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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 258 326 515
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +189
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1177 909 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.14% 0.82% 0.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.19% 3.06% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 981 780 347
Average salary £29,000 £28,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.75% -24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £52,500
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
28074 29701 28204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.13% 26.84% 27.24%
Number of salaries quoted 23690 24950 23923
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 April 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 April 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 +105 526 £31,500 -7.35% 61
South East +26 265 £27,500 - 39
South West -11 79 £24,500 -3.92% 13
Yorkshire +30 77 £27,500 +10.00% 20
East of England +28 66 £27,000 -1.81% 10
North West +15 66 £25,000 +8.69% 20
East Midlands +32 43 £22,500 -26.22% 13
West Midlands -18 43 £35,250 +30.55% 6
North East -2 6 £27,500 +19.56% 1
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 2496 (100.00%) Windows
2 1640 (65.71%) Windows 7
3 1568 (62.82%) Microsoft
4 1436 (57.53%) Active Directory
5 1013 (40.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 952 (38.14%) MS Exchange
7 921 (36.90%) MS Office
8 894 (35.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 837 (33.53%) Windows XP
10 789 (31.61%) VMware
11 765 (30.65%) MS Excel
12 597 (23.92%) Windows Server 2003
13 569 (22.80%) Citrix
14 558 (22.36%) Firewall
15 556 (22.28%) VMware Infrastructure
16 534 (21.39%) TCP/IP
17 532 (21.31%) DNS
18 513 (20.55%) ITIL
19 481 (19.27%) Microsoft Certification
20 447 (17.91%) Cisco
20 447 (17.91%) DHCP
21 442 (17.71%) Exchange Server 2010
22 402 (16.11%) Blackberry
23 393 (15.75%) Hyper-V
24 379 (15.18%) SQL
25 376 (15.06%) LAN
26 366 (14.66%) SQL Server
27 362 (14.50%) VPN
28 348 (13.94%) WAN
29 307 (12.30%) Exchange Server 2013

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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
1 952 (38.14%) MS Exchange
2 442 (17.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 307 (12.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 258 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
5 207 (8.29%) SharePoint
6 206 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2003
7 156 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 131 (5.25%) Lync
9 115 (4.61%) IIS
10 45 (1.80%) Apache
11 39 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2000
12 32 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
13 21 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
14 18 (0.72%) Tomcat
15 14 (0.56%) WorkSite
16 13 (0.52%) IBM Notes
17 12 (0.48%) Lotus Domino
18 8 (0.32%) CMS
18 8 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
19 7 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 921 (36.90%) MS Office
2 765 (30.65%) MS Excel
3 33 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.28%) AutoCAD
5 7 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.24%) MS Project
7 4 (0.16%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.080%) HipChat
8 2 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.040%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.040%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.040%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 18 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.20%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.12%) HiPortfolio
6 2 (0.080%) MFGPRO
6 2 (0.080%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.080%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.080%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.040%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.040%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.040%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (0.040%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 281 (11.26%) Office 365
2 82 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (1.60%) Google Apps
4 32 (1.28%) Mimecast
5 16 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.36%) SaaS
8 7 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (0.24%) IaaS
10 5 (0.20%) PaaS
10 5 (0.20%) Google Drive
11 2 (0.080%) Symantec.cloud
11 2 (0.080%) Dropbox
12 1 (0.040%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.040%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.040%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 558 (22.36%) Firewall
2 534 (21.39%) TCP/IP
3 532 (21.31%) DNS
4 447 (17.91%) DHCP
5 376 (15.06%) LAN
6 362 (14.50%) VPN
7 348 (13.94%) WAN
8 227 (9.09%) SAN
9 158 (6.33%) Internet
10 141 (5.65%) VoIP
11 109 (4.37%) Wireless
12 91 (3.65%) VLAN
13 84 (3.37%) Wi-Fi
14 56 (2.24%) ADSL
15 44 (1.76%) NAS
16 36 (1.44%) Cisco ASA
17 34 (1.36%) Cisco IOS
18 27 (1.08%) SMTP
19 26 (1.04%) Intranet
20 25 (1.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 366 (14.66%) SQL Server
2 72 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 48 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 28 (1.12%) Relational Database
6 21 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (0.64%) MySQL
8 9 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (0.24%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.20%) MS Access
12 4 (0.16%) SQLite
12 4 (0.16%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (0.080%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.080%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.080%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.080%) IDOL
14 2 (0.080%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 55 (2.20%) Visual Studio
2 43 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (1.04%) Git (software)
4 21 (0.84%) ReSharper
5 17 (0.68%) Subversion
5 17 (0.68%) MSBuild
6 13 (0.52%) JIRA
6 13 (0.52%) MSI
6 13 (0.52%) Plastic SCM
7 10 (0.40%) LoadRunner
8 9 (0.36%) NUnit
8 9 (0.36%) NuGet
8 9 (0.36%) WiX
8 9 (0.36%) Fiddler
8 9 (0.36%) MSTest
8 9 (0.36%) Ranorex
9 8 (0.32%) Facilita Forecast
9 8 (0.32%) LINQPad
9 8 (0.32%) Rational Performance Tester
10 7 (0.28%) SpecFlow
General
1 298 (11.94%) Finance
2 85 (3.41%) Law
3 67 (2.68%) Banking
4 62 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 61 (2.44%) Retail
6 58 (2.32%) Advertising
7 53 (2.12%) Legal
8 41 (1.64%) Games
9 32 (1.28%) Marketing
10 31 (1.24%) Manufacturing
11 29 (1.16%) Electronics
12 23 (0.92%) Back Office
13 17 (0.68%) Publishing
14 12 (0.48%) Investment Banking
15 10 (0.40%) Spanish Language
16 8 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.32%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.28%) German Language
18 6 (0.24%) French Language
19 5 (0.20%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 649 (26.00%) Support Engineer
2 553 (22.16%) Analyst
3 333 (13.34%) Support Analyst
4 332 (13.30%) IT Support
5 303 (12.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 209 (8.37%) Desktop Support
7 158 (6.33%) Technical Support
8 156 (6.25%) Service Analyst
8 156 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
9 151 (6.05%) Consultant
10 141 (5.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 131 (5.25%) Developer
12 120 (4.81%) 3rd Line Support
13 119 (4.77%) 1st Line Support
14 116 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 114 (4.57%) IT Support Engineer
16 102 (4.09%) IT Support Analyst
17 101 (4.05%) Support Technician
18 95 (3.81%) Desktop Engineer
19 88 (3.53%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (5.69%) .NET
2 126 (5.05%) HTML
3 104 (4.17%) CSS
4 87 (3.49%) ASP.NET
5 53 (2.12%) jQuery
6 51 (2.04%) XML
7 47 (1.88%) Application Packaging
8 40 (1.60%) WPF
9 39 (1.56%) Web Services
10 38 (1.52%) HTML5
11 37 (1.48%) JSON
12 36 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
13 33 (1.32%) .NET Framework
14 28 (1.12%) WCF
15 26 (1.04%) AngularJS
16 25 (1.00%) Ajax
17 20 (0.80%) CSS3
18 18 (0.72%) LINQ
18 18 (0.72%) REST
18 18 (0.72%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 402 (16.11%) Blackberry
2 174 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
3 165 (6.61%) iPhone
4 68 (2.72%) Thin Client
4 68 (2.72%) Fat Client
5 66 (2.64%) iPad
6 59 (2.36%) Replication
7 51 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
8 50 (2.00%) Management Information System
8 50 (2.00%) Private Cloud
9 43 (1.72%) Clustering
10 38 (1.52%) Mobile App
11 37 (1.48%) Hedge funds
12 35 (1.40%) PDA
13 32 (1.28%) Computer Science
13 32 (1.28%) User Experience
14 23 (0.92%) 3D Printing
15 21 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
16 17 (0.68%) Smartphone
17 16 (0.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2496 (100.00%) Windows
2 1640 (65.71%) Windows 7
3 1013 (40.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 894 (35.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 837 (33.53%) Windows XP
6 597 (23.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 246 (9.86%) Windows Vista
8 239 (9.58%) Android
9 233 (9.33%) Linux
10 214 (8.57%) Mac OS X
11 168 (6.73%) Apple iOS
12 83 (3.33%) Mac OS
13 67 (2.68%) Windows 2000 Server
14 62 (2.48%) UNIX
15 54 (2.16%) Windows Phone
16 49 (1.96%) Windows Mobile
17 41 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 37 (1.48%) Solaris
19 27 (1.08%) Windows 2000
20 24 (0.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 513 (20.55%) ITIL
2 174 (6.97%) Service Delivery
3 113 (4.53%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (4.21%) Project Management
5 95 (3.81%) Migration
6 92 (3.69%) CRM
7 91 (3.65%) Problem Management
8 87 (3.49%) Mentoring
9 64 (2.56%) MVC
9 64 (2.56%) Incident Management
10 61 (2.44%) Service Management
11 59 (2.36%) Kalman Filter
12 57 (2.28%) TDD
13 56 (2.24%) Time Management
14 54 (2.16%) PRINCE2
15 52 (2.08%) Scrum
16 50 (2.00%) Mobile Device Management
17 47 (1.88%) Disaster Recovery
18 42 (1.68%) Change Management
18 42 (1.68%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 379 (15.18%) SQL
2 161 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 136 (5.45%) C#
4 106 (4.25%) JavaScript
5 52 (2.08%) XAML
6 47 (1.88%) Java
7 41 (1.64%) VB.NET
8 36 (1.44%) C
9 34 (1.36%) T-SQL
10 25 (1.00%) VB
11 15 (0.60%) Objective-C
12 12 (0.48%) Python
12 12 (0.48%) PHP
13 11 (0.44%) Shell Script
14 9 (0.36%) TypeScript
14 9 (0.36%) VBScript
15 7 (0.28%) C++
16 5 (0.20%) VBA
17 4 (0.16%) Perl
18 3 (0.12%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 481 (19.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 304 (12.18%) MCSE
3 204 (8.17%) Cisco Certification
4 202 (8.09%) MCITP
5 191 (7.65%) CCNA
6 183 (7.33%) MCP
7 151 (6.05%) Degree
8 141 (5.65%) MCSA
9 120 (4.81%) MCTS
10 61 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
11 55 (2.20%) Security Cleared
12 45 (1.80%) SC Cleared
13 37 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 28 (1.12%) MCDST
15 27 (1.08%) CCNP
16 21 (0.84%) A+ Certification
17 19 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 15 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
19 14 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 13 (0.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 297 (11.90%) SLA
2 36 (1.44%) QA
3 18 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.60%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.040%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1436 (57.53%) Active Directory
2 556 (22.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 393 (15.75%) Hyper-V
4 195 (7.81%) XenApp
5 139 (5.57%) vSphere
6 94 (3.77%) Terminal Services
7 67 (2.68%) XenDesktop
8 65 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
9 59 (2.36%) XenServer
10 58 (2.32%) Microsoft App-V
11 28 (1.12%) VMware ESX
12 16 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
13 11 (0.44%) Terminal Server
14 10 (0.40%) VMware Server
15 9 (0.36%) ISA Server
16 8 (0.32%) Firmware
17 6 (0.24%) Xen
17 6 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 4 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 2 (0.080%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 293 (11.74%) SCCM
2 165 (6.61%) Backup Exec
3 70 (2.80%) SCOM
4 69 (2.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 58 (2.32%) WSUS
6 28 (1.12%) SCVMM
7 23 (0.92%) SCOrch
8 19 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
9 10 (0.40%) Nagios
10 9 (0.36%) NetBackup
10 9 (0.36%) EdgeSight
11 8 (0.32%) SCDPM
11 8 (0.32%) Casper Suite
11 8 (0.32%) SCSM
11 8 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 7 (0.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 7 (0.28%) ZENworks
12 7 (0.28%) DameWare
12 7 (0.28%) BladeLogic
13 6 (0.24%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 1568 (62.82%) Microsoft
2 789 (31.61%) VMware
3 569 (22.80%) Citrix
4 447 (17.91%) Cisco
5 306 (12.26%) Apple
6 227 (9.09%) HP
7 173 (6.93%) Symantec
8 107 (4.29%) Avaya
9 101 (4.05%) Dell
10 71 (2.84%) Oracle
10 71 (2.84%) Veeam
11 63 (2.52%) NetApp
12 62 (2.48%) Red Hat
13 59 (2.36%) McAfee
14 56 (2.24%) CheckPoint
14 56 (2.24%) EMC
15 38 (1.52%) Juniper
15 38 (1.52%) Adobe
16 37 (1.48%) Google
17 35 (1.40%) Polycom
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Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + shift allowance, bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £25000.00 per annum
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30,000 per annum
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Salary: £37000 per annum
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Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + study support, gym
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: 19,000 per annum
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