The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 93 86 90
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 9 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.76% 0.77% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.14% 2.68% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 4
Average salary £24,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- -12.69%
Windows 8
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Nottingham region.

Operating Systems Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
287 299 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 24.14% 28.92% 30.22%
Number of salaries quoted 226 224 267
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,500 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Nottingham region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Nottingham

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) Windows 7
3 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
4 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
5 12 (52.17%) MS Office
6 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
9 7 (30.43%) Internet
10 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
10 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
10 6 (26.09%) ITIL
10 6 (26.09%) DNS
11 5 (21.74%) SLA
11 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
11 5 (21.74%) VPN
11 5 (21.74%) Firewall
11 5 (21.74%) VMware
11 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (17.39%) Application Packaging
12 4 (17.39%) SCCM
12 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
12 4 (17.39%) Lync
12 4 (17.39%) Google Apps
12 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (17.39%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (17.39%) Google
12 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (17.39%) VLAN
12 4 (17.39%) ADSL

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 4 (17.39%) Apache
1 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
1 4 (17.39%) Lync
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (52.17%) MS Office
2 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Google Apps
2 3 (13.04%) Office 365
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
2 7 (30.43%) Internet
3 6 (26.09%) DNS
4 5 (21.74%) Firewall
4 5 (21.74%) VPN
5 4 (17.39%) ADSL
5 4 (17.39%) Broadband
5 4 (17.39%) WAN
5 4 (17.39%) VLAN
6 2 (8.70%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (17.39%) MySQL
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) IT Support
2 3 (13.04%) Citrix Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) IT Support Technician
2 3 (13.04%) Support Technician
3 2 (8.70%) Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) UNIX Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) UNIX Support
4 1 (4.35%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) IT Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.35%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
1 2 (8.70%) iPhone
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.35%) EPoS
2 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) Windows 7
3 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
6 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
7 4 (17.39%) Mac OS X
7 4 (17.39%) UNIX
7 4 (17.39%) Linux
8 3 (13.04%) Solaris
8 3 (13.04%) Ubuntu
8 3 (13.04%) Windows Vista
9 2 (8.70%) Windows Phone
10 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
2 2 (8.70%) Migration
2 2 (8.70%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (13.04%) Terminal Services
3 3 (13.04%) XenApp
4 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
4 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) Apple
3 4 (17.39%) EMC
3 4 (17.39%) Citrix
3 4 (17.39%) Google
4 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle
4 3 (13.04%) AppSense
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