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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 41 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 0.52% 1.09% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.35% 2.86% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £19,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,500 £33,250
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -8.27%
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
74 70 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 38.54% 38.04% 34.26%
Number of salaries quoted 63 64 84
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,600 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 27 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) iPhone
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco