The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 70 74
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 2 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.34% 0.83% 1.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.83% 3.06% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 14
Median salary £24,250 £24,250 £20,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.86%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £20,750 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £30,000 £22,500
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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 109 196 281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 18.70% 26.96% 30.18%
Number of salaries quoted 97 158 246
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.35% -7.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Northamptonshire

Windows 8
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Northampton +8 1 £23,500 -6.00%
Windows 8
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Document Management
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 3 (60.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) IT Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Document Management
1 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft