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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 72 58 93
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +35
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 7 33 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.06% 3.88% 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.00% 8.68% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 32 2
Average salary £17,750 £31,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.74% -38.00%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
233 380 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 35.14% 44.71% 44.51%
Number of salaries quoted 213 338 394
Average salary £35,000 £31,349 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.64% -10.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £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 27 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
3 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
3 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
4 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
4 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
4 6 (31.58%) Windows XP
4 6 (31.58%) MS Office
4 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
5 4 (21.05%) SLA
5 4 (21.05%) XML
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Vista
5 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
6 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
6 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (15.79%) Kindle
6 3 (15.79%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (15.79%) Sage 200
6 3 (15.79%) Infobright
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
6 3 (15.79%) LAMP
6 3 (15.79%) ActiveMQ

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (15.79%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.79%) VPN
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
1 6 (31.58%) Business Analyst
1 6 (31.58%) Support Analyst
1 6 (31.58%) Applications Support
1 6 (31.58%) Applications Support Analyst
1 6 (31.58%) Business Support Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Web Applications Developer
2 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Web Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Applications Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Support Technician
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Technician
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) XML
2 3 (15.79%) LAMP
2 3 (15.79%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (15.79%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (15.79%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
2 3 (15.79%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
4 6 (31.58%) Windows XP
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Vista
6 3 (15.79%) Linux
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
7 2 (10.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
1 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
2 3 (15.79%) ETL
2 3 (15.79%) MVC
2 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (15.79%) Web Development
3 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) C#
1 3 (15.79%) Java
1 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
1 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) HND
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
2 3 (15.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco
2 3 (15.79%) Infobright
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix
3 2 (10.53%) Apple
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