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

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 195 178 193
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +15
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 69 68 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.08% 1.11% 0.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.37% 4.41% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 61 58 60
Median salary £22,500 £23,913 £26,375
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.90% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £27,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -1.78%
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
1579 1541 1854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.65% 25.23% 25.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1304 1230 1595
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £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 6 December 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 6 December 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 -6 34 £24,750 +2.24% 4
Cheshire +15 31 £22,500 - 3
Lancashire -11 3 £21,500 +16.21%
Merseyside -20 1 - -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 97 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (84.54%) Windows 7
3 68 (70.10%) Active Directory
4 67 (69.07%) Microsoft
5 58 (59.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 57 (58.76%) Windows Server
7 50 (51.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 44 (45.36%) Windows 10
9 41 (42.27%) VMware
10 38 (39.18%) MS Exchange
11 35 (36.08%) Office 365
12 34 (35.05%) ITIL
12 34 (35.05%) Microsoft Certification
13 32 (32.99%) DNS
14 29 (29.90%) MCSE
15 28 (28.87%) Citrix
15 28 (28.87%) Exchange Server 2013
16 27 (27.84%) Hyper-V
16 27 (27.84%) DHCP
16 27 (27.84%) MCP
17 26 (26.80%) Exchange Server 2010
18 24 (24.74%) MS Office
19 23 (23.71%) MCSA
20 21 (21.65%) Apple
21 20 (20.62%) MCITP
22 19 (19.59%) VMware Infrastructure
22 19 (19.59%) VPN
23 17 (17.53%) Mac OS X
23 17 (17.53%) VoIP
23 17 (17.53%) SQL Server

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 (39.18%) MS Exchange
2 28 (28.87%) Exchange Server 2013
3 26 (26.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (11.34%) SharePoint
5 6 (6.19%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (6.19%) Skype for Business
6 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.03%) Zimbra
Applications
1 24 (24.74%) MS Office
2 15 (15.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Line 50
1 5 (5.15%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 35 (36.08%) Office 365
2 5 (5.15%) OneDrive
3 4 (4.12%) G Suite
3 4 (4.12%) Mimecast
4 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (32.99%) DNS
2 27 (27.84%) DHCP
3 19 (19.59%) VPN
4 17 (17.53%) Firewall
4 17 (17.53%) VoIP
5 11 (11.34%) TCP/IP
6 10 (10.31%) Skype
7 6 (6.19%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (6.19%) SAN
7 6 (6.19%) Wireless
8 5 (5.15%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (5.15%) VLAN
9 4 (4.12%) 802.11
9 4 (4.12%) BIG-IP
9 4 (4.12%) MPLS
10 3 (3.09%) LAN
11 2 (2.06%) SSL
11 2 (2.06%) WAN
12 1 (1.03%) Intranet
12 1 (1.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.15%) Power BI
3 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.06%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.03%) LINQPad
2 1 (1.03%) ReSharper
2 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (8.25%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Retail
3 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.06%) Advertising
5 1 (1.03%) Legal
5 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (34.02%) IT Support
2 30 (30.93%) Analyst
3 20 (20.62%) Support Engineer
4 19 (19.59%) 2nd Line Support
5 18 (18.56%) IT Engineer
6 16 (16.49%) IT Support Engineer
6 16 (16.49%) Support Analyst
7 14 (14.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 12 (12.37%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 12 (12.37%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 12 (12.37%) IT Technician
9 11 (11.34%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (11.34%) Support Technician
10 10 (10.31%) 1st Line Support
10 10 (10.31%) IT Support Technician
11 9 (9.28%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
12 8 (8.25%) Help Desk Support
12 8 (8.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 7 (7.22%) First Line Help Desk Support
13 7 (7.22%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.12%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.06%) .NET
2 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.03%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.03%) CSS
3 1 (1.03%) jQuery
3 1 (1.03%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.28%) iPad
1 9 (9.28%) iPhone
2 4 (4.12%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.12%) Data Extraction
3 3 (3.09%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.03%) CCTV
4 1 (1.03%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.03%) Replication
4 1 (1.03%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (1.03%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.03%) Statistics
4 1 (1.03%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.03%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.03%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 97 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (84.54%) Windows 7
3 58 (59.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 57 (58.76%) Windows Server
5 50 (51.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (45.36%) Windows 10
7 17 (17.53%) Mac OS X
8 6 (6.19%) Windows XP
9 5 (5.15%) Android
9 5 (5.15%) Apple iOS
9 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (5.15%) Windows Vista
10 3 (3.09%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (1.03%) CentOS
11 1 (1.03%) Linux
11 1 (1.03%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.05%) ITIL
2 9 (9.28%) CRM
3 7 (7.22%) Incident Management
4 6 (6.19%) ERP
4 6 (6.19%) Migration
5 5 (5.15%) Asset Management
5 5 (5.15%) Process Improvement
6 4 (4.12%) Data Analysis
6 4 (4.12%) Data Protection
6 4 (4.12%) ITIL V3
6 4 (4.12%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (3.09%) E-Commerce
7 3 (3.09%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.09%) People Management
8 2 (2.06%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (2.06%) Disk Encryption
8 2 (2.06%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.06%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.06%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.49%) SQL
2 8 (8.25%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.15%) VB
4 2 (2.06%) C#
5 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.03%) PHP
5 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (35.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (29.90%) MCSE
3 27 (27.84%) MCP
4 23 (23.71%) MCSA
5 20 (20.62%) MCITP
6 15 (15.46%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (11.34%) CCNA
8 9 (9.28%) MCTS
9 4 (4.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (4.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (3.09%) A+ Certification
10 3 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.06%) DBS Check
11 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
11 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
12 1 (1.03%) CCAA
12 1 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (1.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.34%) SLA
2 4 (4.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 68 (70.10%) Active Directory
2 27 (27.84%) Hyper-V
3 19 (19.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (8.25%) XenApp
5 4 (4.12%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.12%) vSphere
6 3 (3.09%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.03%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (14.43%) SCCM
2 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (5.15%) PaperCut
3 4 (4.12%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.03%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (1.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 67 (69.07%) Microsoft
2 41 (42.27%) VMware
3 28 (28.87%) Citrix
4 21 (21.65%) Apple
5 13 (13.40%) Cisco
6 12 (12.37%) HP
7 8 (8.25%) Sage
8 5 (5.15%) Google
8 5 (5.15%) Siemens
9 4 (4.12%) F5
9 4 (4.12%) Meraki
10 3 (3.09%) Dell
10 3 (3.09%) RedGate
11 2 (2.06%) AVG
11 2 (2.06%) Epicor
11 2 (2.06%) Fujitsu
11 2 (2.06%) GFI Software
11 2 (2.06%) Mitel
11 2 (2.06%) Symantec
12 1 (1.03%) MobileIron
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