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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 210 183 201
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +18
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 13 43 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.25% 0.79% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.02% 2.65% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 11 32 22
Average salary £33,000 £27,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -35.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.50%
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
1272 1625 1496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.91% 29.69% 27.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1139 1223 1162
Average salary £43,000 £42,000 £41,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.38% +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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 -17 5 £26,500 -5.35% 2
Slough - 2 £40,000 -
Hungerford - 1 - -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (81.48%) Active Directory
3 33 (61.11%) Windows 7
4 32 (59.26%) Windows Server
4 32 (59.26%) Microsoft
5 31 (57.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (50.00%) VMware
7 25 (46.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (40.74%) Citrix
8 22 (40.74%) Windows XP
8 22 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (33.33%) ITIL
11 17 (31.48%) MS Exchange
12 16 (29.63%) MS Excel
13 15 (27.78%) SCCM
14 12 (22.22%) DHCP
14 12 (22.22%) MS Office
15 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
15 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP
15 11 (20.37%) DNS
15 11 (20.37%) Cisco
15 11 (20.37%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (20.37%) Hyper-V
15 11 (20.37%) XenApp
16 10 (18.52%) vSphere
16 10 (18.52%) Windows 10
16 10 (18.52%) SAN
16 10 (18.52%) VMware ESX
17 9 (16.67%) Wireless

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 17 (31.48%) MS Exchange
2 11 (20.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.11%) IIS
4 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.56%) CMS
5 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.56%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.85%) SAS
6 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 12 (22.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.85%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) DHCP
2 11 (20.37%) DNS
2 11 (20.37%) TCP/IP
3 10 (18.52%) SAN
4 9 (16.67%) Firewall
4 9 (16.67%) Wireless
5 8 (14.81%) NetScaler
6 7 (12.96%) Intranet
6 7 (12.96%) iSCSI
6 7 (12.96%) Wireshark
7 6 (11.11%) Internet
8 5 (9.26%) LAN
8 5 (9.26%) VPN
9 4 (7.41%) VLAN
10 3 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (3.70%) WAN
12 1 (1.85%) Skype
12 1 (1.85%) SMTP
12 1 (1.85%) VoIP
12 1 (1.85%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.70%) DB2
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (9.26%) Retail
2 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.56%) Finance
4 2 (3.70%) Advertising
4 2 (3.70%) Electronics
4 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.70%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 13 (24.07%) Analyst
2 13 (24.07%) Technical Engineer
3 12 (22.22%) Technical Support
3 12 (22.22%) Technical Support Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Desktop Support
5 7 (12.96%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (12.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) IT Support
6 6 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) IT Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) IT Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Service Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Business Integration Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) .NET
2 3 (5.56%) WCF
3 2 (3.70%) WAP
4 1 (1.85%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.85%) Handset
4 1 (1.85%) iPhone
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (61.11%) Windows 7
3 32 (59.26%) Windows Server
4 31 (57.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (46.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (40.74%) Windows XP
7 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (18.52%) Windows 10
9 6 (11.11%) Windows Vista
10 4 (7.41%) Android
10 4 (7.41%) Mac OS X
11 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
11 3 (5.56%) Linux
11 3 (5.56%) Unix
12 1 (1.85%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (11.11%) Presales
4 5 (9.26%) Content Management
4 5 (9.26%) Document Management
4 5 (9.26%) Incident Management
4 5 (9.26%) Workflow
5 4 (7.41%) Process Management
5 4 (7.41%) System Testing
6 3 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (5.56%) SIEM
7 2 (3.70%) Change Management
7 2 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (3.70%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) C++
2 2 (3.70%) Java
2 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) CCA
1 8 (14.81%) Citrix Certification
1 8 (14.81%) SC Cleared
1 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.96%) Degree
3 5 (9.26%) MCP
3 5 (9.26%) MCSE
3 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.56%) CCNA
4 3 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (3.70%) MCITP
5 2 (3.70%) MCSA
5 2 (3.70%) MCTS
5 2 (3.70%) MOS
5 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.85%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (81.48%) Active Directory
2 22 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (20.37%) Hyper-V
3 11 (20.37%) XenApp
4 10 (18.52%) VMware ESX
4 10 (18.52%) vSphere
5 8 (14.81%) XenDesktop
5 8 (14.81%) XenServer
6 7 (12.96%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (7.41%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (27.78%) SCCM
2 9 (16.67%) SCOM
3 7 (12.96%) EdgeSight
4 2 (3.70%) WSUS
5 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.85%) SCSM
Vendors
1 32 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 27 (50.00%) VMware
3 22 (40.74%) Citrix
4 11 (20.37%) Cisco
5 8 (14.81%) AppSense
6 5 (9.26%) HP
7 4 (7.41%) Apple
7 4 (7.41%) SAP
8 3 (5.56%) Dell
8 3 (5.56%) Kofax
8 3 (5.56%) Remedy
9 2 (3.70%) ProCurve
9 2 (3.70%) Toshiba
10 1 (1.85%) Altiris
10 1 (1.85%) Avaya
10 1 (1.85%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.85%) Juniper
10 1 (1.85%) Mitel
10 1 (1.85%) Oracle
10 1 (1.85%) Polycom
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