Period
to 22 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Windows 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 8 over the 6 months to 22 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
London > Central London
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 324 337 280
Rank change year-on-year +13 -57 +27
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 45 62 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.35% 0.44% 0.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.49% 1.94% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 44 56 91
Central London median annual salary £30,000 £33,250 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.77% -7.64% +20.00%
10th Percentile £22,800 £24,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £53,375 £53,750 £60,000
London median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

Windows 8 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3,024 3,201 3,297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 23.42% 22.74% 26.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2,649 2,881 2,967
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -2.78%
10th Percentile £28,500 £29,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £91,000 £90,000 £85,000
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Central London

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Central London

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

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Central London

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Central London over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows 8 in Central London

Windows 8
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Central London region over the 6 months to 22 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +4 30 £30,000 - 5
West End of London +16 8 £40,000 +55.34%
Kensington and Chelsea - 2 £30,000 -
City of Westminster -2 1 £30,000 +25.00%
Windows 8
London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (86.67%) Windows 7
3 31 (68.89%) Microsoft
3 31 (68.89%) Active Directory
4 29 (64.44%) Windows 10
5 26 (57.78%) Windows Server
6 25 (55.56%) Office 365
7 24 (53.33%) Microsoft Office
8 15 (33.33%) ITIL
8 15 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (31.11%) TCP/IP
9 14 (31.11%) VoIP
10 13 (28.89%) Mac OS X
10 13 (28.89%) Android
11 12 (26.67%) Blackberry
11 12 (26.67%) MS Exchange
12 11 (24.44%) Citrix
12 11 (24.44%) Apple iOS
13 10 (22.22%) iPhone
13 10 (22.22%) LAN
13 10 (22.22%) Firewall
13 10 (22.22%) Management Information System
13 10 (22.22%) VMware
14 9 (20.00%) DHCP
14 9 (20.00%) DNS
14 9 (20.00%) Internet
14 9 (20.00%) Time Management
15 8 (17.78%) iPad
15 8 (17.78%) Creative Problem-Solving
15 8 (17.78%) WAN

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 12 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (53.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.44%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 25 (55.56%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) Azure
2 1 (2.22%) IaaS
2 1 (2.22%) PaaS
2 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.11%) TCP/IP
1 14 (31.11%) VoIP
2 10 (22.22%) Firewall
2 10 (22.22%) LAN
3 9 (20.00%) DHCP
3 9 (20.00%) DNS
3 9 (20.00%) Internet
4 8 (17.78%) WAN
5 5 (11.11%) VPN
6 2 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (4.44%) Wireless
7 1 (2.22%) HTTP
7 1 (2.22%) MPLS
7 1 (2.22%) NAS
7 1 (2.22%) SAN
7 1 (2.22%) Skype
7 1 (2.22%) SMTP
7 1 (2.22%) SNMP
7 1 (2.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Hudson
2 2 (4.44%) JIRA
General
1 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Law
3 3 (6.67%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Analyst
2 15 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 13 (28.89%) IT Support
4 12 (26.67%) Desktop Support
4 12 (26.67%) IT Analyst
4 12 (26.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 12 (26.67%) Server Support
5 11 (24.44%) Support Engineer
6 10 (22.22%) Desktop Analyst
7 9 (20.00%) Active Directory Analyst
7 9 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 9 (20.00%) Windows Support Analyst
8 8 (17.78%) Active Directory Support
8 8 (17.78%) Active Directory Support Analyst
8 8 (17.78%) Exchange Support
8 8 (17.78%) Server Analyst
8 8 (17.78%) Server Support Analyst
9 6 (13.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 5 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Blackberry
2 10 (22.22%) iPhone
2 10 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 8 (17.78%) iPad
4 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (11.11%) Fat Client
4 5 (11.11%) Thin Client
5 2 (4.44%) Clustering
5 2 (4.44%) e-Learning
5 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (4.44%) Learning Management System
5 2 (4.44%) Public Cloud
5 2 (4.44%) Replication
5 2 (4.44%) Tandem
6 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (86.67%) Windows 7
3 29 (64.44%) Windows 10
4 26 (57.78%) Windows Server
5 13 (28.89%) Android
5 13 (28.89%) Mac OS X
6 11 (24.44%) Apple iOS
7 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (8.89%) Debian
8 4 (8.89%) Linux
8 4 (8.89%) Ubuntu
8 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (6.67%) Mac OS
10 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) ITIL
1 15 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (20.00%) Time Management
3 8 (17.78%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 8 (17.78%) Incident Management
3 8 (17.78%) Service Management
4 5 (11.11%) Migration
5 4 (8.89%) Customer-Centricity
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (4.44%) Coaching
7 2 (4.44%) High Availability
7 2 (4.44%) Information Security
7 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 2 (4.44%) Workflow
8 1 (2.22%) CRM
8 1 (2.22%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.22%) ITSM
8 1 (2.22%) Network Management
8 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) SQL
2 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.44%) VB
4 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) A+ Certification
1 4 (8.89%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.67%) MCP
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.22%) CCNA
3 1 (2.22%) CCNP
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.22%) MCDST
3 1 (2.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) GDPR
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (68.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.44%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (4.44%) VMware Server
3 2 (4.44%) vSphere
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.22%) XenApp
4 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) SCCM
2 3 (6.67%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.22%) Perfmon
3 1 (2.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 31 (68.89%) Microsoft
2 11 (24.44%) Citrix
3 10 (22.22%) VMware
4 6 (13.33%) Cisco
5 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.67%) Apple
6 3 (6.67%) Sophos
7 2 (4.44%) Aderant
7 2 (4.44%) Adobe
7 2 (4.44%) iManage
7 2 (4.44%) Wyse
8 1 (2.22%) EMC
8 1 (2.22%) Ivanti
8 1 (2.22%) Meraki
8 1 (2.22%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.22%) Sage
8 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow