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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 280 463 811
Rank change year-on-year
+183 +348
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1012 454 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.95% 0.46% 0.061%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.52% 1.66% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 864 405 65
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 £21,250 £20,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -1.51%
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
28767 27425 31066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.99% 27.57% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 24053 23545 26899
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 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +113 372 £35,000 -12.50% 50
South East +100 278 £27,500 -21.42% 40
West Midlands +67 91 £35,000 -20.00% 12
South West +9 69 £29,000 - 14
East of England +15 65 £28,000 -13.84% 7
Yorkshire +3 62 £28,000 +47.36% 12
North West +2 62 £24,000 -31.42% 9
East Midlands -6 25 £27,500 -21.42% 5
Midlands - 1 £24,000 -
North East - 1 £20,000 - 3
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 2037 (100.00%) Windows
2 1254 (61.56%) Microsoft
3 1150 (56.46%) Windows 7
4 1060 (52.04%) Active Directory
5 821 (40.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 767 (37.65%) MS Exchange
7 700 (34.36%) MS Office
8 625 (30.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 615 (30.19%) Windows XP
10 611 (30.00%) MS Excel
11 571 (28.03%) VMware
12 534 (26.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 460 (22.58%) DNS
14 438 (21.50%) TCP/IP
15 408 (20.03%) SQL Server
16 400 (19.64%) Firewall
17 395 (19.39%) Microsoft Certification
18 394 (19.34%) VMware Infrastructure
19 391 (19.19%) Exchange Server 2010
19 391 (19.19%) SQL
20 388 (19.05%) Cisco
21 382 (18.75%) Citrix
22 363 (17.82%) DHCP
23 319 (15.66%) ITIL
24 300 (14.73%) Hyper-V
25 270 (13.25%) LAN
26 264 (12.96%) VPN
27 261 (12.81%) WAN
28 256 (12.57%) Finance
29 251 (12.32%) Exchange Server 2013

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 767 (37.65%) MS Exchange
2 391 (19.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 251 (12.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 214 (10.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 214 (10.51%) SharePoint
5 154 (7.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 137 (6.73%) IIS
7 109 (5.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 98 (4.81%) Lync
9 45 (2.21%) SharePoint 2013
10 43 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2000
11 30 (1.47%) Tomcat
12 29 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
13 28 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
14 22 (1.08%) IBM Notes
15 21 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
16 15 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
16 15 (0.74%) Apache
17 10 (0.49%) CMS
18 9 (0.44%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 700 (34.36%) MS Office
2 611 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 26 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 24 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.79%) Photoshop
6 15 (0.74%) MS Project
7 4 (0.20%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.20%) Maya
7 4 (0.20%) 3ds Max
7 4 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.049%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 35 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (0.49%) Dynamics GP
4 8 (0.39%) Eikon
5 5 (0.25%) Line 50
6 4 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.15%) Agresso
8 2 (0.098%) assyst
8 2 (0.098%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.098%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.098%) Sage 50
8 2 (0.098%) RMDS
9 1 (0.049%) Exchequer
9 1 (0.049%) Sage MMS
9 1 (0.049%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 183 (8.98%) Office 365
2 52 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (1.62%) SaaS
4 16 (0.79%) GitHub
5 15 (0.74%) IaaS
6 7 (0.34%) Google Apps
6 7 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.049%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 460 (22.58%) DNS
2 438 (21.50%) TCP/IP
3 400 (19.64%) Firewall
4 363 (17.82%) DHCP
5 270 (13.25%) LAN
6 264 (12.96%) VPN
7 261 (12.81%) WAN
8 135 (6.63%) SAN
9 122 (5.99%) Internet
10 106 (5.20%) VoIP
11 71 (3.49%) Wi-Fi
12 69 (3.39%) Wireless
13 51 (2.50%) Network Security
14 43 (2.11%) NAS
15 38 (1.87%) Cisco IOS
16 37 (1.82%) VLAN
17 32 (1.57%) ADSL
18 30 (1.47%) Intranet
19 25 (1.23%) FTP
19 25 (1.23%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 408 (20.03%) SQL Server
2 93 (4.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 84 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 57 (2.80%) MySQL
5 44 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 24 (1.18%) SQLite
7 24 (1.18%) Relational Database
8 16 (0.79%) MS Access
9 10 (0.49%) Oracle Database
10 9 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.25%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.25%) QlikView
12 5 (0.25%) Sybase ASA
13 4 (0.20%) Pentaho
14 3 (0.15%) PowerCenter
14 3 (0.15%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 50 (2.45%) Visual Studio
2 45 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 41 (2.01%) Git (software)
4 40 (1.96%) JIRA
5 37 (1.82%) MSI
6 30 (1.47%) Ant
7 26 (1.28%) Subversion
8 22 (1.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 22 (1.08%) Xcode
9 16 (0.79%) WiX
10 15 (0.74%) MSBuild
11 14 (0.69%) NuGet
11 14 (0.69%) Ranorex
11 14 (0.69%) MSTest
11 14 (0.69%) NUnit
12 10 (0.49%) SoapUI
13 9 (0.44%) InstallShield
14 6 (0.29%) ReSharper
14 6 (0.29%) Fiddler
15 4 (0.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 256 (12.57%) Finance
2 89 (4.37%) Legal
3 71 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 57 (2.80%) Law
5 53 (2.60%) Banking
6 42 (2.06%) Marketing
7 39 (1.91%) Retail
8 20 (0.98%) Back Office
9 18 (0.88%) Advertising
10 16 (0.79%) Games
11 13 (0.64%) Electronics
12 12 (0.59%) Multimedia
13 11 (0.54%) Military
13 11 (0.54%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.44%) French Language
15 8 (0.39%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.34%) Local Government
16 7 (0.34%) German Language
17 6 (0.29%) Investment Banking
18 4 (0.20%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 446 (21.89%) Support Engineer
2 411 (20.18%) Analyst
3 272 (13.35%) Support Analyst
4 267 (13.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 250 (12.27%) IT Support
6 191 (9.38%) Developer
7 164 (8.05%) Desktop Support
8 132 (6.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 126 (6.19%) 3rd Line Support
10 123 (6.04%) IT Support Engineer
11 103 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 91 (4.47%) 1st Line Support
13 81 (3.98%) Administrator
14 80 (3.93%) Team Leader
15 75 (3.68%) Service Analyst
16 74 (3.63%) Technical Support
17 72 (3.53%) Service Desk Analyst
18 67 (3.29%) Consultant
19 66 (3.24%) Desktop Analyst
20 65 (3.19%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (8.39%) .NET
2 155 (7.61%) HTML
3 148 (7.27%) CSS
4 85 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 83 (4.07%) jQuery
6 72 (3.53%) HTML5
7 69 (3.39%) XML
8 45 (2.21%) AngularJS
8 45 (2.21%) Ajax
9 43 (2.11%) WCF
9 43 (2.11%) Application Packaging
10 36 (1.77%) JSON
11 33 (1.62%) Web Services
11 33 (1.62%) Silverlight
12 31 (1.52%) WPF
12 31 (1.52%) PhoneGap
13 29 (1.42%) LAMP
14 27 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
15 22 (1.08%) .NET Framework
16 17 (0.83%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 234 (11.49%) Blackberry
2 134 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 93 (4.57%) iPhone
4 83 (4.07%) Mobile App
5 70 (3.44%) Management Information System
6 58 (2.85%) User Experience
7 54 (2.65%) iPad
8 52 (2.55%) Computer Science
9 45 (2.21%) Clustering
10 40 (1.96%) Fat Client
10 40 (1.96%) Thin Client
11 28 (1.37%) N-Tier
12 20 (0.98%) Digital Media
12 20 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
13 17 (0.83%) Smartphone
14 16 (0.79%) Client/Server
15 14 (0.69%) Kindle
15 14 (0.69%) Open Source
16 13 (0.64%) NHS
16 13 (0.64%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2037 (100.00%) Windows
2 1150 (56.46%) Windows 7
3 821 (40.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 625 (30.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 615 (30.19%) Windows XP
6 534 (26.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 214 (10.51%) Windows Vista
8 211 (10.36%) Android
9 192 (9.43%) Linux
10 188 (9.23%) Apple iOS
11 136 (6.68%) Mac OS X
12 48 (2.36%) UNIX
13 47 (2.31%) Windows Phone
14 45 (2.21%) Mac OS
15 44 (2.16%) Windows 2000 Server
16 27 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
17 26 (1.28%) Windows 2000
18 21 (1.03%) Ubuntu
19 19 (0.93%) Debian
20 14 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (15.66%) ITIL
2 132 (6.48%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (5.01%) MVC
4 79 (3.88%) Project Management
5 78 (3.83%) Mentoring
6 55 (2.70%) CRM
7 54 (2.65%) E-Commerce
7 54 (2.65%) Migration
8 50 (2.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 49 (2.41%) Problem Management
10 48 (2.36%) Kalman Filter
11 45 (2.21%) Asset Management
11 45 (2.21%) Scrum
11 45 (2.21%) Service Delivery
12 42 (2.06%) iOS Development
12 42 (2.06%) SOA
13 39 (1.91%) Workflow
14 38 (1.87%) OOP
15 36 (1.77%) Time Management
16 34 (1.67%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 391 (19.19%) SQL
2 151 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 150 (7.36%) JavaScript
4 138 (6.77%) C#
5 76 (3.73%) VB
6 62 (3.04%) VBScript
7 61 (2.99%) Objective-C
8 49 (2.41%) VB.NET
9 48 (2.36%) Java
10 32 (1.57%) C++
11 28 (1.37%) C
12 26 (1.28%) XAML
13 22 (1.08%) ActionScript 3.0
13 22 (1.08%) T-SQL
13 22 (1.08%) ActionScript
14 19 (0.93%) PHP
15 17 (0.83%) Python
16 15 (0.74%) Shell Script
17 14 (0.69%) Perl
17 14 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 395 (19.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 223 (10.95%) MCSE
3 187 (9.18%) Degree
4 160 (7.85%) MCP
5 139 (6.82%) MCITP
6 132 (6.48%) Cisco Certification
7 126 (6.19%) CCNA
8 106 (5.20%) MCSA
9 60 (2.95%) Security Cleared
10 58 (2.85%) MCTS
11 50 (2.45%) SC Cleared
12 36 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 28 (1.37%) A+ Certification
14 22 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
14 22 (1.08%) HND
15 17 (0.83%) CCNP
15 17 (0.83%) MCDST
16 16 (0.79%) ISEB
17 14 (0.69%) CISSP
18 13 (0.64%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (9.33%) SLA
2 19 (0.93%) QA
3 15 (0.74%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.098%) HL7
6 2 (0.098%) DICOM
7 1 (0.049%) BS7799
System Software
1 1060 (52.04%) Active Directory
2 394 (19.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 300 (14.73%) Hyper-V
4 140 (6.87%) XenApp
5 98 (4.81%) vSphere
6 88 (4.32%) XenDesktop
7 75 (3.68%) Terminal Services
8 69 (3.39%) Microsoft App-V
9 45 (2.21%) XenServer
10 44 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
11 30 (1.47%) VMware ESX
12 24 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 17 (0.83%) Terminal Server
14 16 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
15 14 (0.69%) Xen
16 12 (0.59%) UAG
17 10 (0.49%) ISA Server
18 8 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
19 5 (0.25%) DFS Replication
20 4 (0.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 215 (10.55%) SCCM
2 118 (5.79%) Backup Exec
3 48 (2.36%) WSUS
4 45 (2.21%) Norton AntiVirus
5 30 (1.47%) SCOM
6 24 (1.18%) SCVMM
7 13 (0.64%) NetBackup
8 11 (0.54%) Windows Intune
8 11 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
9 9 (0.44%) Nagios
9 9 (0.44%) AppDNA
10 8 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 8 (0.39%) DameWare
11 6 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 5 (0.25%) SmokePing
12 5 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 5 (0.25%) Puppet
12 5 (0.25%) Sysprep
12 5 (0.25%) Cacti
13 4 (0.20%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 1254 (61.56%) Microsoft
2 571 (28.03%) VMware
3 388 (19.05%) Cisco
4 382 (18.75%) Citrix
5 239 (11.73%) Apple
6 190 (9.33%) HP
7 121 (5.94%) Symantec
8 82 (4.03%) Oracle
9 72 (3.53%) Dell
10 64 (3.14%) Avaya
11 48 (2.36%) AppSense
12 42 (2.06%) Remedy
13 41 (2.01%) Veeam
14 35 (1.72%) NetApp
15 34 (1.67%) Bloomberg
16 30 (1.47%) SonicWALL
17 28 (1.37%) Juniper
17 28 (1.37%) EMC
18 27 (1.33%) ServiceNow
19 26 (1.28%) Sencha
Andover, Hampshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £24500 per annum + 5% Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
SLS Recruitment
Posted: 5 hours ago
Melksham, Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: Neg
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
NST Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £24500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Isle of Wight
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £58000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare & more
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits (including travel allowance)
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Momentum Resourcing
Salary: £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum Salary is approx 28-30k base + bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £28000 per annum + benefits and training!
Posted: 14 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £16000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £16000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday