The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 57 58
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.28% 0.20% 1.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.91% 0.97% 7.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 6
Median salary £30,000 £26,500 £25,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.20% +4.95%  
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 Slough with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Slough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 110 103 125
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 30.99% 20.32% 21.63%
Number of salaries quoted 103 94 103
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 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 Slough region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Server Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec