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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 142 154 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 29 24 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.79% 0.71% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.14% 2.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 0
Average salary £23,750 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.92% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -3.17%
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
923 1073 877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.99% 31.84% 29.31%
Number of salaries quoted 787 949 780
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +7 14 £23,500 -15.31% 1
Leicestershire +15 5 £23,500 -53.00% 1
Northamptonshire -27 4 £22,500 +50.00% 3
Derbyshire -2 2 £24,250 -31.20%
Lincolnshire - 1 £25,000 -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (68.42%) Windows 7
3 28 (49.12%) Active Directory
4 27 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 27 (47.37%) MS Excel
5 20 (35.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (33.33%) VMware
7 17 (29.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
7 17 (29.82%) MS Office
7 17 (29.82%) DHCP
7 17 (29.82%) TCP/IP
7 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (28.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (26.32%) MS Exchange
9 15 (26.32%) Hyper-V
10 14 (24.56%) Internet
11 13 (22.81%) DNS
11 13 (22.81%) SLA
11 13 (22.81%) MCSE
12 12 (21.05%) MCITP
12 12 (21.05%) Windows Vista
13 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (19.30%) Cisco
13 11 (19.30%) Windows XP
14 10 (17.54%) WAN
15 9 (15.79%) Firewall
15 9 (15.79%) VLAN
16 8 (14.04%) vSphere
16 8 (14.04%) Cisco Certification

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 15 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (7.02%) Lync
3 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (7.02%) IIS
4 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.26%) CMS
4 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.51%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.51%) Apache
5 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (47.37%) MS Excel
2 17 (29.82%) MS Office
3 3 (5.26%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.75%) Maya
4 1 (1.75%) 3ds Max
4 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Office 365
2 3 (5.26%) Google Apps
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.82%) DHCP
1 17 (29.82%) TCP/IP
2 14 (24.56%) Internet
3 13 (22.81%) DNS
4 10 (17.54%) WAN
5 9 (15.79%) Firewall
5 9 (15.79%) VLAN
6 7 (12.28%) VoIP
6 7 (12.28%) RTP
6 7 (12.28%) H.323
6 7 (12.28%) Wireshark
7 5 (8.77%) NetScaler
8 3 (5.26%) VPN
8 3 (5.26%) SAN
8 3 (5.26%) NetScreen
9 2 (3.51%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (3.51%) Wireless
9 2 (3.51%) ADSL
9 2 (3.51%) Broadband
10 1 (1.75%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) MySQL
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.51%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Eclipse
1 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
1 3 (5.26%) Subversion
1 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (12.28%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.02%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Legal
3 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (22.81%) Analyst
2 10 (17.54%) Support Analyst
3 7 (12.28%) Support Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) IT Support
3 7 (12.28%) Support Manager
4 6 (10.53%) Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Senior Consultant
5 5 (8.77%) Consultant
5 5 (8.77%) Architect
5 5 (8.77%) Senior Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Field Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Desktop Support
7 3 (5.26%) Junior
7 3 (5.26%) Field Service Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Junior Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Junior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) Application Packaging
1 6 (10.53%) .NET
2 3 (5.26%) XHTML
2 3 (5.26%) HTML
2 3 (5.26%) CSS
2 3 (5.26%) LAMP
2 3 (5.26%) Ajax
2 3 (5.26%) jQuery
2 3 (5.26%) CSS3
2 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
2 3 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (5.26%) HTML5
3 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.75%) CGI
4 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.75%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) Thin Client
2 3 (5.26%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.75%) Animation
3 1 (1.75%) iPhone
3 1 (1.75%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (68.42%) Windows 7
3 20 (35.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (28.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (21.05%) Windows Vista
7 11 (19.30%) Windows XP
8 6 (10.53%) Linux
9 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.51%) UNIX
10 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.75%) Solaris
10 1 (1.75%) Android
10 1 (1.75%) CentOS
10 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.28%) ITIL
2 4 (7.02%) MVC
2 4 (7.02%) CRM
3 3 (5.26%) DNA
3 3 (5.26%) Web Development
4 2 (3.51%) Migration
4 2 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.51%) ERP
5 1 (1.75%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.75%) OOP
5 1 (1.75%) ITSM
5 1 (1.75%) Service Management
5 1 (1.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.75%) Project Management
5 1 (1.75%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.75%) Data Management
5 1 (1.75%) Time Management
5 1 (1.75%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (1.75%) Line Management
5 1 (1.75%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) SQL
2 3 (5.26%) C#
2 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.26%) PHP
3 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.75%) Perl
4 1 (1.75%) Python
4 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (29.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (22.81%) MCSE
3 12 (21.05%) MCITP
4 8 (14.04%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (12.28%) CCNA
6 6 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (8.77%) CCA
7 5 (8.77%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (8.77%) MCTS
7 5 (8.77%) CCEE
8 3 (5.26%) Degree
9 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
9 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.75%) HND
10 1 (1.75%) MCP
10 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.81%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 28 (49.12%) Active Directory
2 15 (26.32%) Hyper-V
3 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (14.04%) vSphere
5 5 (8.77%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (8.77%) XenApp
5 5 (8.77%) XenDesktop
6 3 (5.26%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.75%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) XenMobile
2 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.75%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 19 (33.33%) VMware
3 11 (19.30%) Cisco
4 7 (12.28%) Avaya
5 6 (10.53%) Citrix
6 5 (8.77%) SAP
6 5 (8.77%) AppSense
7 4 (7.02%) Oracle
7 4 (7.02%) Adobe
7 4 (7.02%) HP
8 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.26%) Apple
8 3 (5.26%) Sage
8 3 (5.26%) Civica
8 3 (5.26%) Google
8 3 (5.26%) LexisNexis
9 2 (3.51%) Open-E
9 2 (3.51%) EMC
10 1 (1.75%) Symantec
10 1 (1.75%) Sophos
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