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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 69 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 2 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.31% - 0.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.59% - 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £40,000 - £26,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.50%
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
126 217 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 19.44% 34.01% 25.70%
Number of salaries quoted 103 183 139
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) MCP
4 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) MS Office
5 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
5 3 (37.50%) SCCM
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) MCTS
6 2 (25.00%) MCITP
6 2 (25.00%) MOS
6 2 (25.00%) Change Management
6 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (25.00%) MCSE
6 2 (25.00%) MCSA
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) DNS
6 2 (25.00%) SLA
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) Intranet
2 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (12.50%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) IT Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Integration Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Integration Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Content Management
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) Document Management
4 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
4 1 (12.50%) Presales
4 1 (12.50%) Process Management
4 1 (12.50%) Security Patching
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (25.00%) MCITP
2 2 (25.00%) MCSA
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) MCTS
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MOS
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Citrix
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Tableau