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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 64 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 19 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.41% 0.13% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.74% 0.31% -
Number of salaries quoted 18 1 0
Average salary £25,500 £21,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -3.17%
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
331 327 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 42.01% 42.63% 38.17%
Number of salaries quoted 302 317 292
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,600 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
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 23 October 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 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 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 44 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (78.85%) Windows 7
4 33 (63.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (53.85%) Microsoft
6 27 (51.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (51.92%) MCSE
7 25 (48.08%) SQL Server
8 24 (46.15%) MS Excel
8 24 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (44.23%) Linux
9 23 (44.23%) SQL
10 22 (42.31%) LAMP
10 22 (42.31%) MySQL
10 22 (42.31%) Oracle
10 22 (42.31%) Tomcat
11 21 (40.38%) Windows XP
12 20 (38.46%) DNS
12 20 (38.46%) Clustering
13 19 (36.54%) DHCP
13 19 (36.54%) IIS
13 19 (36.54%) Network Security
14 17 (32.69%) VMware
14 17 (32.69%) Citrix
15 14 (26.92%) MS Exchange
16 13 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (25.00%) Degree
17 11 (21.15%) Kindle
17 11 (21.15%) Root Cause Analysis

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 22 (42.31%) Tomcat
2 19 (36.54%) IIS
3 14 (26.92%) MS Exchange
4 9 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.92%) Lync
8 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 11 (21.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (38.46%) DNS
2 19 (36.54%) DHCP
2 19 (36.54%) Network Security
3 1 (1.92%) Firewall
3 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.92%) VLAN
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (48.08%) SQL Server
2 22 (42.31%) MySQL
3 3 (5.77%) QlikView
3 3 (5.77%) Pentaho
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 23 (44.23%) Support Engineer
2 18 (34.62%) 2nd Line Support
3 16 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 10 (19.23%) Information Specialist
4 10 (19.23%) Information Security Specialist
4 10 (19.23%) Security Specialist
5 9 (17.31%) Applications Support Specialist
5 9 (17.31%) Support Specialist
5 9 (17.31%) Applications Support
5 9 (17.31%) Applications Specialist
6 5 (9.62%) Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Service Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (5.77%) Junior
8 3 (5.77%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.77%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Junior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (42.31%) LAMP
2 1 (1.92%) .NET
2 1 (1.92%) WCF
2 1 (1.92%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (38.46%) Clustering
2 11 (21.15%) Kindle
3 10 (19.23%) Management Information System
3 10 (19.23%) CESG
4 3 (5.77%) Open Source
4 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (78.85%) Windows 7
4 33 (63.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (44.23%) Linux
7 21 (40.38%) Windows XP
8 3 (5.77%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.92%) UNIX
9 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) Root Cause Analysis
2 10 (19.23%) Information Security
2 10 (19.23%) Risk Management
2 10 (19.23%) Ethical Hacking
3 9 (17.31%) Requirements Management
3 9 (17.31%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (5.77%) ETL
4 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (5.77%) Data Management
5 2 (3.85%) Network Management
6 1 (1.92%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.92%) MVC
6 1 (1.92%) Identity Management
6 1 (1.92%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.92%) MVVM
6 1 (1.92%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.92%) TDD
6 1 (1.92%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 23 (44.23%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) R
3 1 (1.92%) C#
3 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (51.92%) Microsoft Certification
1 27 (51.92%) MCSE
2 13 (25.00%) Degree
3 10 (19.23%) CISSP
3 10 (19.23%) CISM
3 10 (19.23%) CEH
4 8 (15.38%) MCSA
5 7 (13.46%) MCTS
5 7 (13.46%) MCP
6 4 (7.69%) MCITP
7 3 (5.77%) Postgraduate
7 3 (5.77%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 13 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (19.23%) XenDesktop
4 8 (15.38%) XenApp
5 5 (9.62%) XenServer
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 22 (42.31%) Oracle
3 17 (32.69%) VMware
3 17 (32.69%) Citrix
4 9 (17.31%) Cisco
5 3 (5.77%) Business Objects
5 3 (5.77%) HP
5 3 (5.77%) Cognos
6 2 (3.85%) Symantec
7 1 (1.92%) Pegasus
7 1 (1.92%) Apple
7 1 (1.92%) Dell
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago