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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 194 214 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 65 27 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.86% 0.38% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.99% 1.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 56 19 0
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +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
2171 2155 2718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.68% 30.54% 30.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1782 1842 2262
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 £54,000
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 18 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 18 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 -1 24 £27,250 -16.15% 4
Essex +17 18 £25,000 -16.66% 2
Cambridgeshire -2 11 £27,000 -10.00% 2
Suffolk +16 8 £55,000 - 1
Norfolk +9 3 £22,000 +3.52%
Bedfordshire -7 2 £22,250 -28.80%
Windows 8
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Windows
2 76 (71.03%) Microsoft
3 55 (51.40%) MS Office
3 55 (51.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 54 (50.47%) Windows 7
4 54 (50.47%) MS Excel
5 49 (45.79%) MS Exchange
5 49 (45.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 48 (44.86%) Active Directory
7 43 (40.19%) TCP/IP
8 42 (39.25%) Exchange Server 2010
9 40 (37.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 30 (28.04%) Windows XP
10 30 (28.04%) DNS
10 30 (28.04%) VMware
11 29 (27.10%) Firewall
12 26 (24.30%) DHCP
12 26 (24.30%) Exchange Server 2007
13 25 (23.36%) Hyper-V
14 24 (22.43%) Cisco
15 22 (20.56%) VMware Infrastructure
15 22 (20.56%) Backup Exec
16 20 (18.69%) MCP
16 20 (18.69%) Exchange Server 2013
17 18 (16.82%) VPN
17 18 (16.82%) LAN
18 17 (15.89%) Microsoft Certification
19 16 (14.95%) Apple
19 16 (14.95%) WAN
19 16 (14.95%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 (45.79%) MS Exchange
2 42 (39.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (24.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (18.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (12.15%) SharePoint
6 11 (10.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (5.61%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (3.74%) IIS
8 4 (3.74%) JOnAS
9 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.93%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 55 (51.40%) MS Office
2 54 (50.47%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (8.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.21%) Office 365
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (40.19%) TCP/IP
2 30 (28.04%) DNS
3 29 (27.10%) Firewall
4 26 (24.30%) DHCP
5 18 (16.82%) VPN
5 18 (16.82%) LAN
6 16 (14.95%) WAN
7 8 (7.48%) ADSL
7 8 (7.48%) VoIP
8 7 (6.54%) Ethernet
9 6 (5.61%) Internet
10 5 (4.67%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (3.74%) Wireless
11 4 (3.74%) Broadband
11 4 (3.74%) Network Security
12 3 (2.80%) HTTP
12 3 (2.80%) SAN
13 2 (1.87%) OSPF
13 2 (1.87%) VRRP
13 2 (1.87%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.87%) PowerBuilder
1 2 (1.87%) MSI
General
1 5 (4.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.80%) Finance
2 3 (2.80%) Law
3 2 (1.87%) Local Government
3 2 (1.87%) Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Legal
4 1 (0.93%) Advertising
4 1 (0.93%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (29.91%) Support Engineer
2 27 (25.23%) Analyst
3 21 (19.63%) IT Support
4 19 (17.76%) Support Analyst
5 16 (14.95%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (11.21%) Support Technician
7 11 (10.28%) Systems Support
7 11 (10.28%) Network Engineer
8 10 (9.35%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (9.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 10 (9.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (9.35%) IT Support Engineer
9 7 (6.54%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (6.54%) Developer
10 6 (5.61%) Software Developer
11 5 (4.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (4.67%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (4.67%) Junior
11 5 (4.67%) Systems Analyst
12 4 (3.74%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.28%) .NET
2 7 (6.54%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.80%) WCF
3 3 (2.80%) WPF
3 3 (2.80%) Silverlight
3 3 (2.80%) HTML
3 3 (2.80%) CSS
3 3 (2.80%) XML
4 2 (1.87%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.93%) CSS3
5 1 (0.93%) jQuery
5 1 (0.93%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.08%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.74%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.74%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.87%) Firmware
4 2 (1.87%) Clustering
4 2 (1.87%) iPhone
5 1 (0.93%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.93%) iPad
5 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.93%) CCTV
5 1 (0.93%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 107 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (51.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (50.47%) Windows 7
4 49 (45.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (37.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (28.04%) Windows XP
7 14 (13.08%) Windows Vista
8 6 (5.61%) Linux
9 3 (2.80%) UNIX
10 2 (1.87%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.93%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (10.28%) ITIL
2 9 (8.41%) CRM
3 8 (7.48%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (6.54%) Asset Management
4 7 (6.54%) Project Management
5 6 (5.61%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (5.61%) MVVM
6 5 (4.67%) Data Security
7 4 (3.74%) Migration
7 4 (3.74%) Load Balancing
8 3 (2.80%) Data Migration
8 3 (2.80%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.80%) MVC
8 3 (2.80%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.80%) OO
9 2 (1.87%) PRINCE
9 2 (1.87%) OOP
9 2 (1.87%) Workflow
9 2 (1.87%) Supplier Management
9 2 (1.87%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.15%) SQL
2 8 (7.48%) C#
3 5 (4.67%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.74%) VB
5 3 (2.80%) XAML
5 3 (2.80%) Python
5 3 (2.80%) C
6 2 (1.87%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.87%) Java
6 2 (1.87%) C++
6 2 (1.87%) VBScript
7 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (18.69%) MCP
2 17 (15.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.54%) MCSA
4 5 (4.67%) Degree
4 5 (4.67%) MCITP
5 4 (3.74%) A+ Certification
5 4 (3.74%) MCTS
6 3 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.80%) MCSE
7 2 (1.87%) CCNA
7 2 (1.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.93%) VCP5
8 1 (0.93%) VCP4
8 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.93%) MOS
8 1 (0.93%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.93%) CCNP
8 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (44.86%) Active Directory
2 25 (23.36%) Hyper-V
3 22 (20.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (7.48%) XenApp
5 4 (3.74%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.87%) vSphere
6 2 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 22 (20.56%) Backup Exec
2 9 (8.41%) SCCM
3 3 (2.80%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.87%) WSUS
4 2 (1.87%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.93%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.93%) SCOM
5 1 (0.93%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 76 (71.03%) Microsoft
2 30 (28.04%) VMware
3 24 (22.43%) Cisco
4 16 (14.95%) Apple
4 16 (14.95%) Citrix
5 13 (12.15%) Symantec
6 4 (3.74%) Dell
6 4 (3.74%) Websense
7 3 (2.80%) Oracle
7 3 (2.80%) Remedy
8 2 (1.87%) BMC
8 2 (1.87%) Pegasus
8 2 (1.87%) McAfee
8 2 (1.87%) Avaya
8 2 (1.87%) Veeam
9 1 (0.93%) NETGEAR
9 1 (0.93%) Kaspersky
9 1 (0.93%) Capita
9 1 (0.93%) Juniper
9 1 (0.93%) HP
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