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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 49 57 50
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 3 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 0.78% 1.30% 0.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.26% 8.43% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 2
Average salary £23,000 £25,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -44.44%
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 Maidenhead region.

Operating Systems Category
Maidenhead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
133 83 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 34.73% 15.43% 29.77%
Number of salaries quoted 108 73 96
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £57,500
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 Maidenhead

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Maidenhead

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Maidenhead

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Maidenhead 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) ITIL
3 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
4 6 (66.67%) SCCM
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (66.67%) TOGAF
4 6 (66.67%) Logistics
4 6 (66.67%) Citrix
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
4 6 (66.67%) Java
4 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2
4 6 (66.67%) MCSE
4 6 (66.67%) Adobe
5 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
6 4 (44.44%) Migration
7 3 (33.33%) Application Packaging
7 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 3 (33.33%) DNS
7 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
8 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
8 2 (22.22%) SLA
8 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
8 2 (22.22%) MS Office
8 2 (22.22%) MCP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Maidenhead 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 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) WebEx
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 2 (22.22%) Mac OS X
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 6 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 6 (66.67%) Logistics
3 4 (44.44%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) MCSE
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (11.11%) vSphere
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (11.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Citrix
2 6 (66.67%) Adobe
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Avaya
4 1 (11.11%) Apple
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Sun