The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 139 168 178
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 70 36 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.41% 0.78% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.36% 3.22% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 55 35 10
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £18,700 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £31,500
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 West Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1307 1118 951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 26.27% 24.37% 24.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1053 817 754
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Windows 8
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Windows 8
Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
Bradford - 24 £34,000 - 2
Leeds -9 23 £27,375 +9.50% 4
Wakefield - 14 £27,500 - 1
Huddersfield - 3 £20,000 -
Castleford - 2 £27,500 -
Halifax - 1 £22,500 -
Pontefract - 1 £29,000 -
Windows 8
Yorkshire

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the West 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (61.95%) Microsoft
3 68 (60.18%) Active Directory
4 65 (57.52%) Windows 7
5 60 (53.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 55 (48.67%) ITIL
7 54 (47.79%) Windows XP
8 42 (37.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 37 (32.74%) MS Exchange
10 34 (30.09%) VMware
10 34 (30.09%) MS Excel
10 34 (30.09%) SLA
11 32 (28.32%) Citrix
12 29 (25.66%) Windows Server 2012
13 26 (23.01%) Problem Management
14 25 (22.12%) DHCP
15 24 (21.24%) Finance
16 23 (20.35%) Migration
16 23 (20.35%) Apple
17 22 (19.47%) LAN
17 22 (19.47%) Microsoft App-V
17 22 (19.47%) Service Delivery
18 21 (18.58%) DNS
18 21 (18.58%) MS Office
19 20 (17.70%) SCCM
20 18 (15.93%) PowerShell
21 17 (15.04%) Microsoft Certification
22 16 (14.16%) SAN
23 15 (13.27%) MobileIron
24 14 (12.39%) Line Management

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the West 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 37 (32.74%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (5.31%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.77%) IIS
Applications
1 34 (30.09%) MS Excel
2 21 (18.58%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) MS Project
3 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.77%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.77%) Sentinel
2 2 (1.77%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (22.12%) DHCP
2 22 (19.47%) LAN
3 21 (18.58%) DNS
4 16 (14.16%) SAN
5 11 (9.73%) TCP/IP
5 11 (9.73%) WAN
6 10 (8.85%) Wireless
7 9 (7.96%) VoIP
7 9 (7.96%) Internet
8 6 (5.31%) Firewall
8 6 (5.31%) Intranet
8 6 (5.31%) VPN
9 2 (1.77%) VLAN
9 2 (1.77%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (0.88%) Axure RP
General
1 24 (21.24%) Finance
2 6 (5.31%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.42%) Retail
4 3 (2.65%) Advertising
5 2 (1.77%) Back Office
6 1 (0.88%) Electronics
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (31.86%) Team Leader
2 31 (27.43%) Support Team Leader
3 29 (25.66%) IT Support
4 24 (21.24%) Analyst
5 22 (19.47%) Desktop Team Leader
6 16 (14.16%) Support Analyst
6 16 (14.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (13.27%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 14 (12.39%) Support Engineer
9 13 (11.50%) Desktop Support
10 12 (10.62%) 2nd Line Support
11 11 (9.73%) Technical Support
11 11 (9.73%) Help Desk Team Lead
11 11 (9.73%) Desktop Support Team Leader
12 8 (7.08%) Support Technician
12 8 (7.08%) IT Support Technician
13 7 (6.19%) 3rd Line Support
14 6 (5.31%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 4 (3.54%) IT Support Engineer
15 4 (3.54%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.88%) HTML
1 1 (0.88%) Application Packaging
1 1 (0.88%) Apache Flex
1 1 (0.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.73%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.19%) iPhone
3 4 (3.54%) iPad
4 3 (2.65%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.65%) Replication
5 2 (1.77%) CCTV
5 2 (1.77%) User Experience
6 1 (0.88%) NHS
6 1 (0.88%) Statistics
6 1 (0.88%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 113 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (57.52%) Windows 7
3 60 (53.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 54 (47.79%) Windows XP
5 42 (37.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (25.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (6.19%) Windows Vista
8 3 (2.65%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (2.65%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.65%) Windows 2000
8 3 (2.65%) Windows NT
9 2 (1.77%) Linux
10 1 (0.88%) Android
10 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (48.67%) ITIL
2 26 (23.01%) Problem Management
3 23 (20.35%) Migration
4 22 (19.47%) Service Delivery
5 14 (12.39%) Line Management
6 13 (11.50%) Process Management
7 10 (8.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (6.19%) Mentoring
10 6 (5.31%) Coaching
11 5 (4.42%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (3.54%) Six Sigma
12 4 (3.54%) Project Management
12 4 (3.54%) CRM
13 3 (2.65%) Incident Management
13 3 (2.65%) Operations Management
14 2 (1.77%) Data Security
14 2 (1.77%) PRINCE2
14 2 (1.77%) Mobile Device Management
14 2 (1.77%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.93%) PowerShell
2 8 (7.08%) SQL
3 3 (2.65%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.77%) C#
4 2 (1.77%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (15.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (7.96%) MCSE
3 7 (6.19%) MCITP
4 6 (5.31%) MCSA
5 5 (4.42%) MCP
6 3 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.65%) CCNA
6 3 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (30.09%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 68 (60.18%) Active Directory
2 22 (19.47%) Microsoft App-V
3 14 (12.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.19%) XenApp
5 6 (5.31%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.42%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.65%) vSphere
8 2 (1.77%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.77%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 20 (17.70%) SCCM
2 4 (3.54%) WSUS
3 2 (1.77%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 70 (61.95%) Microsoft
2 34 (30.09%) VMware
3 32 (28.32%) Citrix
4 23 (20.35%) Apple
5 15 (13.27%) MobileIron
6 6 (5.31%) HP
6 6 (5.31%) Dell
7 3 (2.65%) Oracle
7 3 (2.65%) Sophos
7 3 (2.65%) Cisco
8 2 (1.77%) Meraki
9 1 (0.88%) Becrypt
9 1 (0.88%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (0.88%) Veeam
9 1 (0.88%) SAP
West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Searchability
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £26500 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago