Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 234 199
Rank change year-on-year -3 -35 +27
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 57 45 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.71% 0.60% 0.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.19% 2.72% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 55 41 59
Manchester median annual salary £24,000 £24,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.04% -5.77% -2.80%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,750 £19,250
90th Percentile £52,250 £37,500 £43,900
North West median annual salary £23,500 £23,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year +2.17% - -

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 Manchester with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1789 1655 1747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.43% 22.06% 23.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1526 1493 1408
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,800 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.63%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Rochdale +21 5 £22,000 -4.35%
Stockport -5 4 £55,000 +111.54%
Cheadle - 4 £52,500 -
Wigan +2 3 £26,000 +20.93%
Salford -5 1 £25,000 +6.38% 2
Sale - 1 £20,000 -
Windows 8
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (87.72%) Active Directory
3 46 (80.70%) Microsoft
4 40 (70.18%) MS Exchange
5 36 (63.16%) Windows Server
6 33 (57.89%) VMware
7 32 (56.14%) Windows 7
8 31 (54.39%) Windows 10
9 29 (50.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (45.61%) Microsoft Office
11 23 (40.35%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
14 17 (29.82%) Driving Licence
15 16 (28.07%) Firewall
15 16 (28.07%) DHCP
15 16 (28.07%) DNS
16 15 (26.32%) LAN
16 15 (26.32%) WAN
17 13 (22.81%) Telecoms
18 12 (21.05%) Cisco
18 12 (21.05%) ITIL
19 11 (19.30%) Office 365
20 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
21 9 (15.79%) Problem Management
21 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
21 9 (15.79%) Hyper-V
21 9 (15.79%) Patch Management
22 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
23 7 (12.28%) Terminal Services

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 (70.18%) MS Exchange
2 18 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.26%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 26 (45.61%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.30%) Office 365
2 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.07%) DHCP
1 16 (28.07%) DNS
1 16 (28.07%) Firewall
2 15 (26.32%) LAN
2 15 (26.32%) WAN
3 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
4 7 (12.28%) SAN
5 4 (7.02%) VLAN
6 3 (5.26%) Skype
6 3 (5.26%) WLAN
7 2 (3.51%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (1.75%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (22.81%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.53%) Finance
3 2 (3.51%) Law
4 1 (1.75%) Advertising
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (38.60%) Analyst
2 17 (29.82%) Support Analyst
3 14 (24.56%) IT Technician
4 13 (22.81%) IT Support
5 12 (21.05%) IT Analyst
6 11 (19.30%) IT Support Analyst
7 9 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (15.79%) Service Analyst
8 8 (14.04%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (12.28%) Support Engineer
10 6 (10.53%) Service Manager
10 6 (10.53%) Technical Manager
10 6 (10.53%) Technical Services Manager
11 5 (8.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 5 (8.77%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 5 (8.77%) Service Desk Support
11 5 (8.77%) Service Desk Support Analyst
11 5 (8.77%) Team Leader
11 5 (8.77%) Windows Support Analyst
12 4 (7.02%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.82%) Driving Licence
2 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.75%) EPoS
4 1 (1.75%) Life Science
4 1 (1.75%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (63.16%) Windows Server
3 32 (56.14%) Windows 7
4 31 (54.39%) Windows 10
5 29 (50.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.51%) Android
8 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.51%) Linux
9 1 (1.75%) CentOS
9 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) ITIL
2 9 (15.79%) Patch Management
2 9 (15.79%) Problem Management
3 7 (12.28%) Server Hardening
3 7 (12.28%) SIEM
4 6 (10.53%) Security Management
5 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.26%) Time Management
7 2 (3.51%) Coaching
7 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.51%) Virtual Environments
8 1 (1.75%) Break/Fix
8 1 (1.75%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.75%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.75%) Document Management
8 1 (1.75%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.75%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.75%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.28%) MCSE
3 6 (10.53%) Degree
4 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.51%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.75%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (87.72%) Active Directory
2 23 (40.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 7 (12.28%) Terminal Services
4 7 (12.28%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (5.26%) XenApp
6 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) AirWatch
1 2 (3.51%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (3.51%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (3.51%) NetBackup
1 2 (3.51%) WSUS
2 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (80.70%) Microsoft
2 33 (57.89%) VMware
3 12 (21.05%) Cisco
4 7 (12.28%) Wyse
5 6 (10.53%) CheckPoint
5 6 (10.53%) Citrix
5 6 (10.53%) HP
6 3 (5.26%) Apple
7 2 (3.51%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.51%) Splunk
8 1 (1.75%) Canon
8 1 (1.75%) Dell
8 1 (1.75%) iManage
8 1 (1.75%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.75%) Sophos