Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > North East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 110 119
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 6 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.44% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.82% 0.78% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 3
North East median annual salary £20,000 £23,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.89% -2.08% -9.43%
10th Percentile £19,000 £22,750 £21,400
90th Percentile £21,000 £24,250 £25,800
England median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year - -3.51% -5.00%

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 the North East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 329 385 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 24.05% 25.79% 18.91%
Number of salaries quoted 296 311 252
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.48% +8.06%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,500 £47,500 £51,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

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
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 6 months to 20 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
Durham - 4 £20,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear +13 2 £21,000 -10.64%
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 North East region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) VoIP
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) SLA
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) HND
4 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (50.00%) Life Science
4 3 (50.00%) XenApp
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) Load Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) WAN
5 2 (33.33%) LAN
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (16.67%) Windows XP

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) VoIP
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Applications Support
3 2 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Life Science
2 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) HND
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft