Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 267 244 204
Rank change year-on-year -23 -40 +26
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 323 432 660
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.04% 1.35% 1.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.83% 4.82% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 302 412 632
South East median annual salary £28,500 £26,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.62% -9.57% +2.68%
10th Percentile £19,250 £19,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £47,950
England median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year - -5.17% -3.33%

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 8,440 8,970 11,750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.25% 28.08% 28.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7,237 7,579 10,206
South East median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.71% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 18 January 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 18 January 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
Hampshire -8 112 £27,500 +3.77% 9
Thames Valley +3 93 £30,000 +15.38% 12
Surrey -58 67 £25,000 -2.91% 7
Kent +29 36 £32,000 +42.22% 3
Berkshire +4 35 £32,500 +18.18% 4
Oxfordshire +7 29 £25,000 - 5
Buckinghamshire +1 27 £38,500 +62.96% 3
West Sussex -27 8 £26,000 -13.33% 2
Middlesex +15 3 £39,500 +75.56%
East Sussex -27 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 £40,000 -
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 323 (100.00%) Windows
2 253 (78.33%) Windows 7
3 246 (76.16%) Active Directory
4 234 (72.45%) Microsoft
5 217 (67.18%) Windows Server
6 211 (65.33%) Windows 10
7 195 (60.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 192 (59.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 146 (45.20%) MS Exchange
10 132 (40.87%) Office 365
11 116 (35.91%) Microsoft Office
12 109 (33.75%) Hyper-V
13 107 (33.13%) VMware
14 89 (27.55%) ITIL
15 84 (26.01%) Exchange Server 2010
16 75 (23.22%) VMware Infrastructure
17 73 (22.60%) DNS
18 72 (22.29%) Firewall
19 70 (21.67%) Microsoft Azure
20 69 (21.36%) Exchange Server 2013
21 66 (20.43%) DHCP
22 65 (20.12%) SQL Server
23 62 (19.20%) Citrix
24 54 (16.72%) SQL
25 49 (15.17%) TCP/IP
25 49 (15.17%) Microsoft Certification
26 44 (13.62%) SCCM
27 40 (12.38%) Cisco
28 37 (11.46%) WAN
29 35 (10.84%) LAN

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
1 146 (45.20%) MS Exchange
2 84 (26.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 69 (21.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 32 (9.91%) SharePoint
5 18 (5.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 18 (5.57%) IIS
6 14 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (1.86%) Skype for Business
9 5 (1.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.93%) Apache
10 3 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.93%) Confluence
11 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 116 (35.91%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.31%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 132 (40.87%) Office 365
2 70 (21.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.93%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.93%) G Suite
5 2 (0.62%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 73 (22.60%) DNS
2 72 (22.29%) Firewall
3 66 (20.43%) DHCP
4 49 (15.17%) TCP/IP
5 37 (11.46%) WAN
6 35 (10.84%) LAN
7 30 (9.29%) SAN
8 29 (8.98%) Internet
8 29 (8.98%) VPN
9 23 (7.12%) VLAN
10 17 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (4.64%) NAS
12 14 (4.33%) SMTP
12 14 (4.33%) SSL
12 14 (4.33%) VoIP
13 13 (4.02%) HTTP
14 12 (3.72%) AMQP
15 10 (3.10%) Remote Desktop
16 9 (2.79%) Intranet
17 7 (2.17%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (20.12%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (6.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (2.79%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.17%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.93%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.93%) JIRA
3 3 (0.93%) TeamCity
3 3 (0.93%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.31%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.31%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.31%) Selenium
4 1 (0.31%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.31%) SpecFlow
General
1 25 (7.74%) Telecoms
2 20 (6.19%) Finance
3 17 (5.26%) Retail
4 7 (2.17%) Legal
4 7 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.17%) Marketing
5 6 (1.86%) Electronics
6 3 (0.93%) Games
7 1 (0.31%) Advertising
7 1 (0.31%) Back Office
7 1 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 120 (37.15%) Support Engineer
2 76 (23.53%) IT Support
3 69 (21.36%) IT Engineer
4 64 (19.81%) Analyst
5 42 (13.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 42 (13.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 41 (12.69%) 3rd Line Support
7 39 (12.07%) Support Analyst
8 36 (11.15%) 2nd Line Support
8 36 (11.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 34 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 32 (9.91%) 1st Line Support
11 27 (8.36%) Service Analyst
11 27 (8.36%) Service Desk Analyst
12 26 (8.05%) Support Technician
13 24 (7.43%) IT Technician
14 23 (7.12%) 1st Line Engineer
14 23 (7.12%) 1st Line Support Engineer
14 23 (7.12%) Desktop Support
15 22 (6.81%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.26%) .NET
2 13 (4.02%) EDI
2 13 (4.02%) HTML
2 13 (4.02%) JSON
2 13 (4.02%) SOAP
2 13 (4.02%) XML
3 9 (2.79%) WCF
4 7 (2.17%) AngularJS
4 7 (2.17%) CSS
4 7 (2.17%) CSS3
4 7 (2.17%) HTML5
4 7 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.31%) CGI
5 1 (0.31%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.31%) MAPI
5 1 (0.31%) SGML
5 1 (0.31%) VRML
5 1 (0.31%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.02%) iPhone
2 10 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.10%) Blackberry
2 10 (3.10%) iPad
3 9 (2.79%) Clustering
4 7 (2.17%) Virtual Team
5 6 (1.86%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.24%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.24%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.93%) CCTV
7 3 (0.93%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.62%) AS400
8 2 (0.62%) iSeries
8 2 (0.62%) NHS
9 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Licensing
9 1 (0.31%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.31%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.31%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 323 (100.00%) Windows
2 253 (78.33%) Windows 7
3 217 (67.18%) Windows Server
4 211 (65.33%) Windows 10
5 195 (60.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 192 (59.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (9.91%) Windows XP
8 28 (8.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (7.43%) Mac OS X
10 14 (4.33%) Linux
10 14 (4.33%) Windows Vista
11 9 (2.79%) Apple iOS
12 8 (2.48%) Android
13 6 (1.86%) CentOS
13 6 (1.86%) Ubuntu
13 6 (1.86%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (1.24%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.93%) Kali Linux
16 2 (0.62%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (27.55%) ITIL
2 13 (4.02%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (4.02%) Patch Management
2 13 (4.02%) Root Cause Analysis
3 11 (3.41%) Time Management
4 10 (3.10%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (3.10%) Mobile Device Management
4 10 (3.10%) Presales
5 9 (2.79%) Software Deployment
6 8 (2.48%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (2.17%) CRM
7 7 (2.17%) Migration
7 7 (2.17%) Network Load Balancing
7 7 (2.17%) Process Management
7 7 (2.17%) System Testing
8 6 (1.86%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (1.86%) Mentoring
8 6 (1.86%) Microservices
8 6 (1.86%) Programme Management
8 6 (1.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 54 (16.72%) SQL
2 19 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.10%) C#
4 7 (2.17%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.17%) TypeScript
4 7 (2.17%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (15.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (9.91%) MCSE
3 23 (7.12%) MCSA
4 16 (4.95%) CCNA
4 16 (4.95%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (4.95%) Degree
5 15 (4.64%) MCP
6 7 (2.17%) A+ Certification
7 5 (1.55%) DBS Check
7 5 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.24%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.93%) CCENT
10 2 (0.62%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.62%) CCA
10 2 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.62%) MCITP
10 2 (0.62%) MCTS
10 2 (0.62%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.62%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.57%) SLA
2 3 (0.93%) PMO
2 3 (0.93%) QA
3 2 (0.62%) COBIT
System Software
1 246 (76.16%) Active Directory
2 109 (33.75%) Hyper-V
3 75 (23.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (10.53%) VirtualBox
5 25 (7.74%) XenApp
6 23 (7.12%) XenDesktop
7 12 (3.72%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (1.55%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.62%) Firmware
12 1 (0.31%) BlackBerry Internet Service
12 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 44 (13.62%) SCCM
2 14 (4.33%) SCOM
3 10 (3.10%) WSUS
4 7 (2.17%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.93%) Ansible
6 3 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.93%) Nagios
6 3 (0.93%) Nessus
6 3 (0.93%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.93%) Nmap
6 3 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.93%) Puppet
6 3 (0.93%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.93%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.62%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.31%) SCSM
Vendors
1 234 (72.45%) Microsoft
2 107 (33.13%) VMware
3 62 (19.20%) Citrix
4 40 (12.38%) Cisco
5 16 (4.95%) HP
6 14 (4.33%) Apple
7 12 (3.72%) Avaya
8 11 (3.41%) Palo Alto
9 10 (3.10%) Dell
9 10 (3.10%) Sophos
10 8 (2.48%) Veeam
11 7 (2.17%) Extreme Networks
12 6 (1.86%) SAP
13 5 (1.55%) EMC
13 5 (1.55%) Ivanti
13 5 (1.55%) Juniper
13 5 (1.55%) SolarWinds
13 5 (1.55%) Symantec
14 4 (1.24%) CommVault
15 3 (0.93%) NetApp