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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 171 158 182
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +24
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 43 67 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.95% 1.31% 0.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.31% 5.37% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 33 50 35
Median salary £30,000 £27,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £75,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -
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
1299 1248 1549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.79% 24.46% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1143 972 1213
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wokingham -12 10 £23,750 -
Reading -5 9 £50,000 +122.22% 2
Thatcham - 6 £26,500 -
Maidenhead +6 5 £36,500 -51.33% 1
Bracknell -4 3 £29,000 +5.45%
Windsor +14 1 £37,500 +13.63%
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (84.48%) Windows 7
3 44 (75.86%) Active Directory
4 36 (62.07%) Microsoft
5 31 (53.45%) MS Excel
6 30 (51.72%) Windows 10
6 30 (51.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (44.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (44.83%) MS Office
7 26 (44.83%) Windows Server
8 25 (43.10%) VMware
9 21 (36.21%) DNS
10 19 (32.76%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (29.31%) MS Exchange
12 16 (27.59%) SCCM
13 15 (25.86%) DHCP
13 15 (25.86%) Apple
14 14 (24.14%) SharePoint
14 14 (24.14%) Windows XP
14 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
14 14 (24.14%) Hyper-V
15 13 (22.41%) Mac OS X
16 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (18.97%) SLA
16 11 (18.97%) ITIL
17 10 (17.24%) Migration
17 10 (17.24%) Service Delivery
17 10 (17.24%) MCP
17 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2013

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (29.31%) MS Exchange
2 14 (24.14%) SharePoint
3 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (13.79%) Skype for Business
6 3 (5.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (5.17%) IIS
7 2 (3.45%) CMS
7 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (53.45%) MS Excel
2 26 (44.83%) MS Office
3 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Business One
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) Office 365
2 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.45%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (36.21%) DNS
2 15 (25.86%) DHCP
3 7 (12.07%) Firewall
4 6 (10.34%) SAN
4 6 (10.34%) VPN
4 6 (10.34%) Wireless
5 5 (8.62%) Skype
5 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
6 4 (6.90%) SNMP
7 3 (5.17%) Intranet
7 3 (5.17%) MPLS
7 3 (5.17%) NetScaler
8 2 (3.45%) Internet
8 2 (3.45%) NAS
9 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.72%) Extranet
9 1 (1.72%) LAN
9 1 (1.72%) VoIP
9 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.45%) MS Access
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.72%) MSI
1 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.17%) Publishing
3 2 (3.45%) Billing
3 2 (3.45%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Advertising
4 1 (1.72%) Electronics
4 1 (1.72%) Finance
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (39.66%) Support Engineer
2 17 (29.31%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (22.41%) IT Support
4 12 (20.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 12 (20.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 11 (18.97%) Desktop Engineer
5 11 (18.97%) Desktop Support
5 11 (18.97%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 10 (17.24%) 1st Line Support
7 9 (15.52%) 1st Line Engineer
7 9 (15.52%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 9 (15.52%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (15.52%) Analyst
7 9 (15.52%) Windows Engineer
7 9 (15.52%) Windows Support Engineer
8 8 (13.79%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 8 (13.79%) IT Engineer
8 8 (13.79%) Support Analyst
9 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (12.07%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) .NET
1 5 (8.62%) XMPP
2 3 (5.17%) Web Services
3 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.45%) WCF
4 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Smartphone
2 5 (8.62%) Clustering
3 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.90%) Replication
4 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.17%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.45%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.72%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (84.48%) Windows 7
3 30 (51.72%) Windows 10
3 30 (51.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (44.83%) Windows Server
4 26 (44.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (24.14%) Windows XP
6 13 (22.41%) Mac OS X
7 7 (12.07%) Android
7 7 (12.07%) Apple iOS
7 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (12.07%) Windows Vista
8 4 (6.90%) Linux
8 4 (6.90%) Mac OS
8 4 (6.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) ITIL
2 10 (17.24%) Migration
2 10 (17.24%) Service Delivery
3 5 (8.62%) Asset Management
3 5 (8.62%) Patch Management
4 4 (6.90%) Logistics
4 4 (6.90%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (6.90%) Network Management
4 4 (6.90%) Performance Management
4 4 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (5.17%) Project Management
6 2 (3.45%) Content Management
6 2 (3.45%) DevOps
6 2 (3.45%) E-Discovery
6 2 (3.45%) Presales
7 1 (1.72%) Application Packaging
7 1 (1.72%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (1.72%) Document Management
7 1 (1.72%) System Testing
7 1 (1.72%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) VBA
3 1 (1.72%) C#
3 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) MCP
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.34%) MOS
2 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) Degree
3 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.17%) GNVQ
4 3 (5.17%) MCITP
4 3 (5.17%) MCSE
5 2 (3.45%) DBS Check
5 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.97%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 44 (75.86%) Active Directory
2 19 (32.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (24.14%) Hyper-V
4 8 (13.79%) vSphere
5 6 (10.34%) VMware ESX
5 6 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (10.34%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (6.90%) DFS Replication
6 4 (6.90%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.45%) Samba
7 2 (3.45%) XenApp
7 2 (3.45%) XenServer
8 1 (1.72%) Firmware
8 1 (1.72%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.72%) vCloud
8 1 (1.72%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (27.59%) SCCM
2 5 (8.62%) SCOM
3 4 (6.90%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (6.90%) SCDPM
4 2 (3.45%) Puppet
5 1 (1.72%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.72%) SCSM
5 1 (1.72%) vRealize
5 1 (1.72%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 36 (62.07%) Microsoft
2 25 (43.10%) VMware
3 15 (25.86%) Apple
4 9 (15.52%) HP
5 7 (12.07%) Citrix
6 6 (10.34%) Google
7 5 (8.62%) Cisco
7 5 (8.62%) Dell
7 5 (8.62%) Polycom
8 4 (6.90%) Intel Security
8 4 (6.90%) Veeam
9 3 (5.17%) Acronis
9 3 (5.17%) Symantec
10 2 (3.45%) Juniper
10 2 (3.45%) Kaspersky
10 2 (3.45%) NETGEAR
10 2 (3.45%) SAP
10 2 (3.45%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.72%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (1.72%) Draytek
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