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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 75 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.12% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.46% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £20,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
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
219 170 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 25.67% 25.72% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 162 155 205
Average salary £30,500 £33,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.57% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 August 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
Durham - 1 £20,000 -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (80.00%) Windows XP
4 7 (70.00%) CRM
4 7 (70.00%) SharePoint
4 7 (70.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (60.00%) Dynamics GP
5 6 (60.00%) Line 50
5 6 (60.00%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (60.00%) SAP
5 6 (60.00%) Sage
5 6 (60.00%) Pegasus
6 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (40.00%) Finance
8 3 (30.00%) ERP
9 2 (20.00%) Oracle
9 2 (20.00%) ITIL
9 2 (20.00%) CIMA
9 2 (20.00%) Sun
9 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 2 (20.00%) Sage MMS
9 2 (20.00%) JD Edwards
9 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (20.00%) AAT
10 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
10 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (10.00%) Time Management
10 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 7 (70.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (60.00%) Dynamics GP
2 6 (60.00%) Line 50
2 6 (60.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (20.00%) Sage MMS
4 1 (10.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Accountant
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (80.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) CRM
2 3 (30.00%) ERP
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) VBScript
1 1 (10.00%) VB
1 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CIMA
1 2 (20.00%) AAT
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) SAP
1 6 (60.00%) Sage
1 6 (60.00%) Pegasus
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Sun
3 2 (20.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (10.00%) Altiris
4 1 (10.00%) Sophos
4 1 (10.00%) Lotus
4 1 (10.00%) Apple