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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 311 271 327
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +56
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 906 1208 1036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.99% 1.17% 0.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.91% 4.38% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 788 1033 938
Median salary £28,500 £28,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.88% -5.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £27,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -1.78%
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
23198 27554 30283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.41% 26.67% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 20070 23326 25663
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -6 342 £31,000 - 20
South East -2 280 £31,500 +14.54% 26
East of England +36 64 £26,500 -7.01% 1
West Midlands -6 63 £30,000 +3.44% 7
South West -21 52 £23,000 -13.20% 9
Yorkshire -15 51 £24,500 -10.50% 1
East Midlands -4 29 £22,000 -2.22% 9
North West -49 23 £25,182 +14.46% 6
North East +2 1 £63,308 +130.20% 1
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 1970 (100.00%) Windows
2 1327 (67.36%) Active Directory
3 1322 (67.11%) Windows 7
4 1180 (59.90%) Microsoft
5 868 (44.06%) Windows Server
6 776 (39.39%) MS Office
7 759 (38.53%) MS Exchange
8 749 (38.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 714 (36.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 702 (35.63%) MS Excel
11 638 (32.39%) VMware
12 608 (30.86%) Windows 10
13 509 (25.84%) Windows XP
14 455 (23.10%) Citrix
15 405 (20.56%) VMware Infrastructure
16 402 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2010
17 401 (20.36%) Microsoft Certification
18 386 (19.59%) Firewall
19 384 (19.49%) Cisco
20 363 (18.43%) TCP/IP
21 360 (18.27%) Exchange Server 2013
22 359 (18.22%) Office 365
23 352 (17.87%) Hyper-V
23 352 (17.87%) DNS
24 338 (17.16%) ITIL
25 317 (16.09%) DHCP
26 308 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
27 288 (14.62%) SQL Server
28 271 (13.76%) VPN
29 244 (12.39%) Blackberry

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
1 759 (38.53%) MS Exchange
2 402 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 360 (18.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 204 (10.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 177 (8.98%) SharePoint
6 145 (7.36%) Exchange Server 2003
7 121 (6.14%) Skype for Business
8 86 (4.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 82 (4.16%) IIS
10 54 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2000
11 36 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
12 34 (1.73%) SharePoint 2013
13 18 (0.91%) IBM Notes
14 16 (0.81%) Apache
15 5 (0.25%) WebSphere
16 4 (0.20%) Tomcat
17 3 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
17 3 (0.15%) SAS
18 2 (0.10%) CMS
18 2 (0.10%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 776 (39.39%) MS Office
2 702 (35.63%) MS Excel
3 23 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.61%) MS Project
5 11 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.051%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.051%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.051%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.30%) Bankmaster
4 5 (0.25%) thinkFolio
5 3 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.15%) GoldMine
5 3 (0.15%) Hi Portfolio
6 2 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.10%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.10%) Sage 50
6 2 (0.10%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.051%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.051%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 359 (18.22%) Office 365
2 71 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (0.71%) SaaS
5 13 (0.66%) Google Apps
6 9 (0.46%) Mimecast
7 8 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.15%) IaaS
8 3 (0.15%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.051%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.051%) AdWords
10 1 (0.051%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 386 (19.59%) Firewall
2 363 (18.43%) TCP/IP
3 352 (17.87%) DNS
4 317 (16.09%) DHCP
5 271 (13.76%) VPN
6 211 (10.71%) SAN
7 209 (10.61%) WAN
8 207 (10.51%) LAN
9 147 (7.46%) VoIP
10 116 (5.89%) Wireless
11 103 (5.23%) VLAN
12 64 (3.25%) Remote Desktop
13 61 (3.10%) Wi-Fi
14 49 (2.49%) Cisco ASA
15 48 (2.44%) Internet
16 47 (2.39%) ADSL
17 44 (2.23%) NAS
18 33 (1.68%) Skype
19 30 (1.52%) iSCSI
19 30 (1.52%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 288 (14.62%) SQL Server
2 71 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 39 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (0.46%) MySQL
7 7 (0.36%) MS Access
8 6 (0.30%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (0.30%) RDBMS
8 6 (0.30%) Relational Database
8 6 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.20%) Big Data
9 4 (0.20%) MarkLogic
9 4 (0.20%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.15%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.10%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 39 (1.98%) Visual Studio
2 34 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (1.42%) Git (software)
4 27 (1.37%) Plastic SCM
4 27 (1.37%) Subversion
5 17 (0.86%) MSTest
6 15 (0.76%) Selenium
7 13 (0.66%) NUnit
8 10 (0.51%) ReSharper
9 9 (0.46%) LINQPad
10 8 (0.41%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 6 (0.30%) MSI
11 6 (0.30%) SpecFlow
12 4 (0.20%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 4 (0.20%) Appium
12 4 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (0.20%) UI Automator
13 2 (0.10%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.10%) InstallShield
13 2 (0.10%) JIRA
General
1 208 (10.56%) Finance
2 76 (3.86%) Legal
3 68 (3.45%) Retail
4 65 (3.30%) Banking
5 36 (1.83%) Law
6 35 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
6 35 (1.78%) Telecoms
7 31 (1.57%) Manufacturing
8 27 (1.37%) German Language
9 24 (1.22%) Marketing
10 22 (1.12%) Games
10 22 (1.12%) Investment Banking
11 19 (0.96%) Back Office
12 16 (0.81%) French Language
13 13 (0.66%) Advertising
14 10 (0.51%) Electronics
15 7 (0.36%) Publishing
15 7 (0.36%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.20%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.15%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 553 (28.07%) Analyst
2 540 (27.41%) Support Engineer
3 409 (20.76%) IT Support
4 310 (15.74%) Support Analyst
5 266 (13.50%) 2nd Line Support
6 250 (12.69%) IT Engineer
7 225 (11.42%) Desktop Support
8 212 (10.76%) Service Analyst
9 199 (10.10%) Service Desk Analyst
10 198 (10.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 198 (10.05%) IT Support Engineer
11 191 (9.70%) IT Analyst
12 169 (8.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 166 (8.43%) 1st Line Support
14 147 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 138 (7.01%) Desktop Engineer
16 124 (6.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 124 (6.29%) IT Support Analyst
17 120 (6.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 114 (5.79%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (6.35%) .NET
2 78 (3.96%) ASP.NET
3 66 (3.35%) HTML
4 56 (2.84%) CSS
5 54 (2.74%) jQuery
6 53 (2.69%) XML
7 51 (2.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 29 (1.47%) MAPI
9 25 (1.27%) Web Services
10 23 (1.17%) WPF
11 19 (0.96%) KnockoutJS
11 19 (0.96%) WCF
11 19 (0.96%) WinForms
12 18 (0.91%) .NET Framework
12 18 (0.91%) SOAP
13 15 (0.76%) XMPP
14 14 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 10 (0.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 10 (0.51%) ASP.NET Web API
15 10 (0.51%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 244 (12.39%) Blackberry
2 128 (6.50%) iPhone
3 124 (6.29%) Driving Licence
4 107 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
5 67 (3.40%) Computer Science
5 67 (3.40%) Replication
6 64 (3.25%) Smartphone
7 51 (2.59%) Data Centre
7 51 (2.59%) Mobile App
8 48 (2.44%) iPad
9 38 (1.93%) User Experience
10 37 (1.88%) PDA
11 34 (1.73%) Video Conferencing
12 29 (1.47%) Clustering
13 20 (1.02%) FMCG
13 20 (1.02%) Mathematics
14 19 (0.96%) Visualisation
15 15 (0.76%) Management Information System
16 14 (0.71%) Fat Client
16 14 (0.71%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1970 (100.00%) Windows
2 1322 (67.11%) Windows 7
3 868 (44.06%) Windows Server
4 749 (38.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 714 (36.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 608 (30.86%) Windows 10
7 509 (25.84%) Windows XP
8 308 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 202 (10.25%) Android
10 175 (8.88%) Linux
11 154 (7.82%) Mac OS X
11 154 (7.82%) Windows Vista
12 130 (6.60%) Apple iOS
13 75 (3.81%) Windows 2000 Server
14 44 (2.23%) Mac OS
15 40 (2.03%) Unix
16 33 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 19 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
18 14 (0.71%) Windows 2000
19 13 (0.66%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (17.16%) ITIL
2 108 (5.48%) Mentoring
3 96 (4.87%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (3.71%) Service Delivery
5 69 (3.50%) Project Management
6 64 (3.25%) MVC
6 64 (3.25%) Scrum
7 62 (3.15%) Migration
8 59 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
9 52 (2.64%) Service Management
10 49 (2.49%) MVVM
11 48 (2.44%) PRINCE2
12 45 (2.28%) Problem Management
13 44 (2.23%) CRM
14 41 (2.08%) Incident Management
15 40 (2.03%) Mobile Development
15 40 (2.03%) Time Management
16 39 (1.98%) Patch Management
17 36 (1.83%) Continuous Improvement
17 36 (1.83%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 190 (9.64%) SQL
2 127 (6.45%) C#
3 93 (4.72%) PowerShell
4 73 (3.71%) JavaScript
5 44 (2.23%) VB
6 33 (1.68%) XAML
7 27 (1.37%) C
8 17 (0.86%) Java
8 17 (0.86%) VBScript
9 16 (0.81%) T-SQL
9 16 (0.81%) VB.NET
10 13 (0.66%) Objective-C
11 9 (0.46%) C++
11 9 (0.46%) Tcl
12 7 (0.36%) VBA
13 6 (0.30%) Perl
14 4 (0.20%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.20%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.15%) PHP
15 3 (0.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 401 (20.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 199 (10.10%) MCSE
3 164 (8.32%) Degree
4 160 (8.12%) MCP
5 148 (7.51%) MCSA
6 118 (5.99%) Cisco Certification
7 102 (5.18%) CCNA
8 90 (4.57%) MCITP
9 62 (3.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 53 (2.69%) Security Cleared
11 51 (2.59%) A+ Certification
12 43 (2.18%) SC Cleared
13 42 (2.13%) MCDST
14 36 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
15 35 (1.78%) Network+ Certification
16 34 (1.73%) MCTS
17 30 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
18 27 (1.37%) CCA
19 16 (0.81%) DBS Check
20 15 (0.76%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (10.86%) SLA
2 24 (1.22%) QA
3 12 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.20%) RMADS
6 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.051%) ISO15022
7 1 (0.051%) ISO20022
System Software
1 1327 (67.36%) Active Directory
2 405 (20.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 352 (17.87%) Hyper-V
4 127 (6.45%) XenApp
5 100 (5.08%) vSphere
6 75 (3.81%) XenDesktop
7 54 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
8 49 (2.49%) Terminal Services
9 48 (2.44%) VMware ESX
10 45 (2.28%) Virtual Servers
11 29 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 29 (1.47%) XenServer
12 27 (1.37%) VMware Workstation
13 23 (1.17%) Virtual Desktop
14 22 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
15 21 (1.07%) NFS
16 17 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
17 13 (0.66%) BitLocker
18 11 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
19 10 (0.51%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 221 (11.22%) SCCM
2 124 (6.29%) Backup Exec
3 56 (2.84%) SCOM
4 53 (2.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 35 (1.78%) NetBackup
6 30 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
6 30 (1.52%) WSUS
7 26 (1.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 20 (1.02%) SCVMM
9 18 (0.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 18 (0.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 17 (0.86%) SCSM
11 15 (0.76%) DameWare
11 15 (0.76%) XenMobile
12 14 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
13 12 (0.61%) SCDPM
14 11 (0.56%) AirWatch
15 9 (0.46%) Casper Suite
16 8 (0.41%) Puppet
16 8 (0.41%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 1180 (59.90%) Microsoft
2 638 (32.39%) VMware
3 455 (23.10%) Citrix
4 384 (19.49%) Cisco
5 197 (10.00%) Apple
6 179 (9.09%) HP
7 119 (6.04%) Symantec
8 96 (4.87%) Dell
9 86 (4.37%) Veeam
10 66 (3.35%) Intel Security
11 65 (3.30%) Avaya
12 46 (2.34%) Oracle
13 44 (2.23%) WatchGuard
14 43 (2.18%) IBM
15 39 (1.98%) Sophos
16 38 (1.93%) Draytek
17 37 (1.88%) Polycom
18 34 (1.73%) EMC
19 33 (1.68%) SonicWALL
20 29 (1.47%) Red Hat
Central London / West End
Hemmersbach UK
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Code IT Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Rowlands Pharmacy
Salary: £20,080.52 per annum +£2,500 Annual Bonus, Saturday Overtime
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £29000 per annum + pension, maybe company car
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £21,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ninesharp
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Training
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ninesharp
Salary: £20000 - £22500 per annum + Pension, Life Cover etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Rockfield
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum including pension, profit share
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
ninesharp
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £24000 - £27000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £36000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + shift allowance, bens
Posted: 5 days ago