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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 79 70 88
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 16 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.28% 1.55% 0.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.95% 5.92% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 5
Average salary £26,000 £26,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.88% -11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £20,800 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
269 287 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.50% 26.21% 32.97%
Number of salaries quoted 190 233 311
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
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 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
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 3 September 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
Brentwood - 5 £26,000 -
Colchester +5 3 £21,500 +13.15%
Harlow -4 1 - -
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 20 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (54.29%) Active Directory
3 19 (54.29%) Blackberry
3 19 (54.29%) Windows XP
4 18 (51.43%) MS Exchange
4 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (48.57%) DNS
6 15 (42.86%) VMware
6 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (40.00%) DHCP
8 13 (37.14%) VPN
8 13 (37.14%) Firewall
8 13 (37.14%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (37.14%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (37.14%) Office 365
9 12 (34.29%) Windows 7
9 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
10 10 (28.57%) Apple
10 10 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (25.71%) Android
11 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
11 9 (25.71%) ITIL
12 8 (22.86%) MS Office
12 8 (22.86%) Backup Exec
13 7 (20.00%) SQL
13 7 (20.00%) Linux
14 6 (17.14%) SharePoint

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 (51.43%) MS Exchange
2 13 (37.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 13 (37.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
5 3 (8.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (5.71%) IIS
6 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (22.86%) MS Office
3 2 (5.71%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 13 (37.14%) Office 365
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.57%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (48.57%) DNS
2 14 (40.00%) DHCP
3 13 (37.14%) VPN
3 13 (37.14%) Firewall
4 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 5 (14.29%) VoIP
5 3 (8.57%) SNMP
5 3 (8.57%) SAN
6 2 (5.71%) Internet
6 2 (5.71%) Ethernet
6 2 (5.71%) iSCSI
6 2 (5.71%) NAS
6 2 (5.71%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.86%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) MySQL
3 2 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Games
3 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Analyst
1 6 (17.14%) Desktop Support
1 6 (17.14%) Support Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Service Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) Field Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Systems Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Applications Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Support Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support Specialist
5 1 (2.86%) ICT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Web Services
2 2 (5.71%) XML
2 2 (5.71%) Ajax
2 2 (5.71%) JSON
2 2 (5.71%) jQuery
2 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (5.71%) HTML
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.71%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (54.29%) Blackberry
2 5 (14.29%) Replication
2 5 (14.29%) Mobile Computing
2 5 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 5 (14.29%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.71%) iPhone
3 2 (5.71%) iPad
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (54.29%) Windows XP
4 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (34.29%) Windows 7
7 9 (25.71%) Android
8 7 (20.00%) Linux
9 4 (11.43%) UNIX
10 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
10 3 (8.57%) Mac OS X
10 3 (8.57%) Ubuntu
11 2 (5.71%) Windows Vista
11 2 (5.71%) SUSE
11 2 (5.71%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) ITSM
3 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
3 3 (8.57%) Project Management
3 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (5.71%) Software Deployment
4 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
4 2 (5.71%) Migration
5 1 (2.86%) Time Management
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.86%) Service Management
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.86%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
2 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.29%) MCSA
3 3 (8.57%) MCSE
4 2 (5.71%) MOS
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (54.29%) Active Directory
2 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
4 4 (11.43%) XenApp
5 3 (8.57%) VMware ESX
5 3 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) Backup Exec
2 3 (8.57%) Nagios
3 2 (5.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 15 (42.86%) VMware
3 10 (28.57%) Apple
4 6 (17.14%) Citrix
5 5 (14.29%) HP
5 5 (14.29%) Dell
5 5 (14.29%) Symantec
6 4 (11.43%) Cisco
6 4 (11.43%) Oracle
7 3 (8.57%) Sophos
7 3 (8.57%) AppSense
7 3 (8.57%) Google
7 3 (8.57%) WatchGuard
8 2 (5.71%) Trapeze
8 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow
8 2 (5.71%) SAP
8 2 (5.71%) Adobe
Essex
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