Period
to 14 August 2020

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 14 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > South East
6 months to
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 273 337 324
Rank change year-on-year +64 -13 -25
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 45 181 247
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.43% 0.69% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.79% 2.75% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 44 176 237
Median annual salary £38,750 £30,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.17% +3.45% +16.00%
10th Percentile £23,250 £19,250 £19,150
90th Percentile £48,750 £58,750 £53,750
England median annual salary £33,750 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +7.14%

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 2,520 6,583 7,440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 23.88% 25.23% 25.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2,053 5,364 6,089
Median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +3.66%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,983 £23,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 14 August 2020.

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 14 August 2020. 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 +111 19 £47,500 +26.67% 3
Oxfordshire +43 14 £47,500 +26.67%
Surrey +39 13 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Hampshire +51 9 £24,500 -18.33% 1
Berkshire +93 4 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Kent +32 4 £39,500 +58.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +69 1 £24,500 -27.41%
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, 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 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (97.78%) Windows 10
3 43 (95.56%) Windows 7
4 40 (88.89%) Active Directory
5 35 (77.78%) Microsoft
5 35 (77.78%) Office 365
5 35 (77.78%) Windows Server
6 31 (68.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (68.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 31 (68.89%) Hyper-V
6 31 (68.89%) VMware
7 29 (64.44%) Azure
8 28 (62.22%) Windows Server 2016
9 26 (57.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (55.56%) MS Exchange
11 21 (46.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 20 (44.44%) Project Delivery
12 20 (44.44%) DNS
13 17 (37.78%) DHCP
13 17 (37.78%) VMware ESXi
14 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
14 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2019
15 13 (28.89%) AWS
15 13 (28.89%) Project Management
15 13 (28.89%) VMware Workstation
16 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Project
17 11 (24.44%) Cisco
17 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
17 11 (24.44%) MCSE

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 25 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 11 (24.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (24.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.44%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 35 (77.78%) Office 365
2 29 (64.44%) Azure
3 13 (28.89%) AWS
4 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 20 (44.44%) DNS
2 17 (37.78%) DHCP
3 11 (24.44%) Firewall
4 7 (15.56%) VLAN
5 5 (11.11%) Wireless
6 4 (8.89%) LAN
6 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
6 4 (8.89%) WAN
7 3 (6.67%) VoIP
7 3 (6.67%) VPN
8 2 (4.44%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (4.44%) Internet
8 2 (4.44%) iSCSI
8 2 (4.44%) NAS
8 2 (4.44%) SAN
8 2 (4.44%) Skype
9 1 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2017
General
1 3 (6.67%) Back Office
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 14 (31.11%) IT Engineer
2 13 (28.89%) Support Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) IT Support
4 8 (17.78%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) IT Support Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Project Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (11.11%) Consultant
7 5 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Consultant
7 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Analyst
8 4 (8.89%) Desktop Support
8 4 (8.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) AS400
2 2 (4.44%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.44%) iSeries
2 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.44%) Replication
3 1 (2.22%) Handset
3 1 (2.22%) iPhone
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (97.78%) Windows 10
3 43 (95.56%) Windows 7
4 35 (77.78%) Windows Server
5 31 (68.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (62.22%) Windows Server 2016
7 26 (57.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (28.89%) Windows Server 2019
10 4 (8.89%) Linux
11 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
13 1 (2.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 20 (44.44%) Project Delivery
3 13 (28.89%) Project Management
4 5 (11.11%) ITIL
5 3 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 3 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.44%) Capacity Management
6 2 (4.44%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.44%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.44%) SDLC
6 2 (4.44%) Software Deployment
6 2 (4.44%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (4.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) MCSE
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.89%) MCSA
3 2 (4.44%) LFCE
3 2 (4.44%) LFCS
3 2 (4.44%) Linux+ Certification
3 2 (4.44%) RHCE
3 2 (4.44%) RHCSA
3 2 (4.44%) VCAP
4 1 (2.22%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.22%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 31 (68.89%) Hyper-V
2 31 (68.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (37.78%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (28.89%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (8.89%) VirtualBox
6 3 (6.67%) Terminal Services
7 2 (4.44%) BitLocker
7 2 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (4.44%) vSphere
8 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 4 (8.89%) SCCM
3 2 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 31 (68.89%) VMware
3 11 (24.44%) Cisco
4 10 (22.22%) Veeam
5 8 (17.78%) Citrix
6 2 (4.44%) Apple
6 2 (4.44%) Mitel
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle
6 2 (4.44%) Symantec
7 1 (2.22%) CommVault
7 1 (2.22%) ESET
7 1 (2.22%) Red Hat