Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 315 254 283
Rank change year-on-year -61 +29 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 29 82 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.27% 0.80% 0.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.26% 3.07% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 29 75 80
City of London median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £26,150 £25,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £59,000 £45,550 £54,775
Central London median annual salary £31,000 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% -1.64% -12.86%

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 2,307 2,667 3,403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 21.68% 26.12% 25.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2,105 2,404 3,078
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +7.84%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £91,250 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows 8 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (79.31%) Windows 7
3 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
4 19 (65.52%) Active Directory
5 18 (62.07%) Microsoft Office
5 18 (62.07%) ITIL
5 18 (62.07%) Finance
6 14 (48.28%) Windows 10
7 12 (41.38%) Citrix
8 11 (37.93%) VMware
8 11 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (31.03%) Blackberry
10 8 (27.59%) Windows Server
11 7 (24.14%) vCenter Server
11 7 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (24.14%) ITIL V3
11 7 (24.14%) Wyse
12 6 (20.69%) Law
12 6 (20.69%) Apple
12 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
12 6 (20.69%) SCCM
13 5 (17.24%) iPhone
13 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
13 5 (17.24%) Office 365
13 5 (17.24%) Open Source
13 5 (17.24%) User Experience
13 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (17.24%) Customer-Centricity
13 5 (17.24%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (17.24%) DNS

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 3 (10.34%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (62.07%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Office 365
2 2 (6.90%) IaaS
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
2 5 (17.24%) DHCP
2 5 (17.24%) DNS
2 5 (17.24%) Internet
3 3 (10.34%) HTTP
3 3 (10.34%) VoIP
4 2 (6.90%) Firewall
4 2 (6.90%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MSI
General
1 18 (62.07%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Law
3 4 (13.79%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Analyst
2 11 (37.93%) Service Analyst
2 11 (37.93%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (27.59%) Desktop Support
3 8 (27.59%) IT Support
3 8 (27.59%) Support Engineer
4 7 (24.14%) ITIL Service Analyst
4 7 (24.14%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (17.24%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) IT Analyst
5 5 (17.24%) IT Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Support Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Support
7 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Support Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Desktop Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Blackberry
2 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.24%) iPhone
2 5 (17.24%) User Experience
3 3 (10.34%) Driving Licence
4 2 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (3.45%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (79.31%) Windows 7
3 14 (48.28%) Windows 10
4 8 (27.59%) Windows Server
5 4 (13.79%) Android
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.90%) Linux
7 2 (6.90%) Solaris
7 2 (6.90%) Unix
8 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) ITIL
2 7 (24.14%) ITIL V3
2 7 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (17.24%) Customer-Centricity
3 5 (17.24%) Open Source
4 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.34%) Task Automation
6 2 (6.90%) Application Packaging
6 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
6 2 (6.90%) Investment Management
6 2 (6.90%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (6.90%) Process Management
6 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Service Management
6 2 (6.90%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management
6 2 (6.90%) Supplier Relationship Management
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.34%) C
2 3 (10.34%) VBScript
3 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.34%) MCSE
3 2 (6.90%) A+ Certification
3 2 (6.90%) CCNA
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.90%) MCDST
3 2 (6.90%) MCSA
4 1 (3.45%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (65.52%) Active Directory
2 11 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
3 5 (17.24%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (10.34%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.45%) XenApp
5 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) vCenter Server
2 6 (20.69%) SCCM
3 3 (10.34%) Perfmon
3 3 (10.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (10.34%) WMI
4 1 (3.45%) DameWare
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 12 (41.38%) Citrix
3 11 (37.93%) VMware
4 7 (24.14%) Wyse
5 6 (20.69%) Apple
6 4 (13.79%) Cisco
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle
7 2 (6.90%) Sun
8 1 (3.45%) Avaya
8 1 (3.45%) Samsung