The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Windows 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
South West / Bristol
Rank 124 95 115
Rank change year-on-year -29 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 6 40 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.33% 2.16% 0.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.94% 9.17% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3 38 10
Median salary £20,500 £26,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.64% -35.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,300 £22,000 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -5.66% -3.63%  

Windows 8 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 310 436 467
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 17.11% 23.54% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 252 406 402
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 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 in Bristol.

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Bristol

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) MS Office
2 10 (76.92%) ITIL
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
4 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
4 8 (61.54%) MCP
5 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
5 7 (53.85%) Windows XP
5 7 (53.85%) LAN
5 7 (53.85%) WAN
5 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (53.85%) Windows Vista
6 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
7 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (23.08%) CCNP
8 3 (23.08%) CCNA
9 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (15.38%) MCSE
9 2 (15.38%) SCCM
9 2 (15.38%) Legal
9 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
10 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
10 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
10 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
10 1 (7.69%) Windows 10

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
2 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (76.92%) MS Office
2 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) LAN
1 7 (53.85%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
General
1 2 (15.38%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Support Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Desktop Support
2 7 (53.85%) IT Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) IT Support
2 7 (53.85%) IT Support Engineer
3 6 (46.15%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (46.15%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 5 (38.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (38.46%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (38.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (38.46%) Network Engineer
4 5 (38.46%) Network Support
4 5 (38.46%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (38.46%) Wintel Engineer
4 5 (38.46%) Wintel Support
4 5 (38.46%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 4 (30.77%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (30.77%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (30.77%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 4 (30.77%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.69%) Handset
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Vista
4 7 (53.85%) Windows XP
5 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.69%) Information Security
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
2 1 (7.69%) ITSM
2 1 (7.69%) OpenUP
2 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
2 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.69%) Service Management
2 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) MCP
2 3 (23.08%) CCNA
2 3 (23.08%) CCNP
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (15.38%) MCSE
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) HNC
4 1 (7.69%) HND
4 1 (7.69%) MBCS
4 1 (7.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Mitel
2 1 (7.69%) Red Box
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £17,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 18 days ago