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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 180 188 182
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 41 35 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.75% 0.63% 0.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.92% 2.31% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 32 31 32
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- -12.69%
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
1406 1512 1696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.70% 27.02% 32.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1099 1201 1310
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +6 21 £24,500 +8.88% 2
Newbury +14 5 - -
Maidenhead -3 3 £75,000 +233.33%
Thatcham -3 1 £23,500 -6.00%
Windsor - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £50,000 - 1
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 94 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (86.17%) Windows 7
3 74 (78.72%) Microsoft
4 54 (57.45%) Active Directory
5 52 (55.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 46 (48.94%) MS Office
7 39 (41.49%) TCP/IP
8 38 (40.43%) Windows XP
9 31 (32.98%) Windows Server 2012
10 27 (28.72%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (25.53%) MS Exchange
12 20 (21.28%) MS Excel
12 20 (21.28%) VPN
13 18 (19.15%) VMware
13 18 (19.15%) SCCM
14 16 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (15.96%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (15.96%) Exchange Server 2013
16 14 (14.89%) DNS
17 13 (13.83%) Firewall
18 12 (12.77%) MCITP
18 12 (12.77%) SLA
18 12 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2010
19 11 (11.70%) Office 365
20 10 (10.64%) Internet
21 9 (9.57%) ITIL
21 9 (9.57%) SQL
21 9 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2007
21 9 (9.57%) Mentoring
22 8 (8.51%) Hyper-V

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 24 (25.53%) MS Exchange
2 15 (15.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (8.51%) Lotus Domino
6 5 (5.32%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.06%) Lync
8 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 46 (48.94%) MS Office
2 20 (21.28%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.70%) Office 365
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (41.49%) TCP/IP
2 20 (21.28%) VPN
3 14 (14.89%) DNS
4 13 (13.83%) Firewall
5 10 (10.64%) Internet
6 6 (6.38%) LAN
6 6 (6.38%) WAN
7 5 (5.32%) DHCP
8 3 (3.19%) Wireless
9 2 (2.13%) Network Security
10 1 (1.06%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.06%) SSL
10 1 (1.06%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Ant
1 2 (2.13%) JIRA
1 2 (2.13%) Selenium
1 2 (2.13%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
1 4 (4.26%) Finance
2 2 (2.13%) Banking
2 2 (2.13%) Marketing
3 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.06%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 48 (51.06%) Support Engineer
2 18 (19.15%) Analyst
2 18 (19.15%) Senior Support Engineer
3 16 (17.02%) Technical Support
4 15 (15.96%) Technical Support Engineer
4 15 (15.96%) Technical Engineer
5 14 (14.89%) Service Desk Analyst
5 14 (14.89%) Service Analyst
6 12 (12.77%) IT Support
7 9 (9.57%) IT Support Engineer
7 9 (9.57%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (6.38%) Desktop Support
8 6 (6.38%) Consultant
8 6 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Architect
10 4 (4.26%) Support Analyst
10 4 (4.26%) Help Desk Engineer
11 3 (3.19%) Support Team Leader
11 3 (3.19%) IT Support Analyst
11 3 (3.19%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.13%) CSS
1 2 (2.13%) XML
1 2 (2.13%) Ajax
1 2 (2.13%) JSON
1 2 (2.13%) jQuery
1 2 (2.13%) HTML5
1 2 (2.13%) PhoneGap
1 2 (2.13%) AngularJS
1 2 (2.13%) HTML
1 2 (2.13%) .NET
2 1 (1.06%) COM
2 1 (1.06%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.26%) Blackberry
1 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
1 4 (4.26%) iPhone
2 3 (3.19%) Kindle
2 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.19%) PDA
3 2 (2.13%) User Experience
4 1 (1.06%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 94 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (86.17%) Windows 7
3 52 (55.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (40.43%) Windows XP
5 31 (32.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (28.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (8.51%) Linux
8 6 (6.38%) Android
9 4 (4.26%) Windows Vista
10 3 (3.19%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.13%) Windows Phone
11 2 (2.13%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.06%) Windows NT
12 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (9.57%) ITIL
1 9 (9.57%) Mentoring
2 8 (8.51%) Migration
3 6 (6.38%) Service Delivery
4 5 (5.32%) Problem Management
5 4 (4.26%) SIEM
5 4 (4.26%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.19%) TOGAF
6 3 (3.19%) Data Analysis
6 3 (3.19%) Logistics
6 3 (3.19%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.19%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.19%) Information Security
6 3 (3.19%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (2.13%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (2.13%) Test Management
7 2 (2.13%) Test Scripting
7 2 (2.13%) Manual Testing
7 2 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.57%) SQL
2 7 (7.45%) Java
2 7 (7.45%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (15.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (12.77%) MCITP
3 8 (8.51%) MCSE
4 5 (5.32%) A+ Certification
4 5 (5.32%) Network+ Certification
4 5 (5.32%) MCTS
5 2 (2.13%) MCP
5 2 (2.13%) Degree
5 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.13%) CCSA
5 2 (2.13%) MCSA
5 2 (2.13%) CISSP
6 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.06%) CCNA
6 1 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.06%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.77%) SLA
2 3 (3.19%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (57.45%) Active Directory
2 16 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.51%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.32%) VMware Workstation
4 5 (5.32%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (3.19%) vSphere
6 2 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.13%) pfSense
6 2 (2.13%) XenApp
6 2 (2.13%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.06%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (19.15%) SCCM
2 3 (3.19%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.13%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 74 (78.72%) Microsoft
2 18 (19.15%) VMware
3 8 (8.51%) Apple
4 7 (7.45%) HP
5 6 (6.38%) CheckPoint
5 6 (6.38%) Citrix
6 5 (5.32%) Cisco
7 4 (4.26%) Dell
7 4 (4.26%) McAfee
7 4 (4.26%) MobileIron
8 3 (3.19%) Clearswift
8 3 (3.19%) Symantec
8 3 (3.19%) Adobe
8 3 (3.19%) IBM
9 2 (2.13%) Oracle
9 2 (2.13%) SonicWALL
9 2 (2.13%) Sencha
10 1 (1.06%) Acronis
10 1 (1.06%) AppSense
10 1 (1.06%) Altiris
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