Period
to 12 December 2018

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

Microsoft Windows 8
England > South East
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 338 277 239
Rank change year-on-year -61 -38 -28
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 205 334 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.73% 1.07% 1.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.89% 3.92% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 196 311 458
South East median annual salary £28,250 £28,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.89% +5.66% -7.83%
10th Percentile £19,250 £19,000 £19,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £48,750
England median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -3.51%

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 7,091 8,523 9,731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.27% 27.36% 28.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5,800 7,313 8,316
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 12 December 2018.

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 December 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
Thames Valley +3 71 £30,000 - 7
Hampshire -21 71 £29,000 - 3
Berkshire +5 52 £37,500 +19.05% 1
Surrey +1 47 £24,000 +4.35% 3
Buckinghamshire +1 14 £27,000 -29.87% 3
West Sussex +3 13 £22,500 -13.46% 1
Oxfordshire -2 6 £32,000 +28.00% 3
Kent -6 2 £24,750 -22.66%
East Sussex +1 1 £35,000 -
Windows 8
England

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

1 205 (100.00%) Windows
2 174 (84.88%) Windows 10
3 167 (81.46%) Windows 7
4 154 (75.12%) Active Directory
5 149 (72.68%) Microsoft
6 114 (55.61%) Windows Server
7 98 (47.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 88 (42.93%) Office 365
9 78 (38.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 69 (33.66%) Microsoft Office
11 62 (30.24%) VMware
11 62 (30.24%) ITIL
12 48 (23.41%) VMware Infrastructure
13 47 (22.93%) MS Exchange
14 46 (22.44%) Microsoft Certification
15 43 (20.98%) Hyper-V
16 41 (20.00%) Citrix
17 39 (19.02%) LAN
18 34 (16.59%) SQL
18 34 (16.59%) Wi-Fi
19 32 (15.61%) Firewall
19 32 (15.61%) MCSE
19 32 (15.61%) WAN
20 31 (15.12%) Exchange Server 2010
21 28 (13.66%) Security Cleared
22 27 (13.17%) SC Cleared
22 27 (13.17%) SLA
22 27 (13.17%) IIS
22 27 (13.17%) Problem-Solving
23 26 (12.68%) Linux

