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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 95 89
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 4 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.43% 1.02% 1.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.67% 2.95% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 12
Median salary £23,500 £20,750 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.25% -1.19%  
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 240 339 382
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 25.89% 34.66% 36.14%
Number of salaries quoted 207 267 309
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £24,450 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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 22 June 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
Cheltenham +11 2 £20,500 +13.88%
Windows 8
South West

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (62.50%) Office 365
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (25.00%) Adobe
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (25.00%) Veeam
6 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (25.00%) MCP
6 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
6 2 (25.00%) Apple
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (25.00%) Symantec
6 2 (25.00%) Advertising
6 2 (25.00%) VMware
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (12.50%) Degree
7 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery

Windows 8
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
General
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 2 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe
2 2 (25.00%) Apple
2 2 (25.00%) Symantec
2 2 (25.00%) Veeam
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Dell