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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Helens 41.18% 14.29% 24.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 87.50% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 5
Average salary £19,000 £30,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% +13.20%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
8 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Helens 47.06% 14.29% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 5
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
Salary Histogram in St Helens

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the St Helens region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in St Helens

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Helens

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 6 (60.00%) HTML
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) Multimedia
2 5 (50.00%) VLAN
2 5 (50.00%) Marketing
2 5 (50.00%) SCCM
2 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Apache
2 5 (50.00%) LDAP
2 5 (50.00%) DHCP
2 5 (50.00%) PHP
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) VB
2 5 (50.00%) MySQL
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) SSL
2 5 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 5 (50.00%) Intranet
2 5 (50.00%) Internet
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in St Helens by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (30.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
1 5 (50.00%) SSL
1 5 (50.00%) Intranet
1 5 (50.00%) Internet
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
1 5 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (50.00%) VLAN
1 5 (50.00%) LDAP
1 5 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (50.00%) Multimedia
1 5 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) ICT Technician
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Technician
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Graduate
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) C# Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) LINQ
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (50.00%) VLE
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PHP
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
1 5 (50.00%) VB
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Telerik