The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
UK / England
Rank 394 297 278
Rank change year-on-year -97 -19  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 557 1056 1198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.70% 1.09% 1.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.93% 4.16% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 507 927 1031
Median salary £27,000 £28,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% -3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,500 £50,000
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 England with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 19013 25367 26880
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 23.83% 26.29% 27.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16091 21518 22667
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.40% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Windows 8
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Windows 8 in England

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows 8 in England

Windows 8
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the England region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -32 215 £30,000 - 19
South East -83 128 £25,000 -10.71% 15
East of England -22 62 £25,000 -5.66% 6
West Midlands +15 43 £30,000 - 8
North West -22 35 £24,000 -2.04% 16
South West -37 29 £20,000 -15.78% 3
Yorkshire +12 23 £22,000 - 6
East Midlands -19 17 £27,250 +15.95% 7
North East +6 5 £21,000 - 4
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 1247 (100.00%) Windows
2 977 (78.35%) Windows 7
3 820 (65.76%) Active Directory
4 759 (60.87%) Microsoft
5 610 (48.92%) Windows 10
6 526 (42.18%) Windows Server
7 486 (38.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 469 (37.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 469 (37.61%) MS Office
9 442 (35.45%) MS Exchange
10 402 (32.24%) MS Excel
11 373 (29.91%) Office 365
12 365 (29.27%) VMware
13 287 (23.02%) ITIL
14 278 (22.29%) Citrix
15 277 (22.21%) Hyper-V
16 244 (19.57%) TCP/IP
17 238 (19.09%) Firewall
18 237 (19.01%) VMware Infrastructure
19 229 (18.36%) DNS
20 206 (16.52%) Cisco
21 203 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
21 203 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2010
22 198 (15.88%) Windows XP
23 180 (14.43%) LAN
24 179 (14.35%) DHCP
25 171 (13.71%) SLA
26 167 (13.39%) Exchange Server 2013
27 163 (13.07%) WAN
28 146 (11.71%) Apple

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 442 (35.45%) MS Exchange
2 203 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 167 (13.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 90 (7.22%) Skype for Business
5 82 (6.58%) SharePoint
6 77 (6.17%) IIS
7 76 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2007
8 60 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2003
9 58 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 19 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
11 13 (1.04%) IBM Notes
12 10 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
12 10 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
13 9 (0.72%) Apache
14 5 (0.40%) MS Project Server
15 2 (0.16%) SAS
16 1 (0.080%) BizTalk Server
16 1 (0.080%) Confluence
16 1 (0.080%) Zimbra
Applications
1 469 (37.61%) MS Office
2 402 (32.24%) MS Excel
3 24 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.56%) MS Project
6 6 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.40%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.16%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.080%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.080%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.080%) Revit
Business Applications
1 20 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.48%) OpenText MBPM
3 4 (0.32%) Line 50
3 4 (0.32%) Sage X3
4 3 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.24%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 3 (0.24%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.16%) Retail-J
5 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.16%) Tesseract
5 2 (0.16%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.080%) Bankmaster
6 1 (0.080%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.080%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 373 (29.91%) Office 365
2 117 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.96%) G Suite
5 11 (0.88%) Mimecast
6 7 (0.56%) OneDrive
7 6 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.32%) iTunes
9 3 (0.24%) Akamai
10 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.16%) SaaS
10 2 (0.16%) Slack
11 1 (0.080%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.080%) Google Drive
11 1 (0.080%) IaaS
11 1 (0.080%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 244 (19.57%) TCP/IP
2 238 (19.09%) Firewall
3 229 (18.36%) DNS
4 180 (14.43%) LAN
5 179 (14.35%) DHCP
6 163 (13.07%) WAN
7 132 (10.59%) VPN
8 101 (8.10%) VoIP
9 64 (5.13%) Internet
10 61 (4.89%) Wireless
11 58 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
12 57 (4.57%) VLAN
13 46 (3.69%) SMTP
14 45 (3.61%) Skype
15 43 (3.45%) SAN
16 37 (2.97%) SNMP
17 34 (2.73%) Remote Desktop
18 23 (1.84%) Telnet
19 22 (1.76%) Cisco IOS
20 18 (1.44%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (10.43%) SQL Server
2 47 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (2.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 31 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (1.28%) MySQL
7 12 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (0.48%) Big Data
11 5 (0.40%) Relational Database
12 4 (0.32%) Power BI
13 3 (0.24%) MS Access
13 3 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.16%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.16%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
15 1 (0.080%) FileMaker
15 1 (0.080%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 22 (1.76%) Visual Studio
2 17 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (0.80%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 6 (0.48%) MSI
5 5 (0.40%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.24%) JIRA
6 3 (0.24%) Selenium
7 2 (0.16%) Ant
7 2 (0.16%) Fiddler
7 2 (0.16%) gulp
7 2 (0.16%) ReSharper
General
1 127 (10.18%) Finance
2 45 (3.61%) Telecoms
3 42 (3.37%) Legal
4 28 (2.25%) Banking
5 27 (2.17%) Retail
6 23 (1.84%) Law
7 22 (1.76%) Advertising
7 22 (1.76%) Manufacturing
8 19 (1.52%) Back Office
9 11 (0.88%) Publishing
10 10 (0.80%) Electronics
11 8 (0.64%) Automotive
11 8 (0.64%) Marketing
12 7 (0.56%) Multimedia
13 6 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.32%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.32%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.24%) French Language
15 3 (0.24%) Games
16 1 (0.080%) Billing
Job Titles
1 346 (27.75%) Support Engineer
2 327 (26.22%) IT Support
3 316 (25.34%) Analyst
4 194 (15.56%) IT Engineer
5 159 (12.75%) 2nd Line Support
6 152 (12.19%) Support Analyst
7 151 (12.11%) Desktop Support
8 150 (12.03%) IT Support Engineer
9 130 (10.43%) Service Analyst
10 126 (10.10%) Service Desk Analyst
11 106 (8.50%) IT Analyst
12 102 (8.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 98 (7.86%) 1st Line Support
14 91 (7.30%) Support Technician
15 90 (7.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support
16 85 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 84 (6.74%) IT Support Analyst
18 80 (6.42%) IT Technician
19 70 (5.61%) Desktop Engineer
20 65 (5.21%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (3.21%) HTML
2 38 (3.05%) .NET
3 29 (2.33%) ASP.NET
4 15 (1.20%) 802.1X
5 13 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (0.88%) iOS SDK
6 11 (0.88%) XML
7 10 (0.80%) Silverlight
7 10 (0.80%) WCF
8 8 (0.64%) CSS
8 8 (0.64%) SOAP
8 8 (0.64%) Web Services
9 7 (0.56%) EDI
9 7 (0.56%) HTML5
10 6 (0.48%) Flash
10 6 (0.48%) J2ME
10 6 (0.48%) OpenAL
10 6 (0.48%) OpenCL
10 6 (0.48%) Qt
10 6 (0.48%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 140 (11.23%) Blackberry
2 79 (6.34%) Driving Licence
3 67 (5.37%) iPhone
4 56 (4.49%) Management Information System
5 51 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
6 47 (3.77%) Computer Science
7 40 (3.21%) iPad
8 39 (3.13%) Data Centre
9 34 (2.73%) Video Conferencing
10 31 (2.49%) Public Cloud
10 31 (2.49%) Smartphone
11 22 (1.76%) Clustering
12 15 (1.20%) Fat Client
12 15 (1.20%) Thin Client
13 14 (1.12%) User Experience
14 11 (0.88%) Mobile App
14 11 (0.88%) Virtual Team
15 10 (0.80%) PKI
16 9 (0.72%) Client/Server
16 9 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1247 (100.00%) Windows
2 977 (78.35%) Windows 7
3 610 (48.92%) Windows 10
4 526 (42.18%) Windows Server
5 486 (38.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 469 (37.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 198 (15.88%) Windows XP
8 105 (8.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 101 (8.10%) Android
10 82 (6.58%) Linux
11 78 (6.26%) Mac OS X
12 50 (4.01%) Windows Vista
13 45 (3.61%) Apple iOS
14 43 (3.45%) Mac OS
15 26 (2.09%) Windows 2000 Server
16 23 (1.84%) Windows Phone
17 21 (1.68%) Unix
18 17 (1.36%) Ubuntu
18 17 (1.36%) Windows Mobile
19 13 (1.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (23.02%) ITIL
2 70 (5.61%) Service Delivery
3 63 (5.05%) Service Management
4 58 (4.65%) CRM
5 41 (3.29%) Migration
6 39 (3.13%) Project Management
7 38 (3.05%) Incident Management
8 33 (2.65%) PRINCE2
9 32 (2.57%) Problem Management
10 31 (2.49%) High Availability
10 31 (2.49%) ITIL V3
11 29 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 29 (2.33%) ERP
12 27 (2.17%) ITSM
12 27 (2.17%) Mentoring
12 27 (2.17%) Time Management
13 26 (2.09%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (2.00%) MVC
15 23 (1.84%) Configuration Management
15 23 (1.84%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 142 (11.39%) SQL
2 80 (6.42%) PowerShell
3 40 (3.21%) C#
4 30 (2.41%) VB
5 26 (2.09%) JavaScript
6 20 (1.60%) VBScript
7 16 (1.28%) VB.NET
8 14 (1.12%) Java
8 14 (1.12%) T-SQL
9 13 (1.04%) C
10 9 (0.72%) C++
10 9 (0.72%) Shell Script
11 8 (0.64%) VBA
12 6 (0.48%) Python
13 5 (0.40%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.40%) Groovy
14 3 (0.24%) PHP
15 2 (0.16%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.080%) XAML
Qualifications
1 203 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 116 (9.30%) Degree
3 108 (8.66%) MCP
4 94 (7.54%) MCSE
5 86 (6.90%) MCSA
6 72 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
7 54 (4.33%) CCNA
8 50 (4.01%) MCITP
9 36 (2.89%) Security Cleared
10 25 (2.00%) A+ Certification
11 24 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
11 24 (1.92%) SC Cleared
12 20 (1.60%) DBS Check
13 16 (1.28%) HND
14 15 (1.20%) CCNP
14 15 (1.20%) CISSP
15 14 (1.12%) MCDST
16 12 (0.96%) CISM
17 11 (0.88%) GNVQ
17 11 (0.88%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (13.71%) SLA
2 24 (1.92%) QA
3 14 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.080%) COBIT
6 1 (0.080%) PMO
System Software
1 820 (65.76%) Active Directory
2 277 (22.21%) Hyper-V
3 237 (19.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 82 (6.58%) XenApp
5 36 (2.89%) vSphere
6 23 (1.84%) VMware ESX
6 23 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (1.52%) XenDesktop
8 18 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
9 15 (1.20%) XenServer
10 12 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (0.96%) Terminal Services
10 12 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
11 10 (0.80%) BlackBerry Internet Service
12 9 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
13 8 (0.64%) BitLocker
13 8 (0.64%) Terminal Server
14 5 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 4 (0.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 143 (11.47%) SCCM
2 24 (1.92%) Backup Exec
3 18 (1.44%) Microsoft Intune
4 15 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
5 12 (0.96%) ZENworks
6 11 (0.88%) AirWatch
6 11 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
6 11 (0.88%) NetBackup
7 10 (0.80%) Jamf Pro
7 10 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
7 10 (0.80%) SCOM
7 10 (0.80%) WSUS
8 8 (0.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 7 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (0.48%) Nessus
10 6 (0.48%) ThinApp
11 5 (0.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 5 (0.40%) Nagios
11 5 (0.40%) PaperCut
11 5 (0.40%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 759 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 365 (29.27%) VMware
3 278 (22.29%) Citrix
4 206 (16.52%) Cisco
5 146 (11.71%) Apple
6 84 (6.74%) HP
7 51 (4.09%) Dell
8 46 (3.69%) Avaya
9 27 (2.17%) Symantec
10 25 (2.00%) Google
11 20 (1.60%) Adobe
12 19 (1.52%) Intel Security
12 19 (1.52%) Sophos
12 19 (1.52%) Veeam
13 18 (1.44%) WatchGuard
14 17 (1.36%) Draytek
15 16 (1.28%) Meraki
16 14 (1.12%) Bloomberg
16 14 (1.12%) Polycom
16 14 (1.12%) ServiceNow
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Clacton-On-Sea, Essex
RM plc
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Washington, Tyne and Wear
Central Employment
Salary: From £18,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kendal, Cumbria
Itecco
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £15,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 16 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23 - £27 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Hiring People
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 17 hours ago
Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £37500 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
South East London
RM plc
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + benefiits+ training+ progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + benefiits+ training+ progression
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Great Company + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum Circa £26000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago