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

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 124 84 80
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 26 41 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.04% 2.18% 2.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.84% 9.60% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 14 38 45
Median salary £32,500 £34,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -43.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £24,700 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £41,500 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £28,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -
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
445 427 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.86% 22.70% 25.16%
Number of salaries quoted 348 383 502
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 September 2016.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (88.24%) Microsoft
3 41 (80.39%) Active Directory
4 31 (60.78%) VMware
5 30 (58.82%) MS Exchange
6 28 (54.90%) MS Excel
6 28 (54.90%) Windows 7
6 28 (54.90%) Windows Server
7 26 (50.98%) Citrix
8 22 (43.14%) Firewall
8 22 (43.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (31.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (29.41%) Cisco
11 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (27.45%) MCSE
11 14 (27.45%) Exchange Server 2013
11 14 (27.45%) Data Centre
11 14 (27.45%) Windows 10
11 14 (27.45%) Security Cleared
11 14 (27.45%) Hyper-V
11 14 (27.45%) Exchange Server 2003
12 13 (25.49%) SC Cleared
12 13 (25.49%) Exchange Server 2010
12 13 (25.49%) Windows XP
12 13 (25.49%) MS Office
13 12 (23.53%) WAN
13 12 (23.53%) SCCM
13 12 (23.53%) VLAN
14 11 (21.57%) ITIL
14 11 (21.57%) Wi-Fi

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 30 (58.82%) MS Exchange
2 14 (27.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 14 (27.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (25.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.88%) IIS
5 2 (3.92%) SAS
6 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 28 (54.90%) MS Excel
2 13 (25.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Office 365
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (43.14%) Firewall
2 12 (23.53%) VLAN
2 12 (23.53%) WAN
3 11 (21.57%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (19.61%) LAN
5 7 (13.73%) SAN
6 6 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (11.76%) IPv4
6 6 (11.76%) Network Security
7 4 (7.84%) DHCP
7 4 (7.84%) DNS
8 3 (5.88%) VPN
9 2 (3.92%) ADSL
9 2 (3.92%) IPsec
9 2 (3.92%) iSCSI
9 2 (3.92%) PPTP
9 2 (3.92%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (3.92%) SSL
9 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
10 1 (1.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (17.65%) German Language
2 7 (13.73%) French Language
3 4 (7.84%) Advertising
4 3 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Analyst
1 14 (27.45%) IT Support
2 11 (21.57%) IT Analyst
2 11 (21.57%) IT Support Analyst
2 11 (21.57%) Support Analyst
3 10 (19.61%) Service Desk Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) SCCM Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Service Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) Network Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) Consultant
7 5 (9.80%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) IT Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Server Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Server Support
9 2 (3.92%) Server Support Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (3.92%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Windows Server Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) .NET
1 1 (1.96%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Data Centre
2 8 (15.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (54.90%) Windows 7
2 28 (54.90%) Windows Server
3 16 (31.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (27.45%) Windows 10
5 13 (25.49%) Windows XP
6 10 (19.61%) Windows 2000 Server
7 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) ITIL
2 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (15.69%) Software Engineering
4 2 (3.92%) Automated Testing
4 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.92%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (3.92%) Manual Testing
4 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
4 2 (3.92%) Project Management
4 2 (3.92%) Web Filtering
4 2 (3.92%) Web Testing
5 1 (1.96%) Business Development
5 1 (1.96%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.96%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (1.96%) Data Security
5 1 (1.96%) Kanban
5 1 (1.96%) Migration
5 1 (1.96%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (1.96%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) MCSE
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (27.45%) Security Cleared
2 13 (25.49%) SC Cleared
3 9 (17.65%) Degree
4 8 (15.69%) MCP
5 7 (13.73%) CCNA
5 7 (13.73%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (11.76%) CCNP
6 6 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (9.80%) MCSA
8 2 (3.92%) ISEB
8 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (80.39%) Active Directory
2 22 (43.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (27.45%) Hyper-V
4 10 (19.61%) VMware ESX
4 10 (19.61%) XenApp
5 8 (15.69%) vSphere
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.96%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (23.53%) SCCM
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.96%) Sysprep
2 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 45 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 31 (60.78%) VMware
3 26 (50.98%) Citrix
4 15 (29.41%) Cisco
5 10 (19.61%) SonicWALL
6 6 (11.76%) Juniper
7 5 (9.80%) NetApp
8 2 (3.92%) Veeam
9 1 (1.96%) Apple
9 1 (1.96%) LANDesk