The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 154 159 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 29 24 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.72% 0.59% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.86% 2.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 25 22 0
Average salary £23,000 £37,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,250 £35,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
-19.28% -16.16%
Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1014 1034 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.28% 25.50% 27.29%
Number of salaries quoted 851 895 865
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows 8
North West

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 1 August 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 1 August 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
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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 0 4 £17,500 -65.00%
Salford - 4 - -
Stockport - 3 £27,500 -
Bury - 1 £25,000 -
Windows 8
North West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (67.19%) Windows 7
3 39 (60.94%) Microsoft
4 37 (57.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (51.56%) Active Directory
6 29 (45.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (42.19%) MS Excel
9 25 (39.06%) VMware
10 24 (37.50%) TCP/IP
11 23 (35.94%) ITIL
12 22 (34.38%) SQL Server
12 22 (34.38%) Windows XP
13 21 (32.81%) VMware Infrastructure
14 18 (28.13%) MS Exchange
15 17 (26.56%) SQL Server 2008
15 17 (26.56%) Hyper-V
16 16 (25.00%) LAN
16 16 (25.00%) WAN
17 15 (23.44%) MS Office
17 15 (23.44%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (23.44%) Exchange Server 2010
18 14 (21.88%) vSphere
18 14 (21.88%) SQL Server 2012
19 13 (20.31%) DNS
19 13 (20.31%) NetApp
19 13 (20.31%) Apple
19 13 (20.31%) SQL
19 13 (20.31%) Wi-Fi
20 12 (18.75%) Cisco

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 18 (28.13%) MS Exchange
2 15 (23.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (17.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (9.38%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.69%) IIS
7 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.56%) Lync
Applications
1 27 (42.19%) MS Excel
2 15 (23.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Office 365
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 16 (25.00%) LAN
2 16 (25.00%) WAN
3 13 (20.31%) DNS
3 13 (20.31%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (15.63%) SAN
4 10 (15.63%) Firewall
5 7 (10.94%) DHCP
6 6 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (7.81%) VPN
8 4 (6.25%) NetScaler
9 2 (3.13%) Internet
9 2 (3.13%) SMTP
10 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.56%) SNMP
10 1 (1.56%) VoIP
10 1 (1.56%) MPLS
10 1 (1.56%) SSL
10 1 (1.56%) Wireless
10 1 (1.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 17 (26.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (21.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (7.81%) Sybase ASA
4 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database
4 5 (7.81%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 5 (7.81%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (14.06%) Consultant
1 9 (14.06%) Team Leader
1 9 (14.06%) IT Support
2 8 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (12.50%) Help Desk Team Lead
3 7 (10.94%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (7.81%) Support Consultant
4 5 (7.81%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Desktop Team Leader
5 4 (6.25%) Support Team Leader
5 4 (6.25%) Customer Support Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (6.25%) Customer Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Desktop Support
6 3 (4.69%) Junior
6 3 (4.69%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (4.69%) IT Assistant
7 2 (3.13%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) .NET
2 2 (3.13%) HTML5
2 2 (3.13%) jQuery
2 2 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (3.13%) CSS
2 2 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
1 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (3.13%) Statistics
1 2 (3.13%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.56%) SecurID
2 1 (1.56%) iPhone
2 1 (1.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (67.19%) Windows 7
3 37 (57.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (45.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (34.38%) Windows XP
7 8 (12.50%) Windows Vista
8 5 (7.81%) UNIX
9 3 (4.69%) Windows 2000
9 3 (4.69%) Android
10 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.56%) Linux
11 1 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (1.56%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) ITIL
2 6 (9.38%) Service Delivery
2 6 (9.38%) Web Development
3 4 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.13%) Time Management
4 2 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (3.13%) ERP
4 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.56%) OOD
5 1 (1.56%) CRM
5 1 (1.56%) OO
5 1 (1.56%) PRINCE
5 1 (1.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.56%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.56%) Document Management
5 1 (1.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (1.56%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.56%) Resource Management
5 1 (1.56%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.56%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.31%) SQL
2 3 (4.69%) C#
3 2 (3.13%) Ruby
3 2 (3.13%) Java
3 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.13%) PHP
4 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (23.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (15.63%) MCTS
3 8 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (12.50%) CCNA
4 7 (10.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (10.94%) NCDA
5 4 (6.25%) Degree
6 3 (4.69%) MCP
7 2 (3.13%) MCITP
7 2 (3.13%) MCSE
8 1 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.56%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) BS7799
System Software
1 33 (51.56%) Active Directory
2 21 (32.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (26.56%) Hyper-V
4 14 (21.88%) vSphere
5 4 (6.25%) XenApp
6 3 (4.69%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.56%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.56%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) SCCM
1 4 (6.25%) SCOM
2 2 (3.13%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.13%) WSUS
3 1 (1.56%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (1.56%) DameWare
Vendors
1 39 (60.94%) Microsoft
2 25 (39.06%) VMware
3 13 (20.31%) NetApp
3 13 (20.31%) Apple
4 12 (18.75%) Cisco
5 8 (12.50%) Citrix
6 5 (7.81%) Sybase
6 5 (7.81%) Oracle
7 4 (6.25%) AppSense
7 4 (6.25%) HP
8 3 (4.69%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.56%) SAP
9 1 (1.56%) McAfee
9 1 (1.56%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.56%) MobileIron
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