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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 49 53 47
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 0.24% 0.90% 1.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.88% 4.12% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-9.83% -6.15%
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
114 97 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 27.47% 21.90% 49.56%
Number of salaries quoted 107 87 136
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 18 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (75.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) vSphere
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft