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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
South West / Somerset
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 72 69
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 2 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.28% 1.06% 0.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.19% 4.22% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 1
Median salary £26,250 £24,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.37% -4.00%  
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 Somerset with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 168 166 216
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 23.70% 25.11% 34.50%
Number of salaries quoted 131 139 187
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 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
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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -12 1 £30,000 -24.52%
Clevedon - 1 £22,500 -
Windows 8
South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (25.00%) Squid
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL

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 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Skype
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (25.00%) Postfix
2 1 (25.00%) Squid
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas
3 1 (25.00%) VMware