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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 197 182 165
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 18 40 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.40% 0.79% 1.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.37% 3.08% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 18 39 50
Median salary £33,500 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.81% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £46,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -
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
1312 1298 1695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.12% 25.52% 28.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1083 1047 1239
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Maidenhead -6 4 £33,500 +45.65%
Slough +16 3 £42,500 +68.31% 4
Reading -7 2 £53,750 +79.16% 1
Wokingham -13 2 £25,000 -28.57% 2
Bracknell - 1 £29,000 -
Hungerford - 1 £21,500 -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (83.87%) Windows 7
3 48 (77.42%) Active Directory
4 40 (64.52%) Microsoft
5 34 (54.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (51.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (51.61%) MS Excel
7 31 (50.00%) MS Office
7 31 (50.00%) Windows 10
8 29 (46.77%) VMware
9 26 (41.94%) Windows Server
10 19 (30.65%) DNS
10 19 (30.65%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (25.81%) SCCM
11 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
11 16 (25.81%) Apple
12 15 (24.19%) MS Exchange
13 14 (22.58%) DHCP
13 14 (22.58%) ITIL
13 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (20.97%) Windows XP
15 12 (19.35%) SLA
15 12 (19.35%) MCP
15 12 (19.35%) Service Delivery
15 12 (19.35%) Migration
15 12 (19.35%) Hyper-V
16 10 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (16.13%) Smartphone
17 9 (14.52%) Office 365

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 15 (24.19%) MS Exchange
2 9 (14.52%) SharePoint
3 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (11.29%) Skype for Business
4 3 (4.84%) IIS
5 2 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.61%) CMS
6 1 (1.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 32 (51.61%) MS Excel
2 31 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.52%) Office 365
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (3.23%) OneDrive
3 2 (3.23%) SaaS
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.61%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.65%) DNS
2 14 (22.58%) DHCP
3 9 (14.52%) SAN
4 7 (11.29%) Firewall
4 7 (11.29%) VPN
5 6 (9.68%) Wireless
6 4 (6.45%) Skype
6 4 (6.45%) SNMP
7 3 (4.84%) Internet
7 3 (4.84%) LAN
7 3 (4.84%) MPLS
7 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.23%) Intranet
8 2 (3.23%) NAS
8 2 (3.23%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.61%) Extranet
9 1 (1.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (3.23%) MS Access
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) JIRA
1 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (9.68%) Publishing
1 6 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.06%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.84%) Electronics
3 3 (4.84%) Legal
3 3 (4.84%) Marketing
4 2 (3.23%) Billing
5 1 (1.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (35.48%) Support Engineer
2 20 (32.26%) 2nd Line Support
3 18 (29.03%) IT Support
4 15 (24.19%) Analyst
4 15 (24.19%) Support Analyst
5 12 (19.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 12 (19.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 12 (19.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 11 (17.74%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (14.52%) 1st Line Engineer
7 9 (14.52%) 1st Line Support
7 9 (14.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 8 (12.90%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 8 (12.90%) IT Analyst
8 8 (12.90%) IT Engineer
8 8 (12.90%) IT Support Analyst
8 8 (12.90%) Server Support
9 7 (11.29%) Desktop Support
9 7 (11.29%) Windows Engineer
9 7 (11.29%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) .NET
1 4 (6.45%) XMPP
2 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.23%) Web Services
3 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.61%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Smartphone
2 5 (8.06%) Clustering
3 4 (6.45%) Replication
4 3 (4.84%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.84%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.61%) User Experience
6 1 (1.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (83.87%) Windows 7
3 34 (54.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (51.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (50.00%) Windows 10
6 26 (41.94%) Windows Server
7 13 (20.97%) Windows XP
8 9 (14.52%) Mac OS X
9 5 (8.06%) Android
9 5 (8.06%) Apple iOS
9 5 (8.06%) Linux
10 4 (6.45%) Solaris
10 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (6.45%) Windows Vista
11 2 (3.23%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.61%) CentOS
12 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) ITIL
2 12 (19.35%) Migration
2 12 (19.35%) Service Delivery
3 6 (9.68%) Network Management
4 4 (6.45%) Asset Management
4 4 (6.45%) Logistics
4 4 (6.45%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (6.45%) Patch Management
4 4 (6.45%) Performance Management
4 4 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (6.45%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (4.84%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (4.84%) Mentoring
5 3 (4.84%) Programme Management
5 3 (4.84%) Project Management
6 2 (3.23%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.23%) Change Control
6 2 (3.23%) E-Discovery
6 2 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.68%) SQL
2 2 (3.23%) C#
2 2 (3.23%) VBA
3 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (19.35%) MCP
3 8 (12.90%) MOS
4 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
5 5 (8.06%) MCSE
6 4 (6.45%) Degree
6 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.84%) GNVQ
7 3 (4.84%) MCITP
8 2 (3.23%) DBS Check
8 2 (3.23%) DV Cleared
8 2 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (3.23%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.35%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) QA
3 1 (1.61%) COBIT
3 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (77.42%) Active Directory
2 19 (30.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (19.35%) Hyper-V
4 8 (12.90%) VMware ESX
4 8 (12.90%) VMware Workstation
5 7 (11.29%) vSphere
6 6 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (9.68%) XenDesktop
7 4 (6.45%) DFS Replication
8 3 (4.84%) Firmware
8 3 (4.84%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (4.84%) XenServer
9 2 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (3.23%) XenApp
10 1 (1.61%) Samba
10 1 (1.61%) Terminal Server
10 1 (1.61%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (25.81%) SCCM
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (6.45%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (6.45%) SCDPM
3 4 (6.45%) SCOM
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 29 (46.77%) VMware
3 16 (25.81%) Apple
4 9 (14.52%) Citrix
5 8 (12.90%) Google
5 8 (12.90%) HP
6 7 (11.29%) Cisco
7 6 (9.68%) Samsung
7 6 (9.68%) Veeam
8 4 (6.45%) Dell
8 4 (6.45%) Intel Security
8 4 (6.45%) Polycom
9 3 (4.84%) Acronis
9 3 (4.84%) Avaya
9 3 (4.84%) SAP
9 3 (4.84%) Symantec
10 2 (3.23%) NetApp
10 2 (3.23%) Oracle
10 2 (3.23%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
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