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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 25 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 1.82% 1.96% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.25% 4.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £32,500 £20,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
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
32 21 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 29.09% 41.18% 34.44%
Number of salaries quoted 31 20 28
Average salary £32,500 £31,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £42,105
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 16 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Good Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago