The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 81 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.62% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.16% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £27,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,250 £33,250
% change year-on-year
-7.43% -9.02%
Windows 8
England

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

Operating Systems Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
231 146 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 28.70% 23.62% 28.59%
Number of salaries quoted 173 132 159
Average salary £30,000 £34,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Windows 8
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in the North East

Windows 8
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 4 £27,500 - 1
Durham - 1 £16,500 -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Vista
5 4 (44.44%) Firewall
5 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
5 4 (44.44%) DHCP
5 4 (44.44%) DNS
6 3 (33.33%) CRM
6 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco
7 2 (22.22%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (22.22%) vSphere
7 2 (22.22%) Line 50
7 2 (22.22%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (22.22%) MS Office
7 2 (22.22%) SAP
7 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (22.22%) HP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (22.22%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (22.22%) Line 50
2 2 (22.22%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Field Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Support
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support
2 2 (22.22%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Accountant
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Junior
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Vista
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CIMA
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Pegasus
3 2 (22.22%) Apple
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Sage
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards
4 1 (11.11%) WatchGuard