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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 127 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 11 18 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.54% 0.95% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.23% 3.07% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 0
Average salary £37,000 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -6.15%
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
493 587 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 24.37% 31.11% 25.99%
Number of salaries quoted 408 502 359
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,550 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,500 £47,500
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 28 November 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Bristol

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
4 16 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (46.43%) Windows XP
5 13 (46.43%) VMware
6 12 (42.86%) Windows Vista
6 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (39.29%) DNS
8 10 (35.71%) DHCP
8 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (35.71%) vSphere
9 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
9 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
9 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (28.57%) Backup Exec
11 7 (25.00%) HP
11 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
12 6 (21.43%) SLA
12 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
12 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
12 6 (21.43%) C#
12 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (21.43%) Finance
12 6 (21.43%) SCCM
13 5 (17.86%) Application Packaging

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 16 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
5 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2000
5 5 (17.86%) MS Project Server
5 5 (17.86%) IIS
5 5 (17.86%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (17.86%) Lync
6 3 (10.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
8 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.29%) MS Office
3 2 (7.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) DNS
2 10 (35.71%) DHCP
3 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.57%) SAN
5 1 (3.57%) Intranet
5 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Games
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
6 3 (10.71%) C# Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Windows 8 Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Graduate C# Developer
8 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Junior C# Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Application Packaging
2 2 (7.14%) WCF
2 2 (7.14%) WPF
2 2 (7.14%) Silverlight
2 2 (7.14%) HTML
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) CSS
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
2 2 (7.14%) XML
2 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 2 (7.14%) JSON
3 1 (3.57%) LINQ
3 1 (3.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (3.57%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Clustering
2 4 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 3 (10.71%) EqualLogic
4 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.14%) Data Structures
4 2 (7.14%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.57%) iPad
5 1 (3.57%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (46.43%) Windows XP
4 12 (42.86%) Windows Vista
5 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
7 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (17.86%) Windows Phone
7 5 (17.86%) Linux
7 5 (17.86%) Windows 2000
8 3 (10.71%) Android
8 3 (10.71%) CentOS
8 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (7.14%) Mac OS X
9 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.86%) TDD
2 5 (17.86%) Migration
2 5 (17.86%) Incident Management
2 5 (17.86%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
2 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (17.86%) Identity Management
2 5 (17.86%) Network Load Balancing
2 5 (17.86%) MVVM
3 4 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 4 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 4 (14.29%) Service Management
3 4 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 4 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 4 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 3 (10.71%) Pair Programming
4 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) C#
2 5 (17.86%) XAML
3 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) VBScript
4 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (14.29%) MCTS
2 4 (14.29%) MCITP
2 4 (14.29%) MCP
2 4 (14.29%) MCSE
2 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) Degree
3 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (35.71%) vSphere
4 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (17.86%) VMware ESX
6 3 (10.71%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Backup Exec
2 6 (21.43%) SCCM
3 4 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (14.29%) NetBackup
4 2 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
5 1 (3.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 13 (46.43%) VMware
3 7 (25.00%) HP
4 5 (17.86%) EMC
5 4 (14.29%) Symantec
5 4 (14.29%) McAfee
6 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
6 3 (10.71%) Dell
6 3 (10.71%) Cisco
6 3 (10.71%) Xamarin
7 2 (7.14%) Veeam
7 2 (7.14%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.57%) Altiris
8 1 (3.57%) IronPort
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle
8 1 (3.57%) Sophos
8 1 (3.57%) IBM
8 1 (3.57%) Citrix
8 1 (3.57%) Juniper
8 1 (3.57%) Lotus
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