The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Thames Valley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 5.71% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £60,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -4.41%
Windows 8
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Thames Valley region.

Operating Systems Category
Thames Valley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 14.29% 10.53% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 3
Average salary £55,000 £80,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +52.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £56,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Thames Valley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

Windows 8
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Thames Valley region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Thames Valley 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (100.00%) SAML
1 2 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (100.00%) UAG
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) IaaS
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Thames Valley 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) SAML
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (100.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft