Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 419 355 287
Rank change year-on-year -64 -68 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1,148 1,455 2,290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.70% 0.87% 1.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.88% 3.55% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,061 1,302 2,081
England median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.17% -3.33%
10th Percentile £19,125 £19,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year - -3.51% -5.00%

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 39,884 40,934 51,780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.47% 24.52% 26.36%
Number of salaries quoted 32,761 34,730 44,174
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,250 £43,500
% change year-on-year +1.69% +1.72% +2.35%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -73 345 £32,000 - 37
South East -37 322 £28,500 +9.62% 35
North of England -40 138 £23,500 +2.17% 24
Midlands +6 127 £22,500 -15.09% 12
South West +9 109 £23,000 -14.81% 16
East of England +9 107 £25,500 -7.27% 15
North West -31 77 £23,500 +2.17% 15
East Midlands +57 76 £22,500 -35.71% 5
Yorkshire +10 57 £25,000 +11.11% 8
West Midlands -29 51 £24,000 -8.57% 7
North East -19 4 £23,250 +5.68% 1
Windows 8
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 1,148 (100.00%) Windows
2 915 (79.70%) Windows 7
3 778 (67.77%) Active Directory
4 693 (60.37%) Microsoft
5 652 (56.79%) Windows 10
6 588 (51.22%) Windows Server
7 524 (45.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 466 (40.59%) Office 365
9 439 (38.24%) Microsoft Office
10 428 (37.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 390 (33.97%) MS Exchange
12 373 (32.49%) VMware
13 305 (26.57%) ITIL
14 292 (25.44%) Firewall
15 282 (24.56%) VMware Infrastructure
16 247 (21.52%) Citrix
17 239 (20.82%) DNS
18 227 (19.77%) Hyper-V
19 221 (19.25%) Microsoft Certification
20 200 (17.42%) Exchange Server 2010
21 198 (17.25%) DHCP
22 194 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2013
23 178 (15.51%) Cisco
24 177 (15.42%) Microsoft Azure
25 172 (14.98%) TCP/IP
26 165 (14.37%) SQL
27 160 (13.94%) SQL Server
28 149 (12.98%) LAN
29 148 (12.89%) Windows XP
29 148 (12.89%) WAN

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
1 390 (33.97%) MS Exchange
2 200 (17.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 194 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 75 (6.53%) SharePoint
5 54 (4.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 40 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2003
7 37 (3.22%) Skype for Business
8 35 (3.05%) IIS
9 25 (2.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (0.52%) Apache
12 5 (0.44%) Confluence
12 5 (0.44%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.26%) WordPress
14 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2000
14 2 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 439 (38.24%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.52%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (0.26%) InVision
6 2 (0.17%) Stata
7 1 (0.087%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.35%) assyst
2 4 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.17%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 1 (0.087%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.087%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.087%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.087%) Relativity
4 1 (0.087%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 466 (40.59%) Office 365
2 177 (15.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (2.18%) G Suite
4 25 (2.18%) IaaS
5 24 (2.09%) Mimecast
6 17 (1.48%) PaaS
7 9 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (0.52%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.52%) SaaS
10 5 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.44%) IBM Cloud
10 5 (0.44%) SoftLayer
11 3 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.26%) AWS CloudTrail
11 3 (0.26%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.17%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.087%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 292 (25.44%) Firewall
2 239 (20.82%) DNS
3 198 (17.25%) DHCP
4 172 (14.98%) TCP/IP
5 149 (12.98%) LAN
6 148 (12.89%) WAN
7 82 (7.14%) SAN
8 80 (6.97%) VPN
9 68 (5.92%) VLAN
10 65 (5.66%) Internet
11 59 (5.14%) VoIP
12 58 (5.05%) Wireless
13 37 (3.22%) Wi-Fi
14 32 (2.79%) Remote Desktop
15 26 (2.26%) WLAN
16 25 (2.18%) Skype
16 25 (2.18%) SSL
17 20 (1.74%) NAS
18 18 (1.57%) HTTP
19 15 (1.31%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (13.94%) SQL Server
2 46 (4.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 44 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
4 16 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (0.61%) MySQL
6 7 (0.61%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.17%) Big Data
8 2 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.17%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.17%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.17%) QlikView
9 1 (0.087%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.087%) Informix
9 1 (0.087%) MS Access
9 1 (0.087%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (1.05%) Git (software)
2 9 (0.78%) JIRA
3 8 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (0.70%) Visual Studio
4 7 (0.61%) AdminStudio
4 7 (0.61%) MSI
5 6 (0.52%) Axure RP
6 4 (0.35%) AutoIt
6 4 (0.35%) InstallShield
7 3 (0.26%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.26%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.26%) Wise Package Studio
8 2 (0.17%) Xcode
9 1 (0.087%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.087%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.087%) Selenium
9 1 (0.087%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.087%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.087%) Subversion
General
1 115 (10.02%) Finance
2 60 (5.23%) Telecoms
3 32 (2.79%) Law
3 32 (2.79%) Retail
4 24 (2.09%) Legal
5 23 (2.00%) Banking
6 22 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 20 (1.74%) Advertising
8 12 (1.05%) Marketing
9 9 (0.78%) Games
9 9 (0.78%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.52%) Electronics
11 3 (0.26%) Back Office
12 2 (0.17%) German Language
13 1 (0.087%) Hindi Language
13 1 (0.087%) Military
13 1 (0.087%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.087%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.087%) Tamil Language
13 1 (0.087%) Urdu Language
Job Titles
1 348 (30.31%) Support Engineer
2 311 (27.09%) Analyst
3 231 (20.12%) Support Analyst
4 229 (19.95%) IT Support
5 168 (14.63%) Desktop Support
6 158 (13.76%) IT Engineer
7 139 (12.11%) 2nd Line Support
8 114 (9.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 108 (9.41%) 1st Line Support
9 108 (9.41%) IT Support Engineer
10 89 (7.75%) Service Analyst
11 87 (7.58%) IT Analyst
12 83 (7.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 79 (6.88%) IT Support Analyst
14 76 (6.62%) Service Desk Analyst
15 72 (6.27%) 3rd Line Support
16 68 (5.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 67 (5.84%) 1st Line Engineer
17 67 (5.84%) 1st Line Support Engineer
18 65 (5.66%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (2.61%) HTML
2 25 (2.18%) .NET
3 20 (1.74%) CSS
4 15 (1.31%) SOAP
5 14 (1.22%) JSON
5 14 (1.22%) XML
6 13 (1.13%) EDI
7 10 (0.87%) HTML5
7 10 (0.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (0.78%) WCF
9 7 (0.61%) AngularJS
9 7 (0.61%) CSS3
10 6 (0.52%) Web Services
11 5 (0.44%) Middleware
12 4 (0.35%) Software Packaging
13 3 (0.26%) FIX Protocol
14 2 (0.17%) Cocoa
14 2 (0.17%) MAPI
15 1 (0.087%) CGI
15 1 (0.087%) SGML
Miscellaneous
1 79 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (6.62%) Blackberry
3 54 (4.70%) Driving Licence
4 39 (3.40%) iPhone
5 31 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 29 (2.53%) Management Information System
7 24 (2.09%) Analytical Mindset
8 21 (1.83%) Data Centre
8 21 (1.83%) User Experience
9 17 (1.48%) N-Tier
10 15 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
11 14 (1.22%) Fintech
11 14 (1.22%) iPad
11 14 (1.22%) Smartphone
12 13 (1.13%) Clustering
12 13 (1.13%) RSA SecurID
13 10 (0.87%) Handset
14 9 (0.78%) CCTV
15 8 (0.70%) BYOD
16 7 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,148 (100.00%) Windows
2 915 (79.70%) Windows 7
3 652 (56.79%) Windows 10
4 588 (51.22%) Windows Server
5 524 (45.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 428 (37.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 148 (12.89%) Mac OS X
7 148 (12.89%) Windows XP
8 101 (8.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 71 (6.18%) Linux
10 66 (5.75%) Android
10 66 (5.75%) Apple iOS
11 49 (4.27%) Mac OS
12 37 (3.22%) Windows Vista
13 20 (1.74%) Windows Phone
14 13 (1.13%) CentOS
14 13 (1.13%) Windows 2000 Server
15 12 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 11 (0.96%) Ubuntu
17 10 (0.87%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (26.57%) ITIL
2 52 (4.53%) Time Management
3 46 (4.01%) Migration
3 46 (4.01%) Service Delivery
4 42 (3.66%) Root Cause Analysis
5 34 (2.96%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (2.79%) Mentoring
6 32 (2.79%) Service Management
7 31 (2.70%) Patch Management
8 30 (2.61%) CRM
8 30 (2.61%) Disaster Recovery
9 27 (2.35%) Document Management
10 26 (2.26%) Presales
11 25 (2.18%) Kalman Filter
12 24 (2.09%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (2.00%) ITIL V3
14 21 (1.83%) Asset Management
14 21 (1.83%) Change Management
15 20 (1.74%) Mobile Device Management
16 19 (1.66%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 165 (14.37%) SQL
2 81 (7.06%) PowerShell
3 18 (1.57%) C#
4 16 (1.39%) JavaScript
5 15 (1.31%) C
6 11 (0.96%) Objective-C
7 10 (0.87%) Apple Swift
7 10 (0.87%) Python
8 9 (0.78%) VBScript
9 7 (0.61%) TypeScript
9 7 (0.61%) VB.NET
10 6 (0.52%) C++
10 6 (0.52%) Perl
11 5 (0.44%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.44%) Embedded C++
11 5 (0.44%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.44%) VB
12 3 (0.26%) Java
12 3 (0.26%) Korn
12 3 (0.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 221 (19.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 126 (10.98%) MCSE
3 102 (8.89%) Degree
4 89 (7.75%) MCP
5 71 (6.18%) MCSA
6 49 (4.27%) MCITP
7 45 (3.92%) CCNA
7 45 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
8 40 (3.48%) A+ Certification
9 25 (2.18%) DBS Check
10 20 (1.74%) CCNP
11 19 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
12 18 (1.57%) Security Cleared
13 15 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
14 11 (0.96%) SC Cleared
15 9 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 7 (0.61%) MCTS
17 5 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 5 (0.44%) MCDST
18 4 (0.35%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (10.10%) SLA
2 12 (1.05%) QA
3 10 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.35%) COBIT
6 3 (0.26%) PMO
7 2 (0.17%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.087%) GDPR
System Software
1 778 (67.77%) Active Directory
2 282 (24.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 227 (19.77%) Hyper-V
4 57 (4.97%) XenApp
5 42 (3.66%) XenDesktop
6 39 (3.40%) VirtualBox
7 26 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
8 23 (2.00%) vSphere
9 19 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
10 15 (1.31%) Terminal Services
11 12 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
11 12 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.52%) Firmware
14 5 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
14 5 (0.44%) ISA Server
15 4 (0.35%) BitLocker
15 4 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
16 3 (0.26%) Docker
16 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 108 (9.41%) SCCM
2 35 (3.05%) WSUS
3 33 (2.87%) Backup Exec
4 27 (2.35%) Microsoft Intune
5 22 (1.92%) SCOM
6 13 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
7 12 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
8 8 (0.70%) vCenter Server
9 7 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 6 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (0.52%) Puppet
10 6 (0.52%) WMI
11 5 (0.44%) Jamf Pro
11 5 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (0.44%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.26%) Ansible
12 3 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 3 (0.26%) Nagios
12 3 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 693 (60.37%) Microsoft
2 373 (32.49%) VMware
3 247 (21.52%) Citrix
4 178 (15.51%) Cisco
5 128 (11.15%) Apple
6 85 (7.40%) HP
7 50 (4.36%) Dell
8 44 (3.83%) Veeam
9 31 (2.70%) Avaya
10 23 (2.00%) NetApp
11 21 (1.83%) Google
11 21 (1.83%) Symantec
12 19 (1.66%) EMC
12 19 (1.66%) iManage
12 19 (1.66%) Red Hat
13 17 (1.48%) McAfee
13 17 (1.48%) Meraki
14 16 (1.39%) Sophos
15 15 (1.31%) Remedy
16 14 (1.22%) Canon