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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 166 145 160
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +15
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 17 40 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.49% 1.20% 0.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.27% 5.21% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15 34 28
Median salary £25,182 £25,588 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.58% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £20,650 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,050 £37,500 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £27,500 £27,750
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -0.90%
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
749 768 1056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.72% 22.98% 26.33%
Number of salaries quoted 652 635 893
Median salary £37,500 £34,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £21,879
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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
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 25 June 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
Altrincham - 6 £32,000 -
Bury - 2 £33,750 -
Bolton 0 1 £31,500 +90.90% 1
Windows 8
North West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 30 (78.95%) Windows 7
3 29 (76.32%) Microsoft
4 25 (65.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (60.53%) MS Excel
6 19 (50.00%) MS Office
7 18 (47.37%) Windows Server
8 17 (44.74%) Windows 10
9 16 (42.11%) MS Exchange
10 15 (39.47%) ITIL
11 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
11 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (31.58%) Windows XP
14 11 (28.95%) VMware
15 10 (26.32%) Firewall
15 10 (26.32%) TCP/IP
15 10 (26.32%) MCP
15 10 (26.32%) CCNA
15 10 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (23.68%) Office 365
16 9 (23.68%) Cisco
16 9 (23.68%) Hyper-V
17 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
17 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
17 8 (21.05%) VPN
18 7 (18.42%) DNS
18 7 (18.42%) DHCP

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 (42.11%) MS Exchange
2 10 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 23 (60.53%) MS Excel
2 19 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.68%) Office 365
2 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) Firewall
1 10 (26.32%) TCP/IP
2 8 (21.05%) VPN
3 7 (18.42%) DHCP
3 7 (18.42%) DNS
3 7 (18.42%) LAN
4 6 (15.79%) VLAN
5 5 (13.16%) Internet
5 5 (13.16%) WAN
6 4 (10.53%) SAN
7 2 (5.26%) VoIP
8 1 (2.63%) HTTP
8 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (18.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) IT Support
4 5 (13.16%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.53%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 3 (7.89%) Desktop Support
6 3 (7.89%) IT Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Support Technician
7 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.63%) REST
2 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (78.95%) Windows 7
3 25 (65.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (47.37%) Windows Server
5 17 (44.74%) Windows 10
6 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (31.58%) Windows XP
8 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (10.53%) Windows Vista
10 3 (7.89%) Mac OS X
11 2 (5.26%) Android
11 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
11 2 (5.26%) Linux
11 2 (5.26%) VMS
12 1 (2.63%) CentOS
12 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
12 1 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) ITIL
2 6 (15.79%) Server Virtualisation
3 5 (13.16%) Migration
4 4 (10.53%) Line Management
4 4 (10.53%) Software Licensing
5 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.26%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.26%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.63%) Data Management
7 1 (2.63%) Database Security
7 1 (2.63%) High Availability
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.63%) MVC
7 1 (2.63%) OO
7 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.63%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
1 4 (10.53%) VB
2 3 (7.89%) C#
2 3 (7.89%) C++
2 3 (7.89%) Java
3 2 (5.26%) SQL
4 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (26.32%) CCNA
2 10 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (26.32%) MCP
3 6 (15.79%) MCSE
4 5 (13.16%) MCSA
5 4 (10.53%) CCNP
5 4 (10.53%) MCTS
6 3 (7.89%) Degree
7 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (5.26%) MCDST
7 2 (5.26%) MCITP
8 1 (2.63%) CCAA
8 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.63%) HND
8 1 (2.63%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.68%) Hyper-V
3 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (7.89%) XenApp
6 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.26%) XenServer
7 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) SCCM
2 6 (15.79%) Backup Exec
3 4 (10.53%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.63%) DameWare
4 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.95%) VMware
3 9 (23.68%) Cisco
4 7 (18.42%) Citrix
5 4 (10.53%) Intel Security
5 4 (10.53%) Juniper
5 4 (10.53%) NetApp
5 4 (10.53%) Nimble Storage
5 4 (10.53%) Sophos
5 4 (10.53%) Veeam
6 2 (5.26%) Apple
6 2 (5.26%) Draytek
6 2 (5.26%) Symantec
7 1 (2.63%) Autodesk
7 1 (2.63%) Dell
7 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
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