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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 26 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 0.81% 2.35% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.50% 10.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
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
40 20 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 32.52% 23.53% 26.76%
Number of salaries quoted 31 20 17
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 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £37,350 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) SAN
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (62.50%) SCCM
4 4 (50.00%) VLAN
4 4 (50.00%) Wireless
4 4 (50.00%) DHCP
4 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (37.50%) Clustering
5 3 (37.50%) CCNA
5 3 (37.50%) Firewall
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Server
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (12.50%) SLA
7 1 (12.50%) Linux
7 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 1 (12.50%) MS Office
7 1 (12.50%) ITIL
7 1 (12.50%) Network Security

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
1 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
1 7 (87.50%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) DHCP
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) Wireless
2 4 (50.00%) VLAN
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Support Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 6 (75.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Services Manager
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNA
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) IPFX