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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 82 106 116
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 16 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.36% 1.21% 0.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.18% 4.54% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 11
Median salary £22,500 £21,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -38.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,750 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £25,250 £37,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £28,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -
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
259 441 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.95% 26.63% 23.92%
Number of salaries quoted 224 384 372
Median salary £27,500 £37,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -4 9 £19,000 - 1
Crewe - 2 £22,500 - 1
Northwich - 2 £51,250 -
Warrington +14 1 £27,500 +48.64% 1
Chester - 1 £32,500 -
Windows 8
North West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (70.00%) Windows 7
4 13 (65.00%) Windows Server
5 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (50.00%) Office 365
7 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (45.00%) DNS
7 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (45.00%) MCSA
7 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
7 9 (45.00%) DHCP
7 9 (45.00%) Firewall
8 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
8 8 (40.00%) Apple
8 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (35.00%) Windows 10
9 7 (35.00%) Mac OS X
9 7 (35.00%) MCP
9 7 (35.00%) MCSE
9 7 (35.00%) VPN
9 7 (35.00%) MCITP
10 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
11 5 (25.00%) VMware
12 4 (20.00%) SCCM
13 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 3 (15.00%) HP
13 3 (15.00%) Dell
13 3 (15.00%) EPoS

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 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Line 50
1 2 (10.00%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) OneDrive
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) DHCP
1 9 (45.00%) DNS
1 9 (45.00%) Firewall
2 7 (35.00%) VPN
3 3 (15.00%) Broadband
3 3 (15.00%) LAN
3 3 (15.00%) WAN
4 2 (10.00%) Skype
4 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.00%) VoIP
4 2 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Power BI
General
1 3 (15.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) IT Support
2 8 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 7 (35.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 7 (35.00%) IT Engineer
3 7 (35.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 6 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 5 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Support Technician
6 3 (15.00%) Technical Support
7 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 2 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 2 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Technician
7 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
7 2 (10.00%) Consultant
7 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
7 2 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
7 2 (10.00%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 13 (65.00%) Windows Server
4 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (35.00%) Mac OS X
6 7 (35.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
8 2 (10.00%) Android
8 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
9 1 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (5.00%) Direct Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Information Management
3 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (5.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) MCSA
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (35.00%) MCITP
2 7 (35.00%) MCP
2 7 (35.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) PaperCut
3 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) Apple
3 5 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) Dell
4 3 (15.00%) HP
4 3 (15.00%) Samsung
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) Sage
5 2 (10.00%) Siemens
6 1 (5.00%) Avaya
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