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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 78 66 70
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 4 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.54% 1.07% 0.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.79% 4.10% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 4
Average salary £20,000 £22,750 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.08% +5.81%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,750
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
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
223 195 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 29.93% 25.97% 31.05%
Number of salaries quoted 135 183 202
Average salary £38,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £49,000
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 8 February 2016. 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 -6 4 £20,000 -12.08% 2
Windows 8
East Midlands

Windows 8
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Vista
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Applications Support
2 3 (42.86%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Service Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 1 (14.29%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Vista
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
1 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + pension, health care
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago