The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Windows 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 147 153 161
Rank change year-on-year +6 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 11 18 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.43% 0.55% 0.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.14% 2.65% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 13
Median salary £21,500 £21,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.38% -16.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £19,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -7.40% -1.81%  

Windows 8 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 513 678 892
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 19.96% 20.71% 24.49%
Number of salaries quoted 440 538 711
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Leeds

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Leeds.

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Leeds

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 16 (88.89%) Windows 7
3 15 (83.33%) ITIL
4 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
5 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (38.89%) Office 365
7 7 (38.89%) DHCP
7 7 (38.89%) DNS
7 7 (38.89%) SLA
7 7 (38.89%) MS Office
7 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
8 6 (33.33%) Avaya
8 6 (33.33%) Skype for Business
8 6 (33.33%) Windows 10
9 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
9 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
10 4 (22.22%) VMware
10 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
11 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
11 3 (16.67%) Cisco
11 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
11 3 (16.67%) Citrix
11 3 (16.67%) MPLS
11 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
11 3 (16.67%) Service Management

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 6 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Office
2 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.56%) MS Project
3 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) DHCP
1 7 (38.89%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) MPLS
2 3 (16.67%) Skype
2 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.11%) VPN
3 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (27.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) IT Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) IT Support
4 4 (22.22%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support
5 3 (16.67%) Service Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support Technician
6 2 (11.11%) Desktop Technician
6 2 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Support Technician
7 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Fintech
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) Windows 7
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (33.33%) Windows 10
6 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
7 2 (11.11%) Mac OS X
7 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
8 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 3 (16.67%) ITSM
2 3 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (11.11%) Case Management
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Line Management
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Process Management
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) DameWare
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Avaya
3 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco
4 3 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) Apple
5 1 (5.56%) Dell