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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England / East of England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 185 224
Rank change year-on-year -16 +39  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 54 69 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.87% 1.01% 0.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.41% 4.16% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 49 62 43
Median salary £26,500 £26,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £20,450 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £32,750 £37,500
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 the East of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1583 1658 2141
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 25.55% 24.36% 25.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1291 1411 1652
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

Windows 8
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in the East of England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 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
Hertfordshire -11 32 £25,000 -5.66% 1
Essex -17 11 £36,000 +35.84%
Cambridgeshire -13 5 £27,500 +19.56%
Suffolk +7 4 - - 1
Bedfordshire +22 2 £21,500 -9.47%
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 East of England region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 115 (100.00%) Windows
2 97 (84.35%) Active Directory
3 93 (80.87%) Windows 7
4 55 (47.83%) Windows 10
5 54 (46.96%) Microsoft
6 39 (33.91%) Windows Server
7 35 (30.43%) Microsoft Office
8 33 (28.70%) SLA
9 32 (27.83%) Office 365
10 31 (26.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 27 (23.48%) ITIL
12 25 (21.74%) Citrix
13 24 (20.87%) DNS
13 24 (20.87%) Windows Server 2012
14 23 (20.00%) Cisco
15 22 (19.13%) Firewall
16 21 (18.26%) MS Exchange
17 19 (16.52%) DHCP
17 19 (16.52%) Microsoft Certification
18 16 (13.91%) VMware
19 15 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
20 14 (12.17%) TCP/IP
20 14 (12.17%) Telecoms
21 13 (11.30%) LAN
21 13 (11.30%) SQL
21 13 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
22 12 (10.43%) Degree
22 12 (10.43%) VPN
22 12 (10.43%) HP
23 11 (9.57%) SAN

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 21 (18.26%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (2.61%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.87%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 35 (30.43%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (6.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (6.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.87%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 32 (27.83%) Office 365
2 5 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.87%) IaaS
3 1 (0.87%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (20.87%) DNS
2 22 (19.13%) Firewall
3 19 (16.52%) DHCP
4 14 (12.17%) TCP/IP
5 13 (11.30%) LAN
6 12 (10.43%) VPN
7 11 (9.57%) SAN
8 10 (8.70%) WAN
8 10 (8.70%) Wireless
9 5 (4.35%) Frame Relay
9 5 (4.35%) HTTP
9 5 (4.35%) HTTPS
9 5 (4.35%) IMAP
9 5 (4.35%) Internet
9 5 (4.35%) SMTP
9 5 (4.35%) VLAN
10 4 (3.48%) iSCSI
10 4 (3.48%) NAS
11 3 (2.61%) VoIP
12 1 (0.87%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.74%) MSI
2 1 (0.87%) Ant
2 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (12.17%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.09%) Finance
3 2 (1.74%) Legal
3 2 (1.74%) Local Government
4 1 (0.87%) Advertising
4 1 (0.87%) Back Office
4 1 (0.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (32.17%) Analyst
2 33 (28.70%) Desktop Support
3 29 (25.22%) Support Engineer
4 22 (19.13%) Service Analyst
5 21 (18.26%) Desktop Technician
6 20 (17.39%) Desktop Support Technician
6 20 (17.39%) Support Technician
7 18 (15.65%) IT Support
7 18 (15.65%) Service Desk Analyst
8 17 (14.78%) Support Analyst
9 13 (11.30%) IT Engineer
9 13 (11.30%) IT Support Engineer
10 8 (6.96%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (6.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 8 (6.96%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (6.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (6.96%) Desktop Engineer
10 8 (6.96%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 8 (6.96%) Server Support
11 7 (6.09%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.61%) Android SDK
1 3 (2.61%) iOS SDK
2 2 (1.74%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.70%) Driving Licence
3 9 (7.83%) Blackberry
4 7 (6.09%) iPhone
5 6 (5.22%) Replication
6 5 (4.35%) Clustering
6 5 (4.35%) iPad
7 4 (3.48%) Fat Client
7 4 (3.48%) Thin Client
7 4 (3.48%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (2.61%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.61%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.74%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.87%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 115 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (80.87%) Windows 7
3 55 (47.83%) Windows 10
4 39 (33.91%) Windows Server
5 31 (26.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (20.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (8.70%) Linux
9 8 (6.96%) Windows XP
10 7 (6.09%) Windows Vista
11 6 (5.22%) Android
12 5 (4.35%) Apple iOS
12 5 (4.35%) Mac OS
12 5 (4.35%) Unix
13 3 (2.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.48%) ITIL
2 11 (9.57%) Line Management
3 9 (7.83%) Performance Monitoring
3 9 (7.83%) Service Delivery
4 7 (6.09%) Business Continuity
4 7 (6.09%) High Availability
4 7 (6.09%) Ticket Management
5 6 (5.22%) Business Analysis
5 6 (5.22%) ERP
5 6 (5.22%) Project Management
6 5 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (4.35%) Business Continuity Planning
6 5 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (4.35%) IT Strategy
6 5 (4.35%) ITIL V2
6 5 (4.35%) Presales
6 5 (4.35%) Problem Management
6 5 (4.35%) Software Licensing
6 5 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (3.48%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.30%) SQL
2 4 (3.48%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.61%) Java
4 2 (1.74%) C
4 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.74%) VB
4 2 (1.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (16.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (10.43%) Degree
3 9 (7.83%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (7.83%) MCSE
4 8 (6.96%) CCNA
4 8 (6.96%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (6.96%) MCP
4 8 (6.96%) MCSA
5 5 (4.35%) A+ Certification
5 5 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (3.48%) NVQ Level 3
7 2 (1.74%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (28.70%) SLA
System Software
1 97 (84.35%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.57%) Hyper-V
3 10 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.09%) Terminal Services
5 5 (4.35%) vSphere
6 2 (1.74%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.74%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (6.09%) Backup Exec
2 5 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (3.48%) SCCM
4 2 (1.74%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.74%) ThinApp
4 2 (1.74%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 54 (46.96%) Microsoft
2 25 (21.74%) Citrix
3 23 (20.00%) Cisco
4 16 (13.91%) VMware
5 12 (10.43%) HP
6 10 (8.70%) Veeam
7 7 (6.09%) Dell
7 7 (6.09%) Symantec
8 5 (4.35%) 3Com
8 5 (4.35%) D-Link
8 5 (4.35%) Draytek
8 5 (4.35%) Google
8 5 (4.35%) Linksys
8 5 (4.35%) Meraki
8 5 (4.35%) NETGEAR
8 5 (4.35%) Remedy
9 3 (2.61%) CA
9 3 (2.61%) Mitel
10 2 (1.74%) Novell
10 2 (1.74%) Sage
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