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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 241 350 557
Rank change year-on-year
+109 +207
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1213 783 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.21% 0.75% 0.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.45% 2.79% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1036 662 287
Average salary £28,750 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,900 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £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
27279 28110 27787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.19% 26.97% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 23070 23464 23563
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,645 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,559 £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 27 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 27 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 +138 569 £30,250 -13.57% 52
South East +32 253 £27,500 - 32
Yorkshire +35 84 £27,500 +10.00% 14
East of England +21 75 £27,000 -6.89% 12
North West +41 74 £28,500 +1.78% 15
South West -19 62 £23,500 -6.00% 18
West Midlands -17 41 £32,500 +28.71% 10
East Midlands +40 38 £22,500 -18.18% 6
North East -1 5 £25,000 +14.94% 4
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 2527 (100.00%) Windows
2 1682 (66.56%) Windows 7
3 1590 (62.92%) Microsoft
4 1481 (58.61%) Active Directory
5 1032 (40.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 988 (39.10%) MS Exchange
7 912 (36.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 889 (35.18%) MS Office
9 823 (32.57%) Windows XP
10 794 (31.42%) VMware
11 770 (30.47%) MS Excel
12 613 (24.26%) Firewall
13 588 (23.27%) DNS
14 586 (23.19%) Windows Server 2003
15 581 (22.99%) Citrix
16 568 (22.48%) VMware Infrastructure
17 539 (21.33%) TCP/IP
18 501 (19.83%) ITIL
19 497 (19.67%) Microsoft Certification
20 483 (19.11%) DHCP
21 466 (18.44%) Cisco
22 451 (17.85%) Exchange Server 2010
23 401 (15.87%) SQL
24 392 (15.51%) SQL Server
24 392 (15.51%) Hyper-V
25 389 (15.39%) Blackberry
26 382 (15.12%) VPN
27 371 (14.68%) LAN
28 344 (13.61%) WAN
29 321 (12.70%) MCSE

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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
1 988 (39.10%) MS Exchange
2 451 (17.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 312 (12.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 259 (10.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 221 (8.75%) SharePoint
6 206 (8.15%) Exchange Server 2003
7 159 (6.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 137 (5.42%) Lync
9 131 (5.18%) IIS
10 47 (1.86%) Apache
11 35 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2000
12 31 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
13 21 (0.83%) Tomcat
14 18 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
15 15 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
16 12 (0.47%) IBM Notes
17 11 (0.44%) WorkSite
18 10 (0.40%) Lotus Domino
19 8 (0.32%) CMS
19 8 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 889 (35.18%) MS Office
2 770 (30.47%) MS Excel
3 42 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.28%) AutoCAD
6 6 (0.24%) MS Project
7 5 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.079%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.079%) HipChat
10 1 (0.040%) Revit
10 1 (0.040%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 19 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.16%) Sage 200
3 4 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.12%) HiPortfolio
5 2 (0.079%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.079%) Sage 50
5 2 (0.079%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.040%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.040%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.040%) MFGPRO
6 1 (0.040%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (0.040%) Line 50
6 1 (0.040%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 268 (10.61%) Office 365
2 85 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (1.66%) Google Apps
4 13 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (0.47%) SaaS
6 5 (0.20%) IaaS
7 4 (0.16%) PaaS
8 1 (0.040%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 613 (24.26%) Firewall
2 588 (23.27%) DNS
3 539 (21.33%) TCP/IP
4 483 (19.11%) DHCP
5 382 (15.12%) VPN
6 371 (14.68%) LAN
7 344 (13.61%) WAN
8 239 (9.46%) SAN
9 191 (7.56%) Internet
10 140 (5.54%) VoIP
11 106 (4.19%) Wireless
12 93 (3.68%) VLAN
13 73 (2.89%) Wi-Fi
14 53 (2.10%) ADSL
15 39 (1.54%) NAS
16 38 (1.50%) Cisco IOS
17 36 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
18 26 (1.03%) SMTP
18 26 (1.03%) Intranet
19 25 (0.99%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 392 (15.51%) SQL Server
2 74 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 57 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 56 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 31 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (0.95%) MySQL
7 23 (0.91%) Relational Database
8 9 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
8 9 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (0.32%) SQLite
9 8 (0.32%) MS Access
10 7 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (0.20%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.16%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.12%) NoSQL
14 2 (0.079%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.079%) Oracle Reports
15 1 (0.040%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 57 (2.26%) Visual Studio
2 45 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (1.46%) Git (software)
4 24 (0.95%) MSBuild
5 22 (0.87%) JIRA
6 21 (0.83%) Subversion
7 17 (0.67%) NUnit
7 17 (0.67%) NuGet
7 17 (0.67%) WiX
7 17 (0.67%) MSTest
7 17 (0.67%) Ranorex
8 15 (0.59%) Ant
9 14 (0.55%) MSI
10 13 (0.51%) ReSharper
11 10 (0.40%) LoadRunner
12 8 (0.32%) Rational Performance Tester
12 8 (0.32%) Facilita Forecast
13 7 (0.28%) InstallShield
14 6 (0.24%) Fiddler
14 6 (0.24%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 310 (12.27%) Finance
2 88 (3.48%) Law
3 78 (3.09%) Banking
4 68 (2.69%) Telecoms
5 65 (2.57%) Advertising
6 53 (2.10%) Retail
7 49 (1.94%) Legal
8 40 (1.58%) Marketing
9 38 (1.50%) Games
10 31 (1.23%) Electronics
11 29 (1.15%) Manufacturing
12 19 (0.75%) Back Office
13 18 (0.71%) Publishing
14 12 (0.47%) Investment Banking
15 10 (0.40%) Spanish Language
15 10 (0.40%) Financial Institution
16 8 (0.32%) German Language
17 7 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
18 6 (0.24%) French Language
19 5 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 668 (26.43%) Support Engineer
2 534 (21.13%) Analyst
3 331 (13.10%) IT Support
4 317 (12.54%) Support Analyst
5 312 (12.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 198 (7.84%) Desktop Support
7 172 (6.81%) Technical Support
8 159 (6.29%) Service Analyst
8 159 (6.29%) Service Desk Analyst
9 151 (5.98%) Consultant
10 150 (5.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 132 (5.22%) Developer
12 130 (5.14%) 3rd Line Support
13 125 (4.95%) 1st Line Support
14 123 (4.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 107 (4.23%) IT Support Engineer
16 90 (3.56%) Desktop Engineer
16 90 (3.56%) IT Support Analyst
16 90 (3.56%) Support Technician
17 81 (3.21%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (5.74%) .NET
2 144 (5.70%) HTML
3 119 (4.71%) CSS
4 85 (3.36%) ASP.NET
5 61 (2.41%) jQuery
6 59 (2.33%) XML
7 51 (2.02%) Application Packaging
8 44 (1.74%) HTML5
9 40 (1.58%) WPF
10 36 (1.42%) Web Services
11 34 (1.35%) JSON
11 34 (1.35%) Ajax
12 31 (1.23%) AngularJS
13 30 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
13 30 (1.19%) .NET Framework
14 27 (1.07%) X-Windows
15 25 (0.99%) WCF
16 17 (0.67%) LINQ
16 17 (0.67%) KnockoutJS
17 16 (0.63%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 389 (15.39%) Blackberry
2 168 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
3 160 (6.33%) iPhone
4 76 (3.01%) Fat Client
4 76 (3.01%) Thin Client
5 68 (2.69%) iPad
6 57 (2.26%) Management Information System
7 55 (2.18%) Clustering
8 49 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
9 46 (1.82%) Mobile App
10 43 (1.70%) Replication
11 38 (1.50%) User Experience
12 37 (1.46%) Hedge funds
13 33 (1.31%) Computer Science
14 29 (1.15%) PDA
15 23 (0.91%) 3D Printing
16 21 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
17 19 (0.75%) Smartphone
18 18 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
19 17 (0.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2527 (100.00%) Windows
2 1682 (66.56%) Windows 7
3 1032 (40.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 912 (36.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 823 (32.57%) Windows XP
6 586 (23.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 253 (10.01%) Windows Vista
8 224 (8.86%) Linux
9 223 (8.82%) Android
10 219 (8.67%) Mac OS X
11 160 (6.33%) Apple iOS
12 81 (3.21%) Mac OS
13 74 (2.93%) Windows 2000 Server
14 59 (2.33%) UNIX
15 53 (2.10%) Windows Phone
16 52 (2.06%) Windows Mobile
17 38 (1.50%) Solaris
18 36 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 29 (1.15%) Windows 2000
20 19 (0.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 501 (19.83%) ITIL
2 193 (7.64%) Service Delivery
3 124 (4.91%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (4.43%) Project Management
5 98 (3.88%) Migration
6 96 (3.80%) CRM
7 84 (3.32%) Problem Management
7 84 (3.32%) Mentoring
8 69 (2.73%) MVC
9 67 (2.65%) Service Management
9 67 (2.65%) Kalman Filter
10 58 (2.30%) Incident Management
11 56 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
12 51 (2.02%) PRINCE2
12 51 (2.02%) Scrum
12 51 (2.02%) TDD
13 49 (1.94%) Change Management
14 48 (1.90%) Time Management
15 46 (1.82%) Mobile Device Management
16 45 (1.78%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 401 (15.87%) SQL
2 168 (6.65%) PowerShell
3 137 (5.42%) C#
4 122 (4.83%) JavaScript
5 50 (1.98%) Java
5 50 (1.98%) XAML
6 38 (1.50%) VB.NET
7 32 (1.27%) T-SQL
8 28 (1.11%) C
9 20 (0.79%) VB
9 20 (0.79%) Objective-C
10 10 (0.40%) Shell Script
10 10 (0.40%) Python
10 10 (0.40%) VBScript
11 8 (0.32%) PHP
12 6 (0.24%) VBA
12 6 (0.24%) TypeScript
13 4 (0.16%) ActionScript 3.0
13 4 (0.16%) ActionScript
14 3 (0.12%) Perl
Qualifications
1 497 (19.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 321 (12.70%) MCSE
3 210 (8.31%) Cisco Certification
4 209 (8.27%) MCITP
5 197 (7.80%) MCP
6 194 (7.68%) CCNA
7 143 (5.66%) MCSA
8 142 (5.62%) Degree
9 125 (4.95%) MCTS
10 73 (2.89%) Security Cleared
11 62 (2.45%) SC Cleared
12 56 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
13 31 (1.23%) MCDST
13 31 (1.23%) CCNP
14 29 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 22 (0.87%) DV Cleared
16 21 (0.83%) A+ Certification
17 18 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 16 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
19 15 (0.59%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 299 (11.83%) SLA
2 26 (1.03%) QA
3 16 (0.63%) ISO 9001
3 16 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.079%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1481 (58.61%) Active Directory
2 568 (22.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 392 (15.51%) Hyper-V
4 218 (8.63%) XenApp
5 136 (5.38%) vSphere
6 109 (4.31%) Terminal Services
7 71 (2.81%) XenDesktop
8 65 (2.57%) VMware ESXi
9 59 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 52 (2.06%) XenServer
11 26 (1.03%) VMware ESX
12 16 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
13 10 (0.40%) VMware Server
14 9 (0.36%) ISA Server
15 8 (0.32%) Firmware
16 7 (0.28%) Terminal Server
16 7 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 5 (0.20%) Xen
18 3 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 2 (0.079%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 280 (11.08%) SCCM
2 172 (6.81%) Backup Exec
3 92 (3.64%) Norton AntiVirus
4 68 (2.69%) SCOM
5 59 (2.33%) WSUS
6 39 (1.54%) SCVMM
7 25 (0.99%) SCOrch
8 18 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
9 11 (0.44%) SCDPM
10 10 (0.40%) Nagios
11 9 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 9 (0.36%) EdgeSight
11 9 (0.36%) SCSM
12 8 (0.32%) Casper Suite
12 8 (0.32%) DameWare
13 7 (0.28%) NetBackup
14 6 (0.24%) BladeLogic
14 6 (0.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 6 (0.24%) Tivoli
14 6 (0.24%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 1590 (62.92%) Microsoft
2 794 (31.42%) VMware
3 581 (22.99%) Citrix
4 466 (18.44%) Cisco
5 306 (12.11%) Apple
6 225 (8.90%) HP
7 202 (7.99%) Symantec
8 108 (4.27%) Avaya
9 102 (4.04%) Dell
10 79 (3.13%) Oracle
11 76 (3.01%) Veeam
12 65 (2.57%) NetApp
13 63 (2.49%) CheckPoint
14 60 (2.37%) McAfee
15 57 (2.26%) EMC
16 54 (2.14%) Red Hat
17 41 (1.62%) Google
18 34 (1.35%) LANDesk
19 33 (1.31%) Juniper
20 32 (1.27%) Bloomberg
London
SQ Computer Personnel
Posted: 7 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
b2m Solutions
Posted: 7 hours ago
East London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum DOE + High Spec Laptop
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Pension and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: 25,000 to £30,000 + Car + Good Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: 25,000 to 35,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RM Education
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum + car/£4k
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22500 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £20 to 25k per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
OXL Consulting
Salary: From £21,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + study support, gym
Posted: 20 hours ago
West Midlands
CRL
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Harris Global
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday