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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 202 219 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 66 32 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.86% 0.45% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.00% 1.46% -
Number of salaries quoted 58 24 0
Average salary £27,500 £28,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +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
2201 2190 2759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.69% 30.81% 30.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1799 1864 2288
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 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 30 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 30 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 +3 26 £25,500 -21.53% 2
Essex +17 17 £28,000 -6.66% 2
Cambridgeshire -8 9 £27,000 -1.81% 2
Suffolk +12 7 £55,000 - 1
Norfolk +14 5 £34,500 +62.35%
Bedfordshire -15 4 £23,750 -5.00% 1
Windows 8
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 111 (100.00%) Windows
2 76 (68.47%) Microsoft
3 59 (53.15%) Windows 7
4 55 (49.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (45.95%) Active Directory
5 51 (45.95%) MS Office
5 51 (45.95%) MS Excel
6 49 (44.14%) MS Exchange
6 49 (44.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 46 (41.44%) TCP/IP
8 42 (37.84%) Exchange Server 2010
9 40 (36.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 35 (31.53%) DNS
11 34 (30.63%) Windows XP
12 31 (27.93%) Firewall
12 31 (27.93%) VMware
13 29 (26.13%) DHCP
14 26 (23.42%) Exchange Server 2007
15 24 (21.62%) Hyper-V
16 22 (19.82%) VMware Infrastructure
16 22 (19.82%) Backup Exec
16 22 (19.82%) Cisco
17 21 (18.92%) LAN
17 21 (18.92%) MCP
18 20 (18.02%) Exchange Server 2013
19 19 (17.12%) Microsoft Certification
20 18 (16.22%) VPN
20 18 (16.22%) WAN
20 18 (16.22%) Citrix
21 16 (14.41%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 49 (44.14%) MS Exchange
2 42 (37.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (23.42%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (18.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (11.71%) SharePoint
6 11 (9.91%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (3.60%) IIS
9 2 (1.80%) JOnAS
10 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.90%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.90%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 51 (45.95%) MS Office
1 51 (45.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.91%) Office 365
2 1 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (41.44%) TCP/IP
2 35 (31.53%) DNS
3 31 (27.93%) Firewall
4 29 (26.13%) DHCP
5 21 (18.92%) LAN
6 18 (16.22%) VPN
6 18 (16.22%) WAN
7 10 (9.01%) VoIP
8 8 (7.21%) ADSL
9 7 (6.31%) Ethernet
10 6 (5.41%) Internet
11 5 (4.50%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (3.60%) Wireless
12 4 (3.60%) Network Security
12 4 (3.60%) Broadband
13 3 (2.70%) HTTP
13 3 (2.70%) SAN
14 2 (1.80%) RIP
14 2 (1.80%) iSCSI
14 2 (1.80%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.90%) MySQL
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.80%) PowerBuilder
1 2 (1.80%) MSI
General
1 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.70%) Finance
2 3 (2.70%) Law
3 2 (1.80%) Banking
3 2 (1.80%) Local Government
4 1 (0.90%) Back Office
4 1 (0.90%) Legal
4 1 (0.90%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (31.53%) Support Engineer
2 28 (25.23%) Analyst
3 26 (23.42%) IT Support
4 20 (18.02%) Support Analyst
5 15 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support
6 14 (12.61%) IT Support Engineer
7 12 (10.81%) Support Technician
8 11 (9.91%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (9.91%) Network Engineer
9 9 (8.11%) Systems Support
10 8 (7.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (7.21%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 7 (6.31%) 1st Line Support
11 7 (6.31%) Developer
12 6 (5.41%) Software Developer
13 5 (4.50%) Systems Analyst
13 5 (4.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 5 (4.50%) IT Support Technician
13 5 (4.50%) IT Technician
14 4 (3.60%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.91%) .NET
2 7 (6.31%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.70%) CSS
3 3 (2.70%) XML
3 3 (2.70%) X-Windows
3 3 (2.70%) WCF
3 3 (2.70%) WPF
3 3 (2.70%) Silverlight
3 3 (2.70%) HTML
4 1 (0.90%) jQuery
4 1 (0.90%) CSS3
4 1 (0.90%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.81%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.50%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (3.60%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.80%) iPhone
4 2 (1.80%) Clustering
5 1 (0.90%) CCTV
5 1 (0.90%) Statistics
5 1 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.90%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.90%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.90%) iSeries
5 1 (0.90%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.90%) iPad
5 1 (0.90%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.90%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 111 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (53.15%) Windows 7
3 55 (49.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (44.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (36.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (30.63%) Windows XP
7 15 (13.51%) Windows Vista
8 6 (5.41%) Linux
9 3 (2.70%) UNIX
10 2 (1.80%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.90%) Android
11 1 (0.90%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.90%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.41%) ITIL
2 9 (8.11%) CRM
3 8 (7.21%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (6.31%) Project Management
5 6 (5.41%) Asset Management
5 6 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (5.41%) MVVM
6 5 (4.50%) Migration
6 5 (4.50%) Data Security
7 4 (3.60%) Incident Management
7 4 (3.60%) Load Balancing
8 3 (2.70%) Data Migration
8 3 (2.70%) IT Asset Management
8 3 (2.70%) MVC
8 3 (2.70%) Service Management
8 3 (2.70%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.70%) OO
9 2 (1.80%) OOP
9 2 (1.80%) Service Delivery
9 2 (1.80%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.71%) SQL
2 8 (7.21%) C#
3 6 (5.41%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.50%) VB
5 3 (2.70%) Python
5 3 (2.70%) XAML
5 3 (2.70%) C
5 3 (2.70%) VBScript
6 2 (1.80%) C++
6 2 (1.80%) Java
6 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.90%) PHP
7 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (18.92%) MCP
2 19 (17.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.31%) MCSA
4 5 (4.50%) MCTS
4 5 (4.50%) MCITP
4 5 (4.50%) Degree
5 4 (3.60%) MCSE
5 4 (3.60%) A+ Certification
6 3 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.80%) CCNA
7 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.90%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.90%) MOS
8 1 (0.90%) VCP4
8 1 (0.90%) VCP5
8 1 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (45.95%) Active Directory
2 24 (21.62%) Hyper-V
3 22 (19.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (8.11%) XenApp
5 5 (4.50%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.60%) vSphere
6 4 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.80%) Firmware
8 1 (0.90%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 22 (19.82%) Backup Exec
2 7 (6.31%) SCCM
3 3 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.80%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.80%) WSUS
5 1 (0.90%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.90%) SCOM
5 1 (0.90%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.90%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 76 (68.47%) Microsoft
2 31 (27.93%) VMware
3 22 (19.82%) Cisco
4 18 (16.22%) Citrix
5 14 (12.61%) Apple
6 13 (11.71%) Symantec
7 4 (3.60%) Remedy
7 4 (3.60%) Dell
7 4 (3.60%) Websense
7 4 (3.60%) Oracle
8 2 (1.80%) IBM
8 2 (1.80%) Avaya
8 2 (1.80%) BMC
8 2 (1.80%) Pegasus
8 2 (1.80%) McAfee
8 2 (1.80%) Veeam
9 1 (0.90%) Capita
9 1 (0.90%) NETGEAR
9 1 (0.90%) Kaspersky
9 1 (0.90%) Sophos
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