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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 209 244
Rank change year-on-year +12 +35  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 37 51 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.71% 0.81% 0.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.68% 3.02% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 28 43 59
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £50,000 £50,900
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -5.66% -3.63%  

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 1380 1690 2452
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 26.35% 26.88% 23.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1215 1535 2146
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,750 £72,500 £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 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows 8 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 85 (100.00%) Windows
2 80 (94.12%) Windows 7
3 65 (76.47%) Microsoft
4 64 (75.29%) Windows Server
5 55 (64.71%) Windows 10
6 53 (62.35%) Citrix
7 50 (58.82%) Microsoft Office
8 49 (57.65%) MS Exchange
9 45 (52.94%) Hyper-V
10 40 (47.06%) DHCP
10 40 (47.06%) DNS
11 39 (45.88%) Active Directory
12 36 (42.35%) TCP/IP
12 36 (42.35%) Firewall
13 35 (41.18%) Apple
14 33 (38.82%) Skype for Business
15 32 (37.65%) IIS
16 31 (36.47%) Blackberry
16 31 (36.47%) XenApp
17 30 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
17 30 (35.29%) LAN
17 30 (35.29%) WAN
18 28 (32.94%) SNMP
18 28 (32.94%) Public Cloud
19 27 (31.76%) Exchange Server 2003
20 25 (29.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
21 23 (27.06%) VMware
22 20 (23.53%) SMTP
22 20 (23.53%) Office 365
23 18 (21.18%) Telnet

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 49 (57.65%) MS Exchange
2 33 (38.82%) Skype for Business
3 32 (37.65%) IIS
4 27 (31.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 25 (29.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 15 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (12.94%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (9.41%) SharePoint
9 4 (4.71%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (3.53%) Apache
11 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 50 (58.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (23.53%) Office 365
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.18%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.18%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 40 (47.06%) DHCP
1 40 (47.06%) DNS
2 36 (42.35%) Firewall
2 36 (42.35%) TCP/IP
3 30 (35.29%) LAN
3 30 (35.29%) WAN
4 28 (32.94%) SNMP
5 20 (23.53%) SMTP
6 18 (21.18%) Telnet
7 9 (10.59%) VPN
8 6 (7.06%) SAN
8 6 (7.06%) VoIP
9 3 (3.53%) Skype
9 3 (3.53%) VLAN
10 2 (2.35%) IP Telephony
10 2 (2.35%) Kerberos
10 2 (2.35%) Network Security
10 2 (2.35%) Wireless
11 1 (1.18%) IPsec
11 1 (1.18%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.35%) MySQL
3 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 15 (17.65%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Banking
3 4 (4.71%) Law
4 3 (3.53%) Legal
5 2 (2.35%) Back Office
5 2 (2.35%) Games
6 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (35.29%) Support Engineer
2 28 (32.94%) IT Engineer
3 19 (22.35%) Analyst
4 18 (21.18%) IT Support
5 17 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 16 (18.82%) Field Engineer
7 15 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
8 13 (15.29%) Citrix Engineer
8 13 (15.29%) Citrix Support
9 12 (14.12%) Citrix Support Engineer
9 12 (14.12%) IT Support Engineer
10 11 (12.94%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 11 (12.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 10 (11.76%) Service Analyst
11 10 (11.76%) Support Analyst
12 9 (10.59%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
12 9 (10.59%) Desktop Support
13 8 (9.41%) Hyper-V Engineer
13 8 (9.41%) Service Desk Analyst
14 7 (8.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (36.47%) Blackberry
2 28 (32.94%) Public Cloud
3 17 (20.00%) Driving Licence
4 6 (7.06%) iPhone
5 5 (5.88%) iPad
6 4 (4.71%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.71%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (3.53%) Data Centre
7 3 (3.53%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.18%) Clustering
8 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 85 (100.00%) Windows
2 80 (94.12%) Windows 7
3 64 (75.29%) Windows Server
4 55 (64.71%) Windows 10
5 30 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (18.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (10.59%) Linux
8 6 (7.06%) Android
9 5 (5.88%) Windows XP
10 4 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (3.53%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.18%) CentOS
12 1 (1.18%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.18%) Unix
12 1 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.12%) ITIL
2 6 (7.06%) Service Management
3 4 (4.71%) ITIL V3
4 3 (3.53%) Time Management
5 2 (2.35%) Asset Management
5 2 (2.35%) High-Frequency Trading
5 2 (2.35%) Line Management
5 2 (2.35%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (2.35%) MOF
5 2 (2.35%) Project Management
6 1 (1.18%) CRM
6 1 (1.18%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.18%) Facilities Management
6 1 (1.18%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.18%) Process Management
6 1 (1.18%) Project Governance
6 1 (1.18%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.18%) Software Distribution
6 1 (1.18%) Task Automation
6 1 (1.18%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.00%) SQL
2 10 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.53%) VB
4 1 (1.18%) Python
4 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (11.76%) Degree
3 4 (4.71%) MCDST
3 4 (4.71%) MCSA
4 3 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.35%) CCNP
5 2 (2.35%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.35%) MCP
5 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.18%) CCNA
6 1 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.18%) MCITP
6 1 (1.18%) MCSE
6 1 (1.18%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 45 (52.94%) Hyper-V
2 39 (45.88%) Active Directory
3 31 (36.47%) XenApp
4 16 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.53%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (16.47%) SCCM
2 3 (3.53%) SCOM
2 3 (3.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (2.35%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.35%) SCSM
3 2 (2.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 65 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 53 (62.35%) Citrix
3 35 (41.18%) Apple
4 23 (27.06%) VMware
5 5 (5.88%) Cisco
5 5 (5.88%) HP
5 5 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.88%) Symantec
6 4 (4.71%) Remedy
7 3 (3.53%) McAfee
7 3 (3.53%) Oracle
8 2 (2.35%) Altiris
8 2 (2.35%) Avaya
8 2 (2.35%) Bloomberg
8 2 (2.35%) Intel
8 2 (2.35%) Juniper
8 2 (2.35%) Meraki
8 2 (2.35%) Mitel
8 2 (2.35%) Reuters
8 2 (2.35%) ServiceNow
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