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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 262 342 489
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +147
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 462 371 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.06% 0.76% 0.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.88% 2.78% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 402 321 118
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% -25.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,525 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,850 £55,000 £68,000
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
11911 13363 11929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.42% 27.46% 27.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10260 11450 10186
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,600 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +4 74 £35,000 -19.54% 13
Uxbridge - 13 £24,000 - 3
Docklands, London - 9 - -
Croydon - 9 £25,500 - 1
Wimbledon -4 7 £52,500 +90.90%
Ealing - 7 £55,000 -
Chessington - 7 £24,000 -
Bromley +7 5 £22,500 -
Wembley - 4 £22,500 -
Finchley - 2 £42,500 - 1
Twickenham - 2 £20,500 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £25,000 -
Hounslow +13 1 £30,000 +9.09%
Kingston Upon Thames +2 1 - -
Sidcup -1 1 £32,500 -4.41%
Brentford - 1 £27,000 -
Dagenham - 1 £30,000 -
Bermondsey - 1 £21,750 -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1064 (100.00%) Windows
2 719 (67.58%) Windows 7
3 670 (62.97%) Active Directory
4 627 (58.93%) Microsoft
5 452 (42.48%) MS Office
6 391 (36.75%) MS Exchange
7 389 (36.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 359 (33.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 333 (31.30%) Windows XP
10 321 (30.17%) VMware
11 275 (25.85%) MS Excel
12 269 (25.28%) Blackberry
13 260 (24.44%) Windows Server 2003
14 254 (23.87%) Firewall
15 248 (23.31%) Citrix
16 224 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
17 217 (20.39%) TCP/IP
18 194 (18.23%) ITIL
19 193 (18.14%) DNS
20 192 (18.05%) Cisco
21 182 (17.11%) Finance
22 180 (16.92%) Microsoft Certification
23 173 (16.26%) SQL
24 161 (15.13%) Apple
24 161 (15.13%) DHCP
24 161 (15.13%) Exchange Server 2010
25 158 (14.85%) Exchange Server 2013
26 147 (13.82%) VPN
27 146 (13.72%) Android
28 142 (13.35%) Mac OS X

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 391 (36.75%) MS Exchange
2 161 (15.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 158 (14.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 112 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 82 (7.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 68 (6.39%) Exchange Server 2003
7 62 (5.83%) Lync
8 51 (4.79%) SharePoint
9 49 (4.61%) IIS
10 21 (1.97%) Apache
11 9 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.56%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.47%) WorkSite
14 4 (0.38%) Node.js
14 4 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2000
14 4 (0.38%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 2 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.19%) Drupal
Applications
1 452 (42.48%) MS Office
2 275 (25.85%) MS Excel
3 18 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.56%) MS Project
6 4 (0.38%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.094%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.094%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.094%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (0.28%) HiPortfolio
3 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.19%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.094%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.094%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 133 (12.50%) Office 365
2 29 (2.73%) Google Apps
2 29 (2.73%) Mimecast
3 26 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.38%) Google Drive
5 4 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.19%) SaaS
6 2 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.19%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.094%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.094%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.094%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 254 (23.87%) Firewall
2 217 (20.39%) TCP/IP
3 193 (18.14%) DNS
4 161 (15.13%) DHCP
5 147 (13.82%) VPN
6 123 (11.56%) LAN
7 112 (10.53%) WAN
8 77 (7.24%) VoIP
9 66 (6.20%) Internet
10 50 (4.70%) SAN
11 32 (3.01%) Wireless
12 25 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
12 25 (2.35%) VLAN
13 24 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
14 17 (1.60%) Cisco IOS
15 15 (1.41%) DSL
16 14 (1.32%) Intranet
16 14 (1.32%) ADSL
17 13 (1.22%) NAS
18 10 (0.94%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (8.36%) SQL Server
2 18 (1.69%) Relational Database
3 8 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (0.66%) MySQL
4 7 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.19%) MS Access
6 2 (0.19%) IDOL
7 1 (0.094%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.094%) DB2
7 1 (0.094%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.094%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.094%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.094%) SimpleDB
7 1 (0.094%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (1.50%) Visual Studio
2 15 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (1.22%) Git (software)
4 9 (0.85%) MSBuild
4 9 (0.85%) SpecFlow
5 8 (0.75%) Plastic SCM
5 8 (0.75%) Facilita Forecast
5 8 (0.75%) Rational Performance Tester
5 8 (0.75%) Subversion
5 8 (0.75%) LoadRunner
5 8 (0.75%) MSI
6 6 (0.56%) InstallShield
7 5 (0.47%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.47%) Appium
8 4 (0.38%) Android Studio
8 4 (0.38%) Gradle
8 4 (0.38%) Robotium
8 4 (0.38%) Hudson
9 3 (0.28%) JIRA
10 2 (0.19%) WinDbg
General
1 182 (17.11%) Finance
2 55 (5.17%) Law
3 43 (4.04%) Banking
4 38 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 37 (3.48%) Legal
6 29 (2.73%) Retail
7 28 (2.63%) Games
8 25 (2.35%) Advertising
9 22 (2.07%) Electronics
10 19 (1.79%) Marketing
11 15 (1.41%) Back Office
12 9 (0.85%) Publishing
13 8 (0.75%) Spanish Language
14 7 (0.66%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.66%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.38%) French Language
16 3 (0.28%) Front Office
16 3 (0.28%) German Language
16 3 (0.28%) Japanese Language
16 3 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 291 (27.35%) Support Engineer
2 250 (23.50%) Analyst
3 156 (14.66%) Support Analyst
4 143 (13.44%) IT Support
5 132 (12.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 109 (10.24%) Desktop Support
7 83 (7.80%) Consultant
8 70 (6.58%) 1st Line Support
9 68 (6.39%) Technical Support
10 64 (6.02%) IT Support Analyst
11 61 (5.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 59 (5.55%) Desktop Engineer
13 58 (5.45%) Service Desk Analyst
13 58 (5.45%) Service Analyst
14 55 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support
15 48 (4.51%) IT Support Engineer
16 46 (4.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 43 (4.04%) Technical Consultant
18 42 (3.95%) Technical Engineer
19 37 (3.48%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.01%) .NET
2 29 (2.73%) Application Packaging
3 27 (2.54%) HTML
4 26 (2.44%) XML
5 20 (1.88%) JSON
6 18 (1.69%) CSS
7 17 (1.60%) ASP.NET
8 16 (1.50%) .NET Framework
9 15 (1.41%) REST
10 14 (1.32%) WPF
11 13 (1.22%) LINQ
11 13 (1.22%) jQuery
11 13 (1.22%) HTML5
12 12 (1.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (1.13%) Web Services
13 11 (1.03%) ADO.NET
13 11 (1.03%) SOAP
13 11 (1.03%) NHibernate
13 11 (1.03%) Ajax
13 11 (1.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 269 (25.28%) Blackberry
2 91 (8.55%) iPhone
3 88 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (3.48%) Video Conferencing
5 33 (3.10%) iPad
5 33 (3.10%) Private Cloud
5 33 (3.10%) Replication
6 30 (2.82%) User Experience
7 28 (2.63%) Hedge funds
8 24 (2.26%) Mobile App
9 23 (2.16%) 3D Printing
10 21 (1.97%) Thin Client
10 21 (1.97%) Fat Client
11 20 (1.88%) Computer Science
12 18 (1.69%) Management Information System
13 17 (1.60%) Smartphone
14 14 (1.32%) PDA
15 13 (1.22%) CCTV
16 8 (0.75%) New Media
16 8 (0.75%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1064 (100.00%) Windows
2 719 (67.58%) Windows 7
3 389 (36.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 359 (33.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 333 (31.30%) Windows XP
6 260 (24.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 146 (13.72%) Android
8 142 (13.35%) Mac OS X
9 113 (10.62%) Windows Vista
10 88 (8.27%) Apple iOS
11 78 (7.33%) Linux
12 57 (5.36%) Mac OS
13 33 (3.10%) Windows Mobile
14 28 (2.63%) Windows Phone
15 19 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 18 (1.69%) Solaris
17 16 (1.50%) UNIX
18 13 (1.22%) Windows Phone 8
18 13 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
19 11 (1.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (18.23%) ITIL
