The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England / North East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 76 73
Rank change year-on-year +11 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 5 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.78% 0.15% 0.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.79% 0.80% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 5
Median salary £21,000 - £25,000
90% offered a salary of more than £18,200 - £12,722
10% offered a salary of more than £26,800 - £28,700
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 the North East with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 132 125 161
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 20.72% 19.29% 22.27%
Number of salaries quoted 123 105 140
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

Windows 8
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Windows 8 in the North East

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in the North East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows 8 in the North East

Windows 8
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Durham +2 3 £21,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 2 £19,500 - 2
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 North East region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) DHCP
2 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
4 4 (50.00%) MS Office
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Citrix
5 3 (37.50%) Firewall
5 3 (37.50%) Apple
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco
5 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) vSphere
6 2 (25.00%) Network Management
6 2 (25.00%) Office 365
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) Coaching
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (25.00%) VLAN
6 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (25.00%) XenApp
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) HND
6 2 (25.00%) VoIP
6 2 (25.00%) SLA
6 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) DHCP
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) VLAN
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) Skype
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MS Access
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Customer Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Customer Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 1 (12.50%) Life Science
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Coaching
1 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Apple
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
3 1 (12.50%) Ruckus Wireless
Washington, Tyne and Wear
Central Employment
Salary: From £18,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Aspire Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Stockton-on-Tees
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago