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 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 137 179 169
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 59 37 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.32% 0.75% 0.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.36% 2.82% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 42 32 6
Average salary £26,250 £28,000 £19,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +41.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £25,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,000 £28,000
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
1101 1313 914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 24.65% 26.54% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 907 1041 752
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
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 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 22 May 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 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
Leeds +19 41 £30,000 +7.14% 6
Bradford - 6 £30,000 -
Huddersfield - 5 £21,000 -
Pontefract - 4 £25,000 - 1
Halifax - 2 £23,500 -
Castleford - 1 £30,000 - 1
Dewsbury - 1 £20,000 -
Windows 8
Yorkshire

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 129 (100.00%) Windows
2 76 (58.91%) Windows 7
3 73 (56.59%) Active Directory
4 69 (53.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 64 (49.61%) Microsoft
6 57 (44.19%) Windows XP
7 55 (42.64%) ITIL
8 49 (37.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 42 (32.56%) VMware
10 40 (31.01%) MS Excel
10 40 (31.01%) SLA
11 39 (30.23%) Citrix
12 38 (29.46%) Windows Server 2003
13 35 (27.13%) MS Exchange
14 33 (25.58%) MS Office
15 25 (19.38%) Migration
15 25 (19.38%) LAN
15 25 (19.38%) DHCP
16 23 (17.83%) Service Delivery
16 23 (17.83%) PowerShell
16 23 (17.83%) Problem Management
17 21 (16.28%) SCCM
17 21 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
18 19 (14.73%) VMware Infrastructure
19 17 (13.18%) Finance
19 17 (13.18%) DNS
20 16 (12.40%) SQL
21 15 (11.63%) Apple
21 15 (11.63%) Wireless
21 15 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2013

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 35 (27.13%) MS Exchange
2 15 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (9.30%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (6.98%) IIS
5 4 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.33%) Lync
7 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 40 (31.01%) MS Excel
2 33 (25.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.78%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.30%) Office 365
2 4 (3.10%) SaaS
3 2 (1.55%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 25 (19.38%) LAN
1 25 (19.38%) DHCP
2 17 (13.18%) DNS
3 15 (11.63%) Wireless
4 14 (10.85%) SAN
4 14 (10.85%) WAN
5 13 (10.08%) Internet
6 11 (8.53%) TCP/IP
7 9 (6.98%) VoIP
8 8 (6.20%) VPN
9 6 (4.65%) NAS
9 6 (4.65%) Intranet
9 6 (4.65%) Firewall
10 2 (1.55%) VLAN
11 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.75%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.78%) MySQL
6 1 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.33%) MSI
1 3 (2.33%) AdminStudio
General
1 17 (13.18%) Finance
2 5 (3.88%) Back Office
2 5 (3.88%) Retail
3 3 (2.33%) Advertising
3 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (26.36%) Analyst
2 32 (24.81%) IT Support
3 30 (23.26%) Team Leader
4 25 (19.38%) Support Team Leader
5 21 (16.28%) Desktop Team Leader
5 21 (16.28%) Support Analyst
6 19 (14.73%) 2nd Line Support
7 15 (11.63%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 14 (10.85%) Support Engineer
9 13 (10.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (9.30%) Desktop Support
11 11 (8.53%) Technical Support
11 11 (8.53%) Help Desk Team Lead
12 10 (7.75%) Desktop Support Team Leader
13 7 (5.43%) Infrastructure Manager
13 7 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 6 (4.65%) Support Technician
14 6 (4.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 6 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
14 6 (4.65%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.10%) Application Packaging
1 4 (3.10%) COM
2 1 (0.78%) Cocoa
2 1 (0.78%) HTML
2 1 (0.78%) .NET
2 1 (0.78%) CSS
2 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.78%) HTML5
2 1 (0.78%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (0.78%) WinRT
2 1 (0.78%) Entity Framework
2 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.78%) Ajax
2 1 (0.78%) LINQ
2 1 (0.78%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.78%) WCF
2 1 (0.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.53%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (3.88%) iPad
2 5 (3.88%) iPhone
3 4 (3.10%) Replication
4 3 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.55%) Statistics
5 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.78%) CCTV
6 1 (0.78%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 129 (100.00%) Windows
2 76 (58.91%) Windows 7
3 69 (53.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 57 (44.19%) Windows XP
5 49 (37.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (29.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (6.98%) Linux
8 5 (3.88%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.55%) Android
9 2 (1.55%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.78%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (42.64%) ITIL
2 25 (19.38%) Migration
3 23 (17.83%) Service Delivery
3 23 (17.83%) Problem Management
4 14 (10.85%) Line Management
5 12 (9.30%) Process Management
6 10 (7.75%) Mentoring
7 9 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (6.20%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (6.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (5.43%) Coaching
10 5 (3.88%) Six Sigma
11 4 (3.10%) CRM
11 4 (3.10%) E-Commerce
12 3 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (1.55%) Data Protection
13 2 (1.55%) Performance Management
13 2 (1.55%) Project Planning
13 2 (1.55%) Operations Management
13 2 (1.55%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (17.83%) PowerShell
2 16 (12.40%) SQL
3 10 (7.75%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.10%) VBScript
4 4 (3.10%) VB
5 2 (1.55%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.55%) C#
6 1 (0.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.43%) MCSE
3 6 (4.65%) MCP
4 5 (3.88%) Network+ Certification
4 5 (3.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (3.88%) A+ Certification
4 5 (3.88%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.55%) MCITP
5 2 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.55%) CCNA
5 2 (1.55%) MCSA
6 1 (0.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (31.01%) SLA
2 4 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 73 (56.59%) Active Directory
2 19 (14.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (10.85%) Hyper-V
4 13 (10.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (3.10%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.33%) vSphere
7 2 (1.55%) XenApp
8 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.78%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 21 (16.28%) SCCM
2 3 (2.33%) ZENworks
2 3 (2.33%) WSUS
3 2 (1.55%) SCDPM
3 2 (1.55%) SCOM
4 1 (0.78%) DameWare
4 1 (0.78%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.78%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 64 (49.61%) Microsoft
2 42 (32.56%) VMware
3 39 (30.23%) Citrix
4 15 (11.63%) Apple
5 11 (8.53%) Cisco
6 10 (7.75%) MobileIron
7 9 (6.98%) HP
8 8 (6.20%) Dell
9 5 (3.88%) Oracle
9 5 (3.88%) Veeam
10 3 (2.33%) Novell
11 2 (1.55%) Meraki
11 2 (1.55%) Sophos
12 1 (0.78%) Barracuda Networks
12 1 (0.78%) Google
12 1 (0.78%) Becrypt
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