The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 318 262 328
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +66
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 974 1333 1079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.00% 1.20% 0.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.94% 4.54% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 843 1110 966
Median salary £28,000 £28,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.75% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,350 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -

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

Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
24711 29385 32231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.46% 26.51% 26.72%
Number of salaries quoted 21127 24621 27105
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Windows 8
Salary Trend

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in the UK

Windows 8
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 within the UK.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -47 920 £28,000 -1.75% 96
London -36 345 £31,000 -3.12% 27
South East -3 282 £31,500 +14.54% 31
Hampshire +20 73 £27,500 +10.00% 9
Surrey +38 68 £32,000 -14.66% 7
West Midlands -10 68 £30,000 +4.34% 9
East of England +43 63 £26,500 -7.01% 3
South West -17 57 £23,000 -13.20% 6
City of London +38 51 £37,500 +13.63% 9
Yorkshire -2 50 £24,250 -11.41% 3
West Yorkshire +1 36 £23,000 -8.00% 2
West Sussex -8 34 £28,000 -41.05% 1
Oxfordshire -2 33 £31,500 +21.15% 2
Hertfordshire +50 31 £26,500 -8.62% 2
Buckinghamshire +42 30 £32,500 +38.29% 7
Essex +20 27 £26,500 -11.66% 1
Berkshire -31 27 £26,500 -1.85% 3
North West -39 27 £25,091 +12.76% 7
Basingstoke +2 26 £34,000 +36.00% 4
Abingdon -7 26 £31,500 +17.75% 1
East Midlands -9 26 £22,000 -2.22% 9
Birmingham +1 25 £30,000 -11.11% 3
Cornwall +9 20 £20,500 +28.12%
Leeds 0 17 £23,500 -30.88% 2
Manchester -20 17 £25,182 -3.14% 3
Milton Keynes +26 14 £22,500 -11.33% 3
Andover +8 14 £26,500 - 1
Warwickshire +8 13 £30,000 +13.20%
Kent -16 13 £31,500 +5.00%
Redruth - 13 £20,500 -

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 2078 (100.00%) Windows
2 1411 (67.90%) Windows 7
3 1392 (66.99%) Active Directory
4 1266 (60.92%) Microsoft
5 918 (44.18%) Windows Server
6 812 (39.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 797 (38.35%) MS Office
8 786 (37.82%) MS Exchange
9 780 (37.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 764 (36.77%) MS Excel
11 665 (32.00%) VMware
12 622 (29.93%) Windows 10
13 514 (24.74%) Windows XP
14 487 (23.44%) Citrix
15 432 (20.79%) Microsoft Certification
16 423 (20.36%) Exchange Server 2010
17 417 (20.07%) VMware Infrastructure
18 401 (19.30%) Cisco
19 394 (18.96%) Firewall
20 384 (18.48%) DNS
21 380 (18.29%) TCP/IP
22 373 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2013
23 371 (17.85%) Office 365
24 352 (16.94%) Hyper-V
25 346 (16.65%) ITIL
26 339 (16.31%) DHCP
27 327 (15.74%) Windows Server 2003
28 300 (14.44%) SQL Server
29 283 (13.62%) VPN
30 249 (11.98%) SLA

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 786 (37.82%) MS Exchange
2 423 (20.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 373 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 209 (10.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 204 (9.82%) SharePoint
6 144 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2003
7 120 (5.77%) Skype for Business
8 87 (4.19%) IIS
9 84 (4.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 56 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2000
11 36 (1.73%) SharePoint 2010
12 35 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
13 17 (0.82%) IBM Notes
14 15 (0.72%) Apache
15 5 (0.24%) WebSphere
16 4 (0.19%) SugarCRM
16 4 (0.19%) Tomcat
17 3 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
17 3 (0.14%) SAS
18 2 (0.096%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 797 (38.35%) MS Office
2 764 (36.77%) MS Excel
3 26 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.58%) MS Project
5 11 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.096%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.048%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.048%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.048%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.29%) Bankmaster
4 5 (0.24%) thinkFolio
5 4 (0.19%) FastStats
5 4 (0.19%) Unica
6 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.14%) GoldMine
6 3 (0.14%) Hi Portfolio
7 2 (0.096%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.096%) Sage 50
7 2 (0.096%) Sage CRM
8 1 (0.048%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.048%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.048%) Retail-J
8 1 (0.048%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 371 (17.85%) Office 365
2 73 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (0.82%) SaaS
5 13 (0.63%) Google Apps
6 10 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.43%) Mimecast
8 5 (0.24%) IaaS
9 3 (0.14%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.096%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.096%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.048%) AdWords
11 1 (0.048%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 394 (18.96%) Firewall
2 384 (18.48%) DNS
3 380 (18.29%) TCP/IP
4 339 (16.31%) DHCP
5 283 (13.62%) VPN
6 218 (10.49%) LAN
7 216 (10.39%) SAN
8 214 (10.30%) WAN
9 149 (7.17%) VoIP
10 114 (5.49%) Wireless
11 110 (5.29%) VLAN
12 60 (2.89%) Remote Desktop
13 59 (2.84%) Wi-Fi
14 50 (2.41%) Internet
15 49 (2.36%) Cisco ASA
16 47 (2.26%) NAS
17 45 (2.17%) ADSL
18 33 (1.59%) Skype
19 32 (1.54%) iSCSI
20 30 (1.44%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 300 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 74 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 39 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 20 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (0.48%) MySQL
8 7 (0.34%) MS Access
8 7 (0.34%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.29%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (0.29%) RDBMS
9 6 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.19%) Big Data
10 4 (0.19%) MarkLogic
10 4 (0.19%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.14%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.096%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.096%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 39 (1.88%) Visual Studio
2 35 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (1.35%) Git (software)
4 27 (1.30%) Plastic SCM
4 27 (1.30%) Subversion
5 16 (0.77%) Selenium
6 15 (0.72%) MSTest
7 11 (0.53%) NUnit
8 10 (0.48%) ReSharper
9 9 (0.43%) LINQPad
9 9 (0.43%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 6 (0.29%) SpecFlow
11 5 (0.24%) MSI
11 5 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (0.19%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 4 (0.19%) Appium
12 4 (0.19%) UI Automator
13 2 (0.096%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.096%) InstallShield
13 2 (0.096%) Xcode
General
1 210 (10.11%) Finance
2 76 (3.66%) Legal
3 69 (3.32%) Retail
4 66 (3.18%) Banking
5 44 (2.12%) Telecoms
6 36 (1.73%) Law
7 33 (1.59%) Manufacturing
7 33 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
8 28 (1.35%) Marketing
9 27 (1.30%) German Language
10 22 (1.06%) Investment Banking
11 20 (0.96%) Games
12 19 (0.91%) Back Office
13 16 (0.77%) French Language
14 13 (0.63%) Advertising
15 12 (0.58%) Electronics
16 7 (0.34%) Publishing
16 7 (0.34%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.19%) Multimedia
18 3 (0.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 579 (27.86%) Analyst
1 579 (27.86%) Support Engineer
2 427 (20.55%) IT Support
3 327 (15.74%) Support Analyst
4 306 (14.73%) 2nd Line Support
5 257 (12.37%) IT Engineer
6 252 (12.13%) Desktop Support
7 212 (10.20%) Service Analyst
8 205 (9.87%) IT Support Engineer
9 199 (9.58%) Service Desk Analyst
10 198 (9.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 194 (9.34%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 187 (9.00%) IT Analyst
13 173 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
13 173 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 155 (7.46%) Desktop Engineer
15 140 (6.74%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 126 (6.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 122 (5.87%) IT Support Analyst
18 119 (5.73%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (6.45%) .NET
2 80 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 67 (3.22%) HTML
4 56 (2.69%) CSS
5 54 (2.60%) jQuery
6 52 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 51 (2.45%) XML
8 29 (1.40%) MAPI
9 28 (1.35%) Web Services
10 23 (1.11%) WPF
11 19 (0.91%) .NET Framework
11 19 (0.91%) KnockoutJS
12 17 (0.82%) WCF
12 17 (0.82%) WinForms
13 16 (0.77%) SOAP
14 15 (0.72%) XMPP
15 14 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 11 (0.53%) Entity Framework
16 11 (0.53%) Silverlight
17 10 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 246 (11.84%) Blackberry
2 142 (6.83%) Driving Licence
3 130 (6.26%) iPhone
4 110 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
5 79 (3.80%) Computer Science
6 68 (3.27%) Replication
7 65 (3.13%) Data Centre
7 65 (3.13%) Smartphone
8 53 (2.55%) Mobile App
9 49 (2.36%) iPad
10 41 (1.97%) User Experience
11 37 (1.78%) PDA
12 36 (1.73%) Video Conferencing
13 32 (1.54%) Clustering
14 20 (0.96%) FMCG
14 20 (0.96%) Mathematics
15 19 (0.91%) Visualisation
16 16 (0.77%) Fat Client
16 16 (0.77%) Thin Client
17 15 (0.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2078 (100.00%) Windows
2 1411 (67.90%) Windows 7
3 918 (44.18%) Windows Server
4 812 (39.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 780 (37.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 622 (29.93%) Windows 10
7 514 (24.74%) Windows XP
8 327 (15.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 206 (9.91%) Android
10 177 (8.52%) Mac OS X
11 176 (8.47%) Linux
12 154 (7.41%) Windows Vista
13 133 (6.40%) Apple iOS
14 75 (3.61%) Windows 2000 Server
15 41 (1.97%) Mac OS
15 41 (1.97%) Unix
16 32 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 20 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
18 14 (0.67%) Windows 2000
18 14 (0.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (16.65%) ITIL
2 126 (6.06%) Mentoring
3 101 (4.86%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (4.14%) Project Management
5 81 (3.90%) Service Delivery
6 66 (3.18%) MVC
7 65 (3.13%) Migration
8 63 (3.03%) Scrum
9 60 (2.89%) Service Management
10 57 (2.74%) Disaster Recovery
11 50 (2.41%) Time Management
12 49 (2.36%) MVVM
13 48 (2.31%) Incident Management
14 46 (2.21%) PRINCE2
15 45 (2.17%) CRM
15 45 (2.17%) Problem Management
16 40 (1.92%) Mobile Development
17 39 (1.88%) Mobile Device Management
17 39 (1.88%) Patch Management
18 35 (1.68%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 204 (9.82%) SQL
2 137 (6.59%) C#
3 93 (4.48%) PowerShell
4 74 (3.56%) JavaScript
5 42 (2.02%) VB
6 33 (1.59%) XAML
7 27 (1.30%) C
8 18 (0.87%) T-SQL
8 18 (0.87%) VB.NET
9 17 (0.82%) Java
9 17 (0.82%) VBScript
10 13 (0.63%) Objective-C
11 11 (0.53%) C++
12 9 (0.43%) Tcl
13 6 (0.29%) Perl
13 6 (0.29%) VBA
14 5 (0.24%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.19%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.14%) PHP
16 3 (0.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 432 (20.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 207 (9.96%) MCSE
3 191 (9.19%) Degree
4 159 (7.65%) MCP
5 149 (7.17%) MCSA
6 123 (5.92%) Cisco Certification
7 107 (5.15%) CCNA
8 88 (4.23%) MCITP
9 70 (3.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 59 (2.84%) Security Cleared
11 51 (2.45%) A+ Certification
12 49 (2.36%) SC Cleared
13 45 (2.17%) MCDST
14 35 (1.68%) Network+ Certification
15 34 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
16 32 (1.54%) MCTS
17 30 (1.44%) Citrix Certification
18 26 (1.25%) CCA
19 17 (0.82%) CCNP
20 15 (0.72%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 249 (11.98%) SLA
2 29 (1.40%) QA
3 16 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.19%) RMADS
6 1 (0.048%) ISO15022
6 1 (0.048%) ISO20022
System Software
1 1392 (66.99%) Active Directory
2 417 (20.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 352 (16.94%) Hyper-V
4 129 (6.21%) XenApp
5 105 (5.05%) vSphere
6 76 (3.66%) XenDesktop
7 57 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
8 48 (2.31%) Terminal Services
8 48 (2.31%) VMware ESX
9 46 (2.21%) Virtual Servers
10 30 (1.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 28 (1.35%) XenServer
12 26 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
13 22 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
14 21 (1.01%) NFS
14 21 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
15 18 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
16 14 (0.67%) BitLocker
17 11 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
18 10 (0.48%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 244 (11.74%) SCCM
2 127 (6.11%) Backup Exec
3 62 (2.98%) SCOM
4 55 (2.65%) Norton AntiVirus
5 34 (1.64%) NetBackup
6 30 (1.44%) McAfee ePO
6 30 (1.44%) WSUS
7 26 (1.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 20 (0.96%) SCVMM
9 18 (0.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 17 (0.82%) SCSM
10 17 (0.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 15 (0.72%) DameWare
11 15 (0.72%) XenMobile
12 14 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
13 12 (0.58%) SCDPM
14 10 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
15 8 (0.38%) AirWatch
15 8 (0.38%) Puppet
15 8 (0.38%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 1266 (60.92%) Microsoft
2 665 (32.00%) VMware
3 487 (23.44%) Citrix
4 401 (19.30%) Cisco
5 207 (9.96%) Apple
6 179 (8.61%) HP
7 124 (5.97%) Symantec
8 100 (4.81%) Dell
9 85 (4.09%) Veeam
10 68 (3.27%) Avaya
10 68 (3.27%) Intel Security
11 51 (2.45%) Oracle
12 49 (2.36%) IBM
13 44 (2.12%) WatchGuard
14 39 (1.88%) Sophos
15 38 (1.83%) Draytek
16 36 (1.73%) Polycom
17 34 (1.64%) SonicWALL
18 31 (1.49%) EMC
19 29 (1.40%) Red Hat
Andover, Hampshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + shift allowance, bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £21,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ninesharp
Salary: £20000 - £22500 per annum + Pension, Life Cover etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Rockstar Lincoln
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum Based on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum + Large Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 35-45k base + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £19000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Team Jobs
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum 28days hols,overtime,bonus,MS traini
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Rockfield
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum including pension, profit share
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: Up to £23k + £Bonus + MS Training !
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Plus great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: Up to £23k + £Bonus + MS Training !
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 per annum + full IT training
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago