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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 83 84
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.15% 0.26% 0.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.79% 1.00% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 8
Median salary £21,000 £21,500 £24,150
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.32% -10.97%  
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 126 200 224
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 18.72% 25.58% 22.67%
Number of salaries quoted 114 176 183
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £52,500
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

Windows 8
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield - 1 £21,000 -
Windows 8
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (91.67%) Windows 7
2 11 (91.67%) Windows 10
3 9 (75.00%) MS Office
4 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 7 (58.33%) ERP
6 5 (41.67%) SLA
6 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (33.33%) VMware
7 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 4 (33.33%) Citrix
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (33.33%) MCSA
7 4 (33.33%) SQL
7 4 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (25.00%) SAP
8 3 (25.00%) Project Management
8 3 (25.00%) Degree
8 3 (25.00%) SAP ERP
8 3 (25.00%) Dynamics GP
8 3 (25.00%) Smartphone

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 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (75.00%) MS Office
2 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Dynamics GP
1 3 (25.00%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (25.00%) Electronics
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) IT Support
2 3 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Home Automation
1 3 (25.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows 10
2 11 (91.67%) Windows 7
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ERP
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) MCSA
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) Avaya
4 1 (8.33%) Genesys