The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 64 57
Rank change year-on-year +29 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 5 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 1.70% 0.83% 1.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.25% 2.50% 6.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 8
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% -15.15%  
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 Suffolk with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 69 200 117
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 23.47% 33.39% 20.60%
Number of salaries quoted 60 188 102
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +27.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Suffolk

Windows 8
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 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
Ipswich +38 5 £30,000 -14.28%
Windows 8
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
1 5 (100.00%) MCP
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) MCSA
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) SMTP
1 5 (100.00%) HTTP
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 5 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
1 5 (100.00%) Google
1 5 (100.00%) IMAP
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) HTTP
1 5 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 5 (100.00%) IMAP
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
1 5 (100.00%) SMTP
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
General
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 5 (100.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) IT Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) IT Support
1 5 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (100.00%) High Availability
1 5 (100.00%) Presales
1 5 (100.00%) Ticket Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MCP
1 5 (100.00%) MCSA
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Google
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft