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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 56 68 56
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 15 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.34% 0.31% 1.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.61% 0.90% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 4
Average salary £21,500 £27,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.37% -1.81%
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
197 223 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 30.73% 35.12% 27.74%
Number of salaries quoted 184 208 101
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,900 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £43,400 £47,500
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 27 April 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
2 19 (90.48%) Windows 7
3 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (66.67%) SQL
4 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 12 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 12 (57.14%) SharePoint
4 12 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (57.14%) Software Testing
4 12 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 5 (23.81%) LAN
6 5 (23.81%) WAN
7 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
7 3 (14.29%) Firewall
7 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
8 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (9.52%) Kindle
8 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (9.52%) Clustering
8 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
8 2 (9.52%) SCCM
8 2 (9.52%) SCOM
8 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
8 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
8 2 (9.52%) Law
8 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (9.52%) ISO 9001
8 2 (9.52%) DHCP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 12 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) LAN
1 5 (23.81%) WAN
2 3 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) LDAP
3 2 (9.52%) DHCP
3 2 (9.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Analyst
2 12 (57.14%) Applications Support
3 9 (42.86%) Support Analyst
4 7 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
5 6 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (9.52%) Support Specialist
7 1 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) IT Support
7 1 (4.76%) Technology Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Graduate
7 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Clustering
1 2 (9.52%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (90.48%) Windows 7
3 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Software Testing
1 12 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (9.52%) Project Management
2 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) MCP
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO 9001
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
1 2 (9.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) VMware
2 1 (4.76%) SonicWALL
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