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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 42 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 0.53% 0.53% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.00% 1.96% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £20,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-59.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +8.33%
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
25 51 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 13.16% 26.84% 12.11%
Number of salaries quoted 24 50 21
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £20,150 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 5 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya