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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 61 82 81
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 8 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.16% 0.35% 0.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.78% 1.56% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 4
Average salary £26,750 £26,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.94% -24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,600 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
118 192 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 17.08% 22.48% 32.61%
Number of salaries quoted 96 159 214
Average salary £28,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,575 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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 Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +13 6 £28,000 +1.81% 1
Market Harborough - 1 £19,500 -
Windows 8
East Midlands

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) Windows 7
3 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
4 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
6 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 5 (27.78%) MS Office
8 5 (27.78%) MCP
9 4 (22.22%) LAN
9 4 (22.22%) WAN
9 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (16.67%) SQL
10 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
10 3 (16.67%) MCTS
10 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (16.67%) VMware
10 3 (16.67%) Degree
11 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
11 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
11 2 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (11.11%) Veeam
11 2 (11.11%) .NET
11 2 (11.11%) C#

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (27.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 4 (22.22%) LAN
1 4 (22.22%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
General
1 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Analyst
2 9 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 9 (50.00%) IT Support
3 7 (38.89%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Support Technician
4 2 (11.11%) Support Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
1 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
1 1 (5.56%) iPad
1 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) Windows 7
3 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
7 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL
1 2 (11.11%) ERP
2 1 (5.56%) Service Management
2 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
2 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.56%) Time Management
2 1 (5.56%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) MCP
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (16.67%) MCTS
3 3 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (11.11%) A+ Certification
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.56%) MCSE
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) XenApp
3 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Veeam
3 2 (11.11%) Apple
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) NetApp
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