The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 164 158 176
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +18
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 23 26 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.55% 0.69% 0.080%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.55% 2.66% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 3
Average salary £27,500 £31,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.29% -54.07%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -1.58%
Windows 8
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
902 978 954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.63% 26.13% 25.51%
Number of salaries quoted 735 843 846
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Manchester region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Manchester

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Manchester

Windows 8
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Stockport 0 1 £19,000 -
Altrincham - 1 £17,500 -
Salford - 1 £18,000 - 1
Windows 8
North West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (56.36%) Microsoft
2 31 (56.36%) Windows 7
3 23 (41.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (38.18%) Active Directory
5 20 (36.36%) VMware
6 18 (32.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (30.91%) MS Excel
8 16 (29.09%) ITIL
9 15 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (27.27%) Hyper-V
10 14 (25.45%) TCP/IP
10 14 (25.45%) DNS
11 13 (23.64%) Apple
11 13 (23.64%) MS Office
12 10 (18.18%) Citrix
13 9 (16.36%) Cisco
13 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (16.36%) MS Exchange
14 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
14 8 (14.55%) Office 365
15 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (12.73%) Windows XP
15 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
15 7 (12.73%) SLA
16 6 (10.91%) DHCP
16 6 (10.91%) MCP
16 6 (10.91%) LAN
16 6 (10.91%) WAN
16 6 (10.91%) Service Delivery

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (16.36%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
3 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.82%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.82%) CMS
6 1 (1.82%) IIS
6 1 (1.82%) Documentum
6 1 (1.82%) Site Server
6 1 (1.82%) WordPress
6 1 (1.82%) Moodle
Applications
1 17 (30.91%) MS Excel
2 13 (23.64%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) Revit
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.45%) TCP/IP
1 14 (25.45%) DNS
2 6 (10.91%) Firewall
2 6 (10.91%) DHCP
2 6 (10.91%) LAN
2 6 (10.91%) WAN
3 5 (9.09%) VPN
3 5 (9.09%) SAN
4 3 (5.45%) VLAN
4 3 (5.45%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.64%) Internet
5 2 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.64%) Wireless
5 2 (3.64%) VoIP
6 1 (1.82%) SMTP
6 1 (1.82%) SNMP
6 1 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
1 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) DataEase
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Ant
1 1 (1.82%) JIRA
1 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Law
2 2 (3.64%) Legal
2 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.64%) Marketing
2 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) German Language
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (16.36%) Support Engineer
1 9 (16.36%) Team Leader
2 8 (14.55%) Help Desk Team Lead
3 7 (12.73%) IT Support
4 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (9.09%) Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Customer Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.27%) Support Team Leader
6 4 (7.27%) Customer Support Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Desktop Team Leader
7 3 (5.45%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (5.45%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) IT Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Trainer
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) CSS
1 3 (5.45%) HTML
2 1 (1.82%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) XML
2 1 (1.82%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Ajax
2 1 (1.82%) JSON
2 1 (1.82%) jQuery
2 1 (1.82%) HTML5
2 1 (1.82%) PhoneGap
2 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.64%) Statistics
2 2 (3.64%) iPhone
3 1 (1.82%) New Media
3 1 (1.82%) User Experience
3 1 (1.82%) Blog
3 1 (1.82%) GIS
3 1 (1.82%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.82%) VLE
3 1 (1.82%) LLPG
3 1 (1.82%) PDA
3 1 (1.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (56.36%) Windows 7
3 23 (41.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (12.73%) Windows XP
7 5 (9.09%) Windows Vista
8 4 (7.27%) Linux
9 3 (5.45%) Windows 2000
9 3 (5.45%) Android
10 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) ITIL
2 6 (10.91%) Service Delivery
3 4 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.45%) Time Management
5 2 (3.64%) Data Protection
5 2 (3.64%) Data Security
6 1 (1.82%) MVC
6 1 (1.82%) Migration
6 1 (1.82%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.82%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.82%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.82%) Information Management
6 1 (1.82%) Document Management
6 1 (1.82%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (1.82%) Resource Management
6 1 (1.82%) Fund Management
6 1 (1.82%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.82%) Network Management
6 1 (1.82%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (1.82%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) Java
2 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.82%) VB
3 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) MCP
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.27%) Degree
4 3 (5.45%) MCSE
5 2 (3.64%) HNC
5 2 (3.64%) HND
5 2 (3.64%) CCNA
5 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.82%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.82%) MCSA
6 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) BS7799
System Software
1 21 (38.18%) Active Directory
2 18 (32.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.45%) XenApp
4 3 (5.45%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.64%) vSphere
5 2 (3.64%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.82%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) WSUS
2 3 (5.45%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.82%) DameWare
3 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (56.36%) Microsoft
2 20 (36.36%) VMware
3 13 (23.64%) Apple
4 10 (18.18%) Citrix
5 9 (16.36%) Cisco
6 3 (5.45%) HP
6 3 (5.45%) AppSense
7 2 (3.64%) NetApp
8 1 (1.82%) Dell
8 1 (1.82%) SAP
8 1 (1.82%) Adobe
8 1 (1.82%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.82%) Veeam
8 1 (1.82%) Sencha
8 1 (1.82%) Twitter
8 1 (1.82%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.82%) Symantec
8 1 (1.82%) Autodesk
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