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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
England / East Midlands
Rank 144 130 145
Rank change year-on-year -14 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 17 38 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.59% 1.19% 1.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.88% 4.30% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 35
Median salary £27,250 £24,250 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.37% +7.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,041 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,909 £34,500
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 591 884 843
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 20.40% 27.80% 25.47%
Number of salaries quoted 462 660 722
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +10.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,840 £47,500 £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
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 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
Derbyshire +2 6 £30,000 -8.83% 1
Leicestershire -21 5 £25,750 -33.54% 3
Northamptonshire +16 3 £23,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire -2 3 £37,500 +63.04% 2
Lincolnshire - 3 £28,750 -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 31 (88.57%) Windows 7
3 25 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (65.71%) Active Directory
5 22 (62.86%) Windows Server
6 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
6 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (42.86%) Windows 10
8 14 (40.00%) ITIL
9 11 (31.43%) Cisco
9 11 (31.43%) VMware
10 10 (28.57%) MS Exchange
10 10 (28.57%) DHCP
10 10 (28.57%) Hyper-V
10 10 (28.57%) ITIL V3
11 9 (25.71%) Office 365
11 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (22.86%) SCCM
12 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
12 8 (22.86%) SQL
12 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
12 8 (22.86%) Service Management
13 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 7 (20.00%) Citrix
14 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2007
14 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (17.14%) Firewall
14 6 (17.14%) ITSM
15 5 (14.29%) VMware ESX
15 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification

Windows 8
Top Related 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 10 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.71%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.71%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Office 365
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.86%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) DHCP
2 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
3 6 (17.14%) Firewall
4 4 (11.43%) SAN
5 3 (8.57%) DNS
5 3 (8.57%) VoIP
5 3 (8.57%) WAN
6 2 (5.71%) Internet
6 2 (5.71%) IPv4
6 2 (5.71%) LAN
6 2 (5.71%) Skype
6 2 (5.71%) Wireless
7 1 (2.86%) H.323
7 1 (2.86%) RTP
7 1 (2.86%) VLAN
7 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
General
1 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Analyst
2 13 (37.14%) IT Support
3 7 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Service Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Support Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
5 5 (14.29%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.71%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Head of IT
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) SCCM Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Support Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
1 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.71%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) iPad
2 1 (2.86%) iPhone
2 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (88.57%) Windows 7
3 25 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (62.86%) Windows Server
5 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (42.86%) Windows 10
7 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.71%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.86%) Linux
9 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) ITIL
2 10 (28.57%) ITIL V3
3 8 (22.86%) Service Management
4 6 (17.14%) ITSM
5 4 (11.43%) CRM
5 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.57%) Manual Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.71%) Coaching
7 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.71%) Document Management
7 2 (5.71%) Escalation Management
7 2 (5.71%) Line Management
7 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.71%) Presales
7 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) MCSE
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.43%) MCSA
3 3 (8.57%) Degree
3 3 (8.57%) MCITP
4 2 (5.71%) MCP
4 2 (5.71%) PMP
5 1 (2.86%) CCNA
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (65.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (14.29%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.71%) XenApp
6 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (5.71%) WSUS
3 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (31.43%) Cisco
2 11 (31.43%) VMware
3 7 (20.00%) Citrix
4 4 (11.43%) Apple
4 4 (11.43%) Meraki
5 2 (5.71%) Avaya
5 2 (5.71%) BT
5 2 (5.71%) EMC
5 2 (5.71%) HP
5 2 (5.71%) Remedy
5 2 (5.71%) Symantec
5 2 (5.71%) Veeam
5 2 (5.71%) Virgin Media
6 1 (2.86%) Red Box
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