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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 28 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 43.75% 42.86% 59.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 13
Average salary £40,000 £28,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -5.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,600 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,875 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +2.50%
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
28 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 43.75% 42.86% 59.09%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 13
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 6 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Runcorn

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 25 (40.98%) Active Directory
2 24 (39.34%) Microsoft
2 24 (39.34%) VMware
3 23 (37.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (34.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (34.43%) MS Exchange
4 21 (34.43%) NetApp
5 15 (24.59%) Software Engineering
6 14 (22.95%) Degree
7 13 (21.31%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (19.67%) Windows Mobile
8 12 (19.67%) C#
8 12 (19.67%) .NET
8 12 (19.67%) OO
9 11 (18.03%) Web Services
9 11 (18.03%) SQL
9 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (16.39%) Incident Management
10 10 (16.39%) .NET Framework
10 10 (16.39%) Windows XP
10 10 (16.39%) Hyper-V
10 10 (16.39%) Mobile Application Development
10 10 (16.39%) Mobile App
11 9 (14.75%) Mobile Development
11 9 (14.75%) Oracle
12 8 (13.11%) McAfee
12 8 (13.11%) EMC
12 8 (13.11%) EMC NetWorker
12 8 (13.11%) SCCM
12 8 (13.11%) SCOM

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 21 (34.43%) MS Exchange
1 21 (34.43%) Exchange Server 2007
2 13 (21.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (3.28%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.28%) Apache
3 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.64%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.28%) MS Project
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.64%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) LDAP
1 2 (3.28%) LAN
1 2 (3.28%) WAN
1 2 (3.28%) HTTP
1 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.28%) SSL
1 2 (3.28%) Wireless
1 2 (3.28%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) MySQL
2 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (8.20%) Electronics
2 3 (4.92%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.28%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (22.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (19.67%) Developer
3 10 (16.39%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (14.75%) Analyst
4 9 (14.75%) Software Developer
4 9 (14.75%) Server Support
5 8 (13.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 7 (11.48%) Service Analyst
6 7 (11.48%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (11.48%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Software Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Embedded C Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) C Software Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Software Manager
7 5 (8.20%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.67%) .NET
2 11 (18.03%) Web Services
3 10 (16.39%) .NET Framework
4 4 (6.56%) XML
4 4 (6.56%) WinForms
5 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.92%) Entity Framework
6 2 (3.28%) REST
6 2 (3.28%) Java SE
6 2 (3.28%) WCF
6 2 (3.28%) WPF
6 2 (3.28%) Silverlight
6 2 (3.28%) COM
6 2 (3.28%) SOAP
6 2 (3.28%) JSF
6 2 (3.28%) Middleware
6 2 (3.28%) ServiceStack
6 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.28%) User Experience
3 2 (3.28%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.28%) EPoS
3 2 (3.28%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.64%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (19.67%) Windows Mobile
3 10 (16.39%) Windows XP
4 7 (11.48%) Android
4 7 (11.48%) Apple iOS
5 5 (8.20%) Windows CE
6 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.92%) UNIX
7 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.28%) Windows Phone 7
8 2 (3.28%) Linux
8 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.59%) Software Engineering
2 12 (19.67%) OO
3 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (16.39%) Incident Management
4 10 (16.39%) Mobile Application Development
5 9 (14.75%) Mobile Development
6 7 (11.48%) Unit Testing
6 7 (11.48%) Scrum
7 6 (9.84%) UML
8 5 (8.20%) MVC
8 5 (8.20%) Pair Programming
8 5 (8.20%) ITIL
8 5 (8.20%) Waterfall
8 5 (8.20%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (8.20%) Embedded Software Development
8 5 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.20%) Test Automation
9 4 (6.56%) Project Management
10 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2
10 3 (4.92%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.67%) C#
2 11 (18.03%) SQL
3 6 (9.84%) C
4 5 (8.20%) Embedded C
4 5 (8.20%) Embedded C++
4 5 (8.20%) C++
5 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.28%) Java
7 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.64%) PHP
7 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.64%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) Degree
2 7 (11.48%) HND
3 5 (8.20%) HNC
4 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.28%) MCSE
5 2 (3.28%) MCSA
6 1 (1.64%) CCNA
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.28%) QA
3 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (40.98%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.39%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.28%) XenApp
3 2 (3.28%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) EMC NetWorker
1 8 (13.11%) SCCM
1 8 (13.11%) SCOM
2 2 (3.28%) XenMobile
2 2 (3.28%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 24 (39.34%) Microsoft
1 24 (39.34%) VMware
2 21 (34.43%) NetApp
3 9 (14.75%) Oracle
4 8 (13.11%) EMC
4 8 (13.11%) McAfee
5 3 (4.92%) Citrix
6 2 (3.28%) Apple
6 2 (3.28%) Cisco
6 2 (3.28%) HP
7 1 (1.64%) Juniper
7 1 (1.64%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.64%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.64%) F5
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