Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 221 255 263
Rank change year-on-year +34 +8 -41
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 50 15 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.74% 0.23% 0.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.83% 0.76% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 44 15 48
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,750 £23,538 £21,775
90th Percentile £61,450 £52,500 £52,500
South East median annual salary £28,500 £25,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year +14.00% -10.71% +1.82%

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 1,764 1,978 2,584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.21% 29.70% 27.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,453 1,653 2,261
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +4.65%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,133 £41,500
% change year-on-year +0.87% +1.52% +3.75%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +21 16 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Reading +30 14 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Wokingham -3 4 - -
Bracknell -12 3 £31,000 +21.71% 1
Maidenhead -38 1 £31,500 -7.35%
Windows 8
South East

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (82.00%) Windows 10
3 35 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 34 (68.00%) Active Directory
5 33 (66.00%) Windows Server
5 33 (66.00%) Windows 7
6 26 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (46.00%) ITIL
7 23 (46.00%) VMware
8 22 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (42.00%) Citrix
10 18 (36.00%) SQL
10 18 (36.00%) SQL Server
11 16 (32.00%) Office 365
12 15 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
13 12 (24.00%) Internet
13 12 (24.00%) XenApp
13 12 (24.00%) XenDesktop
14 11 (22.00%) DNS
14 11 (22.00%) DHCP
14 11 (22.00%) Service Delivery
15 10 (20.00%) Finance
15 10 (20.00%) IIS
15 10 (20.00%) T-SQL
15 10 (20.00%) Android
15 10 (20.00%) Incident Management
15 10 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
15 10 (20.00%) Apple iOS
15 10 (20.00%) 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 10 (20.00%) IIS
2 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.00%) Apache
3 2 (4.00%) Confluence
3 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 16 (32.00%) Office 365
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) Internet
2 11 (22.00%) DHCP
2 11 (22.00%) DNS
3 8 (16.00%) Intranet
3 8 (16.00%) SAN
3 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (14.00%) LAN
4 7 (14.00%) WAN
5 6 (12.00%) NAS
6 5 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (10.00%) Firewall
6 5 (10.00%) VLAN
7 2 (4.00%) BIG-IP
7 2 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (4.00%) NetScaler
7 2 (4.00%) VPN
7 2 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (4.00%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.00%) Skype
8 1 (2.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) AdminStudio
1 4 (8.00%) MSI
1 4 (8.00%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.00%) JIRA
2 2 (4.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.00%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (10.00%) Back Office
4 4 (8.00%) Electronics
4 4 (8.00%) Marketing
4 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Analyst
2 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 7 (14.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Administrator
3 6 (12.00%) Consultant
3 6 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Security Administrator
4 5 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (10.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 5 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 4 (8.00%) IT Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) IT Operations Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) IT Security Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) IT Security Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Operations Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) .NET
1 8 (16.00%) WCF
2 6 (12.00%) Web Services
3 2 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.00%) Clustering
3 6 (12.00%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (8.00%) Client/Server
5 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.00%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (82.00%) Windows 10
3 33 (66.00%) Windows 7
3 33 (66.00%) Windows Server
4 26 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (20.00%) Android
6 10 (20.00%) Apple iOS
7 7 (14.00%) Linux
8 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (10.00%) Windows XP
10 4 (8.00%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (4.00%) CentOS
11 2 (4.00%) Kali Linux
11 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
12 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) ITIL
2 11 (22.00%) Service Delivery
3 10 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 9 (18.00%) Information Security
5 6 (12.00%) High Availability
5 6 (12.00%) Migration
5 6 (12.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (12.00%) Virtual Environments
6 5 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (8.00%) MOF
7 4 (8.00%) Patch Management
7 4 (8.00%) Power Management
7 4 (8.00%) Programme Management
7 4 (8.00%) Security Patching
7 4 (8.00%) Software Distribution
8 3 (6.00%) ITIL V3
8 3 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.00%) SQL
2 10 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (12.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.00%) Java
4 2 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (12.00%) Degree
2 6 (12.00%) MCSE
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (8.00%) MCTS
3 4 (8.00%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.00%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.00%) GDPR
2 9 (18.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (18.00%) PSD2
3 8 (16.00%) SLA
4 4 (8.00%) PMO
System Software
1 34 (68.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (24.00%) XenApp
3 12 (24.00%) XenDesktop
4 6 (12.00%) Terminal Server
5 5 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (8.00%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) SCCM
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (8.00%) WMI
4 4 (8.00%) WSUS
5 2 (4.00%) Ansible
5 2 (4.00%) Backup Exec
5 2 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (4.00%) Nagios
5 2 (4.00%) Nessus
5 2 (4.00%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.00%) Nmap
5 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.00%) Puppet
5 2 (4.00%) SCOM
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 35 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (46.00%) VMware
3 21 (42.00%) Citrix
4 8 (16.00%) Cisco
5 5 (10.00%) Apple
5 5 (10.00%) Forcepoint
5 5 (10.00%) Polycom
5 5 (10.00%) Symantec
6 4 (8.00%) SAP
7 3 (6.00%) Canon
7 3 (6.00%) MobileIron
8 2 (4.00%) Brocade
8 2 (4.00%) F5
8 2 (4.00%) FireEye
8 2 (4.00%) Palo Alto
8 2 (4.00%) Qualys
8 2 (4.00%) Rackspace
8 2 (4.00%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.00%) Splunk
8 2 (4.00%) Veeam