Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 310 331 283
Rank change year-on-year +21 -48 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 29 28 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.27% 0.22% 0.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.31% 1.07% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 24 27 90
North West median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £23,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +26.32% -5.00%
10th Percentile £21,325 £18,500 £20,000
90th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £43,750
England median annual salary £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.79% -

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 2,219 2,623 2,990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.98% 20.98% 22.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,648 2,090 2,451
North West median annual salary £39,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.88% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,225 £23,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 2019. 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
Cheshire +38 13 £32,000 +6.67% 5
Manchester +5 11 £26,250 -4.55% 6
Merseyside +3 3 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Lancashire -17 2 £27,500 +44.74% 3
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (82.76%) Active Directory
3 22 (75.86%) Windows 7
4 20 (68.97%) Windows 10
5 17 (58.62%) Windows Server
6 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
7 15 (51.72%) Office 365
8 14 (48.28%) DNS
9 13 (44.83%) DHCP
10 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (34.48%) Citrix
11 10 (34.48%) VMware
12 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Office
13 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
13 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
14 6 (20.69%) MCITP
14 6 (20.69%) Replication
14 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (20.69%) MCSE
14 6 (20.69%) MCSA
15 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
15 5 (17.24%) HP
15 5 (17.24%) MCP
15 5 (17.24%) Cisco
15 5 (17.24%) WSUS
15 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
15 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 4 (13.79%) Server Management

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 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 15 (51.72%) Office 365
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (48.28%) DNS
2 13 (44.83%) DHCP
3 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
4 4 (13.79%) NAS
4 4 (13.79%) SAN
4 4 (13.79%) VoIP
4 4 (13.79%) VPN
5 2 (6.90%) LAN
5 2 (6.90%) NetScaler
5 2 (6.90%) PBX
5 2 (6.90%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (6.90%) WAN
5 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (6.90%) Automotive
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) French Language
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) IT Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) IT Support
3 6 (20.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (17.24%) Support Technician
5 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Field Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) IT Support Technician
6 3 (10.34%) IT Technician
6 3 (10.34%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 2 (6.90%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Replication
2 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.90%) iPhone
3 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.45%) CMDB
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (75.86%) Windows 7
3 20 (68.97%) Windows 10
4 17 (58.62%) Windows Server
5 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (13.79%) Android
7 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
8 3 (10.34%) Windows 2000
9 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
10 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
10 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (13.79%) DNA
2 4 (13.79%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Server Management
3 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
3 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.45%) CRM
4 1 (3.45%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.45%) Proactive Maintenance
4 1 (3.45%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (3.45%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
4 1 (3.45%) Service Management
4 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) MCITP
1 6 (20.69%) MCSA
1 6 (20.69%) MCSE
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (17.24%) MCP
3 4 (13.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 24 (82.76%) Active Directory
2 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 2 (6.90%) Terminal Services
3 2 (6.90%) XenApp
3 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.45%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) WSUS
2 2 (6.90%) XenMobile
3 1 (3.45%) DameWare
3 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.45%) OpenView
3 1 (3.45%) OVSD
3 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 10 (34.48%) Citrix
2 10 (34.48%) VMware
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco
3 5 (17.24%) HP
4 4 (13.79%) Ivanti
4 4 (13.79%) Nimble Storage
5 3 (10.34%) Apple
5 3 (10.34%) Avaya
6 2 (6.90%) Nortel
6 2 (6.90%) Veeam
7 1 (3.45%) Adobe
7 1 (3.45%) McAfee
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle
7 1 (3.45%) Symantec