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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
London / City of London
Rank 176 213 201
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 43 51 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.87% 0.75% 1.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.38% 3.15% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 42 41 102
Median salary £28,250 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -

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
1274 1619 2746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.79% 23.68% 26.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1159 1424 2411
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (84.81%) Windows 7
3 63 (79.75%) Microsoft
4 50 (63.29%) MS Office
5 38 (48.10%) Windows 10
6 37 (46.84%) Apple
6 37 (46.84%) Windows Server
7 36 (45.57%) Blackberry
8 34 (43.04%) DNS
8 34 (43.04%) MS Exchange
9 33 (41.77%) MS Excel
10 32 (40.51%) DHCP
10 32 (40.51%) TCP/IP
10 32 (40.51%) Hyper-V
11 30 (37.97%) Citrix
12 27 (34.18%) Skype for Business
13 26 (32.91%) LAN
13 26 (32.91%) IIS
13 26 (32.91%) Firewall
14 25 (31.65%) WAN
15 24 (30.38%) SMTP
15 24 (30.38%) Public Cloud
16 23 (29.11%) XenApp
16 23 (29.11%) Exchange Server 2003
16 23 (29.11%) SNMP
17 22 (27.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 21 (26.58%) Active Directory
18 21 (26.58%) Telnet
19 20 (25.32%) Driving Licence
20 18 (22.78%) Office 365

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (43.04%) MS Exchange
2 27 (34.18%) Skype for Business
3 26 (32.91%) IIS
4 23 (29.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 22 (27.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (10.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (6.33%) SharePoint
8 4 (5.06%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (3.80%) IBM Notes
10 2 (2.53%) IBM Domino
10 2 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (1.27%) Apache
11 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 50 (63.29%) MS Office
2 33 (41.77%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.27%) 3ds Max
5 1 (1.27%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.27%) Revit
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Retail-J
2 2 (2.53%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (22.78%) Office 365
2 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.27%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 34 (43.04%) DNS
2 32 (40.51%) DHCP
2 32 (40.51%) TCP/IP
3 26 (32.91%) Firewall
3 26 (32.91%) LAN
4 25 (31.65%) WAN
5 24 (30.38%) SMTP
6 23 (29.11%) SNMP
7 21 (26.58%) Telnet
8 6 (7.59%) Internet
8 6 (7.59%) VPN
9 5 (6.33%) Wireless
10 4 (5.06%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (3.80%) Unified Communications
11 3 (3.80%) VoIP
12 2 (2.53%) Skype
12 2 (2.53%) VLAN
13 1 (1.27%) NAS
13 1 (1.27%) PABX
13 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.53%) Big Data
2 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (18.99%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Law
3 4 (5.06%) Back Office
4 3 (3.80%) Banking
4 3 (3.80%) Legal
4 3 (3.80%) Marketing
4 3 (3.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (29.11%) IT Engineer
2 20 (25.32%) IT Support
3 19 (24.05%) Support Engineer
4 17 (21.52%) Field Engineer
5 16 (20.25%) Analyst
6 11 (13.92%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (11.39%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 8 (10.13%) IT Support Engineer
8 8 (10.13%) Service Analyst
8 8 (10.13%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (8.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 7 (8.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (8.86%) Support Analyst
10 6 (7.59%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (7.59%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (6.33%) Help Desk Support
11 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (6.33%) Service Desk Support
12 4 (5.06%) IT Analyst
12 4 (5.06%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (45.57%) Blackberry
2 24 (30.38%) Public Cloud
3 20 (25.32%) Driving Licence
4 7 (8.86%) Management Information System
5 6 (7.59%) Computer Science
6 5 (6.33%) iPhone
7 3 (3.80%) iPad
7 3 (3.80%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (2.53%) e-Learning
8 2 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (2.53%) Hedge funds
8 2 (2.53%) Internet of Things
8 2 (2.53%) iSeries
8 2 (2.53%) User Experience
8 2 (2.53%) VLE
9 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (1.27%) Fintech
9 1 (1.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (84.81%) Windows 7
3 38 (48.10%) Windows 10
4 37 (46.84%) Windows Server
5 14 (17.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (10.13%) Android
7 8 (10.13%) Windows XP
8 5 (6.33%) Apple iOS
8 5 (6.33%) Mac OS X
9 4 (5.06%) Linux
10 2 (2.53%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.53%) Unix
11 1 (1.27%) CentOS
11 1 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (1.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.72%) ITIL
2 5 (6.33%) Asset Management
2 5 (6.33%) Incident Management
2 5 (6.33%) Migration
3 4 (5.06%) Project Management
3 4 (5.06%) Service Management
3 4 (5.06%) Time Management
4 3 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (3.80%) Line Management
4 3 (3.80%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.53%) High Availability
5 2 (2.53%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (2.53%) Mentoring
5 2 (2.53%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (2.53%) Patch Management
5 2 (2.53%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (2.53%) Process Improvement
5 2 (2.53%) Project Planning
5 2 (2.53%) Server Building
5 2 (2.53%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.59%) SQL
2 5 (6.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.27%) C
3 1 (1.27%) VB
3 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Degree
2 5 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (5.06%) MCP
3 4 (5.06%) MCSA
3 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.80%) CCNA
4 3 (3.80%) CCVP
4 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.53%) CCNP
5 2 (2.53%) MCSE
5 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.13%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (40.51%) Hyper-V
2 23 (29.11%) XenApp
3 21 (26.58%) Active Directory
4 8 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.53%) vSphere
6 1 (1.27%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (10.13%) SCCM
2 5 (6.33%) Jamf Pro
3 4 (5.06%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.80%) AirWatch
4 3 (3.80%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (2.53%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (2.53%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.53%) SCOM
5 2 (2.53%) WSUS
6 1 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 63 (79.75%) Microsoft
2 37 (46.84%) Apple
3 30 (37.97%) Citrix
4 11 (13.92%) Cisco
5 9 (11.39%) VMware
6 6 (7.59%) Adobe
7 5 (6.33%) Bloomberg
7 5 (6.33%) Reuters
8 3 (3.80%) iManage
8 3 (3.80%) Lotus
8 3 (3.80%) Samsung
9 2 (2.53%) Avaya
9 2 (2.53%) BT
9 2 (2.53%) Calypso
9 2 (2.53%) Dell
9 2 (2.53%) HP
9 2 (2.53%) IBM
9 2 (2.53%) Oracle
9 2 (2.53%) Sophos
9 2 (2.53%) Symantec
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