The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 112 96 125
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +29
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 15 24 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.79% 1.41% 0.058%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.20% 6.20% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 1
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -13.79%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
Windows 8
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
469 387 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 24.58% 22.67% 22.74%
Number of salaries quoted 413 323 348
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 February 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Bristol

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 10 (41.67%) VMware
4 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (37.50%) TDD
4 9 (37.50%) XAML
4 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 9 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 9 (37.50%) C#
4 9 (37.50%) Windows Vista
4 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (37.50%) MVVM
4 9 (37.50%) Windows Phone
5 8 (33.33%) Degree
5 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (33.33%) Xamarin
5 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 8 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 8 (33.33%) System Testing
5 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 8 (33.33%) Pair Programming
6 6 (25.00%) Backup Exec
6 6 (25.00%) McAfee
6 6 (25.00%) Firewall
6 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (25.00%) DHCP
6 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (25.00%) DNS
6 6 (25.00%) Windows 7

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2000
2 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (20.83%) Lync
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (8.33%) IIS
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) MS Project Server
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) DHCP
1 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (25.00%) DNS
1 6 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 8 Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Server Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.17%) WCF
2 1 (4.17%) WPF
2 1 (4.17%) Silverlight
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Windows XP
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Vista
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Phone
3 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (20.83%) Windows 2000
5 2 (8.33%) Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (37.50%) TDD
1 9 (37.50%) MVVM
2 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 8 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 8 (33.33%) System Testing
2 8 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 5 (20.83%) Identity Management
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.17%) OO
5 1 (4.17%) OOD
5 1 (4.17%) Web Development
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) C#
1 9 (37.50%) XAML
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (25.00%) vSphere
3 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
3 5 (20.83%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 5 (20.83%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (20.83%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (20.83%) NetBackup
3 2 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (8.33%) SCCM
4 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) VMware
3 8 (33.33%) Xamarin
4 6 (25.00%) McAfee
5 5 (20.83%) Symantec
6 4 (16.67%) HP
7 2 (8.33%) EMC
7 2 (8.33%) Veeam
7 2 (8.33%) 3PAR
8 1 (4.17%) IBM
8 1 (4.17%) Citrix
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