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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 16 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 36.36% 22.86% 25.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 94.12% 88.89% 73.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 21
Average salary £25,000 £23,980 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% -30.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £23,788 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £37,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
17 9 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 38.64% 25.71% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 25
Average salary £25,000 £23,980 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% -35.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,300 £23,980 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £39,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 21 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Runcorn

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 26 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
3 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
4 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
4 10 (29.41%) VMware
5 9 (26.47%) C#
5 9 (26.47%) SQL
5 9 (26.47%) .NET
5 9 (26.47%) Citrix
5 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (23.53%) Visual Studio
6 8 (23.53%) Web Services
6 8 (23.53%) HP
6 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET
7 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (20.59%) Android
7 7 (20.59%) Windows Phone
8 6 (17.65%) MCP
8 6 (17.65%) MCSE
8 6 (17.65%) Windows XP
8 6 (17.65%) DNS
8 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (17.65%) Symantec
8 6 (17.65%) Retail
8 6 (17.65%) Apple iOS
8 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (14.71%) IIS
9 5 (14.71%) SOAP
9 5 (14.71%) XML

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 5 (14.71%) IIS
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.88%) Lync
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.82%) MS Office
3 2 (5.88%) MS Project
3 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) DNS
2 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
2 5 (14.71%) VPN
3 4 (11.76%) DHCP
4 3 (8.82%) Broadband
4 3 (8.82%) GPRS
4 3 (8.82%) LAN
4 3 (8.82%) UMTS
4 3 (8.82%) WAN
5 2 (5.88%) SAN
5 2 (5.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (17.65%) Retail
2 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.82%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Developer
2 7 (20.59%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Support Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Desktop Support
5 4 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (11.76%) Service Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.82%) C# Developer
6 3 (8.82%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.82%) IT Support
6 3 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) .NET
2 8 (23.53%) Web Services
3 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET
4 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (14.71%) XML
5 5 (14.71%) REST
5 5 (14.71%) SOAP
5 5 (14.71%) WinForms
5 5 (14.71%) WPF
5 5 (14.71%) Silverlight
6 4 (11.76%) HTML
6 4 (11.76%) CSS
6 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (8.82%) LINQ
7 3 (8.82%) jQuery
8 2 (5.88%) ServiceStack
9 1 (2.94%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) N-Tier
2 3 (8.82%) EPoS
3 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.94%) AS400
4 1 (2.94%) PDA
4 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (20.59%) Android
2 7 (20.59%) Windows Phone
3 6 (17.65%) Apple iOS
3 6 (17.65%) Windows XP
3 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 4 (11.76%) Windows Phone 7
6 3 (8.82%) Windows 8
6 3 (8.82%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (8.82%) Windows CE
7 2 (5.88%) Solaris
7 2 (5.88%) Windows 2000
7 2 (5.88%) Windows NT
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (2.94%) UNIX
8 1 (2.94%) Linux
8 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) ITIL
1 5 (14.71%) MVC
1 5 (14.71%) MVVM
2 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
2 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
2 3 (8.82%) Change Management
3 2 (5.88%) Project Management
3 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
3 2 (5.88%) Time Management
3 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
4 1 (2.94%) OO
4 1 (2.94%) Android Development
4 1 (2.94%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) C#
1 9 (26.47%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (17.65%) MCP
2 6 (17.65%) MCSE
3 4 (11.76%) MCITP
4 3 (8.82%) CCNA
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.82%) MCDST
5 2 (5.88%) MCSA
5 2 (5.88%) Degree
6 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.94%) CCA
6 1 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (8.82%) Terminal Services
5 2 (5.88%) ISA Server
5 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.88%) MetaFrame
5 2 (5.88%) Terminal Server
5 2 (5.88%) XenApp
6 1 (2.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (8.82%) SCCM
2 3 (8.82%) SCOM
3 2 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (5.88%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.88%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.88%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.94%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.94%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.94%) Nagios
4 1 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 26 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 10 (29.41%) VMware
3 9 (26.47%) Citrix
4 8 (23.53%) HP
5 6 (17.65%) Symantec
6 5 (14.71%) Dell
7 4 (11.76%) Oracle
7 4 (11.76%) Apple
8 3 (8.82%) CA
9 2 (5.88%) NetApp
9 2 (5.88%) Telerik
9 2 (5.88%) Blue Coat
9 2 (5.88%) Cisco
9 2 (5.88%) IBM
9 2 (5.88%) EMC
9 2 (5.88%) Juniper
9 2 (5.88%) F5
9 2 (5.88%) Riverbed
10 1 (2.94%) Trend Micro
10 1 (2.94%) BMC
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