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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 121 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 22 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.88% 0.52% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.15% 1.77% -
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 0
Average salary £28,000 £20,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +8.33%
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
699 678 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.84% 29.44% 30.75%
Number of salaries quoted 508 546 516
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 23 September 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (96.00%) Microsoft
2 48 (96.00%) Windows 7
3 37 (74.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (60.00%) MS Exchange
5 21 (42.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (36.00%) TCP/IP
8 16 (32.00%) MCTS
9 15 (30.00%) Active Directory
10 13 (26.00%) MS Excel
11 12 (24.00%) MCSA
11 12 (24.00%) MCP
12 10 (20.00%) Firewall
12 10 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
12 10 (20.00%) Mentoring
13 9 (18.00%) MS Office
14 8 (16.00%) SharePoint
14 8 (16.00%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (16.00%) AppSense
14 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
15 7 (14.00%) SaaS
15 7 (14.00%) Resource Management
15 7 (14.00%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (14.00%) MS Access

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 30 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (16.00%) SharePoint
4 7 (14.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (6.00%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (4.00%) WordPress
7 1 (2.00%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (26.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (18.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (14.00%) SaaS
2 3 (6.00%) Office 365
3 1 (2.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (36.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (20.00%) Firewall
3 4 (8.00%) NetScaler
3 4 (8.00%) VPN
4 2 (4.00%) LAN
4 2 (4.00%) VoIP
4 2 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (14.00%) MS Access
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (48.00%) Support Engineer
2 10 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (14.00%) Administrator
4 7 (14.00%) Team Leader
4 7 (14.00%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (14.00%) Support Team Leader
5 5 (10.00%) Consultant
5 5 (10.00%) IT Administrator
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support
8 2 (4.00%) Technical Support
8 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.00%) Technical Support Officer
9 1 (2.00%) Desktop Support Specialist
9 1 (2.00%) Citrix Support
9 1 (2.00%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (8.00%) Fat Client
3 3 (6.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (96.00%) Windows 7
3 37 (74.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (42.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.00%) Linux
6 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 7 (14.00%) Resource Management
3 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.00%) Dependency Management
4 2 (4.00%) Data Security
5 1 (2.00%) ITIL
5 1 (2.00%) CRM
5 1 (2.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.00%) SIEM
5 1 (2.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (32.00%) MCTS
3 12 (24.00%) MCP
3 12 (24.00%) MCSA
4 5 (10.00%) MCSE
4 5 (10.00%) MCITP
5 4 (8.00%) CCEE
5 4 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (8.00%) CCA
5 4 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.00%) CISSP
6 1 (2.00%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.00%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.00%) XenApp
3 4 (8.00%) XenDesktop
3 4 (8.00%) vSphere
4 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) SCCM
2 4 (8.00%) XenMobile
3 1 (2.00%) DameWare
Vendors
1 48 (96.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.00%) AppSense
3 5 (10.00%) Citrix
4 4 (8.00%) Lumension
4 4 (8.00%) McAfee
4 4 (8.00%) VMware
5 3 (6.00%) BMC
5 3 (6.00%) Remedy
6 2 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
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