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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 161 145 189
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +44
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 24 32 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.59% 0.85% 0.026%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.75% 3.24% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 21 25 1
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +8.33%
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
874 989 996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.62% 26.37% 25.90%
Number of salaries quoted 718 859 854
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 23 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 23 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
Stockport - 4 £27,500 -
Salford - 2 - - 1
Altrincham - 1 £17,500 -
Windows 8
North West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 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 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (59.65%) Windows 7
3 33 (57.89%) Microsoft
4 30 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (45.61%) Active Directory
6 24 (42.11%) MS Excel
7 23 (40.35%) VMware
8 22 (38.60%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (36.84%) ITIL
10 20 (35.09%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (31.58%) TCP/IP
13 16 (28.07%) MS Office
13 16 (28.07%) Hyper-V
14 15 (26.32%) MS Exchange
15 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
15 13 (22.81%) Windows XP
15 13 (22.81%) Apple
16 12 (21.05%) DNS
17 11 (19.30%) LAN
17 11 (19.30%) WAN
17 11 (19.30%) SQL Server 2008
17 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2010
18 10 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2007
18 10 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2013
19 9 (15.79%) Citrix
19 9 (15.79%) SAN
19 9 (15.79%) vSphere
19 9 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
20 8 (14.04%) Cisco

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 15 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.75%) CMS
7 1 (1.75%) WordPress
7 1 (1.75%) IIS
7 1 (1.75%) Site Server
Applications
1 24 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 16 (28.07%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.58%) TCP/IP
2 12 (21.05%) DNS
3 11 (19.30%) LAN
3 11 (19.30%) WAN
4 9 (15.79%) SAN
5 8 (14.04%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (10.53%) DHCP
6 6 (10.53%) Firewall
7 5 (8.77%) VPN
8 3 (5.26%) VoIP
8 3 (5.26%) NetScaler
9 2 (3.51%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (3.51%) Internet
10 1 (1.75%) Wireless
10 1 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (1.75%) VLAN
10 1 (1.75%) Network Security
10 1 (1.75%) SMTP
10 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.75%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
2 11 (19.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.51%) Sybase ASA
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (3.51%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Law
2 1 (1.75%) Legal
2 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.75%) Marketing
2 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (15.79%) Team Leader
2 8 (14.04%) Help Desk Team Lead
3 7 (12.28%) Support Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) IT Support
5 5 (8.77%) Consultant
6 4 (7.02%) Customer Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.02%) Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Support Team Leader
6 4 (7.02%) Customer Support Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Desktop Team Leader
7 3 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.51%) Support Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) IT Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) HTML
1 2 (3.51%) .NET
1 2 (3.51%) CSS
1 2 (3.51%) jQuery
1 2 (3.51%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
1 2 (3.51%) iPhone
1 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.75%) NHS
2 1 (1.75%) New Media
2 1 (1.75%) E-Learning
2 1 (1.75%) Statistics
2 1 (1.75%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (59.65%) Windows 7
3 30 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (35.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (22.81%) Windows XP
7 4 (7.02%) Windows Vista
8 3 (5.26%) Windows 2000
9 2 (3.51%) UNIX
9 2 (3.51%) Android
10 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) ITIL
2 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
3 4 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (7.02%) Web Development
4 3 (5.26%) Time Management
5 2 (3.51%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (3.51%) Software Licensing
5 2 (3.51%) Data Security
6 1 (1.75%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.75%) Information Management
6 1 (1.75%) Document Management
6 1 (1.75%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.75%) CRM
6 1 (1.75%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.75%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.75%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) SQL
2 2 (3.51%) C#
2 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.28%) CCNA
2 7 (12.28%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (8.77%) MCTS
3 5 (8.77%) NCDA
4 3 (5.26%) Degree
4 3 (5.26%) MCP
5 2 (3.51%) MCSE
6 1 (1.75%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) BS7799
System Software
1 26 (45.61%) Active Directory
2 22 (38.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (28.07%) Hyper-V
4 9 (15.79%) vSphere
5 3 (5.26%) XenApp
5 3 (5.26%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.51%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.51%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.75%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.51%) WSUS
3 1 (1.75%) SCCM
3 1 (1.75%) DameWare
Vendors
1 33 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 23 (40.35%) VMware
3 13 (22.81%) Apple
4 9 (15.79%) Citrix
5 8 (14.04%) NetApp
5 8 (14.04%) Cisco
6 3 (5.26%) AppSense
7 2 (3.51%) HP
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle
7 2 (3.51%) Sybase
8 1 (1.75%) McAfee
8 1 (1.75%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.75%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.75%) Veeam
8 1 (1.75%) Twitter
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