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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 29 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 17 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 5.23% 0.48% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.17% 1.92% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 0
Average salary £31,080 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.60% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.50%
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
99 52 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 30.46% 25.12% 26.14%
Number of salaries quoted 66 46 57
Average salary £37,846 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.13% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,136 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,506 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
1 23 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (82.61%) Migration
3 17 (73.91%) VMware
3 17 (73.91%) Windows 7
4 16 (69.57%) Windows Server
4 16 (69.57%) Cisco
5 15 (65.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (60.87%) Apple
6 14 (60.87%) Incident Management
6 14 (60.87%) SCCM
7 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
7 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
7 6 (26.09%) MS Office
8 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
8 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
8 5 (21.74%) VPN
8 5 (21.74%) Blackberry
8 5 (21.74%) Citrix
8 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
8 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (21.74%) Finance
8 5 (21.74%) Legal
8 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (21.74%) Apple iOS
9 4 (17.39%) Firewall
10 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
10 3 (13.04%) MCSE

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
2 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) VPN
2 4 (17.39%) Firewall
3 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) VoIP
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
1 5 (21.74%) Legal
2 3 (13.04%) Games
2 3 (13.04%) Local Government
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Systems Support
3 8 (34.78%) Analyst
3 8 (34.78%) Desktop Engineer
3 8 (34.78%) Desktop Support
3 8 (34.78%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 8 (34.78%) Support Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) Systems Support Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) Windows Support Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 6 (26.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) Senior Desktop Support
6 4 (17.39%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) Senior IT Support
6 4 (17.39%) Senior Support Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Blackberry
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.70%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.35%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Windows 7
3 16 (69.57%) Windows Server
4 5 (21.74%) Apple iOS
4 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.35%) Unix
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Migration
2 14 (60.87%) Incident Management
3 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.04%) Game Development
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
1 3 (13.04%) MCP
1 3 (13.04%) MCSA
1 3 (13.04%) MCSE
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (65.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (60.87%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) VMware
2 16 (69.57%) Cisco
3 14 (60.87%) Apple
4 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 5 (21.74%) Citrix
6 1 (4.35%) arcserve
6 1 (4.35%) CA
6 1 (4.35%) Dell
6 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.35%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) IBM
6 1 (4.35%) Trend Micro
6 1 (4.35%) Veeam