The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 67 87 99
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 26 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.58% 1.46% 0.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.97% 7.44% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 24 7 4
Median salary £23,500 £30,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,800 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £31,050 £37,500 £33,200
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £27,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -1.78%
Windows 8
East of 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 Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
237 242 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 23.54% 19.58% 31.61%
Number of salaries quoted 193 143 350
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Essex region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Essex

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Essex

Windows 8
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester - 7 £20,500 -
Brentwood - 2 - -
Harlow +1 1 £30,000 +50.00%
Chelmsford - 1 £18,500 -
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (89.47%) MS Office
3 50 (87.72%) Microsoft
4 48 (84.21%) Active Directory
5 47 (82.46%) Windows 7
6 38 (66.67%) Blackberry
7 35 (61.40%) DNS
7 35 (61.40%) Apple
7 35 (61.40%) DHCP
7 35 (61.40%) Android
8 34 (59.65%) Windows 10
9 33 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 33 (57.89%) TCP/IP
9 33 (57.89%) Firewall
10 32 (56.14%) MS Exchange
10 32 (56.14%) MS Excel
10 32 (56.14%) Hyper-V
10 32 (56.14%) Exchange Server 2010
10 32 (56.14%) Windows Server
11 31 (54.39%) Exchange Server 2013
11 31 (54.39%) VPN
12 30 (52.63%) Cisco
12 30 (52.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 30 (52.63%) Exchange Server 2007
12 30 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
13 29 (50.88%) Draytek
13 29 (50.88%) VLAN
13 29 (50.88%) Wireless
13 29 (50.88%) SQL Server
14 28 (49.12%) Windows XP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (56.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 32 (56.14%) MS Exchange
2 31 (54.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 30 (52.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 30 (52.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 28 (49.12%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 51 (89.47%) MS Office
2 32 (56.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (31.58%) Office 365
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.75%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 35 (61.40%) DHCP
1 35 (61.40%) DNS
2 33 (57.89%) Firewall
2 33 (57.89%) TCP/IP
3 31 (54.39%) VPN
4 29 (50.88%) VLAN
4 29 (50.88%) Wireless
5 28 (49.12%) DMZ
5 28 (49.12%) IMAP
5 28 (49.12%) SMTP
6 20 (35.09%) NAS
6 20 (35.09%) SAN
7 2 (3.51%) LAN
7 2 (3.51%) WAN
8 1 (1.75%) Frame Relay
8 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (50.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (8.77%) German Language
2 2 (3.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (57.89%) Support Engineer
2 27 (47.37%) IT Support
3 26 (45.61%) IT Engineer
3 26 (45.61%) IT Support Engineer
4 20 (35.09%) Senior Support Engineer
4 20 (35.09%) Systems Engineer
4 20 (35.09%) Systems Support
4 20 (35.09%) Systems Support Engineer
5 16 (28.07%) Senior IT Engineer
5 16 (28.07%) Senior IT Support
6 14 (24.56%) Analyst
7 13 (22.81%) Service Desk Analyst
8 12 (21.05%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 10 (17.54%) Service Analyst
10 6 (10.53%) Desktop Support
10 6 (10.53%) IT Analyst
11 4 (7.02%) Help Desk Analyst
11 4 (7.02%) Service Desk Support
11 4 (7.02%) Service Desk Support Analyst
12 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (49.12%) MAPI
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 38 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 30 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (49.12%) iPhone
3 28 (49.12%) PDA
4 20 (35.09%) Replication
5 8 (14.04%) Mobile Computing
6 6 (10.53%) Fat Client
6 6 (10.53%) Thin Client
7 2 (3.51%) BYOD
7 2 (3.51%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.75%) Handset
8 1 (1.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (82.46%) Windows 7
3 35 (61.40%) Android
4 34 (59.65%) Windows 10
5 33 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (56.14%) Windows Server
7 28 (49.12%) Linux
7 28 (49.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (49.12%) Windows Vista
7 28 (49.12%) Windows XP
8 25 (43.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (10.53%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) ITIL
2 9 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (14.04%) Logistics
4 7 (12.28%) ITSM
5 6 (10.53%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 5 (8.77%) ITIL V3
6 5 (8.77%) Time Management
7 3 (5.26%) Project Management
8 1 (1.75%) Business Analysis
8 1 (1.75%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.75%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (1.75%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (1.75%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.75%) Process Management
8 1 (1.75%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.75%) Service Management
8 1 (1.75%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) MCP
2 8 (14.04%) A+ Certification
2 8 (14.04%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (5.26%) Degree
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.75%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.54%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (84.21%) Active Directory
2 32 (56.14%) Hyper-V
3 20 (35.09%) NFS
4 16 (28.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (14.04%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (10.53%) vSphere
6 6 (10.53%) XenApp
6 6 (10.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (49.12%) Backup Exec
2 6 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (87.72%) Microsoft
2 35 (61.40%) Apple
3 30 (52.63%) Cisco
4 29 (50.88%) Draytek
5 20 (35.09%) Veeam
6 16 (28.07%) VMware
7 15 (26.32%) Citrix
8 9 (15.79%) Remedy
9 8 (14.04%) Progress
10 6 (10.53%) AppSense
10 6 (10.53%) Dell
10 6 (10.53%) HP
11 5 (8.77%) ServiceNow
12 2 (3.51%) Clearswift
12 2 (3.51%) Nokia
12 2 (3.51%) Proofpoint
13 1 (1.75%) Google
13 1 (1.75%) Mitel
13 1 (1.75%) Red Box
13 1 (1.75%) SonicWALL