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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 73 49 92
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +43
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 6 34 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.87% 3.99% 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.26% 9.66% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3 34 2
Average salary £17,750 £31,349 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.37% -37.30%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £28,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.65% -19.28%
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
265 352 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 38.24% 41.27% 45.30%
Number of salaries quoted 234 316 404
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
4 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
4 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
4 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
5 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
5 8 (34.78%) Windows XP
6 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
7 6 (26.09%) MS Office
7 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
7 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
7 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
8 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (13.04%) Web Development
8 3 (13.04%) Degree
8 3 (13.04%) Windows Vista
8 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
8 3 (13.04%) NVQ Level 4
8 3 (13.04%) MVC
8 3 (13.04%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (13.04%) LAMP
8 3 (13.04%) HND
8 3 (13.04%) Terminal Services
8 3 (13.04%) VPN
8 3 (13.04%) DNS
8 3 (13.04%) SLA
8 3 (13.04%) Cisco

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (13.04%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.04%) VPN
2 3 (13.04%) DNS
2 3 (13.04%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
1 9 (39.13%) Business Analyst
1 9 (39.13%) Support Analyst
1 9 (39.13%) Applications Support
1 9 (39.13%) Applications Support Analyst
1 9 (39.13%) Business Support Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (26.09%) Support Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Web Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Applications Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Technician
5 2 (8.70%) Support Technician
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Technician
5 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) HTML
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
1 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
1 3 (13.04%) CSS
1 3 (13.04%) XML
1 3 (13.04%) LAMP
1 3 (13.04%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (13.04%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
4 8 (34.78%) Windows XP
5 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Vista
6 3 (13.04%) Linux
7 2 (8.70%) Android
7 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) ITIL
1 3 (13.04%) ETL
1 3 (13.04%) MVC
1 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (13.04%) Web Development
1 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
2 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) C#
1 3 (13.04%) Java
1 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
1 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
1 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) NVQ Level 4
2 3 (13.04%) HND
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) MCSA
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) MCTS
3 1 (4.35%) MCITP
3 1 (4.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) ISO 9001
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco
2 3 (13.04%) Infobright
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) Apple