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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 86 70 71
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 16 34 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.33% 2.65% 1.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.43% 10.43% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 12 25 8
Average salary £26,500 £30,000 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.66% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £24,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £43,000 £36,950
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.50%
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
249 326 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 20.70% 25.41% 29.94%
Number of salaries quoted 166 240 261
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,850 £55,000
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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 +4 4 - -
Colchester -19 4 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Chelmsford +4 1 £28,000 +40.00%
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 23 (79.31%) Microsoft
3 21 (72.41%) Windows 7
4 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
5 14 (48.28%) MS Office
6 13 (44.83%) Apple
7 12 (41.38%) MS Exchange
7 12 (41.38%) Blackberry
7 12 (41.38%) VMware
7 12 (41.38%) Android
8 11 (37.93%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
10 9 (31.03%) Citrix
11 8 (27.59%) Cisco
11 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
11 8 (27.59%) Firewall
11 8 (27.59%) Hyper-V
11 8 (27.59%) Office 365
11 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (24.14%) Windows 10
12 7 (24.14%) XenApp
12 7 (24.14%) iPhone
12 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (24.14%) ITSM
12 7 (24.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (24.14%) AppSense
12 7 (24.14%) DNS

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 12 (41.38%) MS Exchange
2 11 (37.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (24.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (48.28%) MS Office
2 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Office 365
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) Firewall
1 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
2 7 (24.14%) DHCP
2 7 (24.14%) DNS
3 5 (17.24%) Wireless
4 4 (13.79%) DMZ
4 4 (13.79%) IMAP
4 4 (13.79%) SMTP
4 4 (13.79%) VLAN
4 4 (13.79%) VPN
5 2 (6.90%) NAS
5 2 (6.90%) SAN
6 1 (3.45%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Support Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) IT Support
3 8 (27.59%) Analyst
4 7 (24.14%) Desktop Support
4 7 (24.14%) IT Engineer
4 7 (24.14%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) ICT Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) IT Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Systems Support
6 4 (13.79%) Systems Support Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Service Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Technical Support
7 3 (10.34%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Blackberry
2 7 (24.14%) iPhone
3 6 (20.69%) Fat Client
3 6 (20.69%) Mobile Computing
3 6 (20.69%) Thin Client
4 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (13.79%) PDA
5 3 (10.34%) iPad
6 2 (6.90%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (72.41%) Windows 7
3 12 (41.38%) Android
4 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (24.14%) Windows 10
5 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
7 4 (13.79%) Linux
7 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (13.79%) Windows Vista
7 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
8 3 (10.34%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) ITIL
1 7 (24.14%) ITSM
2 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.90%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL V3
3 2 (6.90%) Time Management
4 1 (3.45%) Change Management
4 1 (3.45%) CRM
4 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.45%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
1 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
1 3 (10.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) MCP
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) MCSA
3 1 (3.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
2 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (27.59%) Hyper-V
4 7 (24.14%) XenApp
5 6 (20.69%) vSphere
5 6 (20.69%) XenDesktop
6 2 (6.90%) NFS
6 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Backup Exec
1 4 (13.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) Microsoft
2 13 (44.83%) Apple
3 12 (41.38%) VMware
4 9 (31.03%) Citrix
5 8 (27.59%) Cisco
6 7 (24.14%) AppSense
7 6 (20.69%) Dell
7 6 (20.69%) HP
8 4 (13.79%) Draytek
9 2 (6.90%) Adobe
9 2 (6.90%) Veeam
10 1 (3.45%) Progress
10 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow
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