The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 84 76 84
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 6 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.77% 1.91% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.38% 5.92% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 4
Average salary £36,500 £27,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.18% +42.10%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.50%
Windows 8
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
252 304 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 32.35% 32.31% 36.69%
Number of salaries quoted 246 268 306
Average salary £39,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Southampton region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Southampton

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
6 4 (33.33%) Citrix
6 4 (33.33%) MS Office
6 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (33.33%) VMware
7 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
7 3 (25.00%) X-Windows
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (25.00%) XML
7 3 (25.00%) SAN
7 3 (25.00%) IBM
7 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (25.00%) vSphere
7 3 (25.00%) French Language
7 3 (25.00%) XenApp
7 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
8 2 (16.67%) SCCM

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (25.00%) French Language
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Wintel Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Wintel Technical Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) XML
1 3 (25.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Device Driver
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Application Packaging
1 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (16.67%) IT Asset Management
1 2 (16.67%) Migration
1 2 (16.67%) Software Deployment
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Logistics
2 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) vSphere
2 3 (25.00%) XenApp
2 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) LANDesk
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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