Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 518 432 351
Rank change year-on-year -86 -81 -77
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 811 1,174 1,665
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.53% 0.71% 0.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.30% 2.85% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 763 1,080 1,447
England median annual salary £29,000 £27,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.45% -1.79% -1.75%
10th Percentile £19,250 £19,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £49,550 £51,273 £46,450
UK median annual salary £29,000 £27,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year +5.45% -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 35,255 41,177 44,691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.96% 24.99% 24.98%
Number of salaries quoted 28,636 33,328 38,226
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +0.56%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -82 249 £32,000 - 28
South East -31 231 £27,500 +3.77% 23
North of England -46 106 £25,000 +6.38% 20
Midlands -8 94 £30,000 +20.00% 16
West Midlands +62 80 £30,000 +13.21% 8
East of England +7 79 £28,500 -1.72% 6
Yorkshire +11 62 £28,422 +22.25% 9
South West -21 59 £25,000 +4.17% 19
North West -69 40 £23,750 +1.06% 11
East Midlands -56 14 £30,000 +29.03% 8
North East -19 4 £24,500 +19.51%
Windows 8
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 811 (100.00%) Windows
2 634 (78.18%) Windows 7
3 591 (72.87%) Microsoft
4 582 (71.76%) Active Directory
5 505 (62.27%) Windows 10
6 412 (50.80%) Windows Server
7 382 (47.10%) Office 365
8 325 (40.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 315 (38.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 301 (37.11%) Microsoft Office
11 293 (36.13%) VMware
12 208 (25.65%) Citrix
13 207 (25.52%) MS Exchange
14 202 (24.91%) DNS
15 201 (24.78%) ITIL
16 199 (24.54%) VMware Infrastructure
17 182 (22.44%) Firewall
18 176 (21.70%) DHCP
19 158 (19.48%) Hyper-V
20 129 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
21 125 (15.41%) Microsoft Azure
22 118 (14.55%) TCP/IP
22 118 (14.55%) SLA
23 110 (13.56%) Problem-Solving
24 108 (13.32%) Exchange Server 2010
25 104 (12.82%) SQL
26 101 (12.45%) LAN
27 94 (11.59%) SCCM
28 90 (11.10%) MCSE
29 89 (10.97%) 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
1 207 (25.52%) MS Exchange
2 108 (13.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 73 (9.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 60 (7.40%) SharePoint
5 34 (4.19%) IIS
6 31 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 29 (3.58%) Skype for Business
8 16 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.49%) Confluence
10 4 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.37%) CMS
11 3 (0.37%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.25%) Apache
12 2 (0.25%) K2 blackpearl
12 2 (0.25%) Site Server
13 1 (0.12%) SAS
13 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 301 (37.11%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (0.74%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.37%) Adobe Premiere
7 3 (0.37%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.37%) CATIA
7 3 (0.37%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.37%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.12%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (0.49%) C-CURE
1 4 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.37%) Elite 3E
2 3 (0.37%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 3 (0.37%) SAP R/3
2 3 (0.37%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 382 (47.10%) Office 365
2 125 (15.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (3.45%) Mimecast
5 18 (2.22%) IaaS
6 16 (1.97%) PaaS
7 15 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (1.11%) SaaS
9 8 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 8 (0.99%) G Suite
10 4 (0.49%) NuGet
10 4 (0.49%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.37%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.25%) SoftLayer
12 2 (0.25%) Yammer
13 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 202 (24.91%) DNS
2 182 (22.44%) Firewall
3 176 (21.70%) DHCP
4 118 (14.55%) TCP/IP
5 101 (12.45%) LAN
6 89 (10.97%) WAN
7 87 (10.73%) Internet
8 81 (9.99%) VPN
9 62 (7.64%) VoIP
10 48 (5.92%) Wi-Fi
11 47 (5.80%) SAN
11 47 (5.80%) VLAN
12 29 (3.58%) Remote Desktop
13 25 (3.08%) Skype
14 22 (2.71%) Wireless
15 18 (2.22%) NAS
16 17 (2.10%) Cisco IOS
17 16 (1.97%) SSL
17 16 (1.97%) WLAN
18 14 (1.73%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (10.60%) SQL Server
2 23 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
6 11 (1.36%) Azure SQL Database
6 11 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (0.99%) NoSQL
9 7 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (0.62%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.49%) Geospatial Data
11 4 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.49%) Power BI
12 3 (0.37%) MySQL
12 3 (0.37%) QlikView
12 3 (0.37%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (2.10%) Visual Studio
1 17 (2.10%) Visual Studio Team System
2 16 (1.97%) Git (software)
2 16 (1.97%) JIRA
2 16 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (1.36%) Chocolatey
4 9 (1.11%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.11%) Redmine
4 9 (1.11%) Trac
5 5 (0.62%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.49%) MSBuild
6 4 (0.49%) MSTest
6 4 (0.49%) Ranorex
6 4 (0.49%) Subversion
7 3 (0.37%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (0.37%) MSI
8 1 (0.12%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.12%) Vagrant
General
1 79 (9.74%) Finance
2 31 (3.82%) Legal
3 25 (3.08%) Law
3 25 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 22 (2.71%) Games
5 16 (1.97%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.36%) Retail
7 10 (1.23%) Back Office
8 9 (1.11%) Banking
8 9 (1.11%) Marketing
9 7 (0.86%) Electronics
9 7 (0.86%) French Language
9 7 (0.86%) German Language
10 4 (0.49%) Advertising
10 4 (0.49%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.37%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.25%) Billing
13 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.12%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 231 (28.48%) Support Engineer
2 169 (20.84%) IT Support
3 165 (20.35%) Analyst
4 118 (14.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 107 (13.19%) IT Engineer
6 96 (11.84%) Support Analyst
7 90 (11.10%) Desktop Support
8 76 (9.37%) IT Support Engineer
9 73 (9.00%) IT Analyst
10 65 (8.01%) 3rd Line Support
11 60 (7.40%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 60 (7.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 57 (7.03%) Service Analyst
13 55 (6.78%) Service Desk Analyst
14 52 (6.41%) Desktop Engineer
15 51 (6.29%) IT Support Analyst
16 48 (5.92%) 1st Line Support
16 48 (5.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 46 (5.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
18 45 (5.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.33%) .NET
1 27 (3.33%) X-Windows
2 25 (3.08%) Web Services
3 17 (2.10%) JSON
4 9 (1.11%) FIX Protocol
5 8 (0.99%) SOAP
5 8 (0.99%) WCF
5 8 (0.99%) XML
6 7 (0.86%) .NET Framework
6 7 (0.86%) Kafka
6 7 (0.86%) Middleware
6 7 (0.86%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (0.74%) REST
8 5 (0.62%) ADSI
9 3 (0.37%) 802.1X
9 3 (0.37%) Entity Framework
10 2 (0.25%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.25%) COM
10 2 (0.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.27%) Self-Motivation
2 53 (6.54%) Data Centre
3 51 (6.29%) iPhone
4 50 (6.17%) Blackberry
5 41 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (3.58%) Driving Licence
6 29 (3.58%) iPad
7 25 (3.08%) Management Information System
8 17 (2.10%) Clustering
9 16 (1.97%) Computer Science
9 16 (1.97%) Video Conferencing
10 13 (1.60%) AS400
10 13 (1.60%) iSeries
11 12 (1.48%) Public Cloud
11 12 (1.48%) Replication
12 11 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
13 10 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
14 9 (1.11%) User Experience
15 8 (0.99%) Client/Server
15 8 (0.99%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 811 (100.00%) Windows
2 634 (78.18%) Windows 7
3 505 (62.27%) Windows 10
4 412 (50.80%) Windows Server
5 325 (40.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 315 (38.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 89 (10.97%) Linux
8 72 (8.88%) Windows XP
9 65 (8.01%) Mac OS X
10 52 (6.41%) Android
10 52 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 43 (5.30%) Apple iOS
12 33 (4.07%) Windows Vista
13 26 (3.21%) CentOS
13 26 (3.21%) Ubuntu
14 21 (2.59%) Windows Phone
15 17 (2.10%) Mac OS
16 12 (1.48%) Windows Mobile
17 10 (1.23%) SUSE
18 5 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (24.78%) ITIL
2 110 (13.56%) Problem-Solving
3 75 (9.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 48 (5.92%) Incident Management
5 45 (5.55%) Service Management
6 44 (5.43%) Mentoring
7 40 (4.93%) Presales
8 29 (3.58%) ITSM
9 28 (3.45%) Migration
10 27 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (3.33%) Virtual Environments
11 26 (3.21%) Server Virtualisation
12 25 (3.08%) Business Continuity
13 24 (2.96%) Service Delivery
14 23 (2.84%) Time Management
15 22 (2.71%) DevOps
16 20 (2.47%) Coaching
16 20 (2.47%) Mobile Device Management
17 19 (2.34%) High Availability
18 18 (2.22%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 104 (12.82%) SQL
2 55 (6.78%) PowerShell
3 30 (3.70%) C#
4 13 (1.60%) VB
5 12 (1.48%) Bash Shell
5 12 (1.48%) PHP
5 12 (1.48%) Python
6 11 (1.36%) T-SQL
7 9 (1.11%) Ruby
8 8 (0.99%) C
9 6 (0.74%) VBScript
10 3 (0.37%) Perl
10 3 (0.37%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.37%) VB6
11 2 (0.25%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.25%) R
12 1 (0.12%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 129 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 90 (11.10%) MCSE
3 48 (5.92%) Degree
4 45 (5.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 39 (4.81%) MCSA
6 37 (4.56%) MCP
7 35 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
8 34 (4.19%) CCNA
9 31 (3.82%) MCITP
9 31 (3.82%) Security Cleared
10 29 (3.58%) ITIL Certification
11 21 (2.59%) SC Cleared
12 9 (1.11%) A+ Certification
12 9 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
12 9 (1.11%) Network+ Certification
13 5 (0.62%) CCNP
13 5 (0.62%) MCTS
14 4 (0.49%) MOS
15 3 (0.37%) Citrix Certification
15 3 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (14.55%) SLA
2 17 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.97%) GDPR
4 8 (0.99%) PSD2
5 7 (0.86%) QA
6 2 (0.25%) PMO
7 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 582 (71.76%) Active Directory
2 199 (24.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 158 (19.48%) Hyper-V
4 78 (9.62%) XenApp
5 53 (6.54%) XenDesktop
6 28 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
7 26 (3.21%) vSphere
8 19 (2.34%) Docker
8 19 (2.34%) Microsoft App-V
9 15 (1.85%) LXC
10 12 (1.48%) Terminal Server
11 11 (1.36%) XenServer
12 10 (1.23%) VirtualBox
13 9 (1.11%) pfSense
13 9 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
14 7 (0.86%) BitLocker
15 6 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
15 6 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
16 4 (0.49%) VMware Server
17 3 (0.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 94 (11.59%) SCCM
2 35 (4.32%) Backup Exec
3 29 (3.58%) WSUS
4 25 (3.08%) Microsoft Intune
5 19 (2.34%) SCOM
6 16 (1.97%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (1.11%) ZABBIX
8 8 (0.99%) SCOrch
9 7 (0.86%) vCenter Server
10 6 (0.74%) Kubernetes
10 6 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (0.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 6 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 4 (0.49%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 4 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 3 (0.37%) Ansible
13 3 (0.37%) Clonezilla
Vendors
1 591 (72.87%) Microsoft
2 293 (36.13%) VMware
3 208 (25.65%) Citrix
4 82 (10.11%) Cisco
5 48 (5.92%) HP
6 41 (5.06%) Apple
7 28 (3.45%) NetApp
7 28 (3.45%) Symantec
8 26 (3.21%) Adobe
8 26 (3.21%) Veeam
9 25 (3.08%) Ivanti
10 21 (2.59%) Dell
11 20 (2.47%) Nimble Storage
11 20 (2.47%) Remedy
12 19 (2.34%) Avaya
13 17 (2.10%) Mitel
14 15 (1.85%) SAP
15 14 (1.73%) IBM
16 13 (1.60%) McAfee
17 11 (1.36%) WatchGuard