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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 59 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 6 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 1.28% - 0.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.41% - 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Average salary £30,000 - £17,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
111 102 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 23.77% 30.54% 27.00%
Number of salaries quoted 91 74 62
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 22 May 2015, 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (83.87%) Active Directory
3 25 (80.65%) ITIL
4 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
5 22 (70.97%) Windows XP
6 19 (61.29%) Windows 7
7 18 (58.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (58.06%) MS Exchange
8 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (48.39%) Finance
9 14 (45.16%) SLA
10 12 (38.71%) Process Management
10 12 (38.71%) Apple
10 12 (38.71%) Line Management
11 11 (35.48%) Problem Management
11 11 (35.48%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (32.26%) MobileIron
12 10 (32.26%) Service Delivery
12 10 (32.26%) Migration
13 9 (29.03%) PowerShell
14 7 (22.58%) Citrix
15 6 (19.35%) VMware
16 4 (12.90%) SCCM
16 4 (12.90%) Windows Vista
16 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
16 4 (12.90%) DHCP
16 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
16 4 (12.90%) DNS
17 3 (9.68%) A+ Certification
17 3 (9.68%) MS Office

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 18 (58.06%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) DHCP
1 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
1 4 (12.90%) DNS
2 2 (6.45%) VoIP
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
General
1 15 (48.39%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Advertising
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Team Leader
2 20 (64.52%) Support Team Leader
3 19 (61.29%) Desktop Team Leader
4 13 (41.94%) IT Support
5 11 (35.48%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 10 (32.26%) Desktop Support Team Leader
6 10 (32.26%) Desktop Support
7 9 (29.03%) Help Desk Team Lead
8 3 (9.68%) Support Specialist
8 3 (9.68%) IT Support Specialist
9 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
10 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
10 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 1 (3.23%) Senior Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (70.97%) Windows XP
3 19 (61.29%) Windows 7
4 18 (58.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (12.90%) Windows Vista
7 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) ITIL
2 12 (38.71%) Process Management
2 12 (38.71%) Line Management
3 11 (35.48%) Problem Management
4 10 (32.26%) Service Delivery
4 10 (32.26%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.45%) Operations Management
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) BCP
5 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.45%) Service Management
5 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.45%) Coaching
6 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) A+ Certification
1 3 (9.68%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (45.16%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (83.87%) Active Directory
2 11 (35.48%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.45%) vSphere
4 2 (6.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) SCOM
2 2 (6.45%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
2 12 (38.71%) Apple
3 10 (32.26%) MobileIron
4 7 (22.58%) Citrix
5 6 (19.35%) VMware
6 2 (6.45%) Sophos
6 2 (6.45%) HP
6 2 (6.45%) Dell
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco