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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
England / West Midlands
Rank 172 176 149
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -27
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 42 40 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.86% 0.77% 1.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.16% 3.82% 5.50%
Number of salaries quoted 38 33 64
Median salary £23,000 £27,500 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.36% +19.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,200 £18,650
10% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £42,500 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -

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
1010 1046 1273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.75% 20.09% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 874 862 1125
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +20 16 £30,000 +9.09% 4
Birmingham -6 7 £21,250 -39.28% 4
Shropshire - 7 £23,000 -
Walsall - 2 £38,750 -
Staffordshire - 2 £19,250 - 1
Coventry +13 1 £21,000 +50.00% 1
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 101 (100.00%) Windows
2 84 (83.17%) Windows 7
3 76 (75.25%) Microsoft
4 75 (74.26%) Active Directory
5 63 (62.38%) Windows Server
6 56 (55.45%) Windows 10
6 56 (55.45%) MS Excel
7 54 (53.47%) VMware
8 53 (52.48%) MS Exchange
9 45 (44.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 44 (43.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 35 (34.65%) MS Office
12 34 (33.66%) Citrix
13 33 (32.67%) Exchange Server 2010
14 28 (27.72%) Exchange Server 2013
15 24 (23.76%) Microsoft Certification
16 23 (22.77%) DNS
17 22 (21.78%) MCSE
17 22 (21.78%) Degree
18 20 (19.80%) DHCP
18 20 (19.80%) SLA
19 19 (18.81%) SCCM
19 19 (18.81%) VMware Infrastructure
20 18 (17.82%) PowerShell
21 17 (16.83%) ITIL
22 16 (15.84%) Windows Vista
22 16 (15.84%) VPN
22 16 (15.84%) Firewall
23 14 (13.86%) Cisco
23 14 (13.86%) 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 53 (52.48%) MS Exchange
2 33 (32.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (27.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (7.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.96%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.98%) IIS
7 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.99%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 56 (55.45%) MS Excel
2 35 (34.65%) MS Office
3 4 (3.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.91%) Office 365
2 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.94%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 23 (22.77%) DNS
2 20 (19.80%) DHCP
3 16 (15.84%) Firewall
3 16 (15.84%) VPN
4 14 (13.86%) LAN
5 12 (11.88%) 802.11
5 12 (11.88%) TCP/IP
6 10 (9.90%) WAN
7 8 (7.92%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (4.95%) VLAN
9 4 (3.96%) VoIP
9 4 (3.96%) Wireless
10 3 (2.97%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.97%) IPv4
10 3 (2.97%) Network Security
10 3 (2.97%) SAN
11 2 (1.98%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (0.99%) BGP
12 1 (0.99%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (0.99%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (4.95%) Advertising
2 2 (1.98%) Finance
3 1 (0.99%) French Language
3 1 (0.99%) Games
3 1 (0.99%) German Language
3 1 (0.99%) Legal
3 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (33.66%) IT Support
2 19 (18.81%) Analyst
3 18 (17.82%) Support Analyst
4 17 (16.83%) IT Technician
5 13 (12.87%) Support Technician
6 12 (11.88%) IT Engineer
6 12 (11.88%) IT Support Technician
7 11 (10.89%) Support Engineer
8 10 (9.90%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (8.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (8.91%) IT Analyst
9 9 (8.91%) IT Support Analyst
10 8 (7.92%) SCCM Engineer
11 7 (6.93%) IT Support Engineer
12 6 (5.94%) Graduate
12 6 (5.94%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (5.94%) PC Support
12 6 (5.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 5 (4.95%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 5 (4.95%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.88%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.99%) CSS
2 1 (0.99%) HTML
2 1 (0.99%) HTML5
2 1 (0.99%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.92%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.96%) FMCG
4 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.97%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.97%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.99%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.99%) CCTV
5 1 (0.99%) Life Science
5 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.99%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 101 (100.00%) Windows
2 84 (83.17%) Windows 7
3 63 (62.38%) Windows Server
4 56 (55.45%) Windows 10
5 45 (44.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (43.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (15.84%) Windows Vista
8 13 (12.87%) Windows XP
9 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (5.94%) Android
11 5 (4.95%) Apple iOS
12 4 (3.96%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (2.97%) Linux
14 1 (0.99%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.83%) ITIL
2 14 (13.86%) Root Cause Analysis
3 12 (11.88%) Data Analysis
4 8 (7.92%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (7.92%) Software Engineering
5 7 (6.93%) Problem Management
6 6 (5.94%) Disk Encryption
6 6 (5.94%) Process Improvement
7 4 (3.96%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.97%) B2B
8 3 (2.97%) E-Procurement
8 3 (2.97%) Mentoring
8 3 (2.97%) Project Management
8 3 (2.97%) Service Management
9 2 (1.98%) Coaching
9 2 (1.98%) CRM
9 2 (1.98%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (1.98%) Incident Management
9 2 (1.98%) Network Management
9 2 (1.98%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.82%) PowerShell
2 8 (7.92%) SQL
2 8 (7.92%) VB
3 3 (2.97%) C
4 2 (1.98%) Java
4 2 (1.98%) PHP
5 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (23.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (21.78%) Degree
2 22 (21.78%) MCSE
3 14 (13.86%) MCP
4 13 (12.87%) Security Cleared
5 11 (10.89%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (9.90%) CCNA
6 10 (9.90%) SC Cleared
7 5 (4.95%) MCSA
8 4 (3.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.97%) CCNP
9 3 (2.97%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.98%) CCA
10 2 (1.98%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.98%) DBS Check
10 2 (1.98%) MCITP
10 2 (1.98%) MCTS
10 2 (1.98%) PMP
11 1 (0.99%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (19.80%) SLA
2 2 (1.98%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 75 (74.26%) Active Directory
2 19 (18.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.92%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.94%) XenApp
5 5 (4.95%) VMware ESX
5 5 (4.95%) vSphere
6 2 (1.98%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.98%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (18.81%) SCCM
2 6 (5.94%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.98%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.98%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.99%) WSUS
Vendors
1 76 (75.25%) Microsoft
2 54 (53.47%) VMware
3 34 (33.66%) Citrix
4 14 (13.86%) Cisco
5 12 (11.88%) HP
6 9 (8.91%) Google
7 6 (5.94%) Dell
7 6 (5.94%) Fujitsu
8 4 (3.96%) SonicWALL
9 3 (2.97%) Juniper
9 3 (2.97%) NetApp
10 2 (1.98%) Intel Security
10 2 (1.98%) Meraki
11 1 (0.99%) Apple
11 1 (0.99%) Remedy
11 1 (0.99%) Sophos
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