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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 248 353 496
Rank change year-on-year
+105 +143
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 526 354 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.18% 0.73% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.22% 2.66% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 454 301 99
Average salary £31,500 £34,000 £45,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.35% -25.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- -12.69%
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
12455 13293 12061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.90% 27.30% 26.72%
Number of salaries quoted 10697 11268 10315
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
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 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 27 April 2015.

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 27 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
City of London -8 71 £37,500 -13.79% 19
Croydon - 15 £39,500 -
Uxbridge - 12 £24,000 - 2
Chessington -2 10 £24,000 +12.94%
Docklands, London - 10 - -
Bromley +8 8 £22,500 -
Wimbledon -3 8 £51,250 +86.36%
Ealing - 7 £60,000 -
Sidcup - 6 £30,000 -
Greenwich - 4 £28,500 -
Canary Wharf +7 2 £25,000 -16.66%
Hammersmith -7 2 £24,500 -32.41%
Finchley - 2 £42,500 -
Wembley - 2 £25,000 - 5
Twickenham - 2 £20,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames -1 1 - -
Teddington - 1 £22,500 -
Hounslow - 1 £30,000 -
Bexley - 1 £28,500 -
Brentford - 1 £27,000 -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 1146 (100.00%) Windows
2 809 (70.59%) Windows 7
3 719 (62.74%) Active Directory
4 674 (58.81%) Microsoft
5 467 (40.75%) MS Office
6 440 (38.39%) MS Exchange
7 429 (37.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 390 (34.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 357 (31.15%) VMware
10 348 (30.37%) Windows XP
11 310 (27.05%) MS Excel
12 286 (24.96%) Firewall
13 285 (24.87%) Blackberry
14 276 (24.08%) Citrix
15 272 (23.73%) Windows Server 2003
16 256 (22.34%) VMware Infrastructure
17 237 (20.68%) DNS
18 230 (20.07%) TCP/IP
19 216 (18.85%) Cisco
20 204 (17.80%) ITIL
21 193 (16.84%) DHCP
22 191 (16.67%) Finance
22 191 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
23 186 (16.23%) Microsoft Certification
24 179 (15.62%) VPN
25 177 (15.45%) SQL
26 175 (15.27%) Apple
27 171 (14.92%) Exchange Server 2013
28 155 (13.53%) Android
29 152 (13.26%) Hyper-V

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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
1 440 (38.39%) MS Exchange
2 191 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 171 (14.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 130 (11.34%) Exchange Server 2007
5 84 (7.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 73 (6.37%) Exchange Server 2003
7 69 (6.02%) SharePoint
8 68 (5.93%) Lync
9 46 (4.01%) IIS
10 19 (1.66%) Apache
11 9 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (0.52%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (0.44%) WorkSite
14 4 (0.35%) Node.js
14 4 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2000
14 4 (0.35%) IBM Notes
15 3 (0.26%) Lotus Domino
15 3 (0.26%) CMS
Applications
1 467 (40.75%) MS Office
2 310 (27.05%) MS Excel
3 28 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.44%) MS Project
6 4 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.35%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.087%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.087%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.087%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.26%) HiPortfolio
4 2 (0.17%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.087%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 136 (11.87%) Office 365
2 36 (3.14%) Google Apps
3 30 (2.62%) Mimecast
4 28 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.35%) Google Drive
8 2 (0.17%) Dropbox
8 2 (0.17%) SaaS
9 1 (0.087%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.087%) Symantec.cloud
9 1 (0.087%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 286 (24.96%) Firewall
2 237 (20.68%) DNS
3 230 (20.07%) TCP/IP
4 193 (16.84%) DHCP
5 179 (15.62%) VPN
6 150 (13.09%) LAN
7 136 (11.87%) WAN
8 82 (7.16%) VoIP
9 77 (6.72%) Internet
10 63 (5.50%) SAN
11 33 (2.88%) Wireless
12 32 (2.79%) Cisco ASA
13 27 (2.36%) Wi-Fi
14 26 (2.27%) VLAN
15 22 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
16 18 (1.57%) NAS
16 18 (1.57%) ADSL
17 17 (1.48%) DSL
18 14 (1.22%) Intranet
19 13 (1.13%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (9.34%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (1.40%) Relational Database
3 16 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (0.61%) MySQL
6 4 (0.35%) SQLite
6 4 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.17%) MS Access
7 2 (0.17%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.17%) IDOL
7 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.087%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.087%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.087%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.087%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (1.57%) Git (software)
2 15 (1.31%) Visual Studio
3 14 (1.22%) Subversion
4 13 (1.13%) Plastic SCM
5 12 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (0.70%) MSBuild
6 8 (0.70%) LoadRunner
6 8 (0.70%) Rational Performance Tester
6 8 (0.70%) Facilita Forecast
7 7 (0.61%) MSI
7 7 (0.61%) SpecFlow
8 5 (0.44%) InstallShield
8 5 (0.44%) Appium
8 5 (0.44%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.35%) Hudson
9 4 (0.35%) Android Studio
9 4 (0.35%) JIRA
9 4 (0.35%) Ant
9 4 (0.35%) Robotium
9 4 (0.35%) Gradle
General
1 191 (16.67%) Finance
2 67 (5.85%) Law
3 56 (4.89%) Banking
4 40 (3.49%) Telecoms
5 38 (3.32%) Legal
6 31 (2.71%) Retail
7 30 (2.62%) Advertising
8 29 (2.53%) Games
9 26 (2.27%) Marketing
10 24 (2.09%) Electronics
11 15 (1.31%) Back Office
12 12 (1.05%) Publishing
12 12 (1.05%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.70%) Spanish Language
14 7 (0.61%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.61%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.17%) Front Office
15 2 (0.17%) Mandarin Language
15 2 (0.17%) French Language
15 2 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 314 (27.40%) Support Engineer
2 277 (24.17%) Analyst
3 180 (15.71%) Support Analyst
4 139 (12.13%) 2nd Line Support
5 137 (11.95%) IT Support
6 128 (11.17%) Desktop Support
7 97 (8.46%) Consultant
8 78 (6.81%) Technical Support
9 69 (6.02%) 1st Line Support
10 65 (5.67%) IT Support Analyst
10 65 (5.67%) Desktop Engineer
11 62 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 60 (5.24%) Service Desk Analyst
12 60 (5.24%) Service Analyst
13 50 (4.36%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 49 (4.28%) IT Support Engineer
15 48 (4.19%) 3rd Line Support
15 48 (4.19%) Technical Consultant
16 47 (4.10%) Desktop Support Analyst
16 47 (4.10%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (3.66%) .NET
2 34 (2.97%) HTML
3 32 (2.79%) XML
4 25 (2.18%) CSS
4 25 (2.18%) Application Packaging
5 21 (1.83%) ASP.NET
5 21 (1.83%) JSON
6 16 (1.40%) HTML5
6 16 (1.40%) .NET Framework
7 15 (1.31%) LINQ
7 15 (1.31%) jQuery
7 15 (1.31%) REST
8 14 (1.22%) Ajax
9 12 (1.05%) WPF
9 12 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (0.96%) Unity DI Container
10 11 (0.96%) Razor View Engine
10 11 (0.96%) Task Parallel Library
10 11 (0.96%) WCF
10 11 (0.96%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 285 (24.87%) Blackberry
2 103 (8.99%) iPhone
3 87 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (3.58%) Private Cloud
5 37 (3.23%) Replication
6 36 (3.14%) Video Conferencing
6 36 (3.14%) Hedge funds
7 35 (3.05%) iPad
8 29 (2.53%) Mobile App
9 28 (2.44%) User Experience
10 23 (2.01%) 3D Printing
11 22 (1.92%) Fat Client
11 22 (1.92%) Thin Client
12 20 (1.75%) Computer Science
13 18 (1.57%) Management Information System
14 15 (1.31%) Smartphone
15 10 (0.87%) Clustering
15 10 (0.87%) CCTV
15 10 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
15 10 (0.87%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 1146 (100.00%) Windows
2 809 (70.59%) Windows 7
3 429 (37.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 390 (34.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 348 (30.37%) Windows XP
6 272 (23.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 155 (13.53%) Android
8 145 (12.65%) Mac OS X
9 122 (10.65%) Windows Vista
10 93 (8.12%) Linux
10 93 (8.12%) Apple iOS
11 64 (5.58%) Mac OS
12 38 (3.32%) Windows Mobile
13 32 (2.79%) Windows Phone
14 22 (1.92%) Solaris
15 21 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 17 (1.48%) UNIX
17 14 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
18 12 (1.05%) Mac OS X Server
18 12 (1.05%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (17.80%) ITIL
2 68 (5.93%) Service Delivery
3 44 (3.84%) Project Management
4 40 (3.49%) Service Management
5 36 (3.14%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (2.97%) Incident Management
7 33 (2.88%) CRM
7 33 (2.88%) Time Management
8 32 (2.79%) Migration
9 30 (2.62%) Document Management
10 29 (2.53%) Mobile Development
11 27 (2.36%) Mentoring
12 25 (2.18%) Asset Management
12 25 (2.18%) Disaster Recovery
13 24 (2.09%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (2.09%) Mobile Device Management
14 23 (2.01%) Network Management
14 23 (2.01%) PRINCE2
14 23 (2.01%) TDD
15 21 (1.83%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 177 (15.45%) SQL
2 59 (5.15%) PowerShell
3 51 (4.45%) C#
4 35 (3.05%) XAML
5 33 (2.88%) JavaScript
6 28 (2.44%) C
7 16 (1.40%) Java
8 8 (0.70%) VB.NET
9 7 (0.61%) Python
9 7 (0.61%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.52%) PHP
11 4 (0.35%) Perl
12 3 (0.26%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.26%) VB
12 3 (0.26%) VBA
13 2 (0.17%) C++
13 2 (0.17%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.17%) AWK
13 2 (0.17%) Ruby
13 2 (0.17%) Korn
Qualifications
1 186 (16.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 128 (11.17%) MCSE
3 105 (9.16%) Degree
4 92 (8.03%) MCITP
5 86 (7.50%) MCP
6 79 (6.89%) Cisco Certification
7 69 (6.02%) CCNA
8 62 (5.41%) MCSA
9 51 (4.45%) MCTS
10 14 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 14 (1.22%) CCNP
10 14 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 13 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 11 (0.96%) A+ Certification
13 9 (0.79%) PhD
14 8 (0.70%) CCENT
15 7 (0.61%) Security Cleared
15 7 (0.61%) ISEB
16 6 (0.52%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (10.65%) SLA
2 33 (2.88%) QA
3 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 719 (62.74%) Active Directory
2 256 (22.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 152 (13.26%) Hyper-V
4 107 (9.34%) XenApp
5 73 (6.37%) vSphere
6 39 (3.40%) XenDesktop
7 38 (3.32%) XenServer
8 33 (2.88%) Terminal Services
9 31 (2.71%) VMware ESXi
10 28 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
12 8 (0.70%) VMware ESX
13 6 (0.52%) Xen
14 5 (0.44%) Terminal Server
15 3 (0.26%) ISA Server
16 2 (0.17%) Sendmail
17 1 (0.087%) MetaFrame
17 1 (0.087%) Firmware
17 1 (0.087%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 1 (0.087%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 145 (12.65%) SCCM
2 52 (4.54%) Backup Exec
3 29 (2.53%) SCOM
4 26 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
5 22 (1.92%) WSUS
6 16 (1.40%) SCOrch
7 13 (1.13%) SCVMM
8 8 (0.70%) Casper Suite
9 6 (0.52%) EdgeSight
10 5 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.35%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.35%) Nagios
11 4 (0.35%) Opsview
12 2 (0.17%) XenMobile
12 2 (0.17%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 1 (0.087%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 1 (0.087%) DameWare
13 1 (0.087%) BladeLogic
13 1 (0.087%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 674 (58.81%) Microsoft
2 357 (31.15%) VMware
3 276 (24.08%) Citrix
4 216 (18.85%) Cisco
5 175 (15.27%) Apple
6 112 (9.77%) HP
7 48 (4.19%) Symantec
8 41 (3.58%) Avaya
9 40 (3.49%) Dell
10 36 (3.14%) EMC
11 34 (2.97%) Polycom
12 33 (2.88%) Google
12 33 (2.88%) Red Hat
13 32 (2.79%) McAfee
14 31 (2.71%) Bloomberg
15 28 (2.44%) NetApp
16 27 (2.36%) Reuters
17 26 (2.27%) Oracle
18 23 (2.01%) Veeam
19 21 (1.83%) Adobe
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum +Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £26000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £37000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
EXCELerate
Salary: To £36,000 plus Health care, life cover & pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22500 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum + £10,000 bonus paid montly +
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wembley, Middlesex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wembley, Middlesex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wembley, Middlesex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + options
Posted: 4 days ago
Wembley, Middlesex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £43k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per day + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + 5-10% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago