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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 106 113
Rank change year-on-year -13 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 3 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.22% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.71% 0.48% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Median salary £26,500 £20,500 £22,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.26% -7.86%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £20,500 £20,850
10% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £20,500 £23,650
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 424 416 435
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 30.57% 35.22% 30.63%
Number of salaries quoted 345 362 359
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,500 £25,860
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 27 June 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 13 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 10 (76.92%) Windows 7
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (38.46%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Driving Licence
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) High Availability
4 3 (23.08%) Office 365

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 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Audio Visual Technician
1 5 (38.46%) IT Technician
1 5 (38.46%) Service Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Field Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Field Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 10 (76.92%) Windows 7
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
1 5 (38.46%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft