Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > North West
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 282 317 258
Rank change year-on-year +35 -59 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 39 46 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.39% 0.40% 0.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.77% 1.79% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 30 41 99
North West median annual salary £25,750 £22,500 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.44% -4.26% +2.17%
10th Percentile £19,000 £18,500 £19,000
90th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £39,750
England median annual salary £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +5.45% -

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 2,205 2,575 2,958
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.07% 22.17% 22.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,691 2,052 2,357
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 12 November 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 12 November 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
Manchester +16 15 £20,750 -30.83% 9
Cheshire +25 10 £33,000 +53.49% 1
Merseyside +9 7 £37,500 +25.00% 6
Lancashire -14 4 £23,500 +14.63% 1
Cumbria - 3 £26,500 -
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (89.74%) Microsoft
3 34 (87.18%) Active Directory
4 32 (82.05%) Windows 10
5 29 (74.36%) Windows 7
6 22 (56.41%) Office 365
7 21 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (35.90%) Windows XP
9 13 (33.33%) Windows Server
9 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
9 13 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (30.77%) DHCP
11 11 (28.21%) DNS
11 11 (28.21%) Cisco
11 11 (28.21%) Apple
12 10 (25.64%) HP
13 9 (23.08%) Windows Vista
14 7 (17.95%) VPN
14 7 (17.95%) Problem-Solving
15 6 (15.38%) Driving Licence
15 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
15 6 (15.38%) Publishing
15 6 (15.38%) Azure
16 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
16 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
16 5 (12.82%) VMware
16 5 (12.82%) SCCM
16 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
16 5 (12.82%) VoIP

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 13 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Infor M3
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 22 (56.41%) Office 365
2 6 (15.38%) Azure
3 3 (7.69%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) DHCP
2 11 (28.21%) DNS
3 7 (17.95%) VPN
4 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
4 5 (12.82%) VoIP
4 5 (12.82%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (7.69%) Internet
5 3 (7.69%) LAN
5 3 (7.69%) WAN
6 2 (5.13%) SAN
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.56%) Firewall
7 1 (2.56%) NAS
7 1 (2.56%) Skype
7 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) FileMaker
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
General
1 6 (15.38%) Publishing
2 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.26%) Automotive
4 3 (7.69%) Local Government
4 3 (7.69%) Public Sector
5 2 (5.13%) Retail
6 1 (2.56%) Finance
6 1 (2.56%) French Language
6 1 (2.56%) Games
6 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) IT Engineer
2 13 (33.33%) Analyst
3 11 (28.21%) IT Support
3 11 (28.21%) Support Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) IT Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (10.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Field Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) Field Service Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) IT Technician
7 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Support Technician
7 3 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) IT Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Driving Licence
2 3 (7.69%) Chip and PIN
3 2 (5.13%) iPad
4 1 (2.56%) CCTV
4 1 (2.56%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.56%) iPhone
4 1 (2.56%) Replication
4 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (82.05%) Windows 10
3 29 (74.36%) Windows 7
4 21 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (35.90%) Windows XP
6 13 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (23.08%) Windows Vista
8 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (10.26%) Android
9 4 (10.26%) Windows 2000
10 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
11 1 (2.56%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (10.26%) Service Management
3 3 (7.69%) Data Extraction
3 3 (7.69%) Performance Measurement
3 3 (7.69%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
4 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL
4 2 (5.13%) Multichannel Retail
4 2 (5.13%) Proactive Maintenance
5 1 (2.56%) Change Control
5 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.56%) DNA
5 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.56%) ITIL V2
5 1 (2.56%) ITSM
5 1 (2.56%) Migration
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.56%) Server Management
5 1 (2.56%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (2.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.56%) PHP
2 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.69%) DBS Check
3 3 (7.69%) MCSA
4 2 (5.13%) CCNA
4 2 (5.13%) MCITP
4 2 (5.13%) MCSE
4 2 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.56%) MCP
5 1 (2.56%) MCTS
5 1 (2.56%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (87.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.13%) vSphere
5 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) SCCM
2 4 (10.26%) WSUS
3 3 (7.69%) DameWare
3 3 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (7.69%) OpenView
3 3 (7.69%) OVSD
4 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.56%) SCOM
4 1 (2.56%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.56%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 35 (89.74%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.21%) Apple
2 11 (28.21%) Cisco
3 10 (25.64%) HP
4 5 (12.82%) Citrix
4 5 (12.82%) VMware
5 4 (10.26%) McAfee
6 3 (7.69%) Adobe
6 3 (7.69%) Dell
6 3 (7.69%) EMC
6 3 (7.69%) Samsung
6 3 (7.69%) Symantec
7 2 (5.13%) Ivanti
8 1 (2.56%) Avaya
8 1 (2.56%) NetApp
8 1 (2.56%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (2.56%) Oracle
8 1 (2.56%) Panasonic
8 1 (2.56%) Sage
8 1 (2.56%) SAP