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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
England / South West
Rank 213 179 190
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 28 78 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.56% 1.34% 0.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.48% 4.45% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 22 67 44
Median salary £22,500 £25,000 £24,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,000 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £40,000 £41,750
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -

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
1128 1751 1639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 22.37% 29.99% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 989 1532 1414
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,820
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -2.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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
Dorset +29 9 £28,500 -12.30% 1
Wiltshire +8 7 £22,500 -4.76% 1
Bristol -32 6 £26,000 -13.33% 1
Devon - 4 £26,500 -
Gloucestershire -8 2 £19,000 -41.53%
Somerset -11 2 £19,000 - 1
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (72.41%) Active Directory
3 59 (67.82%) Microsoft
4 55 (63.22%) Windows Server
5 53 (60.92%) Windows 7
6 52 (59.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 48 (55.17%) MS Office
8 47 (54.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 39 (44.83%) Windows 10
10 38 (43.68%) MS Exchange
11 37 (42.53%) LAN
11 37 (42.53%) WAN
12 29 (33.33%) Windows XP
12 29 (33.33%) VMware
13 24 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
14 23 (26.44%) MS Excel
15 22 (25.29%) SQL Server
15 22 (25.29%) Microsoft Certification
16 20 (22.99%) Windows Server 2003
17 19 (21.84%) ITIL
18 17 (19.54%) Driving Licence
18 17 (19.54%) SQL Server 2008
18 17 (19.54%) Hyper-V
18 17 (19.54%) SQL Server 2005
18 17 (19.54%) SQL
19 16 (18.39%) VLAN
20 15 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
20 15 (17.24%) VBScript
20 15 (17.24%) VB
20 15 (17.24%) Visual Studio

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 38 (43.68%) MS Exchange
2 13 (14.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 13 (14.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.15%) Apache
5 1 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.15%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 48 (55.17%) MS Office
2 23 (26.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (42.53%) LAN
1 37 (42.53%) WAN
2 16 (18.39%) VLAN
3 14 (16.09%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (10.34%) Firewall
5 5 (5.75%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.60%) ADSL
6 4 (4.60%) Internet
6 4 (4.60%) VPN
7 3 (3.45%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.30%) DHCP
8 2 (2.30%) DNS
8 2 (2.30%) SAN
9 1 (1.15%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.15%) Intranet
9 1 (1.15%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.15%) Skype
9 1 (1.15%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (1.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.29%) SQL Server
2 17 (19.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 17 (19.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.60%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (17.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (6.90%) Advertising
2 1 (1.15%) Finance
2 1 (1.15%) Legal
2 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (43.68%) IT Support
2 27 (31.03%) Support Engineer
3 20 (22.99%) Analyst
4 19 (21.84%) Support Technician
5 18 (20.69%) IT Analyst
6 17 (19.54%) Desktop Engineer
7 16 (18.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 16 (18.39%) Desktop Support
7 16 (18.39%) IT Support Technician
7 16 (18.39%) IT Technician
8 14 (16.09%) 2nd Line Support
9 13 (14.94%) Support Analyst
10 12 (13.79%) IT Engineer
10 12 (13.79%) IT Support Analyst
11 11 (12.64%) IT Support Engineer
12 10 (11.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 9 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
14 8 (9.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 8 (9.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 8 (9.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.60%) HTML
2 2 (2.30%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.54%) Driving Licence
2 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.45%) CESG
4 1 (1.15%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.15%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.15%) Handset
4 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.15%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (63.22%) Windows Server
3 53 (60.92%) Windows 7
4 52 (59.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 47 (54.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (44.83%) Windows 10
7 29 (33.33%) Windows XP
8 20 (22.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (14.94%) Windows Vista
10 10 (11.49%) Linux
11 6 (6.90%) Unix
12 4 (4.60%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.84%) ITIL
2 8 (9.20%) Service Delivery
3 6 (6.90%) ERP
4 5 (5.75%) PRINCE2
4 5 (5.75%) Project Management
5 4 (4.60%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (3.45%) Patch Management
6 3 (3.45%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (2.30%) Change Management
7 2 (2.30%) High Availability
7 2 (2.30%) Line Management
7 2 (2.30%) Time Management
8 1 (1.15%) Business Development
8 1 (1.15%) Information Security
8 1 (1.15%) ITSM
8 1 (1.15%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (1.15%) Migration
8 1 (1.15%) OpenUP
8 1 (1.15%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.15%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.54%) SQL
2 15 (17.24%) VB
2 15 (17.24%) VBScript
3 3 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (25.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (13.79%) MCP
3 11 (12.64%) Security Cleared
4 9 (10.34%) MCSA
5 7 (8.05%) SC Cleared
6 6 (6.90%) A+ Certification
6 6 (6.90%) CCNA
6 6 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (6.90%) MCSE
7 4 (4.60%) CCNP
7 4 (4.60%) Degree
7 4 (4.60%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (2.30%) HNC
8 2 (2.30%) HND
9 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.15%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 63 (72.41%) Active Directory
2 24 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (19.54%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.75%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.60%) vSphere
6 2 (2.30%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.15%) Postfix
7 1 (1.15%) Squid
7 1 (1.15%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.15%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) SCCM
2 3 (3.45%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 59 (67.82%) Microsoft
2 29 (33.33%) VMware
3 9 (10.34%) Cisco
4 8 (9.20%) Wyse
5 6 (6.90%) HP
5 6 (6.90%) Veeam
6 5 (5.75%) WatchGuard
7 4 (4.60%) Apple
8 3 (3.45%) Citrix
8 3 (3.45%) Dell
9 1 (1.15%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (1.15%) EMC
9 1 (1.15%) IBM
9 1 (1.15%) Lotus
9 1 (1.15%) Mitel
9 1 (1.15%) NetApp
9 1 (1.15%) Red Box
9 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.15%) Veritas
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