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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 22 3 21
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +18
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 39 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 4.97% 27.86% 8.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.06% 81.25% 51.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 30 17
Average salary £22,500 £31,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -7.35%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
17 48 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 10.56% 34.29% 17.16%
Number of salaries quoted 16 36 33
Average salary £28,625 £31,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.12% -7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,700 £36,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 16 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Halifax

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 17 (35.42%) Active Directory
2 17 (35.42%) MS Exchange
2 17 (35.42%) TCP/IP
2 17 (35.42%) Banking
3 15 (31.25%) DNS
3 15 (31.25%) DHCP
3 15 (31.25%) UNIX
3 15 (31.25%) MS Office
4 12 (25.00%) AIX
5 11 (22.92%) IBM
5 11 (22.92%) Linux
5 11 (22.92%) Perl
6 9 (18.75%) Finance
6 9 (18.75%) Incident Management
7 8 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 8 (16.67%) Solaris
7 8 (16.67%) ITIL
7 8 (16.67%) HP
8 7 (14.58%) Shell Script
8 7 (14.58%) Configuration Management
9 6 (12.50%) CRM
9 6 (12.50%) SQL
9 6 (12.50%) HTML
9 6 (12.50%) .NET
9 6 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
10 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (10.42%) RUP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 17 (35.42%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.08%) MQSeries
Applications
1 15 (31.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (35.42%) TCP/IP
2 15 (31.25%) DNS
2 15 (31.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) MySQL
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) CruiseControl
1 3 (6.25%) ClearCase
1 3 (6.25%) ClearQuest
2 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (35.42%) Banking
2 9 (18.75%) Finance
3 3 (6.25%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Technical Support
2 12 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
3 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Specialist
3 5 (10.42%) Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Developer
4 4 (8.33%) SCCM Specialist
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Technician
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.17%) Administrator
6 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
7 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) HTML
1 6 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.17%) SOAP
2 2 (4.17%) Web Services
2 2 (4.17%) XML
2 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.17%) jQuery
2 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (4.17%) WCF
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.08%) iSeries
1 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) UNIX
2 12 (25.00%) AIX
3 11 (22.92%) Linux
4 8 (16.67%) Solaris
5 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) Incident Management
2 8 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 8 (16.67%) ITIL
3 7 (14.58%) Configuration Management
4 6 (12.50%) CRM
5 5 (10.42%) RUP
6 3 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.25%) RAD
7 2 (4.17%) MVC
7 2 (4.17%) UML
7 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.17%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.17%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.08%) Multithreading
8 1 (2.08%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.08%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) Perl
2 7 (14.58%) Shell Script
3 6 (12.50%) SQL
4 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
5 4 (8.33%) VB
6 3 (6.25%) C#
6 3 (6.25%) C++
7 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.08%) Lua
8 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 17 (35.42%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.25%) Samba
3 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Tivoli
2 4 (8.33%) Netcool
2 4 (8.33%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 4 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.92%) IBM
3 8 (16.67%) HP
4 4 (8.33%) BMC
4 4 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle
Halifax, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36125 - £44675 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 19 days ago