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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 127 129 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 11 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.45% 0.40% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.47% 1.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 0
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -1.51%
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
750 748 897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 30.84% 33.36% 30.02%
Number of salaries quoted 611 641 753
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,081
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram 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 15 September 2014. 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
Cambridge -6 4 £32,250 +17.27% 1
Huntingdon - 2 £21,500 - 1
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 18 (90.00%) Windows 7
3 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (60.00%) MS Office
5 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (30.00%) Citrix
7 6 (30.00%) DHCP
7 6 (30.00%) VMware
8 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
8 5 (25.00%) Asset Management
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (25.00%) LAN
8 5 (25.00%) WAN
8 5 (25.00%) DNS
9 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (20.00%) Blackberry
9 4 (20.00%) JOnAS
9 4 (20.00%) Backup Exec
9 4 (20.00%) SCCM
10 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
10 3 (15.00%) Office 365
10 3 (15.00%) HTTP
11 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
11 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
11 2 (10.00%) ITIL
11 2 (10.00%) MCP
11 2 (10.00%) SAN

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 4 (20.00%) JOnAS
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (60.00%) MS Office
2 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) DHCP
2 5 (25.00%) LAN
2 5 (25.00%) WAN
2 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (15.00%) HTTP
4 2 (10.00%) SAN
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall
5 1 (5.00%) VPN
General
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
1 5 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
1 5 (25.00%) Support Technician
1 5 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (20.00%) Junior
2 4 (20.00%) Systems Support
2 4 (20.00%) IT Support
3 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Support
4 2 (10.00%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Support Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Server Support
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (90.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) MCP
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Citrix
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Dell
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago