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

Microsoft Windows 8
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 229 255
Rank change year-on-year +47 +26 -37
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 74 27 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.13% 0.42% 0.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.32% 1.47% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 70 23 53
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +25.00% +10.09%
10th Percentile £27,425 £25,626 £21,400
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £52,500
South East median annual salary £29,000 £25,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year +16.00% -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 1,713 1,843 2,647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.05% 28.60% 29.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,411 1,529 2,272
Berkshire median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -5.26% +7.95%
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £68,750
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 15 August 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 August 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 +31 30 £40,000 +28.00% 2
Reading +33 23 £38,750 +29.17% 3
Bracknell -16 3 £31,000 +21.71%
Wokingham -8 2 - -
Maidenhead -50 2 £31,500 -7.35%
Windsor - 1 £31,500 -
Windows 8
South East

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (89.19%) Windows 10
3 56 (75.68%) Microsoft
4 53 (71.62%) Windows 7
5 51 (68.92%) Active Directory
6 46 (62.16%) Windows Server
7 42 (56.76%) Citrix
8 41 (55.41%) VMware
9 39 (52.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 37 (50.00%) ITIL
11 36 (48.65%) VMware Infrastructure
12 35 (47.30%) Office 365
13 25 (33.78%) XenApp
14 24 (32.43%) XenDesktop
15 22 (29.73%) SLA
16 21 (28.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 20 (27.03%) Microsoft Office
18 16 (21.62%) SQL Server
18 16 (21.62%) SQL
19 13 (17.57%) Incident Management
20 12 (16.22%) Apple iOS
20 12 (16.22%) Service Delivery
20 12 (16.22%) T-SQL
20 12 (16.22%) Cisco
20 12 (16.22%) DHCP
21 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
21 11 (14.86%) DNS
21 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2012
21 11 (14.86%) Hybrid Cloud
21 11 (14.86%) Android

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 10 (13.51%) IIS
2 5 (6.76%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.70%) Apache
4 2 (2.70%) Confluence
4 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (27.03%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 35 (47.30%) Office 365
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.70%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.22%) DHCP
2 11 (14.86%) DNS
2 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
3 10 (13.51%) Internet
3 10 (13.51%) SAN
4 9 (12.16%) Firewall
4 9 (12.16%) LAN
4 9 (12.16%) WAN
5 8 (10.81%) Intranet
5 8 (10.81%) NAS
6 7 (9.46%) VLAN
7 5 (6.76%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (2.70%) BIG-IP
8 2 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.70%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.70%) Skype
8 2 (2.70%) VoIP
8 2 (2.70%) VPN
8 2 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) AdminStudio
1 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.70%) JIRA
1 2 (2.70%) MSI
1 2 (2.70%) TeamCity
1 2 (2.70%) Vagrant
1 2 (2.70%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 10 (13.51%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.76%) Back Office
3 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.41%) Electronics
4 4 (5.41%) Marketing
5 2 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (27.03%) Analyst
2 15 (20.27%) Support Engineer
3 12 (16.22%) Consultant
4 11 (14.86%) Technical Consultant
5 10 (13.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 9 (12.16%) Desktop Support
6 9 (12.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (12.16%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (12.16%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (8.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Administrator
7 6 (8.11%) Architect
7 6 (8.11%) IT Analyst
7 6 (8.11%) Security Analyst
7 6 (8.11%) Technical Architect
7 6 (8.11%) Technical Support
8 5 (6.76%) Field Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.81%) .NET
1 8 (10.81%) WCF
1 8 (10.81%) Web Services
2 2 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Hybrid Cloud
2 10 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.81%) Clustering
4 7 (9.46%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (8.11%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.70%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.70%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.35%) EPoS
8 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (89.19%) Windows 10
3 53 (71.62%) Windows 7
4 46 (62.16%) Windows Server
5 39 (52.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (16.22%) Apple iOS
7 11 (14.86%) Android
7 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (9.46%) Linux
9 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (4.05%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.70%) CentOS
11 2 (2.70%) Kali Linux
11 2 (2.70%) Mac OS
11 2 (2.70%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.70%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (50.00%) ITIL
2 13 (17.57%) Incident Management
3 12 (16.22%) Service Delivery
4 10 (13.51%) Information Security
5 9 (12.16%) High Availability
5 9 (12.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 8 (10.81%) Virtual Environments
7 7 (9.46%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (6.76%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.41%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (5.41%) Migration
9 4 (5.41%) Presales
9 4 (5.41%) Programme Management
10 3 (4.05%) DevOps
10 3 (4.05%) ITIL V3
10 3 (4.05%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (2.70%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 2 (2.70%) Power Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.62%) SQL
2 12 (16.22%) T-SQL
3 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.70%) Java
4 2 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (28.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (8.11%) Degree
3 5 (6.76%) MCSE
3 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.41%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.70%) AWS Certification
6 2 (2.70%) MCTS
7 1 (1.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (29.73%) SLA
2 11 (14.86%) GDPR
3 10 (13.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (13.51%) PSD2
4 4 (5.41%) PMO
System Software
1 51 (68.92%) Active Directory
2 36 (48.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (33.78%) XenApp
4 24 (32.43%) XenDesktop
5 8 (10.81%) Terminal Server
6 5 (6.76%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.05%) Hyper-V
8 2 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (14.86%) SCCM
2 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Clustering
3 7 (9.46%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.70%) Ansible
4 2 (2.70%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.70%) Nagios
4 2 (2.70%) Nessus
4 2 (2.70%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.70%) Nmap
4 2 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.70%) Puppet
4 2 (2.70%) SCOM
4 2 (2.70%) WMI
4 2 (2.70%) WSUS
5 1 (1.35%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 56 (75.68%) Microsoft
2 42 (56.76%) Citrix
3 41 (55.41%) VMware
4 12 (16.22%) Cisco
5 7 (9.46%) Dell
5 7 (9.46%) Symantec
6 6 (8.11%) Apple
6 6 (8.11%) EMC
7 5 (6.76%) Forcepoint
7 5 (6.76%) Polycom
8 4 (5.41%) SAP
9 3 (4.05%) Canon
9 3 (4.05%) MobileIron
10 2 (2.70%) F5
10 2 (2.70%) FireEye
10 2 (2.70%) Palo Alto
10 2 (2.70%) Rackspace
10 2 (2.70%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.70%) Splunk
10 2 (2.70%) Veeam