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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 186 203 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 71 28 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.95% 0.51% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.72% 1.87% -
Number of salaries quoted 50 28 0
Average salary £27,000 £19,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.10% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -3.17%
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
1907 1501 1531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 25.41% 27.09% 25.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1444 1184 1215
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -7 46 £26,000 +30.00% 6
South Yorkshire - 11 £53,750 - 1
East Yorkshire +8 10 £23,750 +25.00% 4
North Yorkshire - 4 £57,500 - 5
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (73.28%) Microsoft
3 83 (71.55%) Windows 7
4 62 (53.45%) MS Excel
5 60 (51.72%) Active Directory
6 42 (36.21%) VMware
7 39 (33.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 37 (31.90%) VMware Infrastructure
9 35 (30.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 35 (30.17%) Windows XP
10 34 (29.31%) MS Office
11 31 (26.72%) Citrix
12 30 (25.86%) ITIL
12 30 (25.86%) Hyper-V
13 26 (22.41%) Windows Server 2003
14 24 (20.69%) Linux
15 21 (18.10%) DNS
15 21 (18.10%) Microsoft App-V
16 20 (17.24%) Office 365
16 20 (17.24%) DHCP
17 18 (15.52%) SQL Server
18 17 (14.66%) SQL
18 17 (14.66%) PowerShell
18 17 (14.66%) SCCM
19 16 (13.79%) Degree
19 16 (13.79%) MS Exchange
20 15 (12.93%) Project Management
21 14 (12.07%) Service Delivery
21 14 (12.07%) VPN
21 14 (12.07%) Cisco

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 16 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (4.31%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.45%) Apache
4 4 (3.45%) Lync
5 3 (2.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.72%) IIS
6 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.86%) Site Server
Applications
1 62 (53.45%) MS Excel
2 34 (29.31%) MS Office
3 12 (10.34%) MS Visio
4 10 (8.62%) MS Project
5 8 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (17.24%) Office 365
2 2 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.10%) DNS
2 20 (17.24%) DHCP
3 14 (12.07%) VPN
4 12 (10.34%) Firewall
5 9 (7.76%) Internet
6 8 (6.90%) WAN
6 8 (6.90%) NetScaler
7 7 (6.03%) LAN
8 6 (5.17%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.59%) Unified Communications
9 3 (2.59%) VoIP
9 3 (2.59%) SAN
10 2 (1.72%) Broadband
10 2 (1.72%) VLAN
10 2 (1.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.76%) MySQL
3 5 (4.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.72%) MS Access
6 2 (1.72%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.86%) QlikView
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 3 (2.59%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (9.48%) Finance
2 7 (6.03%) Military
3 6 (5.17%) Legal
4 5 (4.31%) Electronics
4 5 (4.31%) Law
5 3 (2.59%) Retail
6 2 (1.72%) Marketing
7 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (21.55%) IT Support
2 21 (18.10%) Analyst
2 21 (18.10%) Support Engineer
3 15 (12.93%) Support Analyst
3 15 (12.93%) Architect
4 13 (11.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (10.34%) IT Support Engineer
6 10 (8.62%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (8.62%) Technical Analyst
7 8 (6.90%) Desktop Support
7 8 (6.90%) Team Leader
8 7 (6.03%) Technical Support Analyst
8 7 (6.03%) Support Team Leader
8 7 (6.03%) Technical Architect
8 7 (6.03%) Technical Support
9 6 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (5.17%) Junior
9 6 (5.17%) Applications Architect
9 6 (5.17%) Service Desk Manager
9 6 (5.17%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.90%) Application Packaging
2 4 (3.45%) HTML
2 4 (3.45%) .NET
3 3 (2.59%) HTML5
3 3 (2.59%) Apache Flex
4 2 (1.72%) LAMP
4 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.72%) XML
4 2 (1.72%) WinForms
4 2 (1.72%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.17%) iPhone
1 6 (5.17%) User Experience
1 6 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.31%) Client/Server
2 5 (4.31%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.31%) NHS
3 4 (3.45%) Thin Client
3 4 (3.45%) Chip and PIN
3 4 (3.45%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.59%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.72%) DTV
5 2 (1.72%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.72%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.86%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.86%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 116 (100.00%) Windows
2 83 (71.55%) Windows 7
3 39 (33.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (30.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (30.17%) Windows XP
5 26 (22.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (20.69%) Linux
7 11 (9.48%) Windows Vista
7 11 (9.48%) Android
8 7 (6.03%) Apple iOS
9 5 (4.31%) Windows 2000
10 4 (3.45%) Windows NT
10 4 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (1.72%) UNIX
12 1 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.86%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.86%) ITIL
2 15 (12.93%) Project Management
3 14 (12.07%) Service Delivery
4 9 (7.76%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (7.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (6.03%) Strategic Planning
5 7 (6.03%) Asset Management
5 7 (6.03%) Migration
6 6 (5.17%) Practice Management
6 6 (5.17%) Problem Management
6 6 (5.17%) Mentoring
7 4 (3.45%) Data Management
7 4 (3.45%) Coaching
8 3 (2.59%) UX Design
8 3 (2.59%) CRM
9 2 (1.72%) MVC
9 2 (1.72%) Scrum
9 2 (1.72%) Workflow
9 2 (1.72%) E-Commerce
9 2 (1.72%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.66%) SQL
1 17 (14.66%) PowerShell
2 7 (6.03%) C#
3 4 (3.45%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.59%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.72%) PHP
5 2 (1.72%) VBA
6 1 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (13.79%) Degree
2 11 (9.48%) MCITP
2 11 (9.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (7.76%) MCSE
4 7 (6.03%) HND
5 5 (4.31%) CCEE
5 5 (4.31%) MCTS
5 5 (4.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (4.31%) CCA
5 5 (4.31%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (3.45%) MCSA
6 4 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.59%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.72%) ISEB
8 2 (1.72%) CCIE
8 2 (1.72%) CCNP
8 2 (1.72%) CCNA
8 2 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.72%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.03%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 37 (31.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (25.86%) Hyper-V
4 21 (18.10%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (8.62%) XenApp
6 8 (6.90%) XenDesktop
7 6 (5.17%) vSphere
8 4 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.72%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (14.66%) SCCM
2 5 (4.31%) XenMobile
2 5 (4.31%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.59%) SCOM
3 3 (2.59%) AppDNA
4 2 (1.72%) Nagios
5 1 (0.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 85 (73.28%) Microsoft
2 42 (36.21%) VMware
3 31 (26.72%) Citrix
4 14 (12.07%) Cisco
5 10 (8.62%) NetApp
5 10 (8.62%) Apple
5 10 (8.62%) ServiceNow
6 9 (7.76%) Oracle
6 9 (7.76%) Remedy
7 5 (4.31%) AppSense
8 4 (3.45%) MobileIron
9 3 (2.59%) Pega
9 3 (2.59%) Veeam
9 3 (2.59%) IBM
10 2 (1.72%) HP
10 2 (1.72%) Mitel
10 2 (1.72%) LANDesk
10 2 (1.72%) SonicWALL
11 1 (0.86%) Avaya
11 1 (0.86%) Dell
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