The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 192 257 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 15.89% 21.24% 20.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.74% 67.10% 78.95%
Number of salaries quoted 154 211 172
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £44,900
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
311 383 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 25.75% 31.65% 25.62%
Number of salaries quoted 252 327 215
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 £24,500 £23,000 £22,500
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
Buckinghamshire

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 10 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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.

1 204 (51.00%) Microsoft
2 179 (44.75%) SQL Server
3 160 (40.00%) SQL
4 113 (28.25%) .NET
5 109 (27.25%) MS Excel
6 103 (25.75%) C#
7 95 (23.75%) Active Directory
7 95 (23.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 90 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 84 (21.00%) VMware
10 81 (20.25%) ITIL
11 71 (17.75%) MS Exchange
11 71 (17.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 69 (17.25%) Degree
13 59 (14.75%) IIS
14 55 (13.75%) Linux
15 54 (13.50%) Microsoft Certification
15 54 (13.50%) Security Cleared
15 54 (13.50%) Hyper-V
16 52 (13.00%) Citrix
16 52 (13.00%) Cisco
17 51 (12.75%) WPF
18 50 (12.50%) SC Cleared
19 47 (11.75%) WCF
19 47 (11.75%) Finance
20 46 (11.50%) Visual Studio
21 45 (11.25%) T-SQL
22 44 (11.00%) Exchange Server 2003
23 43 (10.75%) JavaScript
24 42 (10.50%) UNIX

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 71 (17.75%) MS Exchange
2 59 (14.75%) IIS
3 44 (11.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 38 (9.50%) SharePoint
4 38 (9.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 36 (9.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 21 (5.25%) Lync
7 18 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 17 (4.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 15 (3.75%) Office Communications Server
10 14 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2000
11 7 (1.75%) Apache
11 7 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (1.50%) Tomcat
13 5 (1.25%) WebSphere
13 5 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (1.00%) Liferay
14 4 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.75%) SAS
Applications
1 109 (27.25%) MS Excel
2 27 (6.75%) MS Office
3 21 (5.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (3.25%) MS Project
5 7 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.25%) Summit
2 4 (1.00%) TeleForm
3 3 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.50%) Nortel Periphonics
5 1 (0.25%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.50%) Office 365
2 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.00%) Firewall
2 25 (6.25%) LAN
3 23 (5.75%) WAN
3 23 (5.75%) DNS
4 20 (5.00%) SAN
5 19 (4.75%) DHCP
6 12 (3.00%) HTTP
6 12 (3.00%) TCP/IP
7 10 (2.50%) Internet
8 9 (2.25%) VPN
9 5 (1.25%) VLAN
9 5 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (1.25%) Unified Communications
10 4 (1.00%) Broadband
11 3 (0.75%) SMTP
11 3 (0.75%) BIG-IP
11 3 (0.75%) NAS
11 3 (0.75%) Network Security
12 2 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (44.75%) SQL Server
2 34 (8.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (8.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 25 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (3.50%) Oracle Database
8 9 (2.25%) MySQL
9 7 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (1.75%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.50%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.25%) DB2
11 5 (1.25%) MS Access
12 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.50%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 46 (11.50%) Visual Studio
2 21 (5.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (4.50%) NUnit
4 10 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 8 (2.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (1.75%) Selenium
7 5 (1.25%) JMeter
7 5 (1.25%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.75%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.50%) WinRunner
9 2 (0.50%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.50%) ClearQuest
9 2 (0.50%) Ant
9 2 (0.50%) QARun
9 2 (0.50%) Maven
10 1 (0.25%) JIRA
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.25%) Introscope
10 1 (0.25%) PowerBuilder
General
1 47 (11.75%) Finance
2 12 (3.00%) Retail
3 10 (2.50%) Legal
4 6 (1.50%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.25%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.25%) Marketing
6 3 (0.75%) Banking
6 3 (0.75%) Electronics
7 2 (0.50%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.50%) Games
7 2 (0.50%) Billing
8 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 105 (26.25%) Analyst
2 84 (21.00%) Developer
3 67 (16.75%) Support Analyst
4 51 (12.75%) Applications Support
5 37 (9.25%) C# Developer
6 34 (8.50%) .NET Developer
6 34 (8.50%) Applications Support Analyst
7 33 (8.25%) Team Leader
8 30 (7.50%) Software Developer
8 30 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
9 26 (6.50%) Consultant
9 26 (6.50%) DBA
10 24 (6.00%) Support Engineer
11 20 (5.00%) SQL DBA
12 18 (4.50%) Senior Developer
12 18 (4.50%) 3rd Line Support
13 17 (4.25%) .NET Team Leader
13 17 (4.25%) C# Software Developer
14 15 (3.75%) .NET Software Developer
14 15 (3.75%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (28.25%) .NET
2 51 (12.75%) WPF
3 47 (11.75%) WCF
4 36 (9.00%) HTML
5 33 (8.25%) ASP.NET
6 32 (8.00%) Web Services
7 24 (6.00%) WinForms
8 23 (5.75%) Ajax
8 23 (5.75%) XML
9 17 (4.25%) JSON
10 14 (3.50%) CSS
11 13 (3.25%) jQuery
12 11 (2.75%) .NET Framework
13 7 (1.75%) Hibernate
13 7 (1.75%) Ext JS
14 6 (1.50%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (1.50%) XHTML
15 5 (1.25%) LINQ
15 5 (1.25%) HTML5
15 5 (1.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.00%) Clustering
2 36 (9.00%) Computer Science
3 30 (7.50%) Blackberry
4 19 (4.75%) Blog
5 15 (3.75%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.00%) Replication
7 7 (1.75%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.75%) Firmware
8 5 (1.25%) EPoS
9 4 (1.00%) iPhone
9 4 (1.00%) LPAR
10 3 (0.75%) CMDB
10 3 (0.75%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.75%) Physics
10 3 (0.75%) IVR
11 2 (0.50%) PKI
11 2 (0.50%) SCADA
11 2 (0.50%) EqualLogic
11 2 (0.50%) Social Media
11 2 (0.50%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 95 (23.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 90 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 55 (13.75%) Linux
4 42 (10.50%) UNIX
5 36 (9.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (7.50%) Windows 7
7 25 (6.25%) Windows XP
8 22 (5.50%) Solaris
9 12 (3.00%) AIX
10 11 (2.75%) Windows Vista
11 6 (1.50%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.25%) Windows NT
13 4 (1.00%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.75%) Android
15 2 (0.50%) HPUX
16 1 (0.25%) VMS
16 1 (0.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (20.25%) ITIL
2 29 (7.25%) PRINCE2
3 22 (5.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 22 (5.50%) High Availability
4 21 (5.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 21 (5.25%) RUP
4 21 (5.25%) Incident Management
5 19 (4.75%) PRINCE
6 18 (4.50%) Service Delivery
7 16 (4.00%) Project Management
7 16 (4.00%) CRM
7 16 (4.00%) OO
7 16 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 16 (4.00%) Unit Testing
8 15 (3.75%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (3.25%) TDD
10 12 (3.00%) Change Management
11 11 (2.75%) Service Management
11 11 (2.75%) OOD
11 11 (2.75%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 160 (40.00%) SQL
2 103 (25.75%) C#
3 45 (11.25%) T-SQL
4 43 (10.75%) JavaScript
5 32 (8.00%) Java
6 23 (5.75%) PowerShell
7 22 (5.50%) VB.NET
8 17 (4.25%) C++
9 11 (2.75%) C
10 10 (2.50%) VBScript
10 10 (2.50%) VB
10 10 (2.50%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.00%) Perl
11 4 (1.00%) Python
12 3 (0.75%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.50%) PHP
13 2 (0.50%) VC++
14 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.25%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 69 (17.25%) Degree
2 54 (13.50%) Security Cleared
2 54 (13.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 50 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 30 (7.50%) MCP
5 26 (6.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (4.25%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (4.00%) MCSE
8 14 (3.50%) CCNA
9 13 (3.25%) MCAD
9 13 (3.25%) MCSD
10 12 (3.00%) MCSA
11 11 (2.75%) MCTS
11 11 (2.75%) MCITP
12 10 (2.50%) CCNP
13 7 (1.75%) ISEB
14 6 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (1.50%) PMI Certification
15 5 (1.25%) PMP
15 5 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (9.75%) SLA
2 4 (1.00%) QA
3 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 95 (23.75%) Active Directory
2 71 (17.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (13.50%) Hyper-V
4 37 (9.25%) XenApp
5 22 (5.50%) XenDesktop
6 21 (5.25%) VMware ESX
7 14 (3.50%) UAG
8 13 (3.25%) Forefront TMG
8 13 (3.25%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (2.50%) vSphere
10 9 (2.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 8 (2.00%) Terminal Services
12 7 (1.75%) XenServer
13 5 (1.25%) Oracle RMAN
13 5 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
13 5 (1.25%) KVM
14 4 (1.00%) ISA Server
14 4 (1.00%) VMware Server
15 3 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 2 (0.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 19 (4.75%) SCCM
2 15 (3.75%) SCOM
3 8 (2.00%) Backup Exec
4 7 (1.75%) NetBackup
5 6 (1.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (1.25%) SCVMM
6 5 (1.25%) Data Guard
6 5 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.25%) WSUS
7 4 (1.00%) MOM
7 4 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (1.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (1.00%) SCDPM
8 3 (0.75%) ARCserve
8 3 (0.75%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.50%) BMC Performance Manager
9 2 (0.50%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 204 (51.00%) Microsoft
2 84 (21.00%) VMware
3 52 (13.00%) Cisco
3 52 (13.00%) Citrix
4 37 (9.25%) Oracle
5 35 (8.75%) HP
6 24 (6.00%) Symantec
7 15 (3.75%) Computacenter
8 14 (3.50%) Sybase
9 13 (3.25%) Remedy
10 11 (2.75%) NetApp
10 11 (2.75%) IBM
10 11 (2.75%) EMC
11 9 (2.25%) Websense
11 9 (2.25%) Sencha
12 8 (2.00%) McAfee
13 5 (1.25%) CheckPoint
13 5 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (1.25%) Dell
13 5 (1.25%) SAP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 50-65k
Posted: 20 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 60 - 70k
Posted: 21 hours ago
Milton Keynes
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 22 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
National Energy Services Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £36000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Corporate Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £17k - 24.5k per year
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