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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 62 70
Rank change year-on-year +6 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 4 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 1.00% 0.54% 0.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.94% 2.22% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Median salary - £21,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -21.81%  
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 81 135 135
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 20.30% 24.41% 20.15%
Number of salaries quoted 70 130 128
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £57,500 £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 25 June 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 +7 4 - -
Windows 8
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) Office 365
2 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (55.56%) High Availability
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) Mac OS
2 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (55.56%) Ticket Management
2 5 (55.56%) Presales
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
2 5 (55.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (55.56%) CCNA
2 5 (55.56%) MCP
2 5 (55.56%) Unix
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) MCSE
2 5 (55.56%) MCSA
2 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 5 (55.56%) SMTP
2 5 (55.56%) HTTP
2 5 (55.56%) VPN
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) HTTPS
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification

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 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (100.00%) Office 365
2 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (55.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
1 5 (55.56%) HTTP
1 5 (55.56%) HTTPS
1 5 (55.56%) IMAP
1 5 (55.56%) Internet
1 5 (55.56%) SMTP
1 5 (55.56%) VPN
General
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) IT Support
2 5 (55.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 5 (55.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (55.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) IT Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) IT Support Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Support Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) IT Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) IT Support Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) Service Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Clustering
2 4 (44.44%) Driving Licence
2 4 (44.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Mac OS
2 5 (55.56%) Unix
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (55.56%) High Availability
1 5 (55.56%) Presales
1 5 (55.56%) Ticket Management
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) A+ Certification
1 5 (55.56%) CCNA
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (55.56%) MCP
1 5 (55.56%) MCSA
1 5 (55.56%) MCSE
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (55.56%) Network+ Certification
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (44.44%) NVQ Level 3
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Google
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix