The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for Windows 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 94 102 91
Rank change year-on-year +8 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 4 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.48% 0.28% 1.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.54% 1.05% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 7
Median salary £19,500 £32,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% +20.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £28,900 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £32,500 £28,200
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -5.66% -3.63%  

Windows 8 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 260 285 358
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 31.14% 26.54% 35.20%
Number of salaries quoted 235 194 281
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +19.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Gloucestershire

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Gloucestershire

Windows 8
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +3 3 £19,000 -41.53%
Mitcheldean - 1 £20,000 -
Windows 8
South West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Office 365
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (40.00%) Apple
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Avaya
5 1 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) DNS

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) IT Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Support
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) Unix
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Apple
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya