Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > South West
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 234 248 215
Rank change year-on-year +14 -33 +26
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 101 91 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.99% 0.87% 1.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.67% 3.62% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 80 73 121
South West median annual salary £23,000 £26,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.54% -5.45% +1.20%
10th Percentile £19,250 £18,500 £19,000
90th Percentile £33,075 £30,250 £51,250
England median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,750
% change year-on-year - -4.35% -2.54%

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 2,753 2,516 3,463
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.93% 24.18% 29.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2,198 2,179 3,077
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +6 36 £22,000 -15.38% 4
Gloucestershire +73 34 £23,000 +21.05% 2
Wiltshire -11 14 £29,500 +15.69% 2
Somerset +13 8 £22,500 +18.42% 4
Devon +3 3 £30,000 +14.29% 2
Cornwall -26 3 - -
Dorset -47 3 £20,000 -29.82% 1
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 101 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (91.09%) Windows 7
3 72 (71.29%) Active Directory
4 68 (67.33%) Windows 10
5 66 (65.35%) Windows Server
6 58 (57.43%) Microsoft
7 57 (56.44%) Office 365
8 56 (55.45%) Microsoft Office
8 56 (55.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 42 (41.58%) VMware
10 38 (37.62%) VMware Infrastructure
10 38 (37.62%) Apple
11 32 (31.68%) Windows Server 2012
12 29 (28.71%) MS Exchange
13 28 (27.72%) Exchange Server 2013
14 25 (24.75%) ITIL
15 24 (23.76%) Microsoft Certification
16 22 (21.78%) Mac OS X
17 21 (20.79%) Firewall
18 20 (19.80%) Exchange Server 2010
19 17 (16.83%) WAN
20 16 (15.84%) Cisco
20 16 (15.84%) Wireless
21 15 (14.85%) LAN
22 14 (13.86%) SLA
22 14 (13.86%) Hyper-V
23 13 (12.87%) TCP/IP
24 12 (11.88%) Windows XP
25 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2003
26 10 (9.90%) VLAN

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 29 (28.71%) MS Exchange
2 28 (27.72%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (19.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.95%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 56 (55.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 57 (56.44%) Office 365
2 9 (8.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.95%) IBM Cloud
3 5 (4.95%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (20.79%) Firewall
2 17 (16.83%) WAN
3 16 (15.84%) Wireless
4 15 (14.85%) LAN
5 13 (12.87%) TCP/IP
6 10 (9.90%) VLAN
7 8 (7.92%) SAN
8 7 (6.93%) DHCP
8 7 (6.93%) DNS
9 5 (4.95%) Skype
10 4 (3.96%) NAS
10 4 (3.96%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (2.97%) IP Telephony
11 3 (2.97%) VPN
12 2 (1.98%) Broadband
12 2 (1.98%) Internet
12 2 (1.98%) SMS
13 1 (0.99%) ADSL
13 1 (0.99%) IPv4
13 1 (0.99%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (6.93%) Law
2 6 (5.94%) Advertising
3 4 (3.96%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.97%) Finance
5 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.99%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (31.68%) Desktop Support
2 31 (30.69%) Support Engineer
3 28 (27.72%) Analyst
4 25 (24.75%) Support Analyst
5 20 (19.80%) Desktop Analyst
5 20 (19.80%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 20 (19.80%) IT Engineer
6 16 (15.84%) IT Support
7 13 (12.87%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (12.87%) Windows Support Analyst
8 12 (11.88%) IT Support Engineer
9 9 (8.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (8.91%) Infrastructure Support
10 8 (7.92%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 8 (7.92%) IT Technician
11 7 (6.93%) 1st Line Support
11 7 (6.93%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 6 (5.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 6 (5.94%) Help Desk Engineer
13 5 (4.95%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.95%) Blackberry
1 5 (4.95%) Management Information System
1 5 (4.95%) Mobile Computing
2 4 (3.96%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.98%) Driving Licence
3 2 (1.98%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (0.99%) CMDB
4 1 (0.99%) iPhone
4 1 (0.99%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 101 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (91.09%) Windows 7
3 68 (67.33%) Windows 10
4 66 (65.35%) Windows Server
5 56 (55.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (31.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (21.78%) Mac OS X
8 12 (11.88%) Windows XP
9 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (5.94%) Apple iOS
10 6 (5.94%) Linux
11 4 (3.96%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (2.97%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.98%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.99%) Android
14 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.75%) ITIL
2 7 (6.93%) Information Security
3 6 (5.94%) Service Management
4 5 (4.95%) Asset Management
4 5 (4.95%) Migration
4 5 (4.95%) Network Virtualisation
4 5 (4.95%) Time Management
5 4 (3.96%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.96%) Service Delivery
6 3 (2.97%) Document Management
7 2 (1.98%) Configuration Management
7 2 (1.98%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (1.98%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (1.98%) Data Protection
7 2 (1.98%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (0.99%) Data Loss Prevention
8 1 (0.99%) Line Management
8 1 (0.99%) Patch Management
8 1 (0.99%) People Management
8 1 (0.99%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.91%) SQL
2 7 (6.93%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (23.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.95%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.96%) Degree
4 3 (2.97%) MCP
5 1 (0.99%) CCNA
5 1 (0.99%) CCNP
5 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.99%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.99%) IBM Certification
5 1 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.99%) MCITP
5 1 (0.99%) MCSA
5 1 (0.99%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.86%) SLA
2 4 (3.96%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 72 (71.29%) Active Directory
2 38 (37.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (13.86%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.96%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.99%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) SCCM
1 3 (2.97%) ZABBIX
2 2 (1.98%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.99%) Sysprep
3 1 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.99%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (57.43%) Microsoft
2 42 (41.58%) VMware
3 38 (37.62%) Apple
4 16 (15.84%) Cisco
5 9 (8.91%) Citrix
6 5 (4.95%) AVG
6 5 (4.95%) HP
6 5 (4.95%) Meraki
7 4 (3.96%) Dell
7 4 (3.96%) Remedy
8 3 (2.97%) AlienVault
8 3 (2.97%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.98%) Canon
9 2 (1.98%) iManage
9 2 (1.98%) Sophos
10 1 (0.99%) BMC
10 1 (0.99%) Juniper
10 1 (0.99%) NetApp
10 1 (0.99%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.99%) Sage