The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the St Helens region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 11 2
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 5 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Helens 31.25% 4.00% 42.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 6
Average salary £19,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,625
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.05%
Windows
Merseyside

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

Operating Systems Category
St Helens
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Helens 31.25% 4.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 7
Average salary £20,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in St Helens

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in St Helens

Windows
Salary Trend in St Helens

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

Windows Salary Trend in St Helens

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Helens

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the St Helens 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 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
2 6 (54.55%) Apple iOS
3 5 (45.45%) Software Deployment
3 5 (45.45%) Windows 8
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 5 (45.45%) SCCM
3 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
3 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
3 5 (45.45%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (45.45%) VLAN
3 5 (45.45%) Marketing
3 5 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (45.45%) VLE
3 5 (45.45%) Multimedia
3 5 (45.45%) VB
3 5 (45.45%) PHP
3 5 (45.45%) MySQL
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 5 (45.45%) ITIL
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Apache
3 5 (45.45%) LDAP
3 5 (45.45%) DHCP
3 5 (45.45%) DNS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in St Helens by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the St Helens 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 (45.45%) Apache
2 4 (36.36%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
1 5 (45.45%) SSL
1 5 (45.45%) Intranet
1 5 (45.45%) Internet
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
1 5 (45.45%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (45.45%) VLAN
1 5 (45.45%) LDAP
1 5 (45.45%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (45.45%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (45.45%) Multimedia
1 5 (45.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) ICT Technician
1 5 (45.45%) Senior Technician
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Graduate
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) C# Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Graduate
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) LINQ
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
1 5 (45.45%) VLE
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
1 6 (54.55%) Apple iOS
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 8
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Mac OS X
3 1 (9.09%) Android
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) Software Deployment
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Workflow
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Document Management
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) VB
2 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 5 (45.45%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Telerik