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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 100 111 116
Rank change year-on-year +11 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 22 29 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.30% 1.35% 0.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.01% 5.08% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 17 27 14
Median salary £22,500 £36,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.50% +44.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £20,500 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £42,500 £27,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -7.40% -1.81%  

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 548 571 638
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 32.31% 26.57% 31.05%
Number of salaries quoted 408 464 546
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 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 23 March 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 23 March 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 10 £22,500 -36.61%
Peterborough - 7 £17,500 -
Huntingdon +12 5 £27,500 +37.50%
Windows 8
East of England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (89.29%) Windows 7
3 24 (85.71%) Microsoft
4 22 (78.57%) Active Directory
5 16 (57.14%) Windows 10
6 14 (50.00%) MS Office
7 12 (42.86%) ITIL
7 12 (42.86%) MS Excel
7 12 (42.86%) Windows Server
8 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
10 7 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (25.00%) VMware
10 7 (25.00%) Office 365
10 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (21.43%) Service Delivery
11 6 (21.43%) SAN
11 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (21.43%) Linux
12 5 (17.86%) SQL
12 5 (17.86%) HP
12 5 (17.86%) Citrix
12 5 (17.86%) Terminal Services
12 5 (17.86%) Blackberry
12 5 (17.86%) Systems Analysis
12 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
12 5 (17.86%) iPhone
12 5 (17.86%) iPad

Windows 8
Top Related 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 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (50.00%) MS Office
2 12 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) SAN
2 3 (10.71%) Firewall
3 2 (7.14%) DHCP
3 2 (7.14%) DNS
3 2 (7.14%) LAN
3 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.14%) VLAN
3 2 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.57%) DSL
4 1 (3.57%) NAS
4 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Analyst
2 17 (60.71%) Service Analyst
2 17 (60.71%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) IT Technician
4 4 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
7 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Technical Support
7 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support
7 1 (3.57%) IT Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) IT Support
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.86%) Blackberry
2 5 (17.86%) iPad
2 5 (17.86%) iPhone
3 1 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (89.29%) Windows 7
3 16 (57.14%) Windows 10
4 12 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (21.43%) Linux
6 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.57%) Solaris
7 1 (3.57%) Unix
7 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 5 (17.86%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.57%) CRM
5 1 (3.57%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (3.57%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.14%) MCSE
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) MCDST
4 1 (3.57%) MCITP
4 1 (3.57%) MCSA
System Software
1 22 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) Terminal Services
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) vSphere
4 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) VMware
3 5 (17.86%) Citrix
3 5 (17.86%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) Veeam
5 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) Intel Security
5 1 (3.57%) NetApp
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec
5 1 (3.57%) WatchGuard