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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 157 155 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 25 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.66% 0.19% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.65% 0.78% -
Number of salaries quoted 25 5 0
Average salary £27,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.92% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +8.33%
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
943 638 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 25.04% 23.61% 25.39%
Number of salaries quoted 687 503 556
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 1 October 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Leeds

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 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 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (86.00%) Windows 7
3 40 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 30 (60.00%) MS Excel
5 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (38.00%) VMware
6 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (34.00%) Active Directory
8 16 (32.00%) Hyper-V
9 15 (30.00%) Citrix
10 14 (28.00%) Office 365
11 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (26.00%) ITIL
12 12 (24.00%) VPN
13 11 (22.00%) MS Exchange
14 10 (20.00%) MS Office
14 10 (20.00%) PowerShell
15 9 (18.00%) SCCM
15 9 (18.00%) Linux
15 9 (18.00%) Disaster Recovery
16 8 (16.00%) DHCP
16 8 (16.00%) DNS
16 8 (16.00%) Windows XP
17 7 (14.00%) Android
17 7 (14.00%) Mentoring
17 7 (14.00%) Coaching
18 6 (12.00%) User Experience
18 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
18 6 (12.00%) VMware ESXi

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 11 (22.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (6.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.00%) Site Server
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.00%) Lync
Applications
1 30 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (20.00%) MS Office
3 5 (10.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (6.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (28.00%) Office 365
2 3 (6.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) VPN
2 8 (16.00%) DHCP
2 8 (16.00%) DNS
3 6 (12.00%) Firewall
4 5 (10.00%) Internet
5 3 (6.00%) SAN
5 3 (6.00%) Cisco IPT
5 3 (6.00%) IP Telephony
6 2 (4.00%) Broadband
7 1 (2.00%) VoIP
7 1 (2.00%) VLAN
7 1 (2.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 3 (6.00%) Axure RP
1 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (6.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 12 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (22.00%) Analyst
4 8 (16.00%) Support Analyst
4 8 (16.00%) Desktop Support
5 5 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) IT Support
6 4 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (6.00%) Technical Support
7 3 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Systems Support
7 3 (6.00%) Tester
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Desktop Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Desktop Support
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (6.00%) HTML5
2 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.00%) XML
2 3 (6.00%) HTML
2 3 (6.00%) .NET
2 3 (6.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (6.00%) WinForms
2 3 (6.00%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) User Experience
1 6 (12.00%) Client/Server
1 6 (12.00%) NHS
1 6 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.00%) iPhone
3 4 (8.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (6.00%) DTV
4 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (86.00%) Windows 7
3 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (18.00%) Linux
7 8 (16.00%) Windows XP
8 7 (14.00%) Android
9 6 (12.00%) Apple iOS
10 5 (10.00%) Windows 2000
10 5 (10.00%) Windows Vista
11 4 (8.00%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) ITIL
2 9 (18.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (14.00%) Mentoring
3 7 (14.00%) Coaching
4 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.00%) Project Management
6 3 (6.00%) DevOps
6 3 (6.00%) Line Management
6 3 (6.00%) Agile Testing
6 3 (6.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (6.00%) MVC
6 3 (6.00%) Scrum
6 3 (6.00%) DSDM
6 3 (6.00%) OO
6 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.00%) Change Management
6 3 (6.00%) UX Design
6 3 (6.00%) Kanban
6 3 (6.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (6.00%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.00%) C
2 3 (6.00%) C#
2 3 (6.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) MCITP
2 4 (8.00%) MCSE
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.00%) ISEB
3 3 (6.00%) CCNA
3 3 (6.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.00%) CCA
4 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.00%) CCEE
4 1 (2.00%) CCIA
4 1 (2.00%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
2 3 (6.00%) QA
System Software
1 17 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 17 (34.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (32.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (10.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) SCCM
2 3 (6.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 40 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (38.00%) VMware
3 15 (30.00%) Citrix
4 3 (6.00%) Cisco
5 2 (4.00%) Veeam
6 1 (2.00%) Symantec
6 1 (2.00%) HP
6 1 (2.00%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow
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