Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > London
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 549 483 391
Rank change year-on-year -66 -92 -76
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 264 408 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.38% 0.54% 0.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.69% 2.15% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 241 380 526
London median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -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 15,592 18,955 19,681
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.65% 25.31% 25.29%
Number of salaries quoted 12,852 14,629 17,197
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 £29,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £80,100
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -77 63 £32,500 -13.33% 6
West London +9 35 £30,500 -14.69% 5
East London 0 20 £27,500 -9.09% 4
North London +1 6 £55,000 +15.79%
South London -6 1 £26,000 +8.33%
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 264 (100.00%) Windows
2 190 (71.97%) Windows 7
3 187 (70.83%) Active Directory
4 164 (62.12%) Microsoft
5 151 (57.20%) Office 365
6 147 (55.68%) Windows 10
7 114 (43.18%) Windows Server
8 110 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
9 91 (34.47%) VMware
10 89 (33.71%) Citrix
11 87 (32.95%) Firewall
12 84 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
13 78 (29.55%) Windows Server 2012
14 67 (25.38%) MS Exchange
15 64 (24.24%) Hyper-V
16 62 (23.48%) VMware Infrastructure
16 62 (23.48%) DNS
17 58 (21.97%) Microsoft Azure
18 51 (19.32%) DHCP
19 47 (17.80%) LAN
20 45 (17.05%) VPN
20 45 (17.05%) ITIL
20 45 (17.05%) Problem-Solving
21 41 (15.53%) SCCM
22 37 (14.02%) WAN
22 37 (14.02%) Exchange Server 2013
23 36 (13.64%) Mac OS X
24 35 (13.26%) TCP/IP
25 34 (12.88%) iPhone
25 34 (12.88%) Exchange Server 2010

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 67 (25.38%) MS Exchange
2 37 (14.02%) Exchange Server 2013
3 34 (12.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (10.61%) SharePoint
5 12 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (4.55%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.76%) IIS
9 1 (0.38%) Apache
9 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 110 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.52%) Acrobat
2 4 (1.52%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.38%) Revit
3 1 (0.38%) SketchUp
3 1 (0.38%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (1.14%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 151 (57.20%) Office 365
2 58 (21.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (9.47%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (7.58%) Mimecast
5 15 (5.68%) IaaS
6 11 (4.17%) PaaS
7 9 (3.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 6 (2.27%) G Suite
9 5 (1.89%) SaaS
10 3 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.76%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.76%) Yammer
12 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 87 (32.95%) Firewall
2 62 (23.48%) DNS
3 51 (19.32%) DHCP
4 47 (17.80%) LAN
5 45 (17.05%) VPN
6 37 (14.02%) WAN
7 35 (13.26%) TCP/IP
8 32 (12.12%) Internet
9 28 (10.61%) VLAN
10 23 (8.71%) SAN
11 15 (5.68%) Remote Desktop
12 12 (4.55%) VoIP
13 11 (4.17%) Skype
13 11 (4.17%) SSL
14 9 (3.41%) NetScaler
14 9 (3.41%) Unified Communications
15 8 (3.03%) Wireless
16 6 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
16 6 (2.27%) IP Telephony
16 6 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.65%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.14%) MySQL
6 2 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.38%) Big Data
7 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.38%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.38%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (0.38%) Power BI
7 1 (0.38%) QlikView
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (1.14%) MSI
2 1 (0.38%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.38%) JIRA
General
1 33 (12.50%) Finance
2 21 (7.95%) Law
3 19 (7.20%) Legal
4 9 (3.41%) Games
5 8 (3.03%) Advertising
5 8 (3.03%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.65%) Retail
6 7 (2.65%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.52%) Banking
7 4 (1.52%) Marketing
8 2 (0.76%) Back Office
8 2 (0.76%) French Language
Job Titles
1 82 (31.06%) Support Engineer
2 46 (17.42%) IT Support
3 40 (15.15%) Analyst
4 37 (14.02%) Desktop Support
5 35 (13.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 29 (10.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 24 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
8 23 (8.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 22 (8.33%) IT Engineer
10 19 (7.20%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 19 (7.20%) Service Analyst
10 19 (7.20%) Service Desk Analyst
10 19 (7.20%) Support Analyst
11 17 (6.44%) IT Analyst
11 17 (6.44%) Windows Engineer
12 16 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
12 16 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 15 (5.68%) 1st Line Support
14 14 (5.30%) IT Support Analyst
14 14 (5.30%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.55%) Web Services
2 6 (2.27%) X-Windows
3 3 (1.14%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (0.76%) COM
5 1 (0.38%) MAPI
5 1 (0.38%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.88%) iPhone
2 28 (10.61%) Blackberry
3 27 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (9.47%) Self-Motivation
5 18 (6.82%) Data Centre
6 14 (5.30%) Driving Licence
7 13 (4.92%) User Experience
8 12 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
9 9 (3.41%) Replication
10 8 (3.03%) iPad
11 7 (2.65%) Management Information System
12 6 (2.27%) Client/Server
13 5 (1.89%) Clustering
13 5 (1.89%) Computer Science
14 4 (1.52%) e-Learning
14 4 (1.52%) Hedge funds
14 4 (1.52%) Learning Management System
14 4 (1.52%) Wiki
15 3 (1.14%) Digital Media
15 3 (1.14%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 264 (100.00%) Windows
2 190 (71.97%) Windows 7
3 147 (55.68%) Windows 10
4 114 (43.18%) Windows Server
5 84 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 78 (29.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (13.64%) Mac OS X
8 32 (12.12%) Windows XP
9 25 (9.47%) Android
10 18 (6.82%) Windows Vista
11 17 (6.44%) Linux
12 16 (6.06%) Apple iOS
12 16 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (5.30%) Windows Phone
14 12 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (1.89%) Mac OS
16 4 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (1.14%) Debian
17 3 (1.14%) Solaris
17 3 (1.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (17.05%) ITIL
1 45 (17.05%) Problem-Solving
2 21 (7.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 20 (7.58%) Migration
3 20 (7.58%) Presales
4 18 (6.82%) Service Management
5 13 (4.92%) Incident Management
5 13 (4.92%) Server Virtualisation
6 11 (4.17%) Change Management
7 10 (3.79%) Business Continuity
7 10 (3.79%) Time Management
8 9 (3.41%) Asset Management
8 9 (3.41%) Business Development
8 9 (3.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (3.41%) DevOps
8 9 (3.41%) Kalman Filter
8 9 (3.41%) Mentoring
9 8 (3.03%) High Availability
9 8 (3.03%) SEO
9 8 (3.03%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 31 (11.74%) PowerShell
2 20 (7.58%) SQL
3 9 (3.41%) C
4 3 (1.14%) Perl
4 3 (1.14%) Python
5 2 (0.76%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.76%) R
5 2 (0.76%) VB
5 2 (0.76%) VBScript
6 1 (0.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 29 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (7.58%) MCSE
3 11 (4.17%) Degree
4 10 (3.79%) MCP
5 7 (2.65%) CCNA
5 7 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (2.65%) MCITP
6 6 (2.27%) MCSA
7 4 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.14%) CISSP
8 3 (1.14%) ISEB
8 3 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.76%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.76%) PMP
10 1 (0.38%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.38%) MBCS
10 1 (0.38%) MCTS
10 1 (0.38%) MOS
10 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.09%) SLA
2 8 (3.03%) GDPR
3 3 (1.14%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.38%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 187 (70.83%) Active Directory
2 64 (24.24%) Hyper-V
3 62 (23.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (11.36%) XenApp
5 19 (7.20%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (5.30%) XenDesktop
7 12 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (3.79%) vSphere
9 8 (3.03%) XenServer
10 7 (2.65%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.38%) Docker
12 1 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (15.53%) SCCM
2 26 (9.85%) Backup Exec
3 19 (7.20%) Microsoft Intune
4 11 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (3.41%) AirWatch
6 8 (3.03%) SCOM
7 7 (2.65%) vCenter Server
8 5 (1.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (1.52%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (1.52%) XenMobile
10 3 (1.14%) Clonezilla
10 3 (1.14%) Jamf Pro
10 3 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.76%) SCSM
12 1 (0.38%) Ansible
12 1 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.38%) DameWare
12 1 (0.38%) Kubernetes
12 1 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 164 (62.12%) Microsoft
2 91 (34.47%) VMware
3 89 (33.71%) Citrix
4 27 (10.23%) Cisco
5 20 (7.58%) Apple
6 19 (7.20%) HP
6 19 (7.20%) Symantec
7 18 (6.82%) Adobe
8 14 (5.30%) Veeam
9 12 (4.55%) Avaya
10 10 (3.79%) iManage
11 8 (3.03%) Acronis
11 8 (3.03%) Dell
12 7 (2.65%) Bloomberg
12 7 (2.65%) Ivanti
12 7 (2.65%) Reuters
12 7 (2.65%) SAP
13 6 (2.27%) Google
13 6 (2.27%) WatchGuard
13 6 (2.27%) Wyse