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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 100 108 120
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 2 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.17% 0.069% 0.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.47% 0.23% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 5
Median salary £24,000 £29,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.24% +7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £29,000 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £29,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £28,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -
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
424 432 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.21% 29.71% 33.82%
Number of salaries quoted 342 377 495
Median salary £45,000 £43,900 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,275 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Postgraduate
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Kaspersky
4 1 (25.00%) MCDST
4 1 (25.00%) MOS
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) B2B
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) MCSA
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Sage
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) IT Support
2 2 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (50.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 2 (50.00%) Graduate
2 2 (50.00%) Graduate 1st Line Support
2 2 (50.00%) Graduate Help Desk Support
2 2 (50.00%) Graduate IT Support
2 2 (50.00%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (50.00%) IT Graduate
3 1 (25.00%) Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) IT Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) IT Systems Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Support
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Postgraduate
2 1 (25.00%) MCDST
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Kaspersky
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Sage
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