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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 33 35 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 15.49% 12.37% 14.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.21% 61.40% 77.78%
Number of salaries quoted 29 26 16
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -37.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £22,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £51,600 £57,500 £40,500
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
47 57 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 22.07% 20.14% 18.88%
Number of salaries quoted 42 48 20
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -17.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £22,500 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £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 1 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Halifax

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 36 (58.06%) ITIL
2 35 (56.45%) Active Directory
3 34 (54.84%) Microsoft
4 31 (50.00%) VMware
5 23 (37.10%) HP
6 18 (29.03%) MS Office
6 18 (29.03%) MS Excel
6 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (27.42%) MS Exchange
8 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (20.97%) EMC
9 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (20.97%) Banking
10 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (19.35%) Lync
10 12 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (17.74%) SAN
11 11 (17.74%) SharePoint
11 11 (17.74%) SQL
11 11 (17.74%) Retail
11 11 (17.74%) SCCM
11 11 (17.74%) SCOM
12 10 (16.13%) NetBackup
12 10 (16.13%) WebSphere
12 10 (16.13%) UNIX
12 10 (16.13%) Linux
12 10 (16.13%) Symantec
12 10 (16.13%) Hyper-V
13 9 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (14.52%) IBM

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 17 (27.42%) MS Exchange
2 12 (19.35%) Lync
2 12 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (17.74%) SharePoint
4 10 (16.13%) WebSphere
5 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.61%) IIS
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (29.03%) MS Office
1 18 (29.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.74%) SAN
2 4 (6.45%) VoIP
2 4 (6.45%) VPN
3 1 (1.61%) DNS
3 1 (1.61%) SSL
3 1 (1.61%) DHCP
3 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) ClearCase
1 5 (8.06%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (20.97%) Banking
2 11 (17.74%) Retail
3 3 (4.84%) Finance
4 1 (1.61%) Back Office
4 1 (1.61%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (33.87%) Analyst
2 14 (22.58%) Support Engineer
2 14 (22.58%) IT Support
3 11 (17.74%) Technical Analyst
3 11 (17.74%) IT Support Engineer
3 11 (17.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 8 (12.90%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (12.90%) Service Analyst
4 8 (12.90%) Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Support Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Technical Support Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Technical Support
6 6 (9.68%) Software Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Support Team Leader
9 3 (4.84%) Team Leader
9 3 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) MSMQ
2 3 (4.84%) .NET
2 3 (4.84%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (3.23%) HTML5
3 2 (3.23%) Entity Framework
3 2 (3.23%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.23%) WCF
3 2 (3.23%) WPF
3 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.23%) CSS
3 2 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (3.23%) Cocoa
3 2 (3.23%) HTML
3 2 (3.23%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (1.61%) Ajax
4 1 (1.61%) OpenGL
4 1 (1.61%) MFC
4 1 (1.61%) LINQ
4 1 (1.61%) WinRT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (9.68%) EMC VNX
2 5 (8.06%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.23%) iPhone
3 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.23%) Clustering
4 1 (1.61%) RIA
4 1 (1.61%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (16.13%) UNIX
4 10 (16.13%) Linux
5 7 (11.29%) Windows 7
6 5 (8.06%) AIX
6 5 (8.06%) zOS
7 4 (6.45%) Solaris
7 4 (6.45%) Android
8 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.23%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (58.06%) ITIL
2 6 (9.68%) Service Management
2 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (8.06%) Problem Management
3 5 (8.06%) Service Delivery
3 5 (8.06%) Configuration Management
3 5 (8.06%) Project Management
3 5 (8.06%) OO
3 5 (8.06%) SDLC
4 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (6.45%) Line Management
4 4 (6.45%) Security Management
5 2 (3.23%) MVC
5 2 (3.23%) Software Engineering
6 1 (1.61%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.61%) Multithreading
6 1 (1.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (1.61%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.61%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.61%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.74%) SQL
2 3 (4.84%) C#
3 2 (3.23%) Objective-C
3 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.61%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.68%) MOS
2 6 (9.68%) MCDST
2 6 (9.68%) Degree
3 4 (6.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (56.45%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.13%) Hyper-V
3 9 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (8.06%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (17.74%) SCCM
1 11 (17.74%) SCOM
2 10 (16.13%) NetBackup
3 5 (8.06%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 34 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 31 (50.00%) VMware
3 23 (37.10%) HP
4 13 (20.97%) EMC
5 10 (16.13%) Symantec
6 9 (14.52%) IBM
7 7 (11.29%) Citrix
8 6 (9.68%) Dell
9 2 (3.23%) Apple
9 2 (3.23%) Google
10 1 (1.61%) IronPort
10 1 (1.61%) Kaspersky
10 1 (1.61%) RightFax
10 1 (1.61%) AVG
10 1 (1.61%) Oracle
10 1 (1.61%) Cisco
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