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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 104 101 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 26 17 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.29% 0.93% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.84% 3.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 0
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-9.83% -6.15%
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
537 519 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.58% 28.44% 27.41%
Number of salaries quoted 492 478 387
Average salary £35,000 £41,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.16% -7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 24 December 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 83 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (51.81%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (50.60%) HTML
3 42 (50.60%) Microsoft
3 42 (50.60%) HTML5
4 36 (43.37%) SC Cleared
4 36 (43.37%) Security Cleared
5 35 (42.17%) Scrum
5 35 (42.17%) jQuery
6 34 (40.96%) JavaScript
6 34 (40.96%) CSS
6 34 (40.96%) E-Commerce
7 32 (38.55%) MVC
7 32 (38.55%) JIRA
7 32 (38.55%) Android
8 31 (37.35%) Java
8 31 (37.35%) Ant
8 31 (37.35%) XML
8 31 (37.35%) OOP
8 31 (37.35%) SOA
8 31 (37.35%) Ajax
8 31 (37.35%) JSON
8 31 (37.35%) Git (software)
8 31 (37.35%) Sencha
8 31 (37.35%) Apple iOS
8 31 (37.35%) PhoneGap
8 31 (37.35%) AngularJS
8 31 (37.35%) Mentoring
8 31 (37.35%) User Experience
9 28 (33.73%) Mobile App

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 14 (16.87%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.41%) IIS
4 1 (1.20%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (14.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.82%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) Office 365
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.07%) Firewall
2 11 (13.25%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.43%) DNS
4 6 (7.23%) SAN
4 6 (7.23%) VoIP
5 5 (6.02%) WAN
5 5 (6.02%) DHCP
5 5 (6.02%) NetScaler
6 4 (4.82%) VPN
7 3 (3.61%) LAN
7 3 (3.61%) Internet
8 2 (2.41%) SSL
8 2 (2.41%) Wireless
8 2 (2.41%) VLAN
9 1 (1.20%) Network Security
9 1 (1.20%) NAS
9 1 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.20%) NetScreen
9 1 (1.20%) ADSL
9 1 (1.20%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.41%) MySQL
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (38.55%) JIRA
2 31 (37.35%) Git (software)
2 31 (37.35%) Ant
3 26 (31.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 5 (6.02%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.20%) RequisitePro
6 1 (1.20%) MSI
6 1 (1.20%) InstallShield
6 1 (1.20%) Subversion
General
1 25 (30.12%) Retail
2 14 (16.87%) Finance
3 8 (9.64%) Banking
4 7 (8.43%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.41%) Automotive
6 1 (1.20%) Advertising
6 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.20%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (46.99%) Developer
2 27 (32.53%) Applications Developer
2 27 (32.53%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 27 (32.53%) Mobile Developer
3 18 (21.69%) Senior Developer
4 15 (18.07%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
4 15 (18.07%) Senior Applications Developer
5 13 (15.66%) Analyst
6 10 (12.05%) .NET Developer
7 9 (10.84%) Architect
8 8 (9.64%) Support Engineer
9 6 (7.23%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (7.23%) Desktop Support
10 5 (6.02%) Technical Architect
10 5 (6.02%) Consultant
10 5 (6.02%) Support Analyst
11 4 (4.82%) Senior Consultant
11 4 (4.82%) Service Analyst
11 4 (4.82%) Lead Developer
11 4 (4.82%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (50.60%) HTML
1 42 (50.60%) HTML5
2 35 (42.17%) jQuery
3 34 (40.96%) CSS
4 31 (37.35%) XML
4 31 (37.35%) Ajax
4 31 (37.35%) JSON
4 31 (37.35%) PhoneGap
4 31 (37.35%) AngularJS
5 26 (31.33%) Silverlight
6 12 (14.46%) .NET
6 12 (14.46%) ASP.NET
7 11 (13.25%) WCF
7 11 (13.25%) WPF
8 4 (4.82%) Application Packaging
9 3 (3.61%) CSS3
10 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.20%) OCX
10 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (37.35%) User Experience
2 28 (33.73%) Mobile App
3 26 (31.33%) N-Tier
3 26 (31.33%) Blackberry
4 10 (12.05%) iPhone
4 10 (12.05%) iPad
5 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (8.43%) Clustering
7 5 (6.02%) Life Science
8 3 (3.61%) AS400
9 2 (2.41%) iSeries
10 1 (1.20%) Visualisation
10 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
10 1 (1.20%) Pocket PC
10 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 83 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (38.55%) Android
3 31 (37.35%) Apple iOS
4 26 (31.33%) Windows XP
5 17 (20.48%) Windows 7
6 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (12.05%) Linux
8 8 (9.64%) Windows Vista
8 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (7.23%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.41%) Debian
10 2 (2.41%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.41%) Windows Phone
10 2 (2.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.20%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (1.20%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (51.81%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (42.17%) Scrum
3 34 (40.96%) E-Commerce
4 32 (38.55%) MVC
5 31 (37.35%) SOA
5 31 (37.35%) OOP
5 31 (37.35%) Mentoring
6 26 (31.33%) Android Development
6 26 (31.33%) iOS Development
7 13 (15.66%) ITIL
8 10 (12.05%) CRM
8 10 (12.05%) B2B
9 8 (9.64%) Project Management
10 6 (7.23%) High Availability
11 5 (6.02%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (6.02%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (3.61%) Unit Testing
14 2 (2.41%) Test Automation
14 2 (2.41%) Software License Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (40.96%) JavaScript
2 31 (37.35%) Java
3 26 (31.33%) ActionScript 3.0
3 26 (31.33%) Objective-C
3 26 (31.33%) ActionScript
4 16 (19.28%) SQL
5 13 (15.66%) C#
6 3 (3.61%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.61%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.20%) VBScript
7 1 (1.20%) VB
7 1 (1.20%) C++
7 1 (1.20%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.20%) XAML
Qualifications
1 36 (43.37%) SC Cleared
1 36 (43.37%) Security Cleared
2 18 (21.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (14.46%) MCP
4 8 (9.64%) MCSE
5 6 (7.23%) MCITP
6 4 (4.82%) CCEE
6 4 (4.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (4.82%) MCTS
6 4 (4.82%) CCA
6 4 (4.82%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.41%) MCSA
7 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.20%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.20%) CCNA
8 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.05%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (27.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.64%) vSphere
4 7 (8.43%) Hyper-V
5 5 (6.02%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (4.82%) XenApp
6 4 (4.82%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.20%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) WSUS
2 4 (4.82%) XenMobile
3 2 (2.41%) SCCM
4 1 (1.20%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 42 (50.60%) Microsoft
2 31 (37.35%) Sencha
3 26 (31.33%) Appcelerator
4 18 (21.69%) VMware
5 11 (13.25%) Citrix
6 10 (12.05%) Apple
7 7 (8.43%) NetApp
8 6 (7.23%) Altiris
9 5 (6.02%) AppSense
9 5 (6.02%) HP
10 3 (3.61%) Mitel
11 2 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (2.41%) Juniper
11 2 (2.41%) Oracle
11 2 (2.41%) Acronis
11 2 (2.41%) Websense
12 1 (1.20%) AVG
12 1 (1.20%) Stonesoft
12 1 (1.20%) SonicWALL
12 1 (1.20%) Kaspersky