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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 63 83 62
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -21
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 16 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.69% 0.43% 0.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.37% 1.47% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 3
Average salary £22,500 £62,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-64.00% +78.57%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
251 272 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 26.48% 29.50% 27.01%
Number of salaries quoted 232 255 150
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,900 £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 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 31 August 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 +10 16 £22,500 -64.00% 1
Windows 8
East Midlands

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (87.10%) Windows 7
3 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
4 22 (70.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (64.52%) SQL
5 20 (64.52%) MS Excel
6 18 (58.06%) SharePoint
6 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
6 18 (58.06%) Microsoft Azure
6 18 (58.06%) Software Testing
6 18 (58.06%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
8 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
8 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
9 3 (9.68%) MS Office
9 3 (9.68%) LAN
9 3 (9.68%) WAN
10 2 (6.45%) Project Management
10 2 (6.45%) SAN
10 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (6.45%) Law
10 2 (6.45%) VMware
10 2 (6.45%) Clustering
10 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
10 2 (6.45%) ISO 9001
10 2 (6.45%) DHCP
10 2 (6.45%) LDAP
10 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
10 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 18 (58.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 20 (64.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (58.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) LAN
1 3 (9.68%) WAN
2 2 (6.45%) DHCP
2 2 (6.45%) SAN
2 2 (6.45%) LDAP
3 1 (3.23%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Analyst
2 17 (54.84%) Support Analyst
3 10 (32.26%) Applications Support
4 8 (25.81%) Applications Support Analyst
4 8 (25.81%) Software Support Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (9.68%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) 1st Line Support Technician
6 3 (9.68%) Support Technician
7 2 (6.45%) Help Desk Technician
7 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) IT Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Technology Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Support
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Support Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Support Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Clustering
1 2 (6.45%) Kindle
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (87.10%) Windows 7
3 22 (70.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.23%) NetWare
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) Android
5 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Software Testing
1 18 (58.06%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (6.45%) Project Management
2 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
1 2 (6.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) SonicWALL
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe
3 1 (3.23%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) Citrix
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
The One Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago