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

Microsoft Windows 8
England / East of England
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 169 190
Rank change year-on-year -17 +21  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 60 111 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.98% 1.51% 1.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.11% 5.91% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 50 98 71
Median salary £25,000 £26,500 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.66% -0.93%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £41,300 £46,250
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 1459 1878 2092
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 23.88% 25.50% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1143 1514 1725
Median salary £38,000 £35,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.04% -11.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 27 March 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 27 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
Cambridgeshire +2 21 £22,500 -37.50%
Hertfordshire -16 20 £24,000 -9.43% 6
Essex -5 11 £27,500 +3.77% 1
Suffolk +32 5 £30,000 -14.28%
Bedfordshire +15 2 £28,000 -21.67%
Norfolk - 1 £35,000 -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 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 East of England region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 107 (100.00%) Windows
2 91 (85.05%) Windows 7
3 84 (78.50%) Active Directory
4 54 (50.47%) Microsoft
5 45 (42.06%) Windows 10
6 36 (33.64%) Windows Server
7 34 (31.78%) MS Office
7 34 (31.78%) MS Exchange
8 33 (30.84%) VMware
9 28 (26.17%) Office 365
10 27 (25.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (24.30%) ITIL
11 26 (24.30%) Cisco
12 25 (23.36%) MS Excel
13 24 (22.43%) Citrix
14 23 (21.50%) Windows Server 2012
15 21 (19.63%) Firewall
16 20 (18.69%) SLA
16 20 (18.69%) DNS
16 20 (18.69%) TCP/IP
17 18 (16.82%) VMware Infrastructure
18 17 (15.89%) Windows Server 2003
18 17 (15.89%) Microsoft Certification
19 16 (14.95%) SAN
19 16 (14.95%) Linux
19 16 (14.95%) SQL
20 14 (13.08%) Hyper-V
20 14 (13.08%) SCCM
21 13 (12.15%) Microsoft Azure
21 13 (12.15%) Amazon AWS

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 34 (31.78%) MS Exchange
2 13 (12.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (10.28%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.80%) IIS
5 3 (2.80%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.80%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.93%) Confluence
Applications
1 34 (31.78%) MS Office
2 25 (23.36%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 28 (26.17%) Office 365
2 13 (12.15%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (12.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.80%) Akamai
4 3 (2.80%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.87%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.63%) Firewall
2 20 (18.69%) DNS
2 20 (18.69%) TCP/IP
3 16 (14.95%) SAN
4 13 (12.15%) LAN
5 9 (8.41%) VPN
5 9 (8.41%) WAN
6 7 (6.54%) DHCP
7 6 (5.61%) NAS
7 6 (5.61%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (5.61%) VoIP
8 5 (4.67%) HTTP
8 5 (4.67%) HTTPS
8 5 (4.67%) IMAP
8 5 (4.67%) Internet
8 5 (4.67%) iSCSI
8 5 (4.67%) SMTP
8 5 (4.67%) SNMP
8 5 (4.67%) Wireless
9 3 (2.80%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.67%) MySQL
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) MSI
2 2 (1.87%) Ant
2 2 (1.87%) JIRA
General
1 12 (11.21%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.61%) Retail
3 5 (4.67%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.74%) Finance
5 2 (1.87%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Advertising
6 1 (0.93%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (27.10%) Analyst
1 29 (27.10%) Desktop Support
2 23 (21.50%) Support Engineer
3 19 (17.76%) Desktop Technician
3 19 (17.76%) Service Analyst
3 19 (17.76%) Service Desk Analyst
3 19 (17.76%) Support Technician
4 18 (16.82%) Desktop Support Technician
5 17 (15.89%) IT Support
6 12 (11.21%) IT Engineer
6 12 (11.21%) IT Support Engineer
7 11 (10.28%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (9.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 9 (8.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (7.48%) Desktop Engineer
10 8 (7.48%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 7 (6.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (6.54%) Support Analyst
12 6 (5.61%) 2nd Line Support
12 6 (5.61%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.67%) EDI
1 5 (4.67%) Web Services
2 3 (2.80%) .NET
3 1 (0.93%) Android SDK
3 1 (0.93%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.54%) Blackberry
2 7 (6.54%) Driving Licence
3 6 (5.61%) Fat Client
3 6 (5.61%) iPad
3 6 (5.61%) iPhone
3 6 (5.61%) Thin Client
4 5 (4.67%) Clustering
4 5 (4.67%) Replication
5 3 (2.80%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.80%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.87%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.93%) CESG
7 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.93%) User Experience
7 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 107 (100.00%) Windows
2 91 (85.05%) Windows 7
3 45 (42.06%) Windows 10
4 36 (33.64%) Windows Server
5 27 (25.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (21.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (15.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (14.95%) Linux
9 9 (8.41%) Windows XP
10 8 (7.48%) Mac OS X
11 6 (5.61%) Unix
12 5 (4.67%) Mac OS
12 5 (4.67%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.87%) Android
13 2 (1.87%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.93%) Solaris
14 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.30%) ITIL
2 9 (8.41%) Service Delivery
3 7 (6.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (6.54%) Presales
3 7 (6.54%) Problem Management
3 7 (6.54%) Ticket Management
4 6 (5.61%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (5.61%) Time Management
5 5 (4.67%) High Availability
5 5 (4.67%) Incident Management
5 5 (4.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (4.67%) Operations Management
5 5 (4.67%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (3.74%) ERP
7 3 (2.80%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (2.80%) CRM
7 3 (2.80%) Data Analysis
7 3 (2.80%) E-Commerce
7 3 (2.80%) ITSM
7 3 (2.80%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.95%) SQL
2 12 (11.21%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.67%) VB
4 4 (3.74%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.74%) VBScript
5 2 (1.87%) C
6 1 (0.93%) Java
6 1 (0.93%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (15.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.35%) MCSE
3 8 (7.48%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (6.54%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (5.61%) MCSA
6 5 (4.67%) A+ Certification
6 5 (4.67%) CCNA
6 5 (4.67%) MCP
6 5 (4.67%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (3.74%) Degree
8 3 (2.80%) CCDP
9 2 (1.87%) MBCS
10 1 (0.93%) MCDST
10 1 (0.93%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (18.69%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 84 (78.50%) Active Directory
2 18 (16.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (13.08%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.54%) vSphere
5 6 (5.61%) XenApp
6 5 (4.67%) Terminal Services
6 5 (4.67%) VMware ESX
6 5 (4.67%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.74%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.93%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (13.08%) SCCM
2 6 (5.61%) Backup Exec
3 5 (4.67%) Nagios
3 5 (4.67%) ThinApp
3 5 (4.67%) ZENworks
4 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.87%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.87%) WSUS
6 1 (0.93%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 54 (50.47%) Microsoft
2 33 (30.84%) VMware
3 26 (24.30%) Cisco
4 24 (22.43%) Citrix
5 7 (6.54%) Veeam
6 6 (5.61%) WatchGuard
7 5 (4.67%) AppSense
7 5 (4.67%) Google
7 5 (4.67%) HP
7 5 (4.67%) Novell
7 5 (4.67%) Sophos
7 5 (4.67%) Symantec
8 3 (2.80%) Apple
8 3 (2.80%) F5
8 3 (2.80%) Mitel
9 2 (1.87%) Clearswift
9 2 (1.87%) Nokia
9 2 (1.87%) Proofpoint
9 2 (1.87%) Sage
9 2 (1.87%) Wyse
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