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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 59 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 12 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.29% 0.79% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.33% 2.65% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 0
Average salary £26,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-56.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -4.41%
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
225 151 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 42.86% 29.90% 47.24%
Number of salaries quoted 115 86 187
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 28 August 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 8 (66.67%) Windows XP
4 7 (58.33%) MS Office
4 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (41.67%) DFS Replication
5 5 (41.67%) Lotus
5 5 (41.67%) Apple
5 5 (41.67%) Blackberry
5 5 (41.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
5 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 5 (41.67%) Linux
5 5 (41.67%) IBM Notes
5 5 (41.67%) Lotus Domino
5 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
5 5 (41.67%) MS Visio
5 5 (41.67%) DHCP
5 5 (41.67%) DNS
5 5 (41.67%) IBM
6 4 (33.33%) HP
6 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 4 (33.33%) LAN
6 4 (33.33%) WAN
6 4 (33.33%) Firewall
6 4 (33.33%) VMware
6 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (33.33%) SonicWALL
6 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 5 (41.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (41.67%) IBM Notes
1 5 (41.67%) Lotus Domino
2 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Office
2 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (41.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DHCP
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) IT Support
3 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
4 5 (41.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) DFS Replication
3 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Lotus
2 5 (41.67%) Apple
2 5 (41.67%) IBM
3 4 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) SonicWALL
Bracknell, Berkshire
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