The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 132 110
Rank change year-on-year +28 -22  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 2 4 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.15% 0.22% 1.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.47% 0.64% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 33
Median salary £28,750 - £22,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -5.66% -3.63%  

Windows 8 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 425 629 650
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 32.77% 35.24% 28.26%
Number of salaries quoted 326 547 497
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Reading

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Reading.

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Help Desk Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Support
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft