The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
North West / Cheshire
Rank 71 81 99
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +18
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 19 20 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.90% 1.52% 1.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.76% 6.41% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 19
Median salary £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £18,000 £17,600
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £26,050 £30,800
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
217 312 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.68% 23.73% 28.75%
Number of salaries quoted 167 265 467
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Cheshire region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Cheshire

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Windows 8
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow -11 5 £22,000 +22.22% 1
Congleton +2 3 £17,500 -
Macclesfield 0 3 - -
Warrington - 3 £32,000 - 1
Chester - 2 £24,500 -
Crewe -7 1 £22,500 +18.42%
Windows 8
North West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 34 (69.39%) Microsoft
4 29 (59.18%) Office 365
5 25 (51.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (48.98%) Active Directory
6 24 (48.98%) Windows Server
7 22 (44.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (40.82%) Windows 10
9 19 (38.78%) MS Exchange
10 16 (32.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (32.65%) Apple
10 16 (32.65%) Exchange Server 2010
11 15 (30.61%) Exchange Server 2013
11 15 (30.61%) Citrix
11 15 (30.61%) Mac OS X
12 14 (28.57%) DHCP
12 14 (28.57%) DNS
12 14 (28.57%) MCSA
12 14 (28.57%) Firewall
12 14 (28.57%) Hyper-V
13 13 (26.53%) MCP
13 13 (26.53%) MCSE
13 13 (26.53%) VoIP
14 12 (24.49%) MCITP
15 11 (22.45%) Skype
15 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
15 11 (22.45%) ITIL
15 11 (22.45%) VPN
16 10 (20.41%) VMware

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (38.78%) MS Exchange
2 16 (32.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (30.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
4 5 (10.20%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
2 9 (18.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Line 50
1 5 (10.20%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 29 (59.18%) Office 365
2 5 (10.20%) OneDrive
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.57%) DHCP
1 14 (28.57%) DNS
1 14 (28.57%) Firewall
2 13 (26.53%) VoIP
3 11 (22.45%) Skype
3 11 (22.45%) VPN
4 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.12%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (4.08%) Bluetooth
6 2 (4.08%) DVB
6 2 (4.08%) GPRS
6 2 (4.08%) GSM
6 2 (4.08%) NFC
6 2 (4.08%) UMTS
6 2 (4.08%) WLAN
7 1 (2.04%) Intranet
7 1 (2.04%) LAN
7 1 (2.04%) VLAN
7 1 (2.04%) WAN
7 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) Power BI
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Automotive
2 2 (4.08%) Multimedia
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) IT Support
2 19 (38.78%) Support Engineer
3 16 (32.65%) IT Engineer
3 16 (32.65%) IT Support Engineer
4 15 (30.61%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (24.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 11 (22.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (18.37%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 9 (18.37%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (14.29%) IT Technician
8 7 (14.29%) Support Technician
9 6 (12.24%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (12.24%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (12.24%) Analyst
9 6 (12.24%) First Line Help Desk Support
9 6 (12.24%) Help Desk Support
9 6 (12.24%) IT Support Technician
10 5 (10.20%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 5 (10.20%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Technician
10 5 (10.20%) 3rd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) BREW
1 2 (4.08%) Flash
1 2 (4.08%) J2ME
1 2 (4.08%) Middleware
1 2 (4.08%) OpenAL
1 2 (4.08%) OpenCL
1 2 (4.08%) OpenGL
1 2 (4.08%) Qt
1 2 (4.08%) Series 60
1 2 (4.08%) SVG
1 2 (4.08%) UIQ
2 1 (2.04%) .NET
2 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) iPhone
2 6 (12.24%) iPad
3 4 (8.16%) Data Extraction
4 2 (4.08%) Device Driver
4 2 (4.08%) MPEG
4 2 (4.08%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) Replication
5 1 (2.04%) Statistics
5 1 (2.04%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 25 (51.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (48.98%) Windows Server
5 22 (44.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (40.82%) Windows 10
7 15 (30.61%) Mac OS X
8 8 (16.33%) Android
9 5 (10.20%) Apple iOS
10 4 (8.16%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (4.08%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (4.08%) Linux
11 2 (4.08%) Nucleus RTOS
12 1 (2.04%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) ITIL
2 6 (12.24%) Migration
3 5 (10.20%) Asset Management
3 5 (10.20%) CRM
3 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
4 4 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.12%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.12%) ERP
5 3 (6.12%) People Management
5 3 (6.12%) Process Improvement
5 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.08%) DRM
6 2 (4.08%) Mobile Commerce
6 2 (4.08%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.08%) Speech Recognition
6 2 (4.08%) Time Management
7 1 (2.04%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.04%) Information Management
7 1 (2.04%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.08%) C
3 2 (4.08%) C++
3 2 (4.08%) Java
4 1 (2.04%) C#
4 1 (2.04%) PHP
4 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (28.57%) MCSA
3 13 (26.53%) MCP
3 13 (26.53%) MCSE
4 12 (24.49%) MCITP
5 2 (4.08%) Degree
6 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.04%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (48.98%) Active Directory
2 14 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.16%) vSphere
4 3 (6.12%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (6.12%) XenApp
4 3 (6.12%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) SCCM
2 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (10.20%) PaperCut
4 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.04%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 34 (69.39%) Microsoft
2 16 (32.65%) Apple
3 15 (30.61%) Citrix
4 10 (20.41%) VMware
5 8 (16.33%) Sage
6 5 (10.20%) Siemens
7 2 (4.08%) Cisco
7 2 (4.08%) Intel
7 2 (4.08%) Symbian
8 1 (2.04%) Avaya
8 1 (2.04%) HP
8 1 (2.04%) Motorola
8 1 (2.04%) SOTI
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