The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 96 93 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 8 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.64% 0.46% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.40% 1.91% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 0
Average salary £29,000 £23,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.08% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +8.33%
Windows 8
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
333 262 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 26.73% 24.01% 38.74%
Number of salaries quoted 282 217 400
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,500 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Wiltshire

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

Windows 8
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Swindon +7 6 £29,000 +24.73% 1
Melksham - 1 £32,500 -
Windows 8
South West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Windows XP
3 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
5 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (44.44%) ITIL
7 7 (38.89%) MS Office
8 6 (33.33%) VMware
9 5 (27.78%) Windows Vista
9 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
9 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (27.78%) Citrix
9 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
10 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (22.22%) SQL
10 4 (22.22%) Apple
11 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
11 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (16.67%) IBM Notes
11 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
11 3 (16.67%) LAN
11 3 (16.67%) Lotus
11 3 (16.67%) Cisco
11 3 (16.67%) HP
11 3 (16.67%) WAN
11 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
11 3 (16.67%) XenApp
11 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
11 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 3 (16.67%) IBM Notes
1 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) WordPress
2 1 (5.56%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Office
2 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
3 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) DHCP
2 2 (11.11%) 3G
2 2 (11.11%) VoIP
2 2 (11.11%) Bluetooth
2 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
1 2 (11.11%) Back Office
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) IT Support
3 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Field Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) User Experience
2 2 (11.11%) iPad
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.11%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Windows XP
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Vista
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
7 2 (11.11%) Mac OS
7 2 (11.11%) Mac OS X
7 2 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.11%) Line Management
3 2 (11.11%) Coaching
3 2 (11.11%) CAD
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) ERP
3 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
3 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.11%) Time Management
3 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) Service Management
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) ITSM
4 1 (5.56%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) XenApp
2 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Afaria
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix
4 4 (22.22%) Apple
5 3 (16.67%) Lotus
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco
5 3 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (11.11%) SAP
Swindon, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £80 - £100 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago