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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 0.57% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.70% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £14,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -6.15%
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
37 23 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 21.02% 13.53% 11.45%
Number of salaries quoted 35 23 17
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 11 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support
2 1 (50.00%) Support Assistant
2 1 (50.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support Assistant
2 1 (50.00%) IT Assistant
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya