The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 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 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
East Midlands / Derbyshire
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 46 53
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 5 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 1.16% 2.73% 1.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.85% 8.72% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 6
Median salary £30,000 £18,750 £26,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% -28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,098 £17,150 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £29,036 £30,000
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 Derbyshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Derbyshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 103 149 100
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 23.95% 31.24% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 92 113 77
Median salary £31,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £42,506
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derbyshire 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 Derbyshire

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Derbyshire

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

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Derbyshire

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Derbyshire over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows 8 in Derbyshire

Windows 8
Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby 0 3 £30,000 +71.42%
Matlock - 1 £20,163 -
Windows 8
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows 7
3 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (50.00%) ITIL
6 5 (41.67%) Citrix
6 5 (41.67%) VMware
6 5 (41.67%) Windows 10
6 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
6 5 (41.67%) Cisco
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (33.33%) SCCM
7 4 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (33.33%) SLA
7 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 4 (33.33%) CRM
7 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
8 3 (25.00%) SQL
8 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (25.00%) Firewall
9 2 (16.67%) Escalation Management
9 2 (16.67%) Virgin Media
9 2 (16.67%) Veeam
9 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
9 2 (16.67%) Office 365

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (16.67%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) IPv4
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) IT Manager
2 4 (33.33%) IT Support
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (16.67%) Head of IT
4 2 (16.67%) SCCM Specialist
4 2 (16.67%) Support Specialist
4 2 (16.67%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) IT Support Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows 7
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (41.67%) Windows 10
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) CRM
2 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Coaching
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Escalation Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 2 (16.67%) Line Management
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (8.33%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCITP
1 2 (16.67%) MCSA
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
2 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) BT
3 2 (16.67%) EMC
3 2 (16.67%) Meraki
3 2 (16.67%) Remedy
3 2 (16.67%) Symantec
3 2 (16.67%) Veeam
3 2 (16.67%) Virgin Media