Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > London
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 566 493 407
Rank change year-on-year -73 -86 -107
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 235 389 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.35% 0.51% 0.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.53% 2.06% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 218 368 486
London median annual salary £31,000 £32,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.62% +4.84% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £54,125
England median annual salary £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +5.45% - -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 15,335 18,884 19,017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.70% 24.89% 25.05%
Number of salaries quoted 12,761 14,585 16,547
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018. 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 63 £32,500 -9.72% 5
West London +7 32 £30,000 -7.69% 8
East London +13 19 £26,500 -8.62% 3
North London +7 7 £55,000 +51.72% 1
South London -26 4 £28,500 +5.56% 2
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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.

1 235 (100.00%) Windows
2 173 (73.62%) Microsoft
3 171 (72.77%) Active Directory
3 171 (72.77%) Windows 7
4 132 (56.17%) Windows 10
5 128 (54.47%) Office 365
6 99 (42.13%) Windows Server
7 93 (39.57%) Microsoft Office
8 85 (36.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 80 (34.04%) Firewall
10 78 (33.19%) VMware
10 78 (33.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 75 (31.91%) Citrix
12 63 (26.81%) MS Exchange
13 60 (25.53%) DNS
14 59 (25.11%) VMware Infrastructure
15 55 (23.40%) Hyper-V
16 50 (21.28%) DHCP
17 49 (20.85%) ITIL
18 48 (20.43%) Microsoft Azure
19 38 (16.17%) Exchange Server 2013
20 37 (15.74%) Mac OS X
21 36 (15.32%) VPN
22 35 (14.89%) LAN
22 35 (14.89%) Windows XP
22 35 (14.89%) Internet
23 34 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2010
23 34 (14.47%) Problem-Solving
24 33 (14.04%) SCCM
24 33 (14.04%) TCP/IP

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 63 (26.81%) MS Exchange
2 38 (16.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 34 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (11.49%) SharePoint
5 13 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (4.26%) Skype for Business
7 5 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.85%) CMS
8 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.85%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.43%) IIS
Applications
1 93 (39.57%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.70%) Acrobat
3 3 (1.28%) AutoCAD
3 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.85%) Adobe Premiere
4 2 (0.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.28%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 128 (54.47%) Office 365
2 48 (20.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (10.21%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (6.81%) Mimecast
5 14 (5.96%) IaaS
6 12 (5.11%) PaaS
7 8 (3.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 4 (1.70%) G Suite
8 4 (1.70%) SaaS
9 2 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.85%) Yammer
10 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.43%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 80 (34.04%) Firewall
2 60 (25.53%) DNS
3 50 (21.28%) DHCP
4 36 (15.32%) VPN
5 35 (14.89%) Internet
5 35 (14.89%) LAN
6 33 (14.04%) TCP/IP
7 21 (8.94%) SAN
7 21 (8.94%) WAN
8 16 (6.81%) VLAN
9 13 (5.53%) SSL
10 12 (5.11%) VoIP
11 11 (4.68%) Remote Desktop
11 11 (4.68%) Wireless
12 9 (3.83%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (2.98%) IPsec
13 7 (2.98%) Skype
13 7 (2.98%) Unified Communications
14 6 (2.55%) DKIM
14 6 (2.55%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.26%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (2.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (2.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.28%) MySQL
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.43%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (0.43%) Power BI
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (1.28%) MSI
2 2 (0.85%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.43%) Hudson
3 1 (0.43%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.43%) JIRA
General
1 26 (11.06%) Finance
2 19 (8.09%) Law
3 17 (7.23%) Legal
4 8 (3.40%) Games
5 7 (2.98%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.70%) Banking
6 4 (1.70%) Marketing
6 4 (1.70%) Retail
7 3 (1.28%) Back Office
8 2 (0.85%) Advertising
8 2 (0.85%) French Language
8 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (35.32%) Support Engineer
2 39 (16.60%) IT Support
3 37 (15.74%) Desktop Support
4 35 (14.89%) Analyst
5 31 (13.19%) 2nd Line Support
6 24 (10.21%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 22 (9.36%) 1st Line Support
7 22 (9.36%) IT Engineer
8 21 (8.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 20 (8.51%) Support Analyst
10 19 (8.09%) 3rd Line Support
10 19 (8.09%) Desktop Engineer
11 16 (6.81%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 16 (6.81%) IT Support Engineer
12 15 (6.38%) Citrix Engineer
12 15 (6.38%) IT Analyst
13 14 (5.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 14 (5.96%) Citrix Support
13 14 (5.96%) Citrix Support Engineer
14 13 (5.53%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.66%) Web Services
2 4 (1.70%) X-Windows
3 3 (1.28%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (0.85%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.85%) COM
5 1 (0.43%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.77%) iPhone
2 22 (9.36%) Blackberry
3 20 (8.51%) Self-Motivation
4 19 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (5.53%) Data Centre
6 11 (4.68%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (3.83%) Driving Licence
8 7 (2.98%) iPad
9 6 (2.55%) Clustering
9 6 (2.55%) Computer Science
10 5 (2.13%) Client/Server
10 5 (2.13%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.70%) e-Learning
11 4 (1.70%) Learning Management System
11 4 (1.70%) User Experience
12 3 (1.28%) Digital Media
12 3 (1.28%) Eurex
12 3 (1.28%) Fat Client
12 3 (1.28%) Fintech
12 3 (1.28%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 235 (100.00%) Windows
2 171 (72.77%) Windows 7
3 132 (56.17%) Windows 10
4 99 (42.13%) Windows Server
5 85 (36.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 78 (33.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 37 (15.74%) Mac OS X
8 35 (14.89%) Windows XP
9 23 (9.79%) Android
10 21 (8.94%) Linux
11 18 (7.66%) Apple iOS
12 16 (6.81%) Windows Vista
13 13 (5.53%) Windows Phone
14 8 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (2.98%) Mac OS
16 5 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (1.28%) CentOS
17 3 (1.28%) Debian
17 3 (1.28%) Solaris
17 3 (1.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (20.85%) ITIL
2 34 (14.47%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (9.79%) Presales
4 19 (8.09%) Service Management
5 14 (5.96%) Migration
6 13 (5.53%) Kalman Filter
6 13 (5.53%) Service Desk Management
7 12 (5.11%) Incident Management
8 11 (4.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 10 (4.26%) Asset Management
9 10 (4.26%) Business Development
10 9 (3.83%) Application Packaging
10 9 (3.83%) Server Virtualisation
11 8 (3.40%) High Availability
11 8 (3.40%) Software Licensing
12 7 (2.98%) Business Continuity
12 7 (2.98%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (2.98%) CRM
12 7 (2.98%) ITSM
12 7 (2.98%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (12.77%) PowerShell
2 15 (6.38%) SQL
3 5 (2.13%) C
3 5 (2.13%) VB
4 3 (1.28%) Perl
4 3 (1.28%) Python
4 3 (1.28%) VBScript
5 2 (0.85%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.85%) PHP
5 2 (0.85%) R
6 1 (0.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 31 (13.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (8.09%) MCSE
3 12 (5.11%) Degree
4 10 (4.26%) MCP
5 8 (3.40%) CCNA
5 8 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.13%) MCITP
7 5 (2.13%) MCSA
8 4 (1.70%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (1.28%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.85%) CISSP
10 2 (0.85%) MCTS
11 1 (0.43%) CCENT
11 1 (0.43%) CCNP
11 1 (0.43%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.43%) VCP6
11 1 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (12.34%) SLA
2 5 (2.13%) GDPR
3 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 171 (72.77%) Active Directory
2 59 (25.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (23.40%) Hyper-V
4 30 (12.77%) XenApp
5 17 (7.23%) XenDesktop
6 15 (6.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 13 (5.53%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (4.26%) vSphere
9 7 (2.98%) XenServer
10 5 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (1.70%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.85%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.43%) Docker
13 1 (0.43%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 33 (14.04%) SCCM
2 27 (11.49%) Backup Exec
3 19 (8.09%) Microsoft Intune
4 10 (4.26%) Norton AntiVirus
4 10 (4.26%) SCOM
5 6 (2.55%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (1.70%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (1.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (1.70%) vCenter Server
7 3 (1.28%) AirWatch
7 3 (1.28%) Clonezilla
7 3 (1.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.85%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (0.85%) SCSM
8 2 (0.85%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.43%) Ansible
9 1 (0.43%) EdgeSight
9 1 (0.43%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.43%) ThinApp
9 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 173 (73.62%) Microsoft
2 78 (33.19%) VMware
3 75 (31.91%) Citrix
4 25 (10.64%) Cisco
5 18 (7.66%) Apple
5 18 (7.66%) HP
6 17 (7.23%) Symantec
7 16 (6.81%) Adobe
8 13 (5.53%) Ivanti
9 12 (5.11%) Dell
10 10 (4.26%) Avaya
10 10 (4.26%) iManage
10 10 (4.26%) Veeam
11 8 (3.40%) EMC
11 8 (3.40%) ESET
11 8 (3.40%) MobileIron
12 7 (2.98%) Asigra
12 7 (2.98%) NetApp
13 6 (2.55%) Bloomberg
13 6 (2.55%) Reuters