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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 22 9 19
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 14 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 7.33% 13.08% 9.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.00% 73.91% 57.58%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 14
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
25 23 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 13.09% 17.69% 16.34%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 26
Average salary £24,500 £36,250 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.41% +6.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,450 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 29 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 36 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 24 (34.78%) Active Directory
3 20 (28.99%) UNIX
3 20 (28.99%) Banking
4 19 (27.54%) IBM
4 19 (27.54%) DHCP
4 19 (27.54%) DNS
5 18 (26.09%) MS Exchange
5 18 (26.09%) Finance
6 17 (24.64%) TCP/IP
6 17 (24.64%) MS Office
7 16 (23.19%) Service Delivery
8 15 (21.74%) AIX
8 15 (21.74%) PowerShell
9 14 (20.29%) Linux
9 14 (20.29%) Perl
10 13 (18.84%) HP
11 11 (15.94%) IIS
11 11 (15.94%) Incident Management
12 10 (14.49%) Shell Script
12 10 (14.49%) Configuration Management
12 10 (14.49%) HTML
12 10 (14.49%) VB
12 10 (14.49%) ITIL
12 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (14.49%) SCCM
12 10 (14.49%) Performance Monitoring
13 9 (13.04%) .NET
13 9 (13.04%) SQL
13 9 (13.04%) Solaris

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 18 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.94%) IIS
3 5 (7.25%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.35%) MQSeries
4 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (24.64%) MS Office
2 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.54%) DHCP
1 19 (27.54%) DNS
2 17 (24.64%) TCP/IP
3 7 (10.14%) Internet
4 4 (5.80%) Intranet
5 3 (4.35%) VPN
6 2 (2.90%) ADSL
6 2 (2.90%) LAN
6 2 (2.90%) WAN
7 1 (1.45%) OSPF
7 1 (1.45%) BGP
7 1 (1.45%) Firewall
7 1 (1.45%) Network Security
7 1 (1.45%) VoIP
7 1 (1.45%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) MySQL
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) ClearCase
1 5 (7.25%) ClearQuest
1 5 (7.25%) CruiseControl
2 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (28.99%) Banking
2 18 (26.09%) Finance
3 5 (7.25%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.90%) Legal
5 1 (1.45%) Advertising
5 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (21.74%) Technical Support
2 14 (20.29%) Technical Specialist
3 9 (13.04%) Developer
4 6 (8.70%) Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Specialist
5 5 (7.25%) Senior Technician
6 4 (5.80%) SCCM Specialist
6 4 (5.80%) Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) Administrator
6 4 (5.80%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Senior Systems Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Systems Developer
7 3 (4.35%) WebSphere Specialist
7 3 (4.35%) WebSphere Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Senior WebSphere Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Senior WebSphere Specialist
7 3 (4.35%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.49%) HTML
2 9 (13.04%) .NET
3 6 (8.70%) Web Services
4 5 (7.25%) jQuery
4 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.80%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (4.35%) CSS
6 3 (4.35%) Classic ASP
7 2 (2.90%) SOAP
7 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.90%) WCF
7 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.90%) XML
8 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.35%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.45%) iSeries
2 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.99%) UNIX
2 15 (21.74%) AIX
3 14 (20.29%) Linux
4 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (13.04%) Solaris
6 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (7.25%) Windows 7
7 5 (7.25%) zOS
8 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.19%) Service Delivery
2 11 (15.94%) Incident Management
3 10 (14.49%) Configuration Management
3 10 (14.49%) ITIL
3 10 (14.49%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (10.14%) RUP
5 6 (8.70%) CRM
6 5 (7.25%) RAD
6 5 (7.25%) Waterfall
7 3 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.90%) Web Development
8 2 (2.90%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (2.90%) MVC
8 2 (2.90%) UML
8 2 (2.90%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.45%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.45%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.74%) PowerShell
2 14 (20.29%) Perl
3 10 (14.49%) VB
3 10 (14.49%) Shell Script
4 9 (13.04%) SQL
5 6 (8.70%) VBScript
6 5 (7.25%) C#
7 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.35%) VB6
8 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.90%) C++
8 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) MCSE
1 2 (2.90%) CCNA
1 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.25%) Samba
3 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.90%) DFS Replication
4 2 (2.90%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (1.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (14.49%) SCCM
2 6 (8.70%) Tivoli
3 5 (7.25%) Netcool
3 5 (7.25%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 36 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 19 (27.54%) IBM
3 13 (18.84%) HP
4 5 (7.25%) BMC
5 4 (5.80%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.80%) VMware
6 2 (2.90%) Sophos
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle
6 2 (2.90%) Cisco
6 2 (2.90%) EMC
7 1 (1.45%) Citrix
7 1 (1.45%) Fortinet
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum + Car/Allowance + too many to mention
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + Pension, Bonus and Healthcare
Posted: 21 days ago