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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 14 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 27 39 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 14.52% 13.00% 19.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.05% 78.00% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 30
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £22,000 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £46,500 £37,700
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
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
38 50 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 20.43% 16.67% 23.46%
Number of salaries quoted 31 28 36
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £37,500 £50,000
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 27 March 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Halifax

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 44 (53.66%) HP
2 43 (52.44%) ITIL
3 38 (46.34%) VMware
4 37 (45.12%) Active Directory
5 36 (43.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (36.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (35.37%) Microsoft
8 28 (34.15%) EMC
8 28 (34.15%) MS Exchange
9 26 (31.71%) Exchange Server 2010
9 26 (31.71%) Hyper-V
10 25 (30.49%) Lync
10 25 (30.49%) SCCM
11 24 (29.27%) SCOM
12 23 (28.05%) VMware Infrastructure
13 21 (25.61%) Dell
14 20 (24.39%) Symantec
14 20 (24.39%) NetBackup
15 19 (23.17%) Banking
15 19 (23.17%) Retail
16 16 (19.51%) Project Management
17 15 (18.29%) Citrix
18 14 (17.07%) MSMQ
19 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
20 11 (13.41%) UNIX
20 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
20 11 (13.41%) Line Management
21 10 (12.20%) SQL
21 10 (12.20%) MS Excel
22 9 (10.98%) SAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (34.15%) MS Exchange
2 26 (31.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (30.49%) Lync
4 4 (4.88%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.66%) CMS
6 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.44%) SAS
7 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.44%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.98%) SAN
2 4 (4.88%) DNS
2 4 (4.88%) DHCP
2 4 (4.88%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.66%) Internet
4 2 (2.44%) VPN
4 2 (2.44%) ATM
5 1 (1.22%) VoIP
5 1 (1.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.32%) DTS
3 2 (2.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (9.76%) JIRA
2 6 (7.32%) ClearCase
2 6 (7.32%) ClearQuest
General
1 19 (23.17%) Banking
1 19 (23.17%) Retail
2 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.66%) Finance
3 1 (1.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (48.78%) Analyst
2 24 (29.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 19 (23.17%) Technical Analyst
4 15 (18.29%) Senior Analyst
5 13 (15.85%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 11 (13.41%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 9 (10.98%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (10.98%) Service Analyst
8 8 (9.76%) Security Manager
9 6 (7.32%) Senior Manager
9 6 (7.32%) Support Engineer
9 6 (7.32%) DBA
9 6 (7.32%) Administrator
9 6 (7.32%) SQL DBA
10 5 (6.10%) Technical Engineer
10 5 (6.10%) Configuration Manager
10 5 (6.10%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (6.10%) Senior Configuration Manager
11 4 (4.88%) IT Support
11 4 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.07%) MSMQ
2 7 (8.54%) J2EE
3 2 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Clustering
2 6 (7.32%) Replication
3 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.44%) Tandem
4 2 (2.44%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.44%) EMV
4 2 (2.44%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.44%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 36 (43.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 30 (36.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (13.41%) UNIX
5 8 (9.76%) Windows 7
6 5 (6.10%) Windows 8
6 5 (6.10%) AIX
7 4 (4.88%) Windows XP
7 4 (4.88%) Mac OS X
8 3 (3.66%) Linux
9 2 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (52.44%) ITIL
2 16 (19.51%) Project Management
3 11 (13.41%) Line Management
4 7 (8.54%) Service Delivery
5 6 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (7.32%) Database Security
5 6 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (7.32%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (6.10%) Service Management
6 5 (6.10%) OO
6 5 (6.10%) RUP
7 3 (3.66%) Content Management
7 3 (3.66%) Coaching
8 2 (2.44%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.44%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.44%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (2.44%) Change Management
8 2 (2.44%) Security Management
8 2 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.20%) SQL
2 7 (8.54%) Java
3 5 (6.10%) Perl
4 2 (2.44%) C#
4 2 (2.44%) C++
4 2 (2.44%) COBOL
4 2 (2.44%) PL/1
4 2 (2.44%) JCL
4 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.22%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) HND
2 1 (1.22%) MCSE
2 1 (1.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) ISO 8583
1 2 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 37 (45.12%) Active Directory
2 26 (31.71%) Hyper-V
3 23 (28.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.10%) Samba
5 4 (4.88%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.88%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (30.49%) SCCM
2 24 (29.27%) SCOM
3 20 (24.39%) NetBackup
4 5 (6.10%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 3 (3.66%) WSUS
6 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 44 (53.66%) HP
2 38 (46.34%) VMware
3 29 (35.37%) Microsoft
4 28 (34.15%) EMC
5 21 (25.61%) Dell
6 20 (24.39%) Symantec
7 15 (18.29%) Citrix
8 8 (9.76%) Cyber-Ark
9 7 (8.54%) Oracle
10 3 (3.66%) IBM
10 3 (3.66%) Apple
10 3 (3.66%) Sophos
11 2 (2.44%) VocaLink
11 2 (2.44%) NCR
12 1 (1.22%) Cisco
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Anticusit
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
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Anticusit
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
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