The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Windows 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 101 100
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 10 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.80% 0.81% 0.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.64% 2.84% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 11
Median salary £22,500 £35,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.61% +31.48%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -5.66% -3.63%  

Windows 8 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 379 423 501
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 30.47% 28.48% 34.22%
Number of salaries quoted 274 335 434
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Cambridge

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (92.86%) Windows 7
2 13 (92.86%) Windows 10
3 8 (57.14%) MS Office
3 8 (57.14%) ITIL
4 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (42.86%) Linux
6 5 (35.71%) SQL
6 5 (35.71%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) VLAN
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (14.29%) LAN
7 2 (14.29%) DHCP
7 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 2 (14.29%) VPN
7 2 (14.29%) DNS
7 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (14.29%) Firewall
8 1 (7.14%) Workflow
8 1 (7.14%) VMware
8 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
8 1 (7.14%) SAN
8 1 (7.14%) NetApp
8 1 (7.14%) Red Hat

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Office
2 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 2 (14.29%) VLAN
1 2 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (7.14%) DSL
2 1 (7.14%) NAS
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) IT Technician
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Support Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) iPad
2 1 (7.14%) iPhone
2 1 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Windows 10
2 13 (92.86%) Windows 7
3 6 (42.86%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Solaris
5 1 (7.14%) Unix
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Intel Security
2 1 (7.14%) NetApp
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) Symantec
2 1 (7.14%) Veeam
2 1 (7.14%) VMware