Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 185 124
Rank change year-on-year 0 -61 -23
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 15 35 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.39% 0.75% 1.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.92% 4.31% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 60
Birmingham median annual salary £26,500 £31,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.87% -7.35% -32.00%
10th Percentile £21,600 £24,000 £24,800
90th Percentile £27,250 £41,250 £44,750
West Midlands median annual salary £26,000 £26,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year - -11.86% -15.71%

Windows 8 is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 780 812 885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 20.29% 17.33% 22.35%
Number of salaries quoted 709 638 779
Birmingham median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% -3.85% +0.97%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,925 £24,050
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,625 £58,850
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% -6.67% +5.63%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows 8 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 13 (86.67%) Windows 10
3 12 (80.00%) DHCP
3 12 (80.00%) SLA
4 11 (73.33%) VPN
4 11 (73.33%) DNS
4 11 (73.33%) ITIL
4 11 (73.33%) HP
4 11 (73.33%) 802.11
4 11 (73.33%) 802.1X
4 11 (73.33%) Master's Degree
4 11 (73.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 11 (73.33%) Data Analysis
4 11 (73.33%) Degree
4 11 (73.33%) Windows Vista
5 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (46.67%) VMware
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
6 6 (40.00%) MCP
6 6 (40.00%) Process Improvement
6 6 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (40.00%) Fujitsu
6 6 (40.00%) Problem Management
7 5 (33.33%) SCCM
7 5 (33.33%) Google
7 5 (33.33%) G Suite
7 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 5 (33.33%) AirWatch

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 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) DHCP
2 11 (73.33%) 802.11
2 11 (73.33%) DNS
2 11 (73.33%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) VoIP
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) H.323
4 1 (6.67%) NAS
4 1 (6.67%) RTP
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) PC Support
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Support
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Voice Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Voice Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 13 (86.67%) Windows 10
3 11 (73.33%) Windows Vista
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Data Analysis
1 11 (73.33%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 6 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 6 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (33.33%) Disk Encryption
4 1 (6.67%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 5 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Degree
1 11 (73.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 11 (73.33%) Master's Degree
2 6 (40.00%) MCP
3 5 (33.33%) CCNA
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (33.33%) MCSE
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (80.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) AirWatch
1 5 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) HP
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 6 (40.00%) Fujitsu
4 5 (33.33%) Dell
4 5 (33.33%) Google
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft