The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 78 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 12 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.00% 0.90% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.19% 2.60% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 0
Average salary £25,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £32,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year
-10.76% -22.15%
Operating Systems Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
376 384 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 31.41% 34.53% 34.09%
Number of salaries quoted 325 314 351
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows 8
East of England

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 28 July 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
Colchester -1 3 £21,000 -30.00%
Harlow - 1 £19,000 -
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 21 (70.00%) MS Exchange
4 21 (70.00%) Backup Exec
5 20 (66.67%) DNS
6 18 (60.00%) Symantec
7 17 (56.67%) Windows 7
8 16 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (50.00%) MS Excel
9 15 (50.00%) Firewall
9 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (46.67%) Windows XP
10 14 (46.67%) DHCP
11 13 (43.33%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (40.00%) VPN
12 12 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
13 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2003
13 11 (36.67%) Blackberry
14 10 (33.33%) Windows Vista
14 10 (33.33%) McAfee
15 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
16 7 (23.33%) Norton AntiVirus
16 7 (23.33%) SLA
16 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
16 7 (23.33%) ITIL
16 7 (23.33%) VMware
17 6 (20.00%) Terminal Services
17 6 (20.00%) Incident Management

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 21 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (43.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (66.67%) DNS
2 15 (50.00%) Firewall
3 14 (46.67%) DHCP
4 12 (40.00%) VPN
5 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.33%) NAS
5 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.33%) Intranet
5 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.33%) LAN
5 1 (3.33%) VoIP
5 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
General
1 1 (3.33%) Back Office
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Network Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (13.33%) Field Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) IT Support
7 1 (3.33%) IT Technician
7 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (56.67%) Windows 7
4 16 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (46.67%) Windows XP
7 10 (33.33%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.33%) UNIX
8 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) ITIL
2 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (3.33%) Change Control
3 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (10.00%) MCSA
4 2 (6.67%) MCSE
4 2 (6.67%) MCP
5 1 (3.33%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.00%) Terminal Services
2 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 21 (70.00%) Backup Exec
2 7 (23.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (20.00%) WSUS
4 4 (13.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (60.00%) Symantec
3 10 (33.33%) McAfee
4 7 (23.33%) VMware
5 6 (20.00%) Sophos
6 4 (13.33%) Cisco
7 2 (6.67%) Pegasus
8 1 (3.33%) Citrix
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle
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