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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 158 168 145
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -23
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 20 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.57% 0.46% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.30% 1.85% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 4
Average salary £22,500 £27,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.92%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
868 919 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.55% 25.07% 23.12%
Number of salaries quoted 689 662 474
Average salary £40,000 £36,625 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.21% +4.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 4 September 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Leeds

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (66.10%) Windows 7
3 35 (59.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (54.24%) MS Excel
4 32 (54.24%) Microsoft
5 31 (52.54%) Active Directory
5 31 (52.54%) MS Office
6 30 (50.85%) VMware
7 26 (44.07%) Windows XP
8 25 (42.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (40.68%) Citrix
10 20 (33.90%) ITIL
11 17 (28.81%) MS Exchange
11 17 (28.81%) SLA
11 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (27.12%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (27.12%) Linux
13 15 (25.42%) Hyper-V
14 14 (23.73%) SQL
14 14 (23.73%) Cisco
15 13 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (20.34%) DHCP
16 12 (20.34%) Exchange Server 2013
17 11 (18.64%) Service Delivery
18 10 (16.95%) NAS
18 10 (16.95%) IIS
18 10 (16.95%) Office 365
19 9 (15.25%) COM
19 9 (15.25%) VoIP
19 9 (15.25%) E-Commerce

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 17 (28.81%) MS Exchange
2 12 (20.34%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (16.95%) IIS
4 8 (13.56%) SharePoint
5 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (5.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.69%) Lync
Applications
1 32 (54.24%) MS Excel
2 31 (52.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.95%) Office 365
2 4 (6.78%) SaaS
3 3 (5.08%) Mimecast
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.34%) DHCP
2 10 (16.95%) NAS
3 9 (15.25%) VoIP
3 9 (15.25%) SAN
4 8 (13.56%) VPN
4 8 (13.56%) DNS
5 7 (11.86%) Internet
6 4 (6.78%) Wireless
7 3 (5.08%) LAN
7 3 (5.08%) WAN
8 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.39%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MSI
1 3 (5.08%) AdminStudio
General
1 9 (15.25%) Back Office
2 4 (6.78%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Legal
3 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (28.81%) Analyst
2 11 (18.64%) Service Analyst
2 11 (18.64%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (15.25%) IT Support
3 9 (15.25%) Coordinator
4 7 (11.86%) Support Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (6.78%) IT Technician
6 4 (6.78%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.08%) Service Desk Technician
8 2 (3.39%) Senior Technician
8 2 (3.39%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (3.39%) Senior IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) COM
2 3 (5.08%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.69%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.39%) Replication
1 2 (3.39%) Statistics
1 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (66.10%) Windows 7
3 35 (59.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (44.07%) Windows XP
5 25 (42.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (27.12%) Linux
8 6 (10.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) ITIL
2 11 (18.64%) Service Delivery
3 9 (15.25%) E-Commerce
4 5 (8.47%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.08%) Service Management
6 3 (5.08%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.08%) Data Protection
6 3 (5.08%) Migration
6 3 (5.08%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.08%) Patch Management
7 2 (3.39%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.39%) ITSM
7 2 (3.39%) BCP
7 2 (3.39%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.39%) Project Planning
8 1 (1.69%) Service Desk Management
8 1 (1.69%) Line Management
8 1 (1.69%) CRM
8 1 (1.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.73%) SQL
2 8 (13.56%) T-SQL
2 8 (13.56%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (27.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.47%) MCSE
3 4 (6.78%) MCP
4 3 (5.08%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (5.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.39%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (3.39%) MCITP
5 2 (3.39%) A+ Certification
5 2 (3.39%) MCSA
6 1 (1.69%) CCNA
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.69%) HND
6 1 (1.69%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (28.81%) SLA
2 3 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 31 (52.54%) Active Directory
2 15 (25.42%) Hyper-V
3 13 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.08%) vSphere
5 1 (1.69%) vCloud
5 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) DameWare
2 6 (10.17%) SCCM
3 3 (5.08%) ZENworks
4 2 (3.39%) WSUS
4 2 (3.39%) SCOM
4 2 (3.39%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 32 (54.24%) Microsoft
2 30 (50.85%) VMware
3 24 (40.68%) Citrix
4 14 (23.73%) Cisco
5 4 (6.78%) Veeam
6 3 (5.08%) Novell
7 2 (3.39%) Oracle
7 2 (3.39%) HP
7 2 (3.39%) Dell
7 2 (3.39%) Sophos
8 1 (1.69%) Mitel
8 1 (1.69%) Apple
8 1 (1.69%) Sage
8 1 (1.69%) Avaya
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