34%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.67%) PHP
8 1 (0.67%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (13.42%) Degree
2 19 (12.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (10.07%) MCSE
4 13 (8.72%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (6.71%) MCSA
6 8 (5.37%) Security Cleared
7 6 (4.03%) MCP
8 5 (3.36%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.01%) CCNA
9 3 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.34%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.34%) CCENT
10 2 (1.34%) MCITP
10 2 (1.34%) MCDST
11 1 (0.67%) MCTS
11 1 (0.67%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.67%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.01%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (31.54%) Active Directory
2 17 (11.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (10.74%) Hyper-V
4 15 (10.07%) vSphere
5 5 (3.36%) XenServer
6 4 (2.68%) XenApp
6 4 (2.68%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.34%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.67%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 28 (18.79%) SCCM
2 8 (5.37%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.68%) WSUS
3 4 (2.68%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (2.68%) NetBackup
3 4 (2.68%) SCOM
3 4 (2.68%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (2.68%) Windows Intune
3 4 (2.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (2.68%) SCSM
4 1 (0.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 74 (49.66%) Microsoft
2 35 (23.49%) VMware
3 23 (15.44%) Xamarin
4 15 (10.07%) Citrix
5 13 (8.72%) HP
5 13 (8.72%) Dell
6 12 (8.05%) Symantec
7 9 (6.04%) Cisco
8 8 (5.37%) Hummingbird
8 8 (5.37%) OpenText
8 8 (5.37%) Meridio
9 5 (3.36%) MobileIron
9 5 (3.36%) Apple
10 4 (2.68%) Remedy
10 4 (2.68%) McAfee
10 4 (2.68%) Adobe
10 4 (2.68%) ServiceNow
11 3 (2.01%) Sophos
12 2 (1.34%) Avaya
13 1 (0.67%) Nokia
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Connectus
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
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