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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 221 359 521
Rank change year-on-year
+138 +162
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 569 312 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.33% 0.69% 0.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.73% 2.48% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 488 270 77
Average salary £30,250 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.57% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- -12.69%
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
12032 12595 11712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 28.12% 27.72% 26.39%
Number of salaries quoted 10289 10631 10002
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 +24 98 £37,500 -21.05% 6
Croydon - 17 £40,000 - 2
Bromley +7 14 £22,500 -
Chessington -1 12 £24,000 +12.94% 1
Sidcup - 9 £27,500 -
Docklands, London - 9 - -
Wimbledon - 9 £50,000 -
Uxbridge - 7 £24,000 - 1
Hammersmith - 5 £24,000 -
Greenwich - 4 £28,500 -
Ealing - 4 £60,000 -
Canary Wharf +13 3 £25,000 -16.66%
Bexley - 3 £28,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £37,500 -
Teddington - 2 £22,500 - 1
Twickenham - 2 £20,500 - 1
Finchley - 2 £42,500 - 1
Hounslow - 1 £30,000 -
Wembley - 1 £25,000 -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1193 (100.00%) Windows
2 840 (70.41%) Windows 7
3 758 (63.54%) Active Directory
4 697 (58.42%) Microsoft
5 478 (40.07%) MS Exchange
6 465 (38.98%) MS Office
7 455 (38.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 412 (34.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 375 (31.43%) VMware
10 362 (30.34%) Windows XP
11 324 (27.16%) MS Excel
12 320 (26.82%) Firewall
13 283 (23.72%) Windows Server 2003
14 275 (23.05%) Blackberry
14 275 (23.05%) Citrix
15 264 (22.13%) DNS
16 262 (21.96%) VMware Infrastructure
17 243 (20.37%) TCP/IP
18 232 (19.45%) Cisco
19 217 (18.19%) Exchange Server 2010
20 215 (18.02%) DHCP
21 204 (17.10%) Finance
22 202 (16.93%) VPN
23 201 (16.85%) Microsoft Certification
24 200 (16.76%) ITIL
25 186 (15.59%) SQL
26 184 (15.42%) Exchange Server 2013
27 177 (14.84%) Apple
28 155 (12.99%) LAN
29 154 (12.91%) Hyper-V

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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
1 478 (40.07%) MS Exchange
2 217 (18.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 184 (15.42%) Exchange Server 2013
4 136 (11.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 91 (7.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 80 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2003
7 79 (6.62%) SharePoint
8 73 (6.12%) Lync
9 50 (4.19%) IIS
10 22 (1.84%) Apache
11 11 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.50%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.42%) WorkSite
15 4 (0.34%) Node.js
15 4 (0.34%) IBM Notes
16 3 (0.25%) CMS
16 3 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2000
16 3 (0.25%) Drupal
Applications
1 465 (38.98%) MS Office
2 324 (27.16%) MS Excel
3 30 (2.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.34%) MS Project
5 4 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.17%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.25%) HiPortfolio
4 2 (0.17%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.17%) Sage 50
4 2 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.084%) Line 50
5 1 (0.084%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 138 (11.57%) Office 365
2 34 (2.85%) Google Apps
3 29 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.17%) SaaS
6 1 (0.084%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 320 (26.82%) Firewall
2 264 (22.13%) DNS
3 243 (20.37%) TCP/IP
4 215 (18.02%) DHCP
5 202 (16.93%) VPN
6 155 (12.99%) LAN
7 138 (11.57%) WAN
8 96 (8.05%) Internet
9 88 (7.38%) VoIP
10 71 (5.95%) SAN
11 38 (3.19%) Wireless
12 32 (2.68%) Cisco ASA
13 26 (2.18%) VLAN
14 25 (2.10%) Cisco IOS
15 23 (1.93%) Wi-Fi
16 22 (1.84%) DSL
17 18 (1.51%) NAS
18 17 (1.42%) ADSL
19 15 (1.26%) Intranet
20 14 (1.17%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 23 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (1.09%) Relational Database
6 10 (0.84%) MySQL
7 8 (0.67%) SQLite
8 5 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.17%) MS Access
9 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.084%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.084%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.084%) IDOL
10 1 (0.084%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.084%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (1.93%) Git (software)
2 19 (1.59%) Subversion
3 15 (1.26%) Visual Studio
4 11 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (0.84%) MSI
6 8 (0.67%) LoadRunner
6 8 (0.67%) Rational Performance Tester
6 8 (0.67%) Facilita Forecast
7 7 (0.59%) InstallShield
7 7 (0.59%) MSBuild
8 6 (0.50%) JIRA
9 5 (0.42%) Serena SBM
9 5 (0.42%) Ant
9 5 (0.42%) Appium
9 5 (0.42%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.34%) Hudson
10 4 (0.34%) Android Studio
10 4 (0.34%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.34%) Robotium
10 4 (0.34%) Gradle
General
1 204 (17.10%) Finance
2 72 (6.04%) Law
3 64 (5.36%) Banking
4 43 (3.60%) Telecoms
5 34 (2.85%) Legal
6 33 (2.77%) Advertising
7 32 (2.68%) Marketing
8 27 (2.26%) Games
8 27 (2.26%) Retail
9 25 (2.10%) Electronics
10 13 (1.09%) Back Office
11 12 (1.01%) Investment Banking
11 12 (1.01%) Publishing
12 10 (0.84%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.75%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.67%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.17%) French Language
15 2 (0.17%) German Language
15 2 (0.17%) Front Office
16 1 (0.084%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 333 (27.91%) Support Engineer
2 280 (23.47%) Analyst
3 177 (14.84%) Support Analyst
4 148 (12.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 135 (11.32%) IT Support
6 127 (10.65%) Desktop Support
7 97 (8.13%) Consultant
8 80 (6.71%) Technical Support
9 74 (6.20%) 1st Line Support
10 69 (5.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 65 (5.45%) Service Analyst
11 65 (5.45%) Service Desk Analyst
12 64 (5.36%) Desktop Engineer
13 58 (4.86%) IT Support Analyst
14 57 (4.78%) 3rd Line Support
15 49 (4.11%) Technical Consultant
16 48 (4.02%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 47 (3.94%) Developer
17 47 (3.94%) IT Support Engineer
18 46 (3.86%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (3.94%) .NET
2 38 (3.19%) HTML
3 36 (3.02%) XML
4 32 (2.68%) CSS
5 30 (2.51%) Application Packaging
6 21 (1.76%) ASP.NET
7 19 (1.59%) HTML5
8 18 (1.51%) Ajax
8 18 (1.51%) JSON
9 16 (1.34%) jQuery
10 15 (1.26%) .NET Framework
11 14 (1.17%) LINQ
12 11 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (0.92%) REST
13 10 (0.84%) Castle Windsor
13 10 (0.84%) Ninject
13 10 (0.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 10 (0.84%) LINQ to SQL
13 10 (0.84%) WCF
13 10 (0.84%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 275 (23.05%) Blackberry
2 100 (8.38%) iPhone
3 86 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (3.27%) iPad
5 37 (3.10%) Video Conferencing
6 36 (3.02%) Hedge funds
7 33 (2.77%) Mobile App
8 31 (2.60%) Replication
9 27 (2.26%) User Experience
10 23 (1.93%) 3D Printing
11 20 (1.68%) Thin Client
11 20 (1.68%) Fat Client
12 19 (1.59%) Computer Science
12 19 (1.59%) Management Information System
13 18 (1.51%) Smartphone
14 11 (0.92%) Clustering
14 11 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (0.92%) New Media
15 10 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
16 9 (0.75%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 1193 (100.00%) Windows
2 840 (70.41%) Windows 7
3 455 (38.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 412 (34.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 362 (30.34%) Windows XP
6 283 (23.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 149 (12.49%) Mac OS X
8 146 (12.24%) Android
9 125 (10.48%) Windows Vista
10 100 (8.38%) Linux
11 88 (7.38%) Apple iOS
12 69 (5.78%) Mac OS
13 39 (3.27%) Windows Mobile
14 34 (2.85%) Windows Phone
15 24 (2.01%) Solaris
16 22 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 17 (1.42%) UNIX
18 15 (1.26%) Windows 2000 Server
19 11 (0.92%) Mac OS X Server
20 10 (0.84%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (16.76%) ITIL
2 70 (5.87%) Service Delivery
3 48 (4.02%) Project Management
4 45 (3.77%) Service Management
5 40 (3.35%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (2.93%) CRM
6 35 (2.93%) Migration
7 34 (2.85%) Incident Management
8 32 (2.68%) Document Management
8 32 (2.68%) Disaster Recovery
9 29 (2.43%) Time Management
9 29 (2.43%) Network Management
10 25 (2.10%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (2.10%) Mobile Device Management
11 24 (2.01%) Scrum
12 23 (1.93%) PRINCE2
12 23 (1.93%) Mentoring
13 21 (1.76%) TDD
13 21 (1.76%) Asset Management
14 20 (1.68%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 186 (15.59%) SQL
2 64 (5.36%) PowerShell
3 47 (3.94%) C#
4 40 (3.35%) JavaScript
5 35 (2.93%) XAML
6 22 (1.84%) C
7 17 (1.42%) Java
8 9 (0.75%) VB.NET
9 6 (0.50%) Python
9 6 (0.50%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.42%) PHP
11 4 (0.34%) VB
12 3 (0.25%) VBA
12 3 (0.25%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.17%) VBScript
13 2 (0.17%) Perl
13 2 (0.17%) Ruby
14 1 (0.084%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 201 (16.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 139 (11.65%) MCSE
3 101 (8.47%) MCITP
4 97 (8.13%) Degree
4 97 (8.13%) MCP
5 82 (6.87%) Cisco Certification
6 69 (5.78%) CCNA
7 62 (5.20%) MCSA
8 56 (4.69%) MCTS
9 17 (1.42%) CCNP
10 14 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 11 (0.92%) CCENT
12 11 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 10 (0.84%) A+ Certification
13 10 (0.84%) Security Cleared
14 7 (0.59%) SC Cleared
14 7 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (0.50%) PhD
16 5 (0.42%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (10.31%) SLA
2 23 (1.93%) QA
3 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.084%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 758 (63.54%) Active Directory
2 262 (21.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 154 (12.91%) Hyper-V
4 111 (9.30%) XenApp
5 76 (6.37%) vSphere
6 40 (3.35%) XenDesktop
7 37 (3.10%) VMware ESXi
8 34 (2.85%) XenServer
9 32 (2.68%) Terminal Services
10 28 (2.35%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
12 8 (0.67%) VMware ESX
13 5 (0.42%) Xen
14 3 (0.25%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.17%) Sendmail
16 1 (0.084%) Forefront TMG
16 1 (0.084%) UAG
16 1 (0.084%) Xsan
16 1 (0.084%) Firmware
16 1 (0.084%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 145 (12.15%) SCCM
2 49 (4.11%) Backup Exec
3 35 (2.93%) Norton AntiVirus
4 30 (2.51%) SCOM
5 24 (2.01%) WSUS
6 18 (1.51%) SCOrch
7 14 (1.17%) SCVMM
8 8 (0.67%) Casper Suite
9 6 (0.50%) EdgeSight
10 5 (0.42%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.34%) Nagios
11 4 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.34%) Opsview
12 3 (0.25%) SCDPM
12 3 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 2 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
13 2 (0.17%) Windows Intune
13 2 (0.17%) DameWare
13 2 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 2 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 697 (58.42%) Microsoft
2 375 (31.43%) VMware
3 275 (23.05%) Citrix
4 232 (19.45%) Cisco
5 177 (14.84%) Apple
6 106 (8.89%) HP
7 65 (5.45%) Symantec
8 42 (3.52%) Dell
8 42 (3.52%) Avaya
9 34 (2.85%) EMC
9 34 (2.85%) McAfee
10 33 (2.77%) Red Hat
10 33 (2.77%) Google
11 32 (2.68%) Bloomberg
12 30 (2.51%) NetApp
13 28 (2.35%) Polycom
14 27 (2.26%) Reuters
15 24 (2.01%) Oracle
16 22 (1.84%) Veeam
17 20 (1.68%) Juniper
East London
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum DOE + High Spec Laptop
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: 25,000 to 35,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22500 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £20 to 25k per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
South West London
Harris Global
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Networking People
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
RM Education
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: full corporate benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: full corporate benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
NAK Consulting
Salary: DOE + Bonus (10%) + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £22000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago