Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
Central London > City of London
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 302 278 272
Rank change year-on-year -24 -6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 43 55 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.40% 0.53% 0.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.76% 2.32% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 40 51 59
City of London median annual salary £32,500 £36,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.72% +7.46% +3.08%
10th Percentile £20,900 £25,500 £23,850
90th Percentile £49,875 £67,500 £54,600
Central London median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year -7.14% +3.70% +12.50%

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 the City of London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,446 2,373 2,800
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.93% 22.88% 24.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,159 2,155 2,541
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -2.65% +7.62%
10th Percentile £28,500 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £86,250 £91,250
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in the City of London

Windows 8
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Windows 8 in the City of London

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in the City of London over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows 8 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (81.40%) Windows 7
3 33 (76.74%) Microsoft
4 27 (62.79%) Office 365
5 25 (58.14%) Windows 10
5 25 (58.14%) Active Directory
6 19 (44.19%) Microsoft Office
6 19 (44.19%) SCCM
7 16 (37.21%) MS Exchange
7 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (34.88%) VMware
8 15 (34.88%) Citrix
8 15 (34.88%) Firewall
9 14 (32.56%) ITIL
9 14 (32.56%) Hyper-V
10 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (27.91%) LAN
10 12 (27.91%) Remote Desktop
10 12 (27.91%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (27.91%) Exchange Server 2013
11 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (25.58%) Data Centre
11 11 (25.58%) WAN
11 11 (25.58%) TCP/IP
11 11 (25.58%) Internet
12 10 (23.26%) Service Management
12 10 (23.26%) VPN
13 9 (20.93%) Mac OS X
13 9 (20.93%) Finance
13 9 (20.93%) SCOM

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 16 (37.21%) MS Exchange
2 12 (27.91%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (27.91%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (16.28%) SharePoint
4 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.33%) IIS
6 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (44.19%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (62.79%) Office 365
2 7 (16.28%) Mimecast
3 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (9.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 3 (6.98%) G Suite
6 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.88%) Firewall
2 12 (27.91%) LAN
2 12 (27.91%) Remote Desktop
3 11 (25.58%) Internet
3 11 (25.58%) TCP/IP
3 11 (25.58%) WAN
4 10 (23.26%) VPN
5 8 (18.60%) IPsec
5 8 (18.60%) VLAN
6 7 (16.28%) DHCP
6 7 (16.28%) DNS
6 7 (16.28%) NetScaler
6 7 (16.28%) SAN
7 6 (13.95%) DKIM
7 6 (13.95%) Wireless
8 3 (6.98%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (6.98%) VoIP
9 1 (2.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (4.65%) MySQL
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Support Engineer
2 13 (30.23%) IT Support
3 9 (20.93%) Desktop Support
4 6 (13.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Field Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) IT Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (11.63%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (11.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Field Support Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (9.30%) IT Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.95%) Clustering
3 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.30%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (9.30%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (6.98%) Blackberry
4 3 (6.98%) Fat Client
4 3 (6.98%) iPad
4 3 (6.98%) iPhone
4 3 (6.98%) Smartphone
4 3 (6.98%) Thin Client
5 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (81.40%) Windows 7
3 25 (58.14%) Windows 10
4 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (20.93%) Mac OS X
6 9 (20.93%) Windows Server
7 8 (18.60%) Android
8 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
8 5 (11.63%) Mac OS
9 4 (9.30%) Linux
10 1 (2.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) ITIL
2 10 (23.26%) Service Management
3 8 (18.60%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (16.28%) Network Load Balancing
5 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 6 (13.95%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
7 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.98%) Time Management
8 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity
8 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.65%) Investment Management
8 2 (4.65%) ITSM
8 2 (4.65%) Line Management
8 2 (4.65%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (4.65%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (4.65%) Performance Management
8 2 (4.65%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) CISSP
2 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.33%) MCP
3 1 (2.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 25 (58.14%) Active Directory
2 14 (32.56%) Hyper-V
3 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (16.28%) XenApp
5 4 (9.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.65%) BitLocker
6 2 (4.65%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.33%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (44.19%) SCCM
2 9 (20.93%) SCOM
3 7 (16.28%) Single Sign-On
4 6 (13.95%) Backup Exec
4 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (4.65%) SCSM
6 1 (2.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 33 (76.74%) Microsoft
2 15 (34.88%) Citrix
2 15 (34.88%) VMware
3 7 (16.28%) Cisco
3 7 (16.28%) HP
4 6 (13.95%) Nimble Storage
5 5 (11.63%) Adobe
6 3 (6.98%) Apple
6 3 (6.98%) Google
7 2 (4.65%) Ivanti
7 2 (4.65%) McAfee
7 2 (4.65%) MobileIron
7 2 (4.65%) Okta
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle
8 1 (2.33%) ConnectWise
8 1 (2.33%) Dell
8 1 (2.33%) Sage
8 1 (2.33%) SonicWALL