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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 113 111 108
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 12 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.67% 0.74% 0.063%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.39% 2.27% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 1
Average salary £36,250 £29,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +28.88%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +8.33%
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
502 529 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 28.03% 32.80% 26.65%
Number of salaries quoted 426 473 364
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 1 October 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Bristol

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (74.29%) MS Exchange
2 26 (74.29%) Microsoft
2 26 (74.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (62.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (60.00%) Windows XP
5 20 (57.14%) DNS
5 20 (57.14%) VMware
6 19 (54.29%) Windows Vista
6 19 (54.29%) DHCP
7 18 (51.43%) vSphere
7 18 (51.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (45.71%) TCP/IP
8 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
8 16 (45.71%) Exchange Server 2003
9 13 (37.14%) Backup Exec
9 13 (37.14%) Windows 7
10 12 (34.29%) SCCM
11 11 (31.43%) VMware ESX
11 11 (31.43%) Identity Management
11 11 (31.43%) Windows 2000
11 11 (31.43%) Exchange Server 2000
11 11 (31.43%) Lync
12 10 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
12 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (25.71%) Symantec
13 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
13 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
14 8 (22.86%) McAfee ePO

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 26 (74.29%) MS Exchange
2 22 (62.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (45.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (31.43%) Exchange Server 2000
4 11 (31.43%) Lync
5 10 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (22.86%) SharePoint
7 5 (14.29%) IIS
7 5 (14.29%) MS Project Server
7 5 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (8.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS Office
3 2 (5.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (57.14%) DNS
2 19 (54.29%) DHCP
3 16 (45.71%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.43%) Firewall
5 3 (8.57%) Intranet
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (5.71%) LAN
6 2 (5.71%) WAN
7 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MSI
2 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) InstallShield
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.57%) Multimedia
3 2 (5.71%) Legal
3 2 (5.71%) Games
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) Analyst
3 9 (25.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Applications Packager
7 3 (8.57%) Developer
7 3 (8.57%) IT Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Windows 8 Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Graduate
9 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Consultant
9 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support
9 1 (2.86%) Junior
9 1 (2.86%) Junior Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) Application Packaging
2 4 (11.43%) OCX
3 2 (5.71%) WCF
3 2 (5.71%) WPF
3 2 (5.71%) Silverlight
3 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.71%) JSON
3 2 (5.71%) CSS
3 2 (5.71%) Web Services
3 2 (5.71%) XML
3 2 (5.71%) HTML
3 2 (5.71%) .NET
4 1 (2.86%) LINQ
4 1 (2.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (2.86%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Clustering
2 4 (11.43%) Blackberry
3 3 (8.57%) EqualLogic
4 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.71%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.86%) iPhone
5 1 (2.86%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (74.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (60.00%) Windows XP
4 19 (54.29%) Windows Vista
5 13 (37.14%) Windows 7
6 11 (31.43%) Windows 2000
7 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (8.57%) Linux
8 3 (8.57%) Android
8 3 (8.57%) CentOS
8 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (5.71%) Windows Phone
9 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
9 2 (5.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Identity Management
2 8 (22.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (14.29%) ITIL
3 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 5 (14.29%) Migration
3 5 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 5 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
3 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 4 (11.43%) Capacity Management
4 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
4 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
4 4 (11.43%) Project Planning
4 4 (11.43%) Asset Management
4 4 (11.43%) Service Management
5 3 (8.57%) Project Management
5 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity
5 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.57%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (5.71%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) VBScript
2 5 (14.29%) VB
3 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
4 3 (8.57%) C#
5 2 (5.71%) XAML
5 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
3 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
4 5 (14.29%) MCSE
4 5 (14.29%) MCITP
5 4 (11.43%) MCTS
5 4 (11.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (11.43%) MCP
6 1 (2.86%) Degree
6 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 18 (51.43%) vSphere
1 18 (51.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
3 11 (31.43%) VMware ESX
4 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 4 (11.43%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (8.57%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.86%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) Backup Exec
2 12 (34.29%) SCCM
3 8 (22.86%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (22.86%) NetBackup
3 8 (22.86%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (8.57%) WSUS
4 3 (8.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) Microsoft
2 20 (57.14%) VMware
3 9 (25.71%) Symantec
4 8 (22.86%) McAfee
5 5 (14.29%) HP
5 5 (14.29%) EMC
6 4 (11.43%) AppSense
6 4 (11.43%) Cisco
7 3 (8.57%) Dell
7 3 (8.57%) Juniper
7 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.86%) Oracle
8 1 (2.86%) Sophos
8 1 (2.86%) NetApp
8 1 (2.86%) Lotus
8 1 (2.86%) Altiris
8 1 (2.86%) WatchGuard
8 1 (2.86%) IronPort
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