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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 72 64 77
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 14 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.46% 1.91% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.00% 6.64% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 2
Average salary £39,000 £27,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.81% -45.00%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
200 256 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 20.83% 28.70% 28.43%
Number of salaries quoted 164 215 170
Average salary £37,500 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,030 £21,000 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 -2 13 £39,000 +41.81%
Doncaster -18 1 - -
Windows 8
Yorkshire

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (90.91%) Windows 7
3 16 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (68.18%) MS Excel
4 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
5 10 (45.45%) MCSA
5 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
5 10 (45.45%) SLA
5 10 (45.45%) MS Office
5 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (45.45%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (27.27%) VMware
6 6 (27.27%) Linux
6 6 (27.27%) Oracle
6 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 6 (27.27%) SQL
6 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 5 (22.73%) Windows XP
7 5 (22.73%) Firewall
7 5 (22.73%) vSphere
7 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (18.18%) vCloud
8 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
8 4 (18.18%) Northgate
8 4 (18.18%) VMware ESX
8 4 (18.18%) Finance
8 4 (18.18%) Citrix
8 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
8 4 (18.18%) Terminal Services

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (18.18%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (68.18%) MS Excel
2 10 (45.45%) MS Office
3 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.55%) MS Project
3 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
1 10 (45.45%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (22.73%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) Wireless
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) PowerBuilder
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Server Engineer
1 10 (45.45%) Windows Server Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Product Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Developer
4 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support
5 2 (9.09%) Support Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
1 4 (18.18%) HTML
1 4 (18.18%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
1 1 (4.55%) Replication
1 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (90.91%) Windows 7
3 16 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (27.27%) Linux
5 5 (22.73%) Windows XP
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (18.18%) UNIX
7 3 (13.64%) Solaris
7 3 (13.64%) SUSE
7 3 (13.64%) Debian
7 3 (13.64%) Ubuntu
8 1 (4.55%) AIX
8 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
2 1 (4.55%) Project Management
2 1 (4.55%) Migration
2 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
2 1 (4.55%) Data Management
2 1 (4.55%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) Uniface
2 4 (18.18%) Python
2 4 (18.18%) VBScript
2 4 (18.18%) VB
2 4 (18.18%) C++
2 4 (18.18%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) MCSA
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (9.09%) A+ Certification
3 1 (4.55%) HND
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (45.45%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) vSphere
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) vCloud
3 4 (18.18%) VMware ESX
3 4 (18.18%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) AirWatch
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) VMware
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle
3 4 (18.18%) Northgate
3 4 (18.18%) Citrix
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) Avaya
4 1 (4.55%) NetApp
4 1 (4.55%) Apple
4 1 (4.55%) McAfee
4 1 (4.55%) Websense
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) ProCurve
4 1 (4.55%) Veeam