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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 22 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 42.31% 63.16% 15.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 8
Average salary £28,000 £36,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +13.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,700 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Runcorn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
22 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 42.31% 63.16% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 8
Average salary £33,000 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +18.46%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 18 April 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Runcorn

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (65.63%) Microsoft
2 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (40.63%) MCSE
3 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 11 (34.38%) ITIL
4 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (28.13%) Citrix
6 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
7 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (25.00%) MCP
7 8 (25.00%) Android
8 7 (21.88%) Apple iOS
8 7 (21.88%) Lync
8 7 (21.88%) VPN
8 7 (21.88%) DNS
9 6 (18.75%) DHCP
9 6 (18.75%) Web Services
9 6 (18.75%) MS Office
9 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
9 6 (18.75%) C#
9 6 (18.75%) .NET
9 6 (18.75%) Manufacturing
9 6 (18.75%) Blackberry
9 6 (18.75%) Symantec
9 6 (18.75%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (18.75%) Hyper-V
9 6 (18.75%) SCCM
9 6 (18.75%) Degree
10 5 (15.63%) MCITP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (28.13%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.88%) Lync
3 3 (9.38%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2000
3 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (9.38%) IIS
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Office
2 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.25%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) VPN
1 7 (21.88%) DNS
2 6 (18.75%) DHCP
3 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.38%) Unified Communications
4 3 (9.38%) GPRS
4 3 (9.38%) UMTS
4 3 (9.38%) SMTP
5 1 (3.13%) Internet
5 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (18.75%) Manufacturing
2 5 (15.63%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Desktop Support
3 6 (18.75%) Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Desktop Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Technical Support
5 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Messaging Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Support Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
5 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) Web Services
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
2 5 (15.63%) WPF
2 5 (15.63%) Silverlight
2 5 (15.63%) REST
2 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 5 (15.63%) WinForms
2 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
2 5 (15.63%) XML
2 5 (15.63%) SOAP
3 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.25%) ServiceStack
5 1 (3.13%) LINQ
5 1 (3.13%) jQuery
5 1 (3.13%) Middleware
5 1 (3.13%) CSS
5 1 (3.13%) HTML
5 1 (3.13%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Blackberry
2 5 (15.63%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.25%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.25%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) Streaming Media
4 1 (3.13%) PDA
4 1 (3.13%) AS400
4 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (25.00%) Android
4 7 (21.88%) Apple iOS
5 6 (18.75%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
6 5 (15.63%) Windows Phone
7 4 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 4 (12.50%) Windows 2000
7 4 (12.50%) Windows Phone 7
8 3 (9.38%) Windows CE
9 2 (6.25%) UNIX
9 2 (6.25%) Linux
9 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
10 1 (3.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) MVVM
2 5 (15.63%) MVC
3 3 (9.38%) Change Control
4 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Time Management
5 1 (3.13%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Software Distribution
5 1 (3.13%) Android Development
5 1 (3.13%) iOS Development
5 1 (3.13%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.13%) Project Management
5 1 (3.13%) Change Management
5 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.13%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) C#
2 5 (15.63%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) C
3 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.13%) VBScript
3 1 (3.13%) VB
3 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (40.63%) MCSE
2 8 (25.00%) MCP
3 6 (18.75%) Degree
4 5 (15.63%) MCITP
4 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
4 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
4 5 (15.63%) MCDST
5 2 (6.25%) MCSA
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (12.50%) ISA Server
4 4 (12.50%) XenApp
5 3 (9.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (6.25%) Terminal Server
6 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.13%) XenServer
7 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.13%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) SCCM
2 5 (15.63%) SCOM
3 4 (12.50%) Backup Exec
4 3 (9.38%) MAILsweeper
5 2 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (3.13%) BladeLogic
6 1 (3.13%) WSUS
6 1 (3.13%) HP SIM
6 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
6 1 (3.13%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (3.13%) Nagios
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) Citrix
3 6 (18.75%) Symantec
4 5 (15.63%) VMware
5 4 (12.50%) Apple
5 4 (12.50%) Trend Micro
6 3 (9.38%) IronPort
6 3 (9.38%) Sophos
6 3 (9.38%) HP
7 2 (6.25%) CA
7 2 (6.25%) McAfee
8 1 (3.13%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.13%) Becrypt
8 1 (3.13%) F5
8 1 (3.13%) Lumension
8 1 (3.13%) Tripwire
8 1 (3.13%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.13%) Wyse
8 1 (3.13%) JBoss
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle
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