Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > South West
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 282 258 235
Rank change year-on-year -24 -23 -27
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 56 75 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.54% 0.74% 1.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.11% 2.84% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 56 52 97
South West median annual salary £24,928 £24,000 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.87% -5.88% -7.27%
10th Percentile £19,500 £19,325 £18,900
90th Percentile £31,000 £33,000 £38,750
England median annual salary £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +5.45% - -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 West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,657 2,644 2,875
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.81% 26.06% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2,103 2,214 2,510
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.23%
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,000 £21,461
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 West

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in the South West

Windows 8
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 in the South West.

Salary trend for Windows 8 in the South West

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in the South West over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows 8 in the South West

Windows 8
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 18 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
Wiltshire -12 19 £25,500 -21.54% 7
Dorset -14 15 £23,500 +6.82% 2
Bristol -8 9 £21,000 -6.67% 3
Gloucestershire -9 7 £25,000 +7.53% 5
Somerset +32 6 £24,856 +11.71% 1
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 West region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (82.14%) Microsoft
3 36 (64.29%) Windows 7
4 26 (46.43%) Office 365
5 24 (42.86%) Firewall
5 24 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 24 (42.86%) DNS
5 24 (42.86%) Windows 10
6 22 (39.29%) ITIL
7 21 (37.50%) DHCP
8 20 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (33.93%) Windows Server
10 16 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (26.79%) CCNA
11 15 (26.79%) Internet
11 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Office
12 13 (23.21%) MCP
12 13 (23.21%) Business Continuity
12 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (23.21%) Virtual Environments
13 10 (17.86%) VMware
13 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
14 8 (14.29%) Remedy
15 7 (12.50%) SLA
15 7 (12.50%) MS Exchange
15 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (12.50%) Hyper-V
16 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
17 5 (8.93%) Remote Desktop
17 5 (8.93%) Citrix

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 7 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.14%) Skype for Business
3 3 (5.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.57%) K2 blackpearl
4 2 (3.57%) Site Server
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.57%) CATIA
2 2 (3.57%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) SAP R/3
1 2 (3.57%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 26 (46.43%) Office 365
2 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.57%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (3.57%) SaaS
3 2 (3.57%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (42.86%) DNS
1 24 (42.86%) Firewall
2 21 (37.50%) DHCP
3 15 (26.79%) Internet
4 5 (8.93%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.93%) VPN
5 4 (7.14%) LAN
5 4 (7.14%) Skype
5 4 (7.14%) WAN
6 3 (5.36%) IPsec
7 2 (3.57%) NAS
7 2 (3.57%) SAN
7 2 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) Geospatial Data
General
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) Support Engineer
2 21 (37.50%) IT Support
3 12 (21.43%) IT Engineer
3 12 (21.43%) IT Support Engineer
4 11 (19.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 11 (19.64%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (19.64%) Analyst
5 10 (17.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 10 (17.86%) Help Desk Support
6 8 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (14.29%) Help Desk Engineer
7 7 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Engineer
7 7 (12.50%) Support Analyst
8 6 (10.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (10.71%) IT Analyst
8 6 (10.71%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 6 (10.71%) Team Leader
9 5 (8.93%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Blackberry
1 3 (5.36%) Driving Licence
1 3 (5.36%) Handset
2 2 (3.57%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (64.29%) Windows 7
3 24 (42.86%) Windows 10
4 20 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (33.93%) Windows Server
6 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.36%) Windows Phone
7 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.57%) Linux
8 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) ITIL
2 13 (23.21%) Business Continuity
2 13 (23.21%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (5.36%) Document Management
3 3 (5.36%) Practice Management
4 2 (3.57%) CAD
4 2 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (3.57%) Case Management
4 2 (3.57%) Change Control
4 2 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.57%) Information Security
4 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (3.57%) Migration
4 2 (3.57%) Patch Management
4 2 (3.57%) PLM
4 2 (3.57%) Presales
4 2 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (3.57%) Security Management
4 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (26.79%) CCNA
3 13 (23.21%) MCP
4 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
5 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.57%) CCA
6 2 (3.57%) CCAA
6 2 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (3.57%) MCSA
6 2 (3.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.57%) BitLocker
4 2 (3.57%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (3.57%) Xen
4 2 (3.57%) XenServer
5 1 (1.79%) XenApp
5 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 46 (82.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.86%) VMware
3 8 (14.29%) Remedy
4 5 (8.93%) Cisco
4 5 (8.93%) Citrix
5 4 (7.14%) HP
6 3 (5.36%) Interwoven
6 3 (5.36%) Mitel
6 3 (5.36%) Red Box
7 2 (3.57%) Apple
7 2 (3.57%) Autodesk
7 2 (3.57%) AVG
7 2 (3.57%) McAfee
7 2 (3.57%) Meraki
7 2 (3.57%) NetApp
7 2 (3.57%) Sage
7 2 (3.57%) SAP
7 2 (3.57%) Symantec
8 1 (1.79%) Juniper
8 1 (1.79%) Sophos