Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > South East
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 354 313 277
Rank change year-on-year -41 -36 -41
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 151 234 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.60% 0.81% 1.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.37% 3.21% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 136 225 314
South East median annual salary £30,250 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £22,000 £19,250 £19,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £51,250 £46,700
England median annual salary £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +5.45% -

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 6,381 7,296 8,392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.43% 25.31% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5,295 6,021 7,239
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £24,250 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 16 November 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 16 November 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
Hampshire -7 55 £26,125 -7.52% 8
Surrey +22 42 £52,500 +105.88% 15
Thames Valley -2 32 £31,500 -5.26% 31
Kent +17 22 £28,000 +12.00% 1
Berkshire -15 15 £29,000 -22.67% 11
Buckinghamshire +12 13 £31,500 +16.67% 15
Oxfordshire +23 4 £31,500 -1.56% 5
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 151 (100.00%) Windows
2 118 (78.15%) Windows 7
3 108 (71.52%) Windows Server
4 104 (68.87%) Windows 10
5 102 (67.55%) Active Directory
6 81 (53.64%) Microsoft
7 74 (49.01%) Office 365
8 73 (48.34%) VMware
9 71 (47.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 71 (47.02%) VMware Infrastructure
10 68 (45.03%) Hyper-V
11 66 (43.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 56 (37.09%) ITIL
13 46 (30.46%) SQL Server
14 44 (29.14%) SQL
15 37 (24.50%) Exchange Server 2013
16 35 (23.18%) Azure
16 35 (23.18%) MS Exchange
17 32 (21.19%) Exchange Server 2010
18 30 (19.87%) Linux
19 29 (19.21%) SharePoint
19 29 (19.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 27 (17.88%) Microsoft Office
20 27 (17.88%) Citrix
21 26 (17.22%) DNS
22 25 (16.56%) Microsoft Certification
22 25 (16.56%) Firewall
23 24 (15.89%) VoIP
24 23 (15.23%) MCSE
24 23 (15.23%) IIS

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 37 (24.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 35 (23.18%) MS Exchange
3 32 (21.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (19.21%) SharePoint
5 23 (15.23%) IIS
6 14 (9.27%) Skype for Business
7 11 (7.28%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (17.88%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.97%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 74 (49.01%) Office 365
2 35 (23.18%) Azure
3 11 (7.28%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (6.62%) AWS
5 1 (0.66%) NuGet
5 1 (0.66%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 26 (17.22%) DNS
2 25 (16.56%) Firewall
3 24 (15.89%) VoIP
4 22 (14.57%) DHCP
5 19 (12.58%) TCP/IP
6 18 (11.92%) Internet
7 14 (9.27%) Skype
8 9 (5.96%) LAN
9 8 (5.30%) H.323
9 8 (5.30%) ISDN
10 7 (4.64%) Broadband
10 7 (4.64%) WAN
11 6 (3.97%) PSTN
12 5 (3.31%) Unified Communications
12 5 (3.31%) VPN
13 4 (2.65%) Wireless
14 3 (1.99%) IP Telephony
14 3 (1.99%) Remote Desktop
14 3 (1.99%) SSL
15 2 (1.32%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (30.46%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (7.28%) Azure SQL Database
3 11 (7.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 11 (7.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (7.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (6.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (4.64%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (7.95%) Visual Studio Team System
2 11 (7.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (7.28%) Visual Studio
3 8 (5.30%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.65%) Chocolatey
5 1 (0.66%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.66%) MSTest
5 1 (0.66%) Ranorex
5 1 (0.66%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (8.61%) Finance
2 6 (3.97%) Legal
2 6 (3.97%) Retail
2 6 (3.97%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.65%) Financial Institution
3 4 (2.65%) German Language
4 1 (0.66%) Law
4 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 63 (41.72%) Support Engineer
2 48 (31.79%) IT Engineer
3 42 (27.81%) 2nd Line Support
4 37 (24.50%) IT Support
5 34 (22.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 34 (22.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 34 (22.52%) IT Support Engineer
6 22 (14.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 19 (12.58%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 19 (12.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (9.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 12 (7.95%) Desktop Engineer
10 11 (7.28%) Analyst
10 11 (7.28%) Cloud Engineer
11 10 (6.62%) 3rd Line Support
11 10 (6.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 10 (6.62%) IT Technician
11 10 (6.62%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (5.30%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 8 (5.30%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.27%) .NET
2 11 (7.28%) JSON
2 11 (7.28%) X-Windows
3 3 (1.99%) Middleware
4 2 (1.32%) XMPP
5 1 (0.66%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.66%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.57%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.28%) Linux Command Line
3 10 (6.62%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (5.30%) Data Centre
4 8 (5.30%) Public Cloud
5 6 (3.97%) Driving Licence
5 6 (3.97%) Smartphone
6 4 (2.65%) Handset
7 3 (1.99%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.99%) CMDB
7 3 (1.99%) NHS
7 3 (1.99%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.32%) PMI
9 1 (0.66%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 151 (100.00%) Windows
2 118 (78.15%) Windows 7
3 108 (71.52%) Windows Server
4 104 (68.87%) Windows 10
5 71 (47.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 66 (43.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (19.87%) Linux
8 7 (4.64%) Windows XP
9 6 (3.97%) Android
10 5 (3.31%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.99%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (1.32%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.66%) VMS
13 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (37.09%) ITIL
2 29 (19.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 14 (9.27%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (9.27%) Service Management
4 11 (7.28%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (5.96%) Time Management
6 8 (5.30%) Configuration Management
6 8 (5.30%) Continuous Deployment
6 8 (5.30%) Infrastructure as Code
6 8 (5.30%) SDLC
7 6 (3.97%) Incident Management
8 5 (3.31%) DevOps
8 5 (3.31%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (2.65%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (2.65%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (2.65%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (2.65%) Project Delivery
9 4 (2.65%) Regression Testing
10 3 (1.99%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (1.99%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 44 (29.14%) SQL
2 16 (10.60%) PowerShell
3 14 (9.27%) C#
4 7 (4.64%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.99%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (16.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (15.23%) MCSE
3 15 (9.93%) MCSA
4 4 (2.65%) DBS Check
4 4 (2.65%) Degree
4 4 (2.65%) MCITP
4 4 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.99%) MCP
6 2 (1.32%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.66%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.66%) MBCS
7 1 (0.66%) MCTS
7 1 (0.66%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.62%) COBIT
2 6 (3.97%) SLA
3 3 (1.99%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.99%) QA
4 2 (1.32%) PMO
5 1 (0.66%) GDPR
5 1 (0.66%) GxP
5 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 102 (67.55%) Active Directory
2 71 (47.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (45.03%) Hyper-V
4 15 (9.93%) VirtualBox
5 14 (9.27%) XenDesktop
6 12 (7.95%) LXC
6 12 (7.95%) XenApp
7 2 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.66%) Docker
8 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.66%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.31%) SCCM
2 4 (2.65%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.66%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 81 (53.64%) Microsoft
2 73 (48.34%) VMware
3 27 (17.88%) Citrix
4 18 (11.92%) Oracle
5 13 (8.61%) WatchGuard
6 9 (5.96%) Apple
7 8 (5.30%) Cisco
7 8 (5.30%) Veeam
8 6 (3.97%) Avaya
8 6 (3.97%) HP
9 5 (3.31%) Dell
9 5 (3.31%) Mitel
9 5 (3.31%) Samsung
10 4 (2.65%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.99%) Asigra
11 3 (1.99%) Ivanti
11 3 (1.99%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.32%) EMC
12 2 (1.32%) F5
12 2 (1.32%) Palo Alto