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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 131 169 157
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 39 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.15% 0.46% 0.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.48% 1.65% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 35 15 10
Average salary £22,500 £27,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- -12.69%
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
871 1029 791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 25.63% 27.58% 26.34%
Number of salaries quoted 739 882 699
Average salary £34,000 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.22% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,000 £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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +13 15 £22,500 +4.65% 3
Nottinghamshire +2 10 £23,750 -32.14% 2
Lincolnshire 0 8 £20,000 -2.43% 1
Derbyshire +22 6 £30,000 -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (81.94%) Microsoft
3 50 (69.44%) Windows 7
4 46 (63.89%) Active Directory
5 38 (52.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (50.00%) MS Office
7 29 (40.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (38.89%) Internet
8 28 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (36.11%) MS Excel
9 26 (36.11%) TCP/IP
10 24 (33.33%) Windows XP
11 21 (29.17%) UNIX
11 21 (29.17%) SQL Server
12 19 (26.39%) ITIL
13 18 (25.00%) SQL
14 17 (23.61%) Oracle
15 15 (20.83%) EMC
15 15 (20.83%) Linux
15 15 (20.83%) Apache
15 15 (20.83%) Tomcat
15 15 (20.83%) ADSL
15 15 (20.83%) Broadband
15 15 (20.83%) Lync
16 14 (19.44%) Solaris
16 14 (19.44%) DNS
16 14 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
17 12 (16.67%) MS Exchange
18 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Azure
19 10 (13.89%) MCP

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 15 (20.83%) Apache
1 15 (20.83%) Tomcat
1 15 (20.83%) Lync
2 12 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 9 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.56%) IIS
5 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 36 (50.00%) MS Office
2 26 (36.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.17%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.33%) Office 365
3 4 (5.56%) Google Apps
4 2 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (38.89%) Internet
2 26 (36.11%) TCP/IP
3 15 (20.83%) ADSL
3 15 (20.83%) Broadband
4 14 (19.44%) DNS
5 9 (12.50%) WAN
5 9 (12.50%) Firewall
6 6 (8.33%) VPN
7 5 (6.94%) DHCP
7 5 (6.94%) LAN
8 4 (5.56%) VLAN
9 2 (2.78%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.78%) LDAP
9 2 (2.78%) SAN
10 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.39%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Legal
3 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.78%) Law
4 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (38.89%) IT Support
2 20 (27.78%) Support Technician
3 18 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
4 17 (23.61%) Analyst
5 13 (18.06%) Support Analyst
6 12 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (15.28%) Applications Support
8 10 (13.89%) UNIX Support
9 9 (12.50%) Linux Support
10 7 (9.72%) Applications Support Analyst
11 5 (6.94%) 1st Line Support
11 5 (6.94%) Administrator
12 4 (5.56%) IT Manager
13 3 (4.17%) Service Analyst
13 3 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
13 3 (4.17%) Network Administrator
13 3 (4.17%) Network Support
13 3 (4.17%) Citrix Engineer
14 2 (2.78%) UNIX Administrator
14 2 (2.78%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) Application Packaging
2 3 (4.17%) .NET
2 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.39%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.17%) PDA
3 2 (2.78%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.78%) iPhone
3 2 (2.78%) Kindle
3 2 (2.78%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.78%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.78%) Clustering
4 1 (1.39%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (69.44%) Windows 7
3 38 (52.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (40.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (33.33%) Windows XP
7 21 (29.17%) UNIX
8 15 (20.83%) Linux
9 14 (19.44%) Solaris
10 5 (6.94%) Windows Vista
11 4 (5.56%) Apple iOS
11 4 (5.56%) Mac OS X
12 3 (4.17%) Ubuntu
13 2 (2.78%) Windows Phone
14 1 (1.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) ITIL
2 9 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 9 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (5.56%) CRM
4 3 (4.17%) DNA
4 3 (4.17%) Project Management
5 2 (2.78%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.78%) Migration
5 2 (2.78%) Time Management
5 2 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (2.78%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (2.78%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.39%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.39%) Coaching
6 1 (1.39%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (1.39%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.39%) ITSM
6 1 (1.39%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.17%) VB.NET
3 3 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (13.89%) MCP
3 6 (8.33%) MCTS
3 6 (8.33%) MCITP
4 2 (2.78%) Degree
4 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) MCSE
5 1 (1.39%) MCSA
5 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (2.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 46 (63.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.72%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.94%) Terminal Services
4 4 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (4.17%) XenApp
6 2 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) SCCM
2 2 (2.78%) SCOM
2 2 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 59 (81.94%) Microsoft
2 17 (23.61%) Oracle
3 15 (20.83%) EMC
4 8 (11.11%) VMware
5 5 (6.94%) Citrix
6 4 (5.56%) SAP
6 4 (5.56%) Apple
6 4 (5.56%) Google
7 3 (4.17%) AppSense
7 3 (4.17%) Civica
7 3 (4.17%) LexisNexis
7 3 (4.17%) Sage
7 3 (4.17%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.39%) Cisco
8 1 (1.39%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.39%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.39%) ServiceNow
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