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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 16 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 9 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 10.84% 1.25% 1.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.08% 3.57% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 1
Average salary £35,000 £20,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- -12.69%
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
39 28 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 46.99% 35.00% 37.84%
Number of salaries quoted 36 28 27
Average salary £33,125 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.45% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,624
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 29 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) SAN
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Server
2 5 (55.56%) SCCM
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) Clustering
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) CCNA
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (44.44%) DHCP
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) Wireless
3 4 (44.44%) VLAN
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) Lync
4 1 (11.11%) IPFX
4 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
4 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 9 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (11.11%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
1 9 (100.00%) SAN
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) Wireless
3 4 (44.44%) VLAN
3 4 (44.44%) DHCP
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Support Engineer
2 7 (77.78%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (77.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (77.78%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 7 (77.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCNA
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Server
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) IPFX
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft