The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.74% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.26% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £43,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 -
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -
Operating Systems Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
38 90 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 14.13% 21.84% 33.90%
Number of salaries quoted 24 49 53
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,100 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows 8
Cheshire

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Chester region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Chester

Windows 8
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) MSI
1 2 (100.00%) InstallShield
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MSI
1 2 (100.00%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM