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

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 135 126 111
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 2 16 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.74% 1.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.33% 2.61% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 21
Median salary £53,750 £30,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+79.16% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £25,250 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £40,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-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
611 612 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 33.66% 28.13% 28.81%
Number of salaries quoted 493 484 530
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%

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 30 August 2016.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 7 (63.64%) SCCM
5 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
5 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 6 (54.55%) Windows 10
6 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
6 5 (45.45%) Linux
6 5 (45.45%) VMware
6 5 (45.45%) Windows XP
6 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (36.36%) SCDPM
7 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (36.36%) DFS Replication
7 4 (36.36%) vSphere
7 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
7 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (36.36%) SCOM
7 4 (36.36%) Performance Management
7 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
7 4 (36.36%) Firewall
7 4 (36.36%) Replication
7 4 (36.36%) Logistics
7 4 (36.36%) Network Load Balancing
7 4 (36.36%) SNMP
7 4 (36.36%) DNS
7 4 (36.36%) Solaris

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%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) OneDrive
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
1 4 (36.36%) SNMP
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 2 (18.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
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%) Driving Licence
3 1 (9.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
3 6 (54.55%) Windows 10
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (45.45%) Windows XP
5 4 (36.36%) Solaris
6 1 (9.09%) CentOS
6 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
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
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (9.09%) Presales
3 1 (9.09%) Server Patching
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
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 6 (54.55%) 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
3 1 (9.09%) Firmware
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (9.09%) VirtualBox
3 1 (9.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) 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 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Intel Security
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Apple
5 1 (9.09%) Atlassian
5 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) EMC
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) NetApp
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat