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 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 177 200 228
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +28
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 83 43 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.18% 0.69% 0.049%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.35% 2.48% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 54 43 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
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
1906 1733 1483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 26.99% 27.95% 24.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1533 1308 1167
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 £22,500 £20,500 £20,000
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 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 24 December 2014.

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 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
West Yorkshire +2 43 £27,500 -21.42% 5
East Yorkshire +15 19 £25,000 +31.57% 1
North Yorkshire +16 10 £26,250 -47.50% 3
South Yorkshire -12 8 £24,150 -51.70% 1
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 147 (100.00%) Windows
2 99 (67.35%) Windows 7
3 89 (60.54%) Microsoft
4 72 (48.98%) MS Excel
5 69 (46.94%) Active Directory
6 63 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 58 (39.46%) VMware
8 49 (33.33%) Citrix
9 48 (32.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 47 (31.97%) DNS
11 46 (31.29%) Windows XP
12 45 (30.61%) DHCP
13 43 (29.25%) ITIL
13 43 (29.25%) VMware Infrastructure
14 36 (24.49%) MS Office
14 36 (24.49%) Service Delivery
15 33 (22.45%) Windows Server 2003
16 26 (17.69%) SLA
17 25 (17.01%) MS Exchange
18 21 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
18 21 (14.29%) Office 365
19 20 (13.61%) Apple
19 20 (13.61%) Hyper-V
20 19 (12.93%) Microsoft Certification
20 19 (12.93%) SCCM
21 18 (12.24%) SQL
21 18 (12.24%) LAN
21 18 (12.24%) PowerShell
22 17 (11.56%) Finance
22 17 (11.56%) Migration

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 25 (17.01%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (4.08%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (2.72%) Lync
6 3 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.36%) IIS
7 2 (1.36%) Apache
8 1 (0.68%) Site Server
8 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 72 (48.98%) MS Excel
2 36 (24.49%) MS Office
3 9 (6.12%) MS Visio
4 7 (4.76%) MS Project
5 5 (3.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.68%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (31.97%) DNS
2 45 (30.61%) DHCP
3 18 (12.24%) LAN
4 16 (10.88%) TCP/IP
5 15 (10.20%) SAN
6 14 (9.52%) VPN
6 14 (9.52%) Firewall
7 10 (6.80%) VoIP
7 10 (6.80%) WAN
8 7 (4.76%) NetScaler
9 5 (3.40%) Internet
9 5 (3.40%) VLAN
10 3 (2.04%) Unified Communications
10 3 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (2.04%) Wireless
11 2 (1.36%) Broadband
11 2 (1.36%) Network Security
11 2 (1.36%) NAS
12 1 (0.68%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.68%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.08%) MySQL
3 5 (3.40%) MS Access
3 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.36%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.36%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 3 (2.04%) Axure RP
General
1 17 (11.56%) Finance
2 7 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.40%) Electronics
4 4 (2.72%) Advertising
4 4 (2.72%) Military
4 4 (2.72%) Retail
5 3 (2.04%) Marketing
5 3 (2.04%) Law
5 3 (2.04%) Legal
6 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (23.13%) Support Engineer
2 29 (19.73%) IT Support
3 20 (13.61%) Senior Support Engineer
4 19 (12.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (12.24%) Analyst
6 17 (11.56%) Team Leader
6 17 (11.56%) Support Team Leader
7 14 (9.52%) Senior Network Manager
7 14 (9.52%) Support Manager
7 14 (9.52%) Network Manager
7 14 (9.52%) Desktop Support
7 14 (9.52%) Senior Manager
7 14 (9.52%) Support Analyst
8 12 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (7.48%) Architect
10 10 (6.80%) Desktop Team Leader
11 9 (6.12%) Junior
12 8 (5.44%) IT Support Engineer
13 7 (4.76%) Developer
13 7 (4.76%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.40%) .NET
2 4 (2.72%) Application Packaging
3 3 (2.04%) Apache Flex
3 3 (2.04%) HTML5
3 3 (2.04%) HTML
4 2 (1.36%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.44%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (4.76%) iPhone
4 6 (4.08%) User Experience
5 5 (3.40%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.04%) NHS
6 3 (2.04%) Replication
7 2 (1.36%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.36%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.68%) DTV
8 1 (0.68%) CCTV
8 1 (0.68%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 147 (100.00%) Windows
2 99 (67.35%) Windows 7
3 63 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (32.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 46 (31.29%) Windows XP
6 33 (22.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (10.88%) Linux
8 10 (6.80%) Windows Vista
9 9 (6.12%) Android
10 6 (4.08%) Apple iOS
11 5 (3.40%) Windows 2000
12 4 (2.72%) Windows NT
12 4 (2.72%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (2.72%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.68%) AIX
13 1 (0.68%) UNIX
13 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (29.25%) ITIL
2 36 (24.49%) Service Delivery
3 17 (11.56%) Migration
4 12 (8.16%) Project Management
5 11 (7.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (7.48%) Problem Management
6 5 (3.40%) Line Management
6 5 (3.40%) Mentoring
6 5 (3.40%) Process Management
7 4 (2.72%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.04%) Practice Management
8 3 (2.04%) Coaching
8 3 (2.04%) UX Design
8 3 (2.04%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (2.04%) Asset Management
9 2 (1.36%) Workflow Management
9 2 (1.36%) Incident Management
9 2 (1.36%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (1.36%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.24%) SQL
1 18 (12.24%) PowerShell
2 7 (4.76%) C#
3 5 (3.40%) VBA
4 4 (2.72%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.36%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.36%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (12.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (8.84%) MCSE
3 12 (8.16%) MCITP
4 10 (6.80%) Degree
5 9 (6.12%) MCSA
6 6 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (3.40%) CCNA
7 5 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.72%) MCTS
8 4 (2.72%) CCA
8 4 (2.72%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (2.72%) MCP
8 4 (2.72%) HND
8 4 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.72%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.72%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.72%) CCEE
9 2 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.36%) MCDST
9 2 (1.36%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (17.69%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 69 (46.94%) Active Directory
2 43 (29.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 20 (13.61%) Hyper-V
5 11 (7.48%) XenApp
6 8 (5.44%) vSphere
7 7 (4.76%) XenDesktop
8 6 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.36%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.36%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 19 (12.93%) SCCM
2 4 (2.72%) XenMobile
3 3 (2.04%) AppDNA
3 3 (2.04%) SCOM
3 3 (2.04%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.04%) WSUS
4 2 (1.36%) Nagios
4 2 (1.36%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.68%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 89 (60.54%) Microsoft
2 58 (39.46%) VMware
3 49 (33.33%) Citrix
4 20 (13.61%) Apple
5 14 (9.52%) Cisco
6 9 (6.12%) MobileIron
7 7 (4.76%) ServiceNow
7 7 (4.76%) Oracle
7 7 (4.76%) HP
7 7 (4.76%) NetApp
8 6 (4.08%) Remedy
9 4 (2.72%) Dell
9 4 (2.72%) IBM
9 4 (2.72%) AppSense
10 3 (2.04%) Pega
10 3 (2.04%) Veeam
10 3 (2.04%) Sophos
11 2 (1.36%) SAP
11 2 (1.36%) Mitel
11 2 (1.36%) LANDesk
York, North Yorkshire
Authentic Recruitment
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield
Blue Town Online
Salary: £21.5k - 28.5k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 9 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
RM Education
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + £1k bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Mexborough
Eden Lea
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
North Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago