Period
to 18 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 6 months to 18 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 220 149 232
Rank change year-on-year -71 +83 -18
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 22 3 28
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.38% 0.13% 0.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.72% 0.50% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 27
10th Percentile £20,250 £42,000 £24,100
25th Percentile £25,688 £43,125 £25,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £27,500 £45,000 £28,000
Median % change year-on-year -38.89% +60.71% -6.67%
75th Percentile £31,938 £48,750 £36,500
90th Percentile £36,750 £51,000 £42,500
England median annual salary £28,500 £30,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +7.14% -6.67%

Windows 8 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,278 606 1,557
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 22.04% 25.66% 25.37%
Number of salaries quoted 697 477 1,122
10th Percentile £21,750 £25,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £26,500 £32,500 £29,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
75th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £73,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in the East of England

Windows 8
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows 8 in the East of England.

Salary trend for Windows 8 in the East of England

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows 8 in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Windows 8 in the East of England

Windows 8
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the East of England region over the 6 months to 18 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - 11 £23,500 -
Hertfordshire -72 5 £34,750 -20.57% 1
Norfolk - 5 £27,500 - 2
Essex - 1 £35,000 - 1
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (95.45%) Windows 10
3 17 (77.27%) Windows Server
3 17 (77.27%) Windows 7
4 15 (68.18%) Microsoft Office
5 14 (63.64%) Social Skills
6 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
7 11 (50.00%) MS Exchange
8 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
8 10 (45.45%) VMware
8 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
10 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
10 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (27.27%) Microsoft 365
12 6 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (27.27%) Time Management
13 5 (22.73%) SLA
13 5 (22.73%) Cisco
13 5 (22.73%) LAN
13 5 (22.73%) WAN
13 5 (22.73%) Mathematics
13 5 (22.73%) SolarWinds
13 5 (22.73%) SolarWinds Orion
13 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
13 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
13 5 (22.73%) Tech Ops

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 11 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft 365
2 3 (13.64%) Azure
3 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 5 (22.73%) LAN
2 5 (22.73%) WAN
3 4 (18.18%) Firewall
4 3 (13.64%) Wireless
5 1 (4.55%) BGP
5 1 (4.55%) SSL
5 1 (4.55%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MSI
General
1 14 (63.64%) Social Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Public Sector
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (18.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) IT Support
4 3 (13.64%) IT Support Technician
4 3 (13.64%) IT Technician
4 3 (13.64%) Support Technician
5 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Driving Licence
1 3 (13.64%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (95.45%) Windows 10
3 17 (77.27%) Windows 7
3 17 (77.27%) Windows Server
4 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (13.64%) Android
6 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
1 6 (27.27%) Time Management
2 5 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
2 5 (22.73%) Mathematics
2 5 (22.73%) Security Patching
2 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
2 5 (22.73%) Tech Ops
3 4 (18.18%) Inventory Management
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) Line Management
5 1 (4.55%) Critical Thinking
5 1 (4.55%) OO
5 1 (4.55%) OOP
5 1 (4.55%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) MCITP
3 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) A+ Certification
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) CCNP
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.55%) MCSA
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
3 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (22.73%) vSphere
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) SolarWinds Orion
1 5 (22.73%) vCenter Server
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) VMware
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco
3 5 (22.73%) SolarWinds
4 3 (13.64%) Apple
4 3 (13.64%) Commvault
4 3 (13.64%) Veeam
4 3 (13.64%) Veritas
5 1 (4.55%) BMC
5 1 (4.55%) Dell
5 1 (4.55%) Intel
5 1 (4.55%) Snow