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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
UK / England
Rank 339 280 245
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -35
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 629 1022 1285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.81% 1.09% 1.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.34% 4.16% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 565 910 1102
Median salary £28,500 £29,000 £29,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.72% -2.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,850 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -

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
18845 24587 27226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 24.22% 26.24% 27.82%
Number of salaries quoted 16018 20927 22984
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the England region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -47 257 £32,500 +3.17% 27
South East -20 167 £26,000 -7.14% 30
East of England -22 42 £30,000 +7.14% 4
West Midlands +6 40 £23,000 -16.36% 10
North West -47 38 £25,750 +3.00% 11
South West +6 37 £28,000 - 4
Yorkshire +27 32 £21,500 -14.00% 5
East Midlands -12 16 £35,000 +24.39% 1
North East +1 2 £22,000 -7.36% 1
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 1417 (100.00%) Windows
2 1069 (75.44%) Windows 7
3 915 (64.57%) Active Directory
4 870 (61.40%) Microsoft
5 671 (47.35%) Windows 10
6 662 (46.72%) Windows Server
7 588 (41.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 574 (40.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 536 (37.83%) MS Exchange
9 536 (37.83%) MS Office
10 469 (33.10%) VMware
11 448 (31.62%) MS Excel
12 427 (30.13%) Office 365
13 336 (23.71%) ITIL
14 318 (22.44%) Hyper-V
15 309 (21.81%) Firewall
16 308 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
17 286 (20.18%) TCP/IP
18 278 (19.62%) VMware Infrastructure
19 271 (19.12%) Cisco
20 268 (18.91%) Citrix
21 253 (17.85%) DNS
22 239 (16.87%) Exchange Server 2013
23 238 (16.80%) Exchange Server 2010
24 220 (15.53%) Windows XP
25 217 (15.31%) LAN
26 206 (14.54%) DHCP
27 204 (14.40%) WAN
28 192 (13.55%) Apple
29 180 (12.70%) MCSE

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 536 (37.83%) MS Exchange
2 239 (16.87%) Exchange Server 2013
3 238 (16.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 120 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 112 (7.90%) SharePoint
6 96 (6.77%) Skype for Business
7 71 (5.01%) IIS
8 67 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2003
9 52 (3.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 28 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
11 15 (1.06%) Apache
12 13 (0.92%) IBM Notes
13 12 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.35%) MS Project Server
15 3 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.14%) IBM Domino
16 2 (0.14%) Tomcat
17 1 (0.071%) BizTalk Server
17 1 (0.071%) SAS
17 1 (0.071%) Umbraco
Applications
1 536 (37.83%) MS Office
2 448 (31.62%) MS Excel
3 23 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
5 11 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.49%) MS Project
7 6 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.28%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.21%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.071%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.071%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.071%) Revit
Business Applications
1 13 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.35%) Line 50
2 5 (0.35%) Sage X3
3 4 (0.28%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 4 (0.28%) OpenText MBPM
4 3 (0.21%) Bankmaster
4 3 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.21%) Retail-J
4 3 (0.21%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.14%) Tesseract
6 1 (0.071%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.071%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 427 (30.13%) Office 365
2 130 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (0.99%) G Suite
5 12 (0.85%) Mimecast
6 9 (0.64%) SaaS
7 8 (0.56%) OneDrive
8 7 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (0.42%) iTunes
10 5 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 3 (0.21%) Akamai
11 3 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.14%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.14%) Route 53
12 2 (0.14%) Slack
12 2 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.071%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.071%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 309 (21.81%) Firewall
2 286 (20.18%) TCP/IP
