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 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 75 58
Rank change year-on-year +23 -17  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 9 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.13% 0.32% 2.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.26% 1.40% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 17
Median salary £25,750 £21,500 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.76% -10.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,750 £19,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £23,500 £35,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -5.66% -3.63%  

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 109 143 170
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 25.77% 22.81% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 94 135 146
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +12.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 25 April 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 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tamworth +7 4 £19,500 +2.63%
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £30,000 - 1
Lichfield - 2 £30,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £21,000 -
Windows 8
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (63.64%) Windows XP
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
4 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (36.36%) VMware
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
6 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (27.27%) Android
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) LAN
6 3 (27.27%) WAN
6 3 (27.27%) C#
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) SLA
7 2 (18.18%) CRM
7 2 (18.18%) ERP
7 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 2 (18.18%) VoIP
7 2 (18.18%) ISDN
7 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
7 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008

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 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LAN
1 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) ISDN
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) VoIP
3 1 (9.09%) BGP
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
3 1 (9.09%) FTP
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (18.18%) French Language
2 1 (9.09%) Automotive
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) IT Support
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) IT Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) IT Manager
3 2 (18.18%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Service Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (9.09%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 1 (9.09%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows XP
3 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) Android
6 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) CRM
2 2 (18.18%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) Data Security
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C#
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Mitel
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
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