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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 243 301 479
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +178
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1213 1001 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.19% 0.92% 0.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.49% 3.40% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1059 894 400
Average salary £28,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £20,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,800 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
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
27027 29456 27986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.43% 26.94% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 22928 24814 23853
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,540 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +62 460 £30,231 -6.98% 59
South East +21 341 £27,500 -8.33% 38
North West +19 93 £22,500 -4.25% 13
West Midlands -13 72 £33,750 +12.50% 6
East of England +22 70 £28,000 -6.66% 10
South West -17 69 £28,000 +1.81% 4
Yorkshire +21 66 £25,000 -6.54% 8
East Midlands +12 39 £22,500 -18.18% 9
North East -11 3 £24,000 +6.66%
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2398 (100.00%) Windows
2 1482 (61.80%) Windows 7
3 1475 (61.51%) Microsoft
4 1378 (57.46%) Active Directory
5 965 (40.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 936 (39.03%) MS Office
7 933 (38.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 917 (38.24%) MS Exchange
9 766 (31.94%) Windows XP
10 732 (30.53%) MS Excel
11 727 (30.32%) VMware
12 541 (22.56%) Windows Server 2003
13 487 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure
14 486 (20.27%) TCP/IP
15 483 (20.14%) Firewall
16 474 (19.77%) Citrix
17 464 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
18 444 (18.52%) DNS
19 436 (18.18%) ITIL
20 435 (18.14%) Cisco
21 404 (16.85%) SQL
22 385 (16.06%) Exchange Server 2010
23 375 (15.64%) DHCP
24 362 (15.10%) Hyper-V
25 353 (14.72%) Blackberry
26 324 (13.51%) SQL Server
27 315 (13.14%) Office 365
28 309 (12.89%) Exchange Server 2013
29 298 (12.43%) VPN
29 298 (12.43%) SLA

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 917 (38.24%) MS Exchange
2 385 (16.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 309 (12.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 230 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 171 (7.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 163 (6.80%) SharePoint
7 136 (5.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 136 (5.67%) IIS
8 78 (3.25%) Lync
9 56 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2000
10 32 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
11 30 (1.25%) Apache
12 25 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
13 14 (0.58%) WorkSite
13 14 (0.58%) Lotus Domino
14 13 (0.54%) Tomcat
15 8 (0.33%) WordPress
16 7 (0.29%) Node.js
17 6 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
18 5 (0.21%) JOnAS
Applications
1 936 (39.03%) MS Office
2 732 (30.53%) MS Excel
3 27 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.42%) MS Project
5 10 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.29%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.13%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.083%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.083%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.083%) HipChat
8 2 (0.083%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.083%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.042%) InDesign
9 1 (0.042%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 19 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.29%) Sage 200
3 7 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
4 4 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.13%) HiPortfolio
5 3 (0.13%) MFGPRO
6 2 (0.083%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.083%) Cognos Controller
6 2 (0.083%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.042%) Retail-J
7 1 (0.042%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.042%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.042%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 315 (13.14%) Office 365
2 72 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (1.33%) Google Apps
