Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 216 230
Rank change year-on-year +13 +14 +46
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 51 38 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.85% 0.59% 0.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.45% 2.18% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 49 28 73
Berkshire median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +18.18% -9.84%
10th Percentile £25,600 £22,125 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £72,250 £52,500
South East median annual salary £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year -3.51% +7.55% -8.62%

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 1,480 1,740 2,345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 24.79% 27.11% 27.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,215 1,454 1,912
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% -5.88% +3.89%
10th Percentile £26,000 £23,825 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £68,750
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +3.66%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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
Reading +13 21 £31,500 +0.80%
Slough +1 14 £40,000 +52.38%
Bracknell -11 5 £23,735 -39.12%
Maidenhead -29 2 - -
Windsor - 1 £31,500 -
Windows 8
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (88.24%) Windows 10
3 39 (76.47%) Windows 7
4 37 (72.55%) Microsoft
5 33 (64.71%) Active Directory
6 26 (50.98%) ITIL
7 22 (43.14%) Office 365
8 21 (41.18%) Citrix
8 21 (41.18%) VMware
9 19 (37.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (37.25%) Windows Server
10 18 (35.29%) SLA
11 17 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (27.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 13 (25.49%) XenApp
13 13 (25.49%) SCCM
13 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Office
14 12 (23.53%) XenDesktop
15 11 (21.57%) LAN
16 10 (19.61%) Windows XP
16 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
16 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
17 9 (17.65%) WSUS
17 9 (17.65%) Firmware
17 9 (17.65%) Migration
17 9 (17.65%) Customer Requirements
17 9 (17.65%) Critical Thinking
17 9 (17.65%) Software Deployment
18 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 7 (13.73%) Service Delivery

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 2 (3.92%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (9.80%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 22 (43.14%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) LAN
2 4 (7.84%) DHCP
2 4 (7.84%) Firewall
2 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.88%) DNS
3 3 (5.88%) SAN
4 2 (3.92%) Internet
4 2 (3.92%) Intranet
4 2 (3.92%) NAS
4 2 (3.92%) VLAN
4 2 (3.92%) WAN
5 1 (1.96%) Skype
5 1 (1.96%) VoIP
5 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (5.88%) Billing
1 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.92%) Electronics
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Support Engineer
2 12 (23.53%) Desktop Support
3 9 (17.65%) Deskside Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) Deskside Support
3 9 (17.65%) Deskside Support Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Technical Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Technical Support
5 7 (13.73%) Technical Support Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Consultant
6 6 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) Field Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) IT Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) Senior Support Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) Senior Technical Support
7 5 (9.80%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (7.84%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) .NET
1 2 (3.92%) WCF
1 2 (3.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.92%) Clustering
4 2 (3.92%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (88.24%) Windows 10
3 39 (76.47%) Windows 7
4 19 (37.25%) Windows Server
4 19 (37.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (19.61%) Windows XP
6 7 (13.73%) Apple iOS
7 6 (11.76%) Android
8 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.92%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.96%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) ITIL
2 9 (17.65%) Critical Thinking
2 9 (17.65%) Customer Requirements
2 9 (17.65%) Migration
2 9 (17.65%) Software Deployment
3 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 7 (13.73%) Service Delivery
5 5 (9.80%) Incident Management
5 5 (9.80%) Information Security
6 4 (7.84%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (7.84%) Presales
6 4 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (5.88%) High Availability
8 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.92%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (3.92%) ITSM
8 2 (3.92%) Programme Management
8 2 (3.92%) Virtual Environments
9 1 (1.96%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.96%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) SQL
1 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
2 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) Degree
3 2 (3.92%) MCSE
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.96%) MCP
4 1 (1.96%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (35.29%) SLA
2 6 (11.76%) GDPR
2 6 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (11.76%) PSD2
3 1 (1.96%) PMO
System Software
1 33 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 17 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (25.49%) XenApp
4 12 (23.53%) XenDesktop
5 9 (17.65%) Firmware
6 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
7 2 (3.92%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (25.49%) SCCM
2 9 (17.65%) WSUS
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (3.92%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.96%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 37 (72.55%) Microsoft
2 21 (41.18%) Citrix
2 21 (41.18%) VMware
3 5 (9.80%) Dell
4 4 (7.84%) Cisco
4 4 (7.84%) EMC
5 2 (3.92%) HP
5 2 (3.92%) SAP
5 2 (3.92%) Symantec
6 1 (1.96%) Apple
6 1 (1.96%) Sun
6 1 (1.96%) Unisys
6 1 (1.96%) Xerox