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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 105 109 131
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +22
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 19 20 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.95% 1.00% 0.054%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.92% 4.12% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 1
Average salary £42,500 £23,750 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+78.94% -18.10%
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
485 485 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 24.21% 24.18% 23.85%
Number of salaries quoted 414 412 397
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £52,500
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 17 April 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Bristol

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
3 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (44.12%) MS Office
5 13 (38.24%) Windows XP
6 12 (35.29%) Windows 7
7 11 (32.35%) VMware
8 10 (29.41%) HP
8 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (26.47%) Windows Vista
9 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
10 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
10 8 (23.53%) C#
10 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
10 8 (23.53%) Law
10 8 (23.53%) XAML
10 8 (23.53%) Degree
10 8 (23.53%) WorkSite
10 8 (23.53%) Unit Testing
10 8 (23.53%) System Testing
10 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (23.53%) TDD
10 8 (23.53%) Pair Programming
10 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (23.53%) Xamarin
10 8 (23.53%) Windows Phone
10 8 (23.53%) Test Automation
10 8 (23.53%) MVVM
11 7 (20.59%) vSphere

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (23.53%) MS Exchange
1 8 (23.53%) WorkSite
1 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (14.71%) Lync
2 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2000
2 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (44.12%) MS Office
2 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) IaaS
2 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) DHCP
1 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
1 7 (20.59%) DNS
1 7 (20.59%) Firewall
2 3 (8.82%) SAN
3 1 (2.94%) Internet
3 1 (2.94%) VPN
3 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (23.53%) Law
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Software Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Support Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Help Desk Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Help Desk Support
3 7 (20.59%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Deskside Support
3 7 (20.59%) Deskside Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Deskside Support Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) IT Support
6 3 (8.82%) IT Support Assistant
6 3 (8.82%) IT Assistant
6 3 (8.82%) Service Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Support Assistant
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
1 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.94%) Handset
1 1 (2.94%) Replication
1 1 (2.94%) Clustering
1 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
1 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (2.94%) iPhone
1 1 (2.94%) iPad
1 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (38.24%) Windows XP
4 12 (35.29%) Windows 7
5 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (26.47%) Windows Vista
7 8 (23.53%) Windows Phone
8 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (14.71%) Windows 2000
10 3 (8.82%) Linux
11 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (23.53%) TDD
1 8 (23.53%) Pair Programming
1 8 (23.53%) Unit Testing
1 8 (23.53%) System Testing
1 8 (23.53%) Test Automation
1 8 (23.53%) MVVM
2 7 (20.59%) Document Management
3 5 (14.71%) Identity Management
4 1 (2.94%) Practice Management
4 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL
4 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.94%) Change Management
4 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.94%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (2.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) C#
1 8 (23.53%) XAML
2 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 7 (20.59%) vSphere
4 5 (14.71%) VMware ESX
5 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.94%) Postfix
6 1 (2.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Backup Exec
2 5 (14.71%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (14.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (14.71%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 11 (32.35%) VMware
3 10 (29.41%) HP
4 8 (23.53%) Xamarin
5 7 (20.59%) Meridio
5 7 (20.59%) Hummingbird
5 7 (20.59%) OpenText
6 6 (17.65%) McAfee
7 5 (14.71%) Symantec
8 2 (5.88%) Dell
8 2 (5.88%) Veeam
8 2 (5.88%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.94%) Polycom
9 1 (2.94%) LexisNexis
9 1 (2.94%) Citrix
9 1 (2.94%) Avaya
9 1 (2.94%) Nokia
9 1 (2.94%) IBM
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