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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 156 167 216
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +49
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 71 41 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.15% 0.81% 0.035%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.13% 2.82% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 58 34 2
Average salary £26,250 £30,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
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
1721 1454 1752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.90% 28.71% 30.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1473 1273 1554
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +7 18 £35,000 +20.68%
Dorset 0 13 £21,250 -43.33% 2
Somerset -14 13 £31,000 -11.42% 5
Gloucestershire -5 11 £25,000 -9.09%
Wiltshire -11 9 £22,250 -28.80%
Devon - 4 £17,750 - 2
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 139 (100.00%) Windows
2 107 (76.98%) Microsoft
3 70 (50.36%) Active Directory
3 70 (50.36%) Windows 7
4 67 (48.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 57 (41.01%) Windows XP
5 57 (41.01%) MS Exchange
6 49 (35.25%) DHCP
6 49 (35.25%) DNS
7 47 (33.81%) MS Excel
8 43 (30.94%) ITIL
9 40 (28.78%) MS Office
9 40 (28.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 39 (28.06%) TCP/IP
10 39 (28.06%) Windows Server 2003
11 38 (27.34%) Exchange Server 2010
12 37 (26.62%) VMware
13 33 (23.74%) Microsoft Certification
14 32 (23.02%) Firewall
14 32 (23.02%) Windows Vista
15 31 (22.30%) VMware Infrastructure
16 23 (16.55%) SCCM
17 21 (15.11%) HP
17 21 (15.11%) vSphere
18 20 (14.39%) Exchange Server 2013
18 20 (14.39%) Cisco
19 19 (13.67%) Citrix
19 19 (13.67%) SQL
19 19 (13.67%) Exchange Server 2003
19 19 (13.67%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 57 (41.01%) MS Exchange
2 38 (27.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (14.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (13.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 17 (12.23%) SharePoint
6 14 (10.07%) IIS
6 14 (10.07%) Lync
7 13 (9.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (7.91%) Exchange Server 2000
9 5 (3.60%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (2.88%) IBM Notes
11 3 (2.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (2.16%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 47 (33.81%) MS Excel
2 40 (28.78%) MS Office
3 2 (1.44%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.44%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.44%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.72%) assyst
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.07%) Office 365
2 6 (4.32%) GitHub
3 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (35.25%) DHCP
1 49 (35.25%) DNS
2 39 (28.06%) TCP/IP
3 32 (23.02%) Firewall
4 14 (10.07%) LAN
5 12 (8.63%) WAN
5 12 (8.63%) VPN
6 8 (5.76%) Intranet
7 7 (5.04%) Internet
7 7 (5.04%) SAN
8 6 (4.32%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (2.88%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (2.16%) 3G
10 3 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.16%) ADSL
11 2 (1.44%) Bluetooth
11 2 (1.44%) VoIP
11 2 (1.44%) Network Security
12 1 (0.72%) LDAP
12 1 (0.72%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.72%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (4.32%) Xcode
2 5 (3.60%) MSI
3 2 (1.44%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.72%) InstallShield
General
1 15 (10.79%) Finance
2 5 (3.60%) Marketing
3 4 (2.88%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.88%) Games
3 4 (2.88%) Retail
4 3 (2.16%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.44%) Automotive
5 2 (1.44%) Legal
5 2 (1.44%) Back Office
6 1 (0.72%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 28 (20.14%) Analyst
2 19 (13.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (11.51%) Support Engineer
4 13 (9.35%) IT Support
5 12 (8.63%) Developer
6 10 (7.19%) Service Analyst
6 10 (7.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 10 (7.19%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (6.47%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (5.76%) Field Engineer
8 8 (5.76%) Desktop Engineer
9 7 (5.04%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 7 (5.04%) Support Analyst
10 6 (4.32%) Administrator
10 6 (4.32%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.60%) Help Desk Technician
11 5 (3.60%) Help Desk Engineer
11 5 (3.60%) Help Desk Support
11 5 (3.60%) Technical Support
11 5 (3.60%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.32%) Application Packaging
2 4 (2.88%) HTML
2 4 (2.88%) OCX
3 3 (2.16%) .NET
3 3 (2.16%) WPF
3 3 (2.16%) Silverlight
4 2 (1.44%) HTML5
4 2 (1.44%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.44%) JSON
4 2 (1.44%) CSS
4 2 (1.44%) Web Services
4 2 (1.44%) XML
4 2 (1.44%) WCF
5 1 (0.72%) Middleware
5 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (0.72%) Reactive Extensions
5 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.72%) LINQ
5 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.63%) iPad
2 11 (7.91%) Blackberry
3 9 (6.47%) iPhone
4 6 (4.32%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.88%) Clustering
6 3 (2.16%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.16%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.16%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.44%) Xbox
7 2 (1.44%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.72%) Open Source
8 1 (0.72%) Tandem
8 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.72%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 139 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (50.36%) Windows 7
3 67 (48.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 57 (41.01%) Windows XP
5 40 (28.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (28.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (23.02%) Windows Vista
8 19 (13.67%) Apple iOS
9 18 (12.95%) Android
10 11 (7.91%) Windows 2000
11 9 (6.47%) Linux
12 7 (5.04%) Mac OS
13 6 (4.32%) Windows Phone
14 5 (3.60%) Mac OS X
15 3 (2.16%) CentOS
15 3 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.72%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (30.94%) ITIL
2 14 (10.07%) Asset Management
3 11 (7.91%) Project Management
3 11 (7.91%) Identity Management
4 10 (7.19%) Problem Management
4 10 (7.19%) Software Deployment
5 8 (5.76%) Time Management
5 8 (5.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (5.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (5.76%) Incident Management
6 7 (5.04%) Supplier Management
6 7 (5.04%) Service Management
7 6 (4.32%) CAD
7 6 (4.32%) ERP
7 6 (4.32%) Change Management
7 6 (4.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (4.32%) Data Protection
7 6 (4.32%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (3.60%) Configuration Management
9 4 (2.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.67%) SQL
2 8 (5.76%) VBScript
3 7 (5.04%) VB
4 6 (4.32%) C#
5 4 (2.88%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.16%) XAML
6 3 (2.16%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.44%) VBA
8 1 (0.72%) PHP
8 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (23.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (13.67%) Degree
3 17 (12.23%) MCP
4 12 (8.63%) MCSE
4 12 (8.63%) MCSA
5 10 (7.19%) Security Cleared
5 10 (7.19%) MCITP
6 7 (5.04%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.60%) MCTS
8 4 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.72%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.72%) CCNA
10 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.35%) SLA
2 2 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.44%) QA
System Software
1 70 (50.36%) Active Directory
2 31 (22.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (15.11%) vSphere
4 15 (10.79%) Hyper-V
5 12 (8.63%) VMware ESX
6 8 (5.76%) Terminal Services
7 6 (4.32%) XenApp
8 5 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (2.88%) XenServer
9 4 (2.88%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (2.16%) XenDesktop
10 3 (2.16%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 23 (16.55%) SCCM
2 17 (12.23%) Backup Exec
3 8 (5.76%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (5.76%) NetBackup
3 8 (5.76%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (4.32%) SAP Afaria
5 4 (2.88%) WSUS
6 3 (2.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 107 (76.98%) Microsoft
2 37 (26.62%) VMware
3 21 (15.11%) HP
4 20 (14.39%) Cisco
5 19 (13.67%) Citrix
6 16 (11.51%) Apple
7 13 (9.35%) Symantec
8 9 (6.47%) Remedy
8 9 (6.47%) ServiceNow
9 8 (5.76%) McAfee
10 6 (4.32%) SAP
11 4 (2.88%) Dell
11 4 (2.88%) NetApp
11 4 (2.88%) Lotus
11 4 (2.88%) AppSense
11 4 (2.88%) WatchGuard
12 3 (2.16%) LANDesk
12 3 (2.16%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.16%) EMC
12 3 (2.16%) Juniper
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