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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 105 101 112
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 15 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.83% 0.59% 0.060%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.33% 2.02% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 1
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
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
450 445 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.88% 29.37% 25.42%
Number of salaries quoted 411 407 354
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,650 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,700
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 30 January 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (53.13%) HTML5
3 34 (53.13%) HTML
4 33 (51.56%) Microsoft
5 32 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 32 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 30 (46.88%) JavaScript
6 30 (46.88%) CSS
6 30 (46.88%) jQuery
7 28 (43.75%) Android
7 28 (43.75%) JIRA
7 28 (43.75%) Scrum
8 27 (42.19%) MVC
8 27 (42.19%) XML
8 27 (42.19%) OOP
8 27 (42.19%) E-Commerce
8 27 (42.19%) Ant
8 27 (42.19%) Java
8 27 (42.19%) SOA
8 27 (42.19%) JSON
8 27 (42.19%) Ajax
8 27 (42.19%) Git (software)
8 27 (42.19%) Apple iOS
8 27 (42.19%) Sencha
8 27 (42.19%) PhoneGap
8 27 (42.19%) AngularJS
8 27 (42.19%) Mentoring
8 27 (42.19%) User Experience
9 24 (37.50%) Mobile App

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.69%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Office 365
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.31%) Firewall
2 11 (17.19%) TCP/IP
3 6 (9.38%) VoIP
4 5 (7.81%) DNS
4 5 (7.81%) SAN
5 4 (6.25%) DHCP
6 3 (4.69%) NetScaler
6 3 (4.69%) WAN
6 3 (4.69%) LAN
6 3 (4.69%) VPN
7 2 (3.13%) Internet
7 2 (3.13%) VLAN
8 1 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.56%) NAS
8 1 (1.56%) SSL
8 1 (1.56%) FTP
8 1 (1.56%) ADSL
8 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (43.75%) JIRA
2 27 (42.19%) Ant
2 27 (42.19%) Git (software)
3 22 (34.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 21 (32.81%) Retail
2 11 (17.19%) Finance
3 8 (12.50%) Banking
4 7 (10.94%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.13%) Automotive
6 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Marketing
6 1 (1.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (48.44%) Developer
2 23 (35.94%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 23 (35.94%) Mobile Developer
2 23 (35.94%) Applications Developer
3 15 (23.44%) Senior Developer
4 13 (20.31%) Senior Applications Developer
4 13 (20.31%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
5 9 (14.06%) Analyst
6 7 (10.94%) Architect
6 7 (10.94%) Support Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) .NET Developer
8 5 (7.81%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (7.81%) Technical Architect
9 4 (6.25%) Consultant
9 4 (6.25%) Desktop Support
9 4 (6.25%) Project Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) IT Support
9 4 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) Senior IT Support
10 3 (4.69%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (53.13%) HTML5
1 34 (53.13%) HTML
2 30 (46.88%) CSS
2 30 (46.88%) jQuery
3 27 (42.19%) XML
3 27 (42.19%) JSON
3 27 (42.19%) Ajax
3 27 (42.19%) PhoneGap
3 27 (42.19%) AngularJS
4 22 (34.38%) Silverlight
5 8 (12.50%) .NET
5 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 8 (12.50%) WCF
5 8 (12.50%) WPF
6 3 (4.69%) CSS3
7 2 (3.13%) Application Packaging
8 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (42.19%) User Experience
2 24 (37.50%) Mobile App
3 22 (34.38%) Blackberry
3 22 (34.38%) N-Tier
4 7 (10.94%) iPad
4 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (10.94%) iPhone
4 7 (10.94%) Clustering
5 5 (7.81%) Life Science
6 1 (1.56%) Pocket PC
6 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.56%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (43.75%) Android
3 27 (42.19%) Apple iOS
4 19 (29.69%) Windows XP
5 11 (17.19%) Windows 7
6 9 (14.06%) Linux
7 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (9.38%) Windows 2000
10 5 (7.81%) Windows Vista
11 2 (3.13%) Windows Phone
12 1 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (1.56%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (1.56%) Windows CE
12 1 (1.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (43.75%) Scrum
3 27 (42.19%) MVC
3 27 (42.19%) OOP
3 27 (42.19%) E-Commerce
3 27 (42.19%) SOA
3 27 (42.19%) Mentoring
4 22 (34.38%) Android Development
4 22 (34.38%) iOS Development
5 13 (20.31%) ITIL
6 8 (12.50%) Project Management
7 7 (10.94%) CRM
7 7 (10.94%) B2B
8 6 (9.38%) High Availability
9 5 (7.81%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (7.81%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (4.69%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2
11 2 (3.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (46.88%) JavaScript
2 27 (42.19%) Java
3 22 (34.38%) Objective-C
3 22 (34.38%) ActionScript
3 22 (34.38%) ActionScript 3.0
4 10 (15.63%) SQL
5 9 (14.06%) C#
6 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.56%) C++
7 1 (1.56%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 32 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 32 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (20.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (12.50%) MCP
4 6 (9.38%) MCSE
5 4 (6.25%) MCITP
6 3 (4.69%) MCSA
7 2 (3.13%) CCA
7 2 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (3.13%) CCEE
7 2 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.13%) MCTS
8 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.56%) CCNA
8 1 (1.56%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (28.13%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.38%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.81%) vSphere
5 2 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.13%) XenApp
5 2 (3.13%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) WSUS
2 2 (3.13%) XenMobile
2 2 (3.13%) SCCM
3 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 33 (51.56%) Microsoft
2 27 (42.19%) Sencha
3 22 (34.38%) Appcelerator
4 14 (21.88%) VMware
5 9 (14.06%) Citrix
6 7 (10.94%) NetApp
6 7 (10.94%) Apple
7 6 (9.38%) Altiris
8 4 (6.25%) HP
9 3 (4.69%) Mitel
10 2 (3.13%) AppSense
11 1 (1.56%) ION Trading
11 1 (1.56%) Kaseya
11 1 (1.56%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.56%) Kaspersky
11 1 (1.56%) AVG
11 1 (1.56%) Stonesoft
11 1 (1.56%) Acronis
11 1 (1.56%) SAP
11 1 (1.56%) Oracle
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