The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dudley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 1.45% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.26% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £21,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,750
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
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 Dudley region.

Operating Systems Category
Dudley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
19 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 27.54% 64.52% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 9
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Dudley

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Dudley

Windows 8
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dudley 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%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dudley 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Support
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Support Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Support Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VB
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco