The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 54 -
Rank change year-on-year -15 -  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 5 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.70% 2.25% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.81% 7.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 0
Median salary £25,750 £38,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.54% -  
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 Leicestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 104 200 167
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 14.57% 29.94% 23.23%
Number of salaries quoted 84 165 146
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,100 £47,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Leicestershire.

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Leicestershire

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows 8 in Leicestershire

Windows 8
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Loughborough - 4 £24,000 -
Leicester -25 2 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Windows 8
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (37.50%) Office 365
5 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) MS Office
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
6 2 (25.00%) Apple
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (25.00%) VoIP
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) MCSE
6 2 (25.00%) MCSA
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (25.00%) VMware
6 2 (25.00%) MCITP
6 2 (25.00%) SCCM
6 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (25.00%) Escalation Management
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
7 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
7 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (12.50%) Resource Allocation

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) IT Support
2 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) IT Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) iPad
1 1 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Escalation Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (12.50%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCITP
1 2 (25.00%) MCSA
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Apple
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 7 days ago