The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 320 458 581
Rank change year-on-year
+138 +123
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 373 152 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.78% 0.34% 0.099%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.84% 1.24% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 346 141 49
Average salary £32,500 £37,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.16% -12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,250 £35,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
-19.28% -16.16%
Operating Systems Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13151 12228 13964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.49% 27.62% 27.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11327 10386 12234
Average salary £48,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows 8
England

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 1 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 1 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 +33 68 £32,000 -8.57% 16
Upminster - 12 £35,000 -
Sidcup - 11 £34,000 -
Chislehurst - 9 £28,000 -
Bexley - 7 £27,000 -
Erith - 5 £37,500 - 1
Surbiton - 5 £27,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £35,250 -
Beckenham - 4 £27,500 -
Harrow - 3 £26,000 - 1
Hammersmith - 3 £37,500 -
Hounslow - 2 £24,250 -
Enfield - 2 £37,500 -
Croydon -7 1 £40,000 +95.12%
Bromley -8 1 £25,000 -7.40% 2
Edgware - 1 £26,000 -
Greenwich - 1 £22,000 -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 733 (100.00%) Windows
2 425 (57.98%) Active Directory
3 421 (57.44%) Windows 7
4 403 (54.98%) Microsoft
5 284 (38.74%) MS Exchange
6 272 (37.11%) MS Office
7 236 (32.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 224 (30.56%) Windows XP
9 213 (29.06%) VMware
10 170 (23.19%) MS Excel
10 170 (23.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 168 (22.92%) DNS
11 168 (22.92%) Citrix
12 161 (21.96%) Windows Server 2003
13 154 (21.01%) Finance
13 154 (21.01%) TCP/IP
14 137 (18.69%) Exchange Server 2010
15 133 (18.14%) VMware Infrastructure
16 129 (17.60%) Firewall
17 128 (17.46%) SCCM
18 124 (16.92%) Cisco
19 121 (16.51%) Apple
20 113 (15.42%) Microsoft Certification
21 112 (15.28%) Mac OS X
22 111 (15.14%) DHCP
23 110 (15.01%) LAN
24 109 (14.87%) ITIL
25 105 (14.32%) Blackberry
26 100 (13.64%) WAN
27 98 (13.37%) Android

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 284 (38.74%) MS Exchange
2 137 (18.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 60 (8.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 59 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2003
5 57 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 50 (6.82%) SharePoint
7 37 (5.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 37 (5.05%) Lync
8 23 (3.14%) IIS
9 12 (1.64%) WorkSite
9 12 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (1.50%) Confluence
11 7 (0.95%) IBM Notes
11 7 (0.95%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2000
14 4 (0.55%) CMS
14 4 (0.55%) Apache
14 4 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
15 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 272 (37.11%) MS Office
2 170 (23.19%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.09%) Photoshop
3 8 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.41%) Maya
4 3 (0.41%) 3ds Max
4 3 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (1.36%) Eikon
3 8 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.14%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 66 (9.00%) Office 365
2 17 (2.32%) SaaS
3 9 (1.23%) Google Apps
4 6 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.68%) GitHub
6 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 168 (22.92%) DNS
2 154 (21.01%) TCP/IP
3 129 (17.60%) Firewall
4 111 (15.14%) DHCP
5 110 (15.01%) LAN
6 100 (13.64%) WAN
7 97 (13.23%) VPN
8 47 (6.41%) Wireless
9 45 (6.14%) Internet
10 30 (4.09%) VoIP
11 28 (3.82%) SAN
12 25 (3.41%) NAS
13 20 (2.73%) Network Security
14 16 (2.18%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (1.64%) IPv4
15 12 (1.64%) Intranet
15 12 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
16 11 (1.50%) IPsec
17 10 (1.36%) BGP
18 9 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (9.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (2.59%) SQLite
4 18 (2.46%) Relational Database
5 12 (1.64%) MySQL
5 12 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.41%) PowerCenter
7 3 (0.41%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.27%) MS Access
8 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (3.55%) Visual Studio
2 20 (2.73%) MSI
3 18 (2.46%) JIRA
4 7 (0.95%) Subversion
5 5 (0.68%) PhoneGap
5 5 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.41%) Expression Studio
6 3 (0.41%) Selenium
6 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Blend
6 3 (0.41%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.14%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.14%) Robotium
7 1 (0.14%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.14%) WiX
7 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
General
1 154 (21.01%) Finance
2 52 (7.09%) Legal
3 38 (5.18%) Banking
4 37 (5.05%) Law
5 27 (3.68%) Marketing
6 25 (3.41%) Back Office
7 24 (3.27%) Telecoms
8 17 (2.32%) Advertising
9 6 (0.82%) Games
9 6 (0.82%) French Language
9 6 (0.82%) Retail
10 5 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.55%) German Language
11 4 (0.55%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.27%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Local Government
13 1 (0.14%) Billing
13 1 (0.14%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 168 (22.92%) Analyst
2 155 (21.15%) Support Engineer
3 122 (16.64%) Support Analyst
4 110 (15.01%) 2nd Line Support
5 94 (12.82%) Desktop Support
6 78 (10.64%) IT Support
7 56 (7.64%) Developer
8 54 (7.37%) Desktop Analyst
9 52 (7.09%) 3rd Line Support
10 51 (6.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 44 (6.00%) Desktop Engineer
11 44 (6.00%) IT Support Engineer
12 38 (5.18%) Administrator
13 37 (5.05%) Desktop Support Analyst
14 36 (4.91%) 1st Line Support
15 34 (4.64%) Technical Support
16 31 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
17 27 (3.68%) Desktop Support Engineer
18 26 (3.55%) Team Leader
19 25 (3.41%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (5.32%) .NET
2 32 (4.37%) CSS
3 23 (3.14%) Software Packaging
4 22 (3.00%) HTML
5 12 (1.64%) ASP.NET
5 12 (1.64%) Application Packaging
6 10 (1.36%) COM
6 10 (1.36%) WCF
7 9 (1.23%) WinRT
7 9 (1.23%) XML
8 8 (1.09%) WPF
9 7 (0.95%) HTML5
9 7 (0.95%) Rendezvous
10 6 (0.82%) jQuery
11 5 (0.68%) Silverlight
11 5 (0.68%) .NET Framework
11 5 (0.68%) Web Services
11 5 (0.68%) XHTML
12 4 (0.55%) REST
13 3 (0.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 105 (14.32%) Blackberry
2 46 (6.28%) iPhone
3 36 (4.91%) Mobile App
4 23 (3.14%) iPad
5 21 (2.86%) Smartphone
6 19 (2.59%) Computer Science
7 16 (2.18%) Hedge funds
8 13 (1.77%) Video Conferencing
9 12 (1.64%) PKI
10 11 (1.50%) Open Source
11 9 (1.23%) New Media
12 8 (1.09%) Management Information System
12 8 (1.09%) Thin Client
12 8 (1.09%) Fat Client
13 7 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
14 6 (0.82%) Mathematics
14 6 (0.82%) Digital Media
15 5 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (0.68%) Augmented Reality
16 4 (0.55%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 733 (100.00%) Windows
2 421 (57.44%) Windows 7
3 236 (32.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 224 (30.56%) Windows XP
5 170 (23.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 161 (21.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 112 (15.28%) Mac OS X
8 98 (13.37%) Android
9 86 (11.73%) Linux
10 76 (10.37%) Apple iOS
11 69 (9.41%) Windows Vista
12 43 (5.87%) Mac OS
13 19 (2.59%) UNIX
14 15 (2.05%) Ubuntu
15 13 (1.77%) Debian
16 12 (1.64%) Windows Mobile
17 11 (1.50%) Windows Phone
17 11 (1.50%) Solaris
18 8 (1.09%) SUSE
18 8 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (14.87%) ITIL
2 33 (4.50%) Project Management
3 26 (3.55%) E-Commerce
4 19 (2.59%) Mobile Device Management
5 18 (2.46%) ITSM
6 17 (2.32%) Migration
7 15 (2.05%) Release Management
7 15 (2.05%) Time Management
7 15 (2.05%) Service Management
8 14 (1.91%) Change Management
8 14 (1.91%) ITIL V3
9 13 (1.77%) Workflow
10 11 (1.50%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (1.50%) Document Management
10 11 (1.50%) CRM
10 11 (1.50%) Service Delivery
11 10 (1.36%) PRINCE2
11 10 (1.36%) Investment Management
11 10 (1.36%) Load Balancing
12 9 (1.23%) OO
Programming Languages
1 89 (12.14%) PowerShell
2 88 (12.01%) SQL
3 39 (5.32%) VBScript
4 37 (5.05%) JavaScript
5 33 (4.50%) VB
6 32 (4.37%) C#
7 22 (3.00%) C
8 19 (2.59%) Java
9 11 (1.50%) Objective-C
10 10 (1.36%) C++
10 10 (1.36%) Bash Shell
11 9 (1.23%) Python
12 8 (1.09%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.09%) VBA
13 6 (0.82%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.82%) Perl
14 5 (0.68%) XAML
15 4 (0.55%) AWK
15 4 (0.55%) Korn
16 3 (0.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 113 (15.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (10.10%) MCSE
3 66 (9.00%) Degree
4 62 (8.46%) MCITP
5 40 (5.46%) Cisco Certification
6 39 (5.32%) CCNA
7 33 (4.50%) MCP
8 31 (4.23%) MCSA
9 14 (1.91%) MCTS
10 7 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (0.68%) A+ Certification
12 5 (0.68%) HNC
12 5 (0.68%) HND
13 4 (0.55%) ISEB
13 4 (0.55%) CCNP
13 4 (0.55%) PMP
13 4 (0.55%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.55%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (6.68%) SLA
2 12 (1.64%) QA
3 2 (0.27%) HL7
3 2 (0.27%) DICOM
3 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 425 (57.98%) Active Directory
2 133 (18.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (9.96%) Hyper-V
4 46 (6.28%) Microsoft App-V
5 43 (5.87%) XenApp
6 37 (5.05%) XenDesktop
7 25 (3.41%) XenServer
8 23 (3.14%) vSphere
9 20 (2.73%) Terminal Services
10 15 (2.05%) Xen
11 12 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (0.82%) Terminal Server
14 5 (0.68%) VMware ESX
15 4 (0.55%) ISA Server
16 3 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
17 2 (0.27%) UAG
17 2 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
18 1 (0.14%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 128 (17.46%) SCCM
2 38 (5.18%) WSUS
3 22 (3.00%) Backup Exec
4 12 (1.64%) SCOM
5 10 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (1.36%) Windows Intune
6 9 (1.23%) NetBackup
7 6 (0.82%) Nagios
7 6 (0.82%) Cacti
7 6 (0.82%) Puppet
7 6 (0.82%) SmokePing
7 6 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.55%) DameWare
10 3 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.41%) Sysprep
10 3 (0.41%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 2 (0.27%) MOM
11 2 (0.27%) AppDNA
11 2 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 403 (54.98%) Microsoft
2 213 (29.06%) VMware
3 168 (22.92%) Citrix
4 124 (16.92%) Cisco
5 121 (16.51%) Apple
6 70 (9.55%) HP
7 34 (4.64%) Dell
8 31 (4.23%) AppSense
9 30 (4.09%) Symantec
10 25 (3.41%) Avaya
10 25 (3.41%) Bloomberg
11 22 (3.00%) Reuters
12 14 (1.91%) CQG
12 14 (1.91%) Remedy
12 14 (1.91%) EMC
13 12 (1.64%) BMC
13 12 (1.64%) Google
14 10 (1.36%) Juniper
15 9 (1.23%) Atlassian
15 9 (1.23%) Red Hat
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens/Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
EC2 IT Ltd.
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Benefits detailed in job spec.
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
H&R Talent
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £58000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + Pension + Health etc
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus (20%) + Pension + health etc
Posted: Yesterday
Erith, Kent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + ben
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Networking People
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
RM Education
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + £800 bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + training and exam sponsorship
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Networking People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Networking People
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + Pension + Health etc
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago