Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 45 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 - -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 8 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.23% 1.79% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.13% 8.93% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 0
Chester median annual salary £19,000 £24,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.45% - -
Cheshire median annual salary £22,250 £22,500 £21,000
% change year-on-year -1.11% +7.14% -30.00%

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 Chester with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 79 56 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 22.07% 20.07% 24.38%
Number of salaries quoted 76 51 92
Chester median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £19,750 £22,000 £21,075
90th Percentile £51,250 £48,750 £67,375
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +23.08% -12.16% -1.33%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

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 21 November 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (62.50%) VoIP
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) Android
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Sage
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) Data Security
5 1 (12.50%) Data Extraction
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server

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 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) VoIP
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Service Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Server Support
4 1 (12.50%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Android
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Data Extraction
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Citrix
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Sage
2 3 (37.50%) VMware