The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 36 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 -  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.97% 0.54% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.34% 2.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Median salary £31,500 £25,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -5.66% -3.63%  

Windows 8 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 29 46 32
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 19.08% 25.00% 16.93%
Number of salaries quoted 28 43 20
Median salary £31,500 £31,000 £26,041
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.61% +19.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,200 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Chester

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) Line Management
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 10

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Line Management
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware