The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 56 65
Rank change year-on-year +13 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 16 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 4.42% 1.95% 2.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.06% 5.34% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 14
Median salary £20,500 £23,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.86% -16.36%  
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 Guildford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Guildford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 159 206 285
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 43.92% 36.59% 41.07%
Number of salaries quoted 144 166 248
Median salary £34,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford 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 Guildford

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Guildford

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Guildford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Guildford over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows 8 in Guildford

For the 6 months to 26 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (97.06%) Windows 7
3 31 (91.18%) Active Directory
4 30 (88.24%) Windows 10
5 27 (79.41%) Office 365
6 26 (76.47%) Microsoft
7 23 (67.65%) Microsoft Office
8 20 (58.82%) Hyper-V
9 18 (52.94%) MS Exchange
10 17 (50.00%) Windows Server
11 16 (47.06%) VMware
12 15 (44.12%) MCSE
12 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (29.41%) Firewall
16 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
17 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
17 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
18 4 (11.76%) Network Security
18 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
18 4 (11.76%) Windows XP
18 4 (11.76%) Citrix
18 4 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
19 3 (8.82%) Security Management
19 3 (8.82%) vSphere
20 2 (5.88%) Mac OS
20 2 (5.88%) Customer-Centric Approach
20 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 18 (52.94%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (67.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (79.41%) Office 365
2 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) Firewall
2 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.76%) Network Security
4 2 (5.88%) Internet
4 2 (5.88%) LAN
4 2 (5.88%) Softphone
4 2 (5.88%) WAN
5 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.94%) Wireless
General
1 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
1 4 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
3 1 (2.94%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) IT Support
2 12 (35.29%) Desktop Support
2 12 (35.29%) IT Engineer
3 11 (32.35%) Help Desk Engineer
3 11 (32.35%) Support Engineer
4 10 (29.41%) Desktop Engineer
4 10 (29.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 9 (26.47%) IT Support Engineer
6 7 (20.59%) 1st Line Engineer
6 7 (20.59%) Help Desk Support
7 6 (17.65%) Service Desk Support
8 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (11.76%) Analyst
8 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
9 3 (8.82%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (8.82%) First Line Help Desk Support
9 3 (8.82%) Service Desk Engineer
10 2 (5.88%) Administrator
10 2 (5.88%) IT Analyst
10 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.94%) Handset
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (97.06%) Windows 7
3 30 (88.24%) Windows 10
4 17 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (11.76%) Windows XP
8 2 (5.88%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
2 3 (8.82%) Security Management
3 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.88%) Customer-Centric Approach
3 2 (5.88%) Software Deployment
4 1 (2.94%) Information Security
4 1 (2.94%) Information Security Management
4 1 (2.94%) ISMS
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL
4 1 (2.94%) Quality Management
4 1 (2.94%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) MCSE
1 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.88%) MCP
3 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 31 (91.18%) Active Directory
2 20 (58.82%) Hyper-V
3 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 16 (47.06%) VMware
3 4 (11.76%) Citrix
4 2 (5.88%) Apple
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle
5 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow