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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 160 166 177
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 84 70 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.39% 1.13% 0.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.47% 4.19% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 65 61 36
Average salary £26,500 £27,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.85% -16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £18,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £28,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -13.84%
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
1881 1672 1412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 31.24% 27.03% 26.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1583 1442 1294
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 30 June 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 30 June 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
Bristol +7 34 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Wiltshire +10 27 £28,000 +3.70%
Gloucestershire -18 10 £21,000 -6.66% 2
Dorset +9 8 £24,000 -12.72% 3
Somerset +11 4 £25,000 -30.06% 1
Cornwall - 1 £16,000 -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 148 (100.00%) Windows
2 83 (56.08%) Microsoft
2 83 (56.08%) Windows 7
3 60 (40.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 58 (39.19%) MS Office
5 57 (38.51%) Active Directory
6 50 (33.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 49 (33.11%) MS Exchange
8 47 (31.76%) Windows XP
9 40 (27.03%) VMware
10 38 (25.68%) MS Excel
11 36 (24.32%) ITIL
12 34 (22.97%) Windows Server 2003
13 32 (21.62%) DHCP
14 29 (19.59%) Exchange Server 2010
15 28 (18.92%) SCCM
15 28 (18.92%) TCP/IP
15 28 (18.92%) DNS
16 23 (15.54%) Windows Phone
17 22 (14.86%) Apple iOS
17 22 (14.86%) Android
18 21 (14.19%) VPN
18 21 (14.19%) Microsoft Certification
19 18 (12.16%) C#
19 18 (12.16%) Firewall
19 18 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
19 18 (12.16%) Hyper-V
20 17 (11.49%) vSphere
20 17 (11.49%) Degree
20 17 (11.49%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 49 (33.11%) MS Exchange
2 29 (19.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (6.76%) Lync
5 9 (6.08%) WorkSite
6 8 (5.41%) IIS
7 7 (4.73%) SharePoint
8 5 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2000
9 4 (2.70%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 58 (39.19%) MS Office
2 38 (25.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.49%) Office 365
2 1 (0.68%) Route 53
2 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (21.62%) DHCP
2 28 (18.92%) TCP/IP
2 28 (18.92%) DNS
3 21 (14.19%) VPN
4 18 (12.16%) Firewall
5 14 (9.46%) SAN
6 11 (7.43%) VoIP
7 6 (4.05%) Internet
8 5 (3.38%) Wireless
9 4 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (2.70%) LAN
9 4 (2.70%) Telnet
9 4 (2.70%) ADSL
9 4 (2.70%) FTP
10 3 (2.03%) WAN
10 3 (2.03%) Network Security
10 3 (2.03%) Intranet
11 2 (1.35%) 3G
11 2 (1.35%) IPsec
11 2 (1.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.49%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.70%) MS Access
4 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (2.03%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.03%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.03%) MySQL
6 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (7.43%) Games
2 10 (6.76%) Law
3 5 (3.38%) Finance
4 4 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.03%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.03%) Back Office
6 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.68%) Advertising
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
7 1 (0.68%) Military
7 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (31.08%) Analyst
2 25 (16.89%) Support Engineer
2 25 (16.89%) IT Support
3 22 (14.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (14.19%) Developer
4 21 (14.19%) Support Analyst
5 17 (11.49%) Support Technician
5 17 (11.49%) Service Desk Analyst
5 17 (11.49%) Service Analyst
6 16 (10.81%) Software Developer
7 15 (10.14%) Desktop Support
8 12 (8.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 12 (8.11%) Desktop Engineer
9 11 (7.43%) Help Desk Analyst
10 10 (6.76%) IT Support Technician
11 9 (6.08%) Help Desk Support Analyst
11 9 (6.08%) IT Support Analyst
11 9 (6.08%) Help Desk Support
12 8 (5.41%) Software Engineer
12 8 (5.41%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.76%) .NET
2 3 (2.03%) Web Services
2 3 (2.03%) JSON
2 3 (2.03%) RESTful
3 2 (1.35%) Entity Framework
3 2 (1.35%) WPF
3 2 (1.35%) jQuery
3 2 (1.35%) HTML
3 2 (1.35%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.35%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.35%) CSS
4 1 (0.68%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.43%) Xbox
2 9 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.73%) EqualLogic
4 5 (3.38%) Handset
4 5 (3.38%) Clustering
5 4 (2.70%) Thin Client
5 4 (2.70%) Life Science
5 4 (2.70%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.03%) HP Storage
7 2 (1.35%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.35%) iPhone
7 2 (1.35%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.68%) iPad
8 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 148 (100.00%) Windows
2 83 (56.08%) Windows 7
3 60 (40.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 50 (33.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (31.76%) Windows XP
6 34 (22.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (15.54%) Windows Phone
8 22 (14.86%) Apple iOS
8 22 (14.86%) Android
9 11 (7.43%) Windows Vista
10 8 (5.41%) Windows 2000
11 6 (4.05%) Linux
12 1 (0.68%) Solaris
12 1 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.32%) ITIL
2 16 (10.81%) Service Delivery
2 16 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (10.81%) Unit Testing
2 16 (10.81%) System Testing
2 16 (10.81%) MVVM
3 14 (9.46%) Android Development
3 14 (9.46%) iOS Development
4 13 (8.78%) SDLC
5 12 (8.11%) Test Automation
5 12 (8.11%) TDD
5 12 (8.11%) Pair Programming
6 11 (7.43%) Software Engineering
7 9 (6.08%) Incident Management
7 9 (6.08%) Migration
8 8 (5.41%) Document Management
8 8 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (4.05%) ITIL V3
9 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Office Automation
9 6 (4.05%) Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.16%) C#
2 16 (10.81%) XAML
3 14 (9.46%) SQL
4 7 (4.73%) Java
5 5 (3.38%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.03%) Clojure
7 2 (1.35%) Scala
7 2 (1.35%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.35%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.35%) Haskell
8 1 (0.68%) PHP
8 1 (0.68%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (14.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (11.49%) Degree
3 15 (10.14%) MCSE
4 12 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (7.43%) MCSA
6 8 (5.41%) MCP
6 8 (5.41%) Security Cleared
7 5 (3.38%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.03%) CCNA
8 3 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.35%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.35%) CCENT
9 2 (1.35%) MCITP
9 2 (1.35%) MCDST
10 1 (0.68%) MCTS
10 1 (0.68%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.68%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (38.51%) Active Directory
2 18 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (12.16%) Hyper-V
3 17 (11.49%) vSphere
4 5 (3.38%) XenApp
4 5 (3.38%) XenServer
4 5 (3.38%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.35%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.68%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 28 (18.92%) SCCM
2 9 (6.08%) Backup Exec
3 5 (3.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (3.38%) NetBackup
3 5 (3.38%) SCOM
3 5 (3.38%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (3.38%) Windows Intune
3 5 (3.38%) SCSM
4 4 (2.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (2.70%) WSUS
5 1 (0.68%) Nagios
Vendors
1 83 (56.08%) Microsoft
2 40 (27.03%) VMware
3 16 (10.81%) Xamarin
3 16 (10.81%) Citrix
4 13 (8.78%) HP
4 13 (8.78%) Symantec
5 12 (8.11%) Dell
6 9 (6.08%) Cisco
7 8 (5.41%) Hummingbird
7 8 (5.41%) OpenText
7 8 (5.41%) Meridio
8 6 (4.05%) Apple
9 5 (3.38%) McAfee
9 5 (3.38%) MobileIron
10 4 (2.70%) ServiceNow
10 4 (2.70%) Remedy
10 4 (2.70%) Adobe
11 3 (2.03%) Sophos
12 2 (1.35%) Progress
12 2 (1.35%) Avaya
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