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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 73 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 30 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.12% 0.64% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.62% 2.72% -
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 0
Average salary £30,000 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -6.15%
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
312 257 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 22.08% 23.66% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 221 216 205
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Harlow - 6 £25,000 -
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £45,000 -
Colchester - 4 £40,000 -
Chelmsford - 2 £20,000 - 1
Billericay - 1 £30,000 -
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (85.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 38 (80.85%) Firewall
4 36 (76.60%) MS Exchange
5 31 (65.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 31 (65.96%) Microsoft
6 30 (63.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (57.45%) VPN
8 26 (55.32%) Windows 7
8 26 (55.32%) Windows XP
8 26 (55.32%) Symantec
8 26 (55.32%) Active Directory
9 24 (51.06%) Blackberry
9 24 (51.06%) Exchange Server 2003
9 24 (51.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (51.06%) DHCP
9 24 (51.06%) DNS
10 21 (44.68%) Backup Exec
11 19 (40.43%) Exchange Server 2007
11 19 (40.43%) MS Excel
12 15 (31.91%) Cisco
12 15 (31.91%) VMware
13 13 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (25.53%) Hyper-V
15 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (21.28%) HP
16 8 (17.02%) MS Office
16 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
16 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
16 8 (17.02%) MCP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 36 (76.60%) MS Exchange
2 31 (65.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (51.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 19 (40.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (10.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (40.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.02%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.51%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (80.85%) Firewall
2 27 (57.45%) VPN
3 24 (51.06%) DNS
3 24 (51.06%) DHCP
4 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
5 6 (12.77%) Broadband
6 5 (10.64%) VLAN
6 5 (10.64%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (10.64%) Junos
7 4 (8.51%) VoIP
8 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.13%) NAS
8 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
General
1 5 (10.64%) Advertising
2 3 (6.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Network Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) Support Analyst
2 11 (23.40%) Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (10.64%) Technical Support
4 5 (10.64%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 4 (8.51%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.51%) Technical Support Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Support Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.26%) IT Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Support Technician
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) LAMP
2 2 (4.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (51.06%) Blackberry
2 5 (10.64%) Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.13%) iPhone
3 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (85.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 30 (63.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (55.32%) Windows 7
4 26 (55.32%) Windows XP
5 24 (51.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (12.77%) Linux
7 3 (6.38%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.89%) Project Management
2 6 (12.77%) Migration
3 5 (10.64%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (10.64%) ITIL
3 5 (10.64%) ERP
4 4 (8.51%) Network Design
5 3 (6.38%) Pay per click
6 1 (2.13%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.13%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.13%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.13%) Logistics
6 1 (2.13%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.13%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.64%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) VBScript
3 1 (2.13%) VB
3 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (17.02%) MCP
3 6 (12.77%) MCSE
3 6 (12.77%) CCNA
3 6 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (10.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (10.64%) CCNP
5 3 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.13%) MOS
6 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (55.32%) Active Directory
2 13 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (25.53%) Hyper-V
4 5 (10.64%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.26%) XenApp
6 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 21 (44.68%) Backup Exec
2 6 (12.77%) WSUS
3 2 (4.26%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 31 (65.96%) Microsoft
2 26 (55.32%) Symantec
3 15 (31.91%) VMware
3 15 (31.91%) Cisco
4 10 (21.28%) HP
5 7 (14.89%) Citrix
6 5 (10.64%) Juniper
6 5 (10.64%) Dell
6 5 (10.64%) NETGEAR
6 5 (10.64%) Brocade
6 5 (10.64%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.38%) SonicWALL
7 3 (6.38%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (6.38%) Sage
8 2 (4.26%) Avaya
8 2 (4.26%) Capita
9 1 (2.13%) McAfee
9 1 (2.13%) Kaspersky
9 1 (2.13%) Veeam
9 1 (2.13%) Oracle
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Posted: 2 days ago
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