Period
to 1 October 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 1 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > London
6 months to
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 437 526 575
Rank change year-on-year +89 +49 -66
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 28 214 258
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.38% 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.73% 1.76% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 32 196 254
Median annual salary £46,500 £32,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.08% -2.99% -1.47%
10th Percentile £30,950 £23,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% - +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 3,818 12,137 15,438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.42% 21.78% 22.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3,168 9,977 12,745
Median annual salary £65,000 £58,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.74% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £88,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
East London +38 6 £37,500 +50.00%
West London +71 3 £29,500 +15.69%
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (89.29%) Active Directory
3 22 (78.57%) Windows 7
3 22 (78.57%) Windows Server
4 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
5 20 (71.43%) Windows 10
5 20 (71.43%) Office 365
6 16 (57.14%) DHCP
6 16 (57.14%) DNS
6 16 (57.14%) VMware
7 15 (53.57%) Firewall
7 15 (53.57%) Hyper-V
7 15 (53.57%) Azure
8 13 (46.43%) SAN
9 12 (42.86%) Citrix
9 12 (42.86%) ITIL
9 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2016
10 11 (39.29%) VPN
10 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (35.71%) Backup Exec
11 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
11 10 (35.71%) LAN
11 10 (35.71%) HP
11 10 (35.71%) Dell
11 10 (35.71%) Amazon RDS
11 10 (35.71%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (35.71%) Mimecast
12 9 (32.14%) Linux
12 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification

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 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (21.43%) Skype for Business
3 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 20 (71.43%) Office 365
2 15 (53.57%) Azure
3 10 (35.71%) Mimecast
4 4 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 16 (57.14%) DHCP
1 16 (57.14%) DNS
2 15 (53.57%) Firewall
3 13 (46.43%) SAN
4 11 (39.29%) VPN
5 10 (35.71%) LAN
5 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
6 8 (28.57%) Internet
7 7 (25.00%) VLAN
8 6 (21.43%) Network Security
8 6 (21.43%) Unified Communications
8 6 (21.43%) WAN
9 4 (14.29%) DKIM
9 4 (14.29%) IPsec
9 4 (14.29%) NetScaler
9 4 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (14.29%) VoIP
10 3 (10.71%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (10.71%) FIX Connectivity
10 3 (10.71%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.14%) Blockchain
3 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (21.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Azure Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Cloud Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Office 365 Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Remote Support Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Consultant
5 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Active Directory Consultant
5 4 (14.29%) Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Exchange Consultant
5 4 (14.29%) IT Support
5 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (14.29%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (10.71%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Clustering
2 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.71%) Equities
3 3 (10.71%) Eurex
3 3 (10.71%) Fixed Income
3 3 (10.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.57%) iPad
5 1 (3.57%) iPhone
5 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (78.57%) Windows 7
2 22 (78.57%) Windows Server
3 20 (71.43%) Windows 10
4 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2016
5 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (32.14%) Linux
7 7 (25.00%) Mac OS X
8 3 (10.71%) CentOS
8 3 (10.71%) Debian
8 3 (10.71%) Solaris
8 3 (10.71%) SUSE
8 3 (10.71%) Ubuntu
9 2 (7.14%) Android
9 2 (7.14%) Unix
10 1 (3.57%) Fedora
10 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) ITIL
2 10 (35.71%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 6 (21.43%) Business Continuity
4 6 (21.43%) Proactive Maintenance
4 6 (21.43%) Web Filtering
5 5 (17.86%) ITSM
6 4 (14.29%) Change Management
6 4 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (10.71%) Client Onboarding
7 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (10.71%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (10.71%) Patch Management
8 2 (7.14%) DevOps
8 2 (7.14%) High-Frequency Trading
8 2 (7.14%) Kernel Tuning
8 2 (7.14%) Low Latency
8 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
2 3 (10.71%) Perl
2 3 (10.71%) Python
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) VBScript
3 2 (7.14%) R
3 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (25.00%) MCSE
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (14.29%) MCP
4 3 (10.71%) MCITP
4 3 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (7.14%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (89.29%) Active Directory
2 15 (53.57%) Hyper-V
3 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (10.71%) vSphere
6 2 (7.14%) VMware Server
7 1 (3.57%) BitLocker
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (3.57%) XenApp
7 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) Backup Exec
2 9 (32.14%) SCCM
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (14.29%) SCOM
3 4 (14.29%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (57.14%) VMware
3 12 (42.86%) Citrix
4 10 (35.71%) Dell
4 10 (35.71%) HP
5 8 (28.57%) Cisco
6 6 (21.43%) Asigra
6 6 (21.43%) NetApp
6 6 (21.43%) SolarWinds
6 6 (21.43%) Veeam
7 3 (10.71%) Avaya
7 3 (10.71%) Bloomberg
7 3 (10.71%) CQG
7 3 (10.71%) EMC
7 3 (10.71%) Fidessa
7 3 (10.71%) ION Trading
7 3 (10.71%) Patsystems
7 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
7 3 (10.71%) Reuters
7 3 (10.71%) Trayport