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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 20 28 4
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -24
Permanent jobs citing Windows 13 8 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 7.78% 4.73% 24.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.94% 47.06% 77.50%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 23
Average salary £39,500 £22,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.55% -22.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,950 £22,500 £48,600
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
31 17 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 18.56% 10.06% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 29
Average salary £45,000 £28,625 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.20% +2.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £45,000 £45,613
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 4 September 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Halifax

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 29 (61.70%) Microsoft
2 25 (53.19%) Active Directory
3 23 (48.94%) ITIL
4 20 (42.55%) VMware
5 19 (40.43%) MS Office
6 17 (36.17%) MS Excel
7 13 (27.66%) SQL
8 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (23.40%) SharePoint
10 10 (21.28%) WebSphere
10 10 (21.28%) Linux
11 9 (19.15%) IBM
12 8 (17.02%) Banking
12 8 (17.02%) Windows 7
13 7 (14.89%) MOS
13 7 (14.89%) MCDST
13 7 (14.89%) Service Management
13 7 (14.89%) Finance
13 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
14 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
14 6 (12.77%) HP
14 6 (12.77%) Degree
14 6 (12.77%) Retail
14 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (10.64%) SDLC
15 5 (10.64%) Problem Management
15 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
15 5 (10.64%) zOS
15 5 (10.64%) ClearQuest
15 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (23.40%) SharePoint
2 10 (21.28%) WebSphere
3 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
4 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.38%) IIS
5 2 (4.26%) Lync
5 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (40.43%) MS Office
2 17 (36.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) VoIP
1 3 (6.38%) VPN
1 3 (6.38%) SAN
2 2 (4.26%) SSL
3 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) ClearCase
1 5 (10.64%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (17.02%) Banking
2 7 (14.89%) Finance
3 6 (12.77%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Support Engineer
1 13 (27.66%) IT Support
2 12 (25.53%) Developer
3 11 (23.40%) IT Support Engineer
4 10 (21.28%) Analyst
5 9 (19.15%) Support Analyst
6 7 (14.89%) Technical Support
6 7 (14.89%) Service Analyst
6 7 (14.89%) Technical Support Analyst
6 7 (14.89%) Technical Analyst
6 7 (14.89%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (12.77%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Specialist
8 2 (4.26%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Support Team Leader
8 2 (4.26%) Graduate
8 2 (4.26%) Windows Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) .NET
2 3 (6.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (4.26%) HTML5
3 2 (4.26%) Entity Framework
3 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.26%) WCF
3 2 (4.26%) WPF
3 2 (4.26%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.26%) CSS
3 2 (4.26%) Cocoa
3 2 (4.26%) HTML
3 2 (4.26%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (2.13%) Ajax
4 1 (2.13%) Web Services
4 1 (2.13%) MSMQ
4 1 (2.13%) OpenGL
4 1 (2.13%) MFC
4 1 (2.13%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Clustering
3 2 (4.26%) iPhone
4 1 (2.13%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) RIA
4 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Linux
2 8 (17.02%) Windows 7
3 5 (10.64%) zOS
3 5 (10.64%) UNIX
3 5 (10.64%) AIX
4 4 (8.51%) Solaris
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Phone
5 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.26%) Android
6 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) ITIL
2 7 (14.89%) Service Management
3 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (10.64%) Problem Management
3 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
3 5 (10.64%) SDLC
4 4 (8.51%) Line Management
4 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.38%) Security Management
5 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (4.26%) MVC
6 2 (4.26%) SOA
6 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.26%) TDD
6 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.26%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.13%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.13%) High Availability
7 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) SQL
2 5 (10.64%) C#
3 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
4 2 (4.26%) Objective-C
4 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.13%) C++
5 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (14.89%) MOS
2 7 (14.89%) MCDST
3 6 (12.77%) Degree
4 3 (6.38%) MCSA
5 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (53.19%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.38%) VMware Server
2 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) SCCM
1 2 (4.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (61.70%) Microsoft
2 20 (42.55%) VMware
3 9 (19.15%) IBM
4 6 (12.77%) HP
5 2 (4.26%) Dell
5 2 (4.26%) Apple
5 2 (4.26%) Google
6 1 (2.13%) IronPort
6 1 (2.13%) Kaspersky
6 1 (2.13%) F5
6 1 (2.13%) RightFax
6 1 (2.13%) AVG
6 1 (2.13%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco
6 1 (2.13%) EMC
6 1 (2.13%) Citrix
6 1 (2.13%) Veritas
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 17 days ago
Halifax/Edinburgh/London
Tectre Limited
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago