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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 174 252 310
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +58
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 141 59 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.37% 0.56% 0.065%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.24% 2.03% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 121 47 7
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £57,500 £52,600
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
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
2693 2913 3158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.20% 27.67% 29.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2374 2512 2848
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £46,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 23 January 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 23 January 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.

1 250 (100.00%) Windows
2 172 (68.80%) Windows 7
3 143 (57.20%) Microsoft
4 131 (52.40%) Active Directory
5 91 (36.40%) MS Exchange
6 87 (34.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 77 (30.80%) MS Office
8 75 (30.00%) MS Excel
9 68 (27.20%) DHCP
10 67 (26.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 61 (24.40%) DNS
12 57 (22.80%) Windows XP
12 57 (22.80%) Windows Server 2003
13 55 (22.00%) SCCM
14 54 (21.60%) VMware
15 52 (20.80%) TCP/IP
16 51 (20.40%) Firewall
17 49 (19.60%) Finance
18 47 (18.80%) Exchange Server 2010
19 44 (17.60%) ITIL
20 42 (16.80%) Mac OS X
21 40 (16.00%) Cisco
21 40 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
22 37 (14.80%) Microsoft Certification
23 35 (14.00%) Citrix
24 33 (13.20%) VPN
25 32 (12.80%) Exchange Server 2007
26 30 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
26 30 (12.00%) MCSE
26 30 (12.00%) MCITP

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 91 (36.40%) MS Exchange
2 47 (18.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (12.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 30 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (8.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 19 (7.60%) SharePoint
7 17 (6.80%) Lync
8 12 (4.80%) IIS
9 6 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (1.60%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.40%) Apache
12 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.40%) Documentum
Applications
1 77 (30.80%) MS Office
2 75 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.20%) Eikon
2 5 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 29 (11.60%) Office 365
2 4 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.60%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 68 (27.20%) DHCP
2 61 (24.40%) DNS
3 52 (20.80%) TCP/IP
4 51 (20.40%) Firewall
5 33 (13.20%) VPN
6 24 (9.60%) VoIP
7 21 (8.40%) Internet
8 18 (7.20%) SAN
9 15 (6.00%) LAN
10 11 (4.40%) WAN
11 10 (4.00%) Wireless
11 10 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (2.80%) Intranet
13 6 (2.40%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
14 5 (2.00%) iSCSI
14 5 (2.00%) WLAN
15 3 (1.20%) Structured Cabling
15 3 (1.20%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.80%) RDBMS
3 2 (0.80%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.40%) MS Access
4 1 (0.40%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 8 (3.20%) Serena SBM
2 7 (2.80%) JIRA
3 6 (2.40%) Ant
3 6 (2.40%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.00%) MSI
4 5 (2.00%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.80%) Subversion
5 2 (0.80%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (19.60%) Finance
2 26 (10.40%) Banking
3 16 (6.40%) Marketing
4 14 (5.60%) Telecoms
5 13 (5.20%) Legal
6 11 (4.40%) Law
6 11 (4.40%) Advertising
7 6 (2.40%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.40%) Back Office
8 5 (2.00%) Electronics
8 5 (2.00%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.40%) Games
9 1 (0.40%) Publishing
9 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.40%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (23.20%) Support Engineer
2 45 (18.00%) Analyst
3 34 (13.60%) Consultant
4 30 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 29 (11.60%) Support Analyst
5 29 (11.60%) Desktop Support
6 28 (11.20%) Technical Consultant
7 27 (10.80%) IT Support
8 26 (10.40%) Microsoft Consultant
9 20 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 17 (6.80%) Developer
11 13 (5.20%) Desktop Analyst
11 13 (5.20%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 11 (4.40%) Architect
12 11 (4.40%) Support Technician
12 11 (4.40%) IT Support Analyst
13 9 (3.60%) Project Engineer
14 8 (3.20%) Desktop Engineer
15 7 (2.80%) Service Desk Team Leader
15 7 (2.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.40%) CSS
1 21 (8.40%) HTML
2 19 (7.60%) HTML5
3 18 (7.20%) Ajax
4 17 (6.80%) jQuery
5 15 (6.00%) .NET
5 15 (6.00%) JSON
6 14 (5.60%) XML
7 10 (4.00%) ASP.NET
7 10 (4.00%) AngularJS
8 9 (3.60%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (3.60%) Application Packaging
9 8 (3.20%) LINQ
10 7 (2.80%) Unity DI Container
10 7 (2.80%) Task Parallel Library
10 7 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 7 (2.80%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 7 (2.80%) Razor View Engine
10 7 (2.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 7 (2.80%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.20%) Blackberry
2 16 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.60%) User Experience
4 7 (2.80%) Fat Client
4 7 (2.80%) Thin Client
4 7 (2.80%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.40%) Replication
5 6 (2.40%) iPhone
6 5 (2.00%) DTV
6 5 (2.00%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.00%) Clustering
7 4 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.20%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.80%) iPad
9 2 (0.80%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.40%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.40%) Kindle
10 1 (0.40%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.40%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 250 (100.00%) Windows
2 172 (68.80%) Windows 7
3 87 (34.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 67 (26.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 57 (22.80%) Windows XP
5 57 (22.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 42 (16.80%) Mac OS X
7 26 (10.40%) Android
8 21 (8.40%) Windows Vista
9 15 (6.00%) Apple iOS
10 11 (4.40%) Linux
11 10 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
12 9 (3.60%) Windows Phone
13 8 (3.20%) Mac OS
14 7 (2.80%) Windows Phone 8
14 7 (2.80%) Windows Phone 7
15 6 (2.40%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (1.20%) UNIX
17 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (17.60%) ITIL
2 19 (7.60%) Service Delivery
3 17 (6.80%) MVC
4 14 (5.60%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (5.20%) Project Management
6 10 (4.00%) Programme Management
6 10 (4.00%) Network Management
7 9 (3.60%) Change Management
7 9 (3.60%) Service Management
8 8 (3.20%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (3.20%) Data Protection
8 8 (3.20%) ITIL V2
9 7 (2.80%) Mentoring
9 7 (2.80%) Dependency Injection
9 7 (2.80%) MVVM
9 7 (2.80%) Multithreading
9 7 (2.80%) Release Management
9 7 (2.80%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (2.80%) OOD
9 7 (2.80%) OO
Programming Languages
1 20 (8.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (7.20%) PowerShell
3 17 (6.80%) SQL
4 14 (5.60%) C#
5 11 (4.40%) XAML
6 7 (2.80%) Java
7 3 (1.20%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.80%) ActionScript
8 2 (0.80%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.40%) Python
9 1 (0.40%) Perl
9 1 (0.40%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (14.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (12.00%) MCSE
2 30 (12.00%) MCITP
3 29 (11.60%) MCTS
4 15 (6.00%) MCP
5 8 (3.20%) CCENT
6 7 (2.80%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.80%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.80%) Degree
6 7 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.40%) CCNA
8 5 (2.00%) PhD
9 4 (1.60%) MCSA
10 2 (0.80%) ACSP
11 1 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.40%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.80%) SLA
2 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 131 (52.40%) Active Directory
2 40 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (8.00%) XenApp
4 18 (7.20%) Hyper-V
5 9 (3.60%) XenServer
6 8 (3.20%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (2.80%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (2.00%) vSphere
8 5 (2.00%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.20%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.40%) UAG
10 1 (0.40%) Xen
10 1 (0.40%) Firmware
10 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 55 (22.00%) SCCM
2 17 (6.80%) SCOrch
3 14 (5.60%) SCOM
4 13 (5.20%) Backup Exec
5 12 (4.80%) SCVMM
6 9 (3.60%) WSUS
7 8 (3.20%) Tivoli
8 6 (2.40%) Casper Suite
9 2 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.80%) EdgeSight
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Intune
10 1 (0.40%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.40%) ZENworks
10 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.40%) DameWare
Vendors
1 143 (57.20%) Microsoft
2 54 (21.60%) VMware
3 40 (16.00%) Cisco
4 35 (14.00%) Citrix
5 20 (8.00%) HP
6 16 (6.40%) Apple
7 10 (4.00%) Altiris
7 10 (4.00%) Bloomberg
8 9 (3.60%) Reuters
9 8 (3.20%) Toshiba
9 8 (3.20%) Serena
9 8 (3.20%) CQG
9 8 (3.20%) Dell
10 7 (2.80%) CheckPoint
10 7 (2.80%) EMC
11 6 (2.40%) Juniper
11 6 (2.40%) Sencha
12 5 (2.00%) Veeam
12 5 (2.00%) Polycom
12 5 (2.00%) IronPort
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Salary: dependent upon experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + An excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £23k - 26k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Imperative People
Salary: £26000.00 - £29000.00 per annum + Pack
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Lewis Paige
Salary: £33000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £54000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £34000.00 - £44000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago