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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 63 76 57
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 9 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.28% 0.13% 0.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.63% 0.47% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 4
Median salary £30,000 £21,500 £68,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+39.53% -68.72%
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -
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
160 215 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 22.76% 27.08% 24.50%
Number of salaries quoted 131 192 122
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £58,950
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of job ads across the Coventry region citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Coventry

Windows 8
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 9 (90.00%) Wireless
3 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (70.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (70.00%) Linux
4 7 (70.00%) HP
4 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
5 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
7 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (20.00%) VPN
7 2 (20.00%) Firewall
7 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (20.00%) SAN
7 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
8 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (10.00%) DB2
8 1 (10.00%) EPoS
8 1 (10.00%) EFT
8 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
8 1 (10.00%) Retail

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Wireless
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
General
1 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) IT Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Technician
4 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Technician
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Server Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Software Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) EFT
1 1 (10.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (70.00%) Linux
4 7 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) HP
1 7 (70.00%) Red Hat