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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 179 207 232
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +25
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 77 64 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.06% 0.80% 0.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.84% 2.65% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 68 48 24
Average salary £27,000 £28,250 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.42% +0.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £18,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- -12.69%
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
2007 2412 2587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 27.51% 30.28% 30.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1668 2027 2206
Average salary £40,000 £38,875 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.89% +2.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 March 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 30 March 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 +3 29 £24,000 -18.64% 3
Essex +2 22 £30,000 +14.28% 3
Cambridgeshire +21 14 £25,000 -9.09% 3
Suffolk +13 7 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Bedfordshire - 6 £28,500 -
Windows 8
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 151 (100.00%) Windows
2 105 (69.54%) Microsoft
3 98 (64.90%) Windows 7
4 90 (59.60%) Active Directory
5 77 (50.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 71 (47.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 68 (45.03%) VMware
8 62 (41.06%) MS Exchange
8 62 (41.06%) MS Excel
9 49 (32.45%) Windows XP
10 48 (31.79%) Citrix
10 48 (31.79%) DNS
11 47 (31.13%) Firewall
11 47 (31.13%) VMware Infrastructure
12 43 (28.48%) DHCP
12 43 (28.48%) SQL Server
12 43 (28.48%) Exchange Server 2010
13 41 (27.15%) VPN
13 41 (27.15%) Cisco
14 39 (25.83%) Hyper-V
15 38 (25.17%) MS Office
15 38 (25.17%) Microsoft Certification
16 37 (24.50%) Windows Server 2003
17 35 (23.18%) TCP/IP
18 33 (21.85%) SharePoint
19 31 (20.53%) SQL
19 31 (20.53%) ITIL
19 31 (20.53%) Exchange Server 2007
20 30 (19.87%) Linux
21 29 (19.21%) Exchange Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 62 (41.06%) MS Exchange
2 43 (28.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (21.85%) SharePoint
4 31 (20.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 29 (19.21%) Exchange Server 2003
6 17 (11.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (9.93%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (3.97%) IIS
9 4 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (2.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.99%) Lync
11 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.66%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.66%) JBoss
12 1 (0.66%) Apache
Applications
1 62 (41.06%) MS Excel
2 38 (25.17%) MS Office
3 2 (1.32%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 6 (3.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.25%) Office 365
2 14 (9.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (7.28%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.64%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (3.31%) SaaS
6 4 (2.65%) PaaS
6 4 (2.65%) IaaS
7 2 (1.32%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 48 (31.79%) DNS
2 47 (31.13%) Firewall
3 43 (28.48%) DHCP
4 41 (27.15%) VPN
5 35 (23.18%) TCP/IP
6 21 (13.91%) WAN
7 20 (13.25%) LAN
8 12 (7.95%) SAN
8 12 (7.95%) VLAN
9 10 (6.62%) VoIP
10 6 (3.97%) SNMP
10 6 (3.97%) Wireless
11 5 (3.31%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (3.31%) DMZ
12 4 (2.65%) Broadband
12 4 (2.65%) Junos
12 4 (2.65%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (1.99%) ISDN
13 3 (1.99%) ADSL
14 2 (1.32%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (28.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.97%) MySQL
3 4 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.99%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.66%) MS Access
6 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.66%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 2 (1.32%) JIRA
2 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.66%) MSI
2 1 (0.66%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (3.31%) Advertising
1 5 (3.31%) Games
1 5 (3.31%) Retail
2 3 (1.99%) Publishing
2 3 (1.99%) Telecoms
2 3 (1.99%) Finance
3 2 (1.32%) Legal
3 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.32%) Multimedia
3 2 (1.32%) Danish Language
3 2 (1.32%) French Language
3 2 (1.32%) German Language
4 1 (0.66%) Automotive
4 1 (0.66%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (23.18%) Support Engineer
2 23 (15.23%) Analyst
2 23 (15.23%) IT Support
3 20 (13.25%) Consultant
4 17 (11.26%) Network Engineer
4 17 (11.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 16 (10.60%) Support Analyst
5 16 (10.60%) Graduate
6 13 (8.61%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (7.28%) Desktop Support
8 10 (6.62%) IT Support Engineer
9 8 (5.30%) Technical Support
9 8 (5.30%) Support Technician
10 7 (4.64%) Help Desk Analyst
10 7 (4.64%) IT Support Analyst
11 6 (3.97%) Help Desk Support
11 6 (3.97%) Service Desk Analyst
11 6 (3.97%) Developer
11 6 (3.97%) Service Analyst
11 6 (3.97%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.30%) Web Services
2 7 (4.64%) .NET
3 6 (3.97%) ASP.NET
3 6 (3.97%) LAMP
4 5 (3.31%) Application Packaging
5 4 (2.65%) HTML
6 1 (0.66%) XML
6 1 (0.66%) CSS
6 1 (0.66%) SOAP
6 1 (0.66%) WCF
6 1 (0.66%) jQuery
6 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.66%) CSS3
6 1 (0.66%) Reactive Extensions
6 1 (0.66%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.54%) Blackberry
2 5 (3.31%) PDA
2 5 (3.31%) iPhone
3 4 (2.65%) Private Cloud
3 4 (2.65%) Clustering
4 3 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.99%) Open Source
5 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.32%) Wiki
6 1 (0.66%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.66%) Statistics
6 1 (0.66%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.66%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.66%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 151 (100.00%) Windows
2 98 (64.90%) Windows 7
3 77 (50.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 71 (47.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (32.45%) Windows XP
6 37 (24.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (19.87%) Linux
8 13 (8.61%) Mac OS X
9 10 (6.62%) UNIX
10 9 (5.96%) Windows Vista
11 7 (4.64%) Android
12 5 (3.31%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.32%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.66%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.53%) ITIL
2 17 (11.26%) Project Management
3 8 (5.30%) Service Delivery
4 7 (4.64%) ERP
5 6 (3.97%) CRM
5 6 (3.97%) Incident Management
6 5 (3.31%) Time Management
6 5 (3.31%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (3.31%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (3.31%) PRINCE2
6 5 (3.31%) Data Security
6 5 (3.31%) MVC
6 5 (3.31%) MVVM
7 4 (2.65%) Migration
7 4 (2.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (2.65%) Asset Management
7 4 (2.65%) Network Design
7 4 (2.65%) Pay per click
7 4 (2.65%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (1.99%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (20.53%) SQL
2 13 (8.61%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.97%) C#
4 3 (1.99%) VB
5 1 (0.66%) Python
5 1 (0.66%) C
5 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.66%) PHP
5 1 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (25.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (16.56%) MCSE
3 24 (15.89%) MCSA
4 19 (12.58%) MCDST
4 19 (12.58%) MCITP
5 17 (11.26%) MCP
6 10 (6.62%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (3.97%) Degree
8 5 (3.31%) CCNA
8 5 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.65%) CCNP
9 4 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (2.65%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.65%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.99%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.95%) SLA
2 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 90 (59.60%) Active Directory
2 47 (31.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (25.83%) Hyper-V
4 11 (7.28%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.97%) VMware ESX
6 5 (3.31%) vSphere
7 4 (2.65%) VMware Server
8 3 (1.99%) XenServer
8 3 (1.99%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.32%) XenApp
9 2 (1.32%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 29 (19.21%) Backup Exec
2 12 (7.95%) SCCM
3 7 (4.64%) WSUS
4 5 (3.31%) Nagios
4 5 (3.31%) ZENworks
5 3 (1.99%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.32%) SCOM
6 2 (1.32%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 105 (69.54%) Microsoft
2 68 (45.03%) VMware
3 48 (31.79%) Citrix
4 41 (27.15%) Cisco
5 28 (18.54%) Symantec
6 17 (11.26%) HP
7 8 (5.30%) CheckPoint
8 7 (4.64%) Brocade
8 7 (4.64%) WatchGuard
9 6 (3.97%) SonicWALL
9 6 (3.97%) Barracuda Networks
9 6 (3.97%) Sage
9 6 (3.97%) Dell
10 5 (3.31%) Juniper
10 5 (3.31%) Apple
10 5 (3.31%) Sophos
10 5 (3.31%) NETGEAR
11 4 (2.65%) Veeam
12 2 (1.32%) Spiceworks
12 2 (1.32%) Zeacom
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Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + study support, gym
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester
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Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Premier IT
Posted: 5 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
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