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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 105 112 120
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 18 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.02% 0.53% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.12% 2.13% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 2
Average salary £21,000 £32,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.37% -50.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £26,400 £59,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £33,700 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £28,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -13.84%
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
437 423 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.83% 24.81% 29.50%
Number of salaries quoted 355 323 446
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 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 3 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 +3 8 £18,000 -44.18% 1
Knutsford -3 4 £34,000 -
Macclesfield - 2 £25,000 -
Crewe - 1 £31,500 - 1
Widnes - 1 £21,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 - - 1
Windows 8
North West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (86.11%) Active Directory
3 27 (75.00%) Windows 7
4 24 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 21 (58.33%) MS Exchange
6 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (50.00%) MS Office
7 18 (50.00%) DNS
7 18 (50.00%) Cisco
8 16 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (44.44%) ITIL
8 16 (44.44%) MCSE
9 15 (41.67%) VMware
9 15 (41.67%) MCTS
10 14 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (36.11%) DHCP
11 13 (36.11%) HP
11 13 (36.11%) MCITP
12 12 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (33.33%) PowerShell
12 12 (33.33%) Hyper-V
12 12 (33.33%) CCNA
12 12 (33.33%) VPN
13 11 (30.56%) Juniper
13 11 (30.56%) SAN
13 11 (30.56%) IBM
13 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
13 11 (30.56%) Dell

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 14 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.56%) WordPress
4 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.78%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 11 (30.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (50.00%) DNS
2 13 (36.11%) DHCP
3 12 (33.33%) VPN
4 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
4 11 (30.56%) ADSL
4 11 (30.56%) SAN
4 11 (30.56%) VDSL
4 11 (30.56%) VLAN
4 11 (30.56%) NAS
5 8 (22.22%) Firewall
6 2 (5.56%) Network Security
6 2 (5.56%) Intranet
6 2 (5.56%) IPv4
6 2 (5.56%) Broadband
6 2 (5.56%) LAN
6 2 (5.56%) WAN
6 2 (5.56%) Ethernet
6 2 (5.56%) Wireless
7 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Subversion
2 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) VisualSVN
3 1 (2.78%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Retail Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 11 (30.56%) IT Support
3 9 (25.00%) Analyst
4 8 (22.22%) Support Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (16.67%) Support Technician
5 6 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
6 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (8.33%) Administrator
7 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Technical Support
7 3 (8.33%) Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Technical Administrator
7 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) iOS Developer
8 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (5.56%) CSS
2 2 (5.56%) Web Services
2 2 (5.56%) XML
2 2 (5.56%) WSDL
2 2 (5.56%) Cocoa
2 2 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (2.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.56%) iPhone
4 2 (5.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 24 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (22.22%) Apple iOS
5 8 (22.22%) Android
5 8 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 3 (8.33%) Windows Phone
7 2 (5.56%) Mac OS X
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.78%) Linux
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) ITIL
2 11 (30.56%) Change Management
2 11 (30.56%) Mobile Device Management
2 11 (30.56%) Mentoring
3 5 (13.89%) Service Management
4 3 (8.33%) Data Management
4 3 (8.33%) Security Management
4 3 (8.33%) Patch Management
5 2 (5.56%) SDLC
5 2 (5.56%) iOS Development
5 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.56%) OOP
5 2 (5.56%) OO
5 2 (5.56%) CRM
5 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.56%) Investment Management
5 2 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.89%) SQL
3 2 (5.56%) Objective-C
3 2 (5.56%) C
3 2 (5.56%) C++
3 2 (5.56%) Java
3 2 (5.56%) PHP
3 2 (5.56%) Apple Swift
4 1 (2.78%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) VB6
4 1 (2.78%) VB
4 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (44.44%) MCSE
1 16 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (41.67%) MCTS
3 14 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (36.11%) MCITP
5 12 (33.33%) CCNA
6 11 (30.56%) MCP
6 11 (30.56%) JNCIA
7 2 (5.56%) MCSA
8 1 (2.78%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (86.11%) Active Directory
2 12 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.56%) XenApp
4 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 18 (50.00%) Cisco
3 15 (41.67%) VMware
4 13 (36.11%) HP
5 11 (30.56%) Dell
5 11 (30.56%) Juniper
5 11 (30.56%) IBM
6 9 (25.00%) Citrix
7 6 (16.67%) Oracle
8 2 (5.56%) Apple
9 1 (2.78%) Sage
9 1 (2.78%) McAfee
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