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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 133 162 168
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 47 29 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.31% 0.72% 0.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.75% 2.82% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 37 25 19
Average salary £26,000 £23,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -34.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £18,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
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
817 1027 1050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.80% 25.67% 25.52%
Number of salaries quoted 659 867 909
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
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 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 29 July 2015.

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 29 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
Bolton +5 3 - -
Salford +2 3 £23,250 -
Oldham - 1 £17,000 -
Windows 8
North West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (81.48%) Windows 7
3 54 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 42 (51.85%) Active Directory
5 38 (46.91%) MS Exchange
6 32 (39.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (38.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (34.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 26 (32.10%) Windows XP
9 26 (32.10%) MS Excel
10 24 (29.63%) ITIL
10 24 (29.63%) DHCP
10 24 (29.63%) DNS
11 23 (28.40%) TCP/IP
11 23 (28.40%) LAN
12 22 (27.16%) WAN
12 22 (27.16%) Wi-Fi
13 21 (25.93%) Firewall
13 21 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
14 20 (24.69%) Hyper-V
14 20 (24.69%) Windows Server 2003
15 19 (23.46%) Exchange Server 2013
16 17 (20.99%) SLA
16 17 (20.99%) SQL Server
17 16 (19.75%) Exchange Server 2007
18 15 (18.52%) VPN
18 15 (18.52%) Finance
19 14 (17.28%) VoIP
19 14 (17.28%) Linux
19 14 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2003

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 38 (46.91%) MS Exchange
2 21 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (23.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (19.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (16.05%) SharePoint
7 8 (9.88%) Lync
8 6 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (4.94%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (4.94%) IIS
9 4 (4.94%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.23%) Apache
Applications
1 26 (32.10%) MS Excel
2 12 (14.81%) MS Office
3 4 (4.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.47%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Office 365
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (29.63%) DHCP
1 24 (29.63%) DNS
2 23 (28.40%) LAN
2 23 (28.40%) TCP/IP
3 22 (27.16%) Wi-Fi
3 22 (27.16%) WAN
4 21 (25.93%) Firewall
5 15 (18.52%) VPN
6 14 (17.28%) VoIP
7 13 (16.05%) WLAN
8 11 (13.58%) SAN
9 8 (9.88%) UMTS
9 8 (9.88%) Bluetooth
9 8 (9.88%) GPRS
9 8 (9.88%) GSM
9 8 (9.88%) DVB
9 8 (9.88%) NFC
10 7 (8.64%) Wireless
11 5 (6.17%) Structured Cabling
12 4 (4.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.99%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.23%) MySQL
General
1 15 (18.52%) Finance
2 8 (9.88%) Automotive
2 8 (9.88%) Multimedia
3 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.47%) Legal
5 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (34.57%) Support Engineer
2 17 (20.99%) IT Support
3 15 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (12.35%) IT Support Engineer
4 10 (12.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (9.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (9.88%) Software Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) Desktop Support
6 7 (8.64%) Technical Support
7 6 (7.41%) Support Specialist
7 6 (7.41%) Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Graduate
8 4 (4.94%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (4.94%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
8 4 (4.94%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Active Directory Specialist
9 3 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.88%) Flash
1 8 (9.88%) J2ME
1 8 (9.88%) SVG
1 8 (9.88%) OpenGL
1 8 (9.88%) Middleware
1 8 (9.88%) UIQ
1 8 (9.88%) Series 60
1 8 (9.88%) BREW
1 8 (9.88%) Qt
1 8 (9.88%) OpenAL
1 8 (9.88%) OpenCL
2 2 (2.47%) Web Services
3 1 (1.23%) XML
3 1 (1.23%) HTML
3 1 (1.23%) CSS
3 1 (1.23%) HTML5
3 1 (1.23%) CSS3
3 1 (1.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) MPEG
1 8 (9.88%) Device Driver
1 8 (9.88%) iPhone
2 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.47%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.47%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.47%) Derivative
4 1 (1.23%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.23%) Handset
4 1 (1.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (81.48%) Windows 7
3 32 (39.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (38.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (32.10%) Windows XP
6 20 (24.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (17.28%) Linux
8 10 (12.35%) Windows Vista
8 10 (12.35%) Android
9 9 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
10 8 (9.88%) Nucleus RTOS
11 4 (4.94%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (4.94%) UNIX
12 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
12 3 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (2.47%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (2.47%) NetWare
13 2 (2.47%) AIX
13 2 (2.47%) HPUX
13 2 (2.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.63%) ITIL
2 11 (13.58%) Mentoring
3 8 (9.88%) Mobile Commerce
3 8 (9.88%) DRM
3 8 (9.88%) Speech Recognition
3 8 (9.88%) Software Engineering
4 7 (8.64%) ERP
5 6 (7.41%) Patch Management
6 5 (6.17%) Server Monitoring
7 4 (4.94%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (4.94%) ITIL V2
7 4 (4.94%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.94%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.94%) Change Management
8 3 (3.70%) Time Management
8 3 (3.70%) Coaching
9 2 (2.47%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.47%) Project Management
9 2 (2.47%) CAD
10 1 (1.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.88%) C
1 8 (9.88%) C++
1 8 (9.88%) Java
1 8 (9.88%) SQL
2 6 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.47%) sed
3 2 (2.47%) Python
3 2 (2.47%) AWK
3 2 (2.47%) Perl
4 1 (1.23%) PHP
4 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (34.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (14.81%) MCTS
3 11 (13.58%) MCP
3 11 (13.58%) MCSE
4 8 (9.88%) CCNA
4 8 (9.88%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (8.64%) MCITP
6 6 (7.41%) MCSA
6 6 (7.41%) NCDA
7 5 (6.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
8 4 (4.94%) CCA
8 4 (4.94%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (2.47%) CCNP
9 2 (2.47%) A+ Certification
9 2 (2.47%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (2.47%) Degree
9 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (2.47%) CCENT
10 1 (1.23%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.99%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 20 (24.69%) Hyper-V
3 10 (12.35%) vSphere
4 8 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (9.88%) Terminal Services
5 5 (6.17%) XenServer
6 4 (4.94%) XenApp
7 3 (3.70%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.47%) Firmware
9 1 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) Backup Exec
2 4 (4.94%) SCCM
2 4 (4.94%) SCOM
3 2 (2.47%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.47%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 54 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.81%) VMware
3 11 (13.58%) Cisco
4 10 (12.35%) Citrix
5 8 (9.88%) Symbian
6 6 (7.41%) NetApp
6 6 (7.41%) CheckPoint
6 6 (7.41%) Symantec
6 6 (7.41%) Wyse
7 5 (6.17%) Red Hat
7 5 (6.17%) HP
8 4 (4.94%) Avaya
9 3 (3.70%) Dell
10 2 (2.47%) Adobe
10 2 (2.47%) Apple
10 2 (2.47%) McAfee
10 2 (2.47%) Sophos
10 2 (2.47%) SonicWALL
10 2 (2.47%) Draytek
10 2 (2.47%) 3PAR
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