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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 60 62 65
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 10 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.65% 0.20% 0.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.09% 0.60% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 3
Average salary £25,250 £44,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.61% +66.03%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
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
141 167 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 23.31% 34.08% 22.07%
Number of salaries quoted 123 157 124
Average salary £39,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £64,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows 7
3 9 (75.00%) SCCM
3 9 (75.00%) Citrix
4 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (66.67%) MS Office
4 8 (66.67%) ITIL
5 7 (58.33%) MCP
5 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
5 7 (58.33%) Incident Management
6 6 (50.00%) VMware
6 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
7 5 (41.67%) Finance
8 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 4 (33.33%) Software Deployment
9 3 (25.00%) WebEx
9 3 (25.00%) SLA
10 2 (16.67%) Time Management
10 2 (16.67%) Retail
10 2 (16.67%) Wireless
10 2 (16.67%) CRM
10 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
10 2 (16.67%) XenApp
11 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
11 1 (8.33%) DNS
11 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
11 1 (8.33%) Cisco
11 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) WebEx
2 2 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Support Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Service Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (41.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) IT Support
4 2 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) Incident Management
3 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (33.33%) Software Deployment
5 2 (16.67%) Time Management
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) MCP
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Citrix
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
Slough
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
OH PARSONS PARTNERS
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 12 days ago