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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
North West / Manchester
Rank 197 139 130
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 8 40 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.21% 1.22% 1.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.97% 4.77% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4 35 58
Median salary £21,000 £38,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-45.45% +11.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,550 £22,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £25,550 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -

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
827 839 1005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.99% 25.66% 25.77%
Number of salaries quoted 699 688 859
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Salford 0 2 - -
Cheadle - 2 £21,000 -
Stockport +4 1 £17,500 -56.25% 2
Bury -12 1 £27,500 -20.00%
Windows 8
North West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (86.36%) Active Directory
3 37 (84.09%) Windows 7
4 34 (77.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (70.45%) Microsoft
6 30 (68.18%) Windows Server
7 27 (61.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (50.00%) Windows 10
9 21 (47.73%) VMware
10 18 (40.91%) MS Exchange
11 17 (38.64%) ITIL
11 17 (38.64%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (34.09%) DNS
12 15 (34.09%) Hyper-V
13 13 (29.55%) MCSE
14 12 (27.27%) MS Office
14 12 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
14 12 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (25.00%) Cisco
15 11 (25.00%) Citrix
16 10 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
16 10 (22.73%) DHCP
16 10 (22.73%) Finance
16 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (22.73%) MCITP
16 10 (22.73%) Office 365
17 9 (20.45%) MCP
18 8 (18.18%) HP
18 8 (18.18%) MCTS
19 7 (15.91%) SQL

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 18 (40.91%) MS Exchange
2 12 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
4 6 (13.64%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.27%) Zimbra
Applications
1 12 (27.27%) MS Office
2 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.27%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.73%) Office 365
2 4 (9.09%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.09%) DNS
2 10 (22.73%) DHCP
3 6 (13.64%) VPN
3 6 (13.64%) Wireless
4 5 (11.36%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
4 5 (11.36%) VoIP
5 4 (9.09%) BIG-IP
5 4 (9.09%) MPLS
5 4 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (9.09%) SAN
5 4 (9.09%) VLAN
6 3 (6.82%) NetScaler
7 2 (4.55%) Firewall
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.27%) LAN
8 1 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.27%) FileMaker
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Advertising
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Analyst
2 11 (25.00%) IT Support
2 11 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 9 (20.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (15.91%) Support Technician
5 6 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Support
5 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (11.36%) Desktop Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) IT Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) IT Technician
7 4 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
7 4 (9.09%) Senior IT Technician
7 4 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Driving Licence
1 3 (6.82%) Fat Client
1 3 (6.82%) RSA SecurID
1 3 (6.82%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.55%) CMDB
3 1 (2.27%) CCTV
3 1 (2.27%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (84.09%) Windows 7
3 34 (77.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (68.18%) Windows Server
5 27 (61.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (50.00%) Windows 10
7 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (11.36%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (11.36%) Windows XP
9 2 (4.55%) Mac OS X
9 2 (4.55%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.27%) CentOS
10 1 (2.27%) Linux
10 1 (2.27%) Mac OS
10 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) ITIL
2 4 (9.09%) CRM
2 4 (9.09%) Data Protection
2 4 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 3 (6.82%) ITIL V3
3 3 (6.82%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.55%) Document Management
4 2 (4.55%) Service Management
4 2 (4.55%) Software Distribution
5 1 (2.27%) Broadcast Engineering
5 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.27%) ERP
5 1 (2.27%) Post-Production
5 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.27%) System Testing
5 1 (2.27%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) SQL
2 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (29.55%) MCSE
3 10 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (22.73%) MCITP
4 9 (20.45%) MCP
5 8 (18.18%) MCTS
6 7 (15.91%) MCSA
7 6 (13.64%) CCNA
8 4 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (6.82%) CCAA
9 3 (6.82%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (4.55%) A+ Certification
10 2 (4.55%) DBS Check
10 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
10 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
11 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 38 (86.36%) Active Directory
2 15 (34.09%) Hyper-V
3 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (13.64%) XenApp
5 3 (6.82%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.55%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) SCCM
2 3 (6.82%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (70.45%) Microsoft
2 21 (47.73%) VMware
3 11 (25.00%) Cisco
3 11 (25.00%) Citrix
4 8 (18.18%) HP
5 5 (11.36%) Apple
6 4 (9.09%) F5
6 4 (9.09%) Meraki
7 3 (6.82%) AppSense
7 3 (6.82%) Clearswift
7 3 (6.82%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.27%) Adobe
8 1 (2.27%) Dell
8 1 (2.27%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.27%) Google
8 1 (2.27%) Juniper
8 1 (2.27%) Kaspersky
8 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.27%) Sage
8 1 (2.27%) Sophos
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