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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
England / East of England
Rank 198 179 178
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 41 83 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.70% 1.23% 1.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.83% 4.84% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 35 78 73
Median salary £32,000 £27,250 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.43% +0.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £42,200
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -

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
1449 1715 1935
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 24.63% 25.35% 26.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1162 1402 1560
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -9 15 £28,500 -5.00% 3
Essex +16 11 £33,000 +17.85%
Cambridgeshire -24 8 £26,650 +4.50% 2
Bedfordshire +9 3 £50,000 +66.66%
Suffolk +4 2 £30,000 -
Norfolk -11 2 £33,500 +9.83%
Windows 8
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 89 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (67.42%) Windows 7
3 55 (61.80%) Microsoft
4 54 (60.67%) Active Directory
5 37 (41.57%) MS Exchange
6 34 (38.20%) MS Office
7 33 (37.08%) Office 365
8 32 (35.96%) ITIL
8 32 (35.96%) VMware
9 28 (31.46%) Citrix
10 27 (30.34%) Cisco
10 27 (30.34%) Windows Server
11 25 (28.09%) TCP/IP
11 25 (28.09%) Windows 10
12 20 (22.47%) DNS
13 19 (21.35%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (20.22%) Microsoft Certification
14 18 (20.22%) SharePoint
15 17 (19.10%) SCCM
15 17 (19.10%) Windows Server 2012
16 16 (17.98%) MS Excel
17 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
17 15 (16.85%) Exchange Server 2010
18 14 (15.73%) Microsoft Azure
18 14 (15.73%) Amazon AWS
18 14 (15.73%) VMware Infrastructure
18 14 (15.73%) Firewall
19 13 (14.61%) SQL
19 13 (14.61%) MCSE
19 13 (14.61%) VPN

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 37 (41.57%) MS Exchange
2 18 (20.22%) SharePoint
3 15 (16.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (11.24%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (6.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.37%) IIS
7 3 (3.37%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.12%) Confluence
Applications
1 34 (38.20%) MS Office
2 16 (17.98%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (37.08%) Office 365
2 14 (15.73%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (15.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.74%) iTunes
4 3 (3.37%) Akamai
4 3 (3.37%) OneDrive
5 2 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (28.09%) TCP/IP
2 20 (22.47%) DNS
3 14 (15.73%) Firewall
4 13 (14.61%) VPN
5 10 (11.24%) DHCP
5 10 (11.24%) LAN
6 9 (10.11%) SAN
6 9 (10.11%) WAN
7 7 (7.87%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (5.62%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (5.62%) SNMP
8 5 (5.62%) VoIP
9 3 (3.37%) Internet
9 3 (3.37%) Skype
10 2 (2.25%) HTTP
10 2 (2.25%) HTTPS
10 2 (2.25%) IMAP
10 2 (2.25%) NAS
10 2 (2.25%) VLAN
10 2 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.62%) MySQL
3 1 (1.12%) QlikView
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Ant
2 1 (1.12%) JIRA
General
1 9 (10.11%) Finance
2 6 (6.74%) Manufacturing
2 6 (6.74%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.62%) Retail
4 1 (1.12%) Back Office
4 1 (1.12%) French Language
4 1 (1.12%) Legal
4 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (29.21%) Support Engineer
2 20 (22.47%) Analyst
3 17 (19.10%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (16.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 13 (14.61%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 13 (14.61%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 12 (13.48%) IT Support
6 12 (13.48%) Microsoft Engineer
6 12 (13.48%) Support Analyst
7 10 (11.24%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (10.11%) Desktop Support
8 9 (10.11%) Service Analyst
8 9 (10.11%) Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (8.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (7.87%) Administrator
11 6 (6.74%) 3rd Line Support
12 5 (5.62%) IT Manager
12 5 (5.62%) IT Support Manager
12 5 (5.62%) Support Manager
12 5 (5.62%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.74%) EDI
2 5 (5.62%) Web Services
3 4 (4.49%) CSS
3 4 (4.49%) HTML
3 4 (4.49%) HTML5
3 4 (4.49%) jQuery
4 3 (3.37%) .NET
5 1 (1.12%) Android SDK
5 1 (1.12%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Blackberry
2 9 (10.11%) Mobile Computing
3 8 (8.99%) Smartphone
4 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.62%) iPad
5 4 (4.49%) Driving Licence
5 4 (4.49%) Fat Client
5 4 (4.49%) Thin Client
6 3 (3.37%) BYOD
6 3 (3.37%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.37%) iPhone
6 3 (3.37%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.25%) Clustering
8 1 (1.12%) CESG
8 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.12%) PDA
8 1 (1.12%) Replication
8 1 (1.12%) User Experience
8 1 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 89 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (67.42%) Windows 7
3 27 (30.34%) Windows Server
4 25 (28.09%) Windows 10
5 19 (21.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (19.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (13.48%) Windows XP
8 9 (10.11%) Linux
9 8 (8.99%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (7.87%) Mac OS X
11 6 (6.74%) Windows Phone
12 5 (5.62%) Ubuntu
13 3 (3.37%) Android
13 3 (3.37%) Mac OS
13 3 (3.37%) Unix
14 2 (2.25%) Windows Vista
15 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
15 1 (1.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.96%) ITIL
2 12 (13.48%) Problem Management
3 10 (11.24%) ITSM
3 10 (11.24%) Service Management
4 8 (8.99%) Process Management
5 7 (7.87%) People Management
6 6 (6.74%) Service Delivery
6 6 (6.74%) Time Management
7 5 (5.62%) Change Management
7 5 (5.62%) ERP
7 5 (5.62%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (5.62%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (5.62%) Operations Management
8 4 (4.49%) CRM
8 4 (4.49%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.49%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.49%) Presales
9 3 (3.37%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.37%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.37%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.61%) SQL
2 12 (13.48%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.62%) Shell Script
3 5 (5.62%) VB
4 4 (4.49%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.49%) VBScript
5 2 (2.25%) C
6 1 (1.12%) Java
6 1 (1.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (20.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (14.61%) MCSE
3 11 (12.36%) MCSA
4 9 (10.11%) Degree
4 9 (10.11%) MCDST
5 8 (8.99%) MCITP
6 5 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (5.62%) MCP
7 3 (3.37%) CCDP
7 3 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.25%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.25%) CCNA
8 2 (2.25%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.12%) MBCS
9 1 (1.12%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (60.67%) Active Directory
2 14 (15.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.36%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.99%) XenApp
5 6 (6.74%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (5.62%) VMware ESX
7 4 (4.49%) vSphere
8 3 (3.37%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.25%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.25%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.12%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 17 (19.10%) SCCM
2 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (6.74%) Backup Exec
4 5 (5.62%) Nagios
4 5 (5.62%) WSUS
5 4 (4.49%) ZENworks
6 3 (3.37%) ThinApp
7 1 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 55 (61.80%) Microsoft
2 32 (35.96%) VMware
3 28 (31.46%) Citrix
4 27 (30.34%) Cisco
5 8 (8.99%) Apple
5 8 (8.99%) Clearswift
5 8 (8.99%) Nokia
5 8 (8.99%) Proofpoint
6 5 (5.62%) Sophos
6 5 (5.62%) Symantec
6 5 (5.62%) WatchGuard
7 4 (4.49%) AppSense
7 4 (4.49%) HP
7 4 (4.49%) Novell
8 3 (3.37%) F5
8 3 (3.37%) Sage
9 2 (2.25%) Dell
9 2 (2.25%) Google
9 2 (2.25%) Veeam
10 1 (1.12%) LANDesk
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