The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 15 32 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 11.45% 11.00% 10.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.50% 45.07% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 17
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £24,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £43,100 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
Windows
Cheshire

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
24 71 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 18.32% 24.40% 16.41%
Number of salaries quoted 23 57 26
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £23,200 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,530 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+0.08% +4.16%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Windows
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Windows Salary Trend in Chester

Windows
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Chester region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Chester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing Windows 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.

1 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
1 18 (46.15%) Windows Server
2 15 (38.46%) VMware
3 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 10 (25.64%) C#
4 10 (25.64%) .NET
4 10 (25.64%) ITIL
4 10 (25.64%) Firewall
5 9 (23.08%) Retail
5 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 9 (23.08%) Cisco
5 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (20.51%) Windows 7
6 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (17.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
7 7 (17.95%) Apple
7 7 (17.95%) SAN
7 7 (17.95%) MS Office
7 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (15.38%) LANDesk
8 6 (15.38%) GFI Software
8 6 (15.38%) PCI DSS
8 6 (15.38%) Linux
8 6 (15.38%) Mac OS X
8 6 (15.38%) DNS
8 6 (15.38%) VoIP
9 5 (12.82%) MVC
9 5 (12.82%) Finance
9 5 (12.82%) Incident Management

Windows
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 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Office
2 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) Firewall
2 7 (17.95%) SAN
2 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
3 6 (15.38%) DNS
3 6 (15.38%) VoIP
4 5 (12.82%) DHCP
5 4 (10.26%) VPN
5 4 (10.26%) Wireless
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (5.13%) HTTPS
7 2 (5.13%) Intranet
7 2 (5.13%) LAN
7 2 (5.13%) VLAN
7 2 (5.13%) WAN
8 1 (2.56%) FTP
8 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.13%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.56%) Selenium
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.56%) Subversion
3 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (23.08%) Retail
2 5 (12.82%) Finance
3 3 (7.69%) Marketing
3 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.13%) Games
4 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.56%) Advertising
5 1 (2.56%) Automotive
5 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Team Leader
3 6 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 6 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (15.38%) Developer
4 5 (12.82%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (12.82%) C# Developer
4 5 (12.82%) IT Support
5 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Support Technician
6 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Incident Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Incident Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 2 (5.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.13%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) .NET
2 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.69%) HTML
3 3 (7.69%) WCF
4 2 (5.13%) Ajax
4 2 (5.13%) jQuery
4 2 (5.13%) Web Services
4 2 (5.13%) WinForms
4 2 (5.13%) XML
4 2 (5.13%) XSL
5 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (2.56%) CSS
5 1 (2.56%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.56%) HTML5
5 1 (2.56%) LINQ
5 1 (2.56%) SAP Basis
5 1 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) User Experience
2 3 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.13%) PMI
4 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.56%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.56%) iPad
4 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (46.15%) Windows Server
2 8 (20.51%) Windows 7
2 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (15.38%) Linux
4 6 (15.38%) Mac OS X
5 5 (12.82%) Windows 10
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.56%) Unix
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) ITIL
2 5 (12.82%) Incident Management
2 5 (12.82%) MVC
3 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
3 3 (7.69%) Patch Management
3 3 (7.69%) Security Patching
3 3 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (7.69%) Web Development
4 2 (5.13%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.13%) Feasibility Study
4 2 (5.13%) Malware Analysis
4 2 (5.13%) OO
4 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.13%) TDD
5 1 (2.56%) DevOps
5 1 (2.56%) Functional Testing
5 1 (2.56%) Mobile Development
5 1 (2.56%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) C#
2 5 (12.82%) SQL
3 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.69%) VB.NET
4 2 (5.13%) Delphi
4 2 (5.13%) PHP
5 1 (2.56%) ABAP
5 1 (2.56%) C++
5 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.56%) VB
5 1 (2.56%) VB6
5 1 (2.56%) VBA
5 1 (2.56%) VBScript
5 1 (2.56%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.56%) ISEB
3 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.56%) MCSE
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (15.38%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.13%) QA
4 1 (2.56%) HL7
System Software
1 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.69%) Terminal Services
3 3 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.56%) FortiGate
1 1 (2.56%) SCCM
1 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) VMware
2 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (23.08%) Cisco
4 7 (17.95%) Apple
5 6 (15.38%) GFI Software
5 6 (15.38%) LANDesk
6 4 (10.26%) Avaya
6 4 (10.26%) Citrix
7 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 3 (7.69%) Juniper
7 3 (7.69%) LogRhythm
8 2 (5.13%) RedGate
9 1 (2.56%) HP
9 1 (2.56%) Oracle
9 1 (2.56%) SAP
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