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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 181 216 219
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 71 52 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.96% 0.65% 0.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.59% 2.31% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 52 50 41
Average salary £28,000 £28,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,100 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £28,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -17.85%
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
1976 2247 2288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 26.60% 28.18% 29.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1574 1839 1922
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 3 August 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 3 August 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
Hertfordshire +1 18 £28,500 -14.92% 5
Essex 0 15 £30,000 +20.00% 2
Bedfordshire +18 13 £25,500 -31.08% 2
Cambridgeshire +14 13 £28,000 +30.23%
Norfolk +3 7 £28,500 +21.27%
Suffolk -8 5 £27,500 -42.10% 1
Windows 8
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 130 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (56.92%) Microsoft
3 67 (51.54%) Windows 7
4 66 (50.77%) Active Directory
5 59 (45.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 57 (43.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 52 (40.00%) MS Office
8 48 (36.92%) Windows XP
8 48 (36.92%) MS Exchange
9 46 (35.38%) DNS
10 42 (32.31%) Office 365
10 42 (32.31%) VMware
11 41 (31.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 37 (28.46%) MS Excel
13 36 (27.69%) VMware Infrastructure
14 35 (26.92%) Citrix
15 32 (24.62%) DHCP
16 31 (23.85%) TCP/IP
17 28 (21.54%) Exchange Server 2010
18 27 (20.77%) Exchange Server 2007
18 27 (20.77%) SQL
19 26 (20.00%) SQL Server
19 26 (20.00%) Firewall
20 25 (19.23%) VPN
21 23 (17.69%) Exchange Server 2003
21 23 (17.69%) Hyper-V
22 21 (16.15%) Blackberry
22 21 (16.15%) Cisco
23 19 (14.62%) Windows Vista
24 18 (13.85%) Android

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 48 (36.92%) MS Exchange
2 28 (21.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (20.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 23 (17.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (11.54%) SharePoint
6 14 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (3.85%) JOnAS
8 4 (3.08%) IIS
9 3 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (2.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.77%) WorkSite
Applications
1 52 (40.00%) MS Office
2 37 (28.46%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.54%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.54%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (32.31%) Office 365
2 16 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.85%) Google Apps
5 3 (2.31%) IaaS
5 3 (2.31%) SaaS
5 3 (2.31%) PaaS
6 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (35.38%) DNS
2 32 (24.62%) DHCP
3 31 (23.85%) TCP/IP
4 26 (20.00%) Firewall
5 25 (19.23%) VPN
6 17 (13.08%) SAN
7 16 (12.31%) VoIP
7 16 (12.31%) WAN
8 14 (10.77%) LAN
9 8 (6.15%) Wireless
9 8 (6.15%) iSCSI
10 7 (5.38%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (5.38%) VLAN
11 6 (4.62%) Internet
12 5 (3.85%) PBX
12 5 (3.85%) SNMP
13 4 (3.08%) HTTP
13 4 (3.08%) HTTPS
13 4 (3.08%) SSL
13 4 (3.08%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.38%) MySQL
3 6 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.54%) JIRA
2 1 (0.77%) GCC
2 1 (0.77%) MSI
2 1 (0.77%) Xcode
General
1 9 (6.92%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 5 (3.85%) Games
3 4 (3.08%) Finance
4 3 (2.31%) Publishing
5 2 (1.54%) Danish Language
5 2 (1.54%) French Language
5 2 (1.54%) German Language
6 1 (0.77%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.77%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 23 (17.69%) Analyst
3 18 (13.85%) Support Analyst
4 15 (11.54%) IT Support
5 14 (10.77%) Help Desk Support
5 14 (10.77%) Support Technician
6 13 (10.00%) Developer
7 10 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
7 10 (7.69%) Help Desk Technician
7 10 (7.69%) Help Desk Support Technician
8 8 (6.15%) Desktop Support
9 7 (5.38%) Network Engineer
9 7 (5.38%) Field Engineer
10 6 (4.62%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (4.62%) IT Support Engineer
10 6 (4.62%) Desktop Engineer
11 5 (3.85%) Software Developer
11 5 (3.85%) Trainer
11 5 (3.85%) Help Desk Analyst
11 5 (3.85%) IT Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.38%) Web Services
2 5 (3.85%) .NET
2 5 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.31%) iOS SDK
3 3 (2.31%) HTML
4 2 (1.54%) Android SDK
4 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (1.54%) CSS
4 2 (1.54%) XML
4 2 (1.54%) Ajax
4 2 (1.54%) JSON
4 2 (1.54%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.15%) Blackberry
2 9 (6.92%) Replication
3 8 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.38%) iPad
4 7 (5.38%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.85%) E-Learning
6 3 (2.31%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.31%) iPhone
7 2 (1.54%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.54%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.54%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.54%) Life Science
7 2 (1.54%) Wiki
7 2 (1.54%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.54%) PDA
8 1 (0.77%) Statistics
8 1 (0.77%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 130 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (51.54%) Windows 7
3 59 (45.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 57 (43.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (36.92%) Windows XP
6 41 (31.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (14.62%) Windows Vista
8 18 (13.85%) Android
8 18 (13.85%) Linux
9 13 (10.00%) Apple iOS
10 10 (7.69%) Mac OS X
11 6 (4.62%) UNIX
12 5 (3.85%) Ubuntu
13 3 (2.31%) Windows 2000
14 2 (1.54%) SUSE
15 1 (0.77%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (13.85%) ITIL
2 8 (6.15%) Service Delivery
3 7 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (5.38%) Software Licensing
4 6 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (4.62%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (4.62%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (3.85%) PRINCE2
5 5 (3.85%) Project Management
5 5 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (3.08%) CRM
6 4 (3.08%) OOP
6 4 (3.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (3.08%) Time Management
7 3 (2.31%) Automated Testing
7 3 (2.31%) Software Engineering
7 3 (2.31%) Software Deployment
7 3 (2.31%) MVVM
7 3 (2.31%) Migration
7 3 (2.31%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 27 (20.77%) SQL
2 7 (5.38%) C
2 7 (5.38%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.31%) C#
3 3 (2.31%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.54%) Java
4 2 (1.54%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.77%) C++
5 1 (0.77%) VB
5 1 (0.77%) VBA
5 1 (0.77%) Python
5 1 (0.77%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (9.23%) Degree
3 9 (6.92%) MCSE
4 8 (6.15%) MCSA
5 6 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (3.85%) MCP
7 4 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.08%) CCNA
8 3 (2.31%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.54%) MOS
10 1 (0.77%) MCDST
10 1 (0.77%) MCITP
10 1 (0.77%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.62%) SLA
2 1 (0.77%) QA
System Software
1 66 (50.77%) Active Directory
2 36 (27.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (17.69%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.92%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (4.62%) Terminal Services
6 5 (3.85%) VMware ESX
6 5 (3.85%) XenApp
7 4 (3.08%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.31%) XenServer
8 3 (2.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.77%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (12.31%) Backup Exec
2 5 (3.85%) Nagios
2 5 (3.85%) SCCM
3 2 (1.54%) WSUS
4 1 (0.77%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.77%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 74 (56.92%) Microsoft
2 42 (32.31%) VMware
3 35 (26.92%) Citrix
4 21 (16.15%) Cisco
5 11 (8.46%) Apple
6 9 (6.92%) Symantec
7 7 (5.38%) Google
8 5 (3.85%) WatchGuard
8 5 (3.85%) Sophos
8 5 (3.85%) Dell
9 4 (3.08%) HP
9 4 (3.08%) Oracle
10 2 (1.54%) SAP
10 2 (1.54%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.54%) Zeacom
10 2 (1.54%) Trapeze
11 1 (0.77%) Spiceworks
11 1 (0.77%) ProCurve
11 1 (0.77%) Veeam
11 1 (0.77%) Websense
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