The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 95 116 117
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 24 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.32% 0.062% 0.064%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.05% 0.20% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 19 1 1
Average salary £37,500 £28,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.92% +24.44%
UK excluding London average salary £28,750 £35,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -16.16%
Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
475 493 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 26.04% 30.47% 28.32%
Number of salaries quoted 386 462 394
Average salary £37,500 £34,250 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.48% +1.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows 8
South West

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Bristol

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Bristol

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 24 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 22 (55.00%) Windows XP
4 22 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (52.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (50.00%) DNS
7 19 (47.50%) DHCP
7 19 (47.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (42.50%) VMware
8 17 (42.50%) Windows Vista
9 16 (40.00%) TCP/IP
9 16 (40.00%) vSphere
9 16 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (37.50%) Active Directory
11 14 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2003
12 13 (32.50%) Windows 7
13 11 (27.50%) Backup Exec
14 10 (25.00%) VMware ESX
14 10 (25.00%) Identity Management
14 10 (25.00%) SCCM
14 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
14 10 (25.00%) Windows 2000
14 10 (25.00%) Lync
15 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
15 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
16 8 (20.00%) Symantec
17 7 (17.50%) McAfee
17 7 (17.50%) Norton AntiVirus
17 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 24 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 21 (52.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
4 10 (25.00%) Lync
5 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (7.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (7.50%) IIS
7 3 (7.50%) MS Project Server
7 3 (7.50%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
9 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (50.00%) DNS
2 19 (47.50%) DHCP
3 16 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.00%) Firewall
5 3 (7.50%) Intranet
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (5.00%) LAN
6 2 (5.00%) WAN
6 2 (5.00%) VPN
7 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MSI
2 1 (2.50%) InstallShield
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
3 3 (7.50%) Multimedia
4 2 (5.00%) Games
4 2 (5.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.50%) Military
5 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Junior Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Applications Packager
5 4 (10.00%) Junior
6 3 (7.50%) IT Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Support Assistant
6 3 (7.50%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.50%) IT Support Assistant
6 3 (7.50%) IT Assistant
6 3 (7.50%) IT Support
7 2 (5.00%) Junior C# Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.00%) Junior Software Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) OCX
2 3 (7.50%) LINQ
2 3 (7.50%) Application Packaging
2 3 (7.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (7.50%) Reactive Extensions
2 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Clustering
1 4 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.50%) EqualLogic
3 2 (5.00%) Xbox
3 2 (5.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.50%) iPhone
4 1 (2.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (55.00%) Windows XP
2 22 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (47.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (42.50%) Windows Vista
5 13 (32.50%) Windows 7
6 10 (25.00%) Windows 2000
7 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (10.00%) Windows Phone
9 3 (7.50%) Linux
9 3 (7.50%) CentOS
9 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 7 (17.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.50%) Project Management
5 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.50%) ITIL
5 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
5 3 (7.50%) Project Planning
5 3 (7.50%) Refactoring
5 3 (7.50%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (7.50%) Asset Management
5 3 (7.50%) Business Continuity
5 3 (7.50%) Migration
5 3 (7.50%) Service Management
5 3 (7.50%) MVC
5 3 (7.50%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) C#
1 7 (17.50%) VB
2 6 (15.00%) VBScript
3 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.00%) MCITP
4 4 (10.00%) MCSE
5 3 (7.50%) MCP
5 3 (7.50%) Degree
5 3 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (7.50%) MCTS
6 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (40.00%) vSphere
1 16 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 10 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 4 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (7.50%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (27.50%) Backup Exec
2 10 (25.00%) SCCM
3 7 (17.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (17.50%) NetBackup
3 7 (17.50%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (7.50%) WSUS
4 3 (7.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 28 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (42.50%) VMware
3 8 (20.00%) Symantec
4 7 (17.50%) McAfee
5 5 (12.50%) Cisco
6 4 (10.00%) AppSense
7 3 (7.50%) Juniper
7 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
7 3 (7.50%) HP
7 3 (7.50%) Dell
7 3 (7.50%) EMC
8 1 (2.50%) NetApp
8 1 (2.50%) Lotus
8 1 (2.50%) Sophos
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle
8 1 (2.50%) WatchGuard
8 1 (2.50%) IronPort
8 1 (2.50%) Altiris