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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 149 149 149
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 34 27 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.88% 0.73% 0.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.17% 2.92% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 32 26 16
Average salary £22,500 £26,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.09% -24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,600 £18,250 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £61,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
815 924 967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.08% 24.83% 29.86%
Number of salaries quoted 645 779 833
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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
Northamptonshire +18 15 £22,500 -64.00% 3
Leicestershire +13 8 £26,750 +0.94% 2
Nottinghamshire -22 6 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Derbyshire -14 4 £20,750 -14.43%
Lincolnshire +5 1 £22,500 +7.14%
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (75.31%) Windows 7
3 51 (62.96%) Microsoft
4 48 (59.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (51.85%) Active Directory
6 38 (46.91%) MS Excel
7 30 (37.04%) SQL
8 25 (30.86%) MS Exchange
9 24 (29.63%) SQL Server
10 22 (27.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (24.69%) Software Testing
12 19 (23.46%) SharePoint
13 18 (22.22%) Windows XP
13 18 (22.22%) MS Office
13 18 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
14 16 (19.75%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (17.28%) VMware
15 14 (17.28%) Hyper-V
16 13 (16.05%) LAN
17 12 (14.81%) WAN
18 11 (13.58%) TCP/IP
18 11 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
18 11 (13.58%) Exchange Server 2013
19 7 (8.64%) Service Delivery
19 7 (8.64%) MCP
19 7 (8.64%) .NET
19 7 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2010
20 6 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
20 6 (7.41%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 25 (30.86%) MS Exchange
2 19 (23.46%) SharePoint
3 11 (13.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.23%) IIS
Applications
1 38 (46.91%) MS Excel
2 18 (22.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 18 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.05%) LAN
2 12 (14.81%) WAN
3 11 (13.58%) TCP/IP
4 6 (7.41%) VPN
5 5 (6.17%) Internet
6 4 (4.94%) Firewall
6 4 (4.94%) SAN
7 3 (3.70%) DNS
7 3 (3.70%) DHCP
7 3 (3.70%) VoIP
8 2 (2.47%) LDAP
8 2 (2.47%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.47%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (2.47%) Wireless
9 1 (1.23%) Network Security
9 1 (1.23%) Softswitch
9 1 (1.23%) WLAN
9 1 (1.23%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.23%) MySQL
General
1 6 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.70%) Finance
3 2 (2.47%) Law
3 2 (2.47%) Marketing
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (44.44%) Analyst
2 29 (35.80%) Support Analyst
3 25 (30.86%) IT Support
4 10 (12.35%) Support Engineer
4 10 (12.35%) Applications Support
5 9 (11.11%) Support Technician
5 9 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
6 8 (9.88%) Applications Support Analyst
6 8 (9.88%) Software Support Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) IT Support Specialist
7 6 (7.41%) Support Specialist
7 6 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (4.94%) IT Support Technician
8 4 (4.94%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) 1st Line Support Technician
9 3 (3.70%) Citrix Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Network Support
9 3 (3.70%) Administrator
9 3 (3.70%) Network Administrator
10 2 (2.47%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.64%) .NET
2 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.70%) Application Packaging
3 2 (2.47%) HTML
3 2 (2.47%) CSS
4 1 (1.23%) Web Services
4 1 (1.23%) X-Windows
4 1 (1.23%) COM+
4 1 (1.23%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.70%) Clustering
2 2 (2.47%) Kindle
2 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.47%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.23%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.23%) iPad
3 1 (1.23%) EPoS
3 1 (1.23%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.23%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (75.31%) Windows 7
3 48 (59.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (27.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 16 (19.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.94%) UNIX
8 3 (3.70%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.47%) Linux
10 1 (1.23%) NetWare
10 1 (1.23%) Android
10 1 (1.23%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.69%) Software Testing
2 18 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (8.64%) Service Delivery
4 5 (6.17%) ITIL
4 5 (6.17%) Project Management
4 5 (6.17%) Workflow
4 5 (6.17%) Mentoring
4 5 (6.17%) SDLC
5 3 (3.70%) Release Management
5 3 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.70%) Time Management
6 2 (2.47%) Test Scripting
6 2 (2.47%) Validation
6 2 (2.47%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.47%) ERP
6 2 (2.47%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (2.47%) Data Validation
7 1 (1.23%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (1.23%) Network Management
7 1 (1.23%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.04%) SQL
2 4 (4.94%) C#
2 4 (4.94%) VB.NET
3 3 (3.70%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.23%) PHP
4 1 (1.23%) VBScript
4 1 (1.23%) VB
4 1 (1.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (8.64%) MCP
2 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.41%) A+ Certification
2 6 (7.41%) Network+ Certification
3 5 (6.17%) MCTS
3 5 (6.17%) Degree
4 2 (2.47%) MCITP
5 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.23%) MCSE
5 1 (1.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) SLA
2 2 (2.47%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 42 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.28%) Hyper-V
3 11 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.17%) Terminal Services
5 4 (4.94%) XenApp
6 3 (3.70%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.23%) Sendmail
7 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) SCCM
2 2 (2.47%) SCOM
2 2 (2.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 51 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.28%) VMware
3 6 (7.41%) Citrix
4 4 (4.94%) Cisco
5 3 (3.70%) AppSense
5 3 (3.70%) Veeam
6 2 (2.47%) Apple
6 2 (2.47%) HP
7 1 (1.23%) Dell
7 1 (1.23%) CA
7 1 (1.23%) NetApp
7 1 (1.23%) IBM
7 1 (1.23%) Adobe
7 1 (1.23%) Symantec
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle
7 1 (1.23%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.23%) SonicWALL
Nottinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
The One Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester
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Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago