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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 75 81 78
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 27 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.30% 0.94% 0.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.67% 3.47% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 7
Average salary £28,000 £27,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -22.85%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £28,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -13.84%
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
352 259 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 29.93% 27.04% 24.76%
Number of salaries quoted 291 223 212
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,500 £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 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 July 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 1 July 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
Salisbury -18 10 £38,750 +43.51%
Chippenham - 7 £32,000 -
Swindon -5 5 £17,000 -31.31%
Windows 8
South West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (65.31%) Windows 7
3 29 (59.18%) Active Directory
4 26 (53.06%) Microsoft
4 26 (53.06%) MS Office
5 20 (40.82%) MS Exchange
6 19 (38.78%) ITIL
7 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (24.49%) VMware
8 12 (24.49%) Windows XP
9 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (20.41%) MCSE
11 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
11 9 (18.37%) Dell
12 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
12 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (14.29%) Incident Management
13 7 (14.29%) MCSA
13 7 (14.29%) VPN
13 7 (14.29%) Service Delivery
14 6 (12.24%) SAN
14 6 (12.24%) DNS
14 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
14 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
14 6 (12.24%) DHCP
14 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2005

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 20 (40.82%) MS Exchange
2 10 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.08%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (53.06%) MS Office
2 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Route 53
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) VPN
2 6 (12.24%) DNS
2 6 (12.24%) SAN
2 6 (12.24%) DHCP
2 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.16%) Firewall
4 3 (6.12%) VoIP
5 2 (4.08%) WAN
5 2 (4.08%) Internet
5 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.08%) IPsec
5 2 (4.08%) VLAN
5 2 (4.08%) Network Security
5 2 (4.08%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (4.08%) LAN
6 1 (2.04%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
1 2 (4.08%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Analyst
2 13 (26.53%) IT Support
3 11 (22.45%) Service Analyst
3 11 (22.45%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (20.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (14.29%) Support Technician
5 7 (14.29%) Support Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) IT Support Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) IT Support Technician
7 4 (8.16%) Support Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (6.12%) Technical Support
8 3 (6.12%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Solutions Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Server Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (4.08%) Support Consultant
9 2 (4.08%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.24%) EqualLogic
3 3 (6.12%) HP Storage
3 3 (6.12%) Thin Client
3 3 (6.12%) Clustering
3 3 (6.12%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (65.31%) Windows 7
3 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (24.49%) Windows XP
5 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (10.20%) Linux
8 3 (6.12%) Windows 2000
8 3 (6.12%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.04%) Android
9 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) ITIL
2 7 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 7 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 7 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (12.24%) ITIL V3
4 2 (4.08%) Line Management
4 2 (4.08%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.08%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.04%) CRM
5 1 (2.04%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) MCSE
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (14.29%) MCSA
3 5 (10.20%) MCP
4 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.12%) CCNA
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.08%) MCDST
5 2 (4.08%) CCENT
5 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (59.18%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.24%) vSphere
3 4 (8.16%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.08%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) SCCM
2 3 (6.12%) WSUS
3 1 (2.04%) Nagios
3 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (53.06%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.49%) VMware
3 9 (18.37%) Dell
4 4 (8.16%) Adobe
4 4 (8.16%) Cisco
5 3 (6.12%) HP
6 2 (4.08%) Progress
6 2 (4.08%) Citrix
6 2 (4.08%) Lotus
7 1 (2.04%) Apple
7 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.04%) Symantec
7 1 (2.04%) Wyse
7 1 (2.04%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.04%) Dell KACE