The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 144 179 225
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +46
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 63 39 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.15% 0.71% 0.083%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.88% 2.51% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 52 34 5
Average salary £28,250 £24,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.30% -48.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £19,000 £43,700
10% offered a salary of more than £48,600 £42,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £32,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-10.76% -26.13%
Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1622 1555 1768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.67% 28.44% 29.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1220 1306 1475
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 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows 8
South East

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +18 31 £32,500 +62.50%
Maidenhead +3 11 £25,000 -44.44%
Windsor - 6 £42,750 -
Newbury +6 4 £26,500 +6.00% 1
Bracknell -4 3 £26,000 -
Slough +7 1 £44,000 +66.03%
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Windows
2 78 (75.73%) Microsoft
3 71 (68.93%) Windows 7
4 58 (56.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (44.66%) MS Exchange
6 45 (43.69%) Active Directory
7 42 (40.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 38 (36.89%) MS Excel
9 35 (33.98%) Microsoft Certification
10 29 (28.16%) ITIL
10 29 (28.16%) MS Office
11 28 (27.18%) SharePoint
11 28 (27.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 27 (26.21%) SQL Server
13 26 (25.24%) Windows XP
13 26 (25.24%) MCP
14 22 (21.36%) Exchange Server 2010
15 21 (20.39%) VMware
15 21 (20.39%) MCSA
16 20 (19.42%) SQL
17 17 (16.50%) Firewall
17 17 (16.50%) Office 365
17 17 (16.50%) SharePoint 2013
17 17 (16.50%) vSphere
17 17 (16.50%) Exchange Server 2007
18 16 (15.53%) MCTS
18 16 (15.53%) SQL Server 2008
18 16 (15.53%) SQL Server 2012
19 15 (14.56%) Hyper-V
19 15 (14.56%) SLA

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 46 (44.66%) MS Exchange
2 28 (27.18%) SharePoint
3 22 (21.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (16.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 17 (16.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (13.59%) Lync
6 11 (10.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (6.80%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (6.80%) IIS
7 7 (6.80%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (3.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (2.91%) IBM Notes
10 3 (2.91%) Lotus Domino
10 3 (2.91%) WordPress
10 3 (2.91%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
Applications
1 38 (36.89%) MS Excel
2 29 (28.16%) MS Office
3 3 (2.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.91%) Agresso
2 3 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.50%) Office 365
2 11 (10.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (8.74%) SaaS
4 5 (4.85%) Google Apps
5 4 (3.88%) IaaS
6 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.50%) Firewall
2 15 (14.56%) VPN
3 13 (12.62%) TCP/IP
4 11 (10.68%) DNS
5 10 (9.71%) VoIP
5 10 (9.71%) DHCP
6 6 (5.83%) iSCSI
7 5 (4.85%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (2.91%) LAN
8 3 (2.91%) NetScaler
8 3 (2.91%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.94%) 3G
10 1 (0.97%) Wireless
10 1 (0.97%) Intranet
10 1 (0.97%) Internet
10 1 (0.97%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.97%) SSL
10 1 (0.97%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (26.21%) SQL Server
2 16 (15.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (15.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (8.74%) MS Access
4 7 (6.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.94%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (12.62%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.77%) Legal
3 7 (6.80%) Finance
4 3 (2.91%) Banking
4 3 (2.91%) Marketing
5 2 (1.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (25.24%) Support Engineer
2 18 (17.48%) Desktop Support
3 17 (16.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (12.62%) Help Desk Engineer
5 10 (9.71%) Analyst
6 9 (8.74%) Consultant
6 9 (8.74%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (8.74%) Support Analyst
6 9 (8.74%) Administrator
6 9 (8.74%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (8.74%) Help Desk Support
7 8 (7.77%) IT Administrator
8 7 (6.80%) Senior Consultant
8 7 (6.80%) Support Team Leader
8 7 (6.80%) Team Leader
9 6 (5.83%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 6 (5.83%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (5.83%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (5.83%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (4.85%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.71%) .NET
2 8 (7.77%) Web Services
3 7 (6.80%) COM
4 4 (3.88%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.91%) Application Packaging
6 2 (1.94%) jQuery
6 2 (1.94%) HTML
6 2 (1.94%) CSS
6 2 (1.94%) XML
7 1 (0.97%) SAML
7 1 (0.97%) WCF
7 1 (0.97%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) Blackberry
2 7 (6.80%) iPhone
3 6 (5.83%) iPad
4 5 (4.85%) Thin Client
4 5 (4.85%) Open Source
4 5 (4.85%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.88%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.94%) Clustering
7 1 (0.97%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 103 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (68.93%) Windows 7
3 58 (56.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (40.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (27.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (25.24%) Windows XP
7 13 (12.62%) Linux
8 11 (10.68%) Windows Vista
9 9 (8.74%) Android
10 7 (6.80%) Mac OS X
11 6 (5.83%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.97%) UNIX
12 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.16%) ITIL
2 11 (10.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (9.71%) Service Delivery
4 7 (6.80%) Resource Management
5 6 (5.83%) Problem Management
5 6 (5.83%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (4.85%) Dependency Management
7 3 (2.91%) Regression Testing
7 3 (2.91%) Risk Management
7 3 (2.91%) Data Security
7 3 (2.91%) CRM
7 3 (2.91%) B2B
7 3 (2.91%) Software Testing
7 3 (2.91%) Software Engineering
7 3 (2.91%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (2.91%) Integration Testing
7 3 (2.91%) Manual Testing
7 3 (2.91%) System Testing
7 3 (2.91%) Business Development
8 2 (1.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.42%) SQL
2 3 (2.91%) C#
3 2 (1.94%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.94%) Java
4 1 (0.97%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (33.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (25.24%) MCP
3 21 (20.39%) MCSA
4 16 (15.53%) MCTS
5 14 (13.59%) MCITP
6 11 (10.68%) CCNA
6 11 (10.68%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (10.68%) Degree
7 10 (9.71%) MCSE
8 6 (5.83%) CEH
8 6 (5.83%) GNVQ
8 6 (5.83%) ACSP
9 5 (4.85%) CCNP
9 5 (4.85%) A+ Certification
10 4 (3.88%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (2.91%) ISEB
11 3 (2.91%) CCA
11 3 (2.91%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (2.91%) CCEE
11 3 (2.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.56%) SLA
2 3 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 45 (43.69%) Active Directory
2 17 (16.50%) vSphere
3 15 (14.56%) Hyper-V
4 10 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (9.71%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (7.77%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.91%) DFS Replication
6 3 (2.91%) XenApp
6 3 (2.91%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.97%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.97%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.97%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.97%) UAG
7 1 (0.97%) Xen
7 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (6.80%) SCCM
2 5 (4.85%) DameWare
3 3 (2.91%) XenMobile
3 3 (2.91%) SCOM
4 1 (0.97%) WMI
Vendors
1 78 (75.73%) Microsoft
2 21 (20.39%) VMware
3 14 (13.59%) Cisco
4 13 (12.62%) Citrix
5 10 (9.71%) Apple
6 8 (7.77%) AppSense
7 7 (6.80%) Acronis
8 6 (5.83%) BMC
8 6 (5.83%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (5.83%) Symantec
8 6 (5.83%) Remedy
9 5 (4.85%) HP
9 5 (4.85%) Dell
9 5 (4.85%) Google
10 4 (3.88%) Lumension
10 4 (3.88%) IBM
10 4 (3.88%) McAfee
11 3 (2.91%) Avaya
11 3 (2.91%) Lotus
12 1 (0.97%) Wyse
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