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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 117 135 144
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 14 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.67% 0.41% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.17% 1.37% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 3
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
644 731 956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 30.78% 29.97% 34.56%
Number of salaries quoted 556 599 826
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 1 April 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
Cambridge +21 11 £27,000 -32.50% 2
Huntingdon - 1 £25,000 -
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 19 (59.38%) SQL Server
3 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
3 19 (59.38%) Windows 7
4 16 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 15 (46.88%) Citrix
5 15 (46.88%) SharePoint 2013
6 14 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (37.50%) MCSE
7 12 (37.50%) MCSA
7 12 (37.50%) MS Excel
7 12 (37.50%) VMware
7 12 (37.50%) MCDST
7 12 (37.50%) MCITP
8 9 (28.13%) SLA
9 7 (21.88%) UNIX
9 7 (21.88%) Cisco
9 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
9 7 (21.88%) SCCM
10 5 (15.63%) ITIL
10 5 (15.63%) Linux
10 5 (15.63%) Data Security
10 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
10 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (9.38%) HTML
12 3 (9.38%) SQL

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 16 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 15 (46.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (6.25%) Lync
4 1 (3.13%) WorkSite
Applications
1 12 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) LAN
1 3 (9.38%) WAN
1 3 (9.38%) DHCP
1 3 (9.38%) DNS
2 2 (6.25%) Firewall
2 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.13%) PerformancePoint
General
1 1 (3.13%) Law
1 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Consultant
2 15 (46.88%) Graduate
3 9 (28.13%) IT Support
4 6 (18.75%) Support Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Support Technician
5 5 (15.63%) IT Support Technician
6 3 (9.38%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Applications Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Applications Support
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support
7 2 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) SCCM Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) IT Graduate
8 1 (3.13%) IT Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Help Desk Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (59.38%) Windows 7
3 7 (21.88%) UNIX
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (15.63%) Linux
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
2 5 (15.63%) Data Security
2 5 (15.63%) ITIL
3 2 (6.25%) Document Management
3 2 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.13%) CRM
4 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (37.50%) MCSE
2 12 (37.50%) MCSA
2 12 (37.50%) MCDST
2 12 (37.50%) MCITP
3 3 (9.38%) Degree
4 2 (6.25%) MCP
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) SCCM
2 3 (9.38%) SCOrch
3 2 (6.25%) SCOM
3 2 (6.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 28 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 15 (46.88%) Citrix
3 12 (37.50%) VMware
4 7 (21.88%) Cisco
5 2 (6.25%) HP
5 2 (6.25%) Dell
6 1 (3.13%) ProCurve
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