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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 213 197 209
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 38 70 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.60% 1.05% 0.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.88% 4.39% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 30 57 42
Median salary £23,000 £23,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -16.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,300 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £40,000 £42,847
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £28,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1319 1596 1630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.75% 23.93% 22.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1105 1293 1340
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester -27 17 £23,000 -14.01% 4
Cheshire +26 15 £22,500 +7.14% 2
Merseyside -13 4 - - 2
Lancashire +13 2 - - 1
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (78.46%) Windows 7
3 48 (73.85%) Microsoft
4 44 (67.69%) Active Directory
5 40 (61.54%) Windows Server
6 38 (58.46%) MS Exchange
7 36 (55.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (44.62%) Windows 10
9 26 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (40.00%) VMware
10 25 (38.46%) ITIL
11 23 (35.38%) MCP
11 23 (35.38%) MS Office
11 23 (35.38%) DNS
11 23 (35.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 22 (33.85%) DHCP
13 21 (32.31%) Exchange Server 2010
13 21 (32.31%) MS Excel
14 20 (30.77%) MCSE
14 20 (30.77%) MCSA
15 18 (27.69%) Office 365
16 16 (24.62%) Hyper-V
17 15 (23.08%) Citrix
18 14 (21.54%) Apple
18 14 (21.54%) VPN
18 14 (21.54%) Firewall
19 13 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
19 13 (20.00%) SCCM
19 13 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
20 11 (16.92%) TCP/IP

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 38 (58.46%) MS Exchange
2 21 (32.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (35.38%) MS Office
2 21 (32.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Line 50
1 1 (1.54%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 18 (27.69%) Office 365
2 4 (6.15%) Google Apps
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.54%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.54%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 23 (35.38%) DNS
2 22 (33.85%) DHCP
3 14 (21.54%) Firewall
3 14 (21.54%) VPN
4 11 (16.92%) TCP/IP
5 7 (10.77%) SAN
5 7 (10.77%) VoIP
6 4 (6.15%) 802.11
7 3 (4.62%) Broadband
7 3 (4.62%) LAN
7 3 (4.62%) WAN
7 3 (4.62%) Wireless
8 2 (3.08%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (3.08%) SSL
8 2 (3.08%) VLAN
9 1 (1.54%) BIG-IP
9 1 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.54%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.54%) MPLS
9 1 (1.54%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.54%) Power BI
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.54%) LINQPad
2 1 (1.54%) ReSharper
2 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (10.77%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Retail
3 3 (4.62%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.54%) Advertising
5 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (33.85%) IT Support
2 16 (24.62%) Support Engineer
3 15 (23.08%) Analyst
4 13 (20.00%) IT Engineer
5 12 (18.46%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (18.46%) IT Support Engineer
6 9 (13.85%) Support Analyst
7 8 (12.31%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 8 (12.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (10.77%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 7 (10.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (6.15%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (6.15%) IT Technician
10 4 (6.15%) Service Analyst
10 4 (6.15%) Service Desk Analyst
10 4 (6.15%) Support Technician
10 4 (6.15%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.08%) Web Services
3 1 (1.54%) .NET
3 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.54%) CSS
3 1 (1.54%) jQuery
3 1 (1.54%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) EPoS
2 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.08%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.08%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.08%) iPad
2 2 (3.08%) iPhone
2 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.08%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.08%) User Experience
3 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (78.46%) Windows 7
3 40 (61.54%) Windows Server
4 36 (55.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (44.62%) Windows 10
6 26 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (16.92%) Windows XP
8 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (10.77%) Mac OS X
9 7 (10.77%) Windows Vista
10 3 (4.62%) Android
10 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
11 2 (3.08%) Linux
11 2 (3.08%) VMS
12 1 (1.54%) CentOS
12 1 (1.54%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (38.46%) ITIL
2 8 (12.31%) Incident Management
3 6 (9.23%) Migration
4 4 (6.15%) Data Analysis
4 4 (6.15%) Line Management
5 3 (4.62%) ERP
5 3 (4.62%) ITIL V3
5 3 (4.62%) Mentoring
5 3 (4.62%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (4.62%) Software Licensing
6 2 (3.08%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (3.08%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.08%) Process Improvement
6 2 (3.08%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.54%) Direct Marketing
7 1 (1.54%) Kanban
7 1 (1.54%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.54%) MVVM
7 1 (1.54%) Patch Management
7 1 (1.54%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.31%) PowerShell
2 7 (10.77%) VB
3 4 (6.15%) SQL
4 1 (1.54%) C#
4 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (35.38%) MCP
1 23 (35.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (30.77%) MCSA
2 20 (30.77%) MCSE
3 11 (16.92%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (15.38%) CCNA
4 10 (15.38%) MCITP
5 4 (6.15%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (6.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (4.62%) MCTS
7 2 (3.08%) Degree
8 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (67.69%) Active Directory
2 16 (24.62%) Hyper-V
3 13 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.69%) XenApp
5 3 (4.62%) Terminal Services
5 3 (4.62%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (4.62%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.08%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.08%) XenServer
7 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.54%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (20.00%) SCCM
2 6 (9.23%) Backup Exec
3 4 (6.15%) AirWatch
3 4 (6.15%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.08%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.54%) DameWare
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.54%) PaperCut
5 1 (1.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (73.85%) Microsoft
2 26 (40.00%) VMware
3 15 (23.08%) Citrix
4 14 (21.54%) Apple
5 10 (15.38%) Cisco
5 10 (15.38%) HP
6 5 (7.69%) Dell
6 5 (7.69%) Google
7 4 (6.15%) NetApp
7 4 (6.15%) Nimble Storage
8 3 (4.62%) RedGate
8 3 (4.62%) Samsung
8 3 (4.62%) Sophos
8 3 (4.62%) Symantec
8 3 (4.62%) Veeam
9 2 (3.08%) Epicor
9 2 (3.08%) Fujitsu
9 2 (3.08%) GFI Software
9 2 (3.08%) Intel Security
9 2 (3.08%) Mitel
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