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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 110 132 125
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 28 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.18% 0.51% 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.17% 1.70% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 28 10 4
Average salary £28,000 £41,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.70% +26.15%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
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
672 704 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.22% 30.15% 28.40%
Number of salaries quoted 460 550 476
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £26,500
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 26 January 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (90.20%) Microsoft
2 46 (90.20%) Windows 7
3 40 (78.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (68.63%) TCP/IP
5 34 (66.67%) Active Directory
6 21 (41.18%) MS Exchange
7 19 (37.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 18 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2013
9 17 (33.33%) Mentoring
10 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (15.69%) MS Office
13 7 (13.73%) Firewall
14 6 (11.76%) MCSE
14 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
14 6 (11.76%) DNS
14 6 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
15 5 (9.80%) Android
15 5 (9.80%) Migration
15 5 (9.80%) Windows XP
15 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
15 5 (9.80%) SIEM
15 5 (9.80%) Kalman Filter
16 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
16 4 (7.84%) MobileIron
16 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
16 4 (7.84%) McAfee
16 4 (7.84%) Blackberry

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 21 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 19 (37.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Office
2 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) IaaS
2 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (68.63%) TCP/IP
2 7 (13.73%) Firewall
3 6 (11.76%) DNS
4 3 (5.88%) Internet
5 2 (3.92%) Network Security
5 2 (3.92%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.96%) VPN
6 1 (1.96%) LAN
6 1 (1.96%) WAN
6 1 (1.96%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.96%) MS Access
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Ant
1 2 (3.92%) JIRA
1 2 (3.92%) Selenium
1 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.92%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (74.51%) Support Engineer
2 27 (52.94%) Senior Support Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Help Desk Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Technical Support
3 5 (9.80%) Technical Support Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Help Desk Support
3 5 (9.80%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Consultant
4 4 (7.84%) Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (5.88%) Security Support Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) IT Security Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Security Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) IT Support
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Technical Architect
6 2 (3.92%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) Technical Manager
7 1 (1.96%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) HTML
1 2 (3.92%) .NET
1 2 (3.92%) CSS
1 2 (3.92%) XML
1 2 (3.92%) Ajax
1 2 (3.92%) JSON
1 2 (3.92%) Application Packaging
1 2 (3.92%) jQuery
1 2 (3.92%) HTML5
1 2 (3.92%) PhoneGap
1 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Blackberry
1 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
1 4 (7.84%) iPhone
1 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Kindle
3 2 (3.92%) User Experience
4 1 (1.96%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (90.20%) Windows 7
3 40 (78.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (9.80%) Windows XP
6 5 (9.80%) Android
7 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.92%) Linux
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.96%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 5 (9.80%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (9.80%) Migration
2 5 (9.80%) SIEM
3 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.88%) Information Security
4 3 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (3.92%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (3.92%) Data Analysis
5 2 (3.92%) OOP
5 2 (3.92%) SOA
5 2 (3.92%) MVC
5 2 (3.92%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (3.92%) Test Management
5 2 (3.92%) Test Scripting
5 2 (3.92%) Manual Testing
5 2 (3.92%) Test Automation
6 1 (1.96%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.96%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.96%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) Java
1 4 (7.84%) SQL
2 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.76%) MCSE
3 3 (5.88%) CCSA
3 3 (5.88%) CISSP
3 3 (5.88%) MCTS
3 3 (5.88%) MCITP
4 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) CCEE
4 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.92%) CCA
4 2 (3.92%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.96%) CCNA
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.96%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) ISO 9001
1 3 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.88%) XenApp
3 3 (5.88%) XenDesktop
3 3 (5.88%) vSphere
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.92%) pfSense
5 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (5.88%) XenMobile
2 2 (3.92%) SCCM
3 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (90.20%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) McAfee
2 4 (7.84%) VMware
2 4 (7.84%) MobileIron
3 3 (5.88%) Clearswift
3 3 (5.88%) Citrix
3 3 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.92%) Symantec
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco
4 2 (3.92%) AppSense
4 2 (3.92%) Sencha
5 1 (1.96%) HP
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading
People Source
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car allowance & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: £35,000 - £42,000pa Depending On Experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £27000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 20 days ago