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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 19 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 25 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 12.63% 1.15% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.78% 4.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 0
Average salary £40,000 £23,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.21% -
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
74 69 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 37.37% 26.44% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 56 51 105
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £53,150
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 27 February 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Croydon

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (93.10%) SQL
2 27 (93.10%) Windows Vista
3 25 (86.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (86.21%) Windows 7
3 25 (86.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (86.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (79.31%) 3D Printing
4 23 (79.31%) MCP
5 22 (75.86%) Document Management
6 21 (72.41%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (58.62%) Electronics
8 11 (37.93%) Project Management
9 10 (34.48%) Project Planning
10 4 (13.79%) Network Security
10 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (13.79%) Firewall
10 4 (13.79%) Backup Exec
10 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
10 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
10 4 (13.79%) Apple
10 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
10 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
11 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
11 3 (10.34%) SLA
12 2 (6.90%) Wyse
12 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
12 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
12 2 (6.90%) Device Driver
12 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Firewall
1 4 (13.79%) Network Security
2 2 (6.90%) ISDN
2 2 (6.90%) LAN
2 2 (6.90%) VoIP
2 2 (6.90%) WAN
2 2 (6.90%) FTP
2 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.90%) VPN
2 2 (6.90%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 17 (58.62%) Electronics
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) Consultant
2 10 (34.48%) Help Desk Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) Solutions Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) IT Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Support
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support
6 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Manager
6 1 (3.45%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 23 (79.31%) 3D Printing
2 21 (72.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.90%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (93.10%) Windows Vista
3 25 (86.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (86.21%) Windows 7
3 25 (86.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 25 (86.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Document Management
2 11 (37.93%) Project Management
3 10 (34.48%) Project Planning
4 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.90%) ERP
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.45%) Time Management
6 1 (3.45%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (79.31%) MCP
2 2 (6.90%) MCSE
2 2 (6.90%) CCNA
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) Terminal Services
2 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Apple
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) HP
2 2 (6.90%) Dell
2 2 (6.90%) Sage
2 2 (6.90%) Symantec
2 2 (6.90%) Wyse
2 2 (6.90%) Google
2 2 (6.90%) SonicWALL
Croydon, Surrey
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits inc bonus
Posted: 2 days ago