The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 189 166 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 19 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.39% 0.056% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.53% 0.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 0
Average salary £25,500 £21,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% -
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £35,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
-17.14% -16.16%
Operating Systems Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1244 844 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 25.58% 23.64% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 938 670 677
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
Windows 8
Yorkshire

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Leeds -20 13 £28,000 +14.28% 4
Bradford - 2 £26,500 -
Windows 8
Yorkshire

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (76.67%) Microsoft
3 41 (68.33%) MS Excel
3 41 (68.33%) Windows 7
4 26 (43.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (41.67%) Active Directory
6 23 (38.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (31.67%) Windows XP
8 17 (28.33%) MS Office
8 17 (28.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (28.33%) VMware
9 16 (26.67%) Hyper-V
9 16 (26.67%) SQL Server
10 15 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 15 (25.00%) SCCM
11 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (21.67%) SLA
12 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (18.33%) Firewall
13 11 (18.33%) Citrix
14 10 (16.67%) DHCP
14 10 (16.67%) ITIL
14 10 (16.67%) Office 365
15 9 (15.00%) Management Information System
15 9 (15.00%) Android
15 9 (15.00%) VPN
15 9 (15.00%) DNS
16 8 (13.33%) Adobe
16 8 (13.33%) Java
16 8 (13.33%) SQL

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 15 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
3 6 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (6.67%) Lync
5 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 41 (68.33%) MS Excel
2 17 (28.33%) MS Office
3 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.67%) Office 365
2 6 (10.00%) SaaS
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) Firewall
2 10 (16.67%) DHCP
3 9 (15.00%) VPN
3 9 (15.00%) DNS
4 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.67%) LAN
6 3 (5.00%) Cisco IPT
6 3 (5.00%) IP Telephony
6 3 (5.00%) SSL
6 3 (5.00%) MPLS
6 3 (5.00%) SMTP
6 3 (5.00%) Unified Communications
7 2 (3.33%) WAN
7 2 (3.33%) Internet
8 1 (1.67%) NAS
8 1 (1.67%) SAN
8 1 (1.67%) VoIP
8 1 (1.67%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.67%) QlikView
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Desktop Support
2 12 (20.00%) Analyst
2 12 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 10 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 10 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
4 9 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 9 (15.00%) IT Support
5 8 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (11.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (10.00%) Tester
7 6 (10.00%) Performance Tester
8 5 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Consultant
9 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Support Technician
9 4 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
9 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (5.00%) Systems Support
11 2 (3.33%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) Application Packaging
2 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (10.00%) .NET
2 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (10.00%) XML
2 6 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (10.00%) WinForms
3 1 (1.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (11.67%) Client/Server
3 6 (10.00%) NHS
3 6 (10.00%) DTV
3 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.00%) iPhone
4 3 (5.00%) iPad
5 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.67%) Replication
5 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (68.33%) Windows 7
3 26 (43.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (38.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (31.67%) Windows XP
6 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (15.00%) Android
8 6 (10.00%) Apple iOS
9 4 (6.67%) Windows Phone
10 3 (5.00%) Windows Vista
10 3 (5.00%) Linux
11 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.67%) ITIL
2 6 (10.00%) DevOps
2 6 (10.00%) Agile Testing
2 6 (10.00%) Test Strategy
2 6 (10.00%) DSDM
2 6 (10.00%) OO
2 6 (10.00%) Kanban
2 6 (10.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (10.00%) Load Testing
2 6 (10.00%) Scrum
2 6 (10.00%) MVC
2 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (5.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (5.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (5.00%) Change Management
3 3 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (1.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (1.67%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.33%) Java
1 8 (13.33%) SQL
2 7 (11.67%) PowerShell
2 7 (11.67%) C#
3 3 (5.00%) C
4 1 (1.67%) VBScript
4 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.67%) MCITP
2 7 (11.67%) MCSE
3 6 (10.00%) ISEB
3 6 (10.00%) Degree
3 6 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.00%) CCNA
4 3 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.00%) MCP
5 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.67%) CCA
5 1 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.67%) VCAP
5 1 (1.67%) CCEE
5 1 (1.67%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (21.67%) SLA
2 3 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 25 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 17 (28.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (26.67%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 5 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (25.00%) SCCM
2 4 (6.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 46 (76.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (28.33%) VMware
3 11 (18.33%) Citrix
4 8 (13.33%) Adobe
5 4 (6.67%) Cisco
6 2 (3.33%) Symantec
6 2 (3.33%) Veeam
7 1 (1.67%) Avaya
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Robert Half
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £28k
Posted: 6 days ago