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

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 118 128 141
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +13
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 19 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.91% 0.28% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.07% 0.89% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 6
Average salary £36,000 £24,500 £17,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.93% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £22,250 £15,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £27,000 £33,750
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -
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
618 671 743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 29.60% 31.58% 29.86%
Number of salaries quoted 522 581 616
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 +22 11 £36,000 +44.00% 2
Huntingdon - 4 £21,500 -
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (85.45%) VMware
3 45 (81.82%) Office 365
4 43 (78.18%) Microsoft
5 35 (63.64%) Active Directory
6 31 (56.36%) Citrix
7 27 (49.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 26 (47.27%) MCITP
9 24 (43.64%) MCSE
10 23 (41.82%) MCSA
10 23 (41.82%) SharePoint
10 23 (41.82%) SQL Server
10 23 (41.82%) MCDST
10 23 (41.82%) Windows 7
10 23 (41.82%) SharePoint 2013
11 21 (38.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (30.91%) Windows Server
13 16 (29.09%) MS Exchange
14 15 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
15 14 (25.45%) Exchange Server 2013
16 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (23.64%) MS Office
17 11 (20.00%) Firewall
18 10 (18.18%) Cisco
18 10 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
18 10 (18.18%) CCNA
18 10 (18.18%) VLAN
19 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
20 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
20 7 (12.73%) Linux

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 23 (41.82%) SharePoint
1 23 (41.82%) SharePoint 2013
2 16 (29.09%) MS Exchange
3 15 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (25.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.82%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (23.64%) MS Office
2 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 45 (81.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.00%) Firewall
2 10 (18.18%) VLAN
3 6 (10.91%) DHCP
3 6 (10.91%) DNS
4 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.45%) LAN
5 3 (5.45%) Wireless
6 2 (3.64%) ADSL
6 2 (3.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (41.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.82%) MySQL
3 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Ant
1 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.82%) JUnit
1 1 (1.82%) Maven
1 1 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Support Engineer
2 15 (27.27%) Microsoft Engineer
3 13 (23.64%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 13 (23.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 13 (23.64%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (21.82%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 12 (21.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 10 (18.18%) Team Leader
6 9 (16.36%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 8 (14.55%) IT Engineer
8 7 (12.73%) Graduate
8 7 (12.73%) IT Graduate
9 6 (10.91%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (10.91%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (10.91%) Help Desk Support
10 5 (9.09%) First Line Help Desk Support
10 5 (9.09%) Graduate 1st Line Support
10 5 (9.09%) Graduate Help Desk Support
10 5 (9.09%) Graduate IT Support
10 5 (9.09%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) EclipseLink
1 1 (1.82%) EJB
1 1 (1.82%) EJB 3.0
1 1 (1.82%) Hibernate
1 1 (1.82%) J2SE
1 1 (1.82%) Java EE
1 1 (1.82%) JAX-RS
1 1 (1.82%) JAX-WS
1 1 (1.82%) JPA
1 1 (1.82%) REST
1 1 (1.82%) SOAP
1 1 (1.82%) Web Services
1 1 (1.82%) XML
1 1 (1.82%) XSD
1 1 (1.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.64%) Driving Licence
1 2 (3.64%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.82%) Cryptography
2 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (41.82%) Windows 7
3 21 (38.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (30.91%) Windows Server
5 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (12.73%) Linux
6 7 (12.73%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.82%) Android
7 1 (1.82%) VMS
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
3 2 (3.64%) ERP
4 1 (1.82%) Android Development
4 1 (1.82%) Business Continuity
4 1 (1.82%) CRM
4 1 (1.82%) DevOps
4 1 (1.82%) Network Management
4 1 (1.82%) OO
4 1 (1.82%) Software Engineering
4 1 (1.82%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.82%) Java
1 1 (1.82%) SQL
1 1 (1.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (49.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (47.27%) MCITP
3 24 (43.64%) MCSE
4 23 (41.82%) MCDST
4 23 (41.82%) MCSA
5 10 (18.18%) CCNA
5 10 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (10.91%) Degree
7 5 (9.09%) Postgraduate
8 4 (7.27%) MCP
9 3 (5.45%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.64%) vSphere
3 2 (3.64%) XenApp
3 2 (3.64%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.82%) Docker
4 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) SCCM
1 6 (10.91%) SCOM
2 2 (3.64%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.82%) Puppet
3 1 (1.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 47 (85.45%) VMware
2 43 (78.18%) Microsoft
3 31 (56.36%) Citrix
4 10 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (3.64%) Forcepoint
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle
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