The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
West Midlands / Solihull
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 - 46
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 0.69% - 0.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.67% - 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Median salary £20,163 - £20,248
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 Solihull with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Solihull
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 75 32 65
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 25.86% 13.33% 21.67%
Number of salaries quoted 71 32 43
Median salary £36,000 £34,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,600 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,700 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Solihull 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 Solihull

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Solihull

For the 6 months to 30 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Help Desk Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) ICT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft