The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 49 63 68
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.29% 2.27% 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.15% 5.31% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 1
Average salary £40,000 £26,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -56.66%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
Windows 8
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Operating Systems Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
87 226 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 24.86% 42.72% 29.90%
Number of salaries quoted 72 114 86
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,800 £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 Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Bracknell region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Bracknell

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) SCOM
3 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (50.00%) EdgeSight
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (50.00%) AppSense
3 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) CCA
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) iPhone
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCA
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
1 2 (50.00%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) AppSense
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) HP