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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 77 83 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 15 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.70% 0.33% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.23% 0.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 0
Average salary £40,000 £19,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+110.52% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
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
287 341 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 32.54% 37.68% 41.16%
Number of salaries quoted 255 313 297
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 30 January 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
1 30 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (63.33%) Windows XP
4 16 (53.33%) Active Directory
4 16 (53.33%) Windows 7
5 14 (46.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (33.33%) SQL
7 9 (30.00%) T-SQL
7 9 (30.00%) .NET
7 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 9 (30.00%) C#
7 9 (30.00%) MVC
7 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (30.00%) TDD
7 9 (30.00%) WPF
8 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
8 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
8 8 (26.67%) KnockoutJS
8 8 (26.67%) AngularJS
8 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (26.67%) HTML
8 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
8 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
8 8 (26.67%) CSS
8 8 (26.67%) ISO 9001
8 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (23.33%) MS Office
10 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Office
2 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) DHCP
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.33%) VPN
1 1 (3.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 19 (63.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 16 (53.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 9 (30.00%) Software Developer
4 9 (30.00%) Developer
4 9 (30.00%) WPF Developer
4 9 (30.00%) C# Developer
4 9 (30.00%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.33%) Junior
6 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.33%) Junior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) .NET
1 9 (30.00%) WPF
2 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
2 8 (26.67%) KnockoutJS
2 8 (26.67%) AngularJS
2 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (26.67%) HTML
2 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
2 8 (26.67%) CSS
2 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (63.33%) Windows XP
4 16 (53.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 9 (30.00%) MVC
2 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) TDD
3 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.33%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) T-SQL
2 9 (30.00%) C#
3 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (16.67%) MCSE
1 5 (16.67%) MCSA
1 5 (16.67%) MCP
1 5 (16.67%) MCTS
2 4 (13.33%) MCITP
3 1 (3.33%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Citrix
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco
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