Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 210 191
Rank change year-on-year +44 -19 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 76 39 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.44% 0.64% 1.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.50% 2.95% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 79 41 54
East Midlands median annual salary £22,500 £32,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.69% +14.29% +19.15%
10th Percentile £19,000 £23,000 £18,750
90th Percentile £32,500 £42,500 £32,909
England median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year - -5.17% -1.69%

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 1,169 1,321 1,770
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 22.07% 21.59% 25.76%
Number of salaries quoted 994 1,006 1,352
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,525
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +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 24 February 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 24 February 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
Northamptonshire +35 24 £20,500 -18.00% 5
Leicestershire +34 20 £25,000 -25.37% 2
Lincolnshire +11 18 £20,000 -42.86%
Derbyshire -8 8 £31,000 -17.33% 5
Nottinghamshire -16 6 £30,000 -14.29% 4
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (81.58%) Windows 7
3 60 (78.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 58 (76.32%) Microsoft
5 50 (65.79%) Windows Server
6 47 (61.84%) Windows 10
7 39 (51.32%) Active Directory
8 37 (48.68%) SQL
9 30 (39.47%) Microsoft Office
10 25 (32.89%) Office 365
11 20 (26.32%) Manual Testing
12 19 (25.00%) MS Exchange
13 18 (23.68%) VMware
14 17 (22.37%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (19.74%) Microsoft Azure
16 15 (19.74%) DNS
17 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
17 14 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2003
18 13 (17.11%) Degree
18 13 (17.11%) ITIL
18 13 (17.11%) Windows XP
18 13 (17.11%) Root Cause Analysis
18 13 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
18 13 (17.11%) Analytical Mindset
19 12 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
19 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
19 12 (15.79%) Computer Science
19 12 (15.79%) Software Testing
19 12 (15.79%) 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 19 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 30 (39.47%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 25 (32.89%) Office 365
2 15 (19.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.32%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.74%) DNS
2 10 (13.16%) TCP/IP
3 8 (10.53%) LAN
3 8 (10.53%) WAN
4 7 (9.21%) Wireless
5 5 (6.58%) Firewall
6 4 (5.26%) DHCP
6 4 (5.26%) VLAN
7 3 (3.95%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (3.95%) VPN
8 1 (1.32%) SAN
8 1 (1.32%) VoIP
8 1 (1.32%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (6.58%) Retail
2 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (48.68%) Analyst
2 33 (43.42%) Support Analyst
3 29 (38.16%) IT Support
4 24 (31.58%) Support Engineer
5 21 (27.63%) 2nd Line Support
5 21 (27.63%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 20 (26.32%) SQL Analyst
6 20 (26.32%) SQL Support Analyst
7 18 (23.68%) 1st Line Support
8 12 (15.79%) IT Analyst
8 12 (15.79%) IT Support Analyst
9 11 (14.47%) 1st Line Engineer
9 11 (14.47%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 11 (14.47%) IT Engineer
10 8 (10.53%) Graduate Analyst
10 8 (10.53%) Graduate IT Analyst
10 8 (10.53%) Graduate IT Support
10 8 (10.53%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
10 8 (10.53%) Graduate Support Analyst
10 8 (10.53%) IT Graduate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Analytical Mindset
1 13 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.21%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.95%) Clustering
4 3 (3.95%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.63%) CCTV
5 2 (2.63%) NHS
5 2 (2.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (81.58%) Windows 7
3 60 (78.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (65.79%) Windows Server
5 47 (61.84%) Windows 10
6 16 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (17.11%) Windows XP
8 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.95%) Apple iOS
9 3 (3.95%) Mac OS X
9 3 (3.95%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.32%) Manual Testing
2 13 (17.11%) ITIL
2 13 (17.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 12 (15.79%) Software Testing
3 12 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (10.53%) Document Management
5 4 (5.26%) Migration
5 4 (5.26%) Service Management
6 3 (3.95%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (3.95%) Hardware Maintenance
6 3 (3.95%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (3.95%) Patch Management
7 2 (2.63%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.63%) Escalation Management
7 2 (2.63%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.63%) Network Management
7 2 (2.63%) Server Virtualisation
8 1 (1.32%) BCP
8 1 (1.32%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.32%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (48.68%) SQL
2 3 (3.95%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.95%) T-SQL
2 3 (3.95%) VB
2 3 (3.95%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (17.11%) Degree
2 12 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (10.53%) MCSA
4 8 (10.53%) MCSE
5 5 (6.58%) MCITP
6 4 (5.26%) CCNA
6 4 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (5.26%) DBS Check
7 3 (3.95%) CCNP
8 2 (2.63%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.32%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.32%) MCP
9 1 (1.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) PMO
3 1 (1.32%) GDPR
3 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (51.32%) Active Directory
2 17 (22.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (13.16%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.89%) XenApp
5 3 (3.95%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.63%) vSphere
7 1 (1.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) SCCM
2 3 (3.95%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.95%) SCOM
2 3 (3.95%) WMI
2 3 (3.95%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (76.32%) Microsoft
2 18 (23.68%) VMware
3 10 (13.16%) Cisco
4 9 (11.84%) Citrix
5 6 (7.89%) HP
6 5 (6.58%) Apple
6 5 (6.58%) Symantec
6 5 (6.58%) Veeam
7 3 (3.95%) Capita
7 3 (3.95%) Remedy
7 3 (3.95%) Wyse
8 2 (2.63%) Dell
9 1 (1.32%) Dell KACE
9 1 (1.32%) Google
9 1 (1.32%) Meraki