The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Windows 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 118 116
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 12 25 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.61% 1.04% 0.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.00% 6.10% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 17
Median salary £26,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.66% -14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £26,000 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £39,250 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -5.66% -3.63%  

Windows 8 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 400 410 418
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 20.34% 17.13% 20.70%
Number of salaries quoted 349 322 385
Median salary £39,323 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.99% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Birmingham

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Birmingham

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Birmingham over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows 8 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 14 (58.33%) Windows 10
3 14 (58.33%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
4 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
5 12 (50.00%) SLA
6 10 (41.67%) VPN
6 10 (41.67%) ITIL
6 10 (41.67%) DHCP
6 10 (41.67%) Degree
7 9 (37.50%) VMware
7 9 (37.50%) DNS
7 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (33.33%) HP
8 8 (33.33%) Data Analysis
8 8 (33.33%) 802.11
8 8 (33.33%) Windows Vista
8 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 8 (33.33%) 802.1X
8 8 (33.33%) Master's Degree
9 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
9 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
10 6 (25.00%) MCSE
10 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
11 5 (20.83%) Problem Management
11 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (20.83%) LAN
11 5 (20.83%) VoIP

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) G Suite
2 3 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) DHCP
1 10 (41.67%) VPN
2 9 (37.50%) DNS
3 8 (33.33%) 802.11
4 5 (20.83%) LAN
4 5 (20.83%) VoIP
4 5 (20.83%) WAN
5 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.33%) Internet
6 2 (8.33%) NAS
6 2 (8.33%) SAN
7 1 (4.17%) H.323
7 1 (4.17%) RTP
7 1 (4.17%) VLAN
7 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Automotive
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) PC Support
2 4 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Graduate
4 2 (8.33%) Graduate Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Graduate Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) ICT Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Junior
4 2 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Smartphone
2 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.17%) CCTV
3 1 (4.17%) Life Science
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 14 (58.33%) Windows 10
4 8 (33.33%) Windows Vista
5 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
9 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) ITIL
2 8 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 5 (20.83%) Problem Management
4 4 (16.67%) Disk Encryption
4 4 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 4 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Customer Insight
5 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.17%) Network Management
5 1 (4.17%) Process Management
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Service Management
5 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Degree
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 8 (33.33%) Master's Degree
4 6 (25.00%) MCSE
5 4 (16.67%) CCNA
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (16.67%) MCP
6 2 (8.33%) A+ Certification
6 2 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (8.33%) GNVQ
6 2 (8.33%) HND
7 1 (4.17%) DBS Check
7 1 (4.17%) MBCS
7 1 (4.17%) MCSA
7 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) AirWatch
1 4 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) VMware
3 8 (33.33%) HP
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco
5 4 (16.67%) Dell
5 4 (16.67%) Fujitsu
5 4 (16.67%) Google
6 1 (4.17%) Apple
6 1 (4.17%) NetApp
6 1 (4.17%) Sophos
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