Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 101 88
Rank change year-on-year +25 -13 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 16 6 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.60% 0.46% 1.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.24% 2.11% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 23
Staffordshire median annual salary £26,500 £23,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.77% +4.44% -16.67%
10th Percentile £18,800 £19,100 £18,500
90th Percentile £31,750 £24,400 £36,750
West Midlands median annual salary £26,500 £30,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -11.67% -11.76% +17.24%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 221 285 306
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 22.10% 21.72% 24.17%
Number of salaries quoted 194 270 259
Staffordshire median annual salary £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £19,300 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £60,500
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,661
% change year-on-year +2.86% -1.85% +1.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram 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 22 July 2017. 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
Tamworth +10 5 £19,250 +1.32%
Stoke-on-Trent +18 3 £27,500 +37.50%
Stafford - 3 £26,500 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £20,000 -
Lichfield - 2 £30,500 -
Windows 8
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (68.75%) ITIL
4 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 10 (62.50%) Windows 7
5 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
6 8 (50.00%) Windows XP
7 6 (37.50%) Office 365
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
8 5 (31.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 5 (31.25%) SLA
8 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Excel
8 5 (31.25%) CRM
8 5 (31.25%) ERP
9 4 (25.00%) C#
9 4 (25.00%) SQL
9 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 4 (25.00%) LAN
9 4 (25.00%) WAN
9 4 (25.00%) VMware
9 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
10 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
10 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (18.75%) Android
10 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
10 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
11 2 (12.50%) ISDN
11 2 (12.50%) VoIP
11 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification

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 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) LAN
1 4 (25.00%) WAN
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) ISDN
3 2 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (12.50%) French Language
2 1 (6.25%) Automotive
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) IT Support
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) IT Support Technician
2 3 (18.75%) IT Technician
2 3 (18.75%) Senior IT Support
2 3 (18.75%) Senior IT Technician
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Support Technician
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Technician
2 3 (18.75%) Support Technician
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) IT Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 2 (12.50%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Support Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.25%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 8 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (18.75%) Android
7 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
8 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) CRM
2 5 (31.25%) ERP
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Data Security
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C#
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Mitel