The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 129 124 126
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 5 26 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.26% 1.06% 0.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.77% 4.00% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 26 17
Average salary £50,000 £22,500 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+122.22% +2.27%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -
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 Reading region.

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
651 650 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.37% 26.50% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 585 495 523
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 30 April 2016.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (90.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (70.00%) DNS
4 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
6 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
6 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (50.00%) Firewall
6 5 (50.00%) VMware
7 4 (40.00%) Clustering
7 4 (40.00%) Replication
7 4 (40.00%) Logistics
7 4 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
7 4 (40.00%) SCCM
7 4 (40.00%) SCOM
7 4 (40.00%) Performance Management
7 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (40.00%) vSphere
7 4 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (40.00%) Intel Security
7 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
7 4 (40.00%) SNMP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) SNMP
4 3 (30.00%) DHCP
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless
6 1 (10.00%) SAN
6 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Desktop Support
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Clustering
1 4 (40.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
6 4 (40.00%) Linux
6 4 (40.00%) Solaris
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Vista
8 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Logistics
1 4 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Management
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Presales
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) DFS Replication
3 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (40.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
1 4 (40.00%) SCDPM
1 4 (40.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Kaspersky
4 1 (10.00%) Remedy
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