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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 178 187 191
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 68 54 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.19% 0.90% 0.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.89% 3.39% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 56 43 28
Average salary £28,000 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £17,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £34,300
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.50%
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
1748 1591 1541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.60% 26.55% 28.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1542 1402 1317
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the South West region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 +19 32 £30,000 -25.00% 7
Dorset +16 16 £28,000 +60.00% 3
Wiltshire +5 11 £21,750 -6.45% 2
Somerset -11 6 - - 1
Gloucestershire +2 2 £25,250 +9.78% 1
Devon -4 1 £27,500 +89.65%
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 137 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (67.88%) Windows 7
3 75 (54.74%) Active Directory
4 63 (45.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 62 (45.26%) Microsoft
6 61 (44.53%) Windows Server
7 45 (32.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 44 (32.12%) VMware
9 41 (29.93%) ITIL
10 40 (29.20%) Apple iOS
11 33 (24.09%) Windows 10
11 33 (24.09%) MS Exchange
12 31 (22.63%) VMware Infrastructure
13 29 (21.17%) MS Office
14 26 (18.98%) TCP/IP
14 26 (18.98%) Exchange Server 2010
15 25 (18.25%) Android
15 25 (18.25%) Degree
15 25 (18.25%) SQL
16 24 (17.52%) Microsoft Certification
17 23 (16.79%) Windows XP
18 21 (15.33%) Windows Phone
18 21 (15.33%) Firewall
19 20 (14.60%) WAN
19 20 (14.60%) LAN
19 20 (14.60%) Security Cleared
20 19 (13.87%) C#
20 19 (13.87%) Java
20 19 (13.87%) Agile Software Development
20 19 (13.87%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 33 (24.09%) MS Exchange
2 26 (18.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (7.30%) IIS
4 9 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (5.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2000
5 8 (5.84%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (21.17%) MS Office
2 14 (10.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.30%) Office 365
2 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (18.98%) TCP/IP
2 21 (15.33%) Firewall
3 20 (14.60%) LAN
3 20 (14.60%) WAN
4 17 (12.41%) DHCP
5 16 (11.68%) DNS
6 15 (10.95%) Wi-Fi
7 13 (9.49%) VLAN
8 11 (8.03%) Internet
9 9 (6.57%) VPN
10 6 (4.38%) MPLS
11 5 (3.65%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (1.46%) ADSL
13 1 (0.73%) Broadband
13 1 (0.73%) FTP
13 1 (0.73%) HTTP
13 1 (0.73%) NAS
13 1 (0.73%) SAN
13 1 (0.73%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.76%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (7.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.65%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.65%) MySQL
3 5 (3.65%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (7.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 10 (7.30%) Yeoman
General
1 12 (8.76%) Finance
1 12 (8.76%) Games
2 9 (6.57%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.84%) Banking
4 5 (3.65%) Law
5 4 (2.92%) Advertising
5 4 (2.92%) Back Office
6 1 (0.73%) Legal
6 1 (0.73%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (29.93%) Analyst
2 36 (26.28%) IT Support
3 33 (24.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 24 (17.52%) Developer
5 23 (16.79%) IT Analyst
6 20 (14.60%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 20 (14.60%) Support Analyst
7 18 (13.14%) Support Engineer
8 17 (12.41%) Service Analyst
8 17 (12.41%) Service Desk Analyst
9 16 (11.68%) IT Support Technician
9 16 (11.68%) IT Technician
9 16 (11.68%) Support Technician
10 15 (10.95%) Applications Engineer
10 15 (10.95%) Software Developer
11 14 (10.22%) 1st Line Support
11 14 (10.22%) Applications Developer
11 14 (10.22%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 14 (10.22%) Software Engineer
12 11 (8.03%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.57%) JSON
2 8 (5.84%) .NET
3 5 (3.65%) RESTful
3 5 (3.65%) Web Services
4 4 (2.92%) Dalvik
4 4 (2.92%) Entity Framework
4 4 (2.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.41%) iPad
2 15 (10.95%) Blackberry
3 12 (8.76%) Xbox
4 8 (5.84%) Digital Media
4 8 (5.84%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (5.11%) iPhone
6 6 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.38%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.46%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.73%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.73%) Handset
8 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.73%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.73%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 137 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (67.88%) Windows 7
3 63 (45.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 61 (44.53%) Windows Server
5 45 (32.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (29.20%) Apple iOS
7 33 (24.09%) Windows 10
8 25 (18.25%) Android
9 23 (16.79%) Windows XP
10 21 (15.33%) Windows Phone
11 17 (12.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (8.03%) Mac OS X
13 9 (6.57%) Windows Vista
14 8 (5.84%) Windows 2000
15 3 (2.19%) Linux
16 2 (1.46%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (29.93%) ITIL
2 19 (13.87%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (13.87%) Software Engineering
3 15 (10.95%) Android Development
3 15 (10.95%) iOS Development
3 15 (10.95%) MVVM
3 15 (10.95%) System Testing
3 15 (10.95%) Unit Testing
4 11 (8.03%) Mobile Development
5 10 (7.30%) Document Management
5 10 (7.30%) Pair Programming
5 10 (7.30%) SDLC
5 10 (7.30%) TDD
5 10 (7.30%) Test Automation
6 8 (5.84%) ITIL V3
7 7 (5.11%) Identity Management
7 7 (5.11%) Service Management
7 7 (5.11%) Wealth Management
8 6 (4.38%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (4.38%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (18.25%) SQL
2 19 (13.87%) C#
2 19 (13.87%) Java
3 15 (10.95%) XAML
4 10 (7.30%) C
5 5 (3.65%) Clojure
5 5 (3.65%) Haskell
5 5 (3.65%) Scala
6 4 (2.92%) Objective-C
6 4 (2.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (18.25%) Degree
2 24 (17.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (14.60%) Security Cleared
4 13 (9.49%) MCSA
5 10 (7.30%) MCSE
5 10 (7.30%) SC Cleared
6 9 (6.57%) MCDST
7 7 (5.11%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (3.65%) MCP
9 4 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.19%) A+ Certification
10 3 (2.19%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.73%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.68%) SLA
2 6 (4.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 75 (54.74%) Active Directory
2 31 (22.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (10.95%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.57%) vSphere
5 8 (5.84%) VMware ESX
5 8 (5.84%) XenApp
6 2 (1.46%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (13.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (6.57%) Backup Exec
3 8 (5.84%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (5.84%) NetBackup
4 5 (3.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 62 (45.26%) Microsoft
2 44 (32.12%) VMware
3 18 (13.14%) Symantec
4 17 (12.41%) Citrix
5 15 (10.95%) Intel Security
5 15 (10.95%) Xamarin
6 11 (8.03%) Remedy
7 5 (3.65%) Apple
8 4 (2.92%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.19%) Cisco
9 3 (2.19%) MobileIron
9 3 (2.19%) Veeam
10 2 (1.46%) HP
11 1 (0.73%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.73%) AppSense
11 1 (0.73%) Dell
11 1 (0.73%) Sophos
11 1 (0.73%) Spiceworks
11 1 (0.73%) Wyse
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