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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 250 328 491
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +163
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1154 940 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.15% 0.85% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.24% 3.16% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 957 832 382
Average salary £29,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
27227 29777 27693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.04% 26.96% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 23019 25256 23608
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 May 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 May 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 +68 459 £32,500 -1.51% 51
South East +44 297 £27,500 -8.33% 41
Yorkshire +33 84 £30,000 +7.14% 6
South West -2 80 £26,500 - 9
North West +25 76 £22,500 -6.25% 13
East Midlands +39 50 £22,500 -25.61% 10
East of England +21 50 £29,000 +14.85% 18
West Midlands -1 49 £28,750 +0.87% 10
North East -4 8 £27,500 +19.56% 1
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 2436 (100.00%) Windows
2 1574 (64.61%) Windows 7
3 1499 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 1391 (57.10%) Active Directory
5 972 (39.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 935 (38.38%) MS Office
7 912 (37.44%) MS Exchange
8 880 (36.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 818 (33.58%) Windows XP
10 741 (30.42%) MS Excel
11 739 (30.34%) VMware
12 574 (23.56%) Windows Server 2003
13 523 (21.47%) Citrix
14 505 (20.73%) VMware Infrastructure
15 504 (20.69%) TCP/IP
16 497 (20.40%) ITIL
17 494 (20.28%) Firewall
18 481 (19.75%) Microsoft Certification
19 454 (18.64%) DNS
20 421 (17.28%) Cisco
21 409 (16.79%) Exchange Server 2010
22 386 (15.85%) DHCP
23 383 (15.72%) Blackberry
24 374 (15.35%) SQL
25 371 (15.23%) Hyper-V
26 342 (14.04%) SQL Server
27 323 (13.26%) VPN
28 313 (12.85%) LAN
29 312 (12.81%) SLA
30 302 (12.40%) Exchange Server 2013

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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
1 912 (37.44%) MS Exchange
2 409 (16.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 302 (12.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 235 (9.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 205 (8.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 178 (7.31%) SharePoint
7 152 (6.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 119 (4.89%) IIS
9 116 (4.76%) Lync
10 47 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2000
11 46 (1.89%) Apache
12 30 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
13 25 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
14 15 (0.62%) WorkSite
14 15 (0.62%) Tomcat
14 15 (0.62%) Lotus Domino
15 9 (0.37%) IBM Notes
16 7 (0.29%) Node.js
17 5 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
18 4 (0.16%) CMS
Applications
1 935 (38.38%) MS Office
2 741 (30.42%) MS Excel
3 24 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.29%) AutoCAD
6 6 (0.25%) MS Project
6 6 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.16%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.082%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.082%) HipChat
8 2 (0.082%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.082%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.082%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.041%) InDesign
9 1 (0.041%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 17 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
4 6 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.21%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.12%) HiPortfolio
6 3 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.082%) MFGPRO
7 2 (0.082%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.082%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.041%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.041%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.041%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.041%) Cognos Controller
8 1 (0.041%) Retail-J
8 1 (0.041%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 293 (12.03%) Office 365
2 75 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (1.40%) Google Apps
4 31 (1.27%) Mimecast
5 16 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (0.49%) SaaS
8 6 (0.25%) IaaS
9 5 (0.21%) Google Drive
9 5 (0.21%) PaaS
10 4 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.082%) Dropbox
11 2 (0.082%) Symantec.cloud
12 1 (0.041%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.041%) iPaaS
12 1 (0.041%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.041%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 504 (20.69%) TCP/IP
2 494 (20.28%) Firewall
3 454 (18.64%) DNS
4 386 (15.85%) DHCP
5 323 (13.26%) VPN
6 313 (12.85%) LAN
7 293 (12.03%) WAN
8 201 (8.25%) SAN
9 149 (6.12%) VoIP
10 145 (5.95%) Internet
11 118 (4.84%) Wireless
12 82 (3.37%) VLAN
12 82 (3.37%) Wi-Fi
13 53 (2.18%) ADSL
14 45 (1.85%) NAS
15 29 (1.19%) SMTP
16 26 (1.07%) Intranet
16 26 (1.07%) Cisco IOS
17 25 (1.03%) SSL
17 25 (1.03%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 342 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 64 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 38 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 31 (1.27%) Relational Database
5 22 (0.90%) MySQL
6 17 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (0.29%) NoSQL
9 6 (0.25%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.12%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (0.12%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.082%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.082%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.082%) MS Access
11 2 (0.082%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.082%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 52 (2.13%) Visual Studio
2 38 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (0.99%) ReSharper
4 18 (0.74%) Git (software)
5 14 (0.57%) MSI
6 13 (0.53%) MSBuild
7 11 (0.45%) LINQPad
7 11 (0.45%) Subversion
8 10 (0.41%) LoadRunner
9 9 (0.37%) SpecFlow
9 9 (0.37%) Fiddler
10 8 (0.33%) Rational Performance Tester
10 8 (0.33%) JIRA
10 8 (0.33%) Facilita Forecast
10 8 (0.33%) Plastic SCM
11 7 (0.29%) InstallShield
12 5 (0.21%) AdminStudio
12 5 (0.21%) PowerBuilder
12 5 (0.21%) Jenkins
12 5 (0.21%) Appium
General
1 278 (11.41%) Finance
2 74 (3.04%) Law
3 61 (2.50%) Retail
4 60 (2.46%) Telecoms
5 58 (2.38%) Legal
6 52 (2.13%) Banking
7 46 (1.89%) Games
8 43 (1.77%) Advertising
9 34 (1.40%) Manufacturing
10 24 (0.99%) Back Office
11 23 (0.94%) Electronics
12 22 (0.90%) Marketing
13 13 (0.53%) Publishing
14 8 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.33%) Spanish Language
15 7 (0.29%) French Language
15 7 (0.29%) German Language
15 7 (0.29%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.29%) Front Office
16 6 (0.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 627 (25.74%) Support Engineer
2 543 (22.29%) Analyst
3 367 (15.07%) IT Support
4 315 (12.93%) Support Analyst
5 301 (12.36%) 2nd Line Support
6 202 (8.29%) Desktop Support
7 164 (6.73%) Service Analyst
7 164 (6.73%) Service Desk Analyst
8 152 (6.24%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 144 (5.91%) Technical Support
10 141 (5.79%) Consultant
11 135 (5.54%) 1st Line Support
12 125 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 123 (5.05%) Developer
14 120 (4.93%) 3rd Line Support
15 116 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
16 108 (4.43%) Support Technician
17 98 (4.02%) IT Support Analyst
18 96 (3.94%) Desktop Engineer
19 93 (3.82%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (5.17%) .NET
2 104 (4.27%) HTML
3 84 (3.45%) CSS
4 72 (2.96%) ASP.NET
5 53 (2.18%) Application Packaging
6 46 (1.89%) jQuery
7 41 (1.68%) XML
8 35 (1.44%) JSON
8 35 (1.44%) Web Services
8 35 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 34 (1.40%) .NET Framework
10 31 (1.27%) WPF
11 28 (1.15%) HTML5
12 22 (0.90%) WCF
13 19 (0.78%) Ajax
14 18 (0.74%) REST
15 17 (0.70%) LINQ
15 17 (0.70%) AngularJS
16 16 (0.66%) KnockoutJS
16 16 (0.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 383 (15.72%) Blackberry
2 172 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
3 152 (6.24%) iPhone
4 80 (3.28%) Data Centre
5 64 (2.63%) Thin Client
5 64 (2.63%) Fat Client
6 62 (2.55%) iPad
7 57 (2.34%) Replication
8 52 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
9 50 (2.05%) Management Information System
10 41 (1.68%) PDA
11 39 (1.60%) Private Cloud
12 31 (1.27%) User Experience
12 31 (1.27%) Mobile App
13 29 (1.19%) Hedge funds
14 28 (1.15%) Computer Science
15 26 (1.07%) Clustering
16 23 (0.94%) 3D Printing
17 19 (0.78%) Smartphone
18 16 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2436 (100.00%) Windows
2 1574 (64.61%) Windows 7
3 972 (39.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 880 (36.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 818 (33.58%) Windows XP
6 574 (23.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 254 (10.43%) Android
8 240 (9.85%) Linux
9 237 (9.73%) Windows Vista
10 221 (9.07%) Mac OS X
11 176 (7.22%) Apple iOS
12 77 (3.16%) Mac OS
13 69 (2.83%) Windows 2000 Server
14 61 (2.50%) UNIX
15 58 (2.38%) Windows Phone
16 47 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 42 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
18 32 (1.31%) Solaris
19 25 (1.03%) Ubuntu
20 23 (0.94%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 497 (20.40%) ITIL
2 163 (6.69%) Service Delivery
3 106 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (4.06%) Problem Management
5 91 (3.74%) Project Management
5 91 (3.74%) CRM
6 88 (3.61%) Mentoring
7 85 (3.49%) Migration
8 74 (3.04%) Incident Management
9 62 (2.55%) Service Management
10 59 (2.42%) Time Management
11 58 (2.38%) TDD
12 57 (2.34%) Patch Management
13 56 (2.30%) MVC
14 55 (2.26%) Kalman Filter
15 50 (2.05%) PRINCE2
16 49 (2.01%) SDLC
17 46 (1.89%) Mobile Device Management
18 44 (1.81%) MVVM
19 43 (1.77%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 374 (15.35%) SQL
2 160 (6.57%) PowerShell
3 128 (5.25%) C#
4 87 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 51 (2.09%) XAML
6 48 (1.97%) Java
7 37 (1.52%) C
7 37 (1.52%) T-SQL
8 35 (1.44%) VB.NET
9 27 (1.11%) VB
10 15 (0.62%) Python
10 15 (0.62%) PHP
11 13 (0.53%) VBScript
11 13 (0.53%) Objective-C
12 10 (0.41%) Shell Script
12 10 (0.41%) C++
13 9 (0.37%) TypeScript
14 5 (0.21%) Perl
14 5 (0.21%) Uniface
15 4 (0.16%) VB6
Qualifications
1 481 (19.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 294 (12.07%) MCSE
3 205 (8.42%) MCITP
4 202 (8.29%) Cisco Certification
5 194 (7.96%) CCNA
6 176 (7.22%) MCP
7 159 (6.53%) Degree
8 141 (5.79%) MCSA
9 117 (4.80%) MCTS
10 60 (2.46%) A+ Certification
11 52 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
12 45 (1.85%) Network+ Certification
13 44 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 41 (1.68%) Security Cleared
15 29 (1.19%) SC Cleared
16 22 (0.90%) CCNP
17 20 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
17 20 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 19 (0.78%) MCDST
19 17 (0.70%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 312 (12.81%) SLA
2 38 (1.56%) QA
3 14 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1391 (57.10%) Active Directory
2 505 (20.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 371 (15.23%) Hyper-V
4 159 (6.53%) XenApp
5 123 (5.05%) vSphere
6 79 (3.24%) Terminal Services
7 72 (2.96%) XenDesktop
8 59 (2.42%) XenServer
9 58 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
10 55 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
11 34 (1.40%) VMware ESX
12 21 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
13 16 (0.66%) Terminal Server
14 10 (0.41%) VMware Server
15 7 (0.29%) Firmware
15 7 (0.29%) ISA Server
16 6 (0.25%) Xen
16 6 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 4 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 4 (0.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 294 (12.07%) SCCM
2 137 (5.62%) Backup Exec
3 65 (2.67%) SCOM
4 54 (2.22%) WSUS
5 48 (1.97%) Norton AntiVirus
6 21 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
7 17 (0.70%) SCVMM
8 14 (0.57%) SCOrch
9 11 (0.45%) EdgeSight
9 11 (0.45%) Nagios
10 9 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 9 (0.37%) Casper Suite
11 8 (0.33%) XenMobile
11 8 (0.33%) DameWare
11 8 (0.33%) NetBackup
12 7 (0.29%) SCSM
13 6 (0.25%) Windows Intune
13 6 (0.25%) BladeLogic
13 6 (0.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 6 (0.25%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 1499 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 739 (30.34%) VMware
3 523 (21.47%) Citrix
4 421 (17.28%) Cisco
5 296 (12.15%) Apple
6 204 (8.37%) HP
7 134 (5.50%) Symantec
8 96 (3.94%) Avaya
9 93 (3.82%) Dell
10 73 (3.00%) Oracle
11 71 (2.91%) Red Hat
12 61 (2.50%) Veeam
13 58 (2.38%) McAfee
14 54 (2.22%) NetApp
15 47 (1.93%) EMC
16 45 (1.85%) Adobe
17 42 (1.72%) Juniper
18 40 (1.64%) Sophos
19 38 (1.56%) Google
20 34 (1.40%) SonicWALL
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