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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 42 62 60
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 6 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.56% 1.14% 1.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.59% 4.96% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 5
Median salary £42,500 £27,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+57.40% -38.63%
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £28,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -
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
91 141 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 23.70% 23.00% 34.94%
Number of salaries quoted 89 130 151
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of job ads across the Slough region citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Slough region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) SLA
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (71.43%) Skype for Business
3 5 (71.43%) Change Control
3 5 (71.43%) Office 365
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (71.43%) SaaS
3 5 (71.43%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (71.43%) Mentoring
3 5 (71.43%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Windows 10
3 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Change Management
3 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
3 5 (71.43%) MPLS
3 5 (71.43%) Migration
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) Dell
3 5 (71.43%) Avaya
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 5 (71.43%) LAN
4 4 (57.14%) MCSE

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) Skype for Business
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
1 5 (71.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) Windows 10
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Change Control
1 5 (71.43%) Change Management
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) Mentoring
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
1 5 (71.43%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) MCSA
1 4 (57.14%) MCSE
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
3 4 (57.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Avaya
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Dell