The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 50 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 9 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.19% 0.18% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.81% 0.96% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 0
Average salary £55,000 £72,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.13% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
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 Suffolk region.

Operating Systems Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
155 104 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 37.71% 18.87% 18.21%
Number of salaries quoted 137 101 111
Average salary £37,000 £32,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.97% -6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Suffolk region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Suffolk

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Windows 8
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Bury St Edmunds - 7 £55,000 -
Ipswich +2 1 £22,000 -69.65%
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) SharePoint
4 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 8 (66.67%) CRM
4 8 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (50.00%) C#
5 6 (50.00%) .NET
5 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
6 5 (41.67%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (41.67%) MVVM
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
7 3 (25.00%) MVC
7 3 (25.00%) XAML
7 3 (25.00%) Migration
7 3 (25.00%) WCF
7 3 (25.00%) WPF
7 3 (25.00%) Silverlight
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (25.00%) XML
7 3 (25.00%) MS Office
8 2 (16.67%) MCP
8 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 2 (16.67%) Internet
8 2 (16.67%) SQL
8 2 (16.67%) Windows XP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 9 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (41.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (8.33%) SilverStripe
3 1 (8.33%) Joomla!
3 1 (8.33%) CMS
3 1 (8.33%) WordPress
3 1 (8.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Support
4 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (25.00%) WCF
3 3 (25.00%) WPF
3 3 (25.00%) Silverlight
3 3 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) Laravel
4 1 (8.33%) LAMP
4 1 (8.33%) Symfony
4 1 (8.33%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (8.33%) CakePHP
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) CRM
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) MVVM
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (8.33%) OO PHP
5 1 (8.33%) Content Management
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) RUP
5 1 (8.33%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) XAML
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCP
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Zend
2 1 (8.33%) Apple
2 1 (8.33%) SAP