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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 319 451 591
Rank change year-on-year
+132 +140
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 366 167 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.77% 0.37% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.83% 1.34% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 330 156 52
Average salary £33,000 £39,261 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.94% -7.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
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
12927 12418 13895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.24% 27.63% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11104 10596 12164
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +26 55 £40,000 +14.28% 14
Upminster - 12 £35,000 -
Erith - 8 £37,500 - 1
Sidcup +3 6 £35,750 +58.88%
Surbiton - 5 £27,000 -
Bromley - 5 £25,000 -
Harrow - 4 £26,000 -
Beckenham - 4 £27,500 -
Bexley - 4 £31,500 -
Chislehurst - 2 £27,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £35,250 -
Croydon -15 1 £40,000 +95.12%
Edgware - 1 £26,000 -
Hounslow - 1 £21,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £24,500 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 - - 1
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 740 (100.00%) Windows
2 433 (58.51%) Active Directory
3 414 (55.95%) Windows 7
4 394 (53.24%) Microsoft
5 286 (38.65%) MS Exchange
6 280 (37.84%) MS Office
7 237 (32.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 220 (29.73%) Windows XP
9 210 (28.38%) VMware
10 180 (24.32%) MS Excel
11 179 (24.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 171 (23.11%) Citrix
13 170 (22.97%) Finance
14 165 (22.30%) DNS
15 161 (21.76%) Windows Server 2003
16 157 (21.22%) TCP/IP
17 141 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
18 135 (18.24%) Firewall
19 129 (17.43%) VMware Infrastructure
20 122 (16.49%) Cisco
21 121 (16.35%) SCCM
22 119 (16.08%) LAN
23 117 (15.81%) Apple
24 116 (15.68%) DHCP
25 111 (15.00%) Blackberry
26 105 (14.19%) ITIL
27 102 (13.78%) SQL
27 102 (13.78%) WAN
27 102 (13.78%) VPN
28 100 (13.51%) Mac OS X

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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
1 286 (38.65%) MS Exchange
2 141 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 68 (9.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 61 (8.24%) Exchange Server 2007
5 58 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2003
6 52 (7.03%) SharePoint
7 40 (5.41%) Lync
8 39 (5.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 25 (3.38%) IIS
10 12 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (1.35%) WorkSite
12 9 (1.22%) Confluence
13 5 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2000
13 5 (0.68%) Apache
13 5 (0.68%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.68%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.68%) CMS
14 4 (0.54%) Joomla!
14 4 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.54%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 280 (37.84%) MS Office
2 180 (24.32%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.22%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.41%) Maya
6 3 (0.41%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 9 (1.22%) Eikon
2 8 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) RMDS
4 1 (0.14%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 62 (8.38%) Office 365
2 16 (2.16%) SaaS
3 6 (0.81%) Google Apps
4 5 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.41%) IaaS
6 3 (0.41%) GitHub
7 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 165 (22.30%) DNS
2 157 (21.22%) TCP/IP
3 135 (18.24%) Firewall
4 119 (16.08%) LAN
5 116 (15.68%) DHCP
6 102 (13.78%) WAN
6 102 (13.78%) VPN
7 42 (5.68%) Wireless
8 39 (5.27%) Internet
9 34 (4.59%) VoIP
10 29 (3.92%) SAN
11 20 (2.70%) Network Security
12 19 (2.57%) NAS
13 15 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
14 13 (1.76%) Intranet
15 12 (1.62%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (1.62%) Cisco IOS
16 11 (1.49%) IPv4
17 10 (1.35%) IPsec
18 9 (1.22%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.84%) SQLite
3 16 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (2.03%) Relational Database
5 11 (1.49%) MySQL
6 10 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.41%) MS Access
8 3 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.41%) PowerCenter
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.27%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (3.38%) MSI
2 21 (2.84%) JIRA
3 20 (2.70%) Visual Studio
4 9 (1.22%) Subversion
5 5 (0.68%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.68%) InstallShield
6 4 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.41%) Selenium
7 3 (0.41%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.27%) Expression Studio
8 2 (0.27%) Ant
8 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Blend
9 1 (0.14%) Serena SBM
9 1 (0.14%) eggPlant
9 1 (0.14%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.14%) Robotium
9 1 (0.14%) WiX
9 1 (0.14%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 170 (22.97%) Finance
2 53 (7.16%) Legal
3 42 (5.68%) Law
4 39 (5.27%) Banking
5 29 (3.92%) Marketing
6 24 (3.24%) Telecoms
7 20 (2.70%) Back Office
8 17 (2.30%) Advertising
9 8 (1.08%) Retail
10 6 (0.81%) French Language
11 5 (0.68%) Games
11 5 (0.68%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.54%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.54%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.54%) Local Government
12 4 (0.54%) German Language
13 3 (0.41%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.27%) Electronics
14 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.14%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 164 (22.16%) Support Engineer
2 163 (22.03%) Analyst
3 116 (15.68%) Support Analyst
4 111 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 88 (11.89%) Desktop Support
6 82 (11.08%) IT Support
7 62 (8.38%) Developer
8 56 (7.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 51 (6.89%) 3rd Line Support
10 47 (6.35%) Desktop Analyst
11 43 (5.81%) IT Support Engineer
12 42 (5.68%) Desktop Engineer
13 38 (5.14%) 1st Line Support
13 38 (5.14%) Administrator
14 31 (4.19%) Technical Support
15 30 (4.05%) Systems Administrator
15 30 (4.05%) Desktop Support Analyst
16 28 (3.78%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 27 (3.65%) Team Leader
17 27 (3.65%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (5.68%) .NET
2 41 (5.54%) CSS
3 29 (3.92%) HTML
4 23 (3.11%) Software Packaging
5 15 (2.03%) Application Packaging
6 14 (1.89%) ASP.NET
7 13 (1.76%) XML
8 12 (1.62%) HTML5
9 11 (1.49%) WCF
9 11 (1.49%) jQuery
9 11 (1.49%) COM
10 9 (1.22%) WPF
11 8 (1.08%) Ajax
12 7 (0.95%) JSON
12 7 (0.95%) .NET Framework
12 7 (0.95%) WinRT
12 7 (0.95%) PhoneGap
13 6 (0.81%) XHTML
13 6 (0.81%) Silverlight
14 5 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 111 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 47 (6.35%) iPhone
3 35 (4.73%) Mobile App
4 21 (2.84%) iPad
5 17 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 17 (2.30%) Smartphone
6 13 (1.76%) Hedge funds
7 11 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
8 9 (1.22%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.22%) New Media
9 8 (1.08%) PKI
10 7 (0.95%) Open Source
11 6 (0.81%) Digital Media
11 6 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.81%) Thin Client
11 6 (0.81%) Fat Client
12 5 (0.68%) Blog
12 5 (0.68%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.68%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.68%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 740 (100.00%) Windows
2 414 (55.95%) Windows 7
3 237 (32.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 220 (29.73%) Windows XP
5 179 (24.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 161 (21.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 100 (13.51%) Mac OS X
8 94 (12.70%) Android
9 81 (10.95%) Linux
10 69 (9.32%) Apple iOS
11 60 (8.11%) Windows Vista
12 36 (4.86%) Mac OS
13 19 (2.57%) UNIX
14 16 (2.16%) Ubuntu
15 15 (2.03%) Debian
16 14 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
17 11 (1.49%) Windows Phone
18 10 (1.35%) SUSE
18 10 (1.35%) Solaris
18 10 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (14.19%) ITIL
2 27 (3.65%) Project Management
3 24 (3.24%) E-Commerce
4 20 (2.70%) Migration
5 18 (2.43%) Mobile Device Management
6 16 (2.16%) Time Management
6 16 (2.16%) Release Management
7 15 (2.03%) Root Cause Analysis
8 14 (1.89%) Document Management
9 13 (1.76%) Workflow
9 13 (1.76%) ITSM
9 13 (1.76%) Service Delivery
10 12 (1.62%) Kalman Filter
10 12 (1.62%) Change Management
10 12 (1.62%) Service Management
11 11 (1.49%) Asset Management
11 11 (1.49%) CRM
12 10 (1.35%) ITIL V3
12 10 (1.35%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (1.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 102 (13.78%) SQL
2 77 (10.41%) PowerShell
3 45 (6.08%) JavaScript
4 38 (5.14%) VBScript
5 34 (4.59%) C#
6 33 (4.46%) VB
7 18 (2.43%) C
8 17 (2.30%) Java
9 11 (1.49%) VB.NET
9 11 (1.49%) VBA
9 11 (1.49%) Python
10 10 (1.35%) Bash Shell
10 10 (1.35%) Shell Script
10 10 (1.35%) Objective-C
10 10 (1.35%) Perl
11 9 (1.22%) C++
12 5 (0.68%) Korn
12 5 (0.68%) AWK
12 5 (0.68%) XAML
13 3 (0.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 99 (13.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 65 (8.78%) Degree
3 62 (8.38%) MCSE
4 52 (7.03%) MCITP
5 40 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
6 39 (5.27%) CCNA
7 37 (5.00%) MCP
8 30 (4.05%) MCSA
9 12 (1.62%) MCTS
10 7 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (0.68%) Security Cleared
12 5 (0.68%) MCDST
12 5 (0.68%) PhD
12 5 (0.68%) CCNP
13 4 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.54%) A+ Certification
14 3 (0.41%) SC Cleared
14 3 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.41%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (6.62%) SLA
2 9 (1.22%) QA
3 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.27%) HL7
4 2 (0.27%) DICOM
System Software
1 433 (58.51%) Active Directory
2 129 (17.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (9.73%) Hyper-V
4 50 (6.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 44 (5.95%) XenApp
6 35 (4.73%) XenDesktop
7 28 (3.78%) XenServer
8 26 (3.51%) vSphere
9 20 (2.70%) Terminal Services
10 12 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (1.35%) Xen
12 8 (1.08%) VMware ESX
13 7 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (0.68%) Terminal Server
15 4 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
16 3 (0.41%) ISA Server
17 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
17 1 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
17 1 (0.14%) UAG
Systems Management
1 121 (16.35%) SCCM
2 37 (5.00%) WSUS
3 24 (3.24%) Backup Exec
4 10 (1.35%) Windows Intune
4 10 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 10 (1.35%) SCOM
5 6 (0.81%) NetBackup
5 6 (0.81%) Nagios
6 5 (0.68%) Cacti
6 5 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (0.68%) SmokePing
6 5 (0.68%) Puppet
7 4 (0.54%) Sysprep
7 4 (0.54%) DameWare
8 3 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.27%) AppDNA
9 2 (0.27%) MOM
9 2 (0.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 394 (53.24%) Microsoft
2 210 (28.38%) VMware
3 171 (23.11%) Citrix
4 122 (16.49%) Cisco
5 117 (15.81%) Apple
6 73 (9.86%) HP
7 34 (4.59%) Dell
8 31 (4.19%) Bloomberg
9 30 (4.05%) AppSense
10 27 (3.65%) Symantec
11 25 (3.38%) Avaya
12 23 (3.11%) Reuters
13 14 (1.89%) EMC
14 12 (1.62%) CQG
14 12 (1.62%) Juniper
15 11 (1.49%) SonicWALL
15 11 (1.49%) LANDesk
15 11 (1.49%) Red Hat
15 11 (1.49%) Adobe
16 9 (1.22%) Google
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Romford, Essex
Online Resourcing
Salary: From £18,000 to £32,000 per annum plus comprehensive benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £25500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, Edinburgh
TheSmartList
Posted: Yesterday
City, Edinburgh
TheSmartList
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
RM Education
Salary: £25000 - £28500 per annum + £800 bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Erith, Kent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + ben
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Parexel
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £49000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Hiretech Solutions
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Hammersmith And Fulham, London
Technorecruit
Posted: 8 days ago
East London
RM Education
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + £800 bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
East London
Our IT Deparment
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary depending on skills, plus overtime.
Posted: 16 days ago