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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 232 301 340
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +39
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 103 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.81% 0.12% 0.007%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.11% 0.48% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 83 11 1
Average salary £43,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 -
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -
Operating Systems Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3315 2897 3483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.19% 24.63% 25.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2917 2594 3214
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

1 162 (100.00%) Windows
2 120 (74.07%) Windows 7
3 104 (64.20%) Microsoft
4 76 (46.91%) Active Directory
5 57 (35.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 56 (34.57%) MS Exchange
7 48 (29.63%) MS Excel
8 44 (27.16%) Exchange Server 2010
9 41 (25.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 38 (23.46%) TCP/IP
11 37 (22.84%) Finance
11 37 (22.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 36 (22.22%) SQL Server
13 35 (21.60%) MS Office
13 35 (21.60%) VMware
14 33 (20.37%) Citrix
15 31 (19.14%) ITIL
16 30 (18.52%) DNS
17 28 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
17 28 (17.28%) PowerShell
17 28 (17.28%) SCCM
18 26 (16.05%) SQL
19 25 (15.43%) Windows XP
19 25 (15.43%) Windows Server 2003
20 24 (14.81%) VPN
20 24 (14.81%) WAN
20 24 (14.81%) .NET
21 23 (14.20%) Visual Studio
21 23 (14.20%) MCSE
21 23 (14.20%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (34.57%) MS Exchange
2 44 (27.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (8.64%) SharePoint
4 11 (6.79%) IIS
5 9 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (5.56%) Tomcat
6 8 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (3.70%) WorkSite
8 5 (3.09%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (3.09%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.47%) Lync
10 3 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (1.85%) WebLogic
11 2 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.62%) WordPress
Applications
1 48 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 35 (21.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.62%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.94%) IaaS
2 7 (4.32%) Office 365
3 6 (3.70%) SaaS
4 5 (3.09%) GitHub
5 4 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.62%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 38 (23.46%) TCP/IP
2 30 (18.52%) DNS
3 24 (14.81%) VPN
3 24 (14.81%) WAN
4 23 (14.20%) LAN
5 21 (12.96%) Firewall
6 19 (11.73%) SAN
7 17 (10.49%) DHCP
8 11 (6.79%) Internet
9 10 (6.17%) NAS
10 6 (3.70%) Kerberos
10 6 (3.70%) IPsec
10 6 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (3.70%) NFC
11 5 (3.09%) VoIP
12 4 (2.47%) Ethernet
12 4 (2.47%) BGP
12 4 (2.47%) MPLS
12 4 (2.47%) Wireless
12 4 (2.47%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (4.32%) MySQL
4 5 (3.09%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (14.20%) Visual Studio
2 8 (4.94%) JIRA
2 8 (4.94%) Subversion
3 3 (1.85%) Expression Studio
3 3 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Blend
4 1 (0.62%) MSI
4 1 (0.62%) AdminStudio
General
1 37 (22.84%) Finance
2 16 (9.88%) Law
3 10 (6.17%) Banking
4 6 (3.70%) Back Office
5 5 (3.09%) Advertising
5 5 (3.09%) Retail
6 3 (1.85%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.85%) Legal
6 3 (1.85%) Marketing
7 2 (1.23%) Publishing
7 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.62%) Electronics
8 1 (0.62%) Front Office
8 1 (0.62%) Automotive
8 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (24.69%) Analyst
2 29 (17.90%) Support Analyst
3 26 (16.05%) Developer
4 23 (14.20%) Support Engineer
5 19 (11.73%) Desktop Support
6 18 (11.11%) Windows 8 Developer
7 16 (9.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 14 (8.64%) Desktop Analyst
9 12 (7.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 11 (6.79%) Consultant
11 10 (6.17%) 3rd Line Support
11 10 (6.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 10 (6.17%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
12 9 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 9 (5.56%) Architect
13 8 (4.94%) 1st Line Support
13 8 (4.94%) Administrator
14 7 (4.32%) Desktop Engineer
14 7 (4.32%) Microsoft Consultant
15 6 (3.70%) Help Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.81%) .NET
2 18 (11.11%) HTML
3 12 (7.41%) ASP.NET
4 8 (4.94%) Application Packaging
4 8 (4.94%) WinRT
5 7 (4.32%) WCF
5 7 (4.32%) WPF
6 5 (3.09%) SAML
7 4 (2.47%) Software Packaging
7 4 (2.47%) Silverlight
7 4 (2.47%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.85%) SailPoint
8 3 (1.85%) HTML5
8 3 (1.85%) CSS
9 1 (0.62%) CSS3
9 1 (0.62%) jQuery
9 1 (0.62%) DirectX
9 1 (0.62%) X-Windows
9 1 (0.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.49%) iPhone
2 15 (9.26%) Mobile App
3 14 (8.64%) Blackberry
4 12 (7.41%) Smartphone
5 10 (6.17%) Open Source
6 9 (5.56%) iPad
6 9 (5.56%) Mathematics
6 9 (5.56%) Computer Science
7 7 (4.32%) Fat Client
7 7 (4.32%) PKI
7 7 (4.32%) Thin Client
8 6 (3.70%) Wiki
9 5 (3.09%) Celerra
9 5 (3.09%) CLARiiON
10 4 (2.47%) Replication
11 3 (1.85%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.23%) Clustering
12 2 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (1.23%) Augmented Reality
12 2 (1.23%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 162 (100.00%) Windows
2 120 (74.07%) Windows 7
3 57 (35.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (22.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (15.43%) Windows XP
5 25 (15.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (12.96%) Android
7 18 (11.11%) Mac OS X
8 17 (10.49%) Linux
9 16 (9.88%) Apple iOS
10 5 (3.09%) Mac OS
11 4 (2.47%) Solaris
11 4 (2.47%) UNIX
11 4 (2.47%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.85%) Windows Phone
12 3 (1.85%) Windows Phone 7
12 3 (1.85%) CentOS
12 3 (1.85%) HPUX
13 2 (1.23%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.23%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (19.14%) ITIL
2 16 (9.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (7.41%) Service Management
4 11 (6.79%) OO
5 10 (6.17%) OOD
5 10 (6.17%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (4.94%) ITSM
7 7 (4.32%) ITIL V3
7 7 (4.32%) E-Commerce
8 6 (3.70%) Release Management
9 4 (2.47%) CRM
9 4 (2.47%) Service Delivery
9 4 (2.47%) Asset Management
9 4 (2.47%) Document Management
9 4 (2.47%) Load Balancing
9 4 (2.47%) Unit Testing
9 4 (2.47%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (1.85%) Software Deployment
10 3 (1.85%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (1.85%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (17.28%) PowerShell
2 26 (16.05%) SQL
3 21 (12.96%) Java
4 17 (10.49%) C#
5 16 (9.88%) JavaScript
6 15 (9.26%) VBScript
7 13 (8.02%) C
8 12 (7.41%) C++
9 11 (6.79%) Objective-C
10 6 (3.70%) Python
11 4 (2.47%) XAML
11 4 (2.47%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.85%) PHP
13 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (25.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (14.20%) MCSE
3 19 (11.73%) MCITP
3 19 (11.73%) Degree
4 12 (7.41%) MCSA
5 4 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.47%) CCNA
5 4 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.47%) MCTS
6 3 (1.85%) MCT
7 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.26%) SLA
2 6 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 76 (46.91%) Active Directory
2 28 (17.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (12.96%) Hyper-V
4 10 (6.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (6.17%) XenServer
5 9 (5.56%) XenApp
6 8 (4.94%) XenDesktop
7 5 (3.09%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (3.09%) UAG
7 5 (3.09%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 5 (3.09%) VMware ESX
7 5 (3.09%) ISA Server
8 4 (2.47%) Terminal Services
8 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.85%) vSphere
9 3 (1.85%) Xen
10 1 (0.62%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (17.28%) SCCM
2 10 (6.17%) NetBackup
3 8 (4.94%) SCOM
4 6 (3.70%) Nagios
4 6 (3.70%) Cacti
4 6 (3.70%) Puppet
4 6 (3.70%) SmokePing
5 5 (3.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (1.85%) WSUS
7 2 (1.23%) Windows Intune
7 2 (1.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.62%) DatAdvantage
8 1 (0.62%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 104 (64.20%) Microsoft
2 35 (21.60%) VMware
3 33 (20.37%) Citrix
4 15 (9.26%) Cisco
5 13 (8.02%) Symantec
6 12 (7.41%) HP
6 12 (7.41%) Apple
7 9 (5.56%) Dell
8 6 (3.70%) EMC
8 6 (3.70%) Avaya
8 6 (3.70%) Remedy
8 6 (3.70%) AppSense
9 5 (3.09%) F5
10 4 (2.47%) BMC
10 4 (2.47%) Riverbed
11 3 (1.85%) Wyse
12 2 (1.23%) Sun
12 2 (1.23%) Sage
12 2 (1.23%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.23%) NETGEAR
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