The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 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
England / Yorkshire
Rank 205 222 191
Rank change year-on-year +17 -31  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 23 33 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.43% 0.51% 1.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.16% 2.29% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 22 31 58
Median salary £22,000 £21,750 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.14% -20.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £18,100 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £28,750 £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 Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1065 1442 1723
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 20.13% 22.35% 23.50%
Number of salaries quoted 948 1193 1393
Median salary £35,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,200 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Yorkshire

Windows 8
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
West Yorkshire +18 19 £23,000 +4.54% 2
South Yorkshire +4 1 £21,000 -2.32% 1
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (88.68%) Windows 7
3 39 (73.58%) Active Directory
4 35 (66.04%) Microsoft
5 30 (56.60%) MS Office
6 28 (52.83%) Windows 10
7 27 (50.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (49.06%) Windows Server
9 22 (41.51%) SLA
10 21 (39.62%) ITIL
11 18 (33.96%) MS Exchange
11 18 (33.96%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (30.19%) MS Excel
13 13 (24.53%) Office 365
14 10 (18.87%) DNS
15 9 (16.98%) Hyper-V
15 9 (16.98%) Spreadsheet
16 8 (15.09%) Degree
16 8 (15.09%) VMware
16 8 (15.09%) Avaya
16 8 (15.09%) ERP
17 7 (13.21%) Windows XP
17 7 (13.21%) DHCP
17 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
17 7 (13.21%) Citrix
17 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
17 7 (13.21%) Wi-Fi
17 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
17 7 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2010
18 6 (11.32%) Skype for Business

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in 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 18 (33.96%) MS Exchange
2 7 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (11.32%) Skype for Business
4 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.66%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 30 (56.60%) MS Office
2 16 (30.19%) MS Excel
3 9 (16.98%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.89%) MS Project
4 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Dynamics GP
1 3 (5.66%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.53%) Office 365
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.87%) DNS
2 7 (13.21%) DHCP
2 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
2 7 (13.21%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (7.55%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (5.66%) MPLS
4 3 (5.66%) Skype
4 3 (5.66%) VoIP
5 2 (3.77%) LAN
5 2 (3.77%) VPN
5 2 (3.77%) WAN
5 2 (3.77%) Wireless
6 1 (1.89%) HTTP
6 1 (1.89%) Internet
6 1 (1.89%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.89%) SAN
6 1 (1.89%) SMTP
6 1 (1.89%) SSL
6 1 (1.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.89%) Big Data
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Fiddler
1 1 (1.89%) gulp
1 1 (1.89%) ReSharper
1 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (9.43%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.55%) Finance
3 3 (5.66%) Electronics
3 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.77%) Legal
5 1 (1.89%) French Language
5 1 (1.89%) German Language
5 1 (1.89%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.89%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (1.89%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.89%) Swedish Language
5 1 (1.89%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (45.28%) Support Engineer
2 17 (32.08%) IT Support
3 11 (20.75%) Analyst
4 9 (16.98%) Deskside Engineer
4 9 (16.98%) Deskside Support
4 9 (16.98%) Deskside Support Engineer
5 8 (15.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (15.09%) IT Engineer
6 7 (13.21%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (9.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) Desktop Support
7 5 (9.43%) IT Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Service Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Support Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Help Desk Support
8 4 (7.55%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) .NET
1 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (1.89%) CSS
1 1 (1.89%) CSS3
1 1 (1.89%) EDI
1 1 (1.89%) HTML
1 1 (1.89%) HTML5
1 1 (1.89%) JSON
1 1 (1.89%) REST
1 1 (1.89%) SOAP
1 1 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (1.89%) WCF
1 1 (1.89%) Web Services
1 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) Smartphone
3 3 (5.66%) Handset
3 3 (5.66%) Home Automation
3 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.66%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.89%) Fintech
4 1 (1.89%) iPhone
4 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (88.68%) Windows 7
3 28 (52.83%) Windows 10
4 27 (50.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (49.06%) Windows Server
6 18 (33.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (13.21%) Windows XP
8 4 (7.55%) Apple iOS
9 3 (5.66%) Android
9 3 (5.66%) Windows Phone
10 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
10 2 (3.77%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) ITIL
2 8 (15.09%) ERP
3 5 (9.43%) ITIL V3
4 4 (7.55%) Project Management
5 3 (5.66%) ITSM
5 3 (5.66%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.66%) Service Management
6 2 (3.77%) Case Management
6 2 (3.77%) Change Management
6 2 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.77%) Fault Analysis
6 2 (3.77%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.77%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.89%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.89%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.89%) Process Management
7 1 (1.89%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.89%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (1.89%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) C
2 1 (1.89%) C#
2 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Degree
2 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (9.43%) MCSA
4 2 (3.77%) MCITP
5 1 (1.89%) CCNA
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.89%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (41.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (73.58%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.98%) Hyper-V
3 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.77%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) DameWare
1 2 (3.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (66.04%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.09%) Avaya
2 8 (15.09%) VMware
3 7 (13.21%) Citrix
4 4 (7.55%) Apple
5 3 (5.66%) Cisco
5 3 (5.66%) Remedy
5 3 (5.66%) SAP
5 3 (5.66%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.89%) Dell
6 1 (1.89%) Genesys
6 1 (1.89%) HP
6 1 (1.89%) Symantec
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