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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 324 437 586
Rank change year-on-year
+113 +149
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 372 175 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.81% 0.40% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.98% 1.43% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 330 167 52
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £57,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -1.51%
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
12494 12214 13821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.22% 27.59% 27.24%
Number of salaries quoted 10709 10470 12108
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +41 67 £38,750 +19.23% 18
Upminster - 12 £35,000 -
Bromley - 11 £25,000 -
Erith - 8 £37,500 -
Harrow - 4 £26,000 -
Beckenham - 4 £27,500 -
Uxbridge - 4 - - 1
Surbiton - 4 £27,000 -
Sidcup 0 2 £26,750 +18.88%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £35,250 -
Wembley -1 1 £25,000 +7.52%
Croydon -15 1 £40,000 +86.04%
Bexley - 1 £36,000 -
Hounslow - 1 £21,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £27,500 -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 765 (100.00%) Windows
2 440 (57.52%) Active Directory
3 415 (54.25%) Windows 7
4 395 (51.63%) Microsoft
5 293 (38.30%) MS Exchange
6 289 (37.78%) MS Office
7 254 (33.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 225 (29.41%) VMware
9 222 (29.02%) Windows XP
10 202 (26.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 182 (23.79%) MS Excel
12 179 (23.40%) Windows Server 2003
13 173 (22.61%) Citrix
14 169 (22.09%) Finance
15 168 (21.96%) DNS
16 160 (20.92%) TCP/IP
17 146 (19.08%) Exchange Server 2010
18 141 (18.43%) Cisco
18 141 (18.43%) Firewall
19 138 (18.04%) VMware Infrastructure
20 125 (16.34%) DHCP
21 118 (15.42%) LAN
22 117 (15.29%) SQL
23 113 (14.77%) Blackberry
23 113 (14.77%) SCCM
24 112 (14.64%) Apple
25 108 (14.12%) VPN
26 107 (13.99%) Microsoft Certification
27 105 (13.73%) ITIL
28 100 (13.07%) WAN

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 293 (38.30%) MS Exchange
2 146 (19.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 80 (10.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 69 (9.02%) Exchange Server 2007
5 58 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2003
6 51 (6.67%) SharePoint
7 43 (5.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 42 (5.49%) Lync
9 22 (2.88%) IIS
10 12 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (1.18%) WorkSite
12 6 (0.78%) Apache
13 5 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2000
13 5 (0.65%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.65%) Confluence
14 4 (0.52%) CMS
14 4 (0.52%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.52%) Drupal
14 4 (0.52%) Joomla!
14 4 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 289 (37.78%) MS Office
2 182 (23.79%) MS Excel
3 7 (0.92%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.52%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.39%) Maya
6 3 (0.39%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.05%) Eikon
2 5 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.26%) RMDS
3 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.13%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 66 (8.63%) Office 365
2 16 (2.09%) SaaS
3 6 (0.78%) Google Apps
4 5 (0.65%) IaaS
4 5 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.26%) GitHub
7 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 168 (21.96%) DNS
2 160 (20.92%) TCP/IP
3 141 (18.43%) Firewall
4 125 (16.34%) DHCP
5 118 (15.42%) LAN
6 108 (14.12%) VPN
7 100 (13.07%) WAN
8 40 (5.23%) VoIP
8 40 (5.23%) Internet
9 39 (5.10%) Wireless
10 34 (4.44%) SAN
11 18 (2.35%) Network Security
12 17 (2.22%) NAS
13 15 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (1.70%) Cisco IOS
14 13 (1.70%) Intranet
15 10 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (1.31%) IPsec
15 10 (1.31%) IPv4
16 9 (1.18%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.14%) SQLite
3 18 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (2.09%) Relational Database
5 11 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (1.31%) MySQL
7 7 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.39%) PowerCenter
9 3 (0.39%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.39%) MS Access
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.13%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 27 (3.53%) MSI
2 15 (1.96%) JIRA
3 13 (1.70%) Subversion
4 12 (1.57%) Git (software)
5 11 (1.44%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.92%) InstallShield
7 3 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.39%) Selenium
7 3 (0.39%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.39%) Serena SBM
8 2 (0.26%) Ant
9 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Blend
9 1 (0.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.13%) WiX
9 1 (0.13%) Robotium
9 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.13%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.13%) Expression Studio
9 1 (0.13%) eggPlant
General
1 169 (22.09%) Finance
2 54 (7.06%) Legal
3 44 (5.75%) Banking
4 43 (5.62%) Law
5 27 (3.53%) Marketing
6 23 (3.01%) Telecoms
7 16 (2.09%) Advertising
8 12 (1.57%) Back Office
9 8 (1.05%) French Language
10 7 (0.92%) Retail
10 7 (0.92%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.78%) Games
11 6 (0.78%) German Language
11 6 (0.78%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.52%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.52%) Italian Language
12 4 (0.52%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.52%) Local Government
13 2 (0.26%) Electronics
13 2 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 172 (22.48%) Analyst
2 167 (21.83%) Support Engineer
3 118 (15.42%) Support Analyst
4 112 (14.64%) 2nd Line Support
5 86 (11.24%) Desktop Support
5 86 (11.24%) IT Support
6 67 (8.76%) Developer
7 54 (7.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 50 (6.54%) 3rd Line Support
9 44 (5.75%) IT Support Engineer
10 43 (5.62%) Desktop Analyst
11 39 (5.10%) Administrator
12 37 (4.84%) 1st Line Support
13 35 (4.58%) Desktop Engineer
14 34 (4.44%) Technical Support
15 30 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
16 29 (3.79%) Consultant
17 28 (3.66%) Team Leader
18 27 (3.53%) Mobile Developer
19 26 (3.40%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (6.93%) CSS
2 42 (5.49%) .NET
3 34 (4.44%) HTML
4 21 (2.75%) XML
5 17 (2.22%) HTML5
6 16 (2.09%) Ajax
7 14 (1.83%) Application Packaging
7 14 (1.83%) Software Packaging
7 14 (1.83%) jQuery
8 12 (1.57%) ASP.NET
9 11 (1.44%) WCF
9 11 (1.44%) COM
10 10 (1.31%) JSON
11 9 (1.18%) WPF
12 8 (1.05%) AngularJS
12 8 (1.05%) .NET Framework
13 7 (0.92%) PhoneGap
13 7 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (0.78%) REST
14 6 (0.78%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 113 (14.77%) Blackberry
2 59 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (6.54%) iPhone
4 35 (4.58%) Mobile App
5 20 (2.61%) Computer Science
5 20 (2.61%) iPad
6 13 (1.70%) Video Conferencing
6 13 (1.70%) Management Information System
7 12 (1.57%) Hedge funds
8 10 (1.31%) New Media
9 8 (1.05%) User Experience
10 7 (0.92%) Smartphone
11 6 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
11 6 (0.78%) Digital Media
11 6 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.78%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.65%) Blog
12 5 (0.65%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.65%) Social Media
12 5 (0.65%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 765 (100.00%) Windows
2 415 (54.25%) Windows 7
3 254 (33.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 222 (29.02%) Windows XP
5 202 (26.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 179 (23.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 94 (12.29%) Mac OS X
8 93 (12.16%) Android
9 80 (10.46%) Linux
10 64 (8.37%) Apple iOS
11 62 (8.10%) Windows Vista
12 32 (4.18%) Mac OS
13 24 (3.14%) UNIX
14 21 (2.75%) Windows Mobile
15 17 (2.22%) Ubuntu
16 16 (2.09%) Debian
17 11 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 11 (1.44%) Solaris
17 11 (1.44%) SUSE
17 11 (1.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (13.73%) ITIL
2 26 (3.40%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (3.01%) Project Management
4 19 (2.48%) Mobile Device Management
4 19 (2.48%) Migration
4 19 (2.48%) E-Commerce
5 15 (1.96%) Document Management
5 15 (1.96%) Root Cause Analysis
6 14 (1.83%) Service Delivery
6 14 (1.83%) MVC
6 14 (1.83%) Release Management
6 14 (1.83%) Time Management
7 13 (1.70%) Line Management
7 13 (1.70%) Mentoring
8 12 (1.57%) Service Management
8 12 (1.57%) Change Management
8 12 (1.57%) Scrum
8 12 (1.57%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (1.57%) Asset Management
9 10 (1.31%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 117 (15.29%) SQL
2 72 (9.41%) PowerShell
3 53 (6.93%) JavaScript
4 39 (5.10%) VBScript
5 35 (4.58%) C#
6 33 (4.31%) VB
7 14 (1.83%) C
8 13 (1.70%) Java
9 12 (1.57%) Shell Script
9 12 (1.57%) Perl
9 12 (1.57%) Python
10 11 (1.44%) VBA
10 11 (1.44%) VB.NET
10 11 (1.44%) Bash Shell
11 7 (0.92%) C++
11 7 (0.92%) XAML
12 6 (0.78%) AWK
12 6 (0.78%) Korn
12 6 (0.78%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 107 (13.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (8.89%) MCSE
3 60 (7.84%) Degree
4 50 (6.54%) MCITP
5 44 (5.75%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (5.75%) MCP
6 43 (5.62%) CCNA
7 31 (4.05%) MCSA
8 11 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (1.44%) MCTS
9 8 (1.05%) PhD
10 7 (0.92%) CCNP
10 7 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (0.78%) Network+ Certification
11 6 (0.78%) MCDBA
11 6 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.78%) MCDST
12 5 (0.65%) Security Cleared
12 5 (0.65%) HNC
12 5 (0.65%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (6.27%) SLA
2 7 (0.92%) QA
3 4 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.26%) HL7
4 2 (0.26%) DICOM
System Software
1 440 (57.52%) Active Directory
2 138 (18.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (9.93%) Hyper-V
4 45 (5.88%) XenApp
5 43 (5.62%) Microsoft App-V
6 31 (4.05%) vSphere
7 30 (3.92%) XenDesktop
8 28 (3.66%) XenServer
9 23 (3.01%) Terminal Services
10 13 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (1.44%) VMware ESX
12 8 (1.05%) Xen
13 7 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 7 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (0.52%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.26%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.26%) VMware Server
16 1 (0.13%) Squid
16 1 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 1 (0.13%) Samba
Systems Management
1 113 (14.77%) SCCM
2 34 (4.44%) WSUS
3 27 (3.53%) Backup Exec
4 13 (1.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 12 (1.57%) SCOM
6 10 (1.31%) Windows Intune
7 6 (0.78%) Nagios
8 5 (0.65%) Cacti
8 5 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (0.65%) Puppet
8 5 (0.65%) SmokePing
8 5 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (0.52%) Sysprep
9 4 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.52%) DameWare
9 4 (0.52%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.39%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.26%) AppDNA
12 1 (0.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 395 (51.63%) Microsoft
2 225 (29.41%) VMware
3 173 (22.61%) Citrix
4 141 (18.43%) Cisco
5 112 (14.64%) Apple
6 81 (10.59%) HP
7 37 (4.84%) Dell
8 34 (4.44%) Bloomberg
9 30 (3.92%) Symantec
9 30 (3.92%) AppSense
10 25 (3.27%) Avaya
11 23 (3.01%) Reuters
12 18 (2.35%) EMC
13 17 (2.22%) Juniper
14 12 (1.57%) CQG
14 12 (1.57%) Red Hat
14 12 (1.57%) Adobe
14 12 (1.57%) Polycom
15 11 (1.44%) LANDesk
15 11 (1.44%) Oracle
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum Salary is approx 28-30k base + bonus
Posted: 19 minutes ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £49000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £26k - 31k per year + Great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus benefits and training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 32000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits and training
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £58000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Truebyte Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Steria
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum 15% benefits dependant on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Ibid Events
Salary: £40 to £125 an event
Posted: 12 days ago