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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 3.35% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.79% - -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
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
58 63 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 24.27% 40.91% 29.84%
Number of salaries quoted 53 44 57
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% +6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £19,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,430 £37,500 £46,300
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 30 January 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 6 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (66.67%) LAN
3 6 (66.67%) WAN
3 6 (66.67%) MCSE
3 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 6 (66.67%) Terminal Services
3 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 6 (66.67%) Symantec
3 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) Wyse
3 6 (66.67%) Backup Exec
4 5 (55.56%) SAN
4 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
5 4 (44.44%) DHCP
5 4 (44.44%) Web Services
5 4 (44.44%) DNS
5 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 4 (44.44%) HP
5 4 (44.44%) 3PAR
6 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (33.33%) VMware
7 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) SAN
3 4 (44.44%) DHCP
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) iPhone
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) Android
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Coaching
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 6 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 6 (66.67%) Symantec
2 6 (66.67%) Wyse
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) 3PAR
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago