The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 79 125 130
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 38 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.27% 0.62% 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.73% 3.11% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 37 11 5
Average salary £25,250 £27,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.18% +7.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -
Windows 8
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
354 450 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.12% 19.86% 21.69%
Number of salaries quoted 261 352 404
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Windows 8
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +29 17 £20,265 -26.31% 1
High Wycombe - 12 £35,000 - 2
Aylesbury - 7 £21,500 - 2
Buckingham - 3 £20,000 -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8.

1 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (80.77%) Active Directory
3 40 (76.92%) Windows 7
4 36 (69.23%) Microsoft
5 34 (65.38%) MS Office
6 29 (55.77%) VMware
7 26 (50.00%) MS Exchange
8 24 (46.15%) Windows 10
9 23 (44.23%) MS Excel
10 18 (34.62%) Citrix
10 18 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (34.62%) Office 365
11 17 (32.69%) Windows Server
11 17 (32.69%) TCP/IP
12 16 (30.77%) DNS
12 16 (30.77%) Hyper-V
13 14 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (25.00%) Firewall
14 13 (25.00%) DHCP
14 13 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
15 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (21.15%) Finance
17 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
17 10 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
18 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
18 9 (17.31%) Windows XP
19 8 (15.38%) ITIL
19 8 (15.38%) Intel Security
19 8 (15.38%) VMware ESXi

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (17.31%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (65.38%) MS Office
2 23 (44.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (5.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (34.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.69%) TCP/IP
2 16 (30.77%) DNS
3 13 (25.00%) DHCP
3 13 (25.00%) Firewall
4 7 (13.46%) Internet
4 7 (13.46%) WAN
5 6 (11.54%) LAN
6 4 (7.69%) SAN
6 4 (7.69%) VoIP
7 3 (5.77%) VPN
8 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.92%) VLAN
8 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.92%) Selenium
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Electronics
2 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.69%) Marketing
2 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.77%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Analyst
1 14 (26.92%) Service Analyst
1 14 (26.92%) Service Desk Analyst
1 14 (26.92%) Support Engineer
2 10 (19.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Technical Support
3 8 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Administrator
4 7 (13.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Technical Administrator
5 6 (11.54%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Field Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) IT Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Windows Support Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Driving Licence
2 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.92%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (76.92%) Windows 7
3 24 (46.15%) Windows 10
4 17 (32.69%) Windows Server
5 14 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (17.31%) Windows XP
9 4 (7.69%) Linux
9 4 (7.69%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.92%) Android
10 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.38%) ITIL
2 7 (13.46%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (13.46%) Software Audit
3 6 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (7.69%) Migration
4 4 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 3 (5.77%) CRM
6 2 (3.85%) Service Management
7 1 (1.92%) API Testing
7 1 (1.92%) Automation Testing
7 1 (1.92%) Regression Testing
7 1 (1.92%) Software Testing
7 1 (1.92%) Test Scripting
7 1 (1.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.92%) Java
2 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (7.69%) CCNA
3 4 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (7.69%) Degree
3 4 (7.69%) HND
3 4 (7.69%) MCP
3 4 (7.69%) MCSA
3 4 (7.69%) MCSE
4 3 (5.77%) MCITP
4 3 (5.77%) MCTS
5 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.92%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (80.77%) Active Directory
2 18 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (30.77%) Hyper-V
4 8 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (9.62%) VMware ESX
5 5 (9.62%) XenDesktop
6 4 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (7.69%) XenServer
7 3 (5.77%) vSphere
8 1 (1.92%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (9.62%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (7.69%) Backup Exec
3 4 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (5.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 29 (55.77%) VMware
3 18 (34.62%) Citrix
4 8 (15.38%) Intel Security
5 5 (9.62%) Cisco
5 5 (9.62%) Symantec
6 4 (7.69%) Apple
6 4 (7.69%) HP
6 4 (7.69%) SAP
7 3 (5.77%) MobileIron
8 2 (3.85%) ServiceNow
8 2 (3.85%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.92%) Avaya
9 1 (1.92%) Dell
9 1 (1.92%) Draytek
9 1 (1.92%) Polycom
9 1 (1.92%) Sophos
Bourne End, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Aylesbury
Prospectus
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum + + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Milton Keynes
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £21500 - £28500 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Aylesbury
Pro-Quest
Salary: 23000 Per Annum + 8% pension + bonus + healthcare + life assurance
Posted: 25 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 26 days ago