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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 29 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 13 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 7.14% - 1.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.53% - 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 3
Average salary £27,500 - £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £28,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -13.84%
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
53 75 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 29.12% 29.88% 39.13%
Number of salaries quoted 50 56 81
Average salary £25,500 £32,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.53% -21.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 2 July 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Croydon

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (87.50%) SQL
3 26 (81.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (78.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (71.88%) Windows 7
7 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
7 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
8 16 (50.00%) VMware
9 14 (43.75%) Document Management
9 14 (43.75%) MCP
9 14 (43.75%) Windows Vista
9 14 (43.75%) 3D Printing
9 14 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (40.63%) MS Office
10 13 (40.63%) TCP/IP
11 12 (37.50%) MS Exchange
12 11 (34.38%) VoIP
12 11 (34.38%) Windows XP
12 11 (34.38%) CCNA
12 11 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (31.25%) Electronics
13 10 (31.25%) Project Management
13 10 (31.25%) Project Planning
14 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (28.13%) Citrix
14 9 (28.13%) Mac OS X
15 8 (25.00%) LAN
15 8 (25.00%) WAN
16 6 (18.75%) Wireless

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 12 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.63%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (40.63%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) TCP/IP
2 11 (34.38%) VoIP
3 8 (25.00%) WAN
3 8 (25.00%) LAN
4 6 (18.75%) DHCP
4 6 (18.75%) VPN
4 6 (18.75%) DNS
4 6 (18.75%) SAN
4 6 (18.75%) Wireless
5 1 (3.13%) VLAN
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.13%) Firewall
5 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.13%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (31.25%) Electronics
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Analyst
1 10 (31.25%) Consultant
1 10 (31.25%) Solutions Consultant
2 7 (21.88%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Support
6 1 (3.13%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) 3D Printing
1 14 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
2 5 (15.63%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (81.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (78.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (71.88%) Windows 7
6 14 (43.75%) Windows Vista
7 11 (34.38%) Windows XP
8 9 (28.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Document Management
2 10 (31.25%) Project Planning
2 10 (31.25%) Project Management
3 6 (18.75%) ITIL
3 6 (18.75%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (15.63%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
4 5 (15.63%) Problem Management
4 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
5 4 (12.50%) Network Architecture
6 2 (6.25%) Time Management
7 1 (3.13%) Information Security
7 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 28 (87.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) MCP
2 11 (34.38%) CCNA
2 11 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (15.63%) MCSE
4 5 (15.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (15.63%) MCITP
4 5 (15.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.13%) MCTS
5 1 (3.13%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) ISA Server
4 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 16 (50.00%) VMware
3 9 (28.13%) Citrix
4 6 (18.75%) Juniper
4 6 (18.75%) Motorola
4 6 (18.75%) Mitel
4 6 (18.75%) Cisco
4 6 (18.75%) MobileIron
5 5 (15.63%) Oracle
6 2 (6.25%) Veeam
6 2 (6.25%) Remedy
7 1 (3.13%) SAP
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