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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 32 55 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 18.60% 14.29% 22.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.00% 77.46% 86.67%
Number of salaries quoted 22 26 36
Average salary £32,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £57,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £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
40 71 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 23.26% 18.44% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 30 41 40
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,500 £57,500
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 24 April 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Halifax

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 46 (58.97%) ITIL
2 44 (56.41%) Active Directory
3 41 (52.56%) HP
4 40 (51.28%) VMware
5 35 (44.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (44.87%) Microsoft
6 29 (37.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (35.90%) MS Exchange
8 26 (33.33%) EMC
8 26 (33.33%) Hyper-V
9 24 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
10 23 (29.49%) SCCM
10 23 (29.49%) Lync
11 22 (28.21%) SCOM
12 20 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (25.64%) NetBackup
12 20 (25.64%) Symantec
13 19 (24.36%) Dell
14 15 (19.23%) Project Management
15 14 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (17.95%) MSMQ
15 14 (17.95%) MS Excel
16 13 (16.67%) SQL
16 13 (16.67%) Citrix
17 12 (15.38%) Banking
17 12 (15.38%) Retail
17 12 (15.38%) UNIX
18 11 (14.10%) SAN
19 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
19 10 (12.82%) Windows 7

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 28 (35.90%) MS Exchange
2 24 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (29.49%) Lync
4 7 (8.97%) SharePoint
5 5 (6.41%) WebSphere
6 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.85%) CMS
8 2 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.56%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.10%) SAN
2 4 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.13%) VPN
3 3 (3.85%) DNS
3 3 (3.85%) VoIP
3 3 (3.85%) DHCP
3 3 (3.85%) Internet
4 2 (2.56%) ATM
5 1 (1.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.69%) DTS
3 2 (2.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) ClearCase
1 7 (8.97%) ClearQuest
General
1 12 (15.38%) Banking
1 12 (15.38%) Retail
2 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (51.28%) Analyst
2 24 (30.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 19 (24.36%) Technical Analyst
4 15 (19.23%) Senior Analyst
5 13 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 12 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
6 12 (15.38%) Service Analyst
7 11 (14.10%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 9 (11.54%) Support Engineer
8 9 (11.54%) IT Support
9 6 (7.69%) DBA
9 6 (7.69%) SQL DBA
9 6 (7.69%) Administrator
10 5 (6.41%) IT Support Engineer
10 5 (6.41%) Technical Engineer
10 5 (6.41%) Developer
10 5 (6.41%) Software Developer
10 5 (6.41%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
11 4 (5.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.95%) MSMQ
2 4 (5.13%) J2EE
3 2 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Clustering
2 6 (7.69%) Replication
3 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.56%) Tandem
4 2 (2.56%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.56%) EMV
4 2 (2.56%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 35 (44.87%) Windows Server 2008
2 29 (37.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (15.38%) UNIX
5 10 (12.82%) Windows 7
6 7 (8.97%) Linux
7 4 (5.13%) Windows XP
7 4 (5.13%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.85%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.56%) AIX
9 2 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (58.97%) ITIL
2 15 (19.23%) Project Management
3 6 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 6 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (7.69%) Database Security
3 6 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (6.41%) Line Management
4 5 (6.41%) Service Management
4 5 (6.41%) Configuration Management
4 5 (6.41%) OO
5 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (5.13%) Security Management
5 4 (5.13%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.85%) Coaching
6 3 (3.85%) Content Management
7 2 (2.56%) Change Management
7 2 (2.56%) RUP
7 2 (2.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (5.13%) Java
3 2 (2.56%) Perl
3 2 (2.56%) C#
3 2 (2.56%) C++
3 2 (2.56%) COBOL
3 2 (2.56%) PL/1
3 2 (2.56%) JCL
3 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.85%) MOS
2 3 (3.85%) MCDST
2 3 (3.85%) Degree
2 3 (3.85%) MCSA
3 1 (1.28%) HND
3 1 (1.28%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) ISO 8583
1 2 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 44 (56.41%) Active Directory
2 26 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 20 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.69%) VMware Server
5 3 (3.85%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.56%) Samba
7 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (29.49%) SCCM
2 22 (28.21%) SCOM
3 20 (25.64%) NetBackup
4 5 (6.41%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 2 (2.56%) WSUS
6 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 41 (52.56%) HP
2 40 (51.28%) VMware
3 35 (44.87%) Microsoft
4 26 (33.33%) EMC
5 20 (25.64%) Symantec
6 19 (24.36%) Dell
7 13 (16.67%) Citrix
8 7 (8.97%) IBM
9 4 (5.13%) Oracle
10 2 (2.56%) NCR
10 2 (2.56%) Apple
10 2 (2.56%) Sophos
10 2 (2.56%) VocaLink
11 1 (1.28%) Cisco
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
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