The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 62 71 75
Rank change year-on-year +9 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.22% 0.16% 0.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.39% 0.75% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 6
Median salary £21,000 - £24,150
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 Sheffield with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 72 133 167
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 15.75% 21.14% 22.36%
Number of salaries quoted 61 126 131
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £30,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Sheffield

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 11 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 8 (72.73%) MS Office
3 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
3 7 (63.64%) ERP
3 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
4 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
4 4 (36.36%) MCSA
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 4 (36.36%) SLA
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (36.36%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (27.27%) Electronics
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) SAP
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (27.27%) Home Automation

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MS Office
2 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Dynamics GP
1 3 (27.27%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
1 4 (36.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (27.27%) Electronics
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) IT Support
2 3 (27.27%) IT Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Home Automation
1 3 (27.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 11 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ERP
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) MCSA
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) SAP
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