The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 52 44 57
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 5 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.28% 1.06% 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.07% 4.62% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Average salary £27,000 £40,000 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.50% +122.22%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -11.11%
Windows 8
Tyne and Wear

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

Operating Systems Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
123 65 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 31.54% 23.05% 22.99%
Number of salaries quoted 97 59 86
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,300 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows XP
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
3 7 (77.78%) Firewall
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
4 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Vista
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
6 3 (33.33%) DNS
6 3 (33.33%) HP
6 3 (33.33%) LAN
6 3 (33.33%) WAN
6 3 (33.33%) DHCP
6 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco
6 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (33.33%) vSphere
6 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (22.22%) Office 365
7 2 (22.22%) WatchGuard
7 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Field Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) IT Support
3 3 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (11.11%) Support Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
4 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (11.11%) PC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows XP
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) CRM
1 1 (11.11%) Project Management
1 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (22.22%) MCP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) MCITP
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
3 3 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) WatchGuard
5 1 (11.11%) NetApp