Period
to 22 October 2018

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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
South West > Somerset
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 110 109
Rank change year-on-year +32 -1 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 6 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.70% 0.39% 0.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.70% 1.69% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 7
Somerset median annual salary £24,856 £22,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% -18.18% -
10th Percentile £23,414 £20,850 £21,250
90th Percentile £40,000 £24,200 £43,550
South West median annual salary £25,000 £24,000 £26,250
% change year-on-year +4.17% -8.57% -6.25%

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 222 295 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 25.84% 22.73% 26.07%
Number of salaries quoted 185 237 310
Somerset median annual salary £40,500 £35,000 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.71% -2.10% -4.67%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,200 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £60,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%

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 22 October 2018.

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 22 October 2018. 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 +6 5 £24,856 +12.98% 1
Street - 1 £40,000 -
Windows 8
South West

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (83.33%) Office 365
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 10
3 4 (66.67%) Geospatial Data
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) DNS

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Geospatial Data
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%) IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft