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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
South East / Berkshire
Rank 138 208 184
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -24
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 40 18 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.10% 0.34% 0.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.74% 1.43% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 39 15 34
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 £22,900 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £66,500 £31,750
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -

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
1070 1256 1638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.40% 24.06% 30.42%
Number of salaries quoted 891 1115 1194
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,850 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 - 13 £25,000 -
Slough +40 9 £32,500 -18.75%
Reading +39 8 £38,750 +46.22%
Ascot - 6 £23,000 -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (85.48%) Windows 7
3 36 (58.06%) Active Directory
4 33 (53.23%) Microsoft
5 31 (50.00%) Windows 10
6 23 (37.10%) MS Office
7 22 (35.48%) MS Excel
8 19 (30.65%) VMware
8 19 (30.65%) Windows Server
9 18 (29.03%) ITIL
10 17 (27.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (25.81%) Office 365
11 16 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (25.81%) SLA
12 15 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (22.58%) Cisco
14 11 (17.74%) Hyper-V
15 10 (16.13%) Firewall
15 10 (16.13%) Dell
15 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (14.52%) MS Exchange
16 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Azure
17 8 (12.90%) Skype for Business
17 8 (12.90%) LAN
17 8 (12.90%) Windows XP
17 8 (12.90%) DNS
17 8 (12.90%) Telecoms
18 7 (11.29%) Migration
18 7 (11.29%) DHCP
18 7 (11.29%) MCSA

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 (14.52%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.90%) Skype for Business
3 6 (9.68%) SharePoint
4 5 (8.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (37.10%) MS Office
2 22 (35.48%) MS Excel
3 6 (9.68%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.81%) Office 365
2 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.06%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (8.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.13%) Firewall
2 8 (12.90%) DNS
2 8 (12.90%) LAN
3 7 (11.29%) DHCP
4 5 (8.06%) MPLS
5 4 (6.45%) PBX
5 4 (6.45%) Skype
5 4 (6.45%) VPN
5 4 (6.45%) WAN
6 3 (4.84%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (4.84%) Internet
6 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.84%) VoIP
6 3 (4.84%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (4.84%) Wireless
7 2 (3.23%) VLAN
8 1 (1.61%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.61%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.61%) SMTP
8 1 (1.61%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.61%) JIRA
2 1 (1.61%) MSI
General
1 8 (12.90%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.06%) Electronics
3 3 (4.84%) Legal
3 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Publishing
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (54.84%) Support Engineer
2 19 (30.65%) IT Support
3 12 (19.35%) Analyst
4 11 (17.74%) 1st Line Support
4 11 (17.74%) IT Engineer
4 11 (17.74%) IT Support Engineer
5 10 (16.13%) 1st Line Engineer
5 10 (16.13%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 10 (16.13%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (12.90%) Support Analyst
7 7 (11.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 7 (11.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (11.29%) IT Analyst
7 7 (11.29%) IT Support Analyst
8 6 (9.68%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 6 (9.68%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (9.68%) Deskside Engineer
8 6 (9.68%) Deskside Support
8 6 (9.68%) Deskside Support Engineer
8 6 (9.68%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) iPad
1 3 (4.84%) iPhone
1 3 (4.84%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.23%) Biology
2 2 (3.23%) Chemistry
2 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.23%) Physics
2 2 (3.23%) PKI
3 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (85.48%) Windows 7
3 31 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 19 (30.65%) Windows Server
5 17 (27.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (12.90%) Windows XP
8 5 (8.06%) Android
8 5 (8.06%) CentOS
8 5 (8.06%) Linux
8 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (6.45%) Windows Phone
10 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) ITIL
2 7 (11.29%) Migration
2 7 (11.29%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (9.68%) Mentoring
4 5 (8.06%) Change Control
4 5 (8.06%) Change Management
5 4 (6.45%) Bioinformatics
5 4 (6.45%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (6.45%) Post-Production
6 3 (4.84%) API Integration
7 2 (3.23%) Presales
7 2 (3.23%) Process Improvement
7 2 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.61%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (1.61%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (1.61%) Process Management
8 1 (1.61%) Server Virtualisation
8 1 (1.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.61%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (1.61%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.06%) Bash Shell
1 5 (8.06%) Groovy
1 5 (8.06%) Java
1 5 (8.06%) Python
1 5 (8.06%) Shell Script
2 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.29%) MCSA
3 6 (9.68%) Degree
4 5 (8.06%) MCP
4 5 (8.06%) MCSE
5 1 (1.61%) CCNA
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.61%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.61%) MCITP
5 1 (1.61%) MCTS
5 1 (1.61%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.81%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (58.06%) Active Directory
2 15 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (17.74%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.06%) XenServer
5 4 (6.45%) Firmware
6 2 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.23%) XenApp
7 1 (1.61%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.61%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) SCCM
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (3.23%) ThinApp
3 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 33 (53.23%) Microsoft
2 19 (30.65%) VMware
3 14 (22.58%) Cisco
4 10 (16.13%) Dell
5 6 (9.68%) Avaya
6 3 (4.84%) Citrix
6 3 (4.84%) HP
6 3 (4.84%) IBM
6 3 (4.84%) Kaspersky
6 3 (4.84%) Xerox
7 1 (1.61%) Apple
7 1 (1.61%) Google
7 1 (1.61%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.61%) NetApp
7 1 (1.61%) NETGEAR
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle
7 1 (1.61%) SAP
7 1 (1.61%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.61%) Spiceworks
7 1 (1.61%) Symantec