Period
to 29 March 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 29 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > South East
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 324 362 307
Rank change year-on-year +38 -55 -23
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 134 165 274
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.62% 0.62% 0.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.55% 2.47% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 126 153 271
Median annual salary £28,500 £27,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.64% -8.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £22,500 £19,250 £19,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £47,700 £57,500
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +1.82%

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 5,249 6,689 8,358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 24.26% 25.03% 26.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4,318 5,464 7,044
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +1.06% +4.44%

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +38 50 £31,500 +5.00% 9
Hampshire +18 42 £25,000 -20.00% 1
Surrey +26 30 £30,000 +46.34% 2
Buckinghamshire +47 29 £31,500 +21.15% 2
Oxfordshire +7 13 £41,500 +28.30% 4
Kent +9 12 £28,000 +12.00% 2
Berkshire +28 8 £35,000 +16.67% 3
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 134 (100.00%) Windows
2 107 (79.85%) Windows 10
3 105 (78.36%) Windows 7
4 89 (66.42%) Active Directory
5 75 (55.97%) Office 365
5 75 (55.97%) Windows Server
6 72 (53.73%) Microsoft
7 65 (48.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 59 (44.03%) VMware
9 56 (41.79%) ITIL
10 55 (41.04%) VMware Infrastructure
11 45 (33.58%) Hyper-V
12 44 (32.84%) Windows Server 2008
13 42 (31.34%) Windows Server 2016
14 41 (30.60%) MS Exchange
15 37 (27.61%) Azure
16 36 (26.87%) DNS
17 35 (26.12%) Microsoft Office
18 33 (24.63%) DHCP
19 32 (23.88%) Firewall
20 31 (23.13%) Exchange Server 2010
21 28 (20.90%) Exchange Server 2013
22 25 (18.66%) VoIP
23 23 (17.16%) Linux
24 22 (16.42%) Apple
25 21 (15.67%) Problem-Solving
25 21 (15.67%) Citrix
25 21 (15.67%) Microsoft Certification
25 21 (15.67%) SQL Server
26 20 (14.93%) 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 41 (30.60%) MS Exchange
2 31 (23.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (20.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (6.72%) IIS
5 7 (5.22%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 35 (26.12%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 75 (55.97%) Office 365
2 37 (27.61%) Azure
3 11 (8.21%) AWS
4 4 (2.99%) OneDrive
4 4 (2.99%) Power Platform
4 4 (2.99%) PowerApps
5 2 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.49%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 36 (26.87%) DNS
2 33 (24.63%) DHCP
3 32 (23.88%) Firewall
4 25 (18.66%) VoIP
5 18 (13.43%) TCP/IP
6 17 (12.69%) LAN
7 12 (8.96%) WAN
7 12 (8.96%) Wireless
8 9 (6.72%) VLAN
8 9 (6.72%) VPN
9 4 (2.99%) FTP
9 4 (2.99%) NAS
9 4 (2.99%) Skype
9 4 (2.99%) SSH
10 3 (2.24%) IP Telephony
10 3 (2.24%) RS-232
10 3 (2.24%) SSL
10 3 (2.24%) Unified Communications
11 2 (1.49%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (1.49%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (5.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Bugzilla
1 3 (2.24%) Subversion
2 2 (1.49%) Chocolatey
2 2 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.49%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.49%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (5.22%) Finance
2 4 (2.99%) Legal
3 3 (2.24%) German Language
3 3 (2.24%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.49%) Back Office
4 2 (1.49%) Retail
5 1 (0.75%) Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (39.55%) Support Engineer
2 41 (30.60%) IT Support
3 40 (29.85%) IT Engineer
4 33 (24.63%) IT Support Engineer
5 28 (20.90%) 2nd Line Support
6 22 (16.42%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 22 (16.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 17 (12.69%) Analyst
7 17 (12.69%) Desktop Engineer
8 16 (11.94%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 12 (8.96%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
10 11 (8.21%) IT Technician
11 8 (5.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 8 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (5.22%) Desktop Support
13 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Engineer
13 5 (3.73%) Operations Engineer
13 5 (3.73%) Project Engineer
14 4 (2.99%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 4 (2.99%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.99%) .NET
1 4 (2.99%) COM
2 2 (1.49%) HTML
2 2 (1.49%) JSON
2 2 (1.49%) LDAP
2 2 (1.49%) XML
2 2 (1.49%) XMPP
2 2 (1.49%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.75%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.45%) Driving Licence
2 11 (8.21%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.72%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (4.48%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.99%) Replication
6 4 (2.99%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.24%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.49%) AS400
8 2 (1.49%) Handset
8 2 (1.49%) iSeries
8 2 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.49%) PMI
8 2 (1.49%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.75%) CMDB
9 1 (0.75%) iPhone
9 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Licensing
9 1 (0.75%) NHS
9 1 (0.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 134 (100.00%) Windows
2 107 (79.85%) Windows 10
3 105 (78.36%) Windows 7
4 75 (55.97%) Windows Server
5 65 (48.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (32.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 42 (31.34%) Windows Server 2016
8 23 (17.16%) Linux
9 11 (8.21%) Windows Server 2019
10 9 (6.72%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (5.22%) Windows XP
12 5 (3.73%) Android
12 5 (3.73%) Mac OS X
13 4 (2.99%) Apple iOS
13 4 (2.99%) Mac OS
14 3 (2.24%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.75%) VMS
16 1 (0.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (41.79%) ITIL
2 21 (15.67%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (8.21%) Incident Management
3 11 (8.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (8.21%) Service Management
4 10 (7.46%) Project Management
5 9 (6.72%) Time Management
6 8 (5.97%) Project Delivery
7 5 (3.73%) Presales
8 4 (2.99%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (2.99%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (2.99%) Infrastructure Automation
9 3 (2.24%) Information Security
9 3 (2.24%) ITSM
9 3 (2.24%) Patch Management
9 3 (2.24%) Proactive Monitoring
9 3 (2.24%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (2.24%) SDLC
9 3 (2.24%) Software Architecture
9 3 (2.24%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.93%) SQL
2 9 (6.72%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.48%) C#
4 5 (3.73%) VB
5 4 (2.99%) Java
6 2 (1.49%) C
6 2 (1.49%) C++
7 1 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (15.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (11.19%) MCSA
3 13 (9.70%) MCSE
4 9 (6.72%) Degree
5 6 (4.48%) MCP
6 5 (3.73%) A+ Certification
7 4 (2.99%) CCENT
7 4 (2.99%) MCITP
8 3 (2.24%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.49%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.49%) LFCE
9 2 (1.49%) LFCS
9 2 (1.49%) Linux+ Certification
9 2 (1.49%) MCTS
9 2 (1.49%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.49%) RHCE
9 2 (1.49%) RHCSA
9 2 (1.49%) VCAP
10 1 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.75%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.96%) SLA
2 7 (5.22%) COBIT
3 2 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 89 (66.42%) Active Directory
2 55 (41.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (33.58%) Hyper-V
4 16 (11.94%) VirtualBox
5 12 (8.96%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (5.97%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (2.99%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.24%) BitLocker
8 3 (2.24%) Firmware
8 3 (2.24%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.49%) LXC
9 2 (1.49%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.75%) vSphere
10 1 (0.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (11.94%) SCCM
2 5 (3.73%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.49%) Puppet
3 2 (1.49%) WSUS
4 1 (0.75%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.75%) AppManager
Vendors
1 72 (53.73%) Microsoft
2 59 (44.03%) VMware
3 22 (16.42%) Apple
4 21 (15.67%) Citrix
5 15 (11.19%) Oracle
6 10 (7.46%) WatchGuard
7 7 (5.22%) Cisco
8 6 (4.48%) HP
9 5 (3.73%) Veeam
10 4 (2.99%) Dell
10 4 (2.99%) Panasonic
10 4 (2.99%) Progress
10 4 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (2.99%) SolarWinds
10 4 (2.99%) Synology
10 4 (2.99%) Veritas
11 2 (1.49%) Avaya
11 2 (1.49%) McAfee
11 2 (1.49%) NetApp
11 2 (1.49%) Symantec