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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 159 156 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 26 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.69% 0.38% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.71% 1.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 26 11 0
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -1.58%
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
961 707 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 25.38% 24.60% 25.75%
Number of salaries quoted 716 558 548
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,300 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 24 October 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Leeds

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (86.84%) Microsoft
3 32 (84.21%) Windows 7
4 20 (52.63%) MS Excel
5 17 (44.74%) VMware
6 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
7 13 (34.21%) Hyper-V
7 13 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (31.58%) Citrix
9 11 (28.95%) MS Office
9 11 (28.95%) ITIL
9 11 (28.95%) Office 365
10 10 (26.32%) PowerShell
10 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (23.68%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (23.68%) Linux
11 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (23.68%) VPN
12 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
14 6 (15.79%) DHCP
14 6 (15.79%) DNS
14 6 (15.79%) Project Management
14 6 (15.79%) User Experience
14 6 (15.79%) Android
15 5 (13.16%) iPhone
15 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (13.16%) Degree
15 5 (13.16%) Windows Vista
15 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2013

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) Site Server
3 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.63%) Lync
Applications
1 20 (52.63%) MS Excel
2 11 (28.95%) MS Office
3 5 (13.16%) MS Visio
4 3 (7.89%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.95%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) VPN
2 6 (15.79%) DNS
2 6 (15.79%) DHCP
3 5 (13.16%) Internet
4 3 (7.89%) Firewall
4 3 (7.89%) SAN
5 2 (5.26%) Broadband
6 1 (2.63%) VoIP
6 1 (2.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 3 (7.89%) Axure RP
2 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (7.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Analyst
3 10 (26.32%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (21.05%) Support Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) Desktop Support
6 5 (13.16%) Desktop Analyst
6 5 (13.16%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) UX Designer
8 3 (7.89%) Designer
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Desktop Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Desktop Support
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Support Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Technical Support
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Technical Support Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Performance Tester
9 2 (5.26%) Service Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) HTML
1 3 (7.89%) Apache Flex
1 3 (7.89%) HTML5
2 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (5.26%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.26%) XML
2 2 (5.26%) WinForms
2 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.26%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) User Experience
2 5 (13.16%) iPhone
2 5 (13.16%) NHS
3 4 (10.53%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.26%) DTV
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (84.21%) Windows 7
3 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (23.68%) Linux
4 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (15.79%) Android
7 5 (13.16%) Windows Vista
7 5 (13.16%) Windows 2000
7 5 (13.16%) Apple iOS
8 4 (10.53%) Windows XP
8 4 (10.53%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) ITIL
2 9 (23.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (15.79%) Project Management
4 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 4 (10.53%) Coaching
6 3 (7.89%) UX Design
7 2 (5.26%) Test Strategy
7 2 (5.26%) Agile Testing
7 2 (5.26%) DevOps
7 2 (5.26%) Line Management
7 2 (5.26%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Load Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Kanban
7 2 (5.26%) MVC
7 2 (5.26%) Scrum
7 2 (5.26%) OO
7 2 (5.26%) DSDM
8 1 (2.63%) Logistics
8 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.26%) C#
2 2 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) ISEB
2 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
2 13 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (34.21%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) SCCM
2 3 (7.89%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 33 (86.84%) Microsoft
2 17 (44.74%) VMware
3 12 (31.58%) Citrix
4 2 (5.26%) Veeam
5 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.63%) SonicWALL
5 1 (2.63%) Symantec
5 1 (2.63%) HP
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