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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 199 224 224
Rank change year-on-year
+25 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 59 61 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.77% 0.71% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.77% 2.37% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 48 51 35
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £18,500 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £45,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%
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
2130 2575 2596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 27.65% 30.05% 30.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1727 2160 2237
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 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
Hertfordshire -9 21 £24,000 -26.15% 7
Essex +12 19 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Bedfordshire - 10 £23,500 -
Cambridgeshire +13 6 £23,500 +51.61%
Suffolk +10 4 £38,750 +6.89% 2
Windows 8
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

1 145 (100.00%) Windows
2 99 (68.28%) Microsoft
3 94 (64.83%) Windows 7
4 87 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 76 (52.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 72 (49.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 65 (44.83%) VMware
8 58 (40.00%) MS Exchange
9 57 (39.31%) MS Excel
10 47 (32.41%) DNS
11 46 (31.72%) Windows XP
11 46 (31.72%) VMware Infrastructure
12 45 (31.03%) Citrix
13 43 (29.66%) MS Office
14 42 (28.97%) DHCP
15 40 (27.59%) Firewall
16 39 (26.90%) Cisco
16 39 (26.90%) SQL Server
16 39 (26.90%) Exchange Server 2010
17 38 (26.21%) Hyper-V
18 35 (24.14%) TCP/IP
18 35 (24.14%) VPN
19 33 (22.76%) Windows Server 2003
19 33 (22.76%) Linux
20 31 (21.38%) SharePoint
20 31 (21.38%) ITIL
21 30 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
22 29 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
23 28 (19.31%) SQL
24 27 (18.62%) Office 365

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 58 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 39 (26.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (21.38%) SharePoint
4 29 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 24 (16.55%) Exchange Server 2003
6 16 (11.03%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (9.66%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.76%) IIS
8 4 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (2.07%) Lync
10 2 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.69%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.69%) JBoss
11 1 (0.69%) Apache
Applications
1 57 (39.31%) MS Excel
2 43 (29.66%) MS Office
3 2 (1.38%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (18.62%) Office 365
2 14 (9.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (8.28%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.83%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (3.45%) SaaS
6 4 (2.76%) IaaS
6 4 (2.76%) PaaS
7 2 (1.38%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 47 (32.41%) DNS
2 42 (28.97%) DHCP
3 40 (27.59%) Firewall
4 35 (24.14%) TCP/IP
4 35 (24.14%) VPN
5 23 (15.86%) WAN
6 20 (13.79%) LAN
7 12 (8.28%) SAN
8 11 (7.59%) VoIP
9 9 (6.21%) VLAN
10 6 (4.14%) SNMP
10 6 (4.14%) Wireless
11 5 (3.45%) DMZ
11 5 (3.45%) ISDN
12 4 (2.76%) PBX
12 4 (2.76%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (2.76%) iSCSI
13 3 (2.07%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (2.07%) ADSL
14 2 (1.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (26.90%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.83%) MySQL
3 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.69%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.38%) JIRA
2 1 (0.69%) MSI
General
1 5 (3.45%) Games
1 5 (3.45%) Retail
2 4 (2.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.07%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.07%) Finance
3 3 (2.07%) Publishing
4 2 (1.38%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.38%) Legal
4 2 (1.38%) Danish Language
4 2 (1.38%) French Language
4 2 (1.38%) German Language
5 1 (0.69%) Automotive
5 1 (0.69%) Law
5 1 (0.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (24.14%) Support Engineer
2 23 (15.86%) IT Support
3 22 (15.17%) Analyst
4 18 (12.41%) Consultant
5 15 (10.34%) Network Engineer
6 14 (9.66%) Support Analyst
6 14 (9.66%) Graduate
7 13 (8.97%) 3rd Line Support
8 12 (8.28%) Support Technician
9 11 (7.59%) Help Desk Support
10 10 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
11 9 (6.21%) IT Support Engineer
11 9 (6.21%) Desktop Support
12 8 (5.52%) IT Support Analyst
13 7 (4.83%) Help Desk Analyst
14 6 (4.14%) Systems Engineer
14 6 (4.14%) Service Analyst
14 6 (4.14%) Service Desk Analyst
14 6 (4.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 6 (4.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.83%) Web Services
2 6 (4.14%) LAMP
3 4 (2.76%) .NET
3 4 (2.76%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.76%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.86%) Blackberry
2 5 (3.45%) iPhone
2 5 (3.45%) PDA
2 5 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.76%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.07%) Open Source
5 2 (1.38%) Statistics
5 2 (1.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.38%) Wiki
6 1 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.69%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.69%) Life Science
6 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.69%) Clustering
6 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.69%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 145 (100.00%) Windows
2 94 (64.83%) Windows 7
3 76 (52.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 72 (49.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (31.72%) Windows XP
6 33 (22.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 33 (22.76%) Linux
7 13 (8.97%) UNIX
7 13 (8.97%) Mac OS X
8 11 (7.59%) Windows Vista
9 10 (6.90%) Android
10 5 (3.45%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.76%) Apple iOS
12 3 (2.07%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.38%) SUSE
13 2 (1.38%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.38%) ITIL
2 14 (9.66%) Project Management
3 8 (5.52%) Service Delivery
4 6 (4.14%) ERP
4 6 (4.14%) Time Management
5 5 (3.45%) Data Security
5 5 (3.45%) CRM
5 5 (3.45%) PRINCE2
5 5 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (2.76%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (2.76%) MVC
6 4 (2.76%) Incident Management
6 4 (2.76%) Pay per click
6 4 (2.76%) Network Design
6 4 (2.76%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (2.76%) Asset Management
6 4 (2.76%) MVVM
6 4 (2.76%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.07%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (2.07%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (19.31%) SQL
2 11 (7.59%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.45%) C
4 4 (2.76%) C#
5 3 (2.07%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (13.79%) MCSA
3 19 (13.10%) MCSE
4 14 (9.66%) MCDST
4 14 (9.66%) MCITP
5 12 (8.28%) MCP
6 11 (7.59%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (5.52%) Degree
8 2 (1.38%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.38%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.69%) MCTS
9 1 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.69%) MOS
9 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.69%) CCNP
9 1 (0.69%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.59%) SLA
2 2 (1.38%) QA
System Software
1 87 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 46 (31.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (26.21%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.52%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (4.14%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.76%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.76%) VMware Server
7 3 (2.07%) XenApp
7 3 (2.07%) XenServer
7 3 (2.07%) vSphere
8 2 (1.38%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 23 (15.86%) Backup Exec
2 13 (8.97%) SCCM
3 7 (4.83%) WSUS
4 5 (3.45%) Nagios
5 4 (2.76%) ZENworks
6 3 (2.07%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.38%) SCOM
7 2 (1.38%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.69%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 99 (68.28%) Microsoft
2 65 (44.83%) VMware
3 45 (31.03%) Citrix
4 39 (26.90%) Cisco
5 19 (13.10%) Symantec
6 14 (9.66%) HP
7 8 (5.52%) CheckPoint
8 7 (4.83%) Brocade
8 7 (4.83%) Apple
9 6 (4.14%) Sage
9 6 (4.14%) WatchGuard
9 6 (4.14%) SonicWALL
9 6 (4.14%) Barracuda Networks
10 5 (3.45%) Sophos
11 3 (2.07%) Dell
11 3 (2.07%) Oracle
12 2 (1.38%) Zeacom
12 2 (1.38%) Novell
12 2 (1.38%) Juniper
12 2 (1.38%) Google
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