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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 105 138 132
Rank change year-on-year +33 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 2 7 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.16% 0.36% 0.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.48% 1.15% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 21
Median salary £25,500 £50,000 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -49.00% +96.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £23,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £50,000 £40,500
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 419 608 641
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 33.82% 31.20% 26.43%
Number of salaries quoted 318 555 476
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
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

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
4 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
4 4 (36.36%) Python
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) Electronics
4 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
4 4 (36.36%) XenServer
4 4 (36.36%) Groovy
4 4 (36.36%) CentOS
5 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) Bioinformatics
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) MS Office
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) API Integration
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
6 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
6 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
6 2 (18.18%) Skype
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP

Windows 8
Top Related 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 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS Office
3 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) Skype
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 2 (18.18%) VLAN
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (36.36%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) IT Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
4 4 (36.36%) CentOS
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) API Integration
1 3 (27.27%) Bioinformatics
2 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Biology
3 1 (9.09%) Chemistry
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Physics
3 1 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
1 4 (36.36%) Groovy
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) Python
1 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) MCP
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) MCITP
3 1 (9.09%) MCSA
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) XenServer
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
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