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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 55 69 49
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 15 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.04% 0.60% 0.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.18% 2.05% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 2
Average salary £22,500 £62,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-64.00% +47.05%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
209 195 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 28.47% 29.10% 27.69%
Number of salaries quoted 193 189 94
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 2 September 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (85.19%) Windows 7
3 21 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
4 19 (70.37%) SQL
5 18 (66.67%) MS Excel
6 17 (62.96%) SharePoint
6 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
6 17 (62.96%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (62.96%) Software Testing
6 17 (62.96%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
8 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
8 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
9 3 (11.11%) LAN
9 3 (11.11%) WAN
10 2 (7.41%) Project Management
10 2 (7.41%) SAN
10 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (7.41%) Law
10 2 (7.41%) VMware
10 2 (7.41%) Clustering
10 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
10 2 (7.41%) ISO 9001
10 2 (7.41%) DHCP
10 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
10 2 (7.41%) MS Office
10 2 (7.41%) LDAP
10 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 17 (62.96%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 18 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) LAN
1 3 (11.11%) WAN
2 2 (7.41%) DHCP
2 2 (7.41%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) LDAP
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (7.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Analyst
2 16 (59.26%) Support Analyst
3 9 (33.33%) Applications Support
4 8 (29.63%) Software Support Analyst
5 7 (25.93%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (18.52%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Technician
7 3 (11.11%) Support Technician
8 2 (7.41%) Help Desk Technician
8 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Analyst
9 1 (3.70%) IT Manager
9 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Technology Manager
9 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Support
9 1 (3.70%) Senior Support Analyst
9 1 (3.70%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Clustering
1 2 (7.41%) Kindle
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (85.19%) Windows 7
3 21 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.70%) NetWare
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.70%) Android
5 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Software Testing
1 17 (62.96%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (7.41%) Project Management
2 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
1 2 (7.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) SonicWALL
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago