Period
to 5 August 2020

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 5 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > South West
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 203 265 306
Rank change year-on-year +62 +41 -24
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 16 71 42
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 0.36% 0.71% 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.45% 2.76% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 10 73 38
Median annual salary £21,875 £27,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.98% +17.39% -
10th Percentile £17,500 £21,300 £20,500
90th Percentile £33,725 £37,500 £40,000
England median annual salary £31,500 £30,000 £29,344
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.24% +4.80%

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 1,106 2,577 2,870
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.09% 25.77% 27.03%
Number of salaries quoted 917 2,118 2,243
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows 8 in the South West over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

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 5 August 2020. 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 +28 8 £29,500 -13.24% 4
Bristol +58 5 £18,000 -30.77%
Wiltshire +47 3 £30,000 +17.65%
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
4 10 (62.50%) Windows 7
5 8 (50.00%) Office 365
6 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (43.75%) CCNA
6 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (43.75%) Cisco
7 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (37.50%) Windows 10
8 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
8 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (31.25%) Project Management
8 5 (31.25%) Firewall
8 5 (31.25%) VMware
9 4 (25.00%) Backup Exec
9 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
9 4 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 4 (25.00%) Finance
9 4 (25.00%) Migration
9 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (25.00%) vSphere
9 4 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (25.00%) Oracle Linux

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 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 4 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 4 (25.00%) SAN
2 4 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) DHCP
4 1 (6.25%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
4 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) IT Support
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Reinsurance
2 3 (18.75%) Driving Licence
3 2 (12.50%) CMDB
3 2 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 6 (37.50%) Windows 10
4 4 (25.00%) HPUX
4 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (25.00%) Solaris
4 4 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
5 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (25.00%) Change Management
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) Project Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) CCNA
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (25.00%) MCSA
3 4 (25.00%) MCSE
3 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (18.75%) A+ Certification
4 3 (18.75%) CCENT
4 3 (18.75%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (18.75%) MCP
4 3 (18.75%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (18.75%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (25.00%) vSphere
2 4 (25.00%) XenApp
2 4 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 4 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) VMware
4 4 (25.00%) Citrix
4 4 (25.00%) Dell
4 4 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (25.00%) McAfee
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle
4 4 (25.00%) Veeam