Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > South West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 237 224
Rank change year-on-year 0 -13 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 91 102 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.88% 0.93% 1.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.40% 3.57% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 64 80 125
South West median annual salary £23,750 £27,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.04% -3.57% +1.82%
10th Percentile £19,075 £20,950 £19,300
90th Percentile £33,000 £38,750 £52,750
England median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year - -3.51% -5.00%

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 2679 2860 3455
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.02% 26.17% 29.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2210 2479 3035
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Gloucestershire +49 32 £24,250 -35.33% 3
Bristol -12 27 £22,000 -15.38% 5
Wiltshire +3 20 £32,750 +21.30% 1
Somerset -8 6 £22,500 -18.18%
Dorset -13 4 £21,000 -26.32%
Cornwall -11 2 - -
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 79 (86.81%) Windows 7
3 64 (70.33%) Active Directory
4 56 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 56 (61.54%) Windows 10
5 53 (58.24%) Windows Server
6 51 (56.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 50 (54.95%) Office 365
8 36 (39.56%) VMware
8 36 (39.56%) Apple
9 35 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
10 34 (37.36%) VMware Infrastructure
11 29 (31.87%) MS Exchange
11 29 (31.87%) Windows Server 2012
12 28 (30.77%) ITIL
13 25 (27.47%) Mac OS X
14 23 (25.27%) Exchange Server 2013
15 22 (24.18%) Exchange Server 2010
16 20 (21.98%) Microsoft Certification
16 20 (21.98%) Firewall
17 17 (18.68%) SQL
17 17 (18.68%) SQL Server
18 16 (17.58%) Cisco
19 13 (14.29%) Windows XP
19 13 (14.29%) Hyper-V
20 12 (13.19%) LAN
20 12 (13.19%) HP
21 11 (12.09%) Windows Server 2003
21 11 (12.09%) TCP/IP
22 10 (10.99%) Wireless

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 29 (31.87%) MS Exchange
2 23 (25.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 22 (24.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.30%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 35 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 50 (54.95%) Office 365
2 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.40%) IBM Cloud
4 4 (4.40%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (21.98%) Firewall
2 12 (13.19%) LAN
3 11 (12.09%) TCP/IP
4 10 (10.99%) Wireless
5 9 (9.89%) WAN
6 8 (8.79%) DHCP
6 8 (8.79%) DNS
7 6 (6.59%) SAN
8 5 (5.49%) IP Telephony
9 4 (4.40%) ADSL
10 3 (3.30%) Broadband
10 3 (3.30%) Skype
10 3 (3.30%) VPN
11 2 (2.20%) Internet
11 2 (2.20%) iSCSI
11 2 (2.20%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (2.20%) SMS
11 2 (2.20%) VLAN
12 1 (1.10%) IPv4
12 1 (1.10%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 6 (6.59%) Advertising
1 6 (6.59%) Law
2 5 (5.49%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.30%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.20%) Finance
5 1 (1.10%) Military
Job Titles
1 41 (45.05%) Support Engineer
2 27 (29.67%) Desktop Support
3 22 (24.18%) Analyst
4 19 (20.88%) Support Analyst
5 14 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
5 14 (15.38%) Desktop Analyst
5 14 (15.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 13 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (14.29%) IT Engineer
7 12 (13.19%) IT Support
8 11 (12.09%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (10.99%) Desktop Engineer
9 10 (10.99%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 10 (10.99%) Windows Support Analyst
10 9 (9.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 9 (9.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (9.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (9.89%) IT Support Engineer
11 8 (8.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 8 (8.79%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.59%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.49%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.40%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.20%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 79 (86.81%) Windows 7
3 56 (61.54%) Windows 10
4 53 (58.24%) Windows Server
5 51 (56.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (31.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (27.47%) Mac OS X
8 13 (14.29%) Windows XP
9 11 (12.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (6.59%) Apple iOS
10 6 (6.59%) Linux
11 3 (3.30%) Mac OS
11 3 (3.30%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (1.10%) HPUX
12 1 (1.10%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.10%) Solaris
12 1 (1.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.77%) ITIL
2 7 (7.69%) Time Management
3 6 (6.59%) Change Management
3 6 (6.59%) Document Management
3 6 (6.59%) Information Security
3 6 (6.59%) Line Management
3 6 (6.59%) Patch Management
4 4 (4.40%) CRM
4 4 (4.40%) Migration
4 4 (4.40%) Network Virtualisation
5 3 (3.30%) Asset Management
5 3 (3.30%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.30%) Service Management
6 2 (2.20%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.20%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (2.20%) Data Protection
6 2 (2.20%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (2.20%) Presales
6 2 (2.20%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.10%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.68%) SQL
2 7 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.59%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (21.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.40%) MCP
3 3 (3.30%) CCNA
3 3 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.30%) Degree
3 3 (3.30%) MCSA
3 3 (3.30%) MCSE
3 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) CCNP
4 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) IBM Certification
4 1 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.99%) SLA
2 5 (5.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (70.33%) Active Directory
2 34 (37.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.59%) BitLocker
5 3 (3.30%) XenApp
6 2 (2.20%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (2.20%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.10%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (9.89%) Backup Exec
2 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (6.59%) SCCM
2 6 (6.59%) SCOM
3 5 (5.49%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.10%) Sysprep
4 1 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 56 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 36 (39.56%) Apple
2 36 (39.56%) VMware
3 16 (17.58%) Cisco
4 12 (13.19%) HP
5 8 (8.79%) Citrix
6 5 (5.49%) AlienVault
6 5 (5.49%) Dell
6 5 (5.49%) Veeam
7 4 (4.40%) Adobe
7 4 (4.40%) AVG
7 4 (4.40%) Meraki
7 4 (4.40%) Symantec
8 3 (3.30%) iManage
9 2 (2.20%) Canon
9 2 (2.20%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.20%) Sophos
10 1 (1.10%) Hummingbird
10 1 (1.10%) Meridio
10 1 (1.10%) OpenText