The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 187 154 169
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +15
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 27 73 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.60% 1.44% 0.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.04% 5.74% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 20 60 47
Median salary £26,250 £27,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,700 £47,750 £46,600
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £27,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -1.78%
Windows 8
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1326 1272 1612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.56% 25.09% 28.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1139 976 1242
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Berkshire region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Berkshire

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Windows 8
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wokingham -11 6 £25,000 - 2
Maidenhead -1 4 £36,500 -51.33%
Reading -20 4 - - 3
Thatcham - 4 £26,500 -
Hungerford -10 2 £23,250 +5.68%
Slough -5 1 £26,500 +3.92%
Bracknell -9 1 £47,000 +70.90%
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 47 (74.60%) Active Directory
4 40 (63.49%) Microsoft
5 35 (55.56%) MS Excel
6 34 (53.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (49.21%) Windows 10
8 30 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (44.44%) MS Office
10 26 (41.27%) VMware
10 26 (41.27%) Windows Server
11 23 (36.51%) DNS
12 20 (31.75%) VMware Infrastructure
13 17 (26.98%) Apple
13 17 (26.98%) MS Exchange
13 17 (26.98%) DHCP
14 16 (25.40%) SCCM
15 15 (23.81%) SQL Server
16 13 (20.63%) Hyper-V
16 13 (20.63%) ITIL
16 13 (20.63%) SharePoint
16 13 (20.63%) Windows XP
16 13 (20.63%) SLA
17 12 (19.05%) Mac OS X
17 12 (19.05%) Service Delivery
18 11 (17.46%) HP
19 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Certification
19 10 (15.87%) MCP
19 10 (15.87%) Migration
19 10 (15.87%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 17 (26.98%) MS Exchange
2 13 (20.63%) SharePoint
3 10 (15.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (15.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (12.70%) Skype for Business
5 3 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.76%) IIS
6 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.59%) CMS
7 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 35 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 28 (44.44%) MS Office
3 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) Office 365
2 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.17%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (36.51%) DNS
2 17 (26.98%) DHCP
3 8 (12.70%) SAN
4 7 (11.11%) Firewall
4 7 (11.11%) Wireless
5 6 (9.52%) VPN
6 5 (7.94%) Skype
6 5 (7.94%) TCP/IP
7 4 (6.35%) SNMP
8 3 (4.76%) MPLS
8 3 (4.76%) NetScaler
9 2 (3.17%) NAS
10 1 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.59%) Extranet
10 1 (1.59%) Internet
10 1 (1.59%) Intranet
10 1 (1.59%) LAN
10 1 (1.59%) Network Security
10 1 (1.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.17%) MS Access
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.59%) MSI
1 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.35%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.76%) Publishing
4 2 (3.17%) Billing
4 2 (3.17%) Electronics
4 2 (3.17%) Legal
4 2 (3.17%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (39.68%) Support Engineer
2 20 (31.75%) 2nd Line Support
3 15 (23.81%) IT Support
4 14 (22.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 14 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 13 (20.63%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 13 (20.63%) Analyst
5 13 (20.63%) Support Analyst
6 12 (19.05%) 1st Line Support
6 12 (19.05%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 11 (17.46%) 1st Line Engineer
7 11 (17.46%) Desktop Engineer
7 11 (17.46%) Desktop Support
7 11 (17.46%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 10 (15.87%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 9 (14.29%) IT Engineer
9 9 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
9 9 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
10 8 (12.70%) IT Support Engineer
11 7 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) .NET
1 5 (7.94%) XMPP
2 3 (4.76%) Web Services
3 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.59%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Smartphone
2 5 (7.94%) Clustering
3 4 (6.35%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.35%) Replication
4 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.76%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.17%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.59%) Handset
6 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 34 (53.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (49.21%) Windows 10
5 30 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (41.27%) Windows Server
7 13 (20.63%) Windows XP
8 12 (19.05%) Mac OS X
9 7 (11.11%) Android
9 7 (11.11%) Apple iOS
10 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (9.52%) Windows Vista
11 4 (6.35%) Linux
11 4 (6.35%) Mac OS
11 4 (6.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.63%) ITIL
2 12 (19.05%) Service Delivery
3 10 (15.87%) Migration
4 6 (9.52%) Network Management
5 5 (7.94%) Asset Management
5 5 (7.94%) Patch Management
6 4 (6.35%) Logistics
6 4 (6.35%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (6.35%) Performance Management
6 4 (6.35%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (6.35%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 3 (4.76%) Project Management
8 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.17%) DevOps
8 2 (3.17%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (3.17%) E-Discovery
8 2 (3.17%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.59%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.59%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.59%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) SQL
2 2 (3.17%) C#
2 2 (3.17%) VBA
3 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) MCP
1 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.52%) MOS
2 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.35%) Degree
3 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.76%) GNVQ
4 3 (4.76%) MCITP
4 3 (4.76%) MCSE
5 2 (3.17%) DBS Check
5 2 (3.17%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.63%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 47 (74.60%) Active Directory
2 20 (31.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (20.63%) Hyper-V
4 8 (12.70%) vSphere
5 6 (9.52%) VMware ESX
5 6 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (9.52%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (9.52%) XenDesktop
6 4 (6.35%) DFS Replication
7 2 (3.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.17%) Samba
7 2 (3.17%) XenApp
7 2 (3.17%) XenServer
8 1 (1.59%) Firmware
8 1 (1.59%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.59%) vCloud
8 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.59%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (25.40%) SCCM
2 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (7.94%) SCOM
3 4 (6.35%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (6.35%) SCDPM
4 2 (3.17%) Puppet
5 1 (1.59%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.59%) SCSM
5 1 (1.59%) vRealize
5 1 (1.59%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 40 (63.49%) Microsoft
2 26 (41.27%) VMware
3 17 (26.98%) Apple
4 11 (17.46%) HP
5 9 (14.29%) Citrix
6 8 (12.70%) Samsung
7 6 (9.52%) Google
7 6 (9.52%) Veeam
8 5 (7.94%) Cisco
8 5 (7.94%) Dell
8 5 (7.94%) Polycom
9 4 (6.35%) Intel Security
10 3 (4.76%) Acronis
10 3 (4.76%) Symantec
11 2 (3.17%) Juniper
11 2 (3.17%) Kaspersky
11 2 (3.17%) Oracle
11 2 (3.17%) SAP
11 2 (3.17%) WatchGuard
12 1 (1.59%) NetApp
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