Period
to 22 July 2018

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 6 months to 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 533 448 325
Rank change year-on-year -85 -123 -50
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 808 1,138 1,930
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.50% 0.68% 1.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.15% 2.74% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 743 1,048 1,734
England median annual salary £28,500 £28,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.79% - -1.75%
10th Percentile £19,250 £19,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £46,000 £48,750
UK median annual salary £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year +3.64% -1.79% -1.75%

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 England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 37,658 41,567 48,998
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.25% 24.73% 25.71%
Number of salaries quoted 30,534 34,399 42,079
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 22 July 2018.

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 6 months to 22 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -81 280 £32,250 -0.77% 20
South East -31 225 £28,500 +14.00% 26
East of England -9 89 £27,500 +3.77% 12
Midlands -12 89 £28,250 +6.60% 12
North of England -76 84 £25,000 +6.38% 20
Yorkshire +16 56 £22,500 -2.17% 11
West Midlands +6 54 £30,000 +13.21% 9
South West -1 44 £23,000 - 6
East Midlands -1 35 £25,000 - 3
North West -71 27 £30,000 +26.32% 9
North East -33 1 £24,000 +20.00%
Windows 8
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 England region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 808 (100.00%) Windows
2 612 (75.74%) Windows 7
3 568 (70.30%) Microsoft
4 547 (67.70%) Active Directory
5 488 (60.40%) Windows 10
6 393 (48.64%) Windows Server
7 388 (48.02%) Office 365
8 352 (43.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 318 (39.36%) Microsoft Office
10 291 (36.01%) Windows Server 2012
11 265 (32.80%) VMware
12 215 (26.61%) Citrix
13 210 (25.99%) MS Exchange
14 185 (22.90%) ITIL
15 181 (22.40%) VMware Infrastructure
16 163 (20.17%) Firewall
17 146 (18.07%) DNS
18 138 (17.08%) Hyper-V
19 137 (16.96%) Microsoft Certification
20 130 (16.09%) DHCP
21 125 (15.47%) TCP/IP
22 120 (14.85%) Exchange Server 2010
23 119 (14.73%) Problem-Solving
24 116 (14.36%) LAN
24 116 (14.36%) SQL
25 113 (13.99%) Cisco
26 111 (13.74%) SLA
26 111 (13.74%) WAN
27 107 (13.24%) Microsoft Azure
28 101 (12.50%) SCCM

Windows 8
Co-occurring 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
1 210 (25.99%) MS Exchange
2 120 (14.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 94 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 51 (6.31%) SharePoint
5 31 (3.84%) IIS
6 26 (3.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 25 (3.09%) Skype for Business
8 9 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (0.99%) Apache
10 6 (0.74%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.62%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.37%) Confluence
14 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.25%) Site Server
15 1 (0.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.12%) CMS
15 1 (0.12%) Joomla!
Applications
1 318 (39.36%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (2.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.74%) Acrobat
5 5 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.50%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.37%) Stata
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.12%) CATIA
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.12%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.12%) Revit
8 1 (0.12%) SketchUp
8 1 (0.12%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.25%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 1 (0.12%) C-CURE
3 1 (0.12%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.12%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.12%) SAP EHS
3 1 (0.12%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.12%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 388 (48.02%) Office 365
2 107 (13.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (4.33%) Mimecast
5 20 (2.48%) G Suite
6 17 (2.10%) SaaS
7 15 (1.86%) IaaS
8 12 (1.49%) PaaS
9 7 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 6 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (0.74%) OneDrive
11 4 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.50%) NuGet
11 4 (0.50%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.37%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.12%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 163 (20.17%) Firewall
2 146 (18.07%) DNS
3 130 (16.09%) DHCP
4 125 (15.47%) TCP/IP
5 116 (14.36%) LAN
6 111 (13.74%) WAN
7 70 (8.66%) SAN
7 70 (8.66%) VPN
8 61 (7.55%) VLAN
9 55 (6.81%) VoIP
10 52 (6.44%) Internet
11 37 (4.58%) NAS
12 33 (4.08%) Remote Desktop
13 31 (3.84%) Wi-Fi
14 26 (3.22%) Wireless
15 23 (2.85%) Skype
16 18 (2.23%) NetScaler
17 17 (2.10%) Cisco IOS
18 14 (1.73%) SSL
19 10 (1.24%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.50%) Big Data
6 4 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.37%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.37%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.37%) MySQL
7 3 (0.37%) QlikView
7 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.12%) FileMaker
9 1 (0.12%) NonStop SQL
9 1 (0.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (0.87%) MSI
2 6 (0.74%) Git (software)
2 6 (0.74%) TeamCity
3 5 (0.62%) AdminStudio
3 5 (0.62%) Subversion
3 5 (0.62%) Wise Package Studio
4 4 (0.50%) MSBuild
4 4 (0.50%) MSTest
4 4 (0.50%) Ranorex
4 4 (0.50%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (0.37%) JIRA
6 2 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.25%) GitLab
6 2 (0.25%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.25%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.25%) Xcode
7 1 (0.12%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.12%) Dreamweaver
General
1 89 (11.01%) Finance
2 36 (4.46%) Games
3 30 (3.71%) Legal
4 29 (3.59%) Retail
5 25 (3.09%) Advertising
6 24 (2.97%) Manufacturing
7 19 (2.35%) Law
7 19 (2.35%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.86%) Marketing
9 12 (1.49%) Back Office
10 8 (0.99%) German Language
11 6 (0.74%) Electronics
12 5 (0.62%) Banking
13 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.25%) French Language
15 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.12%) Japanese Language
15 1 (0.12%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.12%) Portuguese Language
15 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 245 (30.32%) Support Engineer
2 172 (21.29%) Analyst
3 157 (19.43%) IT Support
4 130 (16.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 109 (13.49%) Desktop Support
6 108 (13.37%) IT Engineer
7 93 (11.51%) Support Analyst
8 80 (9.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 78 (9.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 71 (8.79%) Desktop Engineer
11 69 (8.54%) IT Analyst
11 69 (8.54%) IT Support Engineer
12 67 (8.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 66 (8.17%) Service Analyst
14 62 (7.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 61 (7.55%) Service Desk Analyst
16 47 (5.82%) IT Support Analyst
17 46 (5.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
18 41 (5.07%) IT Technician
19 39 (4.83%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.85%) X-Windows
2 21 (2.60%) Web Services
3 14 (1.73%) .NET
4 9 (1.11%) WCF
5 5 (0.62%) ADSI
6 4 (0.50%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.37%) HTML
7 3 (0.37%) MAPI
8 2 (0.25%) COM
8 2 (0.25%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.25%) iOS SDK
8 2 (0.25%) Middleware
8 2 (0.25%) REST
9 1 (0.12%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.12%) Node.js
9 1 (0.12%) WAP
9 1 (0.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 63 (7.80%) Self-Motivation
2 56 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (5.45%) Blackberry
4 43 (5.32%) iPhone
5 38 (4.70%) Data Centre
6 36 (4.46%) Driving Licence
7 32 (3.96%) iPad
8 25 (3.09%) Replication
9 22 (2.72%) Management Information System
10 21 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
11 15 (1.86%) Clustering
11 15 (1.86%) Computer Science
12 13 (1.61%) Client/Server
12 13 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
12 13 (1.61%) User Experience
13 12 (1.49%) NHS
13 12 (1.49%) Smartphone
14 11 (1.36%) AS400
14 11 (1.36%) iSeries
15 7 (0.87%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 808 (100.00%) Windows
2 612 (75.74%) Windows 7
3 488 (60.40%) Windows 10
4 393 (48.64%) Windows Server
5 352 (43.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 291 (36.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 83 (10.27%) Mac OS X
8 72 (8.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 72 (8.91%) Windows XP
9 58 (7.18%) Android
10 48 (5.94%) Linux
11 39 (4.83%) Apple iOS
12 24 (2.97%) Windows Vista
13 18 (2.23%) Mac OS
14 17 (2.10%) Windows 2000 Server
15 16 (1.98%) Windows Mobile
16 10 (1.24%) Ubuntu
17 8 (0.99%) Unix
17 8 (0.99%) Windows Phone
18 7 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (22.90%) ITIL
2 119 (14.73%) Problem-Solving
3 50 (6.19%) Incident Management
4 44 (5.45%) Service Management
5 42 (5.20%) Mentoring
6 31 (3.84%) Service Delivery
7 30 (3.71%) Migration
8 29 (3.59%) Time Management
9 26 (3.22%) Presales
10 24 (2.97%) ITSM
11 21 (2.60%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (2.48%) Mobile Device Management
13 19 (2.35%) High Availability
13 19 (2.35%) ITIL V3
13 19 (2.35%) Patch Management
13 19 (2.35%) Project Management
14 17 (2.10%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (2.10%) Change Management
14 17 (2.10%) Disaster Recovery
14 17 (2.10%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 116 (14.36%) SQL
2 48 (5.94%) PowerShell
3 17 (2.10%) C#
4 12 (1.49%) C
4 12 (1.49%) T-SQL
5 7 (0.87%) VBScript
6 6 (0.74%) VB
7 5 (0.62%) Perl
7 5 (0.62%) Python
8 4 (0.50%) Java
9 3 (0.37%) C++
9 3 (0.37%) PHP
10 2 (0.25%) Embedded C++
10 2 (0.25%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.25%) Scala
11 1 (0.12%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.12%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 137 (16.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 87 (10.77%) MCSE
3 43 (5.32%) Degree
4 41 (5.07%) MCSA
5 32 (3.96%) MCP
6 28 (3.47%) MCITP
7 25 (3.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 21 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (2.60%) Security Cleared
9 20 (2.48%) CCNA
10 18 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
11 17 (2.10%) A+ Certification
12 12 (1.49%) SC Cleared
13 11 (1.36%) Network+ Certification
14 8 (0.99%) CISSP
14 8 (0.99%) DBS Check
14 8 (0.99%) MCTS
15 5 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
15 5 (0.62%) ISEB
15 5 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (13.74%) SLA
2 21 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (2.48%) GDPR
4 13 (1.61%) PMO
5 10 (1.24%) PSD2
6 8 (0.99%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.87%) QA
8 6 (0.74%) COBIT
9 3 (0.37%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 547 (67.70%) Active Directory
2 181 (22.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 138 (17.08%) Hyper-V
4 74 (9.16%) XenApp
5 42 (5.20%) XenDesktop
6 31 (3.84%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (2.97%) vSphere
8 16 (1.98%) VirtualBox
9 13 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
11 11 (1.36%) XenServer
12 10 (1.24%) BitLocker
13 9 (1.11%) Terminal Server
13 9 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
14 8 (0.99%) Firmware
15 6 (0.74%) Terminal Services
15 6 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
16 5 (0.62%) Docker
16 5 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 4 (0.50%) LXC
Systems Management
1 101 (12.50%) SCCM
2 50 (6.19%) Backup Exec
3 29 (3.59%) WSUS
4 19 (2.35%) Microsoft Intune
5 16 (1.98%) Norton AntiVirus
6 14 (1.73%) SCOM
7 10 (1.24%) AirWatch
8 9 (1.11%) Jamf Pro
9 8 (0.99%) Microsoft Clustering
9 8 (0.99%) vCenter Server
9 8 (0.99%) WMI
10 7 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 6 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
12 5 (0.62%) XenMobile
13 4 (0.50%) HP SIM
13 4 (0.50%) Kubernetes
13 4 (0.50%) SCSM
13 4 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 3 (0.37%) FortiGate
14 3 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 568 (70.30%) Microsoft
2 265 (32.80%) VMware
3 215 (26.61%) Citrix
4 113 (13.99%) Cisco
5 65 (8.04%) Apple
6 64 (7.92%) HP
7 33 (4.08%) Veeam
8 31 (3.84%) Symantec
9 27 (3.34%) Dell
10 26 (3.22%) Adobe
10 26 (3.22%) WatchGuard
11 22 (2.72%) NetApp
12 20 (2.48%) Google
13 19 (2.35%) IBM
13 19 (2.35%) McAfee
14 18 (2.23%) EMC
14 18 (2.23%) Ivanti
15 17 (2.10%) Avaya
16 16 (1.98%) Oracle
16 16 (1.98%) SolarWinds