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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 346 273 311
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +38
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 780 1196 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.85% 1.17% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.42% 4.44% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 683 1071 896
Median salary £28,000 £28,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.75% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median 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
22781 26957 29170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 24.84% 26.28% 27.02%
Number of salaries quoted 19688 22949 24430
Median salary £42,500 £42,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the England region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -85 277 £30,000 -2.01% 30
South East -25 256 £27,500 -1.78% 38
Yorkshire +36 54 £23,000 +2.22% 10
East of England +6 52 £26,000 -5.45% 8
West Midlands -20 43 £27,000 -16.92% 1
South West -23 43 £27,000 -1.81% 4
East Midlands +11 29 £24,000 +6.66% 6
North West -55 22 £24,500 +6.52% 11
North East +2 1 £23,500 -2.08% 1
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 1851 (100.00%) Windows
2 1281 (69.21%) Active Directory
3 1278 (69.04%) Windows 7
4 1133 (61.21%) Microsoft
5 832 (44.95%) Windows Server
6 740 (39.98%) MS Office
7 733 (39.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 719 (38.84%) MS Exchange
9 688 (37.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 665 (35.93%) Windows 10
11 639 (34.52%) MS Excel
12 623 (33.66%) VMware
13 443 (23.93%) Windows XP
14 424 (22.91%) Microsoft Certification
15 408 (22.04%) Citrix
16 386 (20.85%) VMware Infrastructure
17 385 (20.80%) Firewall
18 369 (19.94%) Office 365
19 362 (19.56%) Cisco
20 356 (19.23%) Hyper-V
21 347 (18.75%) TCP/IP
22 343 (18.53%) ITIL
23 341 (18.42%) DNS
24 335 (18.10%) Exchange Server 2010
25 326 (17.61%) Exchange Server 2013
26 300 (16.21%) DHCP
27 274 (14.80%) SQL Server
28 264 (14.26%) Windows Server 2003
29 249 (13.45%) VPN
30 234 (12.64%) MCSE

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 719 (38.84%) MS Exchange
2 335 (18.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 326 (17.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 185 (9.99%) Exchange Server 2007
5 176 (9.51%) SharePoint
6 132 (7.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 107 (5.78%) Skype for Business
8 97 (5.24%) IIS
9 82 (4.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 31 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
11 29 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2000
12 27 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
13 19 (1.03%) Apache
14 18 (0.97%) IBM Notes
15 3 (0.16%) SAS
15 3 (0.16%) Tomcat
16 2 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
16 2 (0.11%) CMS
16 2 (0.11%) Confluence
16 2 (0.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 740 (39.98%) MS Office
2 639 (34.52%) MS Excel
3 33 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.65%) MS Project
6 8 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.22%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.16%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.054%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 19 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.22%) Hi Portfolio
3 4 (0.22%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.16%) Bankmaster
5 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.11%) GoldMine
5 2 (0.11%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.11%) Sage 50
5 2 (0.11%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.054%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 369 (19.94%) Office 365
2 69 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.65%) SaaS
5 11 (0.59%) Google Apps
6 9 (0.49%) Mimecast
7 6 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.27%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.11%) IaaS
9 2 (0.11%) Route 53
9 2 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.054%) AdWords
10 1 (0.054%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.054%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 385 (20.80%) Firewall
2 347 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 341 (18.42%) DNS
4 300 (16.21%) DHCP
5 249 (13.45%) VPN
6 203 (10.97%) LAN
7 201 (10.86%) WAN
8 181 (9.78%) SAN
9 163 (8.81%) VoIP
10 113 (6.10%) Wireless
11 84 (4.54%) VLAN
12 77 (4.16%) Remote Desktop
13 56 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
14 55 (2.97%) Internet
15 51 (2.76%) ADSL
16 49 (2.65%) Cisco ASA
17 37 (2.00%) NAS
18 36 (1.94%) Skype
19 27 (1.46%) Cisco IOS
20 25 (1.35%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (14.80%) SQL Server
2 74 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 28 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (0.59%) MySQL
7 7 (0.38%) Oracle Database
7 7 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (0.32%) MS Access
8 6 (0.32%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (0.22%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.16%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.11%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.11%) Big Data
12 2 (0.11%) MarkLogic
12 2 (0.11%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (1.84%) Visual Studio
2 32 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (1.24%) MSTest
4 21 (1.13%) NUnit
5 16 (0.86%) Git (software)
5 16 (0.86%) Subversion
6 15 (0.81%) Plastic SCM
7 13 (0.70%) LINQPad
7 13 (0.70%) ReSharper
8 9 (0.49%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 7 (0.38%) Selenium
10 5 (0.27%) MSI
11 4 (0.22%) ClearCase
11 4 (0.22%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.16%) JIRA
13 2 (0.11%) Appium
13 2 (0.11%) HP UFT
13 2 (0.11%) Rational Rhapsody
13 2 (0.11%) UI Automator
14 1 (0.054%) InstallShield
General
1 186 (10.05%) Finance
2 68 (3.67%) Retail
3 64 (3.46%) Banking
4 61 (3.30%) Legal
5 36 (1.94%) Law
5 36 (1.94%) Telecoms
6 35 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 35 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
7 31 (1.67%) Marketing
8 26 (1.40%) German Language
9 20 (1.08%) Games
10 18 (0.97%) French Language
11 13 (0.70%) Back Office
12 11 (0.59%) Advertising
12 11 (0.59%) Investment Banking
12 11 (0.59%) Publishing
13 8 (0.43%) Electronics
14 5 (0.27%) Japanese Language
15 4 (0.22%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 523 (28.25%) Support Engineer
2 492 (26.58%) Analyst
3 392 (21.18%) IT Support
4 275 (14.86%) 2nd Line Support
5 273 (14.75%) Support Analyst
6 244 (13.18%) IT Engineer
7 216 (11.67%) Service Analyst
8 201 (10.86%) Service Desk Analyst
9 196 (10.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 194 (10.48%) IT Support Engineer
11 187 (10.10%) Desktop Support
12 184 (9.94%) IT Analyst
13 167 (9.02%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 163 (8.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 159 (8.59%) 1st Line Support
16 132 (7.13%) Desktop Engineer
17 126 (6.81%) IT Support Analyst
18 109 (5.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
19 102 (5.51%) 1st/2nd Line Support
20 93 (5.02%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (6.32%) .NET
2 83 (4.48%) ASP.NET
3 66 (3.57%) HTML
4 61 (3.30%) jQuery
5 54 (2.92%) CSS
6 51 (2.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 46 (2.49%) XML
8 27 (1.46%) WinForms
9 26 (1.40%) KnockoutJS
9 26 (1.40%) SOAP
9 26 (1.40%) WCF
10 25 (1.35%) Web Services
11 21 (1.13%) MAPI
12 18 (0.97%) .NET Framework
13 17 (0.92%) WPF
14 15 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 13 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 13 (0.70%) ASP.NET Web API
16 11 (0.59%) Silverlight
16 11 (0.59%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 216 (11.67%) Blackberry
2 128 (6.92%) Driving Licence
3 114 (6.16%) iPhone
4 87 (4.70%) Computer Science
5 80 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
6 62 (3.35%) Smartphone
7 55 (2.97%) Replication
8 49 (2.65%) iPad
9 48 (2.59%) Data Centre
10 31 (1.67%) PDA
11 30 (1.62%) Clustering
12 27 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
13 25 (1.35%) FMCG
13 25 (1.35%) User Experience
14 23 (1.24%) Mobile App
15 22 (1.19%) Visualisation
16 21 (1.13%) Management Information System
16 21 (1.13%) Mathematics
17 13 (0.70%) Inversion of Control
18 12 (0.65%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 1851 (100.00%) Windows
2 1278 (69.04%) Windows 7
3 832 (44.95%) Windows Server
4 733 (39.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 688 (37.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 665 (35.93%) Windows 10
7 443 (23.93%) Windows XP
8 264 (14.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 172 (9.29%) Linux
10 142 (7.67%) Android
11 136 (7.35%) Windows Vista
12 128 (6.92%) Mac OS X
13 78 (4.21%) Apple iOS
14 54 (2.92%) Windows 2000 Server
15 51 (2.76%) Mac OS
16 37 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 35 (1.89%) Unix
18 14 (0.76%) Solaris
19 12 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
20 10 (0.54%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 343 (18.53%) ITIL
2 94 (5.08%) Mentoring
3 77 (4.16%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (3.51%) MVC
5 64 (3.46%) Project Management
6 62 (3.35%) Service Delivery
7 59 (3.19%) Migration
8 56 (3.03%) Scrum
9 55 (2.97%) Service Management
10 52 (2.81%) Disaster Recovery
11 47 (2.54%) CRM
12 46 (2.49%) PRINCE2
13 44 (2.38%) MVVM
14 41 (2.22%) Patch Management
14 41 (2.22%) Time Management
15 40 (2.16%) Problem Management
16 39 (2.11%) ITIL V3
17 38 (2.05%) TDD
18 37 (2.00%) Incident Management
19 33 (1.78%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 211 (11.40%) SQL
2 106 (5.73%) C#
3 97 (5.24%) PowerShell
4 75 (4.05%) JavaScript
5 41 (2.22%) VB
6 24 (1.30%) C
7 19 (1.03%) T-SQL
8 17 (0.92%) XAML
9 15 (0.81%) VB.NET
9 15 (0.81%) VBScript
10 11 (0.59%) Perl
11 9 (0.49%) Tcl
12 7 (0.38%) Java
12 7 (0.38%) Shell Script
12 7 (0.38%) VBA
13 5 (0.27%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.16%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.16%) PHP
14 3 (0.16%) Ruby
15 2 (0.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 424 (22.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 234 (12.64%) MCSE
3 189 (10.21%) MCP
4 181 (9.78%) MCSA
5 168 (9.08%) Degree
6 113 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
7 110 (5.94%) MCITP
8 105 (5.67%) CCNA
9 61 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 55 (2.97%) A+ Certification
10 55 (2.97%) Security Cleared
11 45 (2.43%) SC Cleared
12 43 (2.32%) MCTS
13 35 (1.89%) MCDST
14 34 (1.84%) Network+ Certification
15 33 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
16 16 (0.86%) CCA
16 16 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
16 16 (0.86%) DBS Check
17 14 (0.76%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 212 (11.45%) SLA
2 24 (1.30%) QA
3 18 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.38%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.16%) RMADS
6 1 (0.054%) COBIT
System Software
1 1281 (69.21%) Active Directory
2 386 (20.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 356 (19.23%) Hyper-V
4 99 (5.35%) XenApp
5 92 (4.97%) vSphere
6 55 (2.97%) XenDesktop
7 50 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
7 50 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
8 49 (2.65%) Terminal Services
8 49 (2.65%) VMware ESX
9 34 (1.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 29 (1.57%) VMware Workstation
11 28 (1.51%) Virtual Desktop
11 28 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
12 25 (1.35%) XenServer
13 19 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
14 17 (0.92%) NFS
15 12 (0.65%) BitLocker
16 10 (0.54%) DFS Replication
17 8 (0.43%) Squid
Systems Management
1 208 (11.24%) SCCM
2 96 (5.19%) Backup Exec
3 53 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
4 51 (2.76%) SCOM
5 37 (2.00%) WSUS
6 35 (1.89%) NetBackup
7 30 (1.62%) AirWatch
8 26 (1.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 25 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
10 21 (1.13%) SCVMM
10 21 (1.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 20 (1.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 17 (0.92%) DameWare
13 16 (0.86%) SCSM
14 14 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
15 12 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
15 12 (0.65%) SCDPM
16 10 (0.54%) Simpana
17 9 (0.49%) Casper Suite
18 7 (0.38%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 1133 (61.21%) Microsoft
2 623 (33.66%) VMware
3 408 (22.04%) Citrix
4 362 (19.56%) Cisco
5 206 (11.13%) Apple
6 161 (8.70%) HP
7 106 (5.73%) Symantec
8 84 (4.54%) Veeam
9 83 (4.48%) Dell
10 52 (2.81%) Avaya
11 51 (2.76%) Oracle
12 47 (2.54%) Intel Security
13 41 (2.22%) WatchGuard
14 37 (2.00%) Red Hat
14 37 (2.00%) Sophos
15 36 (1.94%) NetApp
16 35 (1.89%) EMC
16 35 (1.89%) IBM
16 35 (1.89%) SonicWALL
17 31 (1.67%) Remedy
Godalming, Surrey
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + negotiable + benefits in ad
Posted: 2 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £29000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Drayton, Middlesex
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £25-30,000+
Posted: Yesterday
Driffield, North Humberside
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £18k - 20k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lewis Paige
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £29000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Gym, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Family Lives
Salary: £20,492 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Rockfield
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum including pension, profit share
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Creative Personnel
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per annum, Benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
South East London
University of the Arts London
Salary: £27,499 - 35,326 per year + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
RM plc
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus & Car/Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £19000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + shift allowance + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £28k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
H&R Talent
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Pygmalion Cloud Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum plus a range of benefits
Posted: Yesterday