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 47 (22.93%) MS Exchange
2 31 (15.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (13.17%) IIS
4 25 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (8.78%) SharePoint
6 13 (6.34%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.95%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.98%) SAS
Applications
1 69 (33.66%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.49%) Line 50
1 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.49%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 88 (42.93%) Office 365
2 19 (9.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (6.83%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (6.34%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.95%) G Suite
6 2 (0.98%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.49%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 39 (19.02%) LAN
2 34 (16.59%) Wi-Fi
3 32 (15.61%) Firewall
3 32 (15.61%) WAN
4 23 (11.22%) DNS
5 21 (10.24%) Internet
6 18 (8.78%) VPN
7 17 (8.29%) WLAN
8 15 (7.32%) DHCP
9 13 (6.34%) VoIP
10 10 (4.88%) PBX
11 9 (4.39%) TCP/IP
12 8 (3.90%) H.323
12 8 (3.90%) ISDN
12 8 (3.90%) Wireless
13 7 (3.41%) SAN
14 5 (2.44%) VLAN
15 4 (1.95%) Skype
16 2 (0.98%) iSCSI
16 2 (0.98%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (7.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (6.34%) Azure SQL Database
3 13 (6.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (3.41%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (1.46%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.46%) QlikView
5 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 16 (7.80%) Team Foundation Server
1 16 (7.80%) Visual Studio
1 16 (7.80%) Visual Studio Team System
2 13 (6.34%) Chocolatey
2 13 (6.34%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.46%) JIRA
General
1 9 (4.39%) Finance
2 8 (3.90%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.93%) Legal
4 3 (1.46%) Billing
5 2 (0.98%) Electronics
5 2 (0.98%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.98%) Marketing
6 1 (0.49%) Back Office
6 1 (0.49%) French Language
6 1 (0.49%) German Language
6 1 (0.49%) Retail
6 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 65 (31.71%) Support Engineer
2 62 (30.24%) IT Support
3 61 (29.76%) Analyst
4 48 (23.41%) Support Analyst
5 47 (22.93%) IT Engineer
6 40 (19.51%) 2nd Line Support
7 37 (18.05%) IT Support Engineer
8 28 (13.66%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 27 (13.17%) IT Analyst
10 25 (12.20%) Support Technician
11 19 (9.27%) Help Desk Support
11 19 (9.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 19 (9.27%) Technical Support
12 18 (8.78%) IT Support Analyst
12 18 (8.78%) IT Technician
13 15 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
14 14 (6.83%) Desktop Support
14 14 (6.83%) Help Desk Analyst
14 14 (6.83%) Help Desk Engineer
14 14 (6.83%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.78%) .NET
2 13 (6.34%) JSON
2 13 (6.34%) X-Windows
3 5 (2.44%) WCF
4 3 (1.46%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (1.46%) HTML
4 3 (1.46%) SOAP
4 3 (1.46%) WinForms
4 3 (1.46%) XML
5 2 (0.98%) Web Services
6 1 (0.49%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.73%) Self-Motivation
2 17 (8.29%) Data Centre
3 15 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 14 (6.83%) AS400
4 14 (6.83%) iSeries
5 13 (6.34%) Linux Command Line
5 13 (6.34%) Public Cloud
6 10 (4.88%) iPad
7 9 (4.39%) Blackberry
7 9 (4.39%) iPhone
8 5 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.44%) Driving Licence
8 5 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.46%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.46%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.46%) Fintech
9 3 (1.46%) Reinsurance
10 2 (0.98%) Clustering
10 2 (0.98%) Replication
11 1 (0.49%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 205 (100.00%) Windows
2 174 (84.88%) Windows 10
3 167 (81.46%) Windows 7
4 114 (55.61%) Windows Server
5 98 (47.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 78 (38.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (12.68%) Linux
8 14 (6.83%) Windows XP
9 12 (5.85%) Apple iOS
10 11 (5.37%) Windows Vista
11 9 (4.39%) Mac OS X
11 9 (4.39%) Windows Mobile
12 8 (3.90%) CentOS
12 8 (3.90%) Ubuntu
13 7 (3.41%) Android
14 5 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (30.24%) ITIL
2 27 (13.17%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (11.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 20 (9.76%) Incident Management
5 19 (9.27%) Mentoring
6 18 (8.78%) ITSM
7 17 (8.29%) Coaching
8 15 (7.32%) Service Management
9 14 (6.83%) Server Patching
10 13 (6.34%) Configuration Management
10 13 (6.34%) Continuous Deployment
10 13 (6.34%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (5.37%) Customer Requirements
11 11 (5.37%) Migration
11 11 (5.37%) Mobile Device Management
12 10 (4.88%) Cloud Operations
12 10 (4.88%) SDLC
13 9 (4.39%) Critical Thinking
13 9 (4.39%) Presales
13 9 (4.39%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 34 (16.59%) SQL
2 20 (9.76%) C#
3 14 (6.83%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.93%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.46%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (22.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (15.61%) MCSE
3 28 (13.66%) Security Cleared
4 27 (13.17%) SC Cleared
5 17 (8.29%) MCSA
6 14 (6.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (5.85%) Degree
7 12 (5.85%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (3.41%) MCP
10 3 (1.46%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.46%) MCTS
11 1 (0.49%) MOS
11 1 (0.49%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (13.17%) SLA
2 7 (3.41%) GDPR
3 6 (2.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.93%) PSD2
4 1 (0.49%) PMO
System Software
1 154 (75.12%) Active Directory
2 48 (23.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (20.98%) Hyper-V
4 25 (12.20%) XenApp
5 24 (11.71%) XenDesktop
6 13 (6.34%) LXC
7 9 (4.39%) Firmware
7 9 (4.39%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.98%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.98%) vSphere
9 1 (0.49%) pfSense
9 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (7.32%) SCCM
2 11 (5.37%) WSUS
3 5 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.98%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (0.98%) SmoothWall
5 1 (0.49%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.49%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 149 (72.68%) Microsoft
2 62 (30.24%) VMware
3 41 (20.00%) Citrix
4 14 (6.83%) IBM
4 14 (6.83%) Ivanti
5 13 (6.34%) Cisco
6 9 (4.39%) Apple
6 9 (4.39%) Dell
7 5 (2.44%) SonicWALL
7 5 (2.44%) Symantec
8 4 (1.95%) EMC
8 4 (1.95%) Google
8 4 (1.95%) HP
9 3 (1.46%) Oracle
9 3 (1.46%) SAP
9 3 (1.46%) Sophos
9 3 (1.46%) Telerik
10 2 (0.98%) Meraki
10 2 (0.98%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.98%) Veeam