The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Street region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 15 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 6 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Street 13.95% - 2.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% - 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,750
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
Windows 8
Somerset

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

Operating Systems Category
Street
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 9 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Street 18.60% 25.71% 65.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 24
Average salary £50,000 £40,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.45% -14.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Street

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Street

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Street

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Street

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Street

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Street 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%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) MS Office
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) SLA
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Symantec
1 7 (100.00%) Remedy
1 7 (100.00%) McAfee
1 7 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 7 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 7 (100.00%) Service Management
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) Banking
1 7 (100.00%) MCDST
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
1 7 (100.00%) Wealth Management
1 7 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 7 (100.00%) iPhone
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 7 (100.00%) iPad

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Street by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Street 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 7 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 7 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
General
1 7 (100.00%) Banking
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 7 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Banking Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Senior IT Support
1 7 (100.00%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Senior Support Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Service Desk Support
1 7 (100.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 7 (100.00%) iPad
1 7 (100.00%) iPhone
1 7 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 7 (100.00%) Service Management
1 7 (100.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
1 7 (100.00%) MCDST
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) McAfee
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Remedy
1 7 (100.00%) Symantec