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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 76 81 83
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 2 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.27% 0.92% 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.20% 3.19% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 2
Average salary £21,500 £24,150 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.97% -51.70%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.50%
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
166 251 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 22.02% 28.82% 24.70%
Number of salaries quoted 148 204 202
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,030 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
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 10 February 2016. 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 +4 1 - -
Doncaster - 1 £21,500 -
Windows 8
Yorkshire

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 4 (57.14%) IIS
4 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) VMware ESX
4 4 (57.14%) Citrix
4 4 (57.14%) Terminal Services
4 4 (57.14%) vSphere
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) vCloud
5 3 (42.86%) Unix
6 2 (28.57%) Linux
6 2 (28.57%) JBoss
6 2 (28.57%) Apache
6 2 (28.57%) Retail
6 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
7 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
7 1 (14.29%) Fault Analysis
7 1 (14.29%) iPhone
7 1 (14.29%) Office 365
7 1 (14.29%) iPad
7 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (57.14%) IIS
2 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 2 (28.57%) JBoss
3 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix Support
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) iPad
1 1 (14.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 1 (14.29%) AIX
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (14.29%) Fault Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Terminal Services
2 4 (57.14%) vCloud
2 4 (57.14%) VMware ESX
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Cognos
3 1 (14.29%) Lotus
3 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL
3 1 (14.29%) Sophos