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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 292 242 372
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +130
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1021 1320 711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.08% 1.33% 0.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.12% 4.80% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 900 1124 603
Average salary £29,000 £29,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,000 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,750
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
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
24811 27500 26591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.23% 27.67% 27.67%
Number of salaries quoted 21118 23286 22121
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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 -97 404 £31,500 +3.27% 51
South East +33 294 £28,000 +1.81% 37
East of England -6 87 £28,250 +4.62% 12
North West -2 70 £25,000 -20.63% 11
South West +15 69 £28,000 +3.70% 12
West Midlands -26 45 £28,000 +24.44% 13
East Midlands +6 36 £28,136 +21.01% 7
Yorkshire -52 32 £24,500 -18.33% 5
North East +13 3 - - 1
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2231 (100.00%) Windows
2 1423 (63.78%) Active Directory
3 1404 (62.93%) Windows 7
4 1328 (59.52%) Microsoft
5 1062 (47.60%) Windows Server
6 904 (40.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 828 (37.11%) MS Exchange
8 812 (36.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 806 (36.13%) MS Office
10 737 (33.03%) VMware
11 716 (32.09%) MS Excel
12 622 (27.88%) Windows XP
13 542 (24.29%) Citrix
14 528 (23.67%) Microsoft Certification
15 480 (21.52%) ITIL
16 473 (21.20%) Firewall
17 428 (19.18%) VMware Infrastructure
18 422 (18.92%) Cisco
19 416 (18.65%) TCP/IP
20 405 (18.15%) Exchange Server 2010
21 387 (17.35%) DNS
22 386 (17.30%) Windows Server 2003
23 367 (16.45%) Office 365
24 341 (15.28%) Blackberry
25 340 (15.24%) Hyper-V
26 325 (14.57%) DHCP
27 307 (13.76%) Exchange Server 2013
28 303 (13.58%) VPN
29 296 (13.27%) SQL Server
30 286 (12.82%) Windows 10

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 828 (37.11%) MS Exchange
2 405 (18.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 307 (13.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 187 (8.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 163 (7.31%) SharePoint
6 137 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2003
7 125 (5.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 120 (5.38%) IIS
9 103 (4.62%) Skype for Business
10 78 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2000
11 35 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
12 32 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
13 22 (0.99%) Apache
14 16 (0.72%) IBM Notes
15 10 (0.45%) CMS
15 10 (0.45%) Tomcat
16 5 (0.22%) Confluence
16 5 (0.22%) IBM Domino
16 5 (0.22%) Node.js
16 5 (0.22%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 806 (36.13%) MS Office
2 716 (32.09%) MS Excel
3 20 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.18%) Bankmaster
2 4 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.18%) MFGPRO
2 4 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.090%) Cognos Controller
3 2 (0.090%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.090%) Infor SunSystems
3 2 (0.090%) Line 500
3 2 (0.090%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.090%) Retail-J
3 2 (0.090%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.090%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.090%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.045%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.045%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.045%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 367 (16.45%) Office 365
2 75 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (1.79%) Google Apps
4 29 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (0.72%) SaaS
7 10 (0.45%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.27%) Google Drive
8 6 (0.27%) Mimecast
8 6 (0.27%) Route 53
8 6 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.13%) Dropbox
10 3 (0.13%) GitHub
11 2 (0.090%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.090%) IaaS
12 1 (0.045%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.045%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 473 (21.20%) Firewall
2 416 (18.65%) TCP/IP
3 387 (17.35%) DNS
4 325 (14.57%) DHCP
5 303 (13.58%) VPN
6 219 (9.82%) WAN
7 216 (9.68%) LAN
8 172 (7.71%) SAN
9 113 (5.06%) Internet
10 109 (4.89%) Wi-Fi
11 105 (4.71%) VoIP
12 99 (4.44%) Wireless
13 93 (4.17%) VLAN
14 68 (3.05%) Remote Desktop
15 47 (2.11%) iSCSI
16 30 (1.34%) Cisco ASA
16 30 (1.34%) Skype
17 27 (1.21%) SSL
18 26 (1.17%) Cisco IOS
18 26 (1.17%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 296 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 71 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 58 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 42 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 41 (1.84%) MySQL
6 40 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 23 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (0.72%) Relational Database
9 15 (0.67%) RDBMS
10 7 (0.31%) Oracle Database
10 7 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.27%) MongoDB
11 6 (0.27%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (0.22%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.090%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.090%) DB2
13 2 (0.090%) MS Access
13 2 (0.090%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.090%) SQLPlus
14 1 (0.045%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 35 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (1.52%) Git (software)
3 27 (1.21%) Subversion
4 25 (1.12%) Plastic SCM
4 25 (1.12%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 24 (1.08%) Visual Studio
6 13 (0.58%) ReSharper
7 12 (0.54%) LINQPad
8 10 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 10 (0.45%) Yeoman
9 9 (0.40%) Selenium
10 8 (0.36%) InstallShield
11 7 (0.31%) MSI
12 6 (0.27%) Jenkins
13 5 (0.22%) AdminStudio
13 5 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (0.22%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.22%) Wise Package Studio
14 4 (0.18%) JIRA
14 4 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 257 (11.52%) Finance
2 117 (5.24%) Legal
3 76 (3.41%) Law
4 67 (3.00%) Telecoms
5 66 (2.96%) Banking
5 66 (2.96%) Retail
6 35 (1.57%) Games
7 33 (1.48%) Back Office
8 23 (1.03%) Advertising
8 23 (1.03%) Manufacturing
9 17 (0.76%) Marketing
10 14 (0.63%) Financial Institution
11 13 (0.58%) French Language
11 13 (0.58%) Investment Banking
11 13 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.40%) Japanese Language
13 8 (0.36%) Electronics
13 8 (0.36%) German Language
14 6 (0.27%) Front Office
15 3 (0.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 610 (27.34%) Analyst
2 605 (27.12%) Support Engineer
3 437 (19.59%) IT Support
4 386 (17.30%) 2nd Line Support
4 386 (17.30%) Support Analyst
5 247 (11.07%) Desktop Support
6 246 (11.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 241 (10.80%) IT Engineer
8 199 (8.92%) IT Analyst
9 196 (8.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 185 (8.29%) IT Support Engineer
11 175 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 164 (7.35%) Service Analyst
13 161 (7.22%) 3rd Line Support
14 154 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
15 153 (6.86%) Service Desk Analyst
16 150 (6.72%) 1st/2nd Line Support
17 148 (6.63%) 1st Line Support
18 145 (6.50%) Developer
19 138 (6.19%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (6.01%) .NET
2 73 (3.27%) ASP.NET
3 69 (3.09%) HTML
4 49 (2.20%) CSS
5 47 (2.11%) XML
6 41 (1.84%) ASP.NET MVC
7 39 (1.75%) jQuery
8 38 (1.70%) Web Services
9 26 (1.17%) .NET Framework
10 25 (1.12%) Silverlight
11 22 (0.99%) KnockoutJS
12 13 (0.58%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (0.54%) Middleware
14 11 (0.49%) JSON
15 10 (0.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 10 (0.45%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 10 (0.45%) Entity Framework
15 10 (0.45%) HTML5
15 10 (0.45%) LAMP
16 9 (0.40%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 341 (15.28%) Blackberry
2 145 (6.50%) iPhone
3 107 (4.80%) Driving Licence
3 107 (4.80%) iPad
4 103 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
5 62 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
6 56 (2.51%) Data Centre
7 54 (2.42%) Computer Science
8 51 (2.29%) Mobile App
9 45 (2.02%) Replication
10 41 (1.84%) Management Information System
11 37 (1.66%) Fat Client
11 37 (1.66%) Thin Client
11 37 (1.66%) User Experience
12 30 (1.34%) Client/Server
13 29 (1.30%) Clustering
14 22 (0.99%) AS400
14 22 (0.99%) EPoS
15 20 (0.90%) Handset
16 16 (0.72%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2231 (100.00%) Windows
2 1404 (62.93%) Windows 7
3 1062 (47.60%) Windows Server
4 904 (40.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 812 (36.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 622 (27.88%) Windows XP
7 386 (17.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 286 (12.82%) Windows 10
9 245 (10.98%) Mac OS X
10 230 (10.31%) Android
11 170 (7.62%) Apple iOS
12 128 (5.74%) Linux
13 116 (5.20%) Windows Vista
14 82 (3.68%) Windows 2000 Server
15 58 (2.60%) Windows Mobile
16 54 (2.42%) Mac OS
17 46 (2.06%) Windows Phone
18 38 (1.70%) Unix
19 11 (0.49%) Windows 2000
20 9 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 480 (21.52%) ITIL
2 108 (4.84%) Mentoring
3 99 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
4 96 (4.30%) Service Delivery
5 90 (4.03%) Project Management
6 87 (3.90%) Service Management
7 84 (3.77%) Migration
8 80 (3.59%) Incident Management
9 75 (3.36%) Time Management
10 70 (3.14%) CRM
11 66 (2.96%) MVC
12 60 (2.69%) Mobile Device Management
13 57 (2.55%) Scrum
14 55 (2.47%) Document Management
15 54 (2.42%) Problem Management
16 48 (2.15%) Asset Management
17 45 (2.02%) Root Cause Analysis
18 44 (1.97%) Disaster Recovery
19 41 (1.84%) MVVM
19 41 (1.84%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 268 (12.01%) SQL
2 135 (6.05%) C#
3 117 (5.24%) PowerShell
4 83 (3.72%) JavaScript
5 40 (1.79%) XAML
6 39 (1.75%) VBScript
7 38 (1.70%) Java
8 36 (1.61%) VB.NET
9 31 (1.39%) C
9 31 (1.39%) VB
10 25 (1.12%) C++
11 19 (0.85%) T-SQL
12 18 (0.81%) Shell Script
13 13 (0.58%) PHP
13 13 (0.58%) Python
14 7 (0.31%) Bash Shell
14 7 (0.31%) Objective-C
14 7 (0.31%) VBA
15 6 (0.27%) Perl
16 5 (0.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 528 (23.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 258 (11.56%) MCSE
3 176 (7.89%) MCSA
4 171 (7.66%) Cisco Certification
5 168 (7.53%) MCP
6 163 (7.31%) Degree
7 158 (7.08%) CCNA
8 154 (6.90%) MCITP
9 70 (3.14%) MCDST
10 64 (2.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 60 (2.69%) Citrix Certification
12 53 (2.38%) Security Cleared
13 48 (2.15%) MCTS
14 41 (1.84%) CCA
15 39 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
16 35 (1.57%) CCNP
17 33 (1.48%) DBS Check
17 33 (1.48%) SC Cleared
18 24 (1.08%) A+ Certification
19 19 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 268 (12.01%) SLA
2 24 (1.08%) QA
3 17 (0.76%) ISO 9001
4 13 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.090%) GAAP
5 2 (0.090%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.045%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.045%) ISO 14000
6 1 (0.045%) ISO15022
6 1 (0.045%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.045%) RMADS
System Software
1 1423 (63.78%) Active Directory
2 428 (19.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 340 (15.24%) Hyper-V
4 162 (7.26%) XenApp
5 136 (6.10%) vSphere
6 95 (4.26%) XenDesktop
7 68 (3.05%) Terminal Services
8 37 (1.66%) Microsoft App-V
9 34 (1.52%) VMware ESX
10 31 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
11 17 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
12 15 (0.67%) vCloud
12 15 (0.67%) XenServer
13 13 (0.58%) ISA Server
14 12 (0.54%) Terminal Server
15 10 (0.45%) Firmware
15 10 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 6 (0.27%) VirtualBox
17 5 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 5 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 245 (10.98%) SCCM
2 118 (5.29%) Backup Exec
3 44 (1.97%) SCOM
4 38 (1.70%) WSUS
5 35 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
6 21 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
7 18 (0.81%) SCOrch
8 16 (0.72%) DameWare
9 14 (0.63%) NetBackup
10 10 (0.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 10 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 8 (0.36%) AirWatch
11 8 (0.36%) SCVMM
12 7 (0.31%) EdgeSight
13 6 (0.27%) Nessus
13 6 (0.27%) Puppet
13 6 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 5 (0.22%) Casper Suite
14 5 (0.22%) Windows Intune
15 4 (0.18%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 1328 (59.52%) Microsoft
2 737 (33.03%) VMware
3 542 (24.29%) Citrix
4 422 (18.92%) Cisco
5 244 (10.94%) Apple
6 153 (6.86%) Avaya
7 126 (5.65%) HP
8 125 (5.60%) Symantec
9 120 (5.38%) Dell
10 61 (2.73%) SonicWALL
11 54 (2.42%) Intel Security
12 51 (2.29%) Google
13 49 (2.20%) Veeam
14 48 (2.15%) Oracle
15 43 (1.93%) Polycom
16 37 (1.66%) Remedy
17 35 (1.57%) Juniper
18 31 (1.39%) IBM
18 31 (1.39%) Sophos
19 30 (1.34%) NetApp
West London
Talent Spa
Salary: up to £60k basic salary
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + shift allowance, bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + shift allowance, bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hastings, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £22000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £20000 Per Annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Oscar
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days + many benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Langley James
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + pension, health care
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Evesham, Worcestershire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: £26,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago