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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 135 146 161
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +15
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 30 31 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.95% 0.86% 0.067%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.82% 3.09% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 26 23 2
Average salary £23,250 £35,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.57% -34.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,200 £50,750
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £45,000 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -11.11%
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 1004 788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.97% 27.87% 26.38%
Number of salaries quoted 677 837 711
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 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Nottinghamshire +16 20 £23,500 -41.25%
Northamptonshire -6 6 £22,750 +5.81% 2
Lincolnshire +10 3 £20,000 +5.26%
Leicestershire +26 1 £22,500 -8.16%
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (72.13%) Microsoft
3 38 (62.30%) Active Directory
4 37 (60.66%) Windows 7
5 33 (54.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (54.10%) MS Office
6 26 (42.62%) TCP/IP
6 26 (42.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (42.62%) Internet
7 23 (37.70%) Windows XP
7 23 (37.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (31.15%) ITIL
9 18 (29.51%) Oracle
9 18 (29.51%) UNIX
10 17 (27.87%) MS Excel
10 17 (27.87%) DNS
11 16 (26.23%) Linux
11 16 (26.23%) Lync
12 15 (24.59%) SQL Server
12 15 (24.59%) Apache
12 15 (24.59%) Tomcat
12 15 (24.59%) ADSL
12 15 (24.59%) Broadband
12 15 (24.59%) EMC
13 14 (22.95%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (22.95%) MS Exchange
13 14 (22.95%) Solaris
14 13 (21.31%) Firewall
15 9 (14.75%) Windows Vista
15 9 (14.75%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 16 (26.23%) Lync
2 15 (24.59%) Apache
2 15 (24.59%) Tomcat
3 14 (22.95%) MS Exchange
4 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (8.20%) IIS
5 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
6 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 33 (54.10%) MS Office
2 17 (27.87%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.64%) Maya
3 1 (1.64%) 3ds Max
3 1 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) Office 365
2 5 (8.20%) Google Apps
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (42.62%) TCP/IP
1 26 (42.62%) Internet
2 17 (27.87%) DNS
3 15 (24.59%) ADSL
3 15 (24.59%) Broadband
4 13 (21.31%) Firewall
5 8 (13.11%) WAN
5 8 (13.11%) DHCP
6 6 (9.84%) VPN
7 4 (6.56%) LAN
7 4 (6.56%) VLAN
8 2 (3.28%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.64%) Wireless
9 1 (1.64%) SAN
9 1 (1.64%) NetScreen
9 1 (1.64%) SNMP
9 1 (1.64%) SMTP
9 1 (1.64%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (6.56%) MySQL
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.28%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (9.84%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Legal
3 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Publishing
4 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (36.07%) IT Support
2 17 (27.87%) Analyst
3 16 (26.23%) Support Technician
4 15 (24.59%) IT Support Technician
5 14 (22.95%) Support Analyst
6 13 (21.31%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (16.39%) UNIX Support
8 9 (14.75%) Linux Support
9 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
10 4 (6.56%) Architect
10 4 (6.56%) Applications Support Analyst
10 4 (6.56%) Applications Support
11 3 (4.92%) Service Analyst
11 3 (4.92%) Administrator
11 3 (4.92%) Consultant
11 3 (4.92%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 3 (4.92%) Service Desk Analyst
11 3 (4.92%) Desktop Analyst
11 3 (4.92%) Desktop Support
12 2 (3.28%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.64%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.92%) Thin Client
2 3 (4.92%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.28%) iPhone
4 1 (1.64%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (60.66%) Windows 7
3 33 (54.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (42.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (37.70%) Windows XP
5 23 (37.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (29.51%) UNIX
7 16 (26.23%) Linux
8 14 (22.95%) Solaris
9 9 (14.75%) Windows Vista
10 4 (6.56%) Apple iOS
10 4 (6.56%) Mac OS X
11 3 (4.92%) Ubuntu
12 2 (3.28%) Windows Phone
13 1 (1.64%) CentOS
13 1 (1.64%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.15%) ITIL
2 4 (6.56%) DNA
3 2 (3.28%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (3.28%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (3.28%) ERP
3 2 (3.28%) CRM
3 2 (3.28%) Software Testing
3 2 (3.28%) Migration
3 2 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (1.64%) Service Management
4 1 (1.64%) ITSM
4 1 (1.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (1.64%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.64%) Project Management
4 1 (1.64%) Line Management
4 1 (1.64%) Mentoring
4 1 (1.64%) Coaching
4 1 (1.64%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (1.64%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.75%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
2 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.64%) Python
3 1 (1.64%) Perl
3 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.84%) MCP
3 5 (8.20%) MCITP
3 5 (8.20%) MCTS
4 3 (4.92%) Degree
4 3 (4.92%) MCSE
5 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.28%) CCEE
5 2 (3.28%) CCA
5 2 (3.28%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.75%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (62.30%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.48%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.92%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (4.92%) Terminal Services
4 3 (4.92%) vSphere
5 2 (3.28%) XenApp
5 2 (3.28%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.64%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) XenMobile
2 1 (1.64%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (72.13%) Microsoft
2 18 (29.51%) Oracle
3 15 (24.59%) EMC
4 9 (14.75%) VMware
5 6 (9.84%) SAP
5 6 (9.84%) Apple
6 5 (8.20%) Google
7 4 (6.56%) LexisNexis
7 4 (6.56%) Sage
7 4 (6.56%) Cisco
7 4 (6.56%) Citrix
7 4 (6.56%) Civica
8 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.28%) HP
9 2 (3.28%) AppSense
10 1 (1.64%) Adobe
10 1 (1.64%) Autodesk
10 1 (1.64%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.64%) Open-E
10 1 (1.64%) WatchGuard
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