Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 76 108
Rank change year-on-year -5 +32 -23
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 7 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.78% 1.60% 0.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.89% 7.24% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 5
Staffordshire median annual salary £19,500 £26,500 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.42% +12.77% +4.44%
10th Percentile £18,050 £18,800 £19,100
90th Percentile £22,000 £31,750 £24,400
West Midlands median annual salary £30,000 £26,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +13.21% -11.67% -11.76%

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 180 221 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 19.96% 22.12% 21.67%
Number of salaries quoted 153 194 270
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £31,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.98% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £21,000 £19,300 £22,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% -1.85%

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 21 July 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 +4 3 £22,000 -20.00%
Tamworth -2 2 £19,500 +1.30%
Windows 8
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) SLA
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
4 2 (28.57%) Innovative Thinking
4 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) C
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) SQL

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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) IT Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Innovative Thinking
1 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) VMware