The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 120 134 124
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 14 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.64% 0.37% 0.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.44% 1.20% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 17
Average salary £27,000 £21,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.58% -46.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £19,200 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
Windows 8
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
574 748 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 26.39% 30.47% 32.34%
Number of salaries quoted 484 592 671
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Cambridgeshire region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Windows 8
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Huntingdon +2 5 £22,000 +2.32%
Peterborough - 5 £32,500 -
Cambridge +22 3 £24,000 -36.00%
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (45.00%) MS Office
5 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 6 (30.00%) VMware
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (25.00%) Office 365
7 5 (25.00%) E-Learning
7 5 (25.00%) JOnAS
7 5 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (25.00%) Citrix
8 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (15.00%) Cisco
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
9 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
10 2 (10.00%) LAN
10 2 (10.00%) VoIP
10 2 (10.00%) WAN
10 2 (10.00%) DHCP
10 2 (10.00%) MCSE
10 2 (10.00%) MCSA
10 2 (10.00%) DNS

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (25.00%) JOnAS
3 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (5.00%) WorkSite
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (10.00%) Wireless
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) VoIP
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 2 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Trainer
2 5 (25.00%) IT Trainer
3 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) IT Support
5 2 (10.00%) IT Technician
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) Graduate
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) E-Learning
2 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.00%) UNIX
6 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.00%) ITIL
1 1 (5.00%) CRM
1 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (5.00%) Document Management
1 1 (5.00%) Time Management
1 1 (5.00%) Line Management
1 1 (5.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) MCDST
2 2 (10.00%) MCITP
2 2 (10.00%) MCSE
2 2 (10.00%) MCSA
3 1 (5.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
3 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 5 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) ProCurve
5 1 (5.00%) Websense
5 1 (5.00%) HP