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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 27 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 13 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 7.39% - 2.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.41% - 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 5
Average salary £39,000 - £20,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
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
58 72 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 32.95% 34.78% 37.10%
Number of salaries quoted 55 57 76
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 July 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Croydon

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (85.71%) SQL
3 22 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
6 19 (67.86%) Active Directory
7 18 (64.29%) Windows 7
8 17 (60.71%) VMware
9 14 (50.00%) MS Office
10 13 (46.43%) MS Exchange
10 13 (46.43%) TCP/IP
11 12 (42.86%) Windows XP
12 11 (39.29%) VoIP
12 11 (39.29%) CCNA
12 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (35.71%) Mac OS X
13 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (32.14%) Project Planning
14 9 (32.14%) Windows Vista
14 9 (32.14%) 3D Printing
14 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (32.14%) Citrix
14 9 (32.14%) MCP
14 9 (32.14%) Document Management
14 9 (32.14%) Project Management
15 8 (28.57%) WAN
15 8 (28.57%) LAN
16 6 (21.43%) Wireless
16 6 (21.43%) Mitel

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 13 (46.43%) MS Exchange
2 6 (21.43%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) TCP/IP
2 11 (39.29%) VoIP
3 8 (28.57%) WAN
3 8 (28.57%) LAN
4 6 (21.43%) Wireless
4 6 (21.43%) VPN
4 6 (21.43%) DNS
4 6 (21.43%) SAN
4 6 (21.43%) DHCP
5 1 (3.57%) VLAN
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.57%) ADSL
5 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (17.86%) Electronics
2 3 (10.71%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Solutions Consultant
1 9 (32.14%) Consultant
2 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (17.86%) Support Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Developer
6 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Support
7 1 (3.57%) Service Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) 3D Printing
1 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.86%) Replication
2 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (64.29%) Windows 7
6 12 (42.86%) Windows XP
7 10 (35.71%) Mac OS X
8 9 (32.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Project Planning
1 9 (32.14%) Document Management
1 9 (32.14%) Project Management
2 6 (21.43%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (17.86%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (17.86%) Problem Management
3 5 (17.86%) Incident Management
3 5 (17.86%) Network Architecture
3 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.14%) Time Management
5 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.57%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) CCNA
1 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (32.14%) MCP
3 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (17.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (17.86%) MCITP
4 5 (17.86%) MCSE
4 5 (17.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.57%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.57%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (67.86%) Active Directory
2 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) ISA Server
4 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 17 (60.71%) VMware
3 9 (32.14%) Citrix
4 6 (21.43%) Mitel
4 6 (21.43%) Cisco
4 6 (21.43%) Juniper
4 6 (21.43%) Motorola
4 6 (21.43%) MobileIron
5 5 (17.86%) Oracle
6 2 (7.14%) Remedy
6 2 (7.14%) Veeam
7 1 (3.57%) SAP