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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 109 109 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 24.49% 24.33% 21.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 88.62% 77.30% 73.39%
Number of salaries quoted 95 96 84
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £30,000 £21,950
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £55,000 £37,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.38% -
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
123 141 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 27.64% 31.47% 29.67%
Number of salaries quoted 109 107 108
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £30,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 26 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Warrington

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 91 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 84 (37.50%) SQL
3 82 (36.61%) .NET
4 77 (34.38%) C#
5 73 (32.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 66 (29.46%) VMware
6 66 (29.46%) Agile Software Development
7 65 (29.02%) Windows 7
8 55 (24.55%) ASP.NET
9 52 (23.21%) VB.NET
10 51 (22.77%) MVC
11 50 (22.32%) Citrix
12 49 (21.88%) Active Directory
13 48 (21.43%) MS Excel
13 48 (21.43%) MSTest
14 45 (20.09%) SQL Server
15 44 (19.64%) Windows XP
16 43 (19.20%) Finance
16 43 (19.20%) WPF
17 42 (18.75%) WinForms
17 42 (18.75%) TDD
17 42 (18.75%) VB
17 42 (18.75%) Linux
18 41 (18.30%) Scrum
18 41 (18.30%) VMware Infrastructure
19 40 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
19 40 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
20 39 (17.41%) Microsoft Certification
21 38 (16.96%) MS Exchange
21 38 (16.96%) NUnit

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 38 (16.96%) MS Exchange
2 19 (8.48%) IIS
3 18 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.23%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.79%) Lync
8 2 (0.89%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.89%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (0.89%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.89%) JBoss
8 2 (0.89%) Mule
8 2 (0.89%) Confluence
9 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 48 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 26 (11.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.79%) Office 365
3 3 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (16.52%) TCP/IP
2 36 (16.07%) VPN
3 35 (15.63%) DNS
4 34 (15.18%) DHCP
5 29 (12.95%) Internet
6 28 (12.50%) WAN
7 22 (9.82%) LAN
8 11 (4.91%) SAN
9 10 (4.46%) iSCSI
10 9 (4.02%) Firewall
11 6 (2.68%) VoIP
11 6 (2.68%) Network Security
12 5 (2.23%) DMZ
12 5 (2.23%) VLAN
13 3 (1.34%) Wireshark
13 3 (1.34%) tcpdump
13 3 (1.34%) Intrusion Detection
14 1 (0.45%) ATM
14 1 (0.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (20.09%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.71%) MySQL
3 14 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.23%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.34%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.34%) Big Data
5 3 (1.34%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.89%) DB2
Development Applications
1 48 (21.43%) MSTest
2 38 (16.96%) Rhino Mocks
2 38 (16.96%) Moq
2 38 (16.96%) NUnit
3 30 (13.39%) Visual Studio
4 22 (9.82%) QuickTest Pro
5 15 (6.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (6.25%) LoadRunner
7 9 (4.02%) SilkPerformer
8 7 (3.13%) MSI
9 2 (0.89%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.89%) JIRA
9 2 (0.89%) Ant
10 1 (0.45%) Selenium
General
1 43 (19.20%) Finance
2 8 (3.57%) Telecoms
2 8 (3.57%) Retail
3 4 (1.79%) Legal
4 3 (1.34%) Electronics
5 2 (0.89%) Billing
6 1 (0.45%) Marketing
6 1 (0.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 67 (29.91%) Developer
2 54 (24.11%) .NET Developer
3 43 (19.20%) Analyst
4 29 (12.95%) Junior
5 28 (12.50%) Junior Developer
6 24 (10.71%) Graduate
6 24 (10.71%) Junior .NET Developer
6 24 (10.71%) Graduate Developer
6 24 (10.71%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 22 (9.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 19 (8.48%) Web Developer
9 15 (6.70%) Test Analyst
9 15 (6.70%) Support Engineer
10 13 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support
10 13 (5.80%) ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (5.36%) Support Analyst
12 11 (4.91%) .NET Web Developer
13 9 (4.02%) 3rd Line Support
13 9 (4.02%) Consultant
13 9 (4.02%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (36.61%) .NET
2 55 (24.55%) ASP.NET
3 43 (19.20%) WPF
4 42 (18.75%) WinForms
5 38 (16.96%) Spring.NET
5 38 (16.96%) Castle Windsor
5 38 (16.96%) Ninject
5 38 (16.96%) Unity DI Container
6 34 (15.18%) HTML
7 31 (13.84%) .NET Framework
8 29 (12.95%) CSS
9 26 (11.61%) Web Services
9 26 (11.61%) ASP.NET MVC
10 25 (11.16%) Ajax
10 25 (11.16%) XHTML
11 24 (10.71%) WCF
11 24 (10.71%) LINQ
11 24 (10.71%) jQuery
12 21 (9.38%) SOAP
13 7 (3.13%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.96%) Inversion of Control
2 35 (15.63%) Computer Science
3 21 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (6.25%) Social Network
5 8 (3.57%) Fat Client
5 8 (3.57%) Thin Client
6 7 (3.13%) User Experience
7 6 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.34%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.34%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.34%) Social Media
9 2 (0.89%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.89%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 73 (32.59%) Windows Server 2008
2 65 (29.02%) Windows 7
3 44 (19.64%) Windows XP
4 42 (18.75%) Linux
5 40 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 33 (14.73%) UNIX
7 18 (8.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (7.59%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.68%) Apple iOS
9 6 (2.68%) Mac OS X
9 6 (2.68%) Android
10 2 (0.89%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.89%) Windows CE
10 2 (0.89%) Solaris
10 2 (0.89%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (0.89%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (29.46%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (22.77%) MVC
3 42 (18.75%) TDD
4 41 (18.30%) Scrum
5 40 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (16.96%) Kanban
6 38 (16.96%) Dependency Injection
6 38 (16.96%) MVVM
7 25 (11.16%) OO
8 24 (10.71%) Web Application Development
9 20 (8.93%) Test Scripting
10 19 (8.48%) OOP
11 13 (5.80%) ITIL
11 13 (5.80%) Test Management
11 13 (5.80%) Test Automation
12 11 (4.91%) Software Engineering
12 11 (4.91%) Software Testing
12 11 (4.91%) Project Management
13 10 (4.46%) Migration
13 10 (4.46%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (37.50%) SQL
2 77 (34.38%) C#
3 52 (23.21%) VB.NET
4 42 (18.75%) VB
5 34 (15.18%) JavaScript
6 21 (9.38%) PowerShell
7 11 (4.91%) VBScript
8 10 (4.46%) C++
9 9 (4.02%) C
10 6 (2.68%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.23%) Java
12 4 (1.79%) Embedded C++
12 4 (1.79%) Assembly Language
13 3 (1.34%) VB6
14 2 (0.89%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.89%) RPG
Qualifications
1 39 (17.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (14.29%) MCSE
2 32 (14.29%) MCSA
3 29 (12.95%) MCITP
4 28 (12.50%) MCP
5 24 (10.71%) ISEB
6 19 (8.48%) Degree
7 17 (7.59%) Security Cleared
8 16 (7.14%) MCTS
9 15 (6.70%) SC Cleared
10 14 (6.25%) ISTQB
11 7 (3.13%) MCDST
11 7 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (2.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.34%) GCIH
14 2 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.89%) HNC
14 2 (0.89%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.04%) QA
2 2 (0.89%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (21.88%) Active Directory
2 41 (18.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (14.73%) Hyper-V
4 17 (7.59%) XenApp
5 14 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (5.80%) VMware ESX
7 12 (5.36%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.34%) Snort
9 3 (1.34%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.89%) vSphere
11 1 (0.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 24 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (6.25%) SCCM
3 7 (3.13%) AppDNA
4 6 (2.68%) SCOM
5 5 (2.23%) WSUS
6 4 (1.79%) EdgeSight
6 4 (1.79%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 91 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 66 (29.46%) VMware
3 50 (22.32%) Citrix
4 15 (6.70%) Cisco
5 14 (6.25%) Facebook
5 14 (6.25%) Twitter
6 12 (5.36%) Oracle
7 10 (4.46%) NetApp
7 10 (4.46%) Symantec
8 8 (3.57%) HP
8 8 (3.57%) Dell
9 6 (2.68%) Fujitsu
10 5 (2.23%) AppSense
10 5 (2.23%) Avaya
10 5 (2.23%) Juniper
10 5 (2.23%) Lotus
11 4 (1.79%) EMC
11 4 (1.79%) NETGEAR
12 3 (1.34%) Splunk
12 3 (1.34%) LogRhythm
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