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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 68 88 82
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 10 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.42% 0.64% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.58% 2.76% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 1
Average salary £22,500 £27,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +37.50%
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
152 217 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 21.56% 23.26% 23.58%
Number of salaries quoted 122 207 134
Average salary £32,500 £39,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram 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 2 June 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 +19 9 £21,500 -21.81%
Windows 8
East Midlands

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) MCP
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (30.00%) MS Office
6 3 (30.00%) Degree
6 3 (30.00%) MCTS
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
7 2 (20.00%) ITIL
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco
7 2 (20.00%) A+ Certification
7 2 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (20.00%) VMware
8 1 (10.00%) Citrix
8 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (10.00%) SAN
8 1 (10.00%) NetApp
8 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
8 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (10.00%) SQL

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) IT Support
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Support Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Support Technician
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
6 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Time Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) MCP
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) MCTS
4 2 (20.00%) A+ Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (10.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle