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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank - 67 58
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 0 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire - 0.85% 0.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 4.24% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £19,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -64.65%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -11.11%
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
88 118 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 22.92% 19.97% 18.20%
Number of salaries quoted 77 87 72
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) HND
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Graduate
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) HND
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) HP