The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Runcorn region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 10 13 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 23.81% 34.21% 33.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 90.91% 92.86% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 23
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,900 £38,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Runcorn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11 14 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 26.19% 36.84% 39.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 25
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -32.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,100 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
Cheshire

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 25 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Runcorn

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
2 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
3 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (30.30%) MCSE
5 8 (24.24%) Retail
5 8 (24.24%) Web Services
5 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
5 8 (24.24%) .NET
5 8 (24.24%) C#
5 8 (24.24%) SQL
5 8 (24.24%) Visual Studio
5 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (24.24%) HP
5 8 (24.24%) Citrix
5 8 (24.24%) VPN
5 8 (24.24%) DNS
5 8 (24.24%) Android
5 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (21.21%) Apple iOS
6 7 (21.21%) Windows Phone
6 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
6 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
6 7 (21.21%) ITIL
6 7 (21.21%) Symantec
7 6 (18.18%) Manufacturing
7 6 (18.18%) VMware
7 6 (18.18%) DHCP
7 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
7 6 (18.18%) MCITP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 4 (12.12%) IIS
1 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
1 4 (12.12%) Lync
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
3 2 (6.06%) MS Project
3 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) VPN
1 8 (24.24%) DNS
2 6 (18.18%) DHCP
3 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.09%) Broadband
4 3 (9.09%) GPRS
4 3 (9.09%) LAN
4 3 (9.09%) UMTS
4 3 (9.09%) WAN
5 2 (6.06%) SAN
6 1 (3.03%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (24.24%) Retail
2 6 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Support Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Desktop Support
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Software Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Service Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Support
6 3 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) IT Support
7 2 (6.06%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) .NET
1 8 (24.24%) Web Services
2 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
3 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 5 (15.15%) XML
4 5 (15.15%) REST
4 5 (15.15%) SOAP
4 5 (15.15%) WinForms
4 5 (15.15%) WPF
4 5 (15.15%) Silverlight
5 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (9.09%) LINQ
6 3 (9.09%) jQuery
6 3 (9.09%) HTML
6 3 (9.09%) CSS
7 2 (6.06%) ServiceStack
8 1 (3.03%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) N-Tier
2 3 (9.09%) EPoS
3 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.03%) AS400
4 1 (3.03%) PDA
4 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (24.24%) Android
1 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (21.21%) Apple iOS
2 7 (21.21%) Windows Phone
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Phone 7
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
5 3 (9.09%) Windows CE
5 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Phone 8
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000
6 2 (6.06%) Windows NT
7 1 (3.03%) UNIX
7 1 (3.03%) Solaris
7 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) MVC
2 5 (15.15%) MVVM
3 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Time Management
4 2 (6.06%) Project Management
4 2 (6.06%) Change Management
5 1 (3.03%) OO
5 1 (3.03%) Android Development
5 1 (3.03%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) C#
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (30.30%) MCSE
3 6 (18.18%) MCITP
4 5 (15.15%) MCDST
4 5 (15.15%) MCP
5 4 (12.12%) Degree
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (9.09%) CCNA
7 2 (6.06%) MCSA
8 1 (3.03%) CCA
8 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (12.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (12.12%) ISA Server
5 3 (9.09%) Terminal Services
6 2 (6.06%) XenApp
6 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
6 2 (6.06%) MetaFrame
6 2 (6.06%) Terminal Server
7 1 (3.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) SCCM
1 5 (15.15%) SCOM
2 4 (12.12%) Backup Exec
3 3 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (6.06%) NetBackup
4 2 (6.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (6.06%) HP SIM
5 1 (3.03%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (3.03%) Nagios
5 1 (3.03%) BladeLogic
5 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) HP
2 8 (24.24%) Citrix
3 7 (21.21%) Symantec
4 6 (18.18%) VMware
5 5 (15.15%) Dell
6 4 (12.12%) Apple
7 3 (9.09%) Oracle
7 3 (9.09%) CA
8 2 (6.06%) Telerik
8 2 (6.06%) Blue Coat
8 2 (6.06%) Cisco
8 2 (6.06%) IBM
8 2 (6.06%) EMC
8 2 (6.06%) Juniper
8 2 (6.06%) F5
8 2 (6.06%) Riverbed
9 1 (3.03%) Trend Micro
9 1 (3.03%) BMC
9 1 (3.03%) Sun
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