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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 62 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 5 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.07% 2.54% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.38% 7.03% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 0
Average salary £34,000 £21,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.13% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +8.33%
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
148 128 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 31.62% 36.06% 30.94%
Number of salaries quoted 127 102 118
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 2 October 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (83.33%) Hyper-V
3 10 (83.33%) MS Exchange
4 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (75.00%) Citrix
4 9 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (66.67%) Cisco
6 6 (50.00%) Security Management
6 6 (50.00%) HP
6 6 (50.00%) XenApp
6 6 (50.00%) XenDesktop
7 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (41.67%) SAN
7 5 (41.67%) Finance
7 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
8 4 (33.33%) IIS
8 4 (33.33%) .NET
8 4 (33.33%) SQL
8 4 (33.33%) MCSE
8 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (33.33%) iSCSI
8 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (25.00%) Degree
9 3 (25.00%) Information Security
9 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 10 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 9 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Support Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Security Management
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Line Management
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (8.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) MCSE
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (8.33%) MCTS
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 6 (50.00%) XenApp
2 6 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) Citrix
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco
4 6 (50.00%) HP