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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 61 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 7 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.17% 0.20% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.30% 0.62% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 0
Average salary £29,000 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.88% -
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 Coventry region.

Operating Systems Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
212 161 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 35.39% 31.63% 28.46%
Number of salaries quoted 190 126 137
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,290 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Coventry

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows 7
3 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
4 9 (75.00%) Windows XP
5 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (50.00%) NetScaler
6 6 (50.00%) AppDNA
6 6 (50.00%) XenDesktop
6 6 (50.00%) Cisco
6 6 (50.00%) IBM
6 6 (50.00%) Citrix
6 6 (50.00%) NetApp
7 5 (41.67%) HP
7 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
8 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (33.33%) VMware
8 4 (33.33%) Lync
8 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
9 3 (25.00%) Unified Communications
9 3 (25.00%) Office 365
9 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
9 3 (25.00%) SCCM
10 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
10 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (16.67%) DNS
10 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
10 2 (16.67%) MS Office

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) Lync
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) NetScreen
4 1 (8.33%) SMTP
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) SNMP
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
1 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Lead Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) IT Support
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows 7
3 9 (75.00%) Windows XP
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
1 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) AppDNA
2 3 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) IBM
2 6 (50.00%) Citrix
2 6 (50.00%) NetApp
3 5 (41.67%) HP
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) Apple