Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 207 213
Rank change year-on-year +50 +6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 69 52 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.34% 0.80% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.29% 3.33% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 68 40 57
East Midlands median annual salary £22,875 £25,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.50% +11.11% -18.18%
10th Percentile £19,000 £19,225 £17,500
90th Percentile £32,500 £40,250 £30,000
England median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year - -3.51% -5.00%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1097 1563 1688
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.35% 23.91% 22.63%
Number of salaries quoted 916 1220 1342
East Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - +6.38%
10th Percentile £20,938 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

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
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +37 30 £22,000 -12.00% 3
Lincolnshire +17 11 £20,000 -
Nottinghamshire +1 10 £30,000 +25.00% 2
Leicestershire +37 9 £25,000 +4.17%
Derbyshire +6 9 £27,500 -26.67% 1
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (75.36%) Windows 7
3 49 (71.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 44 (63.77%) Active Directory
6 40 (57.97%) Windows Server
7 37 (53.62%) Windows 10
8 26 (37.68%) SQL
9 24 (34.78%) Microsoft Office
10 23 (33.33%) Office 365
11 22 (31.88%) MS Exchange
11 22 (31.88%) VMware
12 21 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
12 21 (30.43%) ITIL
12 21 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (28.99%) DNS
14 16 (23.19%) Windows XP
15 15 (21.74%) Cisco
15 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2003
16 14 (20.29%) Degree
16 14 (20.29%) Hyper-V
16 14 (20.29%) Microsoft Azure
16 14 (20.29%) MCSE
17 13 (18.84%) SQL Server
17 13 (18.84%) DHCP
17 13 (18.84%) TCP/IP
18 12 (17.39%) Software Testing
18 12 (17.39%) Computer Science
18 12 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing

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 22 (31.88%) MS Exchange
2 15 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (34.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (33.33%) Office 365
2 14 (20.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.70%) G Suite
4 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.99%) DNS
2 13 (18.84%) DHCP
2 13 (18.84%) TCP/IP
3 10 (14.49%) WAN
4 9 (13.04%) LAN
5 8 (11.59%) Firewall
6 6 (8.70%) VLAN
6 6 (8.70%) WLAN
7 3 (4.35%) VPN
8 2 (2.90%) SAN
9 1 (1.45%) H.323
9 1 (1.45%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.84%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (5.80%) Retail
2 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (44.93%) Analyst
2 23 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 20 (28.99%) IT Support
4 19 (27.54%) Support Engineer
5 15 (21.74%) 1st Line Support
6 11 (15.94%) 1st Line Engineer
6 11 (15.94%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 11 (15.94%) IT Analyst
7 10 (14.49%) IT Support Analyst
8 9 (13.04%) Graduate
8 9 (13.04%) Graduate Analyst
8 9 (13.04%) Graduate IT Analyst
8 9 (13.04%) Graduate IT Support
8 9 (13.04%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
8 9 (13.04%) Graduate Support Analyst
8 9 (13.04%) IT Engineer
8 9 (13.04%) IT Graduate
9 8 (11.59%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (11.59%) SQL Analyst
9 8 (11.59%) SQL Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.14%) N-Tier
4 6 (8.70%) Driving Licence
5 4 (5.80%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (75.36%) Windows 7
3 49 (71.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (57.97%) Windows Server
5 37 (53.62%) Windows 10
6 21 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (23.19%) Windows XP
8 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (4.35%) Apple iOS
9 3 (4.35%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.90%) Linux
10 2 (2.90%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) ITIL
2 12 (17.39%) Software Testing
2 12 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (14.49%) Document Management
4 9 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (11.59%) Manual Testing
6 6 (8.70%) ITIL V2
6 6 (8.70%) Time Management
7 4 (5.80%) Migration
7 4 (5.80%) Network Load Balancing
7 4 (5.80%) Patch Management
8 3 (4.35%) Hardware Maintenance
8 3 (4.35%) Service Management
9 2 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.90%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.90%) Network Management
9 2 (2.90%) Server Virtualisation
10 1 (1.45%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.68%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
2 3 (4.35%) VB
2 3 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (20.29%) Degree
2 14 (20.29%) MCSE
3 12 (17.39%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (13.04%) DBS Check
5 8 (11.59%) CCNA
5 8 (11.59%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (8.70%) A+ Certification
6 6 (8.70%) CCNP
6 6 (8.70%) MCITP
6 6 (8.70%) MCP
6 6 (8.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (63.77%) Active Directory
2 21 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (20.29%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.35%) Terminal Services
4 3 (4.35%) XenApp
5 1 (1.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Backup Exec
1 3 (4.35%) SCCM
1 3 (4.35%) SCOM
1 3 (4.35%) WMI
1 3 (4.35%) WSUS
2 1 (1.45%) SCSM
Vendors
1 46 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 22 (31.88%) VMware
3 15 (21.74%) Cisco
4 6 (8.70%) Google
5 5 (7.25%) Symantec
6 4 (5.80%) HP
7 3 (4.35%) Apple
7 3 (4.35%) Capita
7 3 (4.35%) Citrix
7 3 (4.35%) Remedy
7 3 (4.35%) Veeam
7 3 (4.35%) Wyse
8 2 (2.90%) Dell
8 2 (2.90%) EMC
9 1 (1.45%) Avaya
9 1 (1.45%) Red Box