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

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 16 22 7
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows 13 11 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 9.92% 8.53% 15.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.15% 45.83% 58.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 29
Median salary £32,500 £33,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% -32.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,100 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £48,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

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 20.61% 18.60% 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
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 17 January 2017.

Windows Salary Histogram in Chester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 18 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
3 15 (46.88%) .NET
3 15 (46.88%) C#
4 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET
4 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
5 12 (37.50%) SQL
5 12 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 10 (31.25%) Visual Studio
6 10 (31.25%) VMware
6 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
7 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (28.13%) Web Development
7 9 (28.13%) QA
7 9 (28.13%) VB.NET
8 8 (25.00%) HTML
8 8 (25.00%) VBScript
8 8 (25.00%) VB
8 8 (25.00%) XML
8 8 (25.00%) XSL
8 8 (25.00%) VB6
8 8 (25.00%) HL7
8 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (25.00%) Scrum
8 8 (25.00%) Firewall
8 8 (25.00%) HTML5
8 8 (25.00%) Windows 10
8 8 (25.00%) Mobile Development
9 7 (21.88%) vSphere

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 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.13%) GroupWise
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
1 5 (15.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) Firewall
2 5 (15.63%) DNS
2 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.50%) DHCP
4 3 (9.38%) VLAN
4 3 (9.38%) Wireless
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (6.25%) SAN
5 2 (6.25%) VPN
6 1 (3.13%) FTP
6 1 (3.13%) HTTP
6 1 (3.13%) HTTPS
6 1 (3.13%) Intranet
6 1 (3.13%) LAN
6 1 (3.13%) Network Security
6 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Visual Studio
2 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.25%) NUnit
3 2 (6.25%) ReSharper
4 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.13%) Selenium
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.25%) Games
4 1 (3.13%) Automotive
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) .NET Developer
1 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET Developer
1 12 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
1 12 (37.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 12 (37.50%) C# Developer
1 12 (37.50%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) .NET Software Developer
2 11 (34.38%) C# Software Developer
2 11 (34.38%) Software Developer
3 8 (25.00%) IT Support
3 8 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) IT Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) IT Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) .NET
2 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET
3 8 (25.00%) HTML
3 8 (25.00%) HTML5
3 8 (25.00%) XML
3 8 (25.00%) XSL
4 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (9.38%) jQuery
6 2 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.13%) Ajax
7 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.13%) Entity Framework
7 1 (3.13%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Data Extraction
2 2 (6.25%) EMC VNX
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 8 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (18.75%) Windows 8
6 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (9.38%) Linux
8 1 (3.13%) Unix
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (28.13%) Web Development
2 8 (25.00%) Mobile Development
2 8 (25.00%) Scrum
3 6 (18.75%) CRM
4 5 (15.63%) MVC
5 4 (12.50%) ERP
5 4 (12.50%) Patch Management
6 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
6 3 (9.38%) Security Patching
6 3 (9.38%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (6.25%) Information Security
7 2 (6.25%) ITIL
8 1 (3.13%) Data Loss Prevention
8 1 (3.13%) Data Security
8 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.13%) OO
8 1 (3.13%) TDD
8 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) C#
2 12 (37.50%) SQL
3 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 9 (28.13%) VB.NET
5 8 (25.00%) VB
5 8 (25.00%) VB6
5 8 (25.00%) VBScript
6 1 (3.13%) ABAP
6 1 (3.13%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB
1 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (3.13%) MCITP
1 1 (3.13%) MCP
1 1 (3.13%) MCSA
1 1 (3.13%) MCSE
1 1 (3.13%) MCTS
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) QA
2 8 (25.00%) HL7
3 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.88%) vSphere
3 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.38%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.13%) NDS
6 1 (3.13%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.13%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) VMware
3 4 (12.50%) Avaya
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco
4 3 (9.38%) Sage
5 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.25%) EMC
5 2 (6.25%) IBM
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle
5 2 (6.25%) Palo Alto
5 2 (6.25%) RedGate
6 1 (3.13%) Apple
6 1 (3.13%) GFI Software
6 1 (3.13%) LogRhythm
6 1 (3.13%) SAP
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