The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 149 172 223
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +51
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 62 38 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.13% 0.70% 0.082%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.88% 2.45% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 53 34 5
Average salary £29,000 £25,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.00% -47.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £19,000 £43,700
10% offered a salary of more than £49,800 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -31.57%
Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1600 1549 1799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.09% 28.66% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1213 1294 1483
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +8 30 £32,500 +52.94% 1
Maidenhead -5 10 £25,000 -44.44%
Windsor - 6 £42,750 -
Newbury +4 4 £26,500 +6.00% 1
Slough +8 2 £40,250 +51.88% 1
Bracknell -2 2 £26,000 -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 99 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (75.76%) Microsoft
3 68 (68.69%) Windows 7
4 57 (57.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (45.45%) MS Exchange
6 44 (44.44%) Active Directory
7 42 (42.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 39 (39.39%) MS Excel
9 37 (37.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 30 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 29 (29.29%) ITIL
12 28 (28.28%) MCP
13 27 (27.27%) MS Office
14 25 (25.25%) SharePoint
14 25 (25.25%) Windows XP
15 24 (24.24%) SQL Server
16 21 (21.21%) MCSA
17 20 (20.20%) VMware
17 20 (20.20%) Exchange Server 2010
18 19 (19.19%) Firewall
19 18 (18.18%) SQL
20 17 (17.17%) VPN
21 16 (16.16%) Lync
21 16 (16.16%) Office 365
21 16 (16.16%) vSphere
21 16 (16.16%) Hyper-V
21 16 (16.16%) Exchange Server 2007
21 16 (16.16%) MCTS
21 16 (16.16%) MCITP
22 15 (15.15%) SLA

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 45 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 25 (25.25%) SharePoint
3 20 (20.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (16.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (16.16%) Lync
5 14 (14.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (10.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (7.07%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (7.07%) IIS
8 6 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (5.05%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (3.03%) WordPress
11 2 (2.02%) IBM Notes
11 2 (2.02%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
Applications
1 39 (39.39%) MS Excel
2 27 (27.27%) MS Office
3 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.02%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.16%) Office 365
2 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.06%) SaaS
4 5 (5.05%) Google Apps
5 3 (3.03%) IaaS
6 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.19%) Firewall
2 17 (17.17%) VPN
3 14 (14.14%) TCP/IP
4 12 (12.12%) VoIP
4 12 (12.12%) DNS
5 11 (11.11%) DHCP
6 6 (6.06%) iSCSI
7 5 (5.05%) Unified Communications
7 5 (5.05%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (3.03%) SSL
8 3 (3.03%) LAN
8 3 (3.03%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.02%) Asterisk PBX
9 2 (2.02%) 3G
9 2 (2.02%) MPLS
9 2 (2.02%) PBX
9 2 (2.02%) SMTP
9 2 (2.02%) SAN
10 1 (1.01%) Intranet
10 1 (1.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (13.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (7.07%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (6.06%) MS Access
5 2 (2.02%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.08%) Legal
3 7 (7.07%) Finance
4 3 (3.03%) Banking
4 3 (3.03%) Marketing
5 2 (2.02%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (25.25%) Support Engineer
2 17 (17.17%) Desktop Support
3 16 (16.16%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (13.13%) Help Desk Engineer
5 10 (10.10%) Consultant
6 9 (9.09%) Analyst
6 9 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
6 9 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (8.08%) Support Analyst
8 7 (7.07%) Senior Consultant
8 7 (7.07%) Team Leader
8 7 (7.07%) Support Team Leader
9 6 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (6.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) Administrator
9 6 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (5.05%) Architect
10 5 (5.05%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.10%) .NET
2 7 (7.07%) COM
2 7 (7.07%) Web Services
3 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.03%) Application Packaging
5 2 (2.02%) XML
5 2 (2.02%) CSS
5 2 (2.02%) HTML
5 2 (2.02%) jQuery
6 1 (1.01%) SAML
6 1 (1.01%) WCF
6 1 (1.01%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 9 (9.09%) iPhone
2 8 (8.08%) iPad
3 6 (6.06%) Open Source
4 5 (5.05%) Fat Client
4 5 (5.05%) Thin Client
5 4 (4.04%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.02%) Clustering
7 1 (1.01%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 99 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (68.69%) Windows 7
3 57 (57.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (42.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (25.25%) Windows XP
7 13 (13.13%) Linux
8 11 (11.11%) Windows Vista
8 11 (11.11%) Android
9 8 (8.08%) Windows Phone
10 7 (7.07%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.02%) UNIX
12 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.29%) ITIL
2 11 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 9 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (7.07%) Resource Management
5 6 (6.06%) Problem Management
5 6 (6.06%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (5.05%) Integration Testing
7 4 (4.04%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.04%) Dependency Management
8 3 (3.03%) B2B
8 3 (3.03%) Data Security
8 3 (3.03%) Risk Management
8 3 (3.03%) Regression Testing
8 3 (3.03%) CRM
8 3 (3.03%) Manual Testing
8 3 (3.03%) System Testing
8 3 (3.03%) Business Development
8 3 (3.03%) Software Engineering
8 3 (3.03%) Software Testing
8 3 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (3.03%) C#
2 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.02%) Java
4 1 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (37.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (28.28%) MCP
3 21 (21.21%) MCSA
4 16 (16.16%) MCTS
4 16 (16.16%) MCITP
5 12 (12.12%) MCSE
6 11 (11.11%) CCNA
6 11 (11.11%) Degree
6 11 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (6.06%) GNVQ
7 6 (6.06%) ACSP
7 6 (6.06%) CEH
8 5 (5.05%) A+ Certification
8 5 (5.05%) CCNP
9 4 (4.04%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (3.03%) MCDST
10 3 (3.03%) CCEE
10 3 (3.03%) ISEB
10 3 (3.03%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.15%) SLA
2 3 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 44 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 16 (16.16%) Hyper-V
2 16 (16.16%) vSphere
3 10 (10.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.10%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (7.07%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (3.03%) XenApp
5 3 (3.03%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.02%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.01%) Xen
7 1 (1.01%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.01%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.01%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.01%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (7.07%) SCCM
2 5 (5.05%) DameWare
3 3 (3.03%) SCOM
3 3 (3.03%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.01%) WMI
Vendors
1 75 (75.76%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.20%) VMware
3 14 (14.14%) Cisco
4 13 (13.13%) Citrix
5 9 (9.09%) Apple
6 8 (8.08%) AppSense
7 7 (7.07%) Acronis
8 6 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (6.06%) Symantec
9 5 (5.05%) Google
9 5 (5.05%) HP
9 5 (5.05%) Dell
10 4 (4.04%) BMC
10 4 (4.04%) Lumension
10 4 (4.04%) Remedy
10 4 (4.04%) McAfee
11 3 (3.03%) Avaya
11 3 (3.03%) IBM
12 2 (2.02%) Lotus
13 1 (1.01%) Wyse
Reading, Berkshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £24,000 - £28,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £26k - 28k per year + 24 Days Annual Leave+Profit Share
Posted: 21 days ago