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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 164 202 223
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +21
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 89 43 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.29% 0.65% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.84% 2.35% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 64 42 7
Average salary £28,500 £32,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.30% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -11.11%
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
1840 1832 1481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 26.59% 27.88% 24.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1489 1352 1153
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,500 £22,000
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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +18 62 £30,000 -14.28% 10
East Yorkshire +2 12 £25,000 +31.57% 1
South Yorkshire +5 8 £24,150 -51.70% 1
North Yorkshire +21 6 £26,250 -47.50% 2
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 164 (100.00%) Windows
2 105 (64.02%) Windows 7
3 91 (55.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 91 (55.49%) Microsoft
4 79 (48.17%) MS Excel
5 76 (46.34%) Active Directory
6 65 (39.63%) VMware
7 61 (37.20%) Citrix
8 60 (36.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 59 (35.98%) Windows XP
10 56 (34.15%) ITIL
10 56 (34.15%) DHCP
11 53 (32.32%) DNS
12 46 (28.05%) Windows Server 2003
13 45 (27.44%) VMware Infrastructure
14 41 (25.00%) Service Delivery
15 38 (23.17%) MS Office
16 36 (21.95%) SLA
17 32 (19.51%) MS Exchange
18 28 (17.07%) Microsoft App-V
19 25 (15.24%) SCCM
20 24 (14.63%) PowerShell
20 24 (14.63%) Finance
21 23 (14.02%) Migration
21 23 (14.02%) Microsoft Certification
21 23 (14.02%) Problem Management
22 22 (13.41%) Apple
22 22 (13.41%) LAN
23 21 (12.80%) TCP/IP
24 19 (11.59%) SQL

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 32 (19.51%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (3.05%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.22%) IIS
5 2 (1.22%) Apache
5 2 (1.22%) Lync
5 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.61%) Site Server
Applications
1 79 (48.17%) MS Excel
2 38 (23.17%) MS Office
3 7 (4.27%) MS Visio
3 7 (4.27%) MS Project
4 5 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Sentinel
1 2 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.61%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (34.15%) DHCP
2 53 (32.32%) DNS
3 22 (13.41%) LAN
4 21 (12.80%) TCP/IP
5 18 (10.98%) SAN
6 13 (7.93%) VoIP
6 13 (7.93%) Firewall
7 12 (7.32%) WAN
8 11 (6.71%) VPN
9 9 (5.49%) Internet
10 7 (4.27%) Wireless
11 6 (3.66%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (3.05%) VLAN
13 4 (2.44%) Intranet
14 3 (1.83%) NetScaler
15 2 (1.22%) Broadband
15 2 (1.22%) NAS
15 2 (1.22%) Network Security
16 1 (0.61%) IP Telephony
16 1 (0.61%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.66%) MySQL
3 5 (3.05%) MS Access
4 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (1.83%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 3 (1.83%) Axure RP
General
1 24 (14.63%) Finance
2 9 (5.49%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.66%) Advertising
3 6 (3.66%) Retail
4 5 (3.05%) Electronics
5 4 (2.44%) Military
6 2 (1.22%) Back Office
6 2 (1.22%) Marketing
7 1 (0.61%) Law
7 1 (0.61%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (23.17%) Support Engineer
2 36 (21.95%) IT Support
3 32 (19.51%) Team Leader
4 28 (17.07%) Support Team Leader
5 24 (14.63%) Senior Support Engineer
6 21 (12.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 19 (11.59%) Analyst
7 19 (11.59%) Desktop Team Leader
8 17 (10.37%) Senior Manager
8 17 (10.37%) Support Manager
8 17 (10.37%) Network Manager
8 17 (10.37%) Senior Network Manager
9 15 (9.15%) Desktop Support
10 14 (8.54%) Service Desk Team Leader
11 12 (7.32%) Support Analyst
11 12 (7.32%) Help Desk Team Lead
12 11 (6.71%) 3rd Line Support
13 9 (5.49%) Junior
13 9 (5.49%) Support Technician
14 8 (4.88%) Desktop Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.05%) .NET
2 3 (1.83%) Apache Flex
2 3 (1.83%) HTML5
2 3 (1.83%) HTML
3 2 (1.22%) LAMP
3 2 (1.22%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.71%) Enterprise Storage
2 9 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.27%) iPhone
4 6 (3.66%) User Experience
5 4 (2.44%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.44%) Replication
6 3 (1.83%) NHS
6 3 (1.83%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.22%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.22%) CCTV
8 1 (0.61%) iPad
8 1 (0.61%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 164 (100.00%) Windows
2 105 (64.02%) Windows 7
3 91 (55.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 60 (36.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 59 (35.98%) Windows XP
6 46 (28.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (9.15%) Linux
8 12 (7.32%) Windows Vista
9 7 (4.27%) Android
10 6 (3.66%) Apple iOS
11 5 (3.05%) Windows 2000
12 4 (2.44%) Mac OS X
12 4 (2.44%) Windows NT
12 4 (2.44%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.61%) UNIX
13 1 (0.61%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (34.15%) ITIL
2 41 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 23 (14.02%) Migration
3 23 (14.02%) Problem Management
4 12 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (6.71%) Project Management
6 9 (5.49%) Process Management
6 9 (5.49%) Line Management
7 6 (3.66%) Mentoring
8 5 (3.05%) Coaching
8 5 (3.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (2.44%) PRINCE2
10 3 (1.83%) Incident Management
10 3 (1.83%) Operations Management
10 3 (1.83%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (1.83%) UX Design
10 3 (1.83%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (1.22%) Mobile Device Management
11 2 (1.22%) Software Asset Management
11 2 (1.22%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 24 (14.63%) PowerShell
2 19 (11.59%) SQL
3 7 (4.27%) C#
4 5 (3.05%) VBA
5 3 (1.83%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (14.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (7.32%) MCSE
2 12 (7.32%) MCSA
3 11 (6.71%) MCITP
4 8 (4.88%) Degree
5 6 (3.66%) CCNA
5 6 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.44%) HND
7 4 (2.44%) MCP
7 4 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.44%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.44%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.22%) CCA
9 2 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.22%) CCIE
9 2 (1.22%) CCNP
9 2 (1.22%) CCEE
9 2 (1.22%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (21.95%) SLA
2 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 76 (46.34%) Active Directory
2 45 (27.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (17.07%) Microsoft App-V
4 16 (9.76%) Hyper-V
5 10 (6.10%) XenApp
6 7 (4.27%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (4.27%) vSphere
7 3 (1.83%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.22%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 25 (15.24%) SCCM
2 3 (1.83%) WSUS
2 3 (1.83%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.22%) XenMobile
3 2 (1.22%) Nagios
3 2 (1.22%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (0.61%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.61%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 91 (55.49%) Microsoft
2 65 (39.63%) VMware
3 61 (37.20%) Citrix
4 22 (13.41%) Apple
5 11 (6.71%) MobileIron
5 11 (6.71%) Cisco
6 9 (5.49%) HP
7 8 (4.88%) Oracle
8 6 (3.66%) Dell
9 5 (3.05%) NetApp
10 3 (1.83%) Veeam
10 3 (1.83%) Sophos
11 2 (1.22%) AppSense
11 2 (1.22%) SAP
11 2 (1.22%) IBM
11 2 (1.22%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.22%) LANDesk
11 2 (1.22%) SonicWALL
12 1 (0.61%) ProCurve
12 1 (0.61%) Pega
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