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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 191 188 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 61 53 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.78% 0.76% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.81% 2.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 48 41 0
Average salary £26,000 £28,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,250 £33,250
% change year-on-year
-7.43% -9.02%
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
2168 2195 2690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 27.84% 31.52% 29.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1743 1846 2249
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

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 30 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 30 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 -8 27 £25,000 -30.06%
Essex +12 19 £33,250 +68.35% 2
Cambridgeshire -12 8 £26,000 -25.71% 2
Bedfordshire -9 4 £23,750 -13.63% 3
Norfolk +9 3 £51,250 +46.42%
Suffolk 0 2 £55,000 +134.04% 3
Windows 8
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 114 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (71.93%) Microsoft
3 62 (54.39%) Windows 7
4 51 (44.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (44.74%) Active Directory
5 50 (43.86%) MS Excel
5 50 (43.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (41.23%) MS Exchange
7 44 (38.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 43 (37.72%) Windows XP
8 43 (37.72%) MS Office
9 40 (35.09%) Exchange Server 2010
10 38 (33.33%) TCP/IP
11 35 (30.70%) Firewall
12 34 (29.82%) VMware
12 34 (29.82%) DNS
13 29 (25.44%) Exchange Server 2007
14 28 (24.56%) DHCP
15 25 (21.93%) VMware Infrastructure
15 25 (21.93%) Backup Exec
16 24 (21.05%) Hyper-V
16 24 (21.05%) Cisco
17 22 (19.30%) VPN
17 22 (19.30%) Symantec
18 21 (18.42%) SQL Server
18 21 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2013
19 19 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
20 18 (15.79%) Citrix
20 18 (15.79%) SQL
21 17 (14.91%) MCP

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 47 (41.23%) MS Exchange
2 40 (35.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (25.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (14.91%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (12.28%) SharePoint
7 6 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (5.26%) IIS
8 4 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.88%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.88%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 50 (43.86%) MS Excel
2 43 (37.72%) MS Office
3 3 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (8.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.14%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 35 (30.70%) Firewall
3 34 (29.82%) DNS
4 28 (24.56%) DHCP
5 22 (19.30%) VPN
6 13 (11.40%) WAN
7 12 (10.53%) LAN
8 10 (8.77%) VoIP
9 7 (6.14%) Broadband
10 6 (5.26%) Internet
11 5 (4.39%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (3.51%) VLAN
12 4 (3.51%) Junos
12 4 (3.51%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (3.51%) SAN
13 3 (2.63%) Ethernet
13 3 (2.63%) HTTP
14 2 (1.75%) RIP
14 2 (1.75%) VRRP
14 2 (1.75%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.63%) MSI
2 2 (1.75%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (0.88%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (4.39%) Advertising
2 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.63%) Finance
3 3 (2.63%) Law
4 2 (1.75%) Banking
4 2 (1.75%) Local Government
5 1 (0.88%) Back Office
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (27.19%) Analyst
2 27 (23.68%) Support Engineer
3 24 (21.05%) Support Analyst
4 23 (20.18%) IT Support
5 15 (13.16%) Network Engineer
6 13 (11.40%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (9.65%) IT Support Engineer
9 10 (8.77%) Support Technician
10 9 (7.89%) Developer
11 7 (6.14%) 1st Line Support
12 6 (5.26%) Software Developer
13 5 (4.39%) Desktop Support
13 5 (4.39%) Systems Analyst
13 5 (4.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 5 (4.39%) IT Support Technician
13 5 (4.39%) C# Developer
13 5 (4.39%) Technical Analyst
13 5 (4.39%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 5 (4.39%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.28%) .NET
2 9 (7.89%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.39%) HTML
4 4 (3.51%) XML
4 4 (3.51%) CSS
4 4 (3.51%) WCF
5 3 (2.63%) WPF
5 3 (2.63%) Silverlight
5 3 (2.63%) X-Windows
6 2 (1.75%) CSS3
6 2 (1.75%) jQuery
7 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.88%) SOAP
7 1 (0.88%) Web Services
7 1 (0.88%) Reactive Extensions
7 1 (0.88%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (0.88%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.91%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.39%) Clustering
2 5 (4.39%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (4.39%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.75%) iPhone
3 2 (1.75%) Thin Client
3 2 (1.75%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.88%) AS400
4 1 (0.88%) CCTV
4 1 (0.88%) Statistics
4 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.88%) iSeries
4 1 (0.88%) EqualLogic
4 1 (0.88%) iPad
4 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 114 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (54.39%) Windows 7
3 51 (44.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (43.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (38.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 43 (37.72%) Windows XP
7 14 (12.28%) Windows Vista
8 5 (4.39%) Linux
9 3 (2.63%) UNIX
10 2 (1.75%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.88%) Android
11 1 (0.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.16%) ITIL
2 10 (8.77%) CRM
2 10 (8.77%) Project Management
3 9 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (7.02%) Migration
5 7 (6.14%) MVVM
6 6 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 4 (3.51%) Load Balancing
7 4 (3.51%) Asset Management
7 4 (3.51%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (3.51%) MVC
7 4 (3.51%) OO
8 3 (2.63%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.63%) Service Management
8 3 (2.63%) Data Migration
8 3 (2.63%) IT Asset Management
9 2 (1.75%) Computer Architecture
9 2 (1.75%) Waterfall
9 2 (1.75%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.79%) SQL
2 10 (8.77%) C#
3 9 (7.89%) PowerShell
4 6 (5.26%) VB
5 4 (3.51%) Python
5 4 (3.51%) VBScript
6 3 (2.63%) C
6 3 (2.63%) XAML
7 2 (1.75%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.75%) C++
7 2 (1.75%) Java
7 2 (1.75%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.75%) PHP
8 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (14.91%) MCP
3 9 (7.89%) MCSE
4 7 (6.14%) MCSA
4 7 (6.14%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (6.14%) MCTS
5 6 (5.26%) Degree
5 6 (5.26%) CCNA
6 5 (4.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (4.39%) MCITP
7 4 (3.51%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.51%) MCDST
7 4 (3.51%) CCNP
7 4 (3.51%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.88%) VCP4
8 1 (0.88%) VCP5
8 1 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.88%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.88%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.14%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (44.74%) Active Directory
2 25 (21.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (21.05%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.14%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (5.26%) vSphere
5 6 (5.26%) XenApp
6 2 (1.75%) Firmware
6 2 (1.75%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (21.93%) Backup Exec
2 6 (5.26%) SCCM
3 2 (1.75%) BladeLogic
3 2 (1.75%) WSUS
3 2 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.88%) SCOM
4 1 (0.88%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.88%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.88%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 82 (71.93%) Microsoft
2 34 (29.82%) VMware
3 24 (21.05%) Cisco
4 22 (19.30%) Symantec
5 18 (15.79%) Citrix
6 11 (9.65%) Apple
7 7 (6.14%) Dell
8 5 (4.39%) Veeam
9 4 (3.51%) NETGEAR
9 4 (3.51%) HP
9 4 (3.51%) Oracle
9 4 (3.51%) Remedy
9 4 (3.51%) Juniper
10 2 (1.75%) BMC
10 2 (1.75%) Pegasus
10 2 (1.75%) IBM
10 2 (1.75%) Avaya
10 2 (1.75%) Capita
11 1 (0.88%) WatchGuard
11 1 (0.88%) AppSense
Bedfordshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + X-Train to Dynamics CRM
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