The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 159 175 151
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -24
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 26 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.74% 0.33% 0.039%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.98% 1.28% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 1
Average salary £28,000 £28,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
Windows 8
West Yorkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
873 934 583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 25.00% 25.51% 22.99%
Number of salaries quoted 714 709 453
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Leeds

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Leeds

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (77.05%) Windows 7
3 37 (60.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (52.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (49.18%) VMware
5 30 (49.18%) MS Excel
6 28 (45.90%) Microsoft
6 28 (45.90%) Active Directory
7 27 (44.26%) MS Office
8 25 (40.98%) Citrix
9 19 (31.15%) Windows XP
10 18 (29.51%) ITIL
11 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (26.23%) DHCP
12 15 (24.59%) MS Exchange
13 14 (22.95%) Cisco
13 14 (22.95%) Linux
13 14 (22.95%) Exchange Server 2013
14 13 (21.31%) SQL
14 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (21.31%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (19.67%) Hyper-V
15 12 (19.67%) Service Delivery
16 11 (18.03%) DNS
16 11 (18.03%) Office 365
17 10 (16.39%) NAS
17 10 (16.39%) SLA
17 10 (16.39%) SharePoint
18 9 (14.75%) E-Commerce
18 9 (14.75%) T-SQL

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 15 (24.59%) MS Exchange
2 14 (22.95%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (16.39%) SharePoint
4 9 (14.75%) IIS
5 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (4.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.64%) Lync
Applications
1 30 (49.18%) MS Excel
2 27 (44.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.03%) Office 365
2 4 (6.56%) SaaS
3 3 (4.92%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.23%) DHCP
2 11 (18.03%) DNS
3 10 (16.39%) NAS
4 9 (14.75%) Internet
4 9 (14.75%) SAN
4 9 (14.75%) VoIP
5 8 (13.11%) Wireless
6 3 (4.92%) WAN
6 3 (4.92%) LAN
6 3 (4.92%) VPN
7 2 (3.28%) Intranet
7 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.28%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MSI
1 3 (4.92%) AdminStudio
General
1 9 (14.75%) Back Office
2 5 (8.20%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Legal
3 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (29.51%) Analyst
2 11 (18.03%) IT Support
3 9 (14.75%) Coordinator
3 9 (14.75%) Support Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (11.48%) Support Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (9.84%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (9.84%) Service Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Technical Support
8 4 (6.56%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) IT Technician
9 3 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (4.92%) Team Leader
9 3 (4.92%) IT Support Technician
9 3 (4.92%) Support Technician
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.75%) COM
2 4 (6.56%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.64%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) Statistics
2 2 (3.28%) Replication
3 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (77.05%) Windows 7
3 37 (60.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (52.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (31.15%) Windows XP
6 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (22.95%) Linux
8 2 (3.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) ITIL
2 12 (19.67%) Service Delivery
3 9 (14.75%) E-Commerce
4 7 (11.48%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
6 4 (6.56%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.92%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.92%) Service Management
7 3 (4.92%) CRM
7 3 (4.92%) Migration
7 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.92%) Patch Management
8 2 (3.28%) Coaching
8 2 (3.28%) Business Continuity
8 2 (3.28%) BCP
8 2 (3.28%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.28%) Workflow
8 2 (3.28%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.31%) SQL
2 9 (14.75%) T-SQL
3 8 (13.11%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.92%) MCSE
2 3 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.28%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (3.28%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.64%) CCNA
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.64%) MCP
4 1 (1.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.39%) SLA
2 4 (6.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (45.90%) Active Directory
2 13 (21.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (19.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.92%) vSphere
5 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) SCCM
2 3 (4.92%) ZENworks
2 3 (4.92%) WSUS
3 2 (3.28%) DameWare
3 2 (3.28%) SCOM
3 2 (3.28%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (49.18%) VMware
2 28 (45.90%) Microsoft
3 25 (40.98%) Citrix
4 14 (22.95%) Cisco
5 5 (8.20%) Veeam
6 3 (4.92%) Novell
6 3 (4.92%) Apple
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle
7 2 (3.28%) HP
7 2 (3.28%) Dell
7 2 (3.28%) Sophos
7 2 (3.28%) Meraki
8 1 (1.64%) Becrypt
8 1 (1.64%) Mitel
8 1 (1.64%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.64%) Sage
8 1 (1.64%) Avaya
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