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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 261 332 459
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +127
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 503 353 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.15% 0.77% 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.18% 2.80% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 448 315 157
Average salary £30,000 £34,500 £38,522
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% -10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
12021 12599 12137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.40% 27.40% 27.70%
Number of salaries quoted 10434 10824 10385
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +49 72 £29,500 -33.70% 15
Ealing - 14 £51,250 - 1
Bromley +27 11 £22,500 -5.26%
Croydon +18 11 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Uxbridge +7 9 £24,750 -
Docklands, London - 8 - -
Hammersmith +6 6 £25,000 +2.04% 1
Stanmore - 5 £26,500 -
Chiswick - 5 £24,000 - 1
Brentford - 3 £24,000 -
Mitcham - 3 £45,000 -
Northwood - 3 £21,000 -
Bermondsey - 3 £21,750 -
Southwark - 3 £28,000 -
Wembley - 2 £30,500 -
Surbiton -7 1 £24,000 -11.11%
Finchley - 1 £42,500 -
Greenford - 1 £29,000 -
Romford - 1 £25,000 -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 948 (100.00%) Windows
2 625 (65.93%) Active Directory
3 606 (63.92%) Microsoft
4 592 (62.45%) Windows 7
5 421 (44.41%) MS Office
6 384 (40.51%) MS Exchange
7 367 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 356 (37.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 327 (34.49%) VMware
10 306 (32.28%) Windows XP
11 252 (26.58%) MS Excel
12 233 (24.58%) Windows Server 2003
13 227 (23.95%) VMware Infrastructure
14 222 (23.42%) TCP/IP
15 221 (23.31%) Blackberry
16 211 (22.26%) Citrix
17 203 (21.41%) Cisco
18 202 (21.31%) Firewall
19 167 (17.62%) DNS
20 163 (17.19%) ITIL
21 162 (17.09%) Mac OS X
22 150 (15.82%) SQL
23 141 (14.87%) Microsoft Certification
24 140 (14.77%) VPN
25 138 (14.56%) Finance
25 138 (14.56%) Android
26 137 (14.45%) DHCP
27 131 (13.82%) Exchange Server 2013
28 130 (13.71%) Office 365
29 129 (13.61%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 384 (40.51%) MS Exchange
2 131 (13.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 129 (13.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 102 (10.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 63 (6.65%) IIS
6 59 (6.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 51 (5.38%) Lync
7 51 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 46 (4.85%) SharePoint
9 13 (1.37%) Apache
10 12 (1.27%) IBM Notes
11 11 (1.16%) Node.js
12 10 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.84%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.63%) WordPress
16 5 (0.53%) WorkSite
17 4 (0.42%) CMS
17 4 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2000
18 2 (0.21%) Joomla!
Applications
1 421 (44.41%) MS Office
2 252 (26.58%) MS Excel
3 16 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.32%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.32%) MS Project
7 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.21%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.11%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.11%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 11 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.63%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.32%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.11%) Primavera
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 130 (13.71%) Office 365
2 28 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (2.11%) Google Apps
4 11 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (1.16%) Mimecast
5 9 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.53%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.42%) SaaS
8 3 (0.32%) Symantec.cloud
9 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.11%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 222 (23.42%) TCP/IP
2 202 (21.31%) Firewall
3 167 (17.62%) DNS
4 140 (14.77%) VPN
5 137 (14.45%) DHCP
6 108 (11.39%) LAN
7 105 (11.08%) WAN
8 102 (10.76%) VoIP
9 71 (7.49%) SAN
10 54 (5.70%) Wireless
11 41 (4.32%) Wi-Fi
12 39 (4.11%) Internet
13 24 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
14 21 (2.22%) VLAN
15 19 (2.00%) NAS
15 19 (2.00%) iSCSI
16 17 (1.79%) ADSL
16 17 (1.79%) Ethernet
17 11 (1.16%) Cisco IOS
17 11 (1.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (5.59%) SQL Server
2 28 (2.95%) Relational Database
3 12 (1.27%) MySQL
4 7 (0.74%) RDBMS
5 5 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.21%) IDOL
8 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.11%) SimpleDB
9 1 (0.11%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.11%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.11%) DB2
9 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 32 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (2.22%) SpecFlow
3 17 (1.79%) Selenium
3 17 (1.79%) Git (software)
4 14 (1.48%) WebDriver
5 10 (1.05%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 9 (0.95%) Robotium
6 9 (0.95%) Gradle
6 9 (0.95%) Jenkins
6 9 (0.95%) Android Studio
6 9 (0.95%) Appium
6 9 (0.95%) Hudson
7 8 (0.84%) MSI
8 5 (0.53%) InstallShield
8 5 (0.53%) Subversion
8 5 (0.53%) MSBuild
8 5 (0.53%) Plastic SCM
9 3 (0.32%) JIRA
9 3 (0.32%) Ant
10 2 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 138 (14.56%) Finance
2 54 (5.70%) Legal
3 43 (4.54%) Law
3 43 (4.54%) Banking
4 39 (4.11%) Telecoms
5 27 (2.85%) Marketing
6 25 (2.64%) Retail
7 24 (2.53%) Games
8 17 (1.79%) Advertising
9 16 (1.69%) Back Office
10 12 (1.27%) Japanese Language
11 10 (1.05%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.74%) German Language
13 6 (0.63%) Swedish Language
13 6 (0.63%) Turkish Language
14 5 (0.53%) Publishing
15 3 (0.32%) Mandarin Language
15 3 (0.32%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.21%) Front Office
16 2 (0.21%) French Language
Job Titles
1 268 (28.27%) Support Engineer
2 194 (20.46%) Analyst
3 162 (17.09%) IT Support
4 132 (13.92%) 2nd Line Support
5 110 (11.60%) Support Analyst
6 85 (8.97%) Desktop Support
7 77 (8.12%) IT Support Engineer
8 72 (7.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 59 (6.22%) 3rd Line Support
10 57 (6.01%) Desktop Engineer
11 49 (5.17%) 1st Line Support
12 45 (4.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 43 (4.54%) Service Desk Analyst
13 43 (4.54%) Service Analyst
14 42 (4.43%) Technical Support
15 37 (3.90%) Developer
15 37 (3.90%) IT Support Analyst
16 32 (3.38%) Technical Engineer
16 32 (3.38%) Consultant
17 31 (3.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (4.01%) .NET
2 33 (3.48%) HTML
3 32 (3.38%) Application Packaging
4 25 (2.64%) ASP.NET
5 14 (1.48%) CSS
5 14 (1.48%) REST
6 13 (1.37%) XML
7 12 (1.27%) Silverlight
8 11 (1.16%) JSON
8 11 (1.16%) HTML5
9 9 (0.95%) Ruby on Rails
9 9 (0.95%) WPF
10 7 (0.74%) jQuery
11 6 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (0.63%) WCF
11 6 (0.63%) LINQ
11 6 (0.63%) Entity Framework
11 6 (0.63%) LINQ to SQL
11 6 (0.63%) Castle Windsor
11 6 (0.63%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 221 (23.31%) Blackberry
2 84 (8.86%) iPhone
3 62 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (5.49%) Data Centre
5 41 (4.32%) Video Conferencing
6 32 (3.38%) iPad
7 31 (3.27%) User Experience
8 29 (3.06%) Replication
9 28 (2.95%) Computer Science
10 23 (2.43%) Management Information System
11 13 (1.37%) Mobile App
12 12 (1.27%) PDA
12 12 (1.27%) Clustering
12 12 (1.27%) Client/Server
13 10 (1.05%) Smartphone
14 8 (0.84%) CCTV
14 8 (0.84%) Hedge funds
15 7 (0.74%) Fat Client
15 7 (0.74%) N-Tier
15 7 (0.74%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 948 (100.00%) Windows
2 592 (62.45%) Windows 7
3 367 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 356 (37.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 306 (32.28%) Windows XP
6 233 (24.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 162 (17.09%) Mac OS X
8 138 (14.56%) Android
9 94 (9.92%) Apple iOS
10 89 (9.39%) Windows Vista
11 57 (6.01%) Linux
12 49 (5.17%) Mac OS
13 29 (3.06%) Windows Phone
14 21 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 21 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
15 19 (2.00%) Solaris
16 11 (1.16%) Ubuntu
17 9 (0.95%) UNIX
18 8 (0.84%) Mac OS X Server
18 8 (0.84%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (17.19%) ITIL
2 54 (5.70%) Project Management
3 52 (5.49%) Service Delivery
4 49 (5.17%) Migration
5 46 (4.85%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (4.43%) Time Management
7 36 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (3.80%) TDD
8 35 (3.69%) CRM
9 33 (3.48%) Kalman Filter
10 30 (3.16%) Incident Management
11 28 (2.95%) Mentoring
12 27 (2.85%) Automated Testing
13 26 (2.74%) Information Security
13 26 (2.74%) Mobile Device Management
14 25 (2.64%) PRINCE2
15 22 (2.32%) Service Management
15 22 (2.32%) Document Management
15 22 (2.32%) Manual Testing
16 21 (2.22%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 150 (15.82%) SQL
2 60 (6.33%) C#
3 46 (4.85%) PowerShell
4 32 (3.38%) JavaScript
5 26 (2.74%) C
6 19 (2.00%) XAML
7 17 (1.79%) Python
7 17 (1.79%) Java
8 12 (1.27%) Shell Script
9 10 (1.05%) VB.NET
10 9 (0.95%) C++
11 7 (0.74%) Perl
12 5 (0.53%) R
13 4 (0.42%) VBScript
14 3 (0.32%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.32%) AWK
14 3 (0.32%) Korn
15 2 (0.21%) PHP
16 1 (0.11%) VB
16 1 (0.11%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 141 (14.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 91 (9.60%) Degree
3 74 (7.81%) MCSE
4 61 (6.43%) MCITP
5 57 (6.01%) CCNA
5 57 (6.01%) Cisco Certification
6 49 (5.17%) MCP
7 44 (4.64%) MCSA
8 27 (2.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 21 (2.22%) ISEB
10 20 (2.11%) MCTS
11 18 (1.90%) MOS
12 17 (1.79%) A+ Certification
13 16 (1.69%) PhD
14 15 (1.58%) CCNP
15 13 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
16 10 (1.05%) Network+ Certification
16 10 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 7 (0.74%) CCEE
18 6 (0.63%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (10.34%) SLA
2 40 (4.22%) QA
3 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 625 (65.93%) Active Directory
2 227 (23.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 126 (13.29%) Hyper-V
4 74 (7.81%) XenApp
5 64 (6.75%) vSphere
6 46 (4.85%) Terminal Services
7 31 (3.27%) XenServer
8 30 (3.16%) XenDesktop
9 21 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
10 14 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (1.05%) VMware ESX
12 8 (0.84%) ISA Server
12 8 (0.84%) Terminal Server
13 5 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 4 (0.42%) VirtualBox
14 4 (0.42%) BitLocker
15 3 (0.32%) Xen
15 3 (0.32%) NFS
16 1 (0.11%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 122 (12.87%) SCCM
2 40 (4.22%) Backup Exec
3 21 (2.22%) SCOM
4 14 (1.48%) WSUS
5 13 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (0.84%) ZENworks
7 7 (0.74%) DameWare
8 6 (0.63%) SCVMM
8 6 (0.63%) SCOrch
9 5 (0.53%) Casper Suite
9 5 (0.53%) AirWatch
9 5 (0.53%) ARCserve
10 4 (0.42%) XenMobile
10 4 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 3 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (0.32%) SCSM
11 3 (0.32%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.32%) FortiGate
12 2 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (0.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 606 (63.92%) Microsoft
2 327 (34.49%) VMware
3 211 (22.26%) Citrix
4 203 (21.41%) Cisco
5 113 (11.92%) Apple
6 95 (10.02%) HP
7 44 (4.64%) Polycom
8 43 (4.54%) Juniper
8 43 (4.54%) Symantec
9 41 (4.32%) Dell
10 35 (3.69%) Bloomberg
11 33 (3.48%) SonicWALL
12 31 (3.27%) Avaya
13 29 (3.06%) Red Hat
13 29 (3.06%) Sophos
14 25 (2.64%) WatchGuard
14 25 (2.64%) Adobe
15 24 (2.53%) Veeam
16 23 (2.43%) Mitel
17 20 (2.11%) Google
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