The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 52 54 62
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 16 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.63% 1.86% 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.41% 8.33% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 2
Average salary £22,250 £25,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.59% -31.33%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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 Staffordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
170 120 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 27.96% 22.26% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 144 107 63
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -1.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £41,100 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Windows 8
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 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
Stoke-on-Trent +7 11 £22,500 +2.27%
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £31,250 - 1
Windows 8
West Midlands

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (84.38%) Citrix
3 23 (71.88%) Active Directory
4 22 (68.75%) LAN
4 22 (68.75%) WAN
4 22 (68.75%) DNS
5 21 (65.63%) TCP/IP
6 19 (59.38%) Windows XP
7 17 (53.13%) Avaya
7 17 (53.13%) Apple
7 17 (53.13%) Blackberry
7 17 (53.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 16 (50.00%) Apple iOS
9 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (34.38%) Windows 7
11 10 (31.25%) VMware
12 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
13 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
14 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
14 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
15 5 (15.63%) MS Office
15 5 (15.63%) DHCP
15 5 (15.63%) VPN
15 5 (15.63%) SAN
15 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
15 5 (15.63%) Root Cause Analysis
15 5 (15.63%) Line Management
16 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (12.50%) Wireless

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 17 (53.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.13%) CMS
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (68.75%) LAN
1 22 (68.75%) WAN
1 22 (68.75%) DNS
2 21 (65.63%) TCP/IP
3 5 (15.63%) VPN
3 5 (15.63%) DHCP
3 5 (15.63%) SAN
4 4 (12.50%) Wireless
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.13%) Firewall
6 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.13%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) 2nd Line Support
1 7 (21.88%) IT Support
1 7 (21.88%) Senior IT Support
2 5 (15.63%) Senior Support Consultant
2 5 (15.63%) Support Consultant
2 5 (15.63%) IT Consultant
2 5 (15.63%) Senior Consultant
2 5 (15.63%) Consultant
2 5 (15.63%) Support Technician
3 4 (12.50%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Service Desk Technician
4 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 3 (9.38%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Network Manager
5 2 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) HTML
1 2 (6.25%) CSS
1 2 (6.25%) HTML5
1 2 (6.25%) CSS3
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (53.13%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.13%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (59.38%) Windows XP
3 16 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (34.38%) Windows 7
6 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
2 5 (15.63%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (15.63%) Line Management
3 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
3 2 (6.25%) Web Development
4 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL
4 1 (3.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) MCSE
1 3 (9.38%) CCNA
1 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (9.38%) MCTS
1 3 (9.38%) MCITP
System Software
1 23 (71.88%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.38%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 27 (84.38%) Citrix
2 17 (53.13%) Avaya
2 17 (53.13%) Apple
3 10 (31.25%) VMware
4 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle
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