The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 75 81
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 10 30 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.99% 2.79% 1.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.26% 11.95% 6.46%
Number of salaries quoted 8 24 15
Median salary £27,500 £26,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% -11.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,050 £42,000
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 Essex with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 235 251 325
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 23.29% 23.37% 26.04%
Number of salaries quoted 188 186 238
Median salary £40,000 £28,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.85% -37.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Essex.

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Essex

Windows 8
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 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
Colchester -3 3 £25,000 -23.07%
Brentwood +14 2 - -
Basildon - 1 £30,000 -
Thurrock - 1 £22,500 -
Windows 8
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 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 Essex region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 16 (72.73%) Windows 7
4 14 (63.64%) Cisco
4 14 (63.64%) MS Exchange
5 13 (59.09%) Windows 10
6 12 (54.55%) Windows Server
7 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 10 (45.45%) DNS
8 10 (45.45%) SAN
8 10 (45.45%) SQL
8 10 (45.45%) Firewall
8 10 (45.45%) VMware
8 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
10 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
11 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (31.82%) Office 365
11 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
11 7 (31.82%) Citrix
11 7 (31.82%) Mac OS X
12 6 (27.27%) ITIL
13 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (22.73%) VMware ESX
13 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
13 5 (22.73%) Replication
13 5 (22.73%) Backup Exec
13 5 (22.73%) Retail

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 14 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
3 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
2 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
3 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (31.82%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) iTunes
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) DNS
1 10 (45.45%) Firewall
1 10 (45.45%) SAN
2 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
3 5 (22.73%) DHCP
3 5 (22.73%) iSCSI
3 5 (22.73%) NAS
3 5 (22.73%) Remote Desktop
3 5 (22.73%) SNMP
3 5 (22.73%) VoIP
4 3 (13.64%) LAN
4 3 (13.64%) Wireless
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) MySQL
General
1 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
1 5 (22.73%) Retail
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) IT Support
2 6 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Business Manager
3 5 (22.73%) IT Manager
3 5 (22.73%) IT Support Manager
3 5 (22.73%) Support Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support
4 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) IT Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 2 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (9.09%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) EDI
1 5 (22.73%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Replication
2 4 (18.18%) Driving Licence
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (9.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Windows 7
3 13 (59.09%) Windows 10
4 12 (54.55%) Windows Server
5 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (31.82%) Mac OS X
7 5 (22.73%) Linux
7 5 (22.73%) Ubuntu
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (9.09%) Windows Phone
8 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (22.73%) Operations Management
2 5 (22.73%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (13.64%) Server Monitoring
3 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 2 (9.09%) ITSM
4 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 2 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (9.09%) People Management
4 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 2 (9.09%) Process Management
4 2 (9.09%) Service Management
4 2 (9.09%) Ticket Management
4 2 (9.09%) Time Management
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
2 4 (18.18%) VB
3 2 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
3 5 (22.73%) VMware ESX
3 5 (22.73%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (22.73%) vSphere
4 2 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Backup Exec
1 5 (22.73%) Nagios
2 4 (18.18%) SCCM
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Cisco
2 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (45.45%) VMware
4 7 (31.82%) Citrix
5 5 (22.73%) Sophos
5 5 (22.73%) Veeam
5 5 (22.73%) WatchGuard
6 3 (13.64%) Apple
6 3 (13.64%) Mitel
7 2 (9.09%) Clearswift
7 2 (9.09%) Nokia
7 2 (9.09%) Proofpoint
7 2 (9.09%) Sage
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