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 30 July 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
30 Jul 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 4.76% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £60,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £35,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
-17.14% -16.16%
Operating Systems Category
Thames Valley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 4.76% 13.16% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 6
Average salary £60,000 £72,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.24% +38.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
Windows 8
South East

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 30 July 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) SCOM
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) UAG
2 2 (66.67%) IaaS
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Kerberos
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (66.67%) SAML
2 2 (66.67%) ISA Server

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (33.33%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (66.67%) IaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) Kerberos
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) SAML
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) UAG
2 2 (66.67%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) ISA Server
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenServer
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) SCOrch
3 1 (33.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) AppSense
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix