The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 189 171 281
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +110
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 78 77 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.98% 1.12% 0.055%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.67% 3.78% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 66 56 5
Average salary £27,500 £31,750 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.38% -49.20%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -6.15%
Windows 8
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 East of England region.

Operating Systems Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2124 2035 2626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 26.73% 29.71% 29.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1707 1674 2197
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Windows 8
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in the East of England

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in the East of England

Windows 8
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Essex +14 30 £30,000 +33.33% 3
Hertfordshire -24 21 £28,500 -12.30% 1
Cambridgeshire -24 18 £27,000 -22.85% 5
Bedfordshire +11 5 £27,750 +58.57%
Norfolk +4 3 £51,250 +46.42%
Suffolk 0 2 £43,250 +84.04%
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 142 (100.00%) Windows
2 100 (70.42%) Microsoft
3 83 (58.45%) Windows 7
4 76 (53.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 73 (51.41%) Active Directory
6 69 (48.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 60 (42.25%) MS Exchange
8 59 (41.55%) MS Excel
9 51 (35.92%) Exchange Server 2010
10 49 (34.51%) VMware
11 48 (33.80%) Firewall
12 47 (33.10%) Windows XP
13 46 (32.39%) Windows Server 2003
13 46 (32.39%) DNS
14 42 (29.58%) TCP/IP
14 42 (29.58%) DHCP
15 37 (26.06%) VPN
15 37 (26.06%) MS Office
16 35 (24.65%) Exchange Server 2007
17 33 (23.24%) Microsoft Certification
18 32 (22.54%) VMware Infrastructure
18 32 (22.54%) Hyper-V
18 32 (22.54%) Cisco
19 30 (21.13%) Symantec
20 26 (18.31%) Backup Exec
21 25 (17.61%) SQL Server
21 25 (17.61%) ITIL
22 24 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2003
22 24 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2013
22 24 (16.90%) Blackberry

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 60 (42.25%) MS Exchange
2 51 (35.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (24.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 24 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (14.79%) SharePoint
6 8 (5.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (3.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (2.11%) IIS
9 3 (2.11%) Lync
10 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 59 (41.55%) MS Excel
2 37 (26.06%) MS Office
3 2 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (6.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.75%) Office 365
2 4 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (33.80%) Firewall
2 46 (32.39%) DNS
3 42 (29.58%) TCP/IP
3 42 (29.58%) DHCP
4 37 (26.06%) VPN
5 18 (12.68%) WAN
6 16 (11.27%) LAN
7 10 (7.04%) VoIP
8 8 (5.63%) Broadband
9 6 (4.23%) VLAN
10 5 (3.52%) Junos
10 5 (3.52%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (3.52%) SAN
11 4 (2.82%) Internet
12 3 (2.11%) ISDN
12 3 (2.11%) Ethernet
12 3 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (1.41%) iSCSI
13 2 (1.41%) NAS
13 2 (1.41%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.41%) MySQL
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.70%) MS Access
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.11%) MSI
2 1 (0.70%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (4.23%) Advertising
2 4 (2.82%) Retail
3 3 (2.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.41%) Law
4 2 (1.41%) Local Government
5 1 (0.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (26.06%) Support Engineer
2 30 (21.13%) Analyst
3 27 (19.01%) IT Support
4 23 (16.20%) Support Analyst
5 20 (14.08%) Network Engineer
6 18 (12.68%) 3rd Line Support
7 14 (9.86%) 2nd Line Support
8 13 (9.15%) Consultant
9 12 (8.45%) Support Technician
9 12 (8.45%) IT Support Engineer
10 8 (5.63%) Technical Support
10 8 (5.63%) Graduate
10 8 (5.63%) Desktop Support
11 7 (4.93%) Developer
11 7 (4.93%) IT Support Technician
12 6 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
12 6 (4.23%) 3rd Line Technical Support
13 5 (3.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 5 (3.52%) IT Consultant
13 5 (3.52%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.04%) .NET
2 7 (4.93%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.52%) LAMP
4 4 (2.82%) HTML
5 3 (2.11%) X-Windows
5 3 (2.11%) Application Packaging
6 2 (1.41%) WCF
6 2 (1.41%) CSS
6 2 (1.41%) CSS3
6 2 (1.41%) XML
6 2 (1.41%) jQuery
7 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.70%) Reactive Extensions
7 1 (0.70%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (0.70%) SOAP
7 1 (0.70%) Web Services
7 1 (0.70%) WPF
7 1 (0.70%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.90%) Blackberry
2 5 (3.52%) Clustering
2 5 (3.52%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (3.52%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.41%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.41%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.41%) Statistics
4 2 (1.41%) iPhone
5 1 (0.70%) iSeries
5 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.70%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.70%) iPad
5 1 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.70%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.70%) CCTV
5 1 (0.70%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 142 (100.00%) Windows
2 83 (58.45%) Windows 7
3 76 (53.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 69 (48.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (33.10%) Windows XP
6 46 (32.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (7.75%) Windows Vista
8 10 (7.04%) Linux
9 4 (2.82%) UNIX
10 1 (0.70%) Android
10 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.61%) ITIL
2 14 (9.86%) Project Management
3 9 (6.34%) CRM
3 9 (6.34%) Migration
4 8 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (4.93%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (4.93%) Incident Management
6 6 (4.23%) Asset Management
6 6 (4.23%) ERP
7 5 (3.52%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.52%) MVVM
7 5 (3.52%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (2.82%) Network Design
8 4 (2.82%) MVC
8 4 (2.82%) Service Management
8 4 (2.82%) OO
9 3 (2.11%) Data Migration
9 3 (2.11%) Pay per click
9 3 (2.11%) IT Asset Management
10 2 (1.41%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.08%) SQL
2 11 (7.75%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.63%) C#
4 4 (2.82%) VB
5 2 (1.41%) Python
5 2 (1.41%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.41%) PHP
5 2 (1.41%) VBScript
6 1 (0.70%) XAML
6 1 (0.70%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (23.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (16.20%) MCP
3 16 (11.27%) MCSE
4 14 (9.86%) MCSA
5 13 (9.15%) MCDST
5 13 (9.15%) MCITP
6 7 (4.93%) Degree
6 7 (4.93%) MCTS
6 7 (4.93%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (4.93%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (4.23%) CCNA
7 6 (4.23%) SC Cleared
7 6 (4.23%) Security Cleared
8 5 (3.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (3.52%) CCNP
9 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.70%) MOS
9 1 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.45%) SLA
System Software
1 73 (51.41%) Active Directory
2 32 (22.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (22.54%) Hyper-V
3 8 (5.63%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (4.93%) vSphere
5 5 (3.52%) XenApp
6 2 (1.41%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.41%) Firmware
6 2 (1.41%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 26 (18.31%) Backup Exec
2 11 (7.75%) SCCM
3 7 (4.93%) WSUS
4 4 (2.82%) SCOrch
5 3 (2.11%) ZENworks
6 2 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.41%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.41%) SCOM
6 2 (1.41%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 100 (70.42%) Microsoft
2 49 (34.51%) VMware
3 32 (22.54%) Cisco
4 30 (21.13%) Symantec
5 23 (16.20%) Citrix
6 14 (9.86%) HP
7 10 (7.04%) Dell
8 9 (6.34%) Apple
9 6 (4.23%) Juniper
9 6 (4.23%) NETGEAR
9 6 (4.23%) Veeam
10 5 (3.52%) Brocade
10 5 (3.52%) CheckPoint
11 4 (2.82%) Sage
11 4 (2.82%) Remedy
11 4 (2.82%) SonicWALL
11 4 (2.82%) Barracuda Networks
12 3 (2.11%) Avaya
13 2 (1.41%) BMC
13 2 (1.41%) Oracle
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