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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 130 165 181
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +16
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 49 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.30% 0.58% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.07% 2.35% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 47 22 10
Average salary £31,500 £23,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.95% -52.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £35,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- -12.69%
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
967 979 1074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.65% 24.66% 26.57%
Number of salaries quoted 807 808 941
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Stockport +19 7 £40,000 - 3
Cheadle - 4 £39,000 - 1
Oldham - 3 £22,500 -
Altrincham - 3 £25,000 - 1
Bolton - 1 £26,500 -
Salford - 1 - -
Windows 8
North West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 98 (100.00%) Windows
2 79 (80.61%) Microsoft
3 68 (69.39%) Windows 7
4 60 (61.22%) MS Exchange
5 51 (52.04%) Active Directory
6 46 (46.94%) Windows XP
6 46 (46.94%) MS Excel
6 46 (46.94%) Hyper-V
7 44 (44.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 42 (42.86%) LAN
8 42 (42.86%) WAN
9 39 (39.80%) Firewall
10 37 (37.76%) SAN
11 35 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
12 34 (34.69%) Exchange Server 2010
13 33 (33.67%) Windows Server 2012
14 32 (32.65%) TCP/IP
15 30 (30.61%) VMware
15 30 (30.61%) Windows Server 2003
16 29 (29.59%) SharePoint
17 28 (28.57%) ITIL
17 28 (28.57%) DNS
18 27 (27.55%) Exchange Server 2003
19 26 (26.53%) Wyse
19 26 (26.53%) Finance
20 24 (24.49%) SQL Server
21 23 (23.47%) DHCP
21 23 (23.47%) CheckPoint
21 23 (23.47%) SQL Server 2008
22 22 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 60 (61.22%) MS Exchange
2 34 (34.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (29.59%) SharePoint
4 27 (27.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 22 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (17.35%) IIS
7 11 (11.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (4.08%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (2.04%) Lync
9 2 (2.04%) CMS
10 1 (1.02%) Joomla!
10 1 (1.02%) Apache
10 1 (1.02%) Documentum
10 1 (1.02%) Moodle
Applications
1 46 (46.94%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.18%) MS Office
3 3 (3.06%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.02%) Revit
Business Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (42.86%) LAN
1 42 (42.86%) WAN
2 39 (39.80%) Firewall
3 37 (37.76%) SAN
4 32 (32.65%) TCP/IP
5 28 (28.57%) DNS
6 23 (23.47%) DHCP
7 20 (20.41%) VPN
8 13 (13.27%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (8.16%) WLAN
10 5 (5.10%) VLAN
11 4 (4.08%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (3.06%) iSCSI
13 2 (2.04%) NetScaler
13 2 (2.04%) Wireless
14 1 (1.02%) DSL
14 1 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
14 1 (1.02%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (24.49%) SQL Server
2 23 (23.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (9.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.02%) DataEase
6 1 (1.02%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Ant
1 1 (1.02%) JIRA
1 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (26.53%) Finance
2 6 (6.12%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.10%) Legal
4 2 (2.04%) Advertising
5 1 (1.02%) Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Marketing
5 1 (1.02%) German Language
5 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.02%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (32.65%) Support Engineer
2 21 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
2 21 (21.43%) IT Support
3 14 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (13.27%) IT Support Engineer
5 9 (9.18%) Desktop Support
5 9 (9.18%) Analyst
5 9 (9.18%) Infrastructure Technician
5 9 (9.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (8.16%) Support Analyst
6 8 (8.16%) Technical Support
7 5 (5.10%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 2 (2.04%) Network Support
10 2 (2.04%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (2.04%) Linux Support
10 2 (2.04%) Linux Support Engineer
10 2 (2.04%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.20%) Web Services
2 4 (4.08%) X-Windows
3 3 (3.06%) HTML
3 3 (3.06%) CSS
4 1 (1.02%) .NET
4 1 (1.02%) XML
4 1 (1.02%) Ajax
4 1 (1.02%) JSON
4 1 (1.02%) jQuery
4 1 (1.02%) HTML5
4 1 (1.02%) PhoneGap
4 1 (1.02%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.06%) Thin Client
1 3 (3.06%) Blackberry
1 3 (3.06%) Fat Client
1 3 (3.06%) EqualLogic
2 2 (2.04%) iPhone
2 2 (2.04%) Visualisation
2 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.04%) SecurID
3 1 (1.02%) LLPG
3 1 (1.02%) PDA
3 1 (1.02%) Statistics
3 1 (1.02%) GIS
3 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.02%) VLE
3 1 (1.02%) iPad
3 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 98 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (69.39%) Windows 7
3 46 (46.94%) Windows XP
4 44 (44.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (33.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (30.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (12.24%) Windows Vista
8 8 (8.16%) Linux
9 2 (2.04%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (2.04%) UNIX
9 2 (2.04%) CentOS
10 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (1.02%) Android
10 1 (1.02%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.57%) ITIL
2 13 (13.27%) ERP
3 8 (8.16%) Coaching
4 7 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 6 (6.12%) PRINCE2
5 6 (6.12%) Mentoring
6 4 (4.08%) ITIL V2
6 4 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.06%) Information Security
7 3 (3.06%) Time Management
8 2 (2.04%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.04%) Network Management
8 2 (2.04%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (2.04%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (2.04%) PRINCE
8 2 (2.04%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.02%) Resource Management
9 1 (1.02%) Fund Management
9 1 (1.02%) Project Management
9 1 (1.02%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.33%) PowerShell
2 13 (13.27%) SQL
3 2 (2.04%) Java
3 2 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.02%) PHP
4 1 (1.02%) VB
4 1 (1.02%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (16.33%) MCTS
2 16 (16.33%) MCSE
3 12 (12.24%) CCNA
3 12 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (10.20%) MCP
4 10 (10.20%) NCDA
5 9 (9.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (8.16%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (6.12%) CCA
8 5 (5.10%) Security Cleared
8 5 (5.10%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.04%) MCITP
9 2 (2.04%) HNC
9 2 (2.04%) HND
9 2 (2.04%) MCSA
9 2 (2.04%) CCAA
10 1 (1.02%) Degree
10 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (52.04%) Active Directory
2 46 (46.94%) Hyper-V
3 18 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (16.33%) Terminal Services
5 9 (9.18%) vSphere
6 7 (7.14%) XenApp
6 7 (7.14%) XenServer
7 5 (5.10%) XenDesktop
8 3 (3.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 17 (17.35%) Backup Exec
2 11 (11.22%) SCCM
3 9 (9.18%) SCOM
4 4 (4.08%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (4.08%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.04%) WSUS
5 2 (2.04%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 79 (80.61%) Microsoft
2 30 (30.61%) VMware
3 26 (26.53%) Wyse
4 23 (23.47%) CheckPoint
5 18 (18.37%) Symantec
6 17 (17.35%) Cisco
7 13 (13.27%) Citrix
7 13 (13.27%) HP
8 12 (12.24%) NetApp
9 10 (10.20%) 3PAR
10 9 (9.18%) Dell
11 4 (4.08%) McAfee
12 3 (3.06%) Red Hat
12 3 (3.06%) Fortinet
12 3 (3.06%) Draytek
12 3 (3.06%) SolarWinds
13 2 (2.04%) MobileIron
13 2 (2.04%) Adobe
13 2 (2.04%) Sophos
13 2 (2.04%) AppSense
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