The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 62 54 57
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 9 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.12% 1.20% 0.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.00% 3.38% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 2
Average salary £22,750 £29,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.55% +0.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £70,000 £33,750
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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 Coventry region.

Operating Systems Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
150 207 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 18.68% 35.63% 33.21%
Number of salaries quoted 129 183 143
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Coventry region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Coventry

Windows 8
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) Dell
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 3 (33.33%) SLA
4 3 (33.33%) Office 365
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Service Management
6 1 (11.11%) ITSM
6 1 (11.11%) MS Office
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Desktop Support
1 4 (44.44%) Desktop Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Desktop Support
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Support Technician
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Technician
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (11.11%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Service Management
1 1 (11.11%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) Dell
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