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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 207 195 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 56 46 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.72% 0.66% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.58% 2.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 45 35 0
Average salary £27,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -3.17%
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
2173 2175 2789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 27.86% 31.01% 30.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1741 1822 2328
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +3 27 £25,250 -17.88% 4
Essex +7 17 £28,000 +6.66% 1
Cambridgeshire -21 7 £27,000 -22.85% 1
Bedfordshire -9 4 £23,750 -13.63%
Norfolk +11 2 £51,250 +46.42% 1
Suffolk -1 1 £55,000 +134.04%
Windows 8
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 75 (70.09%) Microsoft
3 57 (53.27%) Windows 7
4 52 (48.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 50 (46.73%) Active Directory
6 49 (45.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 48 (44.86%) MS Excel
8 45 (42.06%) MS Exchange
9 42 (39.25%) MS Office
10 41 (38.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 39 (36.45%) TCP/IP
11 39 (36.45%) Exchange Server 2010
12 38 (35.51%) Windows XP
13 35 (32.71%) DNS
14 32 (29.91%) VMware
15 31 (28.97%) Firewall
16 29 (27.10%) DHCP
17 28 (26.17%) Exchange Server 2007
18 23 (21.50%) Hyper-V
19 22 (20.56%) VMware Infrastructure
19 22 (20.56%) Backup Exec
19 22 (20.56%) Cisco
20 19 (17.76%) VPN
20 19 (17.76%) Exchange Server 2013
21 17 (15.89%) Citrix
21 17 (15.89%) SQL Server
21 17 (15.89%) Symantec
22 16 (14.95%) MCP
22 16 (14.95%) Microsoft Certification
23 15 (14.02%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 45 (42.06%) MS Exchange
2 39 (36.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (26.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (17.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (13.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (12.15%) SharePoint
7 6 (5.61%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (4.67%) IIS
9 2 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.93%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 48 (44.86%) MS Excel
2 42 (39.25%) MS Office
3 3 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (8.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.48%) Office 365
2 1 (0.93%) SaaS
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (36.45%) TCP/IP
2 35 (32.71%) DNS
3 31 (28.97%) Firewall
4 29 (27.10%) DHCP
5 19 (17.76%) VPN
6 15 (14.02%) LAN
6 15 (14.02%) WAN
7 10 (9.35%) VoIP
8 6 (5.61%) Internet
9 5 (4.67%) Broadband
9 5 (4.67%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (3.74%) Ethernet
11 3 (2.80%) SAN
11 3 (2.80%) HTTP
12 2 (1.87%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (1.87%) NAS
12 2 (1.87%) xDSL
12 2 (1.87%) Junos
12 2 (1.87%) iSCSI
12 2 (1.87%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.93%) MySQL
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.87%) PowerBuilder
1 2 (1.87%) MSI
General
1 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.80%) Finance
2 3 (2.80%) Law
3 2 (1.87%) Local Government
3 2 (1.87%) Banking
3 2 (1.87%) Advertising
4 1 (0.93%) Legal
4 1 (0.93%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (27.10%) Analyst
2 28 (26.17%) Support Engineer
3 24 (22.43%) IT Support
4 22 (20.56%) Support Analyst
5 14 (13.08%) Network Engineer
6 12 (11.21%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (11.21%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (11.21%) IT Support Engineer
7 9 (8.41%) Support Technician
8 8 (7.48%) Developer
9 6 (5.61%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 6 (5.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.61%) Software Developer
9 6 (5.61%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (4.67%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (4.67%) IT Support Technician
10 5 (4.67%) C# Developer
10 5 (4.67%) IT Technician
11 4 (3.74%) Network Support
11 4 (3.74%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.15%) .NET
2 8 (7.48%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.74%) HTML
3 4 (3.74%) CSS
4 3 (2.80%) X-Windows
4 3 (2.80%) XML
4 3 (2.80%) WCF
4 3 (2.80%) WPF
4 3 (2.80%) Silverlight
5 2 (1.87%) CSS3
5 2 (1.87%) jQuery
6 1 (0.93%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.08%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.67%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (4.67%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.80%) Clustering
4 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.87%) iPhone
5 1 (0.93%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) AS400
5 1 (0.93%) CCTV
5 1 (0.93%) Statistics
5 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.93%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.93%) iPad
5 1 (0.93%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 107 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (53.27%) Windows 7
3 52 (48.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (45.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (38.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 38 (35.51%) Windows XP
7 14 (13.08%) Windows Vista
8 5 (4.67%) Linux
9 3 (2.80%) UNIX
10 2 (1.87%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.93%) Android
11 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.08%) ITIL
2 9 (8.41%) CRM
3 8 (7.48%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (7.48%) Project Management
4 6 (5.61%) MVVM
4 6 (5.61%) Migration
4 6 (5.61%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (4.67%) Incident Management
6 4 (3.74%) Load Balancing
6 4 (3.74%) Asset Management
6 4 (3.74%) OO
7 3 (2.80%) Service Management
7 3 (2.80%) PRINCE2
7 3 (2.80%) MVC
7 3 (2.80%) Data Migration
7 3 (2.80%) IT Asset Management
8 2 (1.87%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (1.87%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (1.87%) Waterfall
8 2 (1.87%) Computer Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.02%) SQL
2 9 (8.41%) C#
3 7 (6.54%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.67%) VB
5 4 (3.74%) Python
6 3 (2.80%) C
6 3 (2.80%) VBScript
6 3 (2.80%) XAML
7 2 (1.87%) Java
7 2 (1.87%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.87%) PHP
7 2 (1.87%) C++
7 2 (1.87%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (14.95%) MCP
1 16 (14.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.61%) Degree
2 6 (5.61%) MCTS
2 6 (5.61%) MCSE
2 6 (5.61%) MCSA
3 4 (3.74%) MCITP
3 4 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.80%) CCNA
4 3 (2.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.80%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.80%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.87%) MCDST
5 2 (1.87%) CCNP
6 1 (0.93%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.93%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.93%) MOS
6 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (46.73%) Active Directory
2 23 (21.50%) Hyper-V
3 22 (20.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.61%) XenApp
5 5 (4.67%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.67%) vSphere
6 2 (1.87%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.87%) Firmware
7 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 22 (20.56%) Backup Exec
2 6 (5.61%) SCCM
3 2 (1.87%) WSUS
3 2 (1.87%) BladeLogic
3 2 (1.87%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.93%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.93%) SCOM
4 1 (0.93%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.93%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 75 (70.09%) Microsoft
2 32 (29.91%) VMware
3 22 (20.56%) Cisco
4 17 (15.89%) Citrix
4 17 (15.89%) Symantec
5 12 (11.21%) Apple
6 5 (4.67%) Dell
7 4 (3.74%) Oracle
7 4 (3.74%) Remedy
8 3 (2.80%) Veeam
9 2 (1.87%) NETGEAR
9 2 (1.87%) Capita
9 2 (1.87%) HP
9 2 (1.87%) IBM
9 2 (1.87%) BMC
9 2 (1.87%) Pegasus
9 2 (1.87%) Avaya
9 2 (1.87%) Juniper
10 1 (0.93%) Sophos
10 1 (0.93%) Websense
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