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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 103 112 134
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +22
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 20 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.03% 0.65% 0.048%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.95% 2.80% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 1
Average salary £30,500 £47,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.78% +120.93%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-9.83% -6.15%
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
506 429 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 25.96% 23.15% 29.75%
Number of salaries quoted 373 332 559
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £23,339
10% offered a salary of more than £51,650 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +4 16 £31,000 -38.00% 2
Buckingham - 5 £19,000 -
High Wycombe - 2 £33,250 - 2
Marlow -6 1 - -
Beaconsfield - 1 - -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (71.05%) Microsoft
3 20 (52.63%) Windows XP
4 19 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 18 (47.37%) MS Office
6 17 (44.74%) MS Exchange
6 17 (44.74%) SLA
6 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (31.58%) Windows 7
9 9 (23.68%) SQL
9 9 (23.68%) Android
10 8 (21.05%) ITIL
10 8 (21.05%) HND
10 8 (21.05%) Degree
10 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
11 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
11 7 (18.42%) Service Management
11 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (15.79%) Blackberry
13 5 (13.16%) Cisco
13 5 (13.16%) EPoS
13 5 (13.16%) Apple iOS
14 4 (10.53%) .NET
14 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
14 4 (10.53%) Cognos
14 4 (10.53%) ADSL
14 4 (10.53%) LAN

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 17 (44.74%) MS Exchange
2 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 18 (47.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) ADSL
1 4 (10.53%) LAN
1 4 (10.53%) WAN
1 4 (10.53%) VPN
1 4 (10.53%) Firewall
1 4 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.63%) Automotive
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Analyst
1 11 (28.95%) Support Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Technical Support
2 8 (21.05%) Help Desk Support
2 8 (21.05%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Help Desk Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) 1st Line Support
2 8 (21.05%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (15.79%) Support Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) IT Support
6 4 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Team Leader
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Support Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior IT Support
7 3 (7.89%) Field Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) WPF
3 2 (5.26%) jQuery
3 2 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.79%) Blackberry
3 5 (13.16%) EPoS
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (52.63%) Windows XP
3 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (31.58%) Windows 7
6 9 (23.68%) Android
7 5 (13.16%) Apple iOS
8 4 (10.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) Service Management
3 3 (7.89%) ERP
3 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (5.26%) OO
4 2 (5.26%) MVC
4 2 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.63%) Multithreading
5 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.63%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.63%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.63%) C
3 1 (2.63%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.63%) VBScript
3 1 (2.63%) VB
3 1 (2.63%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) HND
1 8 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) MCITP
2 2 (5.26%) MCSE
2 2 (5.26%) CCNA
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.26%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (2.63%) MCSA
3 1 (2.63%) CCNP
3 1 (2.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (44.74%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (2.63%) BladeLogic
1 1 (2.63%) WSUS
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (71.05%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Cisco
3 4 (10.53%) Cognos
3 4 (10.53%) Symantec
3 4 (10.53%) WatchGuard
3 4 (10.53%) Spiceworks
4 3 (7.89%) VMware
5 1 (2.63%) Telerik
5 1 (2.63%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.63%) Remedy
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle
5 1 (2.63%) SAP
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