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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 92 82 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 9 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.73% 0.82% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.60% 3.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 0
Average salary £22,250 £31,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.80% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -4.41%
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
346 253 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 28.22% 25.87% 37.69%
Number of salaries quoted 293 216 406
Average salary £29,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,050 £47,500
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -5 7 £23,750 +2.15%
Windows 8
South West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (82.76%) Microsoft
3 19 (65.52%) ITIL
4 17 (58.62%) Active Directory
5 14 (48.28%) Windows XP
6 11 (37.93%) Apple
6 11 (37.93%) SCCM
6 11 (37.93%) Windows 7
7 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (34.48%) Apple iOS
7 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
8 8 (27.59%) Blackberry
8 8 (27.59%) Project Management
8 8 (27.59%) Asset Management
8 8 (27.59%) Supplier Management
8 8 (27.59%) iPad
8 8 (27.59%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (27.59%) Android
8 8 (27.59%) iPhone
8 8 (27.59%) Mac OS
9 7 (24.14%) SAP Afaria
9 7 (24.14%) Problem Management
9 7 (24.14%) Time Management
9 7 (24.14%) Windows Vista
9 7 (24.14%) Change Management
9 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (24.14%) CAD
9 7 (24.14%) MS Office
9 7 (24.14%) SAP
10 6 (20.69%) VMware

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (10.34%) IBM Notes
1 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
2 7 (24.14%) MS Office
3 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.90%) 3G
2 2 (6.90%) Bluetooth
2 2 (6.90%) LAN
2 2 (6.90%) VoIP
2 2 (6.90%) WAN
2 2 (6.90%) DHCP
2 2 (6.90%) DNS
2 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.90%) Back Office
1 2 (6.90%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Desktop Engineer
1 7 (24.14%) Support Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
2 4 (13.79%) IT Project Manager
2 4 (13.79%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Technical Support
3 3 (10.34%) IT Support
3 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Field Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Blackberry
1 8 (27.59%) iPad
1 8 (27.59%) iPhone
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Windows XP
3 11 (37.93%) Windows 7
4 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (34.48%) Apple iOS
5 8 (27.59%) Android
5 8 (27.59%) Mac OS
6 7 (24.14%) Windows Vista
7 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (6.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) ITIL
2 8 (27.59%) Project Management
2 8 (27.59%) Asset Management
2 8 (27.59%) Supplier Management
2 8 (27.59%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (24.14%) Problem Management
3 7 (24.14%) Time Management
3 7 (24.14%) Change Management
3 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (24.14%) CAD
4 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.34%) Service Management
6 2 (6.90%) ERP
6 2 (6.90%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) MCITP
1 3 (10.34%) MCSE
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 17 (58.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.34%) XenApp
2 3 (10.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (37.93%) SCCM
2 7 (24.14%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 11 (37.93%) Apple
3 7 (24.14%) SAP
4 6 (20.69%) VMware
5 5 (17.24%) Citrix
6 3 (10.34%) LANDesk
6 3 (10.34%) Lotus
6 3 (10.34%) HP
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco