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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 331 438 589
Rank change year-on-year
+107 +151
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 359 173 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.77% 0.39% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.80% 1.39% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 321 163 51
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -4.41%
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
12830 12432 13850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.34% 27.79% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11027 10622 12117
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £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 1 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 1 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 +34 53 £47,500 +35.71% 14
Upminster - 11 £35,000 -
Erith - 8 £37,500 -
Sidcup +4 6 £35,750 +58.88%
Bromley - 6 £25,000 -
Surbiton - 5 £27,000 -
Harrow - 4 £26,000 -
Beckenham - 4 £27,500 -
Chislehurst - 2 £27,500 -
Uxbridge - 2 - - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £35,250 -
Croydon -14 1 £40,000 +95.12%
Edgware - 1 £26,000 -
Bexley - 1 £36,000 -
Hounslow - 1 £21,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £24,500 -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 741 (100.00%) Windows
2 425 (57.35%) Active Directory
3 406 (54.79%) Windows 7
4 387 (52.23%) Microsoft
5 284 (38.33%) MS Exchange
6 281 (37.92%) MS Office
7 236 (31.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 220 (29.69%) Windows XP
9 209 (28.21%) VMware
10 182 (24.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 177 (23.89%) MS Excel
12 168 (22.67%) Finance
13 167 (22.54%) Citrix
14 163 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 163 (22.00%) DNS
15 158 (21.32%) TCP/IP
16 140 (18.89%) Exchange Server 2010
17 134 (18.08%) Firewall
18 127 (17.14%) Cisco
19 126 (17.00%) VMware Infrastructure
20 121 (16.33%) LAN
21 118 (15.92%) DHCP
22 116 (15.65%) SCCM
23 114 (15.38%) Apple
24 111 (14.98%) Blackberry
25 106 (14.30%) VPN
26 103 (13.90%) WAN
26 103 (13.90%) SQL
27 101 (13.63%) ITIL
27 101 (13.63%) Microsoft Certification

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 284 (38.33%) MS Exchange
2 140 (18.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 68 (9.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 60 (8.10%) Exchange Server 2007
5 55 (7.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 54 (7.29%) SharePoint
7 40 (5.40%) Lync
8 39 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 23 (3.10%) IIS
10 12 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (1.21%) WorkSite
11 9 (1.21%) Confluence
12 5 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2000
12 5 (0.67%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.67%) Apache
12 5 (0.67%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.67%) CMS
13 4 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.54%) Joomla!
13 4 (0.54%) Drupal
Applications
1 281 (37.92%) MS Office
2 177 (23.89%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.21%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.40%) Maya
6 3 (0.40%) 3ds Max
7 2 (0.27%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (0.94%) Eikon
2 5 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) RMDS
4 1 (0.13%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 60 (8.10%) Office 365
2 16 (2.16%) SaaS
3 6 (0.81%) Google Apps
4 5 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.54%) IaaS
6 3 (0.40%) GitHub
7 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 163 (22.00%) DNS
2 158 (21.32%) TCP/IP
3 134 (18.08%) Firewall
4 121 (16.33%) LAN
5 118 (15.92%) DHCP
6 106 (14.30%) VPN
7 103 (13.90%) WAN
8 42 (5.67%) Wireless
9 37 (4.99%) Internet
10 35 (4.72%) VoIP
11 30 (4.05%) SAN
12 20 (2.70%) Network Security
13 18 (2.43%) NAS
14 14 (1.89%) Intranet
15 13 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
15 13 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
16 12 (1.62%) Wi-Fi
17 10 (1.35%) IPsec
17 10 (1.35%) IPv4
18 9 (1.21%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (8.10%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.97%) SQLite
3 16 (2.16%) Relational Database
4 15 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (1.35%) MySQL
6 6 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.40%) MS Access
7 3 (0.40%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.40%) PowerCenter
7 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (3.51%) MSI
2 19 (2.56%) JIRA
3 17 (2.29%) Visual Studio
4 9 (1.21%) Subversion
5 7 (0.94%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.81%) InstallShield
7 4 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.40%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.40%) Selenium
9 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Blend
9 2 (0.27%) Ant
9 2 (0.27%) Serena SBM
9 2 (0.27%) Expression Studio
10 1 (0.13%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.13%) WiX
10 1 (0.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (0.13%) Robotium
10 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.13%) eggPlant
General
1 168 (22.67%) Finance
2 53 (7.15%) Legal
3 42 (5.67%) Law
4 40 (5.40%) Banking
5 27 (3.64%) Marketing
6 24 (3.24%) Telecoms
7 17 (2.29%) Advertising
8 16 (2.16%) Back Office
9 8 (1.08%) Retail
10 7 (0.94%) French Language
11 5 (0.67%) German Language
11 5 (0.67%) Games
11 5 (0.67%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.54%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.54%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.54%) Italian Language
12 4 (0.54%) Local Government
13 3 (0.40%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.27%) Electronics
14 2 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 164 (22.13%) Analyst
1 164 (22.13%) Support Engineer
2 117 (15.79%) Support Analyst
3 111 (14.98%) 2nd Line Support
4 85 (11.47%) Desktop Support
5 83 (11.20%) IT Support
6 63 (8.50%) Developer
7 56 (7.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 49 (6.61%) 3rd Line Support
9 46 (6.21%) Desktop Analyst
10 44 (5.94%) IT Support Engineer
11 38 (5.13%) Desktop Engineer
12 37 (4.99%) Administrator
12 37 (4.99%) 1st Line Support
13 32 (4.32%) Technical Support
14 29 (3.91%) Desktop Support Analyst
14 29 (3.91%) Systems Administrator
14 29 (3.91%) Team Leader
15 28 (3.78%) Consultant
16 26 (3.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (5.80%) CSS
2 41 (5.53%) .NET
3 28 (3.78%) HTML
4 19 (2.56%) Software Packaging
5 15 (2.02%) XML
6 13 (1.75%) Application Packaging
6 13 (1.75%) HTML5
7 12 (1.62%) ASP.NET
8 11 (1.48%) WCF
8 11 (1.48%) jQuery
9 10 (1.35%) Ajax
9 10 (1.35%) COM
10 9 (1.21%) WPF
11 8 (1.08%) JSON
12 7 (0.94%) .NET Framework
12 7 (0.94%) PhoneGap
13 6 (0.81%) WinRT
13 6 (0.81%) AngularJS
13 6 (0.81%) Silverlight
13 6 (0.81%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 111 (14.98%) Blackberry
2 48 (6.48%) iPhone
3 35 (4.72%) Mobile App
4 20 (2.70%) iPad
5 18 (2.43%) Computer Science
6 13 (1.75%) Smartphone
7 12 (1.62%) Hedge funds
8 11 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
8 11 (1.48%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.21%) New Media
10 6 (0.81%) Open Source
10 6 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (0.81%) Digital Media
10 6 (0.81%) Fat Client
10 6 (0.81%) Thin Client
11 5 (0.67%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.67%) N-Tier
11 5 (0.67%) PKI
11 5 (0.67%) Blog
11 5 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 741 (100.00%) Windows
2 406 (54.79%) Windows 7
3 236 (31.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 220 (29.69%) Windows XP
5 182 (24.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 163 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 96 (12.96%) Mac OS X
8 92 (12.42%) Android
9 83 (11.20%) Linux
10 67 (9.04%) Apple iOS
11 61 (8.23%) Windows Vista
12 33 (4.45%) Mac OS
13 21 (2.83%) UNIX
14 16 (2.16%) Ubuntu
14 16 (2.16%) Windows Mobile
15 15 (2.02%) Debian
16 11 (1.48%) Windows Phone
16 11 (1.48%) Solaris
17 10 (1.35%) SUSE
17 10 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (13.63%) ITIL
2 27 (3.64%) Project Management
3 23 (3.10%) E-Commerce
4 19 (2.56%) Migration
5 18 (2.43%) Mobile Device Management
6 16 (2.16%) Time Management
7 15 (2.02%) Root Cause Analysis
8 14 (1.89%) Service Delivery
8 14 (1.89%) Document Management
9 13 (1.75%) Release Management
9 13 (1.75%) Workflow
10 12 (1.62%) Service Management
10 12 (1.62%) Asset Management
11 11 (1.48%) CRM
11 11 (1.48%) Kalman Filter
12 10 (1.35%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (1.35%) Investment Management
12 10 (1.35%) PRINCE2
12 10 (1.35%) Change Management
12 10 (1.35%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (13.90%) SQL
2 72 (9.72%) PowerShell
3 45 (6.07%) JavaScript
4 38 (5.13%) VBScript
5 33 (4.45%) VB
6 32 (4.32%) C#
7 17 (2.29%) C
8 16 (2.16%) Java
9 11 (1.48%) VB.NET
9 11 (1.48%) VBA
9 11 (1.48%) Python
10 10 (1.35%) Shell Script
10 10 (1.35%) Perl
10 10 (1.35%) Bash Shell
11 9 (1.21%) Objective-C
11 9 (1.21%) C++
12 5 (0.67%) AWK
12 5 (0.67%) Korn
12 5 (0.67%) XAML
13 3 (0.40%) PHP
Qualifications
1 101 (13.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 65 (8.77%) MCSE
3 63 (8.50%) Degree
4 52 (7.02%) MCITP
5 43 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
6 42 (5.67%) CCNA
7 41 (5.53%) MCP
8 30 (4.05%) MCSA
9 12 (1.62%) MCTS
10 9 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (0.94%) CCNP
12 6 (0.81%) PhD
12 6 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.67%) Network+ Certification
13 5 (0.67%) MCDST
13 5 (0.67%) Security Cleared
14 4 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.54%) A+ Certification
14 4 (0.54%) HNC
14 4 (0.54%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (6.75%) SLA
2 7 (0.94%) QA
3 4 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.27%) HL7
4 2 (0.27%) DICOM
System Software
1 425 (57.35%) Active Directory
2 126 (17.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (9.45%) Hyper-V
4 46 (6.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 41 (5.53%) XenApp
6 32 (4.32%) XenDesktop
7 27 (3.64%) XenServer
8 26 (3.51%) vSphere
9 21 (2.83%) Terminal Services
10 12 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (1.35%) VMware ESX
11 10 (1.35%) Xen
12 7 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (0.67%) Terminal Server
15 3 (0.40%) ISA Server
16 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
16 1 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
16 1 (0.13%) UAG
Systems Management
1 116 (15.65%) SCCM
2 36 (4.86%) WSUS
3 25 (3.37%) Backup Exec
4 11 (1.48%) SCOM
5 10 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (1.35%) Windows Intune
6 6 (0.81%) Nagios
7 5 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (0.67%) NetBackup
7 5 (0.67%) Cacti
7 5 (0.67%) Puppet
7 5 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (0.67%) SmokePing
8 4 (0.54%) Sysprep
8 4 (0.54%) DameWare
9 3 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.27%) AppDNA
10 2 (0.27%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.27%) MOM
Vendors
1 387 (52.23%) Microsoft
2 209 (28.21%) VMware
3 167 (22.54%) Citrix
4 127 (17.14%) Cisco
5 114 (15.38%) Apple
6 73 (9.85%) HP
7 35 (4.72%) Dell
8 30 (4.05%) Bloomberg
8 30 (4.05%) AppSense
9 26 (3.51%) Symantec
10 25 (3.37%) Avaya
11 21 (2.83%) Reuters
12 16 (2.16%) EMC
13 14 (1.89%) Juniper
14 12 (1.62%) Adobe
15 11 (1.48%) Red Hat
15 11 (1.48%) LANDesk
15 11 (1.48%) SonicWALL
16 10 (1.35%) Polycom
16 10 (1.35%) CQG
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Information Technology Services
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Parexel
Posted: Yesterday
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Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Dependent on experience
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Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Bens
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Bluetownonline
Salary: £21.5k - 28.5k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
H&R Talent
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 per annum
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Salary: £20k - 30k per year
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City, London
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Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum
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Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus (20%) + Pension + health etc
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum based upon experience
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Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago