Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > South West
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 263 263 240
Rank change year-on-year 0 -23 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 54 62 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.57% 0.62% 0.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.15% 2.35% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 48 63 77
South West median annual salary £27,000 £25,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +8.70% -14.81%
10th Percentile £21,250 £19,500 £19,150
90th Percentile £37,500 £30,000 £33,000
England median annual salary £29,500 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -1.67% +9.09% -0.90%

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 2,515 2,641 2,706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.61% 26.33% 26.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2,043 2,056 2,230
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,625 £24,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,375 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 11 December 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 11 December 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
Gloucestershire -4 27 £25,500 +2.00% 4
Bristol +26 10 £27,000 +28.57% 3
Wiltshire -17 9 £34,000 +28.30% 3
Somerset +4 4 £22,500 -9.48% 2
Dorset -9 1 £27,000 +14.89% 1
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 54 (100.00%) Windows
1 54 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 51 (94.44%) Windows 7
3 39 (72.22%) Windows Server
4 37 (68.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (68.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (61.11%) Firewall
6 27 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 27 (50.00%) Office 365
7 26 (48.15%) Active Directory
8 25 (46.30%) LAN
8 25 (46.30%) WAN
9 23 (42.59%) VMware
10 22 (40.74%) Wireless
11 21 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2013
12 20 (37.04%) ITIL
13 18 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (31.48%) Information Security
15 16 (29.63%) DNS
15 16 (29.63%) Remote Desktop
16 15 (27.78%) SLA
16 15 (27.78%) DHCP
17 13 (24.07%) Cisco
17 13 (24.07%) AVG
17 13 (24.07%) Antivirus Management
17 13 (24.07%) Mobile Computing
18 12 (22.22%) Apple
19 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
19 11 (20.37%) Linux
19 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Office

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 27 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 21 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (50.00%) Office 365
2 9 (16.67%) Azure
3 6 (11.11%) AWS
3 6 (11.11%) IBM Cloud
3 6 (11.11%) SoftLayer
4 2 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 33 (61.11%) Firewall
2 25 (46.30%) LAN
2 25 (46.30%) WAN
3 22 (40.74%) Wireless
4 16 (29.63%) DNS
4 16 (29.63%) Remote Desktop
5 15 (27.78%) DHCP
6 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
6 10 (18.52%) VPN
7 9 (16.67%) IPsec
8 2 (3.70%) SAN
9 1 (1.85%) NAS
9 1 (1.85%) PBX
9 1 (1.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.85%) Electronics
2 1 (1.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.85%) Marketing
2 1 (1.85%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 40 (74.07%) Support Engineer
2 13 (24.07%) IT Engineer
3 12 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (20.37%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 11 (20.37%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 10 (18.52%) IT Support
5 10 (18.52%) IT Support Engineer
6 9 (16.67%) Help Desk Engineer
6 9 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
6 9 (16.67%) Help Desk Support Engineer
7 8 (14.81%) Field Engineer
8 7 (12.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 7 (12.96%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (12.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (11.11%) PC Engineer
9 6 (11.11%) PC Support
9 6 (11.11%) PC Support Engineer
10 5 (9.26%) Field Support Engineer
11 4 (7.41%) Technical Engineer
12 3 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Mobile Computing
2 5 (9.26%) Driving Licence
2 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.85%) CESG
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
1 54 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 51 (94.44%) Windows 7
3 39 (72.22%) Windows Server
4 37 (68.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (68.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (20.37%) Linux
6 3 (5.56%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.85%) Android
7 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) ITIL
2 17 (31.48%) Information Security
3 13 (24.07%) Antivirus Management
4 6 (11.11%) Migration
4 6 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (11.11%) Project Delivery
5 5 (9.26%) Proactive Maintenance
5 5 (9.26%) Proactive Monitoring
5 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.56%) Network Virtualisation
6 3 (5.56%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.85%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (1.85%) High Availability
8 1 (1.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 1 (1.85%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 1 (1.85%) Network Management
8 1 (1.85%) Presales
8 1 (1.85%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) CCNA
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.85%) MCSA
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (27.78%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 18 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (20.37%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) Single Sign-On
1 5 (9.26%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 23 (42.59%) VMware
2 13 (24.07%) AVG
2 13 (24.07%) Cisco
3 12 (22.22%) Apple
4 11 (20.37%) Meraki
4 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
5 6 (11.11%) Citrix
5 6 (11.11%) Google
6 5 (9.26%) Veeam
7 2 (3.70%) Remedy
7 2 (3.70%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.85%) Draytek
8 1 (1.85%) HP
8 1 (1.85%) SAP