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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 273 300 336
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +36
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 53 22 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.45% 0.19% 0.039%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.65% 0.68% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 53 20 3
Average salary £45,500 £35,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -4.41%
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
3217 3225 3456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 27.09% 27.27% 26.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2835 2891 3205
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
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 29 August 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 29 August 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.

1 163 (100.00%) Windows
2 105 (64.42%) Windows 7
3 92 (56.44%) Microsoft
4 79 (48.47%) Active Directory
5 63 (38.65%) Finance
6 49 (30.06%) Citrix
7 48 (29.45%) MS Exchange
8 44 (26.99%) MS Office
9 43 (26.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 42 (25.77%) SCCM
11 40 (24.54%) SQL
12 39 (23.93%) Windows Server 2008
13 37 (22.70%) PowerShell
14 35 (21.47%) Exchange Server 2010
15 28 (17.18%) MS Excel
15 28 (17.18%) DNS
16 27 (16.56%) VB
16 27 (16.56%) Microsoft Certification
17 26 (15.95%) Windows XP
17 26 (15.95%) VMware
18 25 (15.34%) VBScript
19 23 (14.11%) TCP/IP
19 23 (14.11%) Banking
20 22 (13.50%) ITIL
21 19 (11.66%) XenDesktop
22 18 (11.04%) DHCP
22 18 (11.04%) Degree
22 18 (11.04%) WSUS
23 17 (10.43%) Firewall
23 17 (10.43%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 48 (29.45%) MS Exchange
2 35 (21.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (7.36%) SharePoint
4 10 (6.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (5.52%) Lync
6 7 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (3.07%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.84%) IIS
9 2 (1.23%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.61%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.61%) WorkSite
Applications
1 44 (26.99%) MS Office
2 28 (17.18%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.07%) SaaS
1 5 (3.07%) Office 365
1 5 (3.07%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.84%) GitHub
3 1 (0.61%) IaaS
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (17.18%) DNS
2 23 (14.11%) TCP/IP
3 18 (11.04%) DHCP
4 17 (10.43%) Firewall
5 16 (9.82%) WAN
6 15 (9.20%) VPN
6 15 (9.20%) LAN
7 8 (4.91%) SAN
8 7 (4.29%) VoIP
9 6 (3.68%) NFC
9 6 (3.68%) NAS
10 5 (3.07%) Network Security
10 5 (3.07%) BGP
10 5 (3.07%) IPsec
11 2 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.23%) Internet
12 1 (0.61%) Wireless
12 1 (0.61%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.61%) LDAP
12 1 (0.61%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.68%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.07%) MySQL
4 3 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.84%) PowerCenter
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (10.43%) MSI
2 10 (6.13%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.68%) JIRA
4 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Blend
4 2 (1.23%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.23%) Expression Studio
4 2 (1.23%) InstallShield
4 2 (1.23%) Serena SBM
4 2 (1.23%) Subversion
4 2 (1.23%) Ant
5 1 (0.61%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 63 (38.65%) Finance
2 23 (14.11%) Banking
3 9 (5.52%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.68%) Marketing
5 4 (2.45%) Law
5 4 (2.45%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.45%) Advertising
6 3 (1.84%) Legal
7 2 (1.23%) Back Office
7 2 (1.23%) Retail
7 2 (1.23%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.61%) Electronics
8 1 (0.61%) Games
8 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (26.38%) Analyst
2 30 (18.40%) Support Analyst
3 22 (13.50%) Developer
4 20 (12.27%) Support Engineer
5 15 (9.20%) IT Support
6 13 (7.98%) Windows 8 Developer
6 13 (7.98%) Desktop Support
7 12 (7.36%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (7.36%) Desktop Analyst
8 9 (5.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (4.91%) Administrator
9 8 (4.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 8 (4.91%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (4.91%) Junior
9 8 (4.91%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (4.91%) Architect
10 7 (4.29%) Consultant
10 7 (4.29%) Microsoft Consultant
10 7 (4.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 6 (3.68%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.43%) .NET
2 12 (7.36%) HTML
3 8 (4.91%) ASP.NET
3 8 (4.91%) WCF
3 8 (4.91%) WPF
4 6 (3.68%) .NET Framework
4 6 (3.68%) CSS
4 6 (3.68%) Software Packaging
5 5 (3.07%) jQuery
5 5 (3.07%) HTML5
5 5 (3.07%) WinRT
5 5 (3.07%) XML
5 5 (3.07%) Ajax
5 5 (3.07%) Silverlight
6 4 (2.45%) JSON
7 3 (1.84%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.23%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (1.23%) Task Parallel Library
8 2 (1.23%) PhoneGap
8 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.13%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.52%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.91%) Blackberry
4 7 (4.29%) Smartphone
4 7 (4.29%) iPhone
5 6 (3.68%) Open Source
6 4 (2.45%) Augmented Reality
7 3 (1.84%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.84%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.84%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.23%) PKI
8 2 (1.23%) Wiki
8 2 (1.23%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.23%) iPad
9 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.61%) Social Media
9 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.61%) Animation
9 1 (0.61%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.61%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 163 (100.00%) Windows
2 105 (64.42%) Windows 7
3 43 (26.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (23.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (15.95%) Windows XP
6 17 (10.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (9.20%) Android
7 15 (9.20%) Mac OS X
8 12 (7.36%) Linux
9 6 (3.68%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.45%) Windows Phone
10 4 (2.45%) Windows Phone 7
10 4 (2.45%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.84%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.84%) UNIX
12 2 (1.23%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.61%) AIX
13 1 (0.61%) HPUX
13 1 (0.61%) Solaris
13 1 (0.61%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (13.50%) ITIL
2 7 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (3.68%) Service Management
4 5 (3.07%) Project Management
4 5 (3.07%) ITSM
4 5 (3.07%) MVC
4 5 (3.07%) E-Commerce
4 5 (3.07%) Load Balancing
4 5 (3.07%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (2.45%) Release Management
5 4 (2.45%) Unit Testing
5 4 (2.45%) Information Security
5 4 (2.45%) Programme Management
5 4 (2.45%) OOD
5 4 (2.45%) OO
5 4 (2.45%) CRM
5 4 (2.45%) Configuration Management
5 4 (2.45%) Service Delivery
6 3 (1.84%) Change Management
6 3 (1.84%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 40 (24.54%) SQL
2 37 (22.70%) PowerShell
3 27 (16.56%) VB
4 25 (15.34%) VBScript
5 12 (7.36%) Java
5 12 (7.36%) JavaScript
6 11 (6.75%) C#
7 6 (3.68%) Objective-C
7 6 (3.68%) Python
8 5 (3.07%) C
8 5 (3.07%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.07%) C++
9 4 (2.45%) XAML
10 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.61%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (0.61%) Perl
10 1 (0.61%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 27 (16.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (11.04%) Degree
3 17 (10.43%) MCSE
4 15 (9.20%) MCITP
5 8 (4.91%) MCSA
6 7 (4.29%) MCP
7 6 (3.68%) MCTS
8 2 (1.23%) CCENT
8 2 (1.23%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.23%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.23%) CCNP
8 2 (1.23%) CCNA
8 2 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.61%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.61%) MCT
9 1 (0.61%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.13%) SLA
2 4 (2.45%) QA
3 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 79 (48.47%) Active Directory
2 19 (11.66%) XenDesktop
3 14 (8.59%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (7.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (4.91%) XenApp
5 8 (4.91%) XenServer
6 7 (4.29%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.84%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.84%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.23%) vSphere
9 1 (0.61%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.61%) UAG
9 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.61%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (25.77%) SCCM
2 18 (11.04%) WSUS
3 10 (6.13%) Windows Intune
4 5 (3.07%) SmokePing
4 5 (3.07%) Puppet
4 5 (3.07%) Nagios
4 5 (3.07%) NetBackup
4 5 (3.07%) Cacti
5 3 (1.84%) SCOM
5 3 (1.84%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.23%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.61%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.61%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 92 (56.44%) Microsoft
2 49 (30.06%) Citrix
3 26 (15.95%) VMware
4 16 (9.82%) Cisco
4 16 (9.82%) AppSense
5 9 (5.52%) HP
6 7 (4.29%) Symantec
7 5 (3.07%) Apple
7 5 (3.07%) Dell
8 3 (1.84%) Avaya
8 3 (1.84%) LANDesk
8 3 (1.84%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.23%) Polycom
9 2 (1.23%) Altiris
9 2 (1.23%) Sencha
9 2 (1.23%) EMC
9 2 (1.23%) Sybase
9 2 (1.23%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.23%) Reuters
9 2 (1.23%) BMC
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