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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 81 81 82
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 15 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.27% 1.01% 0.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.88% 3.35% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 9
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £19,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £28,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £28,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -17.85%
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
255 358 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.56% 30.26% 33.78%
Number of salaries quoted 159 308 311
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,600 £60,000 £55,000
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 August 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
Harlow +2 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 £20,000 -
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (67.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (64.71%) MS Exchange
3 22 (64.71%) Active Directory
4 21 (61.76%) Windows XP
4 21 (61.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (55.88%) DNS
5 19 (55.88%) Microsoft
6 18 (52.94%) Blackberry
7 17 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (50.00%) Firewall
8 15 (44.12%) VPN
8 15 (44.12%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (44.12%) Exchange Server 2007
9 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (41.18%) VMware
9 14 (41.18%) DHCP
10 13 (38.24%) MS Excel
10 13 (38.24%) Office 365
11 12 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 12 (35.29%) Windows 7
11 12 (35.29%) Backup Exec
11 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
12 10 (29.41%) SQL
12 10 (29.41%) Hyper-V
13 9 (26.47%) Linux
14 8 (23.53%) ITIL
15 7 (20.59%) MySQL
15 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
15 7 (20.59%) MCSA

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 22 (64.71%) MS Exchange
2 15 (44.12%) Exchange Server 2003
2 15 (44.12%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
5 3 (8.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (5.88%) IIS
6 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (38.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.76%) MS Office
3 2 (5.88%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 13 (38.24%) Office 365
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.82%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 19 (55.88%) DNS
2 17 (50.00%) Firewall
3 15 (44.12%) VPN
4 14 (41.18%) DHCP
5 7 (20.59%) VoIP
5 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
6 5 (14.71%) SAN
6 5 (14.71%) SNMP
7 2 (5.88%) Ethernet
7 2 (5.88%) Internet
7 2 (5.88%) iSCSI
7 2 (5.88%) NAS
7 2 (5.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.59%) MySQL
3 2 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (14.71%) Games
2 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Network Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Field Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support
3 3 (8.82%) Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Systems Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Support Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) ICT Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Junior
5 1 (2.94%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Web Services
2 2 (5.88%) XML
2 2 (5.88%) Ajax
2 2 (5.88%) JSON
2 2 (5.88%) jQuery
2 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (5.88%) HTML
2 2 (5.88%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (52.94%) Blackberry
2 5 (14.71%) Replication
3 2 (5.88%) Life Science
3 2 (5.88%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.88%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.94%) iPhone
4 1 (2.94%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (67.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (61.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (61.76%) Windows XP
4 17 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (35.29%) Windows 7
6 9 (26.47%) Linux
7 6 (17.65%) Android
8 5 (14.71%) Mac OS X
8 5 (14.71%) Ubuntu
9 4 (11.76%) UNIX
10 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
10 3 (8.82%) Windows Vista
11 2 (5.88%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
2 5 (14.71%) Project Management
2 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
3 2 (5.88%) Software Deployment
3 2 (5.88%) ITSM
3 2 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.94%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
2 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) MCSA
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.71%) MCSE
3 2 (5.88%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (29.41%) Hyper-V
4 5 (14.71%) VMware ESX
4 5 (14.71%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.88%) XenApp
6 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (35.29%) Backup Exec
2 5 (14.71%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Microsoft
2 14 (41.18%) VMware
3 7 (20.59%) Citrix
3 7 (20.59%) Symantec
4 6 (17.65%) Cisco
5 5 (14.71%) WatchGuard
5 5 (14.71%) Sophos
5 5 (14.71%) Apple
6 4 (11.76%) Oracle
7 3 (8.82%) Google
8 2 (5.88%) Trapeze
8 2 (5.88%) SAP
8 2 (5.88%) HP
8 2 (5.88%) Dell
Colchester, Essex
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