The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Crewe region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 12 18 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crewe 13.48% 10.84% 12.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 45.00% 51.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 13
Average salary £32,500 £28,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.07% +5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £15,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
Windows
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Crewe region.

Operating Systems Category
Crewe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
18 40 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crewe 20.22% 24.10% 24.59%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 35
Average salary £32,500 £28,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.07% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £20,400 £15,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Crewe region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

Windows
Salary Trend in Crewe

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

Windows Salary Trend in Crewe

Windows
Salary Histogram in Crewe

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Crewe region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Crewe

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crewe

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Crewe region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 26 (66.67%) Finance
2 22 (56.41%) SQL
2 22 (56.41%) SQL Server
2 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (53.85%) Retail
3 21 (53.85%) VB
3 21 (53.85%) .NET
4 20 (51.28%) C#
5 19 (48.72%) T-SQL
5 19 (48.72%) WCF
5 19 (48.72%) LINQ
6 18 (46.15%) Web Services
7 17 (43.59%) OO
7 17 (43.59%) SLA
7 17 (43.59%) Wireless
7 17 (43.59%) Risk Management
7 17 (43.59%) Financial Institution
7 17 (43.59%) Customer Engagement
7 17 (43.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 17 (43.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (43.59%) .NET Remoting
7 17 (43.59%) .NET Framework
8 13 (33.33%) Middleware
9 11 (28.21%) MVC
10 10 (25.64%) XML
10 10 (25.64%) TDD
10 10 (25.64%) Automated Testing
11 9 (23.08%) XPath
11 9 (23.08%) RESTful
11 9 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Crewe by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Crewe region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (23.08%) JBoss
2 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.13%) IIS
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (43.59%) Wireless
2 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.69%) Network Security
4 1 (2.56%) HTTP
4 1 (2.56%) DNS
4 1 (2.56%) SSL
4 1 (2.56%) Firewall
4 1 (2.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (56.41%) SQL Server
2 17 (43.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (20.51%) DTS
4 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.13%) DB2
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 26 (66.67%) Finance
2 21 (53.85%) Retail
3 17 (43.59%) Financial Institution
4 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.56%) French Language
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) Senior Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Citrix Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) QA Tester
5 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Tester
6 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) DBA
6 2 (5.13%) Software Tester
6 2 (5.13%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) QA Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) SQL DBA
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (53.85%) .NET
2 19 (48.72%) WCF
2 19 (48.72%) LINQ
3 18 (46.15%) Web Services
4 17 (43.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 17 (43.59%) .NET Remoting
4 17 (43.59%) .NET Framework
5 13 (33.33%) Middleware
6 10 (25.64%) XML
7 9 (23.08%) RESTful
7 9 (23.08%) XSD
7 9 (23.08%) XSLT
7 9 (23.08%) SOAP
8 8 (20.51%) WinForms
9 4 (10.26%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (5.13%) HTML
10 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
10 2 (5.13%) WPF
11 1 (2.56%) jQuery
11 1 (2.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Fixed Income
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Statistics
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (20.51%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
2 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.26%) UNIX
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) OO
2 17 (43.59%) Risk Management
2 17 (43.59%) Customer Engagement
3 11 (28.21%) MVC
4 10 (25.64%) TDD
4 10 (25.64%) Automated Testing
5 9 (23.08%) Validation
6 8 (20.51%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.69%) Automation Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Migration
8 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.13%) SOA
8 2 (5.13%) Market Making
9 1 (2.56%) Time Management
9 1 (2.56%) Manual Testing
9 1 (2.56%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (2.56%) Test Planning
9 1 (2.56%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) SQL
2 21 (53.85%) VB
3 20 (51.28%) C#
4 19 (48.72%) T-SQL
5 9 (23.08%) XPath
5 9 (23.08%) Java
6 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
7 4 (10.26%) VBScript
8 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) ISEB
1 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) CCNP
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.13%) MCITP
3 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.56%) MCP
3 1 (2.56%) CCA
3 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (43.59%) SLA
2 5 (12.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
1 4 (10.26%) XenApp
1 4 (10.26%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) EdgeSight
2 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Citrix
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) AppSense
2 4 (10.26%) Fujitsu
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco
4 2 (5.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.56%) Lotus
5 1 (2.56%) Apple