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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 171 205 -
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 59 28 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.98% 0.48% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.44% 1.71% -
Number of salaries quoted 47 24 0
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -3.17%
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
1717 1633 1717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.62% 27.85% 31.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1202 1288 1460
Average salary £37,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +11 24 £28,000 -41.05% 5
Bracknell +5 18 £25,500 -57.50% 1
Newbury +14 12 £24,500 -10.90%
Slough +5 5 £42,500 -29.16% 1
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 121 (100.00%) Windows
2 99 (81.82%) Windows 7
3 96 (79.34%) Microsoft
4 59 (48.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 55 (45.45%) MS Exchange
5 55 (45.45%) Active Directory
6 47 (38.84%) MS Office
7 35 (28.93%) Windows XP
8 33 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 31 (25.62%) SQL
10 28 (23.14%) TCP/IP
10 28 (23.14%) Exchange Server 2010
11 27 (22.31%) Microsoft Certification
12 25 (20.66%) VMware
12 25 (20.66%) Exchange Server 2013
13 24 (19.83%) Windows Server 2012
13 24 (19.83%) Firewall
13 24 (19.83%) ITIL
14 22 (18.18%) SharePoint
14 22 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
15 21 (17.36%) SQL Server
16 20 (16.53%) MS Excel
17 16 (13.22%) MCSA
17 16 (13.22%) Mentoring
18 15 (12.40%) SQL Server 2012
18 15 (12.40%) SQL Server 2008
19 14 (11.57%) VMware Infrastructure
19 14 (11.57%) VPN
20 13 (10.74%) MCTS
20 13 (10.74%) Office 365

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 55 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 28 (23.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (20.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 22 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (5.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (5.79%) Lync
7 6 (4.96%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (4.13%) IBM Notes
8 5 (4.13%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (3.31%) IIS
10 3 (2.48%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 47 (38.84%) MS Office
2 20 (16.53%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.48%) Agresso
3 2 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.74%) Office 365
2 10 (8.26%) SaaS
2 10 (8.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (23.14%) TCP/IP
2 24 (19.83%) Firewall
3 14 (11.57%) VPN
4 9 (7.44%) DNS
4 9 (7.44%) LAN
4 9 (7.44%) WAN
5 6 (4.96%) Internet
6 5 (4.13%) DHCP
6 5 (4.13%) VoIP
6 5 (4.13%) NetScaler
7 4 (3.31%) Intranet
8 3 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.65%) Network Security
9 2 (1.65%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.36%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.40%) SQL Server 2012
2 15 (12.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (8.26%) MS Access
4 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.65%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Ant
1 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.83%) JIRA
General
1 8 (6.61%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.96%) Legal
3 5 (4.13%) Finance
4 2 (1.65%) Games
5 1 (0.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (39.67%) Support Engineer
2 24 (19.83%) 2nd Line Support
3 19 (15.70%) Analyst
4 15 (12.40%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 14 (11.57%) Senior Support Engineer
6 12 (9.92%) Desktop Support
7 10 (8.26%) IT Support
7 10 (8.26%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (8.26%) Administrator
8 9 (7.44%) IT Support Engineer
9 8 (6.61%) IT Administrator
9 8 (6.61%) Support Analyst
10 7 (5.79%) Service Analyst
10 7 (5.79%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (5.79%) Team Leader
10 7 (5.79%) Support Team Leader
11 6 (4.96%) Technical Manager
11 6 (4.96%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (4.96%) Architect
12 5 (4.13%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.44%) Web Services
2 8 (6.61%) .NET
3 5 (4.13%) Application Packaging
4 4 (3.31%) jQuery
4 4 (3.31%) WCF
4 4 (3.31%) HTML
4 4 (3.31%) CSS
4 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.48%) XML
6 1 (0.83%) COM
6 1 (0.83%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.83%) HTML5
6 1 (0.83%) PhoneGap
6 1 (0.83%) Ajax
6 1 (0.83%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.79%) Blackberry
3 6 (4.96%) Open Source
4 4 (3.31%) Fat Client
4 4 (3.31%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.31%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.48%) iPad
6 2 (1.65%) iPhone
7 1 (0.83%) NHS
7 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.83%) Clustering
7 1 (0.83%) User Experience
7 1 (0.83%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 121 (100.00%) Windows
2 99 (81.82%) Windows 7
3 59 (48.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (28.93%) Windows XP
5 33 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (19.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (6.61%) Linux
8 7 (5.79%) Android
9 3 (2.48%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.83%) UNIX
10 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.83%) ITIL
2 16 (13.22%) Mentoring
3 9 (7.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (6.61%) Resource Management
5 6 (4.96%) Dependency Management
5 6 (4.96%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.31%) System Testing
6 4 (3.31%) Document Management
6 4 (3.31%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (3.31%) Workflow
6 4 (3.31%) Process Management
7 3 (2.48%) Regression Testing
7 3 (2.48%) Coaching
7 3 (2.48%) Integration Testing
7 3 (2.48%) Software Testing
7 3 (2.48%) Software Engineering
7 3 (2.48%) Manual Testing
8 2 (1.65%) Time Management
8 2 (1.65%) Game Development
8 2 (1.65%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 31 (25.62%) SQL
2 4 (3.31%) C#
3 3 (2.48%) Java
4 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (22.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (13.22%) MCSA
3 13 (10.74%) MCTS
4 11 (9.09%) MCP
5 9 (7.44%) MCITP
6 8 (6.61%) MCSE
7 5 (4.13%) CCA
7 5 (4.13%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (4.13%) CCEE
7 5 (4.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (4.13%) Degree
8 3 (2.48%) CCNP
8 3 (2.48%) CCNA
8 3 (2.48%) ISEB
8 3 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.48%) MCDST
8 3 (2.48%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.65%) CCSA
9 2 (1.65%) CISSP
10 1 (0.83%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.61%) SLA
2 2 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 55 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (10.74%) Hyper-V
3 13 (10.74%) vSphere
4 9 (7.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (6.61%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (4.13%) DFS Replication
6 5 (4.13%) XenApp
6 5 (4.13%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.65%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 5 (4.13%) XenMobile
1 5 (4.13%) SCCM
2 1 (0.83%) DameWare
2 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 96 (79.34%) Microsoft
2 25 (20.66%) VMware
3 11 (9.09%) HP
4 10 (8.26%) Cisco
5 9 (7.44%) AppSense
6 7 (5.79%) SonicWALL
7 6 (4.96%) Remedy
7 6 (4.96%) IBM
7 6 (4.96%) Citrix
7 6 (4.96%) BMC
8 5 (4.13%) Lotus
8 5 (4.13%) Apple
8 5 (4.13%) McAfee
9 4 (3.31%) Lumension
10 3 (2.48%) Oracle
10 3 (2.48%) Dell
10 3 (2.48%) Avaya
10 3 (2.48%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.65%) Symantec
12 1 (0.83%) Clearswift
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