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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 23 9
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows 27 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 12.00% 7.11% 12.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.29% 56.00% 73.91%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 14
Average salary £35,500 £22,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.77% -35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £22,500 £44,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
42 25 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 18.67% 12.69% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 38 23 18
Average salary £45,000 £24,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+83.67% -32.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £45,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Halifax

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 31 (54.39%) Microsoft
2 29 (50.88%) Active Directory
2 29 (50.88%) ITIL
3 23 (40.35%) VMware
4 18 (31.58%) MS Office
5 17 (29.82%) MS Excel
6 14 (24.56%) HP
7 13 (22.81%) SQL
7 13 (22.81%) Banking
8 11 (19.30%) Retail
8 11 (19.30%) SharePoint
8 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (17.54%) UNIX
9 10 (17.54%) Linux
9 10 (17.54%) WebSphere
9 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (15.79%) MS Exchange
10 9 (15.79%) IBM
10 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
11 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (12.28%) Windows 7
13 6 (10.53%) Degree
13 6 (10.53%) MCDST
13 6 (10.53%) MOS
13 6 (10.53%) Finance
13 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (10.53%) Service Management
13 6 (10.53%) SAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 11 (19.30%) SharePoint
2 10 (17.54%) WebSphere
3 9 (15.79%) MS Exchange
4 5 (8.77%) Lync
4 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.26%) IIS
5 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (31.58%) MS Office
2 17 (29.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) SAN
2 3 (5.26%) VoIP
2 3 (5.26%) VPN
3 2 (3.51%) SSL
4 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) ClearCase
1 5 (8.77%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (22.81%) Banking
2 11 (19.30%) Retail
3 6 (10.53%) Finance
4 1 (1.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Analyst
2 13 (22.81%) Support Engineer
2 13 (22.81%) IT Support
3 12 (21.05%) Developer
4 11 (19.30%) IT Support Engineer
5 8 (14.04%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (14.04%) Support Analyst
5 8 (14.04%) Service Analyst
6 7 (12.28%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (10.53%) Technical Support Analyst
7 6 (10.53%) Technical Support
7 6 (10.53%) Software Developer
8 5 (8.77%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support
11 2 (3.51%) .NET Developer
11 2 (3.51%) Team Leader
11 2 (3.51%) Graduate
11 2 (3.51%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) .NET
2 3 (5.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (3.51%) HTML5
3 2 (3.51%) Entity Framework
3 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.51%) WCF
3 2 (3.51%) WPF
3 2 (3.51%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.51%) CSS
3 2 (3.51%) Cocoa
3 2 (3.51%) HTML
3 2 (3.51%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (1.75%) Ajax
4 1 (1.75%) Web Services
4 1 (1.75%) MSMQ
4 1 (1.75%) OpenGL
4 1 (1.75%) MFC
4 1 (1.75%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) EMC VNX
2 3 (5.26%) Clustering
3 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.51%) iPhone
4 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.75%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.75%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.54%) UNIX
1 10 (17.54%) Linux
1 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (12.28%) Windows 7
5 5 (8.77%) AIX
5 5 (8.77%) zOS
6 4 (7.02%) Solaris
6 4 (7.02%) Android
7 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) ITIL
2 6 (10.53%) Service Management
2 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
3 5 (8.77%) OO
3 5 (8.77%) Problem Management
3 5 (8.77%) SDLC
4 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.26%) Security Management
5 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (5.26%) Line Management
6 2 (3.51%) SOA
6 2 (3.51%) MVC
6 2 (3.51%) TDD
6 2 (3.51%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.51%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.51%) Project Management
7 1 (1.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.75%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.81%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) C#
3 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
4 2 (3.51%) Objective-C
4 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.75%) C++
5 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.53%) MOS
2 6 (10.53%) MCDST
2 6 (10.53%) Degree
3 3 (5.26%) MCSA
4 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (50.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) SCCM
1 5 (8.77%) SCOM
1 5 (8.77%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 4 (7.02%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 31 (54.39%) Microsoft
2 23 (40.35%) VMware
3 14 (24.56%) HP
4 9 (15.79%) IBM
5 4 (7.02%) EMC
5 4 (7.02%) Symantec
6 3 (5.26%) Citrix
7 2 (3.51%) Apple
7 2 (3.51%) Dell
7 2 (3.51%) Google
8 1 (1.75%) IronPort
8 1 (1.75%) Kaspersky
8 1 (1.75%) F5
8 1 (1.75%) RightFax
8 1 (1.75%) AVG
8 1 (1.75%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle
8 1 (1.75%) Cisco
8 1 (1.75%) Veritas
Edinbrugh/Halifax/London
Tectre Limited
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago