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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 199 392 582
Rank change year-on-year
+193 +190
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 645 270 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.45% 0.59% 0.092%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.13% 2.12% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 567 239 41
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £70,900 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -6.15%
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
12574 12715 13691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 28.29% 27.94% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 10780 10767 11942
Average salary £47,500 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.06% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £75,000
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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +103 145 £35,000 -21.34% 15
Bromley +28 16 £22,500 -
Sidcup - 12 £28,750 -
Wimbledon - 12 £35,000 -
Croydon +7 10 £40,000 +70.21% 1
Upminster - 9 £35,000 -
Southwark - 8 - -
Greenwich - 6 £30,000 -
Greenford - 6 £30,000 -
Twickenham - 5 - -
Docklands, London - 5 - -
Westminster - 4 - -
Canary Wharf - 3 £25,000 -
Bexley - 3 £27,750 -
Hammersmith - 3 £25,000 -
Southall - 2 £27,000 -
Uxbridge -5 1 £40,000 +77.77% 1
Beckenham - 1 £30,000 -
Hounslow - 1 £27,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £55,000 - 3
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 1028 (100.00%) Windows
2 659 (64.11%) Windows 7
3 641 (62.35%) Active Directory
4 567 (55.16%) Microsoft
5 423 (41.15%) MS Exchange
6 401 (39.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 377 (36.67%) MS Office
8 337 (32.78%) VMware
9 335 (32.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 312 (30.35%) Windows XP
11 307 (29.86%) MS Excel
12 271 (26.36%) DNS
13 256 (24.90%) Firewall
14 240 (23.35%) Windows Server 2003
15 236 (22.96%) Citrix
16 231 (22.47%) TCP/IP
17 230 (22.37%) DHCP
17 230 (22.37%) VMware Infrastructure
18 216 (21.01%) Cisco
19 201 (19.55%) Exchange Server 2010
20 195 (18.97%) Blackberry
21 182 (17.70%) Finance
22 176 (17.12%) VPN
23 165 (16.05%) Microsoft Certification
24 160 (15.56%) SQL
25 159 (15.47%) ITIL
25 159 (15.47%) Exchange Server 2013
26 149 (14.49%) Apple
27 148 (14.40%) LAN
28 133 (12.94%) SQL Server

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
1 423 (41.15%) MS Exchange
2 201 (19.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 159 (15.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 131 (12.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 99 (9.63%) SharePoint
6 77 (7.49%) Lync
7 68 (6.61%) Exchange Server 2003
8 63 (6.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 47 (4.57%) IIS
10 17 (1.65%) Apache
11 12 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (0.88%) WorkSite
13 7 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
13 7 (0.68%) WordPress
14 6 (0.58%) Joomla!
14 6 (0.58%) CMS
15 5 (0.49%) Drupal
16 3 (0.29%) Node.js
17 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
17 2 (0.19%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 377 (36.67%) MS Office
2 307 (29.86%) MS Excel
3 23 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.49%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.49%) Acrobat
5 4 (0.39%) MS Project
5 4 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.29%) Maya
6 3 (0.29%) 3ds Max
7 2 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.07%) Eikon
2 7 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.49%) Dynamics GP
4 4 (0.39%) Sage 50
5 3 (0.29%) RMDS
6 1 (0.097%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 94 (9.14%) Office 365
2 19 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (1.65%) Google Apps
4 4 (0.39%) SaaS
4 4 (0.39%) IaaS
5 3 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 271 (26.36%) DNS
2 256 (24.90%) Firewall
3 231 (22.47%) TCP/IP
4 230 (22.37%) DHCP
5 176 (17.12%) VPN
6 148 (14.40%) LAN
7 127 (12.35%) WAN
8 84 (8.17%) VoIP
9 78 (7.59%) Internet
10 76 (7.39%) SAN
11 46 (4.47%) Wireless
12 33 (3.21%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (1.75%) NAS
14 17 (1.65%) VLAN
15 14 (1.36%) Cisco IOS
15 14 (1.36%) iSCSI
15 14 (1.36%) IP Telephony
16 13 (1.26%) WLAN
17 12 (1.17%) Fibre Channel
17 12 (1.17%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (2.04%) SQLite
5 19 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (1.26%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (0.78%) Relational Database
8 6 (0.58%) MySQL
8 6 (0.58%) MS Access
9 5 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (0.39%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.29%) IDOL
12 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.097%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (3.11%) Git (software)
2 28 (2.72%) Subversion
3 17 (1.65%) MSI
4 16 (1.56%) JIRA
5 13 (1.26%) InstallShield
6 10 (0.97%) Visual Studio
7 9 (0.88%) Ant
8 6 (0.58%) Serena SBM
9 5 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.39%) Rational Performance Tester
10 4 (0.39%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.39%) Facilita Forecast
11 3 (0.29%) Android Studio
11 3 (0.29%) Appium
11 3 (0.29%) Robotium
11 3 (0.29%) Gradle
11 3 (0.29%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.29%) Hudson
12 2 (0.19%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 1 (0.097%) WiX
General
1 182 (17.70%) Finance
2 80 (7.78%) Law
3 57 (5.54%) Banking
4 41 (3.99%) Legal
5 34 (3.31%) Telecoms
6 32 (3.11%) Marketing
7 27 (2.63%) Retail
8 23 (2.24%) Advertising
9 18 (1.75%) Investment Banking
10 12 (1.17%) Games
10 12 (1.17%) Manufacturing
11 11 (1.07%) Electronics
12 9 (0.88%) Back Office
12 9 (0.88%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.78%) French Language
14 6 (0.58%) German Language
14 6 (0.58%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.49%) Publishing
15 5 (0.49%) Local Government
16 4 (0.39%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 266 (25.88%) Support Engineer
2 215 (20.91%) Analyst
3 134 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
4 131 (12.74%) Support Analyst
5 129 (12.55%) IT Support
6 96 (9.34%) Desktop Support
7 78 (7.59%) Developer
8 74 (7.20%) Consultant
9 71 (6.91%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 67 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
11 62 (6.03%) Technical Support
12 57 (5.54%) IT Support Engineer
13 49 (4.77%) Administrator
14 42 (4.09%) Systems Engineer
15 41 (3.99%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 39 (3.79%) Systems Administrator
17 38 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
17 38 (3.70%) Desktop Analyst
18 36 (3.50%) Desktop Engineer
19 33 (3.21%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (6.32%) CSS
2 62 (6.03%) .NET
3 54 (5.25%) HTML
4 38 (3.70%) XML
5 31 (3.02%) Ajax
6 30 (2.92%) HTML5
7 25 (2.43%) Application Packaging
8 23 (2.24%) jQuery
9 21 (2.04%) ASP.NET
10 18 (1.75%) JSON
11 15 (1.46%) AngularJS
12 13 (1.26%) Software Packaging
13 12 (1.17%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (1.07%) LINQ
15 10 (0.97%) .NET Framework
15 10 (0.97%) REST
16 9 (0.88%) CSS3
16 9 (0.88%) WCF
17 8 (0.78%) WPF
17 8 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 195 (18.97%) Blackberry
2 70 (6.81%) iPhone
3 63 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (4.18%) Mobile App
5 31 (3.02%) Hedge funds
6 26 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 26 (2.53%) Replication
7 22 (2.14%) Video Conferencing
7 22 (2.14%) User Experience
8 19 (1.85%) iPad
9 15 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.26%) Enterprise Storage
11 12 (1.17%) Client/Server
12 11 (1.07%) Computer Science
13 10 (0.97%) Smartphone
13 10 (0.97%) Clustering
14 9 (0.88%) Thin Client
14 9 (0.88%) Fat Client
15 8 (0.78%) New Media
16 7 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1028 (100.00%) Windows
2 659 (64.11%) Windows 7
3 401 (39.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 335 (32.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 312 (30.35%) Windows XP
6 240 (23.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 119 (11.58%) Android
8 109 (10.60%) Mac OS X
9 95 (9.24%) Windows Vista
10 71 (6.91%) Linux
11 66 (6.42%) Apple iOS
12 45 (4.38%) Mac OS
13 39 (3.79%) Windows Mobile
14 26 (2.53%) Windows Phone
15 25 (2.43%) UNIX
16 19 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
17 15 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 15 (1.46%) Solaris
18 10 (0.97%) Mac OS X Server
19 9 (0.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (15.47%) ITIL
2 50 (4.86%) Service Delivery
3 49 (4.77%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (3.99%) Migration
5 36 (3.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 35 (3.40%) Project Management
7 27 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
8 26 (2.53%) Change Management
9 25 (2.43%) MVC
9 25 (2.43%) Scrum
10 23 (2.24%) Incident Management
11 22 (2.14%) Time Management
12 21 (2.04%) Release Management
12 21 (2.04%) Document Management
13 20 (1.95%) Service Management
13 20 (1.95%) PRINCE2
14 19 (1.85%) CRM
14 19 (1.85%) Asset Management
14 19 (1.85%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 160 (15.56%) SQL
2 62 (6.03%) JavaScript
3 60 (5.84%) PowerShell
4 52 (5.06%) C#
5 27 (2.63%) XAML
6 19 (1.85%) Shell Script
7 16 (1.56%) VB.NET
8 15 (1.46%) Perl
9 14 (1.36%) C
10 12 (1.17%) Python
11 11 (1.07%) Java
12 10 (0.97%) VBA
13 9 (0.88%) VBScript
14 8 (0.78%) VB
15 6 (0.58%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.58%) AWK
15 6 (0.58%) Korn
16 4 (0.39%) C++
17 3 (0.29%) Objective-C
18 2 (0.19%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 165 (16.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 116 (11.28%) MCSE
3 73 (7.10%) MCITP
4 66 (6.42%) MCP
5 62 (6.03%) Degree
6 61 (5.93%) Cisco Certification
7 57 (5.54%) MCSA
8 51 (4.96%) CCNA
9 42 (4.09%) MCTS
10 21 (2.04%) CCNP
11 13 (1.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 12 (1.17%) Security Cleared
13 10 (0.97%) SC Cleared
13 10 (0.97%) PhD
14 9 (0.88%) Network+ Certification
15 8 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 8 (0.78%) CCENT
16 7 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 6 (0.58%) MCDBA
17 6 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (6.03%) SLA
2 9 (0.88%) QA
3 6 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.097%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 641 (62.35%) Active Directory
2 230 (22.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 125 (12.16%) Hyper-V
4 99 (9.63%) XenApp
5 62 (6.03%) vSphere
6 39 (3.79%) XenServer
6 39 (3.79%) Microsoft App-V
7 38 (3.70%) Terminal Services
8 29 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
9 27 (2.63%) XenDesktop
10 11 (1.07%) VMware ESX
11 9 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (0.49%) Xen
13 3 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.19%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.19%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.097%) Xsan
15 1 (0.097%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.097%) Squid
15 1 (0.097%) Samba
Systems Management
1 126 (12.26%) SCCM
2 36 (3.50%) Backup Exec
2 36 (3.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 26 (2.53%) WSUS
4 24 (2.33%) SCOM
5 14 (1.36%) SCOrch
6 11 (1.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 10 (0.97%) SCVMM
8 6 (0.58%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (0.29%) ZENworks
10 3 (0.29%) Sysprep
10 3 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.29%) SCDPM
11 2 (0.19%) AppDNA
11 2 (0.19%) Casper Suite
11 2 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.19%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 567 (55.16%) Microsoft
2 337 (32.78%) VMware
3 236 (22.96%) Citrix
4 216 (21.01%) Cisco
5 149 (14.49%) Apple
6 118 (11.48%) HP
7 62 (6.03%) Symantec
8 51 (4.96%) Bloomberg
9 49 (4.77%) Dell
10 37 (3.60%) EMC
11 34 (3.31%) Reuters
12 30 (2.92%) Avaya
13 26 (2.53%) NetApp
14 24 (2.33%) Juniper
15 22 (2.14%) Polycom
16 20 (1.95%) Veeam
17 18 (1.75%) Google
17 18 (1.75%) LANDesk
18 17 (1.65%) CheckPoint
18 17 (1.65%) Red Hat
East London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chessington, Surrey
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £22,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
CPS Group UK
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 23000 - 25000 plus benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
NAK Consulting
Salary: DOE + Bonus (10%) + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brentford, Middlesex
NAK Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Integrated Talent Solutions
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Training, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £26k - 31k per year + Great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £26k - 32k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + package and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £25500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Pygmalion Cloud Solutions
Salary: From £22,000 to £40,000 per annum plus standard benfits
Posted: 9 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
Haymarket Media Group
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Central London / West End
FRAGOMEN
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,500 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago