The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 298 278 357
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +79
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1048 1176 922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.08% 1.14% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.15% 4.20% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 927 981 791
Average salary £27,500 £29,750 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.56% +2.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -
Windows 8
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Operating Systems Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
25265 27983 30014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.12% 27.11% 26.87%
Number of salaries quoted 21565 23610 25245
Average salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in England

Windows 8
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the England region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in England

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in England

Windows 8
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +64 352 £27,500 -8.33% 32
London -81 350 £30,000 -4.76% 38
South West +13 88 £23,500 -11.32% 11
East of England +35 83 £26,500 +3.92% 12
West Midlands +7 71 £30,000 -14.28% 12
North West +1 40 £25,000 - 8
East Midlands -8 35 £23,500 +4.44% 2
Yorkshire -29 34 £22,500 -20.00% 8
North East 0 1 - - 2
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the England 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 2055 (100.00%) Windows
2 1356 (65.99%) Active Directory
3 1342 (65.30%) Windows 7
4 1251 (60.88%) Microsoft
5 974 (47.40%) Windows Server
6 822 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 808 (39.32%) MS Exchange
8 792 (38.54%) MS Office
9 751 (36.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 691 (33.63%) MS Excel
11 654 (31.82%) VMware
12 575 (27.98%) Windows XP
13 507 (24.67%) Windows 10
14 485 (23.60%) Citrix
15 468 (22.77%) Microsoft Certification
16 442 (21.51%) Firewall
17 439 (21.36%) Exchange Server 2010
18 433 (21.07%) Cisco
19 399 (19.42%) VMware Infrastructure
20 391 (19.03%) ITIL
21 386 (18.78%) TCP/IP
22 367 (17.86%) Office 365
23 360 (17.52%) Exchange Server 2013
24 355 (17.27%) Windows Server 2003
25 347 (16.89%) Hyper-V
26 346 (16.84%) DNS
27 295 (14.36%) DHCP
28 291 (14.16%) SQL Server
28 291 (14.16%) Blackberry
29 290 (14.11%) VPN

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the England 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
1 808 (39.32%) MS Exchange
2 439 (21.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 360 (17.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 218 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 194 (9.44%) SharePoint
6 134 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 112 (5.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 110 (5.35%) Skype for Business
9 77 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2000
10 70 (3.41%) IIS
11 42 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
12 29 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (0.49%) IBM Notes
14 7 (0.34%) Apache
15 5 (0.24%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.24%) WebSphere
16 3 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
16 3 (0.15%) OpenStack
17 2 (0.097%) CMS
17 2 (0.097%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 792 (38.54%) MS Office
2 691 (33.63%) MS Excel
3 16 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.15%) MS Project
7 1 (0.049%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 15 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.29%) Bankmaster
4 5 (0.24%) thinkFolio
5 3 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.15%) GoldMine
6 1 (0.049%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.049%) Retail-J
6 1 (0.049%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 367 (17.86%) Office 365
2 75 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (0.58%) Google Apps
6 10 (0.49%) SaaS
7 7 (0.34%) Mimecast
8 4 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.15%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.15%) Route 53
9 3 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.049%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.049%) IaaS
10 1 (0.049%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 442 (21.51%) Firewall
2 386 (18.78%) TCP/IP
3 346 (16.84%) DNS
4 295 (14.36%) DHCP
5 290 (14.11%) VPN
6 202 (9.83%) SAN
7 201 (9.78%) LAN
8 200 (9.73%) WAN
9 123 (5.99%) VoIP
10 109 (5.30%) VLAN
11 90 (4.38%) Wireless
12 77 (3.75%) Internet
13 68 (3.31%) Wi-Fi
14 55 (2.68%) Remote Desktop
15 42 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
16 41 (2.00%) ADSL
17 38 (1.85%) NAS
18 35 (1.70%) iSCSI
19 30 (1.46%) Skype
20 29 (1.41%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (14.16%) SQL Server
2 66 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 55 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 44 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 35 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (0.58%) MySQL
8 9 (0.44%) RDBMS
8 9 (0.44%) Relational Database
9 7 (0.34%) MS Access
9 7 (0.34%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (0.19%) Big Data
10 4 (0.19%) MarkLogic
10 4 (0.19%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.097%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.097%) Firebird
13 1 (0.049%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.049%) DB2
13 1 (0.049%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 31 (1.51%) Visual Studio
2 28 (1.36%) Git (software)
2 28 (1.36%) Subversion
2 28 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (1.31%) Plastic SCM
4 13 (0.63%) Selenium
5 10 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 10 (0.49%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 6 (0.29%) MSI
6 6 (0.29%) ReSharper
7 5 (0.24%) InstallShield
7 5 (0.24%) LINQPad
8 4 (0.19%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 4 (0.19%) Appium
8 4 (0.19%) MSTest
8 4 (0.19%) SpecFlow
8 4 (0.19%) UI Automator
9 3 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.15%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.15%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 216 (10.51%) Finance
2 78 (3.80%) Legal
3 68 (3.31%) Banking
4 63 (3.07%) Retail
5 48 (2.34%) Law
6 45 (2.19%) Telecoms
7 26 (1.27%) Manufacturing
8 24 (1.17%) Investment Banking
9 21 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
10 19 (0.92%) Back Office
10 19 (0.92%) Games
11 17 (0.83%) Marketing
12 14 (0.68%) Advertising
13 11 (0.54%) Electronics
13 11 (0.54%) French Language
13 11 (0.54%) German Language
14 4 (0.19%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.19%) Publishing
14 4 (0.19%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.15%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 600 (29.20%) Analyst
2 584 (28.42%) Support Engineer
3 406 (19.76%) IT Support
4 347 (16.89%) Support Analyst
5 342 (16.64%) 2nd Line Support
6 253 (12.31%) IT Engineer
7 242 (11.78%) Desktop Support
8 215 (10.46%) Service Analyst
9 204 (9.93%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 198 (9.64%) Service Desk Analyst
11 193 (9.39%) IT Support Engineer
12 185 (9.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 183 (8.91%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 174 (8.47%) IT Analyst
15 164 (7.98%) 1st Line Support
16 138 (6.72%) Technical Support
17 137 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 135 (6.57%) 3rd Line Support
19 134 (6.52%) Desktop Engineer
20 123 (5.99%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (5.26%) .NET
2 57 (2.77%) ASP.NET
3 49 (2.38%) HTML
4 43 (2.09%) XML
5 39 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 38 (1.85%) CSS
7 35 (1.70%) jQuery
8 27 (1.31%) MAPI
9 25 (1.22%) Web Services
10 14 (0.68%) XMPP
11 13 (0.63%) .NET Framework
11 13 (0.63%) KnockoutJS
12 12 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 12 (0.58%) Entity Framework
12 12 (0.58%) WPF
13 10 (0.49%) REST
13 10 (0.49%) Silverlight
14 9 (0.44%) JSON
14 9 (0.44%) Middleware
15 8 (0.39%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 291 (14.16%) Blackberry
2 146 (7.10%) iPhone
3 123 (5.99%) Driving Licence
4 108 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 73 (3.55%) iPad
6 68 (3.31%) Replication
7 64 (3.11%) Mobile App
8 63 (3.07%) Computer Science
9 57 (2.77%) Data Centre
10 52 (2.53%) Video Conferencing
11 34 (1.65%) Clustering
12 32 (1.56%) User Experience
13 30 (1.46%) PDA
14 25 (1.22%) Fat Client
14 25 (1.22%) Thin Client
15 19 (0.92%) EPoS
16 16 (0.78%) Mathematics
17 14 (0.68%) Client/Server
17 14 (0.68%) FMCG
18 12 (0.58%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2055 (100.00%) Windows
2 1342 (65.30%) Windows 7
3 974 (47.40%) Windows Server
4 822 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 751 (36.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 575 (27.98%) Windows XP
7 507 (24.67%) Windows 10
8 355 (17.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 238 (11.58%) Android
10 181 (8.81%) Mac OS X
11 165 (8.03%) Linux
12 164 (7.98%) Apple iOS
13 136 (6.62%) Windows Vista
14 93 (4.53%) Windows 2000 Server
15 40 (1.95%) Unix
16 31 (1.51%) Mac OS
17 30 (1.46%) Windows Mobile
18 27 (1.31%) Windows Phone
19 13 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 12 (0.58%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (19.03%) ITIL
2 118 (5.74%) Mentoring
3 87 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (4.09%) Service Delivery
5 81 (3.94%) Migration
6 69 (3.36%) Project Management
7 62 (3.02%) Service Management
8 55 (2.68%) Time Management
9 52 (2.53%) Problem Management
10 51 (2.48%) Disaster Recovery
10 51 (2.48%) Scrum
11 50 (2.43%) MVC
12 49 (2.38%) Incident Management
13 45 (2.19%) Continuous Improvement
13 45 (2.19%) Mobile Development
14 40 (1.95%) Mobile Device Management
14 40 (1.95%) PRINCE2
15 37 (1.80%) CRM
16 35 (1.70%) MVVM
17 34 (1.65%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 196 (9.54%) SQL
2 115 (5.60%) C#
3 100 (4.87%) PowerShell
4 62 (3.02%) JavaScript
5 40 (1.95%) VB
6 35 (1.70%) C
6 35 (1.70%) XAML
7 27 (1.31%) Java
7 27 (1.31%) VBScript
8 21 (1.02%) VB.NET
9 15 (0.73%) C++
9 15 (0.73%) Shell Script
10 14 (0.68%) Objective-C
11 13 (0.63%) T-SQL
12 9 (0.44%) Tcl
13 8 (0.39%) VBA
14 3 (0.15%) PHP
14 3 (0.15%) VB6
15 2 (0.097%) Perl
15 2 (0.097%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 468 (22.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 218 (10.61%) MCSE
3 173 (8.42%) Degree
4 165 (8.03%) MCSA
5 150 (7.30%) Cisco Certification
6 132 (6.42%) CCNA
6 132 (6.42%) MCP
7 122 (5.94%) MCITP
8 72 (3.50%) MCDST
9 56 (2.73%) Security Cleared
10 51 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 48 (2.34%) A+ Certification
12 47 (2.29%) Citrix Certification
13 37 (1.80%) SC Cleared
14 34 (1.65%) MCTS
15 33 (1.61%) CCA
16 32 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
17 30 (1.46%) CCNP
18 28 (1.36%) Network+ Certification
19 18 (0.88%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 230 (11.19%) SLA
2 16 (0.78%) QA
3 14 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.63%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.19%) RMADS
6 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.049%) ISO15022
7 1 (0.049%) ISO20022
System Software
1 1356 (65.99%) Active Directory
2 399 (19.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 347 (16.89%) Hyper-V
4 134 (6.52%) XenApp
5 99 (4.82%) vSphere
6 79 (3.84%) XenDesktop
7 54 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
8 47 (2.29%) Terminal Services
9 39 (1.90%) VMware ESX
10 24 (1.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 24 (1.17%) XenServer
11 21 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
12 19 (0.92%) NFS
13 14 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
14 12 (0.58%) DFS Replication
15 10 (0.49%) vCloud
16 9 (0.44%) BitLocker
16 9 (0.44%) ISA Server
17 7 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
18 6 (0.29%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 217 (10.56%) SCCM
2 140 (6.81%) Backup Exec
3 53 (2.58%) Norton AntiVirus
4 52 (2.53%) SCOM
5 31 (1.51%) McAfee ePO
6 27 (1.31%) WSUS
7 17 (0.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 17 (0.83%) NetBackup
7 17 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 15 (0.73%) SCVMM
9 13 (0.63%) XenMobile
10 12 (0.58%) DameWare
11 11 (0.54%) SCDPM
12 9 (0.44%) SCOrch
12 9 (0.44%) SCSM
12 9 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 7 (0.34%) Puppet
14 6 (0.29%) ZENworks
15 5 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 5 (0.24%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 1251 (60.88%) Microsoft
2 654 (31.82%) VMware
3 485 (23.60%) Citrix
4 433 (21.07%) Cisco
5 212 (10.32%) Apple
6 147 (7.15%) HP
7 131 (6.37%) Symantec
8 112 (5.45%) Avaya
9 110 (5.35%) Dell
10 75 (3.65%) Veeam
11 73 (3.55%) Intel Security
12 45 (2.19%) SonicWALL
13 43 (2.09%) Polycom
13 43 (2.09%) WatchGuard
14 40 (1.95%) IBM
15 37 (1.80%) Oracle
16 35 (1.70%) Draytek
16 35 (1.70%) Sophos
17 28 (1.36%) Remedy
18 27 (1.31%) Juniper
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Certs + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Rockfield
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum including pension, profit share
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Rockfield
Salary: From £17,000 to £19,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Grays, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ongar, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ninesharp
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, Pension etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + generous package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £26K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + generous package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + 25 days, Pension, Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Sanderson
Salary: £24000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago