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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 76 119 116
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 51 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.41% 0.42% 0.058%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.04% 1.48% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 46 8 1
Average salary £37,750 £25,752 £17,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.58% +49.28%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £35,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -10.82%
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
462 607 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.82% 28.38% 22.92%
Number of salaries quoted 411 550 342
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 20 August 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 26 (37.68%) Windows 7
4 24 (34.78%) Android
5 23 (33.33%) Apple iOS
6 21 (30.43%) Active Directory
7 20 (28.99%) MS Excel
7 20 (28.99%) HTML
7 20 (28.99%) MVC
7 20 (28.99%) HTML5
7 20 (28.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (27.54%) C#
8 19 (27.54%) SQL
8 19 (27.54%) SQL Server
9 18 (26.09%) .NET
9 18 (26.09%) Security Cleared
10 17 (24.64%) Scrum
10 17 (24.64%) Blackberry
11 16 (23.19%) MS Exchange
11 16 (23.19%) JIRA
11 16 (23.19%) jQuery
11 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (21.74%) AngularJS
12 15 (21.74%) Mobile App
12 15 (21.74%) SC Cleared
12 15 (21.74%) Sencha
12 15 (21.74%) PhoneGap
12 15 (21.74%) JSON
12 15 (21.74%) Git (software)
12 15 (21.74%) Ajax

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 16 (23.19%) MS Exchange
2 14 (20.29%) SharePoint
3 11 (15.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (5.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (4.35%) Lync
7 3 (4.35%) IIS
8 2 (2.90%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (28.99%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.29%) WAN
2 11 (15.94%) VPN
3 9 (13.04%) Internet
4 8 (11.59%) DHCP
4 8 (11.59%) LAN
5 7 (10.14%) TCP/IP
6 6 (8.70%) Firewall
6 6 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (7.25%) ADSL
8 4 (5.80%) DNS
8 4 (5.80%) SAN
9 3 (4.35%) NetScaler
10 2 (2.90%) Unified Communications
10 2 (2.90%) Wireless
10 2 (2.90%) SSL
11 1 (1.45%) SMTP
11 1 (1.45%) VLAN
11 1 (1.45%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (1.45%) Network Security
11 1 (1.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.54%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.90%) MySQL
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (23.19%) JIRA
2 15 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 15 (21.74%) Ant
3 13 (18.84%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 4 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.35%) MSI
6 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.45%) RequisitePro
7 1 (1.45%) InstallShield
7 1 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 11 (15.94%) Finance
1 11 (15.94%) Retail
2 9 (13.04%) Legal
3 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.80%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (46.38%) Developer
2 15 (21.74%) Mobile Developer
3 14 (20.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 13 (18.84%) Analyst
4 13 (18.84%) Applications Developer
4 13 (18.84%) .NET Developer
5 10 (14.49%) Support Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Consultant
6 6 (8.70%) Desktop Support
7 5 (7.25%) Software Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Architect
7 5 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (7.25%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Senior Applications Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Service Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) VB.NET Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Applications Packager
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.99%) HTML
1 20 (28.99%) HTML5
2 18 (26.09%) .NET
3 16 (23.19%) jQuery
4 15 (21.74%) JSON
4 15 (21.74%) CSS
4 15 (21.74%) XML
4 15 (21.74%) Ajax
4 15 (21.74%) PhoneGap
4 15 (21.74%) AngularJS
5 13 (18.84%) Silverlight
6 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET
7 9 (13.04%) WPF
8 8 (11.59%) .NET Framework
8 8 (11.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 6 (8.70%) WCF
10 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (5.80%) WinForms
12 3 (4.35%) Application Packaging
12 3 (4.35%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.64%) Blackberry
2 15 (21.74%) Mobile App
3 13 (18.84%) N-Tier
4 5 (7.25%) iPad
4 5 (7.25%) iPhone
5 2 (2.90%) iSeries
5 2 (2.90%) AS400
6 1 (1.45%) Pocket PC
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (37.68%) Windows 7
3 24 (34.78%) Android
4 23 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 20 (28.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (20.29%) Windows XP
8 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (10.14%) Windows Phone
10 3 (4.35%) Windows Vista
10 3 (4.35%) Linux
11 1 (1.45%) Windows CE
11 1 (1.45%) Debian
11 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (1.45%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) MVC
2 17 (24.64%) Scrum
3 15 (21.74%) OOP
3 15 (21.74%) E-Commerce
3 15 (21.74%) SOA
4 13 (18.84%) Android Development
4 13 (18.84%) iOS Development
5 7 (10.14%) ITIL
6 6 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.25%) CRM
8 4 (5.80%) B2B
8 4 (5.80%) Change Control
8 4 (5.80%) Web Development
9 2 (2.90%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (2.90%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.90%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (2.90%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.90%) Change Management
9 2 (2.90%) Migration
9 2 (2.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.54%) C#
1 19 (27.54%) SQL
2 15 (21.74%) Java
2 15 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 13 (18.84%) ActionScript
3 13 (18.84%) Objective-C
3 13 (18.84%) ActionScript 3.0
4 11 (15.94%) VB
5 8 (11.59%) VB.NET
6 5 (7.25%) XAML
6 5 (7.25%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.80%) VB6
7 4 (5.80%) PHP
8 3 (4.35%) VBScript
9 1 (1.45%) C++
9 1 (1.45%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 18 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 15 (21.74%) SC Cleared
2 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (15.94%) MCP
4 6 (8.70%) MCSE
5 5 (7.25%) MCITP
6 3 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (4.35%) MCTS
6 3 (4.35%) CCEE
6 3 (4.35%) CCA
6 3 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.45%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.45%) MCSA
8 1 (1.45%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 14 (20.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.14%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (5.80%) vSphere
5 4 (5.80%) Terminal Services
6 3 (4.35%) XenApp
6 3 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (10.14%) SCCM
2 4 (5.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (4.35%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.35%) XenMobile
4 2 (2.90%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 39 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 15 (21.74%) VMware
2 15 (21.74%) Sencha
3 13 (18.84%) Appcelerator
4 8 (11.59%) DevExpress
5 6 (8.70%) AppSense
5 6 (8.70%) Cisco
6 5 (7.25%) Citrix
7 4 (5.80%) Oracle
7 4 (5.80%) Apple
7 4 (5.80%) Intel
8 2 (2.90%) i2
8 2 (2.90%) Symantec
8 2 (2.90%) Websense
8 2 (2.90%) Open Text
8 2 (2.90%) Unisys
8 2 (2.90%) IBM
8 2 (2.90%) HP
9 1 (1.45%) Dell
9 1 (1.45%) Juniper
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Posted: 9 hours ago
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