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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 124 83 83
Rank change year-on-year
-41 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 22 48 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.93% 2.36% 2.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.02% 10.41% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 20 45 38
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,625
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,800 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.17%
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
438 461 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.58% 22.69% 20.56%
Number of salaries quoted 343 424 363
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%

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 28 July 2016.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (79.31%) Active Directory
3 45 (77.59%) Microsoft
4 37 (63.79%) MS Exchange
5 33 (56.90%) Windows Server
6 31 (53.45%) VMware
7 30 (51.72%) VMware Infrastructure
7 30 (51.72%) Windows 7
7 30 (51.72%) Citrix
8 26 (44.83%) Firewall
9 23 (39.66%) MS Excel
9 23 (39.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (37.93%) Windows XP
11 21 (36.21%) Hyper-V
11 21 (36.21%) Exchange Server 2003
12 19 (32.76%) Exchange Server 2013
13 17 (29.31%) VLAN
13 17 (29.31%) SLA
14 16 (27.59%) Wi-Fi
15 15 (25.86%) Cisco
15 15 (25.86%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (25.86%) Windows 2000 Server
15 15 (25.86%) XenApp
15 15 (25.86%) Exchange Server 2010
16 14 (24.14%) SonicWALL
16 14 (24.14%) VMware ESX
17 13 (22.41%) WAN
17 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
17 13 (22.41%) ITIL
18 12 (20.69%) Windows 10

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 37 (63.79%) MS Exchange
2 21 (36.21%) Exchange Server 2003
3 19 (32.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (25.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.17%) IIS
6 2 (3.45%) SAS
7 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 23 (39.66%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.07%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (44.83%) Firewall
2 17 (29.31%) VLAN
3 16 (27.59%) Wi-Fi
4 13 (22.41%) WAN
5 11 (18.97%) LAN
6 7 (12.07%) DHCP
7 6 (10.34%) DNS
7 6 (10.34%) VPN
8 5 (8.62%) SAN
8 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
9 4 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (6.90%) IPv4
9 4 (6.90%) Network Security
10 2 (3.45%) ADSL
10 2 (3.45%) IPsec
10 2 (3.45%) iSCSI
10 2 (3.45%) PPTP
10 2 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (3.45%) SSL
11 1 (1.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (12.07%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (17.24%) German Language
2 8 (13.79%) French Language
3 3 (5.17%) Finance
4 1 (1.72%) Advertising
4 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Analyst
2 15 (25.86%) IT Support
3 14 (24.14%) Service Desk Engineer
4 13 (22.41%) IT Analyst
4 13 (22.41%) IT Support Analyst
4 13 (22.41%) Support Analyst
5 9 (15.52%) Service Analyst
6 7 (12.07%) SQL Analyst
6 7 (12.07%) Test Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Support Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Consultant
8 4 (6.90%) Network Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Help Desk Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Server Support
9 3 (5.17%) Server Support Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Windows Server Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) .NET
1 1 (1.72%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (1.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (56.90%) Windows Server
3 30 (51.72%) Windows 7
4 23 (39.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (37.93%) Windows XP
6 15 (25.86%) Windows 2000 Server
6 15 (25.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (20.69%) Windows 10
8 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.45%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.72%) Android
10 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) ITIL
2 7 (12.07%) Automated Testing
2 7 (12.07%) Manual Testing
2 7 (12.07%) Web Testing
3 4 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (6.90%) Web Filtering
4 3 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.45%) Presales
6 1 (1.72%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.72%) Business Development
6 1 (1.72%) Data Security
6 1 (1.72%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 1 (1.72%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.72%) Migration
6 1 (1.72%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (1.72%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.72%) Ticket Management
6 1 (1.72%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.79%) SQL
2 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.72%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) ISEB
1 7 (12.07%) ISTQB
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.62%) CCNA
3 5 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.62%) MCSE
4 4 (6.90%) CCNP
4 4 (6.90%) MCSA
4 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.72%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.72%) Degree
6 1 (1.72%) MCP
6 1 (1.72%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (29.31%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (79.31%) Active Directory
2 30 (51.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (36.21%) Hyper-V
4 15 (25.86%) XenApp
5 14 (24.14%) VMware ESX
6 8 (13.79%) vSphere
7 3 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.72%) BitLocker
9 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.72%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (3.45%) SCCM
2 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.72%) Sysprep
2 1 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 45 (77.59%) Microsoft
2 31 (53.45%) VMware
3 30 (51.72%) Citrix
4 15 (25.86%) Cisco
5 14 (24.14%) SonicWALL
6 4 (6.90%) Juniper
7 3 (5.17%) NetApp
7 3 (5.17%) Veeam
8 2 (3.45%) Symantec
9 1 (1.72%) Apple
9 1 (1.72%) AppSense
9 1 (1.72%) Computacenter
9 1 (1.72%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.72%) Sophos
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits 7k Car, Helathcare, Life insurance
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
EMBS
Salary: £Neg + MS Training
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £31000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, SickPay
Posted: 8 days ago