The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 122 122
Rank change year-on-year -10 0  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 6 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.31% 0.27% 0.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.16% 0.87% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 13
Median salary £27,500 £23,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.56% -4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,650 £19,250 £19,350
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £28,750 £33,750
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £26,750
% change year-on-year -5.66% -0.93%  

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 517 574 611
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 26.98% 30.55% 28.39%
Number of salaries quoted 861 986 1229
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Cambridgeshire

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Cambridgeshire

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows 8 in Cambridgeshire

Windows 8
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -8 3 £26,500 +29.26%
Huntingdon +6 2 £27,500 +19.56%
Peterborough - 1 £50,000 -
Windows 8
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 23 (85.19%) Windows 7
4 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
5 17 (62.96%) Windows 10
6 14 (51.85%) Windows Server
7 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
8 9 (33.33%) ITIL
8 9 (33.33%) Office 365
9 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (22.22%) SQL
9 6 (22.22%) HP
9 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (22.22%) SAN
9 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
9 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
9 6 (22.22%) Terminal Services
9 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
10 5 (18.52%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (18.52%) Citrix
10 5 (18.52%) Linux
10 5 (18.52%) VMware
10 5 (18.52%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (14.81%) iPad
11 4 (14.81%) Firewall
11 4 (14.81%) iPhone
11 4 (14.81%) Blackberry

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (18.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) assyst
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (3.70%) IaaS
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) SAN
2 4 (14.81%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Analyst
2 14 (51.85%) Service Analyst
2 14 (51.85%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Audio Visual Technician
4 5 (18.52%) IT Technician
5 3 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Field Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Field Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) IT Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) IT Support
5 3 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Solutions Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Blackberry
2 4 (14.81%) iPad
2 4 (14.81%) iPhone
3 3 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (85.19%) Windows 7
3 17 (62.96%) Windows 10
4 14 (51.85%) Windows Server
5 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (18.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 5 (18.52%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) High Availability
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
5 1 (3.70%) Compliance Management
5 1 (3.70%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (18.52%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
System Software
1 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
2 6 (22.22%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) HP
3 5 (18.52%) Citrix
3 5 (18.52%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.70%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.70%) Veeam
4 1 (3.70%) WatchGuard