Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 83 80
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 9 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.02% 0.54% 1.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.70% 2.98% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 12
Lancashire median annual salary £32,500 £21,500 £18,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +51.16% +16.22% -7.50%
10th Percentile £20,250 £18,950 £17,500
90th Percentile £37,500 £40,450 £22,625
North West median annual salary £23,500 £23,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year +2.17% - -

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 Lancashire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 158 168 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 17.93% 18.30% 21.14%
Number of salaries quoted 122 121 157
Lancashire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,450
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +14.94% -3.33%
10th Percentile £18,050 £21,250 £19,550
90th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

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

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Lancashire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows 8 in Lancashire

Windows 8
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Preston -6 3 £35,000 +13.82%
Blackburn - 1 £16,000 -
Blackpool - 1 £27,250 - 1
Windows 8
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
2 5 (55.56%) Actionable Insight
2 5 (55.56%) CRM
2 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 5 (55.56%) Operations Research
3 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Process Management
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) 4G
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (33.33%) Coaching
4 3 (33.33%) Contactless
4 3 (33.33%) CCTV
4 3 (33.33%) 3G
4 3 (33.33%) SLA
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 3 (33.33%) VMS
4 3 (33.33%) Chip and PIN
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) Wireless
4 3 (33.33%) Knowledge Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) 3G
1 3 (33.33%) 4G
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (11.11%) Skype
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
General
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Development Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Product Development Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Product Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support
2 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Service Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Services Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) CCTV
2 3 (33.33%) Chip and PIN
2 3 (33.33%) Contactless
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) VMS
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) CentOS
6 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Actionable Insight
1 5 (55.56%) CRM
1 5 (55.56%) Operations Research
2 4 (44.44%) Process Management
3 3 (33.33%) Coaching
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Break/Fix
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
1 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCP
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Capita
3 1 (11.11%) Apple
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco