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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 29 44 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 16.02% 23.53% 19.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 93.55% 84.62% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 16 39 33
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £40,075 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
31 52 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 17.13% 27.81% 26.83%
Number of salaries quoted 16 47 43
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £45,500 £40,375
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 5 February 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Halifax

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 38 (62.30%) VMware
2 35 (57.38%) HP
3 27 (44.26%) Microsoft
4 25 (40.98%) Banking
5 21 (34.43%) HTML
5 21 (34.43%) Linux
6 19 (31.15%) VB
6 19 (31.15%) Retail
6 19 (31.15%) SCCM
7 18 (29.51%) Web Development
7 18 (29.51%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 17 (27.87%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (27.87%) ITIL
8 17 (27.87%) Finance
9 16 (26.23%) Data Centre
10 15 (24.59%) Active Directory
10 15 (24.59%) MySQL
11 14 (22.95%) Dell
11 14 (22.95%) EMC
11 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (22.95%) WCF
12 13 (21.31%) Configuration Management
12 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (21.31%) HP UCMDB
13 12 (19.67%) Performance Monitoring
13 12 (19.67%) Service Delivery
13 12 (19.67%) SOAP
13 12 (19.67%) Web Services
13 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (18.03%) SCOM

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (18.03%) Lync
2 10 (16.39%) MS Exchange
3 9 (14.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (9.84%) IIS
5 4 (6.56%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.39%) Internet
2 3 (4.92%) LDAP
3 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.64%) LAN
4 1 (1.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.59%) MySQL
2 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) SoapUI
2 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 25 (40.98%) Banking
2 19 (31.15%) Retail
3 17 (27.87%) Finance
4 2 (3.28%) Electronics
5 1 (1.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) Developer
2 16 (26.23%) Monitoring Specialist
3 14 (22.95%) Technical Specialist
4 13 (21.31%) Senior Developer
5 12 (19.67%) Analyst
6 11 (18.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (16.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 10 (16.39%) Senior Analyst
7 10 (16.39%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 9 (14.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (13.11%) Senior Systems Developer
9 8 (13.11%) Systems Developer
9 8 (13.11%) Technical Analyst
10 7 (11.48%) Senior Technical Analyst
10 7 (11.48%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (11.48%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (9.84%) Network Monitoring Specialist
11 6 (9.84%) Network Specialist
11 6 (9.84%) Performance Specialist
12 5 (8.20%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (34.43%) HTML
2 14 (22.95%) WCF
3 12 (19.67%) SOAP
3 12 (19.67%) Web Services
4 11 (18.03%) MSMQ
5 8 (13.11%) .NET
5 8 (13.11%) WinForms
6 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET
6 6 (9.84%) jQuery
7 5 (8.20%) .NET Framework
7 5 (8.20%) XML
8 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (4.92%) WPF
9 2 (3.28%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 1 (1.64%) Entity Framework
10 1 (1.64%) Middleware
10 1 (1.64%) XSD
10 1 (1.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) Data Centre
2 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (16.39%) Online Banking
3 9 (14.75%) EMC VNX
4 4 (6.56%) Private Cloud
5 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.28%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 21 (34.43%) Linux
2 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (16.39%) Windows 7
5 7 (11.48%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.28%) AIX
6 2 (3.28%) Solaris
6 2 (3.28%) zOS
7 1 (1.64%) Unix
7 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) Web Development
2 17 (27.87%) ITIL
3 13 (21.31%) Configuration Management
4 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (19.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 12 (19.67%) Service Delivery
5 10 (16.39%) Incident Management
6 7 (11.48%) Project Management
7 6 (9.84%) MVC
7 6 (9.84%) Service Management
7 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
7 6 (9.84%) Waterfall
8 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 4 (6.56%) Coaching
9 4 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.56%) Open Source
9 4 (6.56%) SDLC
9 4 (6.56%) Strategic Planning
10 3 (4.92%) RUP
10 3 (4.92%) UML
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.15%) VB
2 9 (14.75%) Perl
2 9 (14.75%) SQL
3 8 (13.11%) C#
4 7 (11.48%) T-SQL
5 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
5 5 (8.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.28%) MCSE
3 1 (1.64%) MCDST
3 1 (1.64%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (27.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (24.59%) Active Directory
3 8 (13.11%) Terminal Services
4 7 (11.48%) VMware ESX
5 4 (6.56%) Docker
6 2 (3.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (3.28%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 19 (31.15%) SCCM
2 18 (29.51%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 13 (21.31%) HP UCMDB
4 11 (18.03%) SCOM
5 7 (11.48%) NetBackup
6 6 (9.84%) SolarWinds Orion
7 5 (8.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 38 (62.30%) VMware
2 35 (57.38%) HP
3 27 (44.26%) Microsoft
4 14 (22.95%) Dell
4 14 (22.95%) EMC
5 9 (14.75%) Dell Compellent
5 9 (14.75%) Dynatrace
6 7 (11.48%) IBM
6 7 (11.48%) Symantec
7 6 (9.84%) AppDynamics
7 6 (9.84%) SolarWinds
8 5 (8.20%) NetIQ
9 4 (6.56%) Citrix
10 2 (3.28%) Cisco
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Posted: 18 hours ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
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