Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 29 14
Rank change year-on-year +10 -15 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 31 19 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 10.76% 6.33% 13.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 39.58% 54.22%
Number of salaries quoted 28 19 51
Chester median annual salary £36,250 £33,750 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% +18.42% -5.00%
10th Percentile £19,500 £25,150 £22,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,750 £41,250
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £30,250
% change year-on-year +15.38% +7.44% -12.95%

Windows 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 62 48 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 21.53% 16.00% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 56 46 79
Chester median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +29.31% -10.77%
10th Percentile £20,750 £27,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £56,875 £51,250 £49,500
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -7.14%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Chester

Windows
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Windows in Chester

Windows
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Chester over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT jobs citing Windows 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 Chester region with a requirement for Windows.

1 14 (45.16%) Windows Server
2 11 (35.48%) Linux
3 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
4 9 (29.03%) SQL
4 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
5 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
5 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (19.35%) Office 365
6 6 (19.35%) HTML
7 5 (16.13%) Web Services
8 4 (12.90%) Project Management
8 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
8 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
8 4 (12.90%) ITIL
8 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
8 4 (12.90%) MySQL
8 4 (12.90%) DNS
8 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
8 4 (12.90%) ERP
9 3 (9.68%) WAN
9 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
9 3 (9.68%) Oracle
9 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
9 3 (9.68%) PHP
9 3 (9.68%) OO
9 3 (9.68%) Unix
9 3 (9.68%) Information Security
9 3 (9.68%) CMS
9 3 (9.68%) Finance

Windows
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 (9.68%) CMS
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (19.35%) Office 365
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) DNS
2 3 (9.68%) Firewall
2 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.68%) WAN
3 2 (6.45%) DHCP
3 2 (6.45%) HTTP
3 2 (6.45%) LAN
3 2 (6.45%) VPN
3 2 (6.45%) WLAN
4 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.23%) Intranet
4 1 (3.23%) MPLS
4 1 (3.23%) SAN
4 1 (3.23%) VLAN
4 1 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
1 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Publishing
3 1 (3.23%) Automotive
3 1 (3.23%) Electronics
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Support Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce Support
4 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Security Specialist
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Team Leader
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.45%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Data Protection Manager
5 2 (6.45%) IT Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Operations Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Project Change Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) HTML
2 5 (16.13%) Web Services
3 2 (6.45%) .NET
3 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.45%) CSS
3 2 (6.45%) Laravel
3 2 (6.45%) React
3 2 (6.45%) React Native
3 2 (6.45%) REST
3 2 (6.45%) Sass
3 2 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Flex
4 1 (3.23%) Dropwizard
4 1 (3.23%) J2EE
4 1 (3.23%) JSP
4 1 (3.23%) OAuth
4 1 (3.23%) OAuth2
4 1 (3.23%) SailPoint
4 1 (3.23%) Servlets
4 1 (3.23%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Clustering
1 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.45%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.23%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Windows Server
2 11 (35.48%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Unix
3 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.23%) AIX
5 1 (3.23%) Android
5 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
2 4 (12.90%) ERP
2 4 (12.90%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) Project Management
2 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
2 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
3 3 (9.68%) Data Loss Prevention
3 3 (9.68%) Data Security
3 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
3 3 (9.68%) Information Security
3 3 (9.68%) OO
3 3 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (9.68%) SIEM
3 3 (9.68%) Web Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
4 2 (6.45%) MVC
4 2 (6.45%) Scrum
4 2 (6.45%) Security Management
4 2 (6.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
3 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.68%) PHP
4 2 (6.45%) C#
4 2 (6.45%) Java
5 1 (3.23%) ANSI C
5 1 (3.23%) Assembly Language
5 1 (3.23%) BeanShell
5 1 (3.23%) C
5 1 (3.23%) C++
5 1 (3.23%) Delphi
5 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) CISSP
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.23%) MCITP
2 1 (3.23%) MCSA
2 1 (3.23%) MCSE
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) GDPR
1 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.45%) QA
3 1 (3.23%) COBIT
3 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) Docker
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) Twitter
3 2 (6.45%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Apple
4 1 (3.23%) Capita
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) CyberArk
4 1 (3.23%) Google
4 1 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) MuleSoft
4 1 (3.23%) Novell
4 1 (3.23%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.23%) Sage
4 1 (3.23%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) Sun
4 1 (3.23%) Sybase
4 1 (3.23%) VMware