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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 97 110 122
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 2 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.17% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.47% 0.79% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 4
Median salary £24,000 £24,000 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -25.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £21,200 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £28,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -
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
427 381 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 35.47% 27.29% 34.39%
Number of salaries quoted 351 328 517
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

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 25 August 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 8 (72.73%) VMware
4 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
5 6 (54.55%) Office 365
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
6 5 (45.45%) Linux
6 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (36.36%) Degree
7 4 (36.36%) SCCM
7 4 (36.36%) SCOM
7 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (36.36%) Citrix
7 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (36.36%) Postgraduate
7 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
8 3 (27.27%) MCP
8 3 (27.27%) MCTS
8 3 (27.27%) MCITP
9 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
9 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
9 2 (18.18%) SLA
10 1 (9.09%) HP
10 1 (9.09%) Dell
10 1 (9.09%) LAN
10 1 (9.09%) B2B
10 1 (9.09%) SQL
10 1 (9.09%) MS Office

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 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) IT Support
2 4 (36.36%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (36.36%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 4 (36.36%) Graduate
2 4 (36.36%) Graduate 1st Line Support
2 4 (36.36%) Graduate Help Desk Support
2 4 (36.36%) Graduate IT Support
2 4 (36.36%) Help Desk Support
2 4 (36.36%) IT Graduate
3 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (18.18%) Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) IT Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) IT Systems Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) Postgraduate
3 3 (27.27%) MCITP
3 3 (27.27%) MCP
3 3 (27.27%) MCTS
4 1 (9.09%) MCDST
4 1 (9.09%) MCSA
4 1 (9.09%) MCSE
4 1 (9.09%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
1 4 (36.36%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Kaspersky
4 1 (9.09%) Sage
Cambridge
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £26000.00 - £31000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago