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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 173 158 177
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +19
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 65 71 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.09% 1.16% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.72% 4.16% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 64 57 35
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £18,600 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £36,900 £35,000
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
1749 1707 1453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.44% 27.90% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1502 1461 1271
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +1 30 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Dorset +3 18 £23,750 -2.56% 7
Wiltshire +3 7 £23,000 +2.22%
Gloucestershire -18 7 £36,500 +33.94% 1
Somerset -11 2 £27,500 +5.76%
Devon -3 1 £19,000 +7.04%
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 152 (100.00%) Windows
2 87 (57.24%) Windows 7
3 69 (45.39%) Microsoft
4 66 (43.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (36.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 50 (32.89%) Active Directory
7 47 (30.92%) MS Office
8 42 (27.63%) MS Exchange
9 41 (26.97%) VMware
10 39 (25.66%) Apple iOS
11 38 (25.00%) Android
12 37 (24.34%) Windows Phone
13 34 (22.37%) Windows XP
14 29 (19.08%) Windows Server 2003
15 28 (18.42%) ITIL
16 27 (17.76%) MS Excel
16 27 (17.76%) C#
16 27 (17.76%) Software Engineering
17 26 (17.11%) Games
17 26 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2010
17 26 (17.11%) Xbox
18 25 (16.45%) MVVM
18 25 (16.45%) Xamarin
18 25 (16.45%) Unit Testing
18 25 (16.45%) Agile Software Development
18 25 (16.45%) XAML
18 25 (16.45%) DHCP
19 24 (15.79%) VPN
19 24 (15.79%) DNS
19 24 (15.79%) System Testing

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 42 (27.63%) MS Exchange
2 26 (17.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (5.26%) WorkSite
5 8 (5.26%) IIS
6 7 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (4.61%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.95%) Lync
8 4 (2.63%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 47 (30.92%) MS Office
2 27 (17.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.55%) Office 365
2 1 (0.66%) Route 53
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (16.45%) DHCP
2 24 (15.79%) VPN
2 24 (15.79%) DNS
3 23 (15.13%) TCP/IP
4 22 (14.47%) Firewall
5 12 (7.89%) SAN
6 11 (7.24%) VoIP
7 9 (5.92%) LAN
8 8 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (5.26%) VLAN
9 6 (3.95%) MPLS
9 6 (3.95%) WAN
10 5 (3.29%) Network Security
10 5 (3.29%) Wireless
11 4 (2.63%) Telnet
11 4 (2.63%) ADSL
11 4 (2.63%) FTP
12 3 (1.97%) IPv4
12 3 (1.97%) SMTP
12 3 (1.97%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (6.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 8 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 8 (5.26%) MySQL
5 4 (2.63%) MS Access
5 4 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.95%) Yeoman
2 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (17.11%) Games
2 9 (5.92%) Law
3 6 (3.95%) Back Office
4 5 (3.29%) Finance
5 4 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.63%) Advertising
6 3 (1.97%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.97%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.66%) Legal
7 1 (0.66%) Military
7 1 (0.66%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (23.68%) Analyst
2 35 (23.03%) Developer
3 27 (17.76%) Support Engineer
4 26 (17.11%) IT Support
5 24 (15.79%) Software Developer
6 19 (12.50%) Applications Developer
6 19 (12.50%) Support Analyst
6 19 (12.50%) Support Technician
6 19 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 18 (11.84%) Software Engineer
8 15 (9.87%) Desktop Support
9 14 (9.21%) 2nd Line Support
10 13 (8.55%) IT Support Technician
11 12 (7.89%) Desktop Engineer
11 12 (7.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 12 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
11 12 (7.89%) Service Analyst
12 9 (5.92%) Lead Developer
12 9 (5.92%) Software Applications Engineer
12 9 (5.92%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.82%) .NET
2 8 (5.26%) Web Services
2 8 (5.26%) JSON
2 8 (5.26%) RESTful
3 2 (1.32%) Entity Framework
3 2 (1.32%) WPF
3 2 (1.32%) jQuery
3 2 (1.32%) HTML
3 2 (1.32%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.32%) CSS
4 1 (0.66%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.11%) Xbox
2 10 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.61%) Clustering
3 7 (4.61%) EqualLogic
4 5 (3.29%) Handset
5 4 (2.63%) Thin Client
5 4 (2.63%) Life Science
5 4 (2.63%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.97%) HP Storage
7 2 (1.32%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.66%) iPad
8 1 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.66%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 152 (100.00%) Windows
2 87 (57.24%) Windows 7
3 66 (43.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 55 (36.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (25.66%) Apple iOS
6 38 (25.00%) Android
7 37 (24.34%) Windows Phone
8 34 (22.37%) Windows XP
9 29 (19.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (3.95%) Linux
10 6 (3.95%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.32%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.32%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.66%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.42%) ITIL
2 27 (17.76%) Software Engineering
3 25 (16.45%) Unit Testing
3 25 (16.45%) MVVM
3 25 (16.45%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (15.79%) System Testing
4 24 (15.79%) Android Development
4 24 (15.79%) iOS Development
5 16 (10.53%) SDLC
5 16 (10.53%) Test Automation
5 16 (10.53%) TDD
5 16 (10.53%) Pair Programming
6 10 (6.58%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (5.92%) Service Delivery
8 7 (4.61%) Document Management
9 6 (3.95%) Migration
9 6 (3.95%) Microsoft Office Automation
9 6 (3.95%) Office Automation
10 4 (2.63%) Software Deployment
10 4 (2.63%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 27 (17.76%) C#
2 25 (16.45%) XAML
3 17 (11.18%) SQL
4 9 (5.92%) Java
5 8 (5.26%) Clojure
6 7 (4.61%) Scala
6 7 (4.61%) Haskell
7 2 (1.32%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.32%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.66%) PHP
8 1 (0.66%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (14.47%) Degree
2 13 (8.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (8.55%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (6.58%) Security Cleared
4 9 (5.92%) MCSE
5 7 (4.61%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.95%) MCSA
7 5 (3.29%) MCP
8 3 (1.97%) CCNA
8 3 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.32%) MCITP
9 2 (1.32%) MCDST
9 2 (1.32%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.32%) CCENT
10 1 (0.66%) MCTS
10 1 (0.66%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.66%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.97%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (32.89%) Active Directory
2 22 (14.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (13.16%) Hyper-V
4 13 (8.55%) vSphere
5 5 (3.29%) XenServer
6 4 (2.63%) XenApp
7 2 (1.32%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.32%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.66%) Postfix
8 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (13.16%) SCCM
2 6 (3.95%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (1.97%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.32%) SCSM
5 2 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.32%) SCOM
5 2 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.32%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.66%) Nagios
6 1 (0.66%) WSUS
Vendors
1 69 (45.39%) Microsoft
2 41 (26.97%) VMware
3 25 (16.45%) Xamarin
4 14 (9.21%) Dell
5 12 (7.89%) HP
6 10 (6.58%) Cisco
7 9 (5.92%) Citrix
7 9 (5.92%) Symantec
8 7 (4.61%) Hummingbird
8 7 (4.61%) OpenText
8 7 (4.61%) Meridio
9 5 (3.29%) MobileIron
9 5 (3.29%) ServiceNow
9 5 (3.29%) Remedy
10 4 (2.63%) Apple
11 3 (1.97%) Sophos
12 2 (1.32%) McAfee
13 1 (0.66%) CheckPoint
13 1 (0.66%) Wyse
13 1 (0.66%) Avaya
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