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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 129 130 158
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +28
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 42 66 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.28% 1.64% 0.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.88% 6.32% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 37 62 22
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,565 £22,500 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,750
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
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
860 1044 944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 26.12% 25.96% 25.34%
Number of salaries quoted 707 913 834
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
Wigan - 5 £23,913 -
Stockport -6 3 £40,000 -
Salford +11 1 £21,500 -
Rochdale -3 1 £21,000 +27.27%
Bury - 1 £32,500 - 1
Windows 8
North West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (86.76%) Windows 7
3 56 (82.35%) Active Directory
4 49 (72.06%) Microsoft
5 43 (63.24%) Windows Server
6 41 (60.29%) ITIL
7 38 (55.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (48.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (44.12%) SQL Server
9 30 (44.12%) Microsoft Certification
10 28 (41.18%) MS Excel
11 24 (35.29%) VMware
11 24 (35.29%) Office 365
12 23 (33.82%) Firewall
12 23 (33.82%) MS Exchange
12 23 (33.82%) LAN
12 23 (33.82%) WAN
13 21 (30.88%) MS Office
13 21 (30.88%) CCNA
13 21 (30.88%) Cisco Certification
14 20 (29.41%) MCTS
15 18 (26.47%) Cisco
15 18 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
16 17 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
17 16 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
18 15 (22.06%) Windows 10
19 14 (20.59%) Internet
19 14 (20.59%) SCCM
19 14 (20.59%) SCOM
20 13 (19.12%) VLAN

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 23 (33.82%) MS Exchange
2 17 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (11.76%) IIS
3 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 8 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.88%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (5.88%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 28 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 21 (30.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Line 500
1 2 (2.94%) MFGPRO
1 2 (2.94%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 24 (35.29%) Office 365
2 16 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (19.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (33.82%) Firewall
1 23 (33.82%) LAN
1 23 (33.82%) WAN
2 14 (20.59%) Internet
3 13 (19.12%) VLAN
3 13 (19.12%) VPN
4 12 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 10 (14.71%) SAN
6 8 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (11.76%) DNS
7 7 (10.29%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (8.82%) DHCP
9 4 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (5.88%) Skype
10 2 (2.94%) IP Telephony
10 2 (2.94%) MPLS
10 2 (2.94%) NAS
10 2 (2.94%) Telnet
10 2 (2.94%) VoIP
10 2 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (44.12%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (16.18%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Advertising
2 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (22.06%) Analyst
2 13 (19.12%) Support Engineer
3 12 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (14.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 10 (14.71%) IT Support
5 8 (11.76%) Active Directory Support
5 8 (11.76%) Desktop Support
5 8 (11.76%) Project Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) Project Support Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 8 (11.76%) Technical Support
5 8 (11.76%) Windows Specialist
6 7 (10.29%) Service Analyst
6 7 (10.29%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (8.82%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 6 (8.82%) Support Analyst
7 6 (8.82%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) Technical Support Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) XML
2 1 (1.47%) .NET
2 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.47%) REST
2 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 8 (11.76%) FlexPod
3 5 (7.35%) iPad
3 5 (7.35%) iPhone
4 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.94%) Handset
5 1 (1.47%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (86.76%) Windows 7
3 43 (63.24%) Windows Server
4 38 (55.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (48.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (22.06%) Windows 10
8 13 (19.12%) Windows XP
9 8 (11.76%) Data ONTAP
10 4 (5.88%) Mac OS X
11 3 (4.41%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (2.94%) Android
12 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
12 2 (2.94%) Mac OS
12 2 (2.94%) Windows Phone
12 2 (2.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (60.29%) ITIL
2 8 (11.76%) Coaching
2 8 (11.76%) ITIL V2
2 8 (11.76%) Mentoring
2 8 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 4 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (4.41%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.41%) Software Engineering
5 2 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (2.94%) Data Management
5 2 (2.94%) Database Security
5 2 (2.94%) ERP
5 2 (2.94%) High Availability
5 2 (2.94%) Multithreading
6 1 (1.47%) CRM
6 1 (1.47%) Software Licensing
6 1 (1.47%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.12%) SQL
2 3 (4.41%) C#
2 3 (4.41%) C++
2 3 (4.41%) Java
3 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (44.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (30.88%) CCNA
2 21 (30.88%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (29.41%) MCTS
4 13 (19.12%) CCNP
5 8 (11.76%) MCP
5 8 (11.76%) NCDA
5 8 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (10.29%) MCSE
7 5 (7.35%) MCITP
8 4 (5.88%) Degree
9 3 (4.41%) CCAA
9 3 (4.41%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (2.94%) HND
10 2 (2.94%) MCDBA
11 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.47%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 8 (11.76%) vSphere
3 5 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.88%) Terminal Services
5 3 (4.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (20.59%) SCCM
1 14 (20.59%) SCOM
2 8 (11.76%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (11.76%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.94%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 49 (72.06%) Microsoft
2 24 (35.29%) VMware
3 18 (26.47%) Cisco
4 13 (19.12%) Juniper
5 12 (17.65%) Citrix
6 9 (13.24%) Intel Security
6 9 (13.24%) NetApp
7 7 (10.29%) Dell
8 3 (4.41%) HP
8 3 (4.41%) Sophos
9 2 (2.94%) Apple
9 2 (2.94%) Avaya
9 2 (2.94%) Epicor
9 2 (2.94%) LANDesk
9 2 (2.94%) Mitel
9 2 (2.94%) QAD
9 2 (2.94%) Remedy
9 2 (2.94%) Sage
9 2 (2.94%) SAP
9 2 (2.94%) Symantec
Bury, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £37500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago