The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 38 22 51
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +29
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 7 20 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 2.63% 9.85% 1.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.05% 25.97% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 4
Average salary £45,000 £24,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+83.67% +4.25%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.50%
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 Croydon region.

Operating Systems Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
87 77 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 32.71% 37.93% 28.72%
Number of salaries quoted 86 60 63
Average salary £42,500 £24,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.08% -26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £50,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Croydon region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Croydon

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Croydon

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) VMware
3 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (58.33%) Citrix
5 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
6 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
6 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (50.00%) XenApp
6 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (50.00%) Office 365
7 5 (41.67%) XenDesktop
7 5 (41.67%) Information Security
7 5 (41.67%) ITIL
7 5 (41.67%) SQL
8 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 4 (33.33%) DHCP
8 4 (33.33%) Remedy
8 4 (33.33%) CCA
8 4 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (33.33%) Terminal Services
8 4 (33.33%) Wireshark
8 4 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (33.33%) Remote Desktop

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DHCP
1 4 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
1 4 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) LAN
2 3 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (16.67%) SMTP
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Information Security
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Ticket Management
3 3 (25.00%) Document Management
3 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) High Availability
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security Management
5 1 (8.33%) ISMS
5 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (8.33%) Security Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCA
1 4 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (50.00%) XenApp
4 5 (41.67%) XenDesktop
5 4 (33.33%) Terminal Services
6 2 (16.67%) vCloud
6 2 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Citrix
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Remedy
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle