The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Thames Valley region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 13 - -
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 5.41% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £53,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 -
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -
Operating Systems Category
Thames Valley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 10.81% 32.00% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 3
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 18 April 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%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) AppSense
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) XenServer
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Lync
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (100.00%) SCOrch
1 2 (100.00%) XenMobile

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) XenServer
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
1 2 (100.00%) SCOrch
1 2 (100.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) AppSense