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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 59 62 57
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 6 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.38% 1.31% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.19% 4.49% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 4
Average salary £26,250 £22,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.65%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
97 156 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 22.25% 29.27% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 80 145 121
Average salary £27,500 £31,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.69% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £53,750 £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
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows XP
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
3 5 (62.50%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) SLA
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (50.00%) WatchGuard
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
7 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Field Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) PC Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
2 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows XP
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) WatchGuard
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp