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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 172 201 221
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +20
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 53 32 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.92% 0.55% 0.093%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.00% 1.94% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 45 25 5
Average salary £28,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.28% +12.30%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-9.83% -6.15%
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
1764 1649 1621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.66% 28.51% 30.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1259 1272 1354
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +28 33 £28,000 -31.70% 4
Newbury - 12 £24,000 -
Bracknell -9 6 £25,000 -
Maidenhead +4 1 £27,500 -15.38%
Slough -7 1 £37,500 +3.44%
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Windows
2 95 (84.07%) Windows 7
3 93 (82.30%) Microsoft
4 57 (50.44%) Active Directory
5 56 (49.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 53 (46.90%) MS Office
7 40 (35.40%) Windows XP
7 40 (35.40%) MS Exchange
8 38 (33.63%) TCP/IP
9 29 (25.66%) Exchange Server 2013
10 22 (19.47%) Exchange Server 2010
11 20 (17.70%) Firewall
11 20 (17.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (16.81%) SQL
12 19 (16.81%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (16.81%) VMware
13 18 (15.93%) Exchange Server 2007
13 18 (15.93%) Mentoring
14 16 (14.16%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (12.39%) VPN
16 13 (11.50%) SQL Server
16 13 (11.50%) LAN
16 13 (11.50%) WAN
17 12 (10.62%) ITIL
17 12 (10.62%) MS Excel
17 12 (10.62%) DNS
17 12 (10.62%) Hyper-V
18 10 (8.85%) SharePoint
18 10 (8.85%) HP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 40 (35.40%) MS Exchange
2 29 (25.66%) Exchange Server 2013
3 22 (19.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (15.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (8.85%) SharePoint
6 7 (6.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (4.42%) IBM Notes
7 5 (4.42%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (3.54%) IIS
8 4 (3.54%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.77%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.88%) Lync
Applications
1 53 (46.90%) MS Office
2 12 (10.62%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.88%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.08%) Office 365
2 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.54%) SaaS
4 2 (1.77%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (33.63%) TCP/IP
2 20 (17.70%) Firewall
3 14 (12.39%) VPN
4 13 (11.50%) LAN
4 13 (11.50%) WAN
5 12 (10.62%) DNS
6 8 (7.08%) Internet
7 5 (4.42%) DHCP
8 4 (3.54%) Intranet
8 4 (3.54%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.77%) Network Security
10 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (7.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.54%) MS Access
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Ant
1 2 (1.77%) JIRA
1 2 (1.77%) Selenium
1 2 (1.77%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.77%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (4.42%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.77%) Finance
2 2 (1.77%) Banking
3 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 60 (53.10%) Support Engineer
2 27 (23.89%) Senior Support Engineer
3 26 (23.01%) Analyst
4 16 (14.16%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (12.39%) IT Support
6 13 (11.50%) Service Analyst
6 13 (11.50%) Service Desk Analyst
7 12 (10.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 11 (9.73%) IT Support Engineer
9 9 (7.96%) Support Analyst
10 6 (5.31%) Architect
11 5 (4.42%) Senior Consultant
11 5 (4.42%) Consultant
12 4 (3.54%) Systems Administrator
12 4 (3.54%) Technical Support
12 4 (3.54%) Business Analyst
12 4 (3.54%) Desktop Support
12 4 (3.54%) Technical Engineer
12 4 (3.54%) Technical Support Engineer
12 4 (3.54%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.42%) .NET
2 4 (3.54%) HTML
2 4 (3.54%) CSS
2 4 (3.54%) Application Packaging
2 4 (3.54%) WCF
2 4 (3.54%) jQuery
3 3 (2.65%) Web Services
4 2 (1.77%) XML
4 2 (1.77%) Ajax
4 2 (1.77%) JSON
4 2 (1.77%) HTML5
4 2 (1.77%) PhoneGap
4 2 (1.77%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.08%) Blackberry
2 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.65%) iPhone
4 3 (2.65%) Kindle
5 2 (1.77%) User Experience
5 2 (1.77%) Open Source
5 2 (1.77%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 113 (100.00%) Windows
2 95 (84.07%) Windows 7
3 56 (49.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (35.40%) Windows XP
5 20 (17.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (16.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (6.19%) Linux
8 6 (5.31%) Android
9 2 (1.77%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.93%) Mentoring
2 12 (10.62%) ITIL
3 6 (5.31%) Service Delivery
4 5 (4.42%) SIEM
4 5 (4.42%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (3.54%) Document Management
5 4 (3.54%) Process Management
5 4 (3.54%) Workflow
5 4 (3.54%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (2.65%) Migration
6 3 (2.65%) Information Security
7 2 (1.77%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (1.77%) Resource Management
7 2 (1.77%) Problem Management
7 2 (1.77%) Test Management
7 2 (1.77%) Test Scripting
7 2 (1.77%) Manual Testing
7 2 (1.77%) MVC
7 2 (1.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (1.77%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.81%) SQL
2 4 (3.54%) Java
3 2 (1.77%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.77%) C#
4 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (14.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.08%) MCSE
3 7 (6.19%) MCTS
4 6 (5.31%) MCSA
5 5 (4.42%) MCITP
6 4 (3.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.54%) CCEE
6 4 (3.54%) CCA
6 4 (3.54%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (2.65%) CISSP
7 3 (2.65%) MCP
7 3 (2.65%) CCSA
8 2 (1.77%) Degree
8 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.77%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.88%) MCDST
9 1 (0.88%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.19%) SLA
2 3 (2.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 57 (50.44%) Active Directory
2 16 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (10.62%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.19%) vSphere
5 5 (4.42%) DFS Replication
6 4 (3.54%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (3.54%) XenApp
6 4 (3.54%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.77%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 4 (3.54%) XenMobile
2 3 (2.65%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.88%) DameWare
3 1 (0.88%) WSUS
3 1 (0.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 93 (82.30%) Microsoft
2 19 (16.81%) VMware
3 10 (8.85%) HP
4 9 (7.96%) SonicWALL
5 6 (5.31%) Cisco
5 6 (5.31%) CheckPoint
6 5 (4.42%) Lotus
6 5 (4.42%) Apple
6 5 (4.42%) IBM
7 4 (3.54%) Citrix
7 4 (3.54%) AppSense
8 3 (2.65%) McAfee
8 3 (2.65%) Clearswift
8 3 (2.65%) MobileIron
9 2 (1.77%) Sencha
9 2 (1.77%) Symantec
9 2 (1.77%) Remedy
9 2 (1.77%) Oracle
9 2 (1.77%) BMC
10 1 (0.88%) Avaya
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