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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 58 56 55
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.23% 1.99% 0.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.35% 8.33% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 2
Median salary £25,000 £18,000 £20,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -13.25%
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -
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
74 120 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 17.09% 23.86% 19.32%
Number of salaries quoted 49 108 72
Median salary £30,500 £33,500 £29,339
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.95% +14.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £18,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,600 £40,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire 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 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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (50.00%) iPhone
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) iPad
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) ITSM
4 1 (25.00%) NHS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
1 2 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (50.00%) iPad
1 2 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware