The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 48 57 53
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 7 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.57% 0.66% 2.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.86% 3.37% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 10
Average salary £24,000 £22,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.65%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- -12.69%
Windows 8
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
102 89 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 22.92% 19.52% 22.77%
Number of salaries quoted 85 84 96
Average salary £37,500 £29,339 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.81% +17.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £35,000 £40,500
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 Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Lancashire region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Lancashire

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Windows 8
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Chorley - 3 £17,000 - 1
Burnley - 2 £30,000 -
Fleetwood - 1 - -
Windows 8
North West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) Windows XP
4 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 6 (66.67%) LAN
5 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
5 5 (55.56%) VMware
5 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
6 4 (44.44%) vSphere
6 4 (44.44%) Cisco
6 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
7 3 (33.33%) DHCP
7 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
7 3 (33.33%) ADSL
7 3 (33.33%) Broadband
7 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (33.33%) Windows Vista
7 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (22.22%) Finance
8 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
8 2 (22.22%) SCCM
8 2 (22.22%) SCOM
8 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
8 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
8 2 (22.22%) Degree
8 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (22.22%) Lync

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (22.22%) Lync
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (11.11%) IIS
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) DHCP
3 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 3 (33.33%) ADSL
3 3 (33.33%) Broadband
3 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) Internet
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) EDI
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows XP
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Vista
6 2 (22.22%) UNIX
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) BCP
1 2 (22.22%) Service Management
1 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
1 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
1 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
1 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) People Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) vSphere
3 2 (22.22%) XenApp
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
1 2 (22.22%) SCOM
1 2 (22.22%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) NetApp
4 2 (22.22%) Sophos
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Dell
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) Avaya
5 1 (11.11%) Epicor
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