Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 419 349 280
Rank change year-on-year -70 -69 +25
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1229 1588 2433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.73% 0.89% 1.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.95% 3.57% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1128 1394 2211
England median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.51% -5.00%
10th Percentile £19,125 £19,750 £20,500
90th Percentile £51,478 £47,500 £50,000
UK median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year - -1.79% -6.67%

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 41701 44538 54550
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.69% 24.82% 26.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33794 38054 46499
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 -82 388 £32,000 +3.23% 11
South East -31 338 £27,500 - 11
North of England +6 196 £23,500 - 9
Midlands +20 128 £25,000 - 9
North West +8 109 £23,500 +2.17% 6
East of England -12 95 £26,500 -3.64% 1
South West -5 88 £23,000 -14.81% 6
Yorkshire +23 80 £22,000 -10.20% 3
East Midlands +52 69 £22,875 -6.63% 6
West Midlands -32 59 £26,500 +1.92% 3
North East +16 7 £20,500 -12.77%
Windows 8
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 1229 (100.00%) Windows
2 978 (79.58%) Windows 7
3 916 (74.53%) Active Directory
4 744 (60.54%) Microsoft
5 709 (57.69%) Windows 10
6 650 (52.89%) Windows Server
7 577 (46.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 488 (39.71%) MS Exchange
9 484 (39.38%) Office 365
10 463 (37.67%) Microsoft Office
11 453 (36.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 432 (35.15%) VMware
13 321 (26.12%) ITIL
14 311 (25.31%) VMware Infrastructure
15 309 (25.14%) Firewall
16 303 (24.65%) DNS
17 276 (22.46%) Citrix
18 266 (21.64%) DHCP
19 252 (20.50%) Hyper-V
20 239 (19.45%) Microsoft Certification
21 237 (19.28%) Exchange Server 2010
22 212 (17.25%) Exchange Server 2013
23 204 (16.60%) TCP/IP
24 192 (15.62%) Cisco
25 181 (14.73%) Windows XP
26 178 (14.48%) SQL
27 171 (13.91%) SQL Server
28 163 (13.26%) WAN
28 163 (13.26%) Microsoft Azure
29 160 (13.02%) LAN

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
1 488 (39.71%) MS Exchange
2 237 (19.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 212 (17.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 84 (6.83%) SharePoint
5 81 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2007
6 62 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2003
7 54 (4.39%) Skype for Business
8 38 (3.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 33 (2.69%) IIS
10 13 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
11 9 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (0.65%) Apache
13 6 (0.49%) SAS
14 5 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (0.33%) IBM Notes
16 3 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
17 2 (0.16%) Confluence
17 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2000
17 2 (0.16%) WordPress
18 1 (0.081%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 463 (37.67%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (2.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.16%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.081%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.49%) assyst
2 6 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.081%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.081%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.081%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.081%) Relativity
3 1 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 484 (39.38%) Office 365
2 163 (13.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (2.93%) G Suite
4 27 (2.20%) IaaS
5 23 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
6 21 (1.71%) Mimecast
7 18 (1.46%) PaaS
8 10 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
9 9 (0.73%) SaaS
10 6 (0.49%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.41%) OneDrive
12 4 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.33%) CloudFront
12 4 (0.33%) IBM Cloud
12 4 (0.33%) SoftLayer
13 3 (0.24%) AWS CloudTrail
13 3 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 1 (0.081%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 309 (25.14%) Firewall
2 303 (24.65%) DNS
3 266 (21.64%) DHCP
4 204 (16.60%) TCP/IP
5 163 (13.26%) WAN
6 160 (13.02%) LAN
7 113 (9.19%) SAN
8 100 (8.14%) VPN
9 84 (6.83%) VoIP
10 78 (6.35%) Internet
11 76 (6.18%) VLAN
12 54 (4.39%) Wireless
13 49 (3.99%) Skype
14 38 (3.09%) Remote Desktop
15 32 (2.60%) WLAN
16 31 (2.52%) Wi-Fi
17 23 (1.87%) SSL
18 18 (1.46%) IP Telephony
18 18 (1.46%) Unified Communications
19 17 (1.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (13.91%) SQL Server
2 53 (4.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (1.63%) Amazon RDS
4 20 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (0.90%) Relational Database
5 11 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (0.65%) MySQL
7 3 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.081%) MS Access
9 1 (0.081%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.081%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.081%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.081%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (0.81%) AdminStudio
1 10 (0.81%) MSI
2 9 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (0.57%) AutoIt
3 7 (0.57%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.57%) InstallShield
4 6 (0.49%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.24%) Wise Package Studio
6 2 (0.16%) JIRA
6 2 (0.16%) Subversion
6 2 (0.16%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.16%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.16%) Xcode
7 1 (0.081%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.081%) SonarQube
General
1 126 (10.25%) Finance
2 67 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 35 (2.85%) Law
4 32 (2.60%) Legal
5 31 (2.52%) Manufacturing
6 30 (2.44%) Retail
7 24 (1.95%) Banking
8 12 (0.98%) Marketing
9 11 (0.90%) Advertising
10 8 (0.65%) Electronics
11 7 (0.57%) Games
12 5 (0.41%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.24%) Back Office
14 2 (0.16%) French Language
14 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.081%) German Language
15 1 (0.081%) Hindi Language
15 1 (0.081%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.081%) Japanese Language
15 1 (0.081%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 379 (30.84%) Support Engineer
2 374 (30.43%) Analyst
3 268 (21.81%) IT Support
3 268 (21.81%) Support Analyst
4 187 (15.22%) Desktop Support
5 156 (12.69%) IT Engineer
6 155 (12.61%) 2nd Line Support
7 137 (11.15%) 1st Line Support
8 122 (9.93%) IT Support Engineer
9 118 (9.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 116 (9.44%) IT Analyst
11 109 (8.87%) Service Analyst
12 100 (8.14%) IT Support Analyst
13 95 (7.73%) Service Desk Analyst
14 87 (7.08%) 3rd Line Support
15 83 (6.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 81 (6.59%) 1st Line Engineer
16 81 (6.59%) Desktop Engineer
17 79 (6.43%) IT Technician
18 78 (6.35%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (1.79%) .NET
2 19 (1.55%) HTML
3 17 (1.38%) Web Services
4 13 (1.06%) SOAP
5 12 (0.98%) CSS
5 12 (0.98%) JSON
5 12 (0.98%) XML
6 11 (0.90%) 802.1X
7 10 (0.81%) EDI
7 10 (0.81%) WCF
8 8 (0.65%) Software Packaging
9 5 (0.41%) AngularJS
9 5 (0.41%) CSS3
9 5 (0.41%) HTML5
9 5 (0.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (0.16%) Cocoa
10 2 (0.16%) COM
10 2 (0.16%) MAPI
11 1 (0.081%) iOS SDK
11 1 (0.081%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 105 (8.54%) Blackberry
2 80 (6.51%) Driving Licence
3 74 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (3.82%) iPhone
5 38 (3.09%) Management Information System
6 34 (2.77%) Computer Science
7 26 (2.12%) iPad
8 24 (1.95%) N-Tier
9 22 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
10 21 (1.71%) Smartphone
11 18 (1.46%) Data Centre
12 17 (1.38%) Replication
13 15 (1.22%) Clustering
13 15 (1.22%) User Experience
14 12 (0.98%) e-Learning
14 12 (0.98%) Podcast
14 12 (0.98%) RSA SecurID
15 10 (0.81%) Handset
16 8 (0.65%) Client/Server
17 7 (0.57%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 1229 (100.00%) Windows
2 978 (79.58%) Windows 7
3 709 (57.69%) Windows 10
4 650 (52.89%) Windows Server
5 577 (46.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 453 (36.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 181 (14.73%) Windows XP
8 126 (10.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 119 (9.68%) Mac OS X
10 76 (6.18%) Linux
11 60 (4.88%) Apple iOS
12 55 (4.48%) Windows Vista
13 51 (4.15%) Android
14 48 (3.91%) Mac OS
15 26 (2.12%) Windows 2000 Server
16 18 (1.46%) Windows Phone
17 16 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 9 (0.73%) CentOS
18 9 (0.73%) Ubuntu
18 9 (0.73%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (26.12%) ITIL
2 63 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
3 61 (4.96%) Time Management
4 43 (3.50%) Migration
5 41 (3.34%) Service Delivery
6 37 (3.01%) Kalman Filter
6 37 (3.01%) Patch Management
7 36 (2.93%) CRM
8 34 (2.77%) Service Management
9 33 (2.69%) Presales
10 32 (2.60%) Disaster Recovery
10 32 (2.60%) Mentoring
11 31 (2.52%) Change Management
12 29 (2.36%) ITIL V3
13 28 (2.28%) E-Commerce
13 28 (2.28%) Mobile Device Management
13 28 (2.28%) Problem Management
13 28 (2.28%) Project Management
14 27 (2.20%) ERP
15 26 (2.12%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 178 (14.48%) SQL
2 104 (8.46%) PowerShell
3 16 (1.30%) VB
4 15 (1.22%) VBScript
5 13 (1.06%) C
5 13 (1.06%) C#
6 10 (0.81%) Python
7 8 (0.65%) JavaScript
8 6 (0.49%) Objective-C
9 5 (0.41%) Apple Swift
9 5 (0.41%) PHP
9 5 (0.41%) TypeScript
9 5 (0.41%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.33%) Java
10 4 (0.33%) Korn
10 4 (0.33%) Perl
10 4 (0.33%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.24%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.24%) Bourne shell
11 3 (0.24%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 239 (19.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 141 (11.47%) MCSE
3 126 (10.25%) Degree
4 99 (8.06%) MCP
5 72 (5.86%) MCSA
6 61 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
7 60 (4.88%) CCNA
8 52 (4.23%) A+ Certification
9 33 (2.69%) DBS Check
9 33 (2.69%) MCITP
10 25 (2.03%) CCNP
11 24 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
12 20 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
13 16 (1.30%) MCDST
14 14 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 14 (1.14%) Master's Degree
15 9 (0.73%) HND
16 8 (0.65%) Security Cleared
16 8 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 6 (0.49%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (10.58%) SLA
2 8 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.57%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.41%) QA
5 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.081%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.081%) PMO
System Software
1 916 (74.53%) Active Directory
2 311 (25.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 252 (20.50%) Hyper-V
4 72 (5.86%) XenApp
5 42 (3.42%) vSphere
5 42 (3.42%) XenDesktop
6 40 (3.25%) Virtual Machines
7 38 (3.09%) VirtualBox
8 23 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (1.55%) Terminal Services
10 10 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
11 9 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
13 7 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (0.49%) BitLocker
14 6 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 6 (0.49%) Terminal Server
15 5 (0.41%) Firmware
16 4 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 4 (0.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 139 (11.31%) SCCM
2 64 (5.21%) Backup Exec
3 46 (3.74%) WSUS
4 31 (2.52%) Microsoft Intune
5 28 (2.28%) Norton AntiVirus
6 23 (1.87%) SCOM
7 13 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
8 12 (0.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 9 (0.73%) AirWatch
9 9 (0.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 9 (0.73%) NetBackup
10 8 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 7 (0.57%) ZABBIX
12 6 (0.49%) SmoothWall
12 6 (0.49%) WMI
13 5 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (0.41%) Puppet
13 5 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 5 (0.41%) vCenter Server
14 4 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 744 (60.54%) Microsoft
2 432 (35.15%) VMware
3 276 (22.46%) Citrix
4 192 (15.62%) Cisco
5 131 (10.66%) Apple
6 112 (9.11%) HP
7 73 (5.94%) Veeam
8 68 (5.53%) Dell
9 54 (4.39%) Symantec
10 37 (3.01%) Avaya
11 34 (2.77%) Google
12 27 (2.20%) EMC
13 26 (2.12%) iManage
14 21 (1.71%) Sophos
15 20 (1.63%) Meraki
15 20 (1.63%) NetApp
16 19 (1.55%) Red Hat
16 19 (1.55%) Remedy
17 16 (1.30%) McAfee
18 15 (1.22%) Oracle