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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 171 165 209
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +44
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 66 65 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.08% 1.20% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.90% 4.42% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 48 50 12
Average salary £22,500 £25,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,550 £19,175 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- -12.69%
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
1692 1470 1637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.80% 27.03% 30.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1425 1294 1412
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 March 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 March 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
Wiltshire +8 22 £21,750 -16.34% 3
Bristol -5 16 £41,250 +65.00% 4
Gloucestershire -6 13 £22,500 -8.16% 3
Dorset -23 9 £32,500 +38.29% 2
Somerset +5 3 - -
Devon +2 2 £16,000 -31.55%
Cornwall - 2 £20,250 - 2
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 115 (100.00%) Windows
2 76 (66.09%) Microsoft
3 69 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 56 (48.70%) Active Directory
5 50 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (38.26%) Windows XP
7 41 (35.65%) MS Office
8 40 (34.78%) MS Excel
9 36 (31.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 34 (29.57%) MS Exchange
11 29 (25.22%) TCP/IP
12 27 (23.48%) VMware
13 25 (21.74%) DHCP
14 24 (20.87%) Windows Server 2003
15 22 (19.13%) DNS
15 22 (19.13%) Exchange Server 2010
15 22 (19.13%) SCCM
16 21 (18.26%) Office 365
16 21 (18.26%) ITIL
16 21 (18.26%) Firewall
17 20 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
18 19 (16.52%) Hyper-V
19 17 (14.78%) VMware Infrastructure
20 16 (13.91%) Citrix
21 14 (12.17%) Exchange Server 2013
22 13 (11.30%) C#
23 12 (10.43%) SQL
23 12 (10.43%) Degree
24 11 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2003
25 10 (8.70%) Windows Vista

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 34 (29.57%) MS Exchange
2 22 (19.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (12.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (6.09%) Lync
7 6 (5.22%) WorkSite
8 5 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2000
9 4 (3.48%) SharePoint
10 3 (2.61%) IIS
11 2 (1.74%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 41 (35.65%) MS Office
2 40 (34.78%) MS Excel
3 8 (6.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.74%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.87%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 21 (18.26%) Office 365
2 1 (0.87%) IaaS
2 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (25.22%) TCP/IP
2 25 (21.74%) DHCP
3 22 (19.13%) DNS
4 21 (18.26%) Firewall
5 8 (6.96%) SAN
5 8 (6.96%) VPN
6 7 (6.09%) VoIP
7 6 (5.22%) Internet
7 6 (5.22%) Wireless
8 5 (4.35%) WAN
8 5 (4.35%) LAN
9 4 (3.48%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (2.61%) Intranet
11 2 (1.74%) 3G
11 2 (1.74%) Bluetooth
12 1 (0.87%) PBX
12 1 (0.87%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (5.22%) Law
2 5 (4.35%) Games
3 4 (3.48%) Finance
3 4 (3.48%) Advertising
4 2 (1.74%) Back Office
5 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.87%) Legal
5 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (34.78%) Analyst
2 25 (21.74%) IT Support
3 19 (16.52%) Support Analyst
4 17 (14.78%) Service Analyst
4 17 (14.78%) Service Desk Analyst
5 14 (12.17%) Support Engineer
6 13 (11.30%) Developer
6 13 (11.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (7.83%) IT Support Analyst
8 8 (6.96%) Help Desk Analyst
8 8 (6.96%) Software Developer
9 7 (6.09%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (6.09%) Support Technician
10 6 (5.22%) Help Desk Support
10 6 (5.22%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (5.22%) Desktop Support
10 6 (5.22%) Installations Engineer
10 6 (5.22%) Help Desk Support Analyst
11 5 (4.35%) IT Support Technician
11 5 (4.35%) Deskside Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.35%) HTML
1 5 (4.35%) .NET
1 5 (4.35%) ASP.NET
1 5 (4.35%) CSS
2 2 (1.74%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.74%) WPF
2 2 (1.74%) jQuery
2 2 (1.74%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.61%) Thin Client
1 3 (2.61%) Blackberry
1 3 (2.61%) Handset
1 3 (2.61%) Fat Client
2 2 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (1.74%) iPhone
2 2 (1.74%) Clustering
2 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (0.87%) Life Science
3 1 (0.87%) Open Source
3 1 (0.87%) iPad
3 1 (0.87%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 115 (100.00%) Windows
2 69 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 50 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (38.26%) Windows XP
5 36 (31.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (20.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (8.70%) Windows Vista
7 10 (8.70%) Windows Phone
8 8 (6.96%) Windows 2000
9 4 (3.48%) Linux
10 2 (1.74%) Android
10 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.87%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.26%) ITIL
2 10 (8.70%) Service Delivery
2 10 (8.70%) Incident Management
3 8 (6.96%) Unit Testing
3 8 (6.96%) System Testing
3 8 (6.96%) Test Automation
3 8 (6.96%) MVVM
3 8 (6.96%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (6.96%) TDD
3 8 (6.96%) Pair Programming
4 6 (5.22%) Migration
5 5 (4.35%) Identity Management
5 5 (4.35%) ITIL V3
5 5 (4.35%) Revenue Management
5 5 (4.35%) Document Management
6 4 (3.48%) Risk Management
7 3 (2.61%) Time Management
8 2 (1.74%) ITSM
8 2 (1.74%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.74%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.30%) C#
2 12 (10.43%) SQL
3 8 (6.96%) XAML
4 5 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.48%) Java
6 3 (2.61%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.74%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.74%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.87%) VBScript
8 1 (0.87%) VB
8 1 (0.87%) Perl
8 1 (0.87%) PHP
8 1 (0.87%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (10.43%) Degree
3 9 (7.83%) MCSE
3 9 (7.83%) MCSA
4 6 (5.22%) MCP
5 5 (4.35%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.48%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.74%) CCNA
7 2 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.87%) MCTS
8 1 (0.87%) MCITP
8 1 (0.87%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.87%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (48.70%) Active Directory
2 19 (16.52%) Hyper-V
3 17 (14.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.09%) vSphere
5 5 (4.35%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.48%) XenApp
7 2 (1.74%) XenServer
7 2 (1.74%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.87%) Postfix
8 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.87%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.87%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.87%) UAG
Systems Management
1 22 (19.13%) SCCM
2 9 (7.83%) SCOM
2 9 (7.83%) Backup Exec
3 8 (6.96%) SCSM
4 5 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (4.35%) NetBackup
5 4 (3.48%) Windows Intune
6 3 (2.61%) WSUS
6 3 (2.61%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.87%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 76 (66.09%) Microsoft
2 27 (23.48%) VMware
3 16 (13.91%) Citrix
4 10 (8.70%) HP
4 10 (8.70%) Symantec
5 8 (6.96%) Xamarin
6 6 (5.22%) McAfee
7 5 (4.35%) Hummingbird
7 5 (4.35%) OpenText
7 5 (4.35%) Meridio
8 4 (3.48%) Apple
8 4 (3.48%) Cisco
9 3 (2.61%) Adobe
9 3 (2.61%) Dell
9 3 (2.61%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.74%) Acronis
10 2 (1.74%) Veeam
10 2 (1.74%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.74%) Avaya
10 2 (1.74%) Sophos
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