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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
England / South West
Rank 188 194 191
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 37 53 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.76% 0.95% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.20% 3.09% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 26 43 41
Median salary £28,000 £28,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,800 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -

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
1155 1713 1561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 23.66% 30.64% 25.99%
Number of salaries quoted 985 1536 1368
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +18 11 £28,500 +1.78%
Devon +11 9 £30,000 +9.09%
Wiltshire +21 7 £22,500 -12.62% 2
Bristol -10 7 £26,000 -13.33% 1
Somerset -1 1 £34,500 - 1
Gloucestershire -10 1 £46,000 +155.55%
Cornwall - 1 £20,500 -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 98 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 69 (70.41%) Windows Server
4 64 (65.31%) Windows 7
5 58 (59.18%) Microsoft
6 57 (58.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 54 (55.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 47 (47.96%) MS Exchange
9 45 (45.92%) Windows 10
10 44 (44.90%) LAN
10 44 (44.90%) WAN
10 44 (44.90%) MS Office
11 37 (37.76%) VMware
12 34 (34.69%) SQL Server
13 33 (33.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 32 (32.65%) Windows XP
15 27 (27.55%) Microsoft Certification
16 26 (26.53%) Windows Server 2003
17 25 (25.51%) Driving Licence
18 24 (24.49%) MS Excel
18 24 (24.49%) SQL
19 22 (22.45%) Hyper-V
20 21 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
21 20 (20.41%) ITIL
22 19 (19.39%) SQL Server 2005
22 19 (19.39%) VLAN
22 19 (19.39%) SQL Server 2008
23 18 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2013
23 18 (18.37%) Firewall
24 17 (17.35%) SQL Server 2012

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 47 (47.96%) MS Exchange
2 21 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 18 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (15.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.06%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.04%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.02%) Apache
Applications
1 44 (44.90%) MS Office
2 24 (24.49%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (44.90%) LAN
1 44 (44.90%) WAN
2 19 (19.39%) VLAN
3 18 (18.37%) Firewall
4 14 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
5 13 (13.27%) TCP/IP
6 9 (9.18%) VPN
7 8 (8.16%) ADSL
8 4 (4.08%) DNS
9 3 (3.06%) Ethernet
10 2 (2.04%) DHCP
10 2 (2.04%) Internet
10 2 (2.04%) Intranet
10 2 (2.04%) Skype
10 2 (2.04%) Wireless
11 1 (1.02%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (1.02%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.02%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (1.02%) SAN
11 1 (1.02%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (34.69%) SQL Server
2 19 (19.39%) SQL Server 2005
2 19 (19.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (17.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.08%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.02%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (15.31%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.02%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (5.10%) Advertising
2 1 (1.02%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (37.76%) IT Support
2 31 (31.63%) Support Engineer
3 23 (23.47%) Analyst
4 22 (22.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 22 (22.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 21 (21.43%) Desktop Engineer
6 20 (20.41%) Support Technician
7 19 (19.39%) IT Analyst
8 18 (18.37%) Desktop Support
9 16 (16.33%) IT Support Technician
9 16 (16.33%) IT Technician
10 15 (15.31%) Support Analyst
11 13 (13.27%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 13 (13.27%) IT Support Analyst
12 12 (12.24%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 9 (9.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 9 (9.18%) IT Engineer
13 9 (9.18%) IT Support Engineer
13 9 (9.18%) Server Support
14 8 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.08%) HTML
1 4 (4.08%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 25 (25.51%) Driving Licence
2 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.06%) CESG
4 1 (1.02%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.02%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.02%) Handset
4 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.02%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.02%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 98 (100.00%) Windows
2 69 (70.41%) Windows Server
3 64 (65.31%) Windows 7
4 57 (58.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 54 (55.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (45.92%) Windows 10
7 32 (32.65%) Windows XP
8 26 (26.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (16.33%) Windows Vista
10 15 (15.31%) Linux
11 11 (11.22%) Unix
12 4 (4.08%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
13 1 (1.02%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.41%) ITIL
2 10 (10.20%) PRINCE2
2 10 (10.20%) Project Management
3 9 (9.18%) Service Delivery
4 6 (6.12%) ERP
5 5 (5.10%) Patch Management
6 4 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (4.08%) Change Management
6 4 (4.08%) Line Management
7 2 (2.04%) High Availability
7 2 (2.04%) Migration
8 1 (1.02%) Defect Management
8 1 (1.02%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (1.02%) ITSM
8 1 (1.02%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.02%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.02%) SDLC
8 1 (1.02%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.02%) Test Strategy
8 1 (1.02%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 24 (24.49%) SQL
2 15 (15.31%) VB
2 15 (15.31%) VBScript
3 5 (5.10%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.06%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (27.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 12 (12.24%) MCSA
4 9 (9.18%) MCP
4 9 (9.18%) SC Cleared
5 8 (8.16%) A+ Certification
5 8 (8.16%) Network+ Certification
6 7 (7.14%) MCSE
7 5 (5.10%) CCNA
7 5 (5.10%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (4.08%) Degree
9 2 (2.04%) CCNP
9 2 (2.04%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.04%) HNC
9 2 (2.04%) HND
10 1 (1.02%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (1.02%) MCITP
10 1 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) SLA
2 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 70 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 33 (33.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (22.45%) Hyper-V
4 11 (11.22%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (7.14%) vSphere
6 3 (3.06%) Terminal Services
6 3 (3.06%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.02%) Postfix
8 1 (1.02%) Squid
8 1 (1.02%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.02%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.02%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (8.16%) SCCM
2 6 (6.12%) Backup Exec
3 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.02%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 58 (59.18%) Microsoft
2 37 (37.76%) VMware
3 12 (12.24%) Cisco
4 10 (10.20%) WatchGuard
4 10 (10.20%) Wyse
5 6 (6.12%) HP
6 5 (5.10%) Veeam
7 4 (4.08%) Apple
8 3 (3.06%) Citrix
9 2 (2.04%) Dell
9 2 (2.04%) Veritas
10 1 (1.02%) Altiris
10 1 (1.02%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (1.02%) EMC
10 1 (1.02%) Mitel
10 1 (1.02%) NetApp
10 1 (1.02%) Red Box
10 1 (1.02%) Red Hat
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