The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northwich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Northwich region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank - 5 9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 0 10 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northwich - 21.28% 26.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 55.56% 73.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 25
Average salary - £23,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -26.92%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Northwich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 18 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northwich 16.67% 38.30% 36.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 32
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
Cheshire

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Northwich

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Northwich

Windows
Salary Trend in Northwich

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

Windows Salary Trend in Northwich

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northwich

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northwich 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (60.00%) MS Office
4 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (40.00%) DHCP
5 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (40.00%) DNS
5 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (20.00%) Symantec
7 2 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (20.00%) CRM
7 2 (20.00%) C
7 2 (20.00%) MySQL
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle
7 2 (20.00%) MCSE
7 2 (20.00%) MCSA
7 2 (20.00%) MCP
7 2 (20.00%) SLA
7 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Northwich by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northwich 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Office
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) DHCP
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) ADSL
3 2 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Tester
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (30.00%) Software Tester
1 3 (30.00%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
1 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) MCP
2 2 (20.00%) MCSE
2 2 (20.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) SonicWALL
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Sage