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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 189 172 199
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +27
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 38 75 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.68% 1.23% 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.17% 5.38% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 27 63 47
Median salary £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £17,200 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £34,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median 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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1198 1394 1711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.57% 22.86% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 990 1147 1417
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 27 May 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 27 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
(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 -9 19 £25,000 +11.11% 3
Cheshire +18 8 £28,750 -14.17% 4
Cumbria - 8 £20,500 -
Merseyside -3 2 £25,500 +15.90%
Lancashire -2 1 £25,000 +38.88%
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 96 (100.00%) Windows
2 78 (81.25%) Active Directory
3 70 (72.92%) Windows 7
4 68 (70.83%) Microsoft
5 59 (61.46%) Windows Server
6 54 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (40.63%) MS Excel
7 39 (40.63%) Windows XP
8 38 (39.58%) ITIL
9 35 (36.46%) MS Office
10 34 (35.42%) MS Exchange
11 31 (32.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 31 (32.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 28 (29.17%) Windows 10
12 28 (29.17%) VPN
12 28 (29.17%) SQL Server
13 24 (25.00%) Firewall
13 24 (25.00%) Office 365
14 23 (23.96%) VMware
14 23 (23.96%) LAN
14 23 (23.96%) WAN
14 23 (23.96%) Windows Server 2003
15 21 (21.88%) Citrix
16 20 (20.83%) CCNA
16 20 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
16 20 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
17 19 (19.79%) VLAN
18 18 (18.75%) TCP/IP
19 17 (17.71%) MCP
20 16 (16.67%) Finance

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 34 (35.42%) MS Exchange
2 20 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (11.46%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.08%) IIS
7 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 39 (40.63%) MS Excel
2 35 (36.46%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (25.00%) Office 365
2 16 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (13.54%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (29.17%) VPN
2 24 (25.00%) Firewall
3 23 (23.96%) LAN
3 23 (23.96%) WAN
4 19 (19.79%) VLAN
5 18 (18.75%) TCP/IP
6 14 (14.58%) Internet
7 11 (11.46%) DHCP
7 11 (11.46%) DNS
8 4 (4.17%) Broadband
8 4 (4.17%) SAN
8 4 (4.17%) VoIP
8 4 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.08%) Skype
10 1 (1.04%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.04%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.04%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (1.04%) Wireless
10 1 (1.04%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Banking
3 3 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.04%) German Language
Job Titles
1 27 (28.13%) IT Support
2 25 (26.04%) Analyst
3 22 (22.92%) 2nd Line Support
4 20 (20.83%) Support Engineer
5 15 (15.63%) IT Engineer
6 14 (14.58%) IT Support Engineer
6 14 (14.58%) Service Analyst
7 13 (13.54%) Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (10.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 10 (10.42%) Desktop Support
9 9 (9.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 9 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (9.38%) Support Analyst
10 8 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 8 (8.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 8 (8.33%) Windows Specialist
11 7 (7.29%) Technical Support
11 7 (7.29%) Windows Engineer
12 6 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 6 (6.25%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.13%) Web Services
1 3 (3.13%) XML
2 1 (1.04%) .NET
2 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.54%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.46%) Blackberry
3 10 (10.42%) iPad
3 10 (10.42%) iPhone
4 4 (4.17%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.13%) EPoS
5 3 (3.13%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.13%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.08%) User Experience
7 1 (1.04%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.04%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.04%) NHS
7 1 (1.04%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 96 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (72.92%) Windows 7
3 59 (61.46%) Windows Server
4 54 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (40.63%) Windows XP
6 31 (32.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (29.17%) Windows 10
8 23 (23.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (5.21%) Mac OS X
10 4 (4.17%) Windows Vista
11 3 (3.13%) Linux
11 3 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (2.08%) Android
12 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
12 2 (2.08%) VMS
13 1 (1.04%) CentOS
13 1 (1.04%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
13 1 (1.04%) Unix
13 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (39.58%) ITIL
2 15 (15.63%) Server Virtualisation
3 5 (5.21%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (5.21%) Service Management
4 4 (4.17%) ITIL V3
4 4 (4.17%) Line Management
4 4 (4.17%) Migration
4 4 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 4 (4.17%) Software Licensing
4 4 (4.17%) Wealth Management
5 3 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (3.13%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.13%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (3.13%) Mentoring
5 3 (3.13%) Software Engineering
6 2 (2.08%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.08%) Data Management
6 2 (2.08%) Database Security
6 2 (2.08%) High Availability
6 2 (2.08%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.50%) SQL
2 4 (4.17%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.17%) VB
3 3 (3.13%) C#
3 3 (3.13%) C++
3 3 (3.13%) Java
3 3 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (32.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (20.83%) CCNA
2 20 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (17.71%) MCP
4 14 (14.58%) CCNP
5 11 (11.46%) MCTS
6 9 (9.38%) MCSE
7 8 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (8.33%) Degree
7 8 (8.33%) MCITP
8 7 (7.29%) MCSA
9 6 (6.25%) MCDST
10 3 (3.13%) CCAA
11 2 (2.08%) HND
11 2 (2.08%) MCDBA
12 1 (1.04%) CCA
12 1 (1.04%) CCIE
12 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.04%) NCDA
12 1 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 78 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.58%) Hyper-V
3 10 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (7.29%) Terminal Services
5 5 (5.21%) XenApp
6 2 (2.08%) vSphere
6 2 (2.08%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (12.50%) SCCM
2 6 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 5 (5.21%) SCOM
4 4 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (4.17%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.04%) DameWare
5 1 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.04%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 68 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 23 (23.96%) VMware
3 21 (21.88%) Citrix
4 14 (14.58%) Cisco
5 13 (13.54%) Juniper
6 9 (9.38%) Intel Security
7 7 (7.29%) Dell
7 7 (7.29%) Symantec
8 5 (5.21%) Apple
8 5 (5.21%) Sophos
9 4 (4.17%) HP
9 4 (4.17%) NetApp
9 4 (4.17%) Remedy
9 4 (4.17%) Veeam
10 3 (3.13%) Nimble Storage
11 2 (2.08%) Draytek
12 1 (1.04%) Oracle
12 1 (1.04%) Sage
12 1 (1.04%) ServiceNow
12 1 (1.04%) WatchGuard
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Posted: 17 hours ago
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