The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 71 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 6 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.77% 0.58% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.13% 1.87% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 0
Average salary £22,750 £21,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.81% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
Windows 8
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
192 214 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 24.65% 30.88% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 181 190 171
Average salary £34,750 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.09% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £21,050
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Northamptonshire region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Windows 8
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -5 6 £22,750 +5.81% 2
Windows 8
East Midlands

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (30.00%) MCP
6 3 (30.00%) SLA
6 3 (30.00%) Firewall
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (20.00%) AppSense
7 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (20.00%) MCTS
7 2 (20.00%) MCITP
7 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
7 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (20.00%) XenApp
7 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
7 2 (20.00%) vSphere
7 2 (20.00%) CCEE
7 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
7 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (20.00%) XenMobile

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (20.00%) Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) IT Support
5 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITSM
2 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (10.00%) Coaching
2 1 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (30.00%) MCP
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (20.00%) MCTS
3 2 (20.00%) MCITP
3 2 (20.00%) CCEE
3 2 (20.00%) CCA
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
2 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) AppSense
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
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