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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 113 102 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 16 23 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.82% 1.30% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.63% 5.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 0
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
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
441 435 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 22.71% 24.52% 24.67%
Number of salaries quoted 390 368 349
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 26 January 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Bristol

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
4 10 (41.67%) C#
4 10 (41.67%) XAML
4 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (41.67%) TDD
4 10 (41.67%) MVVM
4 10 (41.67%) Windows Phone
5 8 (33.33%) Xamarin
5 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 8 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 8 (33.33%) Pair Programming
5 8 (33.33%) Degree
5 8 (33.33%) System Testing
5 8 (33.33%) VMware
5 8 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 7 (29.17%) Windows Vista
6 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
7 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
8 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (16.67%) vSphere
9 4 (16.67%) Backup Exec
9 4 (16.67%) DHCP
9 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 4 (16.67%) DNS
9 4 (16.67%) HP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (8.33%) MS Project Server
4 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (8.33%) Lync
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (8.33%) IIS
4 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
2 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (8.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) DHCP
1 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Games
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Service Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Windows 8 Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support
7 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) CSS
1 2 (8.33%) Web Services
1 2 (8.33%) XML
1 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (8.33%) JSON
1 2 (8.33%) Application Packaging
1 2 (8.33%) WCF
1 2 (8.33%) WPF
1 2 (8.33%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Clustering
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
1 2 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Windows Phone
3 8 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Vista
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.33%) Android
6 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
6 2 (8.33%) Linux
6 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (41.67%) TDD
1 10 (41.67%) MVVM
2 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 8 (33.33%) Pair Programming
2 8 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 8 (33.33%) System Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Identity Management
3 2 (8.33%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.33%) OO
3 2 (8.33%) OOD
3 2 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (8.33%) Web Development
3 2 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) C#
1 10 (41.67%) XAML
2 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) VBScript
3 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.17%) MCTS
3 1 (4.17%) MCITP
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) MCP
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
2 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
4 4 (16.67%) vSphere
5 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (8.33%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (8.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) VMware
2 8 (33.33%) Xamarin
3 4 (16.67%) HP
4 3 (12.50%) McAfee
5 2 (8.33%) EMC
5 2 (8.33%) Symantec
5 2 (8.33%) Veeam
5 2 (8.33%) 3PAR
6 1 (4.17%) Altiris
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix
6 1 (4.17%) Lotus
6 1 (4.17%) Sophos
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle
6 1 (4.17%) IBM
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago