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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 60 76 74
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 12 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.94% 1.18% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.52% 5.84% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 1
Average salary £22,500 £26,750 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.88% -39.20%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £28,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -13.84%
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
126 154 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 20.42% 20.13% 20.57%
Number of salaries quoted 109 127 120
Average salary £32,500 £29,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% -12.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £70,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 July 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 July 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 +4 4 £22,250 -16.43%
Tamworth - 2 £20,500 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £40,000 -
Stafford - 1 £22,500 -
Windows 8
West Midlands

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 20 (71.43%) Citrix
4 19 (67.86%) WAN
4 19 (67.86%) TCP/IP
4 19 (67.86%) LAN
5 17 (60.71%) Windows XP
6 15 (53.57%) DNS
7 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (39.29%) Apple iOS
8 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
8 11 (39.29%) MS Office
9 10 (35.71%) Avaya
9 10 (35.71%) Apple
9 10 (35.71%) Blackberry
9 10 (35.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (35.71%) Windows 7
10 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
11 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (25.00%) VMware
13 6 (21.43%) Wireless
14 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
14 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
14 5 (17.86%) Terminal Server
14 5 (17.86%) SAN
14 5 (17.86%) VPN
14 5 (17.86%) DHCP
14 5 (17.86%) Line Management

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 10 (35.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.57%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (3.57%) CMS
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) MS Office
2 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) LAN
1 19 (67.86%) WAN
1 19 (67.86%) TCP/IP
2 15 (53.57%) DNS
3 6 (21.43%) Wireless
4 5 (17.86%) SAN
4 5 (17.86%) VPN
4 5 (17.86%) DHCP
5 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.57%) VoIP
5 1 (3.57%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) IT Support
2 7 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (21.43%) Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Support Technician
4 5 (17.86%) IT Consultant
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (17.86%) Consultant
4 5 (17.86%) Support Consultant
4 5 (17.86%) Senior IT Support
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Support Consultant
5 4 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 3 (10.71%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (7.14%) Help Desk Technician
7 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
8 1 (3.57%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
1 2 (7.14%) CSS
1 2 (7.14%) HTML5
1 2 (7.14%) CSS3
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (60.71%) Windows XP
3 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (39.29%) Apple iOS
5 10 (35.71%) Windows 7
6 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
1 5 (17.86%) Root Cause Analysis
1 5 (17.86%) Line Management
2 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
2 2 (7.14%) Web Development
3 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.29%) MCTS
2 4 (14.29%) MCITP
2 4 (14.29%) MCSE
2 4 (14.29%) CCNA
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) Terminal Server
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Citrix
2 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
3 10 (35.71%) Avaya
3 10 (35.71%) Apple
4 7 (25.00%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) Altiris
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec
5 1 (3.57%) Lotus
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