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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 113 92 108
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +16
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 4 24 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.27% 1.45% 0.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.93% 4.27% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 24 4
Average salary £27,000 £27,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -32.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £24,075 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,550 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.50%
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
428 562 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.42% 33.88% 35.02%
Number of salaries quoted 313 472 414
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 11 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 6 (75.00%) DHCP
3 6 (75.00%) DNS
4 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (50.00%) Linux
5 4 (50.00%) VMware
6 3 (37.50%) Wireless
6 3 (37.50%) MySQL
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 3 (37.50%) LAN
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
6 3 (37.50%) VLAN
6 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (25.00%) MCITP
7 2 (25.00%) WSUS
7 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (25.00%) Office 365
7 2 (25.00%) XenApp
7 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
7 2 (25.00%) Veeam
7 2 (25.00%) Dell KACE
7 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
7 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (25.00%) Dell

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (12.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) DHCP
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) VLAN
2 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 2 (25.00%) ADSL
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Ant
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Junior
2 2 (25.00%) Junior Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Junior Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Network Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) EclipseLink
1 1 (12.50%) EJB
1 1 (12.50%) EJB 3.0
1 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
1 1 (12.50%) J2SE
1 1 (12.50%) Java EE
1 1 (12.50%) JAX-RS
1 1 (12.50%) JAX-WS
1 1 (12.50%) JPA
1 1 (12.50%) REST
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) XSD
1 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (12.50%) Android
6 1 (12.50%) VMS
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Data Management
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Android Development
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Network Management
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCITP
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
2 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (12.50%) Docker
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (25.00%) WSUS
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Dell
3 2 (25.00%) Dell KACE
3 2 (25.00%) Forcepoint
3 2 (25.00%) Sophos
3 2 (25.00%) Veeam
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago