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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 165 167 175
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 43 42 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.91% 0.98% 0.075%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.34% 3.57% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 40 42 3
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-9.83% -6.15%
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
1287 1175 925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 27.32% 27.45% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1026 895 760
Average salary £37,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.44% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
Wakefield 0 13 £27,500 -51.75% 1
Bradford +2 12 £30,750 -38.50%
Leeds -16 11 £22,500 -35.71% 4
Halifax - 3 £25,000 -
Pontefract - 2 £24,500 -
Windows 8
Yorkshire

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 84 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (76.19%) Microsoft
3 53 (63.10%) Windows 7
4 49 (58.33%) Active Directory
5 34 (40.48%) Windows XP
6 32 (38.10%) ITIL
7 29 (34.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 28 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (30.95%) VMware
10 21 (25.00%) MS Exchange
11 20 (23.81%) MS Office
11 20 (23.81%) Citrix
12 18 (21.43%) PowerShell
13 16 (19.05%) DHCP
13 16 (19.05%) DNS
13 16 (19.05%) SLA
14 15 (17.86%) LAN
14 15 (17.86%) Finance
14 15 (17.86%) SCCM
14 15 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (16.67%) Office 365
16 13 (15.48%) SAN
16 13 (15.48%) Apple
16 13 (15.48%) Migration
16 13 (15.48%) Microsoft App-V
16 13 (15.48%) Hyper-V
17 11 (13.10%) Disaster Recovery
17 11 (13.10%) Problem Management

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 21 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.19%) IIS
7 1 (1.19%) Site Server
Applications
1 28 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 20 (23.81%) MS Office
3 5 (5.95%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.57%) MS Project
5 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.05%) DHCP
1 16 (19.05%) DNS
2 15 (17.86%) LAN
3 13 (15.48%) SAN
4 9 (10.71%) VPN
5 8 (9.52%) VoIP
5 8 (9.52%) Firewall
6 6 (7.14%) WAN
7 5 (5.95%) TCP/IP
7 5 (5.95%) Internet
8 4 (4.76%) VLAN
9 2 (2.38%) NAS
9 2 (2.38%) Wireless
9 2 (2.38%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 3 (3.57%) Axure RP
General
1 15 (17.86%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.57%) Retail
4 2 (2.38%) Back Office
5 1 (1.19%) Electronics
5 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.19%) Advertising
5 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (19.05%) IT Support
3 15 (17.86%) Analyst
4 14 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 14 (16.67%) Support Team Leader
5 12 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 12 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
6 11 (13.10%) Support Engineer
7 10 (11.90%) Desktop Support
8 9 (10.71%) Desktop Team Leader
9 5 (5.95%) Desktop Support Team Leader
9 5 (5.95%) Technical Support
9 5 (5.95%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 5 (5.95%) Desktop Analyst
9 5 (5.95%) IT Support Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Project Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Help Desk Team Lead
10 4 (4.76%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.57%) HTML
1 3 (3.57%) Apache Flex
1 3 (3.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Enterprise Storage
1 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.33%) iPhone
3 6 (7.14%) User Experience
4 4 (4.76%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.57%) NHS
6 2 (2.38%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.38%) Replication
7 1 (1.19%) CCTV
7 1 (1.19%) DTV
7 1 (1.19%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 84 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (63.10%) Windows 7
3 34 (40.48%) Windows XP
4 29 (34.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (8.33%) Windows Vista
7 7 (8.33%) Linux
8 5 (5.95%) Windows 2000
8 5 (5.95%) Android
9 4 (4.76%) Windows NT
9 4 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (3.57%) Mac OS X
10 3 (3.57%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (38.10%) ITIL
2 13 (15.48%) Migration
3 11 (13.10%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (13.10%) Problem Management
4 8 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 6 (7.14%) Project Management
6 5 (5.95%) Process Management
6 5 (5.95%) Line Management
7 3 (3.57%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.57%) Coaching
7 3 (3.57%) UX Design
7 3 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.38%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.38%) Data Security
8 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.38%) CRM
8 2 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.38%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (1.19%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (1.19%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.95%) SQL
3 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.38%) C#
3 2 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (9.52%) MCSE
3 6 (7.14%) MCSA
3 6 (7.14%) MCITP
4 3 (3.57%) Degree
5 2 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.38%) CCNA
5 2 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (15.48%) Hyper-V
3 13 (15.48%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (7.14%) XenApp
5 2 (2.38%) vSphere
5 2 (2.38%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.38%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 15 (17.86%) SCCM
2 3 (3.57%) WSUS
3 2 (2.38%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (2.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 64 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 26 (30.95%) VMware
3 20 (23.81%) Citrix
4 13 (15.48%) Apple
5 9 (10.71%) MobileIron
6 5 (5.95%) HP
7 4 (4.76%) Dell
8 3 (3.57%) Sophos
9 2 (2.38%) SonicWALL
9 2 (2.38%) Veeam
9 2 (2.38%) Oracle
9 2 (2.38%) Cisco
10 1 (1.19%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.19%) SAP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield
Blue Town Online
Salary: £21.5k - 28.5k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 8 days ago