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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 190 162 137
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -25
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 44 66 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.75% 1.15% 1.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.76% 5.81% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 37 63 79
Median salary £27,000 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.92% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,325 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -
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
1169 1135 1289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.02% 19.83% 23.36%
Number of salaries quoted 965 994 1120
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 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -35 24 £29,500 -15.71%
Staffordshire +4 7 £19,500 -6.02%
Warwickshire +11 3 £20,000 -19.19%
Worcestershire +12 2 £21,000 +1.81%
Dudley -6 2 £28,000 -2.60%
Stourbridge - 2 £28,000 -
Coventry -3 1 £30,000 +33.33%
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 122 (100.00%) Windows
2 91 (74.59%) Active Directory
3 71 (58.20%) Microsoft
4 65 (53.28%) Windows 7
5 60 (49.18%) Windows Server
6 57 (46.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 56 (45.90%) MS Exchange
8 54 (44.26%) VMware
9 46 (37.70%) Windows XP
10 42 (34.43%) MS Excel
10 42 (34.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 40 (32.79%) Hyper-V
11 40 (32.79%) Citrix
12 39 (31.97%) Firewall
13 35 (28.69%) VMware Infrastructure
13 35 (28.69%) Exchange Server 2013
14 31 (25.41%) Windows 10
15 30 (24.59%) Cisco
16 29 (23.77%) Exchange Server 2010
17 28 (22.95%) WAN
18 27 (22.13%) TCP/IP
19 26 (21.31%) Wi-Fi
19 26 (21.31%) Office 365
20 25 (20.49%) LAN
21 22 (18.03%) Windows 2000 Server
22 21 (17.21%) Exchange Server 2003
23 20 (16.39%) MS Office
24 19 (15.57%) DHCP
25 18 (14.75%) DNS
26 17 (13.93%) SLA

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 56 (45.90%) MS Exchange
2 35 (28.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 29 (23.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (17.21%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (6.56%) Skype for Business
6 6 (4.92%) SharePoint
6 6 (4.92%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (4.92%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (3.28%) IIS
8 3 (2.46%) SAS
9 2 (1.64%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.64%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 42 (34.43%) MS Excel
2 20 (16.39%) MS Office
3 4 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (21.31%) Office 365
2 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.82%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 39 (31.97%) Firewall
2 28 (22.95%) WAN
3 27 (22.13%) TCP/IP
4 26 (21.31%) Wi-Fi
5 25 (20.49%) LAN
6 19 (15.57%) DHCP
7 18 (14.75%) DNS
8 17 (13.93%) VLAN
9 13 (10.66%) Wireless
10 10 (8.20%) SAN
11 9 (7.38%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (7.38%) OSPF
11 9 (7.38%) VPN
12 5 (4.10%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (4.10%) IPv4
12 5 (4.10%) Network Security
13 3 (2.46%) ADSL
13 3 (2.46%) PPTP
13 3 (2.46%) SSL
13 3 (2.46%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (2.46%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.82%) MSI
General
1 10 (8.20%) German Language
2 8 (6.56%) French Language
3 7 (5.74%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.46%) Finance
5 2 (1.64%) Advertising
5 2 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (22.95%) Analyst
2 24 (19.67%) IT Support
3 22 (18.03%) Support Analyst
4 17 (13.93%) IT Analyst
4 17 (13.93%) IT Support Analyst
5 13 (10.66%) Desktop Support
5 13 (10.66%) Service Desk Engineer
5 13 (10.66%) Support Engineer
6 11 (9.02%) IT Engineer
7 10 (8.20%) Architect
8 9 (7.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 9 (7.38%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (7.38%) Consultant
8 9 (7.38%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (7.38%) Service Analyst
8 9 (7.38%) Technical Architect
9 8 (6.56%) Senior Architect
9 8 (6.56%) Senior Technical Architect
10 7 (5.74%) Server Support
11 6 (4.92%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.64%) Silverlight
2 1 (0.82%) .NET
2 1 (0.82%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.56%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.28%) iPad
3 3 (2.46%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.64%) Clustering
4 2 (1.64%) Life Science
5 1 (0.82%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.82%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.82%) EFT
5 1 (0.82%) EPoS
5 1 (0.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 122 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (53.28%) Windows 7
3 60 (49.18%) Windows Server
4 57 (46.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 46 (37.70%) Windows XP
6 42 (34.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (25.41%) Windows 10
8 22 (18.03%) Windows 2000 Server
9 17 (13.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (9.02%) Linux
11 9 (7.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.11%) ITIL
2 14 (11.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (7.38%) Network Management
4 5 (4.10%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (4.10%) Mentoring
5 4 (3.28%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (3.28%) Presales
5 4 (3.28%) Project Planning
5 4 (3.28%) Web Filtering
6 3 (2.46%) Automated Testing
6 3 (2.46%) Load Balancing
6 3 (2.46%) Manual Testing
6 3 (2.46%) Migration
6 3 (2.46%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (2.46%) Service Management
6 3 (2.46%) Software Engineering
6 3 (2.46%) Web Testing
7 2 (1.64%) CRM
7 2 (1.64%) Kanban
8 1 (0.82%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.84%) SQL
2 9 (7.38%) Tcl
3 5 (4.10%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.64%) Java
4 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (13.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (9.02%) MCSA
2 11 (9.02%) MCSE
3 8 (6.56%) CCNA
3 8 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (6.56%) Security Cleared
4 7 (5.74%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (4.92%) Degree
6 5 (4.10%) CCNP
6 5 (4.10%) MCP
7 3 (2.46%) ISEB
7 3 (2.46%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.82%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.82%) CITP
8 1 (0.82%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.93%) SLA
System Software
1 91 (74.59%) Active Directory
2 40 (32.79%) Hyper-V
3 35 (28.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (11.48%) XenApp
5 13 (10.66%) VMware ESX
6 10 (8.20%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (7.38%) vSphere
8 3 (2.46%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.64%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.82%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.82%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (5.74%) SCCM
2 2 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.82%) Sysprep
3 1 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 71 (58.20%) Microsoft
2 54 (44.26%) VMware
3 40 (32.79%) Citrix
4 30 (24.59%) Cisco
5 13 (10.66%) SonicWALL
6 12 (9.84%) Veeam
7 9 (7.38%) HP
7 9 (7.38%) Red Hat
7 9 (7.38%) Sophos
8 5 (4.10%) Juniper
9 4 (3.28%) NetApp
10 2 (1.64%) Intel Security
10 2 (1.64%) Kaspersky
11 1 (0.82%) Apple
11 1 (0.82%) AppSense
11 1 (0.82%) Computacenter
11 1 (0.82%) Google
11 1 (0.82%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.82%) Symantec
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