The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 76 68 87
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +19
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 4 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.51% 0.87% 0.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.21% 4.92% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 3
Median salary £24,000 £26,750 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.28% +0.94%
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -
Windows 8
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Operating Systems Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
181 122 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 23.09% 17.78% 21.16%
Number of salaries quoted 142 96 156
Median salary £38,500 £29,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.75% -27.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,400 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicestershire region citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Leicestershire region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Windows 8
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -7 3 £24,000 -14.28%
Windows 8
East Midlands

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
3 10 (83.33%) MS Office
4 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
5 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
6 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
6 7 (58.33%) SharePoint
7 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (41.67%) Windows 10
9 4 (33.33%) Blackberry
9 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
9 4 (33.33%) VPN
9 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
9 4 (33.33%) Skype for Business
9 4 (33.33%) IP Telephony
9 4 (33.33%) Migration
9 4 (33.33%) Citrix
9 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (25.00%) International Banking
10 3 (25.00%) Banking
10 3 (25.00%) VMware
10 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
10 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
10 3 (25.00%) DNS
10 3 (25.00%) Cisco
10 3 (25.00%) DHCP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (58.33%) SharePoint
3 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (33.33%) Skype for Business
5 3 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (25.00%) IBM Notes
5 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (83.33%) MS Office
2 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) IP Telephony
1 4 (33.33%) VPN
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
1 3 (25.00%) International Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Service Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (33.33%) Support Analyst
5 3 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Field Hardware Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Field Service Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 10
4 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
2 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (25.00%) VBScript
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) MCP
3 1 (8.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) Lotus
3 3 (25.00%) VMware