The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 254 290 323
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +33
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 72 27 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.59% 0.23% 0.038%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.21% 0.81% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 70 25 4
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% -39.16%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £32,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-10.76% -26.13%
Operating Systems Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3260 3331 3355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.80% 27.80% 25.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2852 2979 3108
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows 8
London

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 22 July 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 22 July 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.

1 178 (100.00%) Windows
2 125 (70.22%) Windows 7
3 109 (61.24%) Microsoft
4 81 (45.51%) Active Directory
5 61 (34.27%) Finance
6 60 (33.71%) Citrix
7 58 (32.58%) MS Exchange
8 50 (28.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 50 (28.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 46 (25.84%) SCCM
10 44 (24.72%) MS Office
11 42 (23.60%) PowerShell
11 42 (23.60%) Exchange Server 2010
12 41 (23.03%) SQL
13 38 (21.35%) Microsoft Certification
14 36 (20.22%) MS Excel
15 33 (18.54%) TCP/IP
16 32 (17.98%) DNS
17 31 (17.42%) VMware
18 29 (16.29%) SQL Server
19 28 (15.73%) VBScript
20 27 (15.17%) VB
20 27 (15.17%) MCSE
20 27 (15.17%) ITIL
21 24 (13.48%) WAN
22 23 (12.92%) LAN
22 23 (12.92%) Windows XP
22 23 (12.92%) MCITP
23 22 (12.36%) AppSense
23 22 (12.36%) XenDesktop

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 58 (32.58%) MS Exchange
2 42 (23.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (7.87%) SharePoint
4 10 (5.62%) Lync
5 9 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (4.49%) Tomcat
7 6 (3.37%) WorkSite
7 6 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.25%) IIS
8 4 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.69%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.56%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 44 (24.72%) MS Office
2 36 (20.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.93%) SaaS
1 7 (3.93%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (3.37%) Office 365
3 5 (2.81%) GitHub
4 2 (1.12%) IaaS
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 33 (18.54%) TCP/IP
2 32 (17.98%) DNS
3 24 (13.48%) WAN
4 23 (12.92%) LAN
5 20 (11.24%) VPN
6 18 (10.11%) Firewall
7 15 (8.43%) DHCP
8 12 (6.74%) SAN
9 11 (6.18%) NAS
10 7 (3.93%) IPsec
10 7 (3.93%) BGP
11 6 (3.37%) NFC
12 5 (2.81%) Network Security
12 5 (2.81%) VoIP
13 4 (2.25%) Internet
13 4 (2.25%) Wireless
14 3 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (1.69%) Kerberos
15 2 (1.12%) SSL
16 1 (0.56%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.93%) MySQL
4 6 (3.37%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.69%) PowerCenter
6 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.12%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 18 (10.11%) Visual Studio
2 15 (8.43%) MSI
3 4 (2.25%) JIRA
4 3 (1.69%) Subversion
4 3 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Blend
4 3 (1.69%) Expression Studio
General
1 61 (34.27%) Finance
2 19 (10.67%) Banking
3 7 (3.93%) Law
3 7 (3.93%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.37%) Marketing
5 4 (2.25%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.25%) Retail
5 4 (2.25%) Legal
5 4 (2.25%) Advertising
6 3 (1.69%) Back Office
7 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.56%) Electronics
7 1 (0.56%) Games
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (27.53%) Analyst
2 38 (21.35%) Support Analyst
3 24 (13.48%) Developer
4 21 (11.80%) Support Engineer
5 18 (10.11%) Windows 8 Developer
5 18 (10.11%) Desktop Support
6 15 (8.43%) Desktop Analyst
7 13 (7.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 12 (6.74%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (6.18%) Administrator
9 11 (6.18%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (6.18%) Systems Administrator
9 11 (6.18%) IT Support
10 10 (5.62%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 10 (5.62%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 9 (5.06%) Consultant
11 9 (5.06%) Architect
11 9 (5.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 8 (4.49%) Technical Consultant
13 7 (3.93%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.67%) .NET
2 9 (5.06%) HTML
3 8 (4.49%) WinRT
4 7 (3.93%) WCF
4 7 (3.93%) WPF
4 7 (3.93%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.81%) Software Packaging
6 4 (2.25%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.25%) Silverlight
7 2 (1.12%) CSS
7 2 (1.12%) SAML
7 2 (1.12%) jQuery
8 1 (0.56%) LAMP
8 1 (0.56%) DirectX
8 1 (0.56%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.56%) COM
8 1 (0.56%) CSS3
8 1 (0.56%) HTML5
8 1 (0.56%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.30%) Mobile App
2 12 (6.74%) Computer Science
3 11 (6.18%) Smartphone
4 10 (5.62%) iPhone
5 9 (5.06%) Open Source
6 8 (4.49%) Blackberry
6 8 (4.49%) Thin Client
6 8 (4.49%) Fat Client
7 5 (2.81%) iPad
8 4 (2.25%) Augmented Reality
8 4 (2.25%) PKI
8 4 (2.25%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.69%) Wiki
10 2 (1.12%) CLARiiON
10 2 (1.12%) Celerra
11 1 (0.56%) Animation
11 1 (0.56%) Replication
11 1 (0.56%) DTV
11 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 178 (100.00%) Windows
2 125 (70.22%) Windows 7
3 50 (28.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (28.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (12.92%) Windows XP
5 21 (11.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (10.67%) Android
7 17 (9.55%) Mac OS X
8 14 (7.87%) Linux
9 10 (5.62%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.25%) Mac OS
10 4 (2.25%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.69%) UNIX
11 3 (1.69%) Windows Phone 7
11 3 (1.69%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.56%) CentOS
12 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.56%) Debian
12 1 (0.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (15.17%) ITIL
2 10 (5.62%) Service Management
2 10 (5.62%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (4.49%) ITSM
5 7 (3.93%) Load Balancing
5 7 (3.93%) E-Commerce
6 6 (3.37%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (2.81%) Configuration Management
8 4 (2.25%) ITIL V3
8 4 (2.25%) CRM
8 4 (2.25%) Project Management
8 4 (2.25%) Programme Management
8 4 (2.25%) Unit Testing
9 3 (1.69%) Use Case
9 3 (1.69%) Release Management
9 3 (1.69%) Resource Management
9 3 (1.69%) Web Development
9 3 (1.69%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 3 (1.69%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (23.60%) PowerShell
2 41 (23.03%) SQL
3 28 (15.73%) VBScript
4 27 (15.17%) VB
5 16 (8.99%) Java
6 11 (6.18%) C#
7 10 (5.62%) C
8 9 (5.06%) C++
8 9 (5.06%) JavaScript
9 8 (4.49%) Objective-C
10 7 (3.93%) Python
10 7 (3.93%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.25%) XAML
Qualifications
1 38 (21.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (15.17%) MCSE
3 23 (12.92%) MCITP
4 19 (10.67%) Degree
5 13 (7.30%) MCSA
6 7 (3.93%) MCTS
7 3 (1.69%) MCP
7 3 (1.69%) MCT
7 3 (1.69%) CCNA
7 3 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.12%) CCNP
9 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.56%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.87%) SLA
2 5 (2.81%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 81 (45.51%) Active Directory
2 22 (12.36%) XenDesktop
3 16 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (7.87%) Microsoft App-V
5 12 (6.74%) Hyper-V
6 10 (5.62%) XenServer
7 9 (5.06%) XenApp
8 4 (2.25%) Terminal Services
8 4 (2.25%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.69%) Xen
10 2 (1.12%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (1.12%) UAG
10 2 (1.12%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (1.12%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 46 (25.84%) SCCM
2 19 (10.67%) WSUS
3 10 (5.62%) Windows Intune
3 10 (5.62%) NetBackup
4 7 (3.93%) Nagios
4 7 (3.93%) Puppet
4 7 (3.93%) Cacti
4 7 (3.93%) SmokePing
5 3 (1.69%) SCOM
6 2 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.12%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.56%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 109 (61.24%) Microsoft
2 60 (33.71%) Citrix
3 31 (17.42%) VMware
4 22 (12.36%) AppSense
5 16 (8.99%) Cisco
6 13 (7.30%) Symantec
7 10 (5.62%) HP
8 9 (5.06%) Apple
9 8 (4.49%) Dell
10 4 (2.25%) Avaya
11 3 (1.69%) LANDesk
11 3 (1.69%) BMC
11 3 (1.69%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.69%) Remedy
11 3 (1.69%) EMC
12 2 (1.12%) Acronis
12 2 (1.12%) Sybase
12 2 (1.12%) McAfee
12 2 (1.12%) Reuters
12 2 (1.12%) Bloomberg
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