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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 52 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 13 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.38% 0.51% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.51% 1.44% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 0
Average salary £22,500 £21,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- -12.69%
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
173 209 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 31.68% 35.19% 29.13%
Number of salaries quoted 164 192 96
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
3 14 (87.50%) Windows 7
4 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (62.50%) MS Excel
5 10 (62.50%) SQL
6 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
6 9 (56.25%) SharePoint
6 9 (56.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (56.25%) Software Testing
6 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
8 3 (18.75%) SLA
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
8 3 (18.75%) LAN
8 3 (18.75%) WAN
8 3 (18.75%) MCP
9 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
9 2 (12.50%) DHCP
9 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
9 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (12.50%) Firewall
10 1 (6.25%) ITSM
10 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
10 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (6.25%) SCCM
10 1 (6.25%) SCOM

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 9 (56.25%) SharePoint
2 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) LAN
1 3 (18.75%) WAN
2 2 (12.50%) DHCP
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) LDAP
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Law
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Analyst
2 9 (56.25%) Applications Support
3 7 (43.75%) Support Analyst
4 5 (31.25%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (31.25%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Service Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (12.50%) Support Specialist
7 1 (6.25%) Graduate
7 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) IT Support
7 1 (6.25%) Technology Manager
7 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
1 1 (6.25%) Kindle
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Software Testing
1 9 (56.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.25%) Coaching
3 1 (6.25%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) ITSM
3 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) MCP
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
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