The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 57 74
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 0 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire - 1.67% 1.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 6.08% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 13
Median salary - £25,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -34.61%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -5.66% -3.63%  

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
South Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 134 181 243
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 18.21% 27.47% 25.10%
Number of salaries quoted 108 145 204
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

Windows 8
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Windows 8 in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware