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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 56 61 44
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 9 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.81% 1.71% 1.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.77% 5.59% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 4
Average salary £18,000 £33,750 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.66% -5.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £31,700 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £34,900 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £28,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -17.85%
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
133 161 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 26.71% 30.61% 32.20%
Number of salaries quoted 115 142 101
Average salary £35,000 £29,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £19,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 3 August 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 9 (100.00%) MS Office
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
3 5 (55.56%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (33.33%) Service Management
5 3 (33.33%) Data Management
5 3 (33.33%) MCTS
5 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (33.33%) MCSE
5 3 (33.33%) Patch Management
6 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Phone
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (22.22%) Marketing
6 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (22.22%) Network Security
6 2 (22.22%) WordPress
6 2 (22.22%) Android
6 2 (22.22%) Security Management

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (22.22%) WordPress
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (100.00%) MS Office
2 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) Intranet
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) 1st Line Support
2 5 (55.56%) IT Support
3 4 (44.44%) Analyst
4 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 3 (33.33%) Technical Support
4 3 (33.33%) Technical Administrator
4 3 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 3 (33.33%) Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
5 1 (11.11%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (11.11%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Phone
3 2 (22.22%) Android
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Service Management
2 3 (33.33%) Data Management
2 3 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (22.22%) Security Management
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PHP
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MCSE
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (33.33%) MCTS
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco