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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 57 67 56
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 7 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.47% 1.08% 2.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.09% 4.59% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 0
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
115 109 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 24.21% 23.54% 34.79%
Number of salaries quoted 95 86 94
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,500 £45,000
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 March 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (84.62%) Windows 7
4 9 (69.23%) VPN
5 8 (61.54%) LAN
5 8 (61.54%) WAN
5 8 (61.54%) ITIL
6 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
7 6 (46.15%) CRM
7 6 (46.15%) Symantec
7 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
8 5 (38.46%) Dell
8 5 (38.46%) NetApp
8 5 (38.46%) Lotus
8 5 (38.46%) Project Management
8 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
8 5 (38.46%) IBM Notes
8 5 (38.46%) VMware
8 5 (38.46%) Asset Management
9 4 (30.77%) XenApp
9 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (30.77%) SQL
9 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
9 4 (30.77%) Citrix
10 3 (23.08%) McAfee
10 3 (23.08%) Firewall
10 3 (23.08%) Security Management
10 3 (23.08%) DNS
10 3 (23.08%) Cisco
10 3 (23.08%) DHCP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 5 (38.46%) IBM Notes
3 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) VPN
2 8 (61.54%) LAN
2 8 (61.54%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) DHCP
3 3 (23.08%) DNS
3 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
4 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Service Desk Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Applications Support
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Applications Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (84.62%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) CRM
2 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
3 5 (38.46%) Project Management
3 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
3 5 (38.46%) Asset Management
4 3 (23.08%) Security Management
4 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) VB
2 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
2 3 (23.08%) VB6
3 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) XenApp
2 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) WSUS
2 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Symantec
2 5 (38.46%) NetApp
2 5 (38.46%) Lotus
2 5 (38.46%) Dell
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) McAfee
5 2 (15.38%) Sophos
6 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL