Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > London
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 534 518 448
Rank change year-on-year -16 -70 -85
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 214 315 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.36% 0.45% 0.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.66% 1.94% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 172 280 397
London median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +3.17% +3.28%
10th Percentile £21,775 £24,375 £22,750
90th Percentile £68,625 £57,500 £51,850
England median annual salary £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.64% -3.51%

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 12,854 16,203 17,044
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 21.89% 23.38% 24.93%
Number of salaries quoted 10,734 13,407 14,381
London median annual salary £60,000 £56,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% +4.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +1.24%

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 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 2019. 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 +19 38 £30,000 -3.23% 2
West London +33 21 £22,500 -18.18%
South London +5 9 £46,250 -15.91%
North London +12 1 £28,000 -11.11%
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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.

1 214 (100.00%) Windows
2 172 (80.37%) Active Directory
3 162 (75.70%) Microsoft
4 158 (73.83%) Windows 7
5 128 (59.81%) Windows 10
6 106 (49.53%) Office 365
7 90 (42.06%) Microsoft Office
8 87 (40.65%) Windows Server
9 82 (38.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 80 (37.38%) MS Exchange
11 61 (28.50%) Citrix
12 54 (25.23%) Firewall
13 52 (24.30%) SCCM
14 49 (22.90%) Windows Server 2012
15 47 (21.96%) WAN
16 46 (21.50%) Microsoft Azure
17 45 (21.03%) VMware
18 44 (20.56%) Problem-Solving
19 42 (19.63%) LAN
19 42 (19.63%) Dell
20 40 (18.69%) SQL Server
21 39 (18.22%) HP
22 36 (16.82%) Microsoft Certification
22 36 (16.82%) DHCP
22 36 (16.82%) Linux
22 36 (16.82%) Microsoft App-V
22 36 (16.82%) VMware Infrastructure
22 36 (16.82%) Hyper-V
23 35 (16.36%) Application Packaging
23 35 (16.36%) Apple

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 80 (37.38%) MS Exchange
2 25 (11.68%) Skype for Business
3 24 (11.21%) SharePoint
4 21 (9.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (9.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (4.67%) IIS
7 7 (3.27%) Apache
7 7 (3.27%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.34%) IBM Notes
9 4 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.47%) GroupWise
Applications
1 90 (42.06%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.74%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.87%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 106 (49.53%) Office 365
2 46 (21.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (10.75%) Mimecast
4 18 (8.41%) PaaS
5 16 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (4.21%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (4.21%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (4.21%) IaaS
7 2 (0.93%) GitHub
7 2 (0.93%) SaaS
8 1 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.47%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.47%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.47%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 54 (25.23%) Firewall
2 47 (21.96%) WAN
3 42 (19.63%) LAN
4 36 (16.82%) DHCP
5 35 (16.36%) TCP/IP
6 32 (14.95%) SAN
7 31 (14.49%) DNS
8 24 (11.21%) Skype
8 24 (11.21%) VLAN
9 21 (9.81%) VPN
10 15 (7.01%) Internet
10 15 (7.01%) VoIP
11 11 (5.14%) NAS
12 9 (4.21%) iSCSI
13 8 (3.74%) HTTP
13 8 (3.74%) NetScaler
13 8 (3.74%) SSL
14 7 (3.27%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (3.27%) Network Security
15 6 (2.80%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (18.69%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.27%) Hadoop
2 7 (3.27%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.87%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (8.41%) InstallShield
1 18 (8.41%) MSI
2 4 (1.87%) JIRA
3 2 (0.93%) Hudson
4 1 (0.47%) Gatling
4 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.47%) JMeter
4 1 (0.47%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (13.55%) Legal
2 21 (9.81%) Finance
3 11 (5.14%) Law
4 10 (4.67%) Retail
5 9 (4.21%) Banking
6 8 (3.74%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.40%) Marketing
8 1 (0.47%) Advertising
8 1 (0.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 47 (21.96%) Support Engineer
2 36 (16.82%) Analyst
3 29 (13.55%) Server Support
4 27 (12.62%) Support Analyst
5 24 (11.21%) 3rd Line Support
6 23 (10.75%) Windows Server Support
7 22 (10.28%) IT Support
8 21 (9.81%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 21 (9.81%) Citrix Support
9 19 (8.88%) 2nd Line Support
10 18 (8.41%) Applications Specialist
10 18 (8.41%) Consultant
10 18 (8.41%) IT Analyst
11 17 (7.94%) Team Leader
12 16 (7.48%) IT Support Analyst
13 14 (6.54%) Architect
13 14 (6.54%) Desktop Support
14 13 (6.07%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 13 (6.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 13 (6.07%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.93%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (0.93%) Web Services
2 1 (0.47%) .NET
2 1 (0.47%) JSON
2 1 (0.47%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.47%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.21%) iPhone
2 10 (4.67%) Clustering
2 10 (4.67%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.74%) Blackberry
4 8 (3.74%) Fat Client
4 8 (3.74%) iPad
4 8 (3.74%) Thin Client
5 7 (3.27%) BYOD
6 6 (2.80%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.87%) Fintech
7 4 (1.87%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.40%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.40%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.40%) e-Learning
8 3 (1.40%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.40%) Learning Management System
8 3 (1.40%) Replication
8 3 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.93%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 214 (100.00%) Windows
2 158 (73.83%) Windows 7
3 128 (59.81%) Windows 10
4 87 (40.65%) Windows Server
5 82 (38.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 49 (22.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (16.82%) Linux
8 21 (9.81%) Android
8 21 (9.81%) Mac OS X
9 12 (5.61%) Windows 2000 Server
9 12 (5.61%) Windows XP
10 11 (5.14%) Apple iOS
11 10 (4.67%) Unix
12 8 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (3.27%) AIX
14 5 (2.34%) Mac OS
15 4 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.93%) CentOS
16 2 (0.93%) Debian
16 2 (0.93%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (20.56%) Problem-Solving
2 35 (16.36%) Application Packaging
3 33 (15.42%) Time Management
4 29 (13.55%) ITIL
5 22 (10.28%) Customer Requirements
6 15 (7.01%) Escalation Management
6 15 (7.01%) Knowledge Management
6 15 (7.01%) Mobile Device Management
7 14 (6.54%) Mentoring
8 10 (4.67%) Incident Management
8 10 (4.67%) Service Management
9 9 (4.21%) Analytics
9 9 (4.21%) Asset Management
9 9 (4.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 8 (3.74%) Coaching
10 8 (3.74%) E-Commerce
10 8 (3.74%) Presales
11 7 (3.27%) Data Analytics
11 7 (3.27%) Load Balancing
11 7 (3.27%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.54%) SQL
2 11 (5.14%) PowerShell
3 9 (4.21%) Perl
3 9 (4.21%) Python
4 7 (3.27%) C
5 4 (1.87%) VB
6 2 (0.93%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.93%) R
7 1 (0.47%) C#
7 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (16.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (12.15%) MCSE
3 15 (7.01%) Security Cleared
4 12 (5.61%) SC Cleared
5 9 (4.21%) MCP
6 8 (3.74%) Degree
7 5 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.87%) CCNA
8 4 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.40%) MCSA
10 2 (0.93%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.47%) CCENT
11 1 (0.47%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.47%) ISEB
11 1 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.47%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (15.42%) SLA
2 16 (7.48%) QA
3 4 (1.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 172 (80.37%) Active Directory
2 36 (16.82%) Hyper-V
2 36 (16.82%) Microsoft App-V
2 36 (16.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (12.62%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 26 (12.15%) XenApp
5 10 (4.67%) vSphere
5 10 (4.67%) XenDesktop
6 8 (3.74%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (3.27%) NFS
8 3 (1.40%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.47%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.47%) Firmware
9 1 (0.47%) LXC
9 1 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 52 (24.30%) SCCM
2 12 (5.61%) Backup Exec
3 7 (3.27%) FortiGate
4 4 (1.87%) vCenter Server
5 3 (1.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (1.40%) WSUS
6 2 (0.93%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.47%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.47%) MaaS360
7 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.47%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.47%) SCOM
7 1 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.47%) Terraform
7 1 (0.47%) WMI
7 1 (0.47%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 162 (75.70%) Microsoft
2 61 (28.50%) Citrix
3 45 (21.03%) VMware
4 42 (19.63%) Dell
5 39 (18.22%) HP
6 35 (16.36%) Apple
7 33 (15.42%) Cisco
8 19 (8.88%) Novell
9 17 (7.94%) Red Hat
10 16 (7.48%) NetApp
10 16 (7.48%) Oracle
10 16 (7.48%) SonicWALL
11 15 (7.01%) EMC
12 13 (6.07%) Samsung
13 10 (4.67%) Avaya
13 10 (4.67%) Veritas
14 9 (4.21%) IBM
15 8 (3.74%) Bloomberg
15 8 (3.74%) Juniper
15 8 (3.74%) Reuters