Period
to 17 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Windows 10 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 10 over the 6 months to 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 125 139
Rank change year-on-year +73 +14 -18
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 86 34 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 5.01% 1.27% 1.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.09% 6.18% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 81 30 26
Cheshire median annual salary £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -7.41%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,125 £20,000
90th Percentile £33,750 £37,175 £34,063
North West median annual salary £27,200 £29,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -7.80% +18.00% -33.33%

Windows 10 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 428 550 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 24.93% 20.55% 25.38%
Number of salaries quoted 327 396 527
Cheshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £57,350
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%

Windows 10
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Windows 10 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 10 in Cheshire

Windows 10
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 10 in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Windows 10 in Cheshire

Windows 10
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 10 in Cheshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows 10 in Cheshire

Windows 10
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 10 within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +44 20 £31,250 -0.79%
Warrington +38 20 £22,000 -21.43% 3
Widnes - 16 £23,500 - 1
Macclesfield +9 11 £22,000 -25.97% 2
Crewe - 7 £26,500 -
Chester -12 3 £24,000 -5.88% 2
Ellesmere Port +4 2 £17,000 - 2
Nantwich +8 1 £25,000 +16.28%
Northwich - 1 £35,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £27,500 - 2
Windows 10
North West

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, IT jobs citing Windows 10 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Windows 10.

1 86 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (67.44%) Active Directory
3 48 (55.81%) Windows 7
4 36 (41.86%) Office 365
5 32 (37.21%) ITIL
6 31 (36.05%) Microsoft
7 27 (31.40%) Microsoft Office
7 27 (31.40%) MS Exchange
8 26 (30.23%) DNS
9 25 (29.07%) VMware
10 20 (23.26%) HP
10 20 (23.26%) Dell
11 17 (19.77%) Citrix
12 16 (18.60%) Azure
12 16 (18.60%) Windows Server
12 16 (18.60%) Cisco
12 16 (18.60%) SharePoint
12 16 (18.60%) Asset Management
13 15 (17.44%) Degree
13 15 (17.44%) PowerShell
13 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (15.12%) AWS
15 13 (15.12%) VMware ESXi
15 13 (15.12%) Project Delivery
15 13 (15.12%) Linux
15 13 (15.12%) MCSA
15 13 (15.12%) VLAN
15 13 (15.12%) Firewall
16 12 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery

Windows 10
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (31.40%) MS Exchange
2 16 (18.60%) SharePoint
3 9 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.33%) IIS
5 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (31.40%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 36 (41.86%) Office 365
2 16 (18.60%) Azure
3 13 (15.12%) AWS
4 12 (13.95%) GCP
5 1 (1.16%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 26 (30.23%) DNS
2 13 (15.12%) Firewall
2 13 (15.12%) VLAN
3 12 (13.95%) DHCP
3 12 (13.95%) LAN
3 12 (13.95%) WAN
4 6 (6.98%) Internet
5 5 (5.81%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.81%) Wireless
6 4 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (2.33%) VPN
8 1 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.16%) Intranet
8 1 (1.16%) MPLS
8 1 (1.16%) Skype
8 1 (1.16%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) JIRA
General
1 10 (11.63%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.65%) Marketing
3 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.16%) Advertising
4 1 (1.16%) Finance
4 1 (1.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 21 (24.42%) IT Support
2 20 (23.26%) 2nd Line Support
2 20 (23.26%) Support Engineer
3 17 (19.77%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 12 (13.95%) Network Systems Engineer
4 12 (13.95%) Systems Engineer
5 11 (12.79%) 1st Line Support
5 11 (12.79%) IT Engineer
5 11 (12.79%) IT Support Engineer
6 10 (11.63%) Support Technician
7 8 (9.30%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
7 8 (9.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 8 (9.30%) Field Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) Field Service Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) Senior Field Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) Senior Field Service Engineer
8 7 (8.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.47%) Data Centre
3 7 (8.14%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.65%) Smartphone
5 3 (3.49%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.33%) iPad
6 2 (2.33%) Social Network
7 1 (1.16%) AS400
7 1 (1.16%) CCTV
7 1 (1.16%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.16%) iPhone
7 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 86 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (55.81%) Windows 7
3 16 (18.60%) Windows Server
4 13 (15.12%) Linux
5 12 (13.95%) CentOS
5 12 (13.95%) Mac OS X
5 12 (13.95%) Ubuntu
6 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (9.30%) Unix
7 8 (9.30%) Windows XP
8 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (5.81%) Windows 8
10 4 (4.65%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.33%) Android
12 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (37.21%) ITIL
2 16 (18.60%) Asset Management
3 13 (15.12%) Project Delivery
4 12 (13.95%) Artificial Intelligence
4 12 (13.95%) Data Protection
4 12 (13.95%) Data Science
4 12 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (13.95%) Software Engineering
4 12 (13.95%) Task Automation
5 11 (12.79%) Service Delivery
6 8 (9.30%) Break/Fix
6 8 (9.30%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 8 (9.30%) ITIL V3
7 4 (4.65%) Change Management
8 3 (3.49%) High Availability
8 3 (3.49%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (2.33%) Application Packaging
9 2 (2.33%) Decision-Making
9 2 (2.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 2 (2.33%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.44%) PowerShell
2 12 (13.95%) Bash Shell
2 12 (13.95%) Python
3 1 (1.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (17.44%) Degree
1 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (15.12%) MCSA
3 12 (13.95%) RHCA
4 3 (3.49%) GNVQ
4 3 (3.49%) MCSE
5 2 (2.33%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.33%) CCNA
5 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.33%) MCP
5 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.16%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (1.16%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) GDPR
2 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (67.44%) Active Directory
2 13 (15.12%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (13.95%) pfSense
4 8 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (5.81%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (13.95%) Ansible
1 12 (13.95%) Microsoft Intune
2 9 (10.47%) SCCM
3 2 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.33%) WSUS
4 1 (1.16%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.16%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.16%) SCOM
4 1 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (36.05%) Microsoft
2 25 (29.07%) VMware
3 20 (23.26%) Dell
3 20 (23.26%) HP
4 17 (19.77%) Citrix
5 16 (18.60%) Cisco
6 12 (13.95%) Aruba
6 12 (13.95%) CommVault
6 12 (13.95%) Meraki
6 12 (13.95%) Red Hat
6 12 (13.95%) WatchGuard
7 8 (9.30%) IBM
8 6 (6.98%) McAfee
9 4 (4.65%) Ivanti
10 3 (3.49%) Apple
11 2 (2.33%) Avaya
11 2 (2.33%) BeyondTrust
11 2 (2.33%) CyberArk
11 2 (2.33%) Okta
11 2 (2.33%) Symantec