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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 95 93 92
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 15 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.03% 0.61% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.95% 2.14% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 2
Average salary £21,500 £18,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% -35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,300 £18,000 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,200 £35,600
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
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
303 327 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.82% 28.26% 30.58%
Number of salaries quoted 243 263 284
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 30 July 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 18 (66.67%) SLA
4 17 (62.96%) ITIL
4 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
5 14 (51.85%) Windows XP
6 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (44.44%) Android
7 12 (44.44%) MS Exchange
7 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (40.74%) Blackberry
8 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (37.04%) Hyper-V
9 10 (37.04%) Firewall
10 9 (33.33%) Windows 7
11 8 (29.63%) Time Management
11 8 (29.63%) Incident Management
11 8 (29.63%) Office 365
11 8 (29.63%) Apple
11 8 (29.63%) Linux
12 7 (25.93%) MCSE
12 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
12 7 (25.93%) Pegasus
12 7 (25.93%) Avaya
12 7 (25.93%) Juniper
12 7 (25.93%) Finance
12 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (25.93%) Cyber Security
12 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (25.93%) Statistics

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 12 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 5 (18.52%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MFGPRO
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (7.41%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (11.11%) SAN
2 3 (11.11%) LAN
2 3 (11.11%) WAN
2 3 (11.11%) VPN
3 2 (7.41%) DNS
3 2 (7.41%) DHCP
4 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Law
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Support Engineer
1 8 (29.63%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (25.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (11.11%) Help Desk Technician
5 3 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 3 (11.11%) Support Technician
5 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (7.41%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support
6 2 (7.41%) Developer
6 2 (7.41%) IT Support
7 1 (3.70%) Operations Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Technician
7 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Solution Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) EDI
2 2 (7.41%) WPF
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Blackberry
2 7 (25.93%) Statistics
3 3 (11.11%) Replication
3 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.41%) FMCG
5 1 (3.70%) iPhone
5 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.70%) Smartphone
5 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Windows XP
3 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (44.44%) Android
5 9 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 8 (29.63%) Linux
7 6 (22.22%) Mac OS X
8 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (11.11%) Windows Vista
10 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
10 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) ITIL
2 8 (29.63%) Incident Management
2 8 (29.63%) Time Management
3 7 (25.93%) Cyber Security
4 4 (14.81%) Change Management
5 3 (11.11%) Patch Management
5 3 (11.11%) Security Patching
5 3 (11.11%) Software Deployment
6 2 (7.41%) Service Management
6 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.70%) Information Security
7 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.70%) Project Management
7 1 (3.70%) Line Management
7 1 (3.70%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) C#
1 2 (7.41%) XAML
2 1 (3.70%) C
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) VBScript
2 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (25.93%) MCSE
3 4 (14.81%) MCP
4 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) MCSA
5 1 (3.70%) MOS
5 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
2 10 (37.04%) Hyper-V
3 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.70%) XenApp
4 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM
2 3 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (11.11%) BladeLogic
2 3 (11.11%) WSUS
3 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) Apple
3 7 (25.93%) Avaya
3 7 (25.93%) Juniper
3 7 (25.93%) VMware
3 7 (25.93%) Pegasus
3 7 (25.93%) Fortinet
4 6 (22.22%) HP
5 4 (14.81%) Remedy
6 3 (11.11%) CommVault
6 3 (11.11%) Mitel
6 3 (11.11%) Dell
6 3 (11.11%) EMC
6 3 (11.11%) Sun
6 3 (11.11%) Cognos
6 3 (11.11%) Cisco
6 3 (11.11%) Brocade
6 3 (11.11%) Meraki
7 2 (7.41%) Telerik
8 1 (3.70%) Computacenter