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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 164 167 221
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +54
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 70 41 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.14% 0.80% 0.035%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.09% 2.82% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 55 34 2
Average salary £27,500 £29,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.17% +28.88%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -4.41%
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
1711 1456 1760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.88% 28.58% 30.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1464 1273 1560
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014. 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 +11 17 £35,000 +20.68% 1
Dorset 0 14 £21,250 -43.33% 2
Somerset -10 14 £27,000 -22.85% 5
Gloucestershire -5 10 £27,250 -0.90%
Wiltshire -10 10 £22,500 -18.18%
Devon - 2 £17,750 - 2
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

1 143 (100.00%) Windows
2 107 (74.83%) Microsoft
3 73 (51.05%) Windows 7
4 71 (49.65%) Active Directory
5 67 (46.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (41.26%) Windows XP
7 58 (40.56%) MS Exchange
8 49 (34.27%) DHCP
8 49 (34.27%) DNS
9 47 (32.87%) MS Excel
10 43 (30.07%) ITIL
11 41 (28.67%) MS Office
12 40 (27.97%) Windows Server 2012
13 39 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
13 39 (27.27%) TCP/IP
13 39 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
14 37 (25.87%) VMware
15 33 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
16 32 (22.38%) Firewall
17 31 (21.68%) VMware Infrastructure
17 31 (21.68%) Windows Vista
18 24 (16.78%) SCCM
19 22 (15.38%) Apple iOS
20 21 (14.69%) vSphere
20 21 (14.69%) Exchange Server 2013
20 21 (14.69%) HP
21 20 (13.99%) Citrix
21 20 (13.99%) Cisco
21 20 (13.99%) Android
22 19 (13.29%) Exchange Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 58 (40.56%) MS Exchange
2 39 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (14.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (13.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 17 (11.89%) SharePoint
6 14 (9.79%) IIS
6 14 (9.79%) Lync
7 13 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2000
9 5 (3.50%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (2.80%) IBM Notes
11 3 (2.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (2.10%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 47 (32.87%) MS Excel
2 41 (28.67%) MS Office
3 2 (1.40%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.40%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.70%) assyst
3 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.49%) Office 365
2 8 (5.59%) GitHub
3 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (34.27%) DHCP
1 49 (34.27%) DNS
2 39 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 32 (22.38%) Firewall
4 14 (9.79%) LAN
5 12 (8.39%) WAN
5 12 (8.39%) VPN
6 8 (5.59%) Intranet
7 7 (4.90%) Internet
7 7 (4.90%) SAN
8 6 (4.20%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (2.80%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (2.10%) 3G
10 3 (2.10%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.10%) ADSL
11 2 (1.40%) Bluetooth
11 2 (1.40%) VoIP
11 2 (1.40%) Network Security
12 1 (0.70%) LDAP
12 1 (0.70%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (5.59%) Xcode
2 5 (3.50%) MSI
3 2 (1.40%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.70%) InstallShield
General
1 15 (10.49%) Finance
2 5 (3.50%) Marketing
3 4 (2.80%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.80%) Games
3 4 (2.80%) Retail
4 3 (2.10%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.40%) Automotive
5 2 (1.40%) Legal
5 2 (1.40%) Back Office
6 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 28 (19.58%) Analyst
2 20 (13.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (11.89%) Support Engineer
4 14 (9.79%) Developer
5 13 (9.09%) IT Support
6 10 (6.99%) Service Analyst
6 10 (6.99%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 10 (6.99%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (6.99%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (6.29%) Desktop Engineer
8 8 (5.59%) Field Engineer
9 7 (4.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.90%) Support Analyst
9 7 (4.90%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) Desktop Support
10 6 (4.20%) Administrator
11 5 (3.50%) IT Manager
11 5 (3.50%) Technical Support
11 5 (3.50%) Help Desk Engineer
11 5 (3.50%) Help Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.20%) Application Packaging
2 4 (2.80%) HTML
2 4 (2.80%) OCX
3 3 (2.10%) .NET
3 3 (2.10%) WPF
3 3 (2.10%) Silverlight
4 2 (1.40%) HTML5
4 2 (1.40%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.40%) JSON
4 2 (1.40%) CSS
4 2 (1.40%) Web Services
4 2 (1.40%) XML
4 2 (1.40%) WCF
5 1 (0.70%) Middleware
5 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (0.70%) Reactive Extensions
5 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.70%) LINQ
5 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.09%) iPad
2 11 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 9 (6.29%) iPhone
4 8 (5.59%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.80%) Smartphone
5 4 (2.80%) Clustering
6 3 (2.10%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.10%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.40%) Xbox
7 2 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.70%) Open Source
8 1 (0.70%) Tandem
8 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.70%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 143 (100.00%) Windows
2 73 (51.05%) Windows 7
3 67 (46.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 59 (41.26%) Windows XP
5 40 (27.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (21.68%) Windows Vista
8 22 (15.38%) Apple iOS
9 20 (13.99%) Android
10 11 (7.69%) Windows 2000
11 9 (6.29%) Linux
12 7 (4.90%) Mac OS
13 6 (4.20%) Windows Phone
13 6 (4.20%) Mac OS X
14 3 (2.10%) CentOS
14 3 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.70%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (30.07%) ITIL
2 14 (9.79%) Asset Management
3 11 (7.69%) Project Management
3 11 (7.69%) Identity Management
4 10 (6.99%) Problem Management
4 10 (6.99%) Software Deployment
4 10 (6.99%) Mentoring
5 8 (5.59%) Coaching
5 8 (5.59%) Time Management
5 8 (5.59%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (5.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (5.59%) Incident Management
6 7 (4.90%) Supplier Management
6 7 (4.90%) Service Management
6 7 (4.90%) Line Management
7 6 (4.20%) Data Protection
7 6 (4.20%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (4.20%) CAD
7 6 (4.20%) ERP
7 6 (4.20%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.59%) SQL
2 8 (5.59%) VBScript
3 7 (4.90%) VB
4 6 (4.20%) C#
5 4 (2.80%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.10%) XAML
6 3 (2.10%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.40%) VBA
8 1 (0.70%) PHP
8 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (13.29%) Degree
3 17 (11.89%) MCP
4 12 (8.39%) MCSE
4 12 (8.39%) MCSA
5 10 (6.99%) Security Cleared
5 10 (6.99%) MCITP
6 7 (4.90%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.50%) MCTS
8 4 (2.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.70%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.70%) CCNA
10 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.40%) QA
System Software
1 71 (49.65%) Active Directory
2 31 (21.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (14.69%) vSphere
4 16 (11.19%) Hyper-V
5 12 (8.39%) VMware ESX
6 8 (5.59%) Terminal Services
7 6 (4.20%) XenApp
8 5 (3.50%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (2.80%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (2.80%) XenServer
9 4 (2.80%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (2.10%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.70%) UAG
Systems Management
1 24 (16.78%) SCCM
2 17 (11.89%) Backup Exec
3 8 (5.59%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (5.59%) NetBackup
3 8 (5.59%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (4.20%) SAP Afaria
5 4 (2.80%) WSUS
6 3 (2.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.70%) SCSM
7 1 (0.70%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Intune
7 1 (0.70%) SCOM
7 1 (0.70%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 107 (74.83%) Microsoft
2 37 (25.87%) VMware
3 21 (14.69%) HP
4 20 (13.99%) Citrix
4 20 (13.99%) Cisco
5 18 (12.59%) Apple
6 13 (9.09%) Symantec
7 9 (6.29%) Remedy
7 9 (6.29%) ServiceNow
8 8 (5.59%) McAfee
9 6 (4.20%) SAP
10 4 (2.80%) Dell
10 4 (2.80%) NetApp
10 4 (2.80%) Lotus
10 4 (2.80%) AppSense
10 4 (2.80%) WatchGuard
11 3 (2.10%) LANDesk
11 3 (2.10%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.10%) EMC
11 3 (2.10%) Juniper
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