Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > South East
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 317 305 200
Rank change year-on-year -12 -105 +20
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 243 272 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.82% 0.93% 1.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.26% 3.30% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 233 255 564
South East median annual salary £29,500 £25,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.00% -10.71% -
10th Percentile £19,250 £18,750 £19,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £42,350 £50,950
England median annual salary £30,000 £28,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -3.45%

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 7,445 8,231 11,062
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.12% 28.29% 29.97%
Number of salaries quoted 6,091 7,042 9,579
South East median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +34 101 £37,500 +29.31% 9
Berkshire +48 75 £40,000 +14.29% 4
Hampshire -17 59 £26,500 -5.36% 4
Surrey -24 48 £26,000 +26.83% 1
West Sussex +36 26 £20,000 -38.46% 1
Buckinghamshire -15 18 £27,000 +12.50% 3
Kent +4 9 £29,250 +15.84% 4
Oxfordshire -13 9 £40,000 +23.08% 2
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 243 (100.00%) Windows
2 196 (80.66%) Microsoft
2 196 (80.66%) Windows 10
3 187 (76.95%) Windows 7
4 164 (67.49%) Active Directory
5 135 (55.56%) Windows Server
6 134 (55.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 120 (49.38%) Office 365
8 111 (45.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 88 (36.21%) ITIL
10 79 (32.51%) VMware
11 76 (31.28%) Microsoft Office
12 65 (26.75%) VMware Infrastructure
13 61 (25.10%) Citrix
14 57 (23.46%) MS Exchange
15 50 (20.58%) Microsoft Certification
16 45 (18.52%) SQL
17 44 (18.11%) Exchange Server 2010
18 41 (16.87%) Hyper-V
19 38 (15.64%) XenApp
20 37 (15.23%) XenDesktop
21 35 (14.40%) MCSE
22 33 (13.58%) Firewall
23 30 (12.35%) SLA
23 30 (12.35%) DNS
24 29 (11.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 29 (11.93%) Exchange Server 2013
25 28 (11.52%) DHCP
26 26 (10.70%) Incident Management
27 25 (10.29%) Windows Server 2003

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 57 (23.46%) MS Exchange
2 44 (18.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (11.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (7.82%) IIS
5 15 (6.17%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.29%) Skype for Business
7 7 (2.88%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.82%) Apache
8 2 (0.82%) Confluence
8 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.41%) CMS
9 1 (0.41%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 76 (31.28%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.82%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.41%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.41%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 120 (49.38%) Office 365
2 23 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (5.76%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (2.47%) G Suite
5 6 (2.47%) Mimecast
6 4 (1.65%) NuGet
6 4 (1.65%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.82%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.82%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 33 (13.58%) Firewall
2 30 (12.35%) DNS
3 28 (11.52%) DHCP
4 24 (9.88%) TCP/IP
5 23 (9.47%) VoIP
6 22 (9.05%) LAN
7 21 (8.64%) WAN
8 18 (7.41%) Internet
8 18 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
9 16 (6.58%) SAN
10 12 (4.94%) VLAN
11 10 (4.12%) VPN
12 9 (3.70%) Wireless
13 8 (3.29%) Intranet
13 8 (3.29%) NAS
13 8 (3.29%) PBX
14 6 (2.47%) Skype
15 5 (2.06%) Cisco IOS
15 5 (2.06%) Remote Desktop
16 4 (1.65%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (4.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.47%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (4.94%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.12%) Visual Studio
2 10 (4.12%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (2.47%) Chocolatey
3 6 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.47%) TeamCity
4 5 (2.06%) Subversion
5 4 (1.65%) MSBuild
5 4 (1.65%) MSTest
5 4 (1.65%) Ranorex
6 2 (0.82%) AdminStudio
6 2 (0.82%) JIRA
6 2 (0.82%) MSI
6 2 (0.82%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.82%) Wise Package Studio
7 1 (0.41%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.41%) Dreamweaver
General
1 17 (7.00%) Finance
2 11 (4.53%) Legal
3 8 (3.29%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.88%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.88%) Retail
5 5 (2.06%) Back Office
5 5 (2.06%) Electronics
6 4 (1.65%) Marketing
7 2 (0.82%) German Language
8 1 (0.41%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.41%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.41%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 71 (29.22%) Support Engineer
2 67 (27.57%) Analyst
3 60 (24.69%) IT Support
4 57 (23.46%) IT Engineer
5 40 (16.46%) Support Analyst
6 38 (15.64%) IT Support Engineer
7 35 (14.40%) IT Analyst
8 33 (13.58%) 2nd Line Support
9 28 (11.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 20 (8.23%) IT Support Analyst
11 17 (7.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 17 (7.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 15 (6.17%) Desktop Support
12 15 (6.17%) Service Desk Engineer
13 14 (5.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 14 (5.76%) Field Engineer
13 14 (5.76%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
14 13 (5.35%) Infrastructure Support
14 13 (5.35%) IT Technician
14 13 (5.35%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.41%) .NET
2 10 (4.12%) Web Services
3 8 (3.29%) WCF
4 6 (2.47%) JSON
4 6 (2.47%) X-Windows
5 4 (1.65%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.23%) HTML
7 1 (0.41%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.29%) Self-Motivation
2 14 (5.76%) iPad
3 13 (5.35%) Hybrid Cloud
3 13 (5.35%) Management Information System
4 12 (4.94%) Blackberry
4 12 (4.94%) iPhone
5 11 (4.53%) Clustering
6 10 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (4.12%) AS400
6 10 (4.12%) iSeries
7 8 (3.29%) Data Centre
8 6 (2.47%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.47%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (2.47%) Public Cloud
9 5 (2.06%) NHS
9 5 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.65%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.65%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.23%) Reinsurance
11 3 (1.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 243 (100.00%) Windows
2 196 (80.66%) Windows 10
3 187 (76.95%) Windows 7
4 135 (55.56%) Windows Server
5 134 (55.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 111 (45.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (10.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (9.47%) Linux
9 16 (6.58%) Android
10 15 (6.17%) Apple iOS
11 14 (5.76%) Windows XP
12 10 (4.12%) Windows Mobile
13 8 (3.29%) Mac OS X
14 6 (2.47%) Mac OS
14 6 (2.47%) Windows Vista
15 5 (2.06%) CentOS
15 5 (2.06%) Ubuntu
16 4 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.82%) Kali Linux
17 2 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (36.21%) ITIL
2 29 (11.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 26 (10.70%) Incident Management
4 22 (9.05%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (7.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 14 (5.76%) Information Security
6 14 (5.76%) Service Delivery
7 13 (5.35%) ITSM
7 13 (5.35%) Service Management
8 11 (4.53%) Mentoring
8 11 (4.53%) Time Management
9 10 (4.12%) Coaching
9 10 (4.12%) Server Patching
10 9 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (3.70%) High Availability
11 8 (3.29%) Virtual Environments
12 7 (2.88%) Configuration Management
12 7 (2.88%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (2.88%) DevOps
13 6 (2.47%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 45 (18.52%) SQL
2 19 (7.82%) C#
3 15 (6.17%) PowerShell
4 12 (4.94%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.23%) PHP
6 2 (0.82%) Java
7 1 (0.41%) C
7 1 (0.41%) C++
7 1 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (20.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (14.40%) MCSE
3 23 (9.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 17 (7.00%) MCSA
5 16 (6.58%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (5.35%) Degree
7 12 (4.94%) MCP
8 8 (3.29%) A+ Certification
8 8 (3.29%) Network+ Certification
9 7 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (2.88%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.88%) Security Cleared
10 4 (1.65%) MCTS
11 3 (1.23%) DBS Check
11 3 (1.23%) MCITP
12 2 (0.82%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.82%) CCNA
12 2 (0.82%) CISSP
12 2 (0.82%) MOS
12 2 (0.82%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (12.35%) SLA
2 14 (5.76%) GDPR
3 12 (4.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (4.94%) PSD2
4 9 (3.70%) PMO
5 4 (1.65%) QA
System Software
1 164 (67.49%) Active Directory
2 65 (26.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (16.87%) Hyper-V
4 38 (15.64%) XenApp
5 37 (15.23%) XenDesktop
6 13 (5.35%) VirtualBox
7 10 (4.12%) LXC
8 8 (3.29%) Terminal Server
9 5 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.65%) Docker
11 3 (1.23%) Firmware
12 2 (0.82%) MetaFrame
12 2 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.82%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (7.82%) SCCM
2 9 (3.70%) Backup Exec
3 8 (3.29%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (3.29%) WSUS
4 7 (2.88%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.65%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.82%) Ansible
6 2 (0.82%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.82%) Nagios
6 2 (0.82%) Nessus
6 2 (0.82%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.82%) Nmap
6 2 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.82%) Puppet
6 2 (0.82%) SCOM
6 2 (0.82%) WMI
7 1 (0.41%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 196 (80.66%) Microsoft
2 79 (32.51%) VMware
3 61 (25.10%) Citrix
4 22 (9.05%) Cisco
5 20 (8.23%) Apple
6 12 (4.94%) Dell
6 12 (4.94%) Ivanti
7 10 (4.12%) IBM
8 9 (3.70%) Symantec
9 8 (3.29%) Forcepoint
9 8 (3.29%) HP
10 6 (2.47%) Avaya
10 6 (2.47%) EMC
10 6 (2.47%) Google
10 6 (2.47%) SAP
10 6 (2.47%) SolarWinds
11 5 (2.06%) Polycom
12 4 (1.65%) McAfee
12 4 (1.65%) WatchGuard
13 3 (1.23%) Unisys