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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 166 160 151
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 20 21 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.59% 0.61% 0.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.89% 2.28% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 24
Average salary £23,500 £22,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,750
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
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
691 921 846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 20.55% 26.86% 25.91%
Number of salaries quoted 583 713 601
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,900 £19,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 5 February 2016.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Leeds

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (61.54%) MS Excel
2 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 23 (58.97%) Windows 7
4 21 (53.85%) Windows XP
4 21 (53.85%) MS Office
5 20 (51.28%) Active Directory
6 18 (46.15%) VMware
7 17 (43.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (41.03%) MS Exchange
8 16 (41.03%) Windows Server
9 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (30.77%) ITIL
9 12 (30.77%) SLA
10 11 (28.21%) Hyper-V
11 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
11 10 (25.64%) VPN
11 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (25.64%) SQL
12 9 (23.08%) Citrix
12 9 (23.08%) DameWare
13 8 (20.51%) MCDST
14 7 (17.95%) Firewall
15 6 (15.38%) Cisco
15 6 (15.38%) MCP
15 6 (15.38%) Trend Analysis
16 5 (12.82%) MCITP
16 5 (12.82%) Linux

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 16 (41.03%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (7.69%) IIS
4 2 (5.13%) Lync
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 24 (61.54%) MS Excel
2 21 (53.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
1 10 (25.64%) VPN
2 7 (17.95%) Firewall
3 5 (12.82%) DNS
4 4 (10.26%) DHCP
4 4 (10.26%) SAN
5 3 (7.69%) LAN
6 2 (5.13%) Internet
6 2 (5.13%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Legal
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (66.67%) Analyst
2 18 (46.15%) Support Analyst
3 13 (33.33%) IT Support
4 12 (30.77%) IT Analyst
5 11 (28.21%) IT Support Analyst
6 8 (20.51%) Service Analyst
6 8 (20.51%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (17.95%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (12.82%) Desktop Support
9 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (10.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 3 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
10 3 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 3 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 3 (7.69%) Applications Support
10 3 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
10 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
11 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
11 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) CSS
2 1 (2.56%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.13%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.13%) Replication
2 2 (5.13%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (58.97%) Windows 7
3 21 (53.85%) Windows XP
4 16 (41.03%) Windows Server
5 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (12.82%) Linux
7 4 (10.26%) Windows Vista
8 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) ITIL
2 6 (15.38%) Trend Analysis
3 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL V3
4 2 (5.13%) ITSM
4 2 (5.13%) Logistics
4 2 (5.13%) Migration
4 2 (5.13%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (5.13%) Project Management
5 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.56%) Case Management
5 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.56%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (2.56%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (20.51%) MCDST
3 6 (15.38%) MCP
4 5 (12.82%) MCITP
4 5 (12.82%) MCSA
4 5 (12.82%) MCSE
5 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.77%) SLA
2 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 20 (51.28%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (28.21%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.13%) Terminal Server
4 2 (5.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) DameWare
2 3 (7.69%) SCCM
3 2 (5.13%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 18 (46.15%) VMware
3 9 (23.08%) Citrix
4 6 (15.38%) Cisco
5 3 (7.69%) Veeam
6 2 (5.13%) Sage
6 2 (5.13%) Symantec
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle
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