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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 164 174 262
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +88
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 89 69 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.22% 1.05% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.60% 3.66% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 80 46 6
Average salary £27,000 £31,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.90% -44.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £22,500 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £41,150 £42,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
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
1933 1886 2486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 26.56% 28.75% 29.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1578 1574 2104
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,450 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £57,500 £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 January 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 January 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
Essex +7 31 £30,000 -3.22% 5
Cambridgeshire +1 25 £27,000 -1.81% 3
Hertfordshire -12 21 £27,500 -12.69% 4
Suffolk -5 7 £31,500 -18.70% 1
Bedfordshire - 5 £27,750 -
Windows 8
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 147 (100.00%) Windows
2 104 (70.75%) Microsoft
3 97 (65.99%) Windows 7
4 84 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 77 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 70 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 60 (40.82%) MS Excel
8 59 (40.14%) VMware
9 56 (38.10%) MS Exchange
10 50 (34.01%) Firewall
11 49 (33.33%) Windows XP
12 48 (32.65%) DNS
13 45 (30.61%) DHCP
14 44 (29.93%) Exchange Server 2010
15 41 (27.89%) VPN
16 40 (27.21%) TCP/IP
16 40 (27.21%) VMware Infrastructure
17 39 (26.53%) Windows Server 2003
18 38 (25.85%) Microsoft Certification
19 35 (23.81%) Cisco
20 34 (23.13%) SQL Server
21 33 (22.45%) MS Office
21 33 (22.45%) Hyper-V
22 32 (21.77%) ITIL
22 32 (21.77%) Citrix
23 31 (21.09%) Exchange Server 2007
24 27 (18.37%) Symantec
25 25 (17.01%) Blackberry
26 24 (16.33%) SharePoint
26 24 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 56 (38.10%) MS Exchange
2 44 (29.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (21.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (16.33%) SharePoint
4 24 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (12.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (8.84%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (3.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (2.72%) IIS
9 3 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (2.04%) Lync
10 2 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.68%) Apache
11 1 (0.68%) JBoss
Applications
1 60 (40.82%) MS Excel
2 33 (22.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.84%) Office 365
2 7 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.72%) SaaS
5 2 (1.36%) IaaS
5 2 (1.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (34.01%) Firewall
2 48 (32.65%) DNS
3 45 (30.61%) DHCP
4 41 (27.89%) VPN
5 40 (27.21%) TCP/IP
6 21 (14.29%) WAN
6 21 (14.29%) LAN
7 11 (7.48%) VoIP
8 9 (6.12%) VLAN
9 8 (5.44%) Broadband
10 5 (3.40%) Junos
10 5 (3.40%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (2.72%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (2.72%) SAN
12 3 (2.04%) Internet
12 3 (2.04%) DMZ
12 3 (2.04%) ISDN
12 3 (2.04%) Wireless
13 2 (1.36%) xDSL
13 2 (1.36%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (23.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.68%) MySQL
5 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.68%) MS Access
5 1 (0.68%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 3 (2.04%) MSI
2 1 (0.68%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (4.08%) Advertising
2 5 (3.40%) Retail
3 3 (2.04%) Finance
4 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.36%) Legal
4 2 (1.36%) Local Government
5 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) Law
5 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 38 (25.85%) Support Engineer
2 29 (19.73%) IT Support
3 27 (18.37%) Analyst
4 20 (13.61%) Support Analyst
5 18 (12.24%) Consultant
6 16 (10.88%) Network Engineer
6 16 (10.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 15 (10.20%) IT Support Engineer
8 14 (9.52%) Support Technician
8 14 (9.52%) Graduate
9 13 (8.84%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (6.12%) IT Support Technician
11 8 (5.44%) Technical Support
11 8 (5.44%) Desktop Support
12 6 (4.08%) 3rd Line Technical Support
12 6 (4.08%) IT Support Analyst
12 6 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
12 6 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (4.08%) Developer
13 5 (3.40%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.44%) .NET
2 6 (4.08%) LAMP
2 6 (4.08%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.40%) Application Packaging
4 4 (2.72%) HTML
5 3 (2.04%) X-Windows
6 2 (1.36%) CSS3
6 2 (1.36%) jQuery
6 2 (1.36%) CSS
7 1 (0.68%) SOAP
7 1 (0.68%) Web Services
7 1 (0.68%) XML
7 1 (0.68%) WCF
7 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.68%) Reactive Extensions
7 1 (0.68%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.01%) Blackberry
2 5 (3.40%) iPhone
2 5 (3.40%) Clustering
3 4 (2.72%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.04%) PDA
4 3 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.36%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.36%) Open Source
5 2 (1.36%) Statistics
6 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.68%) iSeries
6 1 (0.68%) CCTV
6 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.68%) AS400
6 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.68%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.68%) iPad
6 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.68%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 147 (100.00%) Windows
2 97 (65.99%) Windows 7
3 77 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 70 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 39 (26.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (14.97%) Linux
8 12 (8.16%) Windows Vista
9 8 (5.44%) UNIX
10 5 (3.40%) Android
11 4 (2.72%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.36%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (21.77%) ITIL
2 15 (10.20%) Project Management
3 9 (6.12%) Service Delivery
4 8 (5.44%) Incident Management
5 7 (4.76%) ERP
5 7 (4.76%) Asset Management
6 6 (4.08%) Migration
6 6 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (3.40%) CRM
7 5 (3.40%) Data Security
7 5 (3.40%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (2.72%) MVVM
8 4 (2.72%) Network Design
8 4 (2.72%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (2.72%) MVC
8 4 (2.72%) Pay per click
8 4 (2.72%) OO
8 4 (2.72%) Service Management
9 3 (2.04%) Time Management
9 3 (2.04%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.29%) SQL
2 14 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.08%) VB
3 6 (4.08%) C#
4 2 (1.36%) Python
4 2 (1.36%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.36%) PHP
4 2 (1.36%) VBScript
5 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.68%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (25.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (15.65%) MCP
3 20 (13.61%) MCSE
4 17 (11.56%) MCSA
4 17 (11.56%) MCDST
4 17 (11.56%) MCITP
5 9 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (6.12%) Degree
6 7 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (4.76%) MCTS
7 6 (4.08%) Security Cleared
7 6 (4.08%) SC Cleared
7 6 (4.08%) CCNA
8 5 (3.40%) CCNP
8 5 (3.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 84 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 40 (27.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (22.45%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (4.76%) vSphere
6 4 (2.72%) XenApp
7 3 (2.04%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.04%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.36%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.36%) Firmware
9 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (14.97%) Backup Exec
2 16 (10.88%) SCCM
3 9 (6.12%) WSUS
4 5 (3.40%) ZENworks
5 4 (2.72%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.36%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.36%) SCOM
6 2 (1.36%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 104 (70.75%) Microsoft
2 59 (40.14%) VMware
3 35 (23.81%) Cisco
4 32 (21.77%) Citrix
5 27 (18.37%) Symantec
6 17 (11.56%) HP
7 9 (6.12%) Dell
8 8 (5.44%) CheckPoint
9 7 (4.76%) Brocade
10 6 (4.08%) SonicWALL
10 6 (4.08%) NETGEAR
10 6 (4.08%) Barracuda Networks
10 6 (4.08%) Veeam
10 6 (4.08%) Juniper
10 6 (4.08%) Sage
11 4 (2.72%) Remedy
12 3 (2.04%) Avaya
13 2 (1.36%) WatchGuard
13 2 (1.36%) Capita
13 2 (1.36%) Apple
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