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

Microsoft Windows 8
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 413 315 273
Rank change year-on-year -98 -42  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 584 937 1231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.71% 1.01% 1.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.79% 3.98% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 518 819 1033
Median salary £28,000 £28,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,300 £45,500 £47,800
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 20921 23516 27767
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 25.30% 25.43% 26.70%
Number of salaries quoted 17316 20301 23501
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 June 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 June 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 -69 214 £35,000 +12.90% 24
South East -66 136 £25,000 -20.63% 13
North West -11 54 £26,000 +3.62% 15
East of England -14 53 £26,500 - 2
West Midlands -15 43 £27,500 -8.33% 5
Yorkshire -10 36 £24,000 - 8
South West -26 25 £25,500 +10.86% 5
East Midlands +10 18 £24,250 +10.22% 3
North East +22 7 £20,000 -68.40% 2
Windows 8
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 1141 (100.00%) Windows
2 897 (78.62%) Windows 7
3 826 (72.39%) Active Directory
4 711 (62.31%) Microsoft
5 582 (51.01%) Windows 10
6 516 (45.22%) Windows Server
7 483 (42.33%) MS Exchange
8 446 (39.09%) Microsoft Office
9 419 (36.72%) Windows Server 2008
10 401 (35.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 387 (33.92%) Office 365
12 339 (29.71%) VMware
13 293 (25.68%) Citrix
14 259 (22.70%) DNS
15 258 (22.61%) ITIL
16 233 (20.42%) Hyper-V
17 226 (19.81%) DHCP
18 215 (18.84%) Exchange Server 2010
19 212 (18.58%) Firewall
20 206 (18.05%) VMware Infrastructure
21 205 (17.97%) TCP/IP
22 199 (17.44%) Windows XP
23 187 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2013
24 183 (16.04%) Microsoft Certification
25 179 (15.69%) Cisco
26 164 (14.37%) SLA
27 158 (13.85%) SQL
28 139 (12.18%) Blackberry
29 127 (11.13%) Windows Server 2003
30 124 (10.87%) 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
1 483 (42.33%) MS Exchange
2 215 (18.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 187 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 92 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 88 (7.71%) SharePoint
6 71 (6.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 71 (6.22%) Skype for Business
7 70 (6.13%) Exchange Server 2003
8 68 (5.96%) IIS
9 17 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
10 15 (1.31%) Apache
11 13 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
12 10 (0.88%) MS Project Server
12 10 (0.88%) SAS
13 8 (0.70%) IBM Notes
14 6 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 446 (39.09%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (1.58%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.088%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.088%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 15 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.35%) OpenText MBPM
2 4 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.18%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.088%) assyst
5 1 (0.088%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 387 (33.92%) Office 365
2 95 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.14%) G Suite
5 11 (0.96%) Mimecast
6 6 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.35%) iTunes
7 4 (0.35%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.18%) IaaS
9 1 (0.088%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.088%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.088%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.088%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.088%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.088%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.088%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.088%) PaaS
9 1 (0.088%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 259 (22.70%) DNS
2 226 (19.81%) DHCP
3 212 (18.58%) Firewall
4 205 (17.97%) TCP/IP
5 124 (10.87%) LAN
6 122 (10.69%) WAN
7 90 (7.89%) VoIP
8 89 (7.80%) VPN
9 73 (6.40%) SAN
10 69 (6.05%) Internet
11 55 (4.82%) Wireless
12 54 (4.73%) VLAN
13 35 (3.07%) Skype
14 33 (2.89%) SMTP
14 33 (2.89%) SNMP
15 27 (2.37%) Remote Desktop
16 19 (1.67%) iSCSI
16 19 (1.67%) Telnet
17 18 (1.58%) Wi-Fi
18 14 (1.23%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (9.90%) SQL Server
2 49 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (0.53%) MySQL
8 4 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.26%) MS Access
9 3 (0.26%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.18%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.18%) Big Data
10 2 (0.18%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.088%) FileMaker
11 1 (0.088%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (0.88%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 8 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.44%) MSI
4 3 (0.26%) AdminStudio
4 3 (0.26%) InstallShield
4 3 (0.26%) Selenium
4 3 (0.26%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.18%) Fiddler
5 2 (0.18%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.18%) gulp
5 2 (0.18%) ReSharper
5 2 (0.18%) Subversion
6 1 (0.088%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.088%) Ant
6 1 (0.088%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.088%) Xcode
General
1 120 (10.52%) Finance
2 46 (4.03%) Telecoms
3 39 (3.42%) Legal
4 26 (2.28%) Law
5 24 (2.10%) Manufacturing
6 18 (1.58%) Advertising
7 14 (1.23%) Banking
8 11 (0.96%) Retail
9 10 (0.88%) Back Office
10 9 (0.79%) Automotive
11 8 (0.70%) Multimedia
12 6 (0.53%) Electronics
12 6 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.44%) Marketing
14 2 (0.18%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.18%) French Language
14 2 (0.18%) Games
14 2 (0.18%) Local Government
15 1 (0.088%) German Language
15 1 (0.088%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 327 (28.66%) Support Engineer
2 318 (27.87%) Analyst
3 251 (22.00%) IT Support
4 177 (15.51%) IT Engineer
5 168 (14.72%) Support Analyst
6 147 (12.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 144 (12.62%) Desktop Support
8 129 (11.31%) Service Analyst
9 128 (11.22%) IT Support Engineer
10 120 (10.52%) Service Desk Analyst
11 95 (8.33%) IT Analyst
12 93 (8.15%) 1st Line Support
13 81 (7.10%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 78 (6.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 77 (6.75%) IT Support Analyst
16 66 (5.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 62 (5.43%) Windows Engineer
18 60 (5.26%) Support Technician
19 59 (5.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
19 59 (5.17%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (1.84%) .NET
2 19 (1.67%) HTML
3 17 (1.49%) Web Services
4 13 (1.14%) ASP.NET
4 13 (1.14%) iOS SDK
5 10 (0.88%) Silverlight
6 9 (0.79%) 802.1X
7 6 (0.53%) BREW
7 6 (0.53%) Flash
7 6 (0.53%) J2ME
7 6 (0.53%) Middleware
7 6 (0.53%) OpenAL
7 6 (0.53%) OpenCL
7 6 (0.53%) OpenGL
7 6 (0.53%) Qt
7 6 (0.53%) Series 60
7 6 (0.53%) SVG
7 6 (0.53%) UIQ
7 6 (0.53%) WCF
8 4 (0.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 139 (12.18%) Blackberry
2 75 (6.57%) Driving Licence
3 54 (4.73%) iPhone
4 51 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
5 49 (4.29%) Management Information System
6 45 (3.94%) Computer Science
7 29 (2.54%) iPad
7 29 (2.54%) Public Cloud
8 27 (2.37%) Smartphone
9 23 (2.02%) Video Conferencing
10 19 (1.67%) CMDB
11 17 (1.49%) Data Centre
12 16 (1.40%) Replication
13 15 (1.31%) Clustering
13 15 (1.31%) Mobile App
14 12 (1.05%) N-Tier
15 9 (0.79%) Fat Client
15 9 (0.79%) Thin Client
16 8 (0.70%) RSA SecurID
17 7 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1141 (100.00%) Windows
2 897 (78.62%) Windows 7
3 582 (51.01%) Windows 10
4 516 (45.22%) Windows Server
5 419 (36.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 401 (35.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 199 (17.44%) Windows XP
8 127 (11.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 73 (6.40%) Android
10 65 (5.70%) Windows Vista
11 64 (5.61%) Linux
12 61 (5.35%) Apple iOS
13 45 (3.94%) Mac OS
14 40 (3.51%) Mac OS X
15 33 (2.89%) Windows 2000 Server
16 16 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 14 (1.23%) Unix
17 14 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
18 7 (0.61%) Windows Phone
19 6 (0.53%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (22.61%) ITIL
2 57 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 46 (4.03%) Mentoring
4 44 (3.86%) Service Management
5 43 (3.77%) Project Management
6 39 (3.42%) CRM
7 36 (3.16%) Root Cause Analysis
8 35 (3.07%) ITIL V3
9 33 (2.89%) Problem Management
10 32 (2.80%) ERP
10 32 (2.80%) Migration
11 29 (2.54%) Disaster Recovery
12 28 (2.45%) High Availability
13 25 (2.19%) Kalman Filter
13 25 (2.19%) Time Management
14 23 (2.02%) Line Management
15 21 (1.84%) Configuration Management
15 21 (1.84%) Customer Requirements
15 21 (1.84%) Incident Management
16 20 (1.75%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 158 (13.85%) SQL
2 64 (5.61%) PowerShell
3 31 (2.72%) C#
4 21 (1.84%) VB
5 15 (1.31%) C
6 14 (1.23%) JavaScript
7 10 (0.88%) Java
7 10 (0.88%) VB.NET
8 7 (0.61%) VBScript
9 6 (0.53%) C++
9 6 (0.53%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.26%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.18%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.18%) VBA
11 2 (0.18%) XAML
12 1 (0.088%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.088%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.088%) Python
Qualifications
1 183 (16.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 115 (10.08%) Degree
3 91 (7.98%) MCSE
4 73 (6.40%) MCP
5 53 (4.65%) MCSA
6 47 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
7 43 (3.77%) CCNA
8 39 (3.42%) A+ Certification
9 29 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
9 29 (2.54%) Security Cleared
10 25 (2.19%) DBS Check
11 24 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
11 24 (2.10%) MCITP
12 23 (2.02%) HND
13 17 (1.49%) SC Cleared
14 16 (1.40%) GNVQ
15 15 (1.31%) MCDST
16 11 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 11 (0.96%) Master's Degree
17 10 (0.88%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (14.37%) SLA
2 6 (0.53%) QA
3 4 (0.35%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.088%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.088%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.088%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.088%) PMO
System Software
1 826 (72.39%) Active Directory
2 233 (20.42%) Hyper-V
3 206 (18.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 109 (9.55%) XenApp
5 50 (4.38%) vSphere
6 40 (3.51%) XenDesktop
7 29 (2.54%) Virtual Machines
8 20 (1.75%) Terminal Services
8 20 (1.75%) VirtualBox
9 15 (1.31%) Virtual Servers
9 15 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (1.05%) Terminal Server
11 8 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 7 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (0.44%) BitLocker
14 5 (0.44%) BlackBerry Internet Service
14 5 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
15 4 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
16 3 (0.26%) Squid
Systems Management
1 114 (9.99%) SCCM
2 45 (3.94%) Backup Exec
3 34 (2.98%) Norton AntiVirus
4 21 (1.84%) WSUS
5 17 (1.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 14 (1.23%) NetBackup
7 11 (0.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 9 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
8 9 (0.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 9 (0.79%) SmoothWall
9 8 (0.70%) AirWatch
10 6 (0.53%) SCOM
10 6 (0.53%) vCenter Server
11 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
11 5 (0.44%) XenMobile
11 5 (0.44%) ZENworks
12 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
13 3 (0.26%) DameWare
13 3 (0.26%) HP Data Protector
13 3 (0.26%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 711 (62.31%) Microsoft
2 339 (29.71%) VMware
3 293 (25.68%) Citrix
4 179 (15.69%) Cisco
5 117 (10.25%) Apple
6 113 (9.90%) HP
7 62 (5.43%) Symantec
8 61 (5.35%) Dell
9 53 (4.65%) Veeam
10 37 (3.24%) Avaya
11 27 (2.37%) Draytek
11 27 (2.37%) Remedy
12 25 (2.19%) Sophos
13 24 (2.10%) EMC
13 24 (2.10%) Meraki
14 22 (1.93%) Google
15 21 (1.84%) Oracle
16 18 (1.58%) Red Hat
17 16 (1.40%) SonicWALL
18 14 (1.23%) MobileIron
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £27000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
York, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £36000 per annum + pension, bonus, gym, healthcare
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
F4P Recruitment Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + excllnt benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £19000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Salary £20,124 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Vadis People
Salary: circ £28,000 - £35,000 + Beer!
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £19000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Vadis People
Salary: c£23,000 - £30,000 + Beer Nights
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £28,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Riding
Head Resourcing
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Alertsystems.co.uk
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago