The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 308 213 403
Rank change year-on-year
-95 +190
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 395 613 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.96% 1.49% 0.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.66% 5.28% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 336 517 251
Average salary £32,000 £30,250 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.78% -14.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.50%
Windows 8
England

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

Operating Systems Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10798 11618 12108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 26.23% 28.29% 28.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9246 9934 10148
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in London

Windows 8
Salary Trend in London

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in London

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the London region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in London

Windows 8
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the London region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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
City of London -12 54 £33,250 -5.00% 8
Sidcup +4 30 £29,000 -
Romford - 15 £28,500 -
Stanmore - 9 £32,500 -
Croydon -16 6 £45,000 +83.67%
Docklands, London +16 5 £27,500 -
Wimbledon +2 5 £20,000 -54.54%
Chiswick - 4 £26,000 -
Uxbridge +5 3 £26,000 -15.44%
Bromley -8 3 £22,500 -
Greenwich +5 1 £31,500 +7.69%
Hounslow -4 1 £26,000 -5.45%
Hammersmith -14 1 £24,000 +11.62%
Ilford - 1 £25,000 -
Mitcham - 1 £20,500 -
Grays - 1 £19,500 - 1
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 888 (100.00%) Windows
2 582 (65.54%) Windows 7
3 556 (62.61%) Active Directory
4 527 (59.35%) Microsoft
5 404 (45.50%) Windows Server
6 362 (40.77%) MS Office
7 340 (38.29%) MS Exchange
8 321 (36.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 306 (34.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 256 (28.83%) MS Excel
11 252 (28.38%) VMware
12 240 (27.03%) Citrix
13 238 (26.80%) ITIL
14 206 (23.20%) Blackberry
15 200 (22.52%) Cisco
15 200 (22.52%) Microsoft Certification
16 175 (19.71%) Firewall
17 173 (19.48%) Windows XP
18 167 (18.81%) DNS
19 160 (18.02%) VMware Infrastructure
20 157 (17.68%) VPN
21 155 (17.45%) Exchange Server 2010
22 154 (17.34%) Hyper-V
23 149 (16.78%) Finance
24 142 (15.99%) TCP/IP
25 135 (15.20%) DHCP
26 133 (14.98%) Windows Server 2003
27 127 (14.30%) Mac OS X
28 126 (14.19%) Exchange Server 2013
29 120 (13.51%) Office 365

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the London 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
1 340 (38.29%) MS Exchange
2 155 (17.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 126 (14.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 77 (8.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 66 (7.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 66 (7.43%) SharePoint
6 58 (6.53%) Skype for Business
7 51 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2003
8 41 (4.62%) IIS
9 26 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2000
10 13 (1.46%) IBM Notes
10 13 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (0.79%) Apache
12 6 (0.68%) CMS
13 5 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.56%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.45%) Confluence
14 4 (0.45%) Node.js
15 2 (0.23%) IBM Domino
16 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 362 (40.77%) MS Office
2 256 (28.83%) MS Excel
3 7 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 24 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.45%) Bankmaster
3 2 (0.23%) Infor SunSystems
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.23%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 120 (13.51%) Office 365
2 19 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.90%) Amazon S3
4 8 (0.90%) Google Apps
5 6 (0.68%) Mimecast
6 5 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.56%) Route 53
6 5 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (0.34%) Dropbox
7 3 (0.34%) GitHub
7 3 (0.34%) SaaS
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 175 (19.71%) Firewall
2 167 (18.81%) DNS
3 157 (17.68%) VPN
4 142 (15.99%) TCP/IP
5 135 (15.20%) DHCP
6 78 (8.78%) LAN
7 76 (8.56%) WAN
8 68 (7.66%) SAN
9 55 (6.19%) VoIP
10 51 (5.74%) Wi-Fi
11 40 (4.50%) Internet
12 35 (3.94%) iSCSI
13 33 (3.72%) Remote Desktop
14 31 (3.49%) Wireless
15 28 (3.15%) Fibre Channel
16 27 (3.04%) VLAN
17 16 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
17 16 (1.80%) NAS
18 15 (1.69%) Ethernet
19 14 (1.58%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.25%) MySQL
3 19 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (1.24%) RDBMS
6 11 (1.24%) Relational Database
7 6 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.23%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.11%) Big Data
9 1 (0.11%) IDOL
9 1 (0.11%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.11%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 33 (3.72%) Git (software)
2 26 (2.93%) Plastic SCM
2 26 (2.93%) Subversion
3 23 (2.59%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 8 (0.90%) InstallShield
5 7 (0.79%) MSI
6 5 (0.56%) AdminStudio
6 5 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (0.56%) TeamCity
6 5 (0.56%) Wise Package Studio
7 4 (0.45%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.45%) JIRA
8 3 (0.34%) GitLab
8 3 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (0.34%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.34%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.34%) webpack
9 2 (0.23%) Appium
9 2 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.23%) Toad
General
1 149 (16.78%) Finance
2 95 (10.70%) Legal
3 72 (8.11%) Law
4 63 (7.09%) Banking
5 31 (3.49%) Retail
6 28 (3.15%) Telecoms
7 22 (2.48%) Back Office
8 14 (1.58%) Games
8 14 (1.58%) Investment Banking
9 12 (1.35%) Advertising
10 11 (1.24%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.24%) Marketing
11 9 (1.01%) Japanese Language
12 7 (0.79%) French Language
13 5 (0.56%) German Language
14 4 (0.45%) Front Office
15 2 (0.23%) Billing
15 2 (0.23%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 261 (29.39%) Analyst
2 253 (28.49%) Support Engineer
3 163 (18.36%) Support Analyst
4 158 (17.79%) 2nd Line Support
5 125 (14.08%) IT Support
6 114 (12.84%) Desktop Support
7 103 (11.60%) IT Engineer
8 97 (10.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 84 (9.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 75 (8.45%) Technical Support
11 72 (8.11%) Service Analyst
12 70 (7.88%) Service Desk Analyst
13 66 (7.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 66 (7.43%) IT Support Engineer
14 60 (6.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 60 (6.76%) IT Analyst
15 59 (6.64%) 3rd Line Support
16 55 (6.19%) Developer
17 54 (6.08%) Desktop Engineer
18 52 (5.86%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (6.08%) .NET
2 28 (3.15%) XML
3 27 (3.04%) HTML
4 25 (2.82%) ASP.NET
5 23 (2.59%) Silverlight
6 17 (1.91%) Web Services
7 8 (0.90%) XMPP
8 5 (0.56%) WPF
9 4 (0.45%) CSS
9 4 (0.45%) Software Packaging
10 3 (0.34%) CSS3
10 3 (0.34%) Django
10 3 (0.34%) Flask
10 3 (0.34%) Leaflet
10 3 (0.34%) MCollective
10 3 (0.34%) PostGIS
10 3 (0.34%) React
10 3 (0.34%) Sensu
10 3 (0.34%) SQLAlchemy
10 3 (0.34%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 206 (23.20%) Blackberry
2 86 (9.68%) iPhone
3 56 (6.31%) iPad
4 52 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
5 50 (5.63%) Video Conferencing
6 37 (4.17%) User Experience
7 30 (3.38%) Replication
8 28 (3.15%) Driving Licence
8 28 (3.15%) Mobile App
9 26 (2.93%) Computer Science
10 22 (2.48%) Clustering
11 19 (2.14%) Client/Server
12 18 (2.03%) Data Centre
13 16 (1.80%) N-Tier
14 14 (1.58%) EPoS
15 13 (1.46%) Management Information System
15 13 (1.46%) Smartphone
16 9 (1.01%) Hedge funds
17 6 (0.68%) Mathematics
17 6 (0.68%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 888 (100.00%) Windows
2 582 (65.54%) Windows 7
3 404 (45.50%) Windows Server
4 321 (36.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 306 (34.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 173 (19.48%) Windows XP
7 133 (14.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 127 (14.30%) Mac OS X
9 118 (13.29%) Android
10 80 (9.01%) Windows 10
11 61 (6.87%) Apple iOS
12 50 (5.63%) Linux
13 40 (4.50%) Windows Vista
14 39 (4.39%) Mac OS
15 27 (3.04%) Windows 2000 Server
15 27 (3.04%) Windows Mobile
16 15 (1.69%) Unix
17 14 (1.58%) Windows Phone
18 6 (0.68%) CentOS
18 6 (0.68%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (26.80%) ITIL
2 57 (6.42%) Project Management
3 53 (5.97%) Time Management
4 45 (5.07%) Mobile Device Management
5 44 (4.95%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (4.95%) Service Management
6 43 (4.84%) CRM
7 40 (4.50%) Migration
8 39 (4.39%) Document Management
8 39 (4.39%) Mentoring
9 37 (4.17%) Service Delivery
10 32 (3.60%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (3.60%) Scrum
11 31 (3.49%) Incident Management
12 26 (2.93%) E-Commerce
12 26 (2.93%) Mobile Development
13 25 (2.82%) ITIL V3
14 24 (2.70%) MVC
14 24 (2.70%) PRINCE2
15 23 (2.59%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 103 (11.60%) SQL
2 58 (6.53%) PowerShell
3 54 (6.08%) C#
4 28 (3.15%) JavaScript
5 26 (2.93%) XAML
6 23 (2.59%) VB.NET
7 22 (2.48%) VBScript
8 16 (1.80%) VB
9 15 (1.69%) C
10 13 (1.46%) Shell Script
11 8 (0.90%) Python
12 6 (0.68%) Perl
13 5 (0.56%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.56%) Java
14 4 (0.45%) C++
15 3 (0.34%) Ruby
15 3 (0.34%) VBA
16 2 (0.23%) AWK
16 2 (0.23%) Korn
16 2 (0.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 200 (22.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 99 (11.15%) MCSE
3 77 (8.67%) MCP
4 71 (8.00%) Degree
5 65 (7.32%) MCSA
6 56 (6.31%) Cisco Certification
7 49 (5.52%) CCNA
7 49 (5.52%) MCITP
8 39 (4.39%) Citrix Certification
9 27 (3.04%) ITIL Certification
10 25 (2.82%) CCA
11 21 (2.36%) DBS Check
11 21 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 18 (2.03%) MCDST
13 15 (1.69%) MCTS
14 13 (1.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 9 (1.01%) CCNP
16 6 (0.68%) A+ Certification
17 5 (0.56%) HND
17 5 (0.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (10.14%) SLA
2 18 (2.03%) QA
3 1 (0.11%) ISO 14000
3 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.11%) ISO15022
3 1 (0.11%) ISO20022
System Software
1 556 (62.61%) Active Directory
2 160 (18.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 154 (17.34%) Hyper-V
4 76 (8.56%) XenApp
5 39 (4.39%) XenDesktop
6 37 (4.17%) vSphere
7 31 (3.49%) Terminal Services
8 26 (2.93%) Microsoft App-V
9 21 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (1.01%) Firmware
11 6 (0.68%) XenServer
12 5 (0.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 5 (0.56%) vCloud
13 4 (0.45%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.34%) DFS Replication
14 3 (0.34%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.34%) Xen
15 2 (0.23%) BitLocker
15 2 (0.23%) VMware ESX
16 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 118 (13.29%) SCCM
2 42 (4.73%) Backup Exec
3 28 (3.15%) WSUS
4 16 (1.80%) Norton AntiVirus
5 14 (1.58%) SCOM
6 10 (1.13%) SCOrch
7 8 (0.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 7 (0.79%) AirWatch
9 6 (0.68%) Nessus
9 6 (0.68%) SCVMM
9 6 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 5 (0.56%) Casper Suite
10 5 (0.56%) DameWare
10 5 (0.56%) Windows Intune
11 4 (0.45%) XenMobile
12 3 (0.34%) Ansible
12 3 (0.34%) Graphite
12 3 (0.34%) logstash
12 3 (0.34%) Puppet
12 3 (0.34%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 527 (59.35%) Microsoft
2 252 (28.38%) VMware
3 240 (27.03%) Citrix
4 200 (22.52%) Cisco
5 109 (12.27%) Apple
6 70 (7.88%) Symantec
7 59 (6.64%) Avaya
8 58 (6.53%) HP
9 53 (5.97%) Dell
10 34 (3.83%) Polycom
11 30 (3.38%) iManage
12 27 (3.04%) SonicWALL
13 26 (2.93%) Intel Security
14 22 (2.48%) Bloomberg
15 19 (2.14%) Remedy
16 17 (1.91%) Google
17 16 (1.80%) Veeam
18 15 (1.69%) Lotus
18 15 (1.69%) Reuters
19 14 (1.58%) Mitel
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northwood, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
RMS FinGroup Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Imparta Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Grays, Essex
Stott & May
Salary: £17500 - £21500 per annum + inc night shift work
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Netsource Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28500 per annum + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Talent Spa
Salary: up to £60k basic salary
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Dataquest UK Ltd
Salary: Unspecified plus benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Capita plc
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Langley James Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Central London
QCIC Group
Salary: From £30,000
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £23,000 to £28,000
Posted: 11 days ago
Head Office, Hanger Lane, London
River Island
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + amazing benefits + bonus + 35 hour week
Posted: 15 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
East London
RM plc
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + £800 bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
London, Central London, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: £27-30,858 + Great Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 24 days ago