The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Warrington region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 63 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 7 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.35% 1.43% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.49% 4.46% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 0
Average salary £33,000 £21,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.48% -
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £32,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year
-10.76% -22.15%
Operating Systems Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
156 112 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 30.12% 32.09% 33.45%
Number of salaries quoted 135 100 165
Average salary £26,625 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Windows 8
Cheshire

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Warrington

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
1 16 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 13 (81.25%) Cisco
4 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (56.25%) Firewall
5 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
6 8 (50.00%) SQL
6 8 (50.00%) .NET
7 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
8 6 (37.50%) Migration
8 6 (37.50%) VB6
8 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (37.50%) VB
8 6 (37.50%) VB.NET
8 6 (37.50%) SAN
8 6 (37.50%) Citrix
9 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (31.25%) MCSE
9 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (25.00%) HP
10 4 (25.00%) Security Management
10 4 (25.00%) Finance
11 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
11 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
11 3 (18.75%) LAN
11 3 (18.75%) WAN

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 (56.25%) MS Exchange
2 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (18.75%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) SAN
3 3 (18.75%) iSCSI
3 3 (18.75%) LAN
3 3 (18.75%) WAN
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 3 (18.75%) VPN
3 3 (18.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (62.50%) Support Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) Applications Support
3 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) Applications Support Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) Security Management
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) VB
2 6 (37.50%) VB.NET
2 6 (37.50%) VB6
3 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) MCSE
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (18.75%) MCTS
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) XenApp
3 3 (18.75%) XenDesktop
3 3 (18.75%) vSphere
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 13 (81.25%) Cisco
4 6 (37.50%) Citrix
5 4 (25.00%) HP
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