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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 169 174 216
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +42
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 69 37 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.11% 0.73% 0.052%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.01% 2.50% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 51 28 3
Average salary £29,500 £28,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.35% +24.44%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
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
1722 1481 1744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.69% 29.11% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1466 1297 1526
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
Somerset -2 20 £24,500 -30.00% 3
Bristol +4 16 £35,000 +20.68% 2
Dorset +5 15 £24,375 -35.00% 3
Wiltshire +5 10 £25,000 - 1
Gloucestershire -4 7 £29,500 +7.27% 1
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 146 (100.00%) Windows
2 105 (71.92%) Microsoft
3 75 (51.37%) Windows 7
4 70 (47.95%) Active Directory
5 69 (47.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 61 (41.78%) MS Exchange
7 58 (39.73%) Windows XP
8 48 (32.88%) DHCP
8 48 (32.88%) DNS
9 47 (32.19%) MS Excel
10 42 (28.77%) Windows Server 2012
11 41 (28.08%) Exchange Server 2010
12 39 (26.71%) ITIL
12 39 (26.71%) MS Office
12 39 (26.71%) Windows Server 2003
12 39 (26.71%) VMware
13 38 (26.03%) TCP/IP
14 35 (23.97%) Microsoft Certification
15 33 (22.60%) Firewall
15 33 (22.60%) VMware Infrastructure
16 31 (21.23%) Windows Vista
17 26 (17.81%) SCCM
17 26 (17.81%) Exchange Server 2013
18 23 (15.75%) Apple iOS
18 23 (15.75%) Android
19 22 (15.07%) HP
20 21 (14.38%) Citrix
20 21 (14.38%) SQL Server
21 20 (13.70%) SQL
21 20 (13.70%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 61 (41.78%) MS Exchange
2 41 (28.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (17.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (13.70%) SharePoint
5 19 (13.01%) Exchange Server 2003
6 15 (10.27%) IIS
6 15 (10.27%) Lync
7 13 (8.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2000
9 7 (4.79%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (3.42%) MS Project Server
11 4 (2.74%) IBM Notes
12 3 (2.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 47 (32.19%) MS Excel
2 39 (26.71%) MS Office
3 2 (1.37%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.37%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.37%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.68%) assyst
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.68%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.33%) Office 365
2 14 (9.59%) GitHub
3 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (32.88%) DHCP
1 48 (32.88%) DNS
2 38 (26.03%) TCP/IP
3 33 (22.60%) Firewall
4 15 (10.27%) LAN
5 13 (8.90%) WAN
6 10 (6.85%) VPN
7 9 (6.16%) SAN
8 8 (5.48%) Intranet
9 7 (4.79%) Internet
10 6 (4.11%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (2.74%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (2.05%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (2.05%) 3G
12 3 (2.05%) ADSL
13 2 (1.37%) Bluetooth
13 2 (1.37%) VoIP
13 2 (1.37%) NAS
13 2 (1.37%) Network Security
14 1 (0.68%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.68%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 14 (9.59%) Xcode
2 4 (2.74%) MSI
3 2 (1.37%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.68%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (9.59%) Finance
2 5 (3.42%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.74%) Retail
3 4 (2.74%) Marketing
4 3 (2.05%) Games
4 3 (2.05%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.37%) Automotive
5 2 (1.37%) Legal
5 2 (1.37%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 30 (20.55%) Analyst
2 23 (15.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (13.01%) Developer
4 18 (12.33%) Support Engineer
5 12 (8.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 12 (8.22%) IT Support
6 9 (6.16%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (6.16%) Service Analyst
6 9 (6.16%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (5.48%) Field Engineer
7 8 (5.48%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (4.79%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (4.79%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 7 (4.79%) Support Analyst
8 7 (4.79%) Android Developer
8 7 (4.79%) iOS Developer
9 6 (4.11%) Administrator
9 6 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (3.42%) Help Desk Technician
10 5 (3.42%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.48%) Application Packaging
2 4 (2.74%) CSS
2 4 (2.74%) HTML
2 4 (2.74%) OCX
3 3 (2.05%) .NET
4 2 (1.37%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.37%) JSON
4 2 (1.37%) Web Services
4 2 (1.37%) XML
4 2 (1.37%) WCF
4 2 (1.37%) WPF
4 2 (1.37%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.68%) LINQ
5 1 (0.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (0.68%) Reactive Extensions
5 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.68%) Middleware
5 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.59%) Digital Media
2 13 (8.90%) iPad
3 9 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.48%) Blackberry
5 7 (4.79%) Smartphone
6 6 (4.11%) iPhone
6 6 (4.11%) Clustering
7 4 (2.74%) User Experience
8 3 (2.05%) EqualLogic
9 2 (1.37%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.37%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.68%) Tandem
10 1 (0.68%) Handset
10 1 (0.68%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 146 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (51.37%) Windows 7
3 69 (47.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 58 (39.73%) Windows XP
5 42 (28.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (26.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (21.23%) Windows Vista
8 23 (15.75%) Android
8 23 (15.75%) Apple iOS
9 11 (7.53%) Windows 2000
10 9 (6.16%) Linux
11 4 (2.74%) Mac OS X
11 4 (2.74%) Mac OS
11 4 (2.74%) Windows Phone
12 3 (2.05%) CentOS
12 3 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.71%) ITIL
2 11 (7.53%) Identity Management
2 11 (7.53%) Asset Management
3 10 (6.85%) Incident Management
3 10 (6.85%) Mentoring
4 9 (6.16%) Software Deployment
4 9 (6.16%) Problem Management
5 8 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (5.48%) Project Management
6 7 (4.79%) Migration
6 7 (4.79%) Android Development
6 7 (4.79%) iOS Development
7 6 (4.11%) Coaching
7 6 (4.11%) Time Management
7 6 (4.11%) Data Protection
7 6 (4.11%) Service Management
7 6 (4.11%) ERP
8 5 (3.42%) PRINCE2
8 5 (3.42%) Configuration Management
8 5 (3.42%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.70%) SQL
2 8 (5.48%) VBScript
3 6 (4.11%) VB
4 5 (3.42%) C#
5 4 (2.74%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.37%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.37%) VBA
6 2 (1.37%) XAML
7 1 (0.68%) PHP
7 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (23.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (13.01%) Degree
3 17 (11.64%) MCP
4 12 (8.22%) MCSE
4 12 (8.22%) MCSA
5 11 (7.53%) Security Cleared
6 10 (6.85%) MCITP
7 8 (5.48%) SC Cleared
8 5 (3.42%) MCTS
9 4 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.68%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.68%) CCNA
11 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.90%) SLA
2 2 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 70 (47.95%) Active Directory
2 33 (22.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (13.70%) Hyper-V
3 20 (13.70%) vSphere
4 11 (7.53%) VMware ESX
5 7 (4.79%) XenApp
5 7 (4.79%) Forefront TMG
6 6 (4.11%) XenServer
6 6 (4.11%) Terminal Services
7 5 (3.42%) XenDesktop
7 5 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.74%) UAG
8 4 (2.74%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 26 (17.81%) SCCM
2 17 (11.64%) Backup Exec
3 8 (5.48%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (5.48%) NetBackup
3 8 (5.48%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (2.74%) SCOM
4 4 (2.74%) SAP Afaria
4 4 (2.74%) SCSM
5 3 (2.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (2.05%) WSUS
6 2 (1.37%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.37%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 105 (71.92%) Microsoft
2 39 (26.71%) VMware
3 22 (15.07%) HP
4 21 (14.38%) Citrix
5 20 (13.70%) Cisco
6 18 (12.33%) Apple
7 13 (8.90%) Symantec
8 9 (6.16%) Remedy
8 9 (6.16%) ServiceNow
9 8 (5.48%) McAfee
10 5 (3.42%) EMC
11 4 (2.74%) Dell
11 4 (2.74%) SAP
11 4 (2.74%) NetApp
11 4 (2.74%) Lotus
11 4 (2.74%) AppSense
11 4 (2.74%) WatchGuard
12 3 (2.05%) LANDesk
12 3 (2.05%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.05%) Juniper
Melksham, Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Krooter
Salary: Candidates seeking salaries from £15K to £30K will be considered
Posted: 9 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Annual Bonus, Flexible Working Hours
Posted: 9 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Ecclesiastical Insurance
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package / Car Allowance
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Poole
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Exeter
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago