The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cumbria region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 9 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria 9.18% 13.79% 10.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 90.00% 100.00% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 5
Average salary £63,750 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+96.15% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £32,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £32,500 £36,900
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
Windows
North West

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

Operating Systems Category
Cumbria
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria 10.20% 13.79% 16.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 7
Average salary £62,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+92.30% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

Windows
Salary Trend in Cumbria

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

Windows Salary Trend in Cumbria

Windows
Job Locations in Cumbria

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Cumbria region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wigton - 1 - -
Windows
North West

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cumbria

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cumbria 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 30 (83.33%) VMware
2 24 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (63.89%) SQL Server
3 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
4 16 (44.44%) Technical Architecture
5 15 (41.67%) Security Cleared
5 15 (41.67%) SharePoint
5 15 (41.67%) Cisco
6 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
7 12 (33.33%) SQL
7 12 (33.33%) Oracle
8 11 (30.56%) HP
9 10 (27.78%) EMC
10 9 (25.00%) Asset Management
10 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
10 9 (25.00%) LANDesk
10 9 (25.00%) WSUS
10 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
11 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing
11 8 (22.22%) VLAN
11 8 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (22.22%) Office Communications Server
11 8 (22.22%) Lumension
11 8 (22.22%) Migration
11 8 (22.22%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
11 8 (22.22%) DNS
11 8 (22.22%) Citrix
11 8 (22.22%) CCA
11 8 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (22.22%) CCEA

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cumbria by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cumbria 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 15 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 8 (22.22%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 8 (22.22%) Office Communications Server
3 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
4 4 (11.11%) IIS
4 4 (11.11%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) DHCP
1 8 (22.22%) DNS
1 8 (22.22%) VLAN
2 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
2 5 (13.89%) Firewall
3 4 (11.11%) FTP
4 3 (8.33%) PABX
5 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (63.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) MySQL
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (19.44%) Billing
2 6 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 4 (11.11%) Finance
4 2 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Technical Architect
1 11 (30.56%) Architect
2 6 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 6 (16.67%) Technical Design Architect
3 5 (13.89%) Support Technician
3 5 (13.89%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (5.56%) Hardware Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Server Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Electronics Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Design Authority
4 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) .NET
1 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.56%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Replication
2 2 (5.56%) VHDL
2 2 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (5.56%) CPLD
2 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.56%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.78%) PKI
3 1 (2.78%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) UNIX
1 8 (22.22%) AIX
1 8 (22.22%) Solaris
2 5 (13.89%) Windows XP
2 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Technical Architecture
2 9 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 8 (22.22%) Migration
4 6 (16.67%) Data Security
4 6 (16.67%) ERP
5 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
6 4 (11.11%) ITIL
6 4 (11.11%) Project Management
6 4 (11.11%) Business Development
7 3 (8.33%) Service Management
8 2 (5.56%) 3D Visualisation
8 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) PHP
3 2 (5.56%) C
3 2 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (22.22%) MCSD
3 8 (22.22%) MCSE
3 8 (22.22%) CCA
3 8 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (22.22%) CCEA
3 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (5.56%) PhD
System Software
1 24 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
3 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.56%) XenApp
4 2 (5.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) WSUS
2 6 (16.67%) SCCM
3 4 (11.11%) Tivoli
3 4 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (8.33%) SCOM
4 3 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 30 (83.33%) VMware
2 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
3 15 (41.67%) Cisco
4 12 (33.33%) Oracle
5 11 (30.56%) HP
6 10 (27.78%) EMC
7 9 (25.00%) LANDesk
8 8 (22.22%) Lumension
8 8 (22.22%) Citrix
9 6 (16.67%) Dell
10 3 (8.33%) SAP
10 3 (8.33%) Symantec
10 3 (8.33%) NEC
10 3 (8.33%) Polycom
10 3 (8.33%) Veeam
11 2 (5.56%) Xilinx
12 1 (2.78%) Hyland