Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 89 110 126
Rank change year-on-year +21 +16 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 9 31 7
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.96% 1.90% 0.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.37% 5.58% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 32 7
Median annual salary £29,500 £33,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.61% +24.53% +35.90%
10th Percentile £21,950 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £39,350 £37,500 £38,000
South West median annual salary £19,750 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year -24.04% +4.00% +8.70%

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 267 556 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 28.34% 34.09% 27.74%
Number of salaries quoted 207 437 346
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £62,500 £64,375
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - -3.61% +8.50%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Gloucestershire

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows 8 in Gloucestershire.

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Gloucestershire

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows 8 in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

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 14 July 2020. 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
Gloucester +19 4 - -
Cheltenham +11 2 £31,250 +4.17%
Windows 8
South West

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Office 365
2 8 (88.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (77.78%) CCNA
3 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco
4 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
4 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) XenApp
5 4 (44.44%) XenDesktop
5 4 (44.44%) Veeam
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (44.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (44.44%) vSphere
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (44.44%) NetScaler
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (44.44%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (44.44%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
5 4 (44.44%) Driving Licence

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 8 (88.89%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) iSCSI
1 4 (44.44%) NetScaler
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
1 4 (44.44%) VPN
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Driving Licence
1 4 (44.44%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) HPUX
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Solaris
3 4 (44.44%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
1 4 (44.44%) Change Management
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
1 4 (44.44%) Project Delivery
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
1 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CCNA
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) MCSA
2 4 (44.44%) MCSE
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 3 (33.33%) CCENT
3 3 (33.33%) CompTIA Security+
3 3 (33.33%) MCP
3 3 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (44.44%) vSphere
3 4 (44.44%) XenApp
3 4 (44.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Backup Exec
1 4 (44.44%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 4 (44.44%) Dell
4 4 (44.44%) HP
4 4 (44.44%) McAfee
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) Veeam