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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 160 198 -
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 65 30 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.10% 0.53% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.78% 1.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 48 25 0
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
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
1718 1597 1681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.02% 28.44% 30.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1231 1289 1469
Average salary £37,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.84% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +10 27 £28,000 +43.58%
Bracknell +3 17 £26,000 -56.66% 2
Newbury +16 11 £41,450 +50.72%
Maidenhead -11 4 £25,000 -37.50%
Slough +3 3 £44,000 +1.73% 1
Windsor - 2 £50,000 -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 115 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (80.87%) Windows 7
3 92 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 58 (50.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 57 (49.57%) MS Exchange
6 48 (41.74%) Active Directory
7 41 (35.65%) MS Office
8 35 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 33 (28.70%) Microsoft Certification
10 29 (25.22%) Windows XP
11 28 (24.35%) MS Excel
11 28 (24.35%) Exchange Server 2010
12 26 (22.61%) SharePoint
12 26 (22.61%) SQL
13 25 (21.74%) ITIL
13 25 (21.74%) VMware
14 24 (20.87%) Exchange Server 2013
15 23 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 23 (20.00%) Firewall
16 22 (19.13%) TCP/IP
17 21 (18.26%) SQL Server
17 21 (18.26%) MCSA
17 21 (18.26%) Exchange Server 2007
18 18 (15.65%) MCP
19 17 (14.78%) MCTS
19 17 (14.78%) Hyper-V
20 16 (13.91%) VPN
21 14 (12.17%) SQL Server 2008
21 14 (12.17%) VMware Infrastructure
21 14 (12.17%) vSphere

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 57 (49.57%) MS Exchange
2 28 (24.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (22.61%) SharePoint
4 24 (20.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (18.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (12.17%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (7.83%) Lync
8 7 (6.09%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (4.35%) IBM Notes
9 5 (4.35%) Lotus Domino
10 4 (3.48%) IIS
10 4 (3.48%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (2.61%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (1.74%) WordPress
12 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
Applications
1 41 (35.65%) MS Office
2 28 (24.35%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.61%) Agresso
2 3 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.17%) Office 365
2 12 (10.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (8.70%) SaaS
4 5 (4.35%) IaaS
5 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (20.00%) Firewall
2 22 (19.13%) TCP/IP
3 16 (13.91%) VPN
4 9 (7.83%) LAN
5 8 (6.96%) VoIP
5 8 (6.96%) DHCP
5 8 (6.96%) DNS
6 7 (6.09%) WAN
7 4 (3.48%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (3.48%) NetScaler
8 3 (2.61%) Internet
9 2 (1.74%) 3G
9 2 (1.74%) Intranet
9 2 (1.74%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.87%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.87%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.87%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.26%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (12.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (8.70%) MS Access
4 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.74%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (7.83%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.09%) Legal
3 6 (5.22%) Finance
4 2 (1.74%) Games
4 2 (1.74%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (35.65%) Support Engineer
2 24 (20.87%) 2nd Line Support
3 15 (13.04%) Analyst
3 15 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 13 (11.30%) Desktop Support
5 10 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (8.70%) Administrator
5 10 (8.70%) Senior Support Engineer
6 8 (6.96%) IT Administrator
7 7 (6.09%) Support Team Leader
7 7 (6.09%) IT Support
7 7 (6.09%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (6.09%) Team Leader
7 7 (6.09%) Support Analyst
8 6 (5.22%) Consultant
8 6 (5.22%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (5.22%) Service Analyst
9 5 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) Technical Manager
10 4 (3.48%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.70%) .NET
2 9 (7.83%) Web Services
3 5 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.48%) Application Packaging
5 3 (2.61%) COM
5 3 (2.61%) CSS
5 3 (2.61%) HTML
5 3 (2.61%) jQuery
6 2 (1.74%) WCF
6 2 (1.74%) XML
7 1 (0.87%) SAML
7 1 (0.87%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.09%) Blackberry
3 6 (5.22%) Open Source
4 4 (3.48%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.48%) Fat Client
4 4 (3.48%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.61%) iPad
6 2 (1.74%) iPhone
6 2 (1.74%) Clustering
7 1 (0.87%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 115 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (80.87%) Windows 7
3 58 (50.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (25.22%) Windows XP
6 23 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (8.70%) Linux
8 6 (5.22%) Android
9 5 (4.35%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.74%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.74%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.87%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.74%) ITIL
2 13 (11.30%) Mentoring
3 10 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (6.09%) Service Delivery
4 7 (6.09%) Resource Management
5 6 (5.22%) Dependency Management
6 3 (2.61%) Software Engineering
6 3 (2.61%) Software Testing
6 3 (2.61%) Integration Testing
6 3 (2.61%) Manual Testing
6 3 (2.61%) System Testing
6 3 (2.61%) Regression Testing
6 3 (2.61%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (2.61%) CRM
6 3 (2.61%) Coaching
7 2 (1.74%) Project Management
7 2 (1.74%) Process Management
7 2 (1.74%) PRINCE2
7 2 (1.74%) Document Management
7 2 (1.74%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 26 (22.61%) SQL
2 4 (3.48%) C#
3 2 (1.74%) Java
4 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (28.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (18.26%) MCSA
3 18 (15.65%) MCP
4 17 (14.78%) MCTS
5 11 (9.57%) MCITP
6 8 (6.96%) MCSE
7 7 (6.09%) Degree
8 6 (5.22%) CCNA
8 6 (5.22%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (3.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (3.48%) CCA
9 4 (3.48%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (3.48%) CCNP
9 4 (3.48%) CCEE
10 3 (2.61%) ISEB
10 3 (2.61%) MCDST
10 3 (2.61%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.74%) CEH
11 2 (1.74%) GNVQ
11 2 (1.74%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.09%) SLA
2 3 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.87%) QA
3 1 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 48 (41.74%) Active Directory
2 17 (14.78%) Hyper-V
3 14 (12.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (12.17%) vSphere
4 8 (6.96%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (6.96%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (4.35%) DFS Replication
6 4 (3.48%) XenApp
6 4 (3.48%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.87%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.87%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.87%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.87%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (5.22%) SCCM
2 4 (3.48%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.87%) SCOM
3 1 (0.87%) DameWare
3 1 (0.87%) WMI
Vendors
1 92 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (21.74%) VMware
3 11 (9.57%) HP
4 10 (8.70%) Cisco
5 8 (6.96%) AppSense
6 7 (6.09%) SonicWALL
6 7 (6.09%) Apple
6 7 (6.09%) Citrix
7 6 (5.22%) BMC
7 6 (5.22%) IBM
7 6 (5.22%) Remedy
8 5 (4.35%) Lotus
9 4 (3.48%) Dell
9 4 (3.48%) McAfee
9 4 (3.48%) Lumension
10 3 (2.61%) Avaya
11 2 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.74%) Symantec
11 2 (1.74%) Acronis
12 1 (0.87%) CheckPoint
Slough, Berkshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Woodley, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 25 days ago