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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 80 91 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 17 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.32% 0.52% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.02% 1.81% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 0
Average salary £28,000 £26,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -1.58%
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
242 331 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 18.76% 28.44% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 173 284 269
Average salary £39,450 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.20% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
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 24 October 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 24 October 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
(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
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £41,250 -
Chelmsford - 1 £22,500 -
Harlow - 1 £40,000 -
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (75.86%) MS Exchange
2 22 (75.86%) Firewall
3 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
4 20 (68.97%) Active Directory
4 20 (68.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (62.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (62.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (58.62%) Windows XP
6 17 (58.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (58.62%) Symantec
7 16 (55.17%) MS Excel
8 15 (51.72%) DHCP
8 15 (51.72%) VPN
8 15 (51.72%) DNS
9 14 (48.28%) Blackberry
9 14 (48.28%) Backup Exec
9 14 (48.28%) Exchange Server 2003
9 14 (48.28%) Windows 7
10 13 (44.83%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (31.03%) Cisco
12 8 (27.59%) MS Office
13 6 (20.69%) VMware
13 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (20.69%) Windows Vista
14 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (17.24%) Citrix
14 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
14 5 (17.24%) MCSE
15 4 (13.79%) MCP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 22 (75.86%) MS Exchange
2 18 (62.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (48.28%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (44.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (55.17%) MS Excel
2 8 (27.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (75.86%) Firewall
2 15 (51.72%) DHCP
2 15 (51.72%) VPN
2 15 (51.72%) DNS
3 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.34%) Broadband
5 2 (6.90%) Junos
5 2 (6.90%) VLAN
5 2 (6.90%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.45%) NAS
6 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
6 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.45%) LAN
6 1 (3.45%) VoIP
6 1 (3.45%) WAN
6 1 (3.45%) SAN
6 1 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
General
1 2 (6.90%) Advertising
2 1 (3.45%) Back Office
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Network Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Support Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Support Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Support
4 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Support Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) IT Support
4 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) IT Technician
5 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Technician
5 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.90%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.45%) iPhone
3 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (68.97%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (62.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (58.62%) Windows XP
4 17 (58.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (48.28%) Windows 7
6 6 (20.69%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.45%) Linux
7 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.34%) Migration
1 3 (10.34%) ITIL
2 2 (6.90%) Project Management
2 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
3 1 (3.45%) Change Control
3 1 (3.45%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) VBScript
3 1 (3.45%) VB
3 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (17.24%) MCSE
3 4 (13.79%) MCP
4 3 (10.34%) MCSA
4 3 (10.34%) CCNA
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.90%) CCNP
5 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (68.97%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.90%) XenApp
4 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (48.28%) Backup Exec
2 3 (10.34%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 17 (58.62%) Symantec
3 9 (31.03%) Cisco
4 6 (20.69%) VMware
5 5 (17.24%) Citrix
6 2 (6.90%) Avaya
6 2 (6.90%) Juniper
6 2 (6.90%) Pegasus
6 2 (6.90%) HP
6 2 (6.90%) Dell
6 2 (6.90%) Capita
6 2 (6.90%) NETGEAR
7 1 (3.45%) Veeam
7 1 (3.45%) McAfee
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle