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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 174 168 200
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +32
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 74 68 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.20% 1.17% 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.15% 4.46% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 47 53 18
Average salary £23,500 £25,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,650 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
1784 1526 1586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 28.95% 26.35% 29.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1466 1341 1392
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £47,500
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +1 23 £22,000 -18.51% 3
Bristol +4 19 £42,500 +78.94% 2
Gloucestershire -3 15 £22,500 -8.16% 1
Dorset -19 11 £32,500 +32.65% 1
Somerset +6 6 £25,000 -12.28%
Cornwall - 2 £20,250 -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 122 (100.00%) Windows
2 83 (68.03%) Microsoft
3 73 (59.84%) Windows 7
4 56 (45.90%) Active Directory
5 50 (40.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (39.34%) Windows XP
7 47 (38.52%) MS Office
8 42 (34.43%) MS Excel
9 40 (32.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 37 (30.33%) MS Exchange
11 31 (25.41%) VMware
12 26 (21.31%) Exchange Server 2010
13 25 (20.49%) SCCM
13 25 (20.49%) ITIL
13 25 (20.49%) DHCP
13 25 (20.49%) TCP/IP
13 25 (20.49%) Windows Server 2003
14 22 (18.03%) DNS
15 20 (16.39%) Microsoft Certification
15 20 (16.39%) Hyper-V
15 20 (16.39%) Office 365
16 19 (15.57%) VMware Infrastructure
17 17 (13.93%) Citrix
17 17 (13.93%) Firewall
18 14 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2013
19 12 (9.84%) Degree
19 12 (9.84%) Service Delivery
19 12 (9.84%) HP
20 11 (9.02%) C#
20 11 (9.02%) Symantec

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 37 (30.33%) MS Exchange
2 26 (21.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (9.02%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (7.38%) Lync
6 8 (6.56%) WorkSite
6 8 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (4.92%) SharePoint
8 5 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (1.64%) IIS
9 2 (1.64%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 47 (38.52%) MS Office
2 42 (34.43%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.39%) Office 365
2 1 (0.82%) IaaS
2 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (20.49%) DHCP
1 25 (20.49%) TCP/IP
2 22 (18.03%) DNS
3 17 (13.93%) Firewall
4 10 (8.20%) SAN
5 8 (6.56%) VPN
6 7 (5.74%) VoIP
7 6 (4.92%) Internet
7 6 (4.92%) Wireless
8 5 (4.10%) WAN
8 5 (4.10%) LAN
9 4 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (2.46%) Intranet
11 2 (1.64%) Bluetooth
11 2 (1.64%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (7.38%) Law
2 6 (4.92%) Finance
3 5 (4.10%) Games
4 3 (2.46%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.46%) Advertising
5 2 (1.64%) Back Office
6 1 (0.82%) Military
6 1 (0.82%) Retail
6 1 (0.82%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (39.34%) Analyst
2 22 (18.03%) IT Support
3 21 (17.21%) Support Analyst
3 21 (17.21%) Service Analyst
3 21 (17.21%) Service Desk Analyst
4 16 (13.11%) Support Engineer
5 15 (12.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (9.02%) Developer
7 10 (8.20%) Help Desk Analyst
8 9 (7.38%) IT Support Analyst
9 8 (6.56%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 8 (6.56%) Help Desk Support
9 8 (6.56%) Software Developer
9 8 (6.56%) Desktop Support
10 7 (5.74%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (5.74%) Deskside Support
10 7 (5.74%) Deskside Analyst
10 7 (5.74%) Deskside Support Analyst
11 6 (4.92%) Installations Engineer
11 6 (4.92%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.46%) HTML
1 3 (2.46%) .NET
1 3 (2.46%) ASP.NET
1 3 (2.46%) CSS
2 2 (1.64%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.64%) WPF
2 2 (1.64%) jQuery
2 2 (1.64%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.46%) Thin Client
2 3 (2.46%) Handset
2 3 (2.46%) Life Science
2 3 (2.46%) Fat Client
3 2 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (1.64%) iPhone
3 2 (1.64%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.64%) Clustering
4 1 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.82%) Replication
4 1 (0.82%) Open Source
4 1 (0.82%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 122 (100.00%) Windows
2 73 (59.84%) Windows 7
3 50 (40.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (39.34%) Windows XP
5 40 (32.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (20.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (8.20%) Windows Vista
7 10 (8.20%) Windows Phone
8 8 (6.56%) Windows 2000
9 4 (3.28%) Linux
10 2 (1.64%) Android
10 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.82%) UNIX
11 1 (0.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.49%) ITIL
2 12 (9.84%) Service Delivery
3 11 (9.02%) Incident Management
4 8 (6.56%) Unit Testing
4 8 (6.56%) System Testing
4 8 (6.56%) Test Automation
4 8 (6.56%) MVVM
4 8 (6.56%) Migration
4 8 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (6.56%) TDD
4 8 (6.56%) Pair Programming
5 7 (5.74%) Document Management
6 5 (4.10%) Revenue Management
6 5 (4.10%) ITIL V3
6 5 (4.10%) Identity Management
7 3 (2.46%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.46%) Time Management
8 2 (1.64%) Business Continuity
8 2 (1.64%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (1.64%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.02%) C#
2 10 (8.20%) SQL
3 8 (6.56%) XAML
4 6 (4.92%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.28%) Java
6 2 (1.64%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.64%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.82%) VBScript
7 1 (0.82%) VB
7 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (16.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (9.84%) Degree
3 10 (8.20%) MCSE
3 10 (8.20%) MCSA
4 7 (5.74%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.92%) MCP
5 6 (4.92%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.64%) MCITP
8 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.82%) CCNA
8 1 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (45.90%) Active Directory
2 20 (16.39%) Hyper-V
3 19 (15.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (9.02%) vSphere
5 5 (4.10%) VMware ESX
5 5 (4.10%) XenApp
6 4 (3.28%) XenServer
7 1 (0.82%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.82%) Postfix
7 1 (0.82%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 25 (20.49%) SCCM
2 8 (6.56%) SCOM
2 8 (6.56%) Backup Exec
2 8 (6.56%) SCSM
3 5 (4.10%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (4.10%) Windows Intune
3 5 (4.10%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (4.10%) NetBackup
4 4 (3.28%) WSUS
5 3 (2.46%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.82%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 83 (68.03%) Microsoft
2 31 (25.41%) VMware
3 17 (13.93%) Citrix
4 12 (9.84%) HP
5 11 (9.02%) Symantec
6 8 (6.56%) Xamarin
7 7 (5.74%) Meridio
7 7 (5.74%) Hummingbird
7 7 (5.74%) OpenText
8 6 (4.92%) McAfee
9 4 (3.28%) Apple
10 3 (2.46%) MobileIron
10 3 (2.46%) 3PAR
10 3 (2.46%) Dell
10 3 (2.46%) Adobe
10 3 (2.46%) Cisco
11 2 (1.64%) Avaya
11 2 (1.64%) Sophos
11 2 (1.64%) Remedy
11 2 (1.64%) Progress
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Information Technology Services
Salary: £22k - 24k per year + £1,500 training allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £3500 - £30000 per annum + Car Allowance + MS Certs + Package
Posted: 23 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago