Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Windows 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 8 over the 6 months to 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 220 255
Rank change year-on-year +29 +35 -26
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 69 35 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.08% 0.57% 0.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.32% 2.04% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 67 26 39
Berkshire median annual salary £37,500 £31,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% -3.08% +18.18%
10th Percentile £26,550 £23,125 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,750 £48,000
South East median annual salary £28,000 £26,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year +5.66% -5.36% -

Windows 8 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,596 1,718 2,448
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 25.05% 28.01% 28.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,324 1,438 2,027
Berkshire median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,000 £23,925 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £69,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +6.25%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Berkshire

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Berkshire

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Berkshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows 8 in Berkshire

Windows 8
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +20 26 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Reading +24 24 £34,500 +15.00%
Bracknell -17 6 £29,000 -44.76%
Maidenhead -45 3 £31,500 +4.13%
Windsor - 1 £31,500 -
Windows 8
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (86.96%) Windows 10
3 53 (76.81%) Windows 7
4 52 (75.36%) Microsoft
5 44 (63.77%) Active Directory
6 40 (57.97%) Windows Server
7 37 (53.62%) VMware
8 36 (52.17%) Citrix
9 33 (47.83%) ITIL
9 33 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 32 (46.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 32 (46.38%) Office 365
11 22 (31.88%) XenApp
11 22 (31.88%) SLA
12 21 (30.43%) XenDesktop
13 19 (27.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 19 (27.54%) Microsoft Office
14 13 (18.84%) SQL Server
14 13 (18.84%) SQL
15 12 (17.39%) T-SQL
16 11 (15.94%) Service Delivery
16 11 (15.94%) Incident Management
17 10 (14.49%) SCCM
17 10 (14.49%) Apple iOS
17 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (14.49%) TCP/IP
17 10 (14.49%) LAN
18 9 (13.04%) Cisco
18 9 (13.04%) SAN
18 9 (13.04%) DHCP

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 8 (11.59%) IIS
2 3 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.90%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.45%) Apache
4 1 (1.45%) Confluence
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (27.54%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 32 (46.38%) Office 365
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.90%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.49%) LAN
1 10 (14.49%) TCP/IP
2 9 (13.04%) DHCP
2 9 (13.04%) SAN
3 8 (11.59%) DNS
3 8 (11.59%) Firewall
4 7 (10.14%) Internet
4 7 (10.14%) Intranet
4 7 (10.14%) NAS
4 7 (10.14%) WAN
5 6 (8.70%) VLAN
6 4 (5.80%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (2.90%) Skype
7 2 (2.90%) VoIP
8 1 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.45%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.45%) SMS
8 1 (1.45%) VPN
8 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.84%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.45%) JIRA
1 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.45%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (10.14%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Back Office
2 4 (5.80%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.35%) Electronics
3 3 (4.35%) Marketing
4 2 (2.90%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (31.88%) Support Engineer
2 16 (23.19%) Analyst
3 14 (20.29%) Desktop Support
4 11 (15.94%) Consultant
5 10 (14.49%) Technical Consultant
5 10 (14.49%) Technical Support
6 9 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (11.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 8 (11.59%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (11.59%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 8 (11.59%) Technical Engineer
7 8 (11.59%) Technical Support Engineer
8 7 (10.14%) Field Engineer
9 6 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 6 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (8.70%) Field Support Engineer
10 5 (7.25%) Deskside Engineer
10 5 (7.25%) Deskside Support Engineer
10 5 (7.25%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) .NET
1 7 (10.14%) WCF
1 7 (10.14%) Web Services
2 1 (1.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.04%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (10.14%) Clustering
4 5 (7.25%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (5.80%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.90%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.45%) EPoS
7 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (86.96%) Windows 10
3 53 (76.81%) Windows 7
4 40 (57.97%) Windows Server
5 33 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (14.49%) Apple iOS
7 9 (13.04%) Android
7 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (7.25%) Linux
9 4 (5.80%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.90%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.90%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.45%) CentOS
11 1 (1.45%) Kali Linux
11 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.83%) ITIL
2 11 (15.94%) Incident Management
2 11 (15.94%) Service Delivery
3 9 (13.04%) Information Security
3 9 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 8 (11.59%) High Availability
5 7 (10.14%) Virtual Environments
6 6 (8.70%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (5.80%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (5.80%) Migration
7 4 (5.80%) Presales
7 4 (5.80%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.35%) Critical Thinking
8 3 (4.35%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (4.35%) Programme Management
8 3 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (4.35%) Software Deployment
9 2 (2.90%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.84%) SQL
2 12 (17.39%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.45%) Java
3 1 (1.45%) PHP
3 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (27.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (10.14%) SC Cleared
2 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.25%) Degree
3 5 (7.25%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (4.35%) MCSE
4 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.45%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (31.88%) SLA
2 9 (13.04%) GDPR
3 8 (11.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (11.59%) PSD2
4 2 (2.90%) PMO
System Software
1 44 (63.77%) Active Directory
2 32 (46.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (31.88%) XenApp
4 21 (30.43%) XenDesktop
5 7 (10.14%) Terminal Server
6 4 (5.80%) Hyper-V
6 4 (5.80%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (14.49%) SCCM
2 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (4.35%) WSUS
5 1 (1.45%) Ansible
5 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.45%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.45%) Nagios
5 1 (1.45%) Nessus
5 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.45%) Nmap
5 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.45%) Puppet
5 1 (1.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 52 (75.36%) Microsoft
2 37 (53.62%) VMware
3 36 (52.17%) Citrix
4 9 (13.04%) Cisco
5 6 (8.70%) Dell
5 6 (8.70%) Symantec
6 5 (7.25%) Apple
6 5 (7.25%) EMC
7 4 (5.80%) Forcepoint
7 4 (5.80%) Polycom
8 3 (4.35%) SAP
9 2 (2.90%) Canon
9 2 (2.90%) HP
9 2 (2.90%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.45%) F5
10 1 (1.45%) FireEye
10 1 (1.45%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.45%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.45%) Splunk
10 1 (1.45%) Veeam