The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 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 over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 226 174 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.06% 15.59% 17.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.66% 64.21% 67.59%
Number of salaries quoted 172 121 175
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +2.81%
Windows
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
291 271 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 27.12% 24.28% 26.20%
Number of salaries quoted 219 190 266
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 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Windows
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Milton Keynes region.

Windows Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Windows
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Windows 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.

1 225 (48.91%) Microsoft
2 166 (36.09%) Active Directory
3 114 (24.78%) ITIL
4 108 (23.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 107 (23.26%) Linux
6 102 (22.17%) SQL Server
7 98 (21.30%) MS Excel
8 95 (20.65%) SQL
9 91 (19.78%) UNIX
10 88 (19.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 87 (18.91%) VMware
12 81 (17.61%) Windows 7
13 79 (17.17%) MS Exchange
14 73 (15.87%) Windows Server 2012
15 71 (15.43%) Degree
16 69 (15.00%) Windows XP
16 69 (15.00%) Citrix
17 66 (14.35%) MS Office
18 62 (13.48%) SLA
18 62 (13.48%) Exchange Server 2010
19 58 (12.61%) Security Cleared
20 56 (12.17%) Change Management
20 56 (12.17%) .NET
21 54 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
22 52 (11.30%) C#
22 52 (11.30%) Microsoft Certification
22 52 (11.30%) Finance
22 52 (11.30%) VMware Infrastructure
23 51 (11.09%) Exchange Server 2007
24 50 (10.87%) SC Cleared

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Windows 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 79 (17.17%) MS Exchange
2 62 (13.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (11.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 36 (7.83%) SharePoint
5 32 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2003
6 30 (6.52%) IIS
7 21 (4.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 20 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 20 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
9 19 (4.13%) Lync
10 12 (2.61%) Apache
11 11 (2.39%) IBM Notes
12 9 (1.96%) SAS
12 9 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (1.74%) CMS
13 8 (1.74%) Oracle Application Server
13 8 (1.74%) Office Communications Server
13 8 (1.74%) Oracle 10gAS
14 5 (1.09%) WebSphere
14 5 (1.09%) Drupal
Applications
1 98 (21.30%) MS Excel
2 66 (14.35%) MS Office
3 4 (0.87%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.65%) Adobe Captivate
4 3 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.22%) MS Project
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.65%) Agresso
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.57%) Office 365
2 7 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.30%) SaaS
4 2 (0.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (10.00%) Firewall
2 40 (8.70%) SAN
3 24 (5.22%) WAN
4 22 (4.78%) DNS
5 20 (4.35%) LAN
6 16 (3.48%) DHCP
7 15 (3.26%) TCP/IP
8 11 (2.39%) Wireless
9 10 (2.17%) iSCSI
10 9 (1.96%) VPN
11 8 (1.74%) HTTP
11 8 (1.74%) SSL
11 8 (1.74%) NAS
11 8 (1.74%) Network Security
12 7 (1.52%) NetScaler
12 7 (1.52%) Cisco IPT
12 7 (1.52%) VoIP
13 6 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (1.30%) 802.11
14 4 (0.87%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (22.17%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (6.30%) MySQL
4 26 (5.65%) Oracle Database
5 18 (3.91%) Relational Database
6 13 (2.83%) Oracle Database 10g
7 11 (2.39%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (1.96%) PowerCenter
9 9 (1.96%) DB2
9 9 (1.96%) BusinessObjects XI
9 9 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (1.96%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.74%) Oracle Discoverer
10 8 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.87%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (4.13%) Oracle Forms
2 14 (3.04%) NUnit
2 14 (3.04%) Visual Studio
3 13 (2.83%) MSTest
4 10 (2.17%) Subversion
5 9 (1.96%) Rhino Mocks
5 9 (1.96%) Moq
6 8 (1.74%) Toad
6 8 (1.74%) JMeter
6 8 (1.74%) PVCS
6 8 (1.74%) JDeveloper
6 8 (1.74%) TestDirector
7 6 (1.30%) JIRA
7 6 (1.30%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.30%) Git (software)
8 5 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.09%) Trac
9 4 (0.87%) Hudson
9 4 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.87%) Ant
General
1 52 (11.30%) Finance
2 37 (8.04%) Retail
3 14 (3.04%) Banking
4 8 (1.74%) Spanish Language
4 8 (1.74%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.52%) Law
6 6 (1.30%) Games
6 6 (1.30%) German Language
7 5 (1.09%) French Language
8 4 (0.87%) Italian Language
9 3 (0.65%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.43%) Legal
11 1 (0.22%) Electronics
11 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.22%) Automotive
11 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 120 (26.09%) Analyst
2 60 (13.04%) Developer
3 45 (9.78%) Service Analyst
3 45 (9.78%) Service Desk Analyst
4 42 (9.13%) Support Analyst
5 31 (6.74%) Consultant
5 31 (6.74%) Administrator
6 21 (4.57%) Software Developer
7 19 (4.13%) 2nd Line Support
8 18 (3.91%) Infrastructure Manager
9 17 (3.70%) Support Engineer
9 17 (3.70%) Applications Support
9 17 (3.70%) Monitoring Specialist
10 16 (3.48%) Help Desk Analyst
11 15 (3.26%) 3rd Line Support
12 14 (3.04%) .NET Developer
13 13 (2.83%) Systems Engineer
13 13 (2.83%) Help Desk Support
14 12 (2.61%) Architect
14 12 (2.61%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (12.17%) .NET
2 44 (9.57%) HTML
3 37 (8.04%) ASP.NET
4 23 (5.00%) WCF
4 23 (5.00%) WPF
4 23 (5.00%) jQuery
5 18 (3.91%) CSS
6 17 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (3.26%) XML
8 14 (3.04%) HTML5
9 13 (2.83%) Web Services
9 13 (2.83%) WinForms
9 13 (2.83%) .NET Framework
10 11 (2.39%) LAMP
11 10 (2.17%) Ninject
12 9 (1.96%) Castle Windsor
12 9 (1.96%) Unity DI Container
12 9 (1.96%) SAP XI
12 9 (1.96%) Ajax
12 9 (1.96%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (7.39%) Computer Science
3 30 (6.52%) Blackberry
3 30 (6.52%) Clustering
4 16 (3.48%) Mainframe
5 11 (2.39%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.39%) Mathematics
6 10 (2.17%) Physics
7 9 (1.96%) Tandem
7 9 (1.96%) Inversion of Control
8 7 (1.52%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.30%) Replication
9 6 (1.30%) EqualLogic
9 6 (1.30%) User Experience
10 5 (1.09%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.09%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.09%) iPhone
10 5 (1.09%) PKI
11 4 (0.87%) W3C
11 4 (0.87%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 108 (23.48%) Windows Server 2008
2 107 (23.26%) Linux
3 91 (19.78%) UNIX
4 88 (19.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 81 (17.61%) Windows 7
6 73 (15.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 69 (15.00%) Windows XP
8 25 (5.43%) Windows 8
9 24 (5.22%) Solaris
10 20 (4.35%) Android
11 18 (3.91%) Windows Vista
12 17 (3.70%) Apple iOS
13 15 (3.26%) AIX
14 9 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
14 9 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (1.52%) Windows 2000
16 6 (1.30%) Windows NT
16 6 (1.30%) HPUX
17 5 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
17 5 (1.09%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (24.78%) ITIL
2 56 (12.17%) Change Management
3 40 (8.70%) Incident Management
4 38 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (7.83%) Mentoring
6 34 (7.39%) Migration
7 29 (6.30%) Time Management
8 27 (5.87%) Disaster Recovery
9 24 (5.22%) MVC
10 22 (4.78%) Data Analysis
11 21 (4.57%) Service Delivery
11 21 (4.57%) Scrum
12 19 (4.13%) OO
13 17 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
14 16 (3.48%) PRINCE2
15 15 (3.26%) Capacity Planning
15 15 (3.26%) Performance Tuning
15 15 (3.26%) Performance Analysis
16 14 (3.04%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (3.04%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 95 (20.65%) SQL
2 52 (11.30%) C#
3 43 (9.35%) Java
4 40 (8.70%) PowerShell
5 34 (7.39%) JavaScript
6 28 (6.09%) C++
7 24 (5.22%) Shell Script
8 23 (5.00%) C
9 22 (4.78%) PHP
10 17 (3.70%) VB
11 15 (3.26%) Python
12 14 (3.04%) VB.NET
13 11 (2.39%) PL/SQL
13 11 (2.39%) T-SQL
14 9 (1.96%) VBScript
15 8 (1.74%) Objective-C
16 5 (1.09%) XAML
16 5 (1.09%) Ruby
17 4 (0.87%) Perl
18 3 (0.65%) VB6
Qualifications
1 71 (15.43%) Degree
2 58 (12.61%) Security Cleared
3 52 (11.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 50 (10.87%) SC Cleared
5 26 (5.65%) MCSE
6 20 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (3.26%) MCSA
8 15 (3.26%) CCNA
9 14 (3.04%) MCP
10 11 (2.39%) CCNP
11 7 (1.52%) DV Cleared
12 6 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.30%) CWNA
12 6 (1.30%) HND
12 6 (1.30%) PhD
13 5 (1.09%) MCDST
13 5 (1.09%) VCP5
14 4 (0.87%) JNCIA
15 3 (0.65%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (13.48%) SLA
2 4 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (0.87%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.65%) Section 508
3 3 (0.65%) WCAG
3 3 (0.65%) QA
4 1 (0.22%) HL7
4 1 (0.22%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 166 (36.09%) Active Directory
2 52 (11.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 31 (6.74%) XenApp
5 22 (4.78%) VMware ESX
5 22 (4.78%) vSphere
6 14 (3.04%) ISA Server
7 12 (2.61%) Terminal Services
8 9 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 9 (1.96%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.74%) XenServer
9 8 (1.74%) Forefront TMG
10 7 (1.52%) Xen
11 6 (1.30%) UAG
12 4 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.65%) Firmware
14 2 (0.43%) NFS
14 2 (0.43%) Samba
14 2 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 45 (9.78%) SCOM
2 36 (7.83%) Tivoli
3 32 (6.96%) SCCM
4 24 (5.22%) Netcool
5 17 (3.70%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 17 (3.70%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 13 (2.83%) BladeLogic
6 13 (2.83%) WSUS
7 12 (2.61%) Backup Exec
7 12 (2.61%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 8 (1.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 8 (1.74%) SCVMM
9 7 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (1.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 5 (1.09%) Vagrant
11 5 (1.09%) Puppet
12 4 (0.87%) ARCserve
12 4 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.87%) NetBackup
12 4 (0.87%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 225 (48.91%) Microsoft
2 87 (18.91%) VMware
3 69 (15.00%) Citrix
4 46 (10.00%) Oracle
5 44 (9.57%) Cisco
6 43 (9.35%) HP
7 35 (7.61%) IBM
8 24 (5.22%) Remedy
9 20 (4.35%) Intel
10 16 (3.48%) Symantec
11 14 (3.04%) Red Hat
12 13 (2.83%) SAP
13 12 (2.61%) Business Objects
14 11 (2.39%) Lotus
15 9 (1.96%) Informatica
16 8 (1.74%) Serena
16 8 (1.74%) Mitel
17 6 (1.30%) Websense
17 6 (1.30%) NetApp
17 6 (1.30%) Juniper
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Posted: 18 hours ago
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IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Profit share
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Salary: £20000 - £22500 per annum + Great Benefits
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Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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