The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 63 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 23 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.33% 0.27% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.10% 1.03% -
Number of salaries quoted 19 2 0
Average salary £36,000 £18,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+94.59% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -4.41%
Windows 8
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 South Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
324 195 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 32.86% 26.35% 29.24%
Number of salaries quoted 272 169 202
Average salary £34,000 £32,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,733 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,600 £36,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Windows 8
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

Windows 8
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +1 17 £37,500 +102.70%
Doncaster - 2 - -
Barnsley - 1 - -
Windows 8
Yorkshire

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (85.00%) Windows 7
3 32 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
5 19 (47.50%) VMware
6 18 (45.00%) MS Excel
6 18 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (42.50%) Degree
7 17 (42.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (40.00%) Hyper-V
8 16 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
9 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (35.00%) ServiceNow
10 14 (35.00%) Remedy
11 13 (32.50%) Project Management
11 13 (32.50%) Military
11 13 (32.50%) Migration
11 13 (32.50%) MS Visio
11 13 (32.50%) HND
11 13 (32.50%) SQL
11 13 (32.50%) MS Project
11 13 (32.50%) Chip and PIN
11 13 (32.50%) Thin Client
11 13 (32.50%) Fat Client
11 13 (32.50%) SCCM
11 13 (32.50%) MS PowerPoint
11 13 (32.50%) Asset Management
11 13 (32.50%) Data Management
12 12 (30.00%) MS Office
13 11 (27.50%) Electronics

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (7.50%) Lync
1 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (32.50%) MS Visio
2 13 (32.50%) MS Project
2 13 (32.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (30.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) Firewall
2 6 (15.00%) NetScaler
3 3 (7.50%) Unified Communications
4 2 (5.00%) Internet
4 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.00%) VPN
4 2 (5.00%) DNS
5 1 (2.50%) NAS
5 1 (2.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) MySQL
General
1 13 (32.50%) Military
2 11 (27.50%) Electronics
3 10 (25.00%) Legal
4 6 (15.00%) Law
5 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Architect
2 8 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 8 (20.00%) Service Desk Manager
3 7 (17.50%) Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Technical Architect
4 6 (15.00%) Applications Architect
4 6 (15.00%) IT Support
5 5 (12.50%) Support Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (7.50%) IT Services Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Lead Architect
7 3 (7.50%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Support Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Chip and PIN
1 13 (32.50%) Thin Client
1 13 (32.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.50%) Statistics
2 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (85.00%) Windows 7
3 17 (42.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (17.50%) Windows XP
6 6 (15.00%) Linux
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.00%) Android
8 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
2 13 (32.50%) Project Management
2 13 (32.50%) Migration
2 13 (32.50%) Asset Management
2 13 (32.50%) Data Management
3 10 (25.00%) Practice Management
4 9 (22.50%) ITIL
5 7 (17.50%) Data Migration
5 7 (17.50%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.00%) Workflow
6 2 (5.00%) Workflow Management
7 1 (2.50%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (2.50%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (42.50%) Degree
2 13 (32.50%) HND
3 4 (10.00%) CCA
3 4 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.00%) MCSE
3 4 (10.00%) MCITP
3 4 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (10.00%) CCEE
4 3 (7.50%) MCTS
5 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.50%) CCIA
6 1 (2.50%) VCAP
6 1 (2.50%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 9 (22.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (15.00%) XenDesktop
6 4 (10.00%) vSphere
7 3 (7.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (32.50%) SCCM
2 3 (7.50%) AppDNA
2 3 (7.50%) XenMobile
2 3 (7.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (47.50%) VMware
3 14 (35.00%) ServiceNow
3 14 (35.00%) Remedy
4 10 (25.00%) Cisco
5 9 (22.50%) NetApp
6 6 (15.00%) Oracle
6 6 (15.00%) Citrix
7 4 (10.00%) Pega
8 3 (7.50%) IBM
8 3 (7.50%) AppSense
9 2 (5.00%) Apple
9 2 (5.00%) Mitel
10 1 (2.50%) HP
10 1 (2.50%) Dell