Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
UK > England
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 832 645 536
Rank change year-on-year -187 -109 -19
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 183 106 565
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.18% 0.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.87% 0.89% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 148 91 499
10th Percentile £23,050 £19,250 £20,000
25th Percentile £24,750 £21,000 £23,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £28,500 £29,500 £28,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.39% +5.36% -6.67%
75th Percentile £34,500 £43,125 £36,000
90th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK median annual salary £28,500 £29,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year -3.39% +5.36% -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 21,069 11,908 26,182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.68% 20.36% 22.53%
Number of salaries quoted 14,522 9,873 21,414
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,250 £25,000
25th Percentile £34,625 £36,250 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,591
Median % change year-on-year - +9.67% -4.02%
75th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in England

Windows 8
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows 8 in England.

Salary trend for Windows 8 in England

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows 8 in England over the 6 months to 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
South East -93 43 £33,000 +38.95% 5
London -187 42 £32,500 -18.75% 9
North of England -102 41 £25,000 +21.95% 18
North West -65 23 £25,000 -16.67% 10
South West -50 21 £25,500 -28.17% 8
East of England -83 20 £28,750 -34.29% 7
Yorkshire -77 16 £22,000 +7.32% 5
Midlands -93 16 £24,000 -12.73% 9
West Midlands -60 13 £24,000 -20.00% 4
East Midlands -53 3 £25,750 -6.36% 5
North East -30 2 £32,500 +25.00% 3
Windows 8
UK

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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.

1 183 (100.00%) Windows
2 159 (86.89%) Windows 7
3 131 (71.58%) Windows 10
4 125 (68.31%) Microsoft
5 112 (61.20%) Active Directory
6 108 (59.02%) Microsoft 365
7 90 (49.18%) Microsoft Office
8 82 (44.81%) Windows Server
9 63 (34.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 55 (30.05%) Social Skills
11 49 (26.78%) Windows Server 2008
12 48 (26.23%) VMware
13 44 (24.04%) Cisco
14 43 (23.50%) MS Exchange
15 40 (21.86%) TCP/IP
15 40 (21.86%) ITIL
15 40 (21.86%) Windows Server 2016
16 39 (21.31%) Problem-Solving
16 39 (21.31%) Hyper-V
17 38 (20.77%) Windows Server 2019
18 33 (18.03%) Azure
19 32 (17.49%) Firewall
19 32 (17.49%) Finance
20 31 (16.94%) VMware Infrastructure
21 30 (16.39%) Android
21 30 (16.39%) WAN
22 28 (15.30%) Exchange Server 2010
23 26 (14.21%) Organisational Skills
24 25 (13.66%) Mac OS X
25 24 (13.11%) SLA

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 43 (23.50%) MS Exchange
2 28 (15.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (12.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (8.74%) SharePoint
5 11 (6.01%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.64%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.09%) IIS
7 2 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 90 (49.18%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (10.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (7.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 108 (59.02%) Microsoft 365
2 33 (18.03%) Azure
3 12 (6.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (2.19%) Mimecast
5 3 (1.64%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.55%) AWS
7 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (21.86%) TCP/IP
2 32 (17.49%) Firewall
3 30 (16.39%) WAN
4 20 (10.93%) VPN
5 18 (9.84%) DNS
5 18 (9.84%) Wireless
6 16 (8.74%) DHCP
7 15 (8.20%) Internet
7 15 (8.20%) LAN
8 13 (7.10%) Cisco IOS
9 12 (6.56%) VLAN
10 9 (4.92%) VoIP
11 8 (4.37%) Skype
12 6 (3.28%) SAN
13 5 (2.73%) Remote Desktop
14 4 (2.19%) Wi-Fi
15 3 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
15 3 (1.64%) NAS
15 3 (1.64%) SNMP
16 2 (1.09%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (1.64%) JIRA
2 1 (0.55%) MSI
General
1 55 (30.05%) Social Skills
2 32 (17.49%) Finance
3 26 (14.21%) Organisational Skills
4 20 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (8.20%) Law
6 13 (7.10%) Banking
7 11 (6.01%) Retail
8 8 (4.37%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 4 (2.19%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.64%) Public Sector
11 2 (1.09%) Digital Economy
11 2 (1.09%) Documentation Skills
11 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.55%) French Language
12 1 (0.55%) German Language
12 1 (0.55%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.55%) Police
12 1 (0.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 43 (23.50%) Support Engineer
2 39 (21.31%) IT Engineer
3 34 (18.58%) Analyst
4 29 (15.85%) IT Support
5 28 (15.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 28 (15.30%) Desktop Support
6 25 (13.66%) 2nd Line Support
7 22 (12.02%) Support Technician
8 20 (10.93%) Support Analyst
9 19 (10.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 16 (8.74%) IT Support Engineer
11 13 (7.10%) Desktop Support Technician
11 13 (7.10%) Desktop Technician
11 13 (7.10%) Service Desk Engineer
12 12 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (6.01%) Technology Support Analyst
14 10 (5.46%) 1st Line Support
14 10 (5.46%) Field Engineer
14 10 (5.46%) Support Specialist
15 9 (4.92%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.74%) Blackberry
1 16 (8.74%) Video Conferencing
2 14 (7.65%) iPad
2 14 (7.65%) iPhone
3 11 (6.01%) Driving Licence
4 10 (5.46%) Analytical Mindset
5 4 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.64%) EPoS
6 3 (1.64%) Handset
7 1 (0.55%) CCTV
7 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.55%) Clustering
7 1 (0.55%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.55%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.55%) Replication
7 1 (0.55%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 183 (100.00%) Windows
2 159 (86.89%) Windows 7
3 131 (71.58%) Windows 10
4 82 (44.81%) Windows Server
5 63 (34.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 49 (26.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 40 (21.86%) Windows Server 2016
8 38 (20.77%) Windows Server 2019
9 30 (16.39%) Android
10 25 (13.66%) Mac OS X
11 19 (10.38%) Apple iOS
12 14 (7.65%) Windows XP
13 8 (4.37%) Windows Vista
14 7 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (2.73%) Mac OS
16 4 (2.19%) Linux
17 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (21.86%) ITIL
2 39 (21.31%) Problem-Solving
3 24 (13.11%) Incident Management
4 23 (12.57%) Asset Management
5 14 (7.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 13 (7.10%) Mathematics
7 12 (6.56%) ITSM
8 9 (4.92%) ITIL V3
9 8 (4.37%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (4.37%) Time Management
10 7 (3.83%) Line Management
10 7 (3.83%) Service Management
10 7 (3.83%) Technology Transformation
11 6 (3.28%) Project Delivery
11 6 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (2.73%) CRM
12 5 (2.73%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (2.73%) Security Patching
12 5 (2.73%) Service Delivery
12 5 (2.73%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.56%) SQL
2 7 (3.83%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.09%) VB
4 1 (0.55%) C
4 1 (0.55%) Korn
Qualifications
1 24 (13.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (8.20%) MCSE
3 13 (7.10%) A+ Certification
3 13 (7.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (7.10%) Degree
3 13 (7.10%) Security Cleared
4 11 (6.01%) MCSA
5 8 (4.37%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (4.37%) MCP
6 7 (3.83%) DBS Check
7 6 (3.28%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.64%) MCITP
8 3 (1.64%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.09%) CCNA
9 2 (1.09%) CCNP
9 2 (1.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.11%) SLA
2 2 (1.09%) GDPR
2 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.09%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 112 (61.20%) Active Directory
2 39 (21.31%) Hyper-V
3 31 (16.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (4.92%) vSphere
4 9 (4.92%) XenApp
5 7 (3.83%) XenDesktop
6 6 (3.28%) VirtualBox
7 4 (2.19%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.64%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.09%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.55%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (9.84%) SCCM
2 13 (7.10%) Backup Exec
3 12 (6.56%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (2.73%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (2.73%) vCenter Server
5 3 (1.64%) WSUS
6 2 (1.09%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 2 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.09%) SCOM
7 1 (0.55%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.55%) WMI
Vendors
1 125 (68.31%) Microsoft
2 48 (26.23%) VMware
3 44 (24.04%) Cisco
4 18 (9.84%) Apple
5 15 (8.20%) Citrix
5 15 (8.20%) Veeam
6 8 (4.37%) Dell
7 7 (3.83%) Remedy
7 7 (3.83%) SolarWinds
8 6 (3.28%) Sophos
9 5 (2.73%) HP
10 4 (2.19%) Commvault
10 4 (2.19%) Meraki
10 4 (2.19%) Snow
10 4 (2.19%) Symantec
11 3 (1.64%) Lotus
11 3 (1.64%) McAfee
11 3 (1.64%) Sage
11 3 (1.64%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.64%) SonicWALL