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 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England / South East
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 259 177 244
Rank change year-on-year -82 +67  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 128 352 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.85% 1.80% 1.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.01% 5.89% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 119 327 215
Median salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £20,000 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £48,500 £50,600
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -5.66% -3.63%  

Windows 8 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 4259 5981 6196
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.31% 30.60% 28.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3662 5195 5210
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +15 55 £21,000 -23.63% 5
Hampshire -7 28 £28,000 +5.66% 5
Buckinghamshire -10 15 £22,000 -6.38% 6
Kent -7 12 £22,500 -35.71%
Berkshire +2 7 £30,000 - 1
Oxfordshire -22 6 £35,000 +27.27%
East Sussex +10 2 £23,750 +21.79% 2
West Sussex -22 1 £35,000 +7.69%
Middlesex - 1 £26,000 -
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 299 (100.00%) Windows
2 220 (73.58%) Windows 7
3 208 (69.57%) Active Directory
4 204 (68.23%) Microsoft
5 159 (53.18%) Windows 10
6 122 (40.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 120 (40.13%) Microsoft Office
8 111 (37.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 103 (34.45%) MS Exchange
10 99 (33.11%) Office 365
10 99 (33.11%) Windows Server
11 93 (31.10%) VMware
12 73 (24.41%) Windows XP
13 71 (23.75%) Hyper-V
14 68 (22.74%) VMware Infrastructure
15 66 (22.07%) ITIL
16 57 (19.06%) Firewall
17 53 (17.73%) SLA
18 47 (15.72%) DNS
19 44 (14.72%) SQL
20 42 (14.05%) TCP/IP
21 40 (13.38%) Exchange Server 2010
22 34 (11.37%) Citrix
23 33 (11.04%) Degree
23 33 (11.04%) Exchange Server 2013
24 32 (10.70%) Cisco
25 31 (10.37%) Microsoft Azure
26 29 (9.70%) Microsoft Certification
27 28 (9.36%) Exchange Server 2007
28 27 (9.03%) C#

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
1 103 (34.45%) MS Exchange
2 40 (13.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (11.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 28 (9.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 25 (8.36%) SharePoint
6 20 (6.69%) IIS
7 19 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2003
8 17 (5.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 12 (4.01%) Skype for Business
10 10 (3.34%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (2.01%) IBM Notes
12 3 (1.00%) SAS
13 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 120 (40.13%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.34%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.34%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (3.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 99 (33.11%) Office 365
2 31 (10.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.34%) G Suite
4 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.33%) Google Drive
4 1 (0.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 57 (19.06%) Firewall
2 47 (15.72%) DNS
3 42 (14.05%) TCP/IP
4 22 (7.36%) VPN
5 20 (6.69%) DHCP
6 19 (6.35%) Internet
7 16 (5.35%) LAN
7 16 (5.35%) WAN
8 13 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
9 12 (4.01%) VLAN
9 12 (4.01%) VoIP
10 9 (3.01%) SAN
10 9 (3.01%) Skype
10 9 (3.01%) Wireless
11 7 (2.34%) SMTP
12 4 (1.34%) Network Security
13 3 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (1.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (1.00%) iSCSI
13 3 (1.00%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.34%) Big Data
4 4 (1.34%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.33%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 10 (3.34%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 8 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.67%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.00%) Selenium
5 2 (0.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.33%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.33%) gulp
6 1 (0.33%) MSI
6 1 (0.33%) ReSharper
General
1 16 (5.35%) Telecoms
2 13 (4.35%) Finance
3 9 (3.01%) Legal
3 9 (3.01%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.68%) Back Office
4 8 (2.68%) Electronics
5 7 (2.34%) Banking
6 6 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.34%) Advertising
7 4 (1.34%) Retail
8 3 (1.00%) Marketing
9 2 (0.67%) Games
10 1 (0.33%) Billing
10 1 (0.33%) Front Office
10 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 119 (39.80%) Support Engineer
2 87 (29.10%) IT Support
3 77 (25.75%) Analyst
4 63 (21.07%) IT Engineer
5 56 (18.73%) IT Support Engineer
6 41 (13.71%) 2nd Line Support
7 34 (11.37%) Service Analyst
7 34 (11.37%) Service Desk Analyst
7 34 (11.37%) Support Analyst
8 31 (10.37%) 1st Line Support
9 29 (9.70%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 29 (9.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 29 (9.70%) Desktop Support
10 28 (9.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 27 (9.03%) Help Desk Analyst
11 27 (9.03%) IT Analyst
12 26 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
13 25 (8.36%) 1st Line Engineer
13 25 (8.36%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
13 25 (8.36%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (9.03%) HTML
2 21 (7.02%) .NET
3 18 (6.02%) ASP.NET
4 10 (3.34%) iOS SDK
4 10 (3.34%) Silverlight
5 7 (2.34%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (2.34%) WCF
6 5 (1.67%) CSS
6 5 (1.67%) HTML5
6 5 (1.67%) SOAP
6 5 (1.67%) XML
7 3 (1.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (1.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 3 (1.00%) jQuery
7 3 (1.00%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (0.67%) REST
9 1 (0.33%) Apache Cordova
9 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.33%) CSS3
9 1 (0.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.03%) Blackberry
2 21 (7.02%) Computer Science
3 17 (5.69%) iPhone
4 16 (5.35%) iPad
5 15 (5.02%) Management Information System
6 13 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (3.34%) Mobile App
8 9 (3.01%) Clustering
9 6 (2.01%) Data Centre
9 6 (2.01%) Driving Licence
9 6 (2.01%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (2.01%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.34%) EPoS
11 3 (1.00%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.33%) EMC VNX
12 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.33%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.33%) PDA
12 1 (0.33%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 299 (100.00%) Windows
2 220 (73.58%) Windows 7
3 159 (53.18%) Windows 10
4 122 (40.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 111 (37.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 99 (33.11%) Windows Server
7 73 (24.41%) Windows XP
8 23 (7.69%) Linux
8 23 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (7.02%) Apple iOS
10 16 (5.35%) Windows 2000 Server
11 15 (5.02%) Windows Vista
12 12 (4.01%) Mac OS
13 8 (2.68%) CentOS
13 8 (2.68%) Solaris
14 6 (2.01%) Android
15 4 (1.34%) Ubuntu
16 3 (1.00%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.67%) Mac OS X
18 1 (0.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (22.07%) ITIL
2 24 (8.03%) Migration
3 22 (7.36%) CRM
4 17 (5.69%) MVC
5 15 (5.02%) E-Commerce
6 14 (4.68%) Project Management
7 10 (3.34%) Data Migration
7 10 (3.34%) ITIL V3
7 10 (3.34%) Mobile Application Development
7 10 (3.34%) Service Management
7 10 (3.34%) Unit Testing
8 9 (3.01%) Configuration Management
8 9 (3.01%) Service Delivery
9 8 (2.68%) Network Load Balancing
9 8 (2.68%) Performance Management
9 8 (2.68%) Security Patching
9 8 (2.68%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 7 (2.34%) ITSM
10 7 (2.34%) Mentoring
11 6 (2.01%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 44 (14.72%) SQL
2 27 (9.03%) C#
3 18 (6.02%) JavaScript
4 13 (4.35%) VB.NET
5 9 (3.01%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.34%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.67%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.67%) Groovy
7 5 (1.67%) Java
7 5 (1.67%) Python
7 5 (1.67%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 33 (11.04%) Degree
2 29 (9.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (5.35%) DBS Check
3 16 (5.35%) MCSE
4 14 (4.68%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (4.35%) MCP
6 12 (4.01%) MCSA
7 11 (3.68%) CCNA
7 11 (3.68%) GNVQ
7 11 (3.68%) HND
8 6 (2.01%) SC Cleared
8 6 (2.01%) Security Cleared
9 5 (1.67%) CCNP
10 4 (1.34%) A+ Certification
10 4 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.00%) CCIE
11 3 (1.00%) MCITP
12 2 (0.67%) CCA
12 2 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.67%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (17.73%) SLA
2 6 (2.01%) QA
3 1 (0.33%) COBIT
3 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 208 (69.57%) Active Directory
2 71 (23.75%) Hyper-V
3 68 (22.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (4.35%) vSphere
5 9 (3.01%) XenDesktop
6 8 (2.68%) XenApp
7 7 (2.34%) VirtualBox
8 6 (2.01%) BlackBerry Internet Service
8 6 (2.01%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (2.01%) XenServer
9 4 (1.34%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.67%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.33%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.33%) Firmware
12 1 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.33%) Squid
12 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (8.36%) SCCM
2 11 (3.68%) Backup Exec
3 8 (2.68%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (2.68%) vCenter Server
4 6 (2.01%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (1.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.34%) WSUS
7 3 (1.00%) SCOM
7 3 (1.00%) SmoothWall
8 2 (0.67%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.67%) ThinApp
9 1 (0.33%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.33%) Puppet
9 1 (0.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 204 (68.23%) Microsoft
2 93 (31.10%) VMware
3 34 (11.37%) Citrix
4 32 (10.70%) Cisco
5 14 (4.68%) Apple
6 11 (3.68%) Avaya
6 11 (3.68%) Dell
7 10 (3.34%) HP
8 7 (2.34%) Symantec
9 6 (2.01%) Google
9 6 (2.01%) Lotus
10 5 (1.67%) Nokia
11 4 (1.34%) Veeam
12 3 (1.00%) IBM
12 3 (1.00%) Kaspersky
12 3 (1.00%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.00%) SAP
12 3 (1.00%) ServiceNow
12 3 (1.00%) Sophos
12 3 (1.00%) Xerox
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Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
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Salary: £21500 - £28500 per annum
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