Period
to 3 August 2021

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 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > East Midlands
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 140 120 173
Rank change year-on-year -20 +53 +31
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 29 5 30
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.95% 0.29% 0.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.39% 1.37% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 28
10th Percentile £24,600 £28,900 £21,250
25th Percentile £28,750 £33,625 £25,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £31,500 £45,000 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year -30.00% +50.00% +20.00%
75th Percentile £35,250 £53,750 £37,500
90th Percentile " " £43,725
England median annual salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 660 365 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.66% 21.38% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 511 307 687
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,500 £23,000
25th Percentile £29,750 £29,875 £26,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
75th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £60,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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 6 months to 3 August 2021. 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
Lincolnshire -4 14 £30,750 +16.04% 1
Leicestershire -24 8 £32,500 -38.10% 1
Nottinghamshire 0 4 £24,000 -36.00% 3
Derbyshire - 3 £27,500 - 1
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2021, 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
1 29 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 27 (93.10%) Windows 7
3 26 (89.66%) Microsoft
4 23 (79.31%) Active Directory
5 21 (72.41%) VPN
6 18 (62.07%) SQL
7 17 (58.62%) Microsoft 365
8 16 (55.17%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (51.72%) DNS
10 14 (48.28%) Microsoft Office
11 13 (44.83%) Firewall
12 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
12 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (41.38%) nginx
13 9 (31.03%) DHCP
14 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Excel
14 8 (27.59%) Mathematics
14 8 (27.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 8 (27.59%) Law
14 8 (27.59%) Asset Management
14 8 (27.59%) Skype
14 8 (27.59%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
15 7 (24.14%) VMware
16 6 (20.69%) Citrix
16 6 (20.69%) Thin Client
16 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (20.69%) Internet

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 12 (41.38%) nginx
2 6 (20.69%) CMS
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (27.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (20.69%) InDesign
3 6 (20.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft 365
2 6 (20.69%) Cloudflare
2 6 (20.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (72.41%) VPN
2 15 (51.72%) DNS
3 13 (44.83%) Firewall
4 9 (31.03%) DHCP
5 8 (27.59%) Skype
6 6 (20.69%) Asterisk PBX
6 6 (20.69%) Internet
6 6 (20.69%) LAN
6 6 (20.69%) Remote Desktop
6 6 (20.69%) Reverse Proxy
6 6 (20.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Cactus
1 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
1 6 (20.69%) gulp
1 6 (20.69%) webpack
General
1 8 (27.59%) Inclusion and Diversity
1 8 (27.59%) Law
2 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.69%) Organisational Skills
2 6 (20.69%) Retail
2 6 (20.69%) Social Skills
3 2 (6.90%) French Language
3 2 (6.90%) German Language
3 2 (6.90%) Italian Language
3 2 (6.90%) Public Sector
3 2 (6.90%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Desktop Specialist
1 7 (24.14%) Desktop Support
1 7 (24.14%) Desktop Support Specialist
1 7 (24.14%) Support Specialist
2 6 (20.69%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Lead Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Operations Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Server Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) IT Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) IT Support
4 1 (3.45%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Ajax
1 6 (20.69%) CSS
1 6 (20.69%) HTML
1 6 (20.69%) jQuery
1 6 (20.69%) JSON
1 6 (20.69%) Laravel
1 6 (20.69%) Node.js
1 6 (20.69%) PHP-FPM
1 6 (20.69%) Sass
1 6 (20.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 6 (20.69%) XML
2 5 (17.24%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Blog
1 6 (20.69%) Fat Client
1 6 (20.69%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.45%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
1 29 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 27 (93.10%) Windows 7
3 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
5 6 (20.69%) Linux
5 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2016
5 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (27.59%) Asset Management
2 8 (27.59%) Mathematics
3 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
3 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (20.69%) Line Management
3 6 (20.69%) OOP
3 6 (20.69%) SEO
3 6 (20.69%) Web Development
4 2 (6.90%) Service Management
5 1 (3.45%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
2 6 (20.69%) PHP
3 2 (6.90%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) MCSA
1 1 (3.45%) MCSE
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (79.31%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) HAProxy
1 6 (20.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (89.66%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) VMware
3 6 (20.69%) Adobe
3 6 (20.69%) Citrix
3 6 (20.69%) Google
3 6 (20.69%) Oracle
3 6 (20.69%) Veeam
4 1 (3.45%) SonicWALL