Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 102 99
Rank change year-on-year +18 -3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 16 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.38% 0.59% 0.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 2.48% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 7
Staffordshire median annual salary £19,500 £19,000 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% - -22.45%
10th Percentile £17,150 £18,125 £18,500
90th Percentile £26,800 £20,500 £28,400
West Midlands median annual salary £23,000 £23,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year - -17.86% -15.15%

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 192 282 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 16.54% 23.70% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 167 265 196
Staffordshire median annual salary £27,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.43% - -
10th Percentile £18,750 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% -6.67% +7.14%

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 15 December 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
Stoke-on-Trent +17 10 £19,000 -5.00%
Tamworth 0 6 £19,500 +2.63%
Windows 8
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
3 14 (87.50%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (81.25%) Windows 7
5 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (56.25%) Windows XP
6 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (37.50%) SQL
7 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (37.50%) ITIL
7 6 (37.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 5 (31.25%) C#
9 4 (25.00%) C
9 4 (25.00%) SLA
9 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 4 (25.00%) LAN
9 4 (25.00%) WAN
9 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (25.00%) Degree
9 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
10 3 (18.75%) Driving Licence
10 3 (18.75%) VMware
11 2 (12.50%) Backup Exec
11 2 (12.50%) CommVault
11 2 (12.50%) Lotus
11 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
11 2 (12.50%) MCP
11 2 (12.50%) IBM Notes
11 2 (12.50%) MCSE

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%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (25.00%) LAN
2 4 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) 1st Line Support
2 6 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Support Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) 1st Line Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Desktop Support
5 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (18.75%) Service Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Driving Licence
3 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 2 (12.50%) Handset
3 2 (12.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows 7
3 9 (56.25%) Windows XP
4 2 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) MCP
3 2 (12.50%) MCSA
3 2 (12.50%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) CommVault
3 2 (12.50%) Lotus