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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 139 152 145
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 38 26 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.04% 0.70% 0.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.83% 3.07% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 30 26 17
Average salary £22,000 £39,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.58% +47.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £21,200 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £28,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -13.84%
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
786 848 906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.52% 22.84% 28.45%
Number of salaries quoted 640 745 765
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 £20,750 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +3 12 £21,500 -32.28% 2
Nottinghamshire -1 12 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Leicestershire +22 10 £21,500 -21.81% 2
Derbyshire -2 6 £20,750 -53.88% 4
Lincolnshire -3 2 £22,500 -27.41%
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (81.71%) Windows 7
3 60 (73.17%) Microsoft
4 41 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (48.78%) Active Directory
6 36 (43.90%) MS Excel
7 31 (37.80%) SQL
8 25 (30.49%) MS Office
9 24 (29.27%) SQL Server
10 23 (28.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (24.39%) SharePoint
12 19 (23.17%) Software Testing
12 19 (23.17%) User Acceptance Testing
12 19 (23.17%) Microsoft Azure
13 18 (21.95%) MS Exchange
14 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (17.07%) Windows XP
16 13 (15.85%) MCP
17 11 (13.41%) VMware
18 10 (12.20%) TCP/IP
18 10 (12.20%) Hyper-V
19 8 (9.76%) SLA
19 8 (9.76%) Internet
19 8 (9.76%) MCTS
20 7 (8.54%) Finance
20 7 (8.54%) DNS
20 7 (8.54%) Citrix
20 7 (8.54%) LAN
20 7 (8.54%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 20 (24.39%) SharePoint
2 18 (21.95%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.22%) IIS
6 1 (1.22%) Apache
6 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.22%) Lync
Applications
1 36 (43.90%) MS Excel
2 25 (30.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (3.66%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.22%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 19 (23.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.20%) TCP/IP
2 8 (9.76%) Internet
3 7 (8.54%) DNS
3 7 (8.54%) LAN
4 6 (7.32%) WAN
5 5 (6.10%) Firewall
6 4 (4.88%) SAN
6 4 (4.88%) VPN
6 4 (4.88%) DHCP
7 2 (2.44%) VoIP
7 2 (2.44%) LDAP
7 2 (2.44%) Wireless
7 2 (2.44%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.44%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (1.22%) Network Security
8 1 (1.22%) Softswitch
8 1 (1.22%) ADSL
8 1 (1.22%) Broadband
8 1 (1.22%) PBX
8 1 (1.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.22%) MySQL
General
1 7 (8.54%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.44%) Law
3 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (34.15%) Analyst
2 20 (24.39%) Support Analyst
3 19 (23.17%) IT Support
4 15 (18.29%) Applications Support
5 10 (12.20%) Support Technician
5 10 (12.20%) Applications Support Analyst
6 8 (9.76%) Support Specialist
7 7 (8.54%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (8.54%) Support Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) IT Support Technician
8 6 (7.32%) IT Support Specialist
9 5 (6.10%) IT Manager
10 4 (4.88%) Network Administrator
10 4 (4.88%) Network Support
10 4 (4.88%) Administrator
10 4 (4.88%) Software Support Analyst
11 3 (3.66%) IT Support Analyst
11 3 (3.66%) Citrix Engineer
11 3 (3.66%) Help Desk Analyst
12 2 (2.44%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.32%) .NET
2 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET
2 4 (4.88%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.22%) COM+
3 1 (1.22%) DCOM
3 1 (1.22%) Web Services
3 1 (1.22%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.66%) Clustering
1 3 (3.66%) PDA
1 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.44%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.44%) Kindle
3 1 (1.22%) EPoS
3 1 (1.22%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.22%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.22%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (81.71%) Windows 7
3 41 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (28.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (17.07%) Windows XP
7 7 (8.54%) UNIX
8 4 (4.88%) Windows Vista
9 3 (3.66%) Apple iOS
9 3 (3.66%) Linux
10 2 (2.44%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.22%) Solaris
11 1 (1.22%) Android
11 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.17%) User Acceptance Testing
1 19 (23.17%) Software Testing
2 7 (8.54%) ITIL
3 6 (7.32%) Project Management
3 6 (7.32%) Service Delivery
4 5 (6.10%) Workflow
4 5 (6.10%) Mentoring
5 3 (3.66%) SDLC
5 3 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.66%) CRM
5 3 (3.66%) Release Management
5 3 (3.66%) Time Management
6 2 (2.44%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (2.44%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.44%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.22%) Supplier Management
7 1 (1.22%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.22%) Service Management
7 1 (1.22%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (1.22%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (37.80%) SQL
2 5 (6.10%) VB.NET
3 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.44%) C#
4 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.22%) PHP
4 1 (1.22%) VB
4 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (15.85%) MCP
3 8 (9.76%) MCTS
4 6 (7.32%) Network+ Certification
4 6 (7.32%) A+ Certification
5 5 (6.10%) MCITP
6 4 (4.88%) Degree
7 2 (2.44%) MCSE
8 1 (1.22%) MCSA
8 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) SLA
2 2 (2.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 40 (48.78%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.20%) Hyper-V
3 7 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.10%) Terminal Services
5 4 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (4.88%) XenApp
6 3 (3.66%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.22%) vSphere
7 1 (1.22%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 7 (8.54%) SCCM
2 2 (2.44%) SCOM
2 2 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 60 (73.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.41%) VMware
3 7 (8.54%) Citrix
4 3 (3.66%) Apple
4 3 (3.66%) Cisco
4 3 (3.66%) AppSense
5 2 (2.44%) SonicWALL
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle
6 1 (1.22%) HP
6 1 (1.22%) EMC
6 1 (1.22%) Symantec
6 1 (1.22%) NetApp
6 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
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Merton Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £27000 per annum + excellent package & training
Posted: 4 days ago
Market Harborough, Leicestershire
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Salary: £18k - 20k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Derbyshire
Elevate Recruitment & Training
Salary: £16k - 20k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby
Searchability
Salary: £16500 - £23000 per annum + 20 days holiday (plus BH)
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hope Valley, Derbyshire
Dental IT Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum terms and benefits are negotiable
Posted: 27 days ago
Derbyshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 28 days ago