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

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 25 8
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows 26 23 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 15.66% 9.87% 15.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.90% 47.92% 62.90%
Number of salaries quoted 26 18 24
Median salary £28,500 £27,000 £33,676
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -19.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £21,850 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £42,150 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
42 48 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 25.30% 20.60% 24.90%
Number of salaries quoted 41 31 36
Median salary £32,000 £27,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.36% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,300 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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 25 July 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Chester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 29 (63.04%) Active Directory
2 17 (36.96%) Windows Server
3 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 16 (34.78%) VMware
4 15 (32.61%) ITIL
5 11 (23.91%) Firewall
5 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
6 10 (21.74%) Cisco
7 9 (19.57%) Retail
7 9 (19.57%) C#
7 9 (19.57%) MS Exchange
7 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
7 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (17.39%) Windows 7
8 8 (17.39%) DNS
8 8 (17.39%) Citrix
8 8 (17.39%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (15.22%) SAN
9 7 (15.22%) DHCP
9 7 (15.22%) SQL
9 7 (15.22%) SCCM
9 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (13.04%) Office 365
10 6 (13.04%) GFI Software
10 6 (13.04%) PCI DSS
10 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (13.04%) LANDesk
10 6 (13.04%) .NET
10 6 (13.04%) MS Office

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 9 (19.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) Firewall
2 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
3 8 (17.39%) DNS
4 7 (15.22%) DHCP
4 7 (15.22%) SAN
5 6 (13.04%) VoIP
6 5 (10.87%) VLAN
6 5 (10.87%) VPN
7 4 (8.70%) LAN
7 4 (8.70%) WAN
8 3 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (6.52%) Wireless
9 2 (4.35%) HTTPS
9 2 (4.35%) Intranet
10 1 (2.17%) FTP
10 1 (2.17%) HTTP
10 1 (2.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 9 (19.57%) Retail
2 6 (13.04%) Finance
3 3 (6.52%) Marketing
4 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Advertising
5 1 (2.17%) Banking
5 1 (2.17%) German Language
5 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Analyst
2 8 (17.39%) IT Support
2 8 (17.39%) Support Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Team Leader
4 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (10.87%) Developer
5 4 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 4 (8.70%) Service Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Support Technician
6 3 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Incident Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Incident Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Support Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) .NET
2 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.52%) WCF
3 2 (4.35%) HTML
3 2 (4.35%) Web Services
3 2 (4.35%) WinForms
4 1 (2.17%) Ajax
4 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.17%) CSS
4 1 (2.17%) jQuery
4 1 (2.17%) LINQ
4 1 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.17%) XML
4 1 (2.17%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Driving Licence
1 4 (8.70%) User Experience
2 2 (4.35%) PMI
3 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.17%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.17%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.17%) iPad
3 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Windows Server
2 8 (17.39%) Windows 7
3 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (13.04%) Linux
4 6 (13.04%) Mac OS X
4 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.70%) Windows 8
6 3 (6.52%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.17%) Unix
7 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) ITIL
2 5 (10.87%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (10.87%) Incident Management
3 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
4 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
4 3 (6.52%) MVC
5 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.35%) Malware Analysis
5 2 (4.35%) OO
5 2 (4.35%) Patch Management
5 2 (4.35%) Security Patching
5 2 (4.35%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.17%) BDD
6 1 (2.17%) Change Control
6 1 (2.17%) DevOps
6 1 (2.17%) Matrix Management
6 1 (2.17%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (2.17%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (2.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) C#
2 7 (15.22%) SQL
3 4 (8.70%) C++
3 4 (8.70%) VC++
4 2 (4.35%) Delphi
4 2 (4.35%) PHP
4 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.52%) MCDST
4 2 (4.35%) MCSE
4 2 (4.35%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.17%) CCA
5 1 (2.17%) CCIE
5 1 (2.17%) CCNA
5 1 (2.17%) CCNP
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.17%) MCITP
5 1 (2.17%) MCP
5 1 (2.17%) MCSA
5 1 (2.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (13.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (63.04%) Active Directory
2 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.52%) Terminal Services
4 2 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
1 16 (34.78%) VMware
2 10 (21.74%) Cisco
3 8 (17.39%) Citrix
4 6 (13.04%) Apple
4 6 (13.04%) AppSense
4 6 (13.04%) GFI Software
4 6 (13.04%) LANDesk
5 3 (6.52%) Avaya
5 3 (6.52%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.52%) Juniper
5 3 (6.52%) LogRhythm
6 2 (4.35%) HP
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle
7 1 (2.17%) Sage
7 1 (2.17%) Veeam
7 1 (2.17%) WatchGuard
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