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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 183 161 152
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 54 71 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.90% 1.21% 1.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.64% 5.82% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 50 66 66
Median salary £30,000 £34,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £22,000 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.17%
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
1164 1220 1124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.30% 20.79% 20.92%
Number of salaries quoted 954 1080 984
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Birmingham -34 22 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Warwickshire +11 12 £30,000 +13.20% 1
Worcestershire +13 5 £21,000 -1.17%
Staffordshire -5 5 £23,500 +4.44% 2
Coventry +2 3 £30,000 - 1
Halesowen +5 2 £37,500 +29.31%
Shropshire - 1 £63,308 -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 125 (100.00%) Windows
2 98 (78.40%) Active Directory
3 71 (56.80%) Microsoft
3 71 (56.80%) Windows 7
4 65 (52.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 65 (52.00%) Windows Server
5 64 (51.20%) MS Exchange
6 57 (45.60%) VMware
7 48 (38.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 45 (36.00%) Windows XP
9 43 (34.40%) Citrix
9 43 (34.40%) Firewall
10 41 (32.80%) Exchange Server 2013
11 40 (32.00%) Hyper-V
11 40 (32.00%) MS Excel
12 38 (30.40%) VMware Infrastructure
13 34 (27.20%) Exchange Server 2010
14 29 (23.20%) Windows 10
14 29 (23.20%) WAN
14 29 (23.20%) Cisco
15 28 (22.40%) TCP/IP
15 28 (22.40%) Wi-Fi
16 26 (20.80%) LAN
16 26 (20.80%) Office 365
17 24 (19.20%) Exchange Server 2003
18 23 (18.40%) Windows 2000 Server
19 21 (16.80%) Windows Server 2003
20 20 (16.00%) DHCP
21 19 (15.20%) DNS
21 19 (15.20%) VLAN

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 64 (51.20%) MS Exchange
2 41 (32.80%) Exchange Server 2013
3 34 (27.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (19.20%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (6.40%) Skype for Business
6 6 (4.80%) SharePoint
6 6 (4.80%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (4.80%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (3.20%) IIS
8 3 (2.40%) SAS
9 2 (1.60%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.60%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 40 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 16 (12.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (20.80%) Office 365
2 1 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.80%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 43 (34.40%) Firewall
2 29 (23.20%) WAN
3 28 (22.40%) TCP/IP
3 28 (22.40%) Wi-Fi
4 26 (20.80%) LAN
5 20 (16.00%) DHCP
6 19 (15.20%) DNS
6 19 (15.20%) VLAN
7 14 (11.20%) Wireless
8 13 (10.40%) VPN
9 10 (8.00%) SAN
10 9 (7.20%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (7.20%) OSPF
11 4 (3.20%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (3.20%) IPv4
11 4 (3.20%) iSCSI
11 4 (3.20%) Network Security
12 3 (2.40%) ADSL
12 3 (2.40%) PPTP
12 3 (2.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.80%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (5.60%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (5.60%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.80%) MSI
General
1 10 (8.00%) German Language
2 8 (6.40%) French Language
3 7 (5.60%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.00%) Finance
5 2 (1.60%) Advertising
5 2 (1.60%) Retail
6 1 (0.80%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (21.60%) Analyst
2 23 (18.40%) IT Support
3 16 (12.80%) Support Analyst
3 16 (12.80%) Support Engineer
4 15 (12.00%) IT Analyst
4 15 (12.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 14 (11.20%) Desktop Support
5 14 (11.20%) Service Desk Engineer
6 12 (9.60%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 11 (8.80%) IT Engineer
8 10 (8.00%) Architect
9 9 (7.20%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (7.20%) Linux Engineer
9 9 (7.20%) Service Analyst
9 9 (7.20%) Technical Architect
10 8 (6.40%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (6.40%) Consultant
10 8 (6.40%) Infrastructure Technician
10 8 (6.40%) Senior Architect
10 8 (6.40%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.60%) Silverlight
2 1 (0.80%) .NET
2 1 (0.80%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.20%) Data Centre
1 4 (3.20%) iPad
2 2 (1.60%) Clustering
2 2 (1.60%) Life Science
3 1 (0.80%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.80%) Driving Licence
3 1 (0.80%) EFT
3 1 (0.80%) EPoS
3 1 (0.80%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 125 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (56.80%) Windows 7
3 65 (52.00%) Windows Server
3 65 (52.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (38.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (36.00%) Windows XP
6 29 (23.20%) Windows 10
7 23 (18.40%) Windows 2000 Server
8 21 (16.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (8.80%) Linux
10 9 (7.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.60%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.80%) Android
12 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (13.60%) ITIL
2 14 (11.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (7.20%) Network Management
4 7 (5.60%) Automated Testing
4 7 (5.60%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (5.60%) Manual Testing
4 7 (5.60%) Web Filtering
4 7 (5.60%) Web Testing
5 4 (3.20%) Mentoring
5 4 (3.20%) Presales
6 3 (2.40%) Load Balancing
6 3 (2.40%) Service Management
7 2 (1.60%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (1.60%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (1.60%) CRM
7 2 (1.60%) Kanban
7 2 (1.60%) Migration
7 2 (1.60%) Project Planning
8 1 (0.80%) Data Analytics
8 1 (0.80%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.80%) SQL
2 9 (7.20%) Tcl
3 2 (1.60%) Java
3 2 (1.60%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (11.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (8.00%) MCSA
3 8 (6.40%) MCSE
4 7 (5.60%) CCNA
4 7 (5.60%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (5.60%) ISEB
4 7 (5.60%) ISTQB
5 6 (4.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.20%) CCNP
6 4 (3.20%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.40%) Degree
7 3 (2.40%) MCP
7 3 (2.40%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.80%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.80%) CITP
8 1 (0.80%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.40%) SLA
System Software
1 98 (78.40%) Active Directory
2 40 (32.00%) Hyper-V
3 38 (30.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (12.00%) XenApp
5 14 (11.20%) VMware ESX
6 11 (8.80%) vSphere
7 10 (8.00%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (3.20%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.60%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.60%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.80%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.80%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.80%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.40%) SCCM
2 2 (1.60%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.60%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.80%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.80%) Sysprep
3 1 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 71 (56.80%) Microsoft
2 57 (45.60%) VMware
3 43 (34.40%) Citrix
4 29 (23.20%) Cisco
5 14 (11.20%) SonicWALL
6 12 (9.60%) Veeam
7 9 (7.20%) HP
7 9 (7.20%) Red Hat
7 9 (7.20%) Sophos
8 4 (3.20%) Juniper
9 3 (2.40%) NetApp
10 2 (1.60%) Intel Security
10 2 (1.60%) Kaspersky
10 2 (1.60%) Symantec
11 1 (0.80%) Apple
11 1 (0.80%) AppSense
11 1 (0.80%) Computacenter
11 1 (0.80%) Google
11 1 (0.80%) LANDesk
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