Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 349 319 210
Rank change year-on-year -30 -109 +27
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 215 262 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.71% 0.89% 1.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.84% 3.14% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 202 251 579
South East median annual salary £28,500 £25,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.00% -10.71% +1.82%
10th Percentile £19,000 £16,750 £20,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £38,750 £50,000
England median annual salary £29,000 £27,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year +5.45% -1.79% -1.75%

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 7,564 8,353 11,321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.10% 28.46% 30.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6,298 7,145 9,835
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 +13 72 £39,000 +53.12% 7
Hampshire -25 56 £24,500 -10.91% 3
Surrey -53 52 £28,000 +33.33% 3
Berkshire +39 51 £40,000 +33.33% 3
West Sussex +25 22 £20,000 -54.29%
Kent +2 13 £30,000 +33.33% 1
Buckinghamshire -14 13 £28,500 +28.09% 2
Oxfordshire -18 8 £40,000 +23.08% 2
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 215 (100.00%) Windows
2 171 (79.53%) Microsoft
3 165 (76.74%) Windows 7
4 161 (74.88%) Windows 10
5 144 (66.98%) Active Directory
6 128 (59.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 124 (57.67%) Windows Server
8 122 (56.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 93 (43.26%) Office 365
10 71 (33.02%) ITIL
11 68 (31.63%) MS Exchange
12 65 (30.23%) VMware
13 62 (28.84%) Microsoft Office
14 59 (27.44%) Exchange Server 2010
15 56 (26.05%) VMware Infrastructure
16 49 (22.79%) SQL
17 47 (21.86%) Exchange Server 2013
18 45 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
19 44 (20.47%) Citrix
20 42 (19.53%) Hyper-V
21 32 (14.88%) DHCP
21 32 (14.88%) TCP/IP
21 32 (14.88%) DNS
22 31 (14.42%) Cisco
22 31 (14.42%) Firewall
23 29 (13.49%) SQL Server
23 29 (13.49%) MCSE
24 27 (12.56%) Windows Server 2003
25 24 (11.16%) XenApp
25 24 (11.16%) XenDesktop

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 68 (31.63%) MS Exchange
2 59 (27.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (21.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (5.58%) IIS
5 11 (5.12%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.26%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.93%) Apache
7 2 (0.93%) Confluence
7 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.47%) CMS
8 1 (0.47%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 62 (28.84%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.40%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.47%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.47%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 93 (43.26%) Office 365
2 19 (8.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.26%) G Suite
5 5 (2.33%) Mimecast
6 4 (1.86%) NuGet
6 4 (1.86%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.93%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.93%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 32 (14.88%) DHCP
1 32 (14.88%) DNS
1 32 (14.88%) TCP/IP
2 31 (14.42%) Firewall
3 21 (9.77%) VoIP
4 17 (7.91%) WAN
5 16 (7.44%) LAN
5 16 (7.44%) SAN
6 15 (6.98%) VPN
7 12 (5.58%) Internet
8 9 (4.19%) VLAN
8 9 (4.19%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (3.72%) Intranet
9 8 (3.72%) NAS
9 8 (3.72%) Wireless
10 5 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (2.33%) PBX
10 5 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (2.33%) Skype
11 4 (1.86%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.49%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.79%) Git (software)
1 6 (2.79%) TeamCity
2 5 (2.33%) Subversion
3 4 (1.86%) AdminStudio
3 4 (1.86%) MSBuild
3 4 (1.86%) MSI
3 4 (1.86%) MSTest
3 4 (1.86%) Ranorex
3 4 (1.86%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.86%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (1.86%) Wise Package Studio
4 2 (0.93%) JIRA
4 2 (0.93%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.47%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.47%) Dreamweaver
General
1 15 (6.98%) Finance
2 11 (5.12%) Legal
3 9 (4.19%) Retail
4 7 (3.26%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.79%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.33%) Back Office
6 5 (2.33%) Electronics
7 4 (1.86%) Marketing
8 2 (0.93%) German Language
9 1 (0.47%) Advertising
9 1 (0.47%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.47%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.47%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 64 (29.77%) Support Engineer
2 52 (24.19%) IT Engineer
3 44 (20.47%) Analyst
3 44 (20.47%) IT Support
4 29 (13.49%) 2nd Line Support
5 28 (13.02%) IT Support Engineer
6 26 (12.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 24 (11.16%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 20 (9.30%) IT Analyst
8 20 (9.30%) Support Analyst
9 19 (8.84%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 18 (8.37%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 16 (7.44%) Infrastructure Support
12 14 (6.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 13 (6.05%) Field Engineer
14 12 (5.58%) Desktop Support
14 12 (5.58%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 12 (5.58%) IT Technician
14 12 (5.58%) Technical Support
15 11 (5.12%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.58%) .NET
2 10 (4.65%) Web Services
3 8 (3.72%) WCF
4 4 (1.86%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.40%) HTML
6 1 (0.47%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.47%) Middleware
6 1 (0.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.44%) Self-Motivation
2 11 (5.12%) Clustering
3 10 (4.65%) Hybrid Cloud
4 9 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.72%) NHS
6 7 (3.26%) Blackberry
6 7 (3.26%) Client/Server
6 7 (3.26%) iPad
6 7 (3.26%) iPhone
7 6 (2.79%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.79%) Smartphone
7 6 (2.79%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.86%) AS400
8 4 (1.86%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.86%) iSeries
8 4 (1.86%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.93%) CCTV
9 2 (0.93%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.93%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 215 (100.00%) Windows
2 165 (76.74%) Windows 7
3 161 (74.88%) Windows 10
4 128 (59.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 124 (57.67%) Windows Server
6 122 (56.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (12.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (10.23%) Windows XP
9 16 (7.44%) Linux
10 14 (6.51%) Android
11 10 (4.65%) Apple iOS
12 6 (2.79%) Windows Vista
13 5 (2.33%) Mac OS
13 5 (2.33%) Mac OS X
14 4 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (1.86%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (1.86%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (1.40%) CentOS
15 3 (1.40%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.93%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (33.02%) ITIL
2 21 (9.77%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (8.37%) Incident Management
4 12 (5.58%) Service Delivery
5 11 (5.12%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (5.12%) Time Management
6 10 (4.65%) Information Security
6 10 (4.65%) Mobile Device Management
7 9 (4.19%) Service Management
8 8 (3.72%) ITIL V3
8 8 (3.72%) Migration
9 6 (2.79%) DevOps
9 6 (2.79%) High Availability
9 6 (2.79%) ITSM
9 6 (2.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (2.79%) Virtual Environments
10 5 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (2.33%) Mentoring
11 4 (1.86%) Coaching
11 4 (1.86%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 49 (22.79%) SQL
2 15 (6.98%) C#
3 11 (5.12%) PowerShell
4 10 (4.65%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.40%) PHP
6 2 (0.93%) C++
6 2 (0.93%) Java
7 1 (0.47%) C
7 1 (0.47%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (13.49%) MCSE
3 14 (6.51%) MCSA
4 13 (6.05%) MCP
5 11 (5.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (4.65%) Degree
7 9 (4.19%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (3.72%) Network+ Certification
9 7 (3.26%) A+ Certification
9 7 (3.26%) MCITP
10 6 (2.79%) MCTS
11 5 (2.33%) SC Cleared
11 5 (2.33%) Security Cleared
12 4 (1.86%) CCNA
12 4 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (1.86%) CISSP
12 4 (1.86%) DBS Check
12 4 (1.86%) SSCP
13 2 (0.93%) AWS Certification
14 1 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.98%) SLA
2 11 (5.12%) PMO
3 10 (4.65%) GDPR
4 9 (4.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (4.19%) PSD2
5 4 (1.86%) QA
6 1 (0.47%) COBIT
System Software
1 144 (66.98%) Active Directory
2 56 (26.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (19.53%) Hyper-V
4 24 (11.16%) XenApp
4 24 (11.16%) XenDesktop
5 12 (5.58%) VirtualBox
6 6 (2.79%) Terminal Server
7 5 (2.33%) Firmware
7 5 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.86%) Docker
8 4 (1.86%) LXC
8 4 (1.86%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (1.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (1.86%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.93%) MetaFrame
9 2 (0.93%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (9.30%) SCCM
2 13 (6.05%) Backup Exec
3 12 (5.58%) WSUS
4 6 (2.79%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.86%) HP SIM
6 4 (1.86%) Kubernetes
6 4 (1.86%) WMI
7 2 (0.93%) Ansible
7 2 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.93%) Nagios
7 2 (0.93%) Nessus
7 2 (0.93%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.93%) Nmap
7 2 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.93%) Puppet
7 2 (0.93%) SCOM
8 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.47%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 171 (79.53%) Microsoft
2 65 (30.23%) VMware
3 44 (20.47%) Citrix
4 31 (14.42%) Cisco
5 21 (9.77%) Apple
6 9 (4.19%) Dell
6 9 (4.19%) HP
6 9 (4.19%) Symantec
7 8 (3.72%) Forcepoint
8 7 (3.26%) Avaya
8 7 (3.26%) Google
8 7 (3.26%) SolarWinds
9 6 (2.79%) Ivanti
10 5 (2.33%) McAfee
10 5 (2.33%) Polycom
10 5 (2.33%) SAP
10 5 (2.33%) Veeam
10 5 (2.33%) WatchGuard
11 4 (1.86%) IBM
11 4 (1.86%) Sophos