The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Milton Keynes region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 96 97 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 2 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.15% 0.41% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.64% 1.54% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Average salary £20,750 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 -
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -
Operating Systems Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
314 325 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.68% 26.40% 27.26%
Number of salaries quoted 243 297 244
Average salary £42,000 £38,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows 8
Buckinghamshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Android
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (25.00%) Lync
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) Wireless
5 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (8.33%) MCSE
6 1 (8.33%) VoIP
6 1 (8.33%) Avaya
6 1 (8.33%) Citrix
6 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certified Master

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (25.00%) Lync
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) CRM Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Android
3 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Change Management
1 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certified Master
2 1 (8.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Avaya
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix