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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 103 80 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 21.68% 17.06% 25.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 90.35% 76.19% 75.65%
Number of salaries quoted 85 74 66
Average salary £28,000 £34,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.42% +15.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £36,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +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
114 105 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 24.00% 22.39% 33.63%
Number of salaries quoted 95 83 81
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,100 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £43,200
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 6 March 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Warrington

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 93 (44.71%) Microsoft
2 75 (36.06%) SQL
3 68 (32.69%) VMware
4 67 (32.21%) .NET
5 66 (31.73%) C#
6 64 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 62 (29.81%) Agile Software Development
8 52 (25.00%) Citrix
9 51 (24.52%) Active Directory
10 50 (24.04%) MS Excel
11 48 (23.08%) ASP.NET
11 48 (23.08%) MVC
12 46 (22.12%) VB.NET
13 45 (21.63%) Microsoft Certification
13 45 (21.63%) VMware Infrastructure
13 45 (21.63%) Windows 7
14 43 (20.67%) VPN
14 43 (20.67%) DNS
14 43 (20.67%) DHCP
15 41 (19.71%) MCSA
15 41 (19.71%) VB
16 40 (19.23%) MS Exchange
16 40 (19.23%) MSTest
17 39 (18.75%) TCP/IP
18 38 (18.27%) Scrum
18 38 (18.27%) TDD
19 37 (17.79%) WPF
19 37 (17.79%) Continuous Integration
20 36 (17.31%) WinForms
20 36 (17.31%) MCSE

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 40 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 19 (9.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 16 (7.69%) IIS
4 14 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (2.40%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.92%) Lync
7 2 (0.96%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (0.96%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.96%) Mule
7 2 (0.96%) Confluence
7 2 (0.96%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.96%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.96%) JBoss
Applications
1 50 (24.04%) MS Excel
2 33 (15.87%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.40%) Office 365
3 3 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (20.67%) DHCP
1 43 (20.67%) VPN
1 43 (20.67%) DNS
2 39 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 28 (13.46%) Internet
4 26 (12.50%) WAN
5 20 (9.62%) LAN
6 12 (5.77%) Firewall
6 12 (5.77%) SAN
7 8 (3.85%) VoIP
8 7 (3.37%) iSCSI
9 5 (2.40%) VLAN
9 5 (2.40%) Network Security
9 5 (2.40%) DMZ
10 3 (1.44%) Wireless
10 3 (1.44%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (1.44%) ATM
10 3 (1.44%) Broadband
10 3 (1.44%) Wireshark
10 3 (1.44%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.13%) MySQL
3 12 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.88%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.44%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.44%) Big Data
6 3 (1.44%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.96%) DB2
Development Applications
1 40 (19.23%) MSTest
2 32 (15.38%) Rhino Mocks
2 32 (15.38%) Moq
2 32 (15.38%) NUnit
3 25 (12.02%) Visual Studio
4 15 (7.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (3.85%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (3.37%) MSI
7 2 (0.96%) Ant
7 2 (0.96%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.96%) JIRA
8 1 (0.48%) Selenium
8 1 (0.48%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.48%) SilkPerformer
General
1 30 (14.42%) Finance
2 4 (1.92%) Legal
2 4 (1.92%) Electronics
3 2 (0.96%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.96%) Billing
4 1 (0.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 56 (26.92%) Developer
2 45 (21.63%) .NET Developer
3 39 (18.75%) Analyst
4 29 (13.94%) Junior
5 28 (13.46%) Junior Developer
6 24 (11.54%) Graduate
6 24 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 24 (11.54%) Junior .NET Developer
6 24 (11.54%) Graduate Developer
6 24 (11.54%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 18 (8.65%) 2nd Line Support
8 17 (8.17%) Support Engineer
9 14 (6.73%) 3rd Line Support
9 14 (6.73%) Web Developer
10 11 (5.29%) Support Analyst
10 11 (5.29%) 1st Line Support
11 10 (4.81%) Service Analyst
11 10 (4.81%) Software Engineer
11 10 (4.81%) ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (4.81%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (32.21%) .NET
2 48 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 37 (17.79%) WPF
4 36 (17.31%) WinForms
5 32 (15.38%) .NET Framework
5 32 (15.38%) Spring.NET
5 32 (15.38%) Castle Windsor
5 32 (15.38%) Ninject
5 32 (15.38%) Unity DI Container
6 28 (13.46%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (13.46%) HTML
7 24 (11.54%) WCF
8 23 (11.06%) CSS
9 21 (10.10%) Web Services
9 21 (10.10%) Ajax
10 19 (9.13%) LINQ
10 19 (9.13%) XHTML
11 18 (8.65%) jQuery
12 16 (7.69%) SOAP
13 7 (3.37%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.83%) Computer Science
2 32 (15.38%) Inversion of Control
3 16 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.85%) Social Network
4 8 (3.85%) Fat Client
4 8 (3.85%) Thin Client
5 7 (3.37%) User Experience
5 7 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.44%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.44%) Social Media
7 2 (0.96%) Tandem
7 2 (0.96%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 64 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 45 (21.63%) Windows 7
3 35 (16.83%) Linux
4 27 (12.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 24 (11.54%) UNIX
7 23 (11.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (6.25%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.88%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.92%) Android
10 4 (1.92%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.44%) Windows CE
12 2 (0.96%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (29.81%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (23.08%) MVC
3 38 (18.27%) TDD
3 38 (18.27%) Scrum
4 37 (17.79%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (15.38%) Kanban
5 32 (15.38%) MVVM
5 32 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
6 24 (11.54%) Web Application Development
7 23 (11.06%) OO
8 16 (7.69%) ITIL
9 14 (6.73%) OOP
10 13 (6.25%) Project Management
10 13 (6.25%) Test Scripting
11 12 (5.77%) Software Engineering
12 11 (5.29%) Service Delivery
13 10 (4.81%) Incident Management
14 9 (4.33%) Software Testing
14 9 (4.33%) CRM
15 8 (3.85%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (36.06%) SQL
2 66 (31.73%) C#
3 46 (22.12%) VB.NET
4 41 (19.71%) VB
5 28 (13.46%) JavaScript
6 18 (8.65%) PowerShell
7 12 (5.77%) C++
8 10 (4.81%) C
8 10 (4.81%) VBScript
9 5 (2.40%) Java
9 5 (2.40%) Embedded C++
10 4 (1.92%) Assembly Language
11 3 (1.44%) VB6
11 3 (1.44%) Embedded C
11 3 (1.44%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.96%) RPG
Qualifications
1 45 (21.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (19.71%) MCSA
3 36 (17.31%) MCSE
4 35 (16.83%) MCITP
5 30 (14.42%) MCP
6 21 (10.10%) Degree
7 17 (8.17%) MCTS
8 9 (4.33%) ISEB
9 8 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (3.85%) CCNA
10 7 (3.37%) MCDST
11 6 (2.88%) SC Cleared
11 6 (2.88%) Security Cleared
12 5 (2.40%) VCP4
12 5 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.44%) GCIH
13 3 (1.44%) HNC
13 3 (1.44%) HND
14 2 (0.96%) CCIE
14 2 (0.96%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.21%) QA
2 5 (2.40%) SLA
3 3 (1.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 51 (24.52%) Active Directory
2 45 (21.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (13.46%) Hyper-V
4 17 (8.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 15 (7.21%) XenApp
6 6 (2.88%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.40%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.92%) VMware Server
8 4 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.44%) XenServer
9 3 (1.44%) Snort
9 3 (1.44%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (7.21%) SCCM
2 9 (4.33%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (3.37%) AppDNA
3 7 (3.37%) SCOM
3 7 (3.37%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.40%) WSUS
5 3 (1.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 93 (44.71%) Microsoft
2 68 (32.69%) VMware
3 52 (25.00%) Citrix
4 23 (11.06%) Cisco
5 9 (4.33%) Symantec
5 9 (4.33%) NetApp
6 8 (3.85%) Dell
6 8 (3.85%) Avaya
6 8 (3.85%) Facebook
6 8 (3.85%) Twitter
7 5 (2.40%) BT
7 5 (2.40%) Juniper
7 5 (2.40%) Oracle
7 5 (2.40%) Lotus
8 4 (1.92%) EMC
8 4 (1.92%) HP
8 4 (1.92%) NETGEAR
9 3 (1.44%) Splunk
9 3 (1.44%) LogRhythm
9 3 (1.44%) Progress
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