The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Halifax region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 8 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 29 21 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 12.08% 14.48% 10.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.04% 77.78% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22 17 15
Average salary £22,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% +2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
46 27 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 19.17% 18.62% 17.33%
Number of salaries quoted 39 21 28
Average salary £28,625 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.21% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £36,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
West Yorkshire

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 10 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Halifax

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 39 (53.42%) Microsoft
2 27 (36.99%) Active Directory
3 21 (28.77%) Banking
4 20 (27.40%) Finance
4 20 (27.40%) UNIX
5 19 (26.03%) IBM
6 18 (24.66%) DHCP
6 18 (24.66%) DNS
6 18 (24.66%) MS Office
6 18 (24.66%) Service Delivery
7 17 (23.29%) PowerShell
8 16 (21.92%) TCP/IP
8 16 (21.92%) MS Exchange
9 15 (20.55%) AIX
9 15 (20.55%) Linux
10 14 (19.18%) Perl
11 13 (17.81%) IIS
11 13 (17.81%) HP
12 11 (15.07%) ITIL
12 11 (15.07%) Incident Management
12 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (15.07%) SCCM
13 10 (13.70%) Performance Monitoring
13 10 (13.70%) Shell Script
13 10 (13.70%) Configuration Management
13 10 (13.70%) SQL
13 10 (13.70%) HTML
13 10 (13.70%) VB
14 9 (12.33%) .NET
14 9 (12.33%) Solaris

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 16 (21.92%) MS Exchange
2 13 (17.81%) IIS
3 5 (6.85%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.11%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (24.66%) MS Office
2 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.66%) DHCP
1 18 (24.66%) DNS
2 16 (21.92%) TCP/IP
3 8 (10.96%) Internet
4 6 (8.22%) VPN
5 5 (6.85%) Intranet
6 4 (5.48%) Firewall
7 2 (2.74%) WAN
7 2 (2.74%) ADSL
7 2 (2.74%) LAN
8 1 (1.37%) VoIP
8 1 (1.37%) Broadband
8 1 (1.37%) Network Security
8 1 (1.37%) OSPF
8 1 (1.37%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.85%) MySQL
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) ClearCase
1 5 (6.85%) ClearQuest
1 5 (6.85%) CruiseControl
2 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (28.77%) Banking
2 20 (27.40%) Finance
3 5 (6.85%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.74%) Legal
5 1 (1.37%) Advertising
5 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (19.18%) Technical Specialist
2 13 (17.81%) Technical Support
3 10 (13.70%) Developer
4 7 (9.59%) Senior Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Senior Systems Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Systems Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Team Leader
6 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Specialist
6 5 (6.85%) Senior Technician
7 4 (5.48%) SCCM Specialist
7 4 (5.48%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 4 (5.48%) Desktop Team Leader
7 4 (5.48%) Consultant
7 4 (5.48%) Administrator
7 4 (5.48%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Service Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.70%) HTML
2 9 (12.33%) .NET
3 7 (9.59%) Web Services
4 5 (6.85%) jQuery
4 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.48%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (4.11%) CSS
6 3 (4.11%) Classic ASP
7 2 (2.74%) SOAP
7 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.74%) WCF
7 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.74%) XML
8 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.11%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.37%) iSeries
3 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.40%) UNIX
2 15 (20.55%) AIX
2 15 (20.55%) Linux
3 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (12.33%) Solaris
5 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.85%) Windows 7
6 5 (6.85%) zOS
7 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.66%) Service Delivery
2 11 (15.07%) ITIL
2 11 (15.07%) Incident Management
3 10 (13.70%) Configuration Management
3 10 (13.70%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (9.59%) RUP
5 6 (8.22%) CRM
6 5 (6.85%) RAD
6 5 (6.85%) Waterfall
7 3 (4.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.74%) Web Development
8 2 (2.74%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (2.74%) MVC
8 2 (2.74%) UML
8 2 (2.74%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.37%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.37%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.29%) PowerShell
2 14 (19.18%) Perl
3 10 (13.70%) SQL
3 10 (13.70%) VB
3 10 (13.70%) Shell Script
4 7 (9.59%) VBScript
5 5 (6.85%) C#
6 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.11%) VB6
7 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.74%) C++
7 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.74%) MCSE
1 2 (2.74%) CCNA
1 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (36.99%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.85%) Samba
2 5 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.48%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.74%) Terminal Server
4 2 (2.74%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.37%) XenServer
5 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 11 (15.07%) SCCM
2 6 (8.22%) Tivoli
3 5 (6.85%) Netcool
3 5 (6.85%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 39 (53.42%) Microsoft
2 19 (26.03%) IBM
3 13 (17.81%) HP
4 5 (6.85%) BMC
4 5 (6.85%) VMware
5 4 (5.48%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.74%) Sophos
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle
6 2 (2.74%) Cisco
6 2 (2.74%) EMC
7 1 (1.37%) Citrix
7 1 (1.37%) Fortinet
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