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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 244 262 305
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +43
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 74 73 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.70% 0.59% 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.98% 2.18% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 63 71 25
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
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
2486 3341 3321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.67% 26.81% 27.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2142 2923 2973
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 £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
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 28 July 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 28 July 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.

1 145 (100.00%) Windows
2 98 (67.59%) Windows 7
3 93 (64.14%) Microsoft
4 70 (48.28%) Active Directory
5 63 (43.45%) MS Office
6 60 (41.38%) MS Exchange
7 55 (37.93%) MS Excel
8 46 (31.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 45 (31.03%) Windows XP
9 45 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 32 (22.07%) VMware
11 31 (21.38%) Blackberry
11 31 (21.38%) Cisco
12 30 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
13 29 (20.00%) Finance
13 29 (20.00%) TCP/IP
13 29 (20.00%) Office 365
14 28 (19.31%) SCCM
14 28 (19.31%) Microsoft Certification
15 25 (17.24%) Firewall
16 21 (14.48%) VMware Infrastructure
17 20 (13.79%) Citrix
18 19 (13.10%) Apple
18 19 (13.10%) ITIL
19 18 (12.41%) MCSE
20 17 (11.72%) Exchange Server 2013
21 16 (11.03%) VPN
22 15 (10.34%) Bloomberg
22 15 (10.34%) Degree
22 15 (10.34%) MCITP

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 60 (41.38%) MS Exchange
2 17 (11.72%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (8.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (7.59%) Lync
6 10 (6.90%) SharePoint
7 8 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.07%) Apache
9 3 (2.07%) Tomcat
9 3 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.38%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.69%) Documentum
Applications
1 63 (43.45%) MS Office
2 55 (37.93%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.38%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.38%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.38%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.38%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (3.45%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.69%) HiPortfolio
2 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (20.00%) Office 365
2 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.07%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.69%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 29 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 25 (17.24%) Firewall
3 16 (11.03%) VPN
4 14 (9.66%) DNS
5 12 (8.28%) DHCP
6 11 (7.59%) Ethernet
7 9 (6.21%) LAN
8 8 (5.52%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (5.52%) Wireless
9 7 (4.83%) Internet
9 7 (4.83%) WAN
9 7 (4.83%) WebEx
10 6 (4.14%) SAN
11 4 (2.76%) PABX
12 3 (2.07%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (1.38%) NAS
13 2 (1.38%) DSL
13 2 (1.38%) VoIP
14 1 (0.69%) SSL
14 1 (0.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.07%) MySQL
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (3.45%) MSI
2 4 (2.76%) InstallShield
General
1 29 (20.00%) Finance
2 8 (5.52%) Legal
3 6 (4.14%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.45%) Marketing
5 3 (2.07%) Law
6 2 (1.38%) Advertising
6 2 (1.38%) Games
6 2 (1.38%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.69%) Electronics
7 1 (0.69%) Back Office
7 1 (0.69%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (28.28%) Analyst
2 34 (23.45%) Support Analyst
3 29 (20.00%) IT Support
4 25 (17.24%) Support Engineer
5 21 (14.48%) Desktop Support
6 15 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
7 14 (9.66%) Consultant
8 12 (8.28%) Desktop Analyst
8 12 (8.28%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 11 (7.59%) Technical Support
9 11 (7.59%) Technical Consultant
9 11 (7.59%) Microsoft Consultant
10 8 (5.52%) IT Support Analyst
10 8 (5.52%) Desktop Engineer
10 8 (5.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (4.83%) Support Technician
11 7 (4.83%) Technical Support Engineer
11 7 (4.83%) IT Support Technician
11 7 (4.83%) Technical Engineer
11 7 (4.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.14%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.69%) STL
2 1 (0.69%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 31 (21.38%) Blackberry
2 11 (7.59%) Private Cloud
3 8 (5.52%) iPhone
4 7 (4.83%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.76%) E-Learning
5 4 (2.76%) Fat Client
5 4 (2.76%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.07%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.07%) PDA
6 3 (2.07%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.38%) User Experience
7 2 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.38%) CCTV
7 2 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.38%) iPad
8 1 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.69%) Replication
8 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.69%) DTV
8 1 (0.69%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 145 (100.00%) Windows
2 98 (67.59%) Windows 7
3 46 (31.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (31.03%) Windows XP
4 45 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (9.66%) Android
7 10 (6.90%) Linux
8 9 (6.21%) Mac OS X
8 9 (6.21%) Apple iOS
9 8 (5.52%) Windows Vista
10 6 (4.14%) Windows Mobile
10 6 (4.14%) Mac OS
11 3 (2.07%) Windows Phone
12 2 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.38%) UNIX
13 1 (0.69%) Solaris
13 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.10%) ITIL
2 11 (7.59%) Service Delivery
3 10 (6.90%) Investment Management
4 8 (5.52%) Mentoring
4 8 (5.52%) CRM
5 7 (4.83%) Network Management
6 6 (4.14%) Asset Management
6 6 (4.14%) Project Management
7 5 (3.45%) Electronic Trading
8 4 (2.76%) Time Management
8 4 (2.76%) Configuration Management
8 4 (2.76%) Service Management
9 3 (2.07%) Change Management
9 3 (2.07%) ITSM
9 3 (2.07%) Problem Management
9 3 (2.07%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.07%) Programme Management
9 3 (2.07%) Software Distribution
9 3 (2.07%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (2.07%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.90%) SQL
2 3 (2.07%) Java
2 3 (2.07%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.69%) C
3 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (19.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (12.41%) MCSE
3 15 (10.34%) Degree
3 15 (10.34%) MCITP
4 13 (8.97%) MCTS
5 9 (6.21%) MOS
6 8 (5.52%) MCSA
7 7 (4.83%) CCNA
7 7 (4.83%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (4.14%) A+ Certification
9 5 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (1.38%) MCP
10 2 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.38%) CCNP
11 1 (0.69%) CISSP
11 1 (0.69%) ACSP
11 1 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.97%) SLA
System Software
1 70 (48.28%) Active Directory
2 21 (14.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.28%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.21%) vSphere
5 7 (4.83%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (4.14%) XenApp
7 4 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.07%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.38%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.69%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.69%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 28 (19.31%) SCCM
2 6 (4.14%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.38%) Casper Suite
4 2 (1.38%) WSUS
4 2 (1.38%) SCOM
5 1 (0.69%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.69%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.69%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.69%) SCSM
5 1 (0.69%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 93 (64.14%) Microsoft
2 32 (22.07%) VMware
3 31 (21.38%) Cisco
4 20 (13.79%) Citrix
5 19 (13.10%) Apple
6 15 (10.34%) Bloomberg
7 13 (8.97%) HP
8 6 (4.14%) Avaya
8 6 (4.14%) Symantec
9 5 (3.45%) BT
9 5 (3.45%) Reuters
9 5 (3.45%) Trend Micro
9 5 (3.45%) SonicWALL
9 5 (3.45%) SimCorp
9 5 (3.45%) FactSet
10 4 (2.76%) Meraki
10 4 (2.76%) AppSense
10 4 (2.76%) Mitel
10 4 (2.76%) McAfee
10 4 (2.76%) Juniper
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Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
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