Period
to 15 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
South West > Somerset
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 110 111
Rank change year-on-year +22 +1 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 6 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.61% 0.49% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.22% 2.21% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 3
Somerset median annual salary £24,856 £22,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.71% -25.83% +9.09%
South West median annual salary £25,000 £23,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% -14.81% -3.57%

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 Somerset with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 270 272 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 27.38% 22.17% 25.91%
Number of salaries quoted 184 212 291
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £34,734 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.16% -6.12% -1.33%
10th Percentile £24,856 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,125 £52,500 £57,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year - +9.59% -2.67%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Somerset

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Somerset

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Somerset over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows 8 in Somerset

Windows 8
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 15 January 2019. 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
Taunton 0 5 £24,856 +12.98%
Street - 1 £40,000 -
Windows 8
South West

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (100.00%) Office 365
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) EMC
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Symantec
5 1 (16.67%) McAfee
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) PowerShell

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Coordinator
1 4 (66.67%) Incident Coordinator
1 4 (66.67%) Service Desk Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) McAfee
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec
2 1 (16.67%) Veeam
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Wrike