Period
to 26 May 2019

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 26 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 216 228 235
Rank change year-on-year +12 +7 +16
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 27 42 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.48% 0.60% 0.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.89% 2.28% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 25 36 32
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +49.53% -10.83%
10th Percentile £25,550 £26,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,750 £52,500
South East median annual salary £28,500 £28,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year - +14.00% -10.71%

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 1,426 1,845 2,027
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 25.32% 26.49% 30.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,237 1,522 1,685
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,925 £68,750
South East median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +1.19% +1.20%

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 26 May 2019.

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 26 May 2019. 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
Reading +12 23 £45,000 +28.57%
Wokingham +3 1 £28,500 -
Newbury - 1 £35,000 -
Windows 8
South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2019, 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (85.19%) Windows 7
3 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (51.85%) Windows 10
5 13 (48.15%) Relational Database
5 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Excel
5 13 (48.15%) T-SQL
5 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
5 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
5 13 (48.15%) Internet
6 11 (40.74%) SQL
6 11 (40.74%) Business Analysis
6 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
7 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Office
8 8 (29.63%) MS Visio
9 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
10 6 (22.22%) ITIL
10 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
10 6 (22.22%) Trend Analysis
10 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (18.52%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (18.52%) Office 365
11 5 (18.52%) SLA
11 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
12 4 (14.81%) Android
13 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
13 3 (11.11%) PMO
13 3 (11.11%) PSD2
13 3 (11.11%) GDPR

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 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (29.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) Internet
2 2 (7.41%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) Relational Database
1 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
1 1 (3.70%) Law
1 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Analyst
1 12 (44.44%) Support Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Applications Support
3 9 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
4 8 (29.63%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (25.93%) Technical Support
6 6 (22.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 6 (22.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 6 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (18.52%) IT Engineer
7 5 (18.52%) IT Support
8 4 (14.81%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (14.81%) Technical Support Analyst
9 3 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
9 3 (11.11%) IT Security Engineer
9 3 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (11.11%) Security Engineer
9 3 (11.11%) Senior Security Engineer
9 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (85.19%) Windows 7
3 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (51.85%) Windows 10
5 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
6 4 (14.81%) Android
7 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
7 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
8 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X
9 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Business Analysis
2 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (22.22%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Trend Analysis
3 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 3 (11.11%) ITSM
5 2 (7.41%) Chat Support
5 2 (7.41%) Critical Thinking
5 2 (7.41%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.70%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.70%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) T-SQL
2 11 (40.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) MCP
2 1 (3.70%) MCSE
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
2 3 (11.11%) GDPR
2 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (11.11%) PMO
2 3 (11.11%) PSD2
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) Firmware
3 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
1 2 (7.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Apple
2 1 (3.70%) Citrix
2 1 (3.70%) VMware