Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 295 299 249
Rank change year-on-year +4 -50 +43
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 30 44 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.30% 0.40% 0.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.27% 1.86% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 29 40 66
City of London median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £34,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -13.67% -7.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £54,250 £46,875 £59,375
Central London median annual salary £30,000 £33,250 £36,000
% change year-on-year -9.77% -7.64% +20.00%

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 2,366 2,363 2,559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 23.37% 21.64% 25.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2,073 2,124 2,303
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -2.78%

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 22 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows 8 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 23 (76.67%) Windows 10
4 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
5 21 (70.00%) Office 365
6 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
6 19 (63.33%) Windows Server
7 18 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
8 14 (46.67%) ITIL
8 14 (46.67%) VoIP
9 13 (43.33%) Android
9 13 (43.33%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (40.00%) Mac OS X
11 11 (36.67%) Blackberry
11 11 (36.67%) Citrix
11 11 (36.67%) Apple iOS
12 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
12 10 (33.33%) Management Information System
13 9 (30.00%) Internet
14 8 (26.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
14 8 (26.67%) Incident Management
14 8 (26.67%) iPad
14 8 (26.67%) iPhone
14 8 (26.67%) Time Management
14 8 (26.67%) Service Management
15 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
16 6 (20.00%) VMware
17 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
17 5 (16.67%) SQL
17 5 (16.67%) SQL Server

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 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 21 (70.00%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Azure
2 1 (3.33%) IaaS
2 1 (3.33%) PaaS
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) VoIP
2 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 9 (30.00%) Internet
4 4 (13.33%) DHCP
4 4 (13.33%) DNS
4 4 (13.33%) Firewall
4 4 (13.33%) LAN
5 3 (10.00%) WAN
6 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (6.67%) Wireless
7 1 (3.33%) HTTP
7 1 (3.33%) MPLS
7 1 (3.33%) NAS
7 1 (3.33%) SAN
7 1 (3.33%) SMTP
7 1 (3.33%) SNMP
7 1 (3.33%) VPN
7 1 (3.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Hudson
2 2 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
1 2 (6.67%) Law
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Analyst
2 15 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 13 (43.33%) IT Support
4 12 (40.00%) IT Analyst
4 12 (40.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 11 (36.67%) Desktop Support
6 10 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
7 9 (30.00%) Active Directory Analyst
7 9 (30.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 9 (30.00%) Windows Support Analyst
8 8 (26.67%) Active Directory Support
8 8 (26.67%) Active Directory Support Analyst
8 8 (26.67%) Exchange Support
8 8 (26.67%) Server Analyst
8 8 (26.67%) Server Support
8 8 (26.67%) Server Support Analyst
9 5 (16.67%) Support Engineer
10 3 (10.00%) IT Engineer
10 3 (10.00%) Service Analyst
10 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Blackberry
2 10 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 8 (26.67%) iPad
3 8 (26.67%) iPhone
4 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.67%) Clustering
5 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (6.67%) Public Cloud
5 2 (6.67%) Replication
5 2 (6.67%) Tandem
6 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 23 (76.67%) Windows 10
4 19 (63.33%) Windows Server
5 13 (43.33%) Android
6 12 (40.00%) Mac OS X
7 11 (36.67%) Apple iOS
8 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (10.00%) Mac OS
10 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) ITIL
2 13 (43.33%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (26.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 8 (26.67%) Incident Management
3 8 (26.67%) Service Management
3 8 (26.67%) Time Management
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (6.67%) High Availability
5 2 (6.67%) Information Security
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 2 (6.67%) Workflow
6 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.33%) CRM
6 1 (3.33%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (3.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.33%) Migration
6 1 (3.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (3.33%) Network Management
6 1 (3.33%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.67%) VB
4 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) A+ Certification
2 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (10.00%) MCP
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) CCNA
3 1 (3.33%) CCNP
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.33%) MCDST
3 1 (3.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) GDPR
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (6.67%) vSphere
4 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.33%) XenApp
4 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) SCCM
2 3 (10.00%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.33%) Perfmon
3 1 (3.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) Citrix
3 6 (20.00%) VMware
4 5 (16.67%) Cisco
5 3 (10.00%) Sophos
6 2 (6.67%) Apple
6 2 (6.67%) Wyse
7 1 (3.33%) EMC
7 1 (3.33%) Ivanti
7 1 (3.33%) Sage