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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 56 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 7 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.41% 1.87% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.26% 5.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 0
Average salary £31,500 £38,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.70% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
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
133 153 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 26.71% 35.83% 27.57%
Number of salaries quoted 119 131 137
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £23,500 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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
Ipswich -3 4 £25,000 +6.38% 1
Bury St Edmunds 0 2 £55,000 +37.50%
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (50.00%) CRM
4 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (50.00%) DHCP
4 4 (50.00%) C#
4 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) MVC
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) MVVM
5 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (37.50%) SaaS
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) UNIX
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix
6 2 (25.00%) Windows XP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (12.50%) JBoss
4 1 (12.50%) Apache
4 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) SaaS
2 2 (25.00%) IaaS
2 2 (25.00%) PaaS
2 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DHCP
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) NAS
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) IPv4
4 1 (12.50%) IPv6
4 1 (12.50%) ADSL
4 1 (12.50%) ISDN
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) SNMP
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) MS Access
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Software Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8 Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Reactive Extensions
2 1 (12.50%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) UNIX
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) CRM
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) MVVM
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) NETGEAR
4 1 (12.50%) WatchGuard
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat