The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 71 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 6 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.75% 0.61% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.97% 2.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 0
Average salary £22,500 £21,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £32,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.76% -31.57%
Operating Systems Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
202 156 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 25.25% 23.67% 32.18%
Number of salaries quoted 178 139 222
Average salary £30,500 £32,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.15% +16.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows 8
England

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 11 July 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 -5 4 £22,500 +4.65%
Durham - 2 £25,000 -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 11 July 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 Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
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 Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis 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%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
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%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.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 Vista
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
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%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
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%) Pegasus
1 6 (60.00%) Sage
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Sun
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (10.00%) Sophos
4 1 (10.00%) Altiris
4 1 (10.00%) Lotus
4 1 (10.00%) Apple