Windows 8 Jobs

Microsoft Windows 8
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring Windows 8 skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Windows 8 over the 6 months leading up to 23 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
23 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 789 853 1131
Rank change year-on-year +64 +278 -309
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 115 66 132
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.071% 0.076%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.80% 0.44% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 105 53 121
10th Percentile £22,750 £20,000 £21,250
25th Percentile £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £28,165 £31,500 £27,500
Median % change year-on-year -10.59% +14.55% -9.09%
75th Percentile £34,500 £33,750 £34,750
90th Percentile £38,000 £36,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £28,165 £31,500 £26,450
% change year-on-year -10.59% +19.09% -11.83%

All Operating Systems
UK

Windows 8 falls under the Operating Systems category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring operating system skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 14,390 15,119 32,044
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 13.10% 16.35% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10,771 10,301 16,333
10th Percentile £26,000 £27,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £35,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -14.29% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £62,500 £71,250 £71,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £91,250 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - -

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in the UK

Windows 8
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows 8.

Salary trend for Windows 8 in the UK

Windows 8
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows 8 over the 6 months to 23 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Windows 8 in the UK

Windows 8
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the UK over the 6 months to 23 June 2024. 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
Jobs
UK excluding London 0 113 £28,165 -10.59% 6
England +79 112 £28,165 -10.59% 6
South East -10 52 £30,000 -4.76% 1
Work from Home +77 51 £30,000 +33.33% 1
Midlands - 21 £26,500 -
East of England - 20 £33,000 - 1
West Midlands - 15 £26,500 -
North of England 0 13 £23,500 +17.50%
Yorkshire +53 7 £23,250 +16.25%
North West -21 6 £23,500 -2.08%
East Midlands - 6 £28,165 -
South West - 4 £30,250 - 3
Scotland -65 3 £29,000 - 1
London +91 2 £30,000 -4.00%

Windows 8
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 63 (54.78%) Microsoft Exchange
2 16 (13.91%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (13.04%) SharePoint
4 14 (12.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (12.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (13.91%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 97 (84.35%) Microsoft 365
2 13 (11.30%) Azure
3 5 (4.35%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 28 (24.35%) DNS
2 16 (13.91%) DHCP
3 12 (10.43%) Firewall
3 12 (10.43%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 8 (6.96%) Wireless
6 7 (6.09%) LAN
6 7 (6.09%) WAN
7 6 (5.22%) VPN
8 4 (3.48%) VLAN
9 2 (1.74%) Internet
9 2 (1.74%) SAN
9 2 (1.74%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (5.22%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (32.17%) Social Skills
2 28 (24.35%) Organisational Skills
3 21 (18.26%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (13.91%) Finance
5 11 (9.57%) Retail
6 8 (6.96%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 8 (6.96%) Legal
7 6 (5.22%) Law
7 6 (5.22%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.87%) Fire and Rescue
8 1 (0.87%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 23 (20.00%) IT Support
2 20 (17.39%) IT Engineer
3 18 (15.65%) 2nd Line Support
3 18 (15.65%) 3rd Line Support
3 18 (15.65%) IT Technician
4 17 (14.78%) Support Engineer
5 16 (13.91%) Analyst
6 15 (13.04%) 1st Line Support
7 13 (11.30%) IT Support Engineer
8 11 (9.57%) Help Desk Analyst
9 9 (7.83%) Support Technician
10 6 (5.22%) IT Support Technician
11 4 (3.48%) Lead
12 3 (2.61%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 3 (2.61%) IT Analyst
12 3 (2.61%) Junior
12 3 (2.61%) Junior Support Engineer
13 2 (1.74%) Service Analyst
13 2 (1.74%) Service Desk Analyst
13 2 (1.74%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.30%) Driving Licence
2 12 (10.43%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (3.48%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.48%) Onboarding
Operating Systems
1 115 (100.00%) Windows
2 86 (74.78%) Windows 7
3 83 (72.17%) Windows 10
4 74 (64.35%) Windows Server
5 39 (33.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (20.87%) Windows Server 2016
7 22 (19.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (11.30%) Apple iOS
9 12 (10.43%) Linux
10 6 (5.22%) Windows Server 2019
10 6 (5.22%) Windows XP
11 4 (3.48%) Android
11 4 (3.48%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.74%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.87%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (35.65%) ITIL
2 26 (22.61%) Customer Service
3 23 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (17.39%) Migration
5 13 (11.30%) Asset Management
5 13 (11.30%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (9.57%) Collaborative Working
6 11 (9.57%) ERP
6 11 (9.57%) Hardware Maintenance
6 11 (9.57%) Time Management
7 8 (6.96%) Customer Experience
7 8 (6.96%) Email Migration
8 6 (5.22%) Case Management
8 6 (5.22%) Speech Recognition
9 4 (3.48%) Client Onboarding
9 4 (3.48%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (2.61%) Agile
10 3 (2.61%) High Availability
10 3 (2.61%) Incident Management
10 3 (2.61%) Remote Monitoring and Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (34.78%) SQL
2 7 (6.09%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (7.83%) DBS Check
1 9 (7.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.09%) Degree
3 6 (5.22%) MCP
4 2 (1.74%) A+ Certification
4 2 (1.74%) CCENT
4 2 (1.74%) CCNA
4 2 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.74%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.74%) MCDST
4 2 (1.74%) MCITP
4 2 (1.74%) MCSA
4 2 (1.74%) MCSE
4 2 (1.74%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (1.74%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.35%) SLA
2 2 (1.74%) GDPR
3 1 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 70 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 52 (45.22%) Hyper-V
3 47 (40.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (34.78%) XenApp
4 40 (34.78%) XenDesktop
5 38 (33.04%) VirtualBox
6 6 (5.22%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.74%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.87%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 9 (7.83%) SCCM
2 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (2.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 82 (71.30%) Microsoft
2 49 (42.61%) VMware
3 46 (40.00%) Citrix
4 9 (7.83%) Apple
5 7 (6.09%) Cisco
6 6 (5.22%) Avaya
7 5 (4.35%) Dell
7 5 (4.35%) Google
8 4 (3.48%) HP
9 3 (2.61%) Kaseya
9 3 (2.61%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.74%) WatchGuard
11 1 (0.87%) Meraki
11 1 (0.87%) NETGEAR
11 1 (0.87%) TP-LINK
11 1 (0.87%) Ubiquiti