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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 2 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > South East
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 461 409 317
Rank change year-on-year -52 -92 +32
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 34 15 66
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.095% 0.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.74% 0.45% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 33 14 66
10th Percentile £21,250 - £22,500
25th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £23,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £27,500 £29,250 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.98% -2.50% -
75th Percentile £32,000 £45,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £35,625 £55,000 £48,750
England median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - -

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 4,567 3,367 3,319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.22% 21.27% 23.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2,836 2,436 2,759
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,250 £26,950
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.11% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 2 July 2022.

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 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Surrey - 15 £27,500 - 2
Thames Valley -27 12 £28,000 -49.09% 6
Berkshire - 8 £30,000 - 3
Hampshire -24 5 £27,500 -3.51% 2
Oxfordshire -29 4 £24,250 -48.95%
West Sussex -12 1 £27,500 +14.58% 1
Kent -61 1 - -
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (85.29%) Windows 7
2 29 (85.29%) Microsoft 365
3 27 (79.41%) Microsoft
4 21 (61.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (61.76%) Windows Server
5 20 (58.82%) Microsoft Office
6 18 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (47.06%) Windows 10
8 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
9 11 (32.35%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (32.35%) Windows Vista
9 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
9 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Excel
9 11 (32.35%) Windows XP
10 10 (29.41%) Social Skills
11 9 (26.47%) Hyper-V
11 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2016
11 9 (26.47%) SCCM
12 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (23.53%) VMware
12 8 (23.53%) VPN
12 8 (23.53%) ITIL
12 8 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2019
14 6 (17.65%) ITSM
14 6 (17.65%) Wireless
15 5 (14.71%) Mac OS
15 5 (14.71%) SQL

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 11 (32.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (58.82%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 29 (85.29%) Microsoft 365
2 2 (5.88%) Azure
2 2 (5.88%) Mimecast
2 2 (5.88%) SaaS
3 1 (2.94%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) VPN
2 6 (17.65%) Wireless
3 4 (11.76%) Firewall
4 3 (8.82%) DHCP
4 3 (8.82%) DNS
5 2 (5.88%) VoIP
6 1 (2.94%) LAN
6 1 (2.94%) NAS
6 1 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.94%) SAN
6 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.94%) VLAN
6 1 (2.94%) WAN
6 1 (2.94%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (29.41%) Social Skills
2 4 (11.76%) Organisational Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (82.35%) Support Engineer
2 14 (41.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 12 (35.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (35.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 10 (29.41%) IT Support
5 9 (26.47%) IT Engineer
5 9 (26.47%) IT Support Engineer
6 7 (20.59%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (20.59%) Desktop Support
6 7 (20.59%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (17.65%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 6 (17.65%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (14.71%) Junior
8 5 (14.71%) Junior IT Engineer
8 5 (14.71%) Junior IT Support
8 5 (14.71%) Junior Support Engineer
9 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
10 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
1 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (85.29%) Windows 7
3 21 (61.76%) Windows Server
3 21 (61.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (47.06%) Windows 10
6 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (32.35%) Windows Vista
6 11 (32.35%) Windows XP
7 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2016
8 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2019
9 5 (14.71%) Mac OS
10 2 (5.88%) Android
10 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
10 2 (5.88%) Linux
11 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) ITIL
1 8 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (17.65%) ITSM
3 4 (11.76%) Decision-Making
3 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 4 (11.76%) Workflow
4 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.88%) Email Management
4 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.88%) Service Management
5 1 (2.94%) Creative Thinking
5 1 (2.94%) Proactive Maintenance
5 1 (2.94%) Remote Monitoring and Management
5 1 (2.94%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) A+ Certification
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) HND
2 2 (5.88%) MCITP
2 2 (5.88%) MCSE
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
2 9 (26.47%) Hyper-V
3 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (11.76%) VirtualBox
4 4 (11.76%) XenApp
4 4 (11.76%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.94%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.94%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.94%) Autotask
3 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.94%) WSUS
3 1 (2.94%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 27 (79.41%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) VMware
3 4 (11.76%) Citrix
3 4 (11.76%) Sophos
4 3 (8.82%) NETGEAR
4 3 (8.82%) Ubiquiti
5 2 (5.88%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco
5 2 (5.88%) Meraki
5 2 (5.88%) Sybase
5 2 (5.88%) Veeam
6 1 (2.94%) Apple
6 1 (2.94%) Datto
6 1 (2.94%) Draytek
6 1 (2.94%) McAfee
6 1 (2.94%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.94%) Sage
6 1 (2.94%) Symantec
6 1 (2.94%) Trend Micro
6 1 (2.94%) Webroot