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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 77 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 6 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.75% 0.20% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.76% 0.71% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £24,150 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.70% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -6.15%
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
217 140 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 26.99% 28.34% 30.92%
Number of salaries quoted 200 123 192
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,250 £42,500
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 28 November 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
1 23 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
3 15 (65.22%) MS Excel
4 10 (43.48%) MS Office
4 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
4 10 (43.48%) Remedy
4 10 (43.48%) ServiceNow
5 8 (34.78%) NetScaler
5 8 (34.78%) XenDesktop
5 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (34.78%) Citrix
6 7 (30.43%) SLA
6 7 (30.43%) ITIL
6 7 (30.43%) Service Delivery
6 7 (30.43%) Practice Management
6 7 (30.43%) Legal
7 6 (26.09%) Law
8 5 (21.74%) MCSE
8 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
8 5 (21.74%) CCA
8 5 (21.74%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (21.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (21.74%) MCTS
8 5 (21.74%) MCITP
8 5 (21.74%) VMware
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (21.74%) AppSense
8 5 (21.74%) vSphere
8 5 (21.74%) CCEE

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (13.04%) Lync
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (65.22%) MS Excel
2 10 (43.48%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) NetScaler
2 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (13.04%) Unified Communications
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
General
1 7 (30.43%) Legal
2 6 (26.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Architect
2 7 (30.43%) Service Manager
2 7 (30.43%) Service Desk Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) IT Services Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Lead Architect
4 3 (13.04%) IT Support
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Server Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Printer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
1 23 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) ITIL
1 7 (30.43%) Service Delivery
1 7 (30.43%) Practice Management
2 3 (13.04%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (8.70%) Workflow Management
3 2 (8.70%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (21.74%) MCSE
2 5 (21.74%) CCA
2 5 (21.74%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (21.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (21.74%) MCTS
2 5 (21.74%) MCITP
2 5 (21.74%) CCEE
3 4 (17.39%) Degree
4 3 (13.04%) MCSA
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (34.78%) XenDesktop
3 5 (21.74%) vSphere
3 5 (21.74%) XenApp
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) XenMobile
2 3 (13.04%) SCOM
2 3 (13.04%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 10 (43.48%) Remedy
2 10 (43.48%) ServiceNow
3 8 (34.78%) Citrix
4 5 (21.74%) VMware
4 5 (21.74%) AppSense
5 4 (17.39%) Pega
5 4 (17.39%) Cisco
6 3 (13.04%) IBM
6 3 (13.04%) NetApp
7 1 (4.35%) CommVault
7 1 (4.35%) HP
7 1 (4.35%) Dell