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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 67 62 64
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 2 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.33% 2.65% 1.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.45% 10.24% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 8
Average salary £21,500 £24,000 £26,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.41% -10.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £20,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £35,500 £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -
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
138 166 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 22.81% 25.90% 22.95%
Number of salaries quoted 130 142 112
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £29,498
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +10.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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
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 29 April 2016. 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
Cannock - 1 £24,000 -
Tamworth - 1 £19,000 - 1
Windows 8
West Midlands

Windows 8
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
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