The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 26 30 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 19.55% 18.29% 13.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 92.86% 78.95% 76.39%
Number of salaries quoted 22 20 27
Median salary £42,000 £25,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+68.00% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -
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
28 38 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 21.05% 23.17% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 24 28 43
Median salary £28,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,050 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £57,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of job ads across the Halifax region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Halifax

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for Windows.

1 31 (52.54%) VMware
2 28 (47.46%) Microsoft
3 23 (38.98%) WCF
4 22 (37.29%) HP
5 21 (35.59%) SOAP
5 21 (35.59%) Web Services
5 21 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (33.90%) Banking
7 19 (32.20%) HTML
8 18 (30.51%) Finance
8 18 (30.51%) Windows Server
9 17 (28.81%) Retail
10 16 (27.12%) ITIL
11 15 (25.42%) SQL
11 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
11 15 (25.42%) Service Delivery
11 15 (25.42%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (23.73%) WinForms
12 14 (23.73%) T-SQL
12 14 (23.73%) .NET
12 14 (23.73%) C#
12 14 (23.73%) Linux
13 13 (22.03%) Performance Monitoring
13 13 (22.03%) Windows 7
13 13 (22.03%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 13 (22.03%) SCCM
13 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (20.34%) jQuery
14 12 (20.34%) MVC
14 12 (20.34%) Software Engineering

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (16.95%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.25%) IIS
3 6 (10.17%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.78%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
1 4 (6.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.95%) Internet
2 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.39%) LAN
3 2 (3.39%) LDAP
3 2 (3.39%) VoIP
3 2 (3.39%) WAN
4 1 (1.69%) DHCP
4 1 (1.69%) DNS
4 1 (1.69%) SAN
4 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) SoapUI
2 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (33.90%) Banking
2 18 (30.51%) Finance
3 17 (28.81%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Back Office
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (45.76%) Developer
2 20 (33.90%) Senior Developer
3 14 (23.73%) Monitoring Specialist
4 11 (18.64%) .NET Developer
4 11 (18.64%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (18.64%) C# Developer
4 11 (18.64%) Senior .NET Developer
4 11 (18.64%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 11 (18.64%) Senior C# Developer
4 11 (18.64%) Senior SQL Developer
4 11 (18.64%) SQL Developer
5 10 (16.95%) .NET Software Developer
5 10 (16.95%) C# Software Developer
5 10 (16.95%) C# WCF Developer
5 10 (16.95%) Senior .NET Software Developer
5 10 (16.95%) Senior C# Software Developer
5 10 (16.95%) Senior Software Developer
5 10 (16.95%) Software Developer
5 10 (16.95%) WCF Developer
6 9 (15.25%) Network Monitoring Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (38.98%) WCF
2 21 (35.59%) SOAP
2 21 (35.59%) Web Services
3 19 (32.20%) HTML
4 14 (23.73%) .NET
4 14 (23.73%) WinForms
5 12 (20.34%) ASP.NET
5 12 (20.34%) jQuery
6 10 (16.95%) WPF
7 5 (8.47%) XML
8 4 (6.78%) .NET Framework
8 4 (6.78%) MSMQ
9 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.69%) Entity Framework
10 1 (1.69%) XSD
10 1 (1.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (16.95%) Online Banking
2 7 (11.86%) Data Centre
3 6 (10.17%) Private Cloud
4 4 (6.78%) EMC VNX
5 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.51%) Windows Server
2 14 (23.73%) Linux
3 13 (22.03%) Windows 7
3 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (6.78%) Android
7 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.39%) Mac OS X
7 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (27.12%) ITIL
3 15 (25.42%) Service Delivery
4 13 (22.03%) Performance Monitoring
5 12 (20.34%) MVC
5 12 (20.34%) Software Engineering
5 12 (20.34%) Waterfall
6 11 (18.64%) Web Development
7 10 (16.95%) SDLC
8 6 (10.17%) Configuration Management
8 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (8.47%) Coaching
9 5 (8.47%) Incident Management
9 5 (8.47%) Open Source
9 5 (8.47%) Strategic Planning
10 4 (6.78%) Migration
10 4 (6.78%) Project Management
11 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 3 (5.08%) Release Management
11 3 (5.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.42%) SQL
2 14 (23.73%) C#
2 14 (23.73%) T-SQL
3 11 (18.64%) VB
4 7 (11.86%) Perl
5 5 (8.47%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (25.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (16.95%) Active Directory
3 9 (15.25%) Terminal Services
4 6 (10.17%) Docker
5 4 (6.78%) VMware ESX
5 4 (6.78%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (3.39%) VMware Server
6 2 (3.39%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (22.03%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 13 (22.03%) SCCM
2 9 (15.25%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (10.17%) Backup Exec
3 6 (10.17%) HP UCMDB
4 4 (6.78%) NetBackup
4 4 (6.78%) SCOM
4 4 (6.78%) WSUS
5 3 (5.08%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 31 (52.54%) VMware
2 28 (47.46%) Microsoft
3 22 (37.29%) HP
4 9 (15.25%) AppDynamics
4 9 (15.25%) SolarWinds
5 5 (8.47%) Dynatrace
5 5 (8.47%) Symantec
6 4 (6.78%) Dell
6 4 (6.78%) Dell Compellent
6 4 (6.78%) EMC
7 3 (5.08%) IBM
7 3 (5.08%) Intel Security
7 3 (5.08%) NetIQ
8 2 (3.39%) Veritas
9 1 (1.69%) Sage