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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank - 50 62
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 0 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 3.29% 1.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 10.34% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 16 6
Average salary - £22,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.16%
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 Staffordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
107 174 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.37% 31.81% 20.22%
Number of salaries quoted 97 138 107
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% +16.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £48,500 £42,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (40.00%) Ticket Management
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (20.00%) MCTS
5 1 (20.00%) MCITP
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) IPv4
5 1 (20.00%) CCNA
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) MCSE
5 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) DNS

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) IPv4
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IT Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IT Support
2 2 (40.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Field Service Technician
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Ticket Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) MCTS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
RM plc
Salary: £16500 - £19500 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago