The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
England / North West
Rank 220 176 185
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 27 60 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 1.06% 1.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.19% 4.37% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 23 49 78
Median salary £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,200 £18,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -

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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1234 1373 1751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.51% 24.31% 25.14%
Number of salaries quoted 993 1132 1516
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,498 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Windows 8
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in the North West

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in the North West

Windows 8
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +16 15 £32,500 +44.44% 4
Manchester -49 9 £21,000 -45.80% 10
Merseyside -5 3 £26,500 +51.42% 2
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 102 (100.00%) Windows
2 86 (84.31%) Windows 7
3 67 (65.69%) Active Directory
4 63 (61.76%) Microsoft
5 57 (55.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (50.00%) Windows Server
7 48 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 46 (45.10%) Windows 10
9 35 (34.31%) VMware
10 33 (32.35%) Office 365
11 32 (31.37%) ITIL
12 31 (30.39%) MS Exchange
12 31 (30.39%) Microsoft Certification
13 30 (29.41%) DNS
14 29 (28.43%) Hyper-V
15 27 (26.47%) Citrix
16 25 (24.51%) DHCP
16 25 (24.51%) MS Office
17 24 (23.53%) MCSE
18 22 (21.57%) VoIP
18 22 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2010
18 22 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2013
19 19 (18.63%) VMware Infrastructure
19 19 (18.63%) MCP
20 18 (17.65%) MS Excel
20 18 (17.65%) VPN
20 18 (17.65%) MCITP
21 17 (16.67%) Finance
22 16 (15.69%) MCSA
22 16 (15.69%) SQL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (30.39%) MS Exchange
2 22 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 22 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (12.75%) SharePoint
4 8 (7.84%) Skype for Business
5 7 (6.86%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.98%) Zimbra
Applications
1 25 (24.51%) MS Office
2 18 (17.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.98%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Line 50
1 5 (4.90%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 33 (32.35%) Office 365
2 6 (5.88%) Mimecast
3 5 (4.90%) OneDrive
4 4 (3.92%) G Suite
5 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (29.41%) DNS
2 25 (24.51%) DHCP
3 22 (21.57%) VoIP
4 18 (17.65%) VPN
5 13 (12.75%) Skype
6 11 (10.78%) Firewall
6 11 (10.78%) TCP/IP
7 7 (6.86%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (5.88%) Bluetooth
8 6 (5.88%) DVB
8 6 (5.88%) GPRS
8 6 (5.88%) GSM
8 6 (5.88%) NFC
8 6 (5.88%) UMTS
8 6 (5.88%) Wireless
8 6 (5.88%) WLAN
9 5 (4.90%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (4.90%) VLAN
10 4 (3.92%) 802.11
10 4 (3.92%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.90%) Power BI
3 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.98%) FileMaker
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 17 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (5.88%) Automotive
2 6 (5.88%) Multimedia
3 4 (3.92%) Retail
4 2 (1.96%) Advertising
4 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.98%) Legal
5 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.98%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (31.37%) IT Support
2 30 (29.41%) Analyst
3 19 (18.63%) Support Engineer
4 17 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 15 (14.71%) IT Engineer
5 15 (14.71%) Support Analyst
6 14 (13.73%) 1st Line Support
6 14 (13.73%) IT Support Engineer
7 13 (12.75%) Support Technician
8 12 (11.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 12 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
8 12 (11.76%) IT Technician
9 10 (9.80%) IT Support Technician
10 9 (8.82%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 9 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (8.82%) Help Desk Support
11 8 (7.84%) First Line Help Desk Support
11 8 (7.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 7 (6.86%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 7 (6.86%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.88%) BREW
1 6 (5.88%) Flash
1 6 (5.88%) J2ME
1 6 (5.88%) Middleware
1 6 (5.88%) OpenAL
1 6 (5.88%) OpenCL
1 6 (5.88%) OpenGL
1 6 (5.88%) Qt
1 6 (5.88%) Series 60
1 6 (5.88%) SVG
1 6 (5.88%) UIQ
2 4 (3.92%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.98%) .NET
3 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.73%) iPhone
2 8 (7.84%) iPad
3 7 (6.86%) Smartphone
4 6 (5.88%) Device Driver
4 6 (5.88%) MPEG
5 4 (3.92%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.94%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.94%) RSA SecurID
6 3 (2.94%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.96%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.96%) CMDB
8 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.98%) CCTV
8 1 (0.98%) Replication
8 1 (0.98%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.98%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 102 (100.00%) Windows
2 86 (84.31%) Windows 7
3 57 (55.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 48 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (45.10%) Windows 10
7 13 (12.75%) Mac OS X
8 12 (11.76%) Android
8 12 (11.76%) Windows Mobile
9 8 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (7.84%) Windows XP
10 7 (6.86%) Linux
11 6 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
11 6 (5.88%) Nucleus RTOS
11 6 (5.88%) Windows Vista
12 5 (4.90%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.98%) CentOS
13 1 (0.98%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.98%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.37%) ITIL
2 11 (10.78%) CRM
3 9 (8.82%) Mentoring
4 6 (5.88%) DRM
4 6 (5.88%) Mobile Commerce
4 6 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 6 (5.88%) Speech Recognition
5 5 (4.90%) Asset Management
5 5 (4.90%) Migration
5 5 (4.90%) Process Improvement
6 4 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (3.92%) Data Analysis
6 4 (3.92%) Data Extraction
6 4 (3.92%) Data Protection
6 4 (3.92%) ERP
6 4 (3.92%) Incident Management
6 4 (3.92%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (3.92%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.92%) Time Management
7 3 (2.94%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.69%) SQL
2 9 (8.82%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.88%) C
3 6 (5.88%) C++
3 6 (5.88%) Java
4 4 (3.92%) VB
5 1 (0.98%) C#
5 1 (0.98%) PHP
5 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (30.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (23.53%) MCSE
3 19 (18.63%) MCP
4 18 (17.65%) MCITP
5 16 (15.69%) MCSA
6 14 (13.73%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (9.80%) CCNA
7 10 (9.80%) MCTS
8 7 (6.86%) Degree
9 4 (3.92%) A+ Certification
9 4 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (3.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.94%) CCAA
10 3 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (2.94%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.96%) MOS
11 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.75%) SLA
2 3 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.98%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 67 (65.69%) Active Directory
2 29 (28.43%) Hyper-V
3 19 (18.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (7.84%) XenApp
5 4 (3.92%) vSphere
6 3 (2.94%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.96%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.96%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.98%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 11 (10.78%) SCCM
2 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (4.90%) PaperCut
3 4 (3.92%) AirWatch
4 3 (2.94%) MAILsweeper
5 2 (1.96%) WSUS
6 1 (0.98%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 63 (61.76%) Microsoft
2 35 (34.31%) VMware
3 27 (26.47%) Citrix
4 15 (14.71%) Apple
5 12 (11.76%) Cisco
5 12 (11.76%) HP
6 9 (8.82%) Sage
7 6 (5.88%) Intel
7 6 (5.88%) Symbian
8 5 (4.90%) Google
8 5 (4.90%) Siemens
9 4 (3.92%) F5
9 4 (3.92%) Meraki
10 3 (2.94%) AppSense
10 3 (2.94%) Clearswift
10 3 (2.94%) Dell
10 3 (2.94%) MobileIron
11 2 (1.96%) Fujitsu
12 1 (0.98%) Fortinet
12 1 (0.98%) SOTI
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