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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 177 200 211
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 76 55 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.11% 0.77% 0.094%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.56% 2.72% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 49 44 4
Average salary £26,750 £28,000 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.46% +36.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,700 £19,300 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £47,000 £23,900
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £28,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -13.84%
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
1665 2020 1337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.32% 28.43% 25.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1405 1556 1052
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 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 3 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
West Yorkshire +26 50 £25,000 -10.71% 9
South Yorkshire -5 17 £39,000 +62.50%
East Yorkshire +5 4 £25,875 +5.61% 2
North Yorkshire -1 3 £30,000 +50.00% 1
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 162 (100.00%) Windows
2 113 (69.75%) Windows 7
3 95 (58.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 84 (51.85%) Active Directory
5 77 (47.53%) Microsoft
6 76 (46.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 69 (42.59%) MS Excel
8 60 (37.04%) Windows XP
9 58 (35.80%) VMware
10 53 (32.72%) Citrix
11 51 (31.48%) MS Office
12 47 (29.01%) ITIL
13 43 (26.54%) SLA
14 39 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
15 37 (22.84%) DHCP
15 37 (22.84%) Windows Server 2003
16 35 (21.60%) MS Exchange
17 31 (19.14%) Service Delivery
18 29 (17.90%) Microsoft Certification
19 26 (16.05%) SQL Server
19 26 (16.05%) DNS
20 24 (14.81%) SQL
20 24 (14.81%) Linux
21 22 (13.58%) LAN
21 22 (13.58%) Hyper-V
22 21 (12.96%) WAN
22 21 (12.96%) Apple
23 19 (11.73%) Finance
23 19 (11.73%) TCP/IP
23 19 (11.73%) Cisco

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 35 (21.60%) MS Exchange
2 15 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (8.02%) IIS
4 12 (7.41%) SharePoint
5 7 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.85%) Lync
7 3 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 69 (42.59%) MS Excel
2 51 (31.48%) MS Office
3 4 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.85%) MS Project
4 3 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.62%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.02%) Office 365
2 4 (2.47%) SaaS
3 3 (1.85%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 37 (22.84%) DHCP
2 26 (16.05%) DNS
3 22 (13.58%) LAN
4 21 (12.96%) WAN
5 19 (11.73%) TCP/IP
6 18 (11.11%) Wireless
7 17 (10.49%) Internet
8 16 (9.88%) VPN
9 12 (7.41%) SAN
10 11 (6.79%) NAS
11 10 (6.17%) Firewall
11 10 (6.17%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (5.56%) VoIP
13 6 (3.70%) Intranet
14 3 (1.85%) iSCSI
14 3 (1.85%) Fibre Channel
15 1 (0.62%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.47%) MySQL
4 3 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.85%) Informix
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (4.32%) PowerBuilder
2 3 (1.85%) MSI
2 3 (1.85%) AdminStudio
General
1 19 (11.73%) Finance
2 6 (3.70%) Back Office
2 6 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.09%) Retail
4 3 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.23%) Advertising
6 1 (0.62%) Legal
Job Titles
1 49 (30.25%) Analyst
2 40 (24.69%) IT Support
3 25 (15.43%) Support Analyst
4 24 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support
5 21 (12.96%) Team Leader
5 21 (12.96%) Support Engineer
6 16 (9.88%) Support Team Leader
7 12 (7.41%) Desktop Team Leader
7 12 (7.41%) Technical Support
8 11 (6.79%) Support Specialist
8 11 (6.79%) IT Support Specialist
9 10 (6.17%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 9 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
10 9 (5.56%) Server Engineer
11 8 (4.94%) IT Support Engineer
11 8 (4.94%) Senior Support Engineer
11 8 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 8 (4.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (4.32%) Service Analyst
12 7 (4.32%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.94%) CSS
1 8 (4.94%) HTML
1 8 (4.94%) .NET
2 6 (3.70%) COM
3 4 (2.47%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.62%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.62%) WCF
4 1 (0.62%) WPF
4 1 (0.62%) LINQ
4 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.62%) HTML5
4 1 (0.62%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.62%) WinRT
4 1 (0.62%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.62%) Cocoa
4 1 (0.62%) Ajax
4 1 (0.62%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.32%) Statistics
3 5 (3.09%) iPhone
3 5 (3.09%) iPad
4 4 (2.47%) Thin Client
4 4 (2.47%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.23%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.23%) Replication
6 1 (0.62%) CCTV
6 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.62%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.62%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 162 (100.00%) Windows
2 113 (69.75%) Windows 7
3 95 (58.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 76 (46.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 60 (37.04%) Windows XP
6 37 (22.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (14.81%) Linux
8 7 (4.32%) UNIX
9 6 (3.70%) Solaris
9 6 (3.70%) SUSE
9 6 (3.70%) Debian
9 6 (3.70%) Ubuntu
10 5 (3.09%) Windows Vista
11 4 (2.47%) Android
12 3 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.85%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.23%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.62%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (29.01%) ITIL
2 31 (19.14%) Service Delivery
3 17 (10.49%) Problem Management
4 14 (8.64%) Migration
5 10 (6.17%) Line Management
6 8 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (4.94%) Process Management
7 7 (4.32%) Mentoring
7 7 (4.32%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (4.32%) Business Analysis
8 6 (3.70%) Project Management
8 6 (3.70%) E-Commerce
9 5 (3.09%) Six Sigma
9 5 (3.09%) CRM
10 4 (2.47%) Network Management
10 4 (2.47%) Coaching
11 3 (1.85%) Patch Management
11 3 (1.85%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (1.85%) Strategic Planning
11 3 (1.85%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 24 (14.81%) SQL
2 18 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 13 (8.02%) T-SQL
4 11 (6.79%) VBScript
4 11 (6.79%) VB
5 7 (4.32%) Python
5 7 (4.32%) Uniface
5 7 (4.32%) C++
5 7 (4.32%) Java
6 6 (3.70%) PHP
7 3 (1.85%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.85%) C
8 2 (1.23%) C#
8 2 (1.23%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.62%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 29 (17.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (6.79%) A+ Certification
2 11 (6.79%) Network+ Certification
2 11 (6.79%) MCP
3 9 (5.56%) MCSA
4 5 (3.09%) CCNA
4 5 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.47%) Degree
6 3 (1.85%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.85%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.85%) HND
6 3 (1.85%) MCSE
7 1 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (26.54%) SLA
2 4 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 84 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 39 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (13.58%) Hyper-V
4 12 (7.41%) vSphere
5 11 (6.79%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (2.47%) vCloud
6 4 (2.47%) Terminal Services
6 4 (2.47%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.62%) XenApp
7 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (8.02%) SCCM
2 6 (3.70%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.85%) WSUS
3 3 (1.85%) ZENworks
4 2 (1.23%) DameWare
4 2 (1.23%) SCOM
4 2 (1.23%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.62%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 77 (47.53%) Microsoft
2 58 (35.80%) VMware
3 53 (32.72%) Citrix
4 21 (12.96%) Apple
5 19 (11.73%) Cisco
6 14 (8.64%) Oracle
7 9 (5.56%) Red Hat
8 8 (4.94%) Northgate
9 6 (3.70%) MobileIron
10 5 (3.09%) Veeam
11 4 (2.47%) HP
12 3 (1.85%) Dell
12 3 (1.85%) NetApp
12 3 (1.85%) Novell
13 2 (1.23%) Sophos
13 2 (1.23%) Meraki
14 1 (0.62%) Trustwave
14 1 (0.62%) Becrypt
14 1 (0.62%) Mitel
14 1 (0.62%) Civica
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £9 - £10 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Robert Half
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Jet2.com
Posted: 11 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 16 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Wakefield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds
Fruition IT
Salary: £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago