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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 114 111 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.22% 0.19% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.65% 0.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £32,250 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.27% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -4.41%
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
612 598 670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 33.72% 37.54% 34.54%
Number of salaries quoted 496 523 560
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,984 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) SCCM
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) MCP
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) Office 365
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (16.67%) SCOrch
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) IT Support
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
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