The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 177 157 154
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 57 56 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.04% 1.09% 1.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.10% 5.27% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 43 47 67
Median salary £20,000 £27,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,600 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £35,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £27,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -1.78%
Windows 8
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1118 1063 1469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.40% 20.74% 25.56%
Number of salaries quoted 950 900 1312
Median salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Windows 8
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Windows 8
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +7 16 £19,500 -29.09% 1
Birmingham -18 11 £33,750 +3.84% 2
Worcestershire -2 4 £18,000 -34.54%
Shropshire - 4 £19,000 -
Coventry -2 3 £23,000 +31.42%
Staffordshire -9 2 £19,250 -3.75%
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £20,000 -
Walsall - 1 £37,500 - 1
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 97 (100.00%) Windows
2 72 (74.23%) Windows 7
3 71 (73.20%) Microsoft
4 68 (70.10%) Active Directory
5 53 (54.64%) MS Excel
6 52 (53.61%) Windows 10
7 51 (52.58%) Windows Server
8 48 (49.48%) MS Exchange
8 48 (49.48%) VMware
9 39 (40.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 37 (38.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 33 (34.02%) MS Office
12 30 (30.93%) Citrix
13 29 (29.90%) Microsoft Certification
14 27 (27.84%) Exchange Server 2010
15 25 (25.77%) MCSE
16 24 (24.74%) Exchange Server 2013
16 24 (24.74%) VMware Infrastructure
17 23 (23.71%) Degree
18 21 (21.65%) DNS
19 20 (20.62%) DHCP
19 20 (20.62%) LAN
19 20 (20.62%) Firewall
20 19 (19.59%) SLA
20 19 (19.59%) Cisco
20 19 (19.59%) SCCM
21 18 (18.56%) VPN
22 17 (17.53%) Windows XP
22 17 (17.53%) WAN
23 16 (16.49%) MCP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 48 (49.48%) MS Exchange
2 27 (27.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (24.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (4.12%) Skype for Business
6 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.06%) IIS
7 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 53 (54.64%) MS Excel
2 33 (34.02%) MS Office
3 4 (4.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.34%) Office 365
2 6 (6.19%) G Suite
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (21.65%) DNS
2 20 (20.62%) DHCP
2 20 (20.62%) Firewall
2 20 (20.62%) LAN
3 18 (18.56%) VPN
4 17 (17.53%) WAN
5 14 (14.43%) TCP/IP
6 12 (12.37%) 802.11
7 8 (8.25%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (6.19%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (6.19%) IPv4
8 6 (6.19%) Network Security
9 5 (5.15%) SAN
9 5 (5.15%) VLAN
9 5 (5.15%) Wireless
10 2 (2.06%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (2.06%) Skype
11 1 (1.03%) BGP
11 1 (1.03%) EIGRP
11 1 (1.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.34%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (5.15%) German Language
2 4 (4.12%) Advertising
3 3 (3.09%) Finance
3 3 (3.09%) French Language
4 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (39.18%) IT Support
2 21 (21.65%) Analyst
3 20 (20.62%) Support Analyst
4 15 (15.46%) Support Engineer
5 13 (13.40%) IT Analyst
5 13 (13.40%) IT Support Analyst
6 12 (12.37%) IT Support Technician
6 12 (12.37%) IT Technician
6 12 (12.37%) Support Technician
7 11 (11.34%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (9.28%) IT Engineer
8 9 (9.28%) IT Support Engineer
9 8 (8.25%) SCCM Engineer
10 7 (7.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 6 (6.19%) Desktop Support
11 6 (6.19%) Graduate
11 6 (6.19%) Network Engineer
11 6 (6.19%) PC Support
12 5 (5.15%) Help Desk Support
12 5 (5.15%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.37%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.06%) Silverlight
3 1 (1.03%) CSS
3 1 (1.03%) HTML
3 1 (1.03%) HTML5
3 1 (1.03%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.43%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.25%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.12%) FMCG
4 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.09%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.09%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.03%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 97 (100.00%) Windows
2 72 (74.23%) Windows 7
3 52 (53.61%) Windows 10
4 51 (52.58%) Windows Server
5 39 (40.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (38.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (17.53%) Windows XP
8 16 (16.49%) Windows Vista
9 11 (11.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (5.15%) Apple iOS
11 4 (4.12%) Android
11 4 (4.12%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (3.09%) Linux
13 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.46%) ITIL
2 14 (14.43%) Root Cause Analysis
3 12 (12.37%) Data Analysis
4 8 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (8.25%) Disk Encryption
4 8 (8.25%) Software Engineering
5 7 (7.22%) Problem Management
6 6 (6.19%) Process Improvement
7 3 (3.09%) B2B
7 3 (3.09%) CRM
7 3 (3.09%) E-Procurement
7 3 (3.09%) Service Management
8 2 (2.06%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (2.06%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.06%) Project Management
8 2 (2.06%) Project Planning
8 2 (2.06%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.03%) Coaching
9 1 (1.03%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (1.03%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.49%) PowerShell
2 9 (9.28%) SQL
3 8 (8.25%) VB
4 4 (4.12%) Java
5 3 (3.09%) C
6 2 (2.06%) PHP
7 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (29.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (25.77%) MCSE
3 23 (23.71%) Degree
4 16 (16.49%) MCP
5 15 (15.46%) CCNA
5 15 (15.46%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (15.46%) Security Cleared
6 13 (13.40%) SC Cleared
7 11 (11.34%) MCSA
8 8 (8.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (6.19%) CCNP
10 2 (2.06%) CCA
10 2 (2.06%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (2.06%) MCITP
10 2 (2.06%) MCTS
11 1 (1.03%) DBS Check
11 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.03%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (19.59%) SLA
2 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 68 (70.10%) Active Directory
2 24 (24.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.28%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.19%) vSphere
4 6 (6.19%) XenApp
5 5 (5.15%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.06%) Terminal Server
6 2 (2.06%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (2.06%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (19.59%) SCCM
2 6 (6.19%) AirWatch
3 3 (3.09%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (3.09%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 71 (73.20%) Microsoft
2 48 (49.48%) VMware
3 30 (30.93%) Citrix
4 19 (19.59%) Cisco
5 13 (13.40%) HP
6 9 (9.28%) Google
7 6 (6.19%) Dell
7 6 (6.19%) Fujitsu
7 6 (6.19%) Juniper
8 5 (5.15%) NetApp
9 4 (4.12%) SonicWALL
10 3 (3.09%) Intel Security
11 2 (2.06%) Kaspersky
12 1 (1.03%) Meraki
12 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.03%) Remedy
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