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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 154 148 176
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +28
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 32 32 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.78% 0.83% 0.027%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.34% 3.13% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 27 27 1
Average salary £23,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -4.41%
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
959 1023 980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.26% 26.41% 26.08%
Number of salaries quoted 790 885 829
Average salary £36,000 £35,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.40% +7.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Bolton +4 4 £17,500 -65.00%
Salford - 4 - -
Stockport - 4 £27,500 -
Bury - 1 £25,000 -
Windows 8
North West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (63.93%) Windows 7
3 37 (60.66%) Microsoft
4 33 (54.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (49.18%) Active Directory
6 26 (42.62%) MS Excel
7 25 (40.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (39.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (37.70%) VMware
9 23 (37.70%) TCP/IP
10 22 (36.07%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (32.79%) ITIL
12 17 (27.87%) SQL Server
12 17 (27.87%) MS Office
12 17 (27.87%) Windows XP
12 17 (27.87%) Hyper-V
13 16 (26.23%) MS Exchange
14 13 (21.31%) LAN
14 13 (21.31%) WAN
14 13 (21.31%) Apple
14 13 (21.31%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (19.67%) Exchange Server 2013
15 12 (19.67%) DNS
15 12 (19.67%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2007
16 11 (18.03%) SAN
16 11 (18.03%) SQL Server 2012
16 11 (18.03%) vSphere
17 10 (16.39%) NetApp
17 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Certification

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 16 (26.23%) MS Exchange
2 13 (21.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (19.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.64%) CMS
8 1 (1.64%) Site Server
Applications
1 26 (42.62%) MS Excel
2 17 (27.87%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (37.70%) TCP/IP
2 13 (21.31%) LAN
2 13 (21.31%) WAN
3 12 (19.67%) DNS
4 11 (18.03%) SAN
5 10 (16.39%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (11.48%) Firewall
7 6 (9.84%) DHCP
8 5 (8.20%) VPN
9 4 (6.56%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (4.92%) VoIP
10 3 (4.92%) NetScaler
11 2 (3.28%) Internet
12 1 (1.64%) Wireless
12 1 (1.64%) VLAN
12 1 (1.64%) Network Security
12 1 (1.64%) SMTP
12 1 (1.64%) Ethernet
12 1 (1.64%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.87%) SQL Server
2 12 (19.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (18.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (8.20%) Oracle Database
4 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
4 5 (8.20%) Sybase ASA
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (3.28%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Law
2 1 (1.64%) Legal
2 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (14.75%) Team Leader
2 8 (13.11%) Help Desk Team Lead
2 8 (13.11%) Consultant
2 8 (13.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (9.84%) Support Engineer
3 6 (9.84%) IT Support
4 5 (8.20%) Support Consultant
5 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (6.56%) Customer Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Support Team Leader
5 4 (6.56%) Customer Support Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Desktop Team Leader
6 3 (4.92%) IT Assistant
6 3 (4.92%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (3.28%) IT Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) Trainer
7 2 (3.28%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) HTML
1 2 (3.28%) .NET
1 2 (3.28%) CSS
1 2 (3.28%) jQuery
1 2 (3.28%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.28%) Blackberry
1 2 (3.28%) iPhone
2 1 (1.64%) NHS
2 1 (1.64%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (63.93%) Windows 7
3 33 (54.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (40.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (39.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (27.87%) Windows XP
7 6 (9.84%) Windows Vista
8 5 (8.20%) UNIX
9 3 (4.92%) Windows 2000
10 2 (3.28%) Android
11 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) ITIL
2 6 (9.84%) Web Development
3 5 (8.20%) Service Delivery
4 4 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.92%) Time Management
6 2 (3.28%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.28%) Data Security
7 1 (1.64%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.64%) Information Management
7 1 (1.64%) Document Management
7 1 (1.64%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.64%) CRM
7 1 (1.64%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.64%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.64%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.75%) SQL
2 2 (3.28%) C#
2 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (14.75%) CCNA
2 9 (14.75%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (11.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (11.48%) MCTS
3 7 (11.48%) NCDA
4 5 (8.20%) Degree
5 3 (4.92%) MCP
6 2 (3.28%) MCSE
7 1 (1.64%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) BS7799
System Software
1 30 (49.18%) Active Directory
2 22 (36.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (27.87%) Hyper-V
4 11 (18.03%) vSphere
5 3 (4.92%) XenApp
5 3 (4.92%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.64%) SpamAssassin
7 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.28%) WSUS
3 1 (1.64%) SCCM
3 1 (1.64%) DameWare
Vendors
1 37 (60.66%) Microsoft
2 23 (37.70%) VMware
3 13 (21.31%) Apple
4 10 (16.39%) Cisco
4 10 (16.39%) NetApp
5 9 (14.75%) Citrix
6 5 (8.20%) Oracle
6 5 (8.20%) Sybase
7 4 (6.56%) HP
8 3 (4.92%) AppSense
8 3 (4.92%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.64%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.64%) Veeam
9 1 (1.64%) McAfee
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