Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Windows 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 8 over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 143 105
Rank change year-on-year +5 -38 +26
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 12 37 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.51% 1.19% 1.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.52% 4.76% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9 32 42
Cheshire median annual salary £21,500 £21,750 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.15% -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £19,500 £19,000 £16,375
90th Percentile £38,400 £28,750 £33,675
North West median annual salary £21,500 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year -8.51% +2.17% -6.12%

Windows 8 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 477 777 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 20.21% 24.99% 23.28%
Number of salaries quoted 329 559 444
Cheshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,500 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.58% +25.58% -7.86%
10th Percentile £21,125 £20,400 £19,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £48,375
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Cheshire

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Cheshire

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Cheshire over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows 8 in Cheshire

Windows 8
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 8 within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. 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
Wilmslow -19 5 £21,500 -1.15% 1
Warrington -2 4 £19,000 -30.91% 1
Chester +10 1 £40,000 +110.53%
Nantwich - 1 £21,500 -
Runcorn - 1 £38,000 -
Windows 8
North West

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT jobs citing Windows 8 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 8.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
4 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (58.33%) DHCP
5 7 (58.33%) DNS
6 6 (50.00%) Citrix
6 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (50.00%) MCSE
6 6 (50.00%) MCSA
6 6 (50.00%) Windows 10
6 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (50.00%) MCITP
6 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
7 5 (41.67%) ITIL
7 5 (41.67%) MCP
7 5 (41.67%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (41.67%) Cisco
7 5 (41.67%) Mac OS X
7 5 (41.67%) Apple
7 5 (41.67%) Terminal Server
8 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 4 (33.33%) Office 365
8 4 (33.33%) Android
9 3 (25.00%) Software Licensing
9 3 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks

Windows 8
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 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) DHCP
1 7 (58.33%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Help Desk Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) IT Manager
3 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Team Leader
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (41.67%) Mac OS X
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (33.33%) Android
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (25.00%) Software Licensing
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) DNA
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (8.33%) Server Management
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) MCITP
1 6 (50.00%) MCSA
1 6 (50.00%) MCSE
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (41.67%) MCP
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) Terminal Server
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Citrix
3 5 (41.67%) Apple
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 3 (25.00%) McAfee
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (8.33%) SOTI