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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 151 151 182
Rank change year-on-year
0 +31
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 62 71 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.24% 1.26% 0.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.03% 4.25% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 55 58 32
Average salary £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,900 £49,300 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £28,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.65% -19.28%
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
1233 1670 1541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.65% 29.69% 27.88%
Number of salaries quoted 981 1225 1288
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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 -4 28 £27,500 -5.17% 4
Slough -3 9 £25,000 -43.18% 3
Maidenhead +6 3 £23,000 -8.00%
Bracknell +11 2 £37,500 +44.23%
Wokingham - 2 £35,000 -
Newbury +9 1 - -
Hungerford - 1 £22,000 -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 115 (100.00%) Windows
2 99 (86.09%) Windows 7
3 88 (76.52%) Microsoft
4 64 (55.65%) Active Directory
5 55 (47.83%) MS Office
6 50 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 48 (41.74%) SCCM
8 47 (40.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 42 (36.52%) MS Excel
10 41 (35.65%) VMware
11 40 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
12 38 (33.04%) Windows XP
12 38 (33.04%) TCP/IP
13 36 (31.30%) ITIL
14 30 (26.09%) Linux
15 26 (22.61%) Citrix
16 23 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
16 23 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 20 (17.39%) MS Exchange
18 17 (14.78%) VPN
18 17 (14.78%) DNS
18 17 (14.78%) Firewall
19 16 (13.91%) Red Hat
19 16 (13.91%) MCP
19 16 (13.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 16 (13.91%) Office 365
20 15 (13.04%) MCITP
20 15 (13.04%) SLA
21 13 (11.30%) Cisco
22 11 (9.57%) A+ Certification

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 20 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.70%) Lotus Domino
3 8 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (6.09%) Lync
5 5 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.61%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.74%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 55 (47.83%) MS Office
2 42 (36.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.87%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.91%) Office 365
2 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.74%) IaaS
3 2 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.87%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 38 (33.04%) TCP/IP
2 17 (14.78%) VPN
2 17 (14.78%) DNS
2 17 (14.78%) Firewall
3 10 (8.70%) Internet
4 9 (7.83%) DHCP
5 7 (6.09%) Wireless
6 6 (5.22%) SAN
7 4 (3.48%) WebEx
8 3 (2.61%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.61%) SMTP
9 2 (1.74%) Wireshark
9 2 (1.74%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.74%) LAN
9 2 (1.74%) WAN
9 2 (1.74%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.87%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.87%) SSL
10 1 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.87%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (6.09%) Finance
2 6 (5.22%) Retail
3 3 (2.61%) Legal
3 3 (2.61%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.87%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 26 (22.61%) Analyst
3 20 (17.39%) Service Desk Analyst
4 19 (16.52%) Service Analyst
5 16 (13.91%) 2nd Line Support
6 15 (13.04%) Technical Support
7 14 (12.17%) Desktop Support
7 14 (12.17%) Technical Support Engineer
7 14 (12.17%) Technical Engineer
8 13 (11.30%) IT Support
9 11 (9.57%) IT Support Engineer
9 11 (9.57%) Consultant
10 9 (7.83%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (6.09%) Architect
11 7 (6.09%) Support Analyst
12 6 (5.22%) 1st Line Support
12 6 (5.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (5.22%) Security Consultant
12 6 (5.22%) 1st Line Support Engineer
13 5 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.61%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.74%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.35%) PDA
2 2 (1.74%) Blackberry
2 2 (1.74%) iPhone
2 2 (1.74%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.87%) EPoS
3 1 (0.87%) iPad
3 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.87%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 115 (100.00%) Windows
2 99 (86.09%) Windows 7
3 50 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 47 (40.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 38 (33.04%) Windows XP
7 30 (26.09%) Linux
8 16 (13.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.48%) UNIX
10 3 (2.61%) Android
10 3 (2.61%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.74%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.74%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (31.30%) ITIL
2 10 (8.70%) Service Delivery
2 10 (8.70%) SIEM
3 9 (7.83%) Data Protection
4 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Office Automation
4 8 (6.96%) Office Automation
5 7 (6.09%) Configuration Management
5 7 (6.09%) PRINCE2
5 7 (6.09%) TOGAF
5 7 (6.09%) Logistics
5 7 (6.09%) Incident Management
6 6 (5.22%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (5.22%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (5.22%) Software Deployment
7 5 (4.35%) CRM
8 4 (3.48%) Migration
8 4 (3.48%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (2.61%) Time Management
9 3 (2.61%) Server Monitoring
9 3 (2.61%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.83%) SQL
1 9 (7.83%) PowerShell
2 7 (6.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (13.91%) MCP
3 15 (13.04%) MCITP
4 11 (9.57%) A+ Certification
5 10 (8.70%) Network+ Certification
5 10 (8.70%) MCSE
6 6 (5.22%) CCNA
6 6 (5.22%) CISSP
6 6 (5.22%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (5.22%) CISA
6 6 (5.22%) CISM
7 4 (3.48%) MCSA
7 4 (3.48%) MCTS
8 3 (2.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (2.61%) CCNP
9 2 (1.74%) CCA
9 2 (1.74%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (55.65%) Active Directory
2 23 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.70%) VMware Workstation
3 10 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (6.09%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.48%) XenApp
6 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (2.61%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.74%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.74%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.74%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (1.74%) UAG
8 1 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.87%) vCloud
8 1 (0.87%) vSphere
8 1 (0.87%) Firmware
8 1 (0.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 48 (41.74%) SCCM
2 6 (5.22%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (3.48%) SCOM
4 2 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.74%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.87%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 88 (76.52%) Microsoft
2 41 (35.65%) VMware
3 26 (22.61%) Citrix
4 16 (13.91%) Red Hat
5 13 (11.30%) Cisco
6 10 (8.70%) Apple
7 7 (6.09%) Adobe
7 7 (6.09%) McAfee
8 6 (5.22%) Avaya
9 3 (2.61%) AppSense
10 2 (1.74%) Splunk
11 1 (0.87%) MobileIron
11 1 (0.87%) Google
11 1 (0.87%) SonicWALL
11 1 (0.87%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.87%) Oracle
11 1 (0.87%) Juniper
11 1 (0.87%) NetApp
11 1 (0.87%) Sun
11 1 (0.87%) HP
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