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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 160 188 -
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 67 34 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.13% 0.62% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.93% 2.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 50 29 0
Average salary £27,500 £24,752 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.10% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -4.41%
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
1707 1502 1716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.68% 27.34% 30.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1243 1230 1464
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +3 29 £28,000 +43.58%
Bracknell +4 12 £26,000 -56.66% 1
Newbury +4 9 £43,700 +52.00%
Maidenhead -9 7 £25,000 -44.44%
Slough +4 3 £44,000 +66.03%
Windsor - 3 £50,000 -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Windows
2 84 (78.50%) Microsoft
3 82 (76.64%) Windows 7
4 57 (53.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (48.60%) MS Exchange
6 47 (43.93%) Active Directory
7 37 (34.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 36 (33.64%) MS Office
9 32 (29.91%) Microsoft Certification
10 29 (27.10%) MS Excel
11 28 (26.17%) Windows XP
12 27 (25.23%) SharePoint
12 27 (25.23%) Exchange Server 2010
13 26 (24.30%) ITIL
14 24 (22.43%) SQL
14 24 (22.43%) Windows Server 2012
15 23 (21.50%) SQL Server
15 23 (21.50%) VMware
16 21 (19.63%) MCP
17 20 (18.69%) MCSA
17 20 (18.69%) Firewall
17 20 (18.69%) Exchange Server 2013
17 20 (18.69%) Exchange Server 2007
18 18 (16.82%) TCP/IP
19 16 (14.95%) VPN
19 16 (14.95%) SQL Server 2008
19 16 (14.95%) Hyper-V
19 16 (14.95%) MCTS
19 16 (14.95%) SharePoint 2013
19 16 (14.95%) SQL Server 2012

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 52 (48.60%) MS Exchange
2 27 (25.23%) SharePoint
2 27 (25.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (18.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (18.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (14.95%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (8.41%) Lync
6 7 (6.54%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (5.61%) IIS
8 5 (4.67%) IBM Notes
8 5 (4.67%) Lotus Domino
8 5 (4.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (4.67%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (3.74%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (2.80%) WordPress
11 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 36 (33.64%) MS Office
2 29 (27.10%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.80%) Agresso
2 3 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.02%) Office 365
2 12 (11.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (9.35%) SaaS
4 5 (4.67%) IaaS
5 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.69%) Firewall
2 18 (16.82%) TCP/IP
3 16 (14.95%) VPN
4 10 (9.35%) DNS
4 10 (9.35%) DHCP
5 9 (8.41%) VoIP
6 7 (6.54%) LAN
7 5 (4.67%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (3.74%) iSCSI
8 4 (3.74%) WAN
9 3 (2.80%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.87%) Intranet
10 2 (1.87%) Internet
10 2 (1.87%) 3G
11 1 (0.93%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.93%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.93%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.50%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (14.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (9.35%) MS Access
4 6 (5.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.87%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (10.28%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.54%) Finance
2 7 (6.54%) Legal
3 3 (2.80%) Banking
4 2 (1.87%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (28.97%) Support Engineer
2 20 (18.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 14 (13.08%) Analyst
4 13 (12.15%) Desktop Support
5 11 (10.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 10 (9.35%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (9.35%) Administrator
7 8 (7.48%) Support Analyst
7 8 (7.48%) IT Administrator
8 7 (6.54%) Support Team Leader
8 7 (6.54%) Senior Support Engineer
8 7 (6.54%) IT Support
8 7 (6.54%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (6.54%) Team Leader
9 6 (5.61%) Help Desk Engineer
10 5 (4.67%) Technical Manager
10 5 (4.67%) Consultant
10 5 (4.67%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (4.67%) Service Analyst
11 4 (3.74%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.28%) .NET
2 9 (8.41%) Web Services
3 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.67%) COM
4 3 (2.80%) CSS
4 3 (2.80%) Application Packaging
4 3 (2.80%) HTML
4 3 (2.80%) jQuery
5 2 (1.87%) WCF
5 2 (1.87%) XML
6 1 (0.93%) SAML
6 1 (0.93%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.41%) Blackberry
2 6 (5.61%) Open Source
3 4 (3.74%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.74%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.74%) iPhone
3 4 (3.74%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.80%) iPad
5 2 (1.87%) Clustering
6 1 (0.93%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 107 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (76.64%) Windows 7
3 57 (53.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (34.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (26.17%) Windows XP
6 24 (22.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (12.15%) Linux
8 8 (7.48%) Android
9 7 (6.54%) Windows Vista
10 4 (3.74%) Mac OS X
10 4 (3.74%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.93%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.30%) ITIL
2 10 (9.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (8.41%) Service Delivery
4 7 (6.54%) Resource Management
5 6 (5.61%) Dependency Management
6 4 (3.74%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (2.80%) Software Engineering
7 3 (2.80%) Software Testing
7 3 (2.80%) Integration Testing
7 3 (2.80%) Manual Testing
7 3 (2.80%) System Testing
7 3 (2.80%) Regression Testing
7 3 (2.80%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (2.80%) Data Security
7 3 (2.80%) CRM
8 2 (1.87%) Project Management
8 2 (1.87%) Process Management
8 2 (1.87%) PRINCE2
8 2 (1.87%) Workflow
8 2 (1.87%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.43%) SQL
2 4 (3.74%) C#
3 2 (1.87%) Java
4 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (29.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (19.63%) MCP
3 20 (18.69%) MCSA
4 16 (14.95%) MCTS
5 12 (11.21%) MCITP
6 9 (8.41%) Degree
7 8 (7.48%) CCNA
7 8 (7.48%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (6.54%) MCSE
9 4 (3.74%) CCNP
9 4 (3.74%) GNVQ
9 4 (3.74%) ACSP
9 4 (3.74%) CEH
10 3 (2.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.80%) MCDST
10 3 (2.80%) CCEE
10 3 (2.80%) ISEB
10 3 (2.80%) CCA
10 3 (2.80%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (2.80%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.48%) SLA
2 3 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 47 (43.93%) Active Directory
2 16 (14.95%) Hyper-V
3 15 (14.02%) vSphere
4 12 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (7.48%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (6.54%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (4.67%) DFS Replication
8 3 (2.80%) XenApp
8 3 (2.80%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.93%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.93%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (5.61%) SCCM
2 3 (2.80%) XenMobile
3 2 (1.87%) DameWare
4 1 (0.93%) WMI
4 1 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 84 (78.50%) Microsoft
2 23 (21.50%) VMware
3 11 (10.28%) Cisco
4 9 (8.41%) Apple
5 8 (7.48%) HP
6 7 (6.54%) Citrix
6 7 (6.54%) AppSense
7 6 (5.61%) BMC
7 6 (5.61%) IBM
7 6 (5.61%) Remedy
8 5 (4.67%) Lotus
9 4 (3.74%) Dell
9 4 (3.74%) SonicWALL
9 4 (3.74%) Acronis
9 4 (3.74%) Lumension
9 4 (3.74%) Symantec
9 4 (3.74%) McAfee
10 3 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (2.80%) Avaya
11 1 (0.93%) Oracle
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