Period
to 23 February 2018

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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 154 139
Rank change year-on-year +68 -15 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 34 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.38% 0.14% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.74% 0.43% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 28 7 5
Gloucestershire median annual salary £23,000 £19,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% -32.14% +2.38%
10th Percentile £21,500 £18,500 £17,000
90th Percentile £27,500 £31,900 £33,750
South West median annual salary £23,000 £26,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -11.54% -5.45% +0.55%

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 349 701 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 24.44% 32.77% 27.11%
Number of salaries quoted 266 606 423
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £22,625 £25,000 £25,850
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +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
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 23 February 2018. 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 - 20 £23,000 -
Gloucester +30 6 £25,500 +34.21% 1
Cheltenham - 5 £25,000 - 1
Cirencester - 2 £24,000 -
Windows 8
South West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (97.06%) Windows Server
3 31 (91.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (91.18%) Windows 7
4 28 (82.35%) Office 365
4 28 (82.35%) Windows 10
5 27 (79.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 27 (79.41%) MS Exchange
5 27 (79.41%) Active Directory
6 25 (73.53%) Apple
6 25 (73.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 25 (73.53%) VMware
7 24 (70.59%) Microsoft Office
8 21 (61.76%) Microsoft
9 20 (58.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (58.82%) Mac OS X
9 20 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (23.53%) Cisco
12 7 (20.59%) C
12 7 (20.59%) LAN
12 7 (20.59%) ITIL
12 7 (20.59%) WAN
12 7 (20.59%) Firewall
12 7 (20.59%) Wireless
12 7 (20.59%) Information Security
13 5 (14.71%) Advertising
13 5 (14.71%) Migration
13 5 (14.71%) Linux
13 5 (14.71%) Mobile Computing

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 27 (79.41%) Exchange Server 2013
1 27 (79.41%) MS Exchange
2 20 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 24 (70.59%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (82.35%) Office 365
2 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (14.71%) IBM Cloud
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (14.71%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) Firewall
1 7 (20.59%) LAN
1 7 (20.59%) WAN
1 7 (20.59%) Wireless
2 2 (5.88%) DHCP
2 2 (5.88%) DNS
2 2 (5.88%) Internet
2 2 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (5.88%) SMS
2 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (14.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Desktop Support
2 20 (58.82%) Analyst
2 20 (58.82%) Desktop Analyst
2 20 (58.82%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 20 (58.82%) Support Analyst
3 13 (38.24%) Windows Support Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) IT Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Customer Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) IT Support
8 2 (5.88%) ICT Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) ICT Technician
8 2 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Support Technician
9 1 (2.94%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 1 (2.94%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (97.06%) Windows Server
3 31 (91.18%) Windows 7
3 31 (91.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (82.35%) Windows 10
5 20 (58.82%) Mac OS X
6 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (14.71%) Linux
8 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Information Security
1 7 (20.59%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) Migration
2 5 (14.71%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 2 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (58.82%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 27 (79.41%) Active Directory
2 25 (73.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (73.53%) Apple
1 25 (73.53%) VMware
2 21 (61.76%) Microsoft
3 8 (23.53%) Cisco
4 5 (14.71%) AVG
4 5 (14.71%) Meraki
5 2 (5.88%) Sophos
6 1 (2.94%) Dell