The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 299 458 807
Rank change year-on-year
+159 +349
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 997 446 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.91% 0.44% 0.063%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.39% 1.60% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 889 405 62
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 £21,050 £20,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,700 £52,500 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £32,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year
-10.76% -22.15%
Operating Systems Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29433 27961 30635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.94% 27.48% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 24787 23839 26523
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Windows 8
UK

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +128 369 £32,500 -13.33% 55
South East +116 290 £30,000 -14.28% 36
South West +30 75 £27,000 -22.85% 8
West Midlands +47 73 £30,000 -33.33% 18
North West +39 69 £23,750 -32.14% 9
East of England -1 51 £30,000 -7.69% 7
Yorkshire -4 49 £28,000 +47.36% 8
East Midlands +12 28 £27,500 +3.77% 9
North East -4 4 £22,500 -30.76% 1
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1913 (100.00%) Windows
2 1208 (63.15%) Microsoft
3 1087 (56.82%) Windows 7
4 1011 (52.85%) Active Directory
5 805 (42.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 733 (38.32%) MS Exchange
7 644 (33.66%) MS Office
8 605 (31.63%) MS Excel
9 602 (31.47%) Windows XP
10 578 (30.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 553 (28.91%) VMware
12 542 (28.33%) Windows Server 2003
13 438 (22.90%) DNS
14 416 (21.75%) TCP/IP
14 416 (21.75%) Microsoft Certification
15 404 (21.12%) SQL Server
16 399 (20.86%) Cisco
17 378 (19.76%) Exchange Server 2010
18 374 (19.55%) VMware Infrastructure
19 360 (18.82%) Firewall
20 350 (18.30%) Citrix
21 339 (17.72%) SQL
22 337 (17.62%) DHCP
23 327 (17.09%) ITIL
24 282 (14.74%) Hyper-V
25 263 (13.75%) Apple
26 260 (13.59%) LAN
27 254 (13.28%) VPN
28 249 (13.02%) WAN
29 235 (12.28%) SCCM

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 733 (38.32%) MS Exchange
2 378 (19.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 208 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 198 (10.35%) SharePoint
5 194 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 162 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 121 (6.33%) IIS
8 105 (5.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 102 (5.33%) Lync
10 49 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
11 46 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2000
12 32 (1.67%) Tomcat
13 26 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
13 26 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
14 24 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
14 24 (1.25%) IBM Notes
15 12 (0.63%) CMS
15 12 (0.63%) WorkSite
16 11 (0.58%) Confluence
16 11 (0.58%) Apache
Applications
1 644 (33.66%) MS Office
2 605 (31.63%) MS Excel
3 28 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.73%) MS Project
6 10 (0.52%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.10%) Maya
8 2 (0.10%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.052%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 35 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.52%) Eikon
4 9 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.47%) Dynamics GP
5 7 (0.37%) Line 50
6 6 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.16%) Agresso
8 2 (0.10%) assyst
8 2 (0.10%) Sage MMS
8 2 (0.10%) nopCommerce
8 2 (0.10%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.052%) Sage 50
9 1 (0.052%) Exchequer
9 1 (0.052%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 177 (9.25%) Office 365
2 38 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (1.78%) SaaS
4 14 (0.73%) Google Apps
5 9 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.47%) IaaS
6 7 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.26%) GitHub
8 1 (0.052%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 438 (22.90%) DNS
2 416 (21.75%) TCP/IP
3 360 (18.82%) Firewall
4 337 (17.62%) DHCP
5 260 (13.59%) LAN
6 254 (13.28%) VPN
7 249 (13.02%) WAN
8 108 (5.65%) SAN
8 108 (5.65%) Internet
9 87 (4.55%) VoIP
10 83 (4.34%) Wi-Fi
11 81 (4.23%) Wireless
12 50 (2.61%) Network Security
13 37 (1.93%) NAS
14 36 (1.88%) VLAN
15 29 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
15 29 (1.52%) ADSL
16 27 (1.41%) Intranet
17 25 (1.31%) SSL
18 24 (1.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 404 (21.12%) SQL Server
2 97 (5.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 92 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 56 (2.93%) MySQL
5 33 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 32 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 25 (1.31%) Relational Database
8 20 (1.05%) SQLite
9 11 (0.58%) MS Access
10 9 (0.47%) Oracle Database
11 8 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.26%) Sybase ASA
13 5 (0.26%) QlikView
14 4 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
14 4 (0.21%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.21%) Pentaho
15 3 (0.16%) PowerCenter
15 3 (0.16%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 48 (2.51%) Visual Studio
2 36 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (1.46%) MSI
4 20 (1.05%) JIRA
5 19 (0.99%) Subversion
6 10 (0.52%) Git (software)
6 10 (0.52%) SoapUI
6 10 (0.52%) Xcode
7 9 (0.47%) PhoneGap
8 6 (0.31%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 6 (0.31%) Fiddler
8 6 (0.31%) ReSharper
9 4 (0.21%) Ant
10 3 (0.16%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.16%) Selenium
10 3 (0.16%) NUnit
10 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Blend
10 3 (0.16%) WiX
10 3 (0.16%) Expression Studio
11 2 (0.10%) MSTest
General
1 218 (11.40%) Finance
2 86 (4.50%) Legal
3 80 (4.18%) Telecoms
4 53 (2.77%) Law
5 43 (2.25%) Marketing
5 43 (2.25%) Banking
6 33 (1.73%) Back Office
7 17 (0.89%) Advertising
8 15 (0.78%) Retail
8 15 (0.78%) Military
9 13 (0.68%) Games
9 13 (0.68%) Manufacturing
10 12 (0.63%) Multimedia
10 12 (0.63%) Electronics
11 6 (0.31%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.21%) Automotive
12 4 (0.21%) French Language
12 4 (0.21%) German Language
13 3 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 418 (21.85%) Support Engineer
2 369 (19.29%) Analyst
3 263 (13.75%) 2nd Line Support
4 255 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 230 (12.02%) IT Support
6 179 (9.36%) Desktop Support
7 154 (8.05%) Developer
8 132 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
9 117 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 107 (5.59%) IT Support Engineer
11 98 (5.12%) 1st Line Support
12 83 (4.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 80 (4.18%) Desktop Analyst
14 76 (3.97%) Consultant
15 74 (3.87%) Administrator
15 74 (3.87%) Technical Support
16 69 (3.61%) Support Technician
16 69 (3.61%) Desktop Engineer
16 69 (3.61%) Team Leader
17 64 (3.35%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (8.89%) .NET
2 105 (5.49%) HTML
3 88 (4.60%) CSS
4 83 (4.34%) ASP.NET
5 51 (2.67%) jQuery
6 41 (2.14%) HTML5
7 40 (2.09%) XML
8 38 (1.99%) WCF
9 37 (1.93%) Application Packaging
10 35 (1.83%) Web Services
11 29 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (1.46%) LAMP
13 27 (1.41%) WPF
14 24 (1.25%) Software Packaging
15 21 (1.10%) .NET Framework
16 18 (0.94%) COM
17 16 (0.84%) LINQ
18 15 (0.78%) Silverlight
18 15 (0.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 15 (0.78%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 221 (11.55%) Blackberry
2 89 (4.65%) iPhone
3 70 (3.66%) Mobile App
4 60 (3.14%) iPad
5 50 (2.61%) Management Information System
5 50 (2.61%) Computer Science
6 35 (1.83%) Clustering
7 33 (1.73%) Thin Client
7 33 (1.73%) Fat Client
8 25 (1.31%) Open Source
9 24 (1.25%) Smartphone
10 18 (0.94%) Hedge funds
11 16 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
11 16 (0.84%) Mathematics
12 14 (0.73%) Client/Server
12 14 (0.73%) Chip and PIN
12 14 (0.73%) Kindle
13 13 (0.68%) PKI
14 11 (0.58%) NHS
15 10 (0.52%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1913 (100.00%) Windows
2 1087 (56.82%) Windows 7
3 805 (42.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 602 (31.47%) Windows XP
5 578 (30.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 542 (28.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 209 (10.93%) Windows Vista
8 195 (10.19%) Android
9 194 (10.14%) Linux
10 172 (8.99%) Apple iOS
11 162 (8.47%) Mac OS X
12 70 (3.66%) Mac OS
13 58 (3.03%) Windows Phone
14 42 (2.20%) UNIX
15 40 (2.09%) Windows 2000 Server
16 19 (0.99%) Windows 2000
17 18 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
18 17 (0.89%) Ubuntu
19 14 (0.73%) Debian
20 13 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (17.09%) ITIL
2 78 (4.08%) Project Management
3 77 (4.03%) MVC
4 59 (3.08%) Problem Management
5 50 (2.61%) CRM
5 50 (2.61%) Migration
6 48 (2.51%) Service Delivery
7 47 (2.46%) E-Commerce
8 46 (2.40%) Disaster Recovery
9 45 (2.35%) Asset Management
10 41 (2.14%) Time Management
11 39 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
12 35 (1.83%) PRINCE2
13 33 (1.73%) Software Engineering
14 32 (1.67%) OO
15 31 (1.62%) Service Management
16 30 (1.57%) Change Management
17 26 (1.36%) ITSM
17 26 (1.36%) Workflow
17 26 (1.36%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 339 (17.72%) SQL
2 143 (7.48%) PowerShell
3 132 (6.90%) C#
4 97 (5.07%) JavaScript
5 81 (4.23%) VB
6 59 (3.08%) VBScript
7 47 (2.46%) Objective-C
8 46 (2.40%) Java
9 44 (2.30%) VB.NET
10 41 (2.14%) C
11 37 (1.93%) C++
12 29 (1.52%) XAML
13 24 (1.25%) PHP
14 18 (0.94%) T-SQL
15 10 (0.52%) Python
15 10 (0.52%) VB6
15 10 (0.52%) Bash Shell
16 9 (0.47%) VBA
17 6 (0.31%) TypeScript
18 5 (0.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 416 (21.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 226 (11.81%) MCSE
3 199 (10.40%) Degree
4 162 (8.47%) MCITP
5 145 (7.58%) MCP
6 125 (6.53%) Cisco Certification
7 115 (6.01%) CCNA
8 99 (5.18%) MCSA
9 56 (2.93%) MCTS
10 35 (1.83%) Security Cleared
11 31 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 30 (1.57%) A+ Certification
13 22 (1.15%) HND
13 22 (1.15%) CCNP
14 20 (1.05%) ISEB
14 20 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
14 20 (1.05%) SC Cleared
15 18 (0.94%) MCDST
16 16 (0.84%) ISTQB
17 15 (0.78%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (9.88%) SLA
2 25 (1.31%) QA
3 15 (0.78%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.10%) HL7
6 2 (0.10%) DICOM
7 1 (0.052%) BS7799
System Software
1 1011 (52.85%) Active Directory
2 374 (19.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 282 (14.74%) Hyper-V
4 114 (5.96%) XenApp
5 99 (5.18%) vSphere
6 91 (4.76%) XenDesktop
7 72 (3.76%) Microsoft App-V
8 58 (3.03%) Terminal Services
9 37 (1.93%) XenServer
10 36 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
11 26 (1.36%) VMware ESX
12 25 (1.31%) Terminal Server
13 23 (1.20%) Xen
13 23 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 11 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
15 10 (0.52%) ISA Server
16 7 (0.37%) UAG
17 4 (0.21%) DFS Replication
18 3 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
19 2 (0.10%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 235 (12.28%) SCCM
2 115 (6.01%) Backup Exec
3 63 (3.29%) WSUS
4 35 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
5 30 (1.57%) SCOM
6 17 (0.89%) NetBackup
6 17 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
7 12 (0.63%) DameWare
8 11 (0.58%) Windows Intune
9 9 (0.47%) SAP Afaria
10 8 (0.42%) AppDNA
10 8 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 7 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 6 (0.31%) SmokePing
12 6 (0.31%) Puppet
12 6 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 6 (0.31%) Nagios
12 6 (0.31%) Cacti
13 4 (0.21%) Sysprep
13 4 (0.21%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1208 (63.15%) Microsoft
2 553 (28.91%) VMware
3 399 (20.86%) Cisco
4 350 (18.30%) Citrix
5 263 (13.75%) Apple
6 183 (9.57%) HP
7 124 (6.48%) Symantec
8 84 (4.39%) Dell
9 65 (3.40%) Avaya
10 62 (3.24%) Oracle
11 53 (2.77%) Remedy
12 52 (2.72%) AppSense
13 39 (2.04%) McAfee
14 35 (1.83%) NetApp
15 28 (1.46%) Sophos
15 28 (1.46%) ServiceNow
16 24 (1.25%) Lotus
16 24 (1.25%) Juniper
17 23 (1.20%) Bloomberg
18 22 (1.15%) BMC
Reigate, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Private Health Care, Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Erith, Kent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + ben
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Networking People
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
East London
RM Education
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + £800 bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + training and exam sponsorship
Posted: 12 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 12 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 12 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000 - 36,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday