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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 67 83 118
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +35
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 33 34 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.91% 2.34% 0.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.07% 9.07% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 30 29 12
Median salary £22,500 £21,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £18,000 £16,200
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £45,000 £38,700
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £27,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -1.78%
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
298 375 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.26% 25.81% 27.67%
Number of salaries quoted 246 332 480
Median salary £27,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £23,150
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -18 9 £20,000 +11.11% 2
Warrington +21 5 £32,000 +42.22%
Crewe -1 5 £22,500 +18.42%
Chester - 5 £24,500 -
Congleton - 4 £17,500 - 1
Macclesfield -16 3 - - 1
Windows 8
North West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (83.72%) Windows 7
3 32 (74.42%) Microsoft
4 26 (60.47%) Office 365
5 23 (53.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (53.49%) Active Directory
6 22 (51.16%) Windows Server
7 20 (46.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (44.19%) MS Exchange
9 17 (39.53%) Windows 10
10 16 (37.21%) Exchange Server 2010
10 16 (37.21%) Apple
11 15 (34.88%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (34.88%) Mac OS X
11 15 (34.88%) Exchange Server 2013
12 14 (32.56%) Firewall
12 14 (32.56%) DHCP
12 14 (32.56%) DNS
12 14 (32.56%) MCSA
13 13 (30.23%) MCP
13 13 (30.23%) Citrix
14 12 (27.91%) MCSE
14 12 (27.91%) Hyper-V
14 12 (27.91%) MCITP
15 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
16 10 (23.26%) ITIL
16 10 (23.26%) VoIP
16 10 (23.26%) VMware
16 10 (23.26%) Skype
17 9 (20.93%) VPN

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 19 (44.19%) MS Exchange
2 16 (37.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (34.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
4 5 (11.63%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
2 8 (18.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Line 50
1 5 (11.63%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 26 (60.47%) Office 365
2 5 (11.63%) OneDrive
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (32.56%) DHCP
1 14 (32.56%) DNS
1 14 (32.56%) Firewall
2 10 (23.26%) Skype
2 10 (23.26%) VoIP
3 9 (20.93%) VPN
4 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.33%) Intranet
5 1 (2.33%) LAN
5 1 (2.33%) VLAN
5 1 (2.33%) WAN
5 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) Power BI
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (53.49%) IT Support
2 18 (41.86%) Support Engineer
3 16 (37.21%) IT Engineer
3 16 (37.21%) IT Support Engineer
4 14 (32.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (27.91%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 11 (25.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (20.93%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 9 (20.93%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (16.28%) IT Technician
8 7 (16.28%) Support Technician
9 6 (13.95%) IT Support Technician
10 5 (11.63%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (11.63%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 5 (11.63%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Technician
10 5 (11.63%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (11.63%) 3rd Line Support Technician
10 5 (11.63%) Analyst
10 5 (11.63%) First Line Help Desk Support
10 5 (11.63%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
1 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) iPad
1 5 (11.63%) iPhone
2 4 (9.30%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Replication
3 1 (2.33%) Statistics
3 1 (2.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (83.72%) Windows 7
3 23 (53.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (51.16%) Windows Server
5 20 (46.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (39.53%) Windows 10
7 15 (34.88%) Mac OS X
8 5 (11.63%) Android
8 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) ITIL
2 5 (11.63%) Asset Management
2 5 (11.63%) CRM
2 5 (11.63%) Migration
3 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
3 3 (6.98%) ERP
3 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
3 3 (6.98%) People Management
3 3 (6.98%) Process Improvement
3 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.65%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (4.65%) Time Management
5 1 (2.33%) Direct Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.33%) Information Management
5 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (2.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.33%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) PHP
3 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (32.56%) MCSA
3 13 (30.23%) MCP
4 12 (27.91%) MCITP
4 12 (27.91%) MCSE
5 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (53.49%) Active Directory
2 12 (27.91%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.30%) vSphere
4 3 (6.98%) XenApp
4 3 (6.98%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) SCCM
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (11.63%) PaperCut
3 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 32 (74.42%) Microsoft
2 16 (37.21%) Apple
3 13 (30.23%) Citrix
4 10 (23.26%) VMware
5 8 (18.60%) Sage
6 5 (11.63%) Siemens
7 2 (4.65%) Cisco
8 1 (2.33%) Avaya
8 1 (2.33%) HP
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