The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.48% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.41% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £24,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Operating Systems Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
27 24 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 20.00% 18.32% 26.90%
Number of salaries quoted 20 20 51
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester 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 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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 Chester region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (83.33%) CRM
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) vSphere
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Data Extraction
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (50.00%) ERP
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) Sage
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) MS Office
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
6 1 (16.67%) Security Patching
6 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) Intranet
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) IT Support
2 4 (66.67%) IT Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) IT Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) ICT Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) ICT Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) ICT Support
4 1 (16.67%) ICT Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) ICT Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) ICT Support Technician
4 1 (16.67%) ICT Technician
4 1 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (16.67%) IT Technician
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Extraction
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) CRM
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Data Security
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Patching
3 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCITP
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) MCTS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Sage
3 1 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft