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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 139 175 182
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 69 40 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.39% 0.73% 0.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.69% 2.58% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 52 38 35
Average salary £27,000 £25,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
1212 1549 1611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.46% 28.11% 30.36%
Number of salaries quoted 946 1204 1323
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 May 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 29 May 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 +5 31 £22,500 -2.17% 4
Newbury +11 8 - -
Maidenhead +5 6 £75,000 +200.00%
Slough +2 5 £27,500 -24.65% 1
Windsor -11 3 £33,000 -9.58%
Bracknell - 3 £27,500 -
Hungerford - 1 £22,000 -
Wokingham - 1 - -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Windows
2 102 (90.27%) Windows 7
3 92 (81.42%) Microsoft
4 62 (54.87%) Active Directory
5 60 (53.10%) MS Office
6 51 (45.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 49 (43.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 45 (39.82%) Windows XP
9 43 (38.05%) SCCM
10 42 (37.17%) MS Excel
11 40 (35.40%) TCP/IP
11 40 (35.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 31 (27.43%) VMware
13 26 (23.01%) Linux
14 25 (22.12%) ITIL
14 25 (22.12%) MS Exchange
15 24 (21.24%) VMware Infrastructure
16 23 (20.35%) Microsoft Certification
17 21 (18.58%) VPN
18 20 (17.70%) MCITP
19 16 (14.16%) Citrix
20 15 (13.27%) SLA
20 15 (13.27%) Office 365
21 14 (12.39%) Exchange Server 2010
21 14 (12.39%) Internet
22 13 (11.50%) Apple
22 13 (11.50%) Red Hat
22 13 (11.50%) Lotus Domino
22 13 (11.50%) PowerShell
22 13 (11.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 25 (22.12%) MS Exchange
2 14 (12.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (11.50%) Lotus Domino
4 10 (8.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (5.31%) Lync
6 5 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.65%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 60 (53.10%) MS Office
2 42 (37.17%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.88%) Retail-J
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.27%) Office 365
2 2 (1.77%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (35.40%) TCP/IP
2 21 (18.58%) VPN
3 14 (12.39%) Internet
4 12 (10.62%) Firewall
5 11 (9.73%) DNS
6 7 (6.19%) DHCP
7 6 (5.31%) Wireless
8 3 (2.65%) WebEx
8 3 (2.65%) SAN
9 2 (1.77%) LAN
9 2 (1.77%) WAN
9 2 (1.77%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.77%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.77%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.88%) DSL
10 1 (0.88%) SSL
10 1 (0.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.77%) WebDriver
1 2 (1.77%) Selenium
General
1 5 (4.42%) Finance
2 4 (3.54%) Retail
3 3 (2.65%) Legal
4 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.77%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 45 (39.82%) Support Engineer
2 28 (24.78%) Analyst
3 23 (20.35%) Service Analyst
3 23 (20.35%) Service Desk Analyst
4 16 (14.16%) Technical Support
5 15 (13.27%) Technical Engineer
5 15 (13.27%) Technical Support Engineer
5 15 (13.27%) IT Support
6 13 (11.50%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (10.62%) IT Support Engineer
8 11 (9.73%) Consultant
9 10 (8.85%) Desktop Support
9 10 (8.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (6.19%) Architect
11 5 (4.42%) Support Analyst
11 5 (4.42%) Senior Support Engineer
12 4 (3.54%) Infrastructure Architect
12 4 (3.54%) Security Consultant
12 4 (3.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 3 (2.65%) Desktop Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.65%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.77%) .NET
3 1 (0.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.54%) iPhone
2 3 (2.65%) PDA
2 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.65%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.77%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.88%) CCTV
4 1 (0.88%) iPad
4 1 (0.88%) Kindle
4 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.88%) DTV
4 1 (0.88%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 113 (100.00%) Windows
2 102 (90.27%) Windows 7
3 51 (45.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (43.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (39.82%) Windows XP
6 40 (35.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (23.01%) Linux
8 13 (11.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (4.42%) Windows Vista
10 3 (2.65%) Android
11 2 (1.77%) UNIX
11 2 (1.77%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.77%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.88%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.12%) ITIL
2 8 (7.08%) Service Delivery
2 8 (7.08%) Migration
3 7 (6.19%) Mentoring
3 7 (6.19%) SIEM
3 7 (6.19%) TOGAF
3 7 (6.19%) Logistics
3 7 (6.19%) PRINCE2
3 7 (6.19%) Configuration Management
4 6 (5.31%) Problem Management
5 5 (4.42%) Incident Management
5 5 (4.42%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (4.42%) CRM
6 4 (3.54%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (3.54%) Time Management
6 4 (3.54%) Data Protection
7 3 (2.65%) Data Analysis
7 3 (2.65%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (2.65%) Software Deployment
7 3 (2.65%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.50%) PowerShell
2 9 (7.96%) Java
2 9 (7.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (20.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (17.70%) MCITP
3 11 (9.73%) MCP
4 10 (8.85%) MCSE
4 10 (8.85%) A+ Certification
4 10 (8.85%) Network+ Certification
5 6 (5.31%) CCNA
5 6 (5.31%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.54%) CISSP
6 4 (3.54%) CISA
6 4 (3.54%) CISM
6 4 (3.54%) MCTS
7 3 (2.65%) CCNP
7 3 (2.65%) MCSA
8 2 (1.77%) CCA
8 2 (1.77%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.77%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.27%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 62 (54.87%) Active Directory
2 24 (21.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.73%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (8.85%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (7.08%) Hyper-V
6 6 (5.31%) XenApp
7 4 (3.54%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.65%) vSphere
9 2 (1.77%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 43 (38.05%) SCCM
2 5 (4.42%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.77%) EdgeSight
3 2 (1.77%) XenMobile
3 2 (1.77%) SCOM
4 1 (0.88%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 92 (81.42%) Microsoft
2 31 (27.43%) VMware
3 16 (14.16%) Citrix
4 13 (11.50%) Apple
4 13 (11.50%) Red Hat
5 7 (6.19%) Adobe
6 6 (5.31%) McAfee
6 6 (5.31%) Cisco
7 5 (4.42%) HP
8 4 (3.54%) Dell
8 4 (3.54%) Avaya
9 3 (2.65%) AppSense
9 3 (2.65%) IBM
10 2 (1.77%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.77%) MobileIron
11 1 (0.88%) SonicWALL
11 1 (0.88%) Acronis
11 1 (0.88%) Altiris
11 1 (0.88%) NetApp
11 1 (0.88%) Juniper
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