Period
to 27 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the 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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
England > Midlands
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 307 202 276
Rank change year-on-year -105 +74 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 33 3 67
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.31% 0.073% 0.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.67% 0.34% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 22 2 65
10th Percentile £23,550 £23,775 £20,000
25th Percentile £24,000 £24,188 £23,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £29,500 £26,250 £27,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.38% -2.78% -10.00%
75th Percentile £35,250 £28,188 £32,500
90th Percentile " £28,525 £38,400
England median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% +3.45%

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 Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,979 872 2,393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 18.47% 21.31% 21.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,528 706 1,904
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,375 £22,575
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
75th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £51,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in the Midlands

Windows 8
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows 8 in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Windows 8 in the Midlands

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows 8 in the Midlands over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Windows 8 in the Midlands

Windows 8
Job Locations in the 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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 October 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
East Midlands -40 25 £31,500 +14.55% 2
West Midlands -91 8 £24,000 -4.00% 10
Windows 8
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (96.97%) Windows 10
3 30 (90.91%) Windows 7
4 29 (87.88%) Microsoft
5 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
6 19 (57.58%) Microsoft Office
7 16 (48.48%) VPN
7 16 (48.48%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (45.45%) Microsoft 365
9 14 (42.42%) Social Skills
9 14 (42.42%) SQL
10 11 (33.33%) DNS
11 9 (27.27%) Firewall
11 9 (27.27%) nginx
12 8 (24.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 8 (24.24%) Mathematics
12 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (24.24%) DHCP
12 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
12 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Excel
13 7 (21.21%) Law
13 7 (21.21%) Asset Management
13 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (21.21%) Skype
13 7 (21.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 7 (21.21%) Incident Management
14 6 (18.18%) Google
14 6 (18.18%) Web Development
14 6 (18.18%) JSON

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in the 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 9 (27.27%) nginx
2 6 (18.18%) CMS
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (57.58%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (18.18%) InDesign
3 6 (18.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Shopify
2 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft 365
2 6 (18.18%) Cloudflare
2 6 (18.18%) GitHub
3 1 (3.03%) Azure
3 1 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (48.48%) VPN
2 11 (33.33%) DNS
3 9 (27.27%) Firewall
4 8 (24.24%) DHCP
5 7 (21.21%) Skype
6 5 (15.15%) Internet
6 5 (15.15%) LAN
6 5 (15.15%) WAN
7 3 (9.09%) Asterisk PBX
7 3 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Cactus
1 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 6 (18.18%) gulp
1 6 (18.18%) webpack
General
1 14 (42.42%) Social Skills
2 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (21.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 7 (21.21%) Law
3 6 (18.18%) Organisational Skills
3 6 (18.18%) Retail
4 2 (6.06%) French Language
4 2 (6.06%) German Language
4 2 (6.06%) Italian Language
4 2 (6.06%) Public Sector
4 2 (6.06%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Analyst
1 7 (21.21%) Support Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Desktop Specialist
2 6 (18.18%) Desktop Support
2 6 (18.18%) Desktop Support Specialist
2 6 (18.18%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Lead Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Support Specialist
2 6 (18.18%) Technology Support Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) IT Support
4 3 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) Ajax
1 6 (18.18%) CSS
1 6 (18.18%) HTML
1 6 (18.18%) jQuery
1 6 (18.18%) JSON
1 6 (18.18%) Laravel
1 6 (18.18%) Node.js
1 6 (18.18%) PHP-FPM
1 6 (18.18%) Sass
1 6 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 6 (18.18%) XML
2 5 (15.15%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Blog
2 5 (15.15%) Fat Client
2 5 (15.15%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (96.97%) Windows 10
3 30 (90.91%) Windows 7
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2016
5 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2019
6 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
7 3 (9.09%) Linux
7 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (24.24%) Mathematics
3 7 (21.21%) Asset Management
3 7 (21.21%) Incident Management
4 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 6 (18.18%) Line Management
4 6 (18.18%) OOP
4 6 (18.18%) SEO
4 6 (18.18%) Web Development
5 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (6.06%) Service Management
7 1 (3.03%) CRM
7 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 6 (18.18%) PHP
3 2 (6.06%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.03%) DBS Check
1 1 (3.03%) MCSA
1 1 (3.03%) MCSE
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) HAProxy
1 3 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (87.88%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) Adobe
2 6 (18.18%) Cisco
2 6 (18.18%) Google
2 6 (18.18%) VMware
3 5 (15.15%) Citrix
3 5 (15.15%) Veeam
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (3.03%) Aruba
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) Meraki
5 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.03%) SonicWALL