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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 101 118 129
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 7 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.47% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.35% 0.69% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 3
Average salary £27,000 £33,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
518 581 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.86% 32.39% 38.07%
Number of salaries quoted 454 497 658
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £55,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 26 (92.86%) Microsoft
3 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
3 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
4 16 (57.14%) Windows 7
5 14 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 14 (50.00%) Citrix
5 14 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (42.86%) MCSE
6 12 (42.86%) MCSA
6 12 (42.86%) MCDST
6 12 (42.86%) MCITP
6 12 (42.86%) VMware
7 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
8 9 (32.14%) SLA
9 7 (25.00%) SCCM
9 7 (25.00%) UNIX
10 6 (21.43%) Cisco
10 6 (21.43%) Service Delivery
11 5 (17.86%) Data Security
11 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
11 5 (17.86%) ITIL
11 5 (17.86%) Linux
12 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (10.71%) SCOrch
13 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
13 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (10.71%) HTML

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 14 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (7.14%) Lync
3 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) WorkSite
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) DHCP
1 3 (10.71%) DNS
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.14%) VPN
2 2 (7.14%) LAN
2 2 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Consultant
2 13 (46.43%) Graduate
3 8 (28.57%) IT Support
4 6 (21.43%) Support Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) IT Support Technician
5 5 (17.86%) Support Technician
6 3 (10.71%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Applications Support Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Applications Support
7 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
7 2 (7.14%) Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Help Desk Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) SCCM Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Service Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 7 (25.00%) UNIX
4 5 (17.86%) Linux
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Service Delivery
2 5 (17.86%) Data Security
2 5 (17.86%) ITIL
3 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) CRM
4 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.57%) Document Management
4 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (42.86%) MCSE
2 12 (42.86%) MCSA
2 12 (42.86%) MCDST
2 12 (42.86%) MCITP
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 2 (7.14%) MCP
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (10.71%) SCOrch
3 2 (7.14%) SCOM
3 2 (7.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (50.00%) Citrix
3 12 (42.86%) VMware
4 6 (21.43%) Cisco
5 2 (7.14%) Dell
6 1 (3.57%) HP
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