Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 21 13
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 36 27 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 13.09% 9.57% 14.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.23% 51.92% 63.64%
Number of salaries quoted 35 27 48
Chester median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +31.58% -10.94%
10th Percentile £22,250 £19,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,500 £41,250
Cheshire median annual salary £35,000 £34,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year +1.45% +13.11% -6.15%

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 52 52 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 18.91% 18.44% 22.15%
Number of salaries quoted 47 50 60
Chester median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +29.31% -17.14%
10th Percentile £23,770 £21,050 £22,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,375 £48,750
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year +4.58% +17.69% -12.16%

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 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
2 15 (41.67%) SQL
3 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
4 13 (36.11%) T-SQL
4 13 (36.11%) .NET
4 13 (36.11%) C#
4 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
5 12 (33.33%) Web Services
5 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (30.56%) TDD
6 11 (30.56%) WCF
6 11 (30.56%) SOAP
7 9 (25.00%) DNS
7 9 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 8 (22.22%) Acceptance Criteria
8 8 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (22.22%) RESTful
8 8 (22.22%) BDD
8 8 (22.22%) ITIL
8 8 (22.22%) Visual Studio
8 8 (22.22%) Linux
8 8 (22.22%) .NET Framework
9 7 (19.44%) MVC
9 7 (19.44%) VoIP
9 7 (19.44%) DHCP
10 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
10 6 (16.67%) Android
10 6 (16.67%) Office 365
10 6 (16.67%) GDPR
10 6 (16.67%) Windows 10

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 5 (13.89%) Skype for Business
2 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.78%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Office 365
2 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) DNS
2 7 (19.44%) DHCP
2 7 (19.44%) VoIP
3 5 (13.89%) Skype
3 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
3 5 (13.89%) Wireless
4 4 (11.11%) WAN
5 3 (8.33%) Firewall
6 2 (5.56%) LAN
6 2 (5.56%) VLAN
6 2 (5.56%) VPN
6 2 (5.56%) WLAN
7 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.78%) Intranet
7 1 (2.78%) MPLS
7 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.78%) Automotive
1 1 (2.78%) Electronics
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
1 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) .NET Developer
3 5 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (13.89%) C# Developer
3 5 (13.89%) IT Assistant
3 5 (13.89%) Service Desk Assistant
4 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Team Leader
5 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) IT Technician
5 3 (8.33%) Security Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 2 (5.56%) Information Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) IT Support
6 2 (5.56%) Operations Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) .NET
2 12 (33.33%) Web Services
3 11 (30.56%) SOAP
3 11 (30.56%) WCF
4 8 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 8 (22.22%) RESTful
5 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
6 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (2.78%) Apache Flex
8 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (11.11%) PMI
3 2 (5.56%) EPoS
4 1 (2.78%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) NHS
4 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (22.22%) Linux
3 6 (16.67%) Android
3 6 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 5 (13.89%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) TDD
3 8 (22.22%) Acceptance Criteria
3 8 (22.22%) BDD
3 8 (22.22%) ITIL
4 7 (19.44%) MVC
5 5 (13.89%) Change Control
6 3 (8.33%) CRM
6 3 (8.33%) Data Loss Prevention
6 3 (8.33%) Data Security
6 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.33%) Information Security
6 3 (8.33%) Kanban
6 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.33%) SIEM
7 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.56%) ERP
7 2 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) SQL
2 13 (36.11%) C#
2 13 (36.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.78%) ANSI C
3 1 (2.78%) Assembly Language
3 1 (2.78%) C
3 1 (2.78%) C++
3 1 (2.78%) Delphi
3 1 (2.78%) PHP
3 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) MCITP
3 1 (2.78%) MCSA
3 1 (2.78%) MCSE
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) GDPR
2 5 (13.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.78%) COBIT
4 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) pfSense
3 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) MobileIron
3 4 (11.11%) VMware
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (2.78%) Riverbed
5 1 (2.78%) Sage
5 1 (2.78%) Symantec
5 1 (2.78%) Twitter