The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 147 153 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 28 37 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.77% 1.05% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.06% 3.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 19 25 0
Average salary £23,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.94% -5.38%
Windows 8
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
916 1100 848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 25.18% 31.08% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 776 954 753
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Windows 8
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Windows 8
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -1 16 £23,500 -32.85% 2
Leicestershire +19 5 £21,500 -28.33% 1
Northamptonshire -24 4 £22,500 +50.00% 1
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (69.09%) Windows 7
3 31 (56.36%) Active Directory
4 28 (50.91%) Microsoft
5 27 (49.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (45.45%) MS Excel
7 22 (40.00%) TCP/IP
8 21 (38.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (34.55%) Internet
9 19 (34.55%) VMware
9 19 (34.55%) MS Office
10 17 (30.91%) SQL Server
10 17 (30.91%) DHCP
11 16 (29.09%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (27.27%) Windows XP
13 14 (25.45%) DNS
13 14 (25.45%) MS Exchange
13 14 (25.45%) Hyper-V
14 13 (23.64%) WAN
14 13 (23.64%) MCSE
15 12 (21.82%) SLA
15 12 (21.82%) Windows Vista
15 12 (21.82%) MCITP
16 11 (20.00%) VLAN
16 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (20.00%) Cisco
16 11 (20.00%) Firewall
17 10 (18.18%) ITIL
18 9 (16.36%) Oracle

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 14 (25.45%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.55%) Lync
3 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (10.91%) Apache
3 6 (10.91%) Tomcat
4 5 (9.09%) IIS
4 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.64%) CMS
7 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 25 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 19 (34.55%) MS Office
3 2 (3.64%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.82%) Maya
4 1 (1.82%) 3ds Max
4 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Google Apps
2 4 (7.27%) Office 365
3 2 (3.64%) SaaS
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 19 (34.55%) Internet
3 17 (30.91%) DHCP
4 14 (25.45%) DNS
5 13 (23.64%) WAN
6 11 (20.00%) Firewall
6 11 (20.00%) VLAN
7 7 (12.73%) Wireshark
7 7 (12.73%) VoIP
7 7 (12.73%) H.323
7 7 (12.73%) RTP
8 6 (10.91%) ADSL
8 6 (10.91%) Broadband
9 5 (9.09%) VPN
9 5 (9.09%) NetScaler
10 3 (5.45%) NetScreen
11 2 (3.64%) SAN
11 2 (3.64%) LAN
11 2 (3.64%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (3.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) MySQL
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.64%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.64%) Subversion
2 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (12.73%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.09%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (1.82%) Publishing
3 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Analyst
2 12 (21.82%) IT Support
3 11 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Support Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Support Manager
5 6 (10.91%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (9.09%) Consultant
6 5 (9.09%) Architect
6 5 (9.09%) Senior Architect
6 5 (9.09%) UNIX Support
7 4 (7.27%) Linux Support
7 4 (7.27%) Support Technician
7 4 (7.27%) IT Support Technician
8 3 (5.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Administrator
8 3 (5.45%) Desktop Support
8 3 (5.45%) Desktop Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Support Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) IT Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.64%) jQuery
2 2 (3.64%) HTML5
2 2 (3.64%) CSS3
2 2 (3.64%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (3.64%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.64%) HTML
2 2 (3.64%) .NET
2 2 (3.64%) CSS
2 2 (3.64%) XHTML
2 2 (3.64%) LAMP
2 2 (3.64%) Ajax
3 1 (1.82%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) Fat Client
2 3 (5.45%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.82%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (69.09%) Windows 7
3 27 (49.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (38.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (27.27%) Windows XP
7 12 (21.82%) Windows Vista
8 9 (16.36%) Linux
9 6 (10.91%) UNIX
10 5 (9.09%) Solaris
11 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.82%) CentOS
11 1 (1.82%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.18%) ITIL
2 4 (7.27%) DNA
3 2 (3.64%) CRM
3 2 (3.64%) ERP
3 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (3.64%) MVC
3 2 (3.64%) Web Development
4 1 (1.82%) Time Management
4 1 (1.82%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (1.82%) Line Management
4 1 (1.82%) Mentoring
4 1 (1.82%) Coaching
4 1 (1.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (1.82%) ITSM
4 1 (1.82%) Project Management
4 1 (1.82%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.73%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.64%) PHP
3 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.82%) Perl
3 1 (1.82%) Python
3 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (23.64%) MCSE
3 12 (21.82%) MCITP
4 8 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (12.73%) CCNA
6 5 (9.09%) CCA
6 5 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (9.09%) CCEE
6 5 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (9.09%) MCTS
7 4 (7.27%) Degree
8 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
8 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.82%) MCP
9 1 (1.82%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.82%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (56.36%) Active Directory
2 14 (25.45%) Hyper-V
3 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (14.55%) vSphere
5 5 (9.09%) XenApp
5 5 (9.09%) XenDesktop
5 5 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (5.45%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.82%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) XenMobile
2 1 (1.82%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 28 (50.91%) Microsoft
2 19 (34.55%) VMware
3 11 (20.00%) Cisco
4 9 (16.36%) Oracle
5 7 (12.73%) Avaya
6 6 (10.91%) SAP
6 6 (10.91%) EMC
6 6 (10.91%) Citrix
7 5 (9.09%) Google
7 5 (9.09%) AppSense
8 4 (7.27%) Civica
8 4 (7.27%) LexisNexis
8 4 (7.27%) Sage
8 4 (7.27%) HP
9 3 (5.45%) Adobe
9 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.45%) Apple
10 2 (3.64%) Open-E
11 1 (1.82%) Autodesk
11 1 (1.82%) WatchGuard
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Up to £20,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £28,000 to £34,000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Portfolio Recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Blue Town Online
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 7 days ago