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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 319 506 870
Rank change year-on-year
+187 +364
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 911 387 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.82% 0.37% 0.024%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.06% 1.37% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 782 347 27
Average salary £28,500 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,250 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £31,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-12.69% -33.68%
Operating Systems Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29768 28204 31495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.84% 27.24% 26.86%
Number of salaries quoted 25011 23923 27341
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +151 356 £34,000 -25.68% 21
South East +76 238 £27,500 -23.61% 17
South West +39 66 £25,500 -32.00% 6
Yorkshire +11 63 £25,000 +11.11% 1
East of England -4 61 £27,500 -1.78% 4
North West +25 54 £23,000 -48.88% 10
West Midlands +38 41 £27,000 -28.00% 4
East Midlands -4 23 £30,500 +22.00% 4
North East -2 6 £23,000 +16.45%
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1625 (100.00%) Windows
2 1020 (62.77%) Microsoft
3 921 (56.68%) Windows 7
4 902 (55.51%) Active Directory
5 663 (40.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 587 (36.12%) MS Exchange
7 574 (35.32%) Windows XP
8 541 (33.29%) MS Excel
9 475 (29.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 472 (29.05%) VMware
11 456 (28.06%) Windows Server 2003
12 455 (28.00%) MS Office
13 388 (23.88%) DNS
14 376 (23.14%) Microsoft Certification
15 353 (21.72%) TCP/IP
16 347 (21.35%) VMware Infrastructure
17 345 (21.23%) Exchange Server 2010
18 340 (20.92%) SQL Server
19 305 (18.77%) ITIL
19 305 (18.77%) Cisco
20 304 (18.71%) Firewall
21 284 (17.48%) Citrix
22 281 (17.29%) DHCP
23 259 (15.94%) SCCM
24 257 (15.82%) Hyper-V
25 233 (14.34%) SQL
26 227 (13.97%) VPN
27 225 (13.85%) LAN
28 218 (13.42%) WAN
29 216 (13.29%) Degree

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 587 (36.12%) MS Exchange
2 345 (21.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 171 (10.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 166 (10.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 149 (9.17%) SharePoint
6 145 (8.92%) Exchange Server 2003
7 109 (6.71%) IIS
8 100 (6.15%) Lync
9 58 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 36 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
11 35 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
12 14 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
13 13 (0.80%) IBM Notes
13 13 (0.80%) CMS
13 13 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2000
13 13 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
14 12 (0.74%) Confluence
14 12 (0.74%) SAS
15 10 (0.62%) Tomcat
16 9 (0.55%) JOnAS
Applications
1 541 (33.29%) MS Excel
2 455 (28.00%) MS Office
3 17 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.62%) MS Project
6 4 (0.25%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.062%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 32 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.62%) Eikon
4 7 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.31%) Line 50
7 4 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.12%) nopCommerce
8 2 (0.12%) Sage MMS
8 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.12%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.062%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.062%) Epicor Vantage
9 1 (0.062%) Visualfiles
9 1 (0.062%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.062%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 152 (9.35%) Office 365
2 35 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (1.60%) SaaS
4 15 (0.92%) IaaS
5 9 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.49%) Google Apps
7 5 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.31%) GitHub
8 1 (0.062%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 388 (23.88%) DNS
2 353 (21.72%) TCP/IP
3 304 (18.71%) Firewall
4 281 (17.29%) DHCP
5 227 (13.97%) VPN
6 225 (13.85%) LAN
7 218 (13.42%) WAN
8 121 (7.45%) SAN
9 110 (6.77%) Internet
10 89 (5.48%) VoIP
11 83 (5.11%) Wireless
12 81 (4.98%) Wi-Fi
13 39 (2.40%) SSL
14 35 (2.15%) VLAN
15 34 (2.09%) NAS
16 30 (1.85%) iSCSI
17 29 (1.78%) Network Security
18 26 (1.60%) Cisco Nexus
19 24 (1.48%) Unified Communications
20 22 (1.35%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 340 (20.92%) SQL Server
2 106 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 85 (5.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 36 (2.22%) MySQL
4 36 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 29 (1.78%) Relational Database
6 17 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (0.43%) SQLite
9 6 (0.37%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.31%) Sybase ASA
10 5 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.12%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.12%) Pentaho
12 2 (0.12%) SAP BW
12 2 (0.12%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.062%) OLAP
13 1 (0.062%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 51 (3.14%) Visual Studio
2 37 (2.28%) Xcode
3 21 (1.29%) JIRA
4 18 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (0.92%) Subversion
6 11 (0.68%) MSI
7 10 (0.62%) Fiddler
7 10 (0.62%) ReSharper
8 6 (0.37%) SoapUI
9 4 (0.25%) PhoneGap
9 4 (0.25%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.25%) AdminStudio
10 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Blend
10 3 (0.18%) Expression Studio
11 2 (0.12%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 2 (0.12%) InstallShield
11 2 (0.12%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.062%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.062%) NUnit
12 1 (0.062%) Selenium
General
1 188 (11.57%) Finance
2 70 (4.31%) Telecoms
3 52 (3.20%) Law
4 36 (2.22%) Legal
5 34 (2.09%) Banking
6 29 (1.78%) Back Office
7 26 (1.60%) Marketing
8 22 (1.35%) Retail
9 19 (1.17%) Games
10 17 (1.05%) Manufacturing
11 16 (0.98%) Advertising
12 12 (0.74%) Military
13 11 (0.68%) Electronics
14 6 (0.37%) Publishing
14 6 (0.37%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.31%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.18%) French Language
16 3 (0.18%) Portuguese Language
17 2 (0.12%) Automotive
17 2 (0.12%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 393 (24.18%) Support Engineer
2 258 (15.88%) Analyst
3 218 (13.42%) 2nd Line Support
4 174 (10.71%) IT Support
5 171 (10.52%) Support Analyst
6 158 (9.72%) Developer
7 133 (8.18%) Desktop Support
8 115 (7.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 109 (6.71%) 3rd Line Support
10 103 (6.34%) Consultant
11 97 (5.97%) Desktop Engineer
12 78 (4.80%) Support Technician
13 71 (4.37%) Systems Engineer
14 68 (4.18%) Junior
15 64 (3.94%) Technical Support
15 64 (3.94%) 1st Line Support
16 63 (3.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 63 (3.88%) IT Support Engineer
17 61 (3.75%) Team Leader
18 58 (3.57%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (10.03%) .NET
2 129 (7.94%) HTML
3 102 (6.28%) CSS
4 60 (3.69%) Web Services
5 59 (3.63%) ASP.NET
6 56 (3.45%) WCF
7 55 (3.38%) XML
8 54 (3.32%) .NET Framework
9 42 (2.58%) jQuery
10 39 (2.40%) Cocoa
10 39 (2.40%) Cocoa Touch
11 38 (2.34%) Application Packaging
12 33 (2.03%) HTML5
13 25 (1.54%) WPF
14 23 (1.42%) ASP.NET MVC
14 23 (1.42%) Software Packaging
15 19 (1.17%) Silverlight
16 17 (1.05%) SOAP
17 16 (0.98%) COM
18 13 (0.80%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 179 (11.02%) Blackberry
2 97 (5.97%) iPhone
3 70 (4.31%) Mobile App
3 70 (4.31%) iPad
4 68 (4.18%) Computer Science
5 37 (2.28%) Management Information System
6 36 (2.22%) Smartphone
7 31 (1.91%) Clustering
8 30 (1.85%) Thin Client
8 30 (1.85%) Fat Client
9 24 (1.48%) Open Source
10 22 (1.35%) PKI
11 21 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
11 21 (1.29%) Replication
12 20 (1.23%) Chip and PIN
13 18 (1.11%) Digital Media
13 18 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
14 15 (0.92%) Xbox
15 14 (0.86%) Hedge funds
15 14 (0.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1625 (100.00%) Windows
2 921 (56.68%) Windows 7
3 663 (40.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 574 (35.32%) Windows XP
5 475 (29.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 456 (28.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 202 (12.43%) Android
8 170 (10.46%) Apple iOS
9 164 (10.09%) Windows Vista
10 158 (9.72%) Linux
11 132 (8.12%) Mac OS X
12 117 (7.20%) Windows Phone
13 79 (4.86%) Mac OS
14 50 (3.08%) UNIX
15 17 (1.05%) Solaris
16 16 (0.98%) Windows 2000 Server
16 16 (0.98%) CentOS
17 14 (0.86%) Windows 2000
18 12 (0.74%) Ubuntu
18 12 (0.74%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (18.77%) ITIL
2 76 (4.68%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (4.49%) Project Management
4 72 (4.43%) OO
4 72 (4.43%) Software Engineering
5 70 (4.31%) MVC
6 52 (3.20%) iOS Development
7 50 (3.08%) OOP
8 49 (3.02%) Migration
9 47 (2.89%) Service Delivery
10 46 (2.83%) CRM
10 46 (2.83%) Android Development
11 45 (2.77%) Asset Management
12 43 (2.65%) Problem Management
13 42 (2.58%) E-Commerce
14 36 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
14 36 (2.22%) Load Balancing
15 34 (2.09%) Change Management
16 29 (1.78%) Time Management
16 29 (1.78%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 233 (14.34%) SQL
2 166 (10.22%) C#
3 126 (7.75%) PowerShell
4 118 (7.26%) JavaScript
5 88 (5.42%) VB
6 67 (4.12%) C++
7 63 (3.88%) Java
8 62 (3.82%) XAML
9 61 (3.75%) Objective-C
10 36 (2.22%) C
11 31 (1.91%) VBScript
12 26 (1.60%) VB.NET
13 23 (1.42%) PHP
14 13 (0.80%) Python
15 10 (0.62%) TypeScript
15 10 (0.62%) T-SQL
16 9 (0.55%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.43%) VB6
18 5 (0.31%) VC++
18 5 (0.31%) XPath
Qualifications
1 376 (23.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 216 (13.29%) Degree
3 197 (12.12%) MCSE
4 139 (8.55%) MCITP
5 113 (6.95%) MCP
6 110 (6.77%) Cisco Certification
7 96 (5.91%) CCNA
7 96 (5.91%) MCSA
8 77 (4.74%) MCTS
9 43 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 26 (1.60%) CCNP
11 25 (1.54%) ISEB
12 24 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
13 23 (1.42%) Security Cleared
13 23 (1.42%) ISTQB
14 21 (1.29%) NCDA
15 15 (0.92%) A+ Certification
16 13 (0.80%) Citrix Certification
16 13 (0.80%) HND
17 12 (0.74%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (8.92%) SLA
2 62 (3.82%) QA
3 4 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.062%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.062%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 902 (55.51%) Active Directory
2 347 (21.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 257 (15.82%) Hyper-V
4 94 (5.78%) vSphere
5 87 (5.35%) XenApp
6 56 (3.45%) XenDesktop
7 53 (3.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 44 (2.71%) Terminal Services
9 38 (2.34%) XenServer
10 30 (1.85%) Terminal Server
11 27 (1.66%) Xen
12 26 (1.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 23 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
14 21 (1.29%) VMware ESX
15 11 (0.68%) VMware Server
16 10 (0.62%) UAG
17 9 (0.55%) ISA Server
18 7 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
19 5 (0.31%) EMC RecoverPoint
20 3 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 259 (15.94%) SCCM
2 102 (6.28%) Backup Exec
3 62 (3.82%) WSUS
4 57 (3.51%) SCOM
5 28 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
6 26 (1.60%) McAfee ePO
7 19 (1.17%) Cacti
8 11 (0.68%) Nagios
8 11 (0.68%) NetBackup
8 11 (0.68%) Puppet
8 11 (0.68%) SmokePing
9 9 (0.55%) SAP Afaria
10 8 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 6 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 5 (0.31%) DameWare
12 5 (0.31%) Windows Intune
12 5 (0.31%) SCDPM
13 4 (0.25%) WMI
13 4 (0.25%) SCVMM
13 4 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1020 (62.77%) Microsoft
2 472 (29.05%) VMware
3 305 (18.77%) Cisco
4 284 (17.48%) Citrix
5 205 (12.62%) Apple
6 162 (9.97%) HP
7 112 (6.89%) Symantec
8 98 (6.03%) Dell
9 61 (3.75%) NetApp
10 50 (3.08%) McAfee
11 40 (2.46%) Avaya
12 38 (2.34%) Remedy
13 35 (2.15%) Sophos
14 24 (1.48%) Oracle
15 20 (1.23%) AppSense
15 20 (1.23%) EMC
16 18 (1.11%) ServiceNow
16 18 (1.11%) Toshiba
16 18 (1.11%) CheckPoint
17 17 (1.05%) SAP
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £110.00 - £185.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + excellent bens package
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Vadis People
Salary: circ £18,000 to £26,000
Posted: Yesterday
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Tiverton, Devon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £15000.00 - £17000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Praemium
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum Salary is negotiable depending on ex
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum Plus excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TDA Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
TDA Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £31000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday