Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > South East
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 321 288 231
Rank change year-on-year -33 -57 -36
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 233 284 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.80% 0.99% 1.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.20% 3.56% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 223 270 478
South East median annual salary £27,500 £26,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% -5.36% -
10th Percentile £19,250 £18,975 £19,744
90th Percentile £59,000 £42,575 £47,500
England median annual salary £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +7.27% - -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 7,280 7,974 10,255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.01% 27.74% 28.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5,992 6,864 8,789
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 £23,750 £22,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +7 85 £37,500 +25.00% 5
Berkshire +32 69 £37,500 +19.05% 2
Hampshire -27 67 £27,500 - 6
Surrey -8 55 £24,000 +4.35% 5
West Sussex +20 22 £20,000 -27.27%
Buckinghamshire -3 15 £27,000 +8.00% 1
Kent -5 4 £29,250 +10.38% 4
Oxfordshire -12 2 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 233 (100.00%) Windows
2 198 (84.98%) Windows 10
3 191 (81.97%) Windows 7
4 178 (76.39%) Microsoft
5 168 (72.10%) Active Directory
6 140 (60.09%) Windows Server
7 119 (51.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 108 (46.35%) Office 365
9 91 (39.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 77 (33.05%) Microsoft Office
11 72 (30.90%) VMware
12 67 (28.76%) ITIL
13 58 (24.89%) VMware Infrastructure
14 56 (24.03%) Citrix
15 49 (21.03%) MS Exchange
16 46 (19.74%) Microsoft Certification
17 42 (18.03%) Hyper-V
18 41 (17.60%) SQL
19 35 (15.02%) MCSE
20 34 (14.59%) XenApp
21 33 (14.16%) XenDesktop
21 33 (14.16%) SLA
22 31 (13.30%) Exchange Server 2010
23 30 (12.88%) Linux
23 30 (12.88%) Wi-Fi
24 29 (12.45%) LAN
25 28 (12.02%) Problem-Solving
26 27 (11.59%) DNS
26 27 (11.59%) Firewall
27 26 (11.16%) WAN

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 49 (21.03%) MS Exchange
2 31 (13.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (11.16%) IIS
4 23 (9.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (7.30%) SharePoint
6 11 (4.72%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (2.58%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.43%) Apache
9 1 (0.43%) CMS
9 1 (0.43%) Confluence
9 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.43%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.43%) SAS
Applications
1 77 (33.05%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.43%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.43%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 108 (46.35%) Office 365
2 20 (8.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (6.87%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (5.58%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.72%) NuGet
5 4 (1.72%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.29%) G Suite
6 3 (1.29%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.86%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 30 (12.88%) Wi-Fi
2 29 (12.45%) LAN
3 27 (11.59%) DNS
3 27 (11.59%) Firewall
4 26 (11.16%) WAN
5 20 (8.58%) DHCP
5 20 (8.58%) Internet
6 18 (7.73%) TCP/IP
6 18 (7.73%) VoIP
7 14 (6.01%) WLAN
8 13 (5.58%) SAN
9 12 (5.15%) VPN
10 9 (3.86%) PBX
11 8 (3.43%) VLAN
12 7 (3.00%) H.323
12 7 (3.00%) Intranet
12 7 (3.00%) ISDN
12 7 (3.00%) NAS
13 6 (2.58%) Skype
14 4 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.73%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (4.72%) Azure SQL Database
3 11 (4.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 11 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 16 (6.87%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.44%) Visual Studio
2 15 (6.44%) Visual Studio Team System
3 11 (4.72%) Chocolatey
3 11 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.15%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.72%) MSBuild
5 4 (1.72%) MSTest
5 4 (1.72%) Ranorex
5 4 (1.72%) Subversion
6 1 (0.43%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.43%) JIRA
6 1 (0.43%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (5.58%) Finance
2 7 (3.00%) Legal
2 7 (3.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.72%) Back Office
3 4 (1.72%) Electronics
3 4 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.29%) German Language
4 3 (1.29%) Marketing
5 2 (0.86%) Retail
6 1 (0.43%) Billing
6 1 (0.43%) French Language
6 1 (0.43%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.43%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.43%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 71 (30.47%) Analyst
1 71 (30.47%) Support Engineer
2 66 (28.33%) IT Support
3 58 (24.89%) IT Engineer
4 52 (22.32%) Support Analyst
5 40 (17.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 39 (16.74%) IT Support Engineer
7 32 (13.73%) IT Analyst
8 26 (11.16%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 22 (9.44%) IT Support Analyst
10 20 (8.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 20 (8.58%) IT Technician
11 19 (8.15%) Help Desk Support
11 19 (8.15%) Support Technician
11 19 (8.15%) Technical Support
12 18 (7.73%) Desktop Support
13 17 (7.30%) Help Desk Engineer
14 15 (6.44%) 3rd Line Support
14 15 (6.44%) Field Engineer
15 14 (6.01%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.44%) .NET
2 11 (4.72%) JSON
2 11 (4.72%) X-Windows
3 7 (3.00%) WCF
3 7 (3.00%) Web Services
4 4 (1.72%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.43%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.43%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.73%) Self-Motivation
2 17 (7.30%) Management Information System
3 14 (6.01%) Data Centre
4 12 (5.15%) iPad
5 11 (4.72%) Linux Command Line
5 11 (4.72%) Public Cloud
6 10 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (4.29%) AS400
6 10 (4.29%) Blackberry
6 10 (4.29%) iPhone
6 10 (4.29%) iSeries
7 9 (3.86%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (3.43%) Computer Science
9 7 (3.00%) Clustering
10 6 (2.58%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (1.29%) Reinsurance
12 3 (1.29%) Replication
13 2 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.86%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 233 (100.00%) Windows
2 198 (84.98%) Windows 10
3 191 (81.97%) Windows 7
4 140 (60.09%) Windows Server
5 119 (51.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 91 (39.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (12.88%) Linux
8 16 (6.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (5.15%) Apple iOS
10 10 (4.29%) Android
10 10 (4.29%) Windows Mobile
11 9 (3.86%) Windows Vista
12 8 (3.43%) CentOS
12 8 (3.43%) Ubuntu
12 8 (3.43%) Windows XP
13 6 (2.58%) Mac OS X
14 4 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (1.29%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.43%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (28.76%) ITIL
2 28 (12.02%) Problem-Solving
3 22 (9.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 21 (9.01%) Incident Management
5 16 (6.87%) Mobile Device Management
6 15 (6.44%) Mentoring
7 13 (5.58%) ITSM
8 12 (5.15%) Configuration Management
8 12 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (5.15%) Service Delivery
9 11 (4.72%) Continuous Deployment
9 11 (4.72%) Information Security
10 10 (4.29%) Coaching
10 10 (4.29%) Server Patching
10 10 (4.29%) Service Management
11 8 (3.43%) Cloud Operations
11 8 (3.43%) High Availability
11 8 (3.43%) SDLC
12 7 (3.00%) Network Virtualisation
12 7 (3.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 41 (17.60%) SQL
2 20 (8.58%) C#
3 18 (7.73%) PowerShell
4 12 (5.15%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.86%) PHP
6 1 (0.43%) Java
6 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (19.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (15.02%) MCSE
3 21 (9.01%) SC Cleared
3 21 (9.01%) Security Cleared
3 21 (9.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 14 (6.01%) Degree
5 11 (4.72%) MCSA
6 10 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (3.86%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (2.58%) MCP
8 6 (2.58%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (1.29%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.86%) MCITP
10 2 (0.86%) MOS
11 1 (0.43%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (14.16%) SLA
2 10 (4.29%) GDPR
3 8 (3.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.43%) PSD2
4 4 (1.72%) QA
5 2 (0.86%) PMO
System Software
1 168 (72.10%) Active Directory
2 58 (24.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (18.03%) Hyper-V
4 34 (14.59%) XenApp
5 33 (14.16%) XenDesktop
6 15 (6.44%) LXC
7 11 (4.72%) VirtualBox
8 7 (3.00%) Terminal Server
9 4 (1.72%) Docker
9 4 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.29%) Firmware
11 2 (0.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (5.58%) SCCM
2 7 (3.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 7 (3.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (1.72%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.72%) WSUS
4 2 (0.86%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.43%) Ansible
5 1 (0.43%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.43%) Nagios
5 1 (0.43%) Nessus
5 1 (0.43%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.43%) Nmap
5 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.43%) Puppet
5 1 (0.43%) SCOM
5 1 (0.43%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 178 (76.39%) Microsoft
2 72 (30.90%) VMware
3 56 (24.03%) Citrix
4 11 (4.72%) Apple
5 10 (4.29%) IBM
5 10 (4.29%) Ivanti
6 9 (3.86%) Cisco
6 9 (3.86%) Dell
7 7 (3.00%) Symantec
8 5 (2.15%) EMC
8 5 (2.15%) SAP
9 4 (1.72%) Forcepoint
9 4 (1.72%) Polycom
10 3 (1.29%) Google
10 3 (1.29%) HP
10 3 (1.29%) Sophos
10 3 (1.29%) Unisys
10 3 (1.29%) Veeam
11 2 (0.86%) Remedy
11 2 (0.86%) SolarWinds