The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Derbyshire 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 67 54 38
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -16
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 4 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 0.63% 0.43% 1.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.05% 2.02% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 7
Average salary £20,750 £24,250 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.43% -8.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,425 £22,850 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £23,025 £25,650 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
Windows 8
East Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Derbyshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
131 99 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 20.79% 21.11% 24.18%
Number of salaries quoted 91 79 74
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £26,000 £23,000
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 Derbyshire

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Derbyshire

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Derbyshire

Windows 8
Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby +6 1 £16,000 -34.02%
Windows 8
East Midlands

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Derbyshire 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 5 (62.50%) MS Office
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Vista
7 2 (25.00%) Office 365
7 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (25.00%) VMware
7 2 (25.00%) Firewall
7 2 (25.00%) VoIP
7 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 2 (25.00%) LAN
7 2 (25.00%) Linux
7 2 (25.00%) MCP
8 1 (12.50%) UNIX
8 1 (12.50%) MCSE
8 1 (12.50%) COM+
8 1 (12.50%) DCOM
8 1 (12.50%) Web Services
8 1 (12.50%) ITIL
8 1 (12.50%) C#
8 1 (12.50%) PHP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Derbyshire 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) VoIP
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) Softswitch
3 1 (12.50%) WLAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) PBX
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Support Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) IT Support
2 3 (37.50%) Support Technician
2 3 (37.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) COM+
1 1 (12.50%) DCOM
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) AS400
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Vista
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
7 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
1 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
1 1 (12.50%) VBScript
1 1 (12.50%) VB
1 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
1 1 (12.50%) VB6
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) Sendmail
3 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
3 1 (12.50%) Veeam
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) CA