Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > South West
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 286 276 228
Rank change year-on-year -10 -48 -18
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 47 58 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.45% 0.56% 1.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.68% 2.16% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 43 36 113
South West median annual salary £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +2.08% -11.11%
10th Percentile £20,500 £18,500 £20,250
90th Percentile £40,000 £32,750 £41,000
England median annual salary £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% -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 2,798 2,680 2,899
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.75% 25.92% 26.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2,203 2,274 2,538
South West median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +14.29% -2.78%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,498 £21,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -14 17 £21,000 -25.00%
Dorset -28 13 £23,750 +18.75%
Gloucestershire +9 6 £29,500 +40.48% 4
Bristol -9 5 £27,500 +25.00% 1
Somerset +32 3 £30,000 +57.89% 4
Devon - 3 £19,000 -
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (78.72%) Microsoft
3 30 (63.83%) Windows 7
4 23 (48.94%) Active Directory
4 23 (48.94%) Office 365
5 22 (46.81%) Windows 10
6 21 (44.68%) DNS
6 21 (44.68%) Firewall
7 18 (38.30%) DHCP
8 17 (36.17%) Microsoft Office
9 15 (31.91%) ITIL
9 15 (31.91%) Windows Server
10 14 (29.79%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (27.66%) CCNA
11 13 (27.66%) Internet
12 11 (23.40%) MCP
13 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (21.28%) VMware
13 10 (21.28%) Business Continuity
13 10 (21.28%) Virtual Environments
14 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (17.02%) Hyper-V
14 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
15 6 (12.77%) Citrix
15 6 (12.77%) SLA
15 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 5 (10.64%) Cisco
16 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP

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 4 (8.51%) MS Exchange
1 4 (8.51%) Skype for Business
2 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.26%) Site Server
4 1 (2.13%) Confluence
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (36.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.13%) CATIA
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.13%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP R/3
1 1 (2.13%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 23 (48.94%) Office 365
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.38%) SaaS
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.13%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.13%) IaaS
4 1 (2.13%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (44.68%) DNS
1 21 (44.68%) Firewall
2 18 (38.30%) DHCP
3 13 (27.66%) Internet
4 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
4 5 (10.64%) WAN
5 4 (8.51%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (8.51%) SAN
5 4 (8.51%) Skype
5 4 (8.51%) VLAN
5 4 (8.51%) VPN
6 3 (6.38%) LAN
6 3 (6.38%) NAS
7 2 (4.26%) Wireless
8 1 (2.13%) ADSL
8 1 (2.13%) Broadband
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.13%) IPsec
8 1 (2.13%) MPLS
8 1 (2.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (53.19%) Support Engineer
2 12 (25.53%) IT Support
3 10 (21.28%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (21.28%) Analyst
3 10 (21.28%) IT Engineer
4 9 (19.15%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 8 (17.02%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (17.02%) IT Support Engineer
5 8 (17.02%) Service Desk Engineer
5 8 (17.02%) Service Desk Support
6 7 (14.89%) Desktop Support
6 7 (14.89%) Help Desk Support
6 7 (14.89%) Support Analyst
7 6 (12.77%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (12.77%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (12.77%) Help Desk Engineer
7 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (10.64%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (10.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (10.64%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.13%) CMDB
2 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Licensing
2 1 (2.13%) Replication
2 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (63.83%) Windows 7
3 22 (46.81%) Windows 10
4 15 (31.91%) Windows Server
5 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.38%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.26%) Mac OS X
8 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.13%) Android
9 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) ITIL
2 10 (21.28%) Business Continuity
2 10 (21.28%) Virtual Environments
3 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (8.51%) Presales
5 3 (6.38%) Patch Management
5 3 (6.38%) Service Management
6 2 (4.26%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.26%) Change Control
6 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.26%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.26%) Line Management
6 2 (4.26%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (4.26%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.26%) Security Management
6 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.13%) Antivirus Management
7 1 (2.13%) Disk Encryption
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (27.66%) CCNA
3 11 (23.40%) MCP
4 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
6 4 (8.51%) MCSE
7 2 (4.26%) CCA
7 2 (4.26%) CCAA
7 2 (4.26%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (4.26%) MCSA
8 1 (2.13%) CCNP
8 1 (2.13%) Degree
8 1 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.13%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 23 (48.94%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.02%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.26%) BitLocker
4 2 (4.26%) Terminal Services
4 2 (4.26%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (4.26%) Xen
4 2 (4.26%) XenApp
4 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.26%) XenServer
5 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) SCCM
1 3 (6.38%) WSUS
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.13%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.13%) Ansible
3 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.13%) Puppet
3 1 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (78.72%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.28%) VMware
3 6 (12.77%) Citrix
4 5 (10.64%) Cisco
4 5 (10.64%) HP
5 3 (6.38%) Sophos
6 2 (4.26%) Juniper
6 2 (4.26%) NetApp
6 2 (4.26%) Remedy
6 2 (4.26%) Sage
6 2 (4.26%) Symantec
6 2 (4.26%) Veeam
7 1 (2.13%) Apple
7 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.13%) ESET
7 1 (2.13%) F5
7 1 (2.13%) McAfee
7 1 (2.13%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.13%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds