Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > North West
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 312 268 276
Rank change year-on-year -44 +8 -53
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 48 109 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.41% 0.82% 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.87% 3.65% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 43 96 84
North West median annual salary £21,500 £23,500 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.51% +2.17% +1.10%
10th Percentile £18,500 £19,000 £18,000
90th Percentile £38,750 £41,375 £37,500
England median annual salary £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +5.45% - -3.51%

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 2,573 2,984 2,809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.11% 22.57% 22.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2,041 2,371 2,334
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -23 23 £25,000 +4.17% 8
Lancashire +19 12 £20,000 -38.46%
Cheshire -8 9 £21,500 -3.37% 1
Merseyside +13 4 £30,000 - 2
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (91.67%) Windows 7
3 38 (79.17%) Active Directory
4 34 (70.83%) MS Exchange
5 33 (68.75%) Microsoft
6 29 (60.42%) Windows 10
7 19 (39.58%) Cisco
7 19 (39.58%) Exchange Server 2010
7 19 (39.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (33.33%) Windows Server
9 15 (31.25%) Firewall
10 14 (29.17%) ITIL
10 14 (29.17%) Office 365
11 13 (27.08%) VMware
11 13 (27.08%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (22.92%) Citrix
12 11 (22.92%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (18.75%) DNS
14 8 (16.67%) VPN
14 8 (16.67%) DHCP
14 8 (16.67%) SQL
14 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
14 8 (16.67%) Terminal Server
15 7 (14.58%) SharePoint
15 7 (14.58%) Skype
15 7 (14.58%) Android
15 7 (14.58%) German Language
16 6 (12.50%) SCCM
16 6 (12.50%) French Language

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 34 (70.83%) MS Exchange
2 19 (39.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (14.58%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.25%) IIS
4 3 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.17%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 14 (29.17%) Office 365
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.25%) Firewall
2 9 (18.75%) DNS
3 8 (16.67%) DHCP
3 8 (16.67%) VPN
4 7 (14.58%) Skype
5 6 (12.50%) VoIP
6 5 (10.42%) LAN
6 5 (10.42%) MPLS
6 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
7 4 (8.33%) WAN
8 3 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (6.25%) Unified Communications
9 2 (4.17%) SAN
10 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (2.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) Power BI
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 7 (14.58%) German Language
2 6 (12.50%) French Language
3 4 (8.33%) Dutch Language
3 4 (8.33%) Italian Language
4 3 (6.25%) Legal
5 2 (4.17%) Automotive
5 2 (4.17%) Law
6 1 (2.08%) Finance
6 1 (2.08%) Retail
6 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) IT Support
2 8 (16.67%) 1st Line Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) IT Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Service Desk Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (8.33%) Help Desk Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) IT Manager
8 2 (4.17%) IT Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Service Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Support
8 2 (4.17%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.08%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (91.67%) Windows 7
3 29 (60.42%) Windows 10
4 19 (39.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (14.58%) Android
7 5 (10.42%) Linux
8 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
9 2 (4.17%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.08%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (2.08%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) ITIL
2 13 (27.08%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 3 (6.25%) Software Licensing
5 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.17%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (2.08%) Break/Fix
6 1 (2.08%) DNA
6 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.08%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.08%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (10.42%) Degree
3 4 (8.33%) MCITP
3 4 (8.33%) MCSE
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.25%) MCP
4 3 (6.25%) MCSA
5 2 (4.17%) MOS
6 1 (2.08%) CCNA
6 1 (2.08%) CCNP
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.08%) MCTS
6 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (79.17%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.67%) Terminal Server
3 6 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) SCCM
2 3 (6.25%) SCOM
2 3 (6.25%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.08%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 33 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 19 (39.58%) Cisco
3 13 (27.08%) VMware
4 11 (22.92%) Citrix
5 3 (6.25%) Barracuda Networks
5 3 (6.25%) McAfee
5 3 (6.25%) NetApp
6 2 (4.17%) Apple
6 2 (4.17%) Intapp
7 1 (2.08%) Dell
7 1 (2.08%) HP
7 1 (2.08%) Meraki
7 1 (2.08%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.08%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (2.08%) SOTI
7 1 (2.08%) Veeam