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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
London / City of London
Rank 170 229 214
Rank change year-on-year +59 -15  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 49 41 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.98% 0.58% 1.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.83% 2.44% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 48 31 88
Median salary £29,500 £32,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.23% -10.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £52,500 £53,950
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -7.40% -1.81%  

Windows 8 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1278 1683 2715
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 25.51% 23.95% 26.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1164 1502 2353
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows 8 in the City of London

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (90.24%) Windows 7
3 66 (80.49%) Microsoft
4 51 (62.20%) MS Office
5 49 (59.76%) Windows 10
6 46 (56.10%) MS Exchange
7 43 (52.44%) Windows Server
8 42 (51.22%) Citrix
9 41 (50.00%) Apple
10 39 (47.56%) Hyper-V
11 36 (43.90%) DHCP
11 36 (43.90%) DNS
11 36 (43.90%) MS Excel
12 35 (42.68%) TCP/IP
12 35 (42.68%) Blackberry
13 32 (39.02%) Firewall
14 31 (37.80%) Skype for Business
15 30 (36.59%) LAN
16 29 (35.37%) SNMP
16 29 (35.37%) WAN
16 29 (35.37%) IIS
16 29 (35.37%) Public Cloud
16 29 (35.37%) XenApp
17 28 (34.15%) Exchange Server 2003
18 25 (30.49%) SMTP
19 24 (29.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 21 (25.61%) Telnet
21 20 (24.39%) Driving Licence
22 18 (21.95%) Active Directory
23 14 (17.07%) Finance

Windows 8
Top Related 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 46 (56.10%) MS Exchange
2 31 (37.80%) Skype for Business
3 29 (35.37%) IIS
4 28 (34.15%) Exchange Server 2003
5 24 (29.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 14 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (10.98%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
9 3 (3.66%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 51 (62.20%) MS Office
2 36 (43.90%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.22%) 3ds Max
4 1 (1.22%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.22%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) OpenText MBPM
1 2 (2.44%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.63%) Office 365
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 36 (43.90%) DHCP
1 36 (43.90%) DNS
2 35 (42.68%) TCP/IP
3 32 (39.02%) Firewall
4 30 (36.59%) LAN
5 29 (35.37%) SNMP
5 29 (35.37%) WAN
6 25 (30.49%) SMTP
7 21 (25.61%) Telnet
8 6 (7.32%) Internet
8 6 (7.32%) VPN
8 6 (7.32%) Wireless
9 3 (3.66%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (3.66%) Skype
9 3 (3.66%) Unified Communications
9 3 (3.66%) VoIP
10 2 (2.44%) BGP
10 2 (2.44%) PABX
10 2 (2.44%) PBX
10 2 (2.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) Big Data
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (17.07%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Law
3 4 (4.88%) Back Office
4 3 (3.66%) Legal
5 2 (2.44%) Retail
6 1 (1.22%) Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (31.71%) Support Engineer
2 24 (29.27%) IT Engineer
3 22 (26.83%) IT Support
4 19 (23.17%) Field Engineer
5 18 (21.95%) Analyst
6 13 (15.85%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (13.41%) IT Support Engineer
8 10 (12.20%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 10 (12.20%) Service Analyst
9 8 (9.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 8 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (9.76%) Citrix Engineer
9 8 (9.76%) Citrix Support
9 8 (9.76%) Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (9.76%) Support Analyst
10 7 (8.54%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (8.54%) Citrix Support Engineer
10 7 (8.54%) Hyper-V Engineer
11 6 (7.32%) Field Support Engineer
12 5 (6.10%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 35 (42.68%) Blackberry
2 29 (35.37%) Public Cloud
3 20 (24.39%) Driving Licence
4 7 (8.54%) Computer Science
5 6 (7.32%) Management Information System
6 5 (6.10%) iPhone
7 3 (3.66%) iPad
7 3 (3.66%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (2.44%) e-Learning
8 2 (2.44%) User Experience
8 2 (2.44%) VLE
9 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (1.22%) Fintech
9 1 (1.22%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (90.24%) Windows 7
3 49 (59.76%) Windows 10
4 43 (52.44%) Windows Server
5 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (12.20%) Android
8 8 (9.76%) Windows XP
9 4 (4.88%) Apple iOS
10 3 (3.66%) Linux
10 3 (3.66%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.44%) CentOS
11 2 (2.44%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.20%) ITIL
2 5 (6.10%) Asset Management
3 4 (4.88%) Incident Management
3 4 (4.88%) Service Delivery
4 3 (3.66%) High-Frequency Trading
4 3 (3.66%) Service Management
4 3 (3.66%) Time Management
5 2 (2.44%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 2 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.44%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (2.44%) Line Management
5 2 (2.44%) Migration
5 2 (2.44%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (2.44%) Patch Management
5 2 (2.44%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (2.44%) Process Improvement
5 2 (2.44%) Project Management
5 2 (2.44%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (1.22%) Process Management
6 1 (1.22%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.76%) PowerShell
1 8 (9.76%) SQL
2 1 (1.22%) VB
2 1 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (13.41%) Degree
2 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (8.54%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.88%) CCNA
4 4 (4.88%) MCSA
5 3 (3.66%) CCNP
5 3 (3.66%) CCVP
5 3 (3.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (3.66%) MCP
5 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.44%) MCSE
6 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (47.56%) Hyper-V
2 29 (35.37%) XenApp
3 18 (21.95%) Active Directory
4 11 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.22%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) SCCM
2 3 (3.66%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (3.66%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (3.66%) Jamf Pro
3 2 (2.44%) AirWatch
3 2 (2.44%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.44%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 66 (80.49%) Microsoft
2 42 (51.22%) Citrix
3 41 (50.00%) Apple
4 12 (14.63%) VMware
5 10 (12.20%) Cisco
6 4 (4.88%) Adobe
6 4 (4.88%) Avaya
6 4 (4.88%) HP
7 3 (3.66%) Bloomberg
7 3 (3.66%) iManage
7 3 (3.66%) Reuters
7 3 (3.66%) Samsung
8 2 (2.44%) Aerohive Networks
8 2 (2.44%) Cyberoam
8 2 (2.44%) Draytek
8 2 (2.44%) Fortinet
8 2 (2.44%) Juniper
8 2 (2.44%) Meraki
8 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.44%) SonicWALL
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