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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 181 187 173
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 19 43 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.45% 0.82% 1.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.61% 3.02% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 19 39 47
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £28,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -
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
1179 1422 1686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.77% 26.98% 28.85%
Number of salaries quoted 955 1204 1204
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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
Slough +16 6 £42,500 +57.40%
Maidenhead +1 4 £33,500 +45.65%
Reading -1 3 £42,500 +9.67% 1
Wokingham -6 2 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Bracknell -5 1 £29,000 -31.76%
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (80.43%) Windows 7
3 35 (76.09%) Active Directory
4 34 (73.91%) Microsoft
5 25 (54.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (52.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (50.00%) MS Office
7 23 (50.00%) Windows Server
8 22 (47.83%) Windows 10
9 21 (45.65%) MS Excel
10 20 (43.48%) VMware
11 16 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (32.61%) DHCP
12 15 (32.61%) DNS
12 15 (32.61%) ITIL
13 14 (30.43%) SLA
13 14 (30.43%) Office 365
14 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
15 12 (26.09%) Windows XP
16 11 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (23.91%) SCCM
16 11 (23.91%) MCP
17 10 (21.74%) Migration
17 10 (21.74%) Hyper-V
18 9 (19.57%) Smartphone
18 9 (19.57%) MS Exchange
18 9 (19.57%) Cisco
19 8 (17.39%) Citrix
19 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
19 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012

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 9 (19.57%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
3 6 (13.04%) Skype for Business
4 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (8.70%) IIS
5 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.17%) CMS
6 1 (2.17%) Confluence
6 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 23 (50.00%) MS Office
2 21 (45.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (30.43%) Office 365
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (10.87%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (10.87%) SaaS
4 2 (4.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (32.61%) DHCP
1 15 (32.61%) DNS
2 7 (15.22%) LAN
2 7 (15.22%) SAN
2 7 (15.22%) VPN
3 5 (10.87%) MPLS
4 4 (8.70%) Wireless
5 3 (6.52%) Firewall
5 3 (6.52%) Internet
5 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.52%) WAN
6 2 (4.35%) Intranet
6 2 (4.35%) NAS
6 2 (4.35%) Skype
7 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.17%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.17%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.17%) MS Access
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.04%) Publishing
3 5 (10.87%) Finance
4 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
5 3 (6.52%) Electronics
5 3 (6.52%) Legal
5 3 (6.52%) Marketing
6 2 (4.35%) Billing
7 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Analyst
2 15 (32.61%) Support Analyst
3 14 (30.43%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (28.26%) Support Engineer
5 12 (26.09%) IT Support
6 9 (19.57%) IT Analyst
6 9 (19.57%) IT Support Analyst
7 8 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 7 (15.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 7 (15.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 7 (15.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (13.04%) 1st Line Engineer
9 6 (13.04%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (13.04%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (13.04%) Support Technician
9 6 (13.04%) Technical Engineer
10 5 (10.87%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (10.87%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (8.70%) 1st Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.17%) WCF
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Smartphone
2 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.52%) Driving Licence
2 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
3 1 (2.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (80.43%) Windows 7
3 25 (54.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (52.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 22 (47.83%) Windows 10
7 12 (26.09%) Windows XP
8 4 (8.70%) Mac OS X
8 4 (8.70%) Windows Vista
9 3 (6.52%) Android
9 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
10 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (2.17%) CentOS
11 1 (2.17%) Linux
11 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (2.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) ITIL
2 10 (21.74%) Migration
3 7 (15.22%) Service Delivery
4 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
4 6 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (10.87%) Change Control
5 5 (10.87%) Change Management
6 4 (8.70%) Network Management
7 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.52%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (6.52%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.35%) Capacity Management
8 2 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.35%) E-Discovery
8 2 (4.35%) Virtual Environments
9 1 (2.17%) Internal Audit
9 1 (2.17%) Patch Management
9 1 (2.17%) Presales
9 1 (2.17%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (23.91%) MCP
3 7 (15.22%) MCSE
3 7 (15.22%) MOS
4 4 (8.70%) Degree
4 4 (8.70%) MCSA
5 3 (6.52%) GNVQ
5 3 (6.52%) MCITP
6 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.17%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (30.43%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) QA
3 1 (2.17%) COBIT
3 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (76.09%) Active Directory
2 11 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (21.74%) Hyper-V
4 7 (15.22%) VMware ESX
4 7 (15.22%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (10.87%) Firmware
6 4 (8.70%) XenDesktop
7 3 (6.52%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (6.52%) vSphere
8 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (4.35%) XenServer
9 1 (2.17%) Terminal Server
9 1 (2.17%) VirtualBox
9 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (23.91%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 34 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 20 (43.48%) VMware
3 9 (19.57%) Cisco
4 8 (17.39%) Citrix
5 7 (15.22%) Dell
5 7 (15.22%) Google
6 6 (13.04%) Apple
6 6 (13.04%) Avaya
6 6 (13.04%) HP
7 4 (8.70%) SAP
7 4 (8.70%) Veeam
8 3 (6.52%) Acronis
8 3 (6.52%) Oracle
8 3 (6.52%) Symantec
9 2 (4.35%) NetApp
10 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.17%) EMC
10 1 (2.17%) IBM
10 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.17%) WatchGuard
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