The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 86 88
Rank change year-on-year -15 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1 25 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.093% 2.13% 1.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.41% 7.23% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1 25 17
Median salary £52,500 £32,500 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +61.53% +21.49%  
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 West Sussex with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 245 346 376
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 22.85% 29.45% 33.19%
Number of salaries quoted 223 314 333
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

Windows 8
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Windows 8 in West Sussex

Windows 8
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley -5 1 £52,500 +40.00%
Windows 8
South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows 10
3 8 (72.73%) Windows 7
3 8 (72.73%) MS Office
4 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
5 5 (45.45%) Firewall
5 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 3 (27.27%) MVC
7 3 (27.27%) Scrum
7 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (27.27%) TDD
7 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
7 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
7 3 (27.27%) C#
7 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 3 (27.27%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
7 3 (27.27%) .NET
7 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (27.27%) MVVM
7 3 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (27.27%) Office 365
7 3 (27.27%) jQuery
7 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
9 1 (9.09%) VMware

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (45.45%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 5 (45.45%) IT Support
3 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
5 2 (18.18%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (18.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Billing Support
5 2 (18.18%) Billing Support Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) IT Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) IT Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
1 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 3 (27.27%) jQuery
1 3 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows 10
3 8 (72.73%) Windows 7
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) MVC
1 3 (27.27%) MVVM
1 3 (27.27%) Scrum
1 3 (27.27%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C#
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
1 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) VMware