The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Northampton region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 62 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 9 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.44% 0.29% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.79% 1.01% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 0
Average salary £30,000 £26,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £32,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-10.76% -25.71%
Operating Systems Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
188 99 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 29.98% 28.61% 20.92%
Number of salaries quoted 181 92 81
Average salary £33,500 £31,250 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.20% -8.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows 8
Northamptonshire

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
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Northampton

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (58.33%) VMware
5 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (41.67%) Application Packaging
6 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
6 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (33.33%) MCSE
7 4 (33.33%) MS Office
7 4 (33.33%) Citrix
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 4 (33.33%) XenApp
7 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
8 3 (25.00%) vSphere
8 3 (25.00%) CCEE
8 3 (25.00%) NetScaler
8 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (25.00%) XenMobile
8 3 (25.00%) MCTS
8 3 (25.00%) MCITP
8 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (25.00%) AppSense
8 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Field Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Field Service Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (8.33%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Data Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (33.33%) MCSE
2 3 (25.00%) CCA
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCEE
2 3 (25.00%) MCTS
2 3 (25.00%) MCITP
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 4 (33.33%) XenApp
3 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 3 (25.00%) vSphere
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) XenMobile
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) AppSense
4 1 (8.33%) WatchGuard
4 1 (8.33%) Veeam
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) Sophos
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco