Period
to 18 September 2019

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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > South East
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 345 306 284
Rank change year-on-year -39 -22 -70
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 162 247 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.62% 0.83% 0.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.46% 3.33% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 153 235 268
South East median annual salary £32,500 £28,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.04% +14.00% -12.28%
10th Percentile £19,250 £19,250 £18,675
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,900 £41,000
England median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,750
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +0.91%

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 6,579 7,421 8,105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.30% 25.06% 27.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5,364 6,097 6,952
South East median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +3.66% -3.53%
10th Percentile £24,693 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 September 2019.

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 September 2019. 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
Surrey +38 59 £45,000 +73.08% 14
Hampshire -12 44 £30,000 +9.09% 9
Thames Valley -32 33 £37,500 - 14
Kent +17 25 £27,000 -5.26% 8
Berkshire -39 22 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Oxfordshire +30 7 £37,500 +25.00% 5
Buckinghamshire -4 4 £29,500 +9.26% 4
West Sussex -26 1 £18,000 -10.00% 1
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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.

1 162 (100.00%) Windows
2 139 (85.80%) Windows 7
3 125 (77.16%) Active Directory
4 116 (71.60%) Windows Server
5 108 (66.67%) Windows 10
6 105 (64.81%) Microsoft
7 91 (56.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 84 (51.85%) Office 365
8 84 (51.85%) VMware
9 83 (51.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 83 (51.23%) Hyper-V
10 80 (49.38%) VMware Infrastructure
11 54 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
11 54 (33.33%) SQL
12 52 (32.10%) SQL Server
13 44 (27.16%) SharePoint
13 44 (27.16%) Microsoft Certification
14 43 (26.54%) MCSE
15 41 (25.31%) MS Exchange
16 40 (24.69%) Exchange Server 2013
17 37 (22.84%) ITIL
18 35 (21.60%) Exchange Server 2010
19 34 (20.99%) Azure
20 32 (19.75%) Internet
21 31 (19.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 26 (16.05%) Citrix
22 26 (16.05%) IIS
23 24 (14.81%) Linux
24 23 (14.20%) DNS
25 22 (13.58%) Firewall

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 44 (27.16%) SharePoint
2 41 (25.31%) MS Exchange
3 40 (24.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 35 (21.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (16.05%) IIS
6 17 (10.49%) Skype for Business
7 15 (9.26%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 54 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (9.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 84 (51.85%) Office 365
2 34 (20.99%) Azure
3 15 (9.26%) AWS
3 15 (9.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.62%) NuGet
4 1 (0.62%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 32 (19.75%) Internet
2 23 (14.20%) DNS
3 22 (13.58%) Firewall
4 18 (11.11%) DHCP
5 17 (10.49%) Skype
6 16 (9.88%) TCP/IP
6 16 (9.88%) VoIP
7 11 (6.79%) H.323
7 11 (6.79%) ISDN
8 9 (5.56%) LAN
8 9 (5.56%) WAN
9 5 (3.09%) Broadband
9 5 (3.09%) VPN
10 4 (2.47%) PSTN
10 4 (2.47%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (1.23%) Unified Communications
11 2 (1.23%) VLAN
11 2 (1.23%) Wireless
12 1 (0.62%) IPsec
12 1 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (32.10%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.88%) Relational Database
3 15 (9.26%) Azure SQL Database
3 15 (9.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 15 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (6.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.62%) MySQL
7 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 16 (9.88%) Visual Studio Team System
2 15 (9.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (9.26%) Visual Studio
3 8 (4.94%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.47%) Chocolatey
5 1 (0.62%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.62%) MSTest
5 1 (0.62%) Ranorex
5 1 (0.62%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (6.17%) Finance
2 4 (2.47%) Financial Institution
2 4 (2.47%) Retail
2 4 (2.47%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.23%) Legal
4 1 (0.62%) Law
4 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 58 (35.80%) Support Engineer
2 45 (27.78%) IT Engineer
3 42 (25.93%) IT Support
4 37 (22.84%) 2nd Line Support
5 28 (17.28%) IT Support Engineer
6 27 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 27 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 27 (16.67%) Analyst
7 24 (14.81%) Support Analyst
8 21 (12.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 20 (12.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 17 (10.49%) IT Technician
11 16 (9.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 15 (9.26%) 3rd Line Support
12 15 (9.26%) Cloud Engineer
13 14 (8.64%) Applications Support
14 12 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 11 (6.79%) Applications Support Analyst
16 10 (6.17%) IT Support Analyst
16 10 (6.17%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.88%) .NET
2 15 (9.26%) JSON
2 15 (9.26%) X-Windows
3 3 (1.85%) Middleware
4 1 (0.62%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 15 (9.26%) Linux Command Line
3 9 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.94%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.47%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.85%) Handset
8 2 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.23%) CMDB
8 2 (1.23%) NHS
8 2 (1.23%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.62%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.62%) EPoS
9 1 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 162 (100.00%) Windows
2 139 (85.80%) Windows 7
3 116 (71.60%) Windows Server
4 108 (66.67%) Windows 10
5 91 (56.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 83 (51.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (14.81%) Linux
8 10 (6.17%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.47%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.23%) Android
10 2 (1.23%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.62%) CentOS
11 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.62%) Unix
11 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (22.84%) ITIL
2 31 (19.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 13 (8.02%) Business Analysis
3 13 (8.02%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (8.02%) Service Management
4 11 (6.79%) SDLC
5 10 (6.17%) Configuration Management
5 10 (6.17%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (5.56%) Project Delivery
6 9 (5.56%) Regression Testing
7 8 (4.94%) Continuous Deployment
7 8 (4.94%) Infrastructure as Code
7 8 (4.94%) Trend Analysis
8 6 (3.70%) Service Delivery
9 4 (2.47%) Incident Management
9 4 (2.47%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (1.85%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (1.85%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 54 (33.33%) SQL
2 22 (13.58%) PowerShell
3 16 (9.88%) C#
3 16 (9.88%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.85%) C++
5 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.62%) Python
Qualifications
1 44 (27.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (26.54%) MCSE
3 14 (8.64%) MCSA
4 9 (5.56%) MCITP
4 9 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.47%) MCP
6 3 (1.85%) Degree
7 2 (1.23%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.62%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.62%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.79%) SLA
2 9 (5.56%) COBIT
3 4 (2.47%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.23%) PMO
5 1 (0.62%) GDPR
5 1 (0.62%) GxP
5 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 125 (77.16%) Active Directory
2 83 (51.23%) Hyper-V
3 80 (49.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (9.88%) LXC
5 11 (6.79%) VirtualBox
5 11 (6.79%) XenApp
6 10 (6.17%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.62%) Docker
7 1 (0.62%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.62%) vCloud
7 1 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (6.17%) Backup Exec
2 7 (4.32%) SCCM
3 1 (0.62%) DameWare
3 1 (0.62%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.62%) Puppet
3 1 (0.62%) WSUS
Vendors
1 105 (64.81%) Microsoft
2 84 (51.85%) VMware
3 26 (16.05%) Citrix
4 14 (8.64%) Cisco
4 14 (8.64%) Veeam
5 9 (5.56%) WatchGuard
6 6 (3.70%) Oracle
7 4 (2.47%) Avaya
7 4 (2.47%) Dell
7 4 (2.47%) HP
7 4 (2.47%) Mitel
7 4 (2.47%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.85%) Asigra
8 3 (1.85%) Samsung
9 2 (1.23%) Apple
9 2 (1.23%) ESET
9 2 (1.23%) Ivanti
10 1 (0.62%) Adobe
10 1 (0.62%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.62%) NEC