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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 59 84 -
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 26 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.71% 0.48% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.36% 1.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 26 4 0
Average salary £25,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.44% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 -
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -
Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
311 309 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 32.43% 37.45% 34.34%
Number of salaries quoted 275 282 320
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £26,750 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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 16 April 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
1 27 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 27 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 21 (77.78%) MS Exchange
3 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
3 19 (70.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (48.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (33.33%) VMware
5 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 9 (33.33%) MCSE
5 9 (33.33%) MCSA
6 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
6 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (29.63%) Symantec
6 8 (29.63%) Firewall
6 8 (29.63%) Backup Exec
6 8 (29.63%) Network Management
6 8 (29.63%) VLAN
7 7 (25.93%) Cisco
7 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
7 7 (25.93%) MS Office
7 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
8 6 (22.22%) Linux
8 6 (22.22%) Dell
8 6 (22.22%) Clustering
8 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
8 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (18.52%) Mac OS

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 21 (77.78%) MS Exchange
2 13 (48.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.41%) Lync
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
1 7 (25.93%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
1 8 (29.63%) Firewall
1 8 (29.63%) VLAN
2 5 (18.52%) DNS
3 4 (14.81%) SNMP
4 3 (11.11%) LAN
4 3 (11.11%) WAN
4 3 (11.11%) VPN
5 2 (7.41%) ISDN
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Pentaho
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) QlikView
General
1 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) IT Support
2 10 (37.04%) Support Technician
2 10 (37.04%) IT Support Technician
3 8 (29.63%) Support Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Server Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.70%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.70%) Open Source
3 1 (3.70%) iPhone
3 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
1 27 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 19 (70.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (22.22%) Linux
6 5 (18.52%) Mac OS
6 5 (18.52%) UNIX
7 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 3 (11.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Network Management
2 6 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 5 (18.52%) Identity Management
3 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
3 5 (18.52%) Business Continuity
4 4 (14.81%) ITIL
5 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.70%) ETL
5 1 (3.70%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (33.33%) MCSE
1 9 (33.33%) MCSA
2 5 (18.52%) Degree
3 4 (14.81%) MCP
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) Postgraduate
4 1 (3.70%) MCITP
System Software
1 27 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (7.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) VMware
3 8 (29.63%) Symantec
4 7 (25.93%) Cisco
5 6 (22.22%) Dell
6 5 (18.52%) Apple
7 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.70%) Citrix
7 1 (3.70%) Cognos
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle
7 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
7 1 (3.70%) Pegasus
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