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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 164 143 145
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 16 36 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.50% 1.02% 1.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.33% 4.28% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 36
Average salary £22,500 £28,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £35,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -
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
688 842 880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 21.38% 23.85% 23.69%
Number of salaries quoted 520 685 693
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,700 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 28 April 2016.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Leeds

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (70.59%) MS Excel
3 23 (67.65%) Microsoft
3 23 (67.65%) Windows 7
4 22 (64.71%) MS Office
5 20 (58.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (58.82%) VMware
6 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
7 18 (52.94%) MS Exchange
8 16 (47.06%) Windows XP
9 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (38.24%) Hyper-V
11 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
12 11 (32.35%) Citrix
12 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (29.41%) Windows Server
13 10 (29.41%) SLA
14 9 (26.47%) ITIL
15 8 (23.53%) MCP
15 8 (23.53%) SQL
15 8 (23.53%) VPN
15 8 (23.53%) MCSE
15 8 (23.53%) MCSA
15 8 (23.53%) DameWare
15 8 (23.53%) Trend Analysis
15 8 (23.53%) MCITP
16 7 (20.59%) MCDST
16 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (20.59%) DNS

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 18 (52.94%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.94%) ColdFusion
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 24 (70.59%) MS Excel
2 22 (64.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
2 8 (23.53%) VPN
3 7 (20.59%) DHCP
3 7 (20.59%) DNS
3 7 (20.59%) SAN
4 5 (14.71%) Firewall
5 2 (5.88%) LAN
5 2 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Firebird
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (76.47%) Analyst
2 25 (73.53%) Support Analyst
3 15 (44.12%) IT Analyst
3 15 (44.12%) IT Support
3 15 (44.12%) IT Support Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (17.65%) Technical Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Technical Support
5 5 (14.71%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (14.71%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Technical Support Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) 1st Line Technical Support
6 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Applications Support
7 3 (8.82%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support
8 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Replication
2 2 (5.88%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.88%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.88%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (67.65%) Windows 7
3 16 (47.06%) Windows XP
4 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (29.41%) Windows Server
5 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (8.82%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.94%) Android
8 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) ITIL
2 8 (23.53%) Trend Analysis
3 5 (14.71%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
4 2 (5.88%) Logistics
4 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.94%) ITSM
5 1 (2.94%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.94%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (2.94%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (58.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (23.53%) MCITP
2 8 (23.53%) MCP
2 8 (23.53%) MCSA
2 8 (23.53%) MCSE
3 7 (20.59%) MCDST
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (29.41%) SLA
2 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (55.88%) Active Directory
2 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (38.24%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.82%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) DameWare
2 3 (8.82%) SCCM
3 2 (5.88%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.94%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 23 (67.65%) Microsoft
2 20 (58.82%) VMware
3 11 (32.35%) Citrix
4 6 (17.65%) Cisco
5 3 (8.82%) Symantec
5 3 (8.82%) Veeam
6 2 (5.88%) HP
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle
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