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

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 225 165 186
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +21
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 14 99 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 1.50% 0.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.12% 6.45% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 9 84 51
Median salary £25,000 £22,250 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.35% -5.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £17,800 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £33,350 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.17%
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
1245 1536 1716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.36% 23.34% 24.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1028 1247 1422
Median salary £37,500 £34,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -43 8 £24,750 -4.80% 4
Cheshire +15 4 £25,000 +25.00% 3
Lancashire +3 2 £32,500 +75.67% 1
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 35 (64.81%) Microsoft
3 35 (64.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (64.81%) Windows 7
4 29 (53.70%) Windows Server
5 28 (51.85%) MS Exchange
6 27 (50.00%) Windows XP
7 23 (42.59%) MS Excel
8 22 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (31.48%) Windows 10
10 16 (29.63%) MS Office
11 15 (27.78%) VMware
12 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (24.07%) ITIL
13 13 (24.07%) TCP/IP
14 12 (22.22%) MCP
14 12 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
15 11 (20.37%) DHCP
15 11 (20.37%) DNS
15 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (18.52%) Firewall
16 10 (18.52%) Hyper-V
17 9 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
17 9 (16.67%) Cisco
17 9 (16.67%) VPN
18 8 (14.81%) MCSE
18 8 (14.81%) MCSA
18 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007

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 28 (51.85%) MS Exchange
2 12 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 23 (42.59%) MS Excel
2 16 (29.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Office 365
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.07%) TCP/IP
2 11 (20.37%) DHCP
2 11 (20.37%) DNS
3 10 (18.52%) Firewall
4 9 (16.67%) VPN
5 6 (11.11%) LAN
5 6 (11.11%) VLAN
5 6 (11.11%) WAN
6 4 (7.41%) SAN
7 3 (5.56%) Broadband
8 2 (3.70%) VoIP
9 1 (1.85%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.85%) Wireless
9 1 (1.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) LINQPad
1 1 (1.85%) ReSharper
1 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.85%) German Language
Job Titles
1 23 (42.59%) IT Support
2 19 (35.19%) Support Engineer
3 16 (29.63%) IT Engineer
4 14 (25.93%) IT Support Engineer
5 11 (20.37%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (14.81%) Analyst
8 6 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 6 (11.11%) Desktop Support
9 5 (9.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (9.26%) Support Analyst
10 4 (7.41%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 4 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (7.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Technician
11 3 (5.56%) IT Analyst
11 3 (5.56%) Support Technician
11 3 (5.56%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (1.85%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.85%) CSS
2 1 (1.85%) jQuery
2 1 (1.85%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Driving Licence
2 3 (5.56%) EPoS
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.70%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.70%) User Experience
4 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.85%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.85%) iPad
4 1 (1.85%) iPhone
4 1 (1.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (64.81%) Windows 7
2 35 (64.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (53.70%) Windows Server
4 27 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 22 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (31.48%) Windows 10
7 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (7.41%) Windows Vista
9 2 (3.70%) Android
9 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.70%) Linux
9 2 (3.70%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.70%) VMS
10 1 (1.85%) CentOS
10 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) ITIL
2 5 (9.26%) Migration
2 5 (9.26%) Software Licensing
3 4 (7.41%) Incident Management
3 4 (7.41%) Line Management
4 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (3.70%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
4 2 (3.70%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (1.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.85%) ITSM
5 1 (1.85%) Kanban
5 1 (1.85%) MVVM
5 1 (1.85%) Pair Programming
5 1 (1.85%) Scrum
5 1 (1.85%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.85%) Service Management
5 1 (1.85%) TDD
5 1 (1.85%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
1 5 (9.26%) VB
2 4 (7.41%) SQL
3 1 (1.85%) C#
3 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) MCP
2 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (14.81%) MCSA
3 8 (14.81%) MCSE
4 7 (12.96%) CCNA
4 7 (12.96%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.56%) MCITP
6 2 (3.70%) Degree
6 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.70%) MCDST
6 2 (3.70%) MCTS
7 1 (1.85%) CCA
7 1 (1.85%) CCIE
7 1 (1.85%) CCNP
7 1 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 10 (18.52%) Hyper-V
3 9 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (9.26%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (5.56%) Terminal Services
6 2 (3.70%) XenApp
6 2 (3.70%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.70%) XenServer
7 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) SCCM
2 6 (11.11%) Backup Exec
3 4 (7.41%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.85%) DameWare
Vendors
1 35 (64.81%) Microsoft
2 15 (27.78%) VMware
3 9 (16.67%) Cisco
4 7 (12.96%) Citrix
5 5 (9.26%) Veeam
6 4 (7.41%) Apple
6 4 (7.41%) HP
6 4 (7.41%) Intel Security
6 4 (7.41%) NetApp
6 4 (7.41%) Nimble Storage
6 4 (7.41%) Sophos
7 3 (5.56%) Dell
7 3 (5.56%) Samsung
8 2 (3.70%) Draytek
8 2 (3.70%) Symantec
9 1 (1.85%) Autodesk
9 1 (1.85%) RedGate
9 1 (1.85%) Sage
9 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.85%) WatchGuard
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £29000 per annum + pension, maybe company car
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Northwich
IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + See description
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Rowlands Pharmacy
Salary: £20,080.52 per annum +£2,500 Annual Bonus, Saturday Overtime
Posted: 24 days ago