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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 187 178 159
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -19
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 48 74 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.89% 1.25% 1.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.43% 4.05% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 45 67 69
Median salary £25,500 £28,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.92% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £21,000 £17,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,750
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
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
1399 1826 1669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.08% 30.89% 27.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1230 1567 1433
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 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Gloucestershire +7 12 £27,500 +30.95% 1
Cornwall - 8 £20,500 - 1
Wiltshire -6 7 £24,000 -14.28%
Somerset - 7 £27,250 -
Bristol -7 6 £33,750 -20.58% 2
Dorset +5 5 £37,500 +59.57% 2
Devon - 3 £28,500 -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 93 (66.43%) Windows 7
3 83 (59.29%) Microsoft
4 82 (58.57%) Active Directory
5 66 (47.14%) TCP/IP
6 62 (44.29%) MS Exchange
6 62 (44.29%) Windows Server
7 61 (43.57%) Windows 10
8 56 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 56 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 51 (36.43%) Firewall
9 51 (36.43%) VMware
10 45 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 42 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 41 (29.29%) LAN
13 36 (25.71%) DNS
13 36 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
14 34 (24.29%) SQL Server
14 34 (24.29%) Office 365
15 32 (22.86%) WAN
16 31 (22.14%) VoIP
17 28 (20.00%) DHCP
18 27 (19.29%) Windows XP
18 27 (19.29%) MS Excel
18 27 (19.29%) Citrix
18 27 (19.29%) Windows Vista
19 26 (18.57%) A+ Certification
19 26 (18.57%) Network+ Certification
20 25 (17.86%) WatchGuard
21 24 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification

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 62 (44.29%) MS Exchange
2 42 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (15.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (12.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (10.71%) Skype for Business
6 10 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2000
6 10 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (3.57%) IIS
8 3 (2.14%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 27 (19.29%) MS Excel
2 20 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 34 (24.29%) 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 66 (47.14%) TCP/IP
2 51 (36.43%) Firewall
3 41 (29.29%) LAN
4 36 (25.71%) DNS
5 32 (22.86%) WAN
6 31 (22.14%) VoIP
7 28 (20.00%) DHCP
8 22 (15.71%) VPN
9 17 (12.14%) PBX
10 12 (8.57%) ADSL
11 10 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
12 9 (6.43%) Internet
12 9 (6.43%) Remote Desktop
13 8 (5.71%) Wireless
14 6 (4.29%) SAN
15 4 (2.86%) Skype
16 3 (2.14%) Intranet
17 2 (1.43%) Network Security
18 1 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
18 1 (0.71%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (24.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.71%) MySQL
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.14%) ClearCase
1 3 (2.14%) 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 11 (7.86%) Finance
2 3 (2.14%) Advertising
2 3 (2.14%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.71%) Back Office
3 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (30.71%) Support Engineer
2 42 (30.00%) Analyst
3 32 (22.86%) IT Support
4 31 (22.14%) IT Analyst
5 30 (21.43%) 1st Line Support
6 23 (16.43%) 2nd Line Support
7 21 (15.00%) Service Analyst
7 21 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 21 (15.00%) Service Desk Support
8 20 (14.29%) Support Analyst
9 19 (13.57%) IT Engineer
10 17 (12.14%) IT Support Analyst
10 17 (12.14%) IT Support Engineer
11 15 (10.71%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
11 15 (10.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 15 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 14 (10.00%) Desktop Support
13 13 (9.29%) 1st Line Engineer
13 13 (9.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
13 13 (9.29%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.29%) Dalvik
1 6 (4.29%) Entity Framework
1 6 (4.29%) JSON
1 6 (4.29%) REST
2 3 (2.14%) HTML
3 1 (0.71%) .NET
3 1 (0.71%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 10 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 7 (5.00%) iPhone
4 3 (2.14%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.14%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (1.43%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.43%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.43%) iPad
5 2 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.71%) Handset
6 1 (0.71%) PMI
6 1 (0.71%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 140 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (66.43%) Windows 7
3 62 (44.29%) Windows Server
4 61 (43.57%) Windows 10
5 56 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (19.29%) Windows Vista
7 27 (19.29%) Windows XP
8 18 (12.86%) Apple iOS
9 17 (12.14%) Linux
10 16 (11.43%) Android
10 16 (11.43%) Unix
11 10 (7.14%) Windows 2000
12 4 (2.86%) Mac OS X
13 3 (2.14%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.71%) CentOS
14 1 (0.71%) Debian
14 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (14.29%) ITIL
2 13 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (9.29%) Project Management
3 12 (8.57%) PRINCE2
4 11 (7.86%) Data Protection
4 11 (7.86%) Performance Monitoring
5 10 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (6.43%) Identity Management
6 9 (6.43%) Mobile Development
6 9 (6.43%) Network Architecture
7 7 (5.00%) Software Deployment
8 6 (4.29%) Document Management
8 6 (4.29%) SDLC
8 6 (4.29%) Service Management
9 5 (3.57%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.14%) Logistics
10 3 (2.14%) Problem Management
10 3 (2.14%) Software Engineering
10 3 (2.14%) Software Testing
10 3 (2.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.43%) SQL
2 9 (6.43%) C#
2 9 (6.43%) Java
3 6 (4.29%) Objective-C
4 3 (2.14%) XAML
5 2 (1.43%) C
5 2 (1.43%) 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 26 (18.57%) A+ Certification
1 26 (18.57%) Network+ Certification
2 24 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (15.00%) MCSA
4 18 (12.86%) Security Cleared
5 13 (9.29%) SC Cleared
6 9 (6.43%) MCP
7 6 (4.29%) MCSE
8 3 (2.14%) Degree
8 3 (2.14%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.14%) ISTQB
8 3 (2.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.43%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (1.43%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.43%) MCTS
9 2 (1.43%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (0.71%) CCNA
10 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.86%) SLA
2 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 82 (58.57%) Active Directory
2 45 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (12.86%) XenApp
4 17 (12.14%) vSphere
5 15 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (10.00%) Hyper-V
7 13 (9.29%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.86%) XenDesktop
9 3 (2.14%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.43%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (9.29%) Backup Exec
1 13 (9.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 11 (7.86%) SCCM
3 10 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
3 10 (7.14%) NetBackup
4 4 (2.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (2.14%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.71%) Ansible
6 1 (0.71%) DameWare
6 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.71%) Puppet
6 1 (0.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 83 (59.29%) Microsoft
2 51 (36.43%) VMware
3 27 (19.29%) Citrix
4 25 (17.86%) WatchGuard
5 20 (14.29%) Cisco
6 14 (10.00%) Symantec
7 11 (7.86%) Intel Security
8 5 (3.57%) Apple
9 3 (2.14%) Altiris
9 3 (2.14%) IBM
9 3 (2.14%) MobileIron
9 3 (2.14%) Veritas
9 3 (2.14%) Xamarin
10 2 (1.43%) AppSense
10 2 (1.43%) Avaya
10 2 (1.43%) Dell
10 2 (1.43%) Sage
10 2 (1.43%) Veeam
11 1 (0.71%) BT
11 1 (0.71%) Sophos
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