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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 59 60 56
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.25% 0.55% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.00% 2.00% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £21,500 £26,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.09% -19.23%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
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
100 150 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 25.19% 27.27% 22.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90 121 85
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,420 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (66.67%) WatchGuard
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) SLA
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
5 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Field Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Technician
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) WatchGuard
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp