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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 235 236 307
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +71
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 72 106 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.68% 0.84% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.61% 3.22% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 65 86 14
Average salary £37,500 £43,750 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £79,250
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- -12.69%
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
2754 3288 2959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.17% 26.12% 24.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2383 2893 2645
Average salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 April 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 24 April 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.

1 213 (100.00%) Windows
2 152 (71.36%) Windows 7
3 130 (61.03%) Microsoft
4 105 (49.30%) Active Directory
5 71 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 69 (32.39%) MS Office
6 69 (32.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 66 (30.99%) MS Exchange
8 61 (28.64%) Windows XP
9 55 (25.82%) SCCM
10 51 (23.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 47 (22.07%) Microsoft Certification
12 46 (21.60%) Windows Server 2003
13 44 (20.66%) Finance
14 40 (18.78%) Firewall
15 39 (18.31%) MCSE
16 38 (17.84%) MCITP
17 37 (17.37%) MCTS
17 37 (17.37%) VMware
18 35 (16.43%) ITIL
18 35 (16.43%) TCP/IP
18 35 (16.43%) Private Cloud
19 34 (15.96%) Office 365
20 33 (15.49%) DHCP
21 32 (15.02%) DNS
21 32 (15.02%) Cisco
21 32 (15.02%) Citrix
22 27 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
23 26 (12.21%) Mac OS X
23 26 (12.21%) Blackberry

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 66 (30.99%) MS Exchange
2 23 (10.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (7.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 16 (7.51%) SharePoint
6 12 (5.63%) Lync
7 8 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (3.76%) IIS
8 4 (1.88%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.41%) WorkSite
10 2 (0.94%) Documentum
11 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.47%) Apache
11 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.47%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 71 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 69 (32.39%) MS Office
3 4 (1.88%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.94%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 34 (15.96%) Office 365
2 7 (3.29%) Google Apps
3 4 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (18.78%) Firewall
2 35 (16.43%) TCP/IP
3 33 (15.49%) DHCP
4 32 (15.02%) DNS
5 25 (11.74%) VPN
6 17 (7.98%) Internet
7 11 (5.16%) LAN
7 11 (5.16%) Wireless
8 10 (4.69%) VoIP
8 10 (4.69%) SAN
9 8 (3.76%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (3.29%) Intranet
10 7 (3.29%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (3.29%) WAN
11 5 (2.35%) PABX
12 4 (1.88%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (1.88%) iSCSI
12 4 (1.88%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (1.88%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (1.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.41%) MSI
1 3 (1.41%) InstallShield
1 3 (1.41%) Serena SBM
2 1 (0.47%) Subversion
2 1 (0.47%) JIRA
2 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.47%) Ant
General
1 44 (20.66%) Finance
2 15 (7.04%) Telecoms
2 15 (7.04%) Marketing
3 11 (5.16%) Legal
4 8 (3.76%) Advertising
5 7 (3.29%) Banking
5 7 (3.29%) Law
5 7 (3.29%) Back Office
6 5 (2.35%) Electronics
6 5 (2.35%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.47%) Retail
7 1 (0.47%) Publishing
7 1 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 53 (24.88%) Analyst
2 43 (20.19%) Support Analyst
2 43 (20.19%) Support Engineer
3 42 (19.72%) Consultant
4 36 (16.90%) Technical Consultant
5 34 (15.96%) Microsoft Consultant
6 30 (14.08%) Desktop Support
7 26 (12.21%) IT Support
8 22 (10.33%) 2nd Line Support
9 20 (9.39%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 20 (9.39%) Desktop Analyst
10 14 (6.57%) IT Support Analyst
11 13 (6.10%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 11 (5.16%) Desktop Engineer
13 9 (4.23%) Technical Support
14 8 (3.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 7 (3.29%) IT Support Technician
15 7 (3.29%) Developer
15 7 (3.29%) Support Technician
16 6 (2.82%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.29%) HTML
1 7 (3.29%) .NET
1 7 (3.29%) CSS
1 7 (3.29%) HTML5
2 6 (2.82%) Ajax
2 6 (2.82%) jQuery
3 5 (2.35%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.35%) JSON
4 4 (1.88%) LINQ
4 4 (1.88%) XML
4 4 (1.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 3 (1.41%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 3 (1.41%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (1.41%) Task Parallel Library
5 3 (1.41%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.41%) Unity DI Container
5 3 (1.41%) Entity Framework
5 3 (1.41%) LINQ to SQL
5 3 (1.41%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.43%) Private Cloud
2 26 (12.21%) Blackberry
3 10 (4.69%) Fat Client
3 10 (4.69%) Thin Client
4 8 (3.76%) iPhone
5 6 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.35%) DTV
6 5 (2.35%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.35%) Replication
7 4 (1.88%) Clustering
8 3 (1.41%) iPad
8 3 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.94%) User Experience
9 2 (0.94%) BYOD
9 2 (0.94%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.94%) CCTV
9 2 (0.94%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.47%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 213 (100.00%) Windows
2 152 (71.36%) Windows 7
3 69 (32.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 61 (28.64%) Windows XP
5 51 (23.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (21.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (12.21%) Mac OS X
8 18 (8.45%) Android
9 16 (7.51%) Linux
10 14 (6.57%) Windows Vista
11 12 (5.63%) Mac OS
12 11 (5.16%) Apple iOS
13 9 (4.23%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (2.35%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (1.88%) Windows Phone
16 3 (1.41%) Windows Phone 8
16 3 (1.41%) Windows Phone 7
16 3 (1.41%) UNIX
17 2 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (16.43%) ITIL
2 16 (7.51%) Service Delivery
3 13 (6.10%) Network Management
4 12 (5.63%) Project Management
5 11 (5.16%) Programme Management
6 10 (4.69%) Asset Management
7 9 (4.23%) Service Management
8 8 (3.76%) CRM
8 8 (3.76%) Mobile Device Management
9 7 (3.29%) Investment Management
10 6 (2.82%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (2.82%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (2.82%) ITSM
10 6 (2.82%) Resource Management
10 6 (2.82%) MVC
11 5 (2.35%) Problem Management
11 5 (2.35%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (2.35%) Mentoring
11 5 (2.35%) Time Management
11 5 (2.35%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.04%) SQL
2 7 (3.29%) C#
2 7 (3.29%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.35%) XAML
3 5 (2.35%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.41%) Java
5 1 (0.47%) C
5 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 47 (22.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (18.31%) MCSE
3 38 (17.84%) MCITP
4 37 (17.37%) MCTS
5 11 (5.16%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (4.69%) CCNA
7 9 (4.23%) Degree
8 7 (3.29%) MCP
9 5 (2.35%) MCSA
10 3 (1.41%) CCENT
11 2 (0.94%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.94%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.94%) ACSP
11 2 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.94%) MOS
12 1 (0.47%) MCDST
12 1 (0.47%) CCNP
12 1 (0.47%) CISSP
12 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.92%) SLA
System Software
1 105 (49.30%) Active Directory
2 27 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (7.51%) Hyper-V
4 15 (7.04%) XenApp
5 8 (3.76%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (2.35%) vSphere
8 4 (1.88%) XenServer
8 4 (1.88%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.94%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.47%) Firmware
10 1 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.47%) UAG
10 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 55 (25.82%) SCCM
2 15 (7.04%) SCOrch
3 12 (5.63%) SCOM
3 12 (5.63%) Backup Exec
4 11 (5.16%) SCVMM
5 9 (4.23%) WSUS
6 8 (3.76%) Casper Suite
7 5 (2.35%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.41%) EdgeSight
8 3 (1.41%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.47%) Windows Intune
10 1 (0.47%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.47%) DameWare
10 1 (0.47%) SCSM
Vendors
1 130 (61.03%) Microsoft
2 37 (17.37%) VMware
3 32 (15.02%) Cisco
3 32 (15.02%) Citrix
4 20 (9.39%) Apple
5 10 (4.69%) HP
6 8 (3.76%) McAfee
6 8 (3.76%) AppSense
7 7 (3.29%) Symantec
7 7 (3.29%) Altiris
8 5 (2.35%) Google
8 5 (2.35%) Mitel
8 5 (2.35%) Sophos
8 5 (2.35%) Reuters
8 5 (2.35%) Bloomberg
8 5 (2.35%) SAP
8 5 (2.35%) Avaya
8 5 (2.35%) Juniper
9 4 (1.88%) Dell
9 4 (1.88%) Red Hat
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + options
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £43k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per day + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum £25,000 - £32,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Between 36000 and 42000 plus overtime
Posted: 5 days ago
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Start Your New Career Ltd
Posted: 12 days ago
City, Edinburgh
Start Your New Career Ltd
Posted: 12 days ago
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Start Your New Career Ltd
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