The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 233 229 310
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +81
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 64 111 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.65% 0.87% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.65% 3.25% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 55 94 21
Average salary £35,000 £43,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.60% -9.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,700 £60,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
Windows 8
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2417 3414 3093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.47% 26.73% 26.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2106 3027 2756
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Windows 8
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the City of London region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in the City of London

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in the City of London

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8.

1 178 (100.00%) Windows
2 122 (68.54%) Windows 7
3 116 (65.17%) Microsoft
4 84 (47.19%) Active Directory
5 67 (37.64%) MS Office
6 66 (37.08%) MS Excel
7 56 (31.46%) MS Exchange
8 50 (28.09%) Windows XP
9 48 (26.97%) SCCM
10 47 (26.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 46 (25.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 43 (24.16%) Microsoft Certification
13 40 (22.47%) Finance
14 36 (20.22%) Windows Server 2003
15 35 (19.66%) Office 365
16 34 (19.10%) MCSE
17 32 (17.98%) TCP/IP
18 31 (17.42%) VMware
18 31 (17.42%) MCITP
19 29 (16.29%) MCTS
20 28 (15.73%) Private Cloud
21 27 (15.17%) Firewall
22 25 (14.04%) ITIL
23 24 (13.48%) Blackberry
24 23 (12.92%) Mac OS X
24 23 (12.92%) Cisco
25 22 (12.36%) VMware Infrastructure
26 21 (11.80%) DNS
27 20 (11.24%) Citrix
27 20 (11.24%) Apple

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 56 (31.46%) MS Exchange
2 18 (10.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (7.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 13 (7.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (6.74%) Lync
6 9 (5.06%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.69%) WorkSite
10 2 (1.12%) Documentum
11 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.56%) Apache
11 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.56%) IIS
11 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 67 (37.64%) MS Office
2 66 (37.08%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.12%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.12%) Acrobat
3 2 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.12%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.56%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 35 (19.66%) Office 365
2 6 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.81%) Google Apps
4 3 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 32 (17.98%) TCP/IP
2 27 (15.17%) Firewall
3 21 (11.80%) DNS
4 19 (10.67%) VPN
5 16 (8.99%) DHCP
6 11 (6.18%) Internet
7 8 (4.49%) Ethernet
8 7 (3.93%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (3.93%) Intranet
9 6 (3.37%) VoIP
9 6 (3.37%) SAN
10 5 (2.81%) Wireless
10 5 (2.81%) PABX
11 4 (2.25%) LAN
12 3 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (1.69%) WAN
13 2 (1.12%) NetScaler
13 2 (1.12%) SSL
13 2 (1.12%) DSL
13 2 (1.12%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.81%) MSI
2 4 (2.25%) InstallShield
3 2 (1.12%) Serena SBM
General
1 40 (22.47%) Finance
2 10 (5.62%) Telecoms
2 10 (5.62%) Legal
3 9 (5.06%) Marketing
4 5 (2.81%) Law
5 3 (1.69%) Advertising
5 3 (1.69%) Back Office
6 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.12%) Games
6 2 (1.12%) Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Retail
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Electronics
7 1 (0.56%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 42 (23.60%) Analyst
2 38 (21.35%) Support Engineer
3 34 (19.10%) Consultant
4 32 (17.98%) Support Analyst
5 29 (16.29%) Technical Consultant
6 27 (15.17%) Microsoft Consultant
7 26 (14.61%) IT Support
8 20 (11.24%) Desktop Support
9 18 (10.11%) 2nd Line Support
10 13 (7.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 11 (6.18%) Technical Support
11 11 (6.18%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 11 (6.18%) Desktop Analyst
12 10 (5.62%) Desktop Engineer
13 9 (5.06%) IT Support Analyst
14 8 (4.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 7 (3.93%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 7 (3.93%) IT Support Technician
15 7 (3.93%) Support Technician
15 7 (3.93%) ICT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.93%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.69%) LINQ
2 3 (1.69%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.69%) .NET
3 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.12%) Entity Framework
3 2 (1.12%) LINQ to SQL
3 2 (1.12%) HTML5
3 2 (1.12%) Castle Windsor
3 2 (1.12%) Ninject
3 2 (1.12%) REST
3 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (1.12%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 2 (1.12%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (1.12%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (1.12%) Task Parallel Library
3 2 (1.12%) HTML
3 2 (1.12%) CSS
3 2 (1.12%) SOAP
3 2 (1.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.73%) Private Cloud
2 24 (13.48%) Blackberry
3 9 (5.06%) iPhone
4 7 (3.93%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.37%) Thin Client
5 6 (3.37%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.69%) PDA
6 3 (1.69%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.12%) iPad
7 2 (1.12%) User Experience
7 2 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.12%) CCTV
7 2 (1.12%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.56%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.56%) Replication
8 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.56%) Life Science
8 1 (0.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 178 (100.00%) Windows
2 122 (68.54%) Windows 7
3 50 (28.09%) Windows XP
4 47 (26.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (25.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (20.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (12.92%) Mac OS X
8 15 (8.43%) Android
9 11 (6.18%) Linux
10 9 (5.06%) Windows Vista
10 9 (5.06%) Mac OS
11 7 (3.93%) Apple iOS
12 5 (2.81%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (2.25%) Windows Phone
14 3 (1.69%) UNIX
15 2 (1.12%) Windows Phone 7
15 2 (1.12%) Windows Phone 8
16 1 (0.56%) Solaris
16 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (14.04%) ITIL
2 17 (9.55%) Service Delivery
3 11 (6.18%) Investment Management
3 11 (6.18%) Network Management
4 9 (5.06%) CRM
5 8 (4.49%) Mobile Device Management
5 8 (4.49%) Service Management
6 7 (3.93%) Project Management
6 7 (3.93%) Server Building
7 6 (3.37%) Mentoring
7 6 (3.37%) Asset Management
8 5 (2.81%) ITSM
8 5 (2.81%) Programme Management
8 5 (2.81%) Time Management
9 4 (2.25%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (2.25%) Problem Management
9 4 (2.25%) Resource Management
10 3 (1.69%) Release Management
10 3 (1.69%) Data Protection
10 3 (1.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.43%) SQL
2 5 (2.81%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.69%) C#
4 2 (1.12%) Java
4 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.12%) XAML
5 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 43 (24.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (19.10%) MCSE
3 31 (17.42%) MCITP
4 29 (16.29%) MCTS
5 13 (7.30%) Degree
6 8 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (3.93%) CCNA
7 7 (3.93%) MCSA
8 6 (3.37%) A+ Certification
9 5 (2.81%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (2.81%) MOS
9 5 (2.81%) MCP
10 2 (1.12%) ACSP
10 2 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.12%) CCNP
10 2 (1.12%) CCENT
11 1 (0.56%) CISSP
11 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.67%) SLA
System Software
1 84 (47.19%) Active Directory
2 22 (12.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.62%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.49%) vSphere
4 8 (4.49%) XenApp
5 7 (3.93%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (2.81%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.25%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.12%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.56%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.56%) UAG
9 1 (0.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 48 (26.97%) SCCM
2 12 (6.74%) Backup Exec
3 8 (4.49%) Casper Suite
4 7 (3.93%) SCOM
4 7 (3.93%) WSUS
5 6 (3.37%) SCOrch
5 6 (3.37%) SCVMM
6 5 (2.81%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.69%) EdgeSight
8 2 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.12%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.56%) DameWare
9 1 (0.56%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.56%) SCSM
9 1 (0.56%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 116 (65.17%) Microsoft
2 31 (17.42%) VMware
3 23 (12.92%) Cisco
4 20 (11.24%) Citrix
4 20 (11.24%) Apple
5 13 (7.30%) HP
6 9 (5.06%) Bloomberg
7 8 (4.49%) AppSense
8 7 (3.93%) Symantec
8 7 (3.93%) McAfee
9 5 (2.81%) Sophos
9 5 (2.81%) Reuters
10 4 (2.25%) Trend Micro
10 4 (2.25%) FactSet
10 4 (2.25%) Avaya
10 4 (2.25%) Juniper
10 4 (2.25%) SimCorp
10 4 (2.25%) Google
10 4 (2.25%) Mitel
10 4 (2.25%) Altiris
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