Period
to 20 July 2017

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

Microsoft Windows
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 12 28
Rank change year-on-year -14 +16 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows 22 44 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 7.43% 12.98% 7.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.00% 48.89% 40.58%
Number of salaries quoted 21 51 31
Chester median annual salary £31,500 £28,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -10.94% -5.47%
10th Percentile £25,750 £21,250 £20,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £38,750
Cheshire median annual salary £32,500 £31,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.17% -10.00% +6.06%

Windows 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 50 90 69
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 16.89% 26.55% 17.34%
Number of salaries quoted 47 86 44
Chester median annual salary £31,500 £29,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.62% -15.94% +1.91%
10th Percentile £26,750 £22,000 £19,900
90th Percentile £50,000 £48,750 £46,250
Cheshire median annual salary £35,000 £34,279 £37,000
% change year-on-year +2.10% -7.35% +5.71%

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 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 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.

1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (40.91%) Office 365
4 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
5 7 (31.82%) VoIP
6 6 (27.27%) WAN
6 6 (27.27%) Linux
6 6 (27.27%) LAN
6 6 (27.27%) VMware
6 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
7 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
8 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
8 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (13.64%) Line Management
9 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
9 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
9 3 (13.64%) Server Building
9 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
9 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
9 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (13.64%) Kaspersky
9 3 (13.64%) VLAN
9 3 (13.64%) Sophos
9 3 (13.64%) Firewall
9 3 (13.64%) Finance
9 3 (13.64%) Migration
9 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP

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 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (40.91%) Office 365
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (9.09%) IaaS
3 2 (9.09%) PaaS
3 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) VoIP
2 6 (27.27%) LAN
2 6 (27.27%) WAN
3 3 (13.64%) Firewall
3 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.64%) VLAN
3 3 (13.64%) VPN
3 3 (13.64%) WLAN
4 1 (4.55%) DMZ
4 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Advertising
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 3 (13.64%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Linux Support
3 3 (13.64%) Linux Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Network Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) HTML5
2 1 (4.55%) Java EE
2 1 (4.55%) RESTful
2 1 (4.55%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
1 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
4 2 (9.09%) Android
4 2 (9.09%) VMS
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Line Management
1 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
1 3 (13.64%) Migration
1 3 (13.64%) Server Building
2 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (9.09%) Android Development
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.55%) CRM
3 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
3 1 (4.55%) DevOps
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile Development
3 1 (4.55%) OO
3 1 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
3 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Scrum
3 1 (4.55%) Software Architecture
3 1 (4.55%) UML
3 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) C
2 2 (9.09%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) C++
2 2 (9.09%) VB
2 2 (9.09%) VBScript
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) MCSE
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) HL7
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (13.64%) Kaspersky
3 3 (13.64%) Sophos
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) Avaya
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco
5 1 (4.55%) Dell
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