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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 110 109 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 5 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.29% 0.39% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.84% 0.99% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 0
Average salary £27,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
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
594 606 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.08% 39.30% 33.50%
Number of salaries quoted 494 527 564
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 17 September 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) SCCM
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) MCP
5 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (28.57%) Office 365
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (14.29%) C#
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) PHP
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) MS Office
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) IT Support
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCP
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 6 days ago