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 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 155 191 212
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +21
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 86 58 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.29% 0.82% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.56% 2.97% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 58 42 8
Average salary £28,375 £28,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +19.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,550 £20,400 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £48,000 £50,000
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
1548 1956 1423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.17% 27.51% 25.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1285 1513 1109
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 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 22 May 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 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
West Yorkshire +42 59 £26,250 -6.25% 8
South Yorkshire -8 14 £39,000 +41.81%
North Yorkshire +20 6 £30,000 -33.33% 1
East Yorkshire 0 5 £26,750 +27.38% 1
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 177 (100.00%) Windows
2 119 (67.23%) Windows 7
3 106 (59.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 88 (49.72%) Active Directory
5 82 (46.33%) Microsoft
6 80 (45.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 69 (38.98%) MS Excel
8 65 (36.72%) VMware
9 63 (35.59%) Windows XP
10 57 (32.20%) SLA
10 57 (32.20%) Citrix
10 57 (32.20%) ITIL
11 47 (26.55%) MS Office
12 43 (24.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 40 (22.60%) VMware Infrastructure
14 39 (22.03%) DHCP
15 36 (20.34%) MS Exchange
16 35 (19.77%) Service Delivery
17 32 (18.08%) Microsoft Certification
18 29 (16.38%) DNS
19 28 (15.82%) LAN
20 26 (14.69%) Migration
21 23 (12.99%) TCP/IP
21 23 (12.99%) SQL
21 23 (12.99%) PowerShell
21 23 (12.99%) Problem Management
22 22 (12.43%) SCCM
23 21 (11.86%) Finance
23 21 (11.86%) Apple
24 19 (10.73%) SAN

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 36 (20.34%) MS Exchange
2 16 (9.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (7.91%) IIS
4 13 (7.34%) SharePoint
5 9 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.26%) Lync
7 3 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 69 (38.98%) MS Excel
2 47 (26.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS Project
3 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.56%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.56%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.34%) Office 365
2 4 (2.26%) SaaS
3 2 (1.13%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 39 (22.03%) DHCP
2 29 (16.38%) DNS
3 28 (15.82%) LAN
4 23 (12.99%) TCP/IP
5 19 (10.73%) SAN
5 19 (10.73%) Wireless
6 16 (9.04%) Internet
6 16 (9.04%) WAN
7 12 (6.78%) Firewall
8 11 (6.21%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (5.08%) VoIP
9 9 (5.08%) VPN
10 6 (3.39%) NAS
10 6 (3.39%) Intranet
11 4 (2.26%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (1.69%) iSCSI
12 3 (1.69%) VLAN
13 1 (0.56%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.73%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.13%) MySQL
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.26%) PowerBuilder
2 3 (1.69%) MSI
2 3 (1.69%) AdminStudio
General
1 21 (11.86%) Finance
2 6 (3.39%) Retail
3 5 (2.82%) Back Office
4 4 (2.26%) Advertising
4 4 (2.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (24.29%) Analyst
2 42 (23.73%) IT Support
3 30 (16.95%) Team Leader
4 28 (15.82%) Support Engineer
5 25 (14.12%) Support Team Leader
6 24 (13.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 22 (12.43%) Support Analyst
8 21 (11.86%) Desktop Team Leader
9 15 (8.47%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 14 (7.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (6.78%) Technical Support
11 12 (6.78%) Desktop Support
12 11 (6.21%) Support Specialist
12 11 (6.21%) Help Desk Team Lead
12 11 (6.21%) Senior Support Engineer
12 11 (6.21%) IT Support Specialist
13 10 (5.65%) Desktop Support Team Leader
13 10 (5.65%) Windows Server Engineer
13 10 (5.65%) Server Engineer
14 9 (5.08%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.82%) CSS
1 5 (2.82%) .NET
1 5 (2.82%) HTML
2 4 (2.26%) Application Packaging
2 4 (2.26%) COM
3 1 (0.56%) Cocoa
3 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.56%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (0.56%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.56%) WinRT
3 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.56%) HTML5
3 1 (0.56%) LINQ
3 1 (0.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.56%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.56%) WCF
3 1 (0.56%) WPF
3 1 (0.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.21%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (2.82%) Replication
2 5 (2.82%) iPad
2 5 (2.82%) iPhone
3 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.13%) Statistics
5 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.56%) RIA
5 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.56%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 177 (100.00%) Windows
2 119 (67.23%) Windows 7
3 106 (59.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 80 (45.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 63 (35.59%) Windows XP
6 43 (24.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (10.73%) Linux
8 6 (3.39%) Windows Vista
9 5 (2.82%) UNIX
10 4 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.69%) SUSE
11 3 (1.69%) Debian
11 3 (1.69%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.69%) Solaris
11 3 (1.69%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.69%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.69%) Android
12 1 (0.56%) AIX
12 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (32.20%) ITIL
2 35 (19.77%) Service Delivery
3 26 (14.69%) Migration
4 23 (12.99%) Problem Management
5 14 (7.91%) Line Management
6 12 (6.78%) Process Management
7 10 (5.65%) Mentoring
8 9 (5.08%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (4.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (4.52%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (3.95%) Coaching
11 5 (2.82%) Six Sigma
11 5 (2.82%) CRM
12 4 (2.26%) Business Analysis
12 4 (2.26%) E-Commerce
12 4 (2.26%) Project Management
13 3 (1.69%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (1.69%) Network Management
14 2 (1.13%) Business Continuity
14 2 (1.13%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (12.99%) SQL
1 23 (12.99%) PowerShell
2 10 (5.65%) T-SQL
3 8 (4.52%) VBScript
3 8 (4.52%) VB
4 4 (2.26%) Java
4 4 (2.26%) C++
4 4 (2.26%) Python
4 4 (2.26%) Uniface
5 3 (1.69%) PHP
6 2 (1.13%) C#
6 2 (1.13%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 32 (18.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (6.78%) MCSA
3 11 (6.21%) Network+ Certification
3 11 (6.21%) A+ Certification
4 8 (4.52%) MCSE
5 7 (3.95%) MCP
6 5 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.69%) CCNA
7 3 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.13%) MCITP
8 2 (1.13%) Degree
9 1 (0.56%) HND
9 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (32.20%) SLA
2 5 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 88 (49.72%) Active Directory
2 40 (22.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (10.17%) Hyper-V
4 14 (7.91%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (5.08%) vSphere
6 5 (2.82%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.26%) vCloud
7 4 (2.26%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.69%) XenApp
9 1 (0.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 22 (12.43%) SCCM
2 3 (1.69%) ZENworks
2 3 (1.69%) WSUS
3 2 (1.13%) SCOM
3 2 (1.13%) SCDPM
3 2 (1.13%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.56%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (0.56%) DameWare
4 1 (0.56%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.56%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 82 (46.33%) Microsoft
2 65 (36.72%) VMware
3 57 (32.20%) Citrix
4 21 (11.86%) Apple
5 16 (9.04%) Cisco
6 11 (6.21%) Oracle
7 10 (5.65%) MobileIron
7 10 (5.65%) HP
8 8 (4.52%) Dell
9 7 (3.95%) Red Hat
10 6 (3.39%) Veeam
11 4 (2.26%) Northgate
12 3 (1.69%) Novell
13 2 (1.13%) Meraki
13 2 (1.13%) Sophos
14 1 (0.56%) McAfee
14 1 (0.56%) Websense
14 1 (0.56%) SAP
14 1 (0.56%) NetApp
14 1 (0.56%) Avaya
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
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Salary: £20000 per annum
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RM Education
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum + car/£4k
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Leeds
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Salary: £18000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
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