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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
North West / Cheshire
Rank 73 89 109
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +20
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 15 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.48% 1.00% 0.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.35% 4.21% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 18
Median salary £32,500 £22,500 £26,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,300 £18,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,300 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -

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
204 309 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.08% 23.77% 24.64%
Number of salaries quoted 148 272 400
Median salary £36,500 £32,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.17% -19.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -6 6 £37,500 +105.47%
Warrington - 3 £26,500 - 2
Knutsford +8 2 £22,250 -11.00% 1
Congleton +1 2 £17,500 -
Chester - 1 £24,500 - 1
Windows 8
North West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (82.98%) Windows 7
3 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
4 24 (51.06%) Office 365
5 22 (46.81%) Active Directory
6 21 (44.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (38.30%) Windows Server
9 17 (36.17%) Windows 10
9 17 (36.17%) VoIP
10 14 (29.79%) MS Exchange
11 13 (27.66%) Citrix
11 13 (27.66%) Hyper-V
12 12 (25.53%) Android
12 12 (25.53%) iPhone
13 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (23.40%) Mac OS X
13 11 (23.40%) Apple
13 11 (23.40%) Skype
13 11 (23.40%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2013
14 10 (21.28%) DHCP
14 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
14 10 (21.28%) DNS
14 10 (21.28%) ITIL
15 9 (19.15%) MCP
15 9 (19.15%) MCSE
15 9 (19.15%) MCSA
15 9 (19.15%) Firewall
15 9 (19.15%) Mentoring

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 14 (29.79%) MS Exchange
2 11 (23.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
4 5 (10.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Line 50
1 5 (10.64%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 24 (51.06%) Office 365
2 5 (10.64%) OneDrive
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.17%) VoIP
2 11 (23.40%) Skype
3 10 (21.28%) DHCP
3 10 (21.28%) DNS
4 9 (19.15%) Firewall
5 8 (17.02%) VPN
6 7 (14.89%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (12.77%) Bluetooth
7 6 (12.77%) DVB
7 6 (12.77%) GPRS
7 6 (12.77%) GSM
7 6 (12.77%) NFC
7 6 (12.77%) UMTS
7 6 (12.77%) WLAN
8 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.13%) Intranet
9 1 (2.13%) LAN
9 1 (2.13%) VLAN
9 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) Power BI
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Automotive
2 6 (12.77%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) IT Support
2 16 (34.04%) Support Engineer
3 13 (27.66%) IT Engineer
3 13 (27.66%) IT Support Engineer
4 11 (23.40%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (19.15%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 8 (17.02%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (14.89%) Analyst
7 7 (14.89%) IT Technician
8 6 (12.77%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (12.77%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 6 (12.77%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (12.77%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (12.77%) First Line Help Desk Support
8 6 (12.77%) Help Desk Support
8 6 (12.77%) IT Support Technician
8 6 (12.77%) Software Engineer
8 6 (12.77%) Support Technician
9 5 (10.64%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 5 (10.64%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) BREW
1 6 (12.77%) Flash
1 6 (12.77%) J2ME
1 6 (12.77%) Middleware
1 6 (12.77%) OpenAL
1 6 (12.77%) OpenCL
1 6 (12.77%) OpenGL
1 6 (12.77%) Qt
1 6 (12.77%) Series 60
1 6 (12.77%) SVG
1 6 (12.77%) UIQ
2 1 (2.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) iPhone
2 6 (12.77%) Device Driver
2 6 (12.77%) iPad
2 6 (12.77%) MPEG
2 6 (12.77%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.13%) Replication
3 1 (2.13%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (82.98%) Windows 7
3 21 (44.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (38.30%) Windows Server
6 17 (36.17%) Windows 10
7 12 (25.53%) Android
8 11 (23.40%) Mac OS X
9 7 (14.89%) Windows Mobile
10 6 (12.77%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (12.77%) Linux
10 6 (12.77%) Nucleus RTOS
11 5 (10.64%) Apple iOS
12 1 (2.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) ITIL
2 9 (19.15%) Mentoring
3 7 (14.89%) CRM
4 6 (12.77%) DRM
4 6 (12.77%) Mobile Commerce
4 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
4 6 (12.77%) Speech Recognition
5 5 (10.64%) Asset Management
5 5 (10.64%) Migration
6 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (8.51%) Data Extraction
7 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.38%) ERP
7 3 (6.38%) People Management
7 3 (6.38%) Process Improvement
7 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.38%) Time Management
8 2 (4.26%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (2.13%) Direct Marketing
9 1 (2.13%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) SQL
2 6 (12.77%) C
2 6 (12.77%) C++
2 6 (12.77%) Java
3 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.13%) C#
4 1 (2.13%) PHP
4 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (19.15%) MCP
2 9 (19.15%) MCSA
2 9 (19.15%) MCSE
3 8 (17.02%) MCITP
4 6 (12.77%) Degree
5 2 (4.26%) MCTS
6 1 (2.13%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.13%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (46.81%) Active Directory
2 13 (27.66%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.51%) vSphere
4 3 (6.38%) XenApp
4 3 (6.38%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) SCCM
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (10.64%) PaperCut
3 1 (2.13%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.66%) Citrix
3 11 (23.40%) Apple
4 8 (17.02%) Sage
4 8 (17.02%) VMware
5 6 (12.77%) Intel
5 6 (12.77%) Symbian
6 5 (10.64%) Siemens
7 2 (4.26%) Cisco
8 1 (2.13%) HP
8 1 (2.13%) Motorola
8 1 (2.13%) SOTI
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