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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 22 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 18 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 9.05% 1.69% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.68% 5.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 0
Average salary £24,500 £23,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
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
76 85 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 38.19% 28.81% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 61 63 93
Average salary £24,000 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 30 January 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Croydon

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (91.30%) Windows Vista
3 20 (86.96%) SQL
4 19 (82.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (82.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (78.26%) Windows 7
5 18 (78.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (69.57%) 3D Printing
6 16 (69.57%) MCP
7 15 (65.22%) Document Management
8 14 (60.87%) Electronics
8 14 (60.87%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (21.74%) Firewall
9 5 (21.74%) Backup Exec
9 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
9 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
9 5 (21.74%) Apple
9 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
10 4 (17.39%) SLA
10 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
10 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
10 4 (17.39%) Project Management
10 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (17.39%) Network Security
11 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
11 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
11 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
11 3 (13.04%) DNS
12 2 (8.70%) FTP
12 2 (8.70%) HP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Maya
2 1 (4.35%) 3ds Max
2 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Firewall
2 4 (17.39%) Network Security
3 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.04%) DNS
4 2 (8.70%) FTP
4 2 (8.70%) ISDN
4 2 (8.70%) LAN
4 2 (8.70%) VoIP
4 2 (8.70%) WAN
4 2 (8.70%) VPN
5 1 (4.35%) NAS
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.35%) DHCP
5 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (60.87%) Electronics
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Analyst
2 10 (43.48%) Help Desk Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) IT Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Solutions Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Network Support
5 2 (8.70%) IT Support
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Support
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Manager
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (69.57%) 3D Printing
2 14 (60.87%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.70%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (91.30%) Windows Vista
3 19 (82.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (82.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (78.26%) Windows 7
4 18 (78.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
6 2 (8.70%) Mac OS X
7 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Document Management
2 4 (17.39%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
4 2 (8.70%) ERP
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) Time Management
5 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.35%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) MCP
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CCNA
2 2 (8.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
2 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Backup Exec
2 2 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
1 5 (21.74%) Apple
2 2 (8.70%) HP
2 2 (8.70%) Dell
2 2 (8.70%) Sage
2 2 (8.70%) Symantec
2 2 (8.70%) Wyse
2 2 (8.70%) SonicWALL
2 2 (8.70%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) Acronis
3 1 (4.35%) Perforce
3 1 (4.35%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
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