The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank - 18 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton - 2.27% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 8.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £31,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
Windows 8
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wolverhampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
38 23 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 29.01% 26.14% 26.56%
Number of salaries quoted 30 23 15
Average salary £27,500 £32,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.06% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,400 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £37,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Wolverhampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Wolverhampton region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

Windows 8
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Front Office
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Lync
4 1 (25.00%) IPFX
4 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless
1 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Services Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) IPFX