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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 184 207 223
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +16
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 71 57 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.96% 0.74% 0.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.73% 2.61% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 55 52 22
Average salary £27,000 £28,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -10.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £19,000 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £36,750
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
1906 2183 2111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 25.65% 28.42% 29.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1569 1785 1800
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,550 £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 31 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 31 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 +2 19 £27,500 -17.91% 4
Essex -9 17 £26,000 -1.88% 1
Bedfordshire +22 14 £25,500 -20.93%
Cambridgeshire +7 9 £23,250 -14.67% 1
Norfolk +14 8 £28,500 +29.54%
Suffolk -4 4 £27,500 -50.00%
Windows 8
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 120 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (55.83%) Microsoft
3 57 (47.50%) Active Directory
4 56 (46.67%) Windows 7
5 52 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 50 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 48 (40.00%) MS Office
8 43 (35.83%) DNS
8 43 (35.83%) Windows XP
9 39 (32.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 39 (32.50%) VMware
10 38 (31.67%) Office 365
10 38 (31.67%) MS Exchange
11 35 (29.17%) MS Excel
12 32 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 30 (25.00%) DHCP
14 24 (20.00%) Citrix
14 24 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
15 23 (19.17%) Firewall
15 23 (19.17%) TCP/IP
15 23 (19.17%) SQL
16 22 (18.33%) VPN
17 21 (17.50%) SQL Server
17 21 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
18 19 (15.83%) Blackberry
19 18 (15.00%) Cisco
19 18 (15.00%) Android
19 18 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
20 17 (14.17%) Hyper-V
20 17 (14.17%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 38 (31.67%) MS Exchange
2 24 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 21 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 14 (11.67%) SharePoint
6 12 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (5.00%) IIS
8 5 (4.17%) JOnAS
9 3 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.67%) Apache
10 2 (1.67%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.83%) Lync
Applications
1 48 (40.00%) MS Office
2 35 (29.17%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.67%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.83%) HipChat
4 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (31.67%) Office 365
2 12 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.17%) Google Apps
4 4 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.83%) SaaS
5 1 (0.83%) PaaS
5 1 (0.83%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (35.83%) DNS
2 30 (25.00%) DHCP
3 23 (19.17%) TCP/IP
3 23 (19.17%) Firewall
4 22 (18.33%) VPN
5 14 (11.67%) VoIP
6 12 (10.00%) WAN
6 12 (10.00%) SAN
7 10 (8.33%) LAN
8 7 (5.83%) Wireless
8 7 (5.83%) iSCSI
9 6 (5.00%) Internet
10 5 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (4.17%) PBX
11 4 (3.33%) SMTP
11 4 (3.33%) HTTP
11 4 (3.33%) HTTPS
11 4 (3.33%) SSL
11 4 (3.33%) VLAN
11 4 (3.33%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (4.17%) MySQL
3 2 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.67%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (0.83%) MSI
2 1 (0.83%) Xcode
2 1 (0.83%) Subversion
2 1 (0.83%) JIRA
2 1 (0.83%) GCC
General
1 8 (6.67%) Finance
2 7 (5.83%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.50%) Games
5 2 (1.67%) Banking
5 2 (1.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (20.00%) Analyst
1 24 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 18 (15.00%) Support Analyst
3 14 (11.67%) Support Technician
4 13 (10.83%) Developer
5 12 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
6 11 (9.17%) IT Support
7 10 (8.33%) Help Desk Support Technician
7 10 (8.33%) Help Desk Technician
7 10 (8.33%) Desktop Support
8 7 (5.83%) IT Support Analyst
9 6 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) Technical Support
9 6 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.17%) Trainer
10 5 (4.17%) Field Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) Network Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) IT Trainer
11 4 (3.33%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.83%) .NET
2 5 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.33%) CSS
3 4 (3.33%) Web Services
3 4 (3.33%) HTML
4 3 (2.50%) iOS SDK
5 2 (1.67%) Android SDK
5 2 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (1.67%) XML
5 2 (1.67%) Ajax
5 2 (1.67%) JSON
5 2 (1.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.83%) Blackberry
2 9 (7.50%) Replication
3 8 (6.67%) iPad
4 7 (5.83%) Mathematics
4 7 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.17%) E-Learning
5 5 (4.17%) Mobile Computing
5 5 (4.17%) Thin Client
5 5 (4.17%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.50%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.67%) Life Science
7 2 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.67%) iPhone
7 2 (1.67%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.83%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.83%) Wiki
8 1 (0.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 120 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (46.67%) Windows 7
3 52 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (35.83%) Windows XP
6 39 (32.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (15.00%) Android
8 15 (12.50%) Linux
8 15 (12.50%) Windows Vista
9 12 (10.00%) Apple iOS
10 6 (5.00%) UNIX
11 5 (4.17%) Mac OS X
12 3 (2.50%) Windows 2000
12 3 (2.50%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.67%) SUSE
13 2 (1.67%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.83%) uClinux
14 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.17%) ITIL
2 9 (7.50%) Service Delivery
3 7 (5.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (5.83%) Software Licensing
4 6 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (5.00%) ITSM
4 6 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (3.33%) Time Management
6 4 (3.33%) Software Deployment
6 4 (3.33%) PRINCE2
6 4 (3.33%) OOP
6 4 (3.33%) CRM
6 4 (3.33%) Project Management
7 3 (2.50%) MVC
7 3 (2.50%) Migration
7 3 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (2.50%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (2.50%) iOS Development
7 3 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 23 (19.17%) SQL
2 10 (8.33%) C
3 7 (5.83%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.33%) VB
4 4 (3.33%) C++
4 4 (3.33%) Java
5 3 (2.50%) C#
5 3 (2.50%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.50%) Python
6 2 (1.67%) VBScript
6 2 (1.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (10.83%) Degree
3 8 (6.67%) MCP
3 8 (6.67%) MCSE
4 7 (5.83%) MCSA
5 6 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (4.17%) CCNA
6 5 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.67%) MOS
9 1 (0.83%) CCNP
9 1 (0.83%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 57 (47.50%) Active Directory
2 32 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (14.17%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.83%) XenApp
5 6 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (4.17%) XenDesktop
6 5 (4.17%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.50%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (1.67%) vSphere
9 1 (0.83%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (9.17%) Backup Exec
2 8 (6.67%) SCCM
3 4 (3.33%) Nagios
4 2 (1.67%) WSUS
5 1 (0.83%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.83%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 67 (55.83%) Microsoft
2 39 (32.50%) VMware
3 24 (20.00%) Citrix
4 18 (15.00%) Cisco
5 14 (11.67%) Apple
6 8 (6.67%) Dell
7 7 (5.83%) HP
7 7 (5.83%) Google
8 6 (5.00%) Oracle
8 6 (5.00%) Symantec
9 3 (2.50%) Sophos
9 3 (2.50%) AppSense
9 3 (2.50%) Adobe
9 3 (2.50%) WatchGuard
10 2 (1.67%) Trapeze
10 2 (1.67%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.67%) SAP
10 2 (1.67%) Northgate
11 1 (0.83%) BMC
11 1 (0.83%) Websense
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