The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 51 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 34 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.96% 0.33% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.77% 0.74% -
Number of salaries quoted 34 3 0
Average salary £31,349 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.30% -
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £32,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year
-10.76% -22.15%
Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
348 407 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 40.56% 44.68% 43.35%
Number of salaries quoted 314 397 360
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows 8
Hampshire

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 28 July 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (96.83%) Active Directory
3 58 (92.06%) Windows 7
4 49 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (58.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (50.79%) SQL Server
7 31 (49.21%) Microsoft
7 31 (49.21%) MS Exchange
8 30 (47.62%) MCSE
8 30 (47.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 29 (46.03%) Linux
10 27 (42.86%) MS Excel
10 27 (42.86%) VMware
11 26 (41.27%) Clustering
11 26 (41.27%) SQL
12 25 (39.68%) DNS
13 24 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
14 23 (36.51%) LAMP
14 23 (36.51%) Tomcat
14 23 (36.51%) MySQL
14 23 (36.51%) Oracle
15 19 (30.16%) IIS
15 19 (30.16%) DHCP
15 19 (30.16%) Degree
15 19 (30.16%) Network Security
16 18 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
16 18 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
16 18 (28.57%) Cisco
16 18 (28.57%) Citrix
17 14 (22.22%) MS Office

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 31 (49.21%) MS Exchange
2 23 (36.51%) Tomcat
3 19 (30.16%) IIS
4 18 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (19.05%) SharePoint
6 6 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (7.94%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (7.94%) Lync
8 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 14 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (39.68%) DNS
2 19 (30.16%) DHCP
2 19 (30.16%) Network Security
3 9 (14.29%) VLAN
3 9 (14.29%) Firewall
3 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.94%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (7.94%) SNMP
5 3 (4.76%) VPN
5 3 (4.76%) ISDN
5 3 (4.76%) LAN
5 3 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (50.79%) SQL Server
2 23 (36.51%) MySQL
3 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (6.35%) QlikView
4 4 (6.35%) Pentaho
General
1 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (26.98%) IT Support
2 16 (25.40%) Support Engineer
3 12 (19.05%) Support Technician
3 12 (19.05%) IT Support Technician
4 10 (15.87%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (15.87%) Information Specialist
4 10 (15.87%) Security Specialist
4 10 (15.87%) Information Security Specialist
5 9 (14.29%) Applications Support Specialist
5 9 (14.29%) Support Specialist
5 9 (14.29%) Applications Support
5 9 (14.29%) Applications Specialist
6 8 (12.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (11.11%) Analyst
8 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (7.94%) IT Support Engineer
10 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (6.35%) Team Leader
10 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 2 (3.17%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (36.51%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (41.27%) Clustering
2 11 (17.46%) Kindle
3 10 (15.87%) CESG
3 10 (15.87%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.35%) Open Source
5 3 (4.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (92.06%) Windows 7
3 49 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (58.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (46.03%) Linux
6 24 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (14.29%) Windows XP
8 6 (9.52%) UNIX
8 6 (9.52%) Mac OS
9 3 (4.76%) Windows Vista
9 3 (4.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.46%) Network Management
2 10 (15.87%) Risk Management
2 10 (15.87%) Information Security
2 10 (15.87%) Ethical Hacking
3 9 (14.29%) Requirements Management
3 9 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 7 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 6 (9.52%) Configuration Management
5 6 (9.52%) Identity Management
5 6 (9.52%) Business Continuity
6 4 (6.35%) ETL
6 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.35%) Data Management
7 3 (4.76%) ITIL
8 1 (1.59%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (41.27%) SQL
2 3 (4.76%) R
2 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (47.62%) MCSE
1 30 (47.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (30.16%) Degree
3 11 (17.46%) MCSA
4 10 (15.87%) CISSP
4 10 (15.87%) CISM
4 10 (15.87%) CEH
5 5 (7.94%) MCP
6 4 (6.35%) Postgraduate
7 2 (3.17%) MCTS
8 1 (1.59%) MCITP
8 1 (1.59%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 61 (96.83%) Active Directory
2 18 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (15.87%) XenDesktop
4 8 (12.70%) XenApp
5 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (7.94%) XenServer
7 3 (4.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (17.46%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (49.21%) Microsoft
2 27 (42.86%) VMware
3 23 (36.51%) Oracle
4 18 (28.57%) Cisco
4 18 (28.57%) Citrix
5 11 (17.46%) Symantec
6 7 (11.11%) Dell
7 6 (9.52%) Apple
8 4 (6.35%) Business Objects
8 4 (6.35%) Cognos
9 3 (4.76%) HP
10 2 (3.17%) Pegasus
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago