The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -6.15%
Windows 8
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Operating Systems Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
57 121 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 17.27% 32.97% 27.67%
Number of salaries quoted 41 110 88
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Middlesex region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Middlesex

Windows 8
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 3 (75.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Software Distribution
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (25.00%) WSUS
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Degree

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Team Leader
1 3 (75.00%) Help Desk Team Lead
2 1 (25.00%) PC Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Software Distribution
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) VMware