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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 161 158 186
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +28
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 77 68 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.33% 1.16% 0.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.37% 4.48% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 52 60 24
Average salary £26,500 £26,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.92% -28.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £16,000 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
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
1764 1518 1464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.41% 25.88% 27.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1474 1338 1304
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +7 29 £42,500 +54.54% 2
Wiltshire -5 21 £22,500 -16.66% 3
Gloucestershire -10 13 £21,000 -6.66% 3
Dorset +7 8 £32,500 +51.16%
Somerset +12 5 £25,000 +1.01% 2
Cornwall - 1 £16,000 -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 136 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (60.29%) Windows 7
3 81 (59.56%) Microsoft
4 56 (41.18%) MS Office
5 55 (40.44%) Active Directory
6 51 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 50 (36.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 46 (33.82%) Windows XP
9 41 (30.15%) MS Exchange
10 38 (27.94%) MS Excel
11 33 (24.26%) VMware
12 32 (23.53%) ITIL
13 28 (20.59%) DHCP
13 28 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
14 26 (19.12%) TCP/IP
14 26 (19.12%) SCCM
15 24 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
15 24 (17.65%) DNS
16 20 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
17 19 (13.97%) VMware Infrastructure
17 19 (13.97%) Office 365
17 19 (13.97%) Windows Phone
18 18 (13.24%) Degree
18 18 (13.24%) C#
19 17 (12.50%) Hyper-V
20 16 (11.76%) Unit Testing
20 16 (11.76%) MVVM
20 16 (11.76%) Xamarin
20 16 (11.76%) System Testing
20 16 (11.76%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 41 (30.15%) MS Exchange
2 24 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (6.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (6.62%) Lync
4 9 (6.62%) WorkSite
5 7 (5.15%) SharePoint
6 6 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2000
8 3 (2.21%) IIS
9 2 (1.47%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 56 (41.18%) MS Office
2 38 (27.94%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.47%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.97%) Office 365
2 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.74%) SaaS
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.74%) IaaS
2 1 (0.74%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 28 (20.59%) DHCP
2 26 (19.12%) TCP/IP
3 24 (17.65%) DNS
4 16 (11.76%) Firewall
5 14 (10.29%) VPN
6 12 (8.82%) SAN
7 10 (7.35%) VoIP
8 6 (4.41%) Internet
8 6 (4.41%) Wireless
9 4 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (2.94%) WAN
9 4 (2.94%) ADSL
9 4 (2.94%) LAN
10 3 (2.21%) Intranet
11 2 (1.47%) 3G
11 2 (1.47%) Bluetooth
12 1 (0.74%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.68%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.74%) MySQL
4 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (7.35%) Law
2 9 (6.62%) Games
3 6 (4.41%) Finance
4 3 (2.21%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.47%) Back Office
6 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.74%) Advertising
6 1 (0.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Military
6 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (36.03%) Analyst
2 24 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 23 (16.91%) IT Support
4 21 (15.44%) Service Desk Analyst
4 21 (15.44%) Support Analyst
4 21 (15.44%) Service Analyst
5 19 (13.97%) Developer
6 16 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (11.76%) Software Developer
7 13 (9.56%) Desktop Support
8 11 (8.09%) Help Desk Analyst
9 10 (7.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 10 (7.35%) Desktop Engineer
10 9 (6.62%) Support Technician
10 9 (6.62%) Help Desk Support Analyst
10 9 (6.62%) IT Support Analyst
10 9 (6.62%) Help Desk Support
11 8 (5.88%) Deskside Support
11 8 (5.88%) Deskside Analyst
11 8 (5.88%) Deskside Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.88%) .NET
2 2 (1.47%) Entity Framework
2 2 (1.47%) WPF
2 2 (1.47%) jQuery
2 2 (1.47%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.47%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.47%) CSS
2 2 (1.47%) HTML
3 1 (0.74%) Web Services
3 1 (0.74%) LAMP
3 1 (0.74%) JSON
3 1 (0.74%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.15%) Xbox
1 7 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.21%) Thin Client
2 3 (2.21%) Handset
2 3 (2.21%) Fat Client
2 3 (2.21%) Life Science
3 2 (1.47%) iPhone
3 2 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (1.47%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.74%) Replication
4 1 (0.74%) Clustering
4 1 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.74%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 136 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (60.29%) Windows 7
3 51 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 50 (36.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (33.82%) Windows XP
6 28 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (13.97%) Windows Phone
8 14 (10.29%) Apple iOS
8 14 (10.29%) Android
9 9 (6.62%) Windows Vista
10 8 (5.88%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.47%) Linux
12 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.74%) Solaris
12 1 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.53%) ITIL
2 16 (11.76%) Unit Testing
2 16 (11.76%) MVVM
2 16 (11.76%) System Testing
2 16 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (9.56%) Test Automation
3 13 (9.56%) TDD
3 13 (9.56%) Pair Programming
4 11 (8.09%) Service Delivery
4 11 (8.09%) Incident Management
5 10 (7.35%) Android Development
5 10 (7.35%) iOS Development
6 8 (5.88%) Document Management
6 8 (5.88%) Migration
7 7 (5.15%) Software Engineering
8 6 (4.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (4.41%) ITIL V3
9 5 (3.68%) Identity Management
10 3 (2.21%) Time Management
10 3 (2.21%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.24%) C#
2 16 (11.76%) XAML
3 8 (5.88%) SQL
4 6 (4.41%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.68%) Java
6 2 (1.47%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.47%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.74%) C
7 1 (0.74%) VBScript
7 1 (0.74%) VB
7 1 (0.74%) PHP
7 1 (0.74%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 20 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (13.24%) Degree
3 11 (8.09%) MCSA
4 10 (7.35%) MCSE
5 8 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (5.15%) MCP
7 4 (2.94%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.94%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.47%) MCITP
9 1 (0.74%) CCNA
9 1 (0.74%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.74%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.74%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (40.44%) Active Directory
2 19 (13.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 14 (10.29%) vSphere
5 5 (3.68%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.94%) XenApp
6 4 (2.94%) XenServer
7 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.74%) Postfix
7 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (19.12%) SCCM
2 10 (7.35%) Backup Exec
3 5 (3.68%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (3.68%) SCOM
3 5 (3.68%) NetBackup
3 5 (3.68%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (3.68%) Windows Intune
3 5 (3.68%) SCSM
4 4 (2.94%) WSUS
5 3 (2.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.74%) Nagios
Vendors
1 81 (59.56%) Microsoft
2 33 (24.26%) VMware
3 16 (11.76%) Xamarin
3 16 (11.76%) Citrix
4 12 (8.82%) Symantec
5 11 (8.09%) HP
6 8 (5.88%) Meridio
6 8 (5.88%) OpenText
6 8 (5.88%) Hummingbird
7 6 (4.41%) McAfee
7 6 (4.41%) Dell
8 4 (2.94%) Apple
8 4 (2.94%) Adobe
9 3 (2.21%) Sophos
9 3 (2.21%) MobileIron
10 2 (1.47%) Acronis
10 2 (1.47%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.47%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.47%) Remedy
10 2 (1.47%) Lotus
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