3 253 (17.85%) DNS
4 217 (15.31%) LAN
5 206 (14.54%) DHCP
6 204 (14.40%) WAN
7 168 (11.86%) VPN
8 110 (7.76%) VoIP
9 68 (4.80%) VLAN
10 64 (4.52%) Wi-Fi
11 61 (4.30%) SAN
11 61 (4.30%) Wireless
12 58 (4.09%) Skype
13 52 (3.67%) Internet
14 41 (2.89%) Remote Desktop
15 35 (2.47%) SMTP
16 28 (1.98%) Network Security
17 27 (1.91%) Cisco IOS
18 24 (1.69%) SNMP
19 22 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 63 (4.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 43 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 27 (1.91%) MySQL
5 23 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
6 11 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (0.49%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.35%) Big Data
8 5 (0.35%) Power BI
8 5 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.21%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.14%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.14%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.14%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.14%) QlikView
12 1 (0.071%) FileMaker
12 1 (0.071%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 31 (2.19%) Visual Studio
2 28 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.42%) MSTest
3 6 (0.42%) NUnit
4 5 (0.35%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.35%) Selenium
5 3 (0.21%) JIRA
5 3 (0.21%) LINQPad
5 3 (0.21%) MSI
5 3 (0.21%) ReSharper
6 2 (0.14%) Ant
7 1 (0.071%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.071%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.071%) Subversion
7 1 (0.071%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 129 (9.10%) Finance
2 55 (3.88%) Telecoms
3 44 (3.11%) Retail
4 42 (2.96%) Legal
5 39 (2.75%) Banking
6 28 (1.98%) Law
7 27 (1.91%) Manufacturing
8 24 (1.69%) Advertising
9 21 (1.48%) Back Office
10 15 (1.06%) Marketing
11 13 (0.92%) Publishing
12 12 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.71%) French Language
14 9 (0.64%) Electronics
15 7 (0.49%) Spanish Language
16 6 (0.42%) German Language
17 5 (0.35%) Games
18 2 (0.14%) Automotive
18 2 (0.14%) Investment Banking
18 2 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 415 (29.29%) Support Engineer
2 352 (24.84%) IT Support
3 347 (24.49%) Analyst
4 239 (16.87%) 2nd Line Support
5 193 (13.62%) IT Engineer
6 192 (13.55%) Support Analyst
7 183 (12.91%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 156 (11.01%) Desktop Support
8 156 (11.01%) IT Support Engineer
9 145 (10.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 139 (9.81%) Service Analyst
11 135 (9.53%) Service Desk Analyst
12 131 (9.24%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 129 (9.10%) IT Analyst
14 108 (7.62%) Desktop Engineer
15 103 (7.27%) 1st Line Support
16 99 (6.99%) IT Support Analyst
17 89 (6.28%) Support Technician
18 83 (5.86%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
19 82 (5.79%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (3.32%) .NET
2 44 (3.11%) HTML
3 40 (2.82%) ASP.NET
4 28 (1.98%) jQuery
5 24 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (1.48%) CSS
7 18 (1.27%) 802.1X
8 17 (1.20%) KnockoutJS
9 16 (1.13%) XML
10 15 (1.06%) Web Services
11 14 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 14 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 12 (0.85%) SOAP
12 12 (0.85%) WCF
13 10 (0.71%) HTML5
14 6 (0.42%) EDI
14 6 (0.42%) WinForms
15 4 (0.28%) ASP.NET Web API
15 4 (0.28%) Software Packaging
16 3 (0.21%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 161 (11.36%) Blackberry
2 94 (6.63%) Driving Licence
3 66 (4.66%) Computer Science
4 58 (4.09%) iPhone
5 52 (3.67%) Data Centre
6 47 (3.32%) Management Information System
7 44 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
7 44 (3.11%) iPad
8 37 (2.61%) Smartphone
8 37 (2.61%) Video Conferencing
9 19 (1.34%) Public Cloud
10 18 (1.27%) Clustering
11 14 (0.99%) Client/Server
12 12 (0.85%) User Experience
13 11 (0.78%) FMCG
14 10 (0.71%) Fat Client
14 10 (0.71%) Mathematics
14 10 (0.71%) Mobile Computing
14 10 (0.71%) PKI
14 10 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1417 (100.00%) Windows
2 1069 (75.44%) Windows 7
3 671 (47.35%) Windows 10
4 662 (46.72%) Windows Server
5 588 (41.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 574 (40.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 220 (15.53%) Windows XP
8 129 (9.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 97 (6.85%) Mac OS X
10 96 (6.77%) Linux
11 89 (6.28%) Android
12 66 (4.66%) Windows Vista
13 54 (3.81%) Mac OS
14 44 (3.11%) Apple iOS
15 30 (2.12%) Windows 2000 Server
16 28 (1.98%) Windows Phone
17 27 (1.91%) Unix
18 19 (1.34%) Ubuntu
19 17 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
20 13 (0.92%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (23.71%) ITIL
2 72 (5.08%) Service Management
3 62 (4.38%) Service Delivery
4 60 (4.23%) CRM
5 50 (3.53%) Incident Management
5 50 (3.53%) Mentoring
6 49 (3.46%) Migration
7 46 (3.25%) Project Management
8 42 (2.96%) PRINCE2
9 39 (2.75%) ITSM
10 37 (2.61%) ITIL V3
11 35 (2.47%) Time Management
12 34 (2.40%) Agile Software Development
13 33 (2.33%) Problem Management
14 30 (2.12%) Disaster Recovery
15 27 (1.91%) MVC
15 27 (1.91%) Root Cause Analysis
16 26 (1.83%) Change Management
16 26 (1.83%) ERP
16 26 (1.83%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 159 (11.22%) SQL
2 95 (6.70%) PowerShell
3 42 (2.96%) C#
4 38 (2.68%) JavaScript
5 37 (2.61%) VB
6 24 (1.69%) VBScript
7 23 (1.62%) T-SQL
8 12 (0.85%) C
9 10 (0.71%) Java
10 9 (0.64%) VBA
11 7 (0.49%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.49%) VB.NET
12 6 (0.42%) Python
13 5 (0.35%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.35%) C++
13 5 (0.35%) Groovy
14 3 (0.21%) PHP
15 1 (0.071%) Delphi
15 1 (0.071%) Perl
15 1 (0.071%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 308 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 180 (12.70%) MCSE
3 173 (12.21%) MCP
4 152 (10.73%) MCSA
5 132 (9.32%) Degree
6 102 (7.20%) MCITP
7 90 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
8 71 (5.01%) CCNA
9 56 (3.95%) Security Cleared
10 46 (3.25%) SC Cleared
11 29 (2.05%) MCTS
12 24 (1.69%) A+ Certification
13 23 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 21 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
15 18 (1.27%) MCDST
16 14 (0.99%) CISSP
16 14 (0.99%) HND
17 13 (0.92%) CCNP
18 12 (0.85%) CISM
18 12 (0.85%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (12.63%) SLA
2 24 (1.69%) QA
3 17 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.99%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.071%) COBIT
System Software
1 915 (64.57%) Active Directory
2 318 (22.44%) Hyper-V
3 278 (19.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 66 (4.66%) XenApp
5 51 (3.60%) vSphere
6 37 (2.61%) VMware ESX
7 28 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
8 24 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
9 21 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
10 20 (1.41%) XenDesktop
11 17 (1.20%) Virtual Desktop
12 14 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
12 14 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 14 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
12 14 (0.99%) XenServer
13 13 (0.92%) Terminal Services
14 10 (0.71%) Terminal Server
15 9 (0.64%) BlackBerry Internet Service
15 9 (0.64%) Firmware
16 6 (0.42%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 169 (11.93%) SCCM
2 55 (3.88%) Backup Exec
3 32 (2.26%) Microsoft Intune
4 23 (1.62%) AirWatch
5 16 (1.13%) McAfee ePO
5 16 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
6 15 (1.06%) SCOM
7 12 (0.85%) Casper Suite
7 12 (0.85%) NetBackup
8 11 (0.78%) WSUS
9 10 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
9 10 (0.71%) ZENworks
10 9 (0.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 7 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
11 7 (0.49%) SCVMM
12 6 (0.42%) Nagios
12 6 (0.42%) Nessus
13 5 (0.35%) DameWare
13 5 (0.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 5 (0.35%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 870 (61.40%) Microsoft
2 469 (33.10%) VMware
3 271 (19.12%) Cisco
4 268 (18.91%) Citrix
5 192 (13.55%) Apple
6 101 (7.13%) HP
7 70 (4.94%) Dell
8 57 (4.02%) Avaya
9 43 (3.03%) Symantec
10 34 (2.40%) Meraki
11 33 (2.33%) SonicWALL
12 25 (1.76%) Google
13 24 (1.69%) Intel Security
13 24 (1.69%) Sophos
13 24 (1.69%) WatchGuard
14 20 (1.41%) Veeam
14 20 (1.41%) Wyse
15 19 (1.34%) Adobe
16 18 (1.27%) Red Hat
16 18 (1.27%) Remedy
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Eastbourne, East Sussex
Reed Technology
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
University of the Arts London
Salary: £27,801 - 33,938 per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Red10
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £37500 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East Riding
Head Resourcing
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Talent Analytix
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: From £24,300 to £27,300 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: Flex on experience + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + FULL MS training
Posted: 4 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Bluetownonline
Posted: 2 days ago