The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Runcorn region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 34 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 23.33% 48.57% 27.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 87.50% 97.14% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4 23 10
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +22.80%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
Windows
Cheshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Runcorn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 35 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 26.67% 50.00% 32.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 24 12
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +45.83%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

Windows
Salary Trend in Runcorn

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

Windows Salary Trend in Runcorn

Windows
Salary Histogram in Runcorn

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Runcorn region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Runcorn

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (33.33%) Retail
5 5 (27.78%) VMware
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 5 (27.78%) HND
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (22.22%) Degree
6 4 (22.22%) ITIL V3
6 4 (22.22%) Driving Licence
6 4 (22.22%) Unix
6 4 (22.22%) Citrix
6 4 (22.22%) SAN
7 3 (16.67%) Firewall
7 3 (16.67%) HNC
7 3 (16.67%) DNS
7 3 (16.67%) DHCP
7 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 3 (16.67%) SCCM
8 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
8 2 (11.11%) Test Automation

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) SAN
2 3 (16.67%) DHCP
2 3 (16.67%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
3 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 6 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Support Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) IT Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) IT Support
3 4 (22.22%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Service Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
4 3 (16.67%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Driving Licence
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) Unix
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 2 (11.11%) Windows CE
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL V3
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.11%) Scrum
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 2 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
4 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) SDLC
4 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C
1 2 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
2 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) HND
2 4 (22.22%) Degree
3 3 (16.67%) HNC
4 2 (11.11%) CCNA
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.56%) ISO22301
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.11%) BitLocker
3 2 (11.11%) Terminal Services
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) vSphere
3 2 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCDPM
2 1 (5.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
1 5 (27.78%) VMware
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (5.56%) Avaya