Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > South West
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 282 266 210
Rank change year-on-year -16 -56 +16
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 65 58 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.61% 0.57% 1.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.20% 2.43% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 53 45 138
South West median annual salary £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -9.43%
10th Percentile £20,500 £18,500 £19,175
90th Percentile £38,750 £30,700 £42,500
England median annual salary £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year +3.64% -3.51% -1.72%

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 2,961 2,390 3,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.89% 23.58% 28.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2,334 2,067 2,767
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +0.67% +6.43%
10th Percentile £23,760 £23,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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
Bristol -7 23 £22,500 -13.46% 4
Wiltshire -6 14 £25,000 -5.66% 2
Gloucestershire +35 12 £23,000 +21.05% 1
Devon +16 6 £27,500 +3.77%
Somerset +21 5 £22,500 +18.42% 2
Dorset -52 4 £25,000 -12.28% 1
Cornwall -16 1 - -
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (90.77%) Windows 7
3 43 (66.15%) Active Directory
4 42 (64.62%) Windows 10
5 39 (60.00%) Windows Server
6 38 (58.46%) Microsoft
6 38 (58.46%) Microsoft Office
7 32 (49.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (49.23%) Office 365
8 22 (33.85%) VMware
9 18 (27.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (23.08%) Firewall
10 15 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (20.00%) ITIL
12 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (16.92%) WAN
13 11 (16.92%) Apple
13 11 (16.92%) VLAN
13 11 (16.92%) Hyper-V
14 9 (13.85%) DNS
14 9 (13.85%) SLA
14 9 (13.85%) MS Exchange
14 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (13.85%) Problem-Solving
15 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2013
15 8 (12.31%) Cisco
15 8 (12.31%) TCP/IP
15 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (12.31%) Wireless
16 7 (10.77%) Mac OS X

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 9 (13.85%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (7.69%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.54%) Confluence
6 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 38 (58.46%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (49.23%) Office 365
2 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.54%) IaaS
4 1 (1.54%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.54%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.54%) PaaS
4 1 (1.54%) SaaS
4 1 (1.54%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.08%) Firewall
2 11 (16.92%) VLAN
2 11 (16.92%) WAN
3 9 (13.85%) DNS
4 8 (12.31%) TCP/IP
4 8 (12.31%) Wireless
5 7 (10.77%) DHCP
5 7 (10.77%) SAN
6 6 (9.23%) LAN
6 6 (9.23%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (7.69%) NAS
7 5 (7.69%) Skype
8 4 (6.15%) VPN
9 2 (3.08%) VoIP
10 1 (1.54%) ADSL
10 1 (1.54%) Broadband
10 1 (1.54%) Internet
10 1 (1.54%) IPsec
10 1 (1.54%) MPLS
10 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 6 (9.23%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Advertising
2 2 (3.08%) Law
3 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (33.85%) Support Engineer
2 17 (26.15%) Desktop Support
3 13 (20.00%) Analyst
3 13 (20.00%) IT Engineer
4 10 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (13.85%) Support Analyst
6 8 (12.31%) Infrastructure Support
6 8 (12.31%) IT Support
7 7 (10.77%) IT Support Engineer
7 7 (10.77%) Service Desk Engineer
8 6 (9.23%) Desktop Analyst
8 6 (9.23%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (9.23%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 6 (9.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (7.69%) IT Technician
10 4 (6.15%) Service Analyst
10 4 (6.15%) Service Desk Support
10 4 (6.15%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) Blackberry
1 3 (4.62%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.08%) CMDB
3 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.54%) iPhone
3 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (1.54%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (1.54%) Replication
3 1 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (90.77%) Windows 7
3 42 (64.62%) Windows 10
4 39 (60.00%) Windows Server
5 32 (49.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (27.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (10.77%) Mac OS X
9 6 (9.23%) Windows XP
10 3 (4.62%) Linux
10 3 (4.62%) Windows Vista
11 2 (3.08%) Android
12 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.00%) ITIL
2 9 (13.85%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (9.23%) Service Management
4 4 (6.15%) Asset Management
4 4 (6.15%) Presales
4 4 (6.15%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (4.62%) Line Management
5 3 (4.62%) Patch Management
6 2 (3.08%) Migration
6 2 (3.08%) Process Management
6 2 (3.08%) Security Management
7 1 (1.54%) Business Development
7 1 (1.54%) Change Management
7 1 (1.54%) Document Management
7 1 (1.54%) Information Security
7 1 (1.54%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.54%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.54%) Quality Management
7 1 (1.54%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.54%) C
1 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.62%) MCP
4 2 (3.08%) CCNA
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.08%) Degree
4 2 (3.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.08%) MCSE
5 1 (1.54%) CCNP
5 1 (1.54%) MCITP
5 1 (1.54%) MCSA
5 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.54%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.85%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 43 (66.15%) Active Directory
2 15 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (16.92%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.08%) BitLocker
4 2 (3.08%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (3.08%) vSphere
5 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.54%) XenApp
5 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) SCCM
2 4 (6.15%) WSUS
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.54%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.54%) Ansible
4 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (58.46%) Microsoft
2 22 (33.85%) VMware
3 11 (16.92%) Apple
4 8 (12.31%) Cisco
5 6 (9.23%) Citrix
6 4 (6.15%) HP
7 3 (4.62%) Juniper
7 3 (4.62%) Remedy
7 3 (4.62%) Sophos
8 2 (3.08%) EMC
8 2 (3.08%) Ivanti
8 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.08%) Veeam
9 1 (1.54%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.54%) AVG
9 1 (1.54%) F5
9 1 (1.54%) Meraki
9 1 (1.54%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.54%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.54%) ServiceNow