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

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 64 51 66
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 3 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.56% 0.45% 0.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.91% 1.79% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Median salary £21,500 £18,500 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.21% -19.56%
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £27,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
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
103 112 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 19.11% 25.34% 23.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79 78 99
Median salary £32,500 £30,225 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% -4.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 7 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
Preston -10 2 £21,500 +16.21%
Chorley - 1 £19,000 -
Windows 8
North West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 7 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) RedGate
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (33.33%) ERP
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) Epicor
4 2 (33.33%) SSL
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec
4 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
4 2 (33.33%) iPad
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (33.33%) GFI Software
4 2 (33.33%) AVG
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) iPhone
4 2 (33.33%) Mitel

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (33.33%) SSL
1 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) LINQPad
2 1 (16.67%) ReSharper
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (33.33%) iPad
1 2 (33.33%) iPhone
2 1 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ERP
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) MVVM
2 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) RedGate
2 2 (33.33%) AVG
2 2 (33.33%) Epicor
2 2 (33.33%) GFI Software
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Mitel
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
2 2 (33.33%) VMware