Period
to 17 January 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 94 93
Rank change year-on-year +21 -1 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 20 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.82% 0.62% 0.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.48% 2.43% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 6
Staffordshire median annual salary £19,500 £19,000 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% - -20.00%
10th Percentile £17,300 £18,125 £18,500
90th Percentile £26,600 £20,500 £26,750
West Midlands median annual salary £24,000 £26,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% -5.45% -8.33%

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 211 288 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 19.22% 25.44% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 183 270 178
Staffordshire median annual salary £27,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.43% - -
10th Percentile £18,750 £21,000 £19,175
90th Percentile £51,650 £57,500 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -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 17 January 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 +27 11 £19,000 -5.00%
Tamworth -1 9 £19,500 +2.63% 1
Windows 8
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (85.00%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (80.00%) Windows 7
5 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (45.00%) ITIL
6 9 (45.00%) Windows XP
6 9 (45.00%) SQL
6 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
7 7 (35.00%) SLA
7 7 (35.00%) C#
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
8 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 5 (25.00%) LAN
8 5 (25.00%) WAN
8 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 4 (20.00%) VMware
9 4 (20.00%) C
9 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (20.00%) Driving Licence
9 4 (20.00%) Degree
9 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
10 2 (10.00%) Service Management
10 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
10 2 (10.00%) Handset
10 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec
10 2 (10.00%) CommVault
10 2 (10.00%) Lotus
10 2 (10.00%) Blackberry

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 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (85.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (25.00%) LAN
2 5 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) 1st Line Support
2 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 7 (35.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) 1st Line Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Desktop Support
6 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) IT Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) IT Support
6 3 (15.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) Service Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
7 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.00%) Handset
2 2 (10.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (45.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) C#
3 4 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) MCP
3 2 (10.00%) MCSA
3 2 (10.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) CommVault
3 2 (10.00%) Lotus