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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 19 24 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows 13 31 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 9.56% 11.52% 14.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 44.93% 66.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13 27 26
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £21,800 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £42,500 £57,500
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
26 69 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 19.12% 25.65% 22.34%
Number of salaries quoted 26 53 39
Median salary £32,500 £38,750 £33,852
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.12% +14.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,650 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

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 26 August 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Chester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 24 (58.54%) Active Directory
2 19 (46.34%) Windows Server
3 17 (41.46%) VMware
4 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
5 13 (31.71%) Firewall
6 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
6 10 (24.39%) Cisco
6 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
6 10 (24.39%) ITIL
6 10 (24.39%) Windows 7
6 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (21.95%) C#
7 9 (21.95%) DNS
7 9 (21.95%) Retail
8 8 (19.51%) DHCP
9 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (17.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (17.07%) SAN
9 7 (17.07%) Apple
9 7 (17.07%) SQL
9 7 (17.07%) .NET
9 7 (17.07%) MS Office
10 6 (14.63%) Linux
10 6 (14.63%) Mac OS X
10 6 (14.63%) VoIP
10 6 (14.63%) VPN
10 6 (14.63%) LANDesk
10 6 (14.63%) PCI DSS
10 6 (14.63%) GFI Software

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 (9.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Office
2 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) Firewall
2 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
3 9 (21.95%) DNS
4 8 (19.51%) DHCP
5 7 (17.07%) SAN
6 6 (14.63%) VoIP
6 6 (14.63%) VPN
7 5 (12.20%) VLAN
8 4 (9.76%) LAN
8 4 (9.76%) WAN
8 4 (9.76%) Wireless
9 3 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (4.88%) HTTPS
10 2 (4.88%) Intranet
11 1 (2.44%) FTP
11 1 (2.44%) HTTP
11 1 (2.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 9 (21.95%) Retail
2 5 (12.20%) Finance
3 3 (7.32%) Marketing
3 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.44%) Advertising
5 1 (2.44%) Automotive
5 1 (2.44%) Banking
5 1 (2.44%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) IT Support
3 7 (17.07%) Team Leader
4 6 (14.63%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (12.20%) Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Support Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) .NET Developer
6 4 (9.76%) C# Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 4 (9.76%) Service Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Support Technician
7 3 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Incident Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Incident Manager
7 3 (7.32%) IT Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Incident and Problem Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) .NET
2 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.32%) WCF
3 2 (4.88%) HTML
3 2 (4.88%) Web Services
3 2 (4.88%) WinForms
4 1 (2.44%) Ajax
4 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.44%) CSS
4 1 (2.44%) jQuery
4 1 (2.44%) LINQ
4 1 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.44%) XML
4 1 (2.44%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Driving Licence
1 4 (9.76%) User Experience
2 2 (4.88%) PMI
3 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.44%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.44%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.44%) iPad
3 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) Windows Server
2 10 (24.39%) Windows 7
3 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (14.63%) Linux
5 6 (14.63%) Mac OS X
6 5 (12.20%) Windows 8
7 4 (9.76%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.44%) Unix
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) ITIL
2 5 (12.20%) Incident Management
3 4 (9.76%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
4 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.32%) MVC
4 3 (7.32%) Patch Management
4 3 (7.32%) Security Patching
4 3 (7.32%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.88%) ERP
5 2 (4.88%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (4.88%) Malware Analysis
5 2 (4.88%) OO
5 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.44%) BDD
6 1 (2.44%) Change Control
6 1 (2.44%) DevOps
6 1 (2.44%) Matrix Management
6 1 (2.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) C#
2 7 (17.07%) SQL
3 3 (7.32%) C++
3 3 (7.32%) VC++
4 2 (4.88%) Delphi
4 2 (4.88%) PHP
4 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.88%) MCSE
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.88%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.44%) CCA
3 1 (2.44%) CCIE
3 1 (2.44%) CCNA
3 1 (2.44%) CCNP
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.44%) MCITP
3 1 (2.44%) MCP
3 1 (2.44%) MCSA
3 1 (2.44%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (14.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (58.54%) Active Directory
2 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.32%) Terminal Services
3 3 (7.32%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (4.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.44%) SCCM
1 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) VMware
2 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
3 10 (24.39%) Cisco
4 7 (17.07%) Apple
5 6 (14.63%) GFI Software
5 6 (14.63%) LANDesk
6 4 (9.76%) Avaya
6 4 (9.76%) Citrix
7 3 (7.32%) CheckPoint
7 3 (7.32%) Juniper
7 3 (7.32%) LogRhythm
8 2 (4.88%) HP
9 1 (2.44%) Oracle
9 1 (2.44%) Sage
9 1 (2.44%) Veeam
9 1 (2.44%) WatchGuard
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