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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
North West / Manchester
Rank 183 161 137
Rank change year-on-year -22 -24  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 16 21 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.41% 0.62% 1.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.76% 2.57% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 46
Median salary £21,500 £25,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.00% -21.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £51,500 £42,500
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 911 817 956
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 23.45% 24.22% 25.59%
Number of salaries quoted 767 672 798
Median salary £37,747 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.63% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 26 March 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 26 March 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 - 4 £21,000 -
Stockport +1 3 £21,500 -46.25% 2
Salford -7 1 - - 1
Wigan - 1 £21,000 -
Windows 8
North West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (88.10%) Windows 7
3 36 (85.71%) Active Directory
4 30 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 30 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (61.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (57.14%) Windows 10
7 23 (54.76%) Windows Server
8 19 (45.24%) VMware
9 18 (42.86%) MS Exchange
10 14 (33.33%) ITIL
10 14 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (30.95%) DNS
11 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (28.57%) Cisco
12 12 (28.57%) Hyper-V
13 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (26.19%) Citrix
14 10 (23.81%) MS Office
14 10 (23.81%) MCSE
14 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2013
15 9 (21.43%) SharePoint
15 9 (21.43%) DHCP
16 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
16 8 (19.05%) Finance
16 8 (19.05%) SharePoint 2013
17 7 (16.67%) Office 365
17 7 (16.67%) MCITP
17 7 (16.67%) Cisco Certification

Windows 8
Top Related 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 18 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 14 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (21.43%) SharePoint
5 8 (19.05%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.38%) Zimbra
Applications
1 10 (23.81%) MS Office
2 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.38%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Office 365
2 3 (7.14%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) DNS
2 9 (21.43%) DHCP
3 5 (11.90%) Wireless
4 4 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (9.52%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
4 4 (9.52%) VPN
5 3 (7.14%) BIG-IP
5 3 (7.14%) LAN
5 3 (7.14%) MPLS
5 3 (7.14%) NetScaler
5 3 (7.14%) VLAN
5 3 (7.14%) VoIP
6 2 (4.76%) Firewall
6 2 (4.76%) SAN
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.38%) Network Security
7 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.38%) FileMaker
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Analyst
2 9 (21.43%) 1st Line Support
2 9 (21.43%) IT Support
3 8 (19.05%) Support Technician
4 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Support Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) 1st Line Support Technician
6 5 (11.90%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (11.90%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) IT Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) IT Support Technician
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) CMDB
2 4 (9.52%) Driving Licence
3 3 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 3 (7.14%) RSA SecurID
3 3 (7.14%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.38%) CCTV
4 1 (2.38%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (88.10%) Windows 7
3 30 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (61.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (57.14%) Windows 10
6 23 (54.76%) Windows Server
7 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (11.90%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (11.90%) Windows XP
9 2 (4.76%) Android
9 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
9 2 (4.76%) Mac OS X
9 2 (4.76%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.38%) CentOS
10 1 (2.38%) Linux
10 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 4 (9.52%) Data Protection
3 4 (9.52%) Service Management
4 3 (7.14%) CRM
4 3 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.76%) Document Management
5 2 (4.76%) Software Distribution
6 1 (2.38%) Broadcast Engineering
6 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.38%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.38%) Post-Production
6 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.38%) System Testing
6 1 (2.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (23.81%) MCSE
3 7 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (16.67%) MCITP
4 5 (11.90%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (11.90%) MCTS
5 4 (9.52%) CCNA
5 4 (9.52%) MCP
5 4 (9.52%) MCSA
6 3 (7.14%) CCAA
6 3 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (4.76%) A+ Certification
7 2 (4.76%) DBS Check
7 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) SLA
2 3 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 36 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (9.52%) Terminal Server
4 4 (9.52%) XenApp
5 2 (4.76%) BitLocker
6 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) MAILsweeper
1 3 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 19 (45.24%) VMware
3 12 (28.57%) Cisco
4 11 (26.19%) Citrix
5 6 (14.29%) HP
6 4 (9.52%) MobileIron
7 3 (7.14%) AppSense
7 3 (7.14%) Clearswift
7 3 (7.14%) F5
7 3 (7.14%) Meraki
8 2 (4.76%) Apple
9 1 (2.38%) Adobe
9 1 (2.38%) Aspera
9 1 (2.38%) Dell
9 1 (2.38%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.38%) Juniper
9 1 (2.38%) Kaspersky
9 1 (2.38%) Panasonic
9 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.38%) Sage
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