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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 333 274 253
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -21
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 724 1189 1332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.86% 1.18% 1.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.52% 4.46% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 635 1066 1154
Median salary £27,500 £28,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £47,500 £53,100
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £27,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -1.78%
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
20573 26665 29471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 24.51% 26.46% 27.39%
Number of salaries quoted 17392 22795 24794
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 £24,772 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%

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 4 December 2016.

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 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -86 241 £32,500 +4.83% 22
South East -23 208 £26,500 -8.62% 32
North West -16 71 £22,500 -5.90% 9
South West +7 58 £27,000 -3.57% 3
West Midlands -14 57 £20,000 -27.27% 4
East of England -21 44 £33,000 +22.22% 4
Yorkshire +6 25 £22,500 -10.00% 6
East Midlands +1 21 £26,000 +4.00% 1
North East +9 2 - - 2
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 1494 (100.00%) Windows
2 1083 (72.49%) Windows 7
3 991 (66.33%) Active Directory
4 936 (62.65%) Microsoft
5 692 (46.32%) Windows Server
6 665 (44.51%) Windows 10
7 584 (39.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 583 (39.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 579 (38.76%) MS Exchange
10 569 (38.09%) MS Office
11 511 (34.20%) VMware
12 467 (31.26%) MS Excel
13 395 (26.44%) Office 365
14 368 (24.63%) ITIL
15 363 (24.30%) Microsoft Certification
16 319 (21.35%) Firewall
17 308 (20.62%) Hyper-V
18 305 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
19 299 (20.01%) TCP/IP
20 292 (19.54%) Citrix
21 284 (19.01%) Cisco
22 272 (18.21%) DNS
23 259 (17.34%) Windows XP
24 249 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
25 237 (15.86%) Exchange Server 2010
26 228 (15.26%) DHCP
27 216 (14.46%) MCSE
27 216 (14.46%) SQL Server
28 207 (13.86%) LAN
29 201 (13.45%) SQL

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
1 579 (38.76%) MS Exchange
2 249 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 237 (15.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 136 (9.10%) Exchange Server 2007
5 122 (8.17%) SharePoint
6 90 (6.02%) Skype for Business
7 86 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2003
8 84 (5.62%) IIS
9 51 (3.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 28 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
11 17 (1.14%) Apache
12 15 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
13 14 (0.94%) IBM Notes
14 6 (0.40%) MS Project Server
15 3 (0.20%) Confluence
16 2 (0.13%) IBM Domino
16 2 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.13%) Tomcat
17 1 (0.067%) BizTalk Server
17 1 (0.067%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 569 (38.09%) MS Office
2 467 (31.26%) MS Excel
3 22 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.54%) MS Project
7 5 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.27%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.20%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.33%) Line 50
2 5 (0.33%) Sage X3
3 4 (0.27%) HiPortfolio
3 4 (0.27%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 3 (0.20%) Bankmaster
4 3 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.20%) Retail-J
4 3 (0.20%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.067%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.067%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 395 (26.44%) Office 365
2 110 (7.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (0.87%) G Suite
4 13 (0.87%) Mimecast
5 9 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (0.60%) OneDrive
5 9 (0.60%) SaaS
6 6 (0.40%) iTunes
7 5 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 3 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.13%) Route 53
9 2 (0.13%) Slack
9 2 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.067%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.067%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 319 (21.35%) Firewall
2 299 (20.01%) TCP/IP
3 272 (18.21%) DNS
4 228 (15.26%) DHCP
5 207 (13.86%) LAN
6 199 (13.32%) WAN
7 185 (12.38%) VPN
8 114 (7.63%) VoIP
9 102 (6.83%) SAN
10 62 (4.15%) VLAN
11 61 (4.08%) Wireless
12 58 (3.88%) Wi-Fi
13 56 (3.75%) Skype
14 55 (3.68%) Internet
15 54 (3.61%) Remote Desktop
16 41 (2.74%) Cisco ASA
17 29 (1.94%) Network Security
18 28 (1.87%) ADSL
19 27 (1.81%) Cisco IOS
20 19 (1.27%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (14.46%) SQL Server
2 75 (5.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 41 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 23 (1.54%) MySQL
6 19 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (0.40%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.33%) Big Data
9 5 (0.33%) Power BI
9 5 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.13%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.13%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.067%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.067%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.067%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.067%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 34 (2.28%) Visual Studio
2 32 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (1.20%) MSTest
3 18 (1.20%) NUnit
4 7 (0.47%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.47%) LINQPad
4 7 (0.47%) ReSharper
5 5 (0.33%) JIRA
5 5 (0.33%) Selenium
5 5 (0.33%) Subversion
5 5 (0.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 4 (0.27%) ClearCase
6 4 (0.27%) MSI
6 4 (0.27%) Plastic SCM
7 1 (0.067%) Ant
7 1 (0.067%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.067%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 152 (10.17%) Finance
2 55 (3.68%) Retail
3 52 (3.48%) Telecoms
4 44 (2.95%) Banking
5 43 (2.88%) Legal
6 28 (1.87%) Manufacturing
7 26 (1.74%) Law
8 21 (1.41%) Advertising
8 21 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
9 20 (1.34%) Marketing
10 15 (1.00%) Back Office
10 15 (1.00%) French Language
11 13 (0.87%) German Language
12 12 (0.80%) Games
12 12 (0.80%) Publishing
13 9 (0.60%) Electronics
13 9 (0.60%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.33%) Japanese Language
15 3 (0.20%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.13%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 408 (27.31%) Support Engineer
2 391 (26.17%) Analyst
3 363 (24.30%) IT Support
4 250 (16.73%) 2nd Line Support
5 238 (15.93%) Support Analyst
6 190 (12.72%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 186 (12.45%) IT Engineer
8 160 (10.71%) Service Analyst
9 158 (10.58%) Desktop Support
9 158 (10.58%) IT Support Engineer
10 153 (10.24%) IT Analyst
11 150 (10.04%) Service Desk Analyst
12 148 (9.91%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 134 (8.97%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 121 (8.10%) 1st Line Support
15 120 (8.03%) Desktop Engineer
16 114 (7.63%) IT Support Analyst
17 94 (6.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 90 (6.02%) Desktop Support Engineer
19 84 (5.62%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (5.09%) .NET
2 62 (4.15%) HTML
3 61 (4.08%) ASP.NET
4 46 (3.08%) jQuery
5 38 (2.54%) CSS
6 36 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 34 (2.28%) XML
8 25 (1.67%) SOAP
8 25 (1.67%) WCF
9 22 (1.47%) KnockoutJS
10 18 (1.20%) 802.1X
10 18 (1.20%) Web Services
10 18 (1.20%) WinForms
11 15 (1.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 15 (1.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 11 (0.74%) HTML5
13 8 (0.54%) .NET Framework
13 8 (0.54%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (0.47%) EDI
14 7 (0.47%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 177 (11.85%) Blackberry
2 89 (5.96%) Driving Licence
3 86 (5.76%) Computer Science
4 58 (3.88%) iPhone
5 54 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
6 53 (3.55%) iPad
7 51 (3.41%) Data Centre
8 38 (2.54%) Management Information System
9 36 (2.41%) Video Conferencing
10 34 (2.28%) Smartphone
11 22 (1.47%) Mathematics
12 19 (1.27%) FMCG
12 19 (1.27%) User Experience
13 15 (1.00%) Mobile Computing
14 14 (0.94%) Client/Server
15 12 (0.80%) Clustering
15 12 (0.80%) Fat Client
15 12 (0.80%) Thin Client
15 12 (0.80%) Visualisation
16 11 (0.74%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1494 (100.00%) Windows
2 1083 (72.49%) Windows 7
3 692 (46.32%) Windows Server
4 665 (44.51%) Windows 10
5 584 (39.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 583 (39.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 259 (17.34%) Windows XP
8 146 (9.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 106 (7.10%) Mac OS X
10 101 (6.76%) Linux
11 74 (4.95%) Android
12 70 (4.69%) Windows Vista
13 53 (3.55%) Mac OS
14 51 (3.41%) Apple iOS
15 28 (1.87%) Windows 2000 Server
16 27 (1.81%) Unix
17 23 (1.54%) Windows Phone
18 18 (1.20%) Ubuntu
18 18 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
19 15 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (24.63%) ITIL
2 66 (4.42%) Mentoring
3 65 (4.35%) CRM
3 65 (4.35%) Service Management
4 55 (3.68%) Service Delivery
5 53 (3.55%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (3.41%) Migration
7 48 (3.21%) Incident Management
8 46 (3.08%) Project Management
9 43 (2.88%) ITIL V3
10 42 (2.81%) MVC
11 38 (2.54%) Problem Management
12 37 (2.48%) ITSM
13 35 (2.34%) Scrum
13 35 (2.34%) Time Management
14 32 (2.14%) E-Commerce
14 32 (2.14%) PRINCE2
15 30 (2.01%) Server Virtualisation
16 28 (1.87%) Disaster Recovery
16 28 (1.87%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 201 (13.45%) SQL
2 98 (6.56%) PowerShell
3 72 (4.82%) C#
4 60 (4.02%) JavaScript
5 47 (3.15%) VB
6 23 (1.54%) VBScript
7 22 (1.47%) T-SQL
8 12 (0.80%) VB.NET
9 9 (0.60%) C
10 8 (0.54%) Java
10 8 (0.54%) Shell Script
10 8 (0.54%) VBA
11 6 (0.40%) XAML
12 5 (0.33%) Perl
12 5 (0.33%) PHP
13 4 (0.27%) Python
14 3 (0.20%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.20%) C++
14 3 (0.20%) Groovy
15 1 (0.067%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 363 (24.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 216 (14.46%) MCSE
3 188 (12.58%) MCP
4 159 (10.64%) MCSA
5 151 (10.11%) Degree
6 113 (7.56%) MCITP
7 106 (7.10%) Cisco Certification
8 91 (6.09%) CCNA
9 55 (3.68%) Security Cleared
10 43 (2.88%) SC Cleared
11 40 (2.68%) MCTS
12 39 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 26 (1.74%) A+ Certification
14 25 (1.67%) MCDST
15 23 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
16 15 (1.00%) CCNP
17 13 (0.87%) HND
18 12 (0.80%) DBS Check
19 10 (0.67%) Network+ Certification
20 9 (0.60%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (12.72%) SLA
2 26 (1.74%) QA
3 21 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.60%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 991 (66.33%) Active Directory
2 308 (20.62%) Hyper-V
3 305 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 69 (4.62%) vSphere
5 65 (4.35%) XenApp
6 42 (2.81%) VMware ESX
7 29 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
7 29 (1.94%) XenDesktop
8 26 (1.74%) Virtual Desktop
8 26 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
9 23 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
9 23 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
10 21 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 21 (1.41%) XenServer
11 19 (1.27%) Terminal Services
12 18 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
13 10 (0.67%) Terminal Server
14 9 (0.60%) Firmware
15 5 (0.33%) BlackBerry Internet Service
15 5 (0.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 180 (12.05%) SCCM
2 63 (4.22%) Backup Exec
3 39 (2.61%) AirWatch
4 35 (2.34%) Microsoft Intune
5 25 (1.67%) NetBackup
6 22 (1.47%) SCOM
7 19 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
8 16 (1.07%) WSUS
9 15 (1.00%) Casper Suite
10 14 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
11 11 (0.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 11 (0.74%) ZENworks
12 9 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
12 9 (0.60%) SCVMM
13 8 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 7 (0.47%) SCSM
15 6 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 6 (0.40%) Nagios
15 6 (0.40%) Nessus
15 6 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 936 (62.65%) Microsoft
2 511 (34.20%) VMware
3 292 (19.54%) Citrix
4 284 (19.01%) Cisco
5 197 (13.19%) Apple
6 114 (7.63%) HP
7 75 (5.02%) Dell
8 53 (3.55%) Avaya
9 46 (3.08%) Symantec
10 39 (2.61%) Veeam
11 32 (2.14%) Meraki
11 32 (2.14%) SonicWALL
11 32 (2.14%) Sophos
12 26 (1.74%) Adobe
12 26 (1.74%) Red Hat
13 24 (1.61%) Oracle
13 24 (1.61%) Remedy
13 24 (1.61%) WatchGuard
14 23 (1.54%) Intel Security
15 22 (1.47%) Wyse
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great company + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £22k - 27k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rushden, Northamptonshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Normanton, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £16000.00 - £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Element 6 Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,500 per annum + Training + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To 40k + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Networkers
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Vadis People
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Pension, Death in Service, 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Harlow, Essex
RM plc
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Car, Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + FULL training
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18,995
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM plc
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + car/car allowance, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £21500 - £28500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + exciting company
Posted: 6 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 per annum + FULL MS training
Posted: 6 days ago