The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 63 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 13 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.75% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.78% - -
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 0
Average salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +8.33%
Windows 8
South Yorkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
225 122 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 30.24% 27.05% 29.34%
Number of salaries quoted 186 107 164
Average salary £34,000 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,025 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £38,000 £42,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Sheffield

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
1 25 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 14 (56.00%) Remedy
4 14 (56.00%) ServiceNow
5 13 (52.00%) MS Excel
6 10 (40.00%) MS Office
6 10 (40.00%) Practice Management
6 10 (40.00%) Legal
7 9 (36.00%) ITIL
8 8 (32.00%) Citrix
8 8 (32.00%) NetScaler
8 8 (32.00%) XenDesktop
9 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
9 7 (28.00%) Windows XP
10 6 (24.00%) MCSE
10 6 (24.00%) CCA
10 6 (24.00%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (24.00%) SLA
10 6 (24.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (24.00%) VMware
10 6 (24.00%) Law
10 6 (24.00%) MCITP
10 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (24.00%) CCEE
10 6 (24.00%) vSphere
11 5 (20.00%) XenMobile
11 5 (20.00%) Application Packaging

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 (12.00%) Lync
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (52.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (12.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) NAS
General
1 10 (40.00%) Legal
2 6 (24.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Architect
1 8 (32.00%) Service Manager
1 8 (32.00%) Service Desk Manager
2 6 (24.00%) Senior Consultant
2 6 (24.00%) Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Architect
4 4 (16.00%) IT Support
5 3 (12.00%) IT Services Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Lead Architect
5 3 (12.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Printer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.00%) Statistics
1 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
1 25 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (28.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Practice Management
2 9 (36.00%) ITIL
3 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.00%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (8.00%) Workflow
5 2 (8.00%) Workflow Management
6 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) MCSE
1 6 (24.00%) CCA
1 6 (24.00%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (24.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (24.00%) MCITP
1 6 (24.00%) CCEE
2 5 (20.00%) MCTS
3 4 (16.00%) Degree
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.00%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (4.00%) A+ Certification
5 1 (4.00%) VCAP
5 1 (4.00%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (32.00%) XenDesktop
3 6 (24.00%) vSphere
3 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (20.00%) XenApp
5 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) XenMobile
2 3 (12.00%) SCOM
2 3 (12.00%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (56.00%) Remedy
2 14 (56.00%) ServiceNow
3 8 (32.00%) Citrix
4 6 (24.00%) VMware
5 5 (20.00%) AppSense
6 4 (16.00%) Pega
6 4 (16.00%) Cisco
7 3 (12.00%) IBM
7 3 (12.00%) NetApp
8 1 (4.00%) HP
8 1 (4.00%) Dell