The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank - 46 54
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull - 1.21% 0.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 8.70% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £20,248 -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.50%
Windows 8
West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
30 46 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 12.10% 13.94% 32.86%
Number of salaries quoted 29 38 58
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +26.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £20,248 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Solihull

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) X-Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Ticket Management
4 1 (25.00%) Confluence
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) Logistics
4 1 (25.00%) Google

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 1 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Help Desk Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Help Desk Support
1 2 (50.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) ICT Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) ICT Support
1 2 (50.00%) ICT Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) IT Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Logistics
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Ticket Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle