The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 66 80 74
Rank change year-on-year +14 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 8 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.28% 1.14% 1.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.82% 3.38% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 12
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.40%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -5.66% -3.63%  

Windows 8 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 166 266 293
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 26.65% 33.71% 30.97%
Number of salaries quoted 160 259 240
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +10.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Southampton

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Southampton.

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Southampton

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
1 22 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (90.91%) VMware
2 20 (90.91%) Hyper-V
2 20 (90.91%) Windows 7
3 19 (86.36%) Windows 10
4 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (59.09%) Windows Server
6 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (50.00%) VLAN
6 11 (50.00%) LAN
6 11 (50.00%) WAN
7 10 (45.45%) MS Exchange
8 9 (40.91%) Office 365
8 9 (40.91%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (40.91%) Citrix
9 7 (31.82%) Cisco
10 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
11 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
11 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
12 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
12 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (13.64%) SCCM
12 3 (13.64%) SCOM
12 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
12 3 (13.64%) VPN
12 3 (13.64%) DNS
12 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) Office 365
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) LAN
1 11 (50.00%) VLAN
1 11 (50.00%) WAN
2 9 (40.91%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (13.64%) DNS
3 3 (13.64%) VPN
4 2 (9.09%) DHCP
4 2 (9.09%) DSL
4 2 (9.09%) Firewall
4 2 (9.09%) Network Security
4 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.09%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) IT Support
2 10 (45.45%) IT Engineer
2 10 (45.45%) IT Support Engineer
2 10 (45.45%) Support Engineer
3 9 (40.91%) IT Support Technician
3 9 (40.91%) IT Technician
3 9 (40.91%) Support Technician
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Field Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Field Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (90.91%) Windows 7
3 19 (86.36%) Windows 10
4 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (59.09%) Windows Server
5 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.55%) Linux
7 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.09%) IT Strategy
1 2 (9.09%) ITIL
1 2 (9.09%) Migration
1 2 (9.09%) Service Design
2 1 (4.55%) Identity Management
2 1 (4.55%) ITSM
2 1 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
System Software
1 22 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (90.91%) Hyper-V
3 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.09%) Terminal Services
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.55%) NDS
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
1 3 (13.64%) SCOM
2 2 (9.09%) HP SIM
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) VMware
2 9 (40.91%) Citrix
3 7 (31.82%) Cisco
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.09%) Dell
5 2 (9.09%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Apple
6 1 (4.55%) Novell
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