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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England / South West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 179 162
Rank change year-on-year -38 -17  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 27 57 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.51% 1.10% 1.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.06% 4.26% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 12 53 69
Median salary £25,500 £23,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.86% -13.20%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £18,100 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £38,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -5.66% -3.63%  

Windows 8 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1313 1337 1884
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 24.74% 25.85% 31.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1119 1159 1593
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -21 11 - - 2
Wiltshire +7 9 £26,750 +11.45% 1
Gloucestershire -9 5 £23,500 +13.25% 1
Somerset -8 2 £26,250 +9.37%
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (70.91%) Microsoft
3 38 (69.09%) Windows 7
4 32 (58.18%) Active Directory
5 27 (49.09%) Windows Server
6 23 (41.82%) Office 365
7 22 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
8 16 (29.09%) SQL
8 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (27.27%) Windows 10
10 13 (23.64%) ITIL
11 12 (21.82%) MS Exchange
12 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (16.36%) VMware
14 8 (14.55%) HP
14 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2010
15 7 (12.73%) Windows XP
15 7 (12.73%) MCP
15 7 (12.73%) Firewall
15 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
16 6 (10.91%) Service Delivery
16 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
16 6 (10.91%) CCNA
16 6 (10.91%) Mac OS X
16 6 (10.91%) Apple
16 6 (10.91%) SharePoint
16 6 (10.91%) Citrix
16 6 (10.91%) Cisco Certification
16 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2013

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 12 (21.82%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (10.91%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.64%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.82%) Apache
6 1 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.82%) IIS
6 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (41.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) Firewall
2 5 (9.09%) Internet
3 4 (7.27%) DHCP
3 4 (7.27%) DNS
4 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.45%) VPN
5 2 (3.64%) LAN
5 2 (3.64%) SAN
5 2 (3.64%) WAN
6 1 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.82%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.82%) LDAP
6 1 (1.82%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.82%) Skype
6 1 (1.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.82%) MySQL
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (9.09%) Advertising
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Legal
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (50.91%) Support Engineer
2 11 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (18.18%) Desktop Support
4 8 (14.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (12.73%) IT Support
5 7 (12.73%) Technical Support
6 6 (10.91%) IT Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Technical Support Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 5 (9.09%) Analyst
7 5 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (7.27%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.82%) Handset
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (69.09%) Windows 7
3 27 (49.09%) Windows Server
4 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (27.27%) Windows 10
6 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (12.73%) Windows XP
8 6 (10.91%) Mac OS X
9 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (3.64%) Linux
10 2 (3.64%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.82%) HPUX
11 1 (1.82%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.82%) Solaris
11 1 (1.82%) Unix
11 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) ITIL
2 6 (10.91%) Service Delivery
3 3 (5.45%) Change Management
3 3 (5.45%) High Availability
3 3 (5.45%) Line Management
3 3 (5.45%) Patch Management
3 3 (5.45%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (3.64%) Business Development
4 2 (3.64%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.64%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (3.64%) Time Management
5 1 (1.82%) B2B
5 1 (1.82%) Business Continuity
5 1 (1.82%) CRM
5 1 (1.82%) Information Security
5 1 (1.82%) ITIL V3
5 1 (1.82%) ITSM
5 1 (1.82%) Migration
5 1 (1.82%) OpenUP
5 1 (1.82%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.09%) SQL
2 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.82%) VB
3 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.73%) MCP
3 6 (10.91%) CCNA
3 6 (10.91%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.45%) CCNP
4 3 (5.45%) MCSA
4 3 (5.45%) MCSE
4 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.64%) A+ Certification
5 2 (3.64%) Degree
6 1 (1.82%) IBM Certification
6 1 (1.82%) MBCS
6 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (58.18%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.27%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.27%) XenApp
4 3 (5.45%) BitLocker
4 3 (5.45%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.64%) vSphere
6 1 (1.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.82%) Postfix
6 1 (1.82%) Squid
6 1 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.82%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (5.45%) SCCM
2 3 (5.45%) SCOM
3 1 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 39 (70.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.36%) VMware
3 8 (14.55%) HP
4 6 (10.91%) Apple
4 6 (10.91%) Citrix
5 5 (9.09%) Dell
6 4 (7.27%) Cisco
6 4 (7.27%) Veeam
7 3 (5.45%) Remedy
8 2 (3.64%) Adobe
8 2 (3.64%) Lotus
8 2 (3.64%) Symantec
9 1 (1.82%) Avaya
9 1 (1.82%) EMC
9 1 (1.82%) IBM
9 1 (1.82%) McAfee
9 1 (1.82%) NetApp
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle
9 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.82%) Veritas
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Alertsystems.co.uk
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago