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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 14 4
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 32 41 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 18.39% 11.68% 22.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.73% 70.69% 86.36%
Number of salaries quoted 26 21 36
Average salary £25,000 £26,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £57,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
44 58 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 25.29% 16.52% 26.51%
Number of salaries quoted 38 37 40
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,050 £22,500 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £40,500 £57,500
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 22 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Halifax

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 40 (57.97%) ITIL
1 40 (57.97%) Active Directory
2 37 (53.62%) Microsoft
3 35 (50.72%) VMware
4 31 (44.93%) HP
5 24 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (30.43%) MS Exchange
7 20 (28.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (26.09%) Hyper-V
8 18 (26.09%) MS Excel
9 17 (24.64%) EMC
10 16 (23.19%) Exchange Server 2010
11 15 (21.74%) Lync
11 15 (21.74%) SCCM
11 15 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (21.74%) SQL
11 15 (21.74%) MS Office
12 14 (20.29%) SCOM
13 13 (18.84%) NetBackup
13 13 (18.84%) Symantec
13 13 (18.84%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (17.39%) SAN
15 11 (15.94%) SharePoint
15 11 (15.94%) Banking
15 11 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (14.49%) Retail
16 10 (14.49%) UNIX
16 10 (14.49%) Dell
17 9 (13.04%) Citrix
17 9 (13.04%) SQL Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 21 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 16 (23.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (21.74%) Lync
4 11 (15.94%) SharePoint
5 7 (10.14%) WebSphere
6 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.45%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 15 (21.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.45%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.39%) SAN
2 5 (7.25%) VPN
3 4 (5.80%) VoIP
4 3 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.45%) DNS
5 1 (1.45%) DHCP
5 1 (1.45%) ATM
5 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) DTS
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.45%) DB2
3 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.45%) MySQL
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) ClearQuest
1 5 (7.25%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (15.94%) Banking
2 10 (14.49%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Finance
4 1 (1.45%) Electronics
4 1 (1.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (39.13%) Analyst
2 16 (23.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 14 (20.29%) Technical Analyst
4 13 (18.84%) IT Support
4 13 (18.84%) Support Engineer
5 9 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (13.04%) IT Support Engineer
5 9 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (13.04%) Service Analyst
6 8 (11.59%) Developer
7 7 (10.14%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (8.70%) Software Developer
8 6 (8.70%) Support Analyst
8 6 (8.70%) Technical Support
8 6 (8.70%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 6 (8.70%) Technical Support Analyst
9 5 (7.25%) SQL DBA
9 5 (7.25%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (7.25%) Administrator
9 5 (7.25%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) MSMQ
2 3 (4.35%) .NET
3 2 (2.90%) HTML5
3 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.90%) Entity Framework
3 2 (2.90%) Cocoa Touch
3 2 (2.90%) WCF
3 2 (2.90%) WPF
3 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.90%) Cocoa
3 2 (2.90%) HTML
3 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.90%) CSS
4 1 (1.45%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.45%) OpenGL
4 1 (1.45%) XML
4 1 (1.45%) J2EE
4 1 (1.45%) MFC
4 1 (1.45%) Ajax
4 1 (1.45%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Clustering
2 5 (7.25%) Replication
3 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.90%) iPhone
3 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.45%) EMV
4 1 (1.45%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.45%) Tandem
4 1 (1.45%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.45%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (28.99%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (14.49%) UNIX
5 9 (13.04%) Windows 7
6 8 (11.59%) Linux
7 4 (5.80%) Android
8 3 (4.35%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.90%) Windows Phone
9 2 (2.90%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.90%) AIX
9 2 (2.90%) zOS
10 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.45%) Solaris
10 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.97%) ITIL
2 8 (11.59%) Project Management
3 6 (8.70%) Line Management
3 6 (8.70%) Service Management
3 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (7.25%) Security Management
4 5 (7.25%) Service Delivery
4 5 (7.25%) Configuration Management
4 5 (7.25%) OO
4 5 (7.25%) Database Security
4 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (7.25%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (7.25%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (7.25%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (7.25%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.90%) Software Engineering
5 2 (2.90%) MVC
6 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.45%) UML
6 1 (1.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.74%) SQL
2 4 (5.80%) C#
3 2 (2.90%) Objective-C
3 2 (2.90%) C++
3 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.45%) JCL
4 1 (1.45%) PL/1
4 1 (1.45%) Java
4 1 (1.45%) COBOL
4 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (18.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.70%) Degree
2 6 (8.70%) MCDST
2 6 (8.70%) MOS
3 4 (5.80%) MCSA
4 1 (1.45%) HND
4 1 (1.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) ISO 8583
1 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 40 (57.97%) Active Directory
2 18 (26.09%) Hyper-V
3 11 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (8.70%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.90%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (21.74%) SCCM
2 14 (20.29%) SCOM
3 13 (18.84%) NetBackup
4 5 (7.25%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 37 (53.62%) Microsoft
2 35 (50.72%) VMware
3 31 (44.93%) HP
4 17 (24.64%) EMC
5 13 (18.84%) Symantec
6 10 (14.49%) Dell
7 9 (13.04%) Citrix
8 7 (10.14%) IBM
9 2 (2.90%) Google
9 2 (2.90%) Oracle
9 2 (2.90%) Apple
10 1 (1.45%) Cisco
10 1 (1.45%) NCR
10 1 (1.45%) VocaLink
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