Period
to 12 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 12 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > South East
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 378 317 343
Rank change year-on-year -61 +26 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 11 73 176
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.074% 0.48% 0.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.36% 2.06% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 10 73 155
10th Percentile £22,600 £22,500 £19,250
25th Percentile £23,000 £23,250 £23,835
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £27,000 £30,000 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £53,438 £47,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £48,750 £53,750
England median annual salary £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% - +2.24%

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 the South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3,089 3,540 6,585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.92% 23.36% 25.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2,357 2,950 5,427
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in the South East

Windows 8
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows 8 in the South East.

Salary trend for Windows 8 in the South East

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows 8 in the South East over the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Windows 8 in the South East

Windows 8
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the South East region over the 6 months to 12 June 2021. 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
Thames Valley -22 5 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 4 £55,000 +74.60%
West Sussex - 4 £24,000 -
Oxfordshire -10 1 £47,500 -
Kent -23 1 £20,000 -30.43% 2
Hampshire -38 1 £30,000 +22.45% 1
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, 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 South East region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft 365
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (90.91%) Windows 10
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
3 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2019
4 8 (72.73%) Windows 7
4 8 (72.73%) VMware
5 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (63.64%) Hyper-V
5 7 (63.64%) XenApp
5 7 (63.64%) XenDesktop
5 7 (63.64%) Citrix
5 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
6 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (54.55%) Firewall
7 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (45.45%) Azure
7 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (45.45%) ITIL
7 5 (45.45%) SQL
7 5 (45.45%) DNS
7 5 (45.45%) WAN
7 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
8 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (36.36%) DHCP
8 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft 365
2 5 (45.45%) Azure
3 2 (18.18%) AWS
4 1 (9.09%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 5 (45.45%) WAN
3 4 (36.36%) DHCP
3 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (36.36%) VPN
4 3 (27.27%) SAN
5 2 (18.18%) Wireless
6 1 (9.09%) LAN
6 1 (9.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Organisational Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Billing
2 3 (27.27%) Social Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (45.45%) IT Support
2 4 (36.36%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 4 (36.36%) IT Support Technician
2 4 (36.36%) IT Technician
2 4 (36.36%) Support Technician
3 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Leader
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows 10
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2019
4 8 (72.73%) Windows 7
5 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (27.27%) Linux
7 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (9.09%) Project Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) MCP
2 3 (27.27%) MCSE
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) Hyper-V
2 7 (63.64%) XenApp
2 7 (63.64%) XenDesktop
3 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (36.36%) VirtualBox
5 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) VMware
3 7 (63.64%) Citrix
4 3 (27.27%) Avaya
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) Draytek
4 3 (27.27%) McAfee
4 3 (27.27%) Sophos
4 3 (27.27%) Symantec
4 3 (27.27%) WatchGuard
5 1 (9.09%) Google
5 1 (9.09%) Veeam