Period
to 26 May 2018

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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > East Midlands
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 202 182
Rank change year-on-year +16 -20 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 50 33 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.99% 0.59% 1.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.52% 2.94% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 53 39 49
East Midlands median annual salary £25,000 £30,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +27.66% +3.30%
10th Percentile £19,150 £20,163 £18,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £33,077
England median annual salary £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year +3.64% -3.51% -1.72%

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 1,105 1,121 1,738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.77% 19.94% 27.68%
Number of salaries quoted 942 917 1,344
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,250 £21,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%

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 26 May 2018.

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 26 May 2018. 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
Leicestershire +36 31 £25,000 -28.57% 2
Lincolnshire +3 8 £20,000 -42.86%
Derbyshire -7 6 £23,000 -36.55% 1
Nottinghamshire +4 4 £28,000 -20.00% 1
Northamptonshire -12 1 £20,500 -12.77%
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (92.00%) Microsoft
3 39 (78.00%) Windows 10
4 35 (70.00%) Windows 7
5 32 (64.00%) Microsoft Office
6 31 (62.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (56.00%) Windows Server
8 26 (52.00%) SQL
9 23 (46.00%) Manual Testing
10 18 (36.00%) Office 365
11 15 (30.00%) Active Directory
11 15 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (20.00%) Citrix
14 9 (18.00%) Wireless
14 9 (18.00%) ITIL
15 8 (16.00%) MCSE
15 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (16.00%) BitLocker
15 8 (16.00%) SaaS
15 8 (16.00%) PaaS
15 8 (16.00%) Load Balancing
16 7 (14.00%) XenApp
16 7 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 7 (14.00%) Degree
16 7 (14.00%) Remote Desktop
16 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
16 7 (14.00%) VMware
17 6 (12.00%) Cisco

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 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (64.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 18 (36.00%) Office 365
2 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (16.00%) PaaS
3 8 (16.00%) SaaS
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) Wireless
2 7 (14.00%) Remote Desktop
3 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.00%) Firewall
5 3 (6.00%) DNS
5 3 (6.00%) WAN
6 2 (4.00%) ADSL
6 2 (4.00%) LAN
6 2 (4.00%) VPN
7 1 (2.00%) SAN
7 1 (2.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (10.00%) Retail
2 4 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.00%) Back Office
4 1 (2.00%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.00%) French Language
4 1 (2.00%) German Language
4 1 (2.00%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (2.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (50.00%) Analyst
1 25 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 24 (48.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 24 (48.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 24 (48.00%) SQL Analyst
2 24 (48.00%) SQL Support Analyst
3 20 (40.00%) IT Support
4 10 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (16.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (14.00%) IT Analyst
6 7 (14.00%) IT Support Analyst
7 6 (12.00%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (12.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
7 6 (12.00%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
8 5 (10.00%) Support Engineer
9 4 (8.00%) IT Technician
9 4 (8.00%) Senior IT Support
9 4 (8.00%) Senior IT Technician
9 4 (8.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) Analytical Mindset
2 5 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (8.00%) CCTV
3 4 (8.00%) CMDB
3 4 (8.00%) NHS
4 2 (4.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.00%) PMI
5 1 (2.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (78.00%) Windows 10
3 35 (70.00%) Windows 7
4 31 (62.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (56.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (10.00%) Windows Vista
6 5 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) Manual Testing
2 15 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (18.00%) ITIL
4 8 (16.00%) Load Balancing
5 6 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (6.00%) Project Management
9 2 (4.00%) Business Continuity
9 2 (4.00%) Escalation Management
9 2 (4.00%) ITIL V3
10 1 (2.00%) BCP
10 1 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (2.00%) Coaching
10 1 (2.00%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2
10 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
10 1 (2.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (52.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) MCSE
1 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (14.00%) Degree
3 2 (4.00%) CCNA
3 2 (4.00%) CCNP
3 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.00%) MCSA
3 2 (4.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.00%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (2.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) PMO
2 2 (4.00%) SLA
3 1 (2.00%) GDPR
3 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.00%) BitLocker
3 7 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.00%) XenApp
4 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) SCCM
2 2 (4.00%) SCOM
2 2 (4.00%) SCSM
3 1 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 46 (92.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.00%) Citrix
3 7 (14.00%) VMware
4 6 (12.00%) Cisco
5 5 (10.00%) HP
6 2 (4.00%) Apple
6 2 (4.00%) Dell
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle
6 2 (4.00%) Veeam
7 1 (2.00%) Dell KACE
7 1 (2.00%) Meraki