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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 74 75 59
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 14 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.52% 1.02% 1.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.13% 3.78% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 9
Average salary £21,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £22,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £62,500 £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £28,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -13.84%
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
273 238 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 29.61% 27.08% 28.22%
Number of salaries quoted 244 224 175
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 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 -1 13 £22,000 -26.66% 2
Windows 8
East Midlands

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 29 (93.55%) Windows 7
3 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
4 21 (67.74%) SQL
4 21 (67.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (64.52%) MS Excel
6 19 (61.29%) SharePoint
6 19 (61.29%) SQL Server
6 19 (61.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 19 (61.29%) Software Testing
6 19 (61.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
8 5 (16.13%) LAN
8 5 (16.13%) WAN
9 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
9 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
10 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (6.45%) SAN
10 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
10 2 (6.45%) Law
10 2 (6.45%) VMware
10 2 (6.45%) SLA
10 2 (6.45%) ISO 9001
10 2 (6.45%) DHCP
10 2 (6.45%) MS Office
10 2 (6.45%) MCP
10 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
10 2 (6.45%) LDAP
10 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (6.45%) Kindle

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 19 (61.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 20 (64.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (61.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) LAN
1 5 (16.13%) 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 19 (61.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Analyst
2 15 (48.39%) Support Analyst
2 15 (48.39%) Applications Support
3 10 (32.26%) Applications Support Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (12.90%) Software Support Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Support Specialist
7 2 (6.45%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Technology Manager
8 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Support Technician
8 1 (3.23%) Graduate
8 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Clustering
1 2 (6.45%) Kindle
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (93.55%) Windows 7
3 21 (67.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) Android
5 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Software Testing
1 19 (61.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (6.45%) Project Management
2 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) MCP
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) ISO 9001
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) 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 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) SonicWALL
3 1 (3.23%) HP
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