The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 36 68 68
Rank change year-on-year
+32 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 12 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 3.36% 0.98% 0.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.12% 5.56% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 3
Median salary £32,500 £27,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.37% -36.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,100 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,800 £43,700
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £27,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
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 Slough region.

Operating Systems Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
99 126 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 27.73% 17.70% 30.81%
Number of salaries quoted 93 110 144
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £23,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of job ads across the Slough 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 Slough

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Slough region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Slough

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Slough region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Slough

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Slough region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) Windows 7
3 12 (70.59%) Cisco
3 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
4 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
5 10 (58.82%) Windows 10
5 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
6 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
7 8 (47.06%) Dell
7 8 (47.06%) DHCP
7 8 (47.06%) DNS
7 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (41.18%) Firewall
9 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
9 6 (35.29%) SLA
9 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
9 6 (35.29%) Office 365
9 6 (35.29%) Skype for Business
10 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (29.41%) SaaS
10 5 (29.41%) Change Control
10 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (29.41%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (29.41%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
10 5 (29.41%) LAN
10 5 (29.41%) MS Office
10 5 (29.41%) ITIL
10 5 (29.41%) Windows XP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
1 6 (35.29%) Skype for Business
2 5 (29.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
4 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Office 365
2 5 (29.41%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (29.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) DHCP
1 8 (47.06%) DNS
2 7 (41.18%) Firewall
3 5 (29.41%) LAN
3 5 (29.41%) MPLS
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (17.65%) PBX
4 3 (17.65%) VoIP
4 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (17.65%) Wireless
5 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.76%) WAN
6 1 (5.88%) Skype
6 1 (5.88%) SMTP
6 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
6 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Legal
2 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Support Engineer
2 10 (58.82%) IT Engineer
2 10 (58.82%) IT Support
2 10 (58.82%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 4 (23.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 4 (23.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Desktop Support
4 4 (23.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Post-Production Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Post-Production Support
5 3 (17.65%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) iPad
1 3 (17.65%) iPhone
1 3 (17.65%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) Windows 7
3 10 (58.82%) Windows 10
3 10 (58.82%) Windows Server
4 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (29.41%) Android
6 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (17.65%) Windows Phone
9 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Change Control
1 5 (29.41%) Change Management
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
1 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
1 5 (29.41%) Migration
1 5 (29.41%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (23.53%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (23.53%) Post-Production
3 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) MCSA
1 4 (23.53%) MCSE
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
3 4 (23.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Cisco
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 8 (47.06%) Dell
4 5 (29.41%) Avaya
5 3 (17.65%) HP
5 3 (17.65%) IBM
5 3 (17.65%) Kaspersky
5 3 (17.65%) Xerox
6 1 (5.88%) Symantec