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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 38 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 10 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 3.17% 0.51% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.35% 1.37% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £24,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -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 Newbury region.

Operating Systems Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
107 146 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 33.97% 37.53% 36.12%
Number of salaries quoted 89 125 127
Average salary £32,500 £36,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% -7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
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 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 14 (77.78%) MS Office
4 12 (66.67%) Windows XP
4 12 (66.67%) Windows 7
5 8 (44.44%) VPN
6 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (16.67%) iPad
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (16.67%) Android
8 3 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (16.67%) jQuery
8 3 (16.67%) MCSA
8 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco
8 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
8 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 3 (16.67%) CSS
8 3 (16.67%) Web Services
8 3 (16.67%) C#
8 3 (16.67%) HTML
8 3 (16.67%) .NET
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (11.11%) Internet
9 2 (11.11%) DNS
9 2 (11.11%) SLA

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.56%) Lync
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (77.78%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) VPN
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) Internet
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Service Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) HTML
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
1 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 3 (16.67%) CSS
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
1 3 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) iPad
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 12 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) Android
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.56%) ITIL
1 1 (5.56%) OOP
1 1 (5.56%) OO
1 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
1 1 (5.56%) Web Development
1 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) MCSA
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) VMware