The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 122 117 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 17 22 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.68% 1.03% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.43% 3.03% -
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 0
Average salary £22,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 -
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -
Operating Systems Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
700 725 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.04% 33.96% 30.79%
Number of salaries quoted 537 570 630
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows 8
Berkshire

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Reading

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Reading region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 19 (67.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (64.29%) Windows 7
5 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
5 17 (60.71%) MS Excel
6 12 (42.86%) MCP
7 11 (39.29%) MS Exchange
7 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (35.71%) Windows XP
8 10 (35.71%) VoIP
8 10 (35.71%) DHCP
8 10 (35.71%) DNS
8 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (32.14%) Lync
9 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (28.57%) Firewall
10 8 (28.57%) Citrix
10 8 (28.57%) Hyper-V
11 7 (25.00%) Unified Communications
11 7 (25.00%) ITIL
11 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
12 6 (21.43%) Service Delivery
12 6 (21.43%) SQL
12 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
12 6 (21.43%) VPN
12 6 (21.43%) PBX
12 6 (21.43%) Android
12 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (21.43%) Integration Testing

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 11 (39.29%) MS Exchange
2 9 (32.14%) Lync
3 3 (10.71%) WordPress
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (60.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) VoIP
1 10 (35.71%) DHCP
1 10 (35.71%) DNS
2 8 (28.57%) Firewall
3 7 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 6 (21.43%) VPN
4 6 (21.43%) PBX
5 5 (17.86%) Asterisk PBX
5 5 (17.86%) SMTP
5 5 (17.86%) SSL
5 5 (17.86%) LDAP
5 5 (17.86%) MPLS
5 5 (17.86%) SAN
6 4 (14.29%) LAN
7 3 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
8 1 (3.57%) Internet
8 1 (3.57%) WAN
8 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Support Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Consultant
3 5 (17.86%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Communications Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Support Officer
5 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) IT Support
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Support
6 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) WPF
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) iPhone
1 5 (17.86%) iPad
1 5 (17.86%) Open Source
2 2 (7.14%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (64.29%) Windows 7
4 10 (35.71%) Windows XP
4 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (21.43%) Android
7 5 (17.86%) Windows Phone
8 4 (14.29%) Linux
9 2 (7.14%) Windows Vista
10 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
10 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Service Delivery
2 6 (21.43%) Integration Testing
3 5 (17.86%) Load Balancing
4 4 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.71%) Data Security
6 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.57%) Web Development
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) Project Management
7 1 (3.57%) CRM
7 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) MCP
2 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (17.86%) MCTS
3 5 (17.86%) MCSE
3 5 (17.86%) MCSA
4 4 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (14.29%) A+ Certification
4 4 (14.29%) MCITP
5 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
6 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
6 2 (7.14%) Degree
7 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.57%) CCEE
7 1 (3.57%) CCIA
7 1 (3.57%) VCAP
7 1 (3.57%) CCA
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
2 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
2 8 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (3.57%) vSphere
6 1 (3.57%) XenApp
6 1 (3.57%) XenServer
6 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) DameWare
2 3 (10.71%) SCCM
3 2 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.57%) SCOM
4 1 (3.57%) SCVMM
4 1 (3.57%) SCDPM
4 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) Citrix
3 3 (10.71%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (7.14%) Symantec
4 2 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) AppSense
5 1 (3.57%) Toshiba
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Dell
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