The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 138 63 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 26.95% 18.53% 29.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 87.90% 54.78% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 115 49 117
Average salary £30,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £42,600 £45,000
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 Warrington region.

Operating Systems Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
157 115 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 30.66% 33.82% 34.31%
Number of salaries quoted 133 97 142
Average salary £30,000 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Windows
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Windows Salary Trend in Warrington

Windows
Salary Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Warrington

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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.

1 104 (44.26%) Microsoft
2 79 (33.62%) C#
2 79 (33.62%) SQL
2 79 (33.62%) .NET
3 67 (28.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (28.51%) Windows 7
4 65 (27.66%) VMware
5 58 (24.68%) SQL Server
5 58 (24.68%) Active Directory
6 57 (24.26%) MS Excel
7 56 (23.83%) Finance
7 56 (23.83%) Continuous Integration
8 55 (23.40%) TDD
9 53 (22.55%) MSTest
10 52 (22.13%) WinForms
11 50 (21.28%) MS Exchange
11 50 (21.28%) ASP.NET
11 50 (21.28%) Hyper-V
12 49 (20.85%) Citrix
13 47 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 47 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 47 (20.00%) Scrum
13 47 (20.00%) NUnit
13 47 (20.00%) WPF
13 47 (20.00%) Spring.NET
13 47 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
13 47 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
13 47 (20.00%) Kanban
13 47 (20.00%) MVVM
13 47 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 50 (21.28%) MS Exchange
2 30 (12.77%) IIS
3 25 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (8.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (3.83%) Apache
5 9 (3.83%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.40%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.13%) nginx
8 5 (2.13%) Lync
9 4 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 57 (24.26%) MS Excel
2 41 (17.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (19.57%) TCP/IP
2 29 (12.34%) Internet
3 28 (11.91%) VPN
4 22 (9.36%) WAN
5 20 (8.51%) LAN
6 18 (7.66%) DNS
7 14 (5.96%) DHCP
8 13 (5.53%) SAN
8 13 (5.53%) Network Security
9 9 (3.83%) Firewall
9 9 (3.83%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (2.98%) HTTP
10 7 (2.98%) HTTPS
10 7 (2.98%) SSL
11 5 (2.13%) VoIP
11 5 (2.13%) iSCSI
12 3 (1.28%) PBX
13 1 (0.43%) SMTP
13 1 (0.43%) TACACS
13 1 (0.43%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (24.68%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.38%) MySQL
3 11 (4.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 53 (22.55%) MSTest
2 47 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 47 (20.00%) Moq
2 47 (20.00%) NUnit
3 23 (9.79%) Visual Studio
4 14 (5.96%) QuickTest Pro
5 10 (4.26%) LoadRunner
6 7 (2.98%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (2.55%) SilkPerformer
8 1 (0.43%) JIRA
8 1 (0.43%) Selenium
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 56 (23.83%) Finance
2 37 (15.74%) Retail
3 22 (9.36%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.40%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 79 (33.62%) Developer
2 62 (26.38%) .NET Developer
3 43 (18.30%) Analyst
4 34 (14.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 29 (12.34%) Support Engineer
6 27 (11.49%) Junior
6 27 (11.49%) Junior Developer
6 27 (11.49%) Junior .NET Developer
7 26 (11.06%) Graduate Developer
7 26 (11.06%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 26 (11.06%) Graduate
8 23 (9.79%) IT Support
9 20 (8.51%) Support Analyst
10 17 (7.23%) 1st Line Support
11 14 (5.96%) Consultant
12 13 (5.53%) ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (5.11%) IT Support Engineer
13 12 (5.11%) Test Analyst
14 11 (4.68%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
15 9 (3.83%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (33.62%) .NET
2 52 (22.13%) WinForms
3 50 (21.28%) ASP.NET
4 47 (20.00%) WPF
4 47 (20.00%) Spring.NET
4 47 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
4 47 (20.00%) Ninject
4 47 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
5 32 (13.62%) ASP.NET MVC
5 32 (13.62%) .NET Framework
6 30 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 26 (11.06%) WCF
8 25 (10.64%) Web Services
9 24 (10.21%) Razor View Engine
10 22 (9.36%) HTML
10 22 (9.36%) CSS
11 17 (7.23%) LINQ
11 17 (7.23%) jQuery
12 13 (5.53%) Spring
13 10 (4.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 47 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
2 34 (14.47%) Computer Science
3 26 (11.06%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (6.38%) Social Network
5 13 (5.53%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.40%) Open Source
7 7 (2.98%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.28%) iPhone
8 3 (1.28%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.28%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 67 (28.51%) Windows Server 2008
1 67 (28.51%) Windows 7
2 47 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 35 (14.89%) Linux
4 34 (14.47%) Windows XP
5 33 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (12.34%) UNIX
7 17 (7.23%) Windows 8
8 15 (6.38%) Apple iOS
9 14 (5.96%) Android
10 7 (2.98%) Windows Phone 8
10 7 (2.98%) Windows Phone
11 4 (1.70%) Solaris
12 3 (1.28%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.85%) AIX
13 2 (0.85%) CentOS
14 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.43%) Debian
14 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (23.83%) Continuous Integration
2 55 (23.40%) TDD
3 47 (20.00%) Scrum
3 47 (20.00%) Kanban
3 47 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
3 47 (20.00%) MVVM
4 42 (17.87%) MVC
5 28 (11.91%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (11.06%) Web Application Development
7 21 (8.94%) Test Scripting
8 18 (7.66%) Migration
9 16 (6.81%) OO
10 15 (6.38%) ITIL
10 15 (6.38%) OOP
11 13 (5.53%) Service Management
12 12 (5.11%) Software Engineering
13 10 (4.26%) Change Management
14 9 (3.83%) SIEM
14 9 (3.83%) Vulnerability Management
15 8 (3.40%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (33.62%) C#
1 79 (33.62%) SQL
2 41 (17.45%) VB.NET
3 38 (16.17%) VB
4 17 (7.23%) JavaScript
5 14 (5.96%) PowerShell
6 11 (4.68%) C++
6 11 (4.68%) T-SQL
7 9 (3.83%) VBScript
7 9 (3.83%) C
8 8 (3.40%) Java
9 4 (1.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 47 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (13.19%) MCP
3 29 (12.34%) MCSE
3 29 (12.34%) Security Cleared
4 27 (11.49%) MCSA
5 26 (11.06%) MCTS
6 23 (9.79%) SC Cleared
7 18 (7.66%) Degree
8 17 (7.23%) ISEB
9 16 (6.81%) MCITP
10 11 (4.68%) ISTQB
11 6 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (2.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (1.70%) CCNA
12 4 (1.70%) MCAD
12 4 (1.70%) MCSD
12 4 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (1.28%) CEH
13 3 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.28%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.79%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 58 (24.68%) Active Directory
2 50 (21.28%) Hyper-V
3 42 (17.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (13.62%) XenApp
5 28 (11.91%) XenDesktop
6 8 (3.40%) vSphere
6 8 (3.40%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (2.98%) Snort
8 6 (2.55%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.85%) XenServer
10 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (7.66%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.98%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (2.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 7 (2.98%) Nessus
3 2 (0.85%) SCCM
3 2 (0.85%) SCOM
4 1 (0.43%) WSUS
4 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 104 (44.26%) Microsoft
2 65 (27.66%) VMware
3 49 (20.85%) Citrix
4 23 (9.79%) Cisco
5 20 (8.51%) Fujitsu
6 15 (6.38%) Facebook
6 15 (6.38%) Twitter
7 11 (4.68%) AppSense
7 11 (4.68%) Symantec
8 9 (3.83%) McAfee
8 9 (3.83%) Websense
8 9 (3.83%) CheckPoint
8 9 (3.83%) HP
8 9 (3.83%) Blue Coat
8 9 (3.83%) IronPort
9 7 (2.98%) Qualys
9 7 (2.98%) Splunk
9 7 (2.98%) Lumension
9 7 (2.98%) Becrypt
9 7 (2.98%) LogRhythm
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