4 23 (0.96%) Mimecast
5 15 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (0.42%) SaaS
8 6 (0.25%) IaaS
9 5 (0.21%) Symantec.cloud
10 4 (0.17%) Google Drive
10 4 (0.17%) PaaS
11 2 (0.083%) Dropbox
12 1 (0.042%) iPaaS
12 1 (0.042%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.042%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 486 (20.27%) TCP/IP
2 483 (20.14%) Firewall
3 444 (18.52%) DNS
4 375 (15.64%) DHCP
5 298 (12.43%) VPN
6 289 (12.05%) LAN
7 288 (12.01%) WAN
8 203 (8.47%) SAN
9 185 (7.71%) VoIP
10 139 (5.80%) Wireless
11 124 (5.17%) Internet
12 93 (3.88%) Wi-Fi
13 92 (3.84%) VLAN
14 69 (2.88%) NAS
15 42 (1.75%) ADSL
16 41 (1.71%) iSCSI
17 37 (1.54%) Ethernet
18 29 (1.21%) Cisco IOS
19 28 (1.17%) SMTP
20 27 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 324 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 48 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 40 (1.67%) MySQL
4 39 (1.63%) Relational Database
5 35 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (0.42%) NoSQL
7 10 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
8 9 (0.38%) RDBMS
9 8 (0.33%) MongoDB
10 7 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (0.25%) Informix
12 4 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.17%) MS Access
12 4 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.13%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.083%) IDOL
14 2 (0.083%) DB2
Development Applications
1 91 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 68 (2.84%) Visual Studio
3 29 (1.21%) ReSharper
4 23 (0.96%) SpecFlow
5 21 (0.88%) LINQPad
6 17 (0.71%) Git (software)
7 15 (0.63%) Selenium
8 12 (0.50%) MSI
8 12 (0.50%) WebDriver
9 10 (0.42%) PowerBuilder
9 10 (0.42%) Subversion
10 9 (0.38%) InstallShield
10 9 (0.38%) MSBuild
11 8 (0.33%) Plastic SCM
12 7 (0.29%) JIRA
13 6 (0.25%) Fiddler
13 6 (0.25%) Android Studio
13 6 (0.25%) Appium
13 6 (0.25%) Robotium
13 6 (0.25%) Gradle
General
1 253 (10.55%) Finance
2 72 (3.00%) Telecoms
3 60 (2.50%) Legal
4 59 (2.46%) Games
5 54 (2.25%) Law
6 50 (2.09%) Banking
7 46 (1.92%) Retail
8 42 (1.75%) Manufacturing
9 34 (1.42%) Advertising
10 33 (1.38%) Marketing
11 29 (1.21%) Back Office
12 12 (0.50%) German Language
13 11 (0.46%) Japanese Language
13 11 (0.46%) Aerospace
13 11 (0.46%) Automotive
14 9 (0.38%) Publishing
14 9 (0.38%) Multimedia
15 8 (0.33%) Electronics
15 8 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 586 (24.44%) Support Engineer
2 526 (21.93%) Analyst
3 383 (15.97%) IT Support
4 320 (13.34%) Support Analyst
5 310 (12.93%) 2nd Line Support
6 208 (8.67%) Desktop Support
7 166 (6.92%) Developer
8 155 (6.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 147 (6.13%) 1st Line Support
10 143 (5.96%) Service Desk Analyst
10 143 (5.96%) IT Support Engineer
11 142 (5.92%) Service Analyst
12 138 (5.75%) Technical Support
13 119 (4.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 118 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support
15 106 (4.42%) Desktop Engineer
16 98 (4.09%) Support Technician
17 93 (3.88%) Help Desk Support
18 90 (3.75%) Consultant
19 87 (3.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (6.63%) .NET
2 106 (4.42%) HTML
3 99 (4.13%) ASP.NET
4 97 (4.05%) CSS
5 79 (3.29%) jQuery
6 48 (2.00%) HTML5
7 46 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 44 (1.83%) Application Packaging
9 39 (1.63%) JSON
9 39 (1.63%) XML
10 32 (1.33%) .NET Framework
10 32 (1.33%) CSS3
11 31 (1.29%) Web Services
12 28 (1.17%) KnockoutJS
13 24 (1.00%) WPF
14 21 (0.88%) WCF
15 18 (0.75%) ASP.NET Web API
16 16 (0.67%) REST
17 15 (0.63%) Ajax
17 15 (0.63%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 353 (14.72%) Blackberry
2 155 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
3 148 (6.17%) iPhone
4 78 (3.25%) iPad
5 72 (3.00%) Data Centre
6 67 (2.79%) Replication
7 54 (2.25%) Video Conferencing
8 53 (2.21%) Management Information System
9 49 (2.04%) Thin Client
9 49 (2.04%) Fat Client
10 32 (1.33%) User Experience
11 31 (1.29%) PDA
12 30 (1.25%) Computer Science
13 27 (1.13%) Clustering
14 25 (1.04%) Mobile App
14 25 (1.04%) Xbox
15 22 (0.92%) Statistics
16 19 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
17 16 (0.67%) CCTV
17 16 (0.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2398 (100.00%) Windows
2 1482 (61.80%) Windows 7
3 965 (40.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 933 (38.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 766 (31.94%) Windows XP
6 541 (22.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 268 (11.18%) Android
8 245 (10.22%) Linux
9 231 (9.63%) Mac OS X
10 212 (8.84%) Windows Vista
11 184 (7.67%) Apple iOS
12 72 (3.00%) Mac OS
13 71 (2.96%) Windows 2000 Server
14 68 (2.84%) Windows Phone
15 54 (2.25%) UNIX
16 53 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 48 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
18 37 (1.54%) Solaris
19 25 (1.04%) Ubuntu
20 20 (0.83%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 436 (18.18%) ITIL
2 149 (6.21%) Service Delivery
3 141 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (4.50%) Project Management
5 106 (4.42%) TDD
6 90 (3.75%) Mentoring
7 87 (3.63%) Problem Management
8 85 (3.54%) CRM
9 69 (2.88%) Migration
10 65 (2.71%) MVVM
11 64 (2.67%) Time Management
11 64 (2.67%) MVC
11 64 (2.67%) Scrum
12 63 (2.63%) Incident Management
12 63 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
13 60 (2.50%) E-Commerce
14 59 (2.46%) Pair Programming
15 57 (2.38%) Service Management
16 46 (1.92%) Software Engineering
17 45 (1.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 404 (16.85%) SQL
2 173 (7.21%) C#
3 131 (5.46%) PowerShell
4 105 (4.38%) JavaScript
5 63 (2.63%) Java
6 59 (2.46%) T-SQL
7 55 (2.29%) XAML
8 52 (2.17%) C
9 27 (1.13%) C++
10 25 (1.04%) Python
11 23 (0.96%) VB
11 23 (0.96%) PHP
12 20 (0.83%) VB.NET
13 19 (0.79%) VBScript
14 10 (0.42%) Uniface
14 10 (0.42%) Perl
15 9 (0.38%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.29%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.29%) Clojure
17 6 (0.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 464 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 252 (10.51%) MCSE
3 184 (7.67%) Cisco Certification
4 179 (7.46%) MCP
5 178 (7.42%) CCNA
6 173 (7.21%) MCITP
7 163 (6.80%) Degree
8 122 (5.09%) MCSA
9 79 (3.29%) MCTS
10 64 (2.67%) A+ Certification
11 55 (2.29%) Security Cleared
12 47 (1.96%) Network+ Certification
13 43 (1.79%) SC Cleared
14 41 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 35 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
16 26 (1.08%) ISEB
16 26 (1.08%) MOS
17 23 (0.96%) CCNP
18 17 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 16 (0.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 298 (12.43%) SLA
2 43 (1.79%) QA
3 11 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1378 (57.46%) Active Directory
2 487 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 362 (15.10%) Hyper-V
4 122 (5.09%) XenApp
4 122 (5.09%) vSphere
5 85 (3.54%) Terminal Services
6 57 (2.38%) XenServer
7 48 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
8 46 (1.92%) XenDesktop
9 39 (1.63%) VMware ESX
10 36 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
11 17 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
12 14 (0.58%) Terminal Server
13 13 (0.54%) ISA Server
14 11 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 8 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 7 (0.29%) VMware Server
17 5 (0.21%) vCloud
17 5 (0.21%) Xen
17 5 (0.21%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 256 (10.68%) SCCM
2 112 (4.67%) Backup Exec
3 41 (1.71%) SCOM
4 35 (1.46%) WSUS
5 32 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 16 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
7 11 (0.46%) ZENworks
8 10 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 9 (0.38%) Nagios
10 8 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 8 (0.33%) EdgeSight
11 7 (0.29%) SCOrch
11 7 (0.29%) NetBackup
12 6 (0.25%) SCSM
12 6 (0.25%) Casper Suite
13 5 (0.21%) BladeLogic
13 5 (0.21%) SCVMM
13 5 (0.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 4 (0.17%) XenMobile
14 4 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1475 (61.51%) Microsoft
2 727 (30.32%) VMware
3 474 (19.77%) Citrix
4 435 (18.14%) Cisco
5 288 (12.01%) Apple
6 189 (7.88%) HP
7 112 (4.67%) Dell
8 109 (4.55%) Symantec
9 103 (4.30%) Avaya
10 75 (3.13%) Red Hat
11 63 (2.63%) Oracle
12 56 (2.34%) Veeam
13 54 (2.25%) Juniper
14 50 (2.09%) SonicWALL
15 47 (1.96%) Adobe
15 47 (1.96%) Sophos
16 43 (1.79%) Polycom
17 38 (1.58%) Bloomberg
18 37 (1.54%) NetApp
19 36 (1.50%) McAfee
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