Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 79 103
Rank change year-on-year +5 +24 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 5 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.63% 1.33% 0.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.88% 7.45% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 6
Staffordshire median annual salary £22,500 £19,500 £19,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% - -10.34%
10th Percentile £20,250 £17,113 £18,500
90th Percentile £25,000 £28,300 £24,250
West Midlands median annual salary £30,000 £26,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year +13.21% -5.36% -6.67%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 129 188 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 16.17% 17.92% 23.33%
Number of salaries quoted 105 170 281
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £30,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.15% -10.29% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £19,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,400 £55,125 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.94% +2.86% -5.41%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Staffordshire

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Staffordshire

Windows 8
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. 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
Stoke-on-Trent 0 4 £22,500 +18.42%
Tamworth +10 1 £19,500 +2.63% 1
Windows 8
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Service Management
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) XenServer
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (40.00%) vSphere
4 2 (40.00%) Office 365
4 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (40.00%) Innovative Thinking
5 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 7

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Innovative Thinking
1 2 (40.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 2 (40.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix