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

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 53 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 16 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.98% 0.99% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.00% 4.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 0
Average salary £23,250 £27,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% -
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
160 105 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 29.80% 20.75% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 128 102 77
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £21,000 £18,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,500 £50,000
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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +9 11 £22,500 +2.27% 2
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £37,500 - 1
Windows 8
West Midlands

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (80.65%) Citrix
3 22 (70.97%) Active Directory
4 21 (67.74%) LAN
4 21 (67.74%) WAN
4 21 (67.74%) DNS
5 20 (64.52%) TCP/IP
5 20 (64.52%) Windows XP
6 17 (54.84%) Apple
6 17 (54.84%) Blackberry
6 17 (54.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 16 (51.61%) Apple iOS
8 15 (48.39%) Avaya
9 10 (32.26%) Windows 7
9 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (29.03%) VMware
11 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
12 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
13 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
13 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
13 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
14 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
14 4 (12.90%) Line Management
14 4 (12.90%) SAN
14 4 (12.90%) VPN
14 4 (12.90%) DHCP
14 4 (12.90%) MS Office
15 3 (9.68%) SQL
15 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (54.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
3 3 (9.68%) Lync
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.23%) CMS
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (67.74%) LAN
1 21 (67.74%) WAN
1 21 (67.74%) DNS
2 20 (64.52%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.90%) VPN
3 4 (12.90%) DHCP
3 4 (12.90%) SAN
4 3 (9.68%) Wireless
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.23%) Firewall
6 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.23%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) IT Support
2 6 (19.35%) Senior IT Support
2 6 (19.35%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Support Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) IT Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Service Desk Technician
4 4 (12.90%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Support Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Support Technician
6 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) HTML
1 2 (6.45%) CSS
1 2 (6.45%) HTML5
1 2 (6.45%) CSS3
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (54.84%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.23%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) Windows XP
3 16 (51.61%) Apple iOS
4 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (32.26%) Windows 7
5 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
2 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (12.90%) Line Management
3 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
3 2 (6.45%) Web Development
4 1 (3.23%) ERP
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL
4 1 (3.23%) CRM
4 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) MCSE
1 2 (6.45%) CCNA
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.45%) MCTS
1 2 (6.45%) MCITP
2 1 (3.23%) VCP4
System Software
1 22 (70.97%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) XenApp
3 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
3 2 (6.45%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) Citrix
2 17 (54.84%) Apple
3 15 (48.39%) Avaya
4 9 (29.03%) VMware
5 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
RM Education
Salary: £33k - £38k per annum + (inc car allowance) + 5% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
QA Limited
Salary: £120.00 per week
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
RM Education
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + (inc car allowance) + 5% bonus
Posted: 27 days ago