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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 73 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 16 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.43% 1.05% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.64% 5.07% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 0
Average salary £31,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.73% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -6.15%
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
345 217 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 30.86% 20.63% 30.30%
Number of salaries quoted 252 180 325
Average salary £32,000 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
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 18 December 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 16 (61.54%) MS Office
4 15 (57.69%) Windows XP
5 13 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 11 (42.31%) SLA
7 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (30.77%) HND
9 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
9 8 (30.77%) SQL
9 8 (30.77%) Degree
9 8 (30.77%) Computer Science
10 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (26.92%) ITIL
10 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
11 6 (23.08%) Android
12 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
12 5 (19.23%) Cisco
13 4 (15.38%) WAN
13 4 (15.38%) ADSL
13 4 (15.38%) LAN
13 4 (15.38%) Cognos
13 4 (15.38%) Firewall
13 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
13 4 (15.38%) Symantec
13 4 (15.38%) EPoS
13 4 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (61.54%) MS Office
2 13 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) ADSL
1 4 (15.38%) LAN
1 4 (15.38%) WAN
1 4 (15.38%) Firewall
1 4 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
2 1 (3.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Analyst
1 9 (34.62%) Support Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Help Desk Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) 1st Line Support
2 8 (30.77%) Help Desk Support
2 8 (30.77%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Support Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Senior Support Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) IT Support
5 4 (15.38%) Senior IT Support
5 4 (15.38%) Team Leader
5 4 (15.38%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Help Desk Technician
7 1 (3.85%) Deployment Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) WPF
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.69%) jQuery
2 2 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 4 (15.38%) EPoS
2 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) Windows XP
3 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (23.08%) Android
7 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
8 4 (15.38%) Windows Vista
9 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) ITIL
2 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
2 3 (11.54%) ERP
3 2 (7.69%) MVC
3 2 (7.69%) Scrum
3 2 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.85%) Multithreading
4 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.85%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.85%) Service Management
4 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) VBScript
3 1 (3.85%) VB
3 1 (3.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) HND
1 8 (30.77%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) MCITP
2 2 (7.69%) MCSE
2 2 (7.69%) CCNA
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCSA
3 1 (3.85%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (42.31%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (3.85%) BladeLogic
1 1 (3.85%) WSUS
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco
3 4 (15.38%) Cognos
3 4 (15.38%) Symantec
3 4 (15.38%) WatchGuard
3 4 (15.38%) Spiceworks
4 3 (11.54%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) Telerik
5 1 (3.85%) Remedy
5 1 (3.85%) HP