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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank - 39 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport - 2.40% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 10.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £27,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
53 39 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 29.44% 23.35% 42.69%
Number of salaries quoted 52 31 71
Average salary £34,500 £27,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.45% -11.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £19,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
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 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 26 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wyse
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (100.00%) Patch Management

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Wyse
1 1 (100.00%) 3PAR