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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 230 247 243
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 39 71 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.56% 0.67% 0.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.18% 2.57% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 29 64 88
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -15.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £23,650 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,200 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -
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
1786 2758 3344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.58% 25.99% 26.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1632 2396 2951
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 2 May 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 2 May 2016, 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 94 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (79.79%) Windows 7
3 68 (72.34%) Microsoft
4 65 (69.15%) Active Directory
5 54 (57.45%) MS Office
6 44 (46.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (40.43%) Citrix
8 33 (35.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (34.04%) Windows Server
9 32 (34.04%) MS Exchange
10 31 (32.98%) ITIL
10 31 (32.98%) Microsoft Certification
10 31 (32.98%) SCCM
11 29 (30.85%) MS Excel
12 28 (29.79%) Finance
13 27 (28.72%) VMware
14 26 (27.66%) Blackberry
15 25 (26.60%) Exchange Server 2010
16 22 (23.40%) PowerShell
17 20 (21.28%) Degree
18 17 (18.09%) Citrix Certification
18 17 (18.09%) VPN
19 15 (15.96%) Cisco
19 15 (15.96%) MCSE
19 15 (15.96%) VB
20 14 (14.89%) Symantec
20 14 (14.89%) XenApp
20 14 (14.89%) Windows 10
21 13 (13.83%) PRINCE2
21 13 (13.83%) DNS

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 32 (34.04%) MS Exchange
2 25 (26.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (12.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (12.77%) SharePoint
4 11 (11.70%) Skype for Business
5 9 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.19%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (3.19%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.13%) Apache
7 2 (2.13%) IIS
8 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.06%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 54 (57.45%) MS Office
2 29 (30.85%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.13%) MS Project
4 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.06%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.70%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (10.64%) Office 365
3 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.06%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.09%) VPN
2 13 (13.83%) DNS
3 11 (11.70%) DHCP
4 10 (10.64%) TCP/IP
5 9 (9.57%) NetScaler
6 8 (8.51%) LAN
6 8 (8.51%) WAN
7 7 (7.45%) SAN
8 6 (6.38%) Firewall
8 6 (6.38%) NAS
8 6 (6.38%) VoIP
9 5 (5.32%) Skype
10 3 (3.19%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (3.19%) Wireless
11 2 (2.13%) Internet
11 2 (2.13%) Kerberos
11 2 (2.13%) LDAP
11 2 (2.13%) VLAN
12 1 (1.06%) PBX
12 1 (1.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.13%) MySQL
3 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.19%) AdminStudio
1 3 (3.19%) InstallShield
1 3 (3.19%) MSI
1 3 (3.19%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 28 (29.79%) Finance
2 12 (12.77%) Banking
3 4 (4.26%) Law
3 4 (4.26%) Legal
3 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.13%) Back Office
4 2 (2.13%) Marketing
5 1 (1.06%) Advertising
5 1 (1.06%) French Language
5 1 (1.06%) Games
5 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Japanese Language
5 1 (1.06%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.06%) Retail
5 1 (1.06%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (30.85%) Analyst
2 24 (25.53%) Desktop Support
3 20 (21.28%) Support Engineer
4 18 (19.15%) 2nd Line Support
4 18 (19.15%) Desktop Engineer
5 16 (17.02%) Support Analyst
6 13 (13.83%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 12 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (11.70%) Service Analyst
9 10 (10.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 10 (10.64%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (10.64%) Senior Support Analyst
10 9 (9.57%) Banking Analyst
10 9 (9.57%) Citrix Engineer
10 9 (9.57%) Senior Citrix Engineer
10 9 (9.57%) Service Desk Analyst
11 8 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 8 (8.51%) Desktop Analyst
11 8 (8.51%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 8 (8.51%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.13%) Web Services
2 1 (1.06%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.66%) Blackberry
2 11 (11.70%) iPad
3 10 (10.64%) iPhone
4 9 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (9.57%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (6.38%) Smartphone
6 5 (5.32%) Clustering
6 5 (5.32%) Driving Licence
6 5 (5.32%) Mathematics
7 3 (3.19%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.13%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.13%) Fintech
8 2 (2.13%) Hedge funds
8 2 (2.13%) N-Tier
8 2 (2.13%) User Experience
9 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.06%) Copywriting
9 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.06%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 94 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (79.79%) Windows 7
3 44 (46.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (35.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (34.04%) Windows Server
6 14 (14.89%) Windows 10
7 7 (7.45%) Linux
7 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (6.38%) Mac OS X
9 5 (5.32%) Apple iOS
10 4 (4.26%) Android
11 3 (3.19%) Windows XP
12 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (2.13%) SUSE
12 2 (2.13%) Windows Vista
13 1 (1.06%) Unix
13 1 (1.06%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.98%) ITIL
2 13 (13.83%) PRINCE2
3 12 (12.77%) ITIL V3
4 9 (9.57%) Service Management
5 7 (7.45%) Project Management
5 7 (7.45%) Wealth Management
6 6 (6.38%) Document Management
6 6 (6.38%) Time Management
7 5 (5.32%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (5.32%) Migration
8 4 (4.26%) Application Packaging
8 4 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (4.26%) Change Management
8 4 (4.26%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.26%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.19%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.19%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.19%) Performance Management
9 3 (3.19%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (2.13%) ERD
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.40%) PowerShell
2 15 (15.96%) VB
3 10 (10.64%) SQL
4 6 (6.38%) VBScript
5 5 (5.32%) C
6 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (32.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (21.28%) Degree
3 17 (18.09%) Citrix Certification
4 15 (15.96%) MCSE
5 10 (10.64%) CCA
6 9 (9.57%) MCDST
6 9 (9.57%) MCSA
6 9 (9.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (6.38%) MCP
9 5 (5.32%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (4.26%) CCNA
10 4 (4.26%) MCITP
11 1 (1.06%) CCNP
11 1 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (1.06%) MCTS
11 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
11 1 (1.06%) PMP
11 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.51%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (69.15%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.89%) XenApp
3 11 (11.70%) Hyper-V
4 9 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (9.57%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.13%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.13%) vSphere
7 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.06%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (32.98%) SCCM
2 11 (11.70%) SCOM
3 9 (9.57%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (4.26%) Nagios
5 3 (3.19%) SCOrch
5 3 (3.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (2.13%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.13%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.13%) Puppet
6 2 (2.13%) SCVMM
6 2 (2.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (2.13%) WSUS
7 1 (1.06%) DameWare
7 1 (1.06%) Nessus
7 1 (1.06%) SCSM
Vendors
1 68 (72.34%) Microsoft
2 38 (40.43%) Citrix
3 27 (28.72%) VMware
4 15 (15.96%) Cisco
5 14 (14.89%) Symantec
6 10 (10.64%) Wyse
7 9 (9.57%) Intel Security
8 7 (7.45%) Remedy
9 5 (5.32%) Dell
9 5 (5.32%) HP
9 5 (5.32%) iManage
10 3 (3.19%) Avaya
11 2 (2.13%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.13%) Altiris
11 2 (2.13%) Apple
11 2 (2.13%) arcserve
11 2 (2.13%) Becrypt
11 2 (2.13%) EMC
11 2 (2.13%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.13%) SolarWinds
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