The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 112 94 111
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +17
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 6 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.34% 0.68% 0.063%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.55% 2.57% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 1
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- -12.69%
Windows 8
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
387 389 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.23% 26.32% 23.48%
Number of salaries quoted 341 356 309
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Birmingham

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8.

1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 17 (38.64%) Active Directory
3 17 (38.64%) Windows XP
3 17 (38.64%) HTML
3 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (38.64%) HTML5
4 14 (31.82%) jQuery
4 14 (31.82%) SC Cleared
4 14 (31.82%) Security Cleared
4 14 (31.82%) Scrum
4 14 (31.82%) VMware
4 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 14 (31.82%) CSS
4 14 (31.82%) E-Commerce
5 13 (29.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (29.55%) Firewall
6 12 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 12 (27.27%) ITIL
6 12 (27.27%) Windows 7
7 11 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
8 10 (22.73%) SQL
8 10 (22.73%) Android
9 9 (20.45%) Git (software)
9 9 (20.45%) Sencha
9 9 (20.45%) Apple iOS
9 9 (20.45%) Ajax
9 9 (20.45%) JSON
9 9 (20.45%) JIRA

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.27%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (29.55%) Firewall
2 11 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (13.64%) VoIP
4 5 (11.36%) SAN
4 5 (11.36%) DNS
5 4 (9.09%) DHCP
6 3 (6.82%) NetScaler
6 3 (6.82%) WAN
6 3 (6.82%) VPN
7 2 (4.55%) LAN
8 1 (2.27%) NAS
8 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.27%) VLAN
8 1 (2.27%) Internet
8 1 (2.27%) FTP
8 1 (2.27%) SSL
8 1 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Git (software)
1 9 (20.45%) JIRA
1 9 (20.45%) Ant
2 6 (13.64%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 5 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
1 7 (15.91%) Retail
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Automotive
3 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Developer
2 9 (20.45%) Senior Developer
2 9 (20.45%) Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Applications Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Senior Applications Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Support Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) .NET Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Mobile Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Architect
7 4 (9.09%) Consultant
7 4 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (9.09%) Project Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) IT Support
8 3 (6.82%) Senior IT Support
8 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Lead .NET Developer
8 3 (6.82%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (38.64%) HTML
1 17 (38.64%) HTML5
2 14 (31.82%) jQuery
2 14 (31.82%) CSS
3 9 (20.45%) Ajax
3 9 (20.45%) JSON
3 9 (20.45%) PhoneGap
3 9 (20.45%) AngularJS
3 9 (20.45%) XML
4 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 8 (18.18%) .NET
4 8 (18.18%) WCF
4 8 (18.18%) WPF
5 6 (13.64%) Silverlight
6 5 (11.36%) CSS3
7 2 (4.55%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) User Experience
2 8 (18.18%) iPad
2 8 (18.18%) iPhone
3 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (15.91%) Blackberry
3 7 (15.91%) Clustering
4 6 (13.64%) N-Tier
4 6 (13.64%) Mobile App
5 5 (11.36%) Life Science
6 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.27%) EqualLogic
6 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.27%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (38.64%) Windows XP
3 12 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 10 (22.73%) Android
5 9 (20.45%) Apple iOS
6 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (18.18%) Linux
6 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (13.64%) Windows 2000
9 5 (11.36%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (2.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) Scrum
2 14 (31.82%) E-Commerce
3 12 (27.27%) ITIL
4 9 (20.45%) Mentoring
4 9 (20.45%) SOA
4 9 (20.45%) OOP
4 9 (20.45%) MVC
5 8 (18.18%) Project Management
5 8 (18.18%) B2B
5 8 (18.18%) CRM
6 6 (13.64%) Android Development
6 6 (13.64%) iOS Development
6 6 (13.64%) High Availability
7 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
8 4 (9.09%) TDD
8 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.82%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (6.82%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
2 10 (22.73%) SQL
3 9 (20.45%) Java
4 8 (18.18%) C#
5 6 (13.64%) Objective-C
5 6 (13.64%) ActionScript
5 6 (13.64%) ActionScript 3.0
6 5 (11.36%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) SC Cleared
1 14 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 13 (29.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (18.18%) MCP
4 5 (11.36%) MCSE
5 3 (6.82%) MCITP
6 2 (4.55%) CCA
6 2 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (4.55%) MCSA
6 2 (4.55%) CCEE
6 2 (4.55%) MCTS
6 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.55%) VCP4
7 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (38.64%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.64%) vSphere
4 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.55%) XenApp
5 2 (4.55%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) WSUS
2 2 (4.55%) XenMobile
2 2 (4.55%) SCCM
3 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 32 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.82%) VMware
3 9 (20.45%) Sencha
3 9 (20.45%) Citrix
4 8 (18.18%) Apple
5 6 (13.64%) Altiris
5 6 (13.64%) NetApp
5 6 (13.64%) Appcelerator
6 4 (9.09%) HP
7 3 (6.82%) Mitel
8 2 (4.55%) Juniper
8 2 (4.55%) AppSense
9 1 (2.27%) Veeam
9 1 (2.27%) Acronis
9 1 (2.27%) ProCurve
9 1 (2.27%) Stonesoft
9 1 (2.27%) SAP
9 1 (2.27%) Oracle
9 1 (2.27%) Epicor
9 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
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