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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 145 138 194
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +56
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 50 28 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.19% 0.75% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.67% 2.97% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 46 25 5
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -55.55%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.07%
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
1070 943 1130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.48% 25.11% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 914 833 1029
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £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 22 December 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 22 December 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
Cheadle - 10 £39,000 -
Stockport -2 5 £40,000 -
Oldham - 5 £22,500 -
Rochdale +1 2 £16,500 -5.71%
Bolton +2 1 £40,000 -
Salford - 1 £18,000 - 1
Windows 8
North West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (77.03%) Microsoft
3 43 (58.11%) Windows 7
4 36 (48.65%) MS Exchange
5 33 (44.59%) MS Excel
5 33 (44.59%) Active Directory
5 33 (44.59%) Hyper-V
6 27 (36.49%) VMware
7 25 (33.78%) SAN
7 25 (33.78%) LAN
7 25 (33.78%) WAN
8 24 (32.43%) Firewall
9 23 (31.08%) TCP/IP
10 22 (29.73%) DNS
10 22 (29.73%) SharePoint
10 22 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (27.03%) Windows XP
12 19 (25.68%) ITIL
12 19 (25.68%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (25.68%) Exchange Server 2010
13 17 (22.97%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (20.27%) Wyse
15 14 (18.92%) CheckPoint
15 14 (18.92%) DHCP
15 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
15 14 (18.92%) SQL Server 2008
16 13 (17.57%) Exchange Server 2003
16 13 (17.57%) Exchange Server 2007
16 13 (17.57%) Finance

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 36 (48.65%) MS Exchange
2 22 (29.73%) SharePoint
3 19 (25.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (17.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (17.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (10.81%) IIS
6 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (4.05%) CMS
8 2 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.35%) WordPress
9 1 (1.35%) Moodle
9 1 (1.35%) Joomla!
9 1 (1.35%) Documentum
9 1 (1.35%) Site Server
Applications
1 33 (44.59%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.16%) MS Office
3 1 (1.35%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.35%) Revit
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.16%) Office 365
2 1 (1.35%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 25 (33.78%) LAN
1 25 (33.78%) WAN
1 25 (33.78%) SAN
2 24 (32.43%) Firewall
3 23 (31.08%) TCP/IP
4 22 (29.73%) DNS
5 14 (18.92%) DHCP
6 12 (16.22%) VPN
7 5 (6.76%) WLAN
7 5 (6.76%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (4.05%) VLAN
8 3 (4.05%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (2.70%) Wireless
9 2 (2.70%) Internet
9 2 (2.70%) VoIP
10 1 (1.35%) SMTP
10 1 (1.35%) SNMP
10 1 (1.35%) DSL
10 1 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (1.35%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
1 14 (18.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (10.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.35%) DataEase
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Ant
1 1 (1.35%) JIRA
1 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (17.57%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Legal
3 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.70%) Law
4 2 (2.70%) Marketing
4 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.35%) German Language
5 1 (1.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (24.32%) Support Engineer
2 16 (21.62%) 3rd Line Support
3 12 (16.22%) IT Support
4 11 (14.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) IT Support Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Analyst
6 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Technician
7 5 (6.76%) Technical Support
7 5 (6.76%) Team Leader
7 5 (6.76%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.41%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) IT Trainer
8 4 (5.41%) Help Desk Team Lead
8 4 (5.41%) Trainer
8 4 (5.41%) Desktop Support
8 4 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 2 (2.70%) Desktop Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) Web Services
2 3 (4.05%) HTML
2 3 (4.05%) CSS
3 2 (2.70%) X-Windows
4 1 (1.35%) Ajax
4 1 (1.35%) JSON
4 1 (1.35%) jQuery
4 1 (1.35%) HTML5
4 1 (1.35%) PhoneGap
4 1 (1.35%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.35%) .NET
4 1 (1.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.70%) Statistics
2 2 (2.70%) iPhone
3 1 (1.35%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.35%) New Media
3 1 (1.35%) User Experience
3 1 (1.35%) Blog
3 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.35%) NHS
3 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.35%) GIS
3 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.35%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.35%) VLE
3 1 (1.35%) LLPG
3 1 (1.35%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (58.11%) Windows 7
3 22 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (27.03%) Windows XP
5 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (9.46%) Windows Vista
7 5 (6.76%) Linux
8 3 (4.05%) Windows 2000
8 3 (4.05%) Android
9 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.68%) ITIL
2 6 (8.11%) ERP
3 5 (6.76%) Service Delivery
3 5 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (5.41%) Coaching
5 3 (4.05%) Mentoring
5 3 (4.05%) Time Management
6 2 (2.70%) Data Protection
6 2 (2.70%) ITIL V2
6 2 (2.70%) Data Security
6 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.70%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.35%) Information Security
7 1 (1.35%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.35%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.35%) Data Management
7 1 (1.35%) Information Management
7 1 (1.35%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.35%) Resource Management
7 1 (1.35%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.16%) PowerShell
2 7 (9.46%) SQL
3 2 (2.70%) Java
3 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.35%) VB
4 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (22.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (16.22%) MCSE
3 6 (8.11%) MCP
3 6 (8.11%) CCNA
3 6 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.05%) NCDA
4 3 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (4.05%) MCTS
5 2 (2.70%) Degree
5 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.70%) HNC
5 2 (2.70%) HND
6 1 (1.35%) MCSA
6 1 (1.35%) CCA
6 1 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.35%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) BS7799
System Software
1 33 (44.59%) Active Directory
1 33 (44.59%) Hyper-V
2 19 (25.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.81%) Terminal Services
4 5 (6.76%) vSphere
5 2 (2.70%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.35%) XenApp
6 1 (1.35%) XenServer
6 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.35%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 9 (12.16%) Backup Exec
2 3 (4.05%) SCCM
3 2 (2.70%) SCOM
3 2 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.70%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (77.03%) Microsoft
2 27 (36.49%) VMware
3 15 (20.27%) Wyse
4 14 (18.92%) CheckPoint
5 10 (13.51%) Cisco
5 10 (13.51%) HP
6 9 (12.16%) Symantec
7 7 (9.46%) Apple
7 7 (9.46%) 3PAR
8 6 (8.11%) NetApp
9 5 (6.76%) Citrix
10 2 (2.70%) Dell
10 2 (2.70%) McAfee
11 1 (1.35%) Autodesk
11 1 (1.35%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.35%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.35%) Veeam
11 1 (1.35%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.35%) Intel
11 1 (1.35%) SAP
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