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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 59 58 68
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 7 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.35% 2.45% 0.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.07% 8.16% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 2
Average salary £23,500 £20,750 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.25% -23.14%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -
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
138 196 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 26.59% 30.06% 35.28%
Number of salaries quoted 88 182 209
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Northampton region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 7 (63.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
3 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
3 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) MS Office
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Vista
5 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 2 (18.18%) Document Management
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (9.09%) Windows XP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Northampton region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Support Analyst
3 5 (45.45%) Applications Support
3 5 (45.45%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Service Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) IT Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) IT Support
5 2 (18.18%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Technician
6 1 (9.09%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support Technician
6 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Technician
6 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Vista
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
1 7 (63.64%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
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