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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 80 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 4 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.43% 0.77% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.43% 2.84% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £62,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+78.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -4.41%
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
280 176 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 29.95% 27.04% 29.57%
Number of salaries quoted 262 149 168
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £47,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram 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 1 September 2014. 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 -20 4 £62,500 +47.05%
Windows 8
East Midlands

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
3 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) VMware
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (45.45%) Application Packaging
5 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (36.36%) XenApp
6 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
6 4 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
6 4 (36.36%) Citrix
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
6 4 (36.36%) MCSE
6 4 (36.36%) MS Office
7 3 (27.27%) CCA
7 3 (27.27%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (27.27%) Migration
7 3 (27.27%) MCTS
7 3 (27.27%) MCITP
7 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (27.27%) AppSense
7 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
7 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
7 3 (27.27%) vSphere

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Field Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Field Service Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Application Packaging
2 1 (9.09%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (36.36%) MCSE
2 3 (27.27%) CCA
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCEE
2 3 (27.27%) MCTS
2 3 (27.27%) MCITP
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) XenApp
2 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
3 3 (27.27%) vSphere
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 2 (18.18%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) XenMobile
2 2 (18.18%) SCCM
3 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) AppSense
4 1 (9.09%) WatchGuard
4 1 (9.09%) Veeam
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec
4 1 (9.09%) Sophos
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco