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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 71 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 12 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.49% 0.11% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.17% 0.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 0
Average salary £33,500 £21,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.52% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -6.15%
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
288 352 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 35.69% 40.27% 41.00%
Number of salaries quoted 266 328 311
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £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 18 December 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 26 (74.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 21 (60.00%) Windows XP
5 20 (57.14%) Windows 7
6 13 (37.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 13 (37.14%) SQL
7 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
7 12 (34.29%) MCSE
7 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
7 12 (34.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (28.57%) ISO 9001
9 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
9 9 (25.71%) MS Office
10 7 (20.00%) MCP
10 7 (20.00%) MCSA
10 7 (20.00%) C#
10 7 (20.00%) T-SQL
10 7 (20.00%) .NET
10 7 (20.00%) MVC
10 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (20.00%) TDD
10 7 (20.00%) MCTS
10 7 (20.00%) WPF
10 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (17.14%) .NET Framework
11 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (17.14%) IIS
4 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
2 9 (25.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) DHCP
1 6 (17.14%) DNS
2 5 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 19 (54.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 17 (48.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
4 7 (20.00%) WPF Developer
4 7 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 7 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 7 (20.00%) Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Service Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Security Specialist
5 4 (11.43%) Information Security Specialist
5 4 (11.43%) Information Specialist
5 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Junior Support Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Junior
6 3 (8.57%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) .NET
1 7 (20.00%) WPF
2 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (17.14%) KnockoutJS
2 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
2 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET
2 6 (17.14%) CSS
2 6 (17.14%) .NET Framework
2 6 (17.14%) HTML
3 5 (14.29%) LAMP
4 1 (2.86%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Clustering
2 4 (11.43%) CESG
2 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.43%) Kindle
3 1 (2.86%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (74.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (60.00%) Windows XP
4 20 (57.14%) Windows 7
5 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (14.29%) Linux
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (20.00%) MVC
2 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) TDD
3 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
4 4 (11.43%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
4 4 (11.43%) Information Security
5 1 (2.86%) Requirements Management
5 1 (2.86%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 7 (20.00%) C#
3 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) MCSE
1 12 (34.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (20.00%) MCSA
2 7 (20.00%) MCTS
2 7 (20.00%) MCP
3 4 (11.43%) MCITP
3 4 (11.43%) Degree
3 4 (11.43%) CISM
3 4 (11.43%) CEH
3 4 (11.43%) CISSP
4 3 (8.57%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) XenApp
3 1 (2.86%) XenServer
3 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 30 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) Citrix
4 2 (5.71%) VMware
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) HP
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