The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 193 202 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 50 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.71% 0.21% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.66% 0.86% -
Number of salaries quoted 44 11 0
Average salary £27,000 £19,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.10% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,250 £35,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
-19.28% -16.16%
Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1883 1281 1451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 26.59% 24.13% 26.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1447 1024 1143
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows 8
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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
South Yorkshire +6 22 £36,000 +94.59% 2
West Yorkshire -25 21 £27,000 +24.13% 3
North Yorkshire - 5 £20,000 - 1
East Yorkshire -6 2 £24,500 +28.94% 1
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 111 (100.00%) Windows
2 79 (71.17%) Windows 7
3 77 (69.37%) Microsoft
4 67 (60.36%) MS Excel
5 66 (59.46%) Active Directory
6 52 (46.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 50 (45.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 40 (36.04%) Hyper-V
8 40 (36.04%) VMware
9 39 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 37 (33.33%) MS Office
11 30 (27.03%) Windows XP
12 28 (25.23%) SCCM
13 25 (22.52%) SQL Server
14 24 (21.62%) Degree
15 22 (19.82%) ITIL
15 22 (19.82%) SQL
15 22 (19.82%) Windows Server 2003
16 19 (17.12%) MS Exchange
16 19 (17.12%) DNS
16 19 (17.12%) SLA
17 18 (16.22%) Linux
17 18 (16.22%) Firewall
18 17 (15.32%) Cisco
18 17 (15.32%) Citrix
18 17 (15.32%) Microsoft Certification
19 15 (13.51%) Project Management
19 15 (13.51%) MS Visio
19 15 (13.51%) Strategic Planning
20 14 (12.61%) Asset Management

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 19 (17.12%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.21%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (4.50%) Lync
4 5 (4.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.80%) IIS
6 2 (1.80%) Apache
6 2 (1.80%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.90%) Site Server
7 1 (0.90%) CMS
Applications
1 67 (60.36%) MS Excel
2 37 (33.33%) MS Office
3 15 (13.51%) MS Visio
4 13 (11.71%) MS Project
4 13 (11.71%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.61%) Office 365
2 6 (5.41%) SaaS
3 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.12%) DNS
2 18 (16.22%) Firewall
3 13 (11.71%) TCP/IP
4 11 (9.91%) DHCP
5 10 (9.01%) VPN
6 5 (4.50%) NetScaler
7 4 (3.60%) Internet
7 4 (3.60%) LAN
7 4 (3.60%) Unified Communications
8 3 (2.70%) IP Telephony
8 3 (2.70%) Cisco IPT
8 3 (2.70%) VoIP
9 2 (1.80%) MPLS
9 2 (1.80%) WAN
9 2 (1.80%) SMTP
9 2 (1.80%) SSL
9 2 (1.80%) VLAN
10 1 (0.90%) NAS
10 1 (0.90%) Broadband
10 1 (0.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (5.41%) MySQL
4 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.90%) QlikView
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (11.71%) Military
2 11 (9.91%) Electronics
3 10 (9.01%) Legal
4 9 (8.11%) Finance
5 6 (5.41%) Law
6 5 (4.50%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (22.52%) IT Support
2 21 (18.92%) Analyst
3 17 (15.32%) Support Analyst
4 16 (14.41%) Support Engineer
5 14 (12.61%) Desktop Support
6 11 (9.91%) IT Support Engineer
6 11 (9.91%) Architect
6 11 (9.91%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (9.01%) Support Technician
7 10 (9.01%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 10 (9.01%) IT Support Technician
7 10 (9.01%) Desktop Analyst
8 8 (7.21%) Service Manager
8 8 (7.21%) Service Desk Manager
9 7 (6.31%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (5.41%) Consultant
10 6 (5.41%) Tester
10 6 (5.41%) Technical Architect
10 6 (5.41%) Performance Tester
10 6 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.01%) Application Packaging
2 6 (5.41%) WinForms
2 6 (5.41%) .NET
2 6 (5.41%) ASP.NET
2 6 (5.41%) XML
2 6 (5.41%) .NET Framework
2 6 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.90%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.61%) Fat Client
1 14 (12.61%) Thin Client
2 13 (11.71%) Chip and PIN
3 9 (8.11%) Client/Server
3 9 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.31%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.41%) DTV
5 6 (5.41%) NHS
6 4 (3.60%) iPhone
7 2 (1.80%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.80%) iPad
8 1 (0.90%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.90%) Statistics
8 1 (0.90%) EPoS
8 1 (0.90%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.90%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 111 (100.00%) Windows
2 79 (71.17%) Windows 7
3 52 (46.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 50 (45.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (27.03%) Windows XP
6 22 (19.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (16.22%) Linux
8 12 (10.81%) Android
9 7 (6.31%) Windows Vista
10 6 (5.41%) Apple iOS
11 5 (4.50%) UNIX
12 3 (2.70%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.90%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.82%) ITIL
2 15 (13.51%) Project Management
2 15 (13.51%) Strategic Planning
3 14 (12.61%) Asset Management
4 13 (11.71%) Migration
4 13 (11.71%) Data Management
5 11 (9.91%) Service Delivery
6 10 (9.01%) Practice Management
7 7 (6.31%) Data Migration
8 6 (5.41%) MVC
8 6 (5.41%) Scrum
8 6 (5.41%) DSDM
8 6 (5.41%) OO
8 6 (5.41%) Kanban
8 6 (5.41%) Performance Testing
8 6 (5.41%) Load Testing
8 6 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (5.41%) Agile Testing
8 6 (5.41%) Test Strategy
8 6 (5.41%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.82%) SQL
2 8 (7.21%) Java
2 8 (7.21%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.31%) C#
4 3 (2.70%) C
5 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.90%) VBScript
5 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (21.62%) Degree
2 17 (15.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (11.71%) HND
4 9 (8.11%) MCITP
4 9 (8.11%) MCSE
5 6 (5.41%) ISEB
5 6 (5.41%) ISTQB
6 4 (3.60%) CCA
6 4 (3.60%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (3.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.60%) CCEE
7 3 (2.70%) MCTS
7 3 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.70%) CCNA
8 2 (1.80%) MCP
8 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.90%) VCAP
9 1 (0.90%) CCIA
9 1 (0.90%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (17.12%) SLA
2 3 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 66 (59.46%) Active Directory
2 40 (36.04%) Hyper-V
3 39 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (8.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (6.31%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (5.41%) vSphere
7 5 (4.50%) XenDesktop
7 5 (4.50%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (25.23%) SCCM
2 6 (5.41%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.70%) XenMobile
3 3 (2.70%) SCOM
4 2 (1.80%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 77 (69.37%) Microsoft
2 40 (36.04%) VMware
3 17 (15.32%) Cisco
3 17 (15.32%) Citrix
4 14 (12.61%) ServiceNow
4 14 (12.61%) Remedy
5 8 (7.21%) Oracle
5 8 (7.21%) NetApp
5 8 (7.21%) Adobe
6 5 (4.50%) Apple
7 4 (3.60%) Veeam
7 4 (3.60%) Pega
8 3 (2.70%) AppSense
9 2 (1.80%) Symantec
9 2 (1.80%) IBM
9 2 (1.80%) SonicWALL
9 2 (1.80%) Mitel
10 1 (0.90%) Avaya
10 1 (0.90%) HP
10 1 (0.90%) Dell
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