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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 186 187 232
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +45
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 48 40 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.80% 0.73% 0.036%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.10% 2.58% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 40 25 2
Average salary £28,750 £25,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -41.17%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
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
1550 1552 1759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 25.76% 28.16% 31.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1368 1326 1498
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -5 15 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Somerset +14 11 £30,000 -6.25% 1
Devon +4 7 £16,000 -41.81%
Dorset -11 6 £34,000 +70.00% 4
Wiltshire - 6 £24,000 - 4
Gloucestershire -11 2 £23,250 -33.57% 2
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (59.22%) Microsoft
3 59 (57.28%) Windows 7
4 48 (46.60%) Active Directory
5 39 (37.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (33.01%) Windows XP
7 30 (29.13%) MS Excel
8 26 (25.24%) MS Exchange
8 26 (25.24%) MS Office
9 25 (24.27%) TCP/IP
10 24 (23.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (20.39%) Firewall
12 19 (18.45%) VMware
12 19 (18.45%) Apple iOS
12 19 (18.45%) Hyper-V
13 18 (17.48%) Android
13 18 (17.48%) SCCM
13 18 (17.48%) Exchange Server 2010
13 18 (17.48%) Office 365
13 18 (17.48%) DHCP
14 17 (16.50%) DNS
14 17 (16.50%) Exchange Server 2013
15 16 (15.53%) VMware Infrastructure
16 15 (14.56%) Degree
16 15 (14.56%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (14.56%) ITIL
17 14 (13.59%) SQL Server
17 14 (13.59%) C#
17 14 (13.59%) SQL
17 14 (13.59%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 26 (25.24%) MS Exchange
2 18 (17.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (16.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (8.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (7.77%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (4.85%) IIS
7 2 (1.94%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.94%) Lync
7 2 (1.94%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.97%) WordPress
8 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 30 (29.13%) MS Excel
2 26 (25.24%) MS Office
3 9 (8.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.94%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.94%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.97%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Magento
1 1 (0.97%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.48%) Office 365
2 14 (13.59%) GitHub
3 1 (0.97%) IaaS
3 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (24.27%) TCP/IP
2 21 (20.39%) Firewall
3 18 (17.48%) DHCP
4 17 (16.50%) DNS
5 10 (9.71%) VPN
6 7 (6.80%) SAN
7 5 (4.85%) VoIP
8 4 (3.88%) WAN
8 4 (3.88%) LAN
9 3 (2.91%) NAS
10 2 (1.94%) Wireless
10 2 (1.94%) Network Security
11 1 (0.97%) PBX
11 1 (0.97%) WLAN
11 1 (0.97%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.59%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (13.59%) Xcode
2 4 (3.88%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.94%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (6.80%) Games
2 6 (5.83%) Finance
3 4 (3.88%) Advertising
4 3 (2.91%) Retail
5 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (27.18%) Developer
2 23 (22.33%) Analyst
3 14 (13.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (12.62%) IT Support
5 12 (11.65%) Service Desk Analyst
5 12 (11.65%) Service Analyst
6 9 (8.74%) Support Engineer
7 8 (7.77%) Support Analyst
7 8 (7.77%) Software Developer
8 7 (6.80%) Android Developer
8 7 (6.80%) iOS Developer
9 6 (5.83%) Installations Engineer
9 6 (5.83%) 1st Line Support
10 4 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (3.88%) Systems Developer
10 4 (3.88%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.88%) Support Technician
10 4 (3.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (3.88%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (3.88%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.80%) HTML
1 7 (6.80%) CSS
2 6 (5.83%) .NET
3 4 (3.88%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.94%) Web Services
4 2 (1.94%) XML
4 2 (1.94%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.94%) JSON
4 2 (1.94%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.94%) WCF
4 2 (1.94%) WPF
4 2 (1.94%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.59%) Digital Media
2 7 (6.80%) Smartphone
2 7 (6.80%) iPad
3 4 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.91%) Clustering
5 2 (1.94%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.94%) Handset
5 2 (1.94%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.94%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.94%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.94%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.97%) Open Source
6 1 (0.97%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.97%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 103 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (57.28%) Windows 7
3 39 (37.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (33.01%) Windows XP
5 24 (23.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (18.45%) Apple iOS
7 18 (17.48%) Android
8 14 (13.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (11.65%) Windows Phone
10 7 (6.80%) Windows Vista
11 4 (3.88%) Mac OS X
11 4 (3.88%) Linux
12 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.97%) UNIX
12 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.56%) ITIL
2 10 (9.71%) MVVM
2 10 (9.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (9.71%) TDD
3 8 (7.77%) Test Automation
3 8 (7.77%) Pair Programming
3 8 (7.77%) Unit Testing
3 8 (7.77%) System Testing
4 7 (6.80%) Android Development
4 7 (6.80%) iOS Development
5 6 (5.83%) Migration
5 6 (5.83%) Incident Management
6 5 (4.85%) Revenue Management
6 5 (4.85%) Risk Management
7 3 (2.91%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.91%) Service Management
7 3 (2.91%) OO
8 2 (1.94%) OOD
8 2 (1.94%) PRINCE2
8 2 (1.94%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.59%) C#
1 14 (13.59%) SQL
2 10 (9.71%) XAML
3 4 (3.88%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.94%) VBScript
4 2 (1.94%) VB
4 2 (1.94%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.94%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.97%) Ruby
5 1 (0.97%) Perl
5 1 (0.97%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (14.56%) Degree
1 15 (14.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.77%) MCP
3 6 (5.83%) MCSA
4 5 (4.85%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.88%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.91%) MCTS
6 3 (2.91%) MCSE
7 2 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.94%) CCNA
8 1 (0.97%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.97%) CCENT
8 1 (0.97%) MCITP
8 1 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.97%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) SLA
2 2 (1.94%) QA
System Software
1 48 (46.60%) Active Directory
2 19 (18.45%) Hyper-V
3 16 (15.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.85%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (4.85%) UAG
4 5 (4.85%) XenApp
5 4 (3.88%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (2.91%) XenServer
6 3 (2.91%) vSphere
7 2 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.97%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.97%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (17.48%) SCCM
2 10 (9.71%) SCOM
3 9 (8.74%) SCSM
4 6 (5.83%) Backup Exec
5 5 (4.85%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.94%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.97%) Windows Intune
7 1 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.97%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.97%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 61 (59.22%) Microsoft
2 19 (18.45%) VMware
3 12 (11.65%) Apple
4 9 (8.74%) Citrix
5 8 (7.77%) Xamarin
6 5 (4.85%) HP
7 4 (3.88%) Cisco
7 4 (3.88%) Remedy
7 4 (3.88%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.91%) Symantec
9 2 (1.94%) Lotus
9 2 (1.94%) Dell
9 2 (1.94%) EMC
9 2 (1.94%) McAfee
9 2 (1.94%) Veeam
9 2 (1.94%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.94%) Acronis
10 1 (0.97%) Altiris
10 1 (0.97%) Sophos
10 1 (0.97%) IBM
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