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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 162 163 161
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 33 23 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.88% 0.65% 1.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.67% 2.61% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 29 23 41
Median salary £24,500 £24,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,800 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £43,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £27,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
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
899 880 1038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.08% 24.96% 24.52%
Number of salaries quoted 816 708 885
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,050
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 3 £23,500 -
Bolton - 2 £18,000 -
Oldham -1 1 £16,500 -25.84%
Rochdale -12 1 £23,000 +9.52% 1
Windows 8
North West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 35 (83.33%) Windows 7
4 33 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (76.19%) Microsoft
5 32 (76.19%) Windows Server
6 27 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (59.52%) VMware
8 20 (47.62%) Windows 10
9 17 (40.48%) ITIL
10 16 (38.10%) MS Exchange
10 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (33.33%) MCSE
11 14 (33.33%) Hyper-V
12 13 (30.95%) DNS
12 13 (30.95%) Exchange Server 2013
13 11 (26.19%) Citrix
13 11 (26.19%) MCP
13 11 (26.19%) MS Office
13 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (23.81%) Cisco
15 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (21.43%) Office 365
16 8 (19.05%) DHCP
16 8 (19.05%) MCSA
16 8 (19.05%) MCTS
16 8 (19.05%) MCITP
17 7 (16.67%) Finance
17 7 (16.67%) HP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (38.10%) MS Exchange
2 13 (30.95%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 6 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.38%) Zimbra
Applications
1 11 (26.19%) MS Office
2 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.38%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.43%) Office 365
2 4 (9.52%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) DNS
2 8 (19.05%) DHCP
3 6 (14.29%) VPN
4 5 (11.90%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (11.90%) SAN
4 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
4 5 (11.90%) VoIP
4 5 (11.90%) Wireless
5 4 (9.52%) BIG-IP
5 4 (9.52%) MPLS
5 4 (9.52%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (9.52%) VLAN
6 2 (4.76%) Firewall
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.38%) LAN
7 1 (2.38%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Retail
3 2 (4.76%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Analyst
2 12 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 10 (23.81%) IT Support
4 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
5 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 6 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (11.90%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (11.90%) IT Analyst
7 5 (11.90%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (11.90%) IT Technician
8 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (9.52%) Desktop Analyst
8 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (9.52%) IT Support Technician
8 4 (9.52%) Senior IT Support
8 4 (9.52%) Senior IT Technician
8 4 (9.52%) Senior Support Technician
8 4 (9.52%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.76%) iPad
2 2 (4.76%) iPhone
3 1 (2.38%) CCTV
3 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.38%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (2.38%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 33 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (76.19%) Windows Server
5 27 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (47.62%) Windows 10
7 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (9.52%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.76%) Mac OS X
8 2 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (2.38%) CentOS
9 1 (2.38%) Linux
9 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) ITIL
2 6 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 4 (9.52%) CRM
3 4 (9.52%) Data Protection
3 4 (9.52%) ITIL V3
4 2 (4.76%) Software Distribution
5 1 (2.38%) Broadcast Engineering
5 1 (2.38%) Document Management
5 1 (2.38%) ERP
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.38%) Post-Production
5 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.38%) Software Licensing
5 1 (2.38%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (33.33%) MCSE
3 11 (26.19%) MCP
4 10 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (19.05%) MCITP
5 8 (19.05%) MCSA
5 8 (19.05%) MCTS
6 6 (14.29%) CCNA
7 4 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (4.76%) A+ Certification
8 2 (4.76%) DBS Check
8 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
8 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.38%) CCAA
9 1 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 14 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (11.90%) XenApp
5 4 (9.52%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 25 (59.52%) VMware
3 11 (26.19%) Citrix
4 10 (23.81%) Cisco
5 7 (16.67%) HP
6 5 (11.90%) Apple
7 4 (9.52%) F5
7 4 (9.52%) Meraki
8 1 (2.38%) Adobe
8 1 (2.38%) AppSense
8 1 (2.38%) Aspera
8 1 (2.38%) Avid
8 1 (2.38%) Clearswift
8 1 (2.38%) Dell
8 1 (2.38%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.38%) Google
8 1 (2.38%) Juniper
8 1 (2.38%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.38%) Sophos
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