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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 42 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 2.06% 1.06% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.41% 2.78% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-9.83% -6.15%
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
78 72 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 32.10% 38.30% 32.97%
Number of salaries quoted 69 63 59
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% +14.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £19,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,000 £39,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 24 December 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) LAN
3 7 (77.78%) WAN
3 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
3 7 (77.78%) Firewall
4 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
5 5 (55.56%) VMware
5 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
6 4 (44.44%) MCSE
6 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
6 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (44.44%) Terminal Services
6 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
6 4 (44.44%) Symantec
6 4 (44.44%) Wyse
6 4 (44.44%) Finance
6 4 (44.44%) Backup Exec
6 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
6 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
7 3 (33.33%) Web Services
7 3 (33.33%) Windows 2000
7 3 (33.33%) DHCP
7 3 (33.33%) DNS
7 3 (33.33%) Cisco
7 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 3 (33.33%) HP
7 3 (33.33%) SAN

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) LAN
1 7 (77.78%) WAN
1 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 2000
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) Android
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Performance Improvement
1 1 (11.11%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) MCSE
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Terminal Services
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 4 (44.44%) Symantec
3 4 (44.44%) Wyse
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) 3PAR
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco