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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 78 90 99
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 14 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.32% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.05% 1.41% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 3
Average salary £33,500 £21,250 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.64% +11.84%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- -12.69%
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
277 284 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 26.03% 24.98% 24.59%
Number of salaries quoted 209 202 232
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,408 £25,900 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,100
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 6 March 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (48.00%) ITIL
4 11 (44.00%) SLA
5 9 (36.00%) MS Office
5 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
6 8 (32.00%) Windows Vista
6 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
7 7 (28.00%) Windows XP
7 7 (28.00%) .NET
7 7 (28.00%) WPF
7 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (24.00%) Android
8 6 (24.00%) Apple iOS
8 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (20.00%) XAML
9 5 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 5 (20.00%) C#
9 5 (20.00%) SQL
9 5 (20.00%) HND
9 5 (20.00%) XML
9 5 (20.00%) HP
9 5 (20.00%) Software Deployment
9 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
9 5 (20.00%) SCCM
9 5 (20.00%) Multithreading
9 5 (20.00%) WSUS
9 5 (20.00%) BladeLogic

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MS Office
2 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) LAN
1 3 (12.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Support Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Help Desk Support
3 5 (20.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Team Leader
5 3 (12.00%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Deployment Specialist
6 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Support Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) WPF
1 7 (28.00%) .NET
2 5 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.00%) jQuery
3 2 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.00%) iPhone
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Vista
4 7 (28.00%) Windows XP
4 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (24.00%) Apple iOS
5 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (24.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 5 (20.00%) Software Deployment
3 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (12.00%) ERP
4 2 (8.00%) Service Management
4 2 (8.00%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (8.00%) OO
4 2 (8.00%) MVC
4 2 (8.00%) Scrum
4 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.00%) Time Management
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) C#
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
1 5 (20.00%) XAML
2 2 (8.00%) C
2 2 (8.00%) VBScript
2 2 (8.00%) VB
2 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) HND
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.00%) MCITP
4 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) MCSA
4 1 (4.00%) CCNP
4 1 (4.00%) CCNA
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) Firmware
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 5 (20.00%) BladeLogic
1 5 (20.00%) WSUS
1 5 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) HP
3 4 (16.00%) Telerik
4 2 (8.00%) Remedy
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
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