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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 76 76
Rank change year-on-year +6 0  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 9 24 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.13% 2.20% 1.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.47% 6.54% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 16
Median salary £26,500 £23,750 £21,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.57% +9.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £27,500 £24,750
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 Wiltshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Wiltshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 259 367 269
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 32.38% 33.58% 23.70%
Number of salaries quoted 222 334 223
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 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 3 months to 28 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
Swindon +13 5 £28,500 +8.57%
Salisbury -14 3 £22,500 +7.14%
Calne - 1 £28,000 -
Windows 8
South West

Windows 8
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows 7
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 7 (50.00%) MS Office
6 6 (42.86%) Service Delivery
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (28.57%) ITIL
7 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 4 (28.57%) SLA
7 4 (28.57%) Driving Licence
7 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
8 3 (21.43%) Office 365
8 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
8 3 (21.43%) Internet
8 3 (21.43%) Firewall
9 2 (14.29%) Lotus
9 2 (14.29%) IBM Notes
9 2 (14.29%) High Availability
9 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (14.29%) Business Development
9 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
10 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (7.14%) CESG
10 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
10 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure

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 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) IBM Notes
3 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 4 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (28.57%) Desktop Support
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Deskside Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Deskside Support
3 2 (14.29%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Driving Licence
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Business Development
3 2 (14.29%) High Availability
3 2 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (7.14%) B2B
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Lotus
3 1 (7.14%) Apple
3 1 (7.14%) Dell
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Remedy
3 1 (7.14%) VMware