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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 101 97 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 7 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.56% 0.36% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.27% 1.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 0
Average salary £30,750 £22,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.20% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -1.58%
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
309 257 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 24.58% 23.17% 37.66%
Number of salaries quoted 259 214 361
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £49,900
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 24 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 24 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 +2 3 £32,000 +37.63% 1
Chippenham -22 2 £22,000 -1.12% 1
Melksham - 1 £32,500 -
Salisbury - 1 £55,000 -
Windows 8
South West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) Windows XP
3 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (50.00%) MS Office
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (43.75%) ITIL
5 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (31.25%) SQL
7 5 (31.25%) VMware
8 4 (25.00%) Citrix
8 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
9 3 (18.75%) WAN
9 3 (18.75%) DHCP
9 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
9 3 (18.75%) DNS
9 3 (18.75%) Lotus
9 3 (18.75%) IBM Notes
9 3 (18.75%) LAN
9 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
10 2 (12.50%) Service Management
10 2 (12.50%) ITSM
10 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (12.50%) Back Office
10 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (12.50%) Retail
10 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
10 2 (12.50%) ERP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (18.75%) IBM Notes
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) WordPress
2 1 (6.25%) Lync
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
3 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) WAN
1 3 (18.75%) DHCP
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
1 3 (18.75%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) VoIP
2 2 (12.50%) Bluetooth
2 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (12.50%) 3G
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Back Office
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) IT Support
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Support
3 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 2 (12.50%) Field Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) Windows XP
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (12.50%) Mac OS X
8 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
8 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
8 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) ERP
2 2 (12.50%) Service Management
2 2 (12.50%) ITSM
2 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
3 1 (6.25%) Content Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (18.75%) Lotus
5 2 (12.50%) Apple
5 2 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) Dell
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco
6 1 (6.25%) Symantec
Warminster, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £24000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Royal Wootton Bassett
Salary: Negotiable according to skills and experience
Posted: 15 days ago
Chippenham
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £22,000 p.a. plus excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago