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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 15 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 14 11 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 9.79% 9.57% 12.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.87% 52.38% 44.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 22
Median salary £30,000 £27,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -43.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £21,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £42,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,661
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.15%

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
23 21 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 16.08% 18.26% 28.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 47
Median salary £30,000 £36,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.24% -27.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 £26,550 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 February 2017.

Windows Salary Histogram in Chester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 22 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
3 16 (48.48%) .NET
3 16 (48.48%) C#
4 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET
5 12 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 12 (36.36%) SQL
6 11 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 11 (33.33%) QA
6 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (30.30%) Web Development
7 10 (30.30%) VBScript
7 10 (30.30%) VB
8 9 (27.27%) VB.NET
8 9 (27.27%) HTML
8 9 (27.27%) XML
8 9 (27.27%) XSL
8 9 (27.27%) VB6
8 9 (27.27%) HL7
8 9 (27.27%) Scrum
8 9 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (27.27%) HTML5
8 9 (27.27%) Mobile Development
9 8 (24.24%) VMware
10 7 (21.21%) vSphere
11 6 (18.18%) Finance
11 6 (18.18%) VLAN
11 6 (18.18%) Linux

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 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.03%) GroupWise
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) VLAN
2 4 (12.12%) Firewall
2 4 (12.12%) VoIP
3 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (6.06%) DNS
4 2 (6.06%) LAN
4 2 (6.06%) SAN
4 2 (6.06%) VPN
4 2 (6.06%) WAN
5 1 (3.03%) DHCP
5 1 (3.03%) DMZ
5 1 (3.03%) FTP
5 1 (3.03%) HTTP
5 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
5 1 (3.03%) Intranet
5 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.03%) Network Security
5 1 (3.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 9 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.06%) NUnit
3 2 (6.06%) ReSharper
4 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.03%) Selenium
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.06%) Games
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) .NET Developer
1 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET Developer
1 13 (39.39%) C# .NET Developer
1 13 (39.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 13 (39.39%) C# Developer
1 13 (39.39%) Developer
2 12 (36.36%) .NET Software Developer
2 12 (36.36%) C# Software Developer
2 12 (36.36%) Software Developer
3 10 (30.30%) Support Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) IT Support
5 6 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) IT Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (15.15%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 5 (15.15%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (15.15%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (15.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (12.12%) Analyst
7 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) .NET
2 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET
3 9 (27.27%) HTML
3 9 (27.27%) HTML5
3 9 (27.27%) XML
3 9 (27.27%) XSL
4 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (9.09%) jQuery
6 2 (6.06%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.03%) Ajax
7 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.03%) Entity Framework
7 1 (3.03%) Java EE
7 1 (3.03%) RESTful
7 1 (3.03%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) EMC VNX
1 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows Server
2 6 (18.18%) Linux
3 5 (15.15%) Windows 10
3 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
3 5 (15.15%) Windows 8
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.06%) VMS
6 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) Web Development
3 9 (27.27%) Mobile Development
3 9 (27.27%) Scrum
4 6 (18.18%) CRM
5 5 (15.15%) MVC
6 4 (12.12%) Data Extraction
7 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.09%) ERP
7 3 (9.09%) Server Building
8 2 (6.06%) Information Security
8 2 (6.06%) ITIL
8 2 (6.06%) OO
8 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (3.03%) Analytics
9 1 (3.03%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (3.03%) Data Analytics
9 1 (3.03%) Functional Testing
9 1 (3.03%) Non-Functional Testing
9 1 (3.03%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) C#
2 12 (36.36%) SQL
3 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 10 (30.30%) VB
4 10 (30.30%) VBScript
5 9 (27.27%) VB.NET
5 9 (27.27%) VB6
6 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.03%) ABAP
7 1 (3.03%) Java
7 1 (3.03%) PHP
7 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) ISEB
1 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (3.03%) MCITP
1 1 (3.03%) MCP
1 1 (3.03%) MCSA
1 1 (3.03%) MCSE
1 1 (3.03%) MCTS
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) QA
2 9 (27.27%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.21%) vSphere
3 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.06%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.03%) NDS
5 1 (3.03%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (3.03%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) VMware
3 3 (9.09%) Kaspersky
3 3 (9.09%) Sage
3 3 (9.09%) Sophos
4 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco
4 2 (6.06%) Citrix
4 2 (6.06%) EMC
4 2 (6.06%) IBM
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle
4 2 (6.06%) Palo Alto
4 2 (6.06%) RedGate
5 1 (3.03%) Dell
5 1 (3.03%) SAP
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