The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
North West / Manchester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 164 142
Rank change year-on-year -6 -22  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 34 17 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.82% 0.49% 1.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.27% 2.25% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 33 15 35
Median salary £23,000 £25,182 £25,175
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.66% +0.02%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £23,100 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £33,050 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -5.66% -3.63%  

Windows 8 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1040 757 778
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 25.16% 21.70% 23.23%
Number of salaries quoted 914 660 648
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Manchester

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Manchester.

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Manchester

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Manchester over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows 8 in Manchester

Windows 8
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheadle - 7 £36,500 -
Stockport - 5 £21,500 - 1
Wigan - 4 £27,000 -
Windows 8
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (98.00%) Active Directory
3 43 (86.00%) Microsoft
4 40 (80.00%) MS Exchange
5 39 (78.00%) Windows 7
6 26 (52.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 26 (52.00%) Microsoft Office
7 25 (50.00%) Windows Server
8 23 (46.00%) Windows 10
9 22 (44.00%) VMware
10 21 (42.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (32.00%) ITIL
12 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (30.00%) Citrix
14 14 (28.00%) DHCP
14 14 (28.00%) DNS
15 13 (26.00%) SLA
15 13 (26.00%) Configuration Management
15 13 (26.00%) CMDB
16 12 (24.00%) Cisco
17 10 (20.00%) Finance
17 10 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (20.00%) Driving Licence
18 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
19 8 (16.00%) Service Management
19 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
19 8 (16.00%) Terminal Server
19 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
19 8 (16.00%) LAN

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 40 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 26 (52.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (52.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Office 365
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.00%) DHCP
1 14 (28.00%) DNS
2 8 (16.00%) LAN
2 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (14.00%) WAN
4 5 (10.00%) Firewall
5 4 (8.00%) SAN
6 2 (4.00%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.00%) Skype
7 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) FileMaker
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) 1st Line Support
2 17 (34.00%) Analyst
3 11 (22.00%) Support Analyst
4 9 (18.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
4 9 (18.00%) Support Technician
5 8 (16.00%) IT Analyst
6 7 (14.00%) IT Support
6 7 (14.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 7 (14.00%) Windows Support Analyst
7 6 (12.00%) Service Analyst
7 6 (12.00%) Support Engineer
8 5 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 5 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (10.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
8 5 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (10.00%) IT Technician
8 5 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 3 (6.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
10 3 (6.00%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) CMDB
2 10 (20.00%) Driving Licence
3 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.00%) EPoS
4 2 (4.00%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.00%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (4.00%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (78.00%) Windows 7
3 25 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 23 (46.00%) Windows 10
5 21 (42.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (8.00%) Android
8 4 (8.00%) Apple iOS
9 3 (6.00%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) ITIL
2 13 (26.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (16.00%) Service Management
4 7 (14.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (8.00%) Patch Management
5 4 (8.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (8.00%) Server Hardening
5 4 (8.00%) SIEM
5 4 (8.00%) Time Management
6 3 (6.00%) Security Management
7 2 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (2.00%) Document Management
8 1 (2.00%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.00%) Proactive Monitoring
8 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (14.00%) MCSE
4 3 (6.00%) Degree
4 3 (6.00%) Master's Degree
5 2 (4.00%) CCAA
5 2 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (4.00%) MCITP
5 2 (4.00%) MCSA
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (98.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.00%) Hyper-V
2 8 (16.00%) Terminal Server
2 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.00%) Terminal Services
3 4 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (4.00%) BitLocker
5 2 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (6.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (6.00%) SCCM
2 2 (4.00%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (86.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (44.00%) VMware
3 15 (30.00%) Citrix
4 12 (24.00%) Cisco
5 5 (10.00%) HP
5 5 (10.00%) MobileIron
6 4 (8.00%) Wyse
7 3 (6.00%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.00%) AppSense
8 2 (4.00%) Clearswift
9 1 (2.00%) Apple
9 1 (2.00%) Panasonic
9 1 (2.00%) Sage
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