Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 16 20
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 59 29 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 14.25% 10.90% 11.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.20% 60.42% 47.19%
Number of salaries quoted 58 29 47
Chester median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% - -15.58%
10th Percentile £19,175 £23,400 £19,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £38,000 £52,500
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -7.69% -13.33%

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 98 48 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 23.67% 18.05% 23.54%
Number of salaries quoted 90 37 75
Chester median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -22.62% -6.67%
10th Percentile £19,950 £24,050 £22,750
90th Percentile £52,625 £47,500 £68,750
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +30.77% -7.14% -6.67%

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 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 27 (45.76%) Active Directory
2 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
3 15 (25.42%) SQL
4 14 (23.73%) Linux
4 14 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (22.03%) MySQL
5 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Office
6 12 (20.34%) Google
6 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (20.34%) Office 365
7 11 (18.64%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (18.64%) TCP/IP
8 10 (16.95%) WAN
8 10 (16.95%) LAN
8 10 (16.95%) Degree
8 10 (16.95%) Android
8 10 (16.95%) Windows 8
9 9 (15.25%) Windows 7
9 9 (15.25%) MS Exchange
9 9 (15.25%) Java
10 8 (13.56%) JBoss
10 8 (13.56%) MCSE
10 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (13.56%) Red Hat
10 8 (13.56%) Ubuntu
10 8 (13.56%) VMware
10 8 (13.56%) Big Data
10 8 (13.56%) Telematics
10 8 (13.56%) Windows Server
10 8 (13.56%) Dropwizard

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 9 (15.25%) MS Exchange
2 8 (13.56%) JBoss
3 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.69%) Apache
4 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.69%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (20.34%) Office 365
2 11 (18.64%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (8.47%) IaaS
3 5 (8.47%) PaaS
3 5 (8.47%) SaaS
4 4 (6.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.64%) TCP/IP
2 10 (16.95%) LAN
2 10 (16.95%) WAN
3 7 (11.86%) VoIP
4 6 (10.17%) DHCP
4 6 (10.17%) DNS
4 6 (10.17%) VPN
5 5 (8.47%) Firewall
5 5 (8.47%) WLAN
6 4 (6.78%) Network Security
7 2 (3.39%) VLAN
8 1 (1.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.03%) MySQL
2 8 (13.56%) Big Data
3 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (6.78%) Advertising
1 4 (6.78%) Retail
2 1 (1.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (23.73%) Analyst
1 14 (23.73%) Developer
2 8 (13.56%) Java Developer
3 7 (11.86%) Cloud Specialist
4 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Service Analyst
4 6 (10.17%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.08%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Technical Support
7 3 (5.08%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.56%) Dropwizard
2 7 (11.86%) .NET
2 7 (11.86%) HTML
3 6 (10.17%) CSS
4 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.08%) jQuery
5 3 (5.08%) REST
5 3 (5.08%) SOAP
5 3 (5.08%) Web Services
5 3 (5.08%) XML
6 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.39%) CSS3
6 2 (3.39%) HTML5
6 2 (3.39%) SignalR
6 2 (3.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (3.39%) Vue (Vue.js)
7 1 (1.69%) OAuth2
7 1 (1.69%) React
7 1 (1.69%) React Native
7 1 (1.69%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.39%) iPhone
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.69%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.73%) Linux
2 10 (16.95%) Android
2 10 (16.95%) Windows 8
3 9 (15.25%) Windows 7
4 8 (13.56%) Ubuntu
4 8 (13.56%) Windows Server
5 5 (8.47%) Unix
6 3 (5.08%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.08%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.39%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.69%) AIX
8 1 (1.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (13.56%) Telematics
3 5 (8.47%) Identity Management
3 5 (8.47%) Scrum
4 4 (6.78%) Break/Fix
4 4 (6.78%) DevOps
4 4 (6.78%) ERP
4 4 (6.78%) Software Engineering
5 3 (5.08%) Android Development
5 3 (5.08%) CRM
5 3 (5.08%) Data Security
5 3 (5.08%) Database Tuning
5 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce
5 3 (5.08%) ITIL
5 3 (5.08%) Microservices
5 3 (5.08%) MVC
6 2 (3.39%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.39%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (3.39%) Project Management
6 2 (3.39%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.42%) SQL
2 9 (15.25%) Java
3 7 (11.86%) C#
3 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.47%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.78%) PHP
6 3 (5.08%) C
6 3 (5.08%) C++
7 1 (1.69%) BeanShell
7 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) Degree
2 8 (13.56%) MCSE
2 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.39%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.69%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.69%) CCENT
4 1 (1.69%) CCNA
4 1 (1.69%) CISSP
4 1 (1.69%) MCP
4 1 (1.69%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (1.69%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 27 (45.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.78%) vSphere
3 1 (1.69%) Docker
3 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.34%) Google
3 8 (13.56%) Red Hat
3 8 (13.56%) VMware
4 7 (11.86%) Citrix
5 4 (6.78%) Oracle
5 4 (6.78%) Sage
5 4 (6.78%) Veeam
6 2 (3.39%) Apple
6 2 (3.39%) Cisco
6 2 (3.39%) Twitter
7 1 (1.69%) CyberArk
7 1 (1.69%) HP
7 1 (1.69%) IBM
7 1 (1.69%) NetApp
7 1 (1.69%) Novell
7 1 (1.69%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.69%) SAP
7 1 (1.69%) Sun
7 1 (1.69%) Sybase