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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 184 153 137
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -16
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 50 72 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.86% 1.34% 1.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.11% 6.84% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 35 64 77
Median salary £28,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,700 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £28,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -
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
1217 1052 1433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.05% 19.55% 25.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1028 924 1242
Median salary £32,500 £34,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,650 £52,800
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -40 26 £32,500 -4.41%
Warwickshire -3 6 £19,750 -21.00% 1
Staffordshire +5 5 £19,000 -
Worcestershire +12 4 £19,000 -5.00%
Dudley -6 2 £28,000 +1.81%
Stourbridge - 2 £28,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £20,000 -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 115 (100.00%) Windows
2 88 (76.52%) Active Directory
3 77 (66.96%) Microsoft
4 73 (63.48%) Windows 7
5 60 (52.17%) MS Exchange
5 60 (52.17%) Windows Server
6 56 (48.70%) VMware
7 51 (44.35%) MS Excel
8 49 (42.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 41 (35.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 39 (33.91%) Citrix
11 36 (31.30%) Windows 10
12 35 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2013
13 34 (29.57%) Firewall
14 31 (26.96%) Exchange Server 2010
15 30 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
15 30 (26.09%) Windows XP
16 28 (24.35%) WAN
17 26 (22.61%) MS Office
17 26 (22.61%) Microsoft Certification
18 25 (21.74%) LAN
19 24 (20.87%) Cisco
20 22 (19.13%) Hyper-V
21 21 (18.26%) TCP/IP
21 21 (18.26%) MCSE
22 19 (16.52%) ITIL
22 19 (16.52%) Office 365
23 18 (15.65%) Exchange Server 2003
24 17 (14.78%) Wi-Fi
25 15 (13.04%) SCCM

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 60 (52.17%) MS Exchange
2 35 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 31 (26.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (15.65%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (7.83%) Skype for Business
6 7 (6.09%) SharePoint
6 7 (6.09%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (6.09%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (3.48%) IIS
8 3 (2.61%) SAS
9 2 (1.74%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.74%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.74%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 51 (44.35%) MS Excel
2 26 (22.61%) MS Office
3 3 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.52%) Office 365
2 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.74%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (29.57%) Firewall
2 28 (24.35%) WAN
3 25 (21.74%) LAN
4 21 (18.26%) TCP/IP
5 17 (14.78%) Wi-Fi
6 14 (12.17%) DHCP
6 14 (12.17%) DNS
6 14 (12.17%) VLAN
7 13 (11.30%) VPN
8 11 (9.57%) SAN
9 8 (6.96%) Wireless
10 6 (5.22%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (5.22%) IPv4
10 6 (5.22%) Network Security
11 3 (2.61%) ADSL
11 3 (2.61%) IPsec
11 3 (2.61%) iSCSI
11 3 (2.61%) PPTP
11 3 (2.61%) SSL
11 3 (2.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.87%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.87%) MSI
General
1 9 (7.83%) German Language
2 7 (6.09%) French Language
3 5 (4.35%) Advertising
4 4 (3.48%) Finance
5 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (23.48%) IT Support
2 26 (22.61%) Analyst
3 23 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 17 (14.78%) IT Analyst
4 17 (14.78%) IT Support Analyst
5 16 (13.91%) Support Engineer
6 11 (9.57%) Desktop Support
7 10 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (8.70%) Service Desk Engineer
8 9 (7.83%) Consultant
9 8 (6.96%) SCCM Engineer
9 8 (6.96%) Service Analyst
10 7 (6.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 7 (6.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 7 (6.09%) IT Engineer
11 6 (5.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (5.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (5.22%) Infrastructure Technician
11 6 (5.22%) Network Engineer
11 6 (5.22%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.74%) 802.1X
1 2 (1.74%) Silverlight
2 1 (0.87%) .NET
2 1 (0.87%) CSS
2 1 (0.87%) HTML
2 1 (0.87%) HTML5
2 1 (0.87%) jQuery
2 1 (0.87%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.17%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.96%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.48%) iPad
4 3 (2.61%) FMCG
5 2 (1.74%) Clustering
5 2 (1.74%) Life Science
6 1 (0.87%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.87%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.87%) EFT
6 1 (0.87%) EPoS
6 1 (0.87%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 115 (100.00%) Windows
2 73 (63.48%) Windows 7
3 60 (52.17%) Windows Server
4 49 (42.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (35.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (31.30%) Windows 10
7 30 (26.09%) Windows XP
8 14 (12.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (10.43%) Windows 2000 Server
10 8 (6.96%) Linux
11 4 (3.48%) Apple iOS
11 4 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (2.61%) Android
13 2 (1.74%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.52%) ITIL
2 10 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (7.83%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (6.96%) Software Engineering
5 7 (6.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (3.48%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (3.48%) Web Filtering
7 3 (2.61%) Load Balancing
7 3 (2.61%) Mentoring
7 3 (2.61%) Presales
7 3 (2.61%) Project Planning
7 3 (2.61%) Service Management
8 2 (1.74%) Change Management
8 2 (1.74%) CRM
8 2 (1.74%) Manual Testing
8 2 (1.74%) Migration
8 2 (1.74%) Network Management
8 2 (1.74%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.74%) Project Management
8 2 (1.74%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.30%) SQL
2 11 (9.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.74%) Java
3 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.74%) Tcl
4 1 (0.87%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (22.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (18.26%) MCSE
3 14 (12.17%) Degree
3 14 (12.17%) Security Cleared
4 13 (11.30%) SC Cleared
5 12 (10.43%) MCSA
6 11 (9.57%) CCNA
6 11 (9.57%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (9.57%) MCP
7 9 (7.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (5.22%) CCNP
9 2 (1.74%) CCA
9 2 (1.74%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.74%) ISEB
9 2 (1.74%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.74%) MCITP
9 2 (1.74%) MCTS
10 1 (0.87%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.17%) SLA
System Software
1 88 (76.52%) Active Directory
2 30 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (19.13%) Hyper-V
4 12 (10.43%) XenApp
5 10 (8.70%) VMware ESX
5 10 (8.70%) vSphere
6 3 (2.61%) Terminal Server
6 3 (2.61%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.74%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.74%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.74%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (13.04%) SCCM
2 3 (2.61%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.61%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.87%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.87%) Sysprep
3 1 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 77 (66.96%) Microsoft
2 56 (48.70%) VMware
3 39 (33.91%) Citrix
4 24 (20.87%) Cisco
5 10 (8.70%) SonicWALL
6 6 (5.22%) HP
6 6 (5.22%) Juniper
7 5 (4.35%) NetApp
7 5 (4.35%) Veeam
8 4 (3.48%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.61%) Intel Security
10 2 (1.74%) Google
10 2 (1.74%) Kaspersky
10 2 (1.74%) Sophos
11 1 (0.87%) Apple
11 1 (0.87%) Dell
11 1 (0.87%) Fujitsu
11 1 (0.87%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.87%) Remedy
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 5 days ago