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 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 74 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 7 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.90% 0.41% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.72% 1.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Average salary £26,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +8.33%
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
188 258 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 24.16% 35.20% 25.96%
Number of salaries quoted 154 249 141
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 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 1 October 2014. 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 +10 2 £27,500 -38.88% 1
Lutterworth - 2 £26,500 -
Windows 8
East Midlands

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) MS Exchange
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) DHCP
3 7 (63.64%) DNS
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Vista
4 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
4 6 (54.55%) vSphere
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
4 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
4 6 (54.55%) VMware
4 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (45.45%) Firewall
5 5 (45.45%) NetScreen
5 5 (45.45%) SAN
5 5 (45.45%) HP
5 5 (45.45%) Office 365
6 4 (36.36%) Lync
6 4 (36.36%) Structured Cabling
6 4 (36.36%) Open-E
6 4 (36.36%) SLA
6 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
6 4 (36.36%) Wireless
6 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (27.27%) CRM
7 3 (27.27%) Windows 7

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) MS Exchange
2 4 (36.36%) Lync
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) Maya
2 1 (9.09%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) DHCP
1 7 (63.64%) DNS
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) NetScreen
2 5 (45.45%) SAN
3 4 (36.36%) Structured Cabling
3 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (36.36%) Wireless
4 1 (9.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) MS Access
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Animation
1 1 (9.09%) iPhone
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Vista
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (9.09%) CentOS
5 1 (9.09%) Android
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) CRM
2 2 (18.18%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (9.09%) CCA
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) VCAP
2 1 (9.09%) CCEE
2 1 (9.09%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
2 6 (54.55%) vSphere
2 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) HP
4 4 (36.36%) Open-E
5 2 (18.18%) SAP
6 1 (9.09%) Google
6 1 (9.09%) Apple
6 1 (9.09%) Autodesk
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco
6 1 (9.09%) Adobe
6 1 (9.09%) SonicWALL