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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 245 288 481
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +193
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1219 996 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.20% 0.94% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.55% 3.46% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1091 864 390
Average salary £28,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,050 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
26780 28801 27160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.28% 27.05% 27.51%
Number of salaries quoted 22927 24119 23284
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,877
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 +71 503 £30,000 -13.04% 62
South East +30 348 £30,000 +9.09% 37
North West +2 81 £24,250 +7.77% 23
East of England +5 68 £26,500 -5.35% 6
West Midlands -23 68 £31,500 -10.00% 8
South West -19 65 £27,500 - 13
Yorkshire +12 52 £22,500 -19.64% 8
East Midlands +7 35 £22,500 -15.09% 4
North East -2 1 £24,000 +20.00% 1
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2379 (100.00%) Windows
2 1476 (62.04%) Microsoft
3 1450 (60.95%) Windows 7
4 1374 (57.76%) Active Directory
5 973 (40.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 941 (39.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 917 (38.55%) MS Office
8 904 (38.00%) MS Exchange
9 762 (32.03%) VMware
10 739 (31.06%) Windows XP
11 727 (30.56%) MS Excel
12 534 (22.45%) Windows Server 2003
13 510 (21.44%) VMware Infrastructure
14 486 (20.43%) TCP/IP
15 482 (20.26%) Firewall
16 463 (19.46%) Microsoft Certification
17 447 (18.79%) ITIL
18 440 (18.50%) Citrix
19 432 (18.16%) Cisco
20 426 (17.91%) DNS
21 416 (17.49%) SQL
22 363 (15.26%) Exchange Server 2010
23 362 (15.22%) Hyper-V
24 355 (14.92%) DHCP
25 336 (14.12%) Blackberry
26 324 (13.62%) Office 365
27 323 (13.58%) SQL Server
28 297 (12.48%) VPN
29 287 (12.06%) Exchange Server 2013
30 282 (11.85%) SLA

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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
1 904 (38.00%) MS Exchange
2 363 (15.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 287 (12.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 218 (9.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 160 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2003
6 157 (6.60%) IIS
7 146 (6.14%) SharePoint
8 126 (5.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 79 (3.32%) Lync
10 57 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2000
11 31 (1.30%) Apache
12 27 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
13 25 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
14 14 (0.59%) Tomcat
14 14 (0.59%) IBM Notes
15 13 (0.55%) WorkSite
16 11 (0.46%) Node.js
17 10 (0.42%) Lotus Domino
18 8 (0.34%) WordPress
19 5 (0.21%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 917 (38.55%) MS Office
2 727 (30.56%) MS Excel
3 29 (1.22%) MS Visio
4 26 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (0.42%) MS Project
7 7 (0.29%) AutoCAD
7 7 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.13%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.084%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.084%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.084%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.084%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.042%) InDesign
10 1 (0.042%) HipChat
10 1 (0.042%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 20 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
4 4 (0.17%) Sage 200
4 4 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.17%) MFGPRO
5 3 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.13%) Cognos Controller
5 3 (0.13%) ResourceLink
6 2 (0.084%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.042%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.042%) Retail-J
7 1 (0.042%) Line 500
7 1 (0.042%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.042%) Agresso
7 1 (0.042%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 324 (13.62%) Office 365
2 69 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (1.39%) Google Apps
4 18 (0.76%) Mimecast
5 16 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.42%) SaaS
8 5 (0.21%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.17%) IaaS
10 3 (0.13%) Symantec.cloud
11 2 (0.084%) Google Drive
11 2 (0.084%) PaaS
12 1 (0.042%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.042%) Dropbox
12 1 (0.042%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 486 (20.43%) TCP/IP
2 482 (20.26%) Firewall
3 426 (17.91%) DNS
4 355 (14.92%) DHCP
5 297 (12.48%) VPN
6 282 (11.85%) WAN
7 275 (11.56%) LAN
8 208 (8.74%) VoIP
9 182 (7.65%) SAN
10 139 (5.84%) Wireless
11 113 (4.75%) Internet
12 107 (4.50%) Wi-Fi
13 81 (3.40%) VLAN
14 67 (2.82%) NAS
15 43 (1.81%) iSCSI
16 38 (1.60%) Ethernet
16 38 (1.60%) ADSL
17 27 (1.13%) SMTP
18 26 (1.09%) Network Security
19 24 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 323 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 50 (2.10%) MySQL
3 49 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 45 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 39 (1.64%) Relational Database
6 32 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (0.50%) RDBMS
9 10 (0.42%) NoSQL
10 9 (0.38%) MongoDB
11 8 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (0.25%) Informix
13 6 (0.25%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (0.17%) MS Access
14 4 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
15 3 (0.13%) DB2
16 2 (0.084%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 101 (4.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 67 (2.82%) Visual Studio
3 34 (1.43%) ReSharper
4 30 (1.26%) LINQPad
5 21 (0.88%) SpecFlow
6 17 (0.71%) Selenium
6 17 (0.71%) Git (software)
7 14 (0.59%) WebDriver
8 12 (0.50%) PowerBuilder
8 12 (0.50%) MSI
9 10 (0.42%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 10 (0.42%) Yeoman
10 9 (0.38%) Android Studio
10 9 (0.38%) Appium
10 9 (0.38%) Robotium
10 9 (0.38%) Gradle
10 9 (0.38%) Jenkins
10 9 (0.38%) Hudson
10 9 (0.38%) InstallShield
11 7 (0.29%) Subversion
General
1 260 (10.93%) Finance
2 81 (3.40%) Telecoms
3 79 (3.32%) Legal
4 62 (2.61%) Law
5 53 (2.23%) Games
6 46 (1.93%) Banking
7 44 (1.85%) Retail
8 42 (1.77%) Manufacturing
9 37 (1.56%) Marketing
10 33 (1.39%) Back Office
11 29 (1.22%) Advertising
12 12 (0.50%) Japanese Language
13 11 (0.46%) Aerospace
14 10 (0.42%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.38%) Automotive
16 8 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.34%) Multimedia
16 8 (0.34%) German Language
17 7 (0.29%) Front Office
18 6 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 603 (25.35%) Support Engineer
2 510 (21.44%) Analyst
3 403 (16.94%) IT Support
4 316 (13.28%) Support Analyst
5 309 (12.99%) 2nd Line Support
6 211 (8.87%) Desktop Support
7 184 (7.73%) Developer
8 160 (6.73%) IT Support Engineer
9 156 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 138 (5.80%) 1st Line Support
11 130 (5.46%) Service Desk Analyst
12 129 (5.42%) Service Analyst
13 126 (5.30%) 3rd Line Support
14 118 (4.96%) Desktop Engineer
15 117 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 109 (4.58%) Technical Support
17 101 (4.25%) Support Technician
18 100 (4.20%) Desktop Support Engineer
19 84 (3.53%) IT Support Analyst
20 82 (3.45%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (7.36%) .NET
2 114 (4.79%) ASP.NET
3 108 (4.54%) HTML
4 99 (4.16%) CSS
5 83 (3.49%) jQuery
6 56 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 47 (1.98%) Application Packaging
8 44 (1.85%) HTML5
9 40 (1.68%) KnockoutJS
10 39 (1.64%) .NET Framework
11 30 (1.26%) CSS3
12 29 (1.22%) JSON
12 29 (1.22%) Web Services
13 28 (1.18%) XML
14 27 (1.13%) ASP.NET Web API
15 15 (0.63%) WPF
16 14 (0.59%) WCF
16 14 (0.59%) REST
16 14 (0.59%) COM
17 13 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 336 (14.12%) Blackberry
2 138 (5.80%) iPhone
3 125 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
4 76 (3.19%) iPad
5 70 (2.94%) Data Centre
6 65 (2.73%) Management Information System
7 61 (2.56%) Replication
8 58 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
9 39 (1.64%) Computer Science
10 36 (1.51%) Fat Client
10 36 (1.51%) Thin Client
11 31 (1.30%) User Experience
12 28 (1.18%) Xbox
13 25 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
13 25 (1.05%) PDA
14 23 (0.97%) Clustering
15 21 (0.88%) Client/Server
16 19 (0.80%) Statistics
17 17 (0.71%) AS400
17 17 (0.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2379 (100.00%) Windows
2 1450 (60.95%) Windows 7
3 973 (40.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 941 (39.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 739 (31.06%) Windows XP
6 534 (22.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 265 (11.14%) Android
8 242 (10.17%) Mac OS X
9 219 (9.21%) Linux
10 205 (8.62%) Windows Vista
11 183 (7.69%) Apple iOS
12 72 (3.03%) Windows Phone
12 72 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
13 69 (2.90%) Mac OS
14 54 (2.27%) UNIX
15 53 (2.23%) Windows Mobile
16 41 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 31 (1.30%) Solaris
18 24 (1.01%) Ubuntu
19 16 (0.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 447 (18.79%) ITIL
2 140 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (5.30%) Service Delivery
4 111 (4.67%) Project Management
4 111 (4.67%) TDD
5 81 (3.40%) Problem Management
6 80 (3.36%) MVC
6 80 (3.36%) Mentoring
7 75 (3.15%) Migration
8 74 (3.11%) MVVM
9 73 (3.07%) Time Management
10 71 (2.98%) Incident Management
11 70 (2.94%) Service Management
11 70 (2.94%) CRM
12 67 (2.82%) Pair Programming
13 65 (2.73%) Scrum
14 61 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
15 58 (2.44%) E-Commerce
16 53 (2.23%) Software Engineering
16 53 (2.23%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 416 (17.49%) SQL
2 177 (7.44%) C#
3 135 (5.67%) PowerShell
4 118 (4.96%) JavaScript
5 63 (2.65%) T-SQL
6 60 (2.52%) Java
7 52 (2.19%) C
8 44 (1.85%) XAML
9 35 (1.47%) C++
10 33 (1.39%) Python
11 27 (1.13%) VB
12 24 (1.01%) VBScript
13 23 (0.97%) VB.NET
13 23 (0.97%) PHP
14 13 (0.55%) Shell Script
15 10 (0.42%) Perl
15 10 (0.42%) Uniface
16 9 (0.38%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.34%) Clojure
18 7 (0.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 463 (19.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 231 (9.71%) MCSE
3 173 (7.27%) MCP
4 170 (7.15%) Degree
5 167 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
6 164 (6.89%) MCITP
6 164 (6.89%) CCNA
7 128 (5.38%) MCSA
8 68 (2.86%) MCTS
9 60 (2.52%) A+ Certification
10 53 (2.23%) Security Cleared
11 50 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 45 (1.89%) Network+ Certification
13 43 (1.81%) SC Cleared
14 32 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
15 30 (1.26%) MOS
16 28 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
17 25 (1.05%) ISEB
18 24 (1.01%) CCNP
19 18 (0.76%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 282 (11.85%) SLA
2 46 (1.93%) QA
3 10 (0.42%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.042%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.042%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.042%) GAAP
System Software
1 1374 (57.76%) Active Directory
2 510 (21.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 362 (15.22%) Hyper-V
4 131 (5.51%) vSphere
5 124 (5.21%) XenApp
6 87 (3.66%) Terminal Services
7 50 (2.10%) XenDesktop
8 48 (2.02%) XenServer
9 43 (1.81%) Microsoft App-V
10 41 (1.72%) VMware ESX
11 37 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
12 16 (0.67%) Terminal Server
13 15 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
14 13 (0.55%) ISA Server
15 10 (0.42%) vCloud
15 10 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 8 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 6 (0.25%) Xen
18 4 (0.17%) VirtualBox
18 4 (0.17%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 258 (10.84%) SCCM
2 86 (3.61%) Backup Exec
3 44 (1.85%) SCOM
4 29 (1.22%) WSUS
5 19 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
6 16 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
7 15 (0.63%) DameWare
8 14 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 11 (0.46%) ZENworks
9 11 (0.46%) SCOrch
10 9 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 8 (0.34%) AirWatch
12 6 (0.25%) SCVMM
12 6 (0.25%) NetBackup
12 6 (0.25%) ARCserve
13 5 (0.21%) Nagios
13 5 (0.21%) Casper Suite
13 5 (0.21%) EdgeSight
13 5 (0.21%) SCSM
14 4 (0.17%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 1476 (62.04%) Microsoft
2 762 (32.03%) VMware
3 440 (18.50%) Citrix
4 432 (18.16%) Cisco
5 266 (11.18%) Apple
6 182 (7.65%) HP
7 113 (4.75%) Dell
7 113 (4.75%) Avaya
8 80 (3.36%) Symantec
9 68 (2.86%) Oracle
10 59 (2.48%) Juniper
11 58 (2.44%) Red Hat
12 55 (2.31%) SonicWALL
13 53 (2.23%) Veeam
14 49 (2.06%) Adobe
15 45 (1.89%) Polycom
16 44 (1.85%) NetApp
17 43 (1.81%) Sophos
18 36 (1.51%) Bloomberg
19 35 (1.47%) WatchGuard
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