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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 152 210 175
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -35
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 44 39 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.07% 0.65% 0.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.04% 2.50% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 43 35 49
Median salary £26,000 £33,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.21% +17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,600 £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £27,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -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
1089 1557 1773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.39% 26.09% 30.23%
Number of salaries quoted 876 1379 1241
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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
Bracknell +27 11 £25,000 -41.17%
Slough +27 11 £32,500 +20.37%
Reading +23 8 £41,250 +10.00% 3
Ascot -1 6 £23,000 +4.54%
Wokingham +11 2 £32,500 -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (90.63%) Windows 7
3 44 (68.75%) Active Directory
4 39 (60.94%) Microsoft
5 36 (56.25%) Windows 10
6 28 (43.75%) MS Excel
7 25 (39.06%) VMware
8 23 (35.94%) MS Office
8 23 (35.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (34.38%) Windows Server
9 22 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (31.25%) ITIL
11 18 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (26.56%) Office 365
13 15 (23.44%) Cisco
14 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (18.75%) SLA
15 11 (17.19%) Hyper-V
15 11 (17.19%) DNS
16 10 (15.63%) Firewall
16 10 (15.63%) DHCP
16 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
16 10 (15.63%) SCCM
17 9 (14.06%) MS Exchange
17 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
17 9 (14.06%) Dell
17 9 (14.06%) Telecoms
18 8 (12.50%) Migration
18 8 (12.50%) LAN
18 8 (12.50%) Skype for Business

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 9 (14.06%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 5 (7.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.69%) IIS
5 3 (4.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (4.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 28 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 23 (35.94%) MS Office
3 3 (4.69%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (26.56%) Office 365
2 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.81%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (7.81%) SaaS
4 2 (3.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.19%) DNS
2 10 (15.63%) DHCP
2 10 (15.63%) Firewall
3 8 (12.50%) LAN
4 5 (7.81%) MPLS
4 5 (7.81%) VPN
5 4 (6.25%) Skype
5 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.25%) WAN
5 4 (6.25%) Wireless
6 3 (4.69%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (4.69%) Internet
6 3 (4.69%) PBX
6 3 (4.69%) SAN
6 3 (4.69%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.13%) VLAN
7 2 (3.13%) VoIP
8 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.56%) NAS
8 1 (1.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.13%) JIRA
3 1 (1.56%) MSI
General
1 9 (14.06%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.81%) Electronics
3 4 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.69%) Finance
4 3 (4.69%) Legal
4 3 (4.69%) Publishing
5 2 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (51.56%) Support Engineer
2 19 (29.69%) IT Support
3 16 (25.00%) Analyst
4 14 (21.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 13 (20.31%) 1st Line Support
5 13 (20.31%) Support Analyst
6 12 (18.75%) 1st Line Engineer
6 12 (18.75%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 11 (17.19%) IT Engineer
7 11 (17.19%) IT Support Engineer
8 9 (14.06%) IT Analyst
8 9 (14.06%) IT Support Analyst
9 8 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 8 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 8 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 8 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (10.94%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (7.81%) Consultant
11 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (7.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) Driving Licence
1 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
1 3 (4.69%) Smartphone
2 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.13%) iPad
2 2 (3.13%) iPhone
2 2 (3.13%) PKI
2 2 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.56%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.56%) User Experience
3 1 (1.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (90.63%) Windows 7
3 36 (56.25%) Windows 10
4 23 (35.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (34.38%) Windows Server
5 22 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (9.38%) Windows XP
7 5 (7.81%) Android
8 4 (6.25%) CentOS
8 4 (6.25%) Linux
8 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (4.69%) Windows Phone
10 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) ITIL
2 8 (12.50%) Migration
3 7 (10.94%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (9.38%) Mentoring
5 5 (7.81%) Change Control
5 5 (7.81%) Change Management
6 3 (4.69%) API Integration
6 3 (4.69%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (4.69%) Presales
7 2 (3.13%) Bioinformatics
7 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.13%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (3.13%) Network Management
7 2 (3.13%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.13%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.56%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.56%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.56%) Information Security
8 1 (1.56%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.81%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.69%) Bash Shell
2 3 (4.69%) Groovy
2 3 (4.69%) Java
2 3 (4.69%) Python
2 3 (4.69%) Shell Script
2 3 (4.69%) SQL
3 1 (1.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.94%) MCP
2 7 (10.94%) MCSA
3 5 (7.81%) MCSE
4 4 (6.25%) Degree
5 3 (4.69%) MOS
6 1 (1.56%) CCNA
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.56%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.56%) MCITP
6 1 (1.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.75%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) COBIT
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 44 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 18 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (17.19%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.81%) Firmware
5 4 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (6.25%) XenServer
6 3 (4.69%) VMware ESX
6 3 (4.69%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (3.13%) XenApp
7 2 (3.13%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.56%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) SCCM
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (3.13%) ThinApp
4 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 39 (60.94%) Microsoft
2 25 (39.06%) VMware
3 15 (23.44%) Cisco
4 9 (14.06%) Dell
5 7 (10.94%) Citrix
6 6 (9.38%) Avaya
7 4 (6.25%) Apple
7 4 (6.25%) HP
8 3 (4.69%) Google
8 3 (4.69%) IBM
8 3 (4.69%) SAP
9 2 (3.13%) Kaspersky
9 2 (3.13%) NetApp
9 2 (3.13%) Oracle
9 2 (3.13%) Veeam
9 2 (3.13%) Xerox
10 1 (1.56%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.56%) NETGEAR
10 1 (1.56%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.56%) Spiceworks
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