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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
Cheshire / Chester
Rank - 31 27
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester - 1.99% 0.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 9.68% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Median salary - £34,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -7.40% -1.81%  

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 17 31 30
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 12.59% 20.53% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 14 29 24
Median salary £30,000 £34,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% -18.82%  
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

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 5 (100.00%) CRM
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Data Extraction
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (60.00%) ERP
3 3 (60.00%) Sage
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (20.00%) MCP
5 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) PHP
5 1 (20.00%) Intranet
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification

Windows 8
Top Related 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VLAN
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) IT Support
2 4 (80.00%) IT Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) ICT Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) ICT Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) ICT Support
4 1 (20.00%) ICT Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) ICT Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) ICT Support Technician
4 1 (20.00%) ICT Technician
4 1 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (20.00%) IT Technician
4 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Server Support
4 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) CRM
2 4 (80.00%) Data Extraction
3 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (60.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Data Security
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) MCTS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Sage
1 3 (60.00%) VMware