Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 194 198
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 24 40 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.49% 0.75% 0.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.44% 3.68% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 24 39 45
East Midlands median annual salary £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,163 £18,400
90th Percentile £47,500 £37,500 £32,500
England median annual salary £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% -5.17%

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 982 1,086 1,699
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.01% 20.38% 26.28%
Number of salaries quoted 831 918 1,382
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +1 15 £37,500 +50.00%
Derbyshire -1 5 £23,000 -16.36%
Nottinghamshire +9 2 £21,000 -41.67% 1
Lincolnshire +2 2 £19,000 -49.33%
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (70.83%) Windows 10
3 15 (62.50%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (54.17%) Windows 7
5 12 (50.00%) Office 365
6 11 (45.83%) Windows Server
7 10 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (37.50%) SQL
9 8 (33.33%) Load Balancing
9 8 (33.33%) SaaS
9 8 (33.33%) PaaS
9 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (33.33%) BitLocker
10 7 (29.17%) Manual Testing
10 7 (29.17%) Degree
10 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
11 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (25.00%) MCSE
11 6 (25.00%) ITIL
11 6 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (20.83%) XenApp
12 5 (20.83%) Remote Desktop
12 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
12 5 (20.83%) Citrix
12 5 (20.83%) VMware

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 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (50.00%) Office 365
2 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (33.33%) PaaS
3 8 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (16.67%) VPN
3 3 (12.50%) Wireless
4 2 (8.33%) ADSL
4 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (4.17%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (16.67%) Retail
2 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.33%) Finance
4 1 (4.17%) Back Office
4 1 (4.17%) Dutch Language
4 1 (4.17%) French Language
4 1 (4.17%) German Language
4 1 (4.17%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (4.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) IT Support
2 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Support Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (29.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) IT Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
5 3 (12.50%) IT Technician
5 3 (12.50%) Senior IT Support
5 3 (12.50%) Senior IT Technician
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Support Technician
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Technician
5 3 (12.50%) Support Technician
6 2 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) CMDB
3 3 (12.50%) CCTV
3 3 (12.50%) NHS
4 2 (8.33%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (4.17%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) Windows 10
3 13 (54.17%) Windows 7
3 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (45.83%) Windows Server
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Vista
5 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 10 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 7 (29.17%) Manual Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (25.00%) ITIL
5 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
7 2 (8.33%) Coaching
7 2 (8.33%) CRM
7 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
7 2 (8.33%) Project Management
7 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.33%) VB
3 2 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 6 (25.00%) MCSE
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) A+ Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) PMO
2 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) BitLocker
2 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
3 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.83%) XenApp
4 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
1 2 (8.33%) SCOM
1 2 (8.33%) SCSM
2 1 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Citrix
2 5 (20.83%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle