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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 145 161 151
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 47 32 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.22% 0.79% 0.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.21% 3.33% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 39 27 23
Average salary £26,000 £23,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -34.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £18,400 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £31,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
902 962 1022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.45% 23.69% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 729 791 884
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Bolton +7 5 £28,000 +60.00% 1
Salford +2 3 £20,500 - 1
Oldham - 2 £20,000 - 1
Audenshaw - 2 £25,000 -
Windows 8
North West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (83.75%) Windows 7
3 48 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 47 (58.75%) Active Directory
5 34 (42.50%) MS Exchange
6 33 (41.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (33.75%) ITIL
9 26 (32.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 24 (30.00%) MS Excel
10 24 (30.00%) DNS
11 23 (28.75%) DHCP
12 22 (27.50%) Exchange Server 2010
13 20 (25.00%) SQL Server
13 20 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
14 19 (23.75%) TCP/IP
14 19 (23.75%) SLA
14 19 (23.75%) Windows XP
14 19 (23.75%) LAN
15 18 (22.50%) WAN
16 17 (21.25%) Exchange Server 2013
17 16 (20.00%) Hyper-V
17 16 (20.00%) Firewall
18 15 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
18 15 (18.75%) VoIP
19 14 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
19 14 (17.50%) Mentoring
19 14 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2007
20 13 (16.25%) MCTS
20 13 (16.25%) WLAN

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 34 (42.50%) MS Exchange
2 22 (27.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (21.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (15.00%) SharePoint
6 9 (11.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (10.00%) Lync
8 5 (6.25%) IIS
9 4 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.25%) Apache
Applications
1 24 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (15.00%) MS Office
3 4 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.50%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Agresso
1 1 (1.25%) MFGPRO
1 1 (1.25%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (30.00%) DNS
2 23 (28.75%) DHCP
3 20 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 19 (23.75%) TCP/IP
4 19 (23.75%) LAN
5 18 (22.50%) WAN
6 16 (20.00%) Firewall
7 15 (18.75%) VoIP
8 13 (16.25%) WLAN
8 13 (16.25%) VPN
9 10 (12.50%) SAN
10 8 (10.00%) UMTS
10 8 (10.00%) Bluetooth
10 8 (10.00%) GPRS
10 8 (10.00%) GSM
10 8 (10.00%) DVB
10 8 (10.00%) Wireless
10 8 (10.00%) NFC
11 5 (6.25%) MPLS
11 5 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.25%) MySQL
General
1 10 (12.50%) Finance
2 8 (10.00%) Automotive
2 8 (10.00%) Multimedia
3 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.75%) Advertising
5 2 (2.50%) Legal
6 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (33.75%) Support Engineer
2 14 (17.50%) IT Support
3 13 (16.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (11.25%) Desktop Support
4 9 (11.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) Analyst
5 8 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 8 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Support Specialist
6 6 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (7.50%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Graduate
7 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (5.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Help Desk Supervisor
7 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
8 3 (3.75%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.00%) Flash
1 8 (10.00%) J2ME
1 8 (10.00%) SVG
1 8 (10.00%) OpenGL
1 8 (10.00%) Middleware
1 8 (10.00%) UIQ
1 8 (10.00%) Series 60
1 8 (10.00%) BREW
1 8 (10.00%) Qt
1 8 (10.00%) OpenAL
1 8 (10.00%) OpenCL
2 1 (1.25%) HTML5
2 1 (1.25%) CSS3
2 1 (1.25%) HTML
2 1 (1.25%) CSS
2 1 (1.25%) Web Services
2 1 (1.25%) XML
2 1 (1.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) MPEG
1 8 (10.00%) Device Driver
1 8 (10.00%) iPhone
1 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.75%) FlexPod
3 2 (2.50%) Derivative
3 2 (2.50%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.25%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.25%) Handset
4 1 (1.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (83.75%) Windows 7
3 33 (41.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (23.75%) Windows XP
6 15 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (15.00%) Linux
8 10 (12.50%) Android
9 9 (11.25%) Windows Mobile
10 8 (10.00%) Nucleus RTOS
10 8 (10.00%) Windows Vista
11 5 (6.25%) Data ONTAP
12 4 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (3.75%) Apple iOS
14 2 (2.50%) Mac OS
14 2 (2.50%) SUSE
14 2 (2.50%) UNIX
14 2 (2.50%) NetWare
14 2 (2.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.75%) ITIL
2 14 (17.50%) Mentoring
3 8 (10.00%) Mobile Commerce
3 8 (10.00%) DRM
3 8 (10.00%) Speech Recognition
3 8 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (8.75%) PRINCE2
4 7 (8.75%) ERP
4 7 (8.75%) ITIL V2
5 5 (6.25%) Coaching
5 5 (6.25%) Server Monitoring
6 4 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.00%) Change Management
7 3 (3.75%) Time Management
8 2 (2.50%) Project Management
8 2 (2.50%) CAD
9 1 (1.25%) Service Management
9 1 (1.25%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.00%) SQL
2 8 (10.00%) C
2 8 (10.00%) C++
2 8 (10.00%) Java
3 3 (3.75%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.50%) sed
4 2 (2.50%) Python
4 2 (2.50%) AWK
4 2 (2.50%) Perl
5 1 (1.25%) PHP
5 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (32.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (16.25%) MCTS
3 10 (12.50%) MCP
3 10 (12.50%) CCNA
3 10 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (10.00%) MCSE
4 8 (10.00%) NCDA
5 7 (8.75%) MCITP
5 7 (8.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (7.50%) MCSA
7 3 (3.75%) CCA
7 3 (3.75%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.50%) CCNP
8 2 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (2.50%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.50%) Degree
8 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (2.50%) CCENT
8 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (23.75%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (58.75%) Active Directory
2 16 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 12 (15.00%) vSphere
4 6 (7.50%) Terminal Services
5 5 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (3.75%) XenApp
7 2 (2.50%) XenServer
7 2 (2.50%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.50%) Firmware
8 1 (1.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) SCCM
1 5 (6.25%) SCOM
1 5 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (6.25%) SCOrch
2 2 (2.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 48 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.75%) VMware
2 11 (13.75%) Cisco
3 10 (12.50%) Citrix
4 9 (11.25%) NetApp
5 8 (10.00%) Symbian
6 6 (7.50%) HP
7 5 (6.25%) Avaya
7 5 (6.25%) McAfee
8 3 (3.75%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.50%) Apple
9 2 (2.50%) Sage
9 2 (2.50%) Adobe
9 2 (2.50%) Symantec
9 2 (2.50%) LANDesk
9 2 (2.50%) WatchGuard
9 2 (2.50%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.25%) NETGEAR
10 1 (1.25%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.25%) ServiceNow
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Salary: £15000 - £17000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £33000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £24000 - £29000 per annum + Bonus
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