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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 185 206 204
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 66 48 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.96% 0.68% 0.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.00% 2.53% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 42 42 10
Average salary £25,000 £26,750 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.54% +40.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,150 £20,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £62,000 £19,550
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
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
1651 1897 1277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.93% 26.84% 24.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1386 1453 1023
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 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 31 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 +29 38 £22,500 -11.76% 5
South Yorkshire -4 16 £39,000 +8.33% 1
East Yorkshire +10 6 £25,500 +4.08% 2
North Yorkshire -2 2 £23,500 +17.50% 1
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 145 (100.00%) Windows
2 102 (70.34%) Windows 7
3 74 (51.03%) Active Directory
4 73 (50.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 69 (47.59%) Microsoft
6 68 (46.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 57 (39.31%) MS Excel
8 55 (37.93%) Windows XP
9 53 (36.55%) MS Office
10 51 (35.17%) VMware
11 41 (28.28%) Citrix
12 35 (24.14%) SLA
13 33 (22.76%) ITIL
13 33 (22.76%) Windows Server 2003
13 33 (22.76%) VMware Infrastructure
14 31 (21.38%) SQL Server
15 30 (20.69%) Linux
15 30 (20.69%) DHCP
16 28 (19.31%) MS Exchange
16 28 (19.31%) Microsoft Certification
16 28 (19.31%) SQL
17 25 (17.24%) Service Delivery
18 23 (15.86%) WAN
18 23 (15.86%) Hyper-V
19 22 (15.17%) Cisco
19 22 (15.17%) DNS
19 22 (15.17%) LAN
20 18 (12.41%) VPN
20 18 (12.41%) Apple
21 17 (11.72%) Oracle

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 28 (19.31%) MS Exchange
2 15 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (8.97%) IIS
4 11 (7.59%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.07%) Lync
Applications
1 57 (39.31%) MS Excel
2 53 (36.55%) MS Office
3 4 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.07%) MS Project
4 3 (2.07%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.97%) Office 365
2 4 (2.76%) Mimecast
2 4 (2.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (20.69%) DHCP
2 23 (15.86%) WAN
3 22 (15.17%) LAN
3 22 (15.17%) DNS
4 18 (12.41%) VPN
5 15 (10.34%) NAS
6 14 (9.66%) Wireless
6 14 (9.66%) TCP/IP
7 13 (8.97%) SAN
7 13 (8.97%) Internet
8 11 (7.59%) Firewall
9 9 (6.21%) VoIP
10 7 (4.83%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (2.07%) iSCSI
11 3 (2.07%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (1.38%) Intranet
13 1 (0.69%) ADSL
13 1 (0.69%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.14%) Informix
4 4 (2.76%) MySQL
5 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (6.90%) PowerBuilder
2 3 (2.07%) MSI
2 3 (2.07%) AdminStudio
General
1 16 (11.03%) Finance
2 9 (6.21%) Back Office
3 6 (4.14%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.07%) Retail
5 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (33.10%) Analyst
2 31 (21.38%) IT Support
3 24 (16.55%) Support Analyst
4 22 (15.17%) 2nd Line Support
5 18 (12.41%) Support Engineer
6 11 (7.59%) Support Specialist
6 11 (7.59%) Developer
6 11 (7.59%) Technical Support
6 11 (7.59%) IT Support Specialist
7 10 (6.90%) Coordinator
8 9 (6.21%) Analyst Developer
8 9 (6.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.52%) IT Support Engineer
10 7 (4.83%) Team Leader
10 7 (4.83%) Infrastructure Manager
10 7 (4.83%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 7 (4.83%) IT Support Analyst
11 6 (4.14%) Service Desk Analyst
11 6 (4.14%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (4.14%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.28%) .NET
2 11 (7.59%) HTML
2 11 (7.59%) CSS
3 9 (6.21%) COM
4 4 (2.76%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.69%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.69%) WCF
5 1 (0.69%) WPF
5 1 (0.69%) LINQ
5 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.69%) HTML5
5 1 (0.69%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.69%) WinRT
5 1 (0.69%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.69%) Cocoa
5 1 (0.69%) Ajax
5 1 (0.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.52%) Statistics
2 5 (3.45%) iPhone
2 5 (3.45%) iPad
3 4 (2.76%) Fat Client
3 4 (2.76%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.07%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.38%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.38%) Replication
6 1 (0.69%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.69%) RIA
6 1 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 145 (100.00%) Windows
2 102 (70.34%) Windows 7
3 73 (50.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 68 (46.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (37.93%) Windows XP
6 33 (22.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (20.69%) Linux
8 10 (6.90%) UNIX
9 9 (6.21%) Solaris
9 9 (6.21%) SUSE
9 9 (6.21%) Debian
9 9 (6.21%) Ubuntu
10 4 (2.76%) Android
10 4 (2.76%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.07%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.38%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (22.76%) ITIL
2 25 (17.24%) Service Delivery
3 10 (6.90%) Migration
3 10 (6.90%) Business Analysis
4 9 (6.21%) E-Commerce
5 8 (5.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (4.83%) Problem Management
7 6 (4.14%) Line Management
7 6 (4.14%) Project Management
8 5 (3.45%) CRM
8 5 (3.45%) Mentoring
9 4 (2.76%) Network Management
9 4 (2.76%) Service Management
9 4 (2.76%) Process Management
10 3 (2.07%) Six Sigma
10 3 (2.07%) BCP
10 3 (2.07%) Strategic Planning
10 3 (2.07%) Project Planning
10 3 (2.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (2.07%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 28 (19.31%) SQL
2 16 (11.03%) T-SQL
3 14 (9.66%) VBScript
3 14 (9.66%) VB
4 12 (8.28%) PowerShell
5 10 (6.90%) Python
5 10 (6.90%) Uniface
5 10 (6.90%) C++
5 10 (6.90%) Java
6 9 (6.21%) PHP
7 6 (4.14%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.14%) C
8 3 (2.07%) C#
9 2 (1.38%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 28 (19.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (8.97%) MCP
3 12 (8.28%) A+ Certification
4 11 (7.59%) Network+ Certification
5 7 (4.83%) MCSA
6 6 (4.14%) CCNA
6 6 (4.14%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.76%) HND
7 4 (2.76%) MCSE
7 4 (2.76%) Degree
8 3 (2.07%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.07%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (24.14%) SLA
2 4 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 74 (51.03%) Active Directory
2 33 (22.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (15.86%) Hyper-V
4 13 (8.97%) vSphere
5 4 (2.76%) vCloud
5 4 (2.76%) Terminal Services
5 4 (2.76%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.07%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (7.59%) SCCM
2 7 (4.83%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.07%) WSUS
3 3 (2.07%) ZENworks
4 2 (1.38%) DameWare
4 2 (1.38%) SCOM
4 2 (1.38%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.69%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 69 (47.59%) Microsoft
2 51 (35.17%) VMware
3 41 (28.28%) Citrix
4 22 (15.17%) Cisco
5 18 (12.41%) Apple
6 17 (11.72%) Oracle
7 12 (8.28%) Red Hat
8 11 (7.59%) Northgate
9 5 (3.45%) Veeam
10 4 (2.76%) MobileIron
10 4 (2.76%) HP
11 3 (2.07%) Dell
11 3 (2.07%) NetApp
11 3 (2.07%) Novell
11 3 (2.07%) Sophos
12 2 (1.38%) Meraki
13 1 (0.69%) Mitel
13 1 (0.69%) Trustwave
13 1 (0.69%) Becrypt
13 1 (0.69%) Sage
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