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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 234 276 302
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +26
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 69 52 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.71% 0.44% 0.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.86% 1.63% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 63 52 20
Average salary £29,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,200 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
2410 3184 3223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.91% 27.14% 27.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2065 2804 2891
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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.

1 135 (100.00%) Windows
2 95 (70.37%) Windows 7
3 80 (59.26%) Microsoft
4 65 (48.15%) Active Directory
5 60 (44.44%) MS Exchange
6 58 (42.96%) MS Office
7 53 (39.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 52 (38.52%) MS Excel
9 46 (34.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 34 (25.19%) VMware
10 34 (25.19%) Windows XP
10 34 (25.19%) Cisco
11 31 (22.96%) Blackberry
12 29 (21.48%) Office 365
13 28 (20.74%) SCCM
14 26 (19.26%) VMware Infrastructure
14 26 (19.26%) Finance
15 24 (17.78%) Firewall
15 24 (17.78%) TCP/IP
16 23 (17.04%) Microsoft Certification
16 23 (17.04%) Windows Server 2003
17 22 (16.30%) Citrix
18 19 (14.07%) Apple
18 19 (14.07%) Exchange Server 2013
19 17 (12.59%) Exchange Server 2010
20 16 (11.85%) DNS
21 15 (11.11%) Bloomberg
21 15 (11.11%) Hyper-V
21 15 (11.11%) Android
22 14 (10.37%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 60 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 19 (14.07%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (12.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (9.63%) Lync
5 11 (8.15%) SharePoint
6 10 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (2.22%) Apache
9 3 (2.22%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.48%) Joomla!
10 2 (1.48%) WorkSite
10 2 (1.48%) CMS
11 1 (0.74%) IIS
11 1 (0.74%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 58 (42.96%) MS Office
2 52 (38.52%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.48%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.48%) Acrobat
4 2 (1.48%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.48%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 5 (3.70%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (21.48%) Office 365
2 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.48%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.74%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.78%) TCP/IP
1 24 (17.78%) Firewall
2 16 (11.85%) DNS
3 13 (9.63%) DHCP
4 12 (8.89%) VPN
4 12 (8.89%) LAN
5 10 (7.41%) Ethernet
5 10 (7.41%) WAN
6 9 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (5.19%) Wireless
7 7 (5.19%) Internet
7 7 (5.19%) WebEx
8 5 (3.70%) VoIP
9 4 (2.96%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (1.48%) NAS
10 2 (1.48%) PABX
10 2 (1.48%) Skype
10 2 (1.48%) SAN
11 1 (0.74%) MPLS
11 1 (0.74%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.70%) MSI
2 3 (2.22%) InstallShield
General
1 26 (19.26%) Finance
2 9 (6.67%) Legal
3 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.22%) Law
3 3 (2.22%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.22%) Banking
4 2 (1.48%) Marketing
4 2 (1.48%) Games
5 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.74%) Advertising
5 1 (0.74%) Electronics
5 1 (0.74%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 39 (28.89%) Analyst
2 32 (23.70%) Support Analyst
2 32 (23.70%) Support Engineer
3 31 (22.96%) IT Support
4 24 (17.78%) Desktop Support
5 17 (12.59%) 2nd Line Support
6 11 (8.15%) Desktop Engineer
7 10 (7.41%) IT Support Analyst
7 10 (7.41%) Desktop Analyst
7 10 (7.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 10 (7.41%) Technical Support
8 9 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 9 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
8 9 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
9 8 (5.93%) Support Technician
10 7 (5.19%) Consultant
10 7 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (5.19%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.44%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.48%) HTML
2 2 (1.48%) CSS
2 2 (1.48%) HTML5
3 1 (0.74%) STL
3 1 (0.74%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 31 (22.96%) Blackberry
2 9 (6.67%) iPhone
3 6 (4.44%) Private Cloud
4 5 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.96%) E-Learning
6 3 (2.22%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.22%) PDA
6 3 (2.22%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.48%) iPad
7 2 (1.48%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.48%) BYOD
7 2 (1.48%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.48%) User Experience
7 2 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.74%) DTV
8 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.74%) Replication
8 1 (0.74%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 135 (100.00%) Windows
2 95 (70.37%) Windows 7
3 53 (39.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 46 (34.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (25.19%) Windows XP
6 23 (17.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (11.11%) Android
8 9 (6.67%) Windows Vista
8 9 (6.67%) Apple iOS
8 9 (6.67%) Mac OS X
9 7 (5.19%) Mac OS
10 6 (4.44%) Linux
10 6 (4.44%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (2.96%) Windows Phone
12 2 (1.48%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.74%) UNIX
13 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (10.37%) ITIL
2 9 (6.67%) Investment Management
2 9 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 7 (5.19%) Service Delivery
4 6 (4.44%) Asset Management
5 5 (3.70%) CRM
5 5 (3.70%) Time Management
5 5 (3.70%) Electronic Trading
5 5 (3.70%) Network Management
6 4 (2.96%) Configuration Management
6 4 (2.96%) Service Management
6 4 (2.96%) Server Building
7 3 (2.22%) Project Management
7 3 (2.22%) Change Management
7 3 (2.22%) Incident Management
8 2 (1.48%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.48%) Kanban
8 2 (1.48%) Data Protection
8 2 (1.48%) Requirements Engineering
8 2 (1.48%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.93%) PowerShell
2 5 (3.70%) SQL
3 3 (2.22%) VBScript
3 3 (2.22%) Java
4 1 (0.74%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (17.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (10.37%) MCSE
3 13 (9.63%) Degree
4 10 (7.41%) MCSA
4 10 (7.41%) MCITP
5 9 (6.67%) MOS
6 8 (5.93%) MCTS
7 7 (5.19%) CCNA
7 7 (5.19%) A+ Certification
7 7 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (3.70%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (2.96%) MCP
10 2 (1.48%) CCNP
10 2 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.74%) CCENT
11 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.74%) ACSP
11 1 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.74%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.93%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 26 (19.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.93%) vSphere
5 7 (5.19%) XenApp
6 5 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (2.96%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.22%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.74%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 28 (20.74%) SCCM
2 4 (2.96%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.22%) SCOM
4 2 (1.48%) WSUS
4 2 (1.48%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.74%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.74%) SCSM
Vendors
1 80 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 34 (25.19%) Cisco
2 34 (25.19%) VMware
3 22 (16.30%) Citrix
4 19 (14.07%) Apple
5 15 (11.11%) Bloomberg
6 11 (8.15%) HP
7 7 (5.19%) Meraki
8 6 (4.44%) SonicWALL
9 5 (3.70%) Trend Micro
9 5 (3.70%) FactSet
9 5 (3.70%) Mitel
9 5 (3.70%) Reuters
9 5 (3.70%) SimCorp
9 5 (3.70%) Avaya
9 5 (3.70%) NetApp
9 5 (3.70%) BT
10 3 (2.22%) Symantec
10 3 (2.22%) Juniper
10 3 (2.22%) Red Hat
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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