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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 103 109 117
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 19 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.11% 0.78% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.30% 3.27% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 2
Average salary £20,000 £32,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +48.83%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
Windows 8
North West

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
442 428 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.74% 23.96% 29.49%
Number of salaries quoted 360 336 438
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,200 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +8 9 £18,000 -44.61% 1
Knutsford -4 3 £34,000 +17.24%
Wilmslow - 2 £20,000 -
Macclesfield - 2 £25,000 -
Widnes - 1 £21,000 -
Windows 8
North West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 26 (74.29%) Windows 7
4 24 (68.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 21 (60.00%) MS Exchange
6 18 (51.43%) DNS
6 18 (51.43%) Cisco
6 18 (51.43%) MS Office
6 18 (51.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (48.57%) MCSE
8 15 (42.86%) ITIL
8 15 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
8 15 (42.86%) MCTS
9 14 (40.00%) MCITP
9 14 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (37.14%) MCP
10 13 (37.14%) DHCP
11 12 (34.29%) TCP/IP
11 12 (34.29%) HP
11 12 (34.29%) VMware
11 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (34.29%) Exchange Server 2013
12 11 (31.43%) Mobile Device Management
12 11 (31.43%) Mentoring
12 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (31.43%) PowerShell
12 11 (31.43%) Hyper-V
12 11 (31.43%) NAS

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 21 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (34.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (5.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (51.43%) MS Office
2 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.86%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 11 (31.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (51.43%) DNS
2 13 (37.14%) DHCP
3 12 (34.29%) TCP/IP
4 11 (31.43%) NAS
4 11 (31.43%) VLAN
4 11 (31.43%) VDSL
4 11 (31.43%) SAN
4 11 (31.43%) VPN
4 11 (31.43%) ADSL
5 9 (25.71%) Firewall
6 4 (11.43%) Broadband
7 3 (8.57%) Wireless
8 2 (5.71%) IPv4
8 2 (5.71%) Intranet
8 2 (5.71%) Internet
8 2 (5.71%) Ethernet
8 2 (5.71%) Network Security
9 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Subversion
2 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.86%) VisualSVN
3 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Retail Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) IT Manager
2 10 (28.57%) IT Support
3 8 (22.86%) Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (20.00%) Support Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
5 5 (14.29%) Support Technician
6 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Support
6 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (8.57%) Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) HTML
2 2 (5.71%) WSDL
2 2 (5.71%) CSS
2 2 (5.71%) Web Services
2 2 (5.71%) XML
2 2 (5.71%) Cocoa
2 2 (5.71%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.71%) iPad
4 2 (5.71%) iPhone
5 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (74.29%) Windows 7
3 24 (68.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (22.86%) Windows XP
6 7 (20.00%) Apple iOS
6 7 (20.00%) Android
7 4 (11.43%) Windows Vista
8 3 (8.57%) Windows Phone
9 2 (5.71%) Mac OS X
9 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.86%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (2.86%) Linux
10 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) ITIL
2 11 (31.43%) Mobile Device Management
2 11 (31.43%) Mentoring
2 11 (31.43%) Change Management
3 5 (14.29%) Service Management
4 3 (8.57%) Data Management
4 3 (8.57%) Patch Management
5 2 (5.71%) iOS Development
5 2 (5.71%) SDLC
5 2 (5.71%) CRM
5 2 (5.71%) OOP
5 2 (5.71%) OO
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.71%) TDD
5 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.71%) Security Management
5 2 (5.71%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (5.71%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.71%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.57%) SQL
3 2 (5.71%) Apple Swift
3 2 (5.71%) C++
3 2 (5.71%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) PHP
3 2 (5.71%) C
3 2 (5.71%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (51.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (48.57%) MCSE
3 15 (42.86%) MCTS
4 14 (40.00%) MCITP
4 14 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (37.14%) MCP
6 11 (31.43%) JNCIA
6 11 (31.43%) CCNA
7 3 (8.57%) MCSA
System Software
1 30 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (31.43%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.86%) XenApp
4 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (51.43%) Cisco
3 12 (34.29%) HP
3 12 (34.29%) VMware
4 11 (31.43%) Dell
4 11 (31.43%) Juniper
4 11 (31.43%) IBM
5 7 (20.00%) Citrix
6 5 (14.29%) Oracle
7 3 (8.57%) Apple
8 1 (2.86%) Symantec
8 1 (2.86%) Sophos
8 1 (2.86%) Sage
Chester, Cheshire
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