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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 107 111 125
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.17% 0.14% 0.058%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.47% 0.46% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Median salary £20,500 £22,250 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.86% +11.25%
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £27,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -1.78%
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
423 436 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 35.73% 30.60% 33.89%
Number of salaries quoted 370 360 478
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £25,880 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) VMware
3 9 (64.29%) Windows 7
3 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
4 8 (57.14%) Office 365
5 7 (50.00%) Linux
6 6 (42.86%) Citrix
6 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (35.71%) Postgraduate
7 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
7 5 (35.71%) Degree
7 5 (35.71%) SCCM
7 5 (35.71%) SCOM
7 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
8 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (21.43%) DHCP
9 3 (21.43%) DNS
9 3 (21.43%) SLA
9 3 (21.43%) MCP
9 3 (21.43%) MCTS
9 3 (21.43%) MCITP
9 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
10 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (14.29%) LAN
10 2 (14.29%) Wireless

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DHCP
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (7.14%) ADSL
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) 1st Line Support
1 5 (35.71%) First Line Help Desk Support
1 5 (35.71%) Graduate
1 5 (35.71%) Graduate 1st Line Support
1 5 (35.71%) Graduate Help Desk Support
1 5 (35.71%) Graduate IT Support
1 5 (35.71%) Help Desk Support
1 5 (35.71%) IT Graduate
1 5 (35.71%) IT Support
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Junior
3 2 (14.29%) Junior Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Junior Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows 7
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 1 (7.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
1 5 (35.71%) Postgraduate
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (21.43%) MCITP
3 3 (21.43%) MCP
3 3 (21.43%) MCTS
4 1 (7.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Docker
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) SCCM
1 5 (35.71%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Citrix
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Forcepoint