The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 87 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 9 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.78% 0.53% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.87% 1.82% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £18,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
Windows 8
Buckinghamshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
314 274 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 27.09% 28.90% 26.35%
Number of salaries quoted 257 237 206
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows XP
3 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (70.00%) MS Office
5 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (50.00%) SQL
6 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 5 (50.00%) Cisco
7 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (40.00%) Cognos
7 4 (40.00%) ADSL
7 4 (40.00%) EPoS
7 4 (40.00%) Firewall
7 4 (40.00%) Symantec
7 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
7 4 (40.00%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (40.00%) WatchGuard
7 4 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (40.00%) Android
7 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (40.00%) Spiceworks
8 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (30.00%) Degree
8 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (30.00%) SLA
8 3 (30.00%) HND
9 2 (20.00%) VMware

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Office
2 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) ADSL
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) PowerBuilder
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) IT Support
2 4 (40.00%) Senior IT Support
3 3 (30.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (30.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) EPoS
1 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) Android
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (10.00%) UNIX
7 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
2 1 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
1 3 (30.00%) HND
2 1 (10.00%) MCITP
2 1 (10.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Cognos
3 4 (40.00%) Symantec
3 4 (40.00%) WatchGuard
3 4 (40.00%) Spiceworks
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix