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

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 328 261 334
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +73
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 855 1232 982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.93% 1.20% 0.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.72% 4.53% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 740 1078 880
Median salary £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £21,025
10% offered a salary of more than £45,400 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.17%
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
23009 27202 29331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.08% 26.47% 26.94%
Number of salaries quoted 19876 23086 24741
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 £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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 27 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 27 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 -40 323 £31,500 +4.19% 22
South East -27 265 £31,250 +13.63% 28
East of England +29 65 £26,500 -6.19% 9
West Midlands -18 53 £30,000 -11.11% 7
Yorkshire +7 52 £23,250 -7.00% 9
South West -13 48 £25,500 -8.92% 4
East Midlands -2 30 £23,000 +2.22% 3
North West -65 15 £25,000 +11.11% 10
North East +1 1 £63,308 +163.78%
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 1909 (100.00%) Windows
2 1301 (68.15%) Active Directory
3 1299 (68.05%) Windows 7
4 1156 (60.56%) Microsoft
5 847 (44.37%) Windows Server
6 771 (40.39%) MS Office
7 741 (38.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 740 (38.76%) MS Exchange
9 690 (36.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 652 (34.15%) MS Excel
11 634 (33.21%) Windows 10
12 624 (32.69%) VMware
13 478 (25.04%) Windows XP
14 438 (22.94%) Citrix
15 397 (20.80%) VMware Infrastructure
16 390 (20.43%) Microsoft Certification
17 379 (19.85%) Firewall
18 375 (19.64%) Cisco
19 367 (19.22%) Exchange Server 2010
20 361 (18.91%) TCP/IP
21 354 (18.54%) DNS
22 348 (18.23%) ITIL
22 348 (18.23%) Hyper-V
23 345 (18.07%) Office 365
24 335 (17.55%) Exchange Server 2013
25 317 (16.61%) DHCP
26 286 (14.98%) Windows Server 2003
27 278 (14.56%) SQL Server
28 262 (13.72%) VPN
29 242 (12.68%) 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
1 740 (38.76%) MS Exchange
2 367 (19.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 335 (17.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 195 (10.21%) Exchange Server 2007
5 169 (8.85%) SharePoint
6 144 (7.54%) Exchange Server 2003
7 115 (6.02%) Skype for Business
8 97 (5.08%) IIS
9 93 (4.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 40 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2000
11 34 (1.78%) SharePoint 2010
12 30 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
13 20 (1.05%) IBM Notes
14 16 (0.84%) Apache
15 4 (0.21%) WebSphere
16 3 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
16 3 (0.16%) SAS
16 3 (0.16%) Tomcat
17 2 (0.10%) CMS
17 2 (0.10%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 771 (40.39%) MS Office
2 652 (34.15%) MS Excel
3 25 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.63%) MS Project
5 11 (0.58%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.052%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.052%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.052%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.26%) thinkFolio
4 4 (0.21%) Bankmaster
4 4 (0.21%) Hi Portfolio
5 3 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.16%) GoldMine
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 (0.052%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 345 (18.07%) Office 365
2 66 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (0.68%) SaaS
5 12 (0.63%) Google Apps
6 9 (0.47%) Mimecast
7 7 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.26%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.16%) IaaS
10 2 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.052%) AdWords
11 1 (0.052%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 379 (19.85%) Firewall
2 361 (18.91%) TCP/IP
3 354 (18.54%) DNS
4 317 (16.61%) DHCP
5 262 (13.72%) VPN
6 202 (10.58%) WAN
7 199 (10.42%) LAN
8 196 (10.27%) SAN
9 161 (8.43%) VoIP
10 118 (6.18%) Wireless
11 97 (5.08%) VLAN
12 71 (3.72%) Remote Desktop
13 59 (3.09%) Wi-Fi
14 53 (2.78%) ADSL
14 53 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
14 53 (2.78%) Internet
15 47 (2.46%) NAS
16 31 (1.62%) Skype
16 31 (1.62%) SMTP
17 29 (1.52%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (14.56%) SQL Server
2 73 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 28 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (0.37%) MS Access
6 7 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (0.31%) MySQL
7 6 (0.31%) Oracle Database
7 6 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (0.26%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.26%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.21%) Big Data
9 4 (0.21%) MarkLogic
9 4 (0.21%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.16%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.052%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.052%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 37 (1.94%) Visual Studio
2 31 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (1.20%) MSTest
4 22 (1.15%) Git (software)
5 21 (1.10%) Plastic SCM
5 21 (1.10%) Subversion
6 19 (1.00%) NUnit
7 11 (0.58%) ReSharper
7 11 (0.58%) Selenium
8 10 (0.52%) LINQPad
9 9 (0.47%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 6 (0.31%) SpecFlow
11 5 (0.26%) MSI
12 4 (0.21%) Appium
12 4 (0.21%) UI Automator
13 3 (0.16%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 3 (0.16%) ClearCase
13 3 (0.16%) JIRA
13 3 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 2 (0.10%) Xcode
General
1 196 (10.27%) Finance
2 69 (3.61%) Legal
3 64 (3.35%) Retail
4 63 (3.30%) Banking
5 36 (1.89%) Law
6 34 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 31 (1.62%) Telecoms
8 29 (1.52%) Manufacturing
9 28 (1.47%) Games
10 27 (1.41%) German Language
11 26 (1.36%) Marketing
12 17 (0.89%) Back Office
13 16 (0.84%) French Language
14 15 (0.79%) Investment Banking
15 13 (0.68%) Advertising
16 10 (0.52%) Publishing
17 8 (0.42%) Electronics
18 5 (0.26%) Japanese Language
18 5 (0.26%) Spanish Language
19 4 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 527 (27.61%) Support Engineer
2 525 (27.50%) Analyst
3 408 (21.37%) IT Support
4 286 (14.98%) Support Analyst
5 260 (13.62%) 2nd Line Support
6 257 (13.46%) IT Engineer
7 221 (11.58%) Service Analyst
8 205 (10.74%) IT Support Engineer
9 204 (10.69%) Service Desk Analyst
10 198 (10.37%) Desktop Support
11 187 (9.80%) IT Analyst
12 174 (9.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 172 (9.01%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 166 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
15 147 (7.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 128 (6.71%) Desktop Engineer
17 122 (6.39%) IT Support Analyst
18 110 (5.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
19 101 (5.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
20 98 (5.13%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (6.44%) .NET
2 79 (4.14%) ASP.NET
3 72 (3.77%) HTML
4 58 (3.04%) CSS
5 56 (2.93%) jQuery
6 52 (2.72%) XML
7 50 (2.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 29 (1.52%) MAPI
9 25 (1.31%) SOAP
9 25 (1.31%) WCF
9 25 (1.31%) WinForms
10 24 (1.26%) Web Services
11 22 (1.15%) WPF
12 20 (1.05%) KnockoutJS
13 17 (0.89%) .NET Framework
14 14 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 12 (0.63%) XMPP
16 11 (0.58%) Silverlight
17 10 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 10 (0.52%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 242 (12.68%) Blackberry
2 129 (6.76%) iPhone
3 124 (6.50%) Driving Licence
4 101 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
5 71 (3.72%) Computer Science
6 62 (3.25%) Replication
6 62 (3.25%) Smartphone
7 52 (2.72%) iPad
8 45 (2.36%) Data Centre
9 39 (2.04%) Mobile App
10 38 (1.99%) PDA
11 32 (1.68%) User Experience
12 29 (1.52%) Clustering
13 26 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
14 23 (1.20%) Mathematics
15 20 (1.05%) FMCG
15 20 (1.05%) Visualisation
16 17 (0.89%) Management Information System
17 13 (0.68%) Hedge funds
18 12 (0.63%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1909 (100.00%) Windows
2 1299 (68.05%) Windows 7
3 847 (44.37%) Windows Server
4 741 (38.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 690 (36.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 634 (33.21%) Windows 10
7 478 (25.04%) Windows XP
8 286 (14.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 179 (9.38%) Android
10 172 (9.01%) Linux
11 153 (8.01%) Windows Vista
12 134 (7.02%) Mac OS X
13 109 (5.71%) Apple iOS
14 66 (3.46%) Windows 2000 Server
15 43 (2.25%) Mac OS
16 38 (1.99%) Unix
17 36 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 15 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
19 14 (0.73%) Solaris
20 12 (0.63%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (18.23%) ITIL
2 94 (4.92%) Mentoring
3 90 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (3.56%) Service Delivery
5 64 (3.35%) MVC
6 62 (3.25%) Project Management
6 62 (3.25%) Scrum
7 56 (2.93%) Disaster Recovery
7 56 (2.93%) Migration
8 53 (2.78%) Service Management
9 47 (2.46%) MVVM
10 45 (2.36%) PRINCE2
11 44 (2.30%) CRM
11 44 (2.30%) Problem Management
12 38 (1.99%) Patch Management
13 36 (1.89%) Incident Management
13 36 (1.89%) Time Management
14 34 (1.78%) Data Protection
14 34 (1.78%) TDD
15 33 (1.73%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 196 (10.27%) SQL
2 116 (6.08%) C#
3 93 (4.87%) PowerShell
4 76 (3.98%) JavaScript
5 43 (2.25%) VB
6 28 (1.47%) C
7 25 (1.31%) XAML
8 16 (0.84%) VB.NET
9 15 (0.79%) T-SQL
9 15 (0.79%) VBScript
10 12 (0.63%) Java
11 11 (0.58%) Objective-C
12 10 (0.52%) Perl
13 9 (0.47%) Tcl
14 7 (0.37%) Shell Script
14 7 (0.37%) VBA
15 4 (0.21%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.16%) PHP
16 3 (0.16%) Ruby
17 2 (0.10%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 390 (20.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 204 (10.69%) MCSE
3 170 (8.91%) MCP
4 161 (8.43%) Degree
5 150 (7.86%) MCSA
6 118 (6.18%) Cisco Certification
7 106 (5.55%) CCNA
8 90 (4.71%) MCITP
9 57 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 52 (2.72%) A+ Certification
11 51 (2.67%) Security Cleared
12 40 (2.10%) SC Cleared
13 37 (1.94%) MCTS
14 36 (1.89%) MCDST
15 35 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
15 35 (1.83%) Network+ Certification
16 20 (1.05%) CCA
16 20 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
17 18 (0.94%) DBS Check
18 17 (0.89%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 208 (10.90%) SLA
2 26 (1.36%) QA
3 14 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.37%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.21%) RMADS
6 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.052%) COBIT
System Software
1 1301 (68.15%) Active Directory
2 397 (20.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 348 (18.23%) Hyper-V
4 115 (6.02%) XenApp
5 96 (5.03%) vSphere
6 61 (3.20%) XenDesktop
7 53 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
8 48 (2.51%) Terminal Services
8 48 (2.51%) VMware ESX
9 44 (2.30%) Virtual Servers
10 32 (1.68%) XenServer
11 31 (1.62%) VMware Workstation
12 28 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 25 (1.31%) Virtual Desktop
13 25 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
14 21 (1.10%) NFS
15 17 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
16 13 (0.68%) BitLocker
17 11 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
18 10 (0.52%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 215 (11.26%) SCCM
2 108 (5.66%) Backup Exec
3 54 (2.83%) SCOM
4 51 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 36 (1.89%) WSUS
6 35 (1.83%) NetBackup
7 27 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
8 26 (1.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 25 (1.31%) AirWatch
10 20 (1.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 19 (1.00%) SCVMM
12 18 (0.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 16 (0.84%) SCSM
14 15 (0.79%) DameWare
14 15 (0.79%) XenMobile
15 14 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
16 12 (0.63%) SCDPM
17 9 (0.47%) Simpana
17 9 (0.47%) ZENworks
18 8 (0.42%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 1156 (60.56%) Microsoft
2 624 (32.69%) VMware
3 438 (22.94%) Citrix
4 375 (19.64%) Cisco
5 203 (10.63%) Apple
6 167 (8.75%) HP
7 111 (5.81%) Symantec
8 94 (4.92%) Veeam
9 86 (4.50%) Dell
10 54 (2.83%) Intel Security
11 53 (2.78%) Avaya
12 50 (2.62%) Oracle
13 41 (2.15%) WatchGuard
14 39 (2.04%) Draytek
14 39 (2.04%) Sophos
15 38 (1.99%) EMC
16 35 (1.83%) IBM
17 32 (1.68%) Red Hat
17 32 (1.68%) SonicWALL
18 29 (1.52%) NetApp
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 7 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
East London
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus & Van
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus + On Call Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bluetownonline
Posted: 4 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
FCO Services
Salary: From £22,500 to £29,795 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Salary: £48000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £29000 per annum + pension, maybe company car
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brentford, Middlesex
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: Up to £24k + £Bonus + MS Training !
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £26000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Gym, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £Neg + £Bonus + MS Training !
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: £19,000 per annum + 12 weeks paid holiday per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
APM Resources
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 35-45k base + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago