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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank - 126 116
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 0 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.10% 0.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.32% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 11
Average salary - £23,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -44.11%
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
474 627 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 32.96% 32.86% 35.93%
Number of salaries quoted 394 518 569
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 28 May 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
3 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 10 (55.56%) Citrix
3 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 10 (55.56%) Windows 7
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (44.44%) VMware
4 8 (44.44%) MCSE
4 8 (44.44%) MCSA
4 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 8 (44.44%) SharePoint
4 8 (44.44%) MCITP
4 8 (44.44%) MCDST
4 8 (44.44%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 6 (33.33%) SCCM
5 6 (33.33%) UNIX
5 6 (33.33%) SLA
5 6 (33.33%) Cisco
6 5 (27.78%) Linux
6 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
6 5 (27.78%) Data Security
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.56%) SCOrch
7 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
7 1 (5.56%) Document Management

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 8 (44.44%) SharePoint
1 8 (44.44%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.56%) WorkSite
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Consultant
2 8 (44.44%) Graduate
3 5 (27.78%) Support Technician
3 5 (27.78%) IT Support Technician
3 5 (27.78%) IT Support
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SCCM Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 6 (33.33%) UNIX
4 5 (27.78%) Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 5 (27.78%) Data Security
3 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.56%) Document Management
3 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (44.44%) MCSE
1 8 (44.44%) MCSA
1 8 (44.44%) MCITP
1 8 (44.44%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOrch
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) Citrix
3 8 (44.44%) VMware
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) HP
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