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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 103 108 139
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +31
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 26 26 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.14% 1.23% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.95% 3.74% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 3
Average salary £27,000 £27,750 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% -55.60%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
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
659 695 868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 28.88% 32.81% 33.45%
Number of salaries quoted 542 558 741
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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
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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 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 +18 23 £27,000 -20.00% 3
Huntingdon +3 2 £25,000 -28.57%
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (78.79%) Microsoft
3 21 (63.64%) Windows 7
4 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
5 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
6 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (39.39%) SharePoint
6 13 (39.39%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (36.36%) VMware
8 11 (33.33%) Citrix
8 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 10 (30.30%) SCCM
9 10 (30.30%) MCDST
9 10 (30.30%) MCITP
9 10 (30.30%) MCSE
9 10 (30.30%) MCSA
10 8 (24.24%) SLA
11 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
12 6 (18.18%) Degree
12 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (18.18%) Cisco
12 6 (18.18%) Linux
12 6 (18.18%) UNIX
12 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
13 5 (15.15%) Data Security
13 5 (15.15%) ITIL
13 5 (15.15%) DNS
13 5 (15.15%) DHCP
14 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 13 (39.39%) SharePoint
1 13 (39.39%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (6.06%) Lync
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) DNS
1 5 (15.15%) DHCP
2 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.09%) VPN
2 3 (9.09%) LAN
2 3 (9.09%) WAN
2 3 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) HTTP
3 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.03%) PerformancePoint
General
1 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.03%) Law
1 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Consultant
2 13 (39.39%) Graduate
3 11 (33.33%) IT Support
4 6 (18.18%) Support Technician
5 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) IT Support Technician
6 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Junior C# Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Junior Developer
7 2 (6.06%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Junior
7 2 (6.06%) Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Applications Support
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) HTML
2 2 (6.06%) jQuery
2 2 (6.06%) CSS3
2 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.06%) CSS
2 2 (6.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (18.18%) Linux
4 6 (18.18%) UNIX
5 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 5 (15.15%) Data Security
2 5 (15.15%) ITIL
3 3 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
4 2 (6.06%) Web Development
4 2 (6.06%) OO
5 1 (3.03%) CRM
5 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.03%) Document Management
5 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.12%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) C#
3 2 (6.06%) Python
3 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) PHP
4 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (30.30%) MCDST
2 10 (30.30%) MCITP
2 10 (30.30%) MCSE
2 10 (30.30%) MCSA
3 6 (18.18%) Degree
4 3 (9.09%) MCP
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) SCCM
2 4 (12.12%) SCOrch
3 2 (6.06%) SCOM
3 2 (6.06%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 26 (78.79%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) VMware
3 11 (33.33%) Citrix
4 6 (18.18%) Cisco
5 3 (9.09%) Dell
6 1 (3.03%) HP
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: to £35k + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago