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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 124 89 80
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 24 46 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.01% 2.30% 2.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.67% 10.22% 10.99%
Number of salaries quoted 18 45 47
Median salary £29,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £41,500 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -
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
423 450 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.77% 22.53% 21.90%
Number of salaries quoted 322 409 421
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (84.91%) Microsoft
3 43 (81.13%) Active Directory
4 33 (62.26%) MS Exchange
5 32 (60.38%) VMware
6 30 (56.60%) Citrix
6 30 (56.60%) Windows Server
7 28 (52.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (47.17%) Windows 7
9 24 (45.28%) MS Excel
10 23 (43.40%) Firewall
11 21 (39.62%) Hyper-V
12 20 (37.74%) Windows XP
13 19 (35.85%) Exchange Server 2003
14 17 (32.08%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (32.08%) Exchange Server 2013
15 16 (30.19%) SLA
15 16 (30.19%) Cisco
16 15 (28.30%) VLAN
17 14 (26.42%) Windows 2000 Server
17 14 (26.42%) XenApp
17 14 (26.42%) Wi-Fi
18 13 (24.53%) Exchange Server 2010
18 13 (24.53%) SonicWALL
18 13 (24.53%) VMware ESX
19 12 (22.64%) WAN
19 12 (22.64%) ITIL
20 11 (20.75%) Windows 10
21 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
21 10 (18.87%) LAN

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 33 (62.26%) MS Exchange
2 19 (35.85%) Exchange Server 2003
3 17 (32.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (24.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.66%) IIS
6 2 (3.77%) SAS
7 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 24 (45.28%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Office 365
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (43.40%) Firewall
2 15 (28.30%) VLAN
3 14 (26.42%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (22.64%) WAN
5 10 (18.87%) LAN
6 6 (11.32%) DHCP
6 6 (11.32%) SAN
7 5 (9.43%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (9.43%) DNS
7 5 (9.43%) IPv4
7 5 (9.43%) Network Security
8 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
9 3 (5.66%) VPN
10 2 (3.77%) ADSL
10 2 (3.77%) IPsec
10 2 (3.77%) iSCSI
10 2 (3.77%) PPTP
10 2 (3.77%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (3.77%) SSL
11 1 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (18.87%) German Language
2 8 (15.09%) French Language
3 2 (3.77%) Finance
4 1 (1.89%) Advertising
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Analyst
2 16 (30.19%) IT Support
3 14 (26.42%) IT Analyst
3 14 (26.42%) IT Support Analyst
3 14 (26.42%) Support Analyst
4 13 (24.53%) Service Desk Engineer
5 9 (16.98%) Service Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) Network Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Server Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Server Support
7 4 (7.55%) Server Support Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Windows Server Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Windows Server Support
7 4 (7.55%) Windows Support Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) SCCM Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) .NET
1 1 (1.89%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.77%) Clustering
4 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (56.60%) Windows Server
3 25 (47.17%) Windows 7
4 20 (37.74%) Windows XP
5 17 (32.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (26.42%) Windows 2000 Server
7 11 (20.75%) Windows 10
8 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) ITIL
2 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (7.55%) Mentoring
3 3 (5.66%) Automated Testing
3 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (5.66%) Manual Testing
3 3 (5.66%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
3 3 (5.66%) Web Testing
4 2 (3.77%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (3.77%) Migration
4 2 (3.77%) Presales
4 2 (3.77%) Web Filtering
5 1 (1.89%) Business Development
5 1 (1.89%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 1 (1.89%) ITIL V3
5 1 (1.89%) Network Management
5 1 (1.89%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (1.89%) Ticket Management
5 1 (1.89%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.55%) SQL
3 1 (1.89%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (15.09%) MCSE
2 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
3 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
4 6 (11.32%) CCNA
4 6 (11.32%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (9.43%) CCNP
5 5 (9.43%) MCSA
5 5 (9.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (7.55%) Degree
7 3 (5.66%) ISEB
7 3 (5.66%) ISTQB
7 3 (5.66%) MCP
8 1 (1.89%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.89%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (30.19%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (81.13%) Active Directory
2 28 (52.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (39.62%) Hyper-V
4 14 (26.42%) XenApp
5 13 (24.53%) VMware ESX
6 7 (13.21%) vSphere
7 2 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.77%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.89%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.89%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.89%) Sysprep
2 1 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 45 (84.91%) Microsoft
2 32 (60.38%) VMware
3 30 (56.60%) Citrix
4 16 (30.19%) Cisco
5 13 (24.53%) SonicWALL
6 5 (9.43%) Juniper
7 4 (7.55%) NetApp
8 3 (5.66%) Veeam
9 1 (1.89%) Apple
9 1 (1.89%) AppSense
9 1 (1.89%) Computacenter
9 1 (1.89%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.89%) Sophos
9 1 (1.89%) Symantec