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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 69 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 8 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.14% 2.32% 0.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.57% 6.75% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 2
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +102.70%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
175 252 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 25.04% 34.43% 21.79%
Number of salaries quoted 159 212 109
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +7.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £41,500 £47,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 August 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
1 22 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 20 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (54.55%) UNIX
3 12 (54.55%) Linux
4 10 (45.45%) Python
4 10 (45.45%) Windows XP
4 10 (45.45%) SQL
4 10 (45.45%) CSS
4 10 (45.45%) C++
4 10 (45.45%) HTML
4 10 (45.45%) Java
4 10 (45.45%) VBScript
4 10 (45.45%) VB
4 10 (45.45%) .NET
4 10 (45.45%) Oracle
4 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 10 (45.45%) PowerBuilder
4 10 (45.45%) Uniface
4 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (45.45%) Finance
4 10 (45.45%) Business Analysis
4 10 (45.45%) Northgate
5 9 (40.91%) Ubuntu
5 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (40.91%) SUSE
5 9 (40.91%) Debian
5 9 (40.91%) Red Hat
5 9 (40.91%) PHP
5 9 (40.91%) Solaris

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (27.27%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) JBoss
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.55%) VPN
4 1 (4.55%) DNS
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) Informix
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) PowerBuilder
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
2 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Analyst Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Business Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Business Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Product Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Server Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Server Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (9.09%) Support Specialist
6 2 (9.09%) IT Support Specialist
6 2 (9.09%) IT Support
7 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
7 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) HTML
1 10 (45.45%) .NET
1 10 (45.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
1 22 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 20 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (54.55%) UNIX
3 12 (54.55%) Linux
4 10 (45.45%) Windows XP
4 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (40.91%) SUSE
5 9 (40.91%) Debian
5 9 (40.91%) Ubuntu
5 9 (40.91%) Solaris
5 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Business Analysis
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) C++
1 10 (45.45%) Java
1 10 (45.45%) VBScript
1 10 (45.45%) VB
1 10 (45.45%) Python
1 10 (45.45%) Uniface
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) PHP
3 6 (27.27%) PL/SQL
3 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 6 (27.27%) C
4 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) MCSA
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) A+ Certification
3 2 (9.09%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.55%) MCP
4 1 (4.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) Terminal Services
2 6 (27.27%) VMware ESX
2 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (27.27%) vSphere
2 6 (27.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle
1 10 (45.45%) Northgate
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) Red Hat
3 6 (27.27%) Citrix
3 6 (27.27%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Apple