The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
London / Croydon
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 40 20
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 0 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon - 1.87% 10.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 4.76% 32.08%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 7
Median salary - £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
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 Croydon with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Croydon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 36 105 53
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 20.22% 39.18% 31.93%
Number of salaries quoted 29 97 42
Median salary £32,500 £42,250 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.07% +62.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon 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 Croydon

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Croydon.

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Croydon

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) DBS Check
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Service Desk Support
1 2 (100.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) DBS Check
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware