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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 102 109 107
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 18 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.99% 0.32% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.73% 0.99% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 2
Average salary £35,000 £29,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% +28.88%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -4.41%
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
483 503 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 26.61% 31.98% 28.63%
Number of salaries quoted 403 467 387
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
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 29 August 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Bristol

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (71.05%) Microsoft
3 24 (63.16%) Windows XP
3 24 (63.16%) MS Exchange
3 24 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (55.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (52.63%) DNS
5 20 (52.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (50.00%) DHCP
6 19 (50.00%) VMware
6 19 (50.00%) Windows Vista
7 18 (47.37%) vSphere
7 18 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2003
8 16 (42.11%) TCP/IP
9 14 (36.84%) Active Directory
10 13 (34.21%) Backup Exec
11 11 (28.95%) VMware ESX
11 11 (28.95%) Identity Management
11 11 (28.95%) Windows 2000
11 11 (28.95%) Exchange Server 2000
11 11 (28.95%) Windows 7
11 11 (28.95%) Lync
12 10 (26.32%) SCCM
13 9 (23.68%) Finance
13 9 (23.68%) Symantec
13 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
14 8 (21.05%) McAfee ePO
14 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
14 8 (21.05%) McAfee

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (63.16%) MS Exchange
2 20 (52.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (28.95%) Exchange Server 2000
4 11 (28.95%) Lync
5 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
7 3 (7.89%) MS Project Server
7 3 (7.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (7.89%) IIS
7 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
9 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 7 (18.42%) MS Office
3 2 (5.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (52.63%) DNS
2 19 (50.00%) DHCP
3 16 (42.11%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.53%) Firewall
5 3 (7.89%) Intranet
5 3 (7.89%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (5.26%) LAN
6 2 (5.26%) WAN
7 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MSI
2 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.63%) InstallShield
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Games
3 3 (7.89%) Multimedia
3 3 (7.89%) Marketing
3 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.26%) Legal
4 2 (5.26%) Retail
5 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Applications Packager
7 3 (7.89%) IT Manager
7 3 (7.89%) Support Assistant
7 3 (7.89%) IT Support Assistant
7 3 (7.89%) IT Assistant
7 3 (7.89%) IT Support
8 2 (5.26%) Windows 8 Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Team Leader
8 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Graduate
9 1 (2.63%) Desktop Support
9 1 (2.63%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) OCX
2 3 (7.89%) Application Packaging
3 2 (5.26%) WCF
3 2 (5.26%) WPF
3 2 (5.26%) Silverlight
3 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.26%) JSON
3 2 (5.26%) HTML
3 2 (5.26%) .NET
3 2 (5.26%) CSS
3 2 (5.26%) Web Services
3 2 (5.26%) XML
4 1 (2.63%) LINQ
4 1 (2.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (2.63%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Blackberry
1 4 (10.53%) Clustering
2 3 (7.89%) EqualLogic
3 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) Xbox
4 1 (2.63%) iPad
4 1 (2.63%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (63.16%) Windows XP
2 24 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (55.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (50.00%) Windows Vista
5 11 (28.95%) Windows 7
5 11 (28.95%) Windows 2000
6 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (10.53%) Windows Phone
8 3 (7.89%) Android
8 3 (7.89%) CentOS
8 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (7.89%) Linux
9 2 (5.26%) Mac OS X
9 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Identity Management
2 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.53%) Service Management
4 4 (10.53%) Asset Management
4 4 (10.53%) Project Planning
4 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 4 (10.53%) Data Protection
4 4 (10.53%) Capacity Management
5 3 (7.89%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (7.89%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.89%) Migration
5 3 (7.89%) Business Continuity
5 3 (7.89%) Project Management
5 3 (7.89%) ITIL
5 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.26%) OO
6 2 (5.26%) OOD
6 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) VB
2 6 (15.79%) VBScript
3 5 (13.16%) C#
4 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.26%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 5 (13.16%) MCITP
4 5 (13.16%) MCSE
5 4 (10.53%) MCP
5 4 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (10.53%) MCTS
6 1 (2.63%) Degree
6 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 18 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
1 18 (47.37%) vSphere
2 14 (36.84%) Active Directory
3 11 (28.95%) VMware ESX
4 4 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (7.89%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (34.21%) Backup Exec
2 10 (26.32%) SCCM
3 8 (21.05%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (21.05%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (21.05%) NetBackup
4 3 (7.89%) WSUS
4 3 (7.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 27 (71.05%) Microsoft
2 19 (50.00%) VMware
3 9 (23.68%) Symantec
4 8 (21.05%) McAfee
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco
5 4 (10.53%) AppSense
6 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.89%) HP
6 3 (7.89%) Dell
6 3 (7.89%) EMC
6 3 (7.89%) Juniper
7 1 (2.63%) NetApp
7 1 (2.63%) Lotus
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle
7 1 (2.63%) Sophos
7 1 (2.63%) Altiris
7 1 (2.63%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.63%) IronPort