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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 21 9
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 24 16 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 13.26% 8.47% 15.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.06% 48.48% 67.69%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 28
Median salary £28,500 £26,041 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.44% -13.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £21,600 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £36,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
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
47 33 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 25.97% 17.46% 23.21%
Number of salaries quoted 44 20 40
Median salary £31,000 £26,041 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -19.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,350 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £38,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 June 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Chester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 26 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 14 (35.90%) ITIL
3 12 (30.77%) VMware
4 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
4 11 (28.21%) Windows Server
5 9 (23.08%) Retail
5 9 (23.08%) C#
5 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 8 (20.51%) Citrix
6 8 (20.51%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (20.51%) SAN
7 7 (17.95%) Cisco
7 7 (17.95%) SQL
7 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
7 7 (17.95%) SCCM
7 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (15.38%) PCI DSS
8 6 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (15.38%) LANDesk
8 6 (15.38%) Office 365
8 6 (15.38%) VoIP
8 6 (15.38%) Linux
8 6 (15.38%) .NET
8 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
8 6 (15.38%) Mac OS X
8 6 (15.38%) Apple
8 6 (15.38%) Firewall
8 6 (15.38%) AppSense
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 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) SAN
2 6 (15.38%) Firewall
2 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 6 (15.38%) VoIP
3 5 (12.82%) DHCP
3 5 (12.82%) DNS
3 5 (12.82%) VLAN
3 5 (12.82%) VPN
4 4 (10.26%) LAN
4 4 (10.26%) WAN
5 3 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (5.13%) Intranet
7 1 (2.56%) HTTPS
7 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.56%) Wireless
7 1 (2.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 9 (23.08%) Retail
2 5 (12.82%) Finance
3 3 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) German Language
4 1 (2.56%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Analyst
2 6 (15.38%) IT Support
2 6 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (12.82%) Developer
4 4 (10.26%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.26%) C# Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 4 (10.26%) Support Technician
4 4 (10.26%) Team Leader
5 3 (7.69%) 1st Line Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Incident Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) .NET
2 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.69%) WCF
3 2 (5.13%) HTML
3 2 (5.13%) Web Services
3 2 (5.13%) WinForms
4 1 (2.56%) Ajax
4 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.56%) CSS
4 1 (2.56%) jQuery
4 1 (2.56%) LINQ
4 1 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.56%) XML
4 1 (2.56%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Driving Licence
1 4 (10.26%) User Experience
2 2 (5.13%) PMI
3 1 (2.56%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.56%) iPad
3 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Windows Server
2 6 (15.38%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) Mac OS X
3 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
3 4 (10.26%) Windows 8
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) Unix
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) ITIL
2 5 (12.82%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (12.82%) Incident Management
3 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
4 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 3 (7.69%) MVC
5 2 (5.13%) OO
5 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.56%) BCP
6 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.56%) Change Management
6 1 (2.56%) CRM
6 1 (2.56%) DevOps
6 1 (2.56%) ERP
6 1 (2.56%) Information Security
6 1 (2.56%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.56%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) C#
2 7 (17.95%) SQL
3 4 (10.26%) C++
3 4 (10.26%) VC++
4 2 (5.13%) Delphi
4 2 (5.13%) PHP
4 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.69%) MCDST
4 2 (5.13%) MCSE
4 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.56%) CCA
5 1 (2.56%) CCIE
5 1 (2.56%) CCNA
5 1 (2.56%) CCNP
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.56%) MCITP
5 1 (2.56%) MCP
5 1 (2.56%) MCSA
5 1 (2.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (15.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.69%) Terminal Services
3 3 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) VMware
2 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.51%) Citrix
4 7 (17.95%) Cisco
5 6 (15.38%) Apple
5 6 (15.38%) AppSense
5 6 (15.38%) LANDesk
6 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 3 (7.69%) GFI Software
6 3 (7.69%) Juniper
7 2 (5.13%) HP
8 1 (2.56%) Oracle
8 1 (2.56%) Sage
8 1 (2.56%) Veeam
8 1 (2.56%) WatchGuard
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