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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
UK
Rank 371 318 255
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -63
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 659 1013 1340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.78% 1.00% 1.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.30% 3.85% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 597 891 1149
Median salary £27,500 £29,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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
19950 26344 28716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 23.73% 26.10% 27.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16825 22127 24030
Median salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 28 February 2017 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 28 February 2017. 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 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 -53 629 £27,500 -5.17% 87
London -31 254 £31,000 -3.87% 26
South East -31 155 £25,000 -10.71% 17
Surrey +43 69 £30,000 +9.09% 5
East of England -10 65 £25,250 -4.71% 8
City of London +25 46 £29,000 -10.76% 6
West Midlands +26 42 £30,000 - 7
Yorkshire +27 33 £21,500 -10.41% 3
South West -24 29 £22,500 -8.16% 3
North West -46 29 £25,750 +3.00% 15
Hertfordshire -10 26 £24,000 -9.43% 4
Hampshire -30 26 £25,000 -29.57% 3
West Yorkshire +22 25 £21,500 -10.41% 2
Berkshire +43 22 £26,000 -15.44% 3
Guildford +4 21 £21,000 -25.00% 3
Cambridgeshire -16 19 £22,500 -14.28% 2
Warwickshire +29 18 £33,125 +20.45% 4
Leamington Spa -8 18 £33,125 +20.45% 2
Buckinghamshire +12 17 £19,000 -36.66% 3
East Midlands -13 17 £35,000 +20.40% 5
Milton Keynes +18 14 £17,000 -53.42% 1
Cheshire +13 14 £35,000 +55.55% 4
Leatherhead +9 13 £36,000 +46.93%
Docklands, London +5 12 £44,000 +60.00%
Lewisham - 12 £22,500 -
Hatfield +9 11 £24,000 -9.43% 2
Essex +9 11 £27,500 +3.77% 1
Farnborough -1 11 £27,500 +10.00%
Birmingham -6 11 £22,500 -28.00% 1
Kent -10 11 £22,500 -47.05% 1

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 1443 (100.00%) Windows
2 1132 (78.45%) Windows 7
3 943 (65.35%) Active Directory
4 878 (60.85%) Microsoft
5 705 (48.86%) Windows 10
6 635 (44.01%) Windows Server
7 576 (39.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 557 (38.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 551 (38.18%) MS Office
10 510 (35.34%) MS Exchange
11 457 (31.67%) MS Excel
12 447 (30.98%) VMware
13 436 (30.21%) Office 365
14 322 (22.31%) ITIL
15 311 (21.55%) Hyper-V
16 294 (20.37%) Firewall
17 286 (19.82%) Citrix
18 278 (19.27%) TCP/IP
19 272 (18.85%) VMware Infrastructure
20 262 (18.16%) DNS
21 260 (18.02%) Microsoft Certification
22 243 (16.84%) Cisco
23 227 (15.73%) Exchange Server 2010
24 219 (15.18%) LAN
25 217 (15.04%) Windows XP
26 208 (14.41%) DHCP
27 202 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2013
28 200 (13.86%) WAN
29 194 (13.44%) SLA
30 183 (12.68%) Apple

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
1 510 (35.34%) MS Exchange
2 227 (15.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 202 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 105 (7.28%) SharePoint
5 99 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 99 (6.86%) Skype for Business
6 85 (5.89%) IIS
7 65 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2003
8 64 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 24 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
10 16 (1.11%) IBM Notes
11 13 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
12 12 (0.83%) Apache
13 10 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.35%) MS Project Server
15 2 (0.14%) IBM Domino
15 2 (0.14%) OpenEdge
15 2 (0.14%) Tomcat
16 1 (0.069%) JBoss
16 1 (0.069%) SAS
Applications
1 551 (38.18%) MS Office
2 457 (31.67%) MS Excel
3 23 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (0.62%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.49%) MS Project
7 6 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.21%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.069%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.069%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.069%) Revit
Business Applications
1 22 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.42%) OpenText MBPM
3 5 (0.35%) Line 50
3 5 (0.35%) Sage X3
4 4 (0.28%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 3 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.21%) Retail-J
5 3 (0.21%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.21%) Sage 50
5 3 (0.21%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.14%) Tesseract
6 2 (0.14%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.069%) Bankmaster
7 1 (0.069%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.069%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 436 (30.21%) Office 365
2 146 (10.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (1.04%) G Suite
5 12 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (0.76%) Mimecast
7 8 (0.55%) OneDrive
7 8 (0.55%) SaaS
8 7 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (0.42%) iTunes
10 3 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 3 (0.21%) Akamai
11 2 (0.14%) IaaS
11 2 (0.14%) PaaS
11 2 (0.14%) Slack
12 1 (0.069%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 294 (20.37%) Firewall
2 278 (19.27%) TCP/IP
3 262 (18.16%) DNS
4 219 (15.18%) LAN
5 208 (14.41%) DHCP
6 200 (13.86%) WAN
7 157 (10.88%) VPN
8 116 (8.04%) VoIP
9 72 (4.99%) Wireless
10 64 (4.44%) Internet
11 62 (4.30%) Wi-Fi
12 60 (4.16%) VLAN
13 53 (3.67%) Skype
14 52 (3.60%) SAN
15 45 (3.12%) SMTP
16 38 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
17 33 (2.29%) SNMP
18 23 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
18 23 (1.59%) Telnet
19 21 (1.46%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (10.95%) SQL Server
2 61 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 38 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 23 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (1.46%) MySQL
7 13 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
9 10 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (0.55%) Relational Database
11 6 (0.42%) Big Data
12 5 (0.35%) Power BI
12 5 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.21%) MS Access
15 2 (0.14%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.14%) Oracle Database 11g
16 1 (0.069%) Apache Hive
16 1 (0.069%) DB2
16 1 (0.069%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 25 (1.73%) Visual Studio
2 20 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (0.69%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 5 (0.35%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.35%) Selenium
5 4 (0.28%) JIRA
5 4 (0.28%) MSI
5 4 (0.28%) MSTest
5 4 (0.28%) NUnit
6 2 (0.14%) Ant
6 2 (0.14%) WebSpeed
7 1 (0.069%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.069%) gulp
7 1 (0.069%) ReSharper
General
1 143 (9.91%) Finance
2 57 (3.95%) Telecoms
3 39 (2.70%) Legal
4 34 (2.36%) Manufacturing
4 34 (2.36%) Retail
5 32 (2.22%) Banking
6 28 (1.94%) Advertising
7 23 (1.59%) Back Office
7 23 (1.59%) Law
8 12 (0.83%) Marketing
9 11 (0.76%) Publishing
10 10 (0.69%) Electronics
11 8 (0.55%) French Language
12 7 (0.49%) Multimedia
12 7 (0.49%) Spanish Language
13 6 (0.42%) Automotive
13 6 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.35%) German Language
15 4 (0.28%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.21%) Games
Job Titles
1 399 (27.65%) Support Engineer
2 370 (25.64%) IT Support
3 361 (25.02%) Analyst
4 214 (14.83%) IT Engineer
5 196 (13.58%) 2nd Line Support
6 189 (13.10%) Support Analyst
7 171 (11.85%) Desktop Support
8 166 (11.50%) IT Support Engineer
9 148 (10.26%) Service Analyst
10 144 (9.98%) Service Desk Analyst
11 141 (9.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 121 (8.39%) IT Analyst
13 112 (7.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 112 (7.76%) Support Technician
14 108 (7.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 104 (7.21%) 1st Line Support
16 100 (6.93%) IT Technician
17 98 (6.79%) IT Support Analyst
18 97 (6.72%) Desktop Engineer
19 74 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (3.47%) HTML
2 46 (3.19%) .NET
3 38 (2.63%) ASP.NET
4 20 (1.39%) Web Services
5 19 (1.32%) 802.1X
6 16 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (1.11%) CSS
6 16 (1.11%) jQuery
7 14 (0.97%) XML
8 12 (0.83%) WCF
9 11 (0.76%) iOS SDK
9 11 (0.76%) SOAP
10 10 (0.69%) Silverlight
11 9 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 9 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 9 (0.62%) HTML5
11 9 (0.62%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (0.42%) OpenAL
12 6 (0.42%) OpenCL
12 6 (0.42%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 171 (11.85%) Blackberry
2 97 (6.72%) Driving Licence
3 67 (4.64%) iPhone
4 64 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 64 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 58 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
6 46 (3.19%) Data Centre
7 42 (2.91%) iPad
8 38 (2.63%) Smartphone
9 35 (2.43%) Video Conferencing
10 28 (1.94%) Public Cloud
11 21 (1.46%) Clustering
12 20 (1.39%) User Experience
13 13 (0.90%) Fat Client
13 13 (0.90%) Thin Client
14 12 (0.83%) Virtual Team
15 11 (0.76%) Client/Server
15 11 (0.76%) Mobile App
15 11 (0.76%) Replication
16 10 (0.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1443 (100.00%) Windows
2 1132 (78.45%) Windows 7
3 705 (48.86%) Windows 10
4 635 (44.01%) Windows Server
5 576 (39.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 557 (38.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 217 (15.04%) Windows XP
8 121 (8.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 101 (7.00%) Android
10 95 (6.58%) Linux
11 88 (6.10%) Mac OS X
12 60 (4.16%) Windows Vista
13 55 (3.81%) Mac OS
14 48 (3.33%) Apple iOS
15 29 (2.01%) Windows 2000 Server
16 28 (1.94%) Unix
17 25 (1.73%) Windows Phone
18 20 (1.39%) Windows Mobile
19 16 (1.11%) Ubuntu
20 12 (0.83%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (22.31%) ITIL
2 74 (5.13%) Service Management
3 69 (4.78%) Service Delivery
4 67 (4.64%) CRM
5 58 (4.02%) Migration
6 50 (3.47%) Project Management
7 41 (2.84%) Mentoring
8 40 (2.77%) Incident Management
8 40 (2.77%) Problem Management
9 37 (2.56%) ERP
9 37 (2.56%) PRINCE2
10 36 (2.49%) ITSM
11 34 (2.36%) High Availability
12 32 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
13 31 (2.15%) Root Cause Analysis
14 29 (2.01%) Time Management
15 28 (1.94%) ITIL V3
15 28 (1.94%) MVC
16 26 (1.80%) E-Commerce
16 26 (1.80%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 158 (10.95%) SQL
2 91 (6.31%) PowerShell
3 42 (2.91%) C#
4 36 (2.49%) JavaScript
5 34 (2.36%) VB
6 23 (1.59%) VBScript
7 18 (1.25%) T-SQL
8 16 (1.11%) VB.NET
9 14 (0.97%) C
9 14 (0.97%) Java
10 9 (0.62%) C++
10 9 (0.62%) VBA
11 7 (0.49%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.42%) Python
13 5 (0.35%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.35%) Groovy
14 3 (0.21%) PHP
15 1 (0.069%) Perl
15 1 (0.069%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.069%) XAML
Qualifications
1 260 (18.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 150 (10.40%) Degree
3 148 (10.26%) MCP
4 142 (9.84%) MCSE
5 113 (7.83%) MCSA
6 86 (5.96%) Cisco Certification
7 80 (5.54%) MCITP
8 68 (4.71%) CCNA
9 51 (3.53%) Security Cleared
10 38 (2.63%) SC Cleared
11 25 (1.73%) A+ Certification
12 22 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
13 20 (1.39%) MCTS
14 16 (1.11%) HND
14 16 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 15 (1.04%) CISSP
15 15 (1.04%) MCDST
16 14 (0.97%) DBS Check
17 13 (0.90%) CCNP
18 12 (0.83%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (13.44%) SLA
2 25 (1.73%) QA
3 14 (0.97%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.069%) COBIT
6 1 (0.069%) PMO
System Software
1 943 (65.35%) Active Directory
2 311 (21.55%) Hyper-V
3 272 (18.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 81 (5.61%) XenApp
5 47 (3.26%) vSphere
6 27 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
7 26 (1.80%) VMware ESX
8 24 (1.66%) XenDesktop
9 18 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
10 16 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
11 15 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
12 14 (0.97%) XenServer
13 12 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
14 11 (0.76%) BlackBerry Internet Service
15 10 (0.69%) Terminal Server
15 10 (0.69%) Terminal Services
16 9 (0.62%) Firmware
16 9 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
17 7 (0.49%) BitLocker
18 6 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 169 (11.71%) SCCM
2 41 (2.84%) Backup Exec
3 27 (1.87%) Microsoft Intune
4 16 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
5 15 (1.04%) ZENworks
6 14 (0.97%) AirWatch
7 13 (0.90%) WSUS
8 12 (0.83%) Jamf Pro
8 12 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
8 12 (0.83%) SCOM
9 11 (0.76%) NetBackup
10 10 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
11 9 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
12 8 (0.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 8 (0.55%) ThinApp
13 6 (0.42%) Nessus
14 5 (0.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 5 (0.35%) Nagios
14 5 (0.35%) PaperCut
14 5 (0.35%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 878 (60.85%) Microsoft
2 447 (30.98%) VMware
3 286 (19.82%) Citrix
4 243 (16.84%) Cisco
5 183 (12.68%) Apple
6 96 (6.65%) HP
7 60 (4.16%) Dell
8 56 (3.88%) Avaya
9 37 (2.56%) Symantec
10 36 (2.49%) Google
11 27 (1.87%) Meraki
11 27 (1.87%) Veeam
12 23 (1.59%) SonicWALL
13 21 (1.46%) Intel Security
13 21 (1.46%) Sophos
14 20 (1.39%) WatchGuard
15 18 (1.25%) Adobe
16 16 (1.11%) Draytek
16 16 (1.11%) Lotus
16 16 (1.11%) Sage
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £0 - 18k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Washington, Tyne and Wear
Central Employment
Salary: From £18,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
RM plc
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
RM plc
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Global Company
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + benefiits+ training+ progression
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
RM plc
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + benefiits+ training+ progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Great Company + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Large Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + perm
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: up to £25k per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Morson International
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Pension Health
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per month + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Hiring Wizard
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + MCES training
Posted: 6 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: From £24,300 to £27,300 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago