The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 60 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 9 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.76% 1.72% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.77% 5.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 0
Average salary £33,750 £35,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.59% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
Windows 8
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Warrington region.

Operating Systems Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
156 116 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 30.59% 33.33% 34.96%
Number of salaries quoted 132 100 147
Average salary £30,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £43,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 August 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
1 18 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 14 (77.78%) Cisco
4 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (66.67%) MS Exchange
6 10 (55.56%) Hyper-V
7 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (50.00%) Citrix
8 8 (44.44%) Firewall
8 8 (44.44%) SQL
8 8 (44.44%) .NET
9 7 (38.89%) SAN
10 6 (33.33%) HP
10 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (33.33%) MCSE
10 6 (33.33%) XenApp
10 6 (33.33%) XenDesktop
10 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (33.33%) Security Management
11 5 (27.78%) Finance
11 5 (27.78%) Migration
11 5 (27.78%) VB6
11 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
11 5 (27.78%) VB
11 5 (27.78%) VB.NET
12 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
12 4 (22.22%) IIS

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 12 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (22.22%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Firewall
2 7 (38.89%) SAN
3 4 (22.22%) iSCSI
4 3 (16.67%) LAN
4 3 (16.67%) WAN
4 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (16.67%) VPN
4 3 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Applications Support Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Applications Support
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Support Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Security Management
2 5 (27.78%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Information Security
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Information Security Management
4 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) VB6
2 5 (27.78%) VB
2 5 (27.78%) VB.NET
3 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (33.33%) MCSE
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (16.67%) MCTS
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Hyper-V
2 6 (33.33%) XenApp
2 6 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 3 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 14 (77.78%) Cisco
4 9 (50.00%) Citrix
5 6 (33.33%) HP
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