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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank - 94 71
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 0.12% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.44% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £29,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +45.00%
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
154 228 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 22.32% 26.76% 25.47%
Number of salaries quoted 138 215 166
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,100 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) SAP
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) MS Access
4 2 (40.00%) CRM
4 2 (40.00%) ERP
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (20.00%) Maya
5 1 (20.00%) 3ds Max
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Google
5 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (20.00%) Adobe
5 1 (20.00%) Windows XP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Maya
2 1 (20.00%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Google Apps
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) CentOS
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
1 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) GPFS
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) Autodesk
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) WatchGuard
2 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
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