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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 206 184 261
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +77
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 53 137 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.79% 1.32% 0.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.29% 5.03% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 43 117 52
Average salary £32,500 £35,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.45% -21.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,200 £58,100 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,750
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
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
1609 2726 2848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.03% 26.20% 27.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1423 2414 2444
Average salary £52,500 £49,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016, 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.

1 141 (100.00%) Windows
2 105 (74.47%) Windows 7
3 89 (63.12%) Microsoft
4 82 (58.16%) Active Directory
5 68 (48.23%) MS Office
6 58 (41.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 52 (36.88%) Citrix
7 52 (36.88%) Windows Server
8 48 (34.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 48 (34.04%) Blackberry
9 47 (33.33%) MS Exchange
10 46 (32.62%) MS Excel
10 46 (32.62%) ITIL
11 43 (30.50%) SCCM
12 39 (27.66%) Finance
13 37 (26.24%) VMware
14 36 (25.53%) Microsoft Certification
14 36 (25.53%) Cisco
15 27 (19.15%) VPN
15 27 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
15 27 (19.15%) PowerShell
16 26 (18.44%) Exchange Server 2010
17 24 (17.02%) DNS
18 21 (14.89%) TCP/IP
18 21 (14.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 20 (14.18%) DHCP
20 19 (13.48%) MCSE
21 18 (12.77%) Office 365
22 17 (12.06%) Skype for Business
22 17 (12.06%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 47 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 26 (18.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (14.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 17 (12.06%) Skype for Business
5 16 (11.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (9.22%) SharePoint
7 10 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.84%) Apache
9 4 (2.84%) Tomcat
10 3 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.42%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.71%) CMS
12 1 (0.71%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.71%) Joomla!
Applications
1 68 (48.23%) MS Office
2 46 (32.62%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.13%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.77%) Office 365
2 3 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.42%) Dropbox
4 1 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (19.15%) VPN
2 24 (17.02%) DNS
3 21 (14.89%) TCP/IP
4 20 (14.18%) DHCP
5 17 (12.06%) Firewall
6 14 (9.93%) LAN
6 14 (9.93%) WAN
7 9 (6.38%) VoIP
7 9 (6.38%) WebEx
7 9 (6.38%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (5.67%) Ethernet
9 7 (4.96%) Internet
10 6 (4.26%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (3.55%) Wireless
12 4 (2.84%) NetScaler
13 3 (2.13%) 3G
13 3 (2.13%) NAS
13 3 (2.13%) SAN
14 2 (1.42%) Cisco IOS
14 2 (1.42%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.26%) MySQL
1 6 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.42%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.42%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.84%) MSI
2 3 (2.13%) AdminStudio
2 3 (2.13%) InstallShield
2 3 (2.13%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 39 (27.66%) Finance
2 17 (12.06%) Banking
3 10 (7.09%) Legal
4 7 (4.96%) Law
5 6 (4.26%) Back Office
5 6 (4.26%) Games
5 6 (4.26%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.13%) Japanese Language
7 2 (1.42%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.42%) French Language
7 2 (1.42%) Retail
8 1 (0.71%) Front Office
8 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (37.59%) Analyst
2 42 (29.79%) Support Engineer
3 40 (28.37%) Desktop Support
4 33 (23.40%) Support Analyst
5 27 (19.15%) Desktop Engineer
6 22 (15.60%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 21 (14.89%) 2nd Line Support
8 20 (14.18%) IT Support
9 19 (13.48%) 3rd Line Support
10 16 (11.35%) Senior IT Support
11 15 (10.64%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 15 (10.64%) Service Analyst
12 14 (9.93%) Desktop Analyst
12 14 (9.93%) IT Analyst
12 14 (9.93%) Senior Analyst
13 13 (9.22%) Service Desk Analyst
14 12 (8.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 12 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 12 (8.51%) IT Support Analyst
14 12 (8.51%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.13%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.71%) CSS
2 1 (0.71%) HTML
2 1 (0.71%) HTML5
2 1 (0.71%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (34.04%) Blackberry
2 14 (9.93%) iPhone
2 14 (9.93%) Video Conferencing
3 13 (9.22%) iPad
4 9 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.67%) Clustering
6 7 (4.96%) Smartphone
7 6 (4.26%) Driving Licence
7 6 (4.26%) Mathematics
8 5 (3.55%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.84%) Hedge funds
9 4 (2.84%) VCE vBlock
10 3 (2.13%) EPoS
10 3 (2.13%) User Experience
11 2 (1.42%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.42%) Fintech
11 2 (1.42%) N-Tier
11 2 (1.42%) Online Games
11 2 (1.42%) Replication
11 2 (1.42%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 141 (100.00%) Windows
2 105 (74.47%) Windows 7
3 58 (41.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 52 (36.88%) Windows Server
5 48 (34.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (12.06%) Windows XP
7 13 (9.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (8.51%) Mac OS X
9 11 (7.80%) Apple iOS
10 10 (7.09%) Linux
10 10 (7.09%) Windows Vista
11 9 (6.38%) Android
12 8 (5.67%) Mac OS
12 8 (5.67%) Windows 10
13 2 (1.42%) SUSE
13 2 (1.42%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (1.42%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (32.62%) ITIL
2 14 (9.93%) ITIL V3
3 13 (9.22%) Service Management
4 9 (6.38%) Time Management
5 8 (5.67%) Change Management
6 7 (4.96%) Document Management
6 7 (4.96%) Wealth Management
7 6 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (4.26%) Presales
8 5 (3.55%) Incident Management
8 5 (3.55%) PRINCE2
8 5 (3.55%) Security Patching
9 4 (2.84%) Application Packaging
9 4 (2.84%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (2.84%) Problem Management
9 4 (2.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (2.13%) Data Management
10 3 (2.13%) Mentoring
10 3 (2.13%) Performance Management
10 3 (2.13%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (19.15%) PowerShell
2 12 (8.51%) VBScript
3 10 (7.09%) SQL
4 6 (4.26%) C
4 6 (4.26%) VB
5 4 (2.84%) Java
6 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (25.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (13.48%) MCSE
3 17 (12.06%) Degree
3 17 (12.06%) MCSA
4 13 (9.22%) MCP
5 12 (8.51%) MCDST
6 11 (7.80%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (7.80%) Citrix Certification
7 10 (7.09%) CCNA
8 9 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (6.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (4.96%) MCITP
10 5 (3.55%) MCTS
11 4 (2.84%) CCA
12 3 (2.13%) CCENT
13 2 (1.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (1.42%) Security Cleared
14 1 (0.71%) A+ Certification
14 1 (0.71%) Check Point Certification
14 1 (0.71%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.51%) SLA
System Software
1 82 (58.16%) Active Directory
2 27 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.80%) XenApp
4 10 (7.09%) Hyper-V
5 8 (5.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (3.55%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.84%) vSphere
8 3 (2.13%) Terminal Services
8 3 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.71%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.71%) Xen
Systems Management
1 43 (30.50%) SCCM
2 8 (5.67%) SCOM
2 8 (5.67%) WSUS
3 7 (4.96%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (4.96%) SCOrch
4 4 (2.84%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.84%) Nessus
4 4 (2.84%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (1.42%) DameWare
6 2 (1.42%) Nagios
7 1 (0.71%) SCSM
7 1 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 89 (63.12%) Microsoft
2 52 (36.88%) Citrix
3 37 (26.24%) VMware
4 36 (25.53%) Cisco
5 13 (9.22%) Apple
6 12 (8.51%) Symantec
7 11 (7.80%) Dell
8 8 (5.67%) Bloomberg
8 8 (5.67%) HP
8 8 (5.67%) Intel Security
8 8 (5.67%) Wyse
9 7 (4.96%) iManage
9 7 (4.96%) Remedy
9 7 (4.96%) Reuters
10 5 (3.55%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.84%) Avaya
12 3 (2.13%) Adobe
12 3 (2.13%) Lotus
12 3 (2.13%) MobileIron
12 3 (2.13%) NetApp
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