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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 203 216 279
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +63
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 60 25 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.78% 0.35% 0.022%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.71% 1.17% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 54 22 0
Average salary £28,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.84% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -4.41%
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
2213 2132 2732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.73% 29.55% 30.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1814 1821 2260
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Hertfordshire -4 18 £33,500 +3.07% 4
Essex +17 17 £26,500 -11.66% 3
Cambridgeshire -4 11 £27,500 -8.33% 3
Suffolk +9 9 £55,000 -24.13% 1
Bedfordshire -10 3 £27,500 -12.00%
Norfolk - 3 £22,000 -
Windows 8
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 104 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (71.15%) Microsoft
3 56 (53.85%) MS Office
4 55 (52.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 54 (51.92%) MS Excel
6 50 (48.08%) MS Exchange
7 49 (47.12%) Windows 7
7 49 (47.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 44 (42.31%) Active Directory
9 43 (41.35%) Exchange Server 2010
10 40 (38.46%) TCP/IP
10 40 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 31 (29.81%) VMware
12 28 (26.92%) Firewall
12 28 (26.92%) Windows XP
13 27 (25.96%) DNS
13 27 (25.96%) Exchange Server 2007
14 26 (25.00%) Hyper-V
14 26 (25.00%) Cisco
15 24 (23.08%) DHCP
16 23 (22.12%) VMware Infrastructure
17 22 (21.15%) Backup Exec
18 21 (20.19%) Exchange Server 2013
19 18 (17.31%) Apple
19 18 (17.31%) VPN
19 18 (17.31%) MCP
20 17 (16.35%) LAN
21 16 (15.38%) Citrix
22 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Certification
22 15 (14.42%) Blackberry

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 50 (48.08%) MS Exchange
2 43 (41.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (25.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (20.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (13.46%) SharePoint
6 11 (10.58%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (5.77%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (4.81%) JOnAS
9 4 (3.85%) IIS
10 1 (0.96%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.96%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 56 (53.85%) MS Office
2 54 (51.92%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (8.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.58%) Office 365
2 1 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.96%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (38.46%) TCP/IP
2 28 (26.92%) Firewall
3 27 (25.96%) DNS
4 24 (23.08%) DHCP
5 18 (17.31%) VPN
6 17 (16.35%) LAN
7 15 (14.42%) WAN
8 8 (7.69%) ADSL
9 6 (5.77%) Ethernet
9 6 (5.77%) VoIP
10 5 (4.81%) Internet
10 5 (4.81%) Wireless
11 4 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (3.85%) Network Security
12 3 (2.88%) SAN
12 3 (2.88%) HTTP
12 3 (2.88%) Broadband
13 2 (1.92%) VLAN
13 2 (1.92%) iSCSI
13 2 (1.92%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.96%) MySQL
3 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.92%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (0.96%) MSI
General
1 5 (4.81%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.88%) Finance
2 3 (2.88%) Law
3 2 (1.92%) Banking
3 2 (1.92%) Local Government
4 1 (0.96%) Back Office
4 1 (0.96%) Legal
4 1 (0.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (29.81%) Support Engineer
2 26 (25.00%) Analyst
3 19 (18.27%) Support Analyst
3 19 (18.27%) IT Support
4 16 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (11.54%) Systems Support
5 12 (11.54%) Support Technician
5 12 (11.54%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 11 (10.58%) Network Engineer
7 10 (9.62%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (8.65%) IT Support Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (5.77%) Developer
9 6 (5.77%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.81%) Junior
10 5 (4.81%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (4.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (3.85%) Network Support
11 4 (3.85%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.62%) .NET
2 6 (5.77%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.88%) XML
3 3 (2.88%) WCF
3 3 (2.88%) WPF
3 3 (2.88%) Silverlight
4 2 (1.92%) HTML
4 2 (1.92%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.92%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.42%) Blackberry
2 3 (2.88%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (1.92%) Firmware
3 2 (1.92%) Clustering
4 1 (0.96%) CCTV
4 1 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.96%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.96%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.96%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.96%) iPhone
4 1 (0.96%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 104 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (52.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (47.12%) Windows 7
3 49 (47.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (26.92%) Windows XP
6 13 (12.50%) Windows Vista
7 7 (6.73%) Linux
8 3 (2.88%) UNIX
9 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.96%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (9.62%) ITIL
2 9 (8.65%) CRM
3 6 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (5.77%) Asset Management
3 6 (5.77%) Project Management
3 6 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (5.77%) MVVM
4 5 (4.81%) Data Security
5 4 (3.85%) Migration
5 4 (3.85%) Load Balancing
6 3 (2.88%) Data Migration
6 3 (2.88%) MVC
6 3 (2.88%) PRINCE2
7 2 (1.92%) Workflow
7 2 (1.92%) Business Analysis
7 2 (1.92%) Supplier Management
7 2 (1.92%) Waterfall
8 1 (0.96%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (0.96%) Change Control
8 1 (0.96%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.54%) SQL
2 7 (6.73%) C#
3 5 (4.81%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.88%) XAML
4 3 (2.88%) C
4 3 (2.88%) VB
5 2 (1.92%) Python
5 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.92%) VBScript
5 2 (1.92%) C++
5 2 (1.92%) Java
6 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (17.31%) MCP
2 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.73%) MCSA
4 5 (4.81%) MCITP
5 4 (3.85%) A+ Certification
6 3 (2.88%) Degree
6 3 (2.88%) MCSE
7 2 (1.92%) CCNA
7 2 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.92%) MCTS
8 1 (0.96%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.96%) MOS
8 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.96%) VCP4
8 1 (0.96%) VCP5
8 1 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.96%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 26 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 23 (22.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (7.69%) XenApp
5 4 (3.85%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.96%) vSphere
6 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 22 (21.15%) Backup Exec
2 8 (7.69%) SCCM
3 3 (2.88%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.92%) WSUS
5 1 (0.96%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.96%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.96%) SCOM
5 1 (0.96%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.96%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 74 (71.15%) Microsoft
2 31 (29.81%) VMware
3 26 (25.00%) Cisco
4 18 (17.31%) Apple
5 16 (15.38%) Citrix
6 13 (12.50%) Symantec
7 4 (3.85%) Dell
7 4 (3.85%) Websense
8 3 (2.88%) Oracle
9 2 (1.92%) Avaya
9 2 (1.92%) McAfee
9 2 (1.92%) HP
9 2 (1.92%) Pegasus
9 2 (1.92%) Veeam
10 1 (0.96%) Capita
10 1 (0.96%) ProCurve
10 1 (0.96%) NETGEAR
10 1 (0.96%) Kaspersky
10 1 (0.96%) Lotus
10 1 (0.96%) Sophos
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