The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Slough region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 64 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 4 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.72% 0.86% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.41% 3.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £26,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 -
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -
Operating Systems Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
166 162 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 29.96% 23.34% 30.14%
Number of salaries quoted 142 127 157
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows 8
Berkshire

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
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 18 April 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Slough

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (70.00%) Firewall
4 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (60.00%) ITIL
5 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (50.00%) Lync
6 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
6 5 (50.00%) SLA
6 5 (50.00%) Cisco
6 5 (50.00%) HP
6 5 (50.00%) Dell
7 4 (40.00%) CCNP
7 4 (40.00%) CCNA
7 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (40.00%) VoIP
7 4 (40.00%) MCSA
7 4 (40.00%) Legal
7 4 (40.00%) MCITP
8 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (30.00%) Finance
9 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 2 (20.00%) VBScript
9 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
9 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 2 (20.00%) VPN

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (50.00%) Lync
1 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (40.00%) Legal
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Support Specialist
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) ITSM
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) VBScript
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CCNP
1 4 (40.00%) CCNA
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (40.00%) MCSA
1 4 (40.00%) MCITP
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
1 5 (50.00%) HP
1 5 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (20.00%) Fujitsu
2 2 (20.00%) Becrypt
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Avaya
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
Slough, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 8 days ago