2 65 (6.11%) Service Delivery
3 43 (4.04%) Project Management
4 41 (3.85%) Service Management
5 39 (3.67%) CRM
6 37 (3.48%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (3.10%) Incident Management
8 29 (2.73%) Document Management
8 29 (2.73%) Time Management
9 26 (2.44%) Mentoring
10 25 (2.35%) TDD
11 24 (2.26%) Migration
12 23 (2.16%) Mobile Device Management
12 23 (2.16%) PRINCE2
13 22 (2.07%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (1.97%) ITSM
15 20 (1.88%) Problem Management
15 20 (1.88%) Automated Testing
15 20 (1.88%) Asset Management
15 20 (1.88%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 173 (16.26%) SQL
2 53 (4.98%) PowerShell
3 50 (4.70%) C#
4 31 (2.91%) XAML
5 28 (2.63%) JavaScript
6 27 (2.54%) C
7 14 (1.32%) Java
8 7 (0.66%) Shell Script
8 7 (0.66%) Python
9 6 (0.56%) PHP
10 4 (0.38%) Perl
10 4 (0.38%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.28%) VBA
11 3 (0.28%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.28%) VB
11 3 (0.28%) C++
12 2 (0.19%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.19%) AWK
12 2 (0.19%) Ruby
12 2 (0.19%) Korn
Qualifications
1 180 (16.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 117 (11.00%) MCSE
3 113 (10.62%) Degree
4 84 (7.89%) MCITP
5 78 (7.33%) MCP
5 78 (7.33%) Cisco Certification
6 71 (6.67%) CCNA
7 57 (5.36%) MCSA
8 43 (4.04%) MCTS
9 20 (1.88%) A+ Certification
10 18 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 15 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 14 (1.32%) CCNP
13 13 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (1.13%) MOS
15 11 (1.03%) PhD
15 11 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 9 (0.85%) ISEB
17 8 (0.75%) Network+ Certification
18 7 (0.66%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (11.47%) SLA
2 36 (3.38%) QA
3 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 670 (62.97%) Active Directory
2 224 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 136 (12.78%) Hyper-V
4 87 (8.18%) XenApp
5 63 (5.92%) vSphere
6 41 (3.85%) XenDesktop
7 37 (3.48%) XenServer
8 28 (2.63%) Terminal Services
9 23 (2.16%) Microsoft App-V
10 22 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (0.85%) VMware ESX
11 9 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
12 6 (0.56%) Xen
13 5 (0.47%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.28%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.19%) Sendmail
16 1 (0.094%) MetaFrame
16 1 (0.094%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.094%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 136 (12.78%) SCCM
2 48 (4.51%) Backup Exec
3 28 (2.63%) SCOM
4 23 (2.16%) WSUS
5 21 (1.97%) Norton AntiVirus
6 10 (0.94%) SCOrch
7 9 (0.85%) SCVMM
7 9 (0.85%) Casper Suite
8 6 (0.56%) EdgeSight
9 5 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (0.38%) XenMobile
10 4 (0.38%) Opsview
10 4 (0.38%) Nagios
11 3 (0.28%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.19%) SCSM
12 2 (0.19%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 1 (0.094%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 1 (0.094%) DameWare
13 1 (0.094%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 627 (58.93%) Microsoft
2 321 (30.17%) VMware
3 248 (23.31%) Citrix
4 192 (18.05%) Cisco
5 161 (15.13%) Apple
6 106 (9.96%) HP
7 41 (3.85%) Symantec
8 34 (3.20%) Polycom
9 33 (3.10%) Avaya
10 32 (3.01%) EMC
10 32 (3.01%) Red Hat
11 31 (2.91%) McAfee
11 31 (2.91%) Google
12 30 (2.82%) Bloomberg
12 30 (2.82%) Dell
13 28 (2.63%) Oracle
14 26 (2.44%) NetApp
15 22 (2.07%) Adobe
15 22 (2.07%) Veeam
16 21 (1.97%) Juniper
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Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Health + life
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Senitor Associates
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Salary: From £22,000 to £24,000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
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Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum
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Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum £20-24k + bonus + benefits
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London
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Salary: £20 - £25 per hour
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
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City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + excellent benefits inc bonus
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