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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 121 164 154
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 41 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.32% 0.42% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.14% 1.52% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 38 11 8
Average salary £22,750 £21,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.81% +7.50%
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
797 990 755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 25.71% 27.42% 27.14%
Number of salaries quoted 697 843 688
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £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 6 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 6 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
Nottinghamshire +19 16 £23,250 -28.46% 4
Northamptonshire +13 13 £22,500 +4.65%
Derbyshire +21 6 £30,000 -
Lincolnshire +2 6 £20,000 -2.43% 1
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 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 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (77.14%) Microsoft
3 49 (70.00%) Windows 7
4 40 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 38 (54.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (51.43%) MS Office
7 29 (41.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (41.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (38.57%) Internet
9 26 (37.14%) TCP/IP
10 22 (31.43%) MS Excel
10 22 (31.43%) Windows XP
11 20 (28.57%) UNIX
12 19 (27.14%) ITIL
12 19 (27.14%) SQL Server
13 17 (24.29%) Oracle
13 17 (24.29%) DNS
14 16 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (22.86%) Linux
14 16 (22.86%) SQL
15 15 (21.43%) Apache
15 15 (21.43%) Tomcat
15 15 (21.43%) ADSL
15 15 (21.43%) Broadband
15 15 (21.43%) EMC
15 15 (21.43%) Lync
16 14 (20.00%) Solaris
17 13 (18.57%) MS Exchange
18 12 (17.14%) Firewall
19 11 (15.71%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 (21.43%) Apache
1 15 (21.43%) Tomcat
1 15 (21.43%) Lync
2 13 (18.57%) MS Exchange
3 11 (15.71%) SharePoint
4 7 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (5.71%) IIS
6 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 36 (51.43%) MS Office
2 22 (31.43%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.43%) Maya
3 1 (1.43%) 3ds Max
3 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.29%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (10.00%) Office 365
3 5 (7.14%) Google Apps
4 2 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (38.57%) Internet
2 26 (37.14%) TCP/IP
3 17 (24.29%) DNS
4 15 (21.43%) ADSL
4 15 (21.43%) Broadband
5 12 (17.14%) Firewall
6 7 (10.00%) WAN
6 7 (10.00%) DHCP
7 6 (8.57%) VPN
8 4 (5.71%) VLAN
9 3 (4.29%) LAN
10 2 (2.86%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (5.71%) MySQL
3 2 (2.86%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (11.43%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Legal
3 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (34.29%) IT Support
2 21 (30.00%) Analyst
3 18 (25.71%) Support Technician
4 17 (24.29%) Support Analyst
5 16 (22.86%) IT Support Technician
6 13 (18.57%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (14.29%) Applications Support
7 10 (14.29%) UNIX Support
8 9 (12.86%) Linux Support
9 7 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
10 4 (5.71%) Administrator
10 4 (5.71%) 1st Line Support
10 4 (5.71%) Architect
11 3 (4.29%) Desktop Support
11 3 (4.29%) Consultant
11 3 (4.29%) IT Manager
11 3 (4.29%) Support Engineer
11 3 (4.29%) Service Analyst
11 3 (4.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 3 (4.29%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.43%) .NET
2 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.43%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.29%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.29%) PDA
3 2 (2.86%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.86%) iPhone
3 2 (2.86%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.43%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 38 (54.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (41.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (41.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (31.43%) Windows XP
6 20 (28.57%) UNIX
7 16 (22.86%) Linux
8 14 (20.00%) Solaris
9 6 (8.57%) Windows Vista
10 4 (5.71%) Apple iOS
10 4 (5.71%) Mac OS X
11 3 (4.29%) Ubuntu
12 2 (2.86%) Windows Phone
13 1 (1.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.14%) ITIL
2 8 (11.43%) Software Testing
2 8 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (7.14%) CRM
4 3 (4.29%) DNA
5 2 (2.86%) Project Management
5 2 (2.86%) ERP
5 2 (2.86%) Migration
5 2 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.43%) Line Management
6 1 (1.43%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.43%) Coaching
6 1 (1.43%) Time Management
6 1 (1.43%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (1.43%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.43%) Service Management
6 1 (1.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.43%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.86%) SQL
2 3 (4.29%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.43%) Python
4 1 (1.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (12.86%) MCP
3 7 (10.00%) MCTS
3 7 (10.00%) MCITP
4 4 (5.71%) MCSE
5 3 (4.29%) Degree
6 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.86%) CCA
6 2 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.86%) CCEE
7 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.43%) MCSA
7 1 (1.43%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.57%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.86%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.86%) XenApp
4 2 (2.86%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.86%) vSphere
5 1 (1.43%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) SCCM
1 2 (2.86%) XenMobile
2 1 (1.43%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 54 (77.14%) Microsoft
2 17 (24.29%) Oracle
3 15 (21.43%) EMC
4 7 (10.00%) VMware
5 5 (7.14%) Google
5 5 (7.14%) Apple
5 5 (7.14%) SAP
6 4 (5.71%) Citrix
7 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.29%) Sage
7 3 (4.29%) Civica
7 3 (4.29%) LexisNexis
8 2 (2.86%) SonicWALL
8 2 (2.86%) AppSense
8 2 (2.86%) Cisco
9 1 (1.43%) Adobe
9 1 (1.43%) Autodesk
9 1 (1.43%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
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