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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 192 174 176
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 56 70 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.98% 1.19% 1.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.64% 4.05% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 44 68 48
Median salary £27,000 £27,500 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% -6.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,350 £20,575
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £28,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -
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
1538 1728 1678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.03% 29.35% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1339 1496 1425
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,530 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+0.08% +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 27 September 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 27 September 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
Wiltshire +11 14 £27,000 +25.58% 1
Bristol -14 11 £26,250 -38.23%
Cornwall - 11 £24,500 - 1
Gloucestershire -7 7 £40,000 +9.58% 1
Dorset -10 6 £37,500 +66.66% 1
Devon +4 5 £27,500 +19.56% 1
Somerset -8 2 £28,750 +4.54%
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (71.68%) Windows 7
3 68 (60.18%) Microsoft
3 68 (60.18%) Active Directory
3 68 (60.18%) Windows Server
4 59 (52.21%) MS Exchange
5 52 (46.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (46.02%) Windows 10
6 49 (43.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 49 (43.36%) VMware
7 44 (38.94%) Firewall
7 44 (38.94%) SQL Server
8 41 (36.28%) TCP/IP
9 40 (35.40%) VMware Infrastructure
10 39 (34.51%) LAN
11 38 (33.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 34 (30.09%) WAN
13 32 (28.32%) Microsoft Certification
13 32 (28.32%) Exchange Server 2010
14 31 (27.43%) Driving Licence
15 28 (24.78%) Windows XP
16 27 (23.89%) Exchange Server 2007
16 27 (23.89%) Exchange Server 2013
17 26 (23.01%) Office 365
17 26 (23.01%) MS Excel
17 26 (23.01%) MS Office
18 24 (21.24%) WatchGuard
19 23 (20.35%) Windows Vista
19 23 (20.35%) SQL
20 21 (18.58%) Linux

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 (52.21%) MS Exchange
2 32 (28.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (23.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 27 (23.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (7.96%) Skype for Business
5 6 (5.31%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (2.65%) IIS
8 1 (0.88%) Apache
8 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 26 (23.01%) MS Excel
1 26 (23.01%) MS Office
2 4 (3.54%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 26 (23.01%) Office 365
2 9 (7.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.31%) SaaS
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.88%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.88%) IaaS
4 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (38.94%) Firewall
2 41 (36.28%) TCP/IP
3 39 (34.51%) LAN
4 34 (30.09%) WAN
5 21 (18.58%) VPN
6 20 (17.70%) DNS
6 20 (17.70%) VoIP
7 13 (11.50%) ADSL
8 12 (10.62%) PBX
9 10 (8.85%) DHCP
10 8 (7.08%) Internet
10 8 (7.08%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (7.08%) Structured Cabling
10 8 (7.08%) Wireless
11 7 (6.19%) VLAN
12 6 (5.31%) SAN
12 6 (5.31%) Skype
13 4 (3.54%) Intranet
14 2 (1.77%) Ethernet
14 2 (1.77%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (38.94%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.96%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (7.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.77%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.54%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.88%) Ant
3 1 (0.88%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.88%) Maven
3 1 (0.88%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.88%) TestRail
3 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (3.54%) Advertising
2 3 (2.65%) Finance
2 3 (2.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (39.82%) Support Engineer
2 30 (26.55%) IT Support
3 28 (24.78%) Analyst
4 25 (22.12%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 24 (21.24%) 2nd Line Support
6 19 (16.81%) Support Analyst
7 18 (15.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 17 (15.04%) IT Analyst
9 15 (13.27%) 1st Line Support
9 15 (13.27%) IT Engineer
9 15 (13.27%) IT Support Analyst
10 14 (12.39%) Service Desk Support
11 13 (11.50%) Desktop Engineer
11 13 (11.50%) Desktop Support
11 13 (11.50%) IT Support Engineer
12 11 (9.73%) Support Technician
13 10 (8.85%) 1st Line Engineer
13 10 (8.85%) 1st Line Support Engineer
13 10 (8.85%) Service Desk Engineer
14 9 (7.96%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.42%) HTML
2 4 (3.54%) Software Packaging
3 2 (1.77%) Dalvik
3 2 (1.77%) Entity Framework
3 2 (1.77%) JSON
3 2 (1.77%) REST
4 1 (0.88%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 31 (27.43%) Driving Licence
2 7 (6.19%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (4.42%) iPhone
4 4 (3.54%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.77%) CESG
7 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.88%) Handset
7 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.88%) User Experience
7 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 113 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (71.68%) Windows 7
3 68 (60.18%) Windows Server
4 52 (46.02%) Windows 10
4 52 (46.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (43.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (33.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (24.78%) Windows XP
8 23 (20.35%) Windows Vista
9 21 (18.58%) Linux
10 17 (15.04%) Unix
11 7 (6.19%) Android
11 7 (6.19%) Apple iOS
12 6 (5.31%) Mac OS X
13 3 (2.65%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.88%) CentOS
14 1 (0.88%) Debian
14 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.16%) Project Management
2 15 (13.27%) PRINCE2
3 10 (8.85%) ITIL
4 8 (7.08%) Data Protection
5 7 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (6.19%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (5.31%) Service Delivery
7 5 (4.42%) Line Management
7 5 (4.42%) Software Deployment
8 4 (3.54%) Change Management
8 4 (3.54%) Defect Management
8 4 (3.54%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (3.54%) Patch Management
8 4 (3.54%) SDLC
8 4 (3.54%) Software Testing
8 4 (3.54%) Test Scripting
8 4 (3.54%) Test Strategy
9 3 (2.65%) Identity Management
9 3 (2.65%) Logistics
9 3 (2.65%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.35%) SQL
2 5 (4.42%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.65%) Java
4 2 (1.77%) C#
4 2 (1.77%) Objective-C
4 2 (1.77%) VB
4 2 (1.77%) VBScript
5 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.88%) Python
5 1 (0.88%) Ruby
5 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (28.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (16.81%) MCSA
3 18 (15.93%) A+ Certification
3 18 (15.93%) Network+ Certification
4 16 (14.16%) Security Cleared
5 10 (8.85%) SC Cleared
6 7 (6.19%) MCSE
7 5 (4.42%) MCP
8 4 (3.54%) CCNA
8 4 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (3.54%) DV Cleared
8 4 (3.54%) ISTQB
8 4 (3.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.77%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (1.77%) Degree
9 2 (1.77%) MCTS
9 2 (1.77%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (0.88%) HNC
10 1 (0.88%) HND
10 1 (0.88%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 68 (60.18%) Active Directory
2 40 (35.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (18.58%) Hyper-V
4 18 (15.93%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (12.39%) vSphere
6 7 (6.19%) VMware ESX
6 7 (6.19%) XenApp
7 4 (3.54%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (3.54%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.65%) Terminal Services
8 3 (2.65%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.88%) Postfix
10 1 (0.88%) Squid
Systems Management
1 12 (10.62%) Backup Exec
1 12 (10.62%) SCCM
2 5 (4.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (3.54%) AirWatch
4 3 (2.65%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (2.65%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.65%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.88%) Ansible
5 1 (0.88%) DameWare
5 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.88%) Puppet
5 1 (0.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 68 (60.18%) Microsoft
2 49 (43.36%) VMware
3 24 (21.24%) WatchGuard
4 20 (17.70%) Cisco
5 18 (15.93%) Citrix
6 8 (7.08%) Wyse
7 7 (6.19%) Apple
8 5 (4.42%) HP
8 5 (4.42%) Veritas
9 4 (3.54%) Altiris
9 4 (3.54%) Intel Security
9 4 (3.54%) Veeam
10 3 (2.65%) IBM
10 3 (2.65%) Symantec
11 2 (1.77%) Avaya
11 2 (1.77%) Sage
12 1 (0.88%) Dell
12 1 (0.88%) EMC
12 1 (0.88%) NetApp
12 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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