Period
to 4 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 4 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > London
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 556 556 537
Rank change year-on-year 0 -19 -88
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 52 213 305
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.37% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.74% 1.70% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 43 180 278
Median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +15.94% +11.29%
10th Percentile £29,750 £22,950 £24,375
90th Percentile £93,000 £67,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +1.67% - +9.09%

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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 7,012 12,529 16,085
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.34% 21.81% 23.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5,691 10,463 13,255
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.19% +2.73%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in London

Windows 8
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Windows 8 in London

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows 8 in London over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows 8 in London

Windows 8
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the London region over the 6 months to 4 June 2020. 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
Central London +47 16 £33,750 +12.50%
West London +17 3 £52,500 +133.33%
South London +7 1 £60,000 +7.14%
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, 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 London region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (86.54%) Windows 7
3 38 (73.08%) Windows 10
4 30 (57.69%) Active Directory
5 29 (55.77%) Microsoft
6 27 (51.92%) Windows Server
7 24 (46.15%) Office 365
8 22 (42.31%) VMware
9 21 (40.38%) Hyper-V
10 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2016
11 19 (36.54%) TCP/IP
11 19 (36.54%) Citrix
12 17 (32.69%) Internet
12 17 (32.69%) MS Exchange
13 16 (30.77%) ITIL
13 16 (30.77%) Dell
13 16 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
14 15 (28.85%) Microsoft Office
15 14 (26.92%) LAN
15 14 (26.92%) WAN
15 14 (26.92%) DHCP
15 14 (26.92%) Cisco
15 14 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (26.92%) SAN
16 13 (25.00%) DNS
16 13 (25.00%) Firewall
16 13 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 17 (32.69%) MS Exchange
2 16 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (11.54%) Skype for Business
5 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (28.85%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 24 (46.15%) Office 365
2 11 (21.15%) Azure
3 9 (17.31%) Mimecast
4 8 (15.38%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.92%) AWS
5 1 (1.92%) IaaS
5 1 (1.92%) PaaS
5 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (36.54%) TCP/IP
2 17 (32.69%) Internet
3 14 (26.92%) DHCP
3 14 (26.92%) LAN
3 14 (26.92%) SAN
3 14 (26.92%) WAN
4 13 (25.00%) DNS
4 13 (25.00%) Firewall
5 11 (21.15%) VPN
6 9 (17.31%) NetScaler
7 8 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
7 8 (15.38%) VLAN
7 8 (15.38%) VoIP
7 8 (15.38%) Wireless
8 6 (11.54%) DKIM
8 6 (11.54%) FIX Connectivity
8 6 (11.54%) IPsec
9 5 (9.62%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (3.85%) NAS
10 2 (3.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) Amazon RDS
1 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Public Sector
3 3 (5.77%) Marketing
4 2 (3.85%) Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Law
5 1 (1.92%) Legal
5 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Desktop Support
2 9 (17.31%) Analyst
2 9 (17.31%) Consultant
2 9 (17.31%) IT Support
2 9 (17.31%) Support Analyst
3 8 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
4 7 (13.46%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 7 (13.46%) IT Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 7 (13.46%) Virtualisation Technical Consultant
5 6 (11.54%) Active Directory Consultant
5 6 (11.54%) Exchange Consultant
5 6 (11.54%) Linux Support
5 6 (11.54%) Windows Consultant
5 6 (11.54%) Windows Technical Consultant
6 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) SQL Support Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Clustering
1 10 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 8 (15.38%) Blackberry
3 7 (13.46%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (11.54%) Eurex
5 5 (9.62%) iPad
5 5 (9.62%) iPhone
5 5 (9.62%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (5.77%) Chip and PIN
6 3 (5.77%) Driving Licence
6 3 (5.77%) Equities
6 3 (5.77%) Fat Client
6 3 (5.77%) Fixed Income
6 3 (5.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
6 3 (5.77%) Smartphone
6 3 (5.77%) Thin Client
7 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.92%) Replication
8 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (86.54%) Windows 7
3 38 (73.08%) Windows 10
4 27 (51.92%) Windows Server
5 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (38.46%) Windows Server 2016
6 11 (21.15%) Mac OS X
7 9 (17.31%) Linux
8 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2019
9 7 (13.46%) Android
10 6 (11.54%) CentOS
10 6 (11.54%) Debian
10 6 (11.54%) Solaris
10 6 (11.54%) SUSE
11 5 (9.62%) Unix
11 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (7.69%) Ubuntu
13 3 (5.77%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) ITIL
2 10 (19.23%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (15.38%) ITSM
3 8 (15.38%) Network Load Balancing
3 8 (15.38%) Service Management
4 7 (13.46%) Incident Management
5 6 (11.54%) Change Management
5 6 (11.54%) Client Onboarding
5 6 (11.54%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (9.62%) DevOps
6 5 (9.62%) Electronic Trading
6 5 (9.62%) High-Frequency Trading
6 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (9.62%) Investment Management
6 5 (9.62%) Kernel Tuning
6 5 (9.62%) Low Latency
7 4 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.77%) Performance Measurement
8 3 (5.77%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (5.77%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.15%) PowerShell
2 7 (13.46%) SQL
3 6 (11.54%) Bash Shell
3 6 (11.54%) Perl
3 6 (11.54%) Python
4 5 (9.62%) R
5 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (19.23%) MCP
4 9 (17.31%) MCSE
5 8 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (7.69%) CCNA
7 3 (5.77%) Dell Certification
8 2 (3.85%) Degree
8 2 (3.85%) MCTS
9 1 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.92%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (57.69%) Active Directory
2 21 (40.38%) Hyper-V
3 20 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.85%) vSphere
7 1 (1.92%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.92%) XenApp
7 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (23.08%) SCCM
2 11 (21.15%) Backup Exec
3 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (11.54%) SCOM
4 6 (11.54%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (5.77%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (5.77%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (5.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.92%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.92%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 29 (55.77%) Microsoft
2 22 (42.31%) VMware
3 19 (36.54%) Citrix
4 16 (30.77%) Dell
5 14 (26.92%) Cisco
6 12 (23.08%) HP
7 6 (11.54%) Bloomberg
7 6 (11.54%) CQG
7 6 (11.54%) Fidessa
7 6 (11.54%) ION Trading
7 6 (11.54%) Patsystems
7 6 (11.54%) Red Hat
7 6 (11.54%) Reuters
8 5 (9.62%) Oracle
8 5 (9.62%) Symantec
8 5 (9.62%) Veeam
9 4 (7.69%) EMC
9 4 (7.69%) Trayport
10 3 (5.77%) McAfee
10 3 (5.77%) Sybase