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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 55 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 8 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.67% 0.85% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.06% 3.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 0
Average salary £27,250 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.87% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-9.83% -6.15%
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
158 84 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 32.92% 23.73% 22.70%
Number of salaries quoted 124 77 78
Average salary £28,890 £36,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.30% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £24,500 £23,240
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,900 £50,000
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 24 December 2014, 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%) MS Exchange
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (37.50%) LAN
5 3 (37.50%) WAN
5 3 (37.50%) DHCP
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco
5 3 (37.50%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Vista
5 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) vSphere
5 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (25.00%) SLA
6 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (25.00%) WatchGuard
6 2 (25.00%) Office 365
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Field Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) IT Support
3 3 (37.50%) Senior IT Support
3 3 (37.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Support Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows XP
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Vista
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Project Management
1 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (37.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) WatchGuard
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp
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