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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 65 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 20 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.36% 0.24% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.60% 0.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 19 2 0
Average salary £25,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +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
357 355 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 42.20% 43.08% 38.68%
Number of salaries quoted 322 348 312
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 £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
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 1 October 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (86.44%) Active Directory
3 49 (83.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (81.36%) Windows 7
5 37 (62.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (54.24%) Microsoft
7 29 (49.15%) SQL Server
7 29 (49.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (47.46%) MCSE
8 28 (47.46%) MS Excel
8 28 (47.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 25 (42.37%) SQL
10 24 (40.68%) Linux
11 23 (38.98%) Tomcat
11 23 (38.98%) MySQL
11 23 (38.98%) Oracle
11 23 (38.98%) LAMP
12 22 (37.29%) Clustering
12 22 (37.29%) MS Exchange
13 20 (33.90%) DNS
14 19 (32.20%) DHCP
14 19 (32.20%) Windows XP
14 19 (32.20%) IIS
14 19 (32.20%) Citrix
14 19 (32.20%) VMware
14 19 (32.20%) Network Security
15 15 (25.42%) Degree
16 14 (23.73%) Cisco
17 13 (22.03%) MS Office
17 13 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 23 (38.98%) Tomcat
2 22 (37.29%) MS Exchange
3 19 (32.20%) IIS
4 11 (18.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
7 3 (5.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (5.08%) Lync
Applications
1 28 (47.46%) MS Excel
2 13 (22.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (33.90%) DNS
2 19 (32.20%) DHCP
2 19 (32.20%) Network Security
3 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.08%) Firewall
3 3 (5.08%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (5.08%) VLAN
4 1 (1.69%) VPN
4 1 (1.69%) SNMP
4 1 (1.69%) ISDN
4 1 (1.69%) LAN
4 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (49.15%) SQL Server
2 23 (38.98%) MySQL
3 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (6.78%) Pentaho
4 4 (6.78%) QlikView
Job Titles
1 25 (42.37%) Support Engineer
2 17 (28.81%) 2nd Line Support
3 15 (25.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 10 (16.95%) Information Security Specialist
4 10 (16.95%) Security Specialist
4 10 (16.95%) Information Specialist
5 9 (15.25%) Applications Support Specialist
5 9 (15.25%) Support Specialist
5 9 (15.25%) Applications Support
5 9 (15.25%) Applications Specialist
6 8 (13.56%) IT Support
7 5 (8.47%) Analyst
7 5 (8.47%) Support Technician
7 5 (8.47%) IT Support Technician
8 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Team Leader
8 4 (6.78%) Support Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (38.98%) LAMP
2 1 (1.69%) .NET
2 1 (1.69%) WCF
2 1 (1.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (37.29%) Clustering
2 11 (18.64%) Kindle
3 10 (16.95%) Management Information System
3 10 (16.95%) CESG
4 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.78%) Open Source
5 1 (1.69%) iPhone
5 1 (1.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (83.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (81.36%) Windows 7
4 37 (62.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (49.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (40.68%) Linux
7 19 (32.20%) Windows XP
8 3 (5.08%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.69%) UNIX
9 1 (1.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.95%) Ethical Hacking
1 10 (16.95%) Information Security
1 10 (16.95%) Risk Management
2 9 (15.25%) Root Cause Analysis
2 9 (15.25%) Requirements Management
2 9 (15.25%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (8.47%) Network Management
4 4 (6.78%) Data Management
4 4 (6.78%) ETL
4 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.08%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.69%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.69%) Identity Management
6 1 (1.69%) MVC
6 1 (1.69%) MVVM
6 1 (1.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.69%) TDD
6 1 (1.69%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 25 (42.37%) SQL
2 3 (5.08%) R
3 1 (1.69%) C#
3 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (47.46%) MCSE
1 28 (47.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (25.42%) Degree
3 10 (16.95%) CISM
3 10 (16.95%) CISSP
3 10 (16.95%) CEH
4 9 (15.25%) MCSA
5 8 (13.56%) MCP
6 7 (11.86%) MCTS
7 4 (6.78%) MCITP
7 4 (6.78%) Postgraduate
8 3 (5.08%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 51 (86.44%) Active Directory
2 13 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (16.95%) XenDesktop
4 8 (13.56%) XenApp
5 5 (8.47%) XenServer
6 1 (1.69%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 32 (54.24%) Microsoft
2 23 (38.98%) Oracle
3 19 (32.20%) Citrix
3 19 (32.20%) VMware
4 14 (23.73%) Cisco
5 5 (8.47%) Symantec
6 4 (6.78%) Cognos
6 4 (6.78%) Business Objects
7 3 (5.08%) HP
7 3 (5.08%) Dell
8 1 (1.69%) Pegasus
8 1 (1.69%) Apple
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £29000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago