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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 91 90 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 7 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.61% 0.18% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.14% 0.59% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £18,000 £28,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £32,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year
-10.76% -22.15%
Operating Systems Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
327 337 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 28.26% 30.58% 25.26%
Number of salaries quoted 263 284 213
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 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
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 28 July 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows XP
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) MS Office
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (37.50%) SLA
6 3 (37.50%) Cisco
6 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
6 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 3 (37.50%) HND
6 3 (37.50%) SQL
6 3 (37.50%) Degree
6 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (25.00%) WatchGuard
7 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (25.00%) Firewall
7 2 (25.00%) VMware
7 2 (25.00%) Symantec
7 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
7 2 (25.00%) EPoS
7 2 (25.00%) ADSL
7 2 (25.00%) Cognos
7 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) ADSL
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) PowerBuilder
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (37.50%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) IT Support
4 2 (25.00%) Senior IT Support
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
5 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (25.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows XP
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) Android
6 1 (12.50%) UNIX
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Project Management
1 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
2 1 (12.50%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) HND
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
2 1 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) WatchGuard
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Symantec
3 2 (25.00%) Cognos
3 2 (25.00%) Spiceworks
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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