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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 121 139 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 24 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.94% 0.29% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.50% 0.98% -
Number of salaries quoted 21 6 0
Average salary £28,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.05% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -3.17%
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
685 715 599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.82% 29.30% 29.82%
Number of salaries quoted 478 568 498
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

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 22 October 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (96.36%) Microsoft
3 52 (94.55%) Windows 7
4 40 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (56.36%) MS Exchange
6 26 (47.27%) TCP/IP
7 21 (38.18%) Active Directory
8 20 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (30.91%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (23.64%) MCTS
10 13 (23.64%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (23.64%) Exchange Server 2013
10 13 (23.64%) Mentoring
11 11 (20.00%) Firewall
12 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
12 10 (18.18%) MS Office
12 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (16.36%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (16.36%) AppSense
14 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (14.55%) SQL
14 8 (14.55%) MCP
14 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
14 8 (14.55%) MCSA
14 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (12.73%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (12.73%) SaaS
15 7 (12.73%) MCSE
15 7 (12.73%) MS Access

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 31 (56.36%) MS Exchange
2 13 (23.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (23.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (12.73%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.45%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 10 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) SaaS
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.64%) Office 365
3 1 (1.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (47.27%) TCP/IP
2 11 (20.00%) Firewall
3 5 (9.09%) VPN
3 5 (9.09%) NetScaler
4 3 (5.45%) DNS
5 2 (3.64%) Network Security
6 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.82%) LAN
6 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2008
1 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
1 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (12.73%) MS Access
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Ant
1 1 (1.82%) JIRA
1 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 5 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (52.73%) Support Engineer
2 15 (27.27%) Senior Support Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (14.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (12.73%) Support Team Leader
4 7 (12.73%) Administrator
4 7 (12.73%) Team Leader
5 6 (10.91%) Architect
6 5 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (9.09%) Consultant
6 5 (9.09%) IT Administrator
6 5 (9.09%) Senior Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Desktop Support
7 3 (5.45%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (5.45%) Help Desk Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Help Desk Support Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.64%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.82%) HTML
2 1 (1.82%) CSS
2 1 (1.82%) Web Services
2 1 (1.82%) XML
2 1 (1.82%) jQuery
2 1 (1.82%) JSON
2 1 (1.82%) Ajax
2 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.82%) PhoneGap
2 1 (1.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) Fat Client
2 4 (7.27%) Thin Client
3 3 (5.45%) Open Source
4 2 (3.64%) iPhone
4 2 (3.64%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) Kindle
5 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (94.55%) Windows 7
3 40 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.45%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.45%) Android
7 2 (3.64%) Linux
8 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) Mentoring
2 7 (12.73%) Resource Management
3 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (5.45%) Dependency Management
4 2 (3.64%) SIEM
4 2 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (3.64%) Migration
4 2 (3.64%) ITIL
5 1 (1.82%) MVC
5 1 (1.82%) OOP
5 1 (1.82%) SOA
5 1 (1.82%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.82%) Information Security
5 1 (1.82%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (1.82%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.82%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (1.82%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.55%) SQL
2 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.82%) Java
2 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (30.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (23.64%) MCTS
3 8 (14.55%) MCP
3 8 (14.55%) MCSA
4 7 (12.73%) MCSE
5 6 (10.91%) MCITP
6 5 (9.09%) CCA
6 5 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (9.09%) CCEE
7 2 (3.64%) CCSA
7 2 (3.64%) CISSP
8 1 (1.82%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (38.18%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.36%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (9.09%) vSphere
3 5 (9.09%) XenApp
3 5 (9.09%) XenDesktop
3 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.64%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) SCCM
1 5 (9.09%) XenMobile
2 1 (1.82%) DameWare
2 1 (1.82%) WSUS
2 1 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 53 (96.36%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.36%) AppSense
3 6 (10.91%) Citrix
4 5 (9.09%) McAfee
4 5 (9.09%) VMware
5 4 (7.27%) Lumension
6 3 (5.45%) BMC
6 3 (5.45%) Remedy
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco
7 2 (3.64%) Oracle
7 2 (3.64%) Symantec
8 1 (1.82%) Clearswift
8 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.82%) HP
8 1 (1.82%) Sencha
8 1 (1.82%) MobileIron
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