The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the 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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 202 201 203
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 49 53 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.72% 0.74% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.04% 2.88% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 34 46 17
Average salary £22,500 £28,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.64% +47.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £19,750 £18,300
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £62,500 £23,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
Windows 8
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1614 1839 1310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.78% 25.55% 24.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1338 1388 1051
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Windows 8
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
West Yorkshire +9 29 £22,500 -15.09% 2
South Yorkshire -10 11 £34,000 -5.55%
East Yorkshire +6 5 £25,000 -
North Yorkshire -2 4 £21,750 +8.75% 3
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 133 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (69.92%) Windows 7
3 73 (54.89%) Active Directory
4 69 (51.88%) Microsoft
5 60 (45.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 60 (45.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 56 (42.11%) Windows XP
7 54 (40.60%) MS Excel
7 54 (40.60%) MS Office
8 49 (36.84%) VMware
9 41 (30.83%) Citrix
10 33 (24.81%) Linux
11 32 (24.06%) SLA
11 32 (24.06%) Windows Server 2003
11 32 (24.06%) VMware Infrastructure
12 30 (22.56%) MS Exchange
12 30 (22.56%) SQL Server
13 29 (21.80%) ITIL
14 28 (21.05%) SQL
15 26 (19.55%) Hyper-V
16 23 (17.29%) Microsoft Certification
17 22 (16.54%) Cisco
17 22 (16.54%) DHCP
18 20 (15.04%) VPN
19 19 (14.29%) WAN
20 18 (13.53%) Oracle
21 17 (12.78%) LAN
22 16 (12.03%) Service Delivery
22 16 (12.03%) Finance
22 16 (12.03%) vSphere

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the 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 30 (22.56%) MS Exchange
2 15 (11.28%) IIS
3 14 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (6.77%) SharePoint
5 8 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (3.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.26%) Lync
9 2 (1.50%) Apache
9 2 (1.50%) JBoss
10 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 54 (40.60%) MS Excel
1 54 (40.60%) MS Office
2 4 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.26%) MS Project
3 3 (2.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.02%) Office 365
2 4 (3.01%) SaaS
2 4 (3.01%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.54%) DHCP
2 20 (15.04%) VPN
3 19 (14.29%) WAN
4 17 (12.78%) LAN
5 15 (11.28%) NAS
5 15 (11.28%) Firewall
6 14 (10.53%) DNS
6 14 (10.53%) SAN
7 11 (8.27%) Internet
7 11 (8.27%) Wireless
8 10 (7.52%) VoIP
8 10 (7.52%) TCP/IP
9 4 (3.01%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (2.26%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (2.26%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.50%) ADSL
11 2 (1.50%) Broadband
12 1 (0.75%) VLAN
12 1 (0.75%) IPv6
12 1 (0.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (22.56%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.51%) Informix
2 6 (4.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.76%) MySQL
4 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.75%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (7.52%) PowerBuilder
2 3 (2.26%) MSI
2 3 (2.26%) AdminStudio
General
1 16 (12.03%) Finance
2 9 (6.77%) Back Office
3 6 (4.51%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.50%) Legal
6 1 (0.75%) Retail
6 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (30.83%) Analyst
2 30 (22.56%) IT Support
3 19 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 18 (13.53%) Support Engineer
5 16 (12.03%) Support Analyst
6 11 (8.27%) Developer
6 11 (8.27%) Support Specialist
6 11 (8.27%) IT Support Specialist
7 10 (7.52%) Service Desk Analyst
7 10 (7.52%) Service Analyst
7 10 (7.52%) Coordinator
8 9 (6.77%) Analyst Developer
8 9 (6.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (6.02%) IT Support Engineer
10 7 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
10 7 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (4.51%) Business Analyst
11 6 (4.51%) Business Developer
11 6 (4.51%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.02%) .NET
2 11 (8.27%) CSS
2 11 (8.27%) HTML
3 9 (6.77%) COM
4 3 (2.26%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.75%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.75%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.75%) HTML5
5 1 (0.75%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (0.75%) WinRT
5 1 (0.75%) WCF
5 1 (0.75%) WPF
5 1 (0.75%) LINQ
5 1 (0.75%) Cocoa
5 1 (0.75%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.75%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.75%) Ajax
5 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.26%) Statistics
2 4 (3.01%) Thin Client
2 4 (3.01%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.50%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.50%) Replication
4 2 (1.50%) iPhone
4 2 (1.50%) iPad
4 2 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.75%) RIA
5 1 (0.75%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.75%) SecurID
5 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 133 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (69.92%) Windows 7
3 60 (45.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 60 (45.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 56 (42.11%) Windows XP
5 33 (24.81%) Linux
6 32 (24.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (9.02%) UNIX
8 10 (7.52%) Ubuntu
8 10 (7.52%) Debian
9 9 (6.77%) Solaris
9 9 (6.77%) SUSE
9 9 (6.77%) Windows Vista
10 5 (3.76%) Android
11 4 (3.01%) Apple iOS
12 3 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.50%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.75%) CentOS
14 1 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.80%) ITIL
2 16 (12.03%) Service Delivery
3 10 (7.52%) Business Analysis
4 9 (6.77%) E-Commerce
5 7 (5.26%) Project Management
6 6 (4.51%) Migration
6 6 (4.51%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (3.01%) Service Management
7 4 (3.01%) Problem Management
7 4 (3.01%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (3.01%) Network Management
8 3 (2.26%) Patch Management
8 3 (2.26%) Mentoring
8 3 (2.26%) Data Protection
8 3 (2.26%) Asset Management
8 3 (2.26%) Data Management
8 3 (2.26%) Business Continuity
8 3 (2.26%) Project Planning
8 3 (2.26%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.26%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.05%) SQL
2 15 (11.28%) PowerShell
2 15 (11.28%) VB
2 15 (11.28%) T-SQL
3 14 (10.53%) VBScript
4 11 (8.27%) Python
5 10 (7.52%) Uniface
5 10 (7.52%) Java
5 10 (7.52%) C++
6 9 (6.77%) PHP
7 6 (4.51%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.51%) C
8 3 (2.26%) C#
9 2 (1.50%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.75%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (17.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (9.02%) A+ Certification
3 11 (8.27%) MCP
3 11 (8.27%) Network+ Certification
4 6 (4.51%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.51%) CCNA
4 6 (4.51%) MCSA
5 5 (3.76%) MCSE
6 4 (3.01%) HND
6 4 (3.01%) Degree
7 3 (2.26%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.26%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.75%) MCITP
9 1 (0.75%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (24.06%) SLA
2 4 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.50%) QA
4 1 (0.75%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 73 (54.89%) Active Directory
2 32 (24.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (19.55%) Hyper-V
4 16 (12.03%) vSphere
5 7 (5.26%) VMware ESX
5 7 (5.26%) Terminal Services
5 7 (5.26%) vCloud
6 3 (2.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.75%) KVM
7 1 (0.75%) Postfix
7 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (8.27%) SCCM
2 7 (5.26%) Backup Exec
2 7 (5.26%) DameWare
3 3 (2.26%) ZENworks
4 2 (1.50%) WSUS
4 2 (1.50%) SCOM
4 2 (1.50%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.75%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 69 (51.88%) Microsoft
2 49 (36.84%) VMware
3 41 (30.83%) Citrix
4 22 (16.54%) Cisco
5 18 (13.53%) Oracle
6 12 (9.02%) Red Hat
7 11 (8.27%) Apple
7 11 (8.27%) Northgate
8 4 (3.01%) HP
8 4 (3.01%) Veeam
9 3 (2.26%) Dell
9 3 (2.26%) NetApp
9 3 (2.26%) Novell
9 3 (2.26%) Remedy
9 3 (2.26%) Sophos
10 1 (0.75%) Trustwave
10 1 (0.75%) Google
10 1 (0.75%) Civica
10 1 (0.75%) Mitel
10 1 (0.75%) Avaya
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