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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 90 91 86
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 9 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.79% 0.81% 0.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.73% 2.84% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 9
Average salary £22,250 £22,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
330 352 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 29.02% 28.69% 25.78%
Number of salaries quoted 302 298 218
Average salary £35,000 £29,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 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
Swindon +3 3 £17,000 -32.00%
Chippenham - 2 £32,500 -
Salisbury - 2 £27,500 -
Trowbridge - 1 £21,500 -
Windows 8
South West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (74.29%) Windows 7
3 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
3 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
4 17 (48.57%) MS Office
5 16 (45.71%) MS Exchange
6 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (34.29%) VMware
8 11 (31.43%) ITIL
9 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (25.71%) Dell
9 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
11 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
11 7 (20.00%) VPN
11 7 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (17.14%) vSphere
12 6 (17.14%) EqualLogic
12 6 (17.14%) DNS
12 6 (17.14%) SAN
12 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
12 6 (17.14%) Windows XP
12 6 (17.14%) DHCP
13 5 (14.29%) Linux
13 5 (14.29%) MCSE
13 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 16 (45.71%) MS Exchange
2 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (48.57%) MS Office
2 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) VPN
2 6 (17.14%) DNS
2 6 (17.14%) SAN
2 6 (17.14%) DHCP
3 4 (11.43%) Firewall
4 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.71%) VoIP
5 2 (5.71%) IPsec
5 2 (5.71%) VLAN
5 2 (5.71%) Network Security
5 2 (5.71%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (2.86%) SNMP
6 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.86%) Yeoman
General
1 2 (5.71%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) IT Support
2 10 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Support Technician
4 6 (17.14%) Service Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) IT Support Technician
5 4 (11.43%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.86%) 1st Line Support
8 1 (2.86%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.14%) EqualLogic
3 3 (8.57%) HP Storage
3 3 (8.57%) Thin Client
3 3 (8.57%) Clustering
3 3 (8.57%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (74.29%) Windows 7
3 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (17.14%) Windows XP
7 5 (14.29%) Linux
8 3 (8.57%) Windows Vista
9 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.86%) Android
10 1 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) ITIL
2 7 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.71%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.71%) Service Management
6 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) MCSE
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.57%) CCNA
2 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.57%) MCP
2 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) MCSA
3 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.71%) MCDST
3 2 (5.71%) CCENT
3 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.14%) vSphere
3 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.71%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Nagios
1 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (34.29%) VMware
3 9 (25.71%) Dell
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco
4 3 (8.57%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) Adobe
5 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.86%) Symantec
5 1 (2.86%) Sophos
5 1 (2.86%) Wyse
5 1 (2.86%) SonicWALL
5 1 (2.86%) Dell KACE