Period
to 24 November 2017

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

Microsoft Windows 8
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 107 121
Rank change year-on-year +6 +14 +16
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 20 20 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.29% 1.17% 1.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.42% 3.64% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 21
Wiltshire median annual salary £32,750 £27,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.30% -3.57% +17.89%
10th Percentile £24,675 £19,450 £16,500
90th Percentile £33,075 £28,000 £40,000
South West median annual salary £23,750 £27,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year -12.04% -3.57% +1.82%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Wiltshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 452 549 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 29.20% 32.20% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 384 482 549
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £34,400 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.28% -8.27% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £45,925 £51,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Wiltshire

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Wiltshire

Windows 8
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Swindon +13 13 £25,000 +7.53% 1
Melksham - 6 £33,000 -
Windows 8
South West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) Windows 7
3 18 (90.00%) Windows 10
4 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
5 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (60.00%) Office 365
6 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
6 12 (60.00%) ITIL
7 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
8 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
9 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (35.00%) Firewall
9 7 (35.00%) VMware
9 7 (35.00%) SQL
9 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
10 6 (30.00%) HP
10 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
10 6 (30.00%) Backup Exec
10 6 (30.00%) Cisco
10 6 (30.00%) Mac OS X
10 6 (30.00%) Apple
10 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
10 6 (30.00%) Software Packaging
10 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (30.00%) SCCM

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (60.00%) Office 365
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 5 (25.00%) LAN
3 4 (20.00%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Desktop Support
3 7 (35.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (35.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 7 (35.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (30.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) 1st Line Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 1 (5.00%) Deskside Support
6 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Support Technician
6 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) Windows 7
3 18 (90.00%) Windows 10
4 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
6 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (30.00%) Mac OS X
7 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Change Management
2 6 (30.00%) Line Management
2 6 (30.00%) Patch Management
3 5 (25.00%) Time Management
4 4 (20.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) MCP
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (30.00%) BitLocker
4 1 (5.00%) VirtualBox
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
4 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Backup Exec
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (30.00%) SCCM
1 6 (30.00%) SCOM
2 5 (25.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 6 (30.00%) Apple
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco
3 6 (30.00%) HP
4 5 (25.00%) AlienVault
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Remedy