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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 290 469 814
Rank change year-on-year
+179 +345
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1012 437 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.93% 0.43% 0.061%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.44% 1.57% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 890 397 61
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 £21,000 £20,050 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
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
29429 27880 30889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.90% 27.41% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 24638 23881 26722
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +132 366 £33,000 -15.94% 40
South East +109 286 £27,500 -21.42% 31
West Midlands +57 88 £33,000 -26.66% 11
North West +19 74 £22,750 -35.00% 7
South West +16 71 £27,500 -8.33% 9
East of England +27 56 £28,500 -12.30% 9
Yorkshire +2 53 £27,000 +42.10% 16
East Midlands -1 29 £26,500 -24.28% 5
North East - 1 £20,000 -
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1948 (100.00%) Windows
2 1208 (62.01%) Microsoft
3 1097 (56.31%) Windows 7
4 1022 (52.46%) Active Directory
5 782 (40.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 735 (37.73%) MS Exchange
7 674 (34.60%) MS Office
8 604 (31.01%) Windows XP
9 602 (30.90%) MS Excel
10 581 (29.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 547 (28.08%) VMware
12 514 (26.39%) Windows Server 2003
13 441 (22.64%) DNS
14 416 (21.36%) TCP/IP
15 397 (20.38%) SQL Server
16 386 (19.82%) Microsoft Certification
17 380 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010
18 379 (19.46%) Cisco
19 377 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
20 372 (19.10%) Firewall
21 365 (18.74%) SQL
22 356 (18.28%) Citrix
23 344 (17.66%) DHCP
24 306 (15.71%) ITIL
25 288 (14.78%) Hyper-V
26 266 (13.66%) LAN
27 257 (13.19%) VPN
28 250 (12.83%) WAN
28 250 (12.83%) Finance
29 249 (12.78%) Apple

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 735 (37.73%) MS Exchange
2 380 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 224 (11.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 203 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2007
4 203 (10.42%) SharePoint
5 155 (7.96%) Exchange Server 2003
6 129 (6.62%) IIS
7 102 (5.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 98 (5.03%) Lync
9 45 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
10 42 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2000
11 30 (1.54%) Tomcat
12 26 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
13 24 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
14 22 (1.13%) SharePoint Server
15 21 (1.08%) IBM Notes
16 13 (0.67%) Apache
17 12 (0.62%) CMS
18 10 (0.51%) WorkSite
18 10 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 674 (34.60%) MS Office
2 602 (30.90%) MS Excel
3 27 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 27 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.82%) Photoshop
4 16 (0.82%) MS Project
5 4 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.15%) Maya
6 3 (0.15%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.051%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.051%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 34 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.51%) Dynamics GP
5 9 (0.46%) Eikon
6 6 (0.31%) Line 50
7 4 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.15%) Agresso
9 2 (0.10%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.10%) Sage 50
9 2 (0.10%) assyst
9 2 (0.10%) Sage MMS
10 1 (0.051%) RMDS
10 1 (0.051%) Exchequer
10 1 (0.051%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 178 (9.14%) Office 365
2 47 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (1.80%) SaaS
4 11 (0.56%) IaaS
5 7 (0.36%) GitHub
6 6 (0.31%) Google Apps
6 6 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.051%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 441 (22.64%) DNS
2 416 (21.36%) TCP/IP
3 372 (19.10%) Firewall
4 344 (17.66%) DHCP
5 266 (13.66%) LAN
6 257 (13.19%) VPN
7 250 (12.83%) WAN
8 118 (6.06%) SAN
9 111 (5.70%) Internet
10 96 (4.93%) VoIP
11 76 (3.90%) Wi-Fi
12 72 (3.70%) Wireless
13 53 (2.72%) Network Security
14 41 (2.10%) VLAN
15 39 (2.00%) NAS
16 35 (1.80%) Cisco IOS
17 33 (1.69%) ADSL
18 30 (1.54%) Intranet
19 25 (1.28%) iSCSI
20 23 (1.18%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 397 (20.38%) SQL Server
2 93 (4.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 86 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 59 (3.03%) MySQL
5 39 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 31 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 23 (1.18%) Relational Database
8 21 (1.08%) SQLite
9 14 (0.72%) MS Access
10 10 (0.51%) Oracle Database
11 7 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.26%) QlikView
13 5 (0.26%) Sybase ASA
14 4 (0.21%) Pentaho
14 4 (0.21%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.15%) PowerCenter
15 3 (0.15%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 53 (2.72%) Visual Studio
2 42 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (1.95%) JIRA
4 33 (1.69%) MSI
5 26 (1.33%) Git (software)
6 23 (1.18%) Subversion
7 21 (1.08%) Ant
8 15 (0.77%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 12 (0.62%) Xcode
10 10 (0.51%) WiX
10 10 (0.51%) SoapUI
11 9 (0.46%) NUnit
11 9 (0.46%) MSBuild
12 8 (0.41%) Ranorex
12 8 (0.41%) NuGet
12 8 (0.41%) MSTest
13 7 (0.36%) InstallShield
14 6 (0.31%) ReSharper
14 6 (0.31%) Fiddler
15 3 (0.15%) Eclipse
General
1 250 (12.83%) Finance
2 87 (4.47%) Legal
3 78 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 56 (2.87%) Law
5 48 (2.46%) Banking
6 45 (2.31%) Marketing
7 30 (1.54%) Back Office
7 30 (1.54%) Retail
8 18 (0.92%) Advertising
9 15 (0.77%) Electronics
10 14 (0.72%) Manufacturing
10 14 (0.72%) Games
10 14 (0.72%) Military
11 12 (0.62%) Multimedia
12 6 (0.31%) French Language
12 6 (0.31%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.26%) Local Government
14 4 (0.21%) German Language
14 4 (0.21%) Automotive
15 3 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 422 (21.66%) Support Engineer
2 383 (19.66%) Analyst
3 263 (13.50%) Support Analyst
4 261 (13.40%) 2nd Line Support
5 237 (12.17%) IT Support
6 167 (8.57%) Developer
7 166 (8.52%) Desktop Support
8 127 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
9 123 (6.31%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 112 (5.75%) IT Support Engineer
11 96 (4.93%) 1st Line Support
12 94 (4.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 79 (4.06%) Administrator
14 75 (3.85%) Technical Support
14 75 (3.85%) Team Leader
15 70 (3.59%) Desktop Analyst
16 67 (3.44%) Service Analyst
16 67 (3.44%) Consultant
17 64 (3.29%) Systems Administrator
17 64 (3.29%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (8.93%) .NET
2 136 (6.98%) HTML
3 120 (6.16%) CSS
4 90 (4.62%) ASP.NET
5 71 (3.64%) jQuery
6 60 (3.08%) HTML5
7 56 (2.87%) XML
8 41 (2.10%) WCF
9 40 (2.05%) Application Packaging
10 33 (1.69%) AngularJS
11 32 (1.64%) Web Services
12 30 (1.54%) WPF
12 30 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
13 29 (1.49%) LAMP
14 28 (1.44%) Ajax
15 26 (1.33%) Silverlight
16 25 (1.28%) JSON
17 24 (1.23%) Software Packaging
18 23 (1.18%) PhoneGap
19 22 (1.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 225 (11.55%) Blackberry
2 91 (4.67%) iPhone
3 75 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 58 (2.98%) Management Information System
5 53 (2.72%) iPad
6 47 (2.41%) Computer Science
7 39 (2.00%) Clustering
8 35 (1.80%) Thin Client
8 35 (1.80%) Fat Client
9 23 (1.18%) Smartphone
10 21 (1.08%) N-Tier
11 19 (0.98%) Open Source
12 16 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
12 16 (0.82%) Mathematics
13 15 (0.77%) Client/Server
14 14 (0.72%) Kindle
14 14 (0.72%) Chip and PIN
15 13 (0.67%) NHS
15 13 (0.67%) EPoS
15 13 (0.67%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1948 (100.00%) Windows
2 1097 (56.31%) Windows 7
3 782 (40.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 604 (31.01%) Windows XP
5 581 (29.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 514 (26.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 204 (10.47%) Windows Vista
8 201 (10.32%) Android
9 196 (10.06%) Linux
10 177 (9.09%) Apple iOS
11 144 (7.39%) Mac OS X
12 60 (3.08%) Mac OS
13 49 (2.52%) Windows Phone
14 45 (2.31%) UNIX
15 38 (1.95%) Windows 2000 Server
16 20 (1.03%) Windows 2000
17 19 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
17 19 (0.98%) Ubuntu
18 17 (0.87%) Debian
19 14 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (15.71%) ITIL
2 92 (4.72%) MVC
3 80 (4.11%) Project Management
4 56 (2.87%) Migration
5 54 (2.77%) E-Commerce
6 52 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 51 (2.62%) CRM
8 49 (2.52%) Asset Management
8 49 (2.52%) Problem Management
9 45 (2.31%) Service Delivery
10 43 (2.21%) Time Management
11 41 (2.10%) Kalman Filter
11 41 (2.10%) Agile Software Development
12 36 (1.85%) Workflow
13 34 (1.75%) SOA
13 34 (1.75%) Scrum
14 32 (1.64%) PRINCE2
15 31 (1.59%) iOS Development
16 30 (1.54%) Software Engineering
17 29 (1.49%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 365 (18.74%) SQL
2 145 (7.44%) PowerShell
3 132 (6.78%) C#
4 126 (6.47%) JavaScript
5 76 (3.90%) VB
6 59 (3.03%) VBScript
7 57 (2.93%) Objective-C
8 51 (2.62%) VB.NET
9 49 (2.52%) Java
10 35 (1.80%) C++
11 34 (1.75%) C
12 24 (1.23%) XAML
13 21 (1.08%) PHP
14 19 (0.98%) T-SQL
15 15 (0.77%) ActionScript
15 15 (0.77%) ActionScript 3.0
16 14 (0.72%) Python
17 13 (0.67%) VBA
17 13 (0.67%) Shell Script
18 11 (0.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 386 (19.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 215 (11.04%) MCSE
3 191 (9.80%) Degree
4 152 (7.80%) MCP
5 145 (7.44%) MCITP
6 122 (6.26%) Cisco Certification
7 112 (5.75%) CCNA
8 103 (5.29%) MCSA
9 57 (2.93%) MCTS
10 47 (2.41%) Security Cleared
11 35 (1.80%) SC Cleared
12 32 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 29 (1.49%) A+ Certification
14 21 (1.08%) HND
15 20 (1.03%) CCNP
15 20 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
16 16 (0.82%) MCDST
16 16 (0.82%) ISEB
17 14 (0.72%) CISSP
17 14 (0.72%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (9.60%) SLA
2 20 (1.03%) QA
3 15 (0.77%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.10%) HL7
6 2 (0.10%) DICOM
7 1 (0.051%) BS7799
System Software
1 1022 (52.46%) Active Directory
2 377 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 288 (14.78%) Hyper-V
4 120 (6.16%) XenApp
5 97 (4.98%) vSphere
6 91 (4.67%) XenDesktop
7 71 (3.64%) Microsoft App-V
8 59 (3.03%) Terminal Services
9 42 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
10 41 (2.10%) XenServer
11 27 (1.39%) VMware ESX
12 24 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 22 (1.13%) Terminal Server
14 16 (0.82%) Xen
15 10 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
16 9 (0.46%) ISA Server
17 6 (0.31%) UAG
18 5 (0.26%) DFS Replication
19 4 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
20 3 (0.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 220 (11.29%) SCCM
2 108 (5.54%) Backup Exec
3 54 (2.77%) WSUS
4 33 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 22 (1.13%) SCOM
6 14 (0.72%) SCVMM
6 14 (0.72%) NetBackup
7 11 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
7 11 (0.56%) Windows Intune
8 10 (0.51%) DameWare
9 9 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 9 (0.46%) AppDNA
10 8 (0.41%) Nagios
11 7 (0.36%) SAP Afaria
12 6 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 5 (0.26%) Cacti
13 5 (0.26%) Sysprep
13 5 (0.26%) Puppet
13 5 (0.26%) SmokePing
14 4 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1208 (62.01%) Microsoft
2 547 (28.08%) VMware
3 379 (19.46%) Cisco
4 356 (18.28%) Citrix
5 249 (12.78%) Apple
6 183 (9.39%) HP
7 110 (5.65%) Symantec
8 76 (3.90%) Dell
9 73 (3.75%) Oracle
10 64 (3.29%) Avaya
11 48 (2.46%) AppSense
12 45 (2.31%) Remedy
13 32 (1.64%) NetApp
14 31 (1.59%) Bloomberg
15 26 (1.33%) ServiceNow
15 26 (1.33%) Veeam
16 25 (1.28%) SonicWALL
17 23 (1.18%) McAfee
17 23 (1.18%) Reuters
17 23 (1.18%) Juniper
Crowborough, East Sussex
PAW Associates
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum + Benefits + Car
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum £40,000 to £60,000 + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
ARM Technology
Salary: £20 - £27 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
Code Red Associates
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Full Benefits Package & Training
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
IT People First
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Romford, Essex
Online Resourcing
Salary: From £18,000 to £32,000 per annum plus comprehensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, Yorkshire
West Yorkshire Police
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Somerset
Future
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Somerset
Future
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £25500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago