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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 77 61 69
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 2 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.24% 0.80% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.10% 2.60% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 3
Average salary - £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £28,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -17.85%
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
181 192 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 21.83% 30.62% 34.21%
Number of salaries quoted 148 170 164
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,000 £47,800
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 7 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
2 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Desktop Support
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft