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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 38 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.16% 0.58% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.69% 2.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £28,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -17.85%
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
52 100 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 15.12% 29.24% 32.51%
Number of salaries quoted 47 83 89
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £80,000 £60,000
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 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 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) SLA
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (80.00%) NAS
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) Terminal Services
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (20.00%) WatchGuard
5 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) NAS
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Support Technician
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support Technician
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) WatchGuard
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco