The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 46 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 13 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 2.90% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.35% - -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Average salary £28,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
Windows 8
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Operating Systems Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
139 86 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 31.03% 22.87% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 84 65 86
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Bradford

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Bradford

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bradford region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
3 12 (85.71%) Windows XP
4 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
5 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
5 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
6 7 (50.00%) Finance
6 7 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (50.00%) ITIL
7 6 (42.86%) LAN
8 5 (35.71%) WAN
9 4 (28.57%) Citrix
9 4 (28.57%) Windows NT
9 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
9 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
9 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (28.57%) Apple
9 4 (28.57%) XenApp
10 3 (21.43%) MobileIron
10 3 (21.43%) SCCM
10 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
10 3 (21.43%) MCSE
10 3 (21.43%) MCSA
10 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (21.43%) MCITP
11 1 (7.14%) Operations Management
11 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
11 1 (7.14%) VMware
11 1 (7.14%) DHCP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bradford region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) LAN
2 5 (35.71%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) IT Support
2 5 (35.71%) Team Leader
3 4 (28.57%) Installation Technician
3 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Support Team Leader
4 3 (21.43%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Team Lead
5 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Field Service Engineer
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows XP
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Windows NT
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) MCSE
1 3 (21.43%) MCSA
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (21.43%) MCITP
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (28.57%) XenApp
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
2 4 (28.57%) Apple
3 3 (21.43%) MobileIron
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) VMware