Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > North West
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 326 265 287
Rank change year-on-year -61 +22 -64
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 32 111 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.26% 0.84% 0.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.25% 3.68% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 29 102 43
North West median annual salary £25,500 £23,500 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.51% -4.08% +6.52%
10th Percentile £18,500 £20,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £40,000 £43,750 £35,625
England median annual salary £30,000 £28,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -3.45%

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 West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,559 3,020 2,446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.15% 22.88% 21.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2,016 2,485 2,040
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in the North West

Windows 8
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Windows 8 in the North West

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in the North West over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows 8 in the North West

Windows 8
Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. 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
Manchester -26 18 £27,500 +17.02% 6
Cheshire -41 7 £22,000 -20.00%
Lancashire +13 4 £23,750 -12.84% 1
Merseyside +20 3 £30,000 +20.00% 2
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (90.63%) Windows 7
3 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
4 23 (71.88%) Windows 10
5 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
6 16 (50.00%) Windows Server
7 15 (46.88%) MS Exchange
7 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (40.63%) Office 365
9 13 (40.63%) Cisco
10 11 (34.38%) VMware
11 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Office
13 7 (21.88%) ITIL
13 7 (21.88%) Citrix
14 6 (18.75%) LAN
14 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
14 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
15 5 (15.63%) Self-Motivation
15 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
15 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
15 5 (15.63%) DNS
16 4 (12.50%) Firewall
16 4 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (12.50%) SAN
16 4 (12.50%) WAN
16 4 (12.50%) DHCP
16 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 15 (46.88%) MS Exchange
2 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.25%) IIS
4 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
5 1 (3.13%) Confluence
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (40.63%) Office 365
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) OneDrive
3 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) LAN
2 5 (15.63%) DNS
2 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.50%) DHCP
3 4 (12.50%) Firewall
3 4 (12.50%) SAN
3 4 (12.50%) WAN
4 3 (9.38%) VPN
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (6.25%) Internet
5 2 (6.25%) NAS
5 2 (6.25%) Skype
5 2 (6.25%) VLAN
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
6 1 (3.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.13%) Legal
1 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Support Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) 1st Line Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) IT Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (15.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (15.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Desktop Support
4 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (12.50%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (9.38%) IT Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) IT Manager
5 3 (9.38%) IT Support
5 3 (9.38%) Service Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Field Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (9.38%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 2 (6.25%) iPad
3 2 (6.25%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.13%) Fintech
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (90.63%) Windows 7
3 23 (71.88%) Windows 10
4 16 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (12.50%) Android
8 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
8 2 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
9 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
9 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (12.50%) Software Licensing
4 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.13%) Break/Fix
5 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.13%) DNA
5 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.13%) Presales
5 1 (3.13%) Server Management
5 1 (3.13%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (9.38%) MCSE
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.25%) MCP
3 2 (6.25%) MCSA
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) MCITP
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.38%) Terminal Server
5 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) SCOM
2 1 (3.13%) SCOrch
2 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 13 (40.63%) Cisco
3 11 (34.38%) VMware
4 7 (21.88%) Citrix
5 3 (9.38%) Barracuda Networks
5 3 (9.38%) McAfee
6 2 (6.25%) HP
6 2 (6.25%) SonicWALL
7 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
7 1 (3.13%) Dell
7 1 (3.13%) MobileIron
7 1 (3.13%) NetApp
7 1 (3.13%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (3.13%) Sage
7 1 (3.13%) Sophos
7 1 (3.13%) Veeam