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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 82 80 74
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.13% 0.76% 0.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.63% 3.26% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 6
Average salary - £27,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.56%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -
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
158 184 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 21.27% 23.29% 29.04%
Number of salaries quoted 140 154 191
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £44,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 1 May 2016. 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 -5 1 - -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) MCP
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Apple
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) MS Access
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Information Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCP
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft