Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 299 254 289
Rank change year-on-year -45 +35 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 45 78 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.41% 0.77% 0.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.89% 3.04% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 41 66 68
City of London median annual salary £30,000 £33,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.45% -10.67% +19.05%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,500 £22,675
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,625 £53,775
Central London median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -2.86% +16.67% -

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 2,377 2,564 3,361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 21.74% 25.25% 26.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2,140 2,308 3,077
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% +8.00%

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 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows 8 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 30 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 26 (57.78%) Microsoft Office
5 21 (46.67%) Active Directory
6 17 (37.78%) Office 365
6 17 (37.78%) Windows 10
7 16 (35.56%) ITIL
7 16 (35.56%) Citrix
8 15 (33.33%) Finance
8 15 (33.33%) VMware
9 14 (31.11%) SCCM
10 12 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (17.78%) Blackberry
11 8 (17.78%) MS Exchange
11 8 (17.78%) Hyper-V
12 7 (15.56%) XenApp
12 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (15.56%) Firewall
12 7 (15.56%) Law
12 7 (15.56%) Remote Desktop
12 7 (15.56%) Windows Server
12 7 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (13.33%) vCenter Server
13 6 (13.33%) Customer-Centricity
13 6 (13.33%) Virtual Desktop
13 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (13.33%) User Experience
13 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (13.33%) Legal

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 8 (17.78%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.67%) IIS
5 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (57.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 17 (37.78%) Office 365
2 4 (8.89%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) Firewall
1 7 (15.56%) Remote Desktop
2 5 (11.11%) Internet
3 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.67%) DHCP
4 3 (6.67%) DNS
4 3 (6.67%) LAN
4 3 (6.67%) VoIP
4 3 (6.67%) VPN
4 3 (6.67%) Wireless
5 2 (4.44%) HTTP
5 2 (4.44%) IPsec
5 2 (4.44%) VLAN
5 2 (4.44%) WAN
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.22%) DKIM
6 1 (2.22%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.22%) SAN
6 1 (2.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) MySQL
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MSI
General
1 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Law
3 6 (13.33%) Legal
4 2 (4.44%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Analyst
2 14 (31.11%) Support Engineer
3 11 (24.44%) IT Support
3 11 (24.44%) Service Analyst
3 11 (24.44%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (20.00%) Desktop Support
5 6 (13.33%) IT Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) ITIL Service Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) IT Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Support Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Support Team Leader
8 3 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Technical Support
8 3 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Blackberry
2 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.33%) User Experience
3 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.89%) iPhone
3 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.89%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (6.67%) Driving Licence
5 2 (4.44%) Tandem
6 1 (2.22%) BYOD
6 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.22%) Clustering
6 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.22%) iPad
6 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 17 (37.78%) Windows 10
4 7 (15.56%) Windows Server
4 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (11.11%) Mac OS X
6 4 (8.89%) Android
6 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) ITIL
2 7 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (13.33%) Customer-Centricity
3 6 (13.33%) ITIL V3
3 6 (13.33%) Open Source
4 3 (6.67%) Service Management
5 2 (4.44%) Availability Management
5 2 (4.44%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.44%) Information Security
5 2 (4.44%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (4.44%) Performance Management
5 2 (4.44%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (4.44%) Task Automation
5 2 (4.44%) Workflow
6 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (2.22%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.22%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) C
2 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.44%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.44%) CISSP
2 2 (4.44%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.22%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.22%) CCNA
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.22%) MCDST
3 1 (2.22%) MCSA
3 1 (2.22%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) GDPR
System Software
1 21 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (17.78%) Hyper-V
4 7 (15.56%) XenApp
5 6 (13.33%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (8.89%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (31.11%) SCCM
2 6 (13.33%) vCenter Server
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (6.67%) SCOM
5 2 (4.44%) Perfmon
5 2 (4.44%) SCSM
5 2 (4.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (4.44%) WMI
6 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.22%) DameWare
6 1 (2.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 33 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (35.56%) Citrix
3 15 (33.33%) VMware
4 6 (13.33%) Cisco
4 6 (13.33%) Wyse
5 5 (11.11%) Apple
6 4 (8.89%) Adobe
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle
8 1 (2.22%) HP
8 1 (2.22%) iManage
8 1 (2.22%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (2.22%) Samsung
8 1 (2.22%) Sun