The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 21 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 17 41 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 8.02% 16.40% 16.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.59% 66.13% 66.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 25
Average salary £26,041 £31,750 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.98% -7.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £20,500 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £58,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
39 62 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 18.40% 24.80% 24.48%
Number of salaries quoted 22 35 35
Average salary £26,041 £32,500 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.87% -6.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £20,500 £21,298
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Chester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 22 (81.48%) Microsoft
2 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
3 10 (37.04%) VMware
4 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (29.63%) DNS
5 8 (29.63%) DHCP
5 8 (29.63%) SQL
5 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (25.93%) Clustering
6 7 (25.93%) Degree
6 7 (25.93%) IIS
7 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (22.22%) MS Office
7 6 (22.22%) ITIL
7 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 6 (22.22%) Cisco
8 5 (18.52%) Finance
8 5 (18.52%) Migration
8 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
8 5 (18.52%) Open Source
9 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (14.81%) Firewall
9 4 (14.81%) Citrix
9 4 (14.81%) LAN
9 4 (14.81%) WAN
10 3 (11.11%) CCNA
10 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (25.93%) IIS
2 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Office
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) DNS
1 8 (29.63%) DHCP
2 4 (14.81%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) LAN
2 4 (14.81%) WAN
3 2 (7.41%) FTP
3 2 (7.41%) QSIG
3 2 (7.41%) H.323
4 1 (3.70%) VPN
4 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.70%) Network Security
4 1 (3.70%) ADSL
4 1 (3.70%) VoIP
4 1 (3.70%) SSL
4 1 (3.70%) SAN
4 1 (3.70%) Intranet
4 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) DBA
3 4 (14.81%) Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) IT Support
5 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) SOAP
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
1 1 (3.70%) XML
1 1 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Online Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
5 3 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) ITIL
1 6 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (18.52%) Migration
2 5 (18.52%) Open Source
3 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.70%) Stress Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Time Management
5 1 (3.70%) ITSM
5 1 (3.70%) Document Management
5 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.70%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.70%) Cyber Security
5 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.70%) Line Management
5 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) VBScript
2 1 (3.70%) VB
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (25.93%) Degree
3 3 (11.11%) CCNA
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.41%) MCDST
4 2 (7.41%) MCITP
4 2 (7.41%) MCSE
5 1 (3.70%) MCSA
5 1 (3.70%) MCT
5 1 (3.70%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) vSphere
4 1 (3.70%) BitLocker
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) XenApp
4 1 (3.70%) Firmware
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) WSUS
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 22 (81.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) VMware
3 6 (22.22%) Cisco
4 4 (14.81%) Citrix
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle
5 3 (11.11%) Google
6 2 (7.41%) LANDesk
6 2 (7.41%) HP
7 1 (3.70%) EMC
7 1 (3.70%) Avaya
7 1 (3.70%) Apple
7 1 (3.70%) Remedy
7 1 (3.70%) McAfee
7 1 (3.70%) Sophos
7 1 (3.70%) BT
7 1 (3.70%) AppSense
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