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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 264 298 316
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +18
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 67 28 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.54% 0.23% 0.046%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.04% 0.86% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 65 26 4
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £32,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year
-10.76% -22.15%
Operating Systems Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3283 3267 3363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.59% 27.35% 25.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2870 2926 3110
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
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 29 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 29 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.

1 173 (100.00%) Windows
2 118 (68.21%) Windows 7
3 102 (58.96%) Microsoft
4 80 (46.24%) Active Directory
5 59 (34.10%) Finance
6 56 (32.37%) Citrix
6 56 (32.37%) MS Exchange
7 48 (27.75%) SCCM
8 47 (27.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 46 (26.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 43 (24.86%) MS Office
11 42 (24.28%) PowerShell
12 41 (23.70%) SQL
13 40 (23.12%) Exchange Server 2010
14 37 (21.39%) Microsoft Certification
15 34 (19.65%) MS Excel
16 30 (17.34%) DNS
16 30 (17.34%) TCP/IP
16 30 (17.34%) VMware
17 28 (16.18%) VBScript
18 27 (15.61%) VB
19 26 (15.03%) MCSE
20 25 (14.45%) SQL Server
21 23 (13.29%) ITIL
21 23 (13.29%) Windows XP
22 22 (12.72%) MCITP
23 21 (12.14%) WAN
23 21 (12.14%) XenDesktop
24 20 (11.56%) LAN
25 19 (10.98%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 56 (32.37%) MS Exchange
2 40 (23.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (8.67%) SharePoint
4 11 (6.36%) Lync
5 9 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (4.05%) Tomcat
7 6 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.89%) WorkSite
9 4 (2.31%) IIS
10 3 (1.73%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.73%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (1.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.73%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 43 (24.86%) MS Office
2 34 (19.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.73%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.47%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (3.47%) SaaS
1 6 (3.47%) Office 365
2 5 (2.89%) GitHub
3 1 (0.58%) IaaS
3 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.58%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (17.34%) TCP/IP
1 30 (17.34%) DNS
2 21 (12.14%) WAN
3 20 (11.56%) LAN
4 19 (10.98%) VPN
5 16 (9.25%) Firewall
6 15 (8.67%) DHCP
7 11 (6.36%) SAN
8 10 (5.78%) NAS
9 6 (3.47%) IPsec
9 6 (3.47%) NFC
9 6 (3.47%) BGP
10 5 (2.89%) Network Security
11 4 (2.31%) Wireless
11 4 (2.31%) Internet
11 4 (2.31%) VoIP
12 3 (1.73%) Kerberos
12 3 (1.73%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (1.16%) SSL
14 1 (0.58%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.45%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.47%) MySQL
3 6 (3.47%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.73%) PowerCenter
4 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (10.40%) Visual Studio
2 15 (8.67%) MSI
3 4 (2.31%) JIRA
4 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Blend
4 3 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.73%) Expression Studio
4 3 (1.73%) Subversion
General
1 59 (34.10%) Finance
2 19 (10.98%) Banking
3 7 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.47%) Marketing
5 5 (2.89%) Law
6 4 (2.31%) Legal
6 4 (2.31%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.31%) Advertising
7 3 (1.73%) Back Office
7 3 (1.73%) Retail
8 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.58%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.58%) Electronics
8 1 (0.58%) Games
8 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (27.75%) Analyst
2 37 (21.39%) Support Analyst
3 25 (14.45%) Developer
4 20 (11.56%) Support Engineer
5 18 (10.40%) Windows 8 Developer
6 17 (9.83%) Desktop Support
7 15 (8.67%) Desktop Analyst
8 12 (6.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 12 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (6.36%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (6.36%) IT Support
10 10 (5.78%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 10 (5.78%) Administrator
10 10 (5.78%) Consultant
10 10 (5.78%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (5.20%) Technical Consultant
11 9 (5.20%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 9 (5.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 8 (4.62%) Microsoft Consultant
12 8 (4.62%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.98%) .NET
2 10 (5.78%) HTML
3 8 (4.62%) WinRT
4 7 (4.05%) WCF
4 7 (4.05%) WPF
4 7 (4.05%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.89%) Software Packaging
6 4 (2.31%) Silverlight
6 4 (2.31%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.73%) CSS
8 2 (1.16%) SAML
8 2 (1.16%) jQuery
9 1 (0.58%) HTML5
9 1 (0.58%) CSS3
9 1 (0.58%) SailPoint
9 1 (0.58%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.58%) DirectX
9 1 (0.58%) X-Windows
9 1 (0.58%) LAMP
9 1 (0.58%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.51%) Mobile App
2 11 (6.36%) Smartphone
2 11 (6.36%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.20%) iPhone
3 9 (5.20%) Open Source
4 8 (4.62%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.89%) Thin Client
5 5 (2.89%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.31%) Augmented Reality
6 4 (2.31%) PKI
6 4 (2.31%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.31%) iPad
7 3 (1.73%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.73%) Wiki
8 1 (0.58%) Celerra
8 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.58%) Animation
8 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.58%) DTV
8 1 (0.58%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 173 (100.00%) Windows
2 118 (68.21%) Windows 7
3 47 (27.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 46 (26.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (13.29%) Windows XP
6 19 (10.98%) Android
7 18 (10.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (9.83%) Mac OS X
9 13 (7.51%) Linux
10 9 (5.20%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.31%) Mac OS
11 4 (2.31%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.73%) UNIX
12 3 (1.73%) Windows Phone 7
12 3 (1.73%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.58%) AIX
13 1 (0.58%) HPUX
13 1 (0.58%) Solaris
13 1 (0.58%) CentOS
13 1 (0.58%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (13.29%) ITIL
2 10 (5.78%) Service Management
3 8 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (4.62%) ITSM
3 8 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (3.47%) Infrastructure Management
4 6 (3.47%) E-Commerce
4 6 (3.47%) Load Balancing
5 5 (2.89%) Configuration Management
6 4 (2.31%) Project Management
6 4 (2.31%) Programme Management
6 4 (2.31%) CRM
6 4 (2.31%) Unit Testing
6 4 (2.31%) ITIL V3
7 3 (1.73%) Use Case
7 3 (1.73%) Release Management
7 3 (1.73%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (1.73%) Business Analysis
7 3 (1.73%) Resource Management
7 3 (1.73%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (24.28%) PowerShell
2 41 (23.70%) SQL
3 28 (16.18%) VBScript
4 27 (15.61%) VB
5 15 (8.67%) Java
6 11 (6.36%) C#
7 10 (5.78%) JavaScript
7 10 (5.78%) C
8 9 (5.20%) C++
9 8 (4.62%) Objective-C
10 6 (3.47%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.47%) Python
11 4 (2.31%) XAML
Qualifications
1 37 (21.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (15.03%) MCSE
3 22 (12.72%) MCITP
4 18 (10.40%) Degree
5 12 (6.94%) MCSA
6 8 (4.62%) MCTS
7 3 (1.73%) MCP
7 3 (1.73%) MCT
8 2 (1.16%) CCNP
8 2 (1.16%) CCNA
8 2 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.58%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.36%) SLA
2 5 (2.89%) QA
3 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 80 (46.24%) Active Directory
2 21 (12.14%) XenDesktop
3 15 (8.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 15 (8.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (6.36%) Hyper-V
5 9 (5.20%) XenApp
5 9 (5.20%) XenServer
6 4 (2.31%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.73%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.73%) Xen
8 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.16%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (1.16%) UAG
8 2 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.16%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.58%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 48 (27.75%) SCCM
2 19 (10.98%) WSUS
3 10 (5.78%) Windows Intune
4 9 (5.20%) NetBackup
5 6 (3.47%) Nagios
5 6 (3.47%) Cacti
5 6 (3.47%) Puppet
5 6 (3.47%) SmokePing
6 4 (2.31%) SCOM
7 2 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.16%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.58%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.58%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.58%) DatAdvantage
8 1 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 102 (58.96%) Microsoft
2 56 (32.37%) Citrix
3 30 (17.34%) VMware
4 18 (10.40%) AppSense
5 14 (8.09%) Cisco
6 12 (6.94%) Symantec
7 10 (5.78%) HP
8 8 (4.62%) Apple
9 7 (4.05%) Dell
10 3 (1.73%) Avaya
10 3 (1.73%) BMC
10 3 (1.73%) Remedy
10 3 (1.73%) LANDesk
11 2 (1.16%) Acronis
11 2 (1.16%) McAfee
11 2 (1.16%) Wyse
11 2 (1.16%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.16%) Reuters
11 2 (1.16%) Bloomberg
11 2 (1.16%) EMC
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