Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > London
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 576 562 529
Rank change year-on-year -14 -33 -125
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 120 235 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.24% 0.37% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.14% 1.66% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 108 198 290
London median annual salary £33,500 £31,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.35% -1.56% +1.59%
10th Percentile £23,600 £21,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £68,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +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 10,554 14,142 16,852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.70% 22.48% 24.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8,553 11,738 13,852
London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £46,746 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.59% +5.56% -

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in London

Windows 8
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Windows 8 in London

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in London over the 6 months to 19 February 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 19 February 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 +9 29 £35,000 +7.69% 4
South London +8 10 £45,000 +57.89%
West London -5 4 £52,500 +133.33% 6
North London -7 4 £25,000 -54.55%
East London +7 1 - -
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 120 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (76.67%) Windows 7
3 86 (71.67%) Active Directory
4 77 (64.17%) Windows 10
5 69 (57.50%) Microsoft
6 49 (40.83%) Office 365
6 49 (40.83%) Windows Server
7 40 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
8 39 (32.50%) Citrix
9 35 (29.17%) VMware
10 32 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 30 (25.00%) SCCM
12 29 (24.17%) Windows Server 2012
13 28 (23.33%) Hyper-V
13 28 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
14 25 (20.83%) SLA
15 24 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
16 23 (19.17%) Mac OS X
17 22 (18.33%) Linux
17 22 (18.33%) Finance
17 22 (18.33%) Data Centre
18 19 (15.83%) ITIL
19 18 (15.00%) XenApp
19 18 (15.00%) Time Management
19 18 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
20 17 (14.17%) Incident Management
20 17 (14.17%) SAN
21 16 (13.33%) Cisco
21 16 (13.33%) SharePoint
21 16 (13.33%) DNS

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 16 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 15 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 13 (10.83%) Skype for Business
4 10 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (4.17%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.67%) IIS
9 1 (0.83%) WordPress
Applications
1 40 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (7.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (7.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.67%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 1 (0.83%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 49 (40.83%) Office 365
2 8 (6.67%) AWS
3 6 (5.00%) Azure
4 4 (3.33%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.67%) IaaS
5 2 (1.67%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.67%) PaaS
5 2 (1.67%) SaaS
6 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.17%) SAN
2 16 (13.33%) DNS
3 14 (11.67%) DHCP
3 14 (11.67%) Firewall
4 13 (10.83%) TCP/IP
5 12 (10.00%) LAN
5 12 (10.00%) VoIP
5 12 (10.00%) WAN
6 11 (9.17%) Internet
6 11 (9.17%) VPN
7 9 (7.50%) Skype
7 9 (7.50%) Wireless
8 5 (4.17%) NAS
9 4 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (2.50%) FIX Connectivity
10 3 (2.50%) Unified Communications
11 2 (1.67%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.83%) Network Security
12 1 (0.83%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (7.50%) InstallShield
1 9 (7.50%) MSI
General
1 22 (18.33%) Finance
2 5 (4.17%) Public Sector
3 3 (2.50%) Law
3 3 (2.50%) Legal
3 3 (2.50%) Marketing
4 2 (1.67%) Banking
4 2 (1.67%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (30.00%) Analyst
2 34 (28.33%) Desktop Support
3 27 (22.50%) Support Analyst
4 26 (21.67%) IT Support
5 25 (20.83%) Support Engineer
6 18 (15.00%) Service Analyst
7 16 (13.33%) IT Analyst
8 15 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
9 13 (10.83%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (9.17%) Desktop Analyst
10 11 (9.17%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 10 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
11 10 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 9 (7.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
12 9 (7.50%) Administrator
12 9 (7.50%) Applications Specialist
12 9 (7.50%) Financial Analyst
12 9 (7.50%) Service Desk Analyst
13 8 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
13 8 (6.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.50%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.83%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.33%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.67%) Clustering
4 7 (5.83%) Blackberry
5 6 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.00%) Driving Licence
5 6 (5.00%) Smartphone
5 6 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (4.17%) iPad
6 5 (4.17%) iPhone
7 4 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.50%) Chip and PIN
8 3 (2.50%) Eurex
8 3 (2.50%) Fat Client
8 3 (2.50%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.67%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.67%) Replication
10 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 120 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (76.67%) Windows 7
3 77 (64.17%) Windows 10
4 49 (40.83%) Windows Server
5 29 (24.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (19.17%) Mac OS X
8 22 (18.33%) Linux
9 12 (10.00%) Mac OS
10 11 (9.17%) Apple iOS
11 9 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (6.67%) Android
13 5 (4.17%) Windows XP
14 4 (3.33%) SUSE
14 4 (3.33%) Unix
15 3 (2.50%) CentOS
15 3 (2.50%) Debian
15 3 (2.50%) Solaris
15 3 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.83%) ITIL
2 18 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
2 18 (15.00%) Time Management
3 17 (14.17%) Incident Management
4 12 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
5 10 (8.33%) Application Packaging
6 9 (7.50%) Escalation Management
6 9 (7.50%) Knowledge Management
6 9 (7.50%) Service Management
7 7 (5.83%) CRM
7 7 (5.83%) ITSM
8 6 (5.00%) Break/Fix
8 6 (5.00%) Critical Thinking
8 6 (5.00%) High Availability
8 6 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 6 (5.00%) Storage Management
9 5 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (3.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 4 (3.33%) Migration
11 3 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.83%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.00%) SQL
3 3 (2.50%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.50%) Perl
3 3 (2.50%) Python
3 3 (2.50%) R
4 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (10.83%) Degree
2 13 (10.83%) MCSE
2 13 (10.83%) SC Cleared
2 13 (10.83%) Security Cleared
3 11 (9.17%) CCNA
3 11 (9.17%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (8.33%) MCITP
4 10 (8.33%) MCP
5 7 (5.83%) A+ Certification
6 6 (5.00%) CCENT
7 5 (4.17%) DBS Check
8 4 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.67%) CCNP
9 2 (1.67%) Dell Certification
9 2 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.67%) MCSA
9 2 (1.67%) MCTS
10 1 (0.83%) MBCS
10 1 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (20.83%) SLA
2 10 (8.33%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 86 (71.67%) Active Directory
2 32 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (23.33%) Hyper-V
4 18 (15.00%) XenApp
5 11 (9.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.33%) vSphere
8 2 (1.67%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.67%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.83%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (25.00%) SCCM
2 7 (5.83%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (5.83%) SCVMM
3 6 (5.00%) Backup Exec
3 6 (5.00%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (2.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (2.50%) vCenter Server
6 2 (1.67%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.83%) 3D Print View
7 1 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.83%) PaperCut
7 1 (0.83%) SafeCom
7 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 69 (57.50%) Microsoft
2 39 (32.50%) Citrix
3 35 (29.17%) VMware
4 16 (13.33%) Cisco
5 11 (9.17%) Dell
6 9 (7.50%) Apple
6 9 (7.50%) HP
6 9 (7.50%) Novell
6 9 (7.50%) Veeam
7 7 (5.83%) Symantec
8 6 (5.00%) DataCore
8 6 (5.00%) Remedy
9 5 (4.17%) EMC
9 5 (4.17%) Lotus
10 4 (3.33%) Sophos
11 3 (2.50%) Bloomberg
11 3 (2.50%) CQG
11 3 (2.50%) Fidessa
11 3 (2.50%) McAfee
11 3 (2.50%) Reuters