The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 91 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 18 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.27% 0.92% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.00% 3.02% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 0
Average salary £21,500 £27,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.37% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 -
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -
Operating Systems Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
450 298 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 31.82% 30.63% 28.40%
Number of salaries quoted 373 251 330
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford - 7 £18,500 -
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (80.77%) DNS
4 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
5 19 (73.08%) Active Directory
5 19 (73.08%) Backup Exec
6 18 (69.23%) MS Exchange
7 15 (57.69%) DHCP
7 15 (57.69%) Symantec
8 14 (53.85%) Windows 7
9 13 (50.00%) Windows XP
10 12 (46.15%) VPN
10 12 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (38.46%) McAfee
12 9 (34.62%) Blackberry
12 9 (34.62%) ITIL
12 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
12 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
12 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2003
12 9 (34.62%) WSUS
12 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (34.62%) Firewall
13 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (23.08%) Terminal Services
14 6 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (23.08%) Norton AntiVirus
14 6 (23.08%) Sophos
14 6 (23.08%) SLA

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 18 (69.23%) MS Exchange
2 12 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
4 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) SaaS
1 3 (11.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (80.77%) DNS
2 15 (57.69%) DHCP
3 12 (46.15%) VPN
4 9 (34.62%) Firewall
5 3 (11.54%) SAN
5 3 (11.54%) LAN
5 3 (11.54%) WAN
5 3 (11.54%) IP Telephony
5 3 (11.54%) NAS
6 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Network Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Support Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Field Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) IT Support
7 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (3.85%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Blackberry
2 3 (11.54%) Thin Client
2 3 (11.54%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (53.85%) Windows 7
4 13 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (23.08%) Windows Vista
7 3 (11.54%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (11.54%) Android
7 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.69%) MCDST
3 2 (7.69%) MCITP
3 2 (7.69%) MCSE
3 2 (7.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (73.08%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) Terminal Services
3 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 3 (11.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (73.08%) Backup Exec
2 9 (34.62%) WSUS
3 6 (23.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 15 (57.69%) Symantec
3 10 (38.46%) McAfee
4 6 (23.08%) Sophos
5 4 (15.38%) VMware
6 3 (11.54%) Avaya
6 3 (11.54%) Motorola
6 3 (11.54%) Apple
6 3 (11.54%) Citrix
Brentwood, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
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