The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 59 60
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 0 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 0.44% 2.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 2.20% 9.92%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 13
Median salary - £32,500 £18,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +75.67%  
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 Lancashire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 77 91 131
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 17.34% 19.96% 22.47%
Number of salaries quoted 65 57 116
Median salary £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.83% -4.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Lancashire.

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
Preston, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago