Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 243 249
Rank change year-on-year +28 +6 -26
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 39 52 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.61% 0.60% 0.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.25% 2.17% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 29 53 90
Berkshire median annual salary £30,500 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.15% +18.18% -
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,850 £21,250
90th Percentile £66,500 £52,500 £48,200
South East median annual salary £28,000 £27,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year +1.82% -1.79% -

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 1731 2399 2885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 27.21% 27.61% 26.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1459 1959 2428
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £23,750 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +44 10 £30,000 -29.41%
Bracknell +8 6 £38,985 +49.94%
Slough -7 5 £26,250 -34.38% 1
Maidenhead +26 4 £30,250 -9.70%
Wokingham +1 2 £24,500 -2.00%
Thatcham - 1 £30,000 -
Windows 8
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (82.05%) Windows 7
3 31 (79.49%) Active Directory
4 28 (71.79%) Microsoft
4 28 (71.79%) Windows Server
5 26 (66.67%) Windows 10
6 25 (64.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (58.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (48.72%) VMware
9 15 (38.46%) IIS
9 15 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
10 14 (35.90%) SQL Server
10 14 (35.90%) Telecoms
10 14 (35.90%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (30.77%) Office 365
11 12 (30.77%) Presales
11 12 (30.77%) Degree
12 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (28.21%) Hyper-V
13 10 (25.64%) WCF
13 10 (25.64%) Virtual Machines
13 10 (25.64%) SQL Server 2014
13 10 (25.64%) Intranet
13 10 (25.64%) Internet
14 9 (23.08%) MS Exchange
14 9 (23.08%) DHCP
14 9 (23.08%) DNS
14 9 (23.08%) Process Management
14 9 (23.08%) System Testing

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 15 (38.46%) IIS
2 9 (23.08%) MS Exchange
3 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (7.69%) Apache
5 3 (7.69%) Confluence
5 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
6 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (5.13%) Skype for Business
7 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.77%) Office 365
2 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.69%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) Internet
1 10 (25.64%) Intranet
2 9 (23.08%) DHCP
2 9 (23.08%) DNS
3 6 (15.38%) Firewall
3 6 (15.38%) VPN
4 5 (12.82%) SAN
4 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
5 4 (10.26%) LAN
5 4 (10.26%) WAN
6 3 (7.69%) BIG-IP
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (7.69%) NetScaler
6 3 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (7.69%) Wireshark
7 2 (5.13%) MPLS
7 2 (5.13%) NAS
8 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.56%) VoIP
8 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.90%) SQL Server
2 12 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (25.64%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.69%) JIRA
1 3 (7.69%) TeamCity
1 3 (7.69%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (35.90%) Telecoms
2 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Marketing
3 6 (15.38%) Electronics
3 6 (15.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.13%) Games
5 1 (2.56%) Billing
5 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) IT Support
2 9 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Business Integration Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Integration Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Architect
4 6 (15.38%) Desktop Support
5 5 (12.82%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (12.82%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (12.82%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) IT Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) IT Technician
6 4 (10.26%) Technical Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Field Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) IT Support Technician
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) WCF
2 3 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (82.05%) Windows 7
3 28 (71.79%) Windows Server
4 26 (66.67%) Windows 10
5 25 (64.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (58.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (10.26%) Windows XP
9 3 (7.69%) CentOS
9 3 (7.69%) Kali Linux
9 3 (7.69%) Linux
9 3 (7.69%) Ubuntu
9 3 (7.69%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Presales
2 9 (23.08%) Process Management
2 9 (23.08%) System Testing
3 7 (17.95%) ITIL
4 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (15.38%) Programme Management
4 6 (15.38%) Project Management
5 4 (10.26%) Business Development
5 4 (10.26%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (7.69%) Application Packaging
6 3 (7.69%) Change Management
6 3 (7.69%) CRM
6 3 (7.69%) DevOps
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (7.69%) Line Management
6 3 (7.69%) Malware Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) Migration
6 3 (7.69%) Time Management
7 2 (5.13%) Hardware Maintenance
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.13%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Degree
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (12.82%) MCSE
4 3 (7.69%) MCSA
4 3 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (5.13%) AWS Certification
5 2 (5.13%) MCP
6 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (79.49%) Active Directory
2 14 (35.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (28.21%) Hyper-V
4 10 (25.64%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (7.69%) XenApp
5 3 (7.69%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) SCCM
2 3 (7.69%) Ansible
2 3 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 3 (7.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (7.69%) Nagios
2 3 (7.69%) Nessus
2 3 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 3 (7.69%) Nmap
2 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.69%) Puppet
2 3 (7.69%) SCOM
2 3 (7.69%) SCOrch
3 2 (5.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (71.79%) Microsoft
2 19 (48.72%) VMware
3 8 (20.51%) Citrix
4 6 (15.38%) SAP
5 4 (10.26%) Cisco
5 4 (10.26%) Dell
6 3 (7.69%) AppSense
6 3 (7.69%) Avaya
6 3 (7.69%) Brocade
6 3 (7.69%) CA
6 3 (7.69%) CommVault
6 3 (7.69%) EMC
6 3 (7.69%) Juniper
6 3 (7.69%) McAfee
6 3 (7.69%) NetApp
6 3 (7.69%) Qualys
6 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.69%) Sophos
6 3 (7.69%) Veeam
6 3 (7.69%) Veritas