The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hinckley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 14 5
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 5 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hinckley 25.00% 10.00% 21.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.33% 100.00% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 2
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -44.18%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Windows
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hinckley region.

Operating Systems Category
Hinckley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hinckley 30.00% 10.00% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 2
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -56.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Hinckley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Hinckley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Hinckley

Windows
Salary Trend in Hinckley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Hinckley region.

Windows Salary Trend in Hinckley

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hinckley

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hinckley 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 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) vSphere
3 4 (50.00%) vCloud
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) Replication
3 4 (50.00%) NetApp
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (25.00%) MCSE
5 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) MCP
6 1 (12.50%) UNIX
6 1 (12.50%) SLA
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (12.50%) CCNA
6 1 (12.50%) Firewall
6 1 (12.50%) Wireless

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Hinckley by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hinckley 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (12.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Server Support
1 4 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Server Support Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
1 4 (50.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCP
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) vSphere
2 4 (50.00%) vCloud
3 1 (12.50%) XenServer
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) NetApp
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) WatchGuard