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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 283 334 472
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +138
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 433 377 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.98% 0.77% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.66% 2.83% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 392 345 128
Average salary £31,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £28,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -13.84%
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
11822 13339 12186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 26.82% 27.31% 27.70%
Number of salaries quoted 10195 11501 10423
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +15 70 £28,500 -32.94% 10
Ealing - 14 £55,000 -
Croydon - 13 £27,500 - 1
Bromley +26 12 £22,500 -
Docklands, London - 10 - -
Uxbridge - 9 £24,000 - 1
Bermondsey - 5 £21,750 -
Wembley - 4 £19,250 - 1
Hammersmith +2 3 £25,000 -33.33% 2
Southwark - 3 £28,000 -
Northwood - 3 £21,000 -
Feltham - 2 £30,000 - 1
Greenford - 2 £29,000 -
Finchley - 2 £42,500 -
Brentford - 1 £27,000 -
Chessington - 1 £23,500 -
Dagenham - 1 £30,000 -
Romford - 1 £25,000 -
Chiswick - 1 £26,000 - 1
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 1035 (100.00%) Windows
2 671 (64.83%) Windows 7
3 658 (63.57%) Active Directory
4 624 (60.29%) Microsoft
5 447 (43.19%) MS Office
6 391 (37.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 386 (37.29%) MS Exchange
8 379 (36.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 343 (33.14%) Windows XP
10 331 (31.98%) VMware
11 271 (26.18%) MS Excel
12 259 (25.02%) Blackberry
13 256 (24.73%) Windows Server 2003
14 243 (23.48%) Citrix
15 230 (22.22%) Firewall
16 228 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
17 219 (21.16%) TCP/IP
18 198 (19.13%) Cisco
19 182 (17.58%) ITIL
20 169 (16.33%) Finance
21 165 (15.94%) SQL
21 165 (15.94%) DNS
22 162 (15.65%) Microsoft Certification
23 156 (15.07%) Exchange Server 2010
24 149 (14.40%) Android
25 147 (14.20%) Exchange Server 2013
26 145 (14.01%) Mac OS X
27 141 (13.62%) DHCP
28 140 (13.53%) VPN
28 140 (13.53%) Apple

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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
1 386 (37.29%) MS Exchange
2 156 (15.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 147 (14.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 114 (11.01%) Exchange Server 2007
5 79 (7.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 65 (6.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 53 (5.12%) IIS
8 52 (5.02%) Lync
9 44 (4.25%) SharePoint
10 18 (1.74%) Apache
11 13 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (0.68%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.48%) WorkSite
14 5 (0.48%) WordPress
15 4 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2000
15 4 (0.39%) IBM Notes
16 3 (0.29%) Node.js
17 2 (0.19%) Documentum
17 2 (0.19%) Drupal
Applications
1 447 (43.19%) MS Office
2 271 (26.18%) MS Excel
3 18 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.29%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.29%) MS Project
7 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.097%) InDesign
8 1 (0.097%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.097%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 6 (0.58%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (0.29%) HiPortfolio
2 3 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.097%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.097%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 132 (12.75%) Office 365
2 28 (2.71%) Google Apps
3 27 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (1.93%) Mimecast
5 12 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.39%) Google Drive
7 3 (0.29%) Symantec.cloud
7 3 (0.29%) SaaS
8 2 (0.19%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.19%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.097%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 230 (22.22%) Firewall
2 219 (21.16%) TCP/IP
3 165 (15.94%) DNS
4 141 (13.62%) DHCP
5 140 (13.53%) VPN
6 118 (11.40%) LAN
7 109 (10.53%) WAN
8 85 (8.21%) VoIP
9 62 (5.99%) SAN
10 57 (5.51%) Internet
11 47 (4.54%) Wireless
12 31 (3.00%) Wi-Fi
13 26 (2.51%) VLAN
14 25 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (1.74%) Cisco IOS
16 15 (1.45%) DSL
16 15 (1.45%) Ethernet
17 14 (1.35%) NAS
18 13 (1.26%) ADSL
19 11 (1.06%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (6.09%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.32%) Relational Database
3 6 (0.58%) MySQL
4 5 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.19%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.19%) IDOL
7 1 (0.097%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.097%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.097%) DB2
7 1 (0.097%) SimpleDB
7 1 (0.097%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.097%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (1.84%) SpecFlow
3 12 (1.16%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.06%) Visual Studio
4 11 (1.06%) Selenium
5 9 (0.87%) MSBuild
6 8 (0.77%) Plastic SCM
6 8 (0.77%) Subversion
6 8 (0.77%) WebDriver
6 8 (0.77%) MSI
7 6 (0.58%) InstallShield
8 4 (0.39%) Appium
8 4 (0.39%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.29%) Robotium
9 3 (0.29%) Gradle
9 3 (0.29%) Hudson
9 3 (0.29%) Facilita Forecast
9 3 (0.29%) Android Studio
9 3 (0.29%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.29%) JIRA
General
1 169 (16.33%) Finance
2 51 (4.93%) Banking
3 41 (3.96%) Law
4 35 (3.38%) Legal
5 34 (3.29%) Games
6 33 (3.19%) Telecoms
7 27 (2.61%) Retail
8 23 (2.22%) Advertising
9 20 (1.93%) Marketing
10 12 (1.16%) Back Office
11 11 (1.06%) Electronics
12 9 (0.87%) Publishing
13 8 (0.77%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.77%) Japanese Language
14 6 (0.58%) German Language
15 5 (0.48%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.39%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.39%) French Language
16 4 (0.39%) Spanish Language
17 3 (0.29%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 280 (27.05%) Support Engineer
2 223 (21.55%) Analyst
3 145 (14.01%) IT Support
4 136 (13.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 131 (12.66%) Support Analyst
6 103 (9.95%) Desktop Support
7 68 (6.57%) Technical Support
8 67 (6.47%) 1st Line Support
8 67 (6.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 64 (6.18%) Consultant
10 59 (5.70%) IT Support Engineer
11 58 (5.60%) Desktop Engineer
12 57 (5.51%) 3rd Line Support
13 56 (5.41%) Service Analyst
13 56 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
14 48 (4.64%) IT Support Analyst
15 45 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
15 45 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 36 (3.48%) Technical Support Engineer
17 32 (3.09%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (2.80%) Application Packaging
2 26 (2.51%) .NET
3 24 (2.32%) XML
4 23 (2.22%) HTML
5 18 (1.74%) JSON
6 16 (1.55%) CSS
7 13 (1.26%) ASP.NET
8 12 (1.16%) .NET Framework
8 12 (1.16%) WPF
8 12 (1.16%) REST
9 10 (0.97%) jQuery
9 10 (0.97%) HTML5
10 9 (0.87%) Entity Framework
10 9 (0.87%) LINQ to SQL
10 9 (0.87%) Castle Windsor
10 9 (0.87%) Ninject
10 9 (0.87%) WCF
10 9 (0.87%) LINQ
10 9 (0.87%) NHibernate
10 9 (0.87%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 259 (25.02%) Blackberry
2 104 (10.05%) iPhone
3 84 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
4 64 (6.18%) Data Centre
5 43 (4.15%) iPad
6 39 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
7 34 (3.29%) Replication
8 32 (3.09%) User Experience
9 23 (2.22%) Mobile App
10 20 (1.93%) Computer Science
11 19 (1.84%) Private Cloud
12 18 (1.74%) Smartphone
12 18 (1.74%) Management Information System
13 15 (1.45%) Fat Client
13 15 (1.45%) Thin Client
13 15 (1.45%) Hedge funds
14 12 (1.16%) 3D Printing
15 11 (1.06%) PDA
16 10 (0.97%) CCTV
17 6 (0.58%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 1035 (100.00%) Windows
2 671 (64.83%) Windows 7
3 391 (37.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 379 (36.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 343 (33.14%) Windows XP
6 256 (24.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 149 (14.40%) Android
8 145 (14.01%) Mac OS X
9 99 (9.57%) Windows Vista
10 92 (8.89%) Apple iOS
11 77 (7.44%) Linux
12 57 (5.51%) Mac OS
13 32 (3.09%) Windows Mobile
14 24 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 23 (2.22%) Windows Phone
15 23 (2.22%) Solaris
16 12 (1.16%) UNIX
17 11 (1.06%) Windows Phone 8
18 10 (0.97%) Mac OS X Server
19 9 (0.87%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (17.58%) ITIL
2 68 (6.57%) Service Delivery
3 50 (4.83%) Project Management
4 48 (4.64%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (4.06%) Service Management
6 39 (3.77%) CRM
7 33 (3.19%) TDD
8 32 (3.09%) Time Management
9 31 (3.00%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (2.90%) Automated Testing
11 29 (2.80%) Migration
11 29 (2.80%) Kalman Filter
12 28 (2.71%) Mentoring
12 28 (2.71%) Incident Management
13 22 (2.13%) Mobile Device Management
14 20 (1.93%) BDD
14 20 (1.93%) Network Management
14 20 (1.93%) Manual Testing
14 20 (1.93%) Problem Management
14 20 (1.93%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 165 (15.94%) SQL
2 56 (5.41%) C#
3 47 (4.54%) PowerShell
4 31 (3.00%) C
5 29 (2.80%) XAML
6 24 (2.32%) JavaScript
7 14 (1.35%) Java
8 7 (0.68%) Python
9 6 (0.58%) Shell Script
9 6 (0.58%) PHP
10 5 (0.48%) Perl
11 4 (0.39%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.29%) VBA
12 3 (0.29%) AWK
12 3 (0.29%) C++
12 3 (0.29%) Korn
12 3 (0.29%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.19%) Ruby
13 2 (0.19%) VBScript
14 1 (0.097%) VB
Qualifications
1 162 (15.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 117 (11.30%) Degree
3 99 (9.57%) MCSE
4 77 (7.44%) MCITP
5 75 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
6 72 (6.96%) CCNA
7 66 (6.38%) MCP
8 50 (4.83%) MCSA
9 30 (2.90%) MCTS
10 23 (2.22%) A+ Certification
11 20 (1.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 19 (1.84%) ISEB
13 17 (1.64%) MOS
14 15 (1.45%) PhD
14 15 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 13 (1.26%) CCNP
16 12 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (0.97%) Network+ Certification
18 6 (0.58%) MCDST
18 6 (0.58%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (12.27%) SLA
2 41 (3.96%) QA
3 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.097%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 658 (63.57%) Active Directory
2 228 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 134 (12.95%) Hyper-V
4 72 (6.96%) XenApp
5 67 (6.47%) vSphere
6 35 (3.38%) Terminal Services
7 34 (3.29%) XenServer
7 34 (3.29%) XenDesktop
8 20 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (1.84%) Microsoft App-V
10 13 (1.26%) VMware ESX
11 9 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (0.48%) Xen
12 5 (0.48%) ISA Server
12 5 (0.48%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.097%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.097%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.097%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.097%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.097%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 115 (11.11%) SCCM
2 48 (4.64%) Backup Exec
3 21 (2.03%) SCOM
4 17 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
5 16 (1.55%) WSUS
6 8 (0.77%) Casper Suite
7 5 (0.48%) EdgeSight
7 5 (0.48%) ZENworks
7 5 (0.48%) SCOrch
7 5 (0.48%) SCVMM
8 4 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.39%) Nagios
8 4 (0.39%) XenMobile
8 4 (0.39%) Opsview
9 3 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.19%) SCSM
10 2 (0.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 2 (0.19%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.19%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.097%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 624 (60.29%) Microsoft
2 331 (31.98%) VMware
3 243 (23.48%) Citrix
4 198 (19.13%) Cisco
5 140 (13.53%) Apple
6 105 (10.14%) HP
7 41 (3.96%) Symantec
8 36 (3.48%) Polycom
8 36 (3.48%) Red Hat
8 36 (3.48%) Bloomberg
9 35 (3.38%) Dell
10 30 (2.90%) Juniper
11 29 (2.80%) Avaya
11 29 (2.80%) Sophos
12 28 (2.71%) SonicWALL
12 28 (2.71%) Google
13 26 (2.51%) Veeam
14 25 (2.42%) WatchGuard
15 24 (2.32%) EMC
16 22 (2.13%) Adobe
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Salary: £45000 Per Annum Plus 15% Bonus plus Bens
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Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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