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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 173 289 318
Rank change year-on-year
+116 +29
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 146 52 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.33% 0.43% 0.051%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.91% 1.58% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 135 40 6
Average salary £35,500 £43,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.39% +38.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.94% -5.38%
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
2974 3298 3474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 27.01% 27.35% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2603 2927 3188
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014, 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.

1 198 (100.00%) Windows
2 135 (68.18%) Windows 7
3 111 (56.06%) Microsoft
3 111 (56.06%) Active Directory
4 83 (41.92%) MS Exchange
5 80 (40.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 64 (32.32%) MS Office
7 63 (31.82%) DHCP
8 61 (30.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 60 (30.30%) DNS
10 54 (27.27%) MS Excel
11 53 (26.77%) VMware
12 49 (24.75%) Windows Server 2003
13 48 (24.24%) Windows XP
14 46 (23.23%) TCP/IP
15 45 (22.73%) Firewall
15 45 (22.73%) Finance
15 45 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
16 41 (20.71%) Cisco
17 36 (18.18%) Citrix
17 36 (18.18%) SCCM
18 34 (17.17%) VMware Infrastructure
19 33 (16.67%) ITIL
20 31 (15.66%) Exchange Server 2007
21 29 (14.65%) Banking
22 27 (13.64%) VPN
22 27 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
23 26 (13.13%) Mac OS X
24 25 (12.63%) Microsoft Certification
25 24 (12.12%) Blackberry

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 83 (41.92%) MS Exchange
2 45 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (15.66%) Exchange Server 2007
4 27 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (10.61%) SharePoint
6 16 (8.08%) Lync
7 15 (7.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 11 (5.56%) IIS
9 6 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (2.53%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (1.52%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.51%) Apache
12 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.51%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 64 (32.32%) MS Office
2 54 (27.27%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.04%) Eikon
2 5 (2.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.08%) Office 365
2 2 (1.01%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (31.82%) DHCP
2 60 (30.30%) DNS
3 46 (23.23%) TCP/IP
4 45 (22.73%) Firewall
5 27 (13.64%) VPN
6 20 (10.10%) VoIP
7 18 (9.09%) LAN
8 17 (8.59%) SAN
9 14 (7.07%) WAN
10 10 (5.05%) Internet
10 10 (5.05%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (3.54%) Wireless
12 6 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (2.53%) iSCSI
13 5 (2.53%) Fibre Channel
13 5 (2.53%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (2.53%) WLAN
14 2 (1.01%) ADSL
14 2 (1.01%) ISDN
14 2 (1.01%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.52%) RDBMS
2 3 (1.52%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.51%) MySQL
4 1 (0.51%) IDOL
4 1 (0.51%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (4.04%) MSI
1 8 (4.04%) JIRA
2 6 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.03%) Serena SBM
2 6 (3.03%) Ant
3 5 (2.53%) InstallShield
4 2 (1.01%) Subversion
4 2 (1.01%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (22.73%) Finance
2 29 (14.65%) Banking
3 14 (7.07%) Marketing
4 12 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 10 (5.05%) Legal
6 9 (4.55%) Law
7 8 (4.04%) Advertising
8 7 (3.54%) Investment Banking
9 5 (2.53%) Manufacturing
9 5 (2.53%) Electronics
10 3 (1.52%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.52%) Back Office
11 1 (0.51%) Publishing
11 1 (0.51%) Games
11 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 37 (18.69%) Support Engineer
2 29 (14.65%) Analyst
3 25 (12.63%) IT Support
4 22 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 22 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 17 (8.59%) Support Analyst
6 15 (7.58%) Developer
7 13 (6.57%) Architect
8 12 (6.06%) Consultant
8 12 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 11 (5.56%) Support Technician
10 9 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
10 9 (4.55%) Microsoft Consultant
11 8 (4.04%) Desktop Analyst
11 8 (4.04%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 7 (3.54%) IT Support Analyst
12 7 (3.54%) 3rd Line Support
12 7 (3.54%) IT Support Technician
12 7 (3.54%) IT Support Engineer
12 7 (3.54%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.10%) HTML
1 20 (10.10%) CSS
2 18 (9.09%) HTML5
3 16 (8.08%) Ajax
3 16 (8.08%) jQuery
4 15 (7.58%) .NET
5 13 (6.57%) JSON
6 12 (6.06%) XML
7 11 (5.56%) AngularJS
8 7 (3.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (3.54%) CSS3
8 7 (3.54%) ASP.NET
8 7 (3.54%) Application Packaging
8 7 (3.54%) Software Packaging
9 6 (3.03%) PhoneGap
10 5 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 5 (2.53%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 5 (2.53%) Razor View Engine
10 5 (2.53%) Task Parallel Library
10 5 (2.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.12%) Blackberry
2 18 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.55%) User Experience
4 6 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.53%) Replication
5 5 (2.53%) Clustering
5 5 (2.53%) DTV
5 5 (2.53%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.53%) Thin Client
5 5 (2.53%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.02%) iPhone
7 3 (1.52%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.01%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.01%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.51%) Open Source
9 1 (0.51%) Social Media
9 1 (0.51%) iPad
9 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 198 (100.00%) Windows
2 135 (68.18%) Windows 7
3 80 (40.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 61 (30.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 49 (24.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 48 (24.24%) Windows XP
7 26 (13.13%) Mac OS X
8 21 (10.61%) Android
9 18 (9.09%) Windows Vista
10 11 (5.56%) Apple iOS
11 10 (5.05%) Linux
12 9 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
13 6 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (3.03%) Windows Phone
14 5 (2.53%) Windows Phone 8
14 5 (2.53%) Windows Phone 7
15 3 (1.52%) Mac OS
15 3 (1.52%) UNIX
16 1 (0.51%) Debian
16 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (16.67%) ITIL
2 16 (8.08%) MVC
3 14 (7.07%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (6.06%) Project Management
5 10 (5.05%) Service Delivery
6 9 (4.55%) Change Management
7 8 (4.04%) Programme Management
7 8 (4.04%) Mentoring
8 7 (3.54%) Data Protection
8 7 (3.54%) ITIL V2
8 7 (3.54%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (3.03%) SOA
9 6 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (3.03%) OOP
9 6 (3.03%) TDD
9 6 (3.03%) Asset Management
9 6 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (2.53%) People Management
10 5 (2.53%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.11%) SQL
1 22 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 19 (9.60%) JavaScript
3 12 (6.06%) C#
4 9 (4.55%) XAML
5 7 (3.54%) Java
6 5 (2.53%) VBScript
6 5 (2.53%) VB
7 2 (1.01%) ActionScript
7 2 (1.01%) Python
7 2 (1.01%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.01%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.51%) C
8 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (12.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (8.59%) MCSE
3 14 (7.07%) MCP
3 14 (7.07%) MCITP
4 12 (6.06%) MCTS
5 9 (4.55%) Degree
6 7 (3.54%) SC Cleared
6 7 (3.54%) Security Cleared
7 6 (3.03%) CCENT
7 6 (3.03%) CCNA
7 6 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.53%) MCSA
8 5 (2.53%) PhD
9 1 (0.51%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.51%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.55%) SLA
2 3 (1.52%) QA
3 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 111 (56.06%) Active Directory
2 34 (17.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (9.60%) XenApp
4 17 (8.59%) Hyper-V
5 8 (4.04%) XenServer
5 8 (4.04%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (3.54%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (3.54%) Terminal Services
7 5 (2.53%) XenDesktop
8 4 (2.02%) vSphere
9 3 (1.52%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.51%) Firmware
11 1 (0.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (18.18%) SCCM
2 11 (5.56%) SCOrch
3 8 (4.04%) SCOM
4 7 (3.54%) Backup Exec
4 7 (3.54%) WSUS
5 6 (3.03%) Tivoli
5 6 (3.03%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.01%) Windows Intune
7 1 (0.51%) SmokePing
7 1 (0.51%) Puppet
7 1 (0.51%) Cacti
7 1 (0.51%) Nagios
7 1 (0.51%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 111 (56.06%) Microsoft
2 53 (26.77%) VMware
3 41 (20.71%) Cisco
4 36 (18.18%) Citrix
5 21 (10.61%) HP
6 9 (4.55%) Dell
6 9 (4.55%) Bloomberg
7 8 (4.04%) CQG
7 8 (4.04%) Toshiba
7 8 (4.04%) Altiris
7 8 (4.04%) Reuters
7 8 (4.04%) Apple
8 7 (3.54%) CheckPoint
8 7 (3.54%) EMC
9 6 (3.03%) Juniper
9 6 (3.03%) Serena
9 6 (3.03%) Sencha
10 5 (2.53%) IronPort
10 5 (2.53%) Polycom
10 5 (2.53%) Veeam
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Salary: £40000 - £58000 per annum + excellent benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + oncall
Posted: Yesterday
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