Period
to 20 January 2019

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

Microsoft Windows 8
England > South West
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 264 232 246
Rank change year-on-year -32 +14 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 59 108 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.61% 1.07% 0.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.29% 4.01% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 58 82 76
South West median annual salary £25,000 £23,250 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% -13.89% -3.57%
10th Percentile £19,500 £19,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £30,000 £33,675 £34,750
England median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -5.17%

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 2,576 2,691 2,658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.59% 26.70% 25.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2,007 2,178 2,294
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.11% -1.33%
10th Percentile £24,500 £22,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 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
Wiltshire -11 19 £26,500 -19.08% 1
Bristol -11 14 £21,000 -4.55% 1
Dorset +15 11 £23,500 +17.50% 1
Gloucestershire -4 9 £25,000 +6.38% 1
Somerset +16 6 £24,856 +11.71%
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 West region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (74.58%) Microsoft
3 41 (69.49%) Windows 7
4 31 (52.54%) Office 365
5 24 (40.68%) Firewall
5 24 (40.68%) Active Directory
5 24 (40.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (38.98%) Windows 10
6 23 (38.98%) DNS
6 23 (38.98%) ITIL
7 22 (37.29%) DHCP
7 22 (37.29%) Windows Server
8 21 (35.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (32.20%) Microsoft Office
10 16 (27.12%) CCNA
10 16 (27.12%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (25.42%) MCP
12 13 (22.03%) Business Continuity
13 12 (20.34%) Internet
13 12 (20.34%) Virtual Environments
14 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
14 9 (15.25%) Remedy
15 8 (13.56%) VMware
15 8 (13.56%) TCP/IP
15 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
16 7 (11.86%) WAN
16 7 (11.86%) Cisco
16 7 (11.86%) MS Exchange
16 7 (11.86%) LAN
17 6 (10.17%) Document Management

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 (11.86%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (6.78%) K2 blackpearl
4 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.39%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (32.20%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (5.08%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.39%) CATIA
3 2 (3.39%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SAP R/3
1 2 (3.39%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 31 (52.54%) Office 365
2 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.08%) IBM Cloud
3 3 (5.08%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (40.68%) Firewall
2 23 (38.98%) DNS
3 22 (37.29%) DHCP
4 12 (20.34%) Internet
5 8 (13.56%) TCP/IP
6 7 (11.86%) LAN
6 7 (11.86%) WAN
7 5 (8.47%) Wireless
8 4 (6.78%) VPN
9 3 (5.08%) IPsec
10 2 (3.39%) DSL
10 2 (3.39%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (3.39%) Skype
10 2 (3.39%) WLAN
11 1 (1.69%) SAN
11 1 (1.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (3.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (45.76%) IT Support
2 26 (44.07%) Support Engineer
3 20 (33.90%) IT Engineer
4 19 (32.20%) IT Support Engineer
5 13 (22.03%) Analyst
6 11 (18.64%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (16.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 9 (15.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (15.25%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 9 (15.25%) Team Leader
9 6 (10.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 6 (10.17%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (10.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (10.17%) Service Analyst
9 6 (10.17%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (10.17%) Support Analyst
10 5 (8.47%) IT Analyst
11 4 (6.78%) Coordinator
11 4 (6.78%) Incident Coordinator
11 4 (6.78%) IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Blackberry
1 5 (8.47%) Handset
2 3 (5.08%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (69.49%) Windows 7
3 24 (40.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (38.98%) Windows 10
5 22 (37.29%) Windows Server
6 21 (35.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (8.47%) Windows Phone
8 4 (6.78%) Linux
9 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) ITIL
2 13 (22.03%) Business Continuity
3 12 (20.34%) Virtual Environments
4 6 (10.17%) Document Management
5 5 (8.47%) Practice Management
6 4 (6.78%) Case Management
7 3 (5.08%) Antivirus Management
7 3 (5.08%) CRM
7 3 (5.08%) Information Security
7 3 (5.08%) Migration
7 3 (5.08%) Network Virtualisation
8 2 (3.39%) CAD
8 2 (3.39%) Compliance Audit
8 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (3.39%) ITSM
8 2 (3.39%) PLM
8 2 (3.39%) Proactive Monitoring
8 2 (3.39%) Service Management
9 1 (1.69%) Problem-Solving
9 1 (1.69%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.08%) SQL
2 2 (3.39%) C
3 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (27.12%) CCNA
1 16 (27.12%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (25.42%) MCP
3 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.78%) MCSA
4 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.39%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) SLA
2 2 (3.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (40.68%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.17%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 44 (74.58%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.25%) Remedy
3 8 (13.56%) VMware
4 7 (11.86%) Cisco
5 5 (8.47%) Citrix
5 5 (8.47%) Interwoven
5 5 (8.47%) Mitel
5 5 (8.47%) Red Box
6 3 (5.08%) Apple
6 3 (5.08%) AVG
6 3 (5.08%) McAfee
6 3 (5.08%) Meraki
6 3 (5.08%) Symantec
7 2 (3.39%) Autodesk
7 2 (3.39%) HP
7 2 (3.39%) NetApp
7 2 (3.39%) SAP
8 1 (1.69%) EMC
8 1 (1.69%) Veeam
8 1 (1.69%) Wrike