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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 236 349 620
Rank change year-on-year
+113 +271
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1275 730 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.29% 0.74% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.68% 2.71% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1096 621 215
Average salary £28,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,550 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- -12.69%
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
27254 26918 27678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.48% 27.11% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 22970 22309 23570
Average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 4 March 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 March 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 +164 596 £30,000 -14.28% 54
South East +25 267 £27,500 - 30
East of England +8 89 £25,750 -11.20% 12
Yorkshire +30 88 £28,750 +15.00% 14
North West +34 75 £27,500 -8.33% 15
South West -7 56 £24,250 -3.00% 16
West Midlands -13 47 £22,500 -16.66% 10
East Midlands +46 40 £23,000 -14.81% 4
North East -12 3 £27,750 -30.62% 3
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 2610 (100.00%) Windows
2 1726 (66.13%) Windows 7
3 1639 (62.80%) Microsoft
4 1502 (57.55%) Active Directory
5 1063 (40.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 1020 (39.08%) MS Exchange
7 927 (35.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 891 (34.14%) MS Office
9 849 (32.53%) Windows XP
10 802 (30.73%) VMware
11 786 (30.11%) MS Excel
12 645 (24.71%) Firewall
13 619 (23.72%) Windows Server 2003
14 615 (23.56%) DNS
15 594 (22.76%) Citrix
16 577 (22.11%) VMware Infrastructure
17 554 (21.23%) TCP/IP
18 522 (20.00%) ITIL
19 507 (19.43%) Microsoft Certification
20 503 (19.27%) DHCP
21 467 (17.89%) Cisco
22 463 (17.74%) Exchange Server 2010
23 425 (16.28%) SQL Server
23 425 (16.28%) SQL
24 403 (15.44%) Blackberry
25 394 (15.10%) Hyper-V
26 382 (14.64%) VPN
27 364 (13.95%) LAN
28 348 (13.33%) WAN
29 345 (13.22%) Exchange Server 2013

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 1020 (39.08%) MS Exchange
2 463 (17.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 345 (13.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 291 (11.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 245 (9.39%) SharePoint
6 217 (8.31%) Exchange Server 2003
7 160 (6.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 142 (5.44%) IIS
9 140 (5.36%) Lync
10 47 (1.80%) Apache
11 34 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
12 32 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2000
13 22 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
14 21 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
15 19 (0.73%) Tomcat
16 15 (0.57%) IBM Notes
17 10 (0.38%) CMS
17 10 (0.38%) WorkSite
17 10 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
18 8 (0.31%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 891 (34.14%) MS Office
2 786 (30.11%) MS Excel
3 44 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.34%) MS Project
6 7 (0.27%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.11%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.038%) HipChat
8 1 (0.038%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.038%) Revit
8 1 (0.038%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.038%) Maya
8 1 (0.038%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.038%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.038%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.038%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.34%) Eikon
4 7 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.15%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.11%) Sage 50
6 3 (0.11%) HiPortfolio
7 2 (0.077%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.077%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.077%) Cognos Controller
7 2 (0.077%) RMDS
8 1 (0.038%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.038%) Line 50
8 1 (0.038%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.038%) Magento
8 1 (0.038%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 275 (10.54%) Office 365
2 88 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (1.19%) Google Apps
4 16 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (0.42%) SaaS
6 9 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (0.31%) GitHub
7 8 (0.31%) IaaS
8 4 (0.15%) PaaS
9 1 (0.038%) Yammer
9 1 (0.038%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 645 (24.71%) Firewall
2 615 (23.56%) DNS
3 554 (21.23%) TCP/IP
4 503 (19.27%) DHCP
5 382 (14.64%) VPN
6 364 (13.95%) LAN
7 348 (13.33%) WAN
8 245 (9.39%) SAN
9 213 (8.16%) Internet
10 146 (5.59%) VoIP
11 95 (3.64%) Wireless
12 84 (3.22%) VLAN
13 59 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
14 46 (1.76%) ADSL
15 38 (1.46%) NAS
16 36 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
17 29 (1.11%) Cisco IOS
17 29 (1.11%) Intranet
18 25 (0.96%) iSCSI
18 25 (0.96%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 425 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 75 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 62 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 59 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 36 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (0.88%) MySQL
7 20 (0.77%) Relational Database
8 14 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
9 12 (0.46%) MS Access
9 12 (0.46%) SQLite
10 11 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
11 10 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.19%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.19%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 3 (0.11%) NoSQL
15 3 (0.11%) IDOL
16 2 (0.077%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 64 (2.45%) Visual Studio
2 51 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 50 (1.92%) Git (software)
4 32 (1.23%) JIRA
5 27 (1.03%) MSBuild
6 26 (1.00%) Subversion
7 25 (0.96%) Ant
8 24 (0.92%) NUnit
8 24 (0.92%) Ranorex
8 24 (0.92%) NuGet
8 24 (0.92%) WiX
8 24 (0.92%) MSTest
9 14 (0.54%) MSI
10 12 (0.46%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 12 (0.46%) ReSharper
11 10 (0.38%) LoadRunner
11 10 (0.38%) Xcode
12 8 (0.31%) InstallShield
12 8 (0.31%) Facilita Forecast
12 8 (0.31%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 317 (12.15%) Finance
2 87 (3.33%) Law
3 77 (2.95%) Banking
4 73 (2.80%) Telecoms
5 65 (2.49%) Advertising
6 62 (2.38%) Retail
7 51 (1.95%) Legal
8 40 (1.53%) Marketing
9 33 (1.26%) Games
9 33 (1.26%) Electronics
10 24 (0.92%) Manufacturing
11 17 (0.65%) Investment Banking
11 17 (0.65%) Back Office
12 16 (0.61%) Publishing
13 12 (0.46%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.46%) Spanish Language
14 11 (0.42%) German Language
15 9 (0.34%) French Language
16 7 (0.27%) Military
17 5 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 702 (26.90%) Support Engineer
2 539 (20.65%) Analyst
3 339 (12.99%) IT Support
4 325 (12.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 306 (11.72%) Support Analyst
6 198 (7.59%) Desktop Support
7 176 (6.74%) Technical Support
8 164 (6.28%) Developer
8 164 (6.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 157 (6.02%) Service Analyst
9 157 (6.02%) Service Desk Analyst
10 156 (5.98%) Consultant
11 141 (5.40%) 3rd Line Support
12 129 (4.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 115 (4.41%) 1st Line Support
14 112 (4.29%) IT Support Engineer
15 96 (3.68%) Support Technician
16 86 (3.30%) Desktop Engineer
17 81 (3.10%) IT Support Analyst
18 78 (2.99%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (6.63%) HTML
2 154 (5.90%) .NET
3 148 (5.67%) CSS
4 85 (3.26%) ASP.NET
5 71 (2.72%) jQuery
6 65 (2.49%) XML
7 57 (2.18%) HTML5
8 50 (1.92%) Application Packaging
9 49 (1.88%) Ajax
10 41 (1.57%) AngularJS
11 40 (1.53%) JSON
12 38 (1.46%) WPF
13 34 (1.30%) X-Windows
14 32 (1.23%) Web Services
15 27 (1.03%) WCF
16 25 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC
16 25 (0.96%) .NET Framework
17 19 (0.73%) PhoneGap
18 18 (0.69%) CSS3
19 16 (0.61%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 403 (15.44%) Blackberry
2 166 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
3 152 (5.82%) iPhone
4 87 (3.33%) Fat Client
4 87 (3.33%) Thin Client
5 70 (2.68%) Management Information System
6 67 (2.57%) iPad
7 64 (2.45%) Clustering
8 61 (2.34%) Mobile App
9 48 (1.84%) User Experience
10 47 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
11 39 (1.49%) Replication
12 37 (1.42%) Hedge funds
12 37 (1.42%) Computer Science
13 23 (0.88%) 3D Printing
13 23 (0.88%) PDA
14 22 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
15 20 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
15 20 (0.77%) Smartphone
16 17 (0.65%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2610 (100.00%) Windows
2 1726 (66.13%) Windows 7
3 1063 (40.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 927 (35.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 849 (32.53%) Windows XP
6 619 (23.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 271 (10.38%) Windows Vista
8 238 (9.12%) Android
9 217 (8.31%) Mac OS X
10 209 (8.01%) Linux
11 182 (6.97%) Apple iOS
12 84 (3.22%) Windows 2000 Server
13 73 (2.80%) Mac OS
14 60 (2.30%) UNIX
15 56 (2.15%) Windows Mobile
16 52 (1.99%) Windows Phone
17 35 (1.34%) Windows 2000
17 35 (1.34%) Solaris
18 30 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 16 (0.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 522 (20.00%) ITIL
2 200 (7.66%) Service Delivery
3 146 (5.59%) Agile Software Development
4 118 (4.52%) Project Management
5 102 (3.91%) CRM
6 95 (3.64%) Migration
7 88 (3.37%) Problem Management
8 87 (3.33%) Mentoring
9 79 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
10 76 (2.91%) MVC
11 68 (2.61%) Disaster Recovery
12 65 (2.49%) Service Management
13 62 (2.38%) Incident Management
14 59 (2.26%) Change Management
15 57 (2.18%) Scrum
16 56 (2.15%) Continuous Integration
17 49 (1.88%) TDD
18 47 (1.80%) Root Cause Analysis
19 44 (1.69%) E-Commerce
19 44 (1.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 425 (16.28%) SQL
2 178 (6.82%) PowerShell
3 150 (5.75%) C#
4 146 (5.59%) JavaScript
5 50 (1.92%) XAML
5 50 (1.92%) Java
6 39 (1.49%) VB.NET
7 34 (1.30%) T-SQL
8 30 (1.15%) Objective-C
9 24 (0.92%) C
10 19 (0.73%) VB
11 14 (0.54%) Shell Script
11 14 (0.54%) Python
12 12 (0.46%) VBScript
13 11 (0.42%) PHP
14 10 (0.38%) ActionScript
14 10 (0.38%) ActionScript 3.0
15 8 (0.31%) VBA
15 8 (0.31%) Perl
16 6 (0.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 507 (19.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 341 (13.07%) MCSE
3 211 (8.08%) Cisco Certification
4 209 (8.01%) MCITP
5 202 (7.74%) MCP
6 194 (7.43%) CCNA
7 152 (5.82%) MCSA
7 152 (5.82%) Degree
8 111 (4.25%) MCTS
9 89 (3.41%) Security Cleared
10 76 (2.91%) SC Cleared
11 55 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
12 49 (1.88%) VCP4
13 35 (1.34%) CCNP
14 34 (1.30%) MCDST
15 25 (0.96%) DV Cleared
15 25 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 21 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 17 (0.65%) HND
17 17 (0.65%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 294 (11.26%) SLA
2 23 (0.88%) QA
3 15 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.46%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1502 (57.55%) Active Directory
2 577 (22.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 394 (15.10%) Hyper-V
4 247 (9.46%) XenApp
5 133 (5.10%) vSphere
6 132 (5.06%) Terminal Services
7 74 (2.84%) XenDesktop
8 68 (2.61%) Microsoft App-V
9 57 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
10 47 (1.80%) XenServer
11 20 (0.77%) VMware ESX
12 16 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
13 11 (0.42%) VMware Server
14 9 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 9 (0.34%) Firmware
14 9 (0.34%) Terminal Server
15 8 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
15 8 (0.31%) UAG
16 6 (0.23%) ISA Server
16 6 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 286 (10.96%) SCCM
2 184 (7.05%) Backup Exec
3 116 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
4 71 (2.72%) SCOM
5 62 (2.38%) WSUS
6 51 (1.95%) SCVMM
7 24 (0.92%) SCOrch
8 15 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
8 15 (0.57%) SCDPM
9 12 (0.46%) SCSM
10 9 (0.34%) Casper Suite
10 9 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 8 (0.31%) ZENworks
11 8 (0.31%) Nagios
11 8 (0.31%) DameWare
11 8 (0.31%) EdgeSight
12 7 (0.27%) XenMobile
12 7 (0.27%) NetBackup
12 7 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 7 (0.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1639 (62.80%) Microsoft
2 802 (30.73%) VMware
3 594 (22.76%) Citrix
4 467 (17.89%) Cisco
5 317 (12.15%) Apple
6 237 (9.08%) HP
7 226 (8.66%) Symantec
8 110 (4.21%) Avaya
9 102 (3.91%) Dell
10 90 (3.45%) Oracle
11 89 (3.41%) Veeam
12 71 (2.72%) NetApp
13 63 (2.41%) CheckPoint
14 59 (2.26%) EMC
15 51 (1.95%) McAfee
16 48 (1.84%) Red Hat
17 44 (1.69%) Bloomberg
18 36 (1.38%) LANDesk
19 35 (1.34%) Reuters
20 34 (1.30%) Google
Central London / West End
Spink and Son Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chessington, Surrey
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Premier IT
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £23k - 25k per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays - Computacenter
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus(10%),shares, pension, health
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
e-know.net
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
OXL Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
OXL Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday