The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 289 466 811
Rank change year-on-year
+177 +345
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 995 448 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.91% 0.44% 0.064%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.38% 1.60% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 888 409 64
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £21,350 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £32,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-10.76% -25.28%
Operating Systems Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29462 28006 30679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.90% 27.50% 27.57%
Number of salaries quoted 24855 23875 26557
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows 8
UK

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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
London +125 370 £32,500 -13.33% 55
South East +103 285 £30,000 -9.09% 30
South West +33 79 £27,000 -22.85% 7
West Midlands +38 73 £30,000 -33.33% 15
North West +40 68 £23,500 -32.85% 9
East of England +1 52 £31,500 -3.07% 7
Yorkshire 0 46 £28,000 +47.36% 8
East Midlands +3 28 £28,750 +8.49% 6
North East +4 4 £22,500 +4.65% 1
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 1911 (100.00%) Windows
2 1208 (63.21%) Microsoft
3 1087 (56.88%) Windows 7
4 1015 (53.11%) Active Directory
5 810 (42.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 736 (38.51%) MS Exchange
7 640 (33.49%) MS Office
8 604 (31.61%) MS Excel
9 601 (31.45%) Windows XP
10 579 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 551 (28.83%) VMware
12 538 (28.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 442 (23.13%) DNS
14 421 (22.03%) TCP/IP
15 416 (21.77%) Microsoft Certification
16 408 (21.35%) SQL Server
17 401 (20.98%) Cisco
18 385 (20.15%) Exchange Server 2010
19 372 (19.47%) VMware Infrastructure
20 359 (18.79%) Firewall
21 347 (18.16%) Citrix
22 341 (17.84%) DHCP
22 341 (17.84%) SQL
23 329 (17.22%) ITIL
24 278 (14.55%) Hyper-V
25 263 (13.76%) LAN
25 263 (13.76%) Apple
26 250 (13.08%) WAN
26 250 (13.08%) VPN
27 236 (12.35%) SCCM

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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
1 736 (38.51%) MS Exchange
2 385 (20.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 206 (10.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 197 (10.31%) SharePoint
5 191 (9.99%) Exchange Server 2007
6 165 (8.63%) Exchange Server 2003
7 120 (6.28%) IIS
8 105 (5.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 100 (5.23%) Lync
10 49 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
11 47 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2000
12 33 (1.73%) Tomcat
13 26 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
13 26 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
14 24 (1.26%) IBM Notes
15 23 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
16 15 (0.78%) WorkSite
17 12 (0.63%) CMS
18 11 (0.58%) Confluence
19 10 (0.52%) Apache
Applications
1 640 (33.49%) MS Office
2 604 (31.61%) MS Excel
3 27 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.73%) MS Project
6 10 (0.52%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.10%) Maya
8 2 (0.10%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 36 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.52%) Eikon
5 9 (0.47%) Dynamics GP
6 7 (0.37%) Line 50
7 6 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.16%) Agresso
9 2 (0.10%) assyst
9 2 (0.10%) Sage MMS
9 2 (0.10%) nopCommerce
9 2 (0.10%) Sage 200
10 1 (0.052%) Sage 50
10 1 (0.052%) Exchequer
10 1 (0.052%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 173 (9.05%) Office 365
2 39 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (1.94%) SaaS
4 14 (0.73%) Google Apps
5 10 (0.52%) IaaS
6 9 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.26%) GitHub
9 1 (0.052%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.052%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 442 (23.13%) DNS
2 421 (22.03%) TCP/IP
3 359 (18.79%) Firewall
4 341 (17.84%) DHCP
5 263 (13.76%) LAN
6 250 (13.08%) WAN
6 250 (13.08%) VPN
7 110 (5.76%) Internet
8 109 (5.70%) SAN
9 87 (4.55%) VoIP
10 84 (4.40%) Wi-Fi
11 79 (4.13%) Wireless
12 50 (2.62%) Network Security
13 39 (2.04%) NAS
14 36 (1.88%) VLAN
15 30 (1.57%) ADSL
16 29 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
17 28 (1.47%) Intranet
18 25 (1.31%) SSL
19 23 (1.20%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 408 (21.35%) SQL Server
2 101 (5.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 94 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 57 (2.98%) MySQL
5 34 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 32 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 25 (1.31%) Relational Database
8 20 (1.05%) SQLite
9 11 (0.58%) MS Access
10 9 (0.47%) Oracle Database
11 8 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (0.26%) Sybase ASA
13 5 (0.26%) QlikView
14 4 (0.21%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.21%) Pentaho
15 3 (0.16%) PowerCenter
15 3 (0.16%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 47 (2.46%) Visual Studio
2 35 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (1.41%) MSI
4 20 (1.05%) JIRA
5 19 (0.99%) Subversion
6 10 (0.52%) Git (software)
6 10 (0.52%) SoapUI
6 10 (0.52%) Xcode
7 9 (0.47%) PhoneGap
8 6 (0.31%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 6 (0.31%) Fiddler
8 6 (0.31%) ReSharper
9 4 (0.21%) Ant
10 3 (0.16%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.16%) Selenium
10 3 (0.16%) NUnit
10 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Blend
10 3 (0.16%) Expression Studio
11 2 (0.10%) WiX
11 2 (0.10%) MSTest
General
1 217 (11.36%) Finance
2 88 (4.60%) Legal
3 80 (4.19%) Telecoms
4 56 (2.93%) Law
5 45 (2.35%) Banking
6 43 (2.25%) Marketing
7 33 (1.73%) Back Office
8 17 (0.89%) Advertising
9 15 (0.78%) Retail
9 15 (0.78%) Military
10 13 (0.68%) Games
10 13 (0.68%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.63%) Multimedia
11 12 (0.63%) Electronics
12 5 (0.26%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.21%) Automotive
14 3 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.16%) Publishing
14 3 (0.16%) French Language
14 3 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 415 (21.72%) Support Engineer
2 372 (19.47%) Analyst
3 260 (13.61%) 2nd Line Support
4 254 (13.29%) Support Analyst
5 227 (11.88%) IT Support
6 180 (9.42%) Desktop Support
7 153 (8.01%) Developer
8 130 (6.80%) 3rd Line Support
9 115 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 105 (5.49%) IT Support Engineer
11 96 (5.02%) 1st Line Support
12 83 (4.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 79 (4.13%) Desktop Analyst
14 77 (4.03%) Administrator
15 75 (3.92%) Consultant
16 72 (3.77%) Desktop Engineer
17 70 (3.66%) Technical Support
18 69 (3.61%) Support Technician
18 69 (3.61%) Team Leader
19 64 (3.35%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (8.74%) .NET
2 104 (5.44%) HTML
3 87 (4.55%) CSS
4 81 (4.24%) ASP.NET
5 50 (2.62%) jQuery
6 41 (2.15%) HTML5
7 40 (2.09%) XML
8 38 (1.99%) Application Packaging
9 37 (1.94%) WCF
10 34 (1.78%) Web Services
11 28 (1.47%) LAMP
11 28 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
12 27 (1.41%) WPF
13 24 (1.26%) Software Packaging
14 21 (1.10%) .NET Framework
15 17 (0.89%) COM
16 16 (0.84%) LINQ
17 15 (0.78%) Silverlight
17 15 (0.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 15 (0.78%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 221 (11.56%) Blackberry
2 90 (4.71%) iPhone
3 69 (3.61%) Mobile App
4 61 (3.19%) iPad
5 51 (2.67%) Computer Science
6 50 (2.62%) Management Information System
7 35 (1.83%) Clustering
7 35 (1.83%) Thin Client
7 35 (1.83%) Fat Client
8 25 (1.31%) Open Source
8 25 (1.31%) Smartphone
9 18 (0.94%) Hedge funds
9 18 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
10 16 (0.84%) Mathematics
11 14 (0.73%) Chip and PIN
11 14 (0.73%) Kindle
12 13 (0.68%) Client/Server
12 13 (0.68%) PKI
13 11 (0.58%) NHS
14 10 (0.52%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1911 (100.00%) Windows
2 1087 (56.88%) Windows 7
3 810 (42.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 601 (31.45%) Windows XP
5 579 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 538 (28.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 209 (10.94%) Windows Vista
8 193 (10.10%) Linux
9 192 (10.05%) Android
10 173 (9.05%) Apple iOS
11 163 (8.53%) Mac OS X
12 73 (3.82%) Mac OS
13 58 (3.04%) Windows Phone
14 41 (2.15%) Windows 2000 Server
14 41 (2.15%) UNIX
15 19 (0.99%) Windows 2000
16 18 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
17 16 (0.84%) Ubuntu
18 13 (0.68%) Debian
19 12 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (17.22%) ITIL
2 79 (4.13%) Project Management
3 76 (3.98%) MVC
4 60 (3.14%) Problem Management
5 51 (2.67%) CRM
5 51 (2.67%) Migration
6 49 (2.56%) E-Commerce
6 49 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 47 (2.46%) Service Delivery
7 47 (2.46%) Asset Management
8 43 (2.25%) Time Management
9 39 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (1.83%) PRINCE2
11 33 (1.73%) Software Engineering
12 32 (1.67%) OO
13 31 (1.62%) Service Management
14 30 (1.57%) Change Management
15 28 (1.47%) Load Balancing
16 26 (1.36%) Workflow
16 26 (1.36%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 341 (17.84%) SQL
2 142 (7.43%) PowerShell
3 130 (6.80%) C#
4 97 (5.08%) JavaScript
5 81 (4.24%) VB
6 59 (3.09%) VBScript
7 47 (2.46%) Objective-C
7 47 (2.46%) Java
8 44 (2.30%) VB.NET
9 40 (2.09%) C
10 37 (1.94%) C++
11 29 (1.52%) XAML
12 24 (1.26%) PHP
13 17 (0.89%) T-SQL
14 11 (0.58%) Python
15 10 (0.52%) VB6
15 10 (0.52%) Bash Shell
16 9 (0.47%) VBA
17 6 (0.31%) TypeScript
18 4 (0.21%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 416 (21.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 225 (11.77%) MCSE
3 199 (10.41%) Degree
4 164 (8.58%) MCITP
5 142 (7.43%) MCP
6 127 (6.65%) Cisco Certification
7 117 (6.12%) CCNA
8 98 (5.13%) MCSA
9 54 (2.83%) MCTS
10 35 (1.83%) Security Cleared
11 32 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 28 (1.47%) A+ Certification
13 23 (1.20%) CCNP
14 22 (1.15%) HND
15 21 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
16 20 (1.05%) ISEB
16 20 (1.05%) SC Cleared
17 18 (0.94%) MCDST
18 16 (0.84%) ISTQB
19 15 (0.78%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (9.99%) SLA
2 25 (1.31%) QA
3 15 (0.78%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.10%) HL7
6 2 (0.10%) DICOM
7 1 (0.052%) BS7799
System Software
1 1015 (53.11%) Active Directory
2 372 (19.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 278 (14.55%) Hyper-V
4 110 (5.76%) XenApp
5 101 (5.29%) vSphere
6 90 (4.71%) XenDesktop
7 71 (3.72%) Microsoft App-V
8 61 (3.19%) Terminal Services
9 37 (1.94%) XenServer
10 35 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
11 27 (1.41%) VMware ESX
12 25 (1.31%) Terminal Server
13 23 (1.20%) Xen
13 23 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 11 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
15 10 (0.52%) ISA Server
16 7 (0.37%) UAG
17 4 (0.21%) DFS Replication
18 3 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
19 2 (0.10%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 236 (12.35%) SCCM
2 115 (6.02%) Backup Exec
3 65 (3.40%) WSUS
4 36 (1.88%) Norton AntiVirus
5 30 (1.57%) SCOM
6 19 (0.99%) NetBackup
7 17 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
8 12 (0.63%) Windows Intune
8 12 (0.63%) DameWare
9 9 (0.47%) SAP Afaria
10 8 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 7 (0.37%) Nagios
11 7 (0.37%) Cacti
11 7 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 7 (0.37%) SmokePing
11 7 (0.37%) AppDNA
11 7 (0.37%) Puppet
12 6 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 4 (0.21%) XenMobile
13 4 (0.21%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 1208 (63.21%) Microsoft
2 551 (28.83%) VMware
3 401 (20.98%) Cisco
4 347 (18.16%) Citrix
5 263 (13.76%) Apple
6 184 (9.63%) HP
7 128 (6.70%) Symantec
8 87 (4.55%) Dell
9 68 (3.56%) Avaya
10 62 (3.24%) Oracle
11 53 (2.77%) Remedy
12 52 (2.72%) AppSense
13 41 (2.15%) McAfee
14 34 (1.78%) NetApp
15 31 (1.62%) Sophos
16 28 (1.47%) ServiceNow
17 25 (1.31%) Juniper
18 24 (1.26%) EMC
18 24 (1.26%) Lotus
19 22 (1.15%) Bloomberg
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Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + Pension + Health etc
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Robert Half
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £34000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent bens
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Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
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