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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 206 303 327
Rank change year-on-year
+97 +24
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 110 31 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.99% 0.25% 0.042%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.56% 0.95% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 106 29 4
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,500 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -1.58%
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
3086 3279 3353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 27.76% 26.95% 27.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2721 2943 3110
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,600 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 24 October 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 24 October 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.

1 183 (100.00%) Windows
2 120 (65.57%) Windows 7
3 115 (62.84%) Microsoft
4 98 (53.55%) Active Directory
5 70 (38.25%) MS Exchange
6 66 (36.07%) MS Office
7 64 (34.97%) Finance
8 61 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 58 (31.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 52 (28.42%) DNS
11 51 (27.87%) DHCP
12 49 (26.78%) Citrix
13 48 (26.23%) SCCM
14 45 (24.59%) VMware
15 42 (22.95%) MS Excel
15 42 (22.95%) PowerShell
16 40 (21.86%) Exchange Server 2010
16 40 (21.86%) Windows XP
16 40 (21.86%) TCP/IP
17 39 (21.31%) SQL
17 39 (21.31%) Windows Server 2003
18 32 (17.49%) Cisco
18 32 (17.49%) Firewall
18 32 (17.49%) Banking
19 29 (15.85%) Exchange Server 2007
20 28 (15.30%) ITIL
21 25 (13.66%) VMware Infrastructure
21 25 (13.66%) Analytical Skills
22 24 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2013
22 24 (13.11%) VB

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 70 (38.25%) MS Exchange
2 40 (21.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (15.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (7.65%) SharePoint
6 13 (7.10%) Lync
7 12 (6.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (2.73%) IIS
10 3 (1.64%) WorkSite
11 2 (1.09%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.55%) Apache
12 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 66 (36.07%) MS Office
2 42 (22.95%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.37%) Eikon
2 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.46%) Office 365
2 2 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (28.42%) DNS
2 51 (27.87%) DHCP
3 40 (21.86%) TCP/IP
4 32 (17.49%) Firewall
5 24 (13.11%) VPN
6 19 (10.38%) VoIP
7 13 (7.10%) SAN
8 12 (6.56%) LAN
8 12 (6.56%) WAN
9 6 (3.28%) Network Security
9 6 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (2.19%) Internet
11 2 (1.09%) BGP
11 2 (1.09%) H.323
11 2 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.09%) ISDN
11 2 (1.09%) SNMP
11 2 (1.09%) IPsec
11 2 (1.09%) PABX
12 1 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.64%) PowerCenter
3 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.09%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.09%) MySQL
3 2 (1.09%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.55%) MS Access
4 1 (0.55%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 20 (10.93%) MSI
2 7 (3.83%) JIRA
3 5 (2.73%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.73%) Ant
3 5 (2.73%) InstallShield
3 5 (2.73%) Serena SBM
4 2 (1.09%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.55%) Subversion
General
1 64 (34.97%) Finance
2 32 (17.49%) Banking
3 12 (6.56%) Telecoms
4 11 (6.01%) Marketing
5 7 (3.83%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.83%) Legal
6 6 (3.28%) Law
7 5 (2.73%) Advertising
8 4 (2.19%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.55%) Electronics
9 1 (0.55%) Games
9 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (19.13%) Analyst
2 32 (17.49%) Support Engineer
3 20 (10.93%) Support Analyst
4 19 (10.38%) IT Support
5 17 (9.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 17 (9.29%) Desktop Support
6 11 (6.01%) Architect
6 11 (6.01%) Developer
7 10 (5.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (4.37%) IT Support Engineer
9 8 (4.37%) Desktop Analyst
10 7 (3.83%) Support Technician
10 7 (3.83%) Junior
10 7 (3.83%) Consultant
11 6 (3.28%) Junior Analyst
11 6 (3.28%) Junior Support Analyst
12 5 (2.73%) Service Desk Engineer
12 5 (2.73%) Service Desk Team Leader
12 5 (2.73%) Citrix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.20%) HTML
1 15 (8.20%) CSS
2 13 (7.10%) HTML5
3 12 (6.56%) Ajax
3 12 (6.56%) jQuery
4 11 (6.01%) .NET
5 10 (5.46%) XML
5 10 (5.46%) JSON
6 8 (4.37%) AngularJS
7 7 (3.83%) Application Packaging
7 7 (3.83%) Software Packaging
8 5 (2.73%) ASP.NET
8 5 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (2.73%) PhoneGap
9 4 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 4 (2.19%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 4 (2.19%) Razor View Engine
9 4 (2.19%) Task Parallel Library
9 4 (2.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (2.19%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.66%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (11.48%) Blackberry
3 8 (4.37%) iPhone
4 7 (3.83%) User Experience
5 4 (2.19%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.64%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.64%) Augmented Reality
6 3 (1.64%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.09%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.55%) Replication
8 1 (0.55%) Clustering
8 1 (0.55%) Spread Betting
8 1 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.55%) DTV
8 1 (0.55%) Open Source
8 1 (0.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 183 (100.00%) Windows
2 120 (65.57%) Windows 7
3 61 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 58 (31.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (21.86%) Windows XP
6 39 (21.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (11.48%) Mac OS X
8 17 (9.29%) Android
9 13 (7.10%) Windows Vista
10 8 (4.37%) Linux
11 5 (2.73%) Apple iOS
11 5 (2.73%) Windows Phone
12 4 (2.19%) Windows Phone 8
12 4 (2.19%) Windows Phone 7
12 4 (2.19%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (1.64%) UNIX
14 2 (1.09%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.55%) Debian
15 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (15.30%) ITIL
2 12 (6.56%) MVC
3 11 (6.01%) Change Management
4 9 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (4.92%) Mentoring
5 8 (4.37%) Project Management
5 8 (4.37%) Service Delivery
6 6 (3.28%) ITIL V2
6 6 (3.28%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (2.73%) Service Management
7 5 (2.73%) OOP
7 5 (2.73%) SOA
8 4 (2.19%) OOD
8 4 (2.19%) Configuration Management
8 4 (2.19%) OO
8 4 (2.19%) Information Security
8 4 (2.19%) Programme Management
8 4 (2.19%) Release Management
8 4 (2.19%) Multithreading
8 4 (2.19%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 42 (22.95%) PowerShell
2 39 (21.31%) SQL
3 24 (13.11%) VB
4 22 (12.02%) VBScript
5 14 (7.65%) JavaScript
6 8 (4.37%) C#
7 7 (3.83%) Java
8 6 (3.28%) XAML
9 3 (1.64%) Python
10 2 (1.09%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.09%) ActionScript 3.0
10 2 (1.09%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.09%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.55%) Perl
11 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (12.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (7.65%) MCSE
3 12 (6.56%) MCP
4 11 (6.01%) MCITP
5 10 (5.46%) Degree
6 7 (3.83%) MCTS
7 5 (2.73%) CCENT
7 5 (2.73%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.73%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.73%) MCSA
7 5 (2.73%) PhD
8 3 (1.64%) CCNA
8 3 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.55%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.55%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.01%) SLA
2 3 (1.64%) QA
3 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 98 (53.55%) Active Directory
2 25 (13.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (9.29%) XenDesktop
4 15 (8.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 14 (7.65%) XenApp
6 9 (4.92%) Hyper-V
7 7 (3.83%) Terminal Services
7 7 (3.83%) XenServer
8 5 (2.73%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.64%) vSphere
9 3 (1.64%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.55%) Xen
11 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 48 (26.23%) SCCM
2 18 (9.84%) WSUS
3 7 (3.83%) Backup Exec
3 7 (3.83%) Windows Intune
4 5 (2.73%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.64%) SCOM
5 3 (1.64%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.09%) SmokePing
6 2 (1.09%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.09%) Cacti
6 2 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.09%) Puppet
6 2 (1.09%) Nagios
7 1 (0.55%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 115 (62.84%) Microsoft
2 49 (26.78%) Citrix
3 45 (24.59%) VMware
4 32 (17.49%) Cisco
5 19 (10.38%) HP
6 16 (8.74%) AppSense
7 11 (6.01%) Bloomberg
8 10 (5.46%) Reuters
9 8 (4.37%) CQG
9 8 (4.37%) Toshiba
10 6 (3.28%) Dell
10 6 (3.28%) EMC
11 5 (2.73%) CheckPoint
11 5 (2.73%) Juniper
11 5 (2.73%) Serena
11 5 (2.73%) Altiris
11 5 (2.73%) IronPort
11 5 (2.73%) Polycom
11 5 (2.73%) Veeam
11 5 (2.73%) Sencha
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