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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank - 67 63
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 0 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough - 0.69% 1.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 2.47% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £26,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- -12.69%
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 Slough region.

Operating Systems Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
178 162 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 30.74% 27.88% 27.39%
Number of salaries quoted 158 140 148
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 13 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Services Delivery Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (100.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
1 1 (100.00%) IT Services Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft