The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wilmslow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 24 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 2 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wilmslow 1.69% 1.01% 7.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.69% 2.78% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £18,750 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -
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 Wilmslow region.

Operating Systems Category
Wilmslow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
26 36 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wilmslow 22.03% 36.36% 51.52%
Number of salaries quoted 26 32 32
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Wilmslow

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Wilmslow

Windows 8
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Wilmslow

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Wilmslow 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) MCP
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Office 365
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (28.57%) MCITP
5 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
5 2 (28.57%) Apple
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) DHCP
5 2 (28.57%) MCSE
5 2 (28.57%) MCSA
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (14.29%) VoIP
6 1 (14.29%) VPN
6 1 (14.29%) Citrix
6 1 (14.29%) iPhone
6 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 1 (14.29%) iPad
6 1 (14.29%) Skype

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Wilmslow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Wilmslow 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 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Skype
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) IT Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) IT Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) iPad
1 1 (14.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) MCP
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCITP
2 2 (28.57%) MCSA
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix