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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 205 177 197
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +20
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 40 87 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.63% 1.22% 0.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.65% 4.74% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 35 82 61
Median salary £33,000 £26,875 £27,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.79% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £32,500 £44,750
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £27,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -1.78%
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
1510 1834 2183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 23.78% 25.76% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1213 1529 1759
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,450 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 9 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +18 15 £49,000 +75.00% 2
Hertfordshire -27 15 £31,500 +16.66% 4
Cambridgeshire -5 7 £25,800 +3.20% 1
Bedfordshire +1 2 £50,000 +81.81%
Norfolk -22 1 £32,000 +28.00%
Windows 8
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 95 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (67.37%) Windows 7
3 54 (56.84%) Active Directory
4 50 (52.63%) Microsoft
5 40 (42.11%) ITIL
6 37 (38.95%) Citrix
7 36 (37.89%) MS Exchange
8 34 (35.79%) MS Office
9 30 (31.58%) VMware
9 30 (31.58%) Office 365
10 28 (29.47%) Windows 10
10 28 (29.47%) TCP/IP
11 26 (27.37%) Cisco
11 26 (27.37%) Windows Server
12 23 (24.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (21.05%) Blackberry
14 19 (20.00%) DNS
14 19 (20.00%) SCCM
14 19 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (16.84%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (16.84%) VPN
15 16 (16.84%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (16.84%) SharePoint
16 15 (15.79%) SQL Server
17 13 (13.68%) SQL
17 13 (13.68%) DHCP
18 12 (12.63%) MS Excel
18 12 (12.63%) ITSM
18 12 (12.63%) Amazon AWS
18 12 (12.63%) Exchange Server 2010

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (37.89%) MS Exchange
2 16 (16.84%) SharePoint
3 12 (12.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (8.42%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (6.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (4.21%) Skype for Business
8 2 (2.11%) IIS
9 1 (1.05%) Confluence
Applications
1 34 (35.79%) MS Office
2 12 (12.63%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (31.58%) Office 365
2 12 (12.63%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (11.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (6.32%) iTunes
5 2 (2.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 28 (29.47%) TCP/IP
2 19 (20.00%) DNS
3 16 (16.84%) VPN
4 13 (13.68%) DHCP
5 11 (11.58%) Firewall
6 8 (8.42%) LAN
7 7 (7.37%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (7.37%) SAN
7 7 (7.37%) WAN
8 6 (6.32%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (5.26%) SNMP
9 5 (5.26%) VoIP
10 4 (4.21%) Skype
10 4 (4.21%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (2.11%) NAS
11 2 (2.11%) VLAN
12 1 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (1.05%) DSL
12 1 (1.05%) Internet
12 1 (1.05%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (1.05%) QlikView
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Ant
1 1 (1.05%) JIRA
General
1 9 (9.47%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.26%) Retail
4 3 (3.16%) Marketing
5 1 (1.05%) Back Office
5 1 (1.05%) French Language
Job Titles
1 22 (23.16%) Analyst
2 21 (22.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 21 (22.11%) Support Engineer
3 17 (17.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 15 (15.79%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 15 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 14 (14.74%) Support Analyst
6 12 (12.63%) Desktop Support
6 12 (12.63%) IT Support
6 12 (12.63%) Microsoft Engineer
7 10 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 10 (10.53%) Team Leader
8 8 (8.42%) Service Analyst
8 8 (8.42%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (7.37%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 6 (6.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (5.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 5 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
11 5 (5.26%) Support Manager
11 5 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.32%) EDI
2 5 (5.26%) Web Services
3 4 (4.21%) CSS
3 4 (4.21%) HTML
3 4 (4.21%) HTML5
3 4 (4.21%) jQuery
4 3 (3.16%) .NET
5 1 (1.05%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.05%) Blackberry
2 11 (11.58%) iPad
2 11 (11.58%) Mobile Computing
3 9 (9.47%) iPhone
3 9 (9.47%) Mathematics
4 8 (8.42%) Smartphone
5 6 (6.32%) Fat Client
5 6 (6.32%) Thin Client
6 4 (4.21%) BYOD
7 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.16%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.05%) CESG
8 1 (1.05%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.05%) FMCG
8 1 (1.05%) PDA
8 1 (1.05%) Replication
8 1 (1.05%) User Experience
8 1 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 95 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (67.37%) Windows 7
3 28 (29.47%) Windows 10
4 26 (27.37%) Windows Server
5 23 (24.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (11.58%) Windows XP
8 8 (8.42%) Linux
9 6 (6.32%) Windows Phone
9 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (5.26%) Android
10 5 (5.26%) Mac OS X
10 5 (5.26%) Ubuntu
11 3 (3.16%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.05%) AIX
12 1 (1.05%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.05%) Solaris
12 1 (1.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (42.11%) ITIL
2 12 (12.63%) ITSM
2 12 (12.63%) Problem Management
3 11 (11.58%) Service Management
4 9 (9.47%) Process Management
5 7 (7.37%) People Management
6 6 (6.32%) Change Management
7 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (5.26%) Operations Management
8 4 (4.21%) CRM
9 3 (3.16%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 3 (3.16%) Disk Encryption
9 3 (3.16%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.16%) Time Management
10 2 (2.11%) Customer-Centric Approach
10 2 (2.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 2 (2.11%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (2.11%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 2 (2.11%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.68%) SQL
2 11 (11.58%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.26%) Shell Script
3 5 (5.26%) VB
4 3 (3.16%) VBScript
5 1 (1.05%) C#
5 1 (1.05%) Java
5 1 (1.05%) Perl
5 1 (1.05%) PHP
5 1 (1.05%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (16.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (11.58%) MCP
2 11 (11.58%) MCSE
3 10 (10.53%) Degree
3 10 (10.53%) MCDST
4 9 (9.47%) MCSA
5 8 (8.42%) MCITP
6 3 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.11%) CCDP
7 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.05%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.42%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (56.84%) Active Directory
2 16 (16.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.58%) XenApp
4 9 (9.47%) Hyper-V
5 7 (7.37%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (6.32%) vSphere
7 5 (5.26%) VMware ESX
8 3 (3.16%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.11%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.05%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 19 (20.00%) SCCM
2 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (7.37%) WSUS
4 6 (6.32%) Backup Exec
5 5 (5.26%) Nagios
6 4 (4.21%) ZENworks
7 3 (3.16%) ThinApp
8 1 (1.05%) Nessus
8 1 (1.05%) Nexpose
8 1 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 50 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 37 (38.95%) Citrix
3 30 (31.58%) VMware
4 26 (27.37%) Cisco
5 9 (9.47%) Clearswift
5 9 (9.47%) Nokia
5 9 (9.47%) Proofpoint
6 8 (8.42%) Apple
7 5 (5.26%) AppSense
7 5 (5.26%) Sophos
7 5 (5.26%) WatchGuard
8 4 (4.21%) Novell
9 3 (3.16%) Dell
9 3 (3.16%) HP
9 3 (3.16%) Symantec
10 2 (2.11%) Akamai
10 2 (2.11%) F5
10 2 (2.11%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.11%) Veeam
11 1 (1.05%) ServiceNow
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