The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Derby region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 46 52 26
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -26
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 0.32% 0.66% 3.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.59% 2.74% 12.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 7
Average salary £16,000 £24,250 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.02% -8.49%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
Windows 8
Derbyshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Derby region.

Operating Systems Category
Derby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
63 73 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 20.00% 24.17% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 51 62 49
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Derby region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Derby

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Derby region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Derby

Windows 8
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Derby region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) MCP
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) PBX
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Softswitch
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Derby region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) PBX
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Softswitch
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Technician
2 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support
3 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Technician
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware