The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 48 50 45
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 7 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 2.11% 0.69% 2.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.74% 2.46% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 7
Average salary £22,000 £27,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +30.95%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- -12.69%
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 Newbury region.

Operating Systems Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
122 122 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 36.75% 28.18% 41.41%
Number of salaries quoted 102 108 120
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -14.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Newbury

Windows 8
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Windows XP
2 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 16 (84.21%) MS Office
2 16 (84.21%) Windows 7
3 13 (68.42%) VPN
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.79%) DNS
5 3 (15.79%) SLA
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
5 3 (15.79%) MCSA
5 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
5 3 (15.79%) Firewall
6 2 (10.53%) LAN
6 2 (10.53%) WAN
6 2 (10.53%) Internet
6 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (5.26%) Degree
7 1 (5.26%) ERP
7 1 (5.26%) MCSE

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 (15.79%) SharePoint
1 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (84.21%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) VPN
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) Internet
3 2 (10.53%) LAN
3 2 (10.53%) WAN
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Analyst
2 13 (68.42%) Service Analyst
2 13 (68.42%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) IT Support
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Windows XP
2 16 (84.21%) Windows 7
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.26%) ERP
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) MCSA
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco