Period
to 23 November 2017

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

Microsoft Windows 8
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 268 241 207
Rank change year-on-year -27 -34 +20
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 342 478 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.11% 1.36% 1.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.05% 4.81% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 319 455 651
South East median annual salary £28,000 £27,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.82% -1.79% -
10th Percentile £19,000 £19,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £48,000 £48,750 £48,000
England median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year - -3.51% -5.00%

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 8453 9934 12334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.46% 28.31% 28.97%
Number of salaries quoted 7288 8501 10612
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,750 £23,006
90th Percentile £63,000 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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 23 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
Thames Valley +33 112 £30,000 +10.09% 5
Hampshire -21 99 £27,500 +1.85% 4
Surrey -43 80 £23,000 -16.36% 1
Berkshire +28 39 £30,500 -6.15% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 38 £33,750 +25.00% 1
Kent +18 36 £32,250 +43.33% 1
Oxfordshire +18 33 £28,500 +21.28% 3
West Sussex -38 7 £26,750 -3.60% 1
Middlesex +13 5 £38,250 +70.00%
East Sussex -14 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 £40,000 -
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 342 (100.00%) Windows
2 272 (79.53%) Windows 7
3 258 (75.44%) Active Directory
4 233 (68.13%) Microsoft
5 225 (65.79%) Windows 10
6 215 (62.87%) Windows Server
7 200 (58.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 180 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 157 (45.91%) MS Exchange
10 138 (40.35%) Office 365
11 130 (38.01%) Microsoft Office
12 123 (35.96%) VMware
13 105 (30.70%) Hyper-V
14 89 (26.02%) ITIL
14 89 (26.02%) Exchange Server 2010
15 88 (25.73%) VMware Infrastructure
16 74 (21.64%) Citrix
17 73 (21.35%) Exchange Server 2013
18 68 (19.88%) SQL Server
19 66 (19.30%) Firewall
20 62 (18.13%) Microsoft Azure
21 59 (17.25%) DNS
22 57 (16.67%) DHCP
22 57 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
23 55 (16.08%) SCCM
24 54 (15.79%) SQL
25 46 (13.45%) WAN
25 46 (13.45%) TCP/IP
26 45 (13.16%) LAN
27 40 (11.70%) Windows XP

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
1 157 (45.91%) MS Exchange
2 89 (26.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 73 (21.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 29 (8.48%) SharePoint
5 20 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 18 (5.26%) IIS
8 13 (3.80%) Skype for Business
9 12 (3.51%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (2.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.46%) SAS
12 3 (0.88%) Apache
12 3 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.88%) Confluence
13 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2000
13 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 130 (38.01%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.58%) Acrobat
3 2 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 138 (40.35%) Office 365
2 62 (18.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.88%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.88%) G Suite
5 2 (0.58%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.29%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 66 (19.30%) Firewall
2 59 (17.25%) DNS
3 57 (16.67%) DHCP
4 46 (13.45%) TCP/IP
4 46 (13.45%) WAN
5 45 (13.16%) LAN
6 38 (11.11%) SAN
7 30 (8.77%) Internet
8 25 (7.31%) VLAN
9 22 (6.43%) VPN
10 17 (4.97%) VoIP
10 17 (4.97%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (3.80%) SMTP
11 13 (3.80%) SSL
12 12 (3.51%) AMQP
12 12 (3.51%) HTTP
12 12 (3.51%) NAS
13 11 (3.22%) Skype
14 10 (2.92%) Intranet
14 10 (2.92%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (19.88%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (2.92%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.75%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.88%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.88%) JIRA
2 3 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.88%) TeamCity
2 3 (0.88%) Vagrant
General
1 25 (7.31%) Telecoms
2 22 (6.43%) Finance
3 16 (4.68%) Retail
4 10 (2.92%) Legal
5 9 (2.63%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.05%) Marketing
7 6 (1.75%) Electronics
8 4 (1.17%) Games
9 3 (0.88%) Law
10 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.29%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) Back Office
11 1 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 121 (35.38%) Support Engineer
2 92 (26.90%) IT Support
3 90 (26.32%) Analyst
4 67 (19.59%) IT Engineer
5 53 (15.50%) Support Analyst
6 52 (15.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 47 (13.74%) IT Support Engineer
8 42 (12.28%) 2nd Line Support
9 40 (11.70%) 3rd Line Support
10 39 (11.40%) 1st Line Support
11 37 (10.82%) Service Analyst
11 37 (10.82%) Service Desk Analyst
12 33 (9.65%) Infrastructure Support
13 32 (9.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 32 (9.36%) Desktop Support
13 32 (9.36%) Support Technician
14 30 (8.77%) IT Analyst
15 29 (8.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 26 (7.60%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
17 25 (7.31%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.39%) .NET
2 12 (3.51%) EDI
2 12 (3.51%) HTML
2 12 (3.51%) JSON
2 12 (3.51%) SOAP
2 12 (3.51%) XML
3 10 (2.92%) WCF
4 6 (1.75%) AngularJS
4 6 (1.75%) CSS
4 6 (1.75%) CSS3
4 6 (1.75%) HTML5
4 6 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.29%) MAPI
5 1 (0.29%) Web Services
5 1 (0.29%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.68%) iPhone
2 15 (4.39%) Blackberry
3 13 (3.80%) iPad
4 12 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.34%) Clustering
5 8 (2.34%) Driving Licence
6 6 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.75%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.46%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.46%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.17%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.58%) AS400
9 2 (0.58%) iSeries
10 1 (0.29%) CCTV
10 1 (0.29%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.29%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 342 (100.00%) Windows
2 272 (79.53%) Windows 7
3 225 (65.79%) Windows 10
4 215 (62.87%) Windows Server
5 200 (58.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 180 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 40 (11.70%) Windows XP
8 33 (9.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (7.89%) Mac OS X
10 17 (4.97%) Apple iOS
11 13 (3.80%) Windows Vista
12 12 (3.51%) Linux
13 8 (2.34%) Android
14 7 (2.05%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (1.17%) CentOS
15 4 (1.17%) Mac OS
15 4 (1.17%) Ubuntu
15 4 (1.17%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.88%) Kali Linux
17 2 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (26.02%) ITIL
2 17 (4.97%) Presales
3 14 (4.09%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (4.09%) Patch Management
4 13 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (3.80%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (2.92%) Migration
5 10 (2.92%) Mobile Device Management
5 10 (2.92%) Software Deployment
5 10 (2.92%) Time Management
6 9 (2.63%) Customer Requirements
6 9 (2.63%) Process Management
6 9 (2.63%) System Testing
7 8 (2.34%) Mentoring
7 8 (2.34%) Network Load Balancing
8 7 (2.05%) CRM
9 6 (1.75%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (1.75%) Data Modelling
9 6 (1.75%) Project Management
9 6 (1.75%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 54 (15.79%) SQL
2 19 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.51%) C#
4 6 (1.75%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.75%) TypeScript
4 6 (1.75%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.29%) C
5 1 (0.29%) C++
5 1 (0.29%) Java
5 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 57 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (11.11%) MCSE
3 24 (7.02%) MCSA
4 23 (6.73%) Degree
5 16 (4.68%) CCNA
5 16 (4.68%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (3.80%) MCP
7 11 (3.22%) A+ Certification
8 6 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (1.75%) DBS Check
8 6 (1.75%) Security Cleared
9 5 (1.46%) GNVQ
9 5 (1.46%) HND
9 5 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.17%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.58%) CCA
12 2 (0.58%) CCENT
12 2 (0.58%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.31%) SLA
2 2 (0.58%) QA
3 1 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 258 (75.44%) Active Directory
2 105 (30.70%) Hyper-V
3 88 (25.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (10.82%) VirtualBox
5 31 (9.06%) XenApp
6 29 (8.48%) XenDesktop
7 14 (4.09%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (2.05%) vSphere
9 5 (1.46%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.88%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.58%) Firmware
13 1 (0.29%) BlackBerry Internet Service
13 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 55 (16.08%) SCCM
2 15 (4.39%) WSUS
3 12 (3.51%) Backup Exec
4 11 (3.22%) SCOM
5 8 (2.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 8 (2.34%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.46%) SmoothWall
7 3 (0.88%) Ansible
7 3 (0.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.88%) Nagios
7 3 (0.88%) Nessus
7 3 (0.88%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.88%) Nmap
7 3 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.88%) Puppet
7 3 (0.88%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.58%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.29%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 233 (68.13%) Microsoft
2 123 (35.96%) VMware
3 74 (21.64%) Citrix
4 38 (11.11%) Cisco
5 30 (8.77%) Apple
6 20 (5.85%) Avaya
6 20 (5.85%) HP
7 17 (4.97%) Sophos
8 14 (4.09%) Dell
8 14 (4.09%) Palo Alto
9 12 (3.51%) Veeam
10 11 (3.22%) Extreme Networks
11 9 (2.63%) Symantec
12 6 (1.75%) SAP
13 5 (1.46%) EMC
14 4 (1.17%) Juniper
14 4 (1.17%) SolarWinds
15 3 (0.88%) F5
15 3 (0.88%) Rackspace
15 3 (0.88%) Splunk