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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 5 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 +20
Permanent jobs citing Windows 47 41 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 22.82% 23.30% 8.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 79.66% 58.57% 45.24%
Number of salaries quoted 39 35 19
Average salary £35,000 £26,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.07% -22.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £18,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,415 £51,200 £37,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.40%
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
59 70 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 28.64% 39.77% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 46 55 41
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £19,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £45,000 £49,500
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 28 November 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Halifax

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 24 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 22 (39.29%) ITIL
3 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 20 (35.71%) HP
3 20 (35.71%) MS Exchange
4 18 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (28.57%) VMware
6 15 (26.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (25.00%) Banking
7 14 (25.00%) Retail
7 14 (25.00%) Dell
7 14 (25.00%) EMC
8 12 (21.43%) SCCM
8 12 (21.43%) SCOM
8 12 (21.43%) Lync
8 12 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (19.64%) Hyper-V
9 11 (19.64%) DHCP
9 11 (19.64%) DNS
10 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
10 10 (17.86%) Project Management
10 10 (17.86%) Line Management
11 9 (16.07%) Cyber-Ark
11 9 (16.07%) JIRA
11 9 (16.07%) NetBackup
11 9 (16.07%) Symantec
11 9 (16.07%) MSMQ
11 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
12 8 (14.29%) MS Office

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 20 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 12 (21.43%) Lync
2 12 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.36%) CMS
4 2 (3.57%) SAS
5 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) BASE24
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) DHCP
1 11 (19.64%) DNS
2 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.36%) Internet
4 2 (3.57%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) DB2
2 2 (3.57%) DTS
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) JIRA
2 5 (8.93%) ClearCase
2 5 (8.93%) ClearQuest
General
1 14 (25.00%) Banking
1 14 (25.00%) Retail
2 4 (7.14%) Finance
3 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (39.29%) Analyst
2 12 (21.43%) Technical Analyst
3 10 (17.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 9 (16.07%) Security Manager
5 8 (14.29%) Technical Support
6 7 (12.50%) Service Analyst
6 7 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (10.71%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 6 (10.71%) Senior Manager
8 5 (8.93%) Configuration Manager
8 5 (8.93%) Senior Configuration Manager
9 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (5.36%) Administrator
10 3 (5.36%) 1st Line Support
10 3 (5.36%) IT Manager
11 2 (3.57%) DBA
11 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) MSMQ
2 7 (12.50%) J2EE
3 2 (3.57%) XML
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) EMV
2 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.57%) Replication
2 2 (3.57%) Clustering
2 2 (3.57%) Tandem
2 2 (3.57%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (26.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (10.71%) Windows 7
3 6 (10.71%) UNIX
3 6 (10.71%) AIX
4 3 (5.36%) Linux
4 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.36%) Mac OS X
4 3 (5.36%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.79%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) ITIL
2 10 (17.86%) Project Management
2 10 (17.86%) Line Management
3 5 (8.93%) Service Management
3 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
3 5 (8.93%) RUP
4 3 (5.36%) Content Management
4 3 (5.36%) Coaching
5 2 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.57%) Database Security
5 2 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (3.57%) UML
5 2 (3.57%) Change Management
6 1 (1.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.79%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.79%) Waterfall
6 1 (1.79%) Web Development
6 1 (1.79%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) Java
2 5 (8.93%) Perl
2 5 (8.93%) SQL
3 3 (5.36%) C#
3 3 (5.36%) C++
4 2 (3.57%) COBOL
4 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.57%) PL/1
4 2 (3.57%) JCL
5 1 (1.79%) Lua
5 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) MCSE
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) ISO 8583
1 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 24 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 14 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (19.64%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.93%) Samba
5 2 (3.57%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.79%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) SCCM
1 12 (21.43%) SCOM
2 9 (16.07%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.36%) WSUS
4 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 20 (35.71%) HP
2 16 (28.57%) VMware
3 14 (25.00%) Dell
3 14 (25.00%) EMC
4 9 (16.07%) Symantec
4 9 (16.07%) Cyber-Ark
5 7 (12.50%) Oracle
5 7 (12.50%) Citrix
6 3 (5.36%) IBM
6 3 (5.36%) Sophos
6 3 (5.36%) Apple
7 2 (3.57%) VocaLink
7 2 (3.57%) NCR
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