Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 184 171
Rank change year-on-year +37 -13 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 9 8 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.38% 0.23% 0.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.20% 0.71% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 48
Reading median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% - +16.07%
10th Percentile £22,250 £26,050 £21,250
90th Percentile £112,500 £57,000 £45,750
Berkshire median annual salary £30,250 £31,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -3.97% +14.55% -

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 Reading with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 749 1120 1369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 31.78% 32.52% 29.56%
Number of salaries quoted 611 903 1150
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +15.38%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Reading over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows 8 in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 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 Reading region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 5 (55.56%) Windows 10
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) SCCM
5 3 (33.33%) DHCP
5 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) SAN
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) Nagios
6 2 (22.22%) McAfee
6 2 (22.22%) Sophos
6 2 (22.22%) CA
6 2 (22.22%) CommVault
6 2 (22.22%) NetApp
6 2 (22.22%) Veritas
6 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
6 2 (22.22%) VPN
6 2 (22.22%) Dell
6 2 (22.22%) EMC
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix
6 2 (22.22%) Juniper

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 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) Confluence
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (22.22%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon S3
2 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DHCP
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) BIG-IP
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) NAS
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
1 2 (22.22%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (22.22%) Games
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Desktop Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Desktop Support
1 4 (44.44%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Help Desk Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Lead Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 10
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) CentOS
5 2 (22.22%) Kali Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 2 (22.22%) Malware Analysis
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) AWS Certification
1 1 (11.11%) MCP
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) Ansible
2 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 2 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (22.22%) Nagios
2 2 (22.22%) Nessus
2 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
2 2 (22.22%) Nmap
2 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (22.22%) Puppet
2 2 (22.22%) SCOM
3 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Brocade
3 2 (22.22%) CA
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) CommVault
3 2 (22.22%) Dell
3 2 (22.22%) EMC
3 2 (22.22%) F5
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) McAfee
3 2 (22.22%) NetApp
3 2 (22.22%) Qualys
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
3 2 (22.22%) Sophos
3 2 (22.22%) Splunk
3 2 (22.22%) Veeam
3 2 (22.22%) Veritas