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

Microsoft Windows 8
England / East Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 151 144
Rank change year-on-year +14 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 18 26 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.67% 0.80% 1.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.37% 2.91% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 34
Median salary £24,250 £22,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.22% -2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £18,600 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,800 £47,500
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 534 892 813
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 19.98% 27.56% 21.69%
Number of salaries quoted 468 758 660
Median salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.28% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Windows 8
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Windows 8 in the East Midlands

Windows 8
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Nottinghamshire +2 10 £21,000 -
Leicestershire +10 6 £25,000 +13.63% 2
Northamptonshire +2 2 £24,250 -
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 19 (54.29%) Windows Server
3 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
4 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
6 15 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
7 14 (40.00%) SQL
7 14 (40.00%) Windows 10
8 8 (22.86%) Manual Testing
9 7 (20.00%) VMware
9 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (17.14%) Degree
10 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
10 6 (17.14%) Remedy
11 5 (14.29%) Mac OS X
11 5 (14.29%) Apple
11 5 (14.29%) Cisco
11 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (11.43%) iTunes
12 4 (11.43%) Office 365
12 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (11.43%) MCITP
12 4 (11.43%) Remedy ITSM
12 4 (11.43%) SLA
12 4 (11.43%) WAN
12 4 (11.43%) DHCP
12 4 (11.43%) Dell
12 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (11.43%) A+ Certification

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) iTunes
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (11.43%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) DHCP
1 4 (11.43%) WAN
2 3 (8.57%) H.323
2 3 (8.57%) RTP
2 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.57%) VLAN
3 2 (5.71%) Firewall
4 1 (2.86%) DNS
4 1 (2.86%) Internet
4 1 (2.86%) IPv4
4 1 (2.86%) LAN
4 1 (2.86%) SAN
4 1 (2.86%) VoIP
4 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
General
1 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) 2nd Line Support
2 12 (34.29%) Analyst
3 11 (31.43%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 11 (31.43%) IT Support
3 11 (31.43%) Support Analyst
4 8 (22.86%) Support Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Desktop Support
5 6 (17.14%) IT Analyst
5 6 (17.14%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
6 5 (14.29%) SQL Support Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 4 (11.43%) Deskside Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) Service Desk Support
8 3 (8.57%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Technical Support
8 3 (8.57%) Technical Support Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) Desktop Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 19 (54.29%) Windows Server
4 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (40.00%) Windows 10
6 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (14.29%) Mac OS X
8 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (8.57%) Windows Vista
10 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
11 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Manual Testing
2 4 (11.43%) ITSM
3 3 (8.57%) Document Management
3 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
3 3 (8.57%) Software Testing
3 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.71%) Break/Fix
4 2 (5.71%) ITIL
5 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.86%) ERP
5 1 (2.86%) Escalation Management
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.86%) Line Management
5 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) A+ Certification
2 4 (11.43%) Dell Certification
2 4 (11.43%) MCITP
2 4 (11.43%) MCSE
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.57%) CCNA
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.86%) MCSA
4 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
3 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) WSUS
3 1 (2.86%) SCSM
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) VMware
3 6 (17.14%) Remedy
4 5 (14.29%) Apple
4 5 (14.29%) Cisco
5 4 (11.43%) Dell
6 3 (8.57%) Avaya
6 3 (8.57%) Red Box
7 1 (2.86%) Citrix
7 1 (2.86%) EMC
7 1 (2.86%) Symantec
7 1 (2.86%) Veeam
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