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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 133 119 116
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 4 33 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.22% 1.46% 1.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.64% 5.10% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 0 32 25
Median salary - £23,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -13.20%
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £27,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -1.78%
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
625 647 713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.92% 28.53% 29.04%
Number of salaries quoted 543 486 520
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
4 6 (54.55%) DNS
4 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
4 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 6 (54.55%) SCCM
5 5 (45.45%) Windows 10
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (36.36%) SCDPM
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (36.36%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (36.36%) DFS Replication
6 4 (36.36%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
6 4 (36.36%) vSphere
6 4 (36.36%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (36.36%) SCOM
6 4 (36.36%) Performance Management
6 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
6 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (36.36%) Logistics
6 4 (36.36%) Solaris
6 4 (36.36%) Linux

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) SNMP
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) VoIP
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) IT Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Support Technician
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Clustering
1 4 (36.36%) Replication
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Smartphone
3 1 (9.09%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
5 5 (45.45%) Windows 10
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (36.36%) Linux
6 4 (36.36%) Solaris
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
8 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Logistics
1 4 (36.36%) Network Load Balancing
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Management
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (36.36%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) E-Discovery
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) DFS Replication
2 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
2 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) SCCM
2 4 (36.36%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 4 (36.36%) SCDPM
2 4 (36.36%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Intel Security
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Kaspersky
Reading, Berkshire
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Good Package
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