The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 65 59 69
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 3 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.52% 2.13% 1.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.10% 6.48% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 9
Median salary £30,000 £22,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.17%
Windows 8
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
143 216 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 24.96% 32.88% 29.55%
Number of salaries quoted 112 202 183
Median salary £35,000 £38,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +14.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Northampton 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 Northampton

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Northampton

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 29 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (70.00%) SQL
4 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (70.00%) SharePoint
4 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (20.00%) CCNA
6 2 (20.00%) MCSE
6 2 (20.00%) LAN
6 2 (20.00%) WAN
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco
6 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) Document Management

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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 7 (70.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) Applications Support
3 5 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) IT Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) IT Support
4 2 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Wintel Support
4 2 (20.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
1 7 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) MCSE
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (10.00%) MCP
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) VMware