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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
England / West Midlands
Rank 161 192 166
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -26
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 42 44 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.89% 0.76% 0.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.17% 3.91% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 39 38 46
Median salary £30,000 £28,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,950 £21,500 £19,624
10% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £37,500 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,650 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-6.72% -

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
1006 1124 1255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.24% 19.37% 24.87%
Number of salaries quoted 884 944 1079
Median salary £35,000 £36,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +38 19 £30,000 +9.09% 4
Birmingham 0 11 £22,500 -25.00% 3
Shropshire - 6 £23,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 £25,750 - 2
Coventry - 1 £40,000 - 1
Solihull - 1 £20,163 -
Walsall - 1 £40,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 98 (100.00%) Windows
2 91 (92.86%) Windows 7
3 77 (78.57%) Active Directory
4 73 (74.49%) Microsoft
5 66 (67.35%) Windows Server
6 58 (59.18%) MS Exchange
7 57 (58.16%) MS Excel
8 56 (57.14%) VMware
8 56 (57.14%) Windows 10
9 49 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 45 (45.92%) Windows Server 2008
11 40 (40.82%) Exchange Server 2010
12 37 (37.76%) Citrix
13 34 (34.69%) Exchange Server 2013
14 33 (33.67%) MS Office
15 23 (23.47%) DNS
16 21 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
17 20 (20.41%) Degree
17 20 (20.41%) DHCP
18 19 (19.39%) MCSE
19 17 (17.35%) VPN
19 17 (17.35%) SLA
19 17 (17.35%) SCCM
20 16 (16.33%) PowerShell
20 16 (16.33%) Windows Vista
21 15 (15.31%) VMware Infrastructure
21 15 (15.31%) ITIL
22 13 (13.27%) LAN
22 13 (13.27%) Cisco
22 13 (13.27%) HP

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 58 (59.18%) MS Exchange
2 40 (40.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (34.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (4.08%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.04%) IIS
6 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.02%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 57 (58.16%) MS Excel
2 33 (33.67%) MS Office
3 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (9.18%) Office 365
3 6 (6.12%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.47%) DNS
2 20 (20.41%) DHCP
3 17 (17.35%) VPN
4 13 (13.27%) LAN
5 12 (12.24%) 802.11
6 11 (11.22%) Firewall
6 11 (11.22%) TCP/IP
7 9 (9.18%) WAN
8 6 (6.12%) VoIP
9 4 (4.08%) Wireless
10 3 (3.06%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (2.04%) SAN
11 2 (2.04%) VLAN
12 1 (1.02%) BGP
12 1 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (1.02%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (1.02%) Internet
12 1 (1.02%) NAS
12 1 (1.02%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (5.10%) Advertising
2 2 (2.04%) Finance
2 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.02%) French Language
3 1 (1.02%) Games
3 1 (1.02%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (29.59%) IT Support
2 21 (21.43%) IT Technician
3 17 (17.35%) IT Engineer
4 14 (14.29%) Analyst
5 13 (13.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (13.27%) Support Engineer
5 13 (13.27%) Support Technician
6 12 (12.24%) IT Support Technician
7 11 (11.22%) Support Analyst
8 10 (10.20%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (10.20%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (10.20%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (10.20%) Senior IT Engineer
9 9 (9.18%) Infrastructure Technician
10 7 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
11 6 (6.12%) Graduate
11 6 (6.12%) IT Analyst
11 6 (6.12%) IT Support Analyst
11 6 (6.12%) PC Support
11 6 (6.12%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.24%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.02%) CSS
2 1 (1.02%) HTML
2 1 (1.02%) HTML5
2 1 (1.02%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.08%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.08%) FMCG
4 3 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.06%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.04%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.02%) CCTV
6 1 (1.02%) iPhone
6 1 (1.02%) Life Science
6 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 98 (100.00%) Windows
2 91 (92.86%) Windows 7
3 66 (67.35%) Windows Server
4 56 (57.14%) Windows 10
5 49 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (45.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (16.33%) Windows Vista
8 9 (9.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (8.16%) Android
10 6 (6.12%) Apple iOS
10 6 (6.12%) Windows XP
11 3 (3.06%) Linux
12 1 (1.02%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.31%) ITIL
2 12 (12.24%) Data Analysis
2 12 (12.24%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (8.16%) Problem Management
4 6 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (6.12%) Disk Encryption
4 6 (6.12%) Process Improvement
4 6 (6.12%) Software Engineering
5 5 (5.10%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.06%) B2B
6 3 (3.06%) CRM
6 3 (3.06%) E-Procurement
6 3 (3.06%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.06%) Project Management
6 3 (3.06%) Service Management
7 2 (2.04%) Coaching
7 2 (2.04%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (2.04%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.04%) Network Management
7 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.33%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.16%) SQL
2 8 (8.16%) VB
3 3 (3.06%) C
4 2 (2.04%) Java
4 2 (2.04%) PHP
5 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (20.41%) Degree
3 19 (19.39%) MCSE
4 12 (12.24%) MCP
5 10 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (9.18%) CCNA
6 9 (9.18%) Security Cleared
7 7 (7.14%) SC Cleared
8 4 (4.08%) MCSA
9 3 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (3.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (2.04%) CCA
10 2 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (2.04%) DBS Check
10 2 (2.04%) MCITP
10 2 (2.04%) MCTS
10 2 (2.04%) PMP
11 1 (1.02%) CCENT
11 1 (1.02%) CCNP
11 1 (1.02%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.35%) SLA
2 2 (2.04%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 77 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 15 (15.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.10%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.06%) vSphere
4 3 (3.06%) XenApp
5 2 (2.04%) Terminal Server
5 2 (2.04%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.04%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.02%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (17.35%) SCCM
2 6 (6.12%) AirWatch
3 2 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.02%) WSUS
Vendors
1 73 (74.49%) Microsoft
2 56 (57.14%) VMware
3 37 (37.76%) Citrix
4 13 (13.27%) Cisco
4 13 (13.27%) HP
5 9 (9.18%) Google
6 6 (6.12%) Dell
6 6 (6.12%) Fujitsu
7 2 (2.04%) Intel Security
7 2 (2.04%) Meraki
7 2 (2.04%) NetApp
8 1 (1.02%) Apple
8 1 (1.02%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.02%) Juniper
8 1 (1.02%) Mitel
8 1 (1.02%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.02%) Remedy
8 1 (1.02%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.02%) Sophos
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