The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 2.53% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £27,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
Windows 8
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stockport region.

Operating Systems Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
40 61 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 25.32% 39.10% 33.46%
Number of salaries quoted 33 58 84
Average salary £27,500 £31,250 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -0.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Stockport

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) VoIP
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Android
5 1 (16.67%) iPhone

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Junior
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Junior Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Junior Web Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Trainee Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Trainee Web Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco