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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 80 94 67
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -27
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 10 13 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.10% 1.01% 2.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.74% 4.96% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 22
Median salary £33,000 £28,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £24,250 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,700 £32,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -

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
211 262 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 23.31% 20.42% 23.72%
Number of salaries quoted 160 186 206
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £23,350 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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
Halstead - 5 £33,000 -
Thurrock - 2 £22,500 -
Brentwood +11 1 £51,500 -
Harlow - 1 £21,000 -
Basildon - 1 £29,500 -
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
4 16 (59.26%) ITIL
5 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
6 13 (48.15%) TCP/IP
6 13 (48.15%) DNS
6 13 (48.15%) Windows 7
7 12 (44.44%) Citrix
8 11 (40.74%) Cisco
8 11 (40.74%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (40.74%) SCCM
8 11 (40.74%) Office 365
8 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
9 10 (37.04%) Windows 10
9 10 (37.04%) MS Office
10 9 (33.33%) Blackberry
10 9 (33.33%) Service Management
10 9 (33.33%) ITSM
10 9 (33.33%) Finance
10 9 (33.33%) Mobile Computing
11 8 (29.63%) Problem Management
11 8 (29.63%) Degree
11 8 (29.63%) Proofpoint
11 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (29.63%) Process Management
11 8 (29.63%) Clearswift
11 8 (29.63%) Nokia
11 8 (29.63%) SQL
11 8 (29.63%) DHCP

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 18 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
4 6 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (40.74%) Office 365
2 6 (22.22%) iTunes
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) DNS
1 13 (48.15%) TCP/IP
2 8 (29.63%) DHCP
2 8 (29.63%) VPN
3 6 (22.22%) Firewall
3 6 (22.22%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (22.22%) SAN
4 5 (18.52%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (18.52%) SNMP
4 5 (18.52%) VoIP
5 1 (3.70%) Internet
5 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.70%) NAS
5 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) MySQL
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Manufacturing
2 5 (18.52%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) IT Support
2 5 (18.52%) Business Manager
2 5 (18.52%) IT Manager
2 5 (18.52%) IT Support Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Support Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Deskside Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Deskside Support
4 2 (7.41%) Deskside Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 2 (7.41%) Help Desk Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (7.41%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) EDI
1 5 (18.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 9 (33.33%) Mobile Computing
2 6 (22.22%) Smartphone
3 3 (11.11%) BYOD
4 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.70%) Replication
5 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows 7
3 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
4 10 (37.04%) Windows 10
5 7 (25.93%) Mac OS X
6 6 (22.22%) Windows Phone
6 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (18.52%) Linux
7 5 (18.52%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.70%) Android
8 1 (3.70%) Mac OS
8 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) ITIL
2 9 (33.33%) ITSM
2 9 (33.33%) Service Management
3 8 (29.63%) Problem Management
3 8 (29.63%) Process Management
4 6 (22.22%) People Management
5 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (18.52%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (18.52%) Operations Management
6 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 2 (7.41%) Time Management
8 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.70%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.70%) Network Management
8 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (3.70%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
2 5 (18.52%) VB
3 2 (7.41%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) MCP
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (22.22%) XenApp
4 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
4 5 (18.52%) VMware ESX
4 5 (18.52%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (7.41%) vSphere
6 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) SCCM
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (18.52%) Backup Exec
3 5 (18.52%) Nagios
3 5 (18.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 12 (44.44%) Citrix
3 11 (40.74%) Cisco
4 8 (29.63%) Apple
4 8 (29.63%) Clearswift
4 8 (29.63%) Nokia
4 8 (29.63%) Proofpoint
5 7 (25.93%) VMware
6 5 (18.52%) Sophos
6 5 (18.52%) WatchGuard
7 2 (7.41%) Sage
8 1 (3.70%) AppSense
8 1 (3.70%) Dell
8 1 (3.70%) HP
8 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
8 1 (3.70%) Veeam