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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 59 63 74
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.52% 0.57% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.17% 1.69% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £27,500 £29,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%
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
138 178 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 24.13% 33.78% 21.47%
Number of salaries quoted 123 152 125
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 22 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) WebEx

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) WebEx
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) IT Support
3 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix