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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 127 123 118
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 3 22 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.18% 0.99% 0.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.55% 3.49% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3 21 18
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +33.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £26,000 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £46,000 £43,250
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £28,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.35% +1.81%
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
543 630 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 32.44% 28.43% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 433 546 522
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,500 £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
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 24 September 2016.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) MS Office
3 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) SCCM
5 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) E-Discovery
5 2 (28.57%) Office 365
5 2 (28.57%) OneDrive
5 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 2 (28.57%) SLA
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Billing
5 2 (28.57%) Smartphone
6 1 (14.29%) JIRA
6 1 (14.29%) Wiki
6 1 (14.29%) Atlassian
6 1 (14.29%) VMware
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (14.29%) EMC
6 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco
6 1 (14.29%) IBM
6 1 (14.29%) LAN
6 1 (14.29%) VPN

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 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
1 2 (28.57%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) NAS
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) Skype
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Support Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) Smartphone
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 1 (14.29%) CentOS
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) E-Discovery
1 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) Presales
2 1 (14.29%) Server Patching
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (14.29%) VirtualBox
1 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Apple
4 1 (14.29%) Atlassian
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) VMware