Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 254 252 231
Rank change year-on-year -2 -21 +35
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 93 113 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.78% 0.86% 1.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.92% 3.54% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 94 100 139
East of England median annual salary £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.91% +1.85% -3.57%
10th Percentile £20,900 £19,475 £19,750
90th Percentile £53,375 £57,500 £40,000
England median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year - -3.51% -5.00%

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 3190 3191 4007
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.77% 24.26% 26.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2620 2661 3272
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.80% +4.38%
10th Percentile £23,225 £24,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Hertfordshire +23 68 £26,500 +1.92% 1
Cambridgeshire -39 13 £25,500 +21.43%
Suffolk +11 6 £29,000 +16.00%
Essex +1 6 £22,500 -42.68%
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (87.10%) Windows 7
3 71 (76.34%) Active Directory
4 48 (51.61%) Windows 10
5 38 (40.86%) Microsoft
6 36 (38.71%) Office 365
7 35 (37.63%) Windows Server
8 32 (34.41%) Citrix
9 30 (32.26%) DNS
9 30 (32.26%) Microsoft Office
10 25 (26.88%) MS Exchange
11 24 (25.81%) SLA
11 24 (25.81%) Hyper-V
12 23 (24.73%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (23.66%) Firewall
13 22 (23.66%) VMware
14 21 (22.58%) ITIL
14 21 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
15 20 (21.51%) DHCP
16 18 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2013
17 16 (17.20%) IaaS
17 16 (17.20%) PowerShell
18 15 (16.13%) VPN
18 15 (16.13%) Blackberry
19 14 (15.05%) Mac OS X
19 14 (15.05%) Migration
19 14 (15.05%) Windows XP
20 13 (13.98%) Dell
20 13 (13.98%) Internet

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 25 (26.88%) MS Exchange
2 18 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (10.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (9.68%) Skype for Business
5 6 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 30 (32.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (6.45%) assyst
3 1 (1.08%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 36 (38.71%) Office 365
2 21 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (17.20%) IaaS
4 10 (10.75%) PaaS
5 9 (9.68%) Mimecast
6 6 (6.45%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (6.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (32.26%) DNS
2 22 (23.66%) Firewall
3 20 (21.51%) DHCP
4 15 (16.13%) VPN
5 13 (13.98%) Internet
6 11 (11.83%) LAN
6 11 (11.83%) WAN
7 10 (10.75%) SSL
8 9 (9.68%) SAN
8 9 (9.68%) Unified Communications
9 7 (7.53%) TCP/IP
10 1 (1.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.68%) Amazon RDS
1 9 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.23%) AdminStudio
2 3 (3.23%) MSI
2 3 (3.23%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (1.08%) Xcode
General
1 2 (2.15%) Back Office
2 1 (1.08%) Games
2 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (38.71%) Analyst
2 29 (31.18%) Desktop Support
3 25 (26.88%) Support Analyst
4 22 (23.66%) Support Engineer
5 14 (15.05%) Support Technician
6 13 (13.98%) Desktop Support Technician
6 13 (13.98%) Desktop Technician
7 10 (10.75%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (10.75%) Cloud Engineer
7 10 (10.75%) Office 365 Engineer
8 8 (8.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 8 (8.60%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (8.60%) Desktop Analyst
8 8 (8.60%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 7 (7.53%) Desktop Engineer
9 7 (7.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 7 (7.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (7.53%) IT Analyst
9 7 (7.53%) IT Support
9 7 (7.53%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.08%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.13%) Blackberry
2 12 (12.90%) iPhone
3 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.60%) Driving Licence
5 6 (6.45%) Smartphone
6 5 (5.38%) Replication
7 3 (3.23%) Client/Server
7 3 (3.23%) Handset
8 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (87.10%) Windows 7
3 48 (51.61%) Windows 10
4 35 (37.63%) Windows Server
5 23 (24.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (15.05%) Mac OS X
6 14 (15.05%) Windows XP
7 13 (13.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (11.83%) Windows Phone
8 11 (11.83%) Windows Vista
9 9 (9.68%) Linux
10 7 (7.53%) Android
11 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (5.38%) Apple iOS
13 3 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.58%) ITIL
2 14 (15.05%) Migration
3 13 (13.98%) Business Continuity
4 10 (10.75%) Business Development
4 10 (10.75%) Presales
5 9 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (9.68%) Web Filtering
6 6 (6.45%) Change Management
6 6 (6.45%) Compliance Management
6 6 (6.45%) ERP
7 5 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (5.38%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.30%) CRM
9 3 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.23%) MOF
9 3 (3.23%) Patch Management
9 3 (3.23%) Power Management
9 3 (3.23%) Security Patching
9 3 (3.23%) Software Deployment
9 3 (3.23%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.20%) PowerShell
2 10 (10.75%) SQL
3 1 (1.08%) Objective-C
3 1 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (12.90%) MCSE
1 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.53%) MCP
3 5 (5.38%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (4.30%) A+ Certification
5 3 (3.23%) MCTS
6 1 (1.08%) CCNA
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.08%) Degree
6 1 (1.08%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (25.81%) SLA
System Software
1 71 (76.34%) Active Directory
2 24 (25.81%) Hyper-V
3 21 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.15%) vSphere
7 1 (1.08%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (13.98%) Backup Exec
2 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (5.38%) SCCM
4 4 (4.30%) WSUS
5 3 (3.23%) WMI
6 1 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 38 (40.86%) Microsoft
2 32 (34.41%) Citrix
3 22 (23.66%) VMware
4 13 (13.98%) Dell
5 10 (10.75%) HP
6 9 (9.68%) NetApp
6 9 (9.68%) Veeam
7 7 (7.53%) Cisco
8 6 (6.45%) JD Edwards
9 5 (5.38%) Symantec
10 3 (3.23%) Mitel
10 3 (3.23%) Red Box
11 1 (1.08%) CA
11 1 (1.08%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.08%) WatchGuard