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

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 69 56 54
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 5 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.84% 1.17% 1.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.33% 4.51% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 8
Average salary £35,000 £29,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.64% -23.87%
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 Suffolk region.

Operating Systems Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
215 133 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 36.01% 25.93% 33.72%
Number of salaries quoted 200 117 128
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £17,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,250
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
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 12 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
Ipswich -12 4 £35,000 +40.00%
Bury St Edmunds +2 1 £30,000 -45.45%
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Objective-C
2 4 (57.14%) Apple
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Mobile
2 4 (57.14%) Web Development
2 4 (57.14%) HTML5
2 4 (57.14%) iPad
2 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
2 4 (57.14%) PhoneGap
2 4 (57.14%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 4 (57.14%) Android
2 4 (57.14%) iPhone
2 4 (57.14%) Xamarin
2 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
2 4 (57.14%) iOS Development
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Office 365
4 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) SAN

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Appcelerator Titanium
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Applications Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) iOS Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Mobile Applications Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Mobile Developer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) HTML5
1 4 (57.14%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) iPad
1 4 (57.14%) iPhone
1 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Android
2 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) iOS Development
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
1 4 (57.14%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) Objective-C
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Apple
1 4 (57.14%) Xamarin
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Sage