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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 127 146 185
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +39
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 60 27 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.52% 0.73% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.78% 2.86% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 56 25 5
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £58,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
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
1038 945 1149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 26.31% 25.42% 26.64%
Number of salaries quoted 905 835 1030
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Cheadle - 11 £39,000 - 2
Stockport +1 7 £40,000 - 1
Oldham - 5 £22,500 -
Bolton +6 2 £33,250 -
Rochdale - 2 £16,500 -
Salford - 1 - - 1
Altrincham - 1 £25,000 - 1
Windows 8
North West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 83 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (78.31%) Microsoft
3 55 (66.27%) Windows 7
4 45 (54.22%) MS Exchange
5 42 (50.60%) Active Directory
6 37 (44.58%) Hyper-V
7 36 (43.37%) MS Excel
8 34 (40.96%) Windows XP
8 34 (40.96%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (38.55%) SAN
10 30 (36.14%) LAN
10 30 (36.14%) WAN
11 29 (34.94%) VMware
12 27 (32.53%) Firewall
12 27 (32.53%) Exchange Server 2010
13 26 (31.33%) ITIL
14 24 (28.92%) Windows Server 2003
14 24 (28.92%) DNS
15 23 (27.71%) Microsoft Certification
15 23 (27.71%) SharePoint
15 23 (27.71%) Windows Server 2012
16 21 (25.30%) TCP/IP
17 20 (24.10%) Finance
18 19 (22.89%) Wyse
18 19 (22.89%) DHCP
18 19 (22.89%) VMware Infrastructure
19 18 (21.69%) Exchange Server 2003
20 17 (20.48%) Exchange Server 2007
21 16 (19.28%) SQL Server 2008
21 16 (19.28%) SQL Server

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 45 (54.22%) MS Exchange
2 27 (32.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (27.71%) SharePoint
4 18 (21.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 17 (20.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (15.66%) IIS
7 8 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (3.61%) CMS
9 2 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (2.41%) Lync
10 1 (1.20%) WordPress
10 1 (1.20%) Moodle
10 1 (1.20%) Joomla!
10 1 (1.20%) Documentum
10 1 (1.20%) Site Server
Applications
1 36 (43.37%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.84%) MS Office
3 3 (3.61%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.20%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.64%) Office 365
2 1 (1.20%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 32 (38.55%) SAN
2 30 (36.14%) LAN
2 30 (36.14%) WAN
3 27 (32.53%) Firewall
4 24 (28.92%) DNS
5 21 (25.30%) TCP/IP
6 19 (22.89%) DHCP
7 15 (18.07%) VPN
8 9 (10.84%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (6.02%) WLAN
10 4 (4.82%) VLAN
11 3 (3.61%) iSCSI
11 3 (3.61%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (2.41%) NetScaler
12 2 (2.41%) Wireless
12 2 (2.41%) VoIP
13 1 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (1.20%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.28%) SQL Server
1 16 (19.28%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (12.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (6.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (6.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.20%) DataEase
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Ant
1 1 (1.20%) JIRA
1 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (24.10%) Finance
2 6 (7.23%) Legal
3 5 (6.02%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.41%) Advertising
4 2 (2.41%) Law
4 2 (2.41%) Marketing
4 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.20%) German Language
5 1 (1.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (26.51%) Support Engineer
2 19 (22.89%) 3rd Line Support
3 14 (16.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (16.87%) IT Support
4 12 (14.46%) Analyst
5 10 (12.05%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (10.84%) Support Analyst
7 8 (9.64%) IT Support Engineer
8 7 (8.43%) Infrastructure Technician
9 6 (7.23%) Desktop Support
10 5 (6.02%) Technical Support
10 5 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (6.02%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 4 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (4.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (4.82%) Trainer
11 4 (4.82%) IT Trainer
12 3 (3.61%) Help Desk Analyst
13 2 (2.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 2 (2.41%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.43%) Web Services
2 4 (4.82%) X-Windows
3 3 (3.61%) HTML
3 3 (3.61%) CSS
4 1 (1.20%) .NET
4 1 (1.20%) XML
4 1 (1.20%) Ajax
4 1 (1.20%) JSON
4 1 (1.20%) jQuery
4 1 (1.20%) HTML5
4 1 (1.20%) PhoneGap
4 1 (1.20%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.82%) iPhone
2 3 (3.61%) EqualLogic
2 3 (3.61%) Fat Client
2 3 (3.61%) Thin Client
2 3 (3.61%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.41%) SecurID
3 2 (2.41%) Statistics
3 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.20%) NHS
4 1 (1.20%) iPad
4 1 (1.20%) New Media
4 1 (1.20%) User Experience
4 1 (1.20%) Blog
4 1 (1.20%) LLPG
4 1 (1.20%) PDA
4 1 (1.20%) GIS
4 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.20%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.20%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 83 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (66.27%) Windows 7
3 34 (40.96%) Windows XP
3 34 (40.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (28.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (27.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (10.84%) Windows Vista
7 6 (7.23%) Linux
8 3 (3.61%) Android
9 2 (2.41%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.33%) ITIL
2 8 (9.64%) ERP
2 8 (9.64%) Service Delivery
3 5 (6.02%) Coaching
4 4 (4.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (4.82%) PRINCE2
5 3 (3.61%) Information Security
5 3 (3.61%) Time Management
5 3 (3.61%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.41%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.41%) Network Management
6 2 (2.41%) ITIL V2
6 2 (2.41%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (2.41%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (2.41%) PRINCE
7 1 (1.20%) Project Management
7 1 (1.20%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.20%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.20%) Data Management
7 1 (1.20%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.05%) PowerShell
2 9 (10.84%) SQL
3 2 (2.41%) Java
3 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.20%) VB
4 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (27.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (14.46%) MCSE
3 9 (10.84%) MCP
4 7 (8.43%) CCNA
4 7 (8.43%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (8.43%) MCTS
5 5 (6.02%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (4.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (4.82%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (4.82%) NCDA
7 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.41%) CCAA
8 2 (2.41%) CCA
8 2 (2.41%) HNC
8 2 (2.41%) HND
8 2 (2.41%) MCITP
8 2 (2.41%) Degree
9 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.20%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.20%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (50.60%) Active Directory
2 37 (44.58%) Hyper-V
3 19 (22.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (13.25%) Terminal Services
5 6 (7.23%) vSphere
6 4 (4.82%) XenApp
7 3 (3.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (2.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.41%) XenServer
8 2 (2.41%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.20%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (13.25%) Backup Exec
2 8 (9.64%) SCCM
3 5 (6.02%) SCOM
4 2 (2.41%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.41%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.41%) WSUS
4 2 (2.41%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 65 (78.31%) Microsoft
2 29 (34.94%) VMware
3 19 (22.89%) Wyse
4 16 (19.28%) CheckPoint
5 12 (14.46%) Cisco
5 12 (14.46%) HP
6 11 (13.25%) Citrix
6 11 (13.25%) Symantec
7 9 (10.84%) NetApp
8 7 (8.43%) Dell
8 7 (8.43%) 3PAR
9 3 (3.61%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.61%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.41%) McAfee
10 2 (2.41%) AppSense
10 2 (2.41%) MobileIron
11 1 (1.20%) Sencha
11 1 (1.20%) Twitter
11 1 (1.20%) Autodesk
11 1 (1.20%) SonicWALL
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