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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 109 101 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 35 23 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.79% 1.20% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.24% 4.82% -
Number of salaries quoted 27 17 0
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £28,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -13.84%
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
561 477 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 28.67% 24.88% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 509 389 424
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Bristol

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 22 (42.31%) Windows Phone
4 21 (40.38%) MS Office
5 20 (38.46%) Android
5 20 (38.46%) Apple iOS
6 18 (34.62%) MVVM
6 18 (34.62%) Xamarin
6 18 (34.62%) Unit Testing
6 18 (34.62%) System Testing
6 18 (34.62%) XAML
6 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (34.62%) C#
6 18 (34.62%) Windows XP
7 17 (32.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (32.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (30.77%) Android Development
8 16 (30.77%) iOS Development
9 14 (26.92%) Xbox
9 14 (26.92%) SDLC
9 14 (26.92%) Software Engineering
9 14 (26.92%) Games
9 14 (26.92%) TCP/IP
10 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 13 (25.00%) TDD
10 13 (25.00%) Pair Programming
10 13 (25.00%) Degree
10 13 (25.00%) Test Automation
10 13 (25.00%) Windows 7
11 12 (23.08%) VMware

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 12 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 9 (17.31%) WorkSite
3 8 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (9.62%) Lync
4 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2000
4 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (7.69%) IIS
5 4 (7.69%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (40.38%) MS Office
2 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.92%) TCP/IP
2 10 (19.23%) DHCP
2 10 (19.23%) DNS
3 9 (17.31%) VPN
4 7 (13.46%) Firewall
5 4 (7.69%) Telnet
5 4 (7.69%) FTP
5 4 (7.69%) VoIP
6 3 (5.77%) ADSL
7 2 (3.85%) SAN
8 1 (1.92%) DMZ
8 1 (1.92%) Internet
8 1 (1.92%) Wireless
8 1 (1.92%) LAN
8 1 (1.92%) WLAN
8 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (7.69%) MySQL
3 4 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.69%) MS Access
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 14 (26.92%) Games
2 9 (17.31%) Law
3 3 (5.77%) Finance
4 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.92%) Military
5 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) Developer
2 18 (34.62%) Software Developer
3 10 (19.23%) Analyst
3 10 (19.23%) Applications Developer
3 10 (19.23%) Software Engineer
4 9 (17.31%) Support Analyst
4 9 (17.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (15.38%) Help Desk Analyst
5 8 (15.38%) Deskside Support
5 8 (15.38%) Deskside Analyst
5 8 (15.38%) Deskside Support Analyst
5 8 (15.38%) Help Desk Support
5 8 (15.38%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 6 (11.54%) Senior Software Developer
6 6 (11.54%) Senior Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Support Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Lead Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Lead Software Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Lead Software Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Software Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) .NET
2 4 (7.69%) Web Services
2 4 (7.69%) JSON
2 4 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) Xbox
2 2 (3.85%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) Handset
3 1 (1.92%) Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.92%) iPhone
3 1 (1.92%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.92%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (42.31%) Windows Phone
3 20 (38.46%) Android
3 20 (38.46%) Apple iOS
4 18 (34.62%) Windows XP
5 17 (32.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (32.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (13.46%) Windows Vista
9 5 (9.62%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.92%) Solaris
10 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (34.62%) Unit Testing
1 18 (34.62%) System Testing
1 18 (34.62%) MVVM
2 16 (30.77%) Android Development
2 16 (30.77%) iOS Development
3 14 (26.92%) SDLC
3 14 (26.92%) Software Engineering
4 13 (25.00%) TDD
4 13 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 13 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (15.38%) Document Management
6 5 (9.62%) Identity Management
7 4 (7.69%) Software Deployment
8 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Office Automation
8 3 (5.77%) Office Automation
9 1 (1.92%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (1.92%) Protective Monitoring
9 1 (1.92%) Workflow
9 1 (1.92%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) C#
1 18 (34.62%) XAML
2 4 (7.69%) Java
2 4 (7.69%) SQL
2 4 (7.69%) Clojure
3 3 (5.77%) Haskell
3 3 (5.77%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) MCSE
2 1 (1.92%) MCSA
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.92%) A+ Certification
2 1 (1.92%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (1.92%) MCTS
System Software
1 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
1 7 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (13.46%) vSphere
2 5 (9.62%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.92%) Postfix
3 1 (1.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (9.62%) NetBackup
1 5 (9.62%) Backup Exec
1 5 (9.62%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 18 (34.62%) Xamarin
3 12 (23.08%) VMware
4 9 (17.31%) HP
5 8 (15.38%) Hummingbird
5 8 (15.38%) OpenText
5 8 (15.38%) Meridio
6 5 (9.62%) Symantec
6 5 (9.62%) McAfee
7 4 (7.69%) Cisco
8 2 (3.85%) Dell
9 1 (1.92%) Avaya
9 1 (1.92%) Nokia
9 1 (1.92%) Polycom
9 1 (1.92%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.92%) LexisNexis
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