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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 163 192 173
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -19
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 38 19 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.80% 0.39% 0.028%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.29% 1.52% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 24 17 1
Average salary £22,500 £25,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +4.08%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
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
1154 1250 833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 24.16% 25.66% 23.58%
Number of salaries quoted 942 943 664
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +26 23 £24,500 -12.50% 4
Castleford - 5 £22,500 -
Bradford -19 3 - -
Wakefield - 3 £22,000 - 1
Pontefract - 2 £25,000 -
Bingley - 1 - -
Halifax - 1 £17,000 -
Windows 8
Yorkshire

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 96 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (61.46%) Windows 7
3 56 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 54 (56.25%) Microsoft
5 43 (44.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (42.71%) Windows XP
6 41 (42.71%) MS Office
7 37 (38.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (34.38%) MS Excel
9 32 (33.33%) VMware
10 29 (30.21%) ITIL
11 28 (29.17%) Citrix
12 26 (27.08%) MS Exchange
13 22 (22.92%) Windows Server 2003
14 21 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
14 21 (21.88%) WAN
14 21 (21.88%) DHCP
15 20 (20.83%) LAN
16 19 (19.79%) SLA
17 17 (17.71%) Service Delivery
17 17 (17.71%) Hyper-V
18 16 (16.67%) VPN
18 16 (16.67%) DNS
19 15 (15.63%) Cisco
19 15 (15.63%) SQL Server
19 15 (15.63%) NAS
19 15 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2013
19 15 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
20 14 (14.58%) SQL
20 14 (14.58%) Linux

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (27.08%) MS Exchange
2 15 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (11.46%) SharePoint
4 9 (9.38%) IIS
5 6 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (3.13%) Lync
7 3 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 41 (42.71%) MS Office
2 33 (34.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.54%) Office 365
2 4 (4.17%) SaaS
3 3 (3.13%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 21 (21.88%) WAN
1 21 (21.88%) DHCP
2 20 (20.83%) LAN
3 16 (16.67%) VPN
3 16 (16.67%) DNS
4 15 (15.63%) NAS
5 10 (10.42%) Wireless
5 10 (10.42%) SAN
6 9 (9.38%) VoIP
6 9 (9.38%) Internet
7 6 (6.25%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.13%) Firewall
9 2 (2.08%) Intranet
10 1 (1.04%) ADSL
10 1 (1.04%) Broadband
10 1 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) MSI
1 3 (3.13%) AdminStudio
General
1 9 (9.38%) Back Office
2 5 (5.21%) Finance
2 5 (5.21%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.04%) Legal
4 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (34.38%) Analyst
2 22 (22.92%) Support Analyst
3 20 (20.83%) IT Support
4 16 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (10.42%) Technical Support
6 9 (9.38%) Coordinator
7 8 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (8.33%) Support Engineer
8 7 (7.29%) IT Support Analyst
8 7 (7.29%) Team Leader
8 7 (7.29%) Infrastructure Manager
8 7 (7.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 6 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (6.25%) Support Team Leader
9 6 (6.25%) Service Analyst
10 5 (5.21%) Support Specialist
10 5 (5.21%) Desktop Support
10 5 (5.21%) IT Support Specialist
11 4 (4.17%) Desktop Support Team Leader
11 4 (4.17%) Desktop Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.38%) COM
2 4 (4.17%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.04%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.04%) WCF
3 1 (1.04%) WPF
3 1 (1.04%) LINQ
3 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.04%) HTML5
3 1 (1.04%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.04%) WinRT
3 1 (1.04%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (1.04%) CSS
3 1 (1.04%) Cocoa
3 1 (1.04%) Ajax
3 1 (1.04%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.04%) HTML
3 1 (1.04%) .NET
3 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) Statistics
2 5 (5.21%) iPhone
2 5 (5.21%) iPad
3 2 (2.08%) Replication
4 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.04%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.04%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.04%) RIA
4 1 (1.04%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 96 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (61.46%) Windows 7
3 43 (44.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (42.71%) Windows XP
5 37 (38.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (22.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (14.58%) Linux
8 3 (3.13%) Windows Vista
8 3 (3.13%) Android
9 2 (2.08%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.04%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.21%) ITIL
2 17 (17.71%) Service Delivery
3 9 (9.38%) E-Commerce
4 7 (7.29%) Migration
4 7 (7.29%) Problem Management
4 7 (7.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (6.25%) Line Management
6 5 (5.21%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.17%) CRM
7 4 (4.17%) Process Management
8 3 (3.13%) Service Management
8 3 (3.13%) Six Sigma
8 3 (3.13%) Data Protection
8 3 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.13%) Patch Management
9 2 (2.08%) Coaching
9 2 (2.08%) Business Continuity
9 2 (2.08%) Workflow
9 2 (2.08%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.58%) SQL
2 12 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 10 (10.42%) T-SQL
4 4 (4.17%) VBScript
4 4 (4.17%) VB
5 2 (2.08%) C#
5 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.04%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (11.46%) MCP
3 6 (6.25%) CCNA
3 6 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.21%) A+ Certification
4 5 (5.21%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.13%) MCSE
6 1 (1.04%) Degree
6 1 (1.04%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (19.79%) SLA
2 4 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 56 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 17 (17.71%) Hyper-V
3 15 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (8.33%) vSphere
5 1 (1.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (7.29%) Backup Exec
1 7 (7.29%) SCCM
2 3 (3.13%) WSUS
2 3 (3.13%) ZENworks
3 2 (2.08%) DameWare
3 2 (2.08%) SCOM
3 2 (2.08%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.04%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 54 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 32 (33.33%) VMware
3 28 (29.17%) Citrix
4 15 (15.63%) Cisco
5 12 (12.50%) Apple
6 5 (5.21%) Veeam
7 4 (4.17%) MobileIron
7 4 (4.17%) Oracle
8 3 (3.13%) HP
8 3 (3.13%) Novell
9 2 (2.08%) Sophos
9 2 (2.08%) Meraki
9 2 (2.08%) Dell
10 1 (1.04%) Sage
10 1 (1.04%) Avaya
10 1 (1.04%) Trustwave
10 1 (1.04%) Becrypt
10 1 (1.04%) Mitel
10 1 (1.04%) Northgate
10 1 (1.04%) Civica
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