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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 85 100 109
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 8 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.75% 1.18% 0.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.31% 5.00% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 11
Median salary £28,750 £33,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.17% +11.66%
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -
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
242 380 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.55% 23.54% 24.42%
Number of salaries quoted 212 299 313
Median salary £32,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,300 £21,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Chester - 4 £32,500 - 1
Runcorn - 3 - -
Wilmslow -1 1 £19,000 - 1
Windows 8
North West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
4 11 (57.89%) Windows 7
5 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
7 7 (36.84%) VPN
7 7 (36.84%) Windows XP
8 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (31.58%) WAN
8 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
8 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (31.58%) MCP
9 5 (26.32%) Firewall
10 4 (21.05%) Terminal Services
10 4 (21.05%) VMware
10 4 (21.05%) VLAN
10 4 (21.05%) DNS
10 4 (21.05%) HP
10 4 (21.05%) DHCP
10 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
10 4 (21.05%) Broadband
10 4 (21.05%) LAN
10 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
10 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (21.05%) Office 365
11 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (15.79%) Driving Licence
11 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
11 3 (15.79%) MCITP

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 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) VPN
2 6 (31.58%) WAN
3 5 (26.32%) Firewall
4 4 (21.05%) Broadband
4 4 (21.05%) DHCP
4 4 (21.05%) DNS
4 4 (21.05%) LAN
4 4 (21.05%) VLAN
5 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
6 2 (10.53%) Skype
6 2 (10.53%) VoIP
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (5.26%) Wireless
7 1 (5.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (15.79%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) IT Support
3 6 (31.58%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (26.32%) Service Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (21.05%) IT Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) Active Directory Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) IT Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Technical Support
7 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) First Line Help Desk Support
7 2 (10.53%) Help Desk Support
8 1 (5.26%) CRM Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Driving Licence
1 3 (15.79%) EPoS
2 2 (10.53%) iPad
2 2 (10.53%) iPhone
3 1 (5.26%) Data Extraction
3 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows 7
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
5 7 (36.84%) Windows XP
6 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
8 2 (10.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) CRM
2 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
2 1 (5.26%) ERP
2 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) MCP
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.79%) MCITP
2 3 (15.79%) MCSA
2 3 (15.79%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) CCA
3 1 (5.26%) CCIE
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.26%) MCTS
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
2 4 (21.05%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) HP
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Apple
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix
3 3 (15.79%) Dell
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) Sage
5 1 (5.26%) Sophos
5 1 (5.26%) Symantec
5 1 (5.26%) WatchGuard
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