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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank - - 46
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex - - 0.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
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
54 117 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 18.18% 28.96% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 50 106 95
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £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 27 January 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Software Distribution
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Team Lead
1 1 (50.00%) PC Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) Software Distribution
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) VMware