Period
to 17 April 2021

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 17 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > London
6 months to
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 549 613 557
Rank change year-on-year +64 -56 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 20 69 226
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.064% 0.15% 0.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.36% 0.76% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 15 57 182
10th Percentile " £27,650 £21,775
25th Percentile £26,750 £31,250 £29,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +15.38%
75th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £53,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £57,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +7.14%

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 5,482 9,059 13,579
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.59% 19.79% 22.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4,461 7,429 11,363
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £48,750 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - +8.11%
75th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £76,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £90,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

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 17 April 2021.

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 17 April 2021. 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
West London +57 6 £28,500 -45.71% 2
Central London +58 3 £52,500 +50.00% 1
East London +19 2 £32,500 -
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2021, 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) Windows 7
3 17 (85.00%) Active Directory
4 14 (70.00%) Windows 10
5 13 (65.00%) Microsoft 365
6 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
7 10 (50.00%) Azure
8 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (40.00%) Problem Management
9 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Intune
9 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
9 8 (40.00%) DNS
9 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
10 7 (35.00%) ITIL
10 7 (35.00%) DHCP
10 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
11 6 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (30.00%) VPN
11 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
11 6 (30.00%) Asset Management
11 6 (30.00%) VMware
12 5 (25.00%) Firewall
12 5 (25.00%) Citrix
12 5 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
13 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 4 (20.00%) Ticket Management
13 4 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
13 4 (20.00%) Thought Leadership

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 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft 365
2 10 (50.00%) Azure
3 1 (5.00%) Mimecast
3 1 (5.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) DNS
2 7 (35.00%) DHCP
3 6 (30.00%) VPN
4 5 (25.00%) Firewall
4 5 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (20.00%) VoIP
6 3 (15.00%) Internet
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (5.00%) DMZ
8 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (5.00%) LAN
8 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
8 1 (5.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MSI
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Law
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
1 5 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Service Manager
3 3 (15.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (15.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support
4 2 (10.00%) Lead Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Packager
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.00%) iPad
2 2 (10.00%) iPhone
2 2 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) Windows 7
3 14 (70.00%) Windows 10
4 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (15.00%) Android
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X
8 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
8 1 (5.00%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
3 6 (30.00%) Asset Management
3 6 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
4 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (20.00%) Service-Level Objective
4 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) Thought Leadership
4 4 (20.00%) Ticket Management
5 2 (10.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.00%) Service Management
5 2 (10.00%) Time Management
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
6 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) VB
2 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) CISM
3 1 (5.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (85.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Server
3 2 (10.00%) XenApp
3 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.00%) BitLocker
4 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (15.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) Nessus
3 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (5.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 5 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) Apple
5 1 (5.00%) CA
5 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) Forcepoint
5 1 (5.00%) Ivanti
5 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (5.00%) Remedy
5 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.00%) Symantec