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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 93 75 80
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 8 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.75% 1.44% 1.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.94% 4.89% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 5
Average salary £30,500 £31,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.17% -33.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £37,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,750
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
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
203 307 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.11% 29.49% 22.92%
Number of salaries quoted 159 231 182
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 5 February 2016.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
4 7 (36.84%) MS Office
5 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (26.32%) Office 365
6 5 (26.32%) Windows 10
6 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
6 5 (26.32%) Linux
7 4 (21.05%) Java
7 4 (21.05%) Service Management
7 4 (21.05%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (21.05%) VMware
8 3 (15.79%) Banking
8 3 (15.79%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (15.79%) Northgate
8 3 (15.79%) Firewall
8 3 (15.79%) PowerBuilder
8 3 (15.79%) C
8 3 (15.79%) C++
8 3 (15.79%) HTML
8 3 (15.79%) CSS
8 3 (15.79%) ITIL
8 3 (15.79%) Unix
8 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
8 3 (15.79%) SQL

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
2 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (15.79%) Apache
3 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (15.79%) IIS
3 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 3 (15.79%) Banking
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (26.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Service Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Systems Support Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
6 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Technician
7 1 (5.26%) Desktop Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Network Support
7 1 (5.26%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) CSS
1 3 (15.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 5 (26.32%) Windows 10
4 3 (15.79%) Unix
4 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (5.26%) Android
6 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Service Management
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) Time Management
3 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.53%) Line Management
4 1 (5.26%) API Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) C
2 3 (15.79%) C++
2 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
2 3 (15.79%) Python
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) VB
2 3 (15.79%) VBScript
3 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (21.05%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (15.79%) MCSA
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) MobileIron
3 3 (15.79%) Northgate
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) Polycom
3 3 (15.79%) WatchGuard
4 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow