The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 15 36 43
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 4.84% 0.70% 0.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.50% 12.50% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £25,000 £20,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% -59.00%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
Windows 8
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 Macclesfield region.

Operating Systems Category
Macclesfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 8 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 12.90% 5.59% 33.53%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 57
Average salary £25,000 £38,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.21% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £20,500 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Macclesfield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Macclesfield region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Macclesfield

Windows 8
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Macclesfield region citing Windows 8 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 8.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) IPv4
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) MCDST
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Macclesfield region citing Windows 8 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 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) IPv4
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Service Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) IT Support
3 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCDST
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
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