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

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 177 178 193
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 40 49 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.82% 0.89% 0.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.89% 3.59% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 35 40 35
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average 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
1385 1364 1558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.49% 24.81% 27.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1227 1060 1235
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 April 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 29 April 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
Wokingham - 11 £25,000 -
Reading +4 5 £50,000 +122.22% 2
Maidenhead +2 4 £34,000 -54.66%
Bracknell -1 3 £29,000 +5.45% 1
Thatcham - 3 £26,500 -
Windsor +18 2 £37,500 +13.63%
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (89.09%) Windows 7
3 45 (81.82%) Active Directory
4 33 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (54.55%) Microsoft
6 29 (52.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (50.91%) MS Excel
7 28 (50.91%) Windows 10
8 25 (45.45%) Windows Server
9 22 (40.00%) VMware
10 20 (36.36%) DNS
11 19 (34.55%) MS Office
12 18 (32.73%) MS Exchange
12 18 (32.73%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (27.27%) Apple
14 14 (25.45%) DHCP
14 14 (25.45%) Exchange Server 2010
15 13 (23.64%) Hyper-V
15 13 (23.64%) Exchange Server 2013
15 13 (23.64%) SCCM
16 11 (20.00%) ITIL
16 11 (20.00%) SharePoint
17 10 (18.18%) Mac OS X
17 10 (18.18%) Firewall
18 9 (16.36%) Citrix
18 9 (16.36%) Windows XP
18 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
19 8 (14.55%) HP
19 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2003
19 8 (14.55%) Wireless

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 18 (32.73%) MS Exchange
2 14 (25.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (23.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 8 (14.55%) Skype for Business
6 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (5.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (5.45%) IIS
8 2 (3.64%) CMS
9 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (50.91%) MS Excel
2 19 (34.55%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Business One
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Office 365
2 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.64%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (36.36%) DNS
2 14 (25.45%) DHCP
3 10 (18.18%) Firewall
4 8 (14.55%) Wireless
5 7 (12.73%) SAN
6 5 (9.09%) Skype
7 4 (7.27%) NetScaler
7 4 (7.27%) SNMP
7 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
8 3 (5.45%) Intranet
8 3 (5.45%) MPLS
8 3 (5.45%) VPN
9 2 (3.64%) Internet
9 2 (3.64%) NAS
10 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.82%) Extranet
10 1 (1.82%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.82%) Network Security
10 1 (1.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.82%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.82%) MSI
1 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.64%) Legal
3 2 (3.64%) Publishing
4 1 (1.82%) Electronics
4 1 (1.82%) Finance
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (43.64%) Support Engineer
2 19 (34.55%) 2nd Line Support
3 14 (25.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 14 (25.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 14 (25.45%) IT Support
4 12 (21.82%) Desktop Support
5 11 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 11 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 10 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
7 9 (16.36%) 1st Line Support
7 9 (16.36%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 9 (16.36%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (16.36%) Analyst
7 9 (16.36%) IT Engineer
7 9 (16.36%) IT Support Engineer
7 9 (16.36%) Windows Support Engineer
8 8 (14.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (14.55%) Support Analyst
9 7 (12.73%) 1st Line Engineer
9 7 (12.73%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) XMPP
2 4 (7.27%) .NET
3 3 (5.45%) Web Services
4 2 (3.64%) WCF
5 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Clustering
2 4 (7.27%) Replication
2 4 (7.27%) Smartphone
3 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.82%) Handset
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (89.09%) Windows 7
3 33 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (52.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (50.91%) Windows 10
6 25 (45.45%) Windows Server
7 10 (18.18%) Mac OS X
8 9 (16.36%) Windows XP
9 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (9.09%) Android
10 5 (9.09%) Apple iOS
11 4 (7.27%) Linux
11 4 (7.27%) Mac OS
11 4 (7.27%) Solaris
11 4 (7.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.00%) ITIL
2 7 (12.73%) Service Delivery
3 6 (10.91%) Migration
3 6 (10.91%) Patch Management
4 5 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 4 (7.27%) Logistics
5 4 (7.27%) Network Load Balancing
5 4 (7.27%) Network Management
5 4 (7.27%) Performance Management
5 4 (7.27%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (5.45%) Presales
6 3 (5.45%) Project Management
7 2 (3.64%) Change Management
7 2 (3.64%) Content Management
7 2 (3.64%) DevOps
8 1 (1.82%) Application Packaging
8 1 (1.82%) Document Management
8 1 (1.82%) Resource Management
8 1 (1.82%) System Testing
8 1 (1.82%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) SQL
2 1 (1.82%) C++
2 1 (1.82%) Java
2 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) MCP
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.27%) MOS
3 1 (1.82%) CCA
3 1 (1.82%) CCNA
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.82%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.82%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 45 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 18 (32.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (23.64%) Hyper-V
4 6 (10.91%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (10.91%) vSphere
5 5 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 5 (9.09%) XenDesktop
6 4 (7.27%) DFS Replication
6 4 (7.27%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (5.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (5.45%) XenApp
7 3 (5.45%) XenServer
8 2 (3.64%) Samba
9 1 (1.82%) Firmware
9 1 (1.82%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.82%) vCloud
9 1 (1.82%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (23.64%) SCCM
2 6 (10.91%) SCOM
3 4 (7.27%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (7.27%) SCDPM
4 2 (3.64%) Puppet
5 1 (1.82%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.82%) EdgeSight
5 1 (1.82%) SCSM
5 1 (1.82%) vRealize
5 1 (1.82%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 30 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 22 (40.00%) VMware
3 15 (27.27%) Apple
4 9 (16.36%) Citrix
5 8 (14.55%) HP
6 7 (12.73%) Cisco
7 5 (9.09%) Dell
7 5 (9.09%) Polycom
8 4 (7.27%) Google
8 4 (7.27%) Intel Security
8 4 (7.27%) Veeam
9 3 (5.45%) Juniper
10 2 (3.64%) AppSense
10 2 (3.64%) Kaspersky
10 2 (3.64%) NetApp
10 2 (3.64%) NETGEAR
10 2 (3.64%) SAP
10 2 (3.64%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.82%) Draytek
11 1 (1.82%) Fortinet
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