Period
to 17 January 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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 10
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 120 137 116
Rank change year-on-year +17 -21 +50
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 22 44 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.03% 1.38% 1.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.93% 5.51% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 18 32 25
Cheshire median annual salary £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -16.67% -20.00%
10th Percentile £22,450 £20,000 £22,450
90th Percentile £37,300 £38,750 £53,250
North West median annual salary £30,000 £26,750 £31,500
% change year-on-year +12.15% -15.08% -30.00%

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 446 799 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 20.87% 24.98% 22.76%
Number of salaries quoted 310 569 423
Cheshire median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +32.81% -8.57%
10th Percentile £21,125 £20,500 £19,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £47,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 January 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 January 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
Warrington 0 10 £31,000 +39.33% 2
Chester +26 5 £25,500 -13.19%
Runcorn - 2 £29,000 -
Macclesfield +17 1 £34,000 +23.64%
Nantwich - 1 £21,500 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
Windows 10
North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 12 (54.55%) Windows 7
4 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (45.45%) DNS
6 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (40.91%) Android
7 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (36.36%) Office 365
8 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
8 7 (31.82%) ITIL
8 7 (31.82%) DHCP
8 7 (31.82%) VMware
9 6 (27.27%) VoIP
9 6 (27.27%) SQL
9 6 (27.27%) Apple iOS
9 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
10 5 (22.73%) Skype
10 5 (22.73%) MobileIron
10 5 (22.73%) Skype for Business
10 5 (22.73%) Change Control
10 5 (22.73%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (22.73%) Wireless
10 5 (22.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (18.18%) MCP
11 4 (18.18%) MCSE
11 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
11 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
11 4 (18.18%) LAN

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 5 (22.73%) Skype for Business
2 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) DNS
2 7 (31.82%) DHCP
3 6 (27.27%) VoIP
4 5 (22.73%) Skype
4 5 (22.73%) Wireless
5 4 (18.18%) LAN
6 3 (13.64%) IP Telephony
7 2 (9.09%) VPN
8 1 (4.55%) Intranet
8 1 (4.55%) SMS
8 1 (4.55%) SSH
8 1 (4.55%) Telepresence
8 1 (4.55%) WAN
8 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
1 1 (4.55%) MSI
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Support Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (22.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) IT Assistant
2 5 (22.73%) Service Desk Assistant
3 4 (18.18%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 4 (18.18%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Support
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
4 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 3 (13.64%) IT Manager
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.55%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 9 (40.91%) Android
4 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (27.27%) Apple iOS
6 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
7 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
8 2 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (4.55%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) Change Control
3 3 (13.64%) Server Patching
3 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (9.09%) Software Licensing
5 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
5 1 (4.55%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.55%) CRM
5 1 (4.55%) DRM
5 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.55%) ERP
5 1 (4.55%) Facilities Management
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.55%) Service Management
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.55%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
2 6 (27.27%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) MCP
1 4 (18.18%) MCSE
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) CCNA
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.55%) MCTS
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) BladeLogic
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (4.55%) MobiControl
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) VMware
3 5 (22.73%) MobileIron
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco
4 3 (13.64%) HP
4 3 (13.64%) Ivanti
4 3 (13.64%) Mitel
4 3 (13.64%) WatchGuard
5 2 (9.09%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (9.09%) McAfee
6 1 (4.55%) BMC
6 1 (4.55%) SAP
6 1 (4.55%) SOTI