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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 41 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 3 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 1.22% 6.09% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.70% 16.47% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 0
Average salary £40,000 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +8.33%
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
81 85 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 33.06% 36.96% 42.79%
Number of salaries quoted 70 75 83
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,250 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Apple
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) ERP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Maya
2 1 (33.33%) 3ds Max
2 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Support
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Apple
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Sage
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) Wyse
2 1 (33.33%) Perforce
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL
2 1 (33.33%) Acronis