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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 209 179 167
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 45 71 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.80% 1.19% 1.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.97% 4.01% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 35 68 57
Median salary £27,000 £27,250 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.91% +9.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £47,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -
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
1515 1772 1694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.86% 29.63% 27.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1330 1508 1448
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Wiltshire +7 9 £27,000 +20.00% 1
Bristol -5 9 £25,750 -39.41% 1
Gloucestershire -5 8 £38,750 +31.35%
Dorset -1 6 £37,500 +57.89%
Cornwall - 6 £24,000 - 2
Devon +5 4 £28,000 +47.36%
Somerset -5 3 £26,250 -4.54%
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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.

1 115 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (70.43%) Windows 7
3 71 (61.74%) Microsoft
4 68 (59.13%) Active Directory
5 64 (55.65%) Windows Server
6 58 (50.43%) MS Exchange
7 53 (46.09%) TCP/IP
7 53 (46.09%) Windows 10
8 52 (45.22%) VMware
8 52 (45.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 51 (44.35%) Firewall
10 49 (42.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 46 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 41 (35.65%) SQL Server
13 40 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
14 38 (33.04%) LAN
15 36 (31.30%) Exchange Server 2010
16 34 (29.57%) Office 365
17 31 (26.96%) WAN
18 29 (25.22%) VoIP
19 27 (23.48%) WatchGuard
19 27 (23.48%) Windows XP
19 27 (23.48%) DNS
19 27 (23.48%) Microsoft Certification
19 27 (23.48%) Driving Licence
20 26 (22.61%) Windows Vista
21 24 (20.87%) Exchange Server 2007
21 24 (20.87%) Exchange Server 2013
22 23 (20.00%) VPN
23 22 (19.13%) A+ Certification

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 58 (50.43%) MS Exchange
2 36 (31.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (20.87%) Exchange Server 2007
3 24 (20.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (11.30%) Skype for Business
5 7 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2000
5 7 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (4.35%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.61%) IIS
8 1 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 22 (19.13%) MS Excel
2 16 (13.91%) MS Office
3 4 (3.48%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 34 (29.57%) Office 365
2 12 (10.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.96%) SaaS
4 1 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.87%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.87%) IaaS
4 1 (0.87%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (46.09%) TCP/IP
2 51 (44.35%) Firewall
3 38 (33.04%) LAN
4 31 (26.96%) WAN
5 29 (25.22%) VoIP
6 27 (23.48%) DNS
7 23 (20.00%) VPN
8 17 (14.78%) DHCP
8 17 (14.78%) PBX
9 14 (12.17%) ADSL
10 10 (8.70%) Remote Desktop
10 10 (8.70%) Structured Cabling
11 9 (7.83%) Wireless
12 8 (6.96%) Internet
13 6 (5.22%) SAN
14 5 (4.35%) Skype
15 4 (3.48%) Intranet
15 4 (3.48%) VLAN
16 2 (1.74%) Network Security
17 1 (0.87%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (35.65%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (5.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.87%) MySQL
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.48%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.87%) Ant
2 1 (0.87%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.87%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.87%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.87%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.87%) Maven
2 1 (0.87%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.87%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.87%) TestRail
2 1 (0.87%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (4.35%) Finance
2 4 (3.48%) Advertising
3 3 (2.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.87%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 45 (39.13%) Support Engineer
2 30 (26.09%) Analyst
3 28 (24.35%) IT Support
4 22 (19.13%) 1st Line Support
4 22 (19.13%) 2nd Line Support
5 20 (17.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 20 (17.39%) Support Analyst
6 19 (16.52%) IT Analyst
6 19 (16.52%) Service Desk Support
7 17 (14.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 16 (13.91%) IT Engineer
8 16 (13.91%) IT Support Analyst
9 14 (12.17%) Desktop Support
9 14 (12.17%) IT Support Engineer
10 13 (11.30%) 1st Line Engineer
10 13 (11.30%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 13 (11.30%) Service Desk Engineer
11 12 (10.43%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
11 12 (10.43%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 12 (10.43%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.61%) HTML
1 3 (2.61%) Software Packaging
2 2 (1.74%) Dalvik
2 2 (1.74%) Entity Framework
2 2 (1.74%) JSON
2 2 (1.74%) REST
3 1 (0.87%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.48%) Driving Licence
2 10 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (6.09%) iPhone
4 4 (3.48%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (1.74%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.87%) CESG
6 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.87%) Handset
6 1 (0.87%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.87%) User Experience
6 1 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 115 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (70.43%) Windows 7
3 64 (55.65%) Windows Server
4 53 (46.09%) Windows 10
5 52 (45.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 49 (42.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 40 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (23.48%) Windows XP
9 26 (22.61%) Windows Vista
10 18 (15.65%) Linux
11 17 (14.78%) Unix
12 9 (7.83%) Android
13 7 (6.09%) Apple iOS
13 7 (6.09%) Windows 2000
14 5 (4.35%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.87%) CentOS
15 1 (0.87%) Debian
15 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.91%) Project Management
2 15 (13.04%) PRINCE2
3 11 (9.57%) Data Protection
4 10 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (6.96%) ITIL
6 7 (6.09%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (6.09%) Identity Management
6 7 (6.09%) Software Deployment
7 5 (4.35%) Line Management
7 5 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.48%) Defect Management
8 4 (3.48%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (3.48%) Network Architecture
8 4 (3.48%) SDLC
8 4 (3.48%) Service Management
8 4 (3.48%) Software Testing
8 4 (3.48%) Test Scripting
8 4 (3.48%) Test Strategy
9 3 (2.61%) Change Management
9 3 (2.61%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.39%) SQL
2 4 (3.48%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.61%) Java
4 2 (1.74%) C#
4 2 (1.74%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.87%) Python
5 1 (0.87%) Ruby
5 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (23.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (19.13%) A+ Certification
2 22 (19.13%) Network+ Certification
3 19 (16.52%) MCSA
4 16 (13.91%) Security Cleared
5 11 (9.57%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.35%) MCSE
7 4 (3.48%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.48%) ISTQB
7 4 (3.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (2.61%) CCNA
8 3 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.61%) MCP
9 2 (1.74%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (1.74%) MCTS
9 2 (1.74%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (0.87%) Degree
10 1 (0.87%) MCDST
10 1 (0.87%) MCITP
10 1 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 68 (59.13%) Active Directory
2 46 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (16.52%) Hyper-V
4 18 (15.65%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (13.91%) vSphere
6 11 (9.57%) VMware ESX
7 9 (7.83%) XenApp
8 4 (3.48%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (3.48%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.74%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.87%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (12.17%) Backup Exec
2 11 (9.57%) SCCM
3 7 (6.09%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (6.09%) NetBackup
3 7 (6.09%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (4.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (3.48%) AirWatch
5 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.87%) Ansible
6 1 (0.87%) DameWare
6 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.87%) Puppet
6 1 (0.87%) SCOM
Vendors
1 71 (61.74%) Microsoft
2 52 (45.22%) VMware
3 27 (23.48%) WatchGuard
4 20 (17.39%) Citrix
5 19 (16.52%) Cisco
6 8 (6.96%) Intel Security
7 7 (6.09%) Symantec
8 6 (5.22%) Apple
9 4 (3.48%) Altiris
9 4 (3.48%) Veritas
9 4 (3.48%) Wyse
10 3 (2.61%) HP
10 3 (2.61%) IBM
11 2 (1.74%) Avaya
11 2 (1.74%) Sage
11 2 (1.74%) Veeam
12 1 (0.87%) Acronis
12 1 (0.87%) Google
12 1 (0.87%) Remedy
12 1 (0.87%) Sophos
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