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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 116 126 125
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 25 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.06% 0.45% 0.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.88% 1.52% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 25 8 13
Average salary £27,500 £36,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.13% -19.44%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- -14.06%
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
644 658 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.38% 29.39% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 455 516 494
Average salary £42,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,200 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3 March 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (85.45%) Windows 7
3 46 (83.64%) Microsoft
4 41 (74.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (67.27%) Active Directory
6 36 (65.45%) TCP/IP
7 19 (34.55%) MS Exchange
7 19 (34.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 15 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (23.64%) MS Office
9 13 (23.64%) Mentoring
10 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
11 10 (18.18%) Windows XP
12 9 (16.36%) Firewall
12 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (16.36%) DNS
12 9 (16.36%) VMware
12 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (12.73%) MCSE
13 7 (12.73%) Office 365
14 6 (10.91%) Internet
14 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2007
14 6 (10.91%) MCITP
15 5 (9.09%) Migration
15 5 (9.09%) SCCM
15 5 (9.09%) Android
15 5 (9.09%) Linux
15 5 (9.09%) SQL Server

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 19 (34.55%) MS Exchange
2 15 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.45%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.82%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (23.64%) MS Office
2 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Office 365
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (65.45%) TCP/IP
2 9 (16.36%) DNS
2 9 (16.36%) Firewall
3 6 (10.91%) Internet
4 3 (5.45%) DHCP
4 3 (5.45%) VPN
5 2 (3.64%) Network Security
5 2 (3.64%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.82%) LAN
6 1 (1.82%) WAN
6 1 (1.82%) SSL
6 1 (1.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Ant
1 2 (3.64%) JIRA
1 2 (3.64%) Selenium
1 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.64%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Banking
2 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (70.91%) Support Engineer
2 23 (41.82%) Senior Support Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) Technical Support
4 9 (16.36%) Technical Engineer
4 9 (16.36%) Technical Support Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
5 5 (9.09%) Consultant
5 5 (9.09%) Help Desk Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.45%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Security Support Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) IT Security Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) IT Support
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Technical Architect
9 1 (1.82%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) HTML
1 2 (3.64%) .NET
1 2 (3.64%) CSS
1 2 (3.64%) XML
1 2 (3.64%) Ajax
1 2 (3.64%) JSON
1 2 (3.64%) Application Packaging
1 2 (3.64%) jQuery
1 2 (3.64%) HTML5
1 2 (3.64%) PhoneGap
1 2 (3.64%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Blackberry
1 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
1 4 (7.27%) iPhone
2 3 (5.45%) Kindle
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (85.45%) Windows 7
3 41 (74.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (34.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (18.18%) Windows XP
7 5 (9.09%) Linux
7 5 (9.09%) Android
8 2 (3.64%) Windows Phone
8 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) Mentoring
2 5 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (9.09%) Migration
2 5 (9.09%) SIEM
3 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (7.27%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (5.45%) Information Security
4 3 (5.45%) ITIL
5 2 (3.64%) OOP
5 2 (3.64%) SOA
5 2 (3.64%) Data Analysis
5 2 (3.64%) MVC
5 2 (3.64%) Test Automation
5 2 (3.64%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (3.64%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.64%) Test Management
5 2 (3.64%) Test Scripting
5 2 (3.64%) Manual Testing
5 2 (3.64%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (1.82%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) Java
2 3 (5.45%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.73%) MCSE
3 6 (10.91%) MCITP
4 4 (7.27%) MCTS
5 3 (5.45%) CISSP
5 3 (5.45%) A+ Certification
5 3 (5.45%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (5.45%) CCSA
6 2 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.64%) CCA
6 2 (3.64%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.64%) CCEE
7 1 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.82%) MCP
7 1 (1.82%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) ISO 9001
1 3 (5.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (67.27%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.45%) XenApp
3 3 (5.45%) XenDesktop
3 3 (5.45%) vSphere
3 3 (5.45%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.64%) pfSense
5 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) SCCM
2 3 (5.45%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (5.45%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (83.64%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.36%) VMware
3 4 (7.27%) McAfee
3 4 (7.27%) MobileIron
3 4 (7.27%) Citrix
3 4 (7.27%) CheckPoint
4 3 (5.45%) Cisco
4 3 (5.45%) Apple
4 3 (5.45%) Clearswift
4 3 (5.45%) AppSense
5 2 (3.64%) Sencha
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle
5 2 (3.64%) HP
5 2 (3.64%) Symantec
6 1 (1.82%) Juniper
6 1 (1.82%) Dell
6 1 (1.82%) Altiris
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