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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 51 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 33 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.92% 0.22% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.99% 0.49% -
Number of salaries quoted 33 2 0
Average salary £31,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £35,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -10.82%
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
367 405 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 43.59% 45.20% 42.27%
Number of salaries quoted 327 397 360
Average salary £31,349 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.43% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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 20 August 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Southampton

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (89.86%) Active Directory
3 59 (85.51%) Windows 7
4 55 (79.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (59.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (56.52%) Microsoft
7 35 (50.72%) MCSE
7 35 (50.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 34 (49.28%) MS Exchange
9 32 (46.38%) MS Excel
10 31 (44.93%) SQL Server
10 31 (44.93%) Windows Server 2012
11 29 (42.03%) Linux
12 26 (37.68%) SQL
12 26 (37.68%) VMware
13 25 (36.23%) Clustering
13 25 (36.23%) DNS
14 23 (33.33%) MySQL
14 23 (33.33%) Oracle
14 23 (33.33%) Tomcat
14 23 (33.33%) LAMP
15 19 (27.54%) IIS
15 19 (27.54%) MS Office
15 19 (27.54%) DHCP
15 19 (27.54%) Degree
15 19 (27.54%) Network Security
16 18 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
16 18 (26.09%) Citrix
17 17 (24.64%) Cisco
17 17 (24.64%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 34 (49.28%) MS Exchange
2 23 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 19 (27.54%) IIS
4 17 (24.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (15.94%) SharePoint
5 11 (15.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (7.25%) Lync
6 5 (7.25%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 32 (46.38%) MS Excel
2 19 (27.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (36.23%) DNS
2 19 (27.54%) DHCP
2 19 (27.54%) Network Security
3 8 (11.59%) Firewall
3 8 (11.59%) VLAN
3 8 (11.59%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.25%) SNMP
4 5 (7.25%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (4.35%) ISDN
5 3 (4.35%) LAN
5 3 (4.35%) WAN
5 3 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (44.93%) SQL Server
2 23 (33.33%) MySQL
3 8 (11.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.80%) QlikView
4 4 (5.80%) Pentaho
General
1 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 16 (23.19%) IT Support
3 15 (21.74%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (18.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 11 (15.94%) IT Support Technician
5 11 (15.94%) Support Technician
6 10 (14.49%) Analyst
6 10 (14.49%) Security Specialist
6 10 (14.49%) Information Security Specialist
6 10 (14.49%) Information Specialist
7 9 (13.04%) Applications Support Specialist
7 9 (13.04%) Applications Specialist
7 9 (13.04%) Support Specialist
7 9 (13.04%) Applications Support
8 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (7.25%) IT Support Engineer
10 4 (5.80%) Team Leader
10 4 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (33.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (36.23%) Clustering
2 11 (15.94%) Kindle
3 10 (14.49%) CESG
3 10 (14.49%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.80%) Open Source
5 3 (4.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (85.51%) Windows 7
3 55 (79.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (59.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (44.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (42.03%) Linux
7 16 (23.19%) Windows XP
8 6 (8.70%) Mac OS
8 6 (8.70%) UNIX
9 3 (4.35%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.49%) Risk Management
1 10 (14.49%) Information Security
1 10 (14.49%) Ethical Hacking
1 10 (14.49%) Network Management
2 9 (13.04%) Requirements Management
2 9 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (8.70%) Load Balancing
3 6 (8.70%) Business Continuity
3 6 (8.70%) Configuration Management
3 6 (8.70%) Identity Management
4 4 (5.80%) ETL
4 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (5.80%) Data Management
4 4 (5.80%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (2.90%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.68%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.35%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (50.72%) MCSE
1 35 (50.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (27.54%) Degree
3 16 (23.19%) MCSA
4 10 (14.49%) CISSP
4 10 (14.49%) MCP
4 10 (14.49%) CISM
4 10 (14.49%) CEH
5 7 (10.14%) MCTS
6 4 (5.80%) MCITP
6 4 (5.80%) Postgraduate
7 3 (4.35%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 62 (89.86%) Active Directory
2 18 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (14.49%) XenDesktop
4 8 (11.59%) XenApp
5 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (7.25%) XenServer
7 3 (4.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (14.49%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 39 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 26 (37.68%) VMware
3 23 (33.33%) Oracle
4 18 (26.09%) Citrix
5 17 (24.64%) Cisco
6 10 (14.49%) Symantec
7 6 (8.70%) Apple
7 6 (8.70%) Dell
8 4 (5.80%) Business Objects
8 4 (5.80%) Cognos
9 3 (4.35%) HP
10 2 (2.90%) Pegasus
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