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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 70 69 65
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 7 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.00% 0.29% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.35% 1.20% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 1
Average salary £24,150 £47,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.15% +90.00%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -11.11%
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
209 167 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 29.86% 24.42% 29.26%
Number of salaries quoted 171 149 153
Average salary £34,500 £32,200 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 29 January 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (90.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (70.00%) MS Office
4 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (60.00%) MCSA
5 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (60.00%) SLA
5 6 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (30.00%) Citrix
6 3 (30.00%) XenDesktop
6 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
7 2 (20.00%) CCEE
7 2 (20.00%) Office 365
7 2 (20.00%) XenMobile
7 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (20.00%) MCTS
7 2 (20.00%) MCITP
7 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
7 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (20.00%) XenApp
7 2 (20.00%) vSphere
7 2 (20.00%) CCA
7 2 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (20.00%) VMware
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (20.00%) AppSense

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 1 (10.00%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (90.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (70.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (10.00%) Law
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Server Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (10.00%) Practice Management
1 1 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (60.00%) MCSA
3 2 (20.00%) CCEE
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (20.00%) MCTS
3 2 (20.00%) MCITP
3 2 (20.00%) CCA
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
2 2 (20.00%) vSphere
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) XenMobile
2 1 (10.00%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) AppSense
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) CommVault
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) Remedy
4 1 (10.00%) Pega
4 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Authentic Recruitment
Salary: £18k - 25k per year
Posted: 3 days ago