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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 26 41 25
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 12 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 7.14% 0.44% 4.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.43% 1.37% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 9
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +95.12%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
56 73 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 33.33% 32.44% 35.75%
Number of salaries quoted 55 65 70
Average salary £39,000 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £21,375
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 28 August 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Croydon

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 21 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (90.48%) VMware
3 17 (80.95%) SQL
4 16 (76.19%) MS Office
5 15 (71.43%) TCP/IP
6 14 (66.67%) MS Exchange
6 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (61.90%) Windows XP
7 13 (61.90%) VoIP
7 13 (61.90%) CCNA
7 13 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (52.38%) Mac OS X
9 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
10 10 (47.62%) Citrix
11 9 (42.86%) WAN
11 9 (42.86%) LAN
12 7 (33.33%) Wireless
12 7 (33.33%) Cisco
12 7 (33.33%) Mitel
12 7 (33.33%) DHCP
12 7 (33.33%) IIS
12 7 (33.33%) ITIL
12 7 (33.33%) VPN
12 7 (33.33%) DNS
12 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (76.19%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 13 (61.90%) VoIP
3 9 (42.86%) WAN
3 9 (42.86%) LAN
4 7 (33.33%) DHCP
4 7 (33.33%) VPN
4 7 (33.33%) DNS
4 7 (33.33%) SAN
4 7 (33.33%) Wireless
5 1 (4.76%) VLAN
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (4.76%) Firewall
5 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.76%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (33.33%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Support Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
6 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 6 (28.57%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (61.90%) Windows XP
3 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (52.38%) Mac OS X
6 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
1 7 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 6 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 6 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 6 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) Network Architecture
4 3 (14.29%) Time Management
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.76%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) CCNA
1 13 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (28.57%) MCITP
3 6 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 6 (28.57%) MCSE
4 1 (4.76%) MCTS
4 1 (4.76%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) ISA Server
4 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (90.48%) VMware
3 10 (47.62%) Citrix
4 7 (33.33%) Juniper
4 7 (33.33%) Motorola
4 7 (33.33%) Mitel
4 7 (33.33%) Cisco
4 7 (33.33%) MobileIron
5 6 (28.57%) Oracle
6 3 (14.29%) Veeam
7 2 (9.52%) Remedy
8 1 (4.76%) SAP