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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 49 50 47
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 11 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 2.49% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.48% 1.39% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 1
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +92.30%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -6.15%
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
116 72 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 26.30% 19.51% 28.62%
Number of salaries quoted 84 50 74
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,700 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Salary Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Bradford

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 21 (87.50%) Windows XP
4 20 (83.33%) Active Directory
5 17 (70.83%) ITIL
6 14 (58.33%) Windows 7
7 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (54.17%) Finance
8 12 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (41.67%) Apple
9 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
10 9 (37.50%) MobileIron
10 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (33.33%) PowerShell
11 8 (33.33%) Problem Management
11 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
12 6 (25.00%) Citrix
12 6 (25.00%) XenApp
13 5 (20.83%) SLA
13 5 (20.83%) Process Management
13 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
13 5 (20.83%) Migration
13 5 (20.83%) Line Management
13 5 (20.83%) LAN
14 4 (16.67%) WAN
14 4 (16.67%) MCSE
14 4 (16.67%) MCSA
14 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (16.67%) MCITP
14 4 (16.67%) Windows NT

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) LAN
2 4 (16.67%) WAN
3 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) DNS
4 1 (4.17%) DHCP
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Team Leader
1 13 (54.17%) Support Team Leader
2 12 (50.00%) IT Support
3 8 (33.33%) Desktop Team Leader
4 6 (25.00%) Support Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) Desktop Support
5 5 (20.83%) Desktop Support Team Leader
6 4 (16.67%) Installation Technician
6 4 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) Help Desk Team Lead
7 3 (12.50%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (4.17%) Field Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Field Service Engineer
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (87.50%) Windows XP
3 14 (58.33%) Windows 7
4 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (16.67%) Windows NT
7 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) ITIL
2 8 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 5 (20.83%) Line Management
3 5 (20.83%) Process Management
3 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
3 5 (20.83%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) MCSE
1 4 (16.67%) MCSA
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (16.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (25.00%) XenApp
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) Apple
3 9 (37.50%) MobileIron
4 6 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (8.33%) VMware
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco