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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 79 72
Rank change year-on-year +17 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 7 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.24% 0.27% 1.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.83% 0.78% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 4
Median salary £17,000 £17,250 £19,875
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.44% -13.20%  
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 145 257 305
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 25.75% 35.16% 39.82%
Number of salaries quoted 128 239 256
Median salary £32,500 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.47% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £22,500 £19,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (85.71%) MS Exchange
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (50.00%) Windows 10
5 7 (50.00%) VMware
6 6 (42.86%) Citrix
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
7 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
7 5 (35.71%) Office 365
7 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
8 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (28.57%) Windows Vista
8 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
8 4 (28.57%) ITIL
8 4 (28.57%) DNS
8 4 (28.57%) SLA
8 4 (28.57%) Cisco
8 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
9 3 (21.43%) DHCP
9 3 (21.43%) Skype for Business
10 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (14.29%) SCCM
10 2 (14.29%) VLAN
10 2 (14.29%) Dell

Windows 8
Co-occurring 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 12 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (21.43%) Skype for Business
4 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
1 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 3 (21.43%) DHCP
3 2 (14.29%) VLAN
3 2 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (7.14%) Skype
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
General
1 2 (14.29%) Law
1 2 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Support Engineer
2 10 (71.43%) IT Engineer
2 10 (71.43%) IT Support
2 10 (71.43%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Field Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Field Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (50.00%) Windows 10
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Vista
8 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
1 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
2 1 (7.14%) ITSM
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C#
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) Terminal Server
3 2 (14.29%) Terminal Services
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (7.14%) NDS
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Citrix
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) Apple
5 1 (7.14%) Novell
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