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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 89 104 114
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 22 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.36% 0.42% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.17% 1.18% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 22 3 3
Average salary £27,000 £40,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.50% -36.00%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -11.11%
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
528 507 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 32.69% 35.28% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 440 408 561
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,200 £25,548
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £67,500
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 28 January 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (82.14%) Microsoft
3 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
4 16 (57.14%) Windows 7
5 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 13 (46.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (42.86%) VMware
7 12 (42.86%) SharePoint
7 12 (42.86%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (35.71%) MCSE
8 10 (35.71%) MCSA
8 10 (35.71%) Citrix
8 10 (35.71%) MCDST
8 10 (35.71%) MCITP
8 10 (35.71%) SCCM
9 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
10 8 (28.57%) SLA
11 6 (21.43%) Cisco
11 6 (21.43%) Linux
11 6 (21.43%) UNIX
12 5 (17.86%) ITIL
12 5 (17.86%) Data Security
12 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
12 5 (17.86%) Degree
12 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
12 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (14.29%) SCOrch
13 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
13 4 (14.29%) HTML

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 12 (42.86%) SharePoint
1 12 (42.86%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.14%) Lync
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) DHCP
1 4 (14.29%) DNS
2 3 (10.71%) Firewall
2 3 (10.71%) VPN
3 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.14%) LAN
3 2 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Consultant
2 11 (39.29%) Graduate
3 10 (35.71%) IT Support
4 5 (17.86%) IT Support Technician
4 5 (17.86%) Support Technician
4 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Junior C# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Junior Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Applications Support
6 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Junior
6 2 (7.14%) Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.14%) CSS
2 2 (7.14%) jQuery
2 2 (7.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 6 (21.43%) Linux
3 6 (21.43%) UNIX
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
1 5 (17.86%) Data Security
1 5 (17.86%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) Project Management
3 2 (7.14%) OO
3 2 (7.14%) Web Development
3 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.57%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) Python
3 2 (7.14%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (35.71%) MCSE
2 10 (35.71%) MCSA
2 10 (35.71%) MCDST
2 10 (35.71%) MCITP
3 5 (17.86%) Degree
4 3 (10.71%) MCP
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) SCCM
2 4 (14.29%) SCOrch
3 2 (7.14%) SCOM
3 2 (7.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) Microsoft
2 12 (42.86%) VMware
3 10 (35.71%) Citrix
4 6 (21.43%) Cisco
5 3 (10.71%) Dell
6 1 (3.57%) HP
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Posted: 6 days ago
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