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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 177 158 198
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +40
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 39 69 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.78% 1.16% 0.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.06% 4.02% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 38 52 26
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £49,900 £51,000
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
1273 1715 1528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.40% 28.88% 27.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1026 1251 1254
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -13 16 £30,000 +8.10% 4
Slough +1 8 £25,250 -42.61% 1
Maidenhead +8 3 £23,000 -8.00%
Wokingham - 2 £35,000 -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 108 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (86.11%) Windows 7
3 85 (78.70%) Microsoft
4 61 (56.48%) Active Directory
5 51 (47.22%) MS Office
6 48 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 47 (43.52%) SCCM
8 44 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 39 (36.11%) VMware
9 39 (36.11%) MS Excel
9 39 (36.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 36 (33.33%) TCP/IP
11 35 (32.41%) Windows XP
12 33 (30.56%) ITIL
13 28 (25.93%) Linux
13 28 (25.93%) Citrix
14 21 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
15 20 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
16 19 (17.59%) MS Exchange
17 17 (15.74%) MCP
18 16 (14.81%) VPN
18 16 (14.81%) Red Hat
18 16 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 15 (13.89%) DNS
19 15 (13.89%) Firewall
20 14 (12.96%) Cisco
21 13 (12.04%) SLA
21 13 (12.04%) Office 365
22 12 (11.11%) MCITP
23 11 (10.19%) Microsoft App-V

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 19 (17.59%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.41%) Lotus Domino
2 8 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.56%) Lync
4 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.93%) IIS
Applications
1 51 (47.22%) MS Office
2 39 (36.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.93%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.04%) Office 365
2 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.85%) IaaS
3 2 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.93%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 36 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 16 (14.81%) VPN
3 15 (13.89%) DNS
3 15 (13.89%) Firewall
4 9 (8.33%) Wireless
5 8 (7.41%) Internet
5 8 (7.41%) DHCP
6 7 (6.48%) SAN
7 5 (4.63%) iSCSI
8 4 (3.70%) NetScaler
8 4 (3.70%) WebEx
8 4 (3.70%) Wireshark
9 3 (2.78%) SMTP
9 3 (2.78%) LAN
10 2 (1.85%) WAN
10 2 (1.85%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.93%) VLAN
11 1 (0.93%) DSL
11 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (6.48%) Finance
1 7 (6.48%) Retail
2 3 (2.78%) Legal
3 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (38.89%) Support Engineer
2 26 (24.07%) Analyst
3 19 (17.59%) Service Desk Analyst
4 18 (16.67%) Service Analyst
5 15 (13.89%) 2nd Line Support
6 14 (12.96%) Desktop Support
7 13 (12.04%) Technical Engineer
8 12 (11.11%) IT Support
8 12 (11.11%) Technical Support
8 12 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
9 11 (10.19%) Consultant
10 9 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
10 9 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (7.41%) Support Analyst
12 6 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
12 6 (5.56%) Architect
12 6 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (5.56%) Security Consultant
12 6 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Engineer
13 5 (4.63%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.78%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.85%) SAML
3 1 (0.93%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.63%) PDA
2 2 (1.85%) Blackberry
2 2 (1.85%) iPhone
2 2 (1.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.93%) EPoS
3 1 (0.93%) iPad
3 1 (0.93%) HP Storage
3 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.93%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 108 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (86.11%) Windows 7
3 48 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (36.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (32.41%) Windows XP
7 28 (25.93%) Linux
8 16 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.70%) UNIX
10 3 (2.78%) Android
10 3 (2.78%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.85%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.85%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (30.56%) ITIL
2 10 (9.26%) SIEM
3 9 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 9 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 8 (7.41%) Incident Management
4 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Office Automation
4 8 (7.41%) Office Automation
5 6 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (5.56%) Software Deployment
5 6 (5.56%) TOGAF
5 6 (5.56%) Logistics
5 6 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 6 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 6 (5.56%) CRM
6 5 (4.63%) Time Management
7 4 (3.70%) Migration
7 4 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (2.78%) Server Monitoring
8 3 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.33%) SQL
2 8 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (15.74%) MCP
3 12 (11.11%) MCITP
4 9 (8.33%) A+ Certification
5 8 (7.41%) Network+ Certification
5 8 (7.41%) MCSE
6 6 (5.56%) CCNA
6 6 (5.56%) CISSP
6 6 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (5.56%) CISA
6 6 (5.56%) CISM
7 4 (3.70%) CCA
7 4 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (3.70%) MCSA
7 4 (3.70%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.70%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.78%) MCTS
8 3 (2.78%) CCNP
9 2 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.04%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (56.48%) Active Directory
2 21 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (10.19%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 8 (7.41%) XenApp
4 8 (7.41%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (4.63%) Terminal Services
6 4 (3.70%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.70%) vSphere
7 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (2.78%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.85%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.85%) XenServer
8 2 (1.85%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (1.85%) UAG
9 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.93%) vCloud
9 1 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 47 (43.52%) SCCM
2 6 (5.56%) SCOM
2 6 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (3.70%) EdgeSight
4 2 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.93%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 85 (78.70%) Microsoft
2 39 (36.11%) VMware
3 28 (25.93%) Citrix
4 16 (14.81%) Red Hat
5 14 (12.96%) Cisco
6 8 (7.41%) Apple
7 7 (6.48%) McAfee
8 6 (5.56%) Adobe
9 5 (4.63%) Avaya
10 4 (3.70%) AppSense
11 2 (1.85%) Splunk
11 2 (1.85%) HP
12 1 (0.93%) MobileIron
12 1 (0.93%) Google
12 1 (0.93%) SonicWALL
12 1 (0.93%) ProCurve
12 1 (0.93%) NetApp
12 1 (0.93%) Sun
12 1 (0.93%) Oracle
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