Period
to 21 September 2021

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 21 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 207 132 235
Rank change year-on-year -75 +103 +26
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 27 9 44
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.52% 0.45% 0.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.71% 1.52% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 40
10th Percentile " £24,650 £22,150
25th Percentile £20,250 £31,125 £27,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £24,250 £39,000 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year -37.82% +30.00% +9.09%
75th Percentile £28,750 £44,375 £42,500
90th Percentile £34,500 £48,000 "
England median annual salary £28,000 £40,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -30.00% +33.33% -

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 998 591 1,964
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.07% 29.77% 27.79%
Number of salaries quoted 630 510 1,412
10th Percentile £21,750 £26,250 £24,750
25th Percentile £27,750 £32,500 £29,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.78% +4.65% -4.44%
75th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £90,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 21 September 2021.

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 21 September 2021. 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 -45 20 £21,500 - 3
Hertfordshire -54 4 £36,000 -11.66% 1
Norfolk - 3 £27,500 - 1
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (96.30%) Windows 10
3 24 (88.89%) Active Directory
4 23 (85.19%) Windows Server
5 20 (74.07%) Microsoft
6 19 (70.37%) Microsoft Office
6 19 (70.37%) Windows 7
7 18 (66.67%) Microsoft 365
7 18 (66.67%) VMware
8 16 (59.26%) MS Exchange
8 16 (59.26%) Hyper-V
9 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (40.74%) Azure
11 11 (40.74%) TCP/IP
12 10 (37.04%) Social Skills
13 9 (33.33%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
14 8 (29.63%) Line Management
15 7 (25.93%) Mimecast
15 7 (25.93%) ITIL
15 7 (25.93%) Sophos
16 6 (22.22%) CommVault
16 6 (22.22%) Veritas
16 6 (22.22%) Apple
16 6 (22.22%) Windows XP
16 6 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (22.22%) Driving Licence

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 16 (59.26%) MS Exchange
2 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.41%) nginx
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 18 (66.67%) Microsoft 365
2 11 (40.74%) Azure
3 7 (25.93%) Mimecast
4 2 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.70%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) TCP/IP
2 5 (18.52%) Firewall
3 4 (14.81%) VPN
4 3 (11.11%) DNS
4 3 (11.11%) LAN
4 3 (11.11%) WAN
5 2 (7.41%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (7.41%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (7.41%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (7.41%) Wireless
6 1 (3.70%) BGP
6 1 (3.70%) DHCP
6 1 (3.70%) Skype
6 1 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MSI
General
1 10 (37.04%) Social Skills
2 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.70%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 1 (3.70%) Law
3 1 (3.70%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) 2nd Line Support
1 8 (29.63%) IT Support
2 7 (25.93%) Support Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) IT Support Technician
3 6 (22.22%) IT Technician
3 6 (22.22%) Support Technician
4 4 (14.81%) Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) IT Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Server Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Driving Licence
1 6 (22.22%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (3.70%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (96.30%) Windows 10
3 23 (85.19%) Windows Server
4 19 (70.37%) Windows 7
5 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (22.22%) Android
7 6 (22.22%) Windows XP
8 2 (7.41%) Linux
8 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Line Management
2 7 (25.93%) ITIL
3 6 (22.22%) Inventory Management
4 4 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 3 (11.11%) Security Patching
5 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.11%) Tech Ops
5 3 (11.11%) Time Management
6 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.70%) OO
6 1 (3.70%) OOP
6 1 (3.70%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) MCITP
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 16 (59.26%) Hyper-V
3 15 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (11.11%) vSphere
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 3 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (11.11%) vCenter Server
3 2 (7.41%) HAProxy
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (7.41%) Nagios
4 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) Microsoft
2 18 (66.67%) VMware
3 7 (25.93%) Sophos
4 6 (22.22%) Apple
4 6 (22.22%) CommVault
4 6 (22.22%) Veeam
4 6 (22.22%) Veritas
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco
5 3 (11.11%) SolarWinds
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle