The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 206 207 268
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +61
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 52 48 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.65% 0.62% 0.083%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.30% 2.08% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 50 42 1
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -36.27%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £32,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-10.76% -25.28%
Operating Systems Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2264 2313 2571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.33% 30.07% 30.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1858 1949 2113
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows 8
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +3 12 £25,000 -20.00% 1
Hertfordshire -13 12 £34,000 +4.61% 2
Suffolk +12 11 £40,000 -44.82%
Cambridgeshire -10 9 £21,500 -46.25% 2
Norfolk - 6 £23,500 - 1
Bedfordshire -7 2 £37,000 +48.00%
Windows 8
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 115 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (70.43%) Microsoft
3 70 (60.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 63 (54.78%) MS Exchange
5 61 (53.04%) MS Excel
6 60 (52.17%) MS Office
7 54 (46.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 49 (42.61%) Windows 7
9 48 (41.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 47 (40.87%) Active Directory
10 47 (40.87%) Exchange Server 2010
11 40 (34.78%) TCP/IP
12 38 (33.04%) VMware
13 36 (31.30%) Exchange Server 2007
14 34 (29.57%) Hyper-V
15 33 (28.70%) Backup Exec
15 33 (28.70%) DNS
16 32 (27.83%) Cisco
17 29 (25.22%) Windows XP
18 28 (24.35%) VMware Infrastructure
19 27 (23.48%) Exchange Server 2013
19 27 (23.48%) Apple
20 25 (21.74%) Firewall
21 22 (19.13%) DHCP
22 20 (17.39%) Windows Vista
23 19 (16.52%) Symantec
23 19 (16.52%) Microsoft Certification
24 18 (15.65%) VPN
25 16 (13.91%) Blackberry
25 16 (13.91%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 63 (54.78%) MS Exchange
2 47 (40.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (31.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 27 (23.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (13.04%) SharePoint
6 12 (10.43%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (4.35%) JOnAS
7 5 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (4.35%) IIS
8 1 (0.87%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.87%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.87%) CMS
8 1 (0.87%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.87%) Drupal
8 1 (0.87%) WordPress
8 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.87%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 61 (53.04%) MS Excel
2 60 (52.17%) MS Office
3 3 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (6.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.09%) Office 365
2 1 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.87%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (34.78%) TCP/IP
2 33 (28.70%) DNS
3 25 (21.74%) Firewall
4 22 (19.13%) DHCP
5 18 (15.65%) VPN
6 16 (13.91%) LAN
7 15 (13.04%) WAN
8 8 (6.96%) ADSL
9 7 (6.09%) Wireless
10 5 (4.35%) Ethernet
11 4 (3.48%) VoIP
11 4 (3.48%) Network Security
11 4 (3.48%) Internet
12 2 (1.74%) iSCSI
12 2 (1.74%) NAS
12 2 (1.74%) HTTP
12 2 (1.74%) VLAN
12 2 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.74%) SAN
13 1 (0.87%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.74%) MySQL
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.74%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (0.87%) Subversion
2 1 (0.87%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (3.48%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.61%) Finance
2 3 (2.61%) Law
3 2 (1.74%) Banking
4 1 (0.87%) Back Office
4 1 (0.87%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (34.78%) Support Engineer
2 21 (18.26%) 2nd Line Support
3 18 (15.65%) Analyst
3 18 (15.65%) IT Support
4 17 (14.78%) 3rd Line Support
5 13 (11.30%) Network Engineer
6 12 (10.43%) Systems Support
6 12 (10.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (10.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 9 (7.83%) IT Support Engineer
7 9 (7.83%) Support Technician
7 9 (7.83%) Support Analyst
8 8 (6.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (6.09%) Developer
9 7 (6.09%) Consultant
9 7 (6.09%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (6.09%) Support Consultant
10 6 (5.22%) IT Consultant
10 6 (5.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.96%) .NET
2 5 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.61%) CSS
3 3 (2.61%) XML
3 3 (2.61%) WCF
3 3 (2.61%) WPF
3 3 (2.61%) Silverlight
3 3 (2.61%) HTML
4 2 (1.74%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.87%) Symfony
5 1 (0.87%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (0.87%) CakePHP
5 1 (0.87%) Laravel
5 1 (0.87%) LAMP
5 1 (0.87%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.91%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.48%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.87%) Clustering
4 1 (0.87%) PKI
4 1 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.87%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.87%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.87%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.87%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 115 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (60.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (46.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (42.61%) Windows 7
5 48 (41.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (25.22%) Windows XP
7 20 (17.39%) Windows Vista
8 9 (7.83%) Linux
9 3 (2.61%) UNIX
10 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.74%) Android
11 1 (0.87%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.87%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.87%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.87%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (12.17%) ITIL
2 8 (6.96%) CRM
3 7 (6.09%) Incident Management
4 5 (4.35%) MVVM
4 5 (4.35%) Data Security
4 5 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (4.35%) Asset Management
5 4 (3.48%) Project Management
5 4 (3.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (2.61%) PRINCE2
6 3 (2.61%) MVC
6 3 (2.61%) Migration
6 3 (2.61%) Load Balancing
6 3 (2.61%) Data Migration
7 2 (1.74%) Waterfall
7 2 (1.74%) Workflow
7 2 (1.74%) Business Analysis
7 2 (1.74%) Supplier Management
7 2 (1.74%) OO
8 1 (0.87%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.57%) SQL
2 7 (6.09%) C#
3 4 (3.48%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.61%) C
4 3 (2.61%) XAML
4 3 (2.61%) C++
4 3 (2.61%) Java
4 3 (2.61%) VBScript
5 2 (1.74%) VB
5 2 (1.74%) Python
6 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.87%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.87%) PHP
6 1 (0.87%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (16.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (13.91%) MCP
3 7 (6.09%) MCSA
4 6 (5.22%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (4.35%) A+ Certification
5 5 (4.35%) MCITP
6 2 (1.74%) Degree
6 2 (1.74%) MCTS
6 2 (1.74%) MCSE
7 1 (0.87%) CCNA
7 1 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.87%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.87%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.87%) MOS
7 1 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.87%) VCP4
7 1 (0.87%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (40.87%) Active Directory
2 34 (29.57%) Hyper-V
3 28 (24.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.09%) XenApp
5 6 (5.22%) Terminal Services
6 4 (3.48%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.87%) vSphere
7 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.87%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 33 (28.70%) Backup Exec
2 8 (6.96%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (6.09%) WSUS
4 5 (4.35%) SCCM
5 4 (3.48%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.74%) SCOM
7 1 (0.87%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.87%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.87%) WMI
Vendors
1 81 (70.43%) Microsoft
2 38 (33.04%) VMware
3 32 (27.83%) Cisco
4 27 (23.48%) Apple
5 19 (16.52%) Symantec
6 15 (13.04%) Citrix
7 12 (10.43%) McAfee
8 7 (6.09%) Sophos
9 4 (3.48%) Websense
9 4 (3.48%) HP
10 3 (2.61%) Oracle
10 3 (2.61%) ProCurve
11 2 (1.74%) Pegasus
12 1 (0.87%) Lotus
12 1 (0.87%) Dell
12 1 (0.87%) SAP
12 1 (0.87%) IBM
12 1 (0.87%) Kaspersky
12 1 (0.87%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.87%) Zend
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