The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 145 192 209
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +17
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 57 33 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.26% 0.63% 0.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.90% 2.39% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 46 33 15
Average salary £36,500 £27,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.18% -6.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £19,800 £18,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%
Windows 8
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Operating Systems Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1462 1381 1399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 32.32% 26.39% 26.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1290 1209 1244
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Surrey region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Surrey

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Surrey

Windows 8
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford - 10 £30,000 - 2
Leatherhead +1 7 £36,000 +5.88%
Dorking +2 6 £21,000 +7.69%
Epsom - 2 £37,500 -
Redhill - 2 - - 1
Reigate - 2 £27,500 -
Staines - 2 £60,000 -
Weybridge +15 1 £30,000 +42.85% 1
Woking +8 1 £51,500 +87.27% 3
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £24,000 -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (74.31%) Microsoft
3 79 (72.48%) Windows 7
4 71 (65.14%) Active Directory
5 54 (49.54%) MS Exchange
6 49 (44.95%) MS Office
7 44 (40.37%) VMware
8 39 (35.78%) Cisco
9 38 (34.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 37 (33.94%) MS Excel
11 36 (33.03%) Windows Server 2012
12 33 (30.28%) SLA
13 32 (29.36%) Symantec
14 31 (28.44%) Cisco Certification
14 31 (28.44%) Windows Server 2008
15 30 (27.52%) ITIL
15 30 (27.52%) Citrix
15 30 (27.52%) Backup Exec
16 29 (26.61%) Firewall
17 28 (25.69%) Norton AntiVirus
17 28 (25.69%) CCNA
18 24 (22.02%) Windows XP
18 24 (22.02%) LAN
18 24 (22.02%) Kalman Filter
19 23 (21.10%) XenApp
19 23 (21.10%) Veeam
20 22 (20.18%) WAN
20 22 (20.18%) SQL Server
21 21 (19.27%) Thin Client
21 21 (19.27%) Terminal Services

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 54 (49.54%) MS Exchange
2 18 (16.51%) SharePoint
3 14 (12.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (11.01%) Lync
5 11 (10.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (7.34%) IIS
7 7 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (4.59%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (3.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (2.75%) Node.js
10 3 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 49 (44.95%) MS Office
2 37 (33.94%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.67%) AutoCAD
4 3 (2.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.84%) Office 365
2 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (26.61%) Firewall
2 24 (22.02%) LAN
3 22 (20.18%) WAN
4 18 (16.51%) VoIP
5 17 (15.60%) TCP/IP
6 15 (13.76%) SAN
7 9 (8.26%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (7.34%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (7.34%) VPN
9 6 (5.50%) Internet
9 6 (5.50%) H.323
10 5 (4.59%) Softswitch
10 5 (4.59%) PBX
10 5 (4.59%) ISDN
11 4 (3.67%) Ethernet
12 3 (2.75%) VRRP
12 3 (2.75%) IPsec
12 3 (2.75%) IP Telephony
12 3 (2.75%) VLAN
12 3 (2.75%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.75%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (9.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.50%) MSTest
2 6 (5.50%) WiX
2 6 (5.50%) MSBuild
2 6 (5.50%) NuGet
2 6 (5.50%) Ranorex
2 6 (5.50%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.50%) NUnit
3 3 (2.75%) JIRA
3 3 (2.75%) ReSharper
3 3 (2.75%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.83%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.83%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.83%) JMeter
General
1 8 (7.34%) Pharmaceutical
1 8 (7.34%) Finance
2 3 (2.75%) Front Office
2 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.92%) Electronics
3 1 (0.92%) Law
3 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (22.94%) Support Engineer
2 15 (13.76%) Analyst
3 13 (11.93%) 1st Line Support
4 12 (11.01%) Service Analyst
4 12 (11.01%) Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (10.09%) Technical Support
6 10 (9.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (9.17%) IT Support
7 7 (6.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Desktop Support
8 5 (4.59%) Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Build Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Service Desk Technician
9 4 (3.67%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Team Leader
10 3 (2.75%) Network Support
10 3 (2.75%) Support Team Leader
10 3 (2.75%) .NET Developer
10 3 (2.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.26%) HTML
1 9 (8.26%) CSS
1 9 (8.26%) X-Windows
2 4 (3.67%) .NET
3 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.75%) WCF
3 3 (2.75%) WPF
3 3 (2.75%) LINQ
3 3 (2.75%) jQuery
3 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (2.75%) REST
3 3 (2.75%) Backbone.js
3 3 (2.75%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (2.75%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.75%) NHibernate
4 2 (1.83%) Ajax
5 1 (0.92%) V-Ray
5 1 (0.92%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.27%) Thin Client
1 21 (19.27%) Fat Client
2 11 (10.09%) iPhone
3 7 (6.42%) Blackberry
4 6 (5.50%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.59%) Open Source
6 4 (3.67%) iPad
6 4 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.67%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (3.67%) PMI
7 3 (2.75%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.75%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.83%) Life Science
8 2 (1.83%) Clustering
9 1 (0.92%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.92%) IBM XIV
9 1 (0.92%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 109 (100.00%) Windows
2 79 (72.48%) Windows 7
3 36 (33.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (28.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (22.02%) Windows XP
6 18 (16.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (11.01%) Linux
8 8 (7.34%) Mac OS X
8 8 (7.34%) Android
9 6 (5.50%) Windows Vista
10 3 (2.75%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (2.75%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.83%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.83%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.52%) ITIL
2 24 (22.02%) Kalman Filter
3 14 (12.84%) Project Management
4 10 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (5.50%) Workflow
6 6 (5.50%) DevOps
7 5 (4.59%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.67%) Mentoring
8 4 (3.67%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (2.75%) MVVM
9 3 (2.75%) Load Testing
9 3 (2.75%) Android Development
9 3 (2.75%) iOS Development
9 3 (2.75%) MVC
9 3 (2.75%) TDD
9 3 (2.75%) OO
9 3 (2.75%) Time Management
10 2 (1.83%) Incident Management
10 2 (1.83%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.09%) SQL
2 9 (8.26%) C#
2 9 (8.26%) JavaScript
3 7 (6.42%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.75%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.83%) Python
5 2 (1.83%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.83%) Java
6 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (28.44%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (25.69%) CCNA
3 16 (14.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (11.01%) MCP
5 11 (10.09%) MCSE
6 10 (9.17%) MCSA
7 4 (3.67%) PMI Certification
8 3 (2.75%) CCIE
8 3 (2.75%) CCNP
8 3 (2.75%) MCTS
8 3 (2.75%) MCITP
8 3 (2.75%) Degree
9 2 (1.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (1.83%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.83%) MCDST
10 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (30.28%) SLA
System Software
1 71 (65.14%) Active Directory
2 38 (34.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (21.10%) XenApp
4 21 (19.27%) Hyper-V
4 21 (19.27%) Terminal Services
5 6 (5.50%) XenServer
5 6 (5.50%) VMware ESX
5 6 (5.50%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.67%) vSphere
7 3 (2.75%) Firmware
8 2 (1.83%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.83%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.92%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 30 (27.52%) Backup Exec
2 28 (25.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (7.34%) SCCM
4 6 (5.50%) SCVMM
5 4 (3.67%) SCOM
6 3 (2.75%) WSUS
7 2 (1.83%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.92%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.92%) Nagios
8 1 (0.92%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 81 (74.31%) Microsoft
2 44 (40.37%) VMware
3 39 (35.78%) Cisco
4 32 (29.36%) Symantec
5 30 (27.52%) Citrix
6 23 (21.10%) Veeam
7 9 (8.26%) HP
8 8 (7.34%) Dell
8 8 (7.34%) Oracle
9 6 (5.50%) McAfee
10 5 (4.59%) Apple
11 4 (3.67%) Avaya
11 4 (3.67%) 3Com
11 4 (3.67%) Mitel
11 4 (3.67%) NETGEAR
12 3 (2.75%) SonicWALL
12 3 (2.75%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.75%) EMC
12 3 (2.75%) Adobe
13 2 (1.83%) Sun
Woking, Surrey
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Atech Support
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Ripley, Woking, Guildford, London
Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
East Surrey College
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago