The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 91 84 102
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 2 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.19% 0.93% 0.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.60% 3.29% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 14
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -35.29%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-9.83% -6.15%
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 West Sussex region.

Operating Systems Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
336 304 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 31.55% 28.31% 28.36%
Number of salaries quoted 302 281 398
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -3.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,550 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Windows 8
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in West Sussex

Windows 8
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Burgess Hill - 1 £30,000 -
Horsham - 1 £20,000 -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) COM
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Capita
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (25.00%) Draytek
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) iPhone
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) iPad
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) iPhone
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) Capita
2 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (25.00%) Draytek