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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 71 121 110
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 58 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.51% 0.43% 0.058%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.12% 1.46% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 46 9 1
Average salary £60,000 £26,005 £17,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+130.72% +50.75%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
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
573 615 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.78% 29.08% 25.16%
Number of salaries quoted 499 567 358
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 18 September 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (50.57%) Microsoft
3 33 (37.93%) Android
3 33 (37.93%) Apple iOS
4 32 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (34.48%) HTML5
5 30 (34.48%) MVC
5 30 (34.48%) HTML
6 29 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 27 (31.03%) SC Cleared
8 26 (29.89%) jQuery
8 26 (29.89%) JIRA
8 26 (29.89%) Windows 7
8 26 (29.89%) Scrum
8 26 (29.89%) Blackberry
9 25 (28.74%) Java
9 25 (28.74%) JavaScript
9 25 (28.74%) Ant
9 25 (28.74%) XML
9 25 (28.74%) CSS
9 25 (28.74%) OOP
9 25 (28.74%) Active Directory
9 25 (28.74%) SOA
9 25 (28.74%) Git (software)
9 25 (28.74%) Sencha
9 25 (28.74%) PhoneGap
9 25 (28.74%) AngularJS
9 25 (28.74%) Mobile App
9 25 (28.74%) Mentoring
9 25 (28.74%) User Experience

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 18 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 12 (13.79%) SharePoint
3 10 (11.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (3.45%) IIS
8 2 (2.30%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.15%) Lync
9 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 21 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.79%) WAN
2 11 (12.64%) TCP/IP
2 11 (12.64%) VPN
3 7 (8.05%) SAN
3 7 (8.05%) DHCP
3 7 (8.05%) Internet
4 6 (6.90%) Firewall
4 6 (6.90%) LAN
5 5 (5.75%) ADSL
6 4 (4.60%) NetScaler
6 4 (4.60%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (4.60%) DNS
7 2 (2.30%) Wireless
7 2 (2.30%) VoIP
8 1 (1.15%) SSL
8 1 (1.15%) NetScreen
8 1 (1.15%) Network Security
8 1 (1.15%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.84%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.45%) MySQL
6 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (29.89%) JIRA
2 25 (28.74%) Ant
2 25 (28.74%) Git (software)
3 22 (25.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 4 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.45%) MSI
6 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.15%) RequisitePro
7 1 (1.15%) InstallShield
7 1 (1.15%) Subversion
General
1 20 (22.99%) Retail
2 15 (17.24%) Finance
3 9 (10.34%) Legal
4 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.75%) Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (48.28%) Developer
2 24 (27.59%) Mobile Developer
3 23 (26.44%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 22 (25.29%) Applications Developer
5 17 (19.54%) Analyst
6 13 (14.94%) .NET Developer
7 12 (13.79%) Senior Developer
8 11 (12.64%) Support Analyst
8 11 (12.64%) Senior Applications Developer
8 11 (12.64%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
9 9 (10.34%) Desktop Support
10 7 (8.05%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (8.05%) Architect
11 5 (5.75%) Software Developer
11 5 (5.75%) Support Engineer
11 5 (5.75%) Service Analyst
11 5 (5.75%) Consultant
12 4 (4.60%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 4 (4.60%) Senior Architect
12 4 (4.60%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (34.48%) HTML5
1 30 (34.48%) HTML
2 26 (29.89%) jQuery
3 25 (28.74%) XML
3 25 (28.74%) CSS
3 25 (28.74%) PhoneGap
3 25 (28.74%) AngularJS
3 25 (28.74%) JSON
3 25 (28.74%) Ajax
4 22 (25.29%) Silverlight
5 19 (21.84%) .NET
6 11 (12.64%) ASP.NET
7 10 (11.49%) WPF
8 8 (9.20%) .NET Framework
8 8 (9.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 6 (6.90%) WCF
10 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (4.60%) Application Packaging
11 4 (4.60%) WinForms
12 3 (3.45%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 26 (29.89%) Blackberry
2 25 (28.74%) Mobile App
2 25 (28.74%) User Experience
3 22 (25.29%) N-Tier
4 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.60%) iPhone
5 4 (4.60%) iPad
6 2 (2.30%) Life Science
6 2 (2.30%) iSeries
6 2 (2.30%) AS400
6 2 (2.30%) Clustering
7 1 (1.15%) Pocket PC
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (37.93%) Android
2 33 (37.93%) Apple iOS
3 26 (29.89%) Windows 7
4 22 (25.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (22.99%) Windows XP
6 16 (18.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (8.05%) Windows Phone
9 6 (6.90%) Linux
10 4 (4.60%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.30%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.30%) Debian
11 2 (2.30%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.15%) Windows CE
12 1 (1.15%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (34.48%) MVC
3 26 (29.89%) Scrum
4 25 (28.74%) OOP
4 25 (28.74%) SOA
4 25 (28.74%) Mentoring
5 24 (27.59%) E-Commerce
6 22 (25.29%) Android Development
6 22 (25.29%) iOS Development
7 12 (13.79%) ITIL
8 4 (4.60%) Web Development
8 4 (4.60%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (4.60%) Change Control
8 4 (4.60%) B2B
8 4 (4.60%) CRM
9 3 (3.45%) Migration
9 3 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.45%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (2.30%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.74%) Java
1 25 (28.74%) JavaScript
2 22 (25.29%) ActionScript 3.0
2 22 (25.29%) ActionScript
2 22 (25.29%) Objective-C
3 20 (22.99%) C#
4 19 (21.84%) SQL
5 11 (12.64%) VB
6 8 (9.20%) VB.NET
7 6 (6.90%) XAML
8 4 (4.60%) VB6
8 4 (4.60%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.60%) PHP
9 3 (3.45%) VBScript
10 1 (1.15%) C++
10 1 (1.15%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 29 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 27 (31.03%) SC Cleared
3 15 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (11.49%) MCP
5 6 (6.90%) MCSE
6 5 (5.75%) MCITP
7 4 (4.60%) MCTS
7 4 (4.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (4.60%) CCEE
7 4 (4.60%) CCA
7 4 (4.60%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.15%) MCSA
9 1 (1.15%) CCNA
9 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.15%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (28.74%) Active Directory
2 14 (16.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.05%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (8.05%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.75%) vSphere
5 4 (4.60%) XenApp
5 4 (4.60%) XenDesktop
5 4 (4.60%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) SCCM
2 4 (4.60%) XenMobile
2 4 (4.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.30%) WSUS
4 1 (1.15%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 44 (50.57%) Microsoft
2 25 (28.74%) Sencha
3 22 (25.29%) Appcelerator
4 17 (19.54%) VMware
5 8 (9.20%) DevExpress
5 8 (9.20%) Citrix
6 7 (8.05%) AppSense
7 5 (5.75%) Oracle
8 4 (4.60%) Apple
8 4 (4.60%) Cisco
8 4 (4.60%) Intel
9 3 (3.45%) NetApp
9 3 (3.45%) Mitel
10 2 (2.30%) ION Trading
10 2 (2.30%) Altiris
10 2 (2.30%) Acronis
10 2 (2.30%) i2
10 2 (2.30%) Websense
10 2 (2.30%) Open Text
10 2 (2.30%) Juniper
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