Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
South West > Somerset
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 104 106
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2 -22
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 6 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.45% 0.45% 0.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.06% 1.73% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 3
Somerset median annual salary £22,500 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% - +19.57%
10th Percentile £20,875 £21,250 £21,050
90th Percentile £24,125 £34,450 £28,750
South West median annual salary £23,750 £27,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year -12.04% -3.57% +1.82%

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 291 346 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 21.72% 25.88% 32.12%
Number of salaries quoted 231 308 354
Somerset median annual salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.41% -1.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £51,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%

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
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 22 November 2017. 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 +19 3 £22,000 -26.67%
Clevedon - 2 £22,500 -
Bath -14 1 £22,500 -27.42%
Windows 8
South West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (50.00%) Apple
3 3 (50.00%) Office 365
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Law
5 1 (16.67%) Sysprep
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010

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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Technician
3 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Technician
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Sysprep
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Apple
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco