Period
to 17 January 2021

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 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > South West
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 200 240 260
Rank change year-on-year +40 +20 -36
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 20 62 59
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 0.45% 0.71% 0.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.62% 2.64% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 15 54 58
Median annual salary £35,500 £25,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.22% +2.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £28,000 £21,250 £19,500
90th Percentile £40,000 £34,850 £30,000
England median annual salary £32,250 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +11.21% -3.33% +9.09%

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 1,232 2,346 2,593
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.65% 26.85% 26.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,024 1,923 2,027
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,075 £23,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 17 January 2021.

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 January 2021. 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 +45 14 £35,500 +39.22%
Wiltshire +32 5 £35,500 +4.41% 1
Somerset +22 1 £25,000 -
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) Windows 7
3 16 (80.00%) Windows 10
4 14 (70.00%) Windows Server
5 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (55.00%) CCNA
5 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 10 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (40.00%) Cisco
8 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (30.00%) Firewall
9 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (30.00%) Driving Licence
10 5 (25.00%) Office 365
10 5 (25.00%) ITIL
11 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 4 (20.00%) Linux
11 4 (20.00%) MCSE
11 4 (20.00%) MCSA
11 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
11 4 (20.00%) HP
11 4 (20.00%) Dell
11 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification

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 10 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 10 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Office 365
2 3 (15.00%) AWS
2 3 (15.00%) Azure
3 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) ADSL
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (10.00%) MPLS
2 2 (10.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) VPN
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Local Government
1 2 (10.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Consultant
1 7 (35.00%) Project Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) IT Support
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior IT Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior IT Support
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Deskside Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.00%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) IT Technician
5 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Support
5 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (10.00%) Fibre Optics
2 2 (10.00%) Reinsurance
2 2 (10.00%) Replication
2 2 (10.00%) SCADA
2 2 (10.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) Windows 7
3 16 (80.00%) Windows 10
4 14 (70.00%) Windows Server
5 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (20.00%) Linux
7 2 (10.00%) Android
7 2 (10.00%) HPUX
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (10.00%) Solaris
7 2 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Presales
3 4 (20.00%) Project Delivery
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Change Management
4 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Disk Encryption
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (5.00%) Coaching
6 1 (5.00%) Proactive Maintenance
6 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) CCNA
1 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (20.00%) MCSA
2 4 (20.00%) MCSE
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (10.00%) CCNP
4 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (20.00%) vSphere
1 4 (20.00%) XenApp
1 4 (20.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (15.00%) BitLocker
3 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) Citrix
3 4 (20.00%) Dell
3 4 (20.00%) HP
3 4 (20.00%) Veeam
3 4 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) Meraki
4 3 (15.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (10.00%) Brocade
5 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.00%) EMC
5 2 (10.00%) F5
5 2 (10.00%) Juniper
5 2 (10.00%) McAfee
5 2 (10.00%) MobileIron
5 2 (10.00%) NetApp
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 2 (10.00%) Palo Alto
5 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds