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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 97 110 95
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 35 17 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.97% 0.90% 1.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.77% 3.73% 6.51%
Number of salaries quoted 32 17 13
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.50%
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
517 456 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 29.08% 24.03% 23.86%
Number of salaries quoted 481 406 353
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 £27,500 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
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 13 February 2016.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Bristol

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (43.86%) Active Directory
2 25 (43.86%) Android
2 25 (43.86%) Apple iOS
3 21 (36.84%) Windows 7
3 21 (36.84%) Windows Phone
4 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (35.09%) Software Engineering
4 20 (35.09%) C#
5 18 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 16 (28.07%) XAML
6 16 (28.07%) Unit Testing
6 16 (28.07%) System Testing
6 16 (28.07%) MVVM
6 16 (28.07%) Xamarin
6 16 (28.07%) Android Development
6 16 (28.07%) iOS Development
7 15 (26.32%) Degree
8 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (22.81%) VMware
9 13 (22.81%) Windows Server
10 12 (21.05%) Mobile Development
10 12 (21.05%) Xbox
10 12 (21.05%) Games
11 11 (19.30%) ITIL
11 11 (19.30%) Windows XP
11 11 (19.30%) MS Exchange
11 11 (19.30%) Test Automation
11 11 (19.30%) TDD
11 11 (19.30%) Pair Programming

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 11 (19.30%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2000
2 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (10.53%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
1 9 (15.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.54%) DHCP
1 10 (17.54%) DNS
1 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
2 7 (12.28%) Firewall
3 2 (3.51%) VPN
4 1 (1.75%) LAN
4 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) MongoDB
1 5 (8.77%) MySQL
1 5 (8.77%) NoSQL
General
1 12 (21.05%) Games
2 10 (17.54%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.77%) Law
4 1 (1.75%) Back Office
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Finance
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (43.86%) Developer
2 16 (28.07%) Software Developer
3 15 (26.32%) Applications Developer
3 15 (26.32%) Applications Engineer
3 15 (26.32%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 15 (26.32%) Software Engineer
4 9 (15.79%) C# Developer
4 9 (15.79%) C# Software Developer
5 8 (14.04%) C# Application Developer
5 8 (14.04%) C# Software Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 6 (10.53%) Team Leader
7 5 (8.77%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (8.77%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 5 (8.77%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (8.77%) Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) Programmer
7 5 (8.77%) Support Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) JSON
2 7 (12.28%) .NET
3 5 (8.77%) RESTful
3 5 (8.77%) Web Services
4 4 (7.02%) Dalvik
4 4 (7.02%) Entity Framework
4 4 (7.02%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Xbox
2 9 (15.79%) Digital Media
3 8 (14.04%) Blackberry
4 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.02%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (43.86%) Android
2 25 (43.86%) Apple iOS
3 21 (36.84%) Windows 7
3 21 (36.84%) Windows Phone
4 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (22.81%) Windows Server
6 11 (19.30%) Windows XP
7 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (14.04%) Windows 10
9 6 (10.53%) Windows 2000
9 6 (10.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (35.09%) Software Engineering
2 16 (28.07%) Android Development
2 16 (28.07%) iOS Development
2 16 (28.07%) MVVM
2 16 (28.07%) System Testing
2 16 (28.07%) Unit Testing
3 12 (21.05%) Mobile Development
4 11 (19.30%) ITIL
4 11 (19.30%) Pair Programming
4 11 (19.30%) SDLC
4 11 (19.30%) TDD
4 11 (19.30%) Test Automation
5 10 (17.54%) Document Management
6 5 (8.77%) Identity Management
7 4 (7.02%) Case Management
8 3 (5.26%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.26%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.09%) C#
2 16 (28.07%) XAML
3 9 (15.79%) Java
4 5 (8.77%) Clojure
4 5 (8.77%) Haskell
4 5 (8.77%) Scala
5 4 (7.02%) Objective-C
5 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) Degree
2 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
2 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.02%) A+ Certification
3 4 (7.02%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (5.26%) MCP
5 1 (1.75%) MCSA
5 1 (1.75%) MCSE
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (43.86%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.53%) VMware ESX
3 6 (10.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) Backup Exec
2 6 (10.53%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (10.53%) NetBackup
2 6 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 16 (28.07%) Xamarin
3 13 (22.81%) VMware
4 6 (10.53%) Intel Security
4 6 (10.53%) Symantec
5 1 (1.75%) Citrix
5 1 (1.75%) Veeam
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