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

Microsoft Windows 8
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 65 67
Rank change year-on-year +11 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 7 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.35% 0.84% 1.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.61% 3.70% 7.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 13
Median salary £25,000 £22,000 £19,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.63% +12.82%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £26,750
% change year-on-year -5.66% -0.93%  

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 92 162 142
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 17.76% 22.75% 19.86%
Number of salaries quoted 192 295 319
Median salary £29,000 £38,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.67% +14.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire.

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
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 28 June 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
Ashby-de-la-Zouch 0 1 £22,000 -
Windows 8
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (83.33%) Windows 10
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 9 (75.00%) Manual Testing
3 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (16.67%) Office 365
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Escalation Management
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (8.33%) Apple
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) MySQL
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) MCSE
5 1 (8.33%) MCSA
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (8.33%) vSphere
5 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (8.33%) MCITP
5 1 (8.33%) SCCM

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:

Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (75.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 9 (75.00%) Analyst
2 9 (75.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Support Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) IT Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) IT Support
4 3 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (83.33%) Windows 10
2 10 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Escalation Management
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCITP
1 1 (8.33%) MCSA
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Apple
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
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