The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 97 102 120
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +18
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 17 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.97% 0.55% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.94% 1.43% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 3
Average salary £27,000 £30,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -52.00%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -6.15%
Windows 8
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
579 560 711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 32.90% 38.46% 37.46%
Number of salaries quoted 469 447 561
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Cambridge

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
3 14 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (36.36%) SharePoint
6 8 (36.36%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (36.36%) VMware
7 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
7 7 (31.82%) SCCM
8 6 (27.27%) Citrix
8 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (27.27%) MCSE
8 6 (27.27%) MCSA
8 6 (27.27%) MCDST
8 6 (27.27%) MCITP
9 5 (22.73%) Degree
9 5 (22.73%) DHCP
9 5 (22.73%) DNS
9 5 (22.73%) SLA
9 5 (22.73%) ITIL
10 4 (18.18%) SQL
10 4 (18.18%) HTML
10 4 (18.18%) SCOrch
10 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
11 3 (13.64%) Office 365
11 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
11 3 (13.64%) Computer Science

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (36.36%) SharePoint
1 8 (36.36%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
3 2 (9.09%) Lync
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) DHCP
1 5 (22.73%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) VPN
2 3 (13.64%) LAN
2 3 (13.64%) WAN
2 3 (13.64%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) HTTP
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Consultant
1 8 (36.36%) IT Support
2 7 (31.82%) Graduate
3 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Junior C# Developer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (9.09%) Junior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
5 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Junior
5 2 (9.09%) Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Support Technician
5 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) jQuery
2 2 (9.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.64%) UNIX
4 3 (13.64%) Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.09%) OO
3 2 (9.09%) Data Security
3 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 2 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.55%) CRM
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.09%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (27.27%) MCSE
2 6 (27.27%) MCSA
2 6 (27.27%) MCDST
2 6 (27.27%) MCITP
3 5 (22.73%) Degree
4 3 (13.64%) MCP
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) SCCM
2 4 (18.18%) SCOrch
3 2 (9.09%) SCOM
3 2 (9.09%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) VMware
3 6 (27.27%) Citrix
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco
4 3 (13.64%) Dell
5 1 (4.55%) HP
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