Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 153 136
Rank change year-on-year +49 -17 -19
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 32 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.15% 0.53% 0.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.16% 1.57% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 10
Gloucestershire median annual salary £24,250 £37,500 £21,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.33% +72.41% -20.48%
10th Percentile £21,500 £17,150 £17,000
90th Percentile £27,500 £40,000 £50,000
South West median annual salary £23,750 £27,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year -12.04% -3.57% +1.82%

Windows 8 is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 447 763 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 30.08% 33.69% 30.11%
Number of salaries quoted 372 629 491
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £59,875 £62,500 £65,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

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
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stroud - 14 £23,000 - 1
Gloucester +22 6 £25,500 -36.25% 1
Cheltenham +18 5 £25,000 -9.91% 1
Cirencester - 2 £24,000 -
Windows 8
South West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (93.75%) Windows Server
3 28 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (78.13%) Windows 7
4 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
5 24 (75.00%) VMware
6 23 (71.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (68.75%) Office 365
7 22 (68.75%) Windows 10
7 22 (68.75%) Microsoft Office
8 21 (65.63%) Microsoft
8 21 (65.63%) Exchange Server 2013
9 20 (62.50%) MS Exchange
10 18 (56.25%) Apple
11 15 (46.88%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (43.75%) Mac OS X
12 14 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (25.00%) Firewall
15 7 (21.88%) Cisco
16 6 (18.75%) WAN
16 6 (18.75%) LAN
16 6 (18.75%) ITIL
16 6 (18.75%) C
16 6 (18.75%) Wireless
16 6 (18.75%) Information Security
17 5 (15.63%) Veeam
17 5 (15.63%) Linux
18 4 (12.50%) Windows XP
18 4 (12.50%) Adobe

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 21 (65.63%) Exchange Server 2013
2 20 (62.50%) MS Exchange
3 14 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 22 (68.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (68.75%) Office 365
2 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.50%) IBM Cloud
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (12.50%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) Firewall
2 6 (18.75%) LAN
2 6 (18.75%) WAN
2 6 (18.75%) Wireless
3 3 (9.38%) DHCP
3 3 (9.38%) DNS
4 2 (6.25%) Internet
4 2 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (6.25%) SAN
4 2 (6.25%) SMS
4 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.13%) NAS
5 1 (3.13%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Desktop Support
2 14 (43.75%) Analyst
2 14 (43.75%) Desktop Analyst
2 14 (43.75%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 14 (43.75%) Support Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Windows Support Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) IT Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 4 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Customer Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) IT Support
8 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) ICT Technician
8 2 (6.25%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (93.75%) Windows Server
3 28 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (78.13%) Windows 7
5 22 (68.75%) Windows 10
6 14 (43.75%) Mac OS X
7 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (15.63%) Linux
9 4 (12.50%) Windows XP
10 1 (3.13%) HPUX
10 1 (3.13%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (3.13%) Solaris
10 1 (3.13%) Unix
10 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Information Security
1 6 (18.75%) ITIL
2 4 (12.50%) Migration
2 4 (12.50%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) C
2 2 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) CCNA
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.13%) MCSA
2 1 (3.13%) MCSE
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
2 23 (71.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (3.13%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) XenApp
4 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) VMware
2 21 (65.63%) Microsoft
3 18 (56.25%) Apple
4 7 (21.88%) Cisco
5 5 (15.63%) Veeam
6 4 (12.50%) Adobe
6 4 (12.50%) AVG
6 4 (12.50%) Meraki
6 4 (12.50%) Symantec
7 2 (6.25%) Dell
7 2 (6.25%) Sophos
8 1 (3.13%) Citrix
8 1 (3.13%) HP
8 1 (3.13%) McAfee
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle