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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 171 189 209
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +20
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 50 32 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.91% 0.59% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.02% 2.07% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 39 24 5
Average salary £28,000 £36,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.75% +11.53%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
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
1654 1549 1545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.20% 28.53% 29.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1223 1203 1285
Average salary £40,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.11% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +22 28 £28,000 -31.70% 4
Newbury - 13 £22,500 -
Bracknell -15 4 £26,750 - 1
Maidenhead +4 1 £27,500 -
Thatcham -6 1 £23,500 -11.32% 1
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (86.92%) Windows 7
3 88 (82.24%) Microsoft
4 57 (53.27%) MS Office
5 56 (52.34%) Active Directory
6 54 (50.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 43 (40.19%) Windows XP
8 40 (37.38%) TCP/IP
9 35 (32.71%) MS Exchange
10 30 (28.04%) Exchange Server 2013
11 23 (21.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 21 (19.63%) Exchange Server 2010
13 20 (18.69%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (17.76%) VPN
14 19 (17.76%) Firewall
15 17 (15.89%) VMware
15 17 (15.89%) Exchange Server 2007
15 17 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (15.89%) Mentoring
16 15 (14.02%) Hyper-V
16 15 (14.02%) SQL
17 14 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
18 13 (12.15%) LAN
18 13 (12.15%) WAN
19 12 (11.21%) HP
20 11 (10.28%) DNS
20 11 (10.28%) MS Excel
21 10 (9.35%) SQL Server
22 9 (8.41%) SonicWALL
23 8 (7.48%) MCSE

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 35 (32.71%) MS Exchange
2 30 (28.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 21 (19.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (15.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (5.61%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.80%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (2.80%) IIS
6 3 (2.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 57 (53.27%) MS Office
2 11 (10.28%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.67%) Office 365
2 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) SaaS
3 1 (0.93%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (37.38%) TCP/IP
2 19 (17.76%) VPN
2 19 (17.76%) Firewall
3 13 (12.15%) LAN
3 13 (12.15%) WAN
4 11 (10.28%) DNS
5 8 (7.48%) Internet
6 3 (2.80%) Intranet
6 3 (2.80%) DHCP
7 2 (1.87%) Network Security
7 2 (1.87%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.61%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (5.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.93%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Ant
1 2 (1.87%) JIRA
1 2 (1.87%) Selenium
1 2 (1.87%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.87%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.80%) Finance
3 2 (1.87%) Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing
4 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 61 (57.01%) Support Engineer
2 27 (25.23%) Senior Support Engineer
3 24 (22.43%) Analyst
4 17 (15.89%) Service Analyst
4 17 (15.89%) Service Desk Analyst
5 15 (14.02%) IT Support
6 14 (13.08%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (11.21%) IT Support Engineer
7 12 (11.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (6.54%) Technical Engineer
8 7 (6.54%) Technical Support Engineer
8 7 (6.54%) Technical Support
8 7 (6.54%) Consultant
9 6 (5.61%) Help Desk Engineer
10 5 (4.67%) Help Desk Support
10 5 (4.67%) Help Desk Support Engineer
11 4 (3.74%) Support Analyst
11 4 (3.74%) Senior Consultant
11 4 (3.74%) Architect
12 3 (2.80%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.74%) .NET
2 3 (2.80%) CSS
2 3 (2.80%) WCF
2 3 (2.80%) jQuery
2 3 (2.80%) HTML
3 2 (1.87%) HTML5
3 2 (1.87%) PhoneGap
3 2 (1.87%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.87%) XML
3 2 (1.87%) Ajax
3 2 (1.87%) JSON
3 2 (1.87%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.93%) Web Services
4 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.93%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.67%) Blackberry
1 5 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.74%) iPhone
3 3 (2.80%) Kindle
4 2 (1.87%) User Experience
5 1 (0.93%) DTV
5 1 (0.93%) Open Source
5 1 (0.93%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 107 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (86.92%) Windows 7
3 54 (50.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (40.19%) Windows XP
5 23 (21.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (18.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (6.54%) Android
8 3 (2.80%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.80%) Windows Vista
8 3 (2.80%) Linux
9 2 (1.87%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.93%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.89%) Mentoring
2 6 (5.61%) Migration
3 5 (4.67%) SIEM
3 5 (4.67%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (3.74%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (2.80%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (2.80%) Information Security
5 3 (2.80%) Workflow
5 3 (2.80%) Document Management
5 3 (2.80%) Data Analysis
5 3 (2.80%) ITIL
5 3 (2.80%) Process Management
5 3 (2.80%) Service Delivery
6 2 (1.87%) OOP
6 2 (1.87%) SOA
6 2 (1.87%) MVC
6 2 (1.87%) Test Automation
6 2 (1.87%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (1.87%) Problem Management
6 2 (1.87%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.02%) SQL
2 4 (3.74%) Java
2 4 (3.74%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.87%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.93%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.48%) MCSE
3 7 (6.54%) MCITP
4 5 (4.67%) MCTS
5 3 (2.80%) Degree
5 3 (2.80%) MCSA
5 3 (2.80%) CCSA
5 3 (2.80%) CISSP
6 2 (1.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.87%) CCA
6 2 (1.87%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.87%) MCP
6 2 (1.87%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.87%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.87%) CCEE
7 1 (0.93%) GNVQ
7 1 (0.93%) CCNA
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.61%) SLA
2 3 (2.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.80%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 56 (52.34%) Active Directory
2 17 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (14.02%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.67%) vSphere
5 4 (3.74%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (3.74%) XenApp
5 4 (3.74%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.87%) pfSense
7 1 (0.93%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 6 (5.61%) SCCM
2 4 (3.74%) XenMobile
3 3 (2.80%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 88 (82.24%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.89%) VMware
3 12 (11.21%) HP
4 9 (8.41%) SonicWALL
5 6 (5.61%) CheckPoint
6 5 (4.67%) Cisco
7 4 (3.74%) Citrix
7 4 (3.74%) McAfee
7 4 (3.74%) MobileIron
8 3 (2.80%) Apple
8 3 (2.80%) Clearswift
8 3 (2.80%) Symantec
8 3 (2.80%) IBM
9 2 (1.87%) Oracle
9 2 (1.87%) Dell
9 2 (1.87%) Sencha
9 2 (1.87%) AppSense
10 1 (0.93%) Acronis
10 1 (0.93%) Kofax
10 1 (0.93%) Lotus
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