The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax 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 2 8 16
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 46 36 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 25.84% 19.25% 12.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 85.19% 69.23% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 41 30 18
Average salary £35,000 £29,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -14.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,250 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
Windows
West Yorkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
54 52 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 30.34% 27.81% 21.95%
Number of salaries quoted 49 41 38
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Windows
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Windows Salary Trend in Halifax

Windows
Salary Histogram in Halifax

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

Windows Salary Histogram in Halifax

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 36 (52.17%) HP
2 33 (47.83%) ITIL
3 32 (46.38%) VMware
4 30 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (42.03%) Active Directory
6 26 (37.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (34.78%) MS Exchange
7 24 (34.78%) EMC
8 23 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 22 (31.88%) Hyper-V
9 22 (31.88%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (31.88%) Exchange Server 2010
10 21 (30.43%) SCCM
11 20 (28.99%) SCOM
11 20 (28.99%) Dell
11 20 (28.99%) Lync
12 16 (23.19%) NetBackup
12 16 (23.19%) Symantec
13 15 (21.74%) Banking
13 15 (21.74%) Retail
14 14 (20.29%) Project Management
15 13 (18.84%) MSMQ
16 12 (17.39%) Citrix
16 12 (17.39%) Line Management
17 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
18 9 (13.04%) JIRA
18 9 (13.04%) SQL
18 9 (13.04%) Cyber-Ark
19 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
20 7 (10.14%) J2EE

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 24 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 22 (31.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (28.99%) Lync
4 3 (4.35%) CMS
5 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.90%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.90%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) SAN
2 4 (5.80%) DHCP
2 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.80%) DNS
3 3 (4.35%) Internet
4 2 (2.90%) VPN
4 2 (2.90%) ATM
5 1 (1.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.70%) DTS
3 2 (2.90%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) JIRA
2 5 (7.25%) ClearCase
2 5 (7.25%) ClearQuest
General
1 15 (21.74%) Banking
1 15 (21.74%) Retail
2 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (1.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (49.28%) Analyst
2 20 (28.99%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 18 (26.09%) Technical Analyst
4 12 (17.39%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (17.39%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 10 (14.49%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 9 (13.04%) Security Manager
7 7 (10.14%) Service Analyst
7 7 (10.14%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (8.70%) SQL DBA
8 6 (8.70%) Administrator
8 6 (8.70%) DBA
8 6 (8.70%) Senior Manager
9 5 (7.25%) Configuration Manager
9 5 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (7.25%) Senior Configuration Manager
10 3 (4.35%) IT Manager
10 3 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
10 3 (4.35%) Support Engineer
11 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.84%) MSMQ
2 7 (10.14%) J2EE
3 2 (2.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Clustering
2 6 (8.70%) Replication
3 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.90%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.90%) Tandem
4 2 (2.90%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.90%) EMV
5 1 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
2 26 (37.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (10.14%) Windows 7
4 6 (8.70%) UNIX
5 5 (7.25%) AIX
6 4 (5.80%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.35%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.35%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.83%) ITIL
2 14 (20.29%) Project Management
3 12 (17.39%) Line Management
4 7 (10.14%) Service Delivery
5 6 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (8.70%) Database Security
5 6 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (7.25%) RUP
6 5 (7.25%) Service Management
7 3 (4.35%) Coaching
7 3 (4.35%) Content Management
8 2 (2.90%) Security Management
8 2 (2.90%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.90%) Change Management
8 2 (2.90%) UML
8 2 (2.90%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (1.45%) OO
9 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.04%) SQL
2 7 (10.14%) Java
3 5 (7.25%) Perl
4 3 (4.35%) C#
4 3 (4.35%) C++
5 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.90%) JCL
5 2 (2.90%) PL/1
5 2 (2.90%) COBOL
6 1 (1.45%) C
6 1 (1.45%) Lua
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Degree
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.45%) MCSE
2 1 (1.45%) MCSA
2 1 (1.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) ISO 8583
1 2 (2.90%) QA
System Software
1 29 (42.03%) Active Directory
2 22 (31.88%) Hyper-V
2 22 (31.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.25%) Samba
4 4 (5.80%) VMware ESX
4 4 (5.80%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (30.43%) SCCM
2 20 (28.99%) SCOM
3 16 (23.19%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.35%) WSUS
5 1 (1.45%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 36 (52.17%) HP
2 32 (46.38%) VMware
3 24 (34.78%) EMC
4 23 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 20 (28.99%) Dell
6 16 (23.19%) Symantec
7 12 (17.39%) Citrix
8 9 (13.04%) Cyber-Ark
9 7 (10.14%) Oracle
10 3 (4.35%) Apple
10 3 (4.35%) Sophos
11 2 (2.90%) VocaLink
11 2 (2.90%) NCR
11 2 (2.90%) IBM
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