Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > London
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 543 577 505
Rank change year-on-year +34 -72 -96
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 191 234 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.35% 0.35% 0.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.63% 1.53% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 169 216 366
London median annual salary £32,500 £31,000 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.84% -3.88% +4.03%
10th Percentile £23,700 £22,500 £21,875
90th Percentile £56,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +5.45% -

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 11,715 15,260 18,858
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 21.44% 22.70% 24.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9,559 12,695 14,565
London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 15 November 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 15 November 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 +4 38 £30,000 -7.69% 7
South London +13 18 £45,000 +57.89%
West London 0 5 £25,500 -15.00% 7
North London -2 4 £25,000 -54.55%
East London +10 1 £25,000 -5.66%
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 191 (100.00%) Windows
2 141 (73.82%) Active Directory
2 141 (73.82%) Windows 7
3 124 (64.92%) Windows 10
4 112 (58.64%) Microsoft
5 90 (47.12%) Office 365
6 79 (41.36%) Windows Server
7 72 (37.70%) Microsoft Office
8 50 (26.18%) Citrix
8 50 (26.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 45 (23.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 45 (23.56%) SCCM
9 45 (23.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 42 (21.99%) SLA
11 39 (20.42%) DNS
12 37 (19.37%) DHCP
12 37 (19.37%) VMware
13 36 (18.85%) MS Exchange
13 36 (18.85%) Mac OS X
14 34 (17.80%) Time Management
14 34 (17.80%) Finance
14 34 (17.80%) Problem-Solving
15 32 (16.75%) ITIL
16 29 (15.18%) Linux
17 27 (14.14%) Mac OS
17 27 (14.14%) Hyper-V
18 26 (13.61%) MCSE
19 24 (12.57%) TCP/IP
19 24 (12.57%) Cisco
19 24 (12.57%) XenApp

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 36 (18.85%) MS Exchange
2 20 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2013
3 19 (9.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (8.90%) SharePoint
5 12 (6.28%) Skype for Business
6 5 (2.62%) IBM Notes
7 4 (2.09%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.57%) IIS
9 1 (0.52%) Confluence
9 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 72 (37.70%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (5.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (5.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 90 (47.12%) Office 365
2 5 (2.62%) AWS
2 5 (2.62%) Azure
3 4 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.09%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.05%) IaaS
4 2 (1.05%) PaaS
4 2 (1.05%) SaaS
5 1 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.52%) G Suite
5 1 (0.52%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 39 (20.42%) DNS
2 37 (19.37%) DHCP
3 24 (12.57%) TCP/IP
4 23 (12.04%) Firewall
5 17 (8.90%) LAN
6 14 (7.33%) VoIP
7 13 (6.81%) Internet
8 12 (6.28%) Skype
9 9 (4.71%) VPN
9 9 (4.71%) WAN
10 7 (3.66%) ADSL
10 7 (3.66%) Wireless
11 6 (3.14%) HTTP
11 6 (3.14%) SAN
11 6 (3.14%) SMTP
11 6 (3.14%) SNMP
12 4 (2.09%) WLAN
13 3 (1.57%) NAS
14 1 (0.52%) Fibre Channel
14 1 (0.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.52%) Power BI
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2017
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (10.47%) MSI
2 19 (9.95%) InstallShield
3 2 (1.05%) Hudson
4 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 34 (17.80%) Finance
2 14 (7.33%) Law
3 6 (3.14%) Legal
4 3 (1.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.05%) Banking
5 2 (1.05%) Retail
6 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 64 (33.51%) Analyst
2 41 (21.47%) Desktop Support
2 41 (21.47%) Support Analyst
3 36 (18.85%) Support Engineer
4 35 (18.32%) IT Support
5 33 (17.28%) IT Analyst
6 32 (16.75%) Service Analyst
7 27 (14.14%) IT Support Analyst
8 23 (12.04%) Service Desk Analyst
9 18 (9.42%) Desktop Analyst
9 18 (9.42%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 17 (8.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 17 (8.90%) Applications Specialist
10 17 (8.90%) IT Engineer
11 15 (7.85%) 2nd Line Support
12 14 (7.33%) Desktop Engineer
12 14 (7.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 12 (6.28%) Server Support
14 10 (5.24%) Field Engineer
14 10 (5.24%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.52%) .NET
1 1 (0.52%) COM
1 1 (0.52%) JSON
1 1 (0.52%) Web Services
1 1 (0.52%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.52%) Management Information System
2 21 (10.99%) Data Centre
3 11 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.24%) Blackberry
5 9 (4.71%) iPhone
6 7 (3.66%) iPad
7 6 (3.14%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (2.62%) Clustering
8 5 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (2.09%) Driving Licence
9 4 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.09%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.57%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (1.05%) Fat Client
11 2 (1.05%) NHS
11 2 (1.05%) Replication
11 2 (1.05%) Tandem
11 2 (1.05%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 191 (100.00%) Windows
2 141 (73.82%) Windows 7
3 124 (64.92%) Windows 10
4 79 (41.36%) Windows Server
5 50 (26.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (23.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (18.85%) Mac OS X
8 29 (15.18%) Linux
9 27 (14.14%) Mac OS
10 18 (9.42%) Apple iOS
11 13 (6.81%) Android
12 7 (3.66%) Windows XP
13 6 (3.14%) Debian
13 6 (3.14%) Ubuntu
14 5 (2.62%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (17.80%) Problem-Solving
1 34 (17.80%) Time Management
2 32 (16.75%) ITIL
3 20 (10.47%) Application Packaging
4 19 (9.95%) Customer Requirements
5 18 (9.42%) Incident Management
6 17 (8.90%) Escalation Management
6 17 (8.90%) Knowledge Management
7 16 (8.38%) Mobile Device Management
7 16 (8.38%) Service Management
8 13 (6.81%) Critical Thinking
9 12 (6.28%) Information Security
10 11 (5.76%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (5.24%) Information Security Management
11 10 (5.24%) ISMS
11 10 (5.24%) Migration
11 10 (5.24%) Security Management
12 9 (4.71%) ITSM
12 9 (4.71%) Ticket Management
13 8 (4.19%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.28%) PowerShell
2 6 (3.14%) VBScript
3 5 (2.62%) SQL
4 1 (0.52%) C#
4 1 (0.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 45 (23.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (13.61%) MCSE
3 22 (11.52%) Security Cleared
4 21 (10.99%) CCNA
4 21 (10.99%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (10.99%) SC Cleared
5 18 (9.42%) A+ Certification
5 18 (9.42%) Degree
5 18 (9.42%) MCP
6 15 (7.85%) MCITP
7 13 (6.81%) CCENT
8 8 (4.19%) DBS Check
9 7 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (3.14%) MCSA
11 4 (2.09%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (1.57%) MCDST
13 2 (1.05%) CCNP
13 2 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
14 1 (0.52%) MBCS
14 1 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (21.99%) SLA
2 17 (8.90%) QA
3 2 (1.05%) GDPR
3 2 (1.05%) PMO
System Software
1 141 (73.82%) Active Directory
2 27 (14.14%) Hyper-V
3 24 (12.57%) XenApp
4 21 (10.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (10.47%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (6.28%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (1.05%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.05%) vSphere
9 1 (0.52%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.52%) LXC
9 1 (0.52%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 45 (23.56%) SCCM
2 7 (3.66%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (3.14%) Perfmon
4 4 (2.09%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.09%) vCenter Server
5 3 (1.57%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (1.57%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.05%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.05%) WMI
7 1 (0.52%) 3D Print View
7 1 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.52%) PaperCut
7 1 (0.52%) SafeCom
7 1 (0.52%) SCOM
7 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 112 (58.64%) Microsoft
2 50 (26.18%) Citrix
3 37 (19.37%) VMware
4 24 (12.57%) Cisco
5 22 (11.52%) Apple
6 19 (9.95%) Novell
7 10 (5.24%) Dell
7 10 (5.24%) Sony
8 9 (4.71%) HP
9 7 (3.66%) ServiceNow
10 6 (3.14%) EMC
10 6 (3.14%) Red Hat
10 6 (3.14%) Sophos
11 5 (2.62%) Lotus
12 4 (2.09%) NetApp
12 4 (2.09%) Remedy
12 4 (2.09%) Veritas
13 3 (1.57%) DataCore
13 3 (1.57%) NETGEAR
13 3 (1.57%) Veeam