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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 2.38% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £31,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -4.41%
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
22 17 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 26.19% 26.56% 45.88%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 35
Average salary £32,000 £31,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -17.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 13 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V