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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 178 176 180
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 86 91 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.22% 1.26% 1.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.73% 4.72% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 82 82 50
Average salary £28,250 £27,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.62% -6.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,900 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,750
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
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
1817 1930 1940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 25.80% 26.75% 29.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1460 1576 1636
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £56,500
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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
Cambridgeshire +10 36 £26,000 -3.70% 2
Hertfordshire +1 27 £30,000 +9.09% 4
Essex -21 15 £26,500 -11.66% 2
Bedfordshire +7 7 £35,000 +25.00%
Suffolk -13 4 £35,000 +18.64%
Norfolk - 1 £36,000 -
Windows 8
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 162 (100.00%) Windows
2 116 (71.60%) Active Directory
3 94 (58.02%) Windows 7
4 86 (53.09%) Microsoft
5 77 (47.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 68 (41.98%) Windows Server
7 67 (41.36%) VMware
8 59 (36.42%) Office 365
9 46 (28.40%) DNS
10 45 (27.78%) DHCP
11 43 (26.54%) Windows XP
11 43 (26.54%) Cisco
11 43 (26.54%) Windows Server 2012
12 41 (25.31%) Citrix
12 41 (25.31%) VPN
13 36 (22.22%) MS Excel
13 36 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
13 36 (22.22%) Hyper-V
14 35 (21.60%) MS Office
15 33 (20.37%) SQL Server
15 33 (20.37%) MS Exchange
16 32 (19.75%) Firewall
16 32 (19.75%) Windows 10
17 31 (19.14%) TCP/IP
18 29 (17.90%) MCSE
18 29 (17.90%) MCSA
19 27 (16.67%) Dell
19 27 (16.67%) MCITP
19 27 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
20 25 (15.43%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 33 (20.37%) MS Exchange
2 27 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (15.43%) SharePoint
4 22 (13.58%) SharePoint 2013
5 14 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (6.17%) IIS
8 9 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (4.32%) Apache
9 7 (4.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (4.32%) Lync
10 5 (3.09%) Tomcat
11 4 (2.47%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.62%) JBoss
Applications
1 36 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 35 (21.60%) MS Office
3 6 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.62%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 59 (36.42%) Office 365
2 13 (8.02%) Google Apps
3 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (28.40%) DNS
2 45 (27.78%) DHCP
3 41 (25.31%) VPN
4 32 (19.75%) Firewall
5 31 (19.14%) TCP/IP
6 14 (8.64%) Wi-Fi
7 13 (8.02%) Wireless
8 12 (7.41%) VLAN
9 9 (5.56%) SAN
10 8 (4.94%) LAN
10 8 (4.94%) SMTP
11 7 (4.32%) WAN
12 6 (3.70%) Skype
13 4 (2.47%) DMZ
13 4 (2.47%) IMAP
14 3 (1.85%) ADSL
14 3 (1.85%) Internet
14 3 (1.85%) VoIP
15 2 (1.23%) iSCSI
15 2 (1.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.32%) MySQL
3 5 (3.09%) RDBMS
3 5 (3.09%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.47%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 3 (1.85%) PowerBuilder
2 2 (1.23%) Subversion
3 1 (0.62%) Ant
3 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.62%) JUnit
3 1 (0.62%) Maven
3 1 (0.62%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (5.56%) Finance
2 3 (1.85%) Advertising
2 3 (1.85%) Banking
3 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.62%) Games
4 1 (0.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (34.57%) Support Engineer
2 29 (17.90%) 2nd Line Support
3 25 (15.43%) Analyst
4 24 (14.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 23 (14.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 23 (14.20%) Desktop Support
6 20 (12.35%) IT Engineer
7 19 (11.73%) IT Support
8 17 (10.49%) 3rd Line Support
9 16 (9.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 15 (9.26%) IT Manager
10 15 (9.26%) Support Analyst
11 14 (8.64%) Administrator
11 14 (8.64%) Microsoft Engineer
12 13 (8.02%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 13 (8.02%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
12 13 (8.02%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
12 13 (8.02%) Technical Support
13 12 (7.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
13 12 (7.41%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.70%) CSS
1 6 (3.70%) HTML
2 5 (3.09%) Web Services
2 5 (3.09%) XML
3 4 (2.47%) LAMP
3 4 (2.47%) MAPI
4 3 (1.85%) .NET
4 3 (1.85%) HTML5
4 3 (1.85%) PhoneGap
5 1 (0.62%) EclipseLink
5 1 (0.62%) EDI
5 1 (0.62%) EJB
5 1 (0.62%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.62%) J2SE
5 1 (0.62%) Java EE
5 1 (0.62%) JAX-RS
5 1 (0.62%) REST
5 1 (0.62%) SOAP
5 1 (0.62%) XSD
5 1 (0.62%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.73%) Driving Licence
1 19 (11.73%) Replication
2 13 (8.02%) Blackberry
3 11 (6.79%) iPhone
4 7 (4.32%) iPad
5 6 (3.70%) Fat Client
5 6 (3.70%) Mobile Computing
5 6 (3.70%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.47%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.47%) CMDB
6 4 (2.47%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.47%) PDA
6 4 (2.47%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.23%) Clustering
7 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.62%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.62%) EPoS
8 1 (0.62%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 162 (100.00%) Windows
2 94 (58.02%) Windows 7
3 77 (47.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 68 (41.98%) Windows Server
5 43 (26.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (26.54%) Windows XP
6 32 (19.75%) Windows 10
7 24 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (12.96%) Linux
9 17 (10.49%) Android
10 11 (6.79%) Windows Mobile
11 9 (5.56%) Unix
12 6 (3.70%) Windows Vista
13 4 (2.47%) Mac OS
14 3 (1.85%) Apple iOS
14 3 (1.85%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.62%) VMS
15 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.62%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (11.11%) Business Continuity
2 13 (8.02%) ITIL
3 11 (6.79%) ITSM
4 10 (6.17%) Service Delivery
5 9 (5.56%) Software Deployment
6 8 (4.94%) Asset Management
7 7 (4.32%) Time Management
8 5 (3.09%) Incident Management
8 5 (3.09%) Project Management
9 4 (2.47%) CRM
9 4 (2.47%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (2.47%) Data Transformation
9 4 (2.47%) ETL
9 4 (2.47%) Project Planning
9 4 (2.47%) Service Management
9 4 (2.47%) Workflow
10 3 (1.85%) iOS Development
10 3 (1.85%) Line Management
10 3 (1.85%) Scrum
10 3 (1.85%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.64%) SQL
2 7 (4.32%) VB
3 4 (2.47%) C
3 4 (2.47%) C++
3 4 (2.47%) Java
3 4 (2.47%) PHP
3 4 (2.47%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.85%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.85%) Objective-C
4 3 (1.85%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.85%) Python
4 3 (1.85%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.85%) VBScript
5 1 (0.62%) XPath
Qualifications
1 36 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (17.90%) MCSA
2 29 (17.90%) MCSE
3 27 (16.67%) MCITP
4 22 (13.58%) MCDST
5 9 (5.56%) CCNA
5 9 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (5.56%) MCP
6 6 (3.70%) Degree
7 3 (1.85%) CCNP
7 3 (1.85%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.23%) VCP5
8 2 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.62%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.02%) SLA
System Software
1 116 (71.60%) Active Directory
2 36 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 25 (15.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.94%) XenApp
5 7 (4.32%) vSphere
5 7 (4.32%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.85%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.23%) NFS
7 2 (1.23%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (14.20%) Backup Exec
2 14 (8.64%) SCCM
3 4 (2.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.23%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.23%) WSUS
4 2 (1.23%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.62%) Nagios
5 1 (0.62%) Puppet
5 1 (0.62%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 86 (53.09%) Microsoft
2 67 (41.36%) VMware
3 43 (26.54%) Cisco
4 41 (25.31%) Citrix
5 27 (16.67%) Dell
6 21 (12.96%) Apple
7 18 (11.11%) Symantec
8 13 (8.02%) Google
9 12 (7.41%) Adobe
10 10 (6.17%) Oracle
11 8 (4.94%) HP
12 6 (3.70%) AppSense
13 5 (3.09%) Draytek
14 4 (2.47%) Altiris
14 4 (2.47%) FrontRange
14 4 (2.47%) PeopleSoft
14 4 (2.47%) Spiceworks
14 4 (2.47%) Veeam
15 3 (1.85%) Northgate
15 3 (1.85%) Xamarin
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