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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 182 217 232
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +15
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 83 62 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.19% 0.80% 0.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.72% 2.88% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 70 50 51
Average salary £26,500 £25,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.92% -7.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -
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
1758 2151 2609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 25.18% 27.87% 30.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1437 1753 2195
Average salary £37,250 £38,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.24% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,100 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Hertfordshire +38 44 £26,500 +10.41% 3
Essex +19 32 £26,500 -11.66% 4
Cambridgeshire +12 19 £36,000 +50.00% 2
Suffolk +5 5 £28,250 +2.72%
Norfolk - 2 £25,250 -
Bedfordshire -10 1 £23,000 -2.12% 2
Windows 8
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 169 (100.00%) Windows
2 123 (72.78%) Active Directory
3 115 (68.05%) Windows 7
4 109 (64.50%) Microsoft
5 90 (53.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 81 (47.93%) VMware
6 81 (47.93%) Windows Server
7 69 (40.83%) Cisco
8 63 (37.28%) Office 365
9 59 (34.91%) MS Office
10 56 (33.14%) MS Exchange
10 56 (33.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 55 (32.54%) Windows 10
11 55 (32.54%) VPN
12 54 (31.95%) SQL Server
13 53 (31.36%) Exchange Server 2010
14 52 (30.77%) Hyper-V
15 51 (30.18%) TCP/IP
16 49 (28.99%) Firewall
17 48 (28.40%) MS Excel
18 46 (27.22%) Citrix
18 46 (27.22%) Backup Exec
18 46 (27.22%) Exchange Server 2013
19 45 (26.63%) DNS
19 45 (26.63%) DHCP
20 43 (25.44%) Windows XP
21 40 (23.67%) Android
22 39 (23.08%) Linux
22 39 (23.08%) Apple
23 37 (21.89%) VLAN

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 56 (33.14%) MS Exchange
2 53 (31.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 46 (27.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 32 (18.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 30 (17.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 29 (17.16%) Exchange Server 2003
7 25 (14.79%) SharePoint
8 23 (13.61%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.18%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.59%) JBoss
10 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 59 (34.91%) MS Office
2 48 (28.40%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 63 (37.28%) Office 365
2 5 (2.96%) Google Apps
3 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 55 (32.54%) VPN
2 51 (30.18%) TCP/IP
3 49 (28.99%) Firewall
4 45 (26.63%) DHCP
4 45 (26.63%) DNS
5 37 (21.89%) VLAN
6 32 (18.93%) Wireless
7 27 (15.98%) DMZ
7 27 (15.98%) IMAP
7 27 (15.98%) SMTP
8 25 (14.79%) SAN
9 19 (11.24%) NAS
10 13 (7.69%) LAN
11 12 (7.10%) WAN
12 6 (3.55%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (1.78%) ADSL
14 2 (1.18%) Intranet
15 1 (0.59%) Internet
15 1 (0.59%) iSCSI
15 1 (0.59%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (31.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.59%) MySQL
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 2 (1.18%) Xcode
3 1 (0.59%) Ant
3 1 (0.59%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.59%) JUnit
3 1 (0.59%) Maven
3 1 (0.59%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.59%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.59%) Subversion
General
1 3 (1.78%) Finance
1 3 (1.78%) Games
2 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
2 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.59%) Marketing
3 1 (0.59%) Retail
3 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (40.83%) Support Engineer
2 39 (23.08%) IT Support
3 37 (21.89%) IT Engineer
4 26 (15.38%) IT Support Engineer
5 24 (14.20%) Senior Support Engineer
6 21 (12.43%) 3rd Line Support
6 21 (12.43%) Systems Engineer
6 21 (12.43%) Systems Support
6 21 (12.43%) Systems Support Engineer
7 20 (11.83%) 2nd Line Support
7 20 (11.83%) IT Manager
8 19 (11.24%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 18 (10.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 18 (10.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 18 (10.65%) Desktop Support
10 17 (10.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 16 (9.47%) Analyst
12 15 (8.88%) Microsoft Engineer
13 14 (8.28%) Senior IT Engineer
13 14 (8.28%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.98%) MAPI
2 4 (2.37%) CSS
2 4 (2.37%) HTML
2 4 (2.37%) HTML5
2 4 (2.37%) PhoneGap
3 2 (1.18%) .NET
3 2 (1.18%) iOS SDK
4 1 (0.59%) EclipseLink
4 1 (0.59%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.59%) J2SE
4 1 (0.59%) Java EE
4 1 (0.59%) JAX-RS
4 1 (0.59%) JAX-WS
4 1 (0.59%) JPA
4 1 (0.59%) REST
4 1 (0.59%) SOAP
4 1 (0.59%) Web Services
4 1 (0.59%) XML
4 1 (0.59%) XSD
4 1 (0.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 36 (21.30%) Blackberry
1 36 (21.30%) Replication
2 33 (19.53%) iPhone
3 29 (17.16%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (15.98%) PDA
5 12 (7.10%) Driving Licence
6 7 (4.14%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.55%) Fat Client
7 6 (3.55%) Mathematics
7 6 (3.55%) Mobile Computing
7 6 (3.55%) Thin Client
8 4 (2.37%) iPad
9 3 (1.78%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.18%) e-Learning
10 2 (1.18%) Physics
11 1 (0.59%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.59%) NHS
11 1 (0.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 169 (100.00%) Windows
2 115 (68.05%) Windows 7
3 90 (53.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 81 (47.93%) Windows Server
5 56 (33.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 55 (32.54%) Windows 10
7 43 (25.44%) Windows XP
8 40 (23.67%) Android
9 39 (23.08%) Linux
10 34 (20.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 29 (17.16%) Windows Vista
12 6 (3.55%) Apple iOS
13 5 (2.96%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (1.18%) Unix
15 1 (0.59%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.59%) VMS
15 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.59%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (11.83%) Business Continuity
2 8 (4.73%) ITIL
2 8 (4.73%) Project Management
3 6 (3.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (3.55%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 6 (3.55%) Incident Management
3 6 (3.55%) iOS Development
3 6 (3.55%) ITSM
3 6 (3.55%) Scrum
4 5 (2.96%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (2.37%) Logistics
5 4 (2.37%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (2.37%) Service Delivery
5 4 (2.37%) Web Development
6 3 (1.78%) Asset Management
6 3 (1.78%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (1.78%) Software Deployment
6 3 (1.78%) Software Engineering
6 3 (1.78%) Time Management
7 2 (1.18%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.55%) Objective-C
1 6 (3.55%) SQL
2 4 (2.37%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.78%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.78%) Shell Script
3 3 (1.78%) VB
4 1 (0.59%) C#
4 1 (0.59%) Java
4 1 (0.59%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.59%) XPath
Qualifications
1 34 (20.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (17.16%) MCITP
3 28 (16.57%) MCSE
4 26 (15.38%) MCSA
5 23 (13.61%) MCDST
6 12 (7.10%) Degree
7 11 (6.51%) CCNA
7 11 (6.51%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (5.92%) MCP
9 5 (2.96%) Postgraduate
10 3 (1.78%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.78%) MCTS
10 3 (1.78%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (1.18%) VCP5
11 2 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.59%) CCNP
12 1 (0.59%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.47%) SLA
System Software
1 123 (72.78%) Active Directory
2 52 (30.77%) Hyper-V
3 33 (19.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (11.24%) NFS
5 9 (5.33%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (4.73%) vSphere
6 8 (4.73%) XenApp
6 8 (4.73%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.78%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.18%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 46 (27.22%) Backup Exec
2 15 (8.88%) SCCM
3 6 (3.55%) SCOM
4 4 (2.37%) ZENworks
5 2 (1.18%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.59%) Puppet
6 1 (0.59%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 109 (64.50%) Microsoft
2 81 (47.93%) VMware
3 69 (40.83%) Cisco
4 46 (27.22%) Citrix
5 39 (23.08%) Apple
6 28 (16.57%) Draytek
7 25 (14.79%) Dell
8 19 (11.24%) Veeam
9 18 (10.65%) Symantec
10 8 (4.73%) HP
11 6 (3.55%) AppSense
12 5 (2.96%) Google
13 4 (2.37%) Adobe
13 4 (2.37%) Novell
13 4 (2.37%) Oracle
13 4 (2.37%) Progress
13 4 (2.37%) Remedy
13 4 (2.37%) Spiceworks
13 4 (2.37%) Xamarin
14 2 (1.18%) Forcepoint
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