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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 64 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 23 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.71% 0.24% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.15% 0.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 22 2 0
Average salary £25,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
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
374 359 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 44.00% 43.73% 39.62%
Number of salaries quoted 337 355 314
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (88.06%) Active Directory
3 56 (83.58%) Windows 7
4 55 (82.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (59.70%) Microsoft
6 38 (56.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (50.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (46.27%) MS Excel
8 31 (46.27%) SQL Server
9 30 (44.78%) MCSE
9 30 (44.78%) MS Exchange
9 30 (44.78%) Microsoft Certification
10 26 (38.81%) SQL
11 25 (37.31%) Linux
12 24 (35.82%) Clustering
13 23 (34.33%) LAMP
13 23 (34.33%) MySQL
13 23 (34.33%) Oracle
13 23 (34.33%) Tomcat
14 21 (31.34%) DNS
15 20 (29.85%) MS Office
15 20 (29.85%) VMware
16 19 (28.36%) Degree
16 19 (28.36%) Network Security
16 19 (28.36%) IIS
16 19 (28.36%) DHCP
16 19 (28.36%) Citrix
17 18 (26.87%) Windows XP
18 16 (23.88%) Cisco
18 16 (23.88%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 30 (44.78%) MS Exchange
2 23 (34.33%) Tomcat
3 19 (28.36%) IIS
4 16 (23.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (16.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (13.43%) SharePoint
7 5 (7.46%) Lync
7 5 (7.46%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 31 (46.27%) MS Excel
2 20 (29.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (31.34%) DNS
2 19 (28.36%) DHCP
2 19 (28.36%) Network Security
3 7 (10.45%) Firewall
3 7 (10.45%) VLAN
3 7 (10.45%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.46%) SNMP
4 5 (7.46%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (4.48%) ISDN
5 3 (4.48%) VPN
6 2 (2.99%) LAN
6 2 (2.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (46.27%) SQL Server
2 23 (34.33%) MySQL
3 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.97%) QlikView
4 4 (5.97%) Pentaho
General
1 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (38.81%) Support Engineer
2 17 (25.37%) 2nd Line Support
3 15 (22.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 13 (19.40%) IT Support
5 10 (14.93%) Information Security Specialist
5 10 (14.93%) Security Specialist
5 10 (14.93%) Information Specialist
6 9 (13.43%) Applications Support Specialist
6 9 (13.43%) IT Support Technician
6 9 (13.43%) Support Specialist
6 9 (13.43%) Applications Support
6 9 (13.43%) Applications Specialist
6 9 (13.43%) Support Technician
7 6 (8.96%) Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.97%) Service Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (34.33%) LAMP
2 1 (1.49%) WCF
2 1 (1.49%) WPF
2 1 (1.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.82%) Clustering
2 11 (16.42%) Kindle
3 10 (14.93%) Management Information System
3 10 (14.93%) CESG
4 4 (5.97%) Open Source
4 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.48%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.49%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (83.58%) Windows 7
3 55 (82.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (56.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (50.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (37.31%) Linux
7 18 (26.87%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.48%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.99%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.99%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.93%) Risk Management
1 10 (14.93%) Information Security
1 10 (14.93%) Ethical Hacking
2 9 (13.43%) Requirements Management
2 9 (13.43%) Requirements Analysis
2 9 (13.43%) Network Management
3 8 (11.94%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (7.46%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.97%) Data Management
5 4 (5.97%) ETL
5 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.99%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.99%) Identity Management
6 2 (2.99%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.49%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.49%) TDD
7 1 (1.49%) MVC
7 1 (1.49%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 26 (38.81%) SQL
2 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.48%) R
3 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 30 (44.78%) MCSE
1 30 (44.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (28.36%) Degree
3 11 (16.42%) MCSA
4 10 (14.93%) CISSP
4 10 (14.93%) CISM
4 10 (14.93%) CEH
5 9 (13.43%) MCP
6 7 (10.45%) MCTS
7 4 (5.97%) MCITP
7 4 (5.97%) Postgraduate
8 3 (4.48%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 59 (88.06%) Active Directory
2 14 (20.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (14.93%) XenDesktop
4 8 (11.94%) XenApp
5 5 (7.46%) XenServer
6 3 (4.48%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 40 (59.70%) Microsoft
2 23 (34.33%) Oracle
3 20 (29.85%) VMware
4 19 (28.36%) Citrix
5 16 (23.88%) Cisco
6 9 (13.43%) Symantec
7 5 (7.46%) Dell
8 4 (5.97%) Business Objects
8 4 (5.97%) Cognos
9 3 (4.48%) HP
10 2 (2.99%) Apple
11 1 (1.49%) Pegasus