Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 24 15
Rank change year-on-year +8 -9 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 45 20 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 14.15% 7.04% 11.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.56% 46.51% 49.35%
Number of salaries quoted 42 19 44
Chester median annual salary £30,000 £31,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% -25.33%
10th Percentile £20,000 £25,700 £21,475
90th Percentile £53,625 £45,750 £41,250
Cheshire median annual salary £38,250 £32,500 £31,250
% change year-on-year +17.69% +4.00% -16.67%

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 89 43 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 27.99% 15.14% 22.85%
Number of salaries quoted 81 39 72
Chester median annual salary £37,500 £31,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% +8.62% -22.67%
10th Percentile £21,000 £26,550 £22,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £50,250 £48,750
Cheshire median annual salary £40,500 £37,000 £34,279
% change year-on-year +9.46% +7.94% -8.59%

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 22 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
2 16 (35.56%) Windows Server
3 15 (33.33%) Linux
4 13 (28.89%) SQL
5 10 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (22.22%) Office 365
6 9 (20.00%) HTML
6 9 (20.00%) MySQL
6 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 9 (20.00%) DNS
6 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (15.56%) WAN
7 7 (15.56%) DHCP
7 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
7 7 (15.56%) Java
8 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
8 6 (13.33%) Web Services
8 6 (13.33%) VPN
8 6 (13.33%) ERP
8 6 (13.33%) LAN
8 6 (13.33%) Firewall
8 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
8 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (13.33%) Degree
9 5 (11.11%) Ubuntu
9 5 (11.11%) Telematics
9 5 (11.11%) Big Data
9 5 (11.11%) Windows 8
9 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Software

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 (11.11%) JBoss
1 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) CMS
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (22.22%) Office 365
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (6.67%) IaaS
3 3 (6.67%) PaaS
3 3 (6.67%) SaaS
4 1 (2.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) DNS
2 7 (15.56%) DHCP
2 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
2 7 (15.56%) WAN
3 6 (13.33%) Firewall
3 6 (13.33%) LAN
3 6 (13.33%) VPN
4 4 (8.89%) WLAN
5 3 (6.67%) HTTP
5 3 (6.67%) Network Security
5 3 (6.67%) VLAN
6 1 (2.22%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.22%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) MySQL
1 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) Big Data
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) JIRA
1 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Publishing
3 1 (2.22%) Automotive
3 1 (2.22%) Electronics
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Support Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.89%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.89%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.89%) SQL Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) SQL Support Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Cloud Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce Support
6 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce Support Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Security Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) Software Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Software Support Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.44%) Information Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) HTML
2 6 (13.33%) Web Services
3 5 (11.11%) Dropwizard
4 4 (8.89%) CSS
5 3 (6.67%) .NET
6 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.44%) J2EE
6 2 (4.44%) JSP
6 2 (4.44%) Laravel
6 2 (4.44%) LDAP
6 2 (4.44%) OAuth
6 2 (4.44%) React
6 2 (4.44%) React Native
6 2 (4.44%) REST
6 2 (4.44%) SailPoint
6 2 (4.44%) Servlets
6 2 (4.44%) SOAP
6 2 (4.44%) SPML
6 2 (4.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Clustering
3 2 (4.44%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (35.56%) Windows Server
2 15 (33.33%) Linux
3 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 5 (11.11%) Ubuntu
4 5 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 4 (8.89%) Unix
6 2 (4.44%) AIX
7 1 (2.22%) Android
7 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.33%) ERP
3 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 5 (11.11%) Identity Management
3 5 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (11.11%) Project Management
3 5 (11.11%) Scrum
3 5 (11.11%) Telematics
4 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
4 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.67%) Break/Fix
5 3 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (6.67%) DevOps
5 3 (6.67%) Information Security
5 3 (6.67%) Issue Tracking
5 3 (6.67%) ITIL
5 3 (6.67%) OO
5 3 (6.67%) Web Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) SQL
2 7 (15.56%) Java
3 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.89%) PHP
5 3 (6.67%) C#
5 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.44%) BeanShell
7 1 (2.22%) ANSI C
7 1 (2.22%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.22%) C
7 1 (2.22%) C++
7 1 (2.22%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) MCSE
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.44%) CISSP
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) GDPR
1 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) Docker
3 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle
2 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.89%) Google
4 3 (6.67%) Twitter
4 3 (6.67%) Veeam
4 3 (6.67%) VMware
5 2 (4.44%) CyberArk
5 2 (4.44%) HP
5 2 (4.44%) IBM
5 2 (4.44%) Novell
5 2 (4.44%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (4.44%) Ping Identity
5 2 (4.44%) SAP
5 2 (4.44%) Sun
5 2 (4.44%) Sybase
6 1 (2.22%) Apple
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco
6 1 (2.22%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.22%) Sage