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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank - 25 18
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton - 2.70% 2.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 8.11% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £32,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +62.50%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,750
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
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
21 37 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 22.11% 33.33% 39.58%
Number of salaries quoted 21 36 18
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,950 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,105 £50,000
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 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Intel
1 1 (100.00%) DMZ
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (100.00%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DMZ
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Data Privacy
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (100.00%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Intel
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) VMware