Period
to 28 March 2020

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 28 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
Central London > City of London
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 282 304 308
Rank change year-on-year +22 +4 -59
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 16 27 23
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.18% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.90% 1.15% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 16 29 23
Median annual salary £31,500 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -25.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,600 £25,750
90th Percentile £48,125 £51,550 £65,000
Central London median annual salary £35,000 £31,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year +12.90% -7.46% +11.67%

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 1,772 2,340 2,361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.11% 22.70% 22.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,518 2,083 2,151
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows 8 in the City of London over the 6 months to 28 March 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows 8 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 March 2020, 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) Citrix
3 9 (56.25%) Windows 10
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
4 8 (50.00%) Office 365
4 8 (50.00%) ITIL
4 8 (50.00%) Internet
4 8 (50.00%) Wireless
5 7 (43.75%) Android
5 7 (43.75%) Mac OS X
5 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
5 7 (43.75%) Cisco
6 6 (37.50%) iPad
6 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 6 (37.50%) VoIP
6 6 (37.50%) Blackberry
6 6 (37.50%) iPhone
6 6 (37.50%) Incident Management
6 6 (37.50%) Service Management
6 6 (37.50%) VMware
7 5 (31.25%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (31.25%) Investment Management
7 5 (31.25%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (18.75%) SAN
9 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008

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:

Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Azure
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Internet
1 8 (50.00%) Wireless
2 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 6 (37.50%) VoIP
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (18.75%) NAS
4 3 (18.75%) SAN
5 2 (12.50%) Firewall
5 2 (12.50%) LAN
5 2 (12.50%) WAN
6 1 (6.25%) DNS
6 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
6 1 (6.25%) VPN
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Law
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Desktop Support
1 7 (43.75%) IT Support
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory Support
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Support
4 1 (6.25%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Server Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Blackberry
1 6 (37.50%) iPad
1 6 (37.50%) iPhone
2 5 (31.25%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
5 1 (6.25%) Clustering
5 1 (6.25%) Hedge funds
5 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (56.25%) Windows 10
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 7 (43.75%) Android
3 7 (43.75%) Mac OS X
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Incident Management
2 6 (37.50%) Service Management
3 5 (31.25%) Investment Management
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Network Management
6 1 (6.25%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) MCITP
3 1 (6.25%) MCSA
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) vSphere
4 2 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) Citrix
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco
4 6 (37.50%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) Wyse
6 1 (6.25%) Apple
6 1 (6.25%) EMC
6 1 (6.25%) HP