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

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 161 153 191
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +38
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 35 31 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.84% 0.81% 0.095%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.55% 3.25% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 31 25 4
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% -54.81%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £31,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-10.40% -3.84%
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
987 953 1105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.75% 24.97% 26.25%
Number of salaries quoted 835 829 1007
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £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 November 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 26 November 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
Cheadle - 7 £39,000 - 2
Stockport -6 3 £40,000 - 1
Rochdale -1 2 £16,500 -5.71%
Salford - 1 £18,000 - 1
Oldham - 1 £22,500 -
Altrincham - 1 £17,500 -
Windows 8
North West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (59.70%) Microsoft
2 40 (59.70%) Windows 7
3 27 (40.30%) MS Excel
4 26 (38.81%) Hyper-V
5 24 (35.82%) Active Directory
6 22 (32.84%) TCP/IP
6 22 (32.84%) DNS
6 22 (32.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (31.34%) MS Exchange
8 18 (26.87%) SharePoint
9 17 (25.37%) ITIL
9 17 (25.37%) Firewall
9 17 (25.37%) VMware
10 16 (23.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (22.39%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (20.90%) MS Office
12 14 (20.90%) LAN
12 14 (20.90%) WAN
12 14 (20.90%) SAN
13 13 (19.40%) Apple
13 13 (19.40%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (17.91%) DHCP
15 11 (16.42%) MCSE
16 10 (14.93%) Wyse
16 10 (14.93%) CheckPoint
16 10 (14.93%) Backup Exec
17 9 (13.43%) Finance
17 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2003
17 9 (13.43%) Windows XP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 21 (31.34%) MS Exchange
2 18 (26.87%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.48%) IIS
6 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.99%) CMS
8 1 (1.49%) Joomla!
8 1 (1.49%) Documentum
8 1 (1.49%) Site Server
8 1 (1.49%) WordPress
8 1 (1.49%) Moodle
Applications
1 27 (40.30%) MS Excel
2 14 (20.90%) MS Office
3 1 (1.49%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.49%) Revit
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.94%) Office 365
2 1 (1.49%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 22 (32.84%) TCP/IP
1 22 (32.84%) DNS
2 17 (25.37%) Firewall
3 14 (20.90%) SAN
3 14 (20.90%) LAN
3 14 (20.90%) WAN
4 12 (17.91%) DHCP
5 7 (10.45%) VPN
6 3 (4.48%) VLAN
7 2 (2.99%) VoIP
7 2 (2.99%) Internet
7 2 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.99%) Wireless
8 1 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.49%) DSL
8 1 (1.49%) WLAN
8 1 (1.49%) SMTP
8 1 (1.49%) SNMP
8 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
1 8 (11.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.49%) DataEase
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Ant
1 1 (1.49%) JIRA
1 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (13.43%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Legal
3 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.99%) Law
3 2 (2.99%) Marketing
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) German Language
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (17.91%) Support Engineer
2 10 (14.93%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (14.93%) IT Support
3 9 (13.43%) Team Leader
4 8 (11.94%) Help Desk Team Lead
5 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.97%) Support Team Leader
7 4 (5.97%) Customer Support Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Customer Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Desktop Team Leader
8 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Technician
8 3 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Trainer
8 3 (4.48%) IT Trainer
9 2 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Help Desk Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) Web Services
2 3 (4.48%) HTML
2 3 (4.48%) CSS
3 1 (1.49%) .NET
3 1 (1.49%) XML
3 1 (1.49%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.49%) Ajax
3 1 (1.49%) JSON
3 1 (1.49%) jQuery
3 1 (1.49%) HTML5
3 1 (1.49%) PhoneGap
3 1 (1.49%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.99%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.99%) Statistics
2 2 (2.99%) iPhone
3 1 (1.49%) New Media
3 1 (1.49%) User Experience
3 1 (1.49%) Blog
3 1 (1.49%) GIS
3 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.49%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.49%) VLE
3 1 (1.49%) LLPG
3 1 (1.49%) PDA
3 1 (1.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (59.70%) Windows 7
3 22 (32.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (23.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (13.43%) Windows XP
5 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (10.45%) Windows Vista
7 4 (5.97%) Linux
8 3 (4.48%) Windows 2000
8 3 (4.48%) Android
9 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) ITIL
2 6 (8.96%) Service Delivery
3 4 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (5.97%) Time Management
4 2 (2.99%) Data Protection
4 2 (2.99%) Data Security
4 2 (2.99%) ERP
4 2 (2.99%) Business Continuity
5 1 (1.49%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.49%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.49%) Data Management
5 1 (1.49%) Information Management
5 1 (1.49%) Document Management
5 1 (1.49%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (1.49%) Resource Management
5 1 (1.49%) Fund Management
5 1 (1.49%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.49%) SOA
5 1 (1.49%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.49%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.94%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.48%) SQL
3 2 (2.99%) Java
3 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.49%) VB
4 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (19.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (16.42%) MCSE
3 6 (8.96%) MCP
4 4 (5.97%) Degree
5 3 (4.48%) CCNA
5 3 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.99%) HNC
6 2 (2.99%) HND
6 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.49%) MCSA
7 1 (1.49%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) BS7799
System Software
1 26 (38.81%) Hyper-V
2 24 (35.82%) Active Directory
3 15 (22.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (10.45%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.99%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.99%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.99%) vSphere
6 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.49%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 10 (14.93%) Backup Exec
2 4 (5.97%) WSUS
3 1 (1.49%) SCCM
3 1 (1.49%) DameWare
Vendors
1 40 (59.70%) Microsoft
2 17 (25.37%) VMware
3 13 (19.40%) Apple
4 10 (14.93%) CheckPoint
4 10 (14.93%) Wyse
5 9 (13.43%) HP
6 8 (11.94%) Symantec
7 7 (10.45%) Cisco
8 6 (8.96%) 3PAR
9 5 (7.46%) Citrix
10 2 (2.99%) NetApp
11 1 (1.49%) Dell
11 1 (1.49%) Intel
11 1 (1.49%) SAP
11 1 (1.49%) Adobe
11 1 (1.49%) Sencha
11 1 (1.49%) Twitter
11 1 (1.49%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.49%) Veeam
11 1 (1.49%) Autodesk
Manchester, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum £DOE
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Pension, Microsoft Training
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
AQA
Salary: £26,124 per annum Rising to £30,428 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheadle
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago