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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
UK
Rank 356 287 248
Rank change year-on-year
-69 -39
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 670 1080 1360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.81% 1.08% 1.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.34% 4.14% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 603 964 1159
Median salary £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,668 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -

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
20058 26098 28919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.17% 26.14% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 16963 22035 24212
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,150
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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -57 630 £28,500 -1.72% 93
London -53 258 £32,500 +3.17% 27
South East -24 167 £26,000 -7.14% 30
Surrey -9 53 £25,250 -9.82% 11
City of London +19 43 £29,500 -18.05% 5
East of England -24 42 £30,000 +7.14% 4
Berkshire +71 41 £26,000 -21.21%
West Midlands +11 40 £23,000 -16.36% 10
North West -46 38 £25,750 +3.00% 11
South West +5 37 £28,000 - 4
Yorkshire +28 32 £21,500 -14.00% 5
Hampshire -7 28 £26,500 -25.35% 3
West Yorkshire +27 23 £25,000 - 4
Buckinghamshire +31 21 £23,750 -32.14% 8
Cheshire +10 19 £24,500 +8.88% 3
Guildford +1 19 £21,000 -25.00% 3
East Midlands -15 16 £35,000 +24.39% 1
Warwickshire +24 15 £30,000 +9.09% 4
Milton Keynes +16 15 £23,625 -21.25% 5
Leamington Spa -1 15 £30,000 +9.09% 4
Hertfordshire -4 15 £26,000 -13.33% 2
Manchester -39 15 £28,750 -26.28% 5
Southampton +13 14 £26,500 -27.39% 1
Bracknell - 13 £25,000 -
Farnborough +7 12 £26,250 -12.50% 1
Dorset +17 11 £28,500 +1.78%
Slough +39 10 £32,500 -18.75%
Bournemouth +23 10 £28,500 +1.78%
Essex +18 10 £33,000 +17.85%
Docklands, London -2 10 £44,000 +14.28%

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 1509 (100.00%) Windows
2 1149 (76.14%) Windows 7
3 987 (65.41%) Active Directory
4 925 (61.30%) Microsoft
5 708 (46.92%) Windows 10
6 707 (46.85%) Windows Server
7 627 (41.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 612 (40.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 573 (37.97%) MS Office
10 555 (36.78%) MS Exchange
11 507 (33.60%) VMware
12 482 (31.94%) MS Excel
13 452 (29.95%) Office 365
14 351 (23.26%) ITIL
15 338 (22.40%) Hyper-V
16 333 (22.07%) Firewall
17 321 (21.27%) Microsoft Certification
18 305 (20.21%) TCP/IP
19 297 (19.68%) VMware Infrastructure
20 291 (19.28%) Cisco
21 282 (18.69%) Citrix
22 273 (18.09%) DNS
23 245 (16.24%) Exchange Server 2010
24 244 (16.17%) Exchange Server 2013
25 233 (15.44%) Windows XP
26 224 (14.84%) LAN
27 222 (14.71%) DHCP
28 212 (14.05%) WAN
29 203 (13.45%) SLA
30 202 (13.39%) 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
1 555 (36.78%) MS Exchange
2 245 (16.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 244 (16.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 123 (8.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 122 (8.08%) SharePoint
6 97 (6.43%) Skype for Business
7 74 (4.90%) IIS
8 67 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
9 58 (3.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 30 (1.99%) SharePoint 2013
11 15 (0.99%) Apache
11 15 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
12 13 (0.86%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.33%) MS Project Server
14 4 (0.27%) Site Server
15 3 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.13%) IBM Domino
16 2 (0.13%) OpenEdge
16 2 (0.13%) Tomcat
17 1 (0.066%) SAS
Applications
1 573 (37.97%) MS Office
2 482 (31.94%) MS Excel
3 29 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.46%) MS Project
7 6 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.27%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.20%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.066%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.066%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.066%) Revit
Business Applications
1 13 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.33%) Line 50
2 5 (0.33%) Sage X3
3 4 (0.27%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 4 (0.27%) OpenText MBPM
4 3 (0.20%) Bankmaster
4 3 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.20%) Retail-J
4 3 (0.20%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.13%) Tesseract
6 1 (0.066%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.066%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.066%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 452 (29.95%) Office 365
2 146 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (0.93%) G Suite
5 12 (0.80%) Mimecast
6 10 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (0.66%) SaaS
7 8 (0.53%) OneDrive
8 7 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (0.40%) iTunes
10 5 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 4 (0.27%) IaaS
11 4 (0.27%) PaaS
12 3 (0.20%) Akamai
12 3 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.13%) Route 53
13 2 (0.13%) Slack
13 2 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 1 (0.066%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 333 (22.07%) Firewall
2 305 (20.21%) TCP/IP
3 273 (18.09%) DNS
4 224 (14.84%) LAN
5 222 (14.71%) DHCP
6 212 (14.05%) WAN
7 170 (11.27%) VPN
8 134 (8.88%) VoIP
9 69 (4.57%) VLAN
10 68 (4.51%) SAN
11 65 (4.31%) Wi-Fi
12 64 (4.24%) Wireless
13 59 (3.91%) Skype
14 57 (3.78%) Internet
15 44 (2.92%) Remote Desktop
16 35 (2.32%) SMTP
17 30 (1.99%) Cisco IOS
18 29 (1.92%) Network Security
19 26 (1.72%) SNMP
20 24 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (12.72%) SQL Server
2 65 (4.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 44 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 43 (2.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 30 (1.99%) MySQL
6 23 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
8 11 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (0.66%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.33%) Big Data
10 5 (0.33%) Power BI
10 5 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.13%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.13%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.13%) QlikView
13 1 (0.066%) DB2
13 1 (0.066%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 31 (2.05%) Visual Studio
2 28 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.40%) MSTest
3 6 (0.40%) NUnit
4 5 (0.33%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.33%) Selenium
5 4 (0.27%) JIRA
5 4 (0.27%) MSI
6 3 (0.20%) LINQPad
6 3 (0.20%) ReSharper
7 2 (0.13%) Ant
7 2 (0.13%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.13%) WebSpeed
8 1 (0.066%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.066%) Subversion
8 1 (0.066%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 139 (9.21%) Finance
2 55 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 46 (3.05%) Retail
4 42 (2.78%) Legal
5 39 (2.58%) Banking
6 38 (2.52%) Manufacturing
7 28 (1.86%) Law
8 26 (1.72%) Advertising
9 21 (1.39%) Back Office
10 15 (0.99%) Marketing
11 13 (0.86%) Publishing
12 12 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.73%) French Language
14 9 (0.60%) Electronics
15 7 (0.46%) Games
15 7 (0.46%) German Language
15 7 (0.46%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.13%) Italian Language
16 2 (0.13%) Swedish Language
16 2 (0.13%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 430 (28.50%) Support Engineer
2 371 (24.59%) IT Support
3 368 (24.39%) Analyst
4 244 (16.17%) 2nd Line Support
5 209 (13.85%) Support Analyst
6 205 (13.59%) IT Engineer
7 184 (12.19%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 182 (12.06%) Desktop Support
9 163 (10.80%) IT Support Engineer
10 146 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 141 (9.34%) Service Analyst
12 136 (9.01%) Service Desk Analyst
13 135 (8.95%) IT Analyst
14 131 (8.68%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 113 (7.49%) Desktop Engineer
16 107 (7.09%) Support Technician
17 105 (6.96%) IT Support Analyst
18 103 (6.83%) 1st Line Support
19 88 (5.83%) IT Technician
20 84 (5.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (3.11%) .NET
2 46 (3.05%) HTML
3 40 (2.65%) ASP.NET
4 28 (1.86%) jQuery
5 26 (1.72%) Web Services
6 24 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (1.52%) CSS
8 18 (1.19%) 802.1X
9 17 (1.13%) KnockoutJS
10 16 (1.06%) XML
11 14 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 14 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 12 (0.80%) SOAP
12 12 (0.80%) WCF
13 10 (0.66%) HTML5
14 6 (0.40%) EDI
14 6 (0.40%) WinForms
15 4 (0.27%) ASP.NET Web API
15 4 (0.27%) Software Packaging
16 3 (0.20%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 165 (10.93%) Blackberry
2 98 (6.49%) Driving Licence
3 70 (4.64%) Computer Science
4 59 (3.91%) iPhone
5 53 (3.51%) Data Centre
6 50 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
7 47 (3.11%) Management Information System
8 45 (2.98%) iPad
9 39 (2.58%) Smartphone
10 38 (2.52%) Video Conferencing
11 19 (1.26%) Public Cloud
12 18 (1.19%) Clustering
13 14 (0.93%) Client/Server
14 13 (0.86%) User Experience
15 11 (0.73%) FMCG
15 11 (0.73%) Mathematics
15 11 (0.73%) Mobile Computing
16 10 (0.66%) EPoS
16 10 (0.66%) Fat Client
16 10 (0.66%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1509 (100.00%) Windows
2 1149 (76.14%) Windows 7
3 708 (46.92%) Windows 10
4 707 (46.85%) Windows Server
5 627 (41.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 612 (40.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 233 (15.44%) Windows XP
8 134 (8.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 100 (6.63%) Linux
10 99 (6.56%) Mac OS X
11 90 (5.96%) Android
12 70 (4.64%) Windows Vista
13 54 (3.58%) Mac OS
14 45 (2.98%) Apple iOS
15 30 (1.99%) Windows 2000 Server
16 29 (1.92%) Unix
17 28 (1.86%) Windows Phone
18 21 (1.39%) Ubuntu
19 17 (1.13%) Windows Mobile
20 13 (0.86%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (23.26%) ITIL
2 72 (4.77%) Service Management
3 63 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 62 (4.11%) CRM
5 56 (3.71%) Migration
6 53 (3.51%) Project Management
7 52 (3.45%) Incident Management
8 51 (3.38%) Mentoring
9 42 (2.78%) PRINCE2
10 39 (2.58%) ITSM
11 37 (2.45%) ITIL V3
11 37 (2.45%) Time Management
12 36 (2.39%) Disaster Recovery
13 35 (2.32%) Agile Software Development
13 35 (2.32%) Problem Management
14 32 (2.12%) ERP
15 31 (2.05%) Root Cause Analysis
16 28 (1.86%) Change Management
16 28 (1.86%) High Availability
17 27 (1.79%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 171 (11.33%) SQL
2 105 (6.96%) PowerShell
3 42 (2.78%) C#
4 41 (2.72%) VB
5 38 (2.52%) JavaScript
6 25 (1.66%) VBScript
7 23 (1.52%) T-SQL
8 12 (0.80%) C
9 11 (0.73%) VBA
10 10 (0.66%) Java
10 10 (0.66%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.46%) VB.NET
12 6 (0.40%) Python
13 5 (0.33%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.33%) C++
13 5 (0.33%) Groovy
14 3 (0.20%) PHP
15 2 (0.13%) Perl
16 1 (0.066%) Delphi
16 1 (0.066%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 321 (21.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 191 (12.66%) MCSE
3 176 (11.66%) MCP
4 160 (10.60%) MCSA
5 145 (9.61%) Degree
6 111 (7.36%) MCITP
7 93 (6.16%) Cisco Certification
8 74 (4.90%) CCNA
9 59 (3.91%) Security Cleared
10 46 (3.05%) SC Cleared
11 30 (1.99%) MCTS
12 25 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 24 (1.59%) A+ Certification
14 21 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
15 18 (1.19%) MCDST
16 14 (0.93%) CCNP
16 14 (0.93%) CISSP
16 14 (0.93%) HND
17 12 (0.80%) CISM
17 12 (0.80%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (13.45%) SLA
2 25 (1.66%) QA
3 17 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.066%) COBIT
System Software
1 987 (65.41%) Active Directory
2 338 (22.40%) Hyper-V
3 297 (19.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 71 (4.71%) XenApp
5 55 (3.64%) vSphere
6 40 (2.65%) VMware ESX
7 30 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
8 24 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
9 23 (1.52%) XenDesktop
10 22 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
11 18 (1.19%) Virtual Desktop
12 17 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
12 17 (1.13%) VMware Workstation
13 14 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 14 (0.93%) XenServer
14 13 (0.86%) Terminal Services
15 10 (0.66%) Terminal Server
16 9 (0.60%) BlackBerry Internet Service
16 9 (0.60%) Firmware
17 6 (0.40%) Squid
Systems Management
1 179 (11.86%) SCCM
2 59 (3.91%) Backup Exec
3 34 (2.25%) Microsoft Intune
4 24 (1.59%) AirWatch
5 18 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
6 16 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
7 15 (0.99%) SCOM
8 14 (0.93%) WSUS
9 12 (0.80%) Casper Suite
9 12 (0.80%) NetBackup
10 10 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
10 10 (0.66%) ZENworks
11 9 (0.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 8 (0.53%) Nagios
13 7 (0.46%) Microsoft Clustering
13 7 (0.46%) SCVMM
14 6 (0.40%) Nessus
14 6 (0.40%) ThinApp
15 5 (0.33%) DameWare
15 5 (0.33%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 925 (61.30%) Microsoft
2 507 (33.60%) VMware
3 291 (19.28%) Cisco
4 282 (18.69%) Citrix
5 202 (13.39%) Apple
6 102 (6.76%) HP
7 70 (4.64%) Dell
8 58 (3.84%) Avaya
9 45 (2.98%) Symantec
10 34 (2.25%) Meraki
11 33 (2.19%) SonicWALL
12 32 (2.12%) Google
13 26 (1.72%) Sophos
13 26 (1.72%) WatchGuard
14 24 (1.59%) Intel Security
15 21 (1.39%) Veeam
16 20 (1.33%) Wyse
17 19 (1.26%) Adobe
17 19 (1.26%) Remedy
18 18 (1.19%) Red Hat
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Eastbourne, East Sussex
Reed Technology
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
University of the Arts London
Salary: £27,801 - 33,938 per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Red10
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £37500 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East Riding
Head Resourcing
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Talent Analytix
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: Flex on experience + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Bluetownonline
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: From £24,300 to £27,